Lake Street Dive, "Good Kisser"
A highlight of Lake Street Dive's new LP Free Yourself Up, the bouncy, dynamic breakup song "Good Kisser" – which the band performed Monday on Colbert – is equal parts flippant and mournful, with lead singer Rachel Price belting a plea to a former lover: "If you're gonna tell them everything / Tell 'em I'm a good kisser." Largely driven by punchy keyboard from the band's newest member Akie Bermiss, the song weaves in gospel-inspired harmonies that blend flawlessly with Price's subtle gritty twang. "Good Kisser" is in keeping with Lake Street Dive's biggest strength – writing sincere, soulful songs with a candid sense of humor. S.S.