Amplified Heart

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Amplified Heart
Studio album by Everything but the Girl
Released 17 June 1994
Recorded Winter 1993–1994 at Livingston Studios and Strongroom in London
Genre Alternative rock, sophisti pop
Length 36:32
Label Atlantic (US/Canada)
Blanco y Negro Records
Producer EBTG (co-produced with John Coxon on track 2, 5, 6)
Everything but the Girl chronology
Home Movies
Amplified Heart
Walking Wounded
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Amplified Heart is the eighth studio album by Everything but the Girl.

It was recorded and mixed in London during winter 1993/94. Photography was by Corinne Day.

Primarily an acoustic-driven set,[2] Amplified Heart brought Everything but the Girl to mainstream audiences via the dance-floor remix of "Missing". Ultimately peaking at #2 on Billboard's Hot 100 Singles chart in early 1996, "Missing" spent more than a year gaining airplay and exposing Everything but the Girl to USA and worldwide audiences. This album was rereleased in 2012 by Edsel Records as a 2-disc Deluxe Set.

Original Album Track listing[edit]

  1. "Rollercoaster" (Ben Watt) – 3:14
  2. "Troubled Mind" (Ben Watt/Tracey Thorn) – 3:34
  3. "I Don't Understand Anything" (Tracey Thorn) – 4:25
  4. "Walking to You" (Ben Watt) – 3:30
  5. "Get Me" (Ben Watt) – 3:34
  6. "Missing" (Ben Watt/Tracey Thorn) – 4:06
  7. "Two Star" (Ben Watt) – 4:06
  8. "We Walk the Same Line" (Tracey Thorn) – 4:00
  9. "25th December" (Ben Watt) – 4:04
  10. "Disenchanted" (Ben Watt/Tracey Thorn) – 2:03
  11. "Missing" [Todd Terry club mix] (bonus track for reissue) – 4:09

Edsel 2012 Deluxe Track listing[edit]

Disc 1[edit]

  1. "Rollercoaster"
  2. "Troubled Mind"
  3. "I Don't Understand Anything"
  4. "Walking to You"
  5. "Get Me"
  6. "Missing"
  7. "Two Star"
  8. "We Walk the Same Line"
  9. "25th December"
  10. "Disenchanted" [B-side]
  11. "Straight Back to You"
  12. "Lights of Te Touan"
  13. "These Days" [live]
  14. "Each and Every One" [live]
  15. "I Don't Want To talk About It" [live]

Disc 2[edit]

  1. "I Don't Understand Anything" [home demo]
  2. "Rollercoaster" [home demo]
  3. "Two Star" [home demo]
  4. "Troubled Mind" [home demo]
  5. "We Walk The Same Line" [home demo]
  6. "Richard Says" [home demo]
  7. "Back at Square One" [home demo]
  8. "Two Star" [Harry Robinson's string arrangement demo]
  9. "Missing" [live]
  10. "Troubled Mind" [live]
  11. "Two Star" [live]
  12. "Walking to You" [live]
  13. "25th December" [live]
  14. "Missing" [Chris & James full on club mix]
  15. "Missing" [Little Joey remix]
  16. "Missing" [Ultramarine remix]
  17. "Missing" [Todd Terry club mix, Ben Watt's 'Blanco-Eternal' radio edit]



  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Ruhlmann, William. "'Discography - Everything But the Girl'". Retrieved 2008-04-06. [dead link]