PLAYLIST: The Greatest Number Two Hits of The 1980’s

All the greatest hits…that didn’t quite go all the way to the top of the UK singles chart!

What a bummer, eh! You get to number two, with all the hope and prospect of climbing one place higher the following week and what happens? You either stay there or drop back down! These artists know that pain all too well.

All iconic 80’s classics from many of the 80’s biggest music acts, but they all have one thing in common. They all peaked at No.2 on the UK singles chart.

Many you would think actually did go all the way, but alas, they all settled for second place. But is it true that sometimes, possibly, a song can be just a little too good to be a number one? You decide…