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CHARTS: UK Top 40 Singles Chart 28th February 1993

UK Top 40 Singles Chart for Sunday 28th February 1993

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 February 1993.

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, eleven climbers and two non-movers! And it was announced like this…

40. Charles and Eddie – “NYC (Can You Believe This City?)”
Former chart toppers Charles and Eddie don’t match that success with the follow which goes down seven places in week three.

39. The Christians – “The Bottle”
The Christians are back with a new entry this week. This is their first top 40 entry since “What’s In A Word?” in September last year.

38. Neil Young – “Harvest Moon”
American singer Neil Young returned to the UK top 40 last week for the first time in two decades with this song, which slips back two places in week two.

37. Martha Wash – “Give It To You”
Martha Wash is better known as one half of the Weather Girls, best known for their 80’s hit “It’s Raining Men“. She comes back to the UK top 40 this week on her own with this new entry.

36. Snap – “Exterminate”
Snap are still exterminating all before them, nine weeks on with their latest hit, which drops out of the top twenty, down seventeen places.

35. 4 Of Us – “She Hits Me”
The 4 Of Us are an Irish band that started recording in 1989. With four Irish top ten hits to their name to date, this is their first UK top 40 chart entry.

34. Usura – “Open Your Mind”
Usura are still asking to you open your mind seven weeks down the road. Their debut chart hit falls eight places this week. Oh.

33. Stereo MC’s – “Ground Level”
Meanwhile, the Stereo MC’s drop ten places with their third top twenty hit single, which is the quickest to exit the top 40.

32. Rolf Harris – “Stairway To Heaven”
Rolf Harris loses his foot this week with his cover of the Led Zeppelin hit as he slides eighteen places with his chart comeback.

31. Oui 3 – “For What It’s Worth”
There is some good news for Oui 3 this week. Their debut chart hit slumped in week two only to rebound and go up seven places this week!

30. The Beloved – “Sweet Harmony”
The Beloved are down nine this week, seven weeks after joining the chart with the lead single from their current album, “Conscience”.

29. Runrig – “Wonderful”
Scottish band Runrig are back with a new entry, the first to come from their new and upcoming fifth studio album. This marks their first top 40 hit since 1991.

28. Marxman – “All About Eve”
Marxman are a UK based hip hop group that formed in 1989 and after four years of promoting and playing gigs, this is their first single and it’s a new entry today!

27. Boyz II Men – “In The Still Of The Nite”
The third single from Boyz II Men to make the UK top 40 climbs three places in its second week on the chart. Still some way off their first, big number one hit.

26. REM – “The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonight”
From the still of the nite to the sidewinder sleeping tonight, REM depart the top twenty after one week with this track, down nine places.

25. Rage Against The Machine – “Killing In The Name”
American rock band Rage Against The Machine made their UK top 40 debut last week and enjoy a climb of two places in week two.

24. M People – “How Can I Love You More? ’93”
The remix of M People‘s debut single leaves the upper half of the chart this week, down eight places. The band are recording new material that will be out later this year.

23. Dina Carroll – “This Time”
Going up six places this week is the latest single from Dina Carroll, a slightly remixed and edited version from her debut album, “So Close”.

22. Bryan Ferry – “I Put A Spell On You”
Roxy Music’s frontman Bryan Ferry is back in the top 40 this week with a cover of a song that dates from 1956 that is probably best known sung by Nina Simone in 1965.

21. kd Lang – “Constant Craving”
Canada’s kd Lang has a great second week on her own with her first solo UK chart hit, which rockets up sixteen places to be this weeks highest climber!

20. Duran Duran – “Ordinary World”
The lead single form Duran Duran‘s new album remains in the top twenty for a sixth week, six weeks after it arrived but down eight places.

19. Bizarre Inc. and Angie Brown – “Took My Love”
The already proven partnership of Bizarre Inc. and Angie Brown move their latest collaboration into the upper half of the chart with a climb of three places.

18. The Shamen – “Re-evolution”
The Shamen are back with a new entry this week, their first of 1993 and hot on the heels of four consecutive top ten hits achieved last year.

17. Whitney Houston – “I Will Always Love You”
Whitney Houston still has two singles in the top 40 but only one in the top ten this week as her former number one drops eight places.

16. Tasmin Archer – “In Your Care”
From one chart topper to another and we welcomed Tasmin Archer back to the top 40 last week with this song, which rises two places in week two.

15. Rod Stewart – “Ruby Tuesday”
Rod Stewart was one of last week’s joint highest climbers with this version of a Rolling Stones number. Seven days on and it falls four places.

14. West End and Sybil – “The Love I Lost”
Sybil lost her love and also her top ten reign this week as her version of the Harold Mevin and The Bluenotes song goes down four places.

13. Right Said Fred – “Stick It Out”
Right Said Fred need you to stick it out all the way with this years Comic Relief song, which was new on last week and climbs two places this week.

12. Jesus Lizard and Nirvana – “Puss/Oh The Guilt”
Nirvana are back this week with a big new entry and they are joined by American rickers The Jesus Lizard, who make their UK top 40 debut.

11. Madonna – “Bad Girl”
Madonna is one step ahead of them with her new entry and the third single to come from last year’s “Erotica” album. Can she make it three UK top ten hits in a row…?

10. East 17 – “Deep”
East 17 plunge to the deepest part of the top ten this week, down three places for them. Their debut album, “Walthamstow”, is out now.

9. Depeche Mode – “I Feel You”
Also going down is one of last weeks high new entry’s from Depeche Mode as the first single from their upcoming new album slips one place.

8. Take That – “Why Can’t I Wake Up With You?”
After two weeks at the number two position, Take That drop six places and right out of the top five with their newest release.

7. Suede – “Animal Nitrate”
Suede made their top 40 debut last Autumn with “Metal Mickey”, their third single does much better, straight into the top ten and this week’s highest new entry!

6. Whitney Houston – “I’m Every Woman”
Both of Whitney Houston’s singles on the UK chart are falling, her version of Chaka Khan’s 1978 tune is down two places this week.

5. Shaggy – “Oh Carolina”
Shaggy enjoys a much better fourth week on the chart as his former highest climber jumps into the top five, up eight places.

4. Lenny Kravitz – “Are You Gonna Go My Way?”
Lenny Kravitz was one of last week’s joint highest climbers and takes his very first UK top ten hit up one more place this week.

3. Annie Lennox – “Little Bird”/”Love Song For A Vampire”
Annie Lennox just cannot fly away from her current position, four weeks after she fluttered in with this double A sider, she stays in the same place for a FOURTH week running!

2. Michael Jackson – “Give In To Me”
Enjoying a healthy week two is Michael Jackson, his highest new entry from last week goes up four places to put him back at number two, where he was all through Christmas and the new year.

1. 2 Unlimited – “No Limit”
Is there no limit to 2 Unlimited‘s reign at the top? Ray and Anita stay Britain’s biggest seller for a fourth week running. But can they make it five, or will Jacko, Lenny, Shaggy or someone else put a time limit on these two? 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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