The Dark Sides is a compilation of King Diamond songs, released in 1988 by Roadrunner Records. This album contains five tracks (and an outro), released on previous albums, but are mostly unrelated in their stories (as King's albums were concept albums).
1 Controversy 2 Track listing 3 Credits 4 References
Controversy The album cover featured King Diamond with face paint that resembled KISS bassist Gene Simmons' "Demon". Simmons claimed that King's face paint was copyright infringement and sued him. The lawsuit was eventually dropped when King changed his design. Track listing
"Halloween" – 4:14 (previously released on Fatal Portrait) "Them" – 1:58 (instrumental track, previously released on Them) "No Presents for Christmas" – 4:21 (previously released as the A-side of No Presents for Christmas single; later as a bonus track on the 2007 remastered version of Fatal Portrait) "Shrine" – 4:23 (previously released as the b-side of The Family Ghost single; later as a bonus track on the 2007 remastered version of Abigail) "The Lake" – 4:13 (previously released as a b-side of Halloween single and as a bonus track on CD versions of Fatal Portrait) "Phone Call" – 1:38 (previously unreleased on CD versions of Them)
King Diamond - all vocals Andy LaRocque - guitars Michael Denner - guitars Pete Blakk - guitars Timi Hansen - bass Hal Patino - bass Mikkey Dee - drums
^ Allmusic review ^ "unknown".
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King Diamond Andy LaRocque Mike Wead Matt Thompson Pontus Egberg
Michael Denner Timi Hansen Mikkey Dee Mike Moon Pete Blakk Snowy Shaw Sharlee D'Angelo Darrin Anthony Herb Simonsen Chris Estes John Luke Hebert Glen Drover Paul David Harbour Hal Patino Livia Zita
Fatal Portrait Abigail Them Conspiracy The Eye The Spider's Lullabye The Graveyard Voodoo House of God Abigail II: The Revenge The Puppet Master Give Me Your Soul...Please
The Dark Sides Collector's Item
In Concert 1987: Abigail Deadly Lullabyes
A Dangerous Meeting Black Rose: 20 Years Ago Nightmare in the Nineties Decade of Horror The Best of King Diamond
"No Presents for Christmas" "Halloween" "The Family Ghost" "Welcome Home" "It is Time for Tea "Eye of the Witch"
Discography Members Mercyful Fate
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