THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
922-Lil Louis-French Kiss.
1989-Number 2 single.
Best Bit-At 7.03.The poor girl sounds like she is completely exhausted from dancing to this song, she could do with a lie down.
‘French Kiss’ amazingly wasn’t banned by Radio 1, and many other stations, upon it’s release, but in later years many radio stations, have had their knuckles wrapped for playing it.
Lil Louis was born Marvin Burns in Chicago, United States, he is a producer of ‘House Music.’He has also released music under the name,’Lil Louis & the World,’ and ‘Lil Louis & the Party.’
There are several well known remixes of French Kiss, this ,the original version was written by Lil Louis, and Karlana Johnson, she provides the ‘moaning,’ and is given song writing credits.There are also unreleased versions of the song, that were very popular in clubs, that featured vocals.In America the female singer Shawn Christopher’s version reached Number 1 on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play Chart, while in Europe, the vocals were performed by a female artist known as Pasquale.
Lil Louis has charted in the UK on two further occasions, in 1990 his song ‘I Called You (But You Weren’t There,’) reached Number 16, and in 2000 a remix of French Kiss by Lil Louis, and Josh Wink, called ‘How’s Your Evening So Far’ got to Number 23.