Video Junkie: Hole Performs “He Hit Me (And It Felt Like a Kiss)”

In 1962, sung by girl group The Crystals, the song “He Hit Me (And It Felt Like a Kiss)” was met with much derision for obtaining a veil of sensitizing domestic abuse. Written by Carole King and Gerry Goffin, and produced by Phil Spector, the lyrics are from the perspective of the delusional victim that sees her partner’s violent behavior as love because he cared … Continue reading Video Junkie: Hole Performs “He Hit Me (And It Felt Like a Kiss)”