"Just a Kiss" (CD Single)

Music review by
Stephanie Bruzzese, Common Sense Media
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Sweet, tame country tune about taking intimacy slow.

Parents say

age 10+
Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 8+
Based on 6 reviews

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Positive Messages

Positive message about taking time to get to know a romantic partner before engaging in heavy physical activity.

Positive Role Models & Representations

Advocating for a thoughtful, patient approach to building a relationship is a great message for young kids learning the romance ropes.


Mentions kissing.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that this is a sweet, wholesome song about a couple who are beginning a relationship and decide to take the physical part slow. Aside from the mention of kissing, the song avoids any other iffy content or explicit language, focusing instead on ending their date with "just a kiss" and leaving the heavier stuff for the future. The message is an exceptionally positive one for young tweens and teens who have begun dating.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written bymusic fan2.0 February 14, 2012

one of the best from the best

well i may be a guy but i still think that lady A is one of the best contrey music bands out there today and out of all of their songs this is posibley one of t... Continue reading
Teen, 15 years old Written byDogcat February 13, 2021

This is awesome!

Hi Loranikas303! I’m REALLY excited to see you reviewing Lady A songs! I love Lady A! I’m a HUGE fan of the song Champagne Night! I think it’s there best song!... Continue reading
Teen, 15 years old Written byLoranikas303 February 13, 2021

First time I listening to lady A song!

CSM should have been 4 stars. I'm not a country person but I love this song! It is catchy, upbeat and it really combines with rock, country, and pop! Also,... Continue reading

What's the story?

JUST A KISS is a single from country trio Lady Antebellum that's \

Is it any good?

Lady Antebellum puts its appealing male-female harmonies to good use in "Just a Kiss," creating a light, sweet sound that fits its wholesome message. Though the tune's straightforward arrangements aren't earth shattering, its overall lovely tone will endear it to plenty of listeners with a soft spot for simple love songs.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about their views on sex and intimacy. How can being intimate with another person affect you -- both physically and emotionally?

  • What are the advantages of getting to know someone well before you become physically intimate with them?

Music details

  • Artist: Lady Antebellum
  • Release date: May 3, 2011
  • Label: Capitol
  • Genre: Country
  • Parental advisory: No
  • Edited version available: No
  • Last updated: November 11, 2020

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