Bad English released two albums before tensions amongst the members led to the band's dissolution by 1992. Waite appeared with Krauss on The Tonight Show on 5 February 2007 to perform the song.
Waite's songs have reappeared in other media as well: 2013 saw "Missing You" featured heavily in the movie Warm Bodies, and "Change" is on the soundtrack of the US movie Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.
Waite would have another soundtrack appearance in 1990 from Days of Thunder with "Deal for Life" In 1988, Waite joined former Babys bandmates Jonathan Cain and Ricky Phillips, along with Neal Schon from Journey and drummer Deen Castronovo, to form the supergroup Bad English.
In 1989, the Bad English ballad "When I See You Smile" (penned by Diane Warren) went to No.
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He was lead vocalist for The Babys and Bad English. 1 hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 and a top ten hit on the UK Singles Chart.
The song was originally recorded in 1981 by another band, and in 1985 was included on the platinum selling Vision Quest soundtrack.
Waite first came to attention as the lead singer and bassist of The Babys, a British rock band which had moderate chart success, including two pop hits that both coincidentally peaked at No.It was a Top 10 Billboard album in the US due to the smash hit "Missing You" which went to No. It knocked Tina Turner's "What's Love Got To Do With It? Two more singles from No Brakes followed, including "Tears" which was a Top 10 hit on the Billboard Mainstream Rock charts.The next album Mask of Smiles followed in 1985 featuring the hit single "Every Step of the Way".Caption: John Waite’s 1984's hit "Missing You".
“Missing You” by John Waite came out at a very emotional time for him.13 on the Billboard Hot 100, "Isn't It Time" (1977) and "Everytime I Think of You" (1979), Waite subsequently launched his solo career with his 1982 debut album Ignition, which produced the hit single "Change".