I'm Not Gonna Miss You

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"I'm Not Gonna Miss You"
Song by Glen Campbell and The Wrecking Crew
from the album Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me soundtrack
ReleasedSeptember 30, 2014
FormatDigital download
RecordedJanuary, 2013 Sunset Sound
GenreCountry
Length2:56[1]
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Raymond

"I'm Not Gonna Miss You" is a song recorded by American country music artist Glen Campbell and The Wrecking Crew. Co-written by Campbell and producer Julian Raymond, the song was released on September 30, 2014 for the soundtrack to the documentary Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me, which focuses on the singer's diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and his final tour.[2]

"I'm Not Gonna Miss You" is the last song to be recorded by Campbell.[3] The song was nominated for Best Original Song at the 87th Academy Awards. During the ceremony, the song was performed by Tim McGraw.[4] It also won Grammy Award for Best Country Song.[5]

Background[edit]

"I'm Not Gonna Miss You" was initiated by Julian Raymond who pitched an idea of recording the song to James Keach, director of Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me, who eventually decided to use the footage of the recording session as one of the final scenes in the documentary.[2] Raymond discussed the inspiration behind the song:[2]

The song was recorded over four takes within one day. The song also features the members of The Wrecking Crew, the musicians that Campbell has collaborated with before.[2] It was recorded in January 2013 in Los Angeles, and is part of the soundtrack for Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me which premiered on October 24, 2014.[6][7]

Accolades[edit]

Year Award Category Result Ref.
2015 87th Academy Awards Best Original Song Nominated [4]
2015 57th Annual Grammy Awards Best Country Song Won [5]
2015 Best Song Written for Visual Media Nominated [5]
2015 19th Satellite Awards Best Original Song Nominated [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "I'm Not Gonna Miss You – Glen Campbell,Wrecking Crew". AllMusic. Retrieved 10 January 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d Ayers, Mike (19 February 2015). "Oscars 2015: The Story Behind Glen Campbell's 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You'". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  3. ^ Betts, Stephen L. (8 September 2014). "Glen Campbell's Final Song to Be Released This Month". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  4. ^ a b Whitaker, Sterling (22 January 2015). "Tim McGraw Pays Touching Tribute to Glen Campbell at 2015 OscarsRead More: Tim McGraw Pays Tribute to Glen Campbell at 2015 Oscars". Taste of Country. Retrieved 10 January 2017.
  5. ^ a b c Shetler, Scott (8 February 2015). "Glen Campbell's 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You' Wins 2015 Grammy Award for Best Country Song". The Boot. Retrieved 10 January 2017.
  6. ^ Brandle, Lars (13 October 2014). "Glen Campbell Releases His Final Song 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You': Watch". Billboard. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  7. ^ Kreps, Daniel (12 October 2014). "Glen Campbell Shares Poignant Last Music Video 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  8. ^ Pond, Steve (16 February 2015). "Satellite Awards: Complete Winners List". TheWrap. Retrieved 9 January 2017.