Kenny Chesney’s Kissing Theory
Kenny Chesney has a theory. And it's a safe bet there are more than a few women who'd be willing to help him prove, or disprove, said theory.
Kenny tells the Chicago Tribune that his struggle to achieve success in country music had a lot to do with his humble beginnings, growing up in East Tennessee. He also says you can tell a lot about a person's upbringing by the way they kiss.
"We were lower-middle class and everyone I knew was -- we didn't know there was anything different," says Kenny. "This is a bit of curveball, but people who are really good kissers never have anything given to them. People who can't kiss had everything given to them. I guess what I'm trying to say is, I'm a helluva kisser."
Kenny also says that even though he loves the high-energy, massive outdoor shows on his current tour. he'd be just as happy, like it says in one of his his hit songs, doing a lot of things different.
"I'm perfectly capable of being two different people," he says. "There's a part of me that wants to do a completely different tour, with different atmosphere, a different [lower-key] energy. But this outside here, it's a whole different animal, and that's how we built it and I feed off it. I think I was smart enough to record a song like 'She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy' and I also was smart enough not to record another one like it."
Asked if it's more important for him to be a great artist or a popular one, Kenny reasons, "I've worked real hard to get better as a singer, songwriter, musician. Popularity ... time has taught all of us that popularity fades. So it'd be really important to be good when it does."
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