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
ReleasedJuly 1, 1989
FormatCD, 7" vinyl, 12" vinyl, Cassette
Recorded1988
GenreR&B
Length4:19 (single version)
LabelArista
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)

"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
Ireland (IRMA)[8] 2
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[9] 1
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[10] 8
Norway (VG-lista)[11] 4
Spain (AFYVE)[12] 7
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[13] 2
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[14] 1
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)[15] 2
US Billboard Hot 100[16] 1
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[17] 21
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[18] 20
West Germany (Official German Charts)[19] 2
Chart (2018) Peak
position
Slovenia (SloTop50)[20] 34

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1989) Position
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[21] 18

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Netherlands (NVPI)[22] Platinum 100,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

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. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  9. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Milli Vanilli" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40.
  10. ^ "Charts.nz – Milli Vanilli – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You". Top 40 Singles.
  11. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Milli Vanilli – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You". VG-lista.
  12. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2.
  13. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Milli Vanilli – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You". Singles Top 100.
  14. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Milli Vanilli – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You". Swiss Singles Chart.
  15. ^ "Milli Vanilli - Girl I'm Gonna Miss You at Chart Stats". Retrieved 30 October 2009.
  16. ^ "Milli Vanilli Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  17. ^ "Milli Vanilli Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  18. ^ "Milli Vanilli Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  19. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Milli Vanilli – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 19 February 2019.
  20. ^ "SloTop50 – Slovenian official singles chart". slotop50.si. Retrieved 30 August 2018.
  21. ^ "Top 100 Singles of '89". RPM. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  22. ^ "Dutch single certifications – Milli Vanilli – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You" (in Dutch). Nederlandse Vereniging van Producenten en Importeurs van beeld- en geluidsdragers. Enter Girl I'm Gonna Miss You in the "Artiest of titel" box.

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