The late '90s were the big years for TV show soundtracks, and shows like Ally McBeal
, Party of Five
, Mad About You
would often integrate music into episodes to enhance not only the scenes but also the soundtrack albums, which sold very well. "Kiss Me" was the first track on Songs From Dawson's Creek
, which made it to #7 on the US albums chart. Even before the show hit air, it had a powerful musical impact: promos for the first season of the show in 1997 featured Paula Cole's song "I Don't Want To Wait
," which gave the song a big sales boost. Dawson's Creek
was also notable for putting some songs on the soundtrack album that hadn't yet appeared on the show.