Pop Music

UK Prime 40 Singles Chart nineteenth February 1984 – Discuss About Pop Music

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So this was the chart that Radio 1 DJ Simon Bates broadcast from 5pm-7pm with knowledge from the GALLUP laptop based mostly on file gross sales.

That is how the charts USED to look with new entries, climbers and non-movers, all based mostly solely on file purchases.
This week, forty years in the past, there have been 5 new entrys, fifteen climbers and three non-movers! And it was introduced like this…

40. Echo and The Bunnymen – “The Killing Moon”
Echo and The Bunnymen make it a sixth week with this observe, as they fall fifteen locations and practically out of the highest 40.

39. Marilyn – “Cry And Be Free”
Marilyn returns with the observe as much as “Calling Your Title” with this week’s first of just a few new entry’s.

38. Gentle Cell – “Down In The Subway”
One other new entry comes from Marc and Dave of Gentle Cell which is the second observe to come back from “This Final Night time In Sodom”.

37. Massive Nation – “Wonderland”
Happening sixteen locations are Massive Nation with their newest, which achieves six weeks inside the highest 40.

36. Marillion – “Punch And Judy”
Week three sees Marillion down 4 locations with the lead single from their new album, which is out a month from now.

35. Carmel – “Extra, Extra, Extra”
Manchester band Carmel return to the highest 40 this week with one other observe from their album, “The Drum Is Every thing”.

34. Re-Flex – “The Politics Of Dancing”
Whereas making their chart debut are British group Re-Flex with the debut single, which was initially launched a yr in the past!

33. Elbow Bones and The Racketters – “A Night time In New York”
Can it actually be true?! Elbow Bones and The Racketters endure a file FOURTH week as non-movers in the identical spot!

32. Gloria Gaynor – “I Am What I Am”
Gloria Gaynor retains transferring about however this week she’s down 9 locations together with her newest Disco dancefloor anthem.

31. Van Halen – “Leap”
That is the place our highest new entry is available in and it’s a UK high 40 first for American band Van Halen, who launched their debut single again in 1978, however in the end they’ve come this far right here within the UK!

30. The Manhattan Switch – “Spice Of Life”
Sinking eight this week are The Manhattan Switch with their spice of life, which gave them a UK high twenty hit.

29. Eurythmics – “Right here Comes The Rain Once more”
Extra rain befalls the Eurythmics this week as they dive eleven locations and out of the highest twenty after 5 weeks there.

28. Sizzling Chocolate – “I Gave You My Coronary heart”
The brand new single from Sizzling Chocolate put them again within the chart final week and 7 days on they climb ten locations.

27. Ultravox – “One Small Day”
Sizzling Chocolate take one small step this week as their newest climbs simply two locations in its third week on the chart.

26. Fiction Manufacturing facility – “(Feels Like) Heaven”
The Fiction Manufacturing facility depart the higher half of the chart with their first hit, which drops ten locations and out.

25. Henry Mancini and his Orchestra – “Primary Theme From The Thorn Birds”
The primary of two songs from The Thorn Birds from Henry Mancini and his Orchestra was a brand new entry final week and goes up six locations…

24. Juan Martin – “Love Theme From The Thorn Birds”
…whereas the love theme from crashes out of the highest ten after only one week and down fourteen locations for guitarist Juan Martin.

23. Swans Approach – “Soul Prepare”
Swans Approach achieved only one week, inside the highest twenty with their first chart hit which falls three locations.

22. Thomas Dolby – “Hyperactive”
Whereas making approach for some newcomers is Thomas Dolby as he too stops being hyperactive and goes down 5 locations for a change.

21. Matt Bianco – “Get Out Of Your Lazy Mattress”
It’s been an excellent second week for Matt Bianco with their first high 40 charting single, which matches up fifteen locations.

20. Duran Duran – “Mew Moon On Monday”
Duran Duran drop out of the highest ten this week, down eleven locations with the observe as much as “Union Of The Snake”.

19. Slade – “Run Runaway”
Slade are again within the high twenty for the third time in three months, this time it’s not a re-issue however a brand new observe and they’re up fifteen locations.

18. The Smiths – “What Distinction Does It Make?”
The Smiths can ask no extra as their present single peaks and falls again six locations after a strong month of progress.

17. Joe Fagin – “That’s Livin’ Alright”
Down and out of the highest ten is Joe Fagin along with his theme track from Auf Wiedersehen Pet, which is ten locations decrease than it was.

16. Break Machine – “Avenue Dance”
Break Machine dance their approach into the highest twenty this week as they go up eleven locations, which is significantly better than this single has executed of their dwelling nation.

15. Howard Jones – “Conceal And Search”
Becoming a member of them is Howard Jones along with his new entry final week, which matches up 9 locations to place him again within the higher half of the chart.

14. Shannon – “Let The Music Play”
The music continues to play for Shannon as does a better chart place. She’s up 5 this week together with her first hit.

13. Madonna – “Vacation”
In the meantime, the vacation is over for fellow American Madonna as she drops seven locations and drops out of the UK high ten.

12. Billy Joel – “An Harmless Man”
We’ve got two joint highest climbers of sixteen locations this week and one in every of them is Billy Joel as he heads for an additional massive hit right here.

11. Insanity – “Michael Caine”
Proving they’re field workplace dynamite are Insanity with their tribute to the British actor as they climb two extra locations.

10. Kool and The Gang – “Joanna”
This week’s different joint highest climber of sixteen comes from Kool and The Gang and it pushes them into the highest ten.

9. Nik Kershaw – “Wouldn’t It Be Good?”
Pushing his approach into the highest ten for the very first time is Nik Kershaw as his first chart hit goes up 5 locations.

8. Cyndi Lauper – “Ladies Simply Wanna Have Enjoyable”
Cyndi Lauper stays high ten however down 4 locations from quantity 4 together with her debut single, which is the truth is a canopy!

7. Rockwell – “Anyone’s Watching Me”
Rockwell hopes any individual’s watching him within the UK high ten as he strikes up eight this week along with his debut launch.

6. Matthew Wilder – “Break My Stride”
Dropping only one place is Matthew Wilder along with his first UK hit single, which is the second to come back from his debut album.

5. The Type Council – “My Ever Altering Moods”
Final week’s highest new entry from The Type Council goes high 5 in week two with a climb of three locations.

4. Queen – “Radio Ga Ga”
Dropping two is the previous quantity two that’s been at quantity two for the previous two weeks, and it comes from Queen!

3. The Thompson Twins – “Physician Physician”
The Thompson Twins are non-movers this week with the observe as much as “Maintain Me Now” as they keep high three however in the identical spot.

2. Nena – “99 Purple Balloons”
Germany’s Nena soared up the chart final week as the best climbers they usually make much more spectacular strikes every week on as they go up 9 extra.

1. Frankie Goes To Hollywood – “Chill out”
For a fifth week, its Frankie Goes To Hollywood on the very high with their debut single. However can somebody cease them from a sixth? Will or not it’s Nena, The Type Council who poses the best problem? There’s just one strategy to discover out…

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