The Bluebells

CHARTS: UK Top 40 Singles Chart 18th April 1993

UK Top 40 Singles Chart for Sunday 18th 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 12th to Saturday 17th 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 ten new entrys, twelve climbers and four non-movers! And it was announced like this…

40. Shinehead – “Jamaican In New York”
Shinehead stay another week in New York as well as the UK top 40 as their version of Sting’s song goes down five places.

39. Little Angels – “Soapbox”
The Little Angels have been a fixture in the top 40 since 1990 now and this is their latest, which is also this week’s first new entry.

38. Lindy Layton – “We Got The Love”
Someone else who came to prominence in 1990 was Lindy Layton as the lead singer of Beats International. This is her latest solo single and it’s also a new entry.

37. Mica Paris – “I Never Felt Like This Before”
Mica Paris goes down eleven this week with the first single from her new album, which is titled “Whisper A Prayer”.

36. The Beloved – “You’ve Got Me Thinking”
Going down eight this week are The Beloved with the second single from their new album, released a few months ago and titled “Conscience”.

35. The The – “Slow Motion Replay”
The The come back to the top 40 this week with a new entry and this is the follow up to “Dogs Of Lust” that was a top thirty hit in January.

34. The Positive Gang – “Sweet Freedom”
The Positive Gang arrived on the chart last week with their debut single courtesy of PWL International Records and week two finds it going up two places.

33. Aerosmith – “Livin’ On The Edge”
Aerosmith are living on the edge and also living in the top 40 here for another week as their latest goes down nine places.

32. Poison – “Until You Suffer Some”
Fellow American rockers Poison come back with a new entry above them. This is the follow up to “Stand” and comes from their brand new album, “Native Tongue”.

31. Arrested Development – “Tennessee”
The re-issue of Arrested Development’s debut single form last year made the top 40 here a second time around, four weeks on and it’s down ten places.

30. Madonna – “Fever”
Also with four weeks on the chart is Madonna‘s version of this old tune, which this week falls twelve places. This is her second single in a row to last just four weeks.

29. Midnight Oil – “Truganini”
Australian band Midnight Oil made their UK top 40 comeback last week after four years and they enjoy an even better week two as the song climbs ten places.

28. WWF Superstars – “Wrestlemania”
The WWF Superstars take things outside the ring this week and also outside the top twenty as their second hit dives eight places.

27. World Party – “Is It Like Today?”
World Party made a return to the top twenty this time last week with their new single, but after just seven days, it drops out again and down eight places.

26. Dance 2 Trance – “Power Of American Natives”
German duo Rolf Ellmer and ‘DJ Dag’ form Dance 2 Trance and they have been producing since 1990. Their fifth single becomes their first to reach the UK top 40.

25. Sting – “Seven Days”
While Shinehead have fun with his earlier song down at No.40, the man himself, Sting, comes back with something original and a new entry!

24. D:Ream – “U R The Best Thing”
D:Ream scored their first top 40 charting single earlier this year and they follow that up with another one and also a song that first came out last year.

23. Various – “Gimme Shelter”
Our next new entry is a charity recording of an old Rolling Stones song that brings together the likes of Voice Of The Beehive, Jimmy Somerville, Heaven 17, Tom Jones and many other acts in support of Shelter.

22. Deacon Blue – “Only Tender Love”
The new entry’s keep coming and next up is one from Deacon Blue with the third single to come from their brand new album, “Fellow Hoodlums”.

21. Rod Stewart – “Shotgun Wedding”
The latest cover from Rod Stewart enjoys a higher position in its second week as the song climbs four places to sit just outside the top twenty.

20. Dr. Alban – “Sing Hallelujah”
Dr. Alban is singing hallelujah again this week and goes up another two places as well that takes him back into the UK top twenty.

19. Ugly Kid Joe – “Cats In The Cradle”
Ugly Kid Joe aren’t doing too bad with this song, six weeks in the top twenty and they are still here and down five places.

18. 2 Unlimited – “No Limit”
The former number one from 2 Unlimited leaves the top ten after three months there as Ray and Anita go down eight places.

17. Duran Duran – “Come Undone”
No top ten hit this time for Duran Duran as the follow up to “Ordinary World” goes down four places and back to where they came in two weeks ago!

16. Gloria Estefan – “Go Away”
Gloria Estefan refuses to go away with her latest hit, which fell last week and is a non-mover this week, a month on from her arrival.

15. REM – “Everybody Hurts”
The latest cut from the new REM album enjoys a great second week as it climbs twelve places and into the top twenty, which is also this week’s highest.

14. Terence Trent D’Arby – “Do You Love Me Like You Say?”
The UK top 40 return of Terence Trent D’Arby also enjoys a good week two as he climbs three places with his best showing yet since 1988.

13. East 17 – “Slow It Down”
Last week’s highest climber came from East 17 with the latest single from their debut album, “Walthamstow”. This week they go up two places.

12. Shabba Ranks – “Mr. Loverman”
Leaving the top ten this week is Shabba Ranks with the re-issue of this song from last year. He goes down five places.

11. The Prodigy – “Wind It Up”
Last week’s second highest new entry came from The Prodigy and their latest just misses out on a top ten placing this week with a climb of just one place.

10. Robin S – “Show Me Love”
Robin S has been propping up the top five for the past two weeks, but now she is no longer as her first UK hit single falls four places.

9. Whitney Houston – “I Have Nothing”
One Whitney out and one Whitney in! The lady is back with something new and original this time and bags this weeks highest new entry!

8. Shaggy – “Oh Carolina”
The former number one from Shaggy has been hanging around in the top three for seven weeks now, but he makes way for other as the song goes down five places.

7. Jade – “Don’t Walk Away”
Jade continue to do the opposite with their first British hit, six weeks in and they are still climbing, just one this week.

6. Cappella – “U Got 2 Know”
Cappella‘s very first UK top ten hit after five years in the business also gets a climb this week, they go up three places.

5. Sybil – “When I’m Good And Ready”
Sybil will move, but only when she’s good and ready to. For now though, it’s a third week in a row in the same spot just inside thew top five.

4. New Order – “Regret”
New Order burst back into the chart last week with brand new music and bagged the highest new entry. Seven days on and they go up seven places with it.

3. Sub Sub featuring Melanie Williams – “Ain’t No Love, Ain’t No Use”
The 60’s-esque chart debut from Sub Sub and Melanie Williams moves into the top three this week, they all go up one place.

2. Snow – “Informer”
Snow has been informing the UK of his debut hit for seven weeks now and he still can’t get to number one. The song is a non-mover again in second place for a second week.

1. The Bluebells – “Young At Heart”
The Bluebells are out and so are The Bluebells as they take the top spot for a fourth week with their re-released 1984 single. Can they stay open for a fifth, or will Sub Sub and Melanie Williams, New Order or someone else stop them? 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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