THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
348-Everything But The Girl-Missing.
1995-Number 3 single.
Best Bit-At 1.10.’Could you be dead,you always were two steps ahead.’
Everything But The Girl were husband and wife duo Tracey Thorn and Ben Watt,they met while both were studying at the University of Hull,both were also contracted to ‘Cherry Red Records’ and had just released solo Albums.They joined forces in 1982,taking their name from the slogan used by the Hull shop ‘Turner’s Furniture’ on Beverley Road.
‘Missing’ is taken from the band’s eighth studio Album ‘Amplified Heart,’ initially achieving little success.After the duo asked American producer Todd Terry(see also best songs 805) to remix it the song took off and became a worldwide hit,peaking at Number 2 in Australia and America while reaching Number 1 in Germany.
‘And I miss you like the deserts miss the rain.
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