One I've Been Missing

Album: Single release only (2019)
Charted: 59

Songfacts®:

  • This festive ballad is about coming home for the Christmas break and snuggling up with the one you love. As the other three girls deliver '50s-inspired doo-wop harmonies, Little Mix's Leigh Anne Pinnock declares:

    Cause I've been gone so long
    But I kept holding on
    Cause I need to show you just how much I love you this Christmas
  • "One I've Been Missing" is Little Mix' first original festive song. However, they did previously release a "Christmas mix" of their 2015 single "Love Me Like You ."
  • Leigh-Anne Pinnock wrote the song with:

    Producer and topline writer Tre Jean-Marie, who has co-written many of Craig David's tunes, including "Got It Good" and "Magic." He also co-penned Mabel's 2019 festive tune, "Loneliest Time Of Year."

    Jez Ashurst and Rachel Furner, who co-wrote with Little Mix's Jade Thirlwall the LM5 track "Woman's World." Furner previously contributed to the writing of Little Mix's single "Secret Love Song."

    Singer-songwriter Sinead Harnett, whose debut album Lessons in Love, was released on September 20, 2019.

Comments

Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Protest SongsMusic Quiz

How well do you know your protest songs (including the one that went to #1)?

Yacht Rock!Song Writing

A scholarly analysis of yacht rock favorites ("Steal Away," "Baker Street"...) with a member of the leading YR cover band.

Roger McGuinn of The ByrdsSongwriter Interviews

Roger reveals the songwriting formula Clive Davis told him, and if "Eight Miles High" is really about drugs.

Phil Hurtt ("I'll Be Around")Songwriter Interviews

Phil was a songwriter, producer and voice behind many Philadelphia soul classics. When disco hit, he got an interesting project: The Village People.

The Real Nick DrakeSong Writing

The head of Drake's estate shares his insights on the late folk singer's life and music.

Curt Kirkwood of Meat PuppetsSongwriter Interviews

The (Meat)puppetmaster takes us through songs like "Lake Of Fire" and "Backwater," and talks about performing with Kurt Cobain on MTV Unplugged.