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The Saturdays: 'Missing You'

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The Saturdays - Missing You
Released on Monday, Aug 9 2010

Any pop group worth its Mahiki tequila salt knows it needs to stay in the charts to stay in your hearts. Thus, following disappointing sales figures for sophomore set Wordshaker, The Saturdays are doing a nice bit of damage limitation/stopgapping with their upcoming Headlines! mini-album, a grab-bag containing their last two hits, four new songs, a Kristinia DeBarge cover and a Starsmith remix of the best track from Wordshaker.

Naturally, they're also releasing one of those new songs as a single. 'Missing You' is a midtempo electropop ballad about a relationship that's turned from love to hate to shoulder-shrugging indifference - call it a post-break-up song. The production's modishly rave-tinged, the lyrics are surprisingly dark ("I get high when you're making me weak / Let me down 'til I crawl on my knees"), and after a few spins the chorus wiggles into your brain like a tapeworm that missed the turning marked "digestive tract". The charts? Sorted. Your hearts? Well, that's a matter of personal preference of course, but, the odd rocky patch excepted, they've had ours since 'Up'.


> Click here to watch the 'Missing You' video

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