|B-side "Emily Harper"|
|Format CD Single|
Label Mercury Nashville
|Released January 11, 1999 (1999-01-11)|
Writer(s) Skip Ewing Debbie Moore Bill Anderson
"Wish You Were Here" is a song written by Bill Anderson, Skip Ewing and Debbie Moore, and recorded by American country music artist Mark Wills. The song reached the top of the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart. It was released in January 1999 as the third single and title track from his album of the same name. The song was also Wills' first Billboard number-one single.
Wills told Billboard magazine that it while some people say it is a sad song, "it's really a very positive, optimistic love song about life after death."
"Wish You Were Here" debuted at number 54 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of January 23, 1999.