Monday, February 6, 2012

Musician and Kiss Songwriter Mike Japp Passes Away

Kiss Mask is sad to report that Musician/Guitarist/Songwriter Mike Japp (59)  passed away January 31, 2012 at his home in Wales. Many of you know his work with The Babys, Paul Stanley (1978) and Creatures of the Night albums. Mike co-wrote 'Ain't Quite Right,' 'Move On,' 'Take Me Away(Together As One) from Paul Stanley, 'Saint And Sinner' from Creatures of the Night and 'Down On Your Knees' from Kiss Killers in 1982.

You can read an interview with Mike from 2005 at KISSFaq

His work can be heard on these albums:

Broken Heart (1977) - The Babys
Head First (1978) - The Babys
Paul Stanley (1978) - Paul Stanley
Killers (1982) - Kiss
Creatures of the Night (1982) - Kiss
Dreamer (2000) - Mike Japp

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