Released as first single from the band's 1985 album, Once Upon a Time.
Following on from the success of previous non-album single, "Don't You (Forget About Me)", "Alive and Kicking" was released as a single, reaching #3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 (Four weeks at Top Five Billboard) and #7 on the UK Singles Chart.
The music video for "Alive and Kicking" was directed by Zbigniew Rybczyński, who directed the video for "All…
You turn me on, you lift me up
Like the sweetest cup I'd share with you
You lift me up, don't you ever stop, I'm here with you
Now it's all or nothing 'cause you say you'll follow through