All Around Me

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"All Around Me"
Single by Flyleaf
from the album Flyleaf
Released April 23, 2007 (2007-04-23)[1]
Recorded Seattle, Washington, October 2005
Genre Christian Rock, post-grunge
Length 3:32
Label Octone
Songwriter(s) Sameer Bhattacharya, James Culpepper, Jared Hartmann, Pat Seals, Lacey Sturm
Producer(s) Howard Benson
Flyleaf singles chronology
"Fully Alive"
"All Around Me"
"Fully Alive"
"All Around Me"

"All Around Me" is a song performed by American band Flyleaf from their self-titled debut album, Flyleaf (2005). It was released as the third single on April 23, 2007. It is the band's highest-charting and only single to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 and their most successful single to date.

Eventually, it became a mainstream and modern rock hit in the United States, crossing over to the pop charts, where it reached No. 40 on the Billboard Hot 100.[2] The song took a large leap into the top 40 channels, receiving more than 20 new stations in just a single day. The song was certified Platinum in the U.S. on January 22, 2010, selling over 1,000,000 copies.

Music video[edit]

The music video for the song was directed by Paul Fedor. In it, the band is dressed in white except lead singer Lacey Mosley, who is wearing a grey dress. The walls have red, yellow, blue, green, and black paint running down them and later in the video the paint is on the band.

The video debuted on Fuse TV's Oven Fresh on June 25, 2007 and on Yahoo! Music on June 28, 2007.

Track listing[edit]

iTunes version
No. Title Length
1. "All Around Me" 3:18
2. "All Around Me" (acoustic) 3:20
3. "Do You Hear What I Hear" 2:58


Flyleaf has performed "All Around Me" on FUSE's Daily Download and MTV.COM Live. It is usually played during their sets before "I'm So Sick".[citation needed]


Beginning its run on the Mainstream Rock Chart, it peaked at No. 20 in August 2007, while reaching No. 6 on the Modern Rock chart in October 2007. In June 2008, it reached the top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 and the top 20 on the Pop Songs.

Chart (2007) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks[3] 20
U.S. Billboard Alternative Songs[4] 6
Chart (2008) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 40
U.S. Billboard Pop Songs[5] 12
U.S. Billboard Adult Pop Songs[6] 23
Venezuela Pop Rock (Record Report)[7] 2


Country Certification
(sales thresholds)
United States Platinum[8]


2009 BMI Pop Award Winning Song[9]

Other versions[edit]

David Crowder Band recorded a cover version of the song for their album Church Music.

Skillet performed a live acoustic cover of "All Around Me" on November 20, 2009 in Dallas, Texas.


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