Kiss This (song)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
"Kiss This"
Single by Aaron Tippin
from the album People Like Us
B-side ""People Like Us""
Released May 22, 2000
Format CD Single
Recorded 2000
Genre Country
Length 2:53
Label Lyric Street
Songwriter(s) Aaron Tippin, Thea Tippin, Phillip Douglas
Producer(s) Aaron Tippin, Biff Watson, Mike Bradley
Aaron Tippin singles chronology
"What This Country Needs"
(1999)
"Kiss This"
(2000)
"People Like Us"
(2000)

"Kiss This" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music singer Aaron Tippin. It was released in May 2000 as the first single from his CD People Like Us. Co-written by Aaron's wife Thea and Philip Douglas, the single became Aaron's third and final Number One on the Billboard country charts,[1] five years after his last Number One, "That's as Close as I'll Get to Loving You" in 1995, as well as the first Number One for the Lyric Street Records label, the label that Tippin was signed to at the time.

Content[edit]

The song's protagonist is a woman who found out her former lover has been cheating on her, and getting revenge on him. It is in a 4/4 time signature and the key of B major, with an approximate tempo of 116 beats per minute. Tippin's vocal ranges two octaves, from F3 to F5.[2]

It features backing vocals from Melodie Crittenden, Kim Parent, and Joanna Janét. Tippin's wife, Thea, with whom he wrote the song, can be heard saying "See ya!" at the end.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

The song debuted at number 70 on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart dated May 27, 2000. It charted for 33 weeks on that chart, and reached number-one on the chart dated October 14, 2000, remaining at the top for two weeks, and becoming Tippin's third number-one single.[1] It also peaked at number 42 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Chart (2000) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 3
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 42
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2000) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 25
Preceded by
"That's the Way"
by Jo Dee Messina
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

October 14-October 21, 2000
Succeeded by
"The Little Girl"
by John Michael Montgomery

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Aaron Tippin Celebrates Another No. 1". CMT. 2000-10-25. Retrieved 2008-04-10. 
  2. ^ "'Kiss This' sheet music". MusicNotes.com. Retrieved 17 July 2013. 
  3. ^ People Like Us (CD). Aaron Tippin. Lyric Street Records. 2000. 65014. 
  4. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 7083." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. October 9, 2000. Retrieved July 8, 2013.
  5. ^ "Aaron Tippin – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Aaron Tippin.
  6. ^ "Aaron Tippin – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Aaron Tippin.
  7. ^ "Best of 2000: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2000. Retrieved August 15, 2012. 

External links[edit]