Make Up Sex

Album: Mainstream Sellout (2022)
Charted: 55 59
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Songfacts®:

  • Here, Machine Gun Kelly teams up with Blackbear to recount a volatile relationship where there's plenty of drinking and fighting. Each time their lover walks out on them, they eagerly await her return, as the make-up sex is so great.

    There's a twist at the end, as this time after storming out, their lover has stayed away. Now MGK and Blackbear are missing her and MGK is worried she's hooked up with someone new.
  • MGK and Blackbear previously teamed up for the 2020 hit single "My Ex's Best Friend."
  • MGK and Blackbear performed "Make Up Sex" on the March 29, 2022 episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!
  • MGK recorded the two-minute song for his Mainstream Sellout album. In the week after its release, the song debuted at #59 on the Hot 100, higher than any of the set's other tracks.
  • MGK, Blackbear, Nick "Dark Waves" Long, and Travis Barker had a hand in penning both "My Ex's Best Friend" and "Make Up Sex." Omer Fedi also contributed to the writing of the latter song.

    "Make Up Sex" is very much a retread of "My Ex's Best Friend"; both songs are in the same key and share many of the same chords.

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