Kiss and Tell

Album: Bete Noire (1987)
Charted: 41 31

Songfacts®:

  • Ferry wrote this in response to a tell-all book by Jerry Hall, who was once his girlfriend. Hall wrote some not-so-complimentary things about Ferry in the book. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Thomas - Marion, IN
  • This was used as the theme song to the film Bright Lights, Big City, adapted from the popular Jay McInerney novel.
  • Christine Keeler and Mandy Rice-Davies appear in the video. Clearly, Ferry featured them to draw attention to the song's theme. Keeler is the Monica Lewinsky of England, and the scandal that she and Rice-Davies started, which became known as The Profumo Affair (after John Profumo, the British Secretary of State for War), was a major story. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Mike - Santa Barbara, CA, for above 2

Comments: 2

  • Joel from San FranciscoGood tune from Bryan Ferry (formerly of Roxy Music). The song was also used in the Michael J Fox movie Bright Lights, Big City (1988).
  • Jim from Long Beach, CaLove the bass in this number. Very 80's sounding. Love this song...
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