All Cried Out

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"All Cried Out"
Single by Alison Moyet
from the album Alf
Released September 1984
Format 7", 12"
Genre Pop
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Steve Jolley, Alison Moyet, Tony Swain
Producer(s) Jolley & Swain
Alison Moyet singles chronology
"Love Resurrection"
(1984)
"All Cried Out"
(1984)
"Invisible"
(1984)

"All Cried Out" is a song by English singer-songwriter Alison Moyet. It was written by Moyet and producers Jolley & Swain for her debut studio album Alf (1984). Released as the album's second single in the autumn of 1984, the track peaked within the top ten on both the Irish and the UK Singles Chart, also reaching the top twenty in Switzerland.

In 2002, it was re-recorded and released as a single by German pop band No Angels for their album When the Angels Swing. In 2003, German electro-industrial act Wumpscut reworked the track on their 2003 studio album Preferential Legacy, while English singer-songwriter Fink released his version on the acoustic soul album Biscuits for Breakfast in 2006.

Original version[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1984) Peak
position
Dutch Singles Chart[1] 15
French Singles Chart[2] 57
German Singles Chart[3] 24
Irish Singles Chart[4] 7
Italian Singles Chart[5] 16
New Zealand Singles Chart[6] 6
South African Singles Chart[7] 7
Swiss Singles Chart[8] 15
UK Singles Chart[9] 8
"All Cried Out"
Single by No Angels
from the album Now ... Us! &
When the Angels Swing
B-side "Funky Dance"
Released December 2, 2002
Format CD single, vinyl single,
digital download
Recorded 2002, Park Studios
(Tutzing, Germany)
Genre Pop; swing
Length 3:27 (pop version)
3:35 (swing version)
Label Cheyenne/Polydor
Producer(s) Perky Park (pop version)
Nik Hafemann (swing version)
No Angels singles chronology
"Let's Go to Bed"
(2002)
"All Cried Out"
(2002)
"No Angel (It's All in Your Mind)"
(2003)

No Angels version[edit]

In 2002, "All Cried Out" was re-recorded in two versions by German pop band No Angels. While a re-worked version with a contemporary pop edge was included on the re-release edition of the group's second album Now ... Us! (2002), a re-arranged big band-played version was released on the band's first swing album, When the Angels Swing (2002).

Produced by Perky Park and Nik Hafemann respectively, both versions were released on a single CD single on December 2, 2002 (see 2002 in music) in German-speaking Europe. The song was moderately successful on the charts, with peak positions of number 18 in Germany, number 23 Austria, and number 59 in Switzerland, making it one of the lower-charting singles of the band.

Formats and tracklistings[edit]

  • CD maxi single[10]
  1. "All Cried Out" (Pop Version) — 3:27
  2. "All Cried Out" (Big Band Version) — 3:35
  3. "All Cried Out" (Extended Version) — 4:56
  4. "Funky Dance" — 3:21

Charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[11] 23
Germany (Media Control AG)[12] 18
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[13] 59

References[edit]

  1. ^ Steffen Hung (December 17, 2011). "Dutch charts portal". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved December 22, 2011. 
  2. ^ "InfoDisc : Tout les Titres par Artiste". Infodisc.fr. Retrieved December 22, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche". musicline.de. Retrieved December 22, 2011. 
  4. ^ Jaclyn Ward - Fireball Media Ltd. - http://www.fireballmedia.ie (October 1, 1962). "The Irish Charts - All there is to know". Irishcharts.ie. Retrieved December 22, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Hit Parade Italia - Indice per Interprete: M". Hitparadeitalia.it. Retrieved December 22, 2011. 
  6. ^ Steffen Hung. "New Zealand charts portal". charts.org.nz. Retrieved December 22, 2011. 
  7. ^ Brian Currin. "South African Rock Lists Website - SA Charts 1969 - 1989 Acts (M)". Rock.co.za. Retrieved December 22, 2011. 
  8. ^ Steffen Hung. "Die Offizielle Schweizer Hitparade und Music Community". swisscharts.com. Retrieved December 22, 2011. 
  9. ^ "UK Singles & Albums Chart Archive". Chart Stats. Retrieved December 22, 2011. 
  10. ^ "All Cried Out" (in German). Musicload. Deutsche Telekom AG. 2002-12-02. Retrieved 2013-09-01. 
  11. ^ "No Angels – All Cried Out – Austriancharts.at" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved 2013-08-27.
  12. ^ "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH. Retrieved 2013-08-07.
  13. ^ "No Angels – All Cried Out – swisscharts.com". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 2013-08-07.

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