The Crystals - Then He Kissed Me


The Crystals - Then He Kissed Me

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"Then He Kissed Me"
Single by The Crystals (picture sleeve not for sale)
Released July 12, 1963
Format Vinyl
Genre Pop
Length 2:35
Label London
Writers Phil Spector, Ellie Greenwich, Jeff Barry
Producer Phil Spector
The Crystals singles chronology
"Da Doo Ron Ron"
(1963)
"Then He Kissed Me"
(1963)
"Little Boy"
(1964)

 

  "Then He Kissed Me" was written by Phil Spector, Ellie Greenwich and Jeff Barry. The song, produced by Spector, was initially released as a single in July 1963 by The Crystals.

In 2004, this song was #493 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of 500 Greatest Sons of All Time. Pitchfork Media placed it at number 18 on its list of "The 200 Greatest Songs of the 1960s".

The single is one of The Crystals' most remembered songs. The lead vocal was sung by Dolores "LaLa" Brooks. In the United States the single peaked at number six and in the United Kingdom the single peaked at number two. The single was The Crystals' third single to chart in the top ten in the United States and their second to reach the top ten in the United Kingdom. The song was also a major hit in the Republic of Ireland, reaching number three in the charts there.

 

 

The Crystals - Then He Kissed Me / Brother Julius

U.K. London HLU 9773 (1963)

The vinyl attains a strong excellent grading, suggesting few plays.

Audio quality is very clear and strong throughout.

Both record labels are clean and unmarked.

The record centre displays no visible signs of spindle wear.

The record comes with an original company paper sleeve.

There is no picture sleeve with the record, (U.S. only).

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