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Missing You

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Missing You

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Tina Turner
Producers:
Virgin

We gave it a B-

Tina Turner aims high on this cover of John Waite’s 1984 hit and misses the mark. Waite’s version soared because his understated passion perfectly captured the repressed agony of someone hopelessly haunted by lost love and unwilling to admit it. But Turner’s ”Missing You” sounds too gritty and tough, like she wouldn’t be caught dead pining away for some two-bit bozo who walked out. B-

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