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CHARTS: UK Top 40 Singles Chart 7th June 1992

UK Top 40 Singles Chart for Sunday 7th June 1992

So this was the chart that Radio 1 DJ Bruno Brookes broadcast from 4-7pm with data from the GALLUP computer based on record sales from Monday 1st to Saturday 6th June 1992.

This is how the charts USED to look with new entries, climbers and non-movers, all based solely on record purchases.
This week, thirty years ago, there were eleven new entrys, ten climbers and one non-mover! And it was announced like this…

40. Alice Cooper – “Feed My Frankenstein”
The third single from Alice Cooper’s most recent album landed on the chart last week, but seven days on and it’s down thirteen places.

39. Pop Will Eat Itself – “Karmadrome”
Pop Will Eat Itself were new on last week with this track, which became their second to hit the top twenty but like Alice, they too go down in week two, twenty two places for them!

38. Prefab Sprout – “The Sound Of Crying”
This week’s first new entry comes from Prefab Sprout, who have a new best of coming out very soon and this is one of the new tracks on that album, which brings them back to the top 40 for the first time in two years.

37. Wilson Phillips – “You Won’t See Me Cry”
Lots of crying on this week’s chart and Wilson Phillips continue the tears with their first UK chart hit for two years, which falls seventeen places.

36. Soul II Soul – “Move Me No Mountain”
Jazzi B and the Soul II Soul crew get a new entry this week, the follow up to their top five hit “Joy” and the second single to come from their new “Club Classics Vol.4” album.

35. The Pasadenas – “I Believe In Miracles”
The Pasadenas may believe in them but a miracle is needed as their new entry from last week drops one place in seven days.

34. Future Sound Of London – “Papua New Guinea”
The Future Sound Of London have been a non-mover for the past two weeks with their first chart his under their original name, but one month on and the song is down twelve places.

33. Black Sabbath – “TV Crimes”
We’ve not had the pleasure of veteran rockers Black Sabbath on the top 40 for ten whole years, but they return this week with new music and a new album that will be out later this month.

32. Lisa Stansfield – “Set Your Loving Free”
Lisa Stansfield was hoping for a fourth top twenty hit from her most recent album this week with this single, but seven days after its arrival, the song is down four places.

31. The Lightning Seeds – “Sense”
There is some good news for The Lightning Seed, who were one of last week’s new entries and they buck the current trend and go up seven places!

30. The Beautiful South – “Bell Bottomed Tear”
The Beautiful South come back with a third slice of their current album, “0898 Beautiful South”. This is the follow up to “We Are Each Other”.

29. Craig McLachlan – “One Reason Why”
Craig McLachlan was one of last week’s joint highest climbers of just five places and he improves upon that with his first UK top 40 hit in nearly two years with a climb of two more spots.

28. Curiosity – “Hang On In There Baby”
Curiosity ask you to hang on in there, and they do so for an eighth week on the chart with their first hit since 1989, which is down nine places.

27. Ce Ce Peniston – “Keep On Walkin'”
Ce Ce Peniston keeps on walkin’ down the chart. Her second UK top ten hit has been about for a whole month now and is thirteen places lower than this time last week.

26. Tia Carrere – “Ballroom Blitz”
Actress Tia Carrere made her chart debut last week with this debut single which seems to have found favour as it climbs nine places.

25. The Bassheads – “Back To The Old School”
And it’s back to school for the The Bassheads as their second single leaves class early and drops thirteen places to leave the top twenty.

24. Inner City – “Pennies From Heaven”
Kevin Saunderson and Paris Grey aka Inner City return with a second new entry for this year. “Hallelujah” nearly made the top twenty, can they do it with this one…?

23. Annie Lennox – “Precious”
Precious Annie Lennox brought the second single from her debut solo album “Diva” to the chart last week and she goes up ten places in her second week.

22. Tina Turner – “I Want You Near Me”
Going much higher is Tina Turner with another new song from her “Simply The Best” greatest hits which rockets seventeen places higher than she came in.

21. Shakespear’s Sister – “I Don’t Care”
Down ten places and out of the upper half of the top 40 this week go Shakespear’s Sister with their third top ten hit of their career to date.

20. Oceanic – “Controlling Me”
We start the top twenty with a new entry and the return of Oceanic with their third stab for a big hit. The group only made it to No.25 last time with “Wicked Love”.

19. Incognito – “Don’t You Worry Bout A Thing”
Also back in the top twenty are Incognito, this time without any guest vocalist but doing alright themselves with a climb of five places.

18. Cyndi Lauper – “The World Is Stone”
It’s a good week for the ladies this week, especially those with chart history. Cyndi Lauper is one of them and with a leap of nineteen places, she is this week’s highest climber!

17. Manic Street Preachers – “Motorcycle Emptiness”
The Manic Street Preachers get a new entry, their second to go straight in the top twenty and just one place lower than “You Love Us” got to.

16. The Wedding Present – “California”
Above them are an all too familiar sight this year, The Wedding Present, this is their June release and it gives them a fourth top twenty hit.

15. SL2 – “On A Ragga Tip”
Having been non-movers for the last two weeks, SL2 leave the top ten with their massive hit, which is down eight places.

14. En Vogue – “My Lovin'”
Following them out of the top ten are En Vogue, down six places with the lead single from their second studio album, “Funky Divas”.

13. Faith No More – “Midlife Crisis”
And still they come as Faith No More depart after just one week with their first UK top ten hit, which drops back three places.

12. The Cure – “Fridy I’m In Love”
The top ten clearout continues with The Cure not loving Sunday as much as they do Friday’s with their biggest hit in three years going down six places.

11. Elton John – “The One”
Going the other way is the first new track from Elton John’s upcoming new album that made its debut on the chart last week and goes up two places in week two.

10. Guns’N’Roses – “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door”
Guns’N’Roses knocked at heaven’s door four weeks ago but they we not given permission to enter, so they’ve been dropping one by one every since. This week the fall is six places.

9. Take That – “It Only Takes A Minute”
British boy band Take That came into the upper half of the chart last week for the very first time and with a climb of seven places, they break the top ten in their second.

8. Ugly Kid Joe – “Everything About You”
Ugly Kid Joe moved into the top three this time last week, but back track five places in their fifth week on the UK chart.

7. Nick Berry – “Heartbeat”
Actor Nick Berry crossed over to the singles chart in 1986 when he hit number one with “Every Loser Wins”. He’s since left the East End and now stars in the new drama series Heartbeat, from which he performs the title song and comes back to the UK chart for the first time in six years!

6. Utah Saints – “Something Good”
The Utah Saints were last week’s highest new entry and continue to improve on their best seller yet with a climb of three places with this track that samples Kate Bush.

5. Richard Marx – “Hazard”
Richard Marx‘s first big UK chart hit for three years moved into the top five seven days ago but that’s where he stays as a non-mover.

4. George Michael – “Too Funky”
George Michael has new music to share and this is his first since the “Listen Without Prejudice” album two years ago. It returns him to the top five for the first time on his own since “Praying For Time”…but it’s not the highest!

3. Kris Kross – “Jump”
The Kris Kross boys were hoping to ‘jump’ to number one this week but instead, they drop back one place with their debut single.

2. KWS – “Please Don’t Go”
There is, however, a new number one as KWS leave the top spot and go down one place with their five week chart topper.

1. Erasure – “ABBA-esque” EP
So our new number one is also this week’s highest new entry and it’s congratulations to Vince and Andy of Erasure as they claim their very first number one single and it’s with an EP of ABBA hits in the Erasure style! Can they go a second, however, or will George Michael or someone else steel it from them? There’s only one way to find out…

Make sure you come back in seven days time for next weeks chart!

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