All I Ever Wanted" is a song by American rock band Aranda, from their debut studio album, (2008). The song was written and produced by Aranda Sam Watters and Louis Biancaniello and Dameon Aranda. In 2009, the song was  covered by American singer Kelly Clarkson, for her album , and it was released as a single on March 9, 2010.
All I Ever Wanted
Writing [ edit ]
"All I Ever Wanted" was written by Dameon Aranda,
Louis Biancaniello and Sam Watters.
Kelly Clarkson version [ edit ]
American pop rock singer
Kelly Clarkson recorded a cover version of the song, and released it as the fourth single and title track from her fourth studio album of the same name.
Release [ edit ]
The single was officially sent to U.S. radio on March 9, 2010.
It was released as a digital download in the US and Canadian iTunes stores on March 15, 2010.  
Composition and critical reception [ edit ]
The Clarkson version of "All I Ever Wanted" is a song set in
common time composed in a moderate tempo of 120 beats per minute. written in  G minor. The cover version has a vocal range from the tone of F to the note of 3 E. 5 Critical reviews by contemporary music critics have been generally positive.  declared "The title track evokes the soul-rock fusions of Timbaland and Rihanna". Los Angeles Times Jon Dolan, from  magazine noted on the album review: 'Sometimes her vocal oomph gets reduced or technologically fuzzed [...] But she ably sinks her chops into a Blender Franz Ferdinand funk groove on “All I Ever Wanted” '. Sarah Rodman, from  , wrote: The Boston Globe '" I Do Not Hook Up" and the title song instantly lodge in the brain, even as their bittersweet sentiments drip a bit of acid". Evan Sawdey,  PopMatters reviewer, says, "Though some of the post-breakup bitterness of My December still lingers here (most notably on the storming title track), "All I Ever Wanted" remains a remarkably upbeat record, which, in turn, plays to Clarkson’s strengths".
The song debuted at number 99 on the
, Billboard Hot 100 and peaked at number 96 on the Hot 100. It has sold 129,000 copies to date. 
Year-end charts [ edit ]
Release history [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
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"R&R :: Going For Adds :: CHR/Top 40". Gfa.radioandrecords.com. March 9, 2010. Archived from the original on July 6, 2012 . Retrieved . March 27, 2010
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"iTunes - Music - All I Ever Wanted - Single by Kelly Clarkson". itunes.apple.com. March 15, 2010 . Retrieved . December 23, 2011
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"All I Ever Wanted – Kelly Clarkson Digital Sheet Music (Digital Download)". MusicNotes.com. Alfred Publishing Co. Inc.
"Kelly Clarkson's 'All I Ever Wanted': 3.5 stars (UPDATE)". . Latimesblogs.latimes.com. February 27, 2009. Los Angeles Times Archived from the original on March 29, 2010 . Retrieved . April 2, 2010
"All I Ever Wanted". Blender. Archived from the original on March 15, 2009 . Retrieved . April 2, 2010
Rodman, Sarah (March 8, 2009). "Clarkson's new CD is filled with emotion-drenched pop". . Boston.com. The Boston Globe Archived from the original on April 29, 2010 . Retrieved . April 2, 2010
"Kelly Clarkson: All I Ever Wanted < Reviews". PopMatters. March 13, 2009 . Retrieved . March 18, 2010
"All I Ever Wanted - Kelly Clarkson". Billboard.com . Retrieved . December 23, 2011
"Bonus 'Idol' sales numbers: Kelly Clarkson, Adam Lambert, Fantasia, more". . June 18, 2010 USA Today . Retrieved . June 18, 2010
"Kelly Clarkson Chart History (Hot 100)". . Billboard
"Kelly Clarkson Chart History (Adult Pop Songs)". . Billboard
"Kelly Clarkson Chart History (Pop Songs)". . Billboard
"Adult Pop Songs: 2010 Year-End Charts". . Billboard Prometheus Global Media . Retrieved . October 30, 2015
"Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 6, 2012 . Retrieved . October 12, 2018 CS1 maint: Archived copy as title ( link)
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