It Started with a Kiss (song)

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"It Started with a Kiss"
Single by Hot Chocolate
from the album Mystery
B-side"Emotion Explosion"
Released1982
GenreSoul, pop
LabelRAK, EMI Electrola
Songwriter(s)Errol Brown
Hot Chocolate singles chronology
"Girl Crazy"
(1982)
"It Started with a Kiss"
(1982)
"Chances"
(1982)

"It Started with a Kiss" is a 1982 song by Hot Chocolate, from their seventh studio album Mystery. It reached number 5 in the UK making it their fifth-highest-charting single.

Track listing[edit]

7" Single[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."It Started with a Kiss"E. Brown4:00
2."Emotion Explosion"E. Brown4:03

Maxi Single[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."It Started with a Kiss"E. Brown4:00
2."Medley" (Emma / So You Win Again / You Sexy Thing / Every 1's A Winner / You Could've Been A Lady) 6:49
3."Emma" 3:46

Albums[edit]

Year No. Album
1982 6 Mystery
1987 1 The Very Best Of Hot Chocolate
1987 5 2001
1993 2 Their Greatest Hits
1996 1 The Most Of Hot Chocolate
1996 10 Premium Gold Collection
1999 1 Greatest Hits Part Two (1911 - 1987)
2009 2 Hottest Hits
2012 20 (Overall)

1 (on CD 2)

You Sexy Thing:The Best Of Hot Chocolate

The song was re-released as a single in 1993 and 1998.

Charts[edit]

Original Release Charts[edit]

Chart Peak

Position

Australia (ARIA)[1] 15
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[1] 18
Belgium (Ultratop)[1] 1
Germany (GfK Entertainment)[1] 11
Ireland (Irish Singles Chart)[2] 5
Netherands (Dutch Top 40)[1] 7
New Zealand (Official New Zealand Music Chart)[1] 2
United Kingdom (UK Singles Chart)[3] 5

Re-Release Charts[edit]

Year Of

Re-Release

Peak

Position

(In UK)

1993 31
1998 18

Certifications[edit]

Country Certification
United Kingdom Silver[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Hot Chocolate - It Started With A Kiss". ultratop.be. Retrieved 2017-12-25.
  2. ^ "Official Irish Singles Chart Top 50 | Official Charts Company". www.officialcharts.com. Retrieved 2017-12-25.
  3. ^ "HOT CHOCOLATE | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". www.officialcharts.com. Retrieved 2017-12-25.
  4. ^ "BPI Awards". bpi.co.uk.

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