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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 ).

CONTENTS

* 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
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 on No Presents for Christmas and as a bonus track on a limited version of Fatal Portrait) * "Shrine" – 4:23 (previously released as a b-side of The Family Ghost single and on a limited edition of Abigail) * "The Lake" – 4:13 (previously released as a b-side of Halloween single and as a bonus track on Fatal Portrait) * "Phone Call" – 1:38 (outro track, previously unreleased)

CREDITS

* King Diamond - all vocals * Andy LaRocque - guitars * Michael Denner - guitars * Pete Blakk - guitars * Timi Hansen - bass * Hal Patino - bass * Mikkey Dee - drums

REFERENCES

* ^ Allmusic review * ^ "unknown".

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King Diamond

* KING DIAMOND * ANDY LAROCQUE * MIKE WEAD * MATT THOMPSON * PONTUS EGBERG

* Michael Denner * Timi Hansen * Mikkey Dee * Mike Moon * Pete Blakk * Snowy Shaw
Snowy Shaw
* Sharlee D\'Angelo * Darrin Anthony * Herb Simonsen * Chris Estes * John Luke Hebert * Glen Drover
Glen Drover
* Paul David Harbour * Hal Patino * Livia Zita

STUDIO ALBUMS

* 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

EPS

* The Dark Sides * Collector\'s Item

LIVE ALBUMS

* In Concert 1987: Abigail * Deadly Lullabyes

COMPILATIONS

* A Dangerous Meeting * Black Rose: 20 Years Ago * Nightmare in the Nineties * Decade of Horror * The Best of King Diamond

SINGLES

* " No Presents for Christmas " * "Halloween" * "The Family Ghost " * "Welcome Home" * "It is Time for Tea * "Eye of the Witch"

RELATED ARTICLES

* Discography * Mercyful Fate
Mercyful Fate

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