- All Over the World (song)
Name = All Over The World
Electric Light Orchestra
from Album = Xanadu
B-side = "Midnight Blue"
Released = 1980
Recorded = 1980 Musicland Studios Munich
Length = 4:02
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 soundtrackalbum "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.
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 Lynnewas born.
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