I Like the Way (The Kissing Game)

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"I Like the Way (The Kissing Game)"
I Like the Way (The Kissing Game) by Hi-Five.jpg
Standard artwork (vinyl edition pictured)
Single by Hi-Five
from the album Hi-Five
Released January 5, 1991
Format
Recorded June 1990
Genre
Length 5:49 (album version)
3:56 (radio version)
Label Jive
Writer(s)
Hi-Five singles chronology
"Just Can't Handle It"
(1990)
"I Like the Way (The Kissing Game)"
(1991)
"I Can't Wait Another Minute"
(1991)

"I Like the Way (The Kissing Game)" is a song recorded by American R&B group Hi-Five for their 1990 eponymous debut studio album. The song was written by Teddy Riley, Bernard Belle and Dave Way, and released as the album's second single on January 5, 1991, by the Jive label. It was a number-one pop song and was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on May 10, 1991.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

In the United States, "I Like the Way" spent two weeks at number one on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart;[2] and one week at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Credits and personnel[edit]

  • Written by Teddy Riley, Bernard Belle & Dave Way
  • Produced and mixed by Teddy Riley
  • Co-produced by Bernard Belle
  • Engineered by David Way
  • 1. Remixed by Ralph Rolle & Tom Vercillo at Battery Studios
  • 3 & 4. Remixed by Gerard Harmon, Armando Colon, & Ralph Rolle at Battery Studios for Phat Kat Productions
  • Guitar: Patricia Halligan
  • Drums: Ralph Rolle
  • Keyboards: Armando Colon
  • Little Girl's Voice: India

Charts[edit]

Preceded by
"Joyride" by Roxette
Billboard Hot 100 number-one single
May 12, 1991 - May 18, 1991
Succeeded by
"I Don't Wanna Cry" by Mariah Carey

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ RIAA - Hi-Five - I Like The Way
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 254. 
  3. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of May 18, 1991". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1991". Retrieved 2009-09-15. 

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