UK Top 40 Singles Chart for Sunday 14th March 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 8th to Saturday 13th 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 nine new entrys, thirteen climbers and NO non-movers! And it was announced like this…
40. Maxi Priest – “One More Chance” Maxi Priest is back in the top 40 this week with new music and another chance to score a hit. He first turned up in 1986 with “Strollin’ On”.
39. Depeche Mode – “I Feel You” Depeche Mode‘s new album is called “Songs of Faith and Devotion” and it’s out in a week’s time. First the lead single drops seventeen places after just four weeks on the chart.
37. Dina Carroll – “This Time” For the first time in over a year, we have two songs that have sold the same number of copies this week, so no No.38, we jump to No.37 and first up is Dina Carroll, who goes down eleven places with her latest.
Michael Bolton – “Reach Out, I’ll Be There” While entering the chart with matching sales is Michael Bolton, this time with a cover of The Four Tops hit from 1966, which was a top twenty hit again in 1988.
36. Jade – “Don’t Walk Away” Jade are a trio of young ladies from America who have taken the charts by storm in the past six months. This is their second hit here released in November and now it brings them to the UK top 40 for the very first time.
35. Diana Ross – “Heart (Don’t Change My Mind)” From new Americans to someone who has been gracing the charts for thirty years now and Diana Ross‘ latest is dropping back four places in its second week.
34. Bananarama – “More, More, More” Sara and Keren of Bananarama are back in 1993 with the second top 40 chart single from their latest album called “Please Yourself”. This is a cover of the Andrea True Connection disco hit from 1976 which made the top five then.
33. Robin S – “Show Me Love” More new music next from America and singer Robin S makes her UK chart debut with this new entry, which first turned up in 1990 as a club anthem but is now a commercial hit thanks to some reproduction.
32. Evolution – “Love Thing” More new music next courtesy of deConstruction Records and dance act Evolution – Barry Jamieson, Jon Sutton and Wesley Allen – get a new entry on the top 40 this week.
31. Hot Chocolate – “It Started With A Kiss” Hot Chocolate’s former 1982 hit came back to the chart last week and seven days on it goes up five places. The song previously peaked at number five.
30. Tasmin Archer – “In Your Care” The follow up to Tasmin Archer‘s number one debut single leaves the top twenty this week, down ten places after four weeks on the chart.
29. Take That – “Why Can’t I Wake Up With You?” Take That have made it five with their latest and highest charting single to date. The group’s sixth top 40 chart hit drops sixteen places.
28. Whitney Houston – “I Will Always Love You” Still going strong and now with nineteen weeks on the chart is the former number one from Whitney Houston and her cover of the Dolly Parton original, which this week goes down five places.
27. The Grid – “Crystal Clear” Going up five places this week are The Grid with their very first top 40 charting single, which was a new entry last week.
26. Alice In Chains – “Them Bones” Alice In Chains come back to the UK top 40 for only the second time this week with this new entry, the second single from their second album, “Dirt”.
25. Hue and Cry – “Labour Of Love ’93” The remix of Hue and Cry‘s debut chart hit single moves up three places in its second week, still some way off the top ten position held by the original back in 1987.
24. Big Country – “Alone” Going up five places are Big Country with their brand new single and chart comeback, now their highest placed since “King Of Emotion” back in 1988.
23. Bryan Ferry – “I Put A Spell On You” Bryan Ferry’s spell lasted just one week as his version of this much covered classic departs the top twenty, down five places.
22. Sybil – “When I’m Good And Ready” Along with Whitney, Sybil has two songs in the top 40 this week and this is her latest, produced by Mike Stock and Pete Waterman, and it gives her a new entry!
20. Madonna – “Bad Girl” Not a good week for Madonna as the third single from the “Erotica” album departs the top ten, down ten places, after just one week.
19. Iron Maiden – “Fear Of the Dark” Also departing the top ten is last week’s highest new entry from Iron Maiden, which sinks eleven places seven days after it arrived!
18. Monie Love – “Born To Breed” Coming back to the top twenty for the first time in two years is Monie Love with her new single, which rises seven places.
17. East 17 – “Deep” East 17 meanwhile sink deeper and deeper down with their biggest hit yet, this week six places and with two months on the chart.
16. Sister Sledge – “Lost In Music ’93” Sister Sledge got a second chart hit of 1993 with this remix of an earlier hit last week, but seven days on and it slips back two places.
15. kd Lang – “Constant Craving” kd Lang is doing really well with this song here in the UK as four weeks on it’s still climbing, this week it’s up four places.
14. Suede – “Animal Nitrate” The first top ten hit from British band Suede has been a non-mover since it arrived three weeks ago, but no more as they fall seven places.
13. Ugly Kid Joe – “Cats In The Cradle” Back in the upper half of the UK chart come Ugly Kid Joe this week, up eight places with the third single to come from their album, “America’s Least Wanted”.
12. Whitney Houston – “I’m Every Woman” Here comes Whitney again with her second single and she’s leaving the top ten with her version of the Chaka Khan hit, which goes down six places.
11. PM Dawn – “Looking Through Patient Eyes” Good news for PM Dawn this week as their latest single goes up six places to give them their highest chart placing since “Set Adrift On Memory Bliss” two years ago.
10. Jamiroquai – “Too Young To Die” Jamiroquai kick off the restructured top ten this week with a climb of five places, putting them in the big ten for the very first time.
9. Therapy – “Shortsharpshock” EP Irish band Therapy have never had a UK top ten hit, until now that is. And not only achieving that, they are also this week’s highest!
8. Snow – “Informer” Above them is this week’s highest climber from Snow, who also debuts in the UK top ten with his debut single, which goes up sixteen places!
7. Annie Lennox – “Little Bird”/”Love Song For A Vampire” Annie Lennox continues to flutter about with her biggest solo chart hit, which six weeks on is still in the top ten but down two places.
6. Lenny Kravitz – “Are You Gonna Go My Way?” Also down two is Lenny Kravitz and out of the top five with his biggest hit yet. The track comes from his third album of the same name, which is out now.
5. Michael Jackson – “Give In To Me” Another song going down two places is this one from Michael Jackson and the latest to come from his 1991 album “Dangerous”.
4. Right Said Fred – “Stick It Out” Right Said Fred come back to the top five for the first time in nearly a year this week with a climb of four places and it’s all for charity.
3. Shabba Ranks – “Mr. Loverman” The re-issue of this single from last year by Shabba Ranks is hitting all the right spots second time around as it climbs nine places and into the top three in its second week.
2. 2 Unlimited – “No Limit” But there is change at the top and after five weeks, 2 Unlimited are out of limit with their number one, which falls back one place.
1. Shaggy – “Oh Carolina” Swapping places and going up one is Shaggy aka Orville Burrell who claims the top spot with his very first single release! But can he make it a second, or will Shabba Ranks or Right Said Fred stick theirs out further? There’s only one way to find out…
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