“‘It’s a Heartache'” is a song recorded by Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler. Written by Ronnie Scott and Steve Wolfe, and co-produced with David Mackay, the single was released in November 1977 through RCA Records. The song topped the charts in Australia, Canada, and numerous European countries, and reached no. 3 in the USA and no. 4 in the UK. Worldwide, “It’s a Heartache” sold around six million copies.
In the United States, Tyler’s version was released in 1978 around the same time as recordings by Juice Newton and Ronnie Spector.