Usher’s “Good Kisser” Is Not About Kissing: Hear The Ode To Oral Sex

Usher is back with “Good Kisser,” the first new song from his upcoming eighth album. And if his fans were worried that The Voice would turn him into a stale, fun-for-the-whole-family crooner, well, they can breathe easy. Because the song is an ode to blow jobs. Ursh sings about traveling the world and realizing “Don’t nobody kiss it like you,” and there’s the lovely pre-chorus lyric of “You pull it out, then you open wide.”

But the song isn’t just notable for its racy content: it’s also a departure from the modern sounds of 2012’s Looking 4 Myself, its beat comprising a choppy, descending bassline, clanging percussion and a hand-clap breakdown for a vintage R&B feel. Oh, and would it surprise you if this soulful ode to fellatio was created by (male) committee? Ursh apparently co-wrote the song with Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Ronald “Flip” Colson, Jameel Roberts, Terry “Tru” Sneed, and Warren “Oak” Felder, and it was produced by Pop, Flip, JProof, Tru, Natural and Oak.

Hear it below. 

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