All I Want Is Everything (Def Leppard song)

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"All I Want Is Everything"
Single by Def Leppard
from the album Slang.
B-side 'Cause We Ended as Lovers.
Released August 1996
Format CD
Recorded 1995 in Spain and Fine Bow Lane Studios in Dublin, Ireland
Genre
Length 5:20 (album version)
4:23 (radio edit)
Label Bludgeon Riffola
Writer(s) Joe Elliott
Producer(s)
Def Leppard singles chronology
"Work It Out"
(1996)
"All I Want is Everything"
(1996)
"Breathe a Sigh"
(1996)
Limited Edition artwork
LEPDD17
LEPDD17

"All I Want Is Everything" is a 1996 song by British hard rock band Def Leppard from their album Slang. The song reached #38 on the U.K. Singles Chart. The song has not been played live by the band since the Slang World Tour in 1997. In reference to the song, lead singer Elliot said in the album's commentary that All I Want Is Everything was "demoed as almost a country song, [the song] went through a lot of changes in the studio." Elliot also says that the song has "almost a U2 feel to it", and the "very solemn" lyrics sum up "a lot of what the band was going through at the time: births, deaths, divorces."[1]

Video[edit]

The music video was directed by Matt Mahurin and shot at "Studios & Location", USA in August 1996. The video was released in September 1996.

Track listing[edit]

CD: Bludgeon Riffola - Mercury / LepDD17(UK) / 578 539-2[edit]

This version includes "Strictly Limited Edition Collector's Postcards". It contains the Slang, Retroactive, Adrenalize and Vault postcards, with the band members comments on the back of each one.

  1. "All I Want is Everything"
  2. "'Cause We Ended as Lovers"
  3. "Led Boots"
  4. "All I Want is Everything (EDIT)"

CD: Bludgeon Riffola - Mercury / 314 578 548-2 / USA[edit]

  1. "All I Want is Everything"
  2. "Move With Me Slowly"

CD: Bludgeon Riffola - Mercury / LEPCD 17 / 578 537-2[edit]

  1. "All I Want is Everything"
  2. "When Saturday Comes"
  3. "Jimmy's Theme"
  4. "All I Want is Everything (EDIT)"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elliot, Joe. "All I Want Is Everything - Joe Elliot Commentary". Spotify. Retrieved 8 September 2015. 

External links[edit]