So this was the chart that Radio 1 DJ Bruno Brookes broadcast from 4pm-7pm with data from the GALLUP computer based on record sales from Monday 22nd to Saturday 27th 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 nine new entrys, nine climbers and three non-movers! And it was announced like this…
40. Manic Street Preachers – “Motorcycle Emptiness” The Manic Street Preachers motorcycle drives off after a month on the chart this week as the song drops seventeen places.
39. Prince – “Thunder” Prince’s thunder rumbles no more as his new entry from last week from the “Diamonds And Pearls” album goes down eleven places!
38. The Beautiful South – “Bell Bottomed Tear” And The Beautiful South’s bell bottomed tear falls after four weeks on the chart, down fourteen for them with the third single from their latest album.
37. Joe Cocker – “Unchain My Heart” It’s been a good year for the former “Up Where We Belong” singer Joe Cocker. With two songs in the top thirty so far, this could be number three with this week’s first new entry.
36. Ugly Kid Joe – “Everything About You” Ugly Kid Joe hate everything about you, but do they hate being in the UK top 40 for two months with their very first hit here? Ask them as the song falls eighteen places.
35. Oceanic – “Controlling Me” Oceanic have been controlling many of us with their second single to make the top twenty. It left seven days ago and is down thirteen places this week.
34. Kim Wilde – “Heart Over Mind” Kim Wilde has been enjoying chart success for the first time in three years with her comeback single “Love Is Holy” and her new album. This is the second single and the second to be a new entry within the top 40.
33. Cyndi Lauper – “The World Is Stone” The world has been stone and success for Cyndi Lauper recently, another singer who has enjoyed a comeback to the UK top 40 for the first time in three years. The song is down thirteen this week.
32. Londonbeat – “You Bring On The Sun” Good news for Londonbeat and their newest recording, which joined us last week and goes up six places seven days later.
31. Sinitta – “Shame Shame Shame” Sinitta has been absent from the top 40 for two years and it was with a cover version, “Hitchin’ A Ride“. She’s recorded another cover, this time of a Shirley & Company hit from 1975 and it brings her back with this new entry.
30. Kym Sims – “A Little Bit More” Steve ‘Silk’ Hurley produced and mixed the latest single from Kym Sims, which arrived with us last week and climbs three places, seven days later.
29. Crowded House – “Four Seasons In One Day” Time moves quickly for Crowded House in their 24 hours but the latest single from them only moves downwards but three places in week three.
28. Guns’N’Roses – “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door” Guns’N’Roses leave the upper half of the chart this week as their cover of Bob Dylan’s 1970 song goes down twelve places.
27. Sophie B. Hawkins – “Damn, Wish I Was Your Lover” New music time next as we welcome American singer Sophie B. Hawkins to the UK chart with her debut single that’s already been top five back home two months ago. Can she match that here?
26. Roy Orbison – “I Drove All Night” Cyndi Lauper at No.33 last had a hit with this song back in 1989 but she wasn’t the first to record it. That fell to the late Roy Orbison, and his version finally makes it to the UK top 40, five years after he did so.
25. Loose Ends – “Hangin’ On A String” Loose Ends are most definitely hangin’ on a string this week as their first UK chart hit is a non-mover and stays exactly where it landed this time last week.
24. Megadeth – “Symphony Of Destruction” Seven days after Megadeth arrived on the chart, their latest offering goes down nine places and out of the top twenty.
23. Urban Shakedown – “Some Justice” While Urban Shakedown’s new entry from last week is going up six places as they seek justice in a higher place. Good luck.
22. Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine – “Do Re Me So Far So Good” Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine come back with another new entry, their third this year and the second to come from their new album, “1992 – The Love Album”.
21. The B-52’s – “Good Stuff” The B-52’s latest good stuff is on the move again, this time up six places as the band sit outside the top twenty where they last achieved a hit with “Roam” back in 1990.
20. Messiah – “Temple Of Dreams” Finally some good news for Swiss death metal band Messiah. They have been non-movers since they entered the UK chart for the first time three weeks ago, but move up one and into the upper half this week.
19. TLC – “Ain’t 2 Proud 2 Beg” Going the other way with their very first UK chart hit are American all girl group TLC, who fall six places with a song that reached the top ten Stateside.
18. U2 – “Even Better Than The Real Thing” U2 are going down too with their latest single, which is also down six places, making it the second single from “Achtung Baby” to miss the top ten.
17. Kris Kross – “Jump” Jumping out of the top ten are teen rappers Kris Kross with their debut single, which falls eight places. They boys are currently top twenty back home with the follow up.
16. Altern 8 – “Hypnotic St-8” Altern 8 are back this week with a new entry, the follow up to “Evapor 8” and their third single to make the upper half of the top 40.
15. Tori Amos – “Crucify” American singer Tori Amos was last week’s highest climber and she betters that going up four more places with her first UK top twenty hit.
14. Elton John – “The One” Elton John’s new album “The One” enters the chart at No.2. The title track comes out of the top ten on the singles chart, down four places.
13. Snap – “Rhythm Is A Dancer” Turbo B and the Snap crew are back in business this week with a big new entry and a return to the UK chart following a string of hits that spanned most of 1990 and into 1991.
12. Def Leppard – “Make Love Like A Man” …is what Def Leppard request of you! The second single from “Adrenalize” goes up five places following its chart entry this time last week.
11. The Orb – “Blue Room” The Orb spend just one week in the top ten as their best charting single yet drops out, down three places and into a room of a very different colour.
10. Diana Ross – “One Shining Moment” Diana Ross comes back to the UK top ten this week with a climb of four places, the second single to do so from her album, “The Force Behind The Power”.
9. Take That – “It Only Takes A Minute” Take That have been progressing one step at a time for the past three weeks, but their very first top ten hit, hits the end of the line and falls down two places.
8. George Michael – “Too Funky” Meanwhile, George Michael has been going down one position at time for the past three weeks. This week he steps out of the box and does down two places.
7. KWS – “Please Don’t Go” Also going down two this week are KWS with their former number one and cover of KC and The Sunshine band‘s 1979 top three hit.
6. Electronic – “Disappointed” This week’s highest new entry sees the return of Electronic to the top ten for the first time since “Get The Message” last year as the band also see the return of Neil Tennant for the first time since their debut single, “Getting Away With It” at the end of 1989.
5. Utah Saints – “Something Good” This Utah Saints song samples Kate Bush’s 1986 top twenty hit “Cloudbusting”. It’s been going up for the last four weeks, but slips back one place in week five.
4. Nick Berry – “Heartbeat” Now firmly established in Heartbeart country, Nick Berry has been held off in the number two spot for the last two weeks, but is so no longer as he goes down two places.
3. Richard Marx – “Hazard” Nine weeks on and Richard Marx has just to make a false move, even though he has been a non-mover for some of the time. He is again this week with his first UK chart hit for over two years.
2. Mariah Carey – “I’ll Be There” Last week’s highest new entry was from Mariah Carey with this cover of a Jackson 5 hit. She becomes this week’s highest climber of nine places and in doing so she betters her previous UK chart high which was set in September 1990 by “Vision Of Love”.
1. Erasure – “ABBA-esque” (EP) Holding on for a fourth week on top are Vince and Andy of Erasure with their collection of ABBA songs including “Take A Chance On Me“. Can they equal KWS for a fifth week or will Mariah Carey or someone else put a stop to that? There’s only one way to find out…
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