What We're All About

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"What We're All About"
Single by Sum 41 featuring Kerry King
from the album Music from and Inspired by Spider-Man
Released April 17, 2002 (UK)
Format CD, cassette
Length 3:49
Label Aquarius (Canada)
Island (US)
Songwriter(s) Deryck Whibley, Dave Baksh, Steve Jocz
Producer(s) Deryck Whibley
Sum 41 singles chronology
"Handle This"
"What We're All About"
"Still Waiting"
"Handle This"
"What We're All About"
"Still Waiting"

"What We're All About" is a song recorded by Sum 41. It was released in April 2002 as a single and taken from the soundtrack to the film Spider-Man.


This is a reworked version of "Dave's Possessed Hair/It's What We're all About" that appeared on the band's first EP, Half Hour of Power. Part of the first verse is rapped in an a cappella version in the beginning of the Fat Lip music video. The song segues into the 55-second instrumental track, "Ride the Chariot to the Devil", on the EP version of the song.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Marc Klasfeld and premiered in mid-2002. It features the band playing upside-down with their instruments chained to the roof as they perform on the rooftop to the crowd below. Throughout the video, various clips of the Spider-Man movie play, and in the middle of the performance, Kerry King of the thrash metal band Slayer is featured in the music video and performs the guitar solo in the song.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "It's What We're All About" - 3:30
  2. "Motivation" (live) - 2:25


Sum 41
Additional musician


Chart (2002) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[1] 63
Germany (Official German Charts)[2] 91
Ireland (IRMA)[3] 23
Italy (FIMI)[4] 45
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[5] 71
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[6] 43
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company) 32


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