Gwen Guthrie ‎– It Should Have Been You

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
DM 4833 Gwen Guthrie It Should Have Been You(12", SP) Island Records DM 4833 US 1982 Sell This Version
600 656, 600.656 Gwen Guthrie It Should Have Been You (US Remix) / Dance Fever (Remixed Version)(12") Island Records, Island Records 600 656, 600.656 Europe 1982 Sell This Version
600 656 Gwen Guthrie It Should Have Been You (US Remix)(12") Island Records 600 656 Europe 1982 Sell This Version
DM 4833 Gwen Guthrie It Should Have Been You / Getting Hot(12", AR) Island Records DM 4833 US 1982 Sell This Version
WIP 6624 Gwen Guthrie It Should Have Been You / God Don't Like Ugly(7", Single) Island Records Inc. WIP 6624 South Africa 1982 Sell This Version
12WIP 6757 Gwen Guthrie It Should Have Been You(12") Island Records 12WIP 6757 UK 1982 Sell This Version
600.595 Gwen Guthrie It Should Have Been You(12") Island Records 600.595 Europe 1982 Sell This Version
12WIP 6757 Gwen Guthrie It Should Have Been You(12") Island Records 12WIP 6757 UK 1982 Sell This Version
DMD 344 Gwen Guthrie It Should Have Been You(12", Promo) Island Records DMD 344 US 1982 Sell This Version
12 WIP 6757 Gwen Guthrie It Should Have Been You(12", TP, W/Lbl) Island Records 12 WIP 6757 UK 1982 Sell This Version
IL 150 Gwen Guthrie It Should Have Been You(7") Island Records IL 150 US 1982 Sell This Version
IL 150 Gwen Guthrie It Should Have Been You(7", Promo) Island Records IL 150 US 1982 Sell This Version
104 262, 104 262-100 Gwen Guthrie It Should Have Been You(7", Single) Island Records, Island Records 104 262, 104 262-100 Germany 1982 Sell This Version
6010 517 Gwen Guthrie It Should Have Been You(7", Single) Island Records 6010 517 France 1982 Sell This Version
K-8900 Gwen Guthrie It Should Have Been You(7", Single) Island Records K-8900 New Zealand 1982 Sell This Version
K-8900 Gwen Guthrie It Should Have Been You(7", Single) Island Records K-8900 Australia 1982 Sell This Version
WIP 6757 Gwen Guthrie It Should Have Been You(7", Single) Island Records WIP 6757 UK 1982 Sell This Version
A11663, none Gwen Guthrie It Should've Been You(Acetate, 10", S/Sided) The Sound Clinic, Island Records A11663, none UK 1982 Sell This Version
TAXI 03-82 Gwen Guthrie Should Have Been You / God Don't Like Ugly(7", Single) Taxi TAXI 03-82 Jamaica 1982 Sell This Version
12WIP 6757 Gwen Guthrie It Should Have Been You(12", RE, Unofficial) Island Records (2) 12WIP 6757 2006 Sell This Version
none Gwen Guthrie Should Have Been You / God Don't Like Ugly(7") Taxi none Jamaica 2008 Sell This Version

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JLebowski

JLebowski

October 21, 2017
referencing It Should Have Been You, 12", SP, DM 4833
We need an official repress ASAP! ten words entered
holisource

holisource

May 3, 2016
referencing It Should Have Been You, 12", 12WIP 6757
For those interested, 2 parts from this UK 12" version of "It Should Have Been You" are missing on the album version : one around 2:45 and the other one around 3:30, timings given for the album version.

Total time of album version : around 4:20
Total time of UK 12" version : around 4:50
holisource

holisource

May 3, 2016
referencing It Should Have Been You, 12", 12WIP 6757
It says "Taken from the forthcoming album "Gwen Guthrie"" but the version of "It Should Have Been You" on this 12" is different from the version on the LP https://www.discogs.com/Gwen-Guthrie-Gwen-Guthrie/master/112894 .
CHRISMATTRESS

CHRISMATTRESS

November 15, 2013
referencing It Should Have Been You, 12", SP, DM 4833

Sly & Robbie are absolutely on fire for both of these tracks. Gwen Guthrie's voice is amazingly beautiful and Larry Levan's mix is perfect. Both songs are dancefloor sure shots that sometimes bring a tear to this punk rockers eye. Especially after a few lagers with whiskey sidecars. Classic.
kool_fraser

kool_fraser

February 1, 2007
edited over 12 years ago
referencing It Should Have Been You, 12", SP, DM 4833
Yeah, I am gonna have to reiterate the previous reviewer's comments; this track is one of the great Levan mixes, just everything about it is perfect. It just flows on and on and you don't even really think about any part of the music; it just all rolls over you in one big wave of pleasure. I am, sadly, only recently acquanited with this track but, again in parallel to the above reviewer, have been listening to it continually, it's just that good. Big love and RIP Levan and Guthrie, two bright stars of the Garage.
downtown.music

downtown.music

June 30, 2006
edited over 12 years ago
referencing It Should Have Been You, 12", SP, DM 4833

There really are very few "Classics" that I love SO MUCH, that I will literally NEVER tire of them. OK, I do ask that you not play this for me more than once or twice in one evening, but otherwise, this song is so perfect that every time I hear it I notice something new about how well it was produced and mixed and performed. There are only a few songs that make me feel so good that I get goose bumps. I kid thee not...I'm in my hot, sweaty, un-air conditioned apartment, listening to this for the second time in a row, having decided that it's now or never if I'm ever going to review this. I get goosebumps about halfway through this on the strength of the lyrics and raw, heartfelt emotion that Gwen conveys. Larry Levan did one of the most timelessly classical, un-touchable and perfect jobs of his entire career on this. Yes, he did a LOT of perfect mix and remix jobs, and this is one of them. The judicious use of repetition...a synth sound that has never existed before and never will again...Sly and Robbie out-did themselves too! 6 minutes into the song, toward the end, there's that magical, otherworldly synth sound again, totally anchored by a killer bass-line and real drumming..."I've been searching such a long time...true Love's so hard TO find...been searching such a long time...true Love's so hard TO find...." God took Gwen Guthrie AND Larry Levan away from us way too soon, but those two geniuses and their production team give us the gift of eternal life so to speak: as long as I'm alive, I'll always get goosebumps listening to this.