No Matter Who

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"No Matter Who"
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Single by Phil Collins
from the album Dance into the Light
B-side
  • "In the Air Tonight"
  • "Both Sides of the Story"
Released3 February 1997
Genre Rock
Label Atlantic, Virgin, WEA
Songwriter(s) Phil Collins
Producer(s) Phil Collins, Hugh Padgham
Phil Collins singles chronology
"You Ought to Know..."
(1997)
"No Matter Who"
(1997)
"Wear My Hat"
(1997)

"No Matter Who" is a song by Phil Collins released as the fourth single from his album Dance into the Light . The single received only a limited release across the world. The song only charted in Germany, where it reached #69.

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A music video was made for the song, showing a half-sized Collins, his supporting band and the audience playing the song live on television.

The other two tracks on the CD single are "In the Air Tonight" and "Both Sides of the Story", both recorded for MTV Europe Unplugged.

Track listing

  1. "No Matter Who"
  2. "In the Air Tonight" (MTV Europe Unplugged)
  3. "Both Sides of the Story" (MTV Europe Unplugged)

Charts

Chart (1997)Peak
position
German Singles Chart69

Credits

Notes


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