Sixpence None The Richer is celebrating 25 years of their iconic hit, “Kiss Me,” with a vinyl re-release of their original self-titled album on Curb Records. The band has also reunited for the first time in 12 years, signing a management deal with Deep South Entertainment.
“We are thrilled to celebrate 25 years of the iconic Sixpence None The Richer’s ‘Kiss Me.’ The band’s music has stood the test of time and with this re-release, Curb Records is excited to be part of its continuing story,” says Curb Records Chairman Mike Curb.
“We are so excited about this vinyl release of our self-titled album, and even more so, thrilled to be working together again,” shares Sixpence None The Richer’s Leigh Nash. “It feels like yesterday and tomorrow are waltzing—can’t wait to see where we go next.”
“Kiss Me” was originally released in 1999, earning countless television and film placements, including She’s All That and Dawson’s Creek. The single entered the Billboard Hot 100 Chart for 33 weeks, as well as Billboard’s Top 40 Chart, the Adult Contemporary Chart and Adult Top 40 Chart, deeming the single the sixth most successful in the United States in 1999. “Kiss Me” also achieved Platinum status during its original release.
Since then, Sixpence None The Richer’s “Kiss Me” has continued its iconic reputation, being used in other popular films such as How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days and covered and released by Avril Lavigne, while Taylor Swift has shared that it was the first song she learned to play on the guitar. “Kiss Me” is currently certified RIAA Double Platinum, while the self-titled album that holds the track is certified RIAA Platinum.
The band’s follow up hit from the same album, “There She Goes,” was recently RIAA Gold certified. In addition, “Kiss Me” was a hit around the world reaching No. 1 in Australia and Canada as well as RIAA certified Gold or Platinum in multiple territories including the UK and Japan. “Kiss Me” has earned over 290 million streams, while Sixpence None The Richer has earned over 385 million career streams and over 46 million total unique listeners just in the last two years.
Of the band’s new management deal, Deep South Entertainment’s Dave Rose shares, “Witnessing the reunion of Sixpence None The Richer is absolutely thrilling and beautiful. Their music is responsible for shaping the musical landscape across generations and I’m honored to have the opportunity to champion this incredible band as they embark on a new chapter together.”