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" 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]

Chart (1989/90) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[1] 3
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[2] 1
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[3] 1
Canada Top Singles (RPM) 1
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[4] 5
France (SNEP)[5] 3
Germany (Official German Charts)[6] 2
Ireland (IRMA)[7] 2
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[8] 1
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[9] 8
Norway (VG-lista)[10] 4
Spain (AFYVE)[11] 7
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[12] 2
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[13] 1
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)[14] 2
US Billboard Hot 100[15] 1
US Billboard Adult Contemporary[15] 21
US Billboard Hot R&B Singles[15] 20

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.

Chart successions[edit]

Preceded by
"Don't Wanna Lose You" by Gloria Estefan
Billboard Hot 100 number-one single[16][17]
23 September 1989 (1989-09-23) – 30 September 1989 (1989-09-30) (2 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Miss You Much" by Janet Jackson
Preceded by
"Lambada" by Kaoma
Dutch Top 40 number-one single[18]
21 October 1989 (1989-10-21) – 18 November 1989 (1989-11-18) (5 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Lily Was Here" by David A. Stewart and Candy Dulfer
Austrian number-one single[19]
1 December 1989 (1989-12-01) – 15 December 1989 (1989-12-15) (2 weeks)
Succeeded by
"All Around the World" by Lisa Stansfield
Swiss number-one single[20]
3 December 1989 (1989-12-03) – 28 January 1990 (1990-01-28) (8 weeks),
11 February 1990 (1990-02-11) (1 week)
Succeeded by
"Another Day in Paradise" by Phil Collins
Preceded by
"Another Day in Paradise" by Phil Collins
Succeeded by
"Get Up! (Before the Night Is Over)" by Technotronic

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. ^ Pennanen, Timo (2006). Sisältää hitin - levyt ja esittäjät Suomen musiikkilistoilla vuodesta 1972 (in Finnish) (1st ed.). Helsinki: Tammi. ISBN 978-951-1-21053-5. 
  5. ^ "Lescharts.com – Milli Vanilli – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You" (in French). Les classement single.
  6. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Milli Vanilli – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You". GfK Entertainment Charts.
  7. ^ "irishcharts.ie search results". Archived from the original on 3 June 2009. Retrieved 30 October 2009. 
  8. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Milli Vanilli search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40.
  9. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Milli Vanilli – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You". Top 40 Singles.
  10. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Milli Vanilli – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You". VG-lista.
  11. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2. 
  12. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Milli Vanilli – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You". Singles Top 100.
  13. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Milli Vanilli – Girl I'm Gonna Miss You". Swiss Singles Chart.
  14. ^ "Milli Vanilli - Girl I'm Gonna Miss You at Chart Stats". Retrieved 30 October 2009. 
  15. ^ a b c "Milli Vanilli > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 30 October 2009 (2009-10-30).  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  16. ^ "Billboard Hot 100, week of September 23, 1989". Billboard. Retrieved 30 October 2009. 
  17. ^ "Billboard Hot 100, week of September 30, 1989". Billboard. Retrieved 30 October 2009. 
  18. ^ "De Nederlandse Top 40, week 42, 1989". Retrieved 30 October 2009. 
  19. ^ "Milli Vanilli - Girl I'm Gonna Miss You at austriancharts.at" (in German). Archived from the original on 8 November 2012. Retrieved 30 October 2009. 
  20. ^ "Milli Vanilli - Girl I'm Gonna Miss You at hitparade.ch" (in German). Archived from the original on 21 July 2003. Retrieved 30 October 2009. 

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