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Missing You


Featured in Episode
Top Chart Position (Hot 100)
1 (September 22, 1984, one week)
Year Released
No Brakes
John Waite, Mark Leonard, and Chas Sandford
RIAA Certification
Sequence song appears
Title credits spanning Miami skyline
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"Missing You" is a song by John Waite, featured on the album No Brakes in 1984 and released as a single in June of that year. The song appeared in the Miami Vice episode "Heart of Darkness".


  • "Missing You" appeared on Miami Vice during its run as the #1 song on Billboard's Hot 100 Chart before being replaced by Prince's "Let's Go Crazy". This was the first time these two events occurred.
  • John Waite performed in two bands in the 1980s (The Babys and Bad English) as well as his solo career. He would team up with bluegrass legend Alison Krauss for a remake in 2007.
  • Tina Turner also remade the song in 1996. Coincidentally, Tina Turner's hit "What's Love Got to Do With It" (featured in "Calderone's Return (Part II)" was knocked out of the Billboard Hot 100 top spot by Waite's song.
  • The song is one of several featured in Miami Vice that was later included in the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, which was heavily inspired by the show. The song appears on the fictional in-game radio station Emotion 98.3.