My Ever Changing Moods
|"My Ever Changing Moods"|
|Single by The Style Council|
|from the album Café Bleu|
"Spring, Summer, Autumn" (12" only)
|The Style Council singles chronology|
"My Ever Changing Moods" is a song by the English band The Style Council which was their fifth single to be released. It was composed by lead singer Paul Weller, recorded at Weller's own studio Solid Bond Studios, and was released in 1984. It is the first single from the band's début album, Café Bleu (1984), which was renamed My Ever Changing Moods in the United States to capitalise on the success of that single.
"My Ever Changing Moods", backed with the Hammond organ instrumental "Mick's Company", reached No. 29 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US. The song remains Weller's greatest success in the US (including his efforts in The Jam and as a solo artist)
The album version features vocals by Weller only accompanied by acoustic piano. This version is 3:37 long.
There are two versions of the song with full band accompaniment. The 7" single version is 4:02 minutes long, while the 12" single version is 5:44 minutes long.
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.
- 12" Single (TSC X 5, TSCX5)
- "My Ever Changing Moods (Long Version)" - 5:44
- "Spring, Summer, Autumn" - 2:24
- "Mick's Company" - 2:49
- 7" Single (817 450-7)
- "My Ever Changing Moods" - 4:02
- "Mick's Company" - 2:48
- Paul Weller - lead vocals, guitars
- Mick Talbot - electric piano, backing vocals
- Steve White - drums
- Peter Wilson - bass synthesizer
- Hilary Seabrook - saxophone
- Barbara Snow - trumpet
|Australian Singles Chart||70|
|Canadian Hot 100||42|
|New Zealand Singles Chart||32|
|UK Singles Chart||5|
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- Café Bleu liner notes. Polydor Records. 1984.
- Steffen Hung. "New Zealand charts portal". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 2012-04-19.
- Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 537. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.