Let Me Kiss You

"Let Me Kiss You"
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Single by Morrissey
from the album You Are the Quarry
Released11 October 2004 (UK and Europe)
Format7", CD
GenreAlternative rock, indie pop
Length3:30
LabelAttack/Sanctuary
Songwriter(s)Morrissey, Alain Whyte
Producer(s)Jerry Finn
Morrissey singles chronology
"First of the Gang to Die"
(2004)
"Let Me Kiss You"
(2004)
"I Have Forgiven Jesus"
(2004)

"Let Me Kiss You" is a song written by Morrissey and Alain Whyte. It was recorded (in two separate versions) by both Morrissey and by Nancy Sinatra, both of whom released their version as a single in the United Kingdom on 11 October 2004. Both versions entered the UK Singles Chart, Morrissey's peaking at number eight and Sinatra's at number 46. Morrissey's version also reached number 19 in Sweden and number 44 in Ireland.

Morrissey version[]

Morrissey's version of the song features on his album You Are the Quarry. It was also Morrissey's third top ten single of 2004.

The single also saw the release of the track "Don't Make Fun of Daddy's Voice", a song that had been in Morrissey's live set list since May and had opened his set at the Glastonbury Festival that year despite being unreleased.

Track listings[]

7" vinyl and CD 1

  1. "Let Me Kiss You"
  2. "Don't Make Fun of Daddy's Voice"

CD 2

  1. "Let Me Kiss You"
  2. "Friday Mourning"
  3. "I Am Two People"
Country Record label Format Catalogue number
UK Attack/Sanctuary 7" vinyl ATKSE008
UK Attack/Sanctuary CD 1 ATKXS008
UK Attack/Sanctuary CD 2 ATKXD008

Personnel[]

Charts[]

Chart (2004) Peak
position
Ireland (IRMA)[1] 44
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[2] 11
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[3] 19
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[4] 8
UK Indie (Official Charts Company)[5] 1

Nancy Sinatra version[]

Nancy Sinatra's version was a minor UK hit and features Morrissey on backing vocals. It was released on Morrissey's vanity label, Attack Records.

Charts[]

Chart (2004) Peak
position
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[6] 46
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[7] 46

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