All Fall Down (Ultravox song)
Name = All Fall Down
from Album =
B-side = "Dreams?""All Fall Down (Instrumental)"
November 19 1986
Format = 7" single, 12" single
Recorded = 1986
Length = 05:07
Midge Ure, Chris Cross, Billy Currie
Last single = "Same Old Story" (1986)
This single = "All Fall Down" (1986)
Next single = "
All In One Day" (1987)
"All Fall Down" is the second single from
Ultravox's 1986 album U-Vox, released on November 19th, 1986.
The song's lyrics carry a strong anti-war sentiment which is still relevant today. Musically it's very Celtic in inspiration and is the single farthest removed from Ultravox's trademark synthpop sound.
The Chieftainsalso guest-performed on All Fall Down.
The b-side is "Dreams?", an ambient, haunting medley with a deadpan spoken-word part near the end, asking questions about dreams. Midge Ure has since stated that he recorded this straight from a radio show.
The single came with a free bonus single with a live version of All Fall Down, performed at Wembley Arena in November 1986. From the same concert is a live version of
U-Voxtrack "Dream On" as the b-side.
All Fall Down peaked at number 30 on the UK charts.
# "All Fall Down" – 5:07
# "Dreams?" – 2:30
# "All Fall Down (Extended Mix)" – 7:40
# "Dreams?" – 2:30
# "All Fall Down (Instrumental)" – 5:34
7" bonus single
# "All Fall Down (Live)" – 5:36
# "Dream On (Live)" – 3:47
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