Girl I'm Gonna Miss You

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"Girl I'm Gonna Miss You"
GirlImGonnaMissYou.jpg
Single by Milli Vanilli
from the album Girl You Know It's True
B-side "Can't You Feel My Love"
"All or Nothing"
"More Than You'll Ever Know"
"Baby Don't Forget My Number"
Released July 1, 1989
Format CD, 7" vinyl, 12" vinyl, Cassette
Recorded 1988
Genre R&B
Length 4:19 (single version)
Label Arista
Songwriter(s) Frank Farian
Peter Bischof-Fallenstein
Dietmar Kawohl
Producer(s) Frank Farian
Milli Vanilli singles chronology
"Blame It on the Rain"
(1989)
"Girl I'm Gonna Miss You"
(1989)
"All or Nothing"
(1989)

"Blame It on the Rain"
(1989)
"Girl I'm Gonna Miss You"
(1989)
"All or Nothing"
(1989)

"Girl I'm Gonna Miss You" (sometimes listed as "I'm Gonna Miss You") is a song by German dance-pop group Milli Vanilli. It was released in July 1989 as a single from their debut album Girl You Know It's True. The single was a success, hitting the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 charts, while also being certified Gold by the RIAA. The song also reached number one in Canada, Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands, and reached number two in the United Kingdom, Germany and Ireland, and number three in Australia.

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1989-1990) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[1] 3
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[2] 1
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[3] 1
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[4] 1
Canada Adult Contemporary (RPM)[5] 4
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[6] 5
France (SNEP)[7] 3
Germany (Official German Charts)[8] 2
Ireland (IRMA)[9] 2
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[10] 1
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[11] 8
Norway (VG-lista)[12] 4
Spain (AFYVE)[13] 7
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[14] 2
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[15] 1
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)[16] 2
US Billboard Hot 100[17] 1
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[18] 21
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[19] 20

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1989) Position
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[20] 18

Cover versions[edit]

  • In 1989, Lovindeer recorded a reggae version.
  • In 2011, Daniel Lopes featuring GIFT covered the song which samples the original Milli Vanilli version.
  • In 2013, a novelty goth version was recorded by Electrogoth.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Milli Vanilli – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  2. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Milli Vanilli – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Milli Vanilli – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  4. ^ "Top RPM Singles: Issue 6585." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Top RPM Adult Contemporary: Issue 6619." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  6. ^ Pennanen, Timo (2006). Sisältää hitin - levyt ja esittäjät Suomen musiikkilistoilla vuodesta 1972 (in Finnish) (1st ed.). Helsinki: Tammi. ISBN 978-951-1-21053-5. 
  7. ^ "Lescharts.com – Milli Vanilli – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You" (in French). Les classement single.
  8. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Milli Vanilli – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You". GfK Entertainment Charts.
  9. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  10. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Milli Vanilli" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40.
  11. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Milli Vanilli – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You". Top 40 Singles.
  12. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Milli Vanilli – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You". VG-lista.
  13. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2. 
  14. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Milli Vanilli – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You". Singles Top 100.
  15. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Milli Vanilli – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You". Swiss Singles Chart.
  16. ^ "Milli Vanilli - Girl I'm Gonna Miss You at Chart Stats". Retrieved 30 October 2009. 
  17. ^ "Milli Vanilli Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  18. ^ "Milli Vanilli Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  19. ^ "Milli Vanilli Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  20. ^ "Top 100 Singles of '89". RPM. Retrieved 4 April 2018. 

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