Never Miss the Water

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"Never Miss the Water"
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Single by Chaka Khan
ReleasedNovember 3, 1996

"Never Miss the Water" is a 1995 recording written by Gerry DeVeaux and Charlie Mole and performed by Chaka Khan, featuring vocals by Meshell Ndegeocello[1] "Never Miss the Water" had been previously unreleased and was included in Chaka Khan's 1997, Epiphany: The Best of Chaka Khan, Vol. 1". The track went to #36 on the soul singles chart.[2] On the US dance chart, "Never Miss the Water" was Chaka Khan's sixth and, to date, last number one.[3]

Cover versions[edit]

In 2003, a cover version credited to Gerry DeVeaux, Shauna Jensen, Robyn Loau and Michal Nicolas was released in Australia as the official anthem for the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras.[4]

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 322.
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 144.
  4. ^ "Gerry DeVeaux, Shauna Jensen, Robyn Loau & Michal Nicolas – Never Miss The Water". discogs. Retrieved 13 June 2018.