It Didn't Matter

"It Didn't Matter"
Single by The Style Council
from the album The Cost of Loving
B-side "All Year Round"
"It Didn't Matter (Instrumental)" (12" only)
Released 1987
Format 7", 12"
Label Polydor
Producer(s) Paul Weller
The Style Council singles chronology
"Have You Ever Had It Blue"
"It Didn't Matter"
The Cost of Loving track listing
"It Didn't Matter"
"Right to Go"

"It Didn't Matter" is a song by the English band The Style Council which was their fifteenth single to be released. It was composed by lead singer Paul Weller, keyboardist Mick Talbot, and was released in 1987. The song was duetted by Weller and his then-wife Dee C. Lee. It is the first single from the band's third album, The Cost of Loving, also known as the Orange album. Backed with "All Year Round", it became a hit, peaking at No. 9 in the UK, and No. 48 in both Australia, and New Zealand. It has remained one of their most enduring hits.

Compilation appearances

As well as the song's single release, it has featured on various compilation albums released by The Style Council. The song was included on The Singular Adventures of The Style Council, The Complete Adventures of The Style Council, and Greatest Hits.

Track listing

  1. "It Didn't Matter" - 5:47
  2. "It Didn't Matter (Instrumental)" - 5:47
  3. "All Year Round" - 2:18
  1. "It Didn't Matter" - 4:49
  2. "All Year Round" - 2:17


Credits are adapted from the album's liner notes.[1]


Chart (1987) Peak
Australian Singles Chart 48
New Zealand Singles Chart[2] 48
UK Singles Chart[3] 9


  1. The Cost of Loving liner notes. Polydor Records. 1987.
  2. Steffen Hung. "New Zealand charts portal". Retrieved 2012-04-19.
  3. Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 537. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.

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