20 Best Songs About Kissing

By Nico Gonzalez

Kissing is one of the most intimate and passionate experiences we can share with another person. It’s a physical act that can communicate so much emotion and feel, which is probably why there are so many great songs about it. Here are 20 of the best songs about kissing, from classic tracks to more modern love ballads.


Kiss – Prince

Prince - Kiss (Live At Paisley Park, 1999)

“Kiss” is a song by American musician Prince, from his 1986 album Parade. The song is a funk and rock-influenced track that features a heavy bassline and guitar riff. Lyrically, the song is about the joys and pleasures of kissing. Throughout the song, Prince describes the physical act of kissing in sensual detail, as well as its emotional power. He sings about how a kiss can make the world disappear, and how it can bring two people together in a way that nothing else can. In the end, “Kiss” is a celebration of one of the most basic and intimate human acts. It’s a song that reminds us of the simple joys in life, and how even something as small as a kiss can make the world feel brighter.

First Kiss – Kid Rock

Kid Rock - First Kiss [Official Music Video]

Kid Rock’s “First Kiss” is a song about the joys and innocence of first love. The song tells the story of a young couple who share their first kiss under the stars. The girl is nervous and unsure at first, but the boy’s gentle touch quickly calms her nerves. The two share a beautiful moment that they will never forget. As the song progresses, it becomes clear that the couple is no longer together. However, the narrator still looks back on that night with fondness and happiness. “First Kiss” is a sweet and sentimental song that captures the magic of young love.

Kiss On My List – Hall & Oates

Daryl Hall & John Oates - Kiss On My List (Official Video)

“Kiss on My List” is a song by American pop rock duo Hall & Oates. The song was released in March 1981 as the second single from their ninth studio album, Private Eyes. The song was a commercial success, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States and number three in Canada. “Kiss on My List” is a pop-rock song with a length of three minutes and forty-two seconds. The song features synthesizers and electric guitars. The lyrics of the song are about kissing and being in love. The song received positive reviews from music critics, with many praising its catchiness and radio-friendly sound. “Kiss on My List” has been included on several Hall & Oates compilations, including the 2001 compilation album Ventures: Best of Hall & Oates.

Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not – Thompson Square

Thompson Square - Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not (Official Video)

Thompson Square’s hit song “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not” is all about the anticipation and excitement of a first kiss. The song starts off with the question, “Are you gonna kiss me or not?”, which sets the stage for the rest of the lyrics, which are all about the buildup to that fateful moment. The song talks about all of the little things that happen leading up to a kiss, like the way your heart starts racing and your palms start sweating. It’s a fun and upbeat song that is sure to get your toes tapping.

Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me – Mel Carter

Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me

Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me is a song written by Patrice Hurley and Mark James and popularized by Mel Carter in 1965. The song is about the power of kissing, and its ability to make the singer feel alive and loved. The lyrics describe how a kiss can make the world disappear, and how it can make time stand still. The song speaks to the heart of anyone who has ever experienced the power of a passionate kiss. Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me is a timeless love song that captures the essence of what it means to be in love.

Every Little Kiss – Sara Evans

Every Little Kiss by Sara Evans is a song about the simple act of kissing. The lyrics describe the moment of a kiss, from the initial meeting of lips to the lingering aftertaste. The song also touches on the many different types of kisses, from a gentle peck to a passionate embrace. Despite its simplicity, a kiss can have a profound effect on both partners. A kiss can communicate love and affection, but it can also be used as a tool for seduction. In either case, it is clear that a kiss is an intimate and powerful act.

Kiss Me Quick – Nathan Sykes

Nathan Sykes - Kiss Me Quick (Official Music Video)

Nathan Sykes – Kiss Me Quick is a song about kissing, specifically about the excitement and anticipation of a first kiss. The song opens with a question – “Have you ever had that feeling?” – and then goes on to describe the suspense and excitement of waiting for a kiss. The lyrics talk about how “time seems to stand still” when you’re waiting for a kiss, and how “your heart feels like it’s about to burst.” It’s a song that captures the butterflies-in-the-stomach feeling of a first kiss, and it’s sure to get your heart racing. If you’re looking for a song to get you in the mood for some kissing, Nathan Sykes – Kiss Me Quick is the perfect choice.

You Shouldn’t Kiss Me Like This – Toby Keith

Toby Keith - You Shouldn't Kiss Me Like This

You Shouldn’t Kiss Me Like This is a song written by Toby Keith and recorded by American country music artist Mark Chesnutt. It was released in February 1999 as the lead single from his album of the same name. The song reached the top of the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, becoming Chesnutt’s sixth Number One hit on that chart and his first since 1994’s “I’ll Think of Something.” “You Shouldn’t Kiss Me Like This” was nominated for Single of the Year at the 2000 Academy of Country Music Awards. The song is about how a man regrets kissing a woman who he knows he shouldn’t be with. The narrator describes how he gets caught up in the moment when he kisses her, and how he knows that he shouldn’t be doing it.

Steal My Kisses – Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals - Steal My Kisses (live at Red Rocks)

You Shouldn’t Kiss Me Like This is a song written by Toby Keith and recorded by American country music artist Mark Chesnutt. It was released in February 1999 as the lead single from his album of the same name. The song reached the top of the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, becoming Chesnutt’s sixth Number One hit on that chart and his first since 1994’s “I’ll Think of Something.” “You Shouldn’t Kiss Me Like This” was nominated for Single of the Year at the 2000 Academy of Country Music Awards. The song is about how a man regrets kissing a woman who he knows he shouldn’t be with. The narrator describes how he gets caught up in the moment when he kisses her, and how he knows that he shouldn’t be doing it.

Fire – The Pointer Sisters

The Pointer Sisters’ song “Fire” is a fun and sassy track about the power of kissing. The lyrics talk about how a simple kiss can be enough to start a “fire” of passion between two people. The song also playfully suggests that kisses can be used as a weapon, with the line “you could start a fire with just one touch.” “Fire” is a catchy tune with an infectious beat that is sure to get stuck in your head. It’s the perfect song to listen to when you’re in the mood for something fun and flirty. Whether you’re looking to heat up your next date night or just want to enjoy a catchy pop song, “Fire” is sure to do the trick.

Kiss Me Deadly – Lita Ford

Lita Ford - Kiss Me Deadly (Official Video)

Kiss Me Deadly is a song by American rock singer Lita Ford. The song was released in 1988 as the lead single from Ford’s second studio album, Lita. Kiss Me Deadly debuted at number one on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart, becoming Ford’s only number-one hit on that chart. The song remains one of Ford’s best-known songs and has been covered by a number of artists, including German metal band Scorpions. Kiss Me Deadly is a gritty rock song with sexually charged lyrics. The song is about a woman who is looking for a passionate kiss from a man. She is tired of the “fake” kisses she has been getting and wants something more real and dangerous. The lyrics have been praised for their raw sexuality, and the song has been described as an “anthem for aggressive girls everywhere.” Kiss Me Deadly remains one of Lita Ford’s most popular songs, and its catchy chorus and driving guitar riffs continue to make it a favorite among rock fans.

Butterfly Kisses – Bob Carlisle

Bob Carlisle - Butterfly Kisses

Bob Carlisle’s “Butterfly Kisses” is a heartwarming song about the special bond between a father and his daughter. The touching lyrics describe the father’s love for his daughter, and how he cherishes every moment they share together. The song also captures the innocence of youth, and how time seems to stand still when you’re young and in love. “Butterfly Kisses” is a beautiful tribute to the special bond between father and daughter, and is sure to bring a tear to your eye.

Shut Up and Kiss Me – Mary Chapin Carpenter

Mary Chapin Carpenter - Shut Up and Kiss Me

“Shut Up and Kiss Me” is a song recorded by American country music artist Mary Chapin Carpenter. It was released in May 1994 as the second single from her album Stones in the Road. The song peaked at number 3 on the Billboard Country singles chart and number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming her most successful single on the latter chart. The song’s narrators are two people who are attracted to each other but have not yet kissed. They talk about their mutual attraction and finally decide to “shut up and kiss each other”. kissing is an important part of many human relationships. It is a sign of affection, love, and can also be a way to express sexual desire. In some cultures, kissing is also seen as a way to greet someone or say goodbye.

Kiss Me Slowly – Parachute (featuring Lady Antebellum)

Parachute - Kiss Me Slowly (w/ Lady Antebellum Intro)

Kiss Me Slowly by Parachute is a song about the beauty and intimacy of kissing. The lyrics capture the sweetness of a moment shared between two people, and the music is both romantic and playful. The song has been described as “a perfect ode to kissing”, and it’s easy to see why. Kiss Me Slowly is the perfect soundtrack for a first kiss or any kiss that’s meant to be savored. With its gentle acoustic guitar and soaring vocals, the song creates an atmosphere of romance and intimacy. Whether you’re sharing a slow dance or just enjoying a quiet moment together, Kiss Me Slowly is sure to set the mood.

Kiss an Angel Good Mornin’ – Charley Pride

Charley Pride - Kiss An Angel Good Mornin (Live)

Charley Pride’s 1971 hit “Kiss an Angel Good Mornin'” is a song about the power of love. The lyrics describe how a simple act of affection can brighten someone’s day and make them feel like they can conquer the world. The song has an uplifting, positive message that is perfect for anyone who is experiencing the ups and downs of love. The catchy melody and Charley Pride’s smooth voice make “Kiss an Angel Good Mornin'” a timeless classic that is sure to put a smile on your face.

Kiss and Say Goodbye – The Manhattans

The Manhattans - Kiss and Say Goodbye

“Kiss and Say Goodbye” is a song written by Walter Scott and Rudy Clark and sung by The Manhattans. Released in 1976, it became the group’s biggest hit, reaching number one on both the Billboard Hot 100 chart and the Hot Soul Singles chart. The song is about a couple kissing goodbye as they go their separate ways. Although it is a sad song, it is also hopeful, with the chorus repeating the lines “We’ll meet again / This I swear to you.” As a result, “Kiss and Say Goodbye” has become a popular choice for farewells, both happy and sad. In addition to its commercial success, the song has also been praised by critics, with Allmusic calling it “one of the most spared, elegiac ballads of the ’70s.”

Shoop Shoop Song (It’s In His Kiss) – Cher

Cher - The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) (Alternate Version) (Official Music Video)

The Shoop Shoop Song (It’s In His Kiss) is a 1964 song written and composed by Rudy Clark. The song was originally recorded by American R&B singer Betty Everett in 1964 and was a hit single for her. The song has been covered by many artists over the years, most notably Cher, who released her version as a single in 1990. 

The song is about the power of a kiss, and how it can reveal the true nature of a person. The Shoop Shoop Song (It’s In His Kiss) is a fun and catchy pop song with an important message about love and relationships. Kissing can be a powerful way to gauge someone’s true feelings, and this message is

This Kiss – Faith Hill

Faith Hill - "This Kiss" (Official Video)

“This Kiss” is a song recorded by American country music artist Faith Hill. It was released in October 1998 as the lead single from her fourth studio album, Faith. The song was written by Beth Nielsen Chapman, Robin Lerner and Annie Roboff, and produced by Faith Hill and her husband Mutt Lange. “This Kiss” became Hill’s sixth number one hit on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in the United States. Internationally, the song also topped the charts in Canada and New Zealand. The music video for “This Kiss” was directed by John Lloyd Miller and features Faith Hill kissing various people while they are going about their daily lives. The video was nominated for two CMA Awards in 1998, winning Video of the Year. The song has been covered by many artists, including Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, and Kellie Pickler.

Kissing a Fool – George Michael

George Michael - Kissing A Fool (Remastered) (Official Video)

“Kissing a Fool” is a pop ballad written by George Michael, and released on his 1987 debut album, Faith. The song is about the pain of unrequited love, and the idea that sometimes it’s worth going through that pain in order to experience the joy of being in love. “Kissing a Fool” was a commercial success, reaching the top 10 in several countries. In the United States, the song peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100. The music video for “Kissing a Fool” features Michael playing both the role of the lover and the fool. The video received heavy rotation on MTV and helped to increase the song’s popularity.

I Wanna Kiss You All Over – Exile

Exile - kiss you all over

Exile’s I Wanna Kiss You All Over is a classic love ballad about the joys of kissing. The song is romantic and passionate, and it’s easy to see why it became a hit in the early 1980s. With its smooth harmonies and catchy melody, I Wanna Kiss You All Over is a perfect song for any romantic moment. This song has been covered by many artists over the years, but the original version by Exile is still the best.