My Ever Changing Moods

Album: Café Bleu (1984)
Charted: 5 29

Songfacts®:

  • Composed by lead singer Paul Weller, this song is a homage to Curtis Mayfield with overtones of nuclear threat. Weller told Mojo: "It started from the title. I thought, 'What a great title, My Ever Changing Mood. But it's about nuclear holocaust as well. 'The hush before the silence, the winds after the blast' and all that. I think it's probably like a lot of songs I've done... they start of being about myself and then I get bored with it and I make it into something else."
  • The song peaked at #29 on the Hot 100. It remains Paul Weller's greatest success on the US charts (including his releases as a member of The Jam and as a solo artist). Cafe Bleu was renamed Ever Changing Moods in America to cash in on the song's success.

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