It was released on December 29, as the third single from his debut album, The Album. The song was a hit in several countries, particularly in the United Kingdom and Finland where it reached the top 10, reaching number 9 and number 4, respectively. It entered the Eurochart Hot at number 87 on December 11, and peaked at number 10 on February 19, However, the single did not reach the same level of success as " What Is Love " and " Life ".
Whether it's a deceased relative or a loved one who lives far away, we are always going to miss people throughout our lives. Take comfort in these sentimental words when your heart is heavy with missing someone. Plus, read these quotes about family to share with the ones who might be missing someone, too. A kiss for you means I love you.
An extended version, called the "Special Disco Version", was released as the band's first dance remix on a inch single. Keith Richards is credited as co-writer as was the case for all Rolling Stones originals written by either partner or in tandem. Jagger and Ronnie Wood insist that "Miss You" wasn't conceived as a disco song, while Richards said, "'Miss You' was a damn good disco record; it was calculated to be one. You can hear it in a lot of those four-to-the-floor and the Philadelphia-style drumming. For the bass part, Bill Wyman started from Preston's bass guitar on the song demo. It just became part and parcel of the way the band functioned. Unlike most of Some Girls , "Miss You" features several studio musicians.