Everywhere (Fleetwood Mac song)

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"Everywhere"
Everywhere Fleetwood Mac.jpg
Single by Fleetwood Mac
from the album Tango in the Night
B-side"When I See You Again"
ReleasedNovember 28, 1987 (US)
21 March 1988 (UK)
Format
Recorded1985-1986
Genre
Length3:43
LabelWarner Bros.
Songwriter(s)Christine McVie
Producer(s)
Fleetwood Mac singles chronology
"Family Man"
(1987)
"Everywhere"
(1987)
"Isn't It Midnight"
(1988)

"Everywhere" is a song by British-American rock band Fleetwood Mac from their fourteenth studio album Tango in the Night (1987). It was 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 Billboard Adult Contemporary chart, remaining there for three weeks.[1] "Everywhere" was released in the United Kingdom on 21 March 1988 and reached number four. It also reached number 45 in Australia. In March 2013, after featuring in an advert for UK mobile phone provider 3,[2] "Everywhere" re-entered the UK Singles Chart and peaked at number 15.

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).

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 does not 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"

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1987–1988) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50)[3] 1
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[4] 29
Canada Adult Contemporary (RPM)[5] 1
Ireland (IRMA)[6] 2
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[7] 3
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[8] 4
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[9] 43
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[10] 4
US Billboard Hot 100[11] 14
US Hot Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[11] 1
US Mainstream Rock (Billboard)[11] 22
Chart (2013) Peak
position
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[12] 13
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[13] 15
Chart (2016) Peak
position
Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100)[14] 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.[15]
  • In 1998, Indigo covered the song through the label Euphoric.
  • In 2001, the British group S Club 7 sampled the backing track for their song "Summertime Feeling" from their album Sunshine.
  • In 2004, a dance cover was released by electronic band Climax.[16]
  • In 2005, the song was covered by Australian group Moustache, featuring singer Melinda Jackson. This version is a house music version that peaked at number 19 on the Australian charts.[17]
  • 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.[18]
  • In 2013, Brooklyn-based new wave group Selebrities released a cover of "Everywhere" with vocalists Erika Spring and Lissy Trullie.
  • In 2016, Emily Patrick recorded it as a soundtrack for "A Balloon for Ben", a promotional campaign for Cineplex Canada.[19] The single was released by Fifth Kid Records on iTunes as "Everywhere" crediting VAPOR RMW featuring Emily Patrick.[20]
  • In 2017, the American band Paramore started covering "Everywhere" during their live concerts.

References[edit]

  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. ^ "Fleetwood Mac – "Everywhere"" (ASP). Hung Medien (in Dutch). Ultratop. Retrieved 5 May 2013.
  4. ^ "Top RPM Singles: Issue 0941." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Top RPM Adult Contemporary: Issue 8915." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  6. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Everywhere". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – week 21, 1988" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40 Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Fleetwood Mac – Everywhere" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 16 November 2018.
  9. ^ "Charts.nz – Fleetwood Mac – Everywhere". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved 16 November 2018.
  10. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 16 November 2018.
  11. ^ a b c "Hot 100 - Billboard", Billboard, February 6, 1988, retrieved October 11, 2018
  12. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  13. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 16 November 2018.
  14. ^ "Listy bestsellerów, wyróżnienia :: Związek Producentów Audio-Video". Polish Airplay Top 100. Retrieved April 11, 2016.
  15. ^ "Chaka Khan - Epiphany: The Best of Chaka Khan, Vol. 1". Allmusic. Retrieved November 17, 2018.
  16. ^ "Climax (5) - Everywhere". Discogs. Retrieved 2008-09-04.
  17. ^ [1]. Australian-charts.com. Retrieved June 14, 2008.
  18. ^ "Final track listing for Mimicry and Memories". Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  19. ^ MarketingMag.ca: Cineplex follows "lily" with Ben and his balloons
  20. ^ iTunes: Everywhere - VAPOR RMW feat. Emily Patrick - Single

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