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"All for Love"
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Single by Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart and Sting
from the album The Three Musketeers: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Released November 16, 1993 (1993-11-16)
Genre Arena rock
Length 4:45
  • Chris Thomas
  • David Nicholas
  • Bryan Adams
Bryan Adams singles chronology
"Please Forgive Me"
"All for Love"
"Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?"
Rod Stewart singles chronology
"People Get Ready"
"All for Love"
"Having a Party"
Sting singles chronology
"Demolition Man"
"All for Love"
"Nothing 'Bout Me"

"All for Love" is a song written by Bryan Adams, Robert John "Mutt" Lange, and Michael Kamen for the soundtrack The Three Musketeers: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. It was performed by Adams, Rod Stewart, and Sting. The power ballad was released as a CD single in the United States on November 16, 1993. It was a worldwide hit, reaching number one across Europe, Australia and North America.

Adams also did a live version in 1994 featuring Luciano Pavarotti, Andrea Bocelli, Nancy Gustafson, and Giorgia Todrani. Michael Kamen, who co-wrote the song with Adams, conducted the orchestra.

Background and writing

The title was inspired by The Three Musketeers' motto: "All for one, and one for all".

Chart performance

In the United States, the single reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 on January 22, 1994. It remained atop the charts for three weeks before it was knocked out of the top spot by "The Power of Love" by Celine Dion. It sold 1.2 million copies domestically and earned a platinum certification from the RIAA. In Canada, the song reached number one on the RPM Singles chart on January 17, 1994, replacing Adams's solo hit "Please Forgive Me", which had been number one for six weeks. With "All for Love" remaining at number one for five weeks, Adams was in the number one position for 11 straight weeks on the Canadian chart. In the United Kingdom, it reached number two on the UK Singles Chart. In 2007, the Swedish band E.M.D. released a cover of the song, peaking at number one in their native country. Bryan Adams would also do a French-language remake with Garou and Roch Voisine, entitled Tous ensemble, for the Quebecois film Il était une fois Les Boys.


  • Bryan Adams – lead vocals
  • Rod Stewart – lead vocals
  • Sting – lead vocals, bass
  • Dominic Miller – guitar
  • Keith Scott – lead guitar
  • Bill Payne – piano
  • Ed Shearmur – keyboards
  • Mickey Curry – drums



Region Certification Sales
Australia (ARIA) Platinum 70,000^
Austria (IFPI Austria) Gold 15,000x
Germany (BVMI) Gold 250,000^
Japan (RIAJ) Gold 50,000^
New Zealand (RIANZ) Gold 7,500*
Sweden (GLF) Gold 25,000x
United Kingdom (BPI) Silver 200,000^
United States (RIAA) Platinum 1,200,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

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