Paul Stanley's new album, Now and Then, created by his Paul Stanley's Soul Station side project, includes a mix of original songs and covers of popular tunes by the Temptations, Al Green, and more. He recently spoke to Yahoo Entertainment about making new music, KISS's larger-than-live onstage persona, and why he's been so vocal about wearing a mask.
"It's unfortunate that some people are vehemently against [wearing masks]," Stanley said. being politicized.
Stanley also commented on if entertainers like himself should just "shut up and sing" and stay out of politics.
"There was a time where I thought entertainers should just entertain," he said. "But the fact is that I see myself as a citizen. And I think that my voice is at least as important as anyone else's."
Watch more from Paul Stanley in the video interview above.