What does the phrase alive and kicking mean?

What does the phrase alive and kicking mean?

: healthy and active She ran a marathon late in life, just to prove she was still alive and kicking. —often used figuratively After years of slow earnings, the industry is now alive and kicking.

Who did the song alive and kicking?

Simple Minds
Alive And Kicking/Artists

Who wrote the song alive and kicking?

Mick MacNeil
Charlie BurchillJim Kerr
Alive and Kicking/Composers

How do you use kick and alive in a sentence?

(1) The salmon was alive and kicking when it was dragged out of the river. (2) My mother is still alive and kicking. (3) My grandmother is very much alive and kicking. (4) The sport is still very much alive and kicking in this country.

When was simple minds Alive and Kicking?

30 September 1985
The song reached number three on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number four in Canada; it peaked within the top five of several European countries including Italy, where the song reached number one….Alive and Kicking (song)

“Alive & Kicking”
Released 30 September 1985
Recorded 1985
Genre Pop rock, new wave, synthpop

Who sang backing vocals on Alive and Kicking?

Robin Clark sang backing vocals (credited as “Additional Lead Singer”) on the track. The American vocalist is the wife of one of David Bowie’s favorite guitarists: Carlos Alomar. Clark has also worked with the Thin White Duke, including on his Young Americans album.

Where was the film Alive and Kicking filmed?

Three women run away from a retirement home in order to avoid being separated. They eventually end up running a successful cottage industry sweater business on a remote island offshore of Ireland (although the film was shot in Scotland).

What is the meaning of the idiomatic expression all agog?

What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘All agog’? To be all agog is to be excited, in high spirits; in eager expectation.

Where did Simple Minds film Alive and Kicking?

And the video for “Alive and Kicking,” the lead single off Once upon a Time, was shot by Academy Award-winning director Zbigniew Rybczynski in the North/South Lake area of the Catskill Forest Preserve. Simple Minds are seen performing at the edge of a cliff with a vast tree-filled valley below them.