"Anything Could Happen" is a song by English singer and songwriter Ellie Goulding from her second studio album, Halcyon (2012). It was released on 17 August 2012 as the album's lead single. Written and produced by Goulding and Jim Eliot of English electropop duo Kish Mauve, the song received positive reviews from music critics. Commercially, "Anything Could Happen" peaked at number five on the UK Singles Chart, while charting inside the top five in Poland and the top 20 in Australia, Czech Republic, Ireland and New Zealand. In the United States, the track peaked at number 47 on the Billboard Hot 100 and topped the Hot Dance Club Songs chart. The accompanying music video was directed by Floria Sigismondi and filmed in Malibu, California. The video depicts Goulding and her on-screen boyfriend getting into a car accident. "Anything Could Happen" was used in the Beats by Dre's #ShowYourColor campaign commercial and in the trailer for the second season of the HBO series Girls. The song has been covered by The Script, Fun and Fifth Harmony.