Anyone Can Fall in Love

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"Anyone Can Fall in Love"
Single by Anita Dobson and the Simon May Orchestra
from the album Simon's Way
B-side EastEnders theme tune
Released August 1986
Format 7" vinyl
Recorded 1986
Genre Pop
Length 3:32
Label BBC
Writer(s) Music: Simon May and Leslie Osborne
Lyrics: Don Black
Producer(s) Simon May, Dave Hewson
Anita Dobson chronology
"Anyone Can Fall in Love"
(1986)
"Talking of Love"
(1987)

"Anyone Can Fall in Love" is a song, released in 1986, by EastEnders actress Anita Dobson, who played the character of Angie Watts. The song was released as a single, reaching #4 in the UK Singles Chart.

The song also features on the album The Simon May Collection and the Peggy's Theme EP, both released in 2010.

Single[edit]

"Anyone Can Fall in Love" is a version of the EastEnders theme tune, with lyrics. The original composition was by Simon May (assisted by Leslie Osborne), and the lyrics were written by Don Black.

Marti Webb, who also performed the Howards' Way theme "Always There" by the same writers, covered the song on her 1986 album, Always There.

In popular culture[edit]

The single was parodied by Victoria Wood, as an announcement at the end of an edition of Acorn Antiques, within Wood's TV show Victoria Wood As Seen On TV, stated that a single titled "Anyone Can Break A Vase", sung by Miss Babs, was now on sale.

The song was performed by Alan Carr, with EastEnders actors Patsy Palmer (Bianca Jackson) and Sid Owen (Ricky Butcher), on his chat show, Alan Carr: Chatty Man, on 11 February 2010.

English alternative dance artist Kindness included a cover version of the song on his 2012 album World, You Need a Change of Mind.