Erasure 1992

CHARTS: UK Top 40 Singles Chart 21st June 1992

UK Top 40 Singles Chart for Sunday 21st 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 15th to Saturday 20th 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 seven new entrys, twelve climbers and five non-movers! And it was announced like this…

40. Inner City – “Pennies From Heaven”
Inner City‘s pennies are dropping this week, down fifteen places for Kevin and Paris with their eighth UK top 40 charting single.

39. Tia Carrere – “Ballroom Blitz”
Also going down is Tia Carrere with her debut single, which sinks eleven places having been on the chart for one whole month.

38. Londonbeat – “You Bring On The Sun”
This week’s first new entry welcomes Londonbeat back to the UK chart with this new track which follows their last outing, “A Better Love”, early last year.

37. En Vogue – “My Lovin'”
En Vogue’s biggest UK chart hit to date looks like it is on its last legs as the song falls thirteen this week. The trio have a follow up waiting in the wings.

36. The Cure – “Friday I’m In Love”
Six weeks this time for The Cure as their favourite day becomes history and the second single from their new album, “Wish”, falls seventeen places.

35. Naughty By Nature – “OPP”
US hip hop group Naughty By Nature made their UK chart debut last week with this single that came out in The States last year. In their second week here, they make no progress at all and are non-movers.

34. Martyn Joseph – “Dolphins Make Me Cry”
One person who is making some progress in his second weeks on the chart is Welsh singer Martyn Joseph, who climbs six places.

33. Kym Sims – “A Little Bit More”
We welcome Kym Sims back for a third slice of NY dance music with our second new entry of this week. Kym will want a third top twenty hit to follow “Too Blind To See It” and “Take My Advice”.

32. Incognito – “Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing”
Incognito survive a month on the chart this time with their second top 40 hit, which goes down ten places in its fourth week.

31. Prefab Sprout – “The Sound Of Crying”
Also going down is last week’s highest climber from Prefab Sprout. The first new song to come from their brand new greatest hit album is down eight places.

30. Innocence – “I’ll Be There”
Innocence made their chart return last week with brand new music, their first for nearly two years, but seven days on the song is falling four places.

29. Urban Shakedown – “Some Justice”
UK producers Gavin King and Claudio Giussani call themselves Urban Shakedown and this is their debut single, which lands them a new entry in the top 40 today.

28. Prince – “Thunder”
There’s a new entry for a more seasoned chart star next as Prince comes back with another track from his “Diamonds And Pearls” album. This is the fifth to become a single from that album.

27. The B-52’s – “Good Stuff”
On the move are The B-52’s with their brand new track, which joined us last week, they climb ten places with the title track of their new album which is out tomorrow!

26. Crowded House – “Four Seasons In One Day”
Also on the up are Crowded House with the fourth single from their most recent album, “Woodface”, which goes up twelve places.

25. Loose Ends – “Hangin’ On A String”
And chart newcomer Loose Ends also takes a step up with their first top 40 hit, which is seven places higher than last week.

24. The Beautiful South – “Bell Bottomed Tear”
Having bagged their first top twenty hit in nearly two years last week, The Beautiful South say their goodbyes as the song goes down eight places.

23. Manic Street Preachers – “Motorcycle Emptiness”
And also saying goodbye to the upper half of the chart are the Manic Street Preachers with the fourth single from their debut album, “Generation Terrorists”, which is down six places.

22. Oceanic – “Controlling Me”
Nobody is controlling Oceanic any longer as their second song to make the top twenty drops out and down eight places in their third week on the chart.

21. Messiah – “Temple Of Dreams”
While going nowhere are Swiss rock band Messiah with their very first UK chart hit, which is a non-mover in its second week with us.

20. Cyndi Lauper – “The World Is Stone”
For Cyndi Lauper, the world has turned to stone as her biggest UK hit in three years takes five steps backward after a month on the chart.

19. Tori Amos – “Crucify”
There is good new for Tori Amos, who enters the UK top twenty for the very first time and with this week’s highest climber of seventeen places!

18. Ugly Kid Joe – “Everything About You”
Get ready for some rock as there are four in a row coming up, first of them is Ugly Kid Joe’s former top five hit, which is down nine places.

17. Def Leppard – “Make Love Like A Man”
Following them are Def Leppard with a new entry and the follow up to their comeback hit, “Let’s Get Rocked”, from two months ago.

16. Guns’N’Roses – “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door”
From the UK we go back to The States and it’s Guns’N’Roses up next who fall five places with their cover of Bob Dylan’s 1973 recording which was from the soundtrack of the film ‘Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid’.

15. Megadeth – “Symphony Of Destruction”
Keeping you rocking we have another new entry this time from Megadeth, who come back to the UK top 40 for the first time since “Hanger 18” last year.

14. Diana Ross – “One Shining Moment”
Time for something more calming and it’s Diana Ross that offer it with her new entry from last week going up six places.

13. TLC – “Ain’t 2 Proud 2 Beg”
US girl group TLC also scored a big new entry in the UK top twenty last week, their very first, and they too are moving upwards by five places.

12. U2 – “Even Better Than The Real Thing”
U2 want to prove they are better than the real thing and do so with their new entry from last week going up just one place.

11. Mariah Carey – “I’ll Be There”
This week’s highest new entry is from Mariah Carey with this cover of a Jackson 5 song from 1970 that features on a new MTV Unplugged album she has coming out and it also gives her, her highest UK chart placing since “Vision Of Love” two years ago!

10. Elton John – “The One”
Moving into the top ten and Elton John’s newest single and the first to come from his new album of the same name is a non-mover. The album is out tomorrow.

9. Kris Kross – “Jump”
Teen duo Kris Kross entered the UK top ten five weeks ago with their debut single and it’s still here but going down two places.

8. The Orb – “Blue Room”
Last week’s highest new entry came from The Orb with their third to reach the top 40. This week the come into the top, up four places.

7. Take That – “It Only Takes A Minute”
Boy band Take That continue to improve on their best chart placing with this single that is up another one place on this weeks chart.

6. George Michael – “Too Funky”
Take tahat have been going up one every week while George Michael has been going down one place. He does it again and it takes him out of the top five.

5. KWS – “Please Don’t Go”
The huge hit and former number one from KWS has now been with us for ten weeks, eight of them in the top ten and it’s only dropping two places this week.

4. Utah Saints – “Something Good”
Good news for the Utah Saints this week. They have been non-movers for the last two but break the stagnation and go up two places into the top five for the very first time.

3. Richard Marx – “Hazard”
Eight weeks in and Richard Marx is still climbing with his biggest UK hit single for three years, which is up one more spot and now only one away from where “Right Here Waiting” peaked in the early Autumn of 1989.

2. Nick Berry – “Heartbeat”
Former Eastender Nick Berry was hoping for a second number one this week, but he has to settle for second place and a non-mover with the theme song from his new TV show.

1. Erasure – “ABBA-esque” (EP)
Which means there is no change at the top for a third week, Vince and Andy‘s collection of ABBA songs stays top for a third week in a row. Can they make it a month, or will Richard Marx, Utah Saints or someone else put an end to that? 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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