All the Things She Said (Simple Minds song)

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"All the Things She Said"
Simple Minds- All the Things She Said.jpg
Single by Simple Minds
from the album Once Upon a Time
A-side "All the Things She Said"
B-side "Don't You (Forget About Me)" (Live)
Released March 1986
Format 7", 12", CD
Recorded 1985
Genre New wave, synthrock, dance-rock
Length 4:15 (album version)
5:13 (extended version)
Label Virgin
Songwriter(s) Jim Kerr, Charlie Burchill, Mick MacNeil
Producer(s) Jimmy Iovine, Bob Clearmountain
Simple Minds singles chronology
"Sanctify Yourself"
(1986)
"All the Things She Said"
(1986)
"Ghost Dancing"
(1986)

"Sanctify Yourself"
(1986)
"All the Things She Said"
(1986)
"Ghost Dancing"
(1986)

"All the Things She Said" is a song by Scottish rock group Simple Minds, released as the third single from their seventh studio album, Once Upon a Time. It was sung by lead vocalist Jim Kerr, with backing vocals provided by American singer Robin Clark who also appeared in the promotional video.

The song reached number 9 on the UK Singles Chart and number 28 on the US Billboard Hot 100. It was featured in the 2013 video game, Grand Theft Auto V, on the fictional radio station Los Santos Rock Radio.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1986) Peak
position
Australia (Kent Music Report)[1] 46
Belgium (Ultratop 50)[2] 20
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[3] 65
Germany (GfK)[4] 51
Ireland (IRMA)[5] 4
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[6] 6
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[7] 20
UK Singles Chart[8] 9
US Billboard Hot 100[9] 28
US Billboard Top Rock Tracks[9] 9
US Billboard Hot Dance Music/ Club Play[9] 5
US Cash Box Top 100[10] 28

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. St Ives, Sydney: Australian Chart Book. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.  NOTE: Used for Australian Singles and Albums charting until ARIA created their own charts in mid-1988.
  2. ^ "ultratop.be". Hung Medien (in Dutch). Ultratop. Retrieved 11 June 2017. 
  3. ^ "Top Singles - Volume 44, No. 12". RPM. 14 June 1986. Retrieved 11 June 2017. 
  4. ^ "germancharts.de" (in German). Media Control. Retrieved 11 June 2017. 
  5. ^ "The Irish Charts - IRMA". IRMA. Retrieved 11 June 2017. 
  6. ^ "dutchcharts.nl". Hung Medien. MegaCharts. Retrieved 11 June 2017. 
  7. ^ "charts.org.nz". Hung Medien. Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. Retrieved 11 June 2017. 
  8. ^ "OfficialCharts.com". Retrieved 11 June 2017. 
  9. ^ a b c "Simple Minds - Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 25 August 2014. 
  10. ^ "Cash Box Top 100 Singles – Week ending May 24, 1986". Cash Box Magazine. 24 May 1986. Archived from the original on 2 October 2012. Retrieved 31 March 2018.