Kiss Me (Olly Murs song)

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"Kiss Me"
Kiss Me cover.png
Single by Olly Murs
from the album Never Been Better: (Special Edition)
Released9 October 2015 (2015-10-09)
FormatDigital download
GenrePop-funk
Length3:18
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Banx & Ranx
  • Steve Robson
Olly Murs singles chronology
"Beautiful to Me"
(2015)
"Kiss Me"
(2015)
"Stevie Knows"
(2015)

"Kiss Me" is a song recorded by English singer Olly Murs for Never Been Better: (Special Edition) (2015), the reissue of his fourth studio album, Never Been Better (2014). It was written by Taio Cruz, Murs, Zacharie Raymond, Yannick Rastogi, Steve Robson, Gary Derussy, Lindy Robbins, whilst the production was done by Banx & Ranx and Robson. It was digitally released on 9 October 2015, followed by a release of two remixes, an acoustic and a karaoke version of the song in a span of a month.

Production and release[edit]

"Kiss Me" was written by Olly Murs, Zacharie Raymond, Yannick Rastogi, Steve Robson, Gary Derussy, Lindy Robbins and singer Taio Cruz, whilst the production was handled by Banx & Ranx (Raymond and Rastogi)[1] and Robson.[2] It was digitally released on 9 October 2015[3] as the first single from Never Been Better: Special Edition (2015), the reissue of his fourth studio album, Never Been Better (2014).[4] A karaoke[5] and an acoustic versions[6] of the single were released via the iTunes Store on 30 October and 6 November respectively. Two remixes of "Kiss Me" were also launched; The Alias Club Mix was made available for download on 23 October,[7] whilst the Aevion Tropical Mix was released on 13 November.[8]

Composition[edit]

"Kiss Me" is a song with a length of three minutes and eighteen seconds.[3] Samantha Oneil of Renowned for Sound wrote that the song has a mid-tempo beat and a retro sound accompanied with "enticingly catchy lyrics".[9] She described the composition of the single as a combination of Murs' "uplifting fast moving" past singles like "Troublemaker" and "Up" and "his emotionally powered ballads" like "Dear Darlin'".[9] According to her, "The song manages to keep an authentic Olly Murs sound about it while also finding new ground."[9] Idolator's Robbie Daw compared "Kiss Me" to the 2014 single by Nick Jonas, "Jealous".[10]

Music video[edit]

The music video to "Kiss Me" was released on 15 October 2015. The video features Murs sitting in a chair in a dark room with a woman dancing around him and lap dancing on him. The video also shows Murs and the woman going on various dates such as the cinema, going to a restaurant, having a picnic, going on a roller coaster, lying in a hammock by a beach, meeting the woman's parents and having a hot air balloon ride. At the end of the video, Murs and the woman are sitting in deckchairs eating ice cream where it appears that the woman is about to kiss Murs, only to playfully stick her ice cream in his face to which Murs does the same to her with his ice cream.

Live performances[edit]

Murs has performed "Kiss Me" on the fourth live show of the twelfth series of The X Factor, Alan Carr: Chatty Man, Norwegian chat show Senkveld med Thomas og Harald, Sunday Brunch and the New Year's Eve special of TFI Friday.

Track listing and formats[edit]

Credits and personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from the liner notes of Never Been Better: Special Edition.[2]

  • Olly Murs — songwriting
  • Steve Robson — songwriting, production
  • Taio Cruz — songwriting
  • Gary Derussy — songwriting, programming
  • Lindy Robbins — songwriting
  • Banx & Ranx — songwriting, production, engineering, programming
  • Ike Schultz — additional engineering
  • Peter Holz — additional engineering
  • Tom Coyne — mastering
  • Ash Howes — mixing

Charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[11] 43
Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100)[12] 64
Ireland (IRMA)[13] 48
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[14] 6
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[15] 11
US Twitter Top Tracks (Billboard) 38

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[16] Gold 400,000double-dagger

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
Australia[3] 9 October 2015 Digital download
Canada[17]
Ireland[18]
New Zealand[19]
United Kingdom[20]
United States[21]
Australia[7] 23 October 2015 Digital remix (The Alias Club Mix)
Canada[22]
Ireland[23]
New Zealand[24]
United Kingdom[25]
United States[26]
Australia[5] 30 October 2015 Digital download (Karaoke Mix)
Canada[27]
Ireland[28]
New Zealand[29]
United Kingdom[30]
United States[31]
Australia[6] 6 November 2015 Digital download (Acoustic Mix)
Canada[32]
Ireland[33]
New Zealand[34]
United Kingdom[35]
United States[36]
Australia[8] 13 November 2015 Digital remix (Aevion Tropical Mix)
Canada[37]
Ireland[38]
New Zealand[39]
United Kingdom[40]
United States[41]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jackson, Kevin (2 March 2017). "Canada's dynamic duo". Jamaica Observer. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b Never Been Better: Special Edition (booklet). Olly Murs. Epic Records, Syco Music. 2015.CS1 maint: others (link)
  3. ^ a b c d "Music – Kiss Me – Single by Olly Murs". iTunes Store (AU). Retrieved 18 November 2015.
  4. ^ Davies, Megan (9 October 2015). "Olly Murs premieres his smooth new single 'Kiss Me'". Digital Spy. Retrieved 18 November 2015.
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  6. ^ a b c "Music – Kiss Me (Acoustic Mix) – Single by Olly Murs". iTunes Store (AU). Retrieved 18 November 2015.
  7. ^ a b c "Music – Kiss Me (The Alias Club Mix) – Single by Olly Murs". iTunes Store (AU). Retrieved 18 November 2015.
  8. ^ a b c "Music – Kiss Me (Aevion Tropical Mix) – Single by Olly Murs". iTunes Store (AU). Retrieved 18 November 2015.
  9. ^ a b c Oneil, Samantha (21 October 2015). "Single Review: Olly Murs – 'Kiss Me'". Renowned for Sound. Retrieved 18 November 2015.
  10. ^ Daw, Robbie (8 October 2015). "Olly Murs' 'Kiss Me': Listen To His Smooth & Sexy New Single". Idolator. Retrieved 18 November 2015.
  11. ^ "Ultratop.be – Olly Murs – Kiss Me" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved 18 November 2015.
  12. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: Change the chart to CZ – RADIO – TOP 100 and insert 20163 into search.
  13. ^ "Chart Track: Week 48, 2015". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 28 November 2015.
  14. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 28 November 2015.
  15. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 28 November 2015.
  16. ^ "British single certifications – Olly Murs – Kiss Me". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 20 May 2016. Select singles in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Type Kiss Me in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
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  27. ^ "Music – Kiss Me (Karaoke Mix) – Single by Olly Murs". iTunes Store (CA). Retrieved 18 November 2015.
  28. ^ "Music – Kiss Me (Karaoke Mix) – Single by Olly Murs". iTunes Store (IE). Retrieved 18 November 2015.
  29. ^ "Music – Kiss Me (Karaoke Mix) – Single by Olly Murs". iTunes Store (NZ). Retrieved 18 November 2015.
  30. ^ "Music – Kiss Me (Karaoke Mix) – Single by Olly Murs". iTunes Store (GB). Retrieved 18 November 2015.
  31. ^ "Music – Kiss Me (Karaoke Mix) – Single by Olly Murs". iTunes Store (US). Retrieved 18 November 2015.
  32. ^ "Music – Kiss Me (Acoustic Mix) – Single by Olly Murs". iTunes Store (CA). Retrieved 18 November 2015.
  33. ^ "Music – Kiss Me (Acoustic Mix) – Single by Olly Murs". iTunes Store (IE). Retrieved 18 November 2015.
  34. ^ "Music – Kiss Me (Acoustic Mix) – Single by Olly Murs". iTunes Store (NZ). Retrieved 18 November 2015.
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  36. ^ "Music – Kiss Me (Acoustic Mix) – Single by Olly Murs". iTunes Store (US). Retrieved 18 November 2015.
  37. ^ "Music – Kiss Me (Aevion Tropical Mix) – Single by Olly Murs". iTunes Store (CA). Retrieved 18 November 2015.
  38. ^ "Music – Kiss Me (Aevion Tropical Mix) – Single by Olly Murs". iTunes Store (IE). Retrieved 18 November 2015.
  39. ^ "Music – Kiss Me (Aevion Tropical Mix) – Single by Olly Murs". iTunes Store (NZ). Retrieved 18 November 2015.
  40. ^ "Music – Kiss Me (Aevion Tropical Mix) – Single by Olly Murs". iTunes Store (GB). Retrieved 18 November 2015.
  41. ^ "Music – Kiss Me (Aevion Tropical Mix) – Single by Olly Murs". iTunes Store (US). Retrieved 18 November 2015.

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