|Single by Mary Chapin Carpenter|
|from the album Come On Come On|
|Released||January 19, 1993|
|Mary Chapin Carpenter|
|Mary Chapin Carpenter singles chronology|
"Passionate Kisses" is a song that was written and recorded by singer Lucinda Williams for her 1988 eponymous album. It was famously recorded by Mary Chapin Carpenter for her 1992 album Come On Come On and released as the album's third single.
Released in January 1993, "Passionate Kisses" it was the third single from Carpenter's album Come On Come On. The song reached number 4 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in March 1993. Carpenter's hit cover adheres closely in tempo, feel, and instrumentation to Williams' original recording similarly relying on the catchy guitar riff to anchor the record. The recording enhanced Carpenter's crossover appeal and earned her the Best Female Country Vocal Performance Grammy in addition to securing the Best Country Song award for Williams in 1994.
The music video was directed by Markus Blunder and premiered in early 1993. It was filmed in Washington, D.C.
|Canada Top Singles (RPM)||39|
|Canada Adult Contemporary (RPM)||17|
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||5|
|US Billboard Hot 100||57|
|US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)||11|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||4|
Mary Chapin Carpenter's version of "Passionate Kisses" is virtually identical to Williams' Rough Trade take ...