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Everything But the Girl (EBTG), was a Hull, Yorkshire, UK, / duo of Ben Watt and Tracey Thorn. They débuted with a single for a Cole Porter cover, Night And Day (Mar 1982, Cherry Red). Their final album was Temperamental (Sept 1999, Virgin).

Ben met Tracey when they were at Hull University and she was singing in pop girl-band Marine Girls. Ben contributed a photograph, for a forthcoming album cover, after which, the pair became partners (later getting married… read more

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  • Still saddens me they retired just as they were getting started after one of the most fascinating, drastic, and successful musical reinventions in pop history. Let's have a reunion guys! Cibo Matto recently put out a fantastic album after what like 20 years? Never too late.
  • nice!
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  • Before Today - Adam F remix ♥
  • Nostalgia.
  • I haven't heard "Missing" for a while. Terrific song! It was one of the songs that made me think the 90's were not all that bad.
  • In America, Everything But The Girl had a big hit in 1995 with "Missing." Ben Watt talks about how the duo feels about their stateside hit, how they divided songwriting duties, and the story behind another EBTG favorite, "The Night I Heard Caruso Sing": http://www.songfacts.com/blog/interviews/ben_watt_of_everything_but_the_girl/
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  • Missing is the most beautiful song. I have so much good and bad things connetcet to this song. This beautiful song should never be forgotten especially to chlidren '80, and '90.

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