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Kick (1987)

INXS
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Pop rock, Rock music, College rock, Alternative rock, New Wave

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Kick is the sixth studio album by the Australian rock band INXS, released in 1987 by WEA in Australia, Atlantic Records in the United States and Phonogram Records in the United Kingdom. It is their best-selling album and Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) certified it as 6× Platinum, with sales of six million units, in 1987. Kick spawned four US top 10 singles, "New Sensation", "Never Tear Us Apart", "Devil Inside" and No. 1 "Need You Tonight". At the 1988 MTV Video Music Awards, the band took home five Moonmen for the "Need You Tonight"/"Mediate" video.
The album was produced by Chris Thomas and recorded by David Nicholas in Sydney, Australia and in Paris. The album was mixed by Bob Clearmountain at Air Studios in London.
After the success of their fifth studio album, Listen Like Thieves (1985), and its second single "What You Need" (1986), INXS knew their new material would have to be even better, according to guitarist Kirk Pengilly, "We wanted an album where all the songs were possible singles". They recorded Kick in Sydney and Paris, it was produced by Chris Thomas again, but Atlantic Records was not happy with the result, as manager Chris Murphy

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Tracks

3:03 Need You Tonight
2:36 Mediate
3:10 Wild Life
3:06 Never Tear us Apart
3:13 Kick
3:32 Tiny Daggers
3:40 New Sensation
5:15 Devil Inside
3:37 The Loved One
3:03 Calling All Nations
3:17 Mystify
2:20 Guns in the Sky
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