About The Song

– Elvis Presley recorded the song on June 25, 1961, and released it on June 5, 1962, on RCA on the album Pot Luck. The song was released in 1963 as a single, backed by “Something Blue”, in the United Kingdom and Europe by Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires in December on RCA Victor. It was listed as a number-one single for eight weeks, from June until July 1963, in Europe.[citation needed]In 1964, the song was released as a single in the U.S. with “Suspicion” as the flip side. It was also released as a single in South Africa, Brazil, and Japan that year.

The song was published by Elvis Presley Music, Inc. It was written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman. A 4-track extended play of the same name was released in 1964 in the Netherlands. It features “Kiss Me Quick” and “Night Rider” on side one, and “Joshua Fit the Battle” and “Judy” on side two. The song is also featured on many of Elvis Presley’s compilation and other or various artists’ albums.

On December 7, 1963, The Beatles appeared as panelists on the BBC-TV program Juke Box Jury on which they reviewed “Kiss Me Quick” negatively, though John Lennon thought it would be a hit because of Elvis’ fame. The single would peak at #34 on the Billboard singles chart in 1964, #29 in Record World, #14 in the UK in 1964, and #3 in Canada and Germany.

– This song has an upbeat, rockabilly sound featuring Elvis’s signature vocals. The lyrics are about a man who is eagerly telling his woman to “kiss me quick” because he can’t wait to get her affection.



🎵 Let’s sing along with the lyrics! 🎤

Kiss me quick, while we still have this feeling
Hold me close and never let me go
‘Cause tomorrows can be so uncertain
Love can fly and leave just hurting
Kiss me quick because I love you so

Kiss me quick and make my heart go crazy
Sigh that sigh and whisper oh so low
Tell me that tonight will last forever
Say that you will leave me never
Kiss me quick because I love you so

Let the band keep playing while we are swaying
Let’s keep on praying that we’ll never stop

Kiss me quick just can’t stand this waiting
‘Cause your lips are lips I long to know
Oh that kiss will open heaven’s door
And we’ll stay there forevermore
Kiss me quick because I love you so

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