I'm Alive (Electric Light Orchestra song)
|Single by Electric Light Orchestra|
|from the album Xanadu|
|Released||24 May 1980 (UK)
May 1980 (US)
|Recorded||1980, Musicland Studios, Munich|
|Electric Light Orchestra singles chronology|
"I'm Alive" is a song by the Electric Light Orchestra (ELO), released as a single in May 1980. It is featured in a sequence near the beginning of the feature film Xanadu. The song also appears on the soundtrack album Xanadu.
In the film the song is heard as the Muses emerge from a graffiti-like portrait; Olivia Newton-John, playing Kira (Terpsichore), emerges last. The film's version of the song contains a fairly lengthy instrumental introduction, a small segment of which is used for the album version.
|Australian Kent Music Report Singles Chart||27|
|Canadian RPM Top Singles||7|
|Dutch GfK chart||38|
|French SNEP Singles Chart||9|
|German Media Control Singles Chart||16|
|Irish Singles Chart||10|
|New Zealand Singles Chart||32|
|Norwegian Singles Chart||3|
|South African Singles Chart||9|
|UK Singles Chart||20|
|US Billboard Hot 100||16|
|US Cash Box Top 100 Singles||14|
|US Record World Singles||14|
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