"It's a Heartache" is a song recorded by Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler for her second studio album, Natural Force (1978). It was written by Ronnie Scott and Steve Wolfe, Tyler's managers at the time, and produced by David Mackay. The single was released in November of 1977 in the UK, where it peaked at #4 on the Official Charts. It proved to be a major success in other markets, reaching #3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, #2 in Germany, and #1 in France, Canada, Australia, and Spain. .