Everywhere (Fleetwood Mac song)

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Single by Fleetwood Mac
from the album Tango in the Night
B-side "When I See You Again"
Released November 28, 1987 (US)
February 24, 1988 (UK)
Recorded 1986
Length 3:48
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Christine McVie
Certification Silver (BPI)
Fleetwood Mac UK singles chronology
"Family Man"
"Isn't It Midnight"
Fleetwood Mac US singles chronology
"Tango in the Night"
"Family Man"

"Everywhere" is a song by British-American rock band Fleetwood Mac from their fourteenth studio album Tango in the Night (1987), written by Fleetwood Mac member Christine McVie, who also performs lead vocals on the song. "Everywhere" was released as the fourth single from Tango in the Night on November 28, 1987 in the United States, where it reached number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and number-one on the Adult Contemporary chart, remaining there for three weeks.[1] "Everywhere" was released in the United Kingdom on February 24, 1988 and reached number four. It also reached number 45 in Australia.

A 12" single was also issued and featured an extended dance version and dub version. "Everywhere" also marked the first CD single release by the band in most territories.[citation needed] All formats included the B-side "When I See You Again", a song taken from the Tango in the Night album; the 12" format featured an extended mix of "Everywhere" and the CD single contained bonus tracks "Rhiannon" and "Say You Love Me" from Fleetwood Mac's tenth studio album Fleetwood Mac (1975).

Chart performance[edit]

After featuring in an advert for UK mobile phone provider 3,[2] "Stand Back" re-entered the UK Singles Chart and peaked at number 15 in March 2013. As a result of this newfound success, the song was featured on the compilation album Now That's What I Call Music! 84 in March 2013.[3]

Music video[edit]

The music video of the song is a visual depiction of the poem The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes. There are two versions of the video; one features the story with members of the band appearing throughout, while the other doesn't feature the band at all.

Track listing and formats[edit]

UK 12" single (Warner Bros. Records W8143T)
  1. "Everywhere" (Extended dance version) – 5:40
  2. "Everywhere" (LP version) – 3:48
  3. "Everywhere" (Dub version) – 3:50
  4. "When I See You Again"



Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1987/88) Position
Belgian Singles Chart (Flanders) [4] 1
Canadian RPM Top 100 Singles[5] 29
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary[6] 1
Dutch Singles Chart[7] 4
Irish Singles Chart [8] 2
New Zealand Singles Chart[9] 43
UK Singles Chart[10] 4
US Billboard Hot 100[11] 14
US Billboard Adult Contemporary[11] 1
US Billboard Album Rock Tracks[11] 22
Chart (2013) Position
UK Singles Chart[10] 15
Chart (2016) Position
Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100)[12] 59

Cover versions[edit]

  • In 1996, a cover by Chaka Khan was included on her greatest hits collection Epiphany: The Best of Chaka Khan, Vol. 1
  • In 2000, the English group S Club sampled the backing track for their song "Summertime Feeling" off their album Sunshine.
  • In 2004, a dance cover was released by electronic band Climax.[13]
  • In 2005, the song was covered by Australian group Moustache, featuring singer Melinda Jackson. This version is a house music version that peaked at #19 on the Australian charts.[14]
  • The song was also covered by Vampire Weekend
  • Hot Chip covers this song as a medley with their song "Hold On" during live performances.
  • Ida Redig, 2013 SoFo Records, Under exclusive license to Universal Music AB
  • Electric Six covered the song on their cover-album Mimicry and Memories (2015) after performing it at a string of live gigs.[15]
  • In 2013, Brooklyn-based new wave group Selebrities released a cover of "Everywhere" with vocalists Erika Spring and Lissy Trullie.


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 94. 
  2. ^ "3 commercial on YouTube featuring Everywhere". Retrieved 21 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "'Everywhere' on NOW That's What I Call Music! 84". Amazon. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "ultratop.be Fleetwood Mac – "Little Lies"" (ASP). Hung Medien (in Dutch). Ultratop. Retrieved 5 May 2013. 
  5. ^ "Top Singles - Volume 47, No. 19". RPM. 27 February 1988. Retrieved 5 May 2013. 
  6. ^ "Adult Contemporary - Volume 47, No. 19". RPM. 27 February 1988. Retrieved 5 May 2013. 
  7. ^ "dutchcharts.nl Fleetwood Mac – "Little Lies"" (ASP). Hung Medien. MegaCharts. Retrieved 5 May 2013. 
  8. ^ "Search the Charts" (enter "Fleetwood Mac" into the "Search by Artist" box, then select "Search"). Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved 3 May 2010. 
  9. ^ "charts.org.nz Fleetwood Mac – "Little Lies"" (ASP). Hung Medien. Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. Retrieved 5 May 2013. 
  10. ^ a b "Fleetwood Mac > Artists > Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. Retrieved 5 May 2013. 
  11. ^ a b c "Allmusic: Tango in the Night: Charts & Awards". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  12. ^ "Listy bestsellerów, wyróżnienia :: Związek Producentów Audio-Video". Polish Airplay Top 100. Retrieved April 11, 2016.
  13. ^ "Climax (5) - Everywhere". Discogs. Retrieved 2008-09-04. 
  14. ^ [1]. Australian-charts.com. Retrieved June 14, 2008.
  15. ^ "Final track listing for Mimicry and Memories". Retrieved 29 March 2015. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"Got My Mind Set on You" by George Harrison
Billboard Adult Contemporary number-one single
January 16, 1988
Succeeded by
"Could've Been" by Tiffany