CHARTS: UK Top 40 Singles Chart 13th December 1992
UK Top 40 Singles Chart for Sunday 13th December 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 7th to Saturday 12th December 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 ten new entrys, ten climbers and four non-movers! And it was announced like this…
40. HWA featuring Sonic The Hedgehog – “Supersonic” It’s game over already for Sonic The Hedgehog as his debut single slumps seven places and nearly falls off the end of the top 40!
39. Mike Oldfield – “Tattoo” Coming back for more is Mike Oldfield with the second single from his “Tubular Bells II” album that follows on from “Sentinel” back in August.
38. REM – “Man On The Moon” They put a man on the moon and REM in the charts with this song, which three weeks down the road, falls ten places.
37. Kylie Minogue – “Celebration” Kylie has little to celebrate this week as her cover of Kool and The Gang‘s early 80’s hit goes down eight places after four weeks on the chart.
36. Wreckx’N’Effect – “Rump Shaker” Wreckx’N’Effect have amassed three weeks with their comeback single, which is down ten places. The track comes from their second album, “Hard Or Smooth”, which is out now.
35. Morrissey – “Certain People I Know” Former Smith, Morrissey is back with a new song this week and a new entry. This is his fourth of 1992 and also the fourth to come from his album, “Your Arsenal”.
34. Kris Kross – “It’s A Shame” Kris Kross made an explosive debut back in the late Spring with “Jump” and they make their third return to the UK top 40 this year with their new entry.
33. U2 – “Whose Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses?” Riding their wild horses are U2 and they gallop eighteen places lower than they were this time last week with them.
32. Boyz II Men – “Mowtownphilly” The Boyz II Men have two songs on the UK top 40 this week. One of the biggest sellers of the year and a former number one, and this new entry!
31. Guns’N’Roses – “Yesterdays” Guns’N’Roses yesterdays are nearly behind them as their latest hit single falls seven places this week after five weeks with us.
30. KWS featuring The Trammps – “Hold Back The Night” The new single from KWS and American band The Trammps climbs seven places this week to take them all into the top thirty.
29. SL2 – “Way In My Brain” It’s been a little while since we’ve heard from SL2. They held the number two spot for three weeks with “On A Ragga Tip” in May/June, but they return with the follow up and a new entry today.
28. Nirvana – “In Bloom” Nirvana are certainly in bloom this week as the latest cut from the “Nevermind” album climbs twelve places and in doing so, is this week’s highest.
27. Slipstreem – “We Are Raving” Steve Moore and Justin O’Neale call themselves Slipstreem and this is their debut single, which sees them raving into the top 40 after just one week!
26. East Side Beat – “Alive And Kicking” This time last year, German group East Side Beat made their UK chart debut with a cover of “Ride Like The Wind”. Twelve months on and they are back, this time with a Simple Minds smash from 1985.
25. The Wedding Present – “No Christmas” …or perhaps they should be called The Christmas Present…?(!) They’ve done it, twelve singles and twelve top 40 hits throughout 1992 for The Wedding Present with this new entry!
24. Undercover – “Never Let Her Slip Away” Slipping out of the top twenty are Undercover this week as their second top five hit of 1992 falls seven places with six weeks on the chart so far.
23. Boyz II Men – “End Of The Road” Here come the Boyz II Men men again. They were on the chart when Undercover’s last single “Baker Street” was about. SIXTEEN weeks later, their former number one is still here and five places lower than it was.
22. Arrested Development – “People Everyday” Now with nine weeks in the UK top 40 are Arrested Development with their first chart hit here. This week finds them leaving the upper half of the chart, down three places.
21. Dina Carroll – “So Close” And just slipping out of the top twenty after just one week is Dina Carroll with her third single to make it there this year.
20. The Lemonheads – “Mrs. Robinson” This week American band The Lemonheads come into the UK top twenty with their version of this song, that goes up two places.
19. Lisa Stansfield – “Someday (I’m Coming Back)” Whitney is not the only artist on the soundtrack the ‘The Bodyguard’, our own Lisa Stansfield has this brand new song there too and it gives her a new entry this week.
18. Simply Red – “The Montreux EP” Five weeks down the road and a fifth week for Simply Red in the top twenty with this EP of new and old songs, all love, but down four places.
17. 808 State and UB40 – “One In Ten” The unlikely combination of 808 State and UB40 came on to the chart last week and they enjoy a better week two as the song climbs four places.
16. Gloria Estefan – “The Miami Hit Mix” Also climbing, but by nine places, is Gloria Estefan with her hit mix of 80’s Latin floor fillers, all of them featured in full on her “Greatest Hits” album.
15. Stereo MC’s – “Step It Up” The Stereo MC’s did step it up to a new high last week, but seven days on, their biggest hit yet slips back three places.
14. Diana Ross – “If We Hold On Together” Still climbing is Diana Ross with her song from the animated film ‘The Land Before Time’. This week finds her two places higher.
13. Heaven 17 – “Temptation ’92” Moving away from heaven are Heaven 17 as they depart the top ten with the Brothers In Rhythm remix of their 1983 smash, which is down eight places.
12. Cliff Richard – “I Still Believe In You” It looks like Cliff Richard won’t be getting a Christmas number one this year as his effort also leaves the top ten, down four places.
11. The Prodigy – “Out Of Space” And The Prodigy are both out of space and out of the top ten as they slide out, down three places, with their fourth single released.
10. Boney M – “Boney M Megamix” Boney M are back in the top ten for the first time in thirteen years this week. It’s with their megamix of classic hits and it goes up three places to do so.
9. Rod Stewart – “Tom Traubert’s Blues” Rod Stewart’s version of this old song also moves three places this week, but it’s down the chart on where he peaked this time seven days ago.
8. Freddie Mercury – “In My Defence” Coming back to the top ten for the second time this year is Freddie Mercury with this solo recording that climbs three places.
7. The Shamen – “Phorever People” It’s one in and one out again for The Shamen, something they’ve been doing since the Summer. This is single number four from the “Boss Drum” album and the fourth top ten hit in a row from it, and it’s also this week’s highest new entry!
6. Madonna – “Deeper And Deeper” Madonna goes deeper and deeper with her latest single, which burrows four places up on where she came in last week.
5. Take That – “Could It Be Magic?” Going better still are Take That, who also arrived on last week’s chart and also climb four places, with their version of this Barry Manilow song, that becomes their highest charted single yet!
4. WWF Superstars – “Slam Jam” The WWF Superstars made their chart debut last week with the highest new entry, but seven days on, they fail to win the round and end up non-movers.
3. Charles and Eddie – “Would I Lie To You?” Also staying put for a second week are Charles and Eddie with their former number one, which has now been with us for two months.
2. Michael Jackson – “Heal The World” And also going nowhere is Michael Jackson with the latest cut from his “Dangerous” album that stays in second place for a second week.
1. Whitney Houston – “I Will Always Love You” Which means for a third week running, Whitney Houston stays on top with her cover of Dolly Parton’s song from the film ‘The Bodyguard’. Can she make it four in a row and become the Christmas number one, or will someone else break out and take that prize? There’s only one way to find out…
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