All Over the World (song)

Infobox Single
Name = All Over The World


Artist = Electric Light Orchestra
from Album = Xanadu
B-side = "Midnight Blue"
Released = 1980
Format = 7"
Recorded = 1980 Musicland Studios Munich
Genre = Pop rock
Length = 4:02
Label = Jet Records
Writer =
Producer = Jeff Lynne
Certification =
Chart position =
Last single = "Xanadu" (1980)
This single = "All Over The World" (1980)
Next single = "Don't Walk Away" (1980)

"All Over The World" is a song by the Electric Light Orchestra (ELO). It is featured in the 1980 feature film "Xanadu" in a sequence with the film's stars Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly, and Michael Beck. The song also appears on the soundtrack album "Xanadu".

Released hot on the heels of the single "Xanadu" (a collaboration with Olivia Newton-John), this was the third Top 20 ELO single released from the 1980 soundtrack, peaking at #13 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

The song is being performed as part of the 2007 Broadway musical "Xanadu".

One section of the lyrics lists a number of famous cities; London, Hamburg, Paris, Rome, Rio, Hong Kong, Tokyo, L.A., New York, Amsterdam, Monte Carlo and Shard End. The last place named in the list is a suburb of Birmingham, England and also the place where Jeff Lynne was born.


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