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CHARTS: UK Top 40 Singles Chart 11th April 1993

UK Top 40 Singles Chart for Sunday 11th April 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 5th to Saturday 10th April 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 eight new entrys, nine climbers and three non-movers! And it was announced like this…

40. Whitney Houston – “I’m Every Woman”
Amazingly, Whitney Houston makes it to a ninth week in the UK top 40 with this song from ‘The Bodyguard’ and goes down just one place!

39. Midnight Oil – “Truganini”
We welcome Australian band Midnight Oil back to the Uk top 40 for the first time in four years with our first new entry and the first single to come from a new album that is due.

38. Boney M – “Brown Girl In The Ring ’93”
Fresh from their Christmas megamix, Boney M are back and this time with an updated version of the B side to “Rivers Of Babylon” from 1978.

37. David Bowie – “Jump They Say”
David Bowie’s new album is out now as the lead single from it plunges sixteen places having been in the top 40 for four weeks.

36. Positive Gang – “Sweet Freedom”
Rod Bishop and Stefano Lanzini are the Positive Gang and this is their debut single that comes courtesy of PWL International Records and is a new entry this week.

35. Shinehead – “Jamaican In New York”
Having done up last week, Shinehead go down five this week with their version of the Sting song from 1990, which made the top twenty.

34. Lulu and Bobby Womack – “I’m Back For More”
Lulu and Bobby Womack came back for more two weeks ago and were non-movers last week with this collaboration. Seven days on and they fall seven places.

33. Michael Jackson – “Give In To Me”
Like Whitney, Michael Jackson holds on for another week with us, his latest drops just two places, now with eight weeks on the chart.

32. Bill Tarmey – “One Voice”
Bad news for Coronation Street actor Bill Tarmey as his debut chart hit slides sixteen places and out of the top twenty.

31. The Lemonheads – “It’s A Shame About Ray”
Going the other way are The Lemonheads with their new entry, and the title track from their current album, from last week, which climbs four places.

30. Lenny Kravitz – “Are You Gonna Go My Way?”
Two months on and Lenny Kravitz is still with us with his biggest hit here so far. He goes down twn places this week and out of the top twenty.

29. Annie Lennox – “Little Bird”/”Love Song For A Vampire”
Meanwhile, Annie Lennox makes it ten weeks on the chart with her double A sider and she’s not looking to leave just yet with a drop of just four places.

28. The Beloved – “You’ve Got Me Thinking”
No top ten hit this time for The Beloved as the follow up to “Sweet Harmony” descends five places having been a new entry last week.

27. REM – “Everybody Hurts
REM come back with another slice of their new album, “Automatic For The People”. This is the follow up to “The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite”.

26. Mica Paris – “I Never Felt Like This Before”
Mica Paris has a new album coming out later this month and this is the lead single, which falls eleven places having become her first top twenty hit in four years last week.

25. Rod Stewart – “Shotgun Wedding”
Rod Stewart is back with a third helping from his album “Lead Vocalist” and this time he takes on Roy C’s 1965 recording.

24. Aerosmith – “Livin’ On The Edge”
Just one week on the edge was enough for Aerosmith as their first UK chart hit for four years departs the top twenty, down five places.

23. Barry Manilow – “Copacapbana ’93”
Another of last week’s new entry’s going down is the 1993 remix of Barry Manilow’s 70’s classic and it slips back one place.

22. Dr. Alban – “Sing Hallelujah”
One from last week that does go up comes from Dr. Alban as he climbs two places with his second UK top 40 hit in seven months.

21. Arrested Development – “Tennessee”
Having been non-movers for the past two weeks, the latest from Arrested Development falls three places and out of the upper half of the UK top 40.

20. WWF Superstars – “Wrestlemania”
There were quote a few non-movers on last week’s chart and one of them came from the WWF Superstars, who also go down this week, six for them.

19. World Party – “Is It Like Today?”
World Party enjoy a great second week as their latest single goes up ten places to put them back in the top twenty.

18. Madonna – “Fever”
Madonna‘s version of this Peggy Lee number leaves the top ten, down eleven places. The track is the fourth to come from her album, “Erotica”.

17. Terence Trent D’Arby – “Do You Love Me Like You Say?”
Here’s a stranger! It’s been over five years since we last saw Terence Trent D’Arby on the top 40, but he’s finally back with new music and this new entry, his first since “Sign Your Name” in early 1988!

16. Gloria Estefan – “Go Away”
Like so many others, Gloria Estefan had a non-mover with this track last week, but she takes an easier ride down, just three places lower.

15. East 17 – “Slow It Down”
The latest song from East 17 shoots up thirteen places, to give the group their third top twenty showing and also this week’s highest climber!

14. Ugly Kid Joe – “Cats In The Cradle”
The second UK top ten hit for Ugly Kid Joe continues to take a slow descent of the chart, this week they go down three places.

13. Duran Duran – “Come Undone”
Duran Duran move up four places with the second single from their new album. Self titled but is becoming better known as “The Wedding Album”.

12. The Prodigy – “Wind It Up”
The Prodigy shoot back into the chart with a new entry and their first hit of 1993. This is the follow up to “Out Of Space”.

11. New Order – “Regret”
Just above them is this week’s highest new entry and we also welcome back New Order to the chart with new music, their first since the 1990 football anthem “World In Motion” took them to the very top with the England team.

10. 2 Unlimited – “No Limit”
The former number one from 2 Unlimited goes down two this week, staying in the top ten for its three month anniversary!

9. Cappella – “U Got 2 Know”
Coming into the top ten for the very first time are Italian producers Cappella, their biggest hit here now goes up three places.

8. Jade – “Don’t Walk Away”
Jade also go up again this week, just one place for them, now five weeks into their very first UK chart hit tenure.

7. Shabba Ranks – “Mr. Loverman”
It’s time to say goodbye to mr. loverman himself as Shabba Ranks leaves the top five after four weeks there, down three places.

6. Robin S – “Show Me Love”
Getting a non-mover this week is Robin S with her club chart number one which stubbornly refuses to make it any higher.

5. Sybil – “When I’m Good And Ready”
Also getting a non-mover this week is Sybil, who sticks just inside the top five with her Stock/Waterman original song.

4. Sub Sub featuring Melanie Williams – “Ain’t No Love, Ain’t No Use”
Last week’s highest new entry was this debut from Sub Sub featuring Melanie Williams and they prove there is love and use as the song climbs six places in week two.

3. Shaggy – “Oh Carolina”
Another former chart topper still in the top ten is this one from Shaggy and having been on hold for the last two weeks, he drops down one place.

2. Snow – “Informer”
Going back up to second place is Snow this week, a climb of one place puts him back to where he was two weeks ago.

1. The Bluebells – “Young At Heart”
Which means for a third week, it’s The Bluebells that hang on to the top spot with their re-released 1984 single. Can they make it to four, or will Snow, Sub Sub and Melanie Williams or someone else put youth before age? 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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