Like the Deserts Miss the Rain
|Like the Deserts Miss the Rain|
|Greatest hits album by Everything but the Girl|
|Released||21 October 2002|
Virgin/Blanco y Negro (Europe)
|Everything but the Girl chronology|
Like the Deserts Miss the Rain is a compilation album by the British band Everything but the Girl, released in 2002. Some copies include a bonus disc featuring four additional songs. An accompanying DVD with the same title was also released the same year. The album's title derives from a lyric from their song "Missing," off 1994's Amplified Heart.
All tracks composed by Tracey Thorn and Ben Watt, except where indicated.
- "My Head Is My Only House Unless It Rains" (Don Van Vliet) Previously unreleased
- "Rollercoaster" (Ben Watt) from Amplified Heart
- "Corcovado" (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees) from Red Hot + Rio
- "Each and Every One" from Eden
- "Before Today" (Chicane remix) (Ben Watt) from Walking Wounded
- "Mine" (Tracey Thorn) from Everything but the Girl
- "Protection" (Massive Attack with Tracey Thorn) from Protection
- "Single" (Photek remix) from Walking Wounded
- "Tracey in My Room" (Lazy Dog Bootleg vocal mix) (Jose Burgos, Sandy Rivera, Watt, Thorn) non-album single
- "Missing" (Todd Terry remix) from Amplified Heart
- "Almost Blue" (Elvis Costello) Previously unreleased
- "No Difference" from Temperamental
- "Cross My Heart" from Baby, the Stars Shine Bright
- "Mirrorball" Walking Wounded
- "A Piece of My Mind" (Tracey Thorn) Previously unreleased
- "Walking Wounded" (John Coxon, Spring Heel Jack, Ashley Wales, Watt) from Walking Wounded
Limited Edition Bonus Disc
All tracks previously unreleased.
- "Gun Cupboard Love" (Thorn)
- "Alfie" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David)
- "Take Me" (Cecil Womack, Linda Womack)
- "Pigeons in the Attic Room" (Thorn, Watt)
- "Missing" (Todd Terry Remix)
- "The Only Living Boy in New York"
- "Love is Here Where I Live"
- "Five Fathoms"
- "Each and Every One"
- "Walking Wounded"
- "Before Today"
- "Frozen River"
Extras include: Photo gallery, interactive video mix of "Temperamental"
- Release date as 2002: "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-05-17. Retrieved 2011-12-01. (chart entry), http://www.allmusic.com/album/like-the-deserts-miss-the-rain-mw0000021400
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