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 1st to Saturday 6th March 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 eleven new entrys, two re-entries, five climbers and four non-movers! And it was announced like this…
40. M People – “How Can I Love You More? ’93” The new version of M People‘s debut single gets a sixth week in the top 40, but only just as it drops sixteen places.
39. Martha Wash – “Give It To You” Also falling in her second week is former Weather Girl Martha Wash with her very first UK solo hit, which drops back two places.
38. Boyz II Men – “In The Still Of The Nite” Still looking for another big hit here in the UK are Boyz II Men, their latest goes down eleven places after three weeks on the chart.
37. Rage Against The Machine – “Killing In The Name” UK top 40 newcomers Rage Against The Machine are also suffering this week as their very first hit here is down twelve places.
36. Hot Chocolate – “It Started With A Kiss” Our first new entry this week is a chart return for Hot Chocolate’s 1982 top five hit, which puts them back in the top 40 for the first time since 1987.
35. Marxman – “All About Eve” Marxman arrived on the top 40 for the very first time last week with this track, but seven days later, it goes down seven places.
34. Oui 3 – “For What It’s Worth” Oui 3’s very first chart hit went back up last week, but comes down again, three places lower this week, Can they go back up again in seven days time?
33. Duran Duran – “Ordinary World” Duran Duran‘s new album is out now and is already their most successful for five years. The lead single notches up a seventh week, down thirteen places.
32. The Grid – “Crystal Clear” New music next and it’s a top 40 debut for producers The Grid, who formed in 1989 and have already released a number of singles, but this is the first to make it this far.
31. Diana Ross – “Heart (Don’t Change My Mind)” Diana Ross comes back with another helping from her 1991 album “The Force Behind The Power”. This is the fifth single and it gives her a fifth UK top 40 chart entry.
30. Bizarre Inc. and Angie Brown – “Took My Love” Not a top five hit this time for Bizarre Inc. and Angie Brown as the follow up to “I’m Gonna Get You” falls eleven places.
29. Big Country – “Alone” Big Country are back in the charts this week with new music and this new entry. This is the first track to come from their forthcoming sixth studio album.
28. Hue and Cry – “Labour Of Love ’93” Also making their comeback after an absence of four years are Hue and Cry, with a greatest hits album on the way, this is a new version of their very first hit single back in 1987.
27. Rod Stewart – “Ruby Tuesday” Rod Stewart’s version of The Rolling Stones 1960’s song leaves the top twenty this week and goes down twelve places.
26. Dina Carroll – “This Time” While Dina Carroll misses out on a top twenty hit ‘this time’ with the fourth single from “So Close”, which drops back three places.
25. Monie Love – “Born To Breed” Monie Love gets a new entry with a brand new song that will feature on her second studio album that she’s currently working on.
24. Snow – “Informer” There’s a chart debut next for Canadian rapper Snow, better known as Darrin O’Brien. This is his debut single, which was released Stateside last year.
23. Whitney Houston – “I Will Always Love You” The former number for Whitney Houston leaves the top twenty for the very first time this week, eighteen weeks after she arrived and down six places.
22. Depeche Mode – “I Feel You” As does the new song from Depeche Mode, which drops thirteen places and out of the top ten. Their new album is due out in three weeks time.
21. Ugly Kid Joe – “Cats In The Cradle” American band Ugly Kid Joe come back to the UK top 40 in 1993 with this new entry. The band scored a big hit last Spring with “Everything About You”.
20. Tasmin Archer – “In Your Care” No number one for Tasmin Archer with her second single and not even a top ten hit as the follow up to “Sleeping Satellite” goes down four places.
19. kd Lang – “Constant Craving” The highest climber last week came from Canada’s kd Lang and she moves into the upper half of the chart for the first time on her own this week with a climb of two.
18. Bryan Ferry – “I Put A Spell On You” Coming back to the UK top twenty for the first time in more than four years is Bryan Ferry with his latest update on this old classic, which is up four plaves.
17. PM Dawn – “Looking Through Patient Eyes” There’s a big new entry next for PM Dawn with their brand new offering. This one samples George Michael’s “Father Figure” and also features our own Cathy Dennis on backing vocals!
16. West End and Sybil – “The Love I Lost” Sybil‘s lost love is down just two places this week, her cover of Harold Mevin and The Bluenotes 70’s hit is one of the biggest sellers so far this year.
15. Jamiroquai – “Too Young To Die” British group Jamiroquai released their debut single last year, now the follow up does much better and gives them a top twenty new entry.
14. Sister Sledge – “Lost In Music ’93” Sister Sledge come back straight away with another remixed hit from their upcoming best of album, This one got to No.17 in 1979, so it’s already done better!
13. Take That – “Why Can’t I Wake Up With You?” The latest offering from the Manchester quintet called Take That leaves the top ten, down five places after a month on release.
12. Shabba Ranks – “Mr. Loverman” Shabba Ranks comes back this week with his single from only a few months ago. It got as far as No.23 last year, but re-enters much higher second time around.
11. East 17 – “Deep” Meanwhile, East 17 just slip out of the top ten, down one place with their biggest hit yet, from their chart topping debut album, “Walthamstow”.
10. Madonna – “Bad Girl” Going the other way and swapping places with East 17 is Madonna, who goes up one place to give her three out of three hits from her “Erotica” album.
9. Right Said Fred – “Stick It Out” There are no really big movers on this weeks chart so instead, this year’s Comic Relief single from Right Said Fred is the highest, going up just four places to put the boys back in the top ten for a fourth time!
8. Iron Maiden – “Fear Of The Dark” Iron Maiden are usually the highest new entry in their first week and they do it again with this track which comes from a new live album which is out at the end of this month.
7. Suede – “Animal Nitrate” From this weeks to last weeks highest new entry and Suede are non-movers with their big top ten debut from seven days ago.
6. Whitney Houston – “I’m Every Woman” There’s also a non-mover for Whitney Houston‘s other top 40 single, which left the top five last week and pauses for a second week just outside.
5. Annie Lennox – “Little Bird”/”Love Song For A Vampire” Annie Lennox knows all about being a non-mover. She has been for the past four weeks, but is so no more as her double A sider drops two places.
4. Lenny Kravitz – “Are You Gonna Go My Way?” Lenny Kravitz is a non-mover this week with his biggest UK chart hit to date, which brought him into the top five seven days ago.
3. Michael Jackson – “Give In To Me” And once again, there will be no number one for Michael Jackson as his latest slips down one place, his second number two hit in a row.
2. Shaggy – “Oh Carolina” Taking second place is Shaggy with his debut single, which climbs three places. The song has now been on the UK top 40 for a month.
1. 2 Unlimited – “No Limit” Is there no limit to 2 Unlimited‘s stay at number one? Ray and Anita win a fifth week on top with the biggest seller of the year so far. Can they make it six, or will Shaggy or someone else say “no, no” to the duo? There’s only one way to find out…
Make sure you come back in seven days time for next weeks chart!
Follow the latest ‘rewind’ chart below or click here to read about previous weeks.