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Popjustice Retrochart - May 1984 - w/e 12/05/84

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  1. Number 49 - new entry for a band who have been working hard on that third "difficult" album! Orange Juice return with "What Presence?!":
     
  2. Number 46 - new entry for Helen Terry who has provided backing vocals for Culture Club over the last few years ("Church of the poison mind" and "It's a miracle") - she now has a solo hit called "Love lies lost":
     
  3. Number 45 - new entry for Marillion and their second single from their "Fugazi" album. This is called "Assassing":
     
  4. Number 43 - New entry for Clannad who return with another theme from a TV Series. This time it's "Robin (The hooded man)" - the theme to the TV Series "Robin of Sherwood" starring Michael Praed and Ray Winstone et al:
     
  5. This week's highest new entry is at Number 42 for Break Machine and more Break Dancing/Body Popping from them on "Break Dance Party":
     
  6. The Police have another top ten hit on their hands as "Tea in the Sahara" climbs from 15 to 9 this week. There are rumours abound that the band are splitting up!?! Let's hope it's not true....
     
  7. HMV Retrochart
    W/e 12th May 1984
    TW LW WoC HP Title Artist Mstream UK
    1 3 3 1 THE REFLEX Duran Duran 1[​IMG]

    2 1 6 1 AGAINST ALL ODDS (TAKE A LOOK AT ME NOW) Phil Collins 2[​IMG]
    3 2 5 2 I WANT TO BREAK FREE Queen 3
    4 7 5 4 DON'T TELL ME Blancmange 8
    5 8 6 5 SUCH A SHAME Talk Talk 58
    6 13 3 6 THIEVES LIKE US New Order 22
    7 5 7 4 JUST BE GOOD TO ME SOS Band 20[​IMG]
    8 10 5 8 LOCOMOTION OMD 5
    9 15 4 9 TEA IN THE SAHARA The Police N/A
    10 4 8 2 GLAD IT'S ALL OVER Captain Sensible 29[​IMG]
    11 18 4 11 SILVER Echo and the Bunnymen 39
    12 6 8 1 PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE Depeche Mode 36[​IMG]
    13 21 2 13 THE LEBANON Human League 11
    14 11 7 10 AIN'T NOBODY Chaka Khan & Rufus 19
    15 16 5 15 DANCING GIRLS Nik Kershaw 13
    16 9 6 9 THE CATERPILLAR The Cure 37
    17 17 6 17 AUTOMATIC Pointer Sisters 4
    18 19 7 9 PYT (PRETTY YOUNG THING) Michael Jackson 48
    19 22 6 19 EIGHTIES Killing Joke N/A
    20 28 4 20 THE HEART OF ROCK'N'ROLL Huey Lewis and the News N/A
    21 12 8 8 I SEND A MESSAGE INXS N/A
    22 14 11 1 WOOD BEEZ (PRAY LIKE ARETHA FRANKLIN) Scritti Politti 33[​IMG]
    23 33 3 23 LET'S HEAR IT FOR THE BOY Deniece Williams 18
    24 32 3 24 PEARLY-DREWDROPS DROPS Cocteau Twins 30
    25 20 9 7 LUCKY STAR Madonna 65
    26 29 6 26 BEATBOX Art of Noise N/A
    27 26 8 20 SHOW ME The Pretenders N/A
    28 31 5 28 SONS AND DAUGHTERS THEME Kerri and Mick 73
    29 36 4 29 FOOTLOOSE Kenny Loggins 9
    30 37 3 30 EMERGENCY (DIAL 999) Loose Ends 50
    31 34 5 31 SNEAKING OUT THE BACK DOOR Matt Bianco 46
    32 47 2 32 I'LL BE AROUND Terri Wells 28
    33 35 4 33 ONE LOVE/PEOPLE GET READY Bob Marley and the Wailers 6
    34 38 5 34 HIGH ENERGY Evelyn Thomas 51
    35 23 7 6 YOU TAKE ME UP Thompson Twins 21
    36 40 3 36 SEARCHIN' (I GOTTA FIND A MAN) Hazell Dean 40
    37 24 9 3 NELSON MANDELA The Special AKA 34[​IMG]
    38 45 2 38 TURN YOUR BACK ON ME Kajagoogoo 54
    39 43 4 39 SOMEBODY ELSE'S GUY Jocelyn Brown 16
    40 39 27 1 RELAX Frankie goes to Hollywood 26[​IMG]
    41 27 8 10 UP ON THE CATWALK Simple Minds N/A
    42 NEW 1 42 BREAK DANCE PARTY Break Machine 32
    43 NEW 1 43 ROBIN (THE HOODED MAN) Clannad 57
    44 25 8 2 IT'S A MIRACLE Culture Club 63[​IMG]
    45 NEW 1 45 ASSASSING Marillion 23
    46 NEW 1 46 LOVE LIES LOST Helen Terry 71
    47 48 3 47 WHITE LINES (DON'T DON'T DO IT) Grandmaster Melle Mel 52
    48 NEW 1 48 WHAT PRESENCE!?! Orange Juice 72
    49 50 2 49 HIDE AND SEEK Five Star N/A
    50 NEW 1 50 HIGH ON EMOTION Chris De Burgh 74

    Sales Certifications:
    [​IMG]250,000 (Silver)
    [​IMG]500,000 (Gold)
    [​IMG]1,000,000 (Platinum)


    New Order have another top ten hit as "Thieves likes us" gets a healthy climb this week from 13 to 6:


    Duran Duran get their third Number One this week as "The Reflex" climbs from 3 to 1
    Their previous Number Ones were "Save a prayer" and "Is there something I should know":


    Chartfile
    Congratulations to Duran Duran who get their third Number One single this week with “The Reflex” – following “Save a prayer” in 1982 and “Is there something I should know” in 1983! Climbers inside the top ten this week include Blancmange, Talk Talk, New Order, OMD and The Police. Heading down are Phil Collins, Queen, SOS Band and Captain Sensible.
    The highest new entry this week is at Number 42 for Break Machine who return with “Break Dance Party” their follow up to “Street Dance”
    Meanwhile, Frankie goes to Hollywood’s “Relax” moves down this week from 39 to 40. It is still the longest runner in the chart with 27 weeks in total.

    Next Week could see new entries from Ultravox, Status Quo, Van Halen, Sister Sledge, Imagination and The Cult – stay tuned!
     
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  8. 1984 - The Stats:

    The Number Ones:
    W/E Artist Title

    07-Jan-84 Howard Jones - What is love?
    14-Jan-84 Howard Jones - What is love?
    21-Jan-84 Frankie goes to Hollywood - Relax
    28-Jan-84 Frankie goes to Hollywood - Relax
    04-Feb-84 Frankie goes to Hollywood - Relax
    11-Feb-84 Frankie goes to Hollywood - Relax
    18-Feb-84 Frankie goes to Hollywood - Relax
    25-Feb-84 Frankie goes to Hollywood - Relax
    03-Mar-84 Nik Kershaw - Wouldn't it be good
    10-Mar-84 Nik Kershaw - Wouldn't it be good
    17-Mar-84 Van Halen - Jump
    24-Mar-84 Van Halen - Jump
    31-Mar-84 Scritti Politti - Wood Beez (Pray like Aretha Franklin)
    07-Apr-84 Scritti Politti - Wood Beez (Pray like Aretha Franklin)
    14-Apr-84 Depeche Mode - People are People
    21-Apr-84 Depeche Mode - People are People
    28-Apr-84 Phil Collins - Against All Odds
    05-May-84 Phil Collins - Against All Odds
    12-May-84 Duran Duran - The Reflex

    The Number Twos:
    Artist Title Peak

    Righeira No Tengo Dinero - 3 weeks in Jan
    Cyndi Lauper Girls just wanna have fun - 2 weeks in Feb
    Queen Radio Ga Ga - 1 week in Feb
    Howard Jones - Hide and Seek - 3 weeks in Feb/Mar
    Culture Club - It's a miracle - 2 weeks in Mar/Apr
    Captain Sensible - Glad it's all over - 2 weeks in Apr
    Queen - I want to break free - 1 week in May
     
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  9. Retro-ing the Retrochart:
    What was Number One this week in...

    1980
    GENO - Dexys Midnight Runners
    1981 STAND AND DELIVER - Adam and the Ants
    1982 BLUE EYES - Elton John
    1983 TRUE - Spandau Ballet
     
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  10. Are you thinking of creating a "Mix Tape" of the HMV Retrochart Number Ones of the 1980's?
    90 songs so far have made it to the summit - but can you find a cassette long enough to fit them all on...who knows maybe in the future Home Computers can solve this issue with a new format?!

    Artist Title Year
    1 The Police Walking on the moon 1980
    2 The Pretenders Brass in pocket 1980
    3 Madness My girl 1980
    4 The Specials Too much too young 1980
    5 Blondie Atomic 1980
    6 The Jam Going Underground 1980
    7 Detroit Spinners Working my way back to you 1980
    8 Blondie Call me 1980
    9 Dexys Midnight Runners Geno 1980
    10 Gary Numan We are glass 1980
    11 OMD Messages 1980
    12 Olivia Newton John & ELO Xanadu 1980
    13 Joy Divison Love will tear us apart 1980
    14 Abba The winner takes it all 1980
    15 David Bowie Ashes to Ashes 1980
    16 Gary Numan I die: You die 1980
    17 Kelly Marie Feels like I'm in love 1980
    18 The Police Don't stand so close to me 1980
    19 OMD Enola Gay 1980
    20 Blondie The tide is high 1980
    21 Abba Super Trouper 1980
    22 John Lennon (Just like) Startin' over 1980
    23 John Lennon Imagine 1981
    24 John Lennon Woman 1981
    25 Ultravox Vienna 1981
    26 Talking Heads Once in a lifetime 1981
    27 Kim Wilde Kids in America 1981
    28 Bucks Fizz Making your mind up 1981
    29 Ennio Morricone Chi Mai 1981
    30 Adam and the Ants Stand and deliver 1981
    31 Smokey Robinson Being with you 1981
    32 Vangelis Chariots of fire 1981
    33 The Specials Ghost Town 1981
    34 Spandau Ballet Chant No.1 1981
    35 Visage Visage 1981
    36 The Human League Hard times/Love Action/I believe in love 1981
    37 Simple Minds Love Song 1981
    38 Adam and the Ants Prince Charming 1981
    39 Altered Images Happy Birthday 1981
    40 The Police Every little thing she does is magic 1981
    41 Earth Wind & Fire Let's groove 1981
    42 The Human League Don't you want me 1981
    43 Dollar Mirror Mirror 1982
    44 Kraftwerk The Model 1982
    45 The Men I don't depend on you 1982
    46 The Jam A town called Malice 1982
    47 ABC Posion Arrow 1982
    48 The Associates Party Fears Two 1982
    49 Dollar Give me back my heart 1982
    50 Bucks Fizz My camera never lies 1982
    51 Elton John Blue eyes 1982
    52 Yazoo Only You 1982
    53 Madness The House of fun 1982
    54 Adam Ant Goody Two Shoes 1982
    55 The Associates Club Country 1982
    56 Irene Cara Fame 1982
    57 Yazoo Don't go 1982
    58 Duran Duran Save a prayer 1982
    59 ABC All of my heart 1982
    60 Musical Youth Pass the dutchie 1982
    61 Culture Club Do you really want to hurt me 1982
    62 Tears For Fears Madworld 1982
    63 The Human League Mirror Man 1982
    64 Culture Club Time (Clock of the heart) 1982
    65 Phil Collins You can't hurry love 1983
    66 Men at Work Down Under 1983
    67 Kajagoogoo Too shy 1983
    68 Michael Jackson Billie Jean 1983
    69 Duran Duran Is there something I should know 1983
    70 David Bowie Let's Dance 1983
    71 Michael Jackson Beat it 1983
    72 Spandau Ballet True 1983
    73 The Human League (Keep feeling) Fascination 1983
    74 Heaven 17 Temptation 1983
    75 The Police Every breath you take 1983
    76 Spandau Ballet Gold 1983
    77 UB40 Red Red Wine 1983
    78 Culture Club Karma Chameleon 1983
    79 Lionel Richie All night long (All night) 1983
    80 Michael Jackson Thriller 1983
    81 Paul Young Love of the common people 1983
    82 Thompson Twins Hold me now 1983
    83 Howard Jones What is love? 1984
    84 Frankie goes to Hollywood Relax 1984
    85 Nik Kershaw Wouldn't it be good 1984
    86 Van Halen Jump 1984
    87 Scritti Politti Wood Beez (Pray like Aretha Franklin) 1984
    88 Depeche Mode People are People 1984
    89 Phil Collins Against all odds 1984
    90 Duran Duran The Reflex 1984
     
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  11. TW LW Artist - Title
    01 01 Fiction Factory - (Feels Like) Heaven
    02 14 The Pointer Sisters - Automatic
    03 03 Jeanne Mas - Toute Première Fois
    04 02 Rufus & Chaka Khan - Ain't Nobody
    05 04 Bananarama - Robert De Niro's Waiting...
    06 05 Eurythmics - Here Comes The Rain Again
    07 NE Jesse Garon - C'Est Lundi
    08 07 Culture Club - Miss Me Blind
    09 NE World's Famous Supreme Team - Hey DJ
    10 06 Bonnie Tyler - Holding Out For A Hero
    11 09 Kano - Queen Of Witches
    12 11 Depeche Mode - People Are People
    13 18 France Gall - Débranche
    14 NE David Koven - Samba Maria
    15 13 Dennis Edwards - Don't Look Any Further
    16 16 Mink-DeVille - Demasiado Corazon (Too Much Heart)
    17 08 The S.O.S Band - Just Be Good To Me
    18 15 Elbow Bones & The Racketeers - A Night in New York
    19 NE Chris Rea - Let It Loose
    20 10 Diane Tell - Savoir
    21 19 James Ingram & Michael McDonald - Yah Mo B There
    22 17 Indeep - The Record Keeps Spinning
    23 12 Club House - Superstition Good Times
    24 NE Newcleus - Jam On It
    25 20 Francis Cabrel - La Fille Qui M'Accompagne
    26 26 Queen - Radio Gaga
    27 21 Al Bano & Romina Power - Ci Sarà
    28 23 Daryl Hall & John Oates - Adult Education
    29 27 Wang Chung - Dance Hall Days
    30 29 Lionel Richie - Running With The Night

    Release date information
    07 Jesse Garon - C'Est Lundi discogs
    14 David Koven - Samba Maria discogs
     
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    01 [​IMG] 01 01 10 Hello | Lionel Richie [​IMG] 80,000 SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
    02 [​IMG] 03 02 09 Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) | Phil Collins [​IMG] 75,000
    03 [​IMG] 04 03 05 I Want To Break Free | Queen [​IMG] 72,500
    04 [​IMG] 05 04 05 The Longest Time | Billy Joel [​IMG] 70,000
    05 [​IMG] 02 01 09 Lucky Star | Madonna [​IMG] 70,000
    06 [​IMG] 07 06 07 Automatic | Pointer Sisters 55,000
    07 [​IMG] 10 07 03 The Reflex | Duran Duran 50,000
    08 [​IMG] 11 08 04 One Love | Bob Marley & The Wailers 45,000
    09 [​IMG] 09 09 07 Heaven | Psychedelic Furs 45,000
    10 [​IMG] 13 10 05 Somebody Else's Guy | Jocelyn Brown 42,500


    Lionel Richie remains on top but the field has narrowed as he loses ground for a second week and posts the lowest weekly tally for a chart topper since the January low when McCartney's Pipes Of Peace was #1 with just 67,500.

    Phil Collins and Queen both climb a notch but are also losing ground and it could well be BIlly Joel who ascends to the summit next week as he climbs 5-4.

    Everything outside the top five is climbing and could yet hit the top, including Bob Marley & The Wailers who return 11-8. They've had two chart toppers and the new compilation Legend hits the charts next week. Jocelyn Brown also enjoys her first top ten moving 13-10.
     
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  13. 11 06 06 05 Dancing Girls | Nik Kershaw
    12 08 02 08 People Are People | Depeche Mode [​IMG]
    13 12 01 11 Robert De Niro's Waiting | Bananarama [​IMG]
    14 19 14 02 Turn Your Back On Me | Kajagoogoo
    15 22 15 03 Let's Hear It For The Boy | Deniece Williams
    16 23 16 05 Footloose | Kenny Loggins

    17 14 08 07 Just Be Good To Me | S.O.S. Band [​IMG]
    18 21 18 02 The Lebanon | Human League
    19 20 19 06 It's All Yours | Starpoint

    20 17 15 06 Caterpillar | The Cure
    21 16 16 06 Give Me Tonight | Shannon
    22 15 02 11 It's Raining Men | Weather Girls [​IMG]
    23 51 23 03 Thieves Like Us | New Order
    24 34 24 06 Eighties | Killing Joke

    25 24 24 07 Nelson Mandela | Special AKA
    26 44 26 04 No More Words | Berlin
    27 27 27 04 I'm Falling | Bluebells
    28 28 28 06 Baby Wants To Rock | Mondo Rock

    29 18 10 09 Head Over Heels | The Go-Gos
    30 43 30 04 Searchin' (I Gotta Find A Man) | Hazell Dean
    31 25 19 07 Cargo | Alex Bauer
    32 30 01 16 Wouldn't It Be Good | Nik Kershaw [​IMG]
    33 36 03 21 Ain't Nobody | Rufus & Chaka Khan [​IMG]
    34 42 34 05 Sneaking Out The Back Door | Matt Bianco

    35 32 21 08 Don't Look Any Further | Dennis Edwards & Siedah Garrett
    36 26 20 09 Dr Mabuse | Propaganda
    37 45 37 06 Eat It | Weird Al Yankovic
    38 39 01 17 Here Comes The Rain Again | Eurythmics [​IMG]
    39 33 08 11 Wood Beez (Pray Like Aretha Franklin) | Scritti Politti [​IMG]
    40 53 40 05 Don't Tell Me | Blancmange
    41 52 41 05 In The Heart | Kool & The Gang

    42 38 16 08 Give | Missing Persons
    43 37 26 07 Baby You're Dynamite | Cliff Richard
    44 35 24 08 Show Me | The Pretenders
    45 31 05 11 My Guy | Tracey Ullman [​IMG]
    46 29 23 06 Glad It's All Over | Captain Sensible
    47 40 01 18 Girls Just Want To Have Fun | Cyndi Lauper [​IMG]x2
    48 48 05 21 Relax | Frankie Goes To Hollywood [​IMG]
    49 55 49 05 High Energy | Evelyn Thomas
    50 54 50 05 Locomotion | OMD
     
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  14. Totally forgot about this! Sorry. Will get 12/5 done today.
     
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  15. Might have to take a trip to Woolies
     
  16. Basic text chart for now. Will try and put some bells and whistles on it tomorrow!

    TW LW WoC HP TITLE ARTIST
    1 1 5 1 DON'T TELL ME BLANCMANGE
    2 2 5 2 (THE NINE LIVES OF) DR. MABUSE PROPAGANDA
    3 5 5 3 JUST BE GOOD TO ME THE S.O.S. BAND
    4 8 3 4 THE REFLEX DURAN DURAN
    5 6 4 5 AUTOMATIC POINTER SISTERS
    6 17 2 6 TURN YOUR BACK ON ME KAJAGOOGOO
    7 10 3 7 THIEVES LIKE US NEW ORDER
    8 9 5 8 LOCOMOTION O.M.D
    9 12 4 9 SILVER ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN
    10 3 5 3 I WANT TO BREAK FREE QUEEN
    11 22 2 11 THE LEBANON THE HUMAN LEAGUE
    12 4 7 1 WOOD BEEZ (PRAY LIKE ARETHA FRANKLIN) SCRITTI POLITTI
    13 20 3 13 PEARLY DEWDROPS' DROPS COCTEAU TWINS
    14 11 7 5 AIN'T NOBODY RUFUS & CHAKA KHAN
    15 21 4 15 I'M FALLING THE BLUEBELLS
    16 7 5 3 SNEAKIN' OUT THE BACK DOOR MATT BIANCO
    17 13 6 10 AGAINST ALL ODDS (TAKE A LOOK AT ME NOW) PHIL COLLINS
    18 32 2 18 FOOTLOOSE KENNY LOGGINS
    19 14 5 1 DANCING GIRLS NIK KERSHAW
    20 25 4 20 ONE LOVE / PEOPLE GET READY BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS
    21 1 21 LET'S HEAR IT FOR THE BOY DENIECE WILLIAMS
    22 16 8 1 PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE DEPECHE MODE
    23 15 7 1 YOU TAKE ME UP THOMPSON TWINS
    24 18 6 7 SUCH A SHAME TALK TALK
    25 36 2 25 THE LONGEST TIME BILLY JOEL
    26 19 6 16 HEAVEN THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS
    27 1 27 STAY WITH ME TONIGHT JEFFREY OSBORNE
    28 28 3 28 HAND IN GLOVE SANDIE SHAW
    29 1 29 BREAK DANCE PARTY BREAK MACHINE
    30 1 30 ROMANCING THE STONE EDDY GRANT
    31 26 4 26 SOMEBODY ELSE'S GUY JOCELYN BROWN
    32 23 6 12 THE CATERPILLAR THE CURE
    33 40 2 33 LOVE GAMES BELLE & THE DEVOTIONS
    34 1 34 I'LL BE AROUND TERRI WELLS
    35 1 35 ASSASSING MARILLION
    36 27 8 2 UP ON THE CATWALK SIMPLE MINDS
    37 1 37 SEARCHIN' HAZELL DEAN
    38 1 38 LOVE WARS WOMACK & WOMACK
    39 31 9 1 THE LION'S MOUTH KAJAGOOGOO
    40 37 19 1 RELAX FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD

    EG.
     
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  17. Chart wall.....can you spot the new entries?

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  18. Here's this week's Top 40 as one easy Playlist:
     
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