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Everything But The Girl

Band, 1982-2000
Pop and Electronic
A.k.a. Ben Watt, Tracey Thorn Ben Watt & Tracey Thorn

Tracey Thorn and Ben Watt first emerged as pioneers in the lite-jazz music scene in the early 1980's. They continued to refine their jazz versus electronica sound through eight studio albums until they gained larger exposure in 1994 through a collaboration with Massive Attack on "Protection" and their hit album "Amplified Heart." The Todd Terry remix of "Missing" was a smash hit in 1995 and continues to be remixed and played to this day. After the success of "Missing", the duo took their music in a more beat-oriented and clubbier direction, with Tracey lending her vocals as guest singer on several club tracks by Deep Dish and others. Their latest musical outing was a volume in the DMC "Back To Mine" series in late 2001. The duo got their name from a furniture store ad which proclaimed, "For your bedroom needs, we have everything but the girl."

        
Members
PortraitTracey Thorn
voc *1962 GB
PortraitBen Watt
*1962 GB
Popular Tracks   
Missing - 2013 Remaster on Amplified Heart by Everything But The Girl
Missing - Todd Terry Remix / Radio Edit on Amplified Heart by Everything But The Girl
Missing - Todd Terry Club Mix / US Radio Edit on Amplified Heart by Everything But The Girl
Night and Day - Single Version on Night and Day by Everything But The Girl
Missing - Todd Terry Club Mix on Like the Deserts Miss the Rain by Everything But The Girl
Tracey in My Room - Lazy Dog Bootleg Vocal Mix on Like the Deserts Miss the Rain by Everything But The Girl
I Don't Want to Talk About It - 2012 Remaster on Idlewild by Everything But The Girl
Wrong - 2015 Remaster on Walking Wounded by Everything But The Girl
The Only Living Boy in New York - 2013 Remaster on Worldwide by Everything But The Girl
Each and Every One - 2012 Remaster on Eden by Everything But The Girl

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Best Of Everything But The Girl (1984-1995)Everything But The Girl2013Compil.
Missing (Da Boy Cains Pumpin Mix)Everything But The Girl2012Single
Original Album SeriesEverything But The Girl2011Album
The 90s CollectionEverything But The Girl2008Compil.
I Miss U (2008 Unreleased 2008 Miami Sundance Remix)Everything But The Girl2008Single
The Works - A 3 CD RetrospectiveEverything But The Girl2007Compil.
Walking Wounded / TemperamentalEverything But The Girl2006Album
MP3 CollectionEverything But The Girl2006Compil.
MP3 CollectionEverything But The Girl2006Album
MP3Everything But The Girl2006Compil.
MP3 CollectionEverything But The Girl2006Album
The Platinum CollectionEverything But The Girl2006Compil.
Adapt Or Die - Ten Years Of RemixesEverything But The Girl2005Compil.
Adapt Or Die: Ten Years Of Remixes (DJ Promo Part 1)Everything But The Girl2005Album
Adapt Or Die: Ten Years Of Remixes (DJ Promo Part 2)Everything But The Girl2005Album
Five FathomsEverything But The Girl2004Album
Коллекция Альбомов 1984-1999Everything But The Girl2004Compil.
The Remixes & B SidesEverything But The Girl2003Compil.
Like The Deserts Miss The RainEverything But The Girl2002Compil.
CorcovadoEverything But The Girl2002Single
Heard Tracey In My RoomSunshine Anderson vs. Everything But The Girl2001Single
Ultimate CollectionEverything But The Girl2001Compil.
TemperamentalEverything But The Girl2000Single
Tracey In My RoomEverything But The Girl vs Soul Vision2000Single
Lullaby Of ClublandEverything But The Girl2000Single
Back To MineEverything But The Girl2000Compil.
TemperamentalEverything But The Girl1999Album
BlameEverything But The Girl1999Album
Missing 99Brainchild versus Everything But The Girl1999Single
TemperamentalEverything But The Girl1999Album
Five FathomsEverything But The Girl1999Single
Thursday's Child / Five FathomsDavid Bowie / Everything But The Girl1999Single
The Future Of The Future (Stay Gold)Deep Dish With Everything But The Girl1998Album
Before TodayEverything But The Girl1997Single
Walking Wounded (Interactive Floppy Disc For PC)Everything But The Girl1996Single
The InterviewEverything But The Girl1996Album
The Best Of Everything But The GirlEverything But The Girl1996Compil.
Something Different (Radio Edit) / Wrong (Todd Terry Remix Edit)Shaggy / Everything But The Girl1996Single
Planet Live!Everything But The Girl1996Album
Walking Wounded Album SamplerEverything But The Girl1996Album
Walking WoundedEverything But The Girl1996Single
WrongEverything But The Girl1996Single
Walking WoundedEverything But The Girl1996Album
Everything But The Girl vs. Drum 'N' BassEverything But The Girl1996Single
SingleEverything But The Girl1996Album
Everything But The Girl 1995 SamplerEverything But The Girl1995Compil.
Rollercoaster EPEverything But The Girl1994Album
Missing / Il Sole E La LunaEverything But The Girl / Ron1994Single
Interview And Tracks From Amplified Heart Plus A Ten Year Retrospective Of SongsEverything But The Girl1994Compil.
1994 SamplerEverything But The Girl1994Compil.
Missing (The Full Remix EP)Everything But The Girl1994Album
Amplified HeartEverything But The Girl1994Album
Home Movies - The Best Of Everything But The GirlEverything But The Girl1993Compil.
I Didn't Know I Was Looking For Love E.P.Everything But The Girl1993Album
The Only Living Boy In New York E.P.Everything But The Girl1993Album
AcousticEverything But The Girl1992Album
Covers E.P.Everything But The Girl1992Album
82-92 Essence And RareEverything But The Girl1992Compil.
WorldwideEverything But The Girl1991Album
Twin CitiesEverything But The Girl1991Album
Old FriendsEverything But The Girl1991Album
Promotion CDEverything But The Girl1990Single
UntitledEverything But The Girl1990Album
The Language Of LifeEverything But The Girl1990Album
Un Momento Anche Per Te / DrivingRon / Everything But The Girl1990Single
Take MeEverything But The Girl1990Single
DrivingEverything But The Girl1990Album
Cross My HeartEverything But The Girl1988Single
IdlewildEverything But The Girl1988Album
Love Is Here Where I LiveEverything But The Girl1988Single
These Early DaysEverything But The Girl1988Single
Under The CoversAztec Camera / Everything But The Girl / The Pretenders / Echo & The Bunnymen1988Single
I Don't Want To Talk About ItEverything But The Girl1988Album
Everything But The GirlEverything But The Girl1988Album
I Always Was Your GirlEverything But The Girl1988Single
Come On HomeEverything But The Girl1986Single
Don't Leave Me BehindEverything But The Girl1986Single
The Sound Of Musik / Come On HomeFalco / Everything But The Girl1986Single
Baby, The Stars Shine BrightEverything But The Girl1986Album
When All's WellEverything But The Girl1985Album
AngelEverything But The Girl1985Album
Love Not MoneyEverything But The Girl1985Album
По Концертным Залам XII Всемирного Фестиваля Молодёжи И Студентов В Москве 1985 г.Everything But The Girl1985Single
Gimme, Gimme, Gimme / When All's WellNarada Michael Walden / Everything But The Girl1985Single
Are You Trying To Be Funny?Everything But The Girl1985Album
Money's Too Tight (To Mention) / Are You Trying To Be Funny?Simply Red / Everything But The Girl1985Single
EdenEverything But The Girl1984Album
Everything But The GirlEverything But The Girl1984Compil.
Native LandEverything But The Girl1984Single
Each & Every OneEverything But The Girl1984Album
MineEverything But The Girl1984Single
Night And DayEverything But The Girl1982Single
Missing / Rush On Me / MariaEverything But The Girl / Stephanie Mills / Ricky MartinAlbum
Love Is StrangeEverything But The GirlSingle
Digital Collection Vol.2Everything But The GirlAlbum
Dance RemixesEverything But The GirlCompil.
The Black Sessions - Session No. 29Everything But The GirlAlbum
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