The Popjustice Retrochart - June 1985 - w/e 08/06/85 - wk 23

Let's start this week's Retrochart with a new entry at Number 49 for Nick Heyward who's on the beach for his new single "Laura":
 
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Number 42 - new entry for Fine Young Cannibals and their debut single "Johnny come home" - the band contain ex-The Beat members Andy Cox and David Steel with vocalist Roland Gift.
 
Scritti Politti are on single number four from their excellent new album "Cupid and Psyche 85"
"The Word Girl" climbs from 13 to 8:
 
HMV Retrochart
W/e 8th June 1985

TW LW WoC HP Title Artist Mstream UK
1 2 6 1 OBSESSION Animotion 6
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2 1 8 1 DON'T YOU (FORGET ABOUT ME) Simple Minds 32
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3 4 4 3 KAYLEIGH Marillion 3
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4 3 4 3 A VIEW TO A KILL Duran Duran 2
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5 7 3 5 THE PERFECT KISS New Order 58
6 8 7 6 WALKING ON SUNSHINE Katrina and the Waves 8
7 10 5 7 SLAVE TO LOVE Bryan Ferry 13
8 13 5 8 THE WORD GIRL Scritti Politti 10
9 6 6 2 19 Paul Hardcastle 1
10 15 5 10 CALL ME Go West 12
11 20 6 11 DUEL Propaganda 21
12 16 7 12 RAGE TO LOVE Kim Wilde 41
13 5 11 5 RHYTHM OF THE NIGHT Debarge 11
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14 18 5 14 GET IT ON The Power Station 30
15 17 9 15 MOMENTS IN LOVE Art of Noise N/A
16 22 6 16 ALL FALL DOWN Five Star 19
17 21 5 17 SHAKE THE DISEASE Depeche Mode 18
18 23 5 18 MAGIC TOUCH Loose Ends 26
19 27 3 19 SO IN LOVE OMD 27
20 12 6 4 THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE U2 59
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21 NEW 1 21 CRAZY FOR YOU Madonna 25
22 24 4 22 OUT IN THE FIELDS Gary Moore & Phil Lynott 5
23 9 11 9 CRY Godley and Crème 53
24 32 4 24 ICING ON THE CAKE Stephen "Tintin" Duffy 14
25 29 5 25 WALKING ON THE CHINESE WALL Phil Bailey 40
26 19 11 1 EVERYBODY WANTS TO RULE THE WORLD Tears For Fears 36
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27 30 5 27 OVER THE SEA Jesse Rae N/A
28 11 5 9 WALLS COME TUMBLING DOWN The Style Council 28
29 41 3 29 HISTORY Mai Tai 16
30 34 5 30 CHERISH Kool and the Gang 22
31 38 3 31 AXEL F Harold Faltermeyer 42
32 39 3 32 PAISLEY PARK Prince & The Revolution 37
33 35 3 33 THE LIVE EP Gary Numan 34
34 NEW 1 34 LOVING THE ALIEN David Bowie 23
35 40 3 35 HEAVEN Bryan Adams 38
36 14 8 3 WOULD I LIE TO YOU Eurythmics 62
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37 46 2 37 THE LADY DON'T MIND Talking Heads 83
38 48 2 38 KING IN A CATHOLIC STYLE (WAKE UP) China Crisis 46
39 25 9 4 ONE MORE NIGHT Phil Collins 65
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40 33 8 6 LOVER COME BACK TO ME Dead or Alive 74
41 44 3 41 FRANKIE Sister Sledge 29
42 NEW 1 42 JOHNNY COME HOME Fine Young Cannibals 35
43 26 8 10 EYE TO EYE Chaka Khan N/A
44 28 8 8 I FEEL LOVE (MEDLEY) Bronski Beat & Marc Almond 15
45 NEW 1 45 IF YOU LOVE SOMEBODY SET THEM FREE Sting 44
46 49 3 46 SHE SELLS SANCTUARY The Cult 43
47 31 10 5 DON'T COME AROUND HERE NO MORE Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers N/A
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48 NEW 1 48 BEN Marti Webb 47
49 NEW 1 49 LAURA Nick Heyward 56
50 42 8 5 LOOK MAMA Howard Jones N/A

Sales Certifications:
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250,000 (Silver)

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500,000 (Gold)
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1,000,000 (Platinum)
Marillion keep climbing inside the Top Ten from 4 to 3 this week with "Kayleigh":


Animotion have the new Number One this week with "Obsession":

Chartfile:

There’s a new Number One this week – congratulations to Animotion who reach the summit with “Obsession” – climbing up behind them inside the top ten are Marillion, New Order, Katrina & the Waves, Bryan Ferry, Scritti Politti and Go West. Heading down are Simple Minds, Duran Duran and Paul Hardcastle.
This week’s highest new entry comes in at Number 21 for Madonna and “Crazy for you”, which is not from her current album “Like a Virgin” but from the film “Vision Quest”!
The longest runners on the chart all on 11 weeks are:
Debarge – Rhythm of the night
Godley & Crème – Cry
Tears For Fears – Everybody wants to rule the world

Next week could see new entries from Bruce Springsteen, Simply Red, ABC, Phil Fearon & Galaxy, Glenn Frey and Level 42 - stay tuned!
 
1985 - The Stats:

The Number Ones:

W/E Artist Title
05-Jan-85 Wham! - Everything she wants
12-Jan-85 Wham! - Everything she wants
19-Jan-85 Madonna - Like a virgin
26-Jan-85 Madonna - Like a virgin
02-Feb-85 Tears For Fears - Shout
09-Feb-85 Tears For Fears - Shout
16-Feb-85 Howard Jones - Things can only get better
23-Feb-85 Howard Jones - Things can only get better
02-Mar-85 Dead Or Alive - You spin me round (like a record)
09-Mar-85 Dead Or Alive - You spin me round (like a record)
16-Mar-85 Don Henley - The boys of summer
23-Mar-85 Don Henley - The boys of summer
30-Mar-85 Don Henley - The boys of summer
06-Apr-85 Tears For Fears - Everybody wants to rule the world
13-Apr-85 Tears For Fears - Everybody wants to rule the world
20-Apr-85 Tears For Fears - Everybody wants to rule the world
27-Apr-85 Tears For Fears - Everybody wants to rule the world
04-May-85 Simple Minds - Don't you (forget about me)
11-May-85 Simple Minds - Don't you (forget about me)
18-May-85 Simple Minds - Don't you (forget about me)
25-May-85 Simple Minds - Don't you (forget about me)
01-Jun-85 Simple Minds - Don't you (forget about me)
08-Jun-85 Animotion - Obsession

The Number Twos:
Artist Title

Billy Ocean - Loverboy - 2 weeks in Feb
Stephen "Tintin" Duffy - Kiss me - 2 weeks in Mar
Frankie goes to Hollywood - Welcome to the Pleasuredome - 3 weeks in Apr
Paul Hardcastle - 19 - 2 weeks in May
 
Retro-ing the Retrochart:
What was Number One this week in...

1980
WE ARE GLASS - Gary Numan
1981 BEING WITH YOU - Smokey Robinson
1982 HOUSE OF FUN - Madness
1983 TEMPTATION - Heaven 17
1984 WAKE ME UP BEFORE YOU GO GO - Wham!
 
Are you thinking of creating a "Mix Tape" of the HMV Retrochart Number Ones of the 1980's?
108 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 Division 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 Poison 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
91 Wham! Wake me up before you go go 1984
92 Frankie goes to Hollywood Two Tribes 1984
93 George Michael Careless Whisper 1984
94 U2 Pride (In the name of love) 1984
95 Prince & The Revolution Purple Rain 1984
96 Wham! Freedom 1984
97 Chaka Khan I feel for you 1984
98 Frankie goes to Hollywood The power of love 1984
99 Band Aid Do they know it's Christmas 1984
100 Wham! Everything she wants 1985
101 Madonna Like a virgin 1985
102 Shout Tears For Fears 1985
103 Howard Jones Things can only get better 1985
104 Dead or Alive You spin me round (Like a record) 1985
105 Don Henley The boys of summer 1985
106 Tears For Fears Everybody wants to rule the world 1985
107 Simple Minds Don't you (Forget about me) 1985
108 Animotion Obsession 1985
 
EG's TOP 40 RETROCHART: Week Ending 8th June 1985

TW LW WoC HP TITLE ARTIST
1 1 6 1 19 PAUL HARDCASTLE
2 2 3 2 PAISLEY PARK PRINCE & THE REVOLUTION
3 10 3 3 THE PERFECT KISS NEW ORDER
4 12 3 4 SO IN LOVE O.M.D.

5 3 5 3 WALLS COME TUMBLING DOWN THE STYLE COUNCIL
6 6 4 6 A VIEW TO A KILL DURAN DURAN
7 7 5 7 THE WORD GIRL SCRITTI POLITTI
8 20 2 8 SAVE YOUR LOVE (FOR #1) RENE & ANGELA
9 5 6 5 DUEL PROPAGANDA
10 11 5 10 SLAVE TO LOVE BRYAN FERRY

11 4 6 2 THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE U2
12 15 4 12 ICING ON THE CAKE STEPHEN "TINTIN" DUFFY
13 22 3 13 CANNONBALL SUPERTRAMP
14 26 2 14 KING IN A CATHOLIC STYLE (WAKE UP) CHINA CRISIS
15 28 2 15 OH WHAT A FEELING [REMIX] CHANGE

16 9 5 2 SHAKE THE DISEASE DEPECHE MODE
17 23 4 17 OBSSESSION ANIMOTION
18 21 4 18 WALKING ON THE CHINESE WALL PHILIP BAILEY

19 8 8 4 WOULD I LIE TO YOU? EURYTHMICS
20 17 4 17 KAYLEIGH MARILLION
21 13 7 4 LOVE DON'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE JIMMY NAIL
22 -- 1 22 LOVING THE ALIEN DAVID BOWIE
23 14 5 9 CALL ME GO WEST
24 30 3 24 THINKING ABOUT YOUR LOVE SKIPWORTH & TURNER
25 19 11 1 EVERYBODY WANTS TO RULE THE WORLD TEARS FOR FEARS
26 35 2 26 FRANKIE SISTER SLEDGE
27 -- 1 27 JOHNNY COME HOME FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS
28 39 2 28 SHE SELLS SANCTUARY THE CULT
29 25 8 4 DON'T YOU (FORGET ABOUT ME) SIMPLE MINDS
30 38 2 30 HISTORY MAI TAI
31 18 7 17 CRY GODLEY & CREME
32 16 7 10 RAGE TO LOVE KIM WILDE
33 32 5 27 ALL FALL DOWN FIVE STAR
34 -- 1 34 CRAZY FOR YOU MADONNA
35 29 4 29 OUT IN THE FIELDS GARY MOORE & PHIL LYNOTT
36 -- 1 36 IF YOU LOVE SOMEBODY (SET THEM FREE) STING
37 40 2 37 HEAVEN BRYAN ADAMS
38 -- 1 38 CHERISH KOOL & THE GANG
39 24 6 8 THE ARBITER BJORN SKIFS
40 27 5 22 GET IT ON (BANG A GONG) THE POWER STATION
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EG's Chartdust: There is still no way past 19, as Paul Hardcastle spends a fifth week at #1. Its biggest threats are now New Order (up 7 to #3) and OMD (up 8 to #4). David Bowie's third single from Tonight is the week's highest of five debutants.
 
01 05 Dire Straits - So Far Away
02 03 The Style Council - Shout To The Top
03 NE Indochine - Canary Bay
04 02 Depeche Mode - Shake The Disease
05 NE Phil Collins - One More Night

06 01 Chanteurs Sans Frontières - Ethiopie
07 07 Sylvie Vartan - Des heures de désir
08 06 Wallis Franken - Étrange Affaire
09 NE Go West - We Close Our Eyes
10 04 Johnny Hallyday - Le chanteur abandonné

11 NE Kool & The Gang - Misled
12 09 Den Harrow - Mad Desire
13 NE Working Week - Inner City Blues
14 08 Antonello Venditti - Ci Vorrebbe Un Amico
15 12 Scotch - Take Me Up

16 NE Joan Armatrading - Temptation
17 NE Moti Special - Cold Days, Hot Nights
18 NE Stevie Wonder - Don't Drive Drunk
19 11 Julie - Tora Tora Tora
20 14 Valerie Dore - Get Closer

21 NE Elizabeth Anaïs - Intimidité
22 NE U2 - The Unforgettable Fire
23 15 Nuance feat. Vikki Love - Loveride
24 13 Marc Lavoine - Elle A Les Yeux Revolver...
25 16 Marc Seberg - L'Éclaircie

26 17 Bibie - Tout Doucement
27 NE Jean Stout - La chanson de Zorro
28 48 OPUS - Live Is Life
29 10 Alison Moyet - Invisible
30 NE Maze - Back In Stride

31 18 Prince & The Revolution - Paisley Park
32 20 Lio et Jacky - Tétèoù?
33 21 Primadonna - Flashing On The Floor
34 19 Pat Benatar - Painted Desert
35 22 Bruce Springsteen - I'm On Fire

36 23 The Power Station - Some Like It Hot
37 24 Les Rita Mitsouko - Marcia Baïla
38 25 Killing Joke - Love Like Blood
39 26 George Benson - 20/20
40 27 Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers - Don't Come Around Here No More

41 28 Gilbert Montagné - Les Sunlights Des Tropiques
42 29 Claude Barzotti - Prends Bien Soin D'Elle
43 30 Sade - Hang On To Your Love
44 31 Paul Collins' Beat - Always Got You On My Mind
45 32 Ray Charles With Willie Nelson - Seven Spanish Angels

46 33 Tina Turner - Show Some Respect
47 34 Stephanie Mills - The Medicine Song
48 35 Daryl Hall & John Oates - Method Of Modern Love
49 34 Silver Pozzoli - Around My Dream
50 36 Rebbie Jackson - Centipede

Release info
03 Canary Bay by Indochine, new at number 50 in the French SNEP chart that week.
21 Intimidité by Elizabeth Anaïs, new at number 77 in the French Airplay Chart on April 7, 1985.
27 La chanson de Zorro by Jean Stout, new at number 47 in the French SNEP chart that week.
 
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