Fiona has played this song a lot recently, but her affection for it goes back at least eight years. We unearthed a Facebook video from 2009 of a 3-year-old Fiona dancing like crazy in the backseat of our car to this song.
‘Kisses Don’t Lie’ is a neat track, blending electric guitars, reggae rhythms and an R&B bass line in the service of a standard issue “should we or shouldn’t we” love song.
She said it with real passion, too, as if this was something she not only believed but believed to the core of her being.
Now, perhaps this doesn’t strike you as odd or interesting because your mother is the sort who readily trashes the things you like. But my mom isn’t like that — at all. My mom is the sort who’ll say “It was very… interesting” about a movie she hated because she knows it’s on the top of my list.