Everybody's Changing

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"Everybody's Changing" is the first single by the rock band Keane. It was released two times. It was the first Keane CD to be sold in stores.

Versions[change | change source]

There are two different versions of the song. The song was first composed in 2001 by Tim Rice-Oxley. The first version was recorded at Keane's home. The second one at the Helioscentric Studios in East Sussex.

Fierce Panda single[change | change source]

In December 2002, Simon Williams of Fierce Panda Records saw Keane in a pub. He wanted to record one of their songs for the radio. The song chosen was "Everybody's Changing". They made a CD single and released it on May 2003.

Island single[change | change source]

After Keane signed to Island Records, there was another single, "Somewhere Only We Know". However, they wanted to release "Everybody's Changing" again. This time it was released as an Island single. The record was released on May 2004

Information about songs[change | change source]

The CDs for each version had one or two other songs on them.

To the End of the Earth[change | change source]

"To the End of the Earth" was composed in guitar. A demo version played on guitar was also recorded. It was composed by Tim Rice-Oxley in 2000. The song was re-recorded for the single.

Fly to Me[change | change source]

"Fly to Me" has been thought to be Keane's most beautiful song.[source?] Official sheet music for the song is found in the Wise Publication's book of Hopes and Fears.

The Way You Want It[change | change source]

"The Way You Want It" is a piano and voice song. It appeared on the Fierce Panda version. The song appears on the Strangers DVD as well.

Track listing[change | change source]

Fierce Panda single[change | change source]


  1. Everybody's Changing
  2. Bedshaped
  3. The Way You Want It

Island Single[change | change source]


  1. Everybody's Changing
  2. To the End of the Earth (Only CD)
  3. Fly to Me
  4. Everybody's Changing (Video)

UK, 7" Vynil IS855
Released May 3rd 2004

  1. Everybody's Changing
  2. Fly to Me

Other versions[change | change source]

Holland, CD[change | change source]

July 23rd 2004

  1. Everybody's Changing
  2. Fly to Me

France, CD[change | change source]

March 21st 2005

  1. Everybody's Changing
  2. Somewhere Only We Know (Live) (Forum, London, May 10th 2004)

UK, 3" Pocket CD[change | change source]

July 19th 2004

  1. Everybody's Changing
  2. Fly to Me
  3. Everybody's Changing (Polytone)
  4. Fly to Me (Polytone)
  5. Everybody's Changing (Truetone)
  6. Fly to Me (Truetone)

Music videos[change | change source]

There are two music videos for this song:

  • - (UK, Int’l) Keane appear playing in a white room.
  • - (US) Keane appear on a scene representing a sunset and shots of gigs in London, Mexico City and United States.
Tim Rice-Oxley | Tom Chaplin | Richard Hughes | Dominic Scott
Albums: Hopes and Fears | Under the Iron Sea | Perfect Symmetry | Strangeland
Extended plays: EP Live Recordings 2004 | Retrospective EP1 | Night Train | Retrospective EP2
Singles: "Call Me What You Like" | "Wolf at the Door" | "Everybody's Changing (Part 1)" | "This Is the Last Time (Part 1)" | "Somewhere Only We Know" | "Everybody's Changing (Part 2)" | "Bedshaped" | "This Is the Last Time (Part 2)" | "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore" | "Bend and Break" | "Atlantic" | "Is It Any Wonder?" | "Crystal Ball" | "Nothing in My Way" | "A Bad Dream" | "Try Again" | "The Night Sky" | "Spiralling" | "The Lovers Are Losing" | "Perfect Symmetry" | "Better Than This" | "Stop for a Minute" | "Silenced by the Night" | "Disconnected" | "Sovereign Light Café"
DVDs: Hopes and Fears DVD | Strangers DVD | Under the Iron Sea DVD | Keane Live | Perfect Symmetry DVD
Other: List of songs by Keane