You're the Best Thing

"You're the Best Thing"
Single by The Style Council
from the album Café Bleu
Released 1984
Format 7", 12"
Label Polydor
Writer(s) Paul Weller
The Style Council singles chronology
"My Ever Changing Moods"
"You're the Best Thing"
""Shout to the Top!"

"You're the Best Thing" is a song by the English band The Style Council which was their sixth 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 second single from the band's début album, Café Bleu (1984). Café Bleu was renamed My Ever Changing Moods in the United States to capitalise on the success of the first single.

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.


Chart (1984) Peak
Australian Singles Chart 17
Canadian Hot 100 97
New Zealand Singles Chart[1] 7
UK Singles Chart[2] 5


  1. Steffen Hung. "New Zealand charts portal". Retrieved 2012-04-19.
  2. 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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