7 Songs To Make Out To, Since Kissing Requires A Sexy Soundtrack

I feel like the idea of a "sex playlist" is pretty overdone at this point. I mean, having some hot music to get down and dirty to is great and all, but there's more to intimacy with your significant other/high school crush/dude you met at the bar earlier tonight than full-blown sex. Making out is completely underrated, and it's amazing in its own way. It doesn't always have to escalate to anything more, either; sometimes just kissing for hours on end is hot as hell all by itself. It should also have its own playlist, because a marathon makeout session will require creativity, passion, and stamina. Not just any songs will do, either — it's got to be something special.

So what do you listen to when you're planning on locking lips for hours on end? I suppose it's a matter of personal taste, though there are some songs that are just so obviously made for kissing that they might as well be called "Make Out To Me". Your mileage may vary when it comes to adding your own personal flare, but this playlist of songs to make out to should serve as a good base to build on with your own flair. Get ready to pucker up, because it's about to get serious in here.

Raye, "Alien"

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To be honest, I don't even remember how I first heard this track, but I'm so glad I did because it's hot as hell and immediately made me want to get to smoochin'... only you'll have to forget that I used the word "smoochin'" because I know it's anything but sexy. There's a smoothness to "Alien" that I can't get enough of, and it's a must have on any make out playlist.

Alessia Cara, "Here"

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I've basically put this song on every playlist I've done recently, because it really is a song for all occasions. It's groovy, dark, and really hot. Find yourself a dark corner and get kissin'!

Jessie Ware, "Kinda... Sometimes... Maybe"

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Jessie Ware is basically the queen of make out music and every song on both her albums would do just fine on a playlist of this sort, but I hold a special place for "Kinda... Sometimes... Maybe" because... well, I don't know why. Feel free to sub your favorite J. Ware song in its place, but I recommend keeping this one.

Drake, "Hold On, We're Going Home"

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Even Katy Perry called this the perfect make out song, so I don't think I need to justify this choice. I love Drake in general, but I specifically love when he gets all romantic like he does on "Hold On, We're Going Home" and I find it really, really hot.

Carly Rae Jepsen, "E•MO•TION"

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This track is a bit different to the others on the list, and might be a far less obvious choice for make out music, especially considering it's pretty upbeat pop. That's sort of what's genius about it, though — it's got that youthful, playful feeling that reminds me of being a giggly teenager with a big crush, and isn't that perfect?

FKA Twigs, "Two Weeks"

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FKA Twigs basically makes sex music for a living, and while "Two Weeks" could easily go on a sex playlist, I'm putting it on my make out playlist because this will ramp you up for the aftermath of all that kissing. I know I said this is JUST about making out, and it is, but... come on.

JoJo, "Take The Canyon"

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JoJo just released a tringle (that's three singles at once, basically) and is prepping for a major comeback, but her mixtape, Agape, will give me life forevermore. "Take The Canyon" is so chill and smooth and basically perfect for making out, so trust me and put it on.

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