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Friday Mix Tape: 10 Songs All About Makin’ Out

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This morning I flipped on the radio to start my morning off right, only to hear Pink hate singing at me. Blow Me (One Last Kiss) sounds like a dozen other Pink songs (seriously, (when does she not lean on singing over a relentless beat with angry force?), but it did inspire me to find other songs dedicated to kissing in all its forms. Few do it sexier than Prince, more playfully than The Shangri Las, or cheesier than Hall & Oates. No matter how you enjoy making time to make out, salute the art of kissing with this Friday’s selection of tunes.

Writer’s Note: It would appear that Prince doesn’t allow his music to see the light of YouTube. Our loss is not his gain. Prince’s “Kiss” is replaced by the Red Hot Chili Peppers; what they lack in subtly, they make up for with penis socks.

More Friday Mix Tapes:

Pearl Jam: “Last Kiss”

Sample Lyric:

“Well now she’s gone even though I hold her tight, I lost my love, my life that night.”

The Shangri Las: “Give Him A Great Big Kiss”

Sample Lyric:

“When I say I’m in love, you best believe I’m in love L-U-V.”

Hall & Oates: “Kiss On My List”

Sample Lyric:

“Because your kiss is on the list of the best things in life.”

Florence + The Machine: “Kiss With a Fist”

Sample Lyric:

“A kick to the teeth is good for some. A kiss with a fist is better then none.”

Lita Ford: “Kiss Me Deadly”

Sample Lyric:

“I went to a party last Saturday night. I didn’t get laid. I got in a fight.”

Louis Armstrong: “A Kiss to Build a Dream On”

Sample Lyric:

“Give me a kiss to build a dream on and my imagination will thrive upon that kiss.”

The Manhattans: “Kiss and Say Goodbye”

Sample Lyric:

“I wanna remember you just like this. Let’s just kiss and say goodbye.”

The Magnetic Fields: “Kiss Me Like You Mean It”

Sample Lyric:

“My secret soul, I know He’s seen it. He says, come here baby and kiss me like you mean it.”

Red Hot Chili Peppers: “Suck My Kiss”

Sample Lyric:

“Kiss me, please pervert me.”

Sixpence None the Richer: “Kiss Me”

Sample Lyric:

“Kiss me beneath the milky twilight.”

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