UK Top 40 Singles Chart for Sunday 1st November 1992
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 26th to Saturday 31st October 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, nine climbers and one non-mover! And it was announced like this…
40. Chris Rea – “Nothing To Fear” Three weeks on and Chris Rea still has nothing to fear, although his brand new single slides twenty three places and nearly out.
39. Annie Lennox – “Cold” Annie Lennox is also going down and she was a new entry this time last week with the fourth single from “Diva”, which drops thirteen places.
38. Roxette – “Queen Of Rain” Our first new entry sees Per and Marie of Roxette back with the second single to come from their latest album, “Tourism”.
37. Simple Minds – “Love Song/Alive And Kicking” Alive and kicking after fifteen years together are Simple Minds with this double A side of previously released songs that falls fifteen places.
36. Roy Orbison – “Heartbreak Radio” The late Roy Orbison has enjoyed huge chart success this year with “I Drove All Night” and “Crying”, now he returns with a new entry from his album of previously unreleased songs, “King Of Hearts”.
35. Rotterdam Termination Source – “Poing” As you would expect, Rotterdam Termination Source are from Holland and are a hardcore dance act. This is their debut single and it gains entry to the UK top 40 today.
34. Lionel Richie – “My Destiny” Three months later and Lionel Richie’s most successful single here for over five years is slowly drifting out. This week sees it going down eleven places.
33. Undercover – “Baker Street” With one week more than Lionel are Undercover with their hugely successful version of Gerry Rafferty‘s former number as they too prepare to leave us, down five places.
32. K-Klass – “Don’t Stop” It’s a year ago that K-Klass finally made the top 40 with “Rhythm Is A Mystery” and twelve months on, they are back with hit number three and this new entry.
31. Gloria Estefan – “Always Tomorrow” Gloria Estefan hasn’t had a top twenty hit here since 1989 and her latest isn’t going to do it either dropping back seven places this week.
30. Jon Secada – “Do You Believe In Us?” It’s just another week and just another song for Jon Secada as the follow up to his Summer smash climbs nine places.
29. The Farm – “Don’t You Want Me?” The original of this song was Christmas number one back in 1981, but The Farm have not matched that effort with their cover, which leaves the top twenty, down eleven places.
28. The Chippendales – “Give Me Your Body” They want your body, it’s The Chippendales! And now chart stars in their own right too, their debut single goes up seven places in its second week.
27. Elton John – “The Last Song” Will this be the last song from Elton John’s latest album, “The One”? It’s the third single to reach the top 40 and does so as a new entry this week.
26. Saint Etienne – “The Fred” (EP) Saint Etienne bowed in and out only a few weeks ago but come straight back, this time with Flowered Up and Country band The Rockingbirds, who make their top 40 debut with this EP!
25. Metallica – “Wherever I May Roam” It’s been a good week for Metallica as the second single from their latest, self-titled album climbs eleven places.
24. En Vogue – “Free Your Mind” En Vogue scored their biggest UK hit to date back in the Spring with “My Lovin'” and after a good few months of trying, bring the follow up into the top 40 as a new entry.
23. Shakespear’s Sister – “Hello (Turn Your Radio On)” A full year ago, Shakespear’s Sister launched the first single from their album, “Hormonally Yours”. Since then, they’ve had an eight week chart topper and two further top twenty hits. This is single number four and it gives them a new entry.
22. Little Angels – “Too Much, Too Young” British band Little Angels are back with a new entry, their first since “I Ain’t Gonna Cry” last year and the first new music from them as they prepare to release a new album sometime next year.
21. Dr. Alban – “It’s My Life” It’s now been ten weeks since Dr. Alban made his UK top 40 debut with this song, which didn’t quite make it to number one, but has still done very well. He leaves the top twenty for the very first time, down nine places.
20. John Lee Hooker – “Boom Boom” John Lee Hooker landed a big new entry this time last week on the UK top 40, his first for many, many years, but seven days on, it falls four places.
19. Go West – “Faithful” Also going down after a big leap last week with their brand new single are Go West who go down six places. The band have a new album coming very soon.
18. Zucchero and Luciano Pavarotti – “Miserere” Also going down are Zucchero and Luciano Pavarotti with their joint effort. Three weeks in and the song slips three places.
17. Michael Bolton – “To Love Somebody” Going the other way is Michael Bolton with his latest single. After a top twenty new entry last week, he rises three places.
16. Doctor Spin – “Tetris” Producers ‘Doctor Spin’ come to the end of their game in the top ten as one of the two console game themes in the chart falls eight places.
15. Felix – “It Will Make Me Crazy” It will make Felix crazy that he doesn’t get a second top ten hit as the follow up to “Don’t You Want Me?” stops outside the top ten and drops back four places.
14. Charles and Eddie – “Would I Lie To You?” Last week, American duo Charles and Eddie arrived on the UK top 40 with their debut single and all lies aside, they are getting their question answered as with a massive climb of twenty places, they are this week’s highest!
13. Vanessa Paradis – “Be My Baby” Working her way back to the top ten, where she was last resident in January 1988, is Vanessa Paradis with her brand new single, which moves up six places this week.
12. Erma Franklin – “(Take A Little) Piece Of My Heart” Meanwhile, moving out of the top ten after one week is Erma Franklin with the re-issue of her 60’s top five hit, thanks to a television commercial.
11. Bon Jovi – “Keep The Faith” The new Bon Jovi album is called “Keep The Faith” and it’s out tomorrow. Before that, the lead single drops out of the top ten, down six places.
10. Erasure – “Who Needs Love Like That? ’92” Erasure are back in the top ten this week and it’s with a remix of their debut single from 1985 which forms the opener to a greatest hits album they have coming out very soon.
9. Ambassadors Of Funk – “Supermarioland” The ‘Ambassadors Of Funk’ aka Simon Harris have the other games console theme on the chart but after a new entry last week, ‘their’s’ goes up five places.
8. Take That – “A Million Love Songs” Take That went up last week having been non-movers for the previous two weeks only to come back down one place. Can they ever get any higher than number seven…?
7. Madonna – “Erotica” Madonna‘s new album goes in at No.2 on this weeks chart while the title track falls four places and out of the top three on the singles chart.
6. The Shamen – “Boss Drum” The Shamen‘s former number one is now gone but in its place comes the follow up, which is also the title track of their new album and it’s also this week’s highest new entry!
5. Bizarre Inc. featuring Angie Brown – “I’m Gonna Get You” Bizarre Inc. are really doing well with this release, which has now been on the chart for six weeks and stays in the top five, down just one place.
4. Tasmin Archer – “Sleeping Satellite” Going down two from number two this week is the former number one from Tasmin Archer. He debut album, “Great Expectations”, is out now.
3. Rage – “Run To You” Jumping seven places into the top three is last week’s highest new entry from Rage and their rework of an old Bryan Adams song from the 1980’s.
2. Arrested Development – “People Everyday” It’s been an even better week for Arrested Development with their very first UK chart hit, which moves up four places to challenge for the top spot this time next week.
1. Boyz II Men – “End Of The Road” For a second week, however, it’s the four from Philly, Boyz II Men, who stay at number one, the very end of the road on the UK singles chart. But can they make it three in a row, or will Arrested Development, Rage or The Shamen run to the top? There’s only one way to find out…
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