Album: Eliza Doolittle (2010)


  • This is one of several songs that Doolittle co-wrote with Geordie songwriter Craigie Dodds, who's best known for his work with the Sugababes. In an interview with The Guardian, she paid tribute to Dodds: "We wrote Missing really, really fast – I wrote the top line in about 10 minutes. He has the soul of the world in him. I want him to be my uncle."
  • The song samples The Fleetwoods' 1959 hit "Come Softly To Me." It was Dodds who introduced Doolittle to the tune.


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