Gene Simmons has explained why Kiss decided not to sue Bruce Springsteen over his 2009 track “Outlaw Pete,” which bears some resemblance to their 1979 hit “I Was Made For Lovin’ You.”

“Kiss have sued lots of people and won,” Simmons told The Guardian. “But some people we don’t sue. We didn’t sue Bruce Springsteen for ‘Outlaw Pete.’ How do we decide who to sue and who not to? We like Springsteen. We don’t sue.”

Simmons’s bandmate Paul Stanley discussed the similarity last year, but said,” A lot of times it's really unfair, because there are a certain amount of notes and they only get jumbled so many different ways. There's a Springsteen song that sounds like... There's a part of the song that sounds like 'I Was Made For Lovin' You,' so I'm sure he wasn't sitting around listening to that. But it finds its way into everybody's music. You can't come down on everybody for their creativity.”

Elsewhere in the interview he admitted, “I’m my own biggest fan. I’m delusionally fascinated by myself. I love the sound of my own voice. If you don’t feel like that, fake it until you believe it. If you like yourself, it’s the sexiest thing in the world.” He went on: “Success is about what you do with what you have. At school, they teach you that we are all born equal. That’s horses---. School doesn’t prepare you for anything. Life has no rules. Some people are born smarter; some people are born able to run faster. You’re not supposed to say that, but it’s true. Unfair, but it’s true.”

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