Like the Deserts Miss the Rain

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Like the Deserts Miss the Rain
Greatest hits album by Everything but the Girl
Released 2003
Label Atlantic (U.S.)
Virgin Records/Blanco y Negro Records (Europe)
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Like the Deserts Miss the Rain is a compilation album by the British band Everything but the Girl, released in 2003. An accompanying DVD with the same title was also released the same year. It is titled after a line from the song "Missing".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "My Head Is My Only House Unless It Rains" (Captain Beefheart)
  2. "Rollercoaster"
  3. "Corcovado"
  4. "Each and Every One"
  5. "Before Today" (Chicane Remix)
  6. "Mine"
  7. "Protection" (Massive Attack with Tracey Thorn)
  8. "Single" (Photek Remix)
  9. "Tracey in My Room" (Lazy Dog Bootleg Vocal Mix)
  10. "Missing" (Todd Terry Remix)
  11. "Almost Blue" (Elvis Costello)
  12. "No Difference"
  13. "Cross My Heart"
  14. "Mirrorball"
  15. "A Piece of My Mind"
  16. "Walking Wounded"



  1. "Missing" (Todd Terry Remix)
  2. "Single"
  3. "The only living boy in New York"
  4. "Temperamental"
  5. "Love is here where I live"
  6. "Five Fathoms"
  7. "Each and Every One"
  8. "Driving"
  9. "Walking Wounded"


  1. "Before Today"
  2. "Temperamental"
  3. "Protection"


  1. "Frozen River"
  2. "Mirrorball"
  3. "Flipside"

Extras include: Photo gallery, interactive video mix of "Temperamental"