Kiss My Ass: Classic Kiss Regrooved is a tribute album , featuring a variety of artists covering songs by the American rock band Kiss. Released to coincide with Kiss' 20th anniversary, the album was certified gold by the RIAA ,  and spent 13 weeks on the charts. The rights to Ace Frehley 's makeup were not cleared in time for release of the CD, hence the inclusion of a hybrid form of Paul Stanley 's "Bandit" design that was briefly used in some early shows and promotional photos.
It was one of a set of at least six canons probably written in Vienna in The main theme is derived from the final movement of Joseph Haydn 's Symphony No. A more idiomatic translation would be the English "Kiss my arse! A new text version, which may have been the authentic one, came to light in Handwritten texts to this and several other similar canons were found added to a printed score of the work in an historical printed edition acquired by Harvard University 's Music Library.