No Matter What

Album: Where We Belong (1998)
Charted: 1
  • The original song was written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Jim Steinman for the musical Whistle Down The Wind. Irish boyband Boyzone's cover was their best selling single in the UK. It is also the biggest ever hit from a stage musical and the biggest selling single ever by an Irish act in the UK.
  • After 4 months on the charts Polydor reduced the dealer price to 1.78 pounds, one pence below that stipulated by the charts' compilers CIN in order to remove competition from the next Boyzone single "I Love The Way You Love Me." The action prompted the songwriters Andrew Lloyd-Webber and Jim Steinman to write a letter of protest to the national press.
  • In the UK, this was the biggest hit of 1998. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England, for all above

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