Everything Must Go (song)

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"Everything Must Go"
Single by Manic Street Preachers
from the album Everything Must Go
Released July 22, 1996
Format CD, cassette
Genre Alternative rock, Britpop
Length 3:07 (Edit)
3:41 (Album Version)
Label Epic
Manic Street Preachers singles chronology
"A Design for Life"
"Everything Must Go"
"Kevin Carter"

"Everything Must Go" is a song by Manic Street Preachers, released as a single on July 22, 1996, the second single released from Everything Must Go, released in May of the same year.

The CD release included "Black Garden", "Hanging On" and "No One Knows What It's Like to Be Me" whereas the cassette featured a live version of "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head".

It reached number five in the UK Singles Chart on August 3, 1996, making it their second straight top-ten hit.[1]

An acoustic version of the song appears on the cassette single of "Kevin Carter" released on September 30, 1996.

The Chemical Brothers' remix of the song appeared in the intro movie to the American and European versions of the PlayStation game, Gran Turismo. The song also made an appearance as track number fourteen on Forever Delayed, the band's greatest hits album released in November 2002.

Track listing[edit]

All music written by James Dean Bradfield and Sean Moore; except where indicated. All lyrics written by Nicky Wire; except where indicated.

CD one (UK)
  1. "Everything Must Go" – 3:41
  2. "Black Garden" – 4:02
  3. "Hanging On" – 3:02
  4. "No-One Knows What It's Like to Be Me" – 2:58
CD two (UK)
  1. "Everything Must Go" – 3:42
  2. "Everything Must Go" (The Chemical Brothers Remix) – 6:33
  3. "Everything Must Go" (Stealth Sonic Orchestra Remix) – 3:45
  4. "Everything Must Go" (Stealth Sonic Orchestra Soundtrack) – 3:27
  1. "Everything Must Go" – 3:41
  2. "Black Garden" – 4:02
  3. "Hanging On" – 3:02
  4. "No-One Knows What It's Like to Be Me" – 2:58
  5. "Everything Must Go" (Stealth Sonic Orchestra Remix) – 3:45
Cassette (UK)
  1. "Everything Must Go"
  2. "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head (Live Acoustic Version)" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David)


Chart (1996) Peak
UK Singles Chart[1] 5

UK Chart Performance[edit]

UK Top 40
Week 01 02 03