Love Changes (Everything)

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Not to be confused with Love Changes Everything, from the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Aspects of Love.
"Love Changes (Everything)"
Love Changes Climie Fisher.jpg
Single by Climie Fisher
from the album Everything
B-side Never Close The Show
Released 1987
Format 7" vinyl, 12" vinyl
Length 4:30
Label EMI
Writer(s) Simon Climie, Rob Fisher, Dennis Morgan
Producer(s) Stephen Hague (1987), Bob Clearmountain (1988 remix)

"Love Changes (Everything)" is a 1987 single by British pop duo Climie Fisher, which gained international success in its re-release in 1988. The song was later covered and released by house music duo, Musikk.

Songwriters Climie, Morgan and Fisher received the 1988 Ivor Novello award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically.[1]

Original version[edit]

Climie Fisher wrote the song thinking that Rod Stewart could sing it, but Stewart turned it down and they released the song in 1987.[2] Initially it received poor sales and airplay, reaching #67 in the UK and #30 in The Netherlands. After the success of the hip-hop version of "Rise to the Occasion", the song was re-released with a slight remix by Bob Clearmountain in 1988 and reached #2 in the UK. It was kept off the top spot by the Pet Shop Boys song "Heart".[3]

"Love Changes (Everything)" also reached #2 in South Africa, #7 in Germany, #8 in Switzerland, #15 in Austria, #23 in Australia, #23 in the US Hot 100 and #16 on the U.S. Dance Music/Club Play Singles and #12 on the Adult Contemporary chart.

Allmusic journalist Michael Sutton described Climie Fisher's version of the song as having "a chorus that adheres to the brain like glue. In limited doses it's as tasty as a chocolate sundae."[4]

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Australian Singles Chart 23
Austria Top 40/Single Top 75 15
German Media Control Top 100 Singles 7
South Africa Singles Chart 2
Swiss Hitparade 8
UK Singles Chart[5] 2
US Billboard Adult Contemporary[6] 12
US Billboard Hot 100[7] 23
US Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs[8] 16
US Radio & Records CHR/Pop Airplay Chart[9] 23

Musikk version[edit]

"Love Changes (Everything)"
LoveChanges(Everything).jpg
Single by Musikk featuring John Rock
Released 2004
24 May 2005
Format CD, digital download
Recorded 2004
Length 3:50
Label Disco Wax
Musikk singles chronology
"Summer Lovin'"
(2004)
"Love Changes (Everything)"
(2004)
"Would I Lie To You"
(2005)
John Rock singles chronology
"Summer Lovin'"
(2004)
"Love Changes (Everything)"
(2004)
"Popstar"
(2005)

Musikk released a cover in 2004 and as a digital download on 24 May 2005. The song peaked at #2 on the Danish Singles Chart. It features vocals from Danish singer Jon Nørgaard under the name John Rock.

Track listing[edit]

Digital download
  1. "Love Changes (Everything)" (Original Radio Edit) - 3:50
  2. "Love Changes (Everything)" (Original Club Mix) - 5:37
  3. "Love Changes (Everything)" (Monday Morning Remix Edit) - 4:37
  4. "Love Changes (Everything)" (U-Facilities Remix Edit) - 3:38
  5. "Love Changes (Everything)" (Monday Morning Remix) - 8:07
  6. "Love Changes (Everything)" (U-Facilities Club Mix) - 7:48
  7. "Love Changes (Everything)" (Instrumental) - 3:50
  8. "Love Changes (Everything)" (Acapella) - 3:49

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2004/05) Peak
position
Denmark (Tracklisten)[10] 2
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[11] 13

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format
Denmark 2004 CD
24 May 2005 Digital download[12]
United Kingdom Digital download[13]

References[edit]