It initially did not achieve much success until it was remixed by Todd Terry and re-released in , resulting in worldwide success, peaking at or near the top of the charts in many countries. The release of the remixed version of "Missing" gave an indication of the band's future experimentation with more electronic dance music on subsequent albums. Musically the song takes in multiple genres. The original version from the album is a more low-tempo influenced song, while the popular Todd Terry remix version is a more up-tempo dance-pop song. Lyrically the song talks about one person missing the other because they have moved away.
Meet “The Girl”
Everything but the Girl discography - Wikipedia
Originating at the turn of the s as a leader of the lite-jazz movement, Everything but the Girl became an unlikely success story more than a decade later, emerging at the vanguard of the fusion between pop and electronica. Founded in by Hull University students Tracey Thorn and Ben Watt, the duo took their name from a sign placed in the window of a local furniture shop, which claimed "for your bedroom needs, we sell everything but the girl. Everything but the Girl debuted in with a samba interpretation of Cole Porter's "Night and Day"; the single was a success on the U. Everything but the Girl's own beguiling debut, Eden, followed on the heels of the single "Each and Every One," a U.
Everything But The Girl
Join Songkick to track Everything But the Girl and get concert alerts when they play near you. View all past concerts. Those who did, though, were treated to a beguiling spectacle, with an expanded live band providing diverse instrumentation and Thorn proving an endearingly awkward frontwoman; the pair split - only professionally, mind - in , and have played down the prospect of a reunion ever since. Read more. Report as inappropriate.