The Popjustice Retrochart - March 1986 - w/e 01/03/86 - wk 9

Are you thinking of creating a "Mix Tape" of the HMV Retrochart Number Ones of the 1980's?
123 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
109 Madonna Crazy for you 1985
110 Dead or Alive - In too deep 1985
111 Eurythmics - There must be an angel (playing with my heart) 1985
112 Madonna - Into the groove 1985
113 Kate Bush - Running up that hill 1985
114 Huey Lewis & The News - The power of love 1985
115 Red Box - Lean on me 1985
116 The Smiths - The boy with the thorn in his side 1985
117 A-ha - Take on me 1985
118 UB40 - Don't break my heart 1985
119 Wham! - I'm your man 1985
120 Whitney Houston - Saving all my love for you 1985
121 Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls 1986
122 A-ha - The sun always shines on TV 1986
123 Talk Talk - Life's what you make it 1986
 
01 NE Partenaire Particulier - Partenaire Particulier
02 01 Diana Ross - Chain Reaction
03 02 a-ha - The Sun Always Shines on T.V.
04 NE Various Artists - Les "Restos" Du Cœur
05 06 Aretha Franklin - Another Night

06 03 Mylène Farmer - Plus Grandir
07 NE Do Piano - Again
08 04 Billy Ocean - When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going
09 07 Den Harrow - Bad Boy
10 NE Fra Lippo Lippi - Shouldn't Have To Be Like That

11 05 Miami Sound Machine - Conga
12 08 Eurythmics - It's Alright (Baby's Coming Back)
13 16 Jocelyn Brown - Love's Gonna Get You
14 NE Renaud - Miss Maggie
15 NE Pino Daniele - Ferry Boat

16 12 John Mellencamp - Small Town
17 09 Gold - Capitaine Abandonné
18 NE Stéphanie, Sandrine et Les Enfants de Bondy - Les Bisous Des Bisounours
19 NE Ivan - Pon La Radio
20 13 Pat Benatar - Le Bel Age

21 20 Anne Murray - Now And Forever (You And Me)
22 10 Carl Carlton - Slipped, Tripped (Fooled Around And Fell In Love)
23 15 Diva - La Nuit
24 NE Diviacchi - Waiting For Heaven
25 11 Niagara - Tchiki Boum

26 14 Gilbert Montagné - Au Soleil - Robinson Crusoe
27 17 Jean-Yves Lievaux - Vivre À Ciel Ouvert
28 18 Jean-Pierre Mader - Jalousie
29 NE O.R.L. - Nouvelle Mode
30 19 The Cure - Close To Me

31 21 Mike & The Mechanics - Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground)
32 23 Colonel Abrams - Trapped
33 22 The Cars - Tonight She Comes
34 24 Bruno Grimaldi - Retour De Manivelle
35 25 Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls

36 26 Cherrelle With Alexander O'Neal - Saturday Love
37 27 Sandra - In The Heat Of The Night
38 28 Rick Springfield - Dance This World Away
39 29 The Pogues - Dirty Old Town
40 30 Dire Straits - Walk Of Life

41 31 Muriel Dacq - Tropique
42 32 Jane Birkin - Quoi
43 33 Gregg Burge - Surprise, Surprise
44 34 The Waterboys - The Whole Of The Moon
45 35 The Weather Girls - No One Can Love You More Than Me

46 36 Talk Talk - Life's What You Make It
47 40 Indochine - 3e Sexe
48 41 Louis Chedid - God Save The Swing
49 38 Lune De Miel - Hey, Starlita !
50 37 INXS - This Time

Release information
01 Partenaire Particulier by Partenaire Particulier, new at number 43 in the French SNEP chart that week.
07 Again by Do Piano, new at number 97 in the French Airplay Chart on December 29, 1985.[discogs]
10 Fra Lippo Lippi - Shouldn't Have To Be Like That (UK Charts)
14 Miss Maggie by Renaud, new at number 18 in the French SNEP chart that week.
15 Ferry Boat by Pino Daniele, new at number 81 in the French Airplay Chart on December 29, 1985.[discogs]
18 Les Bisous Des Bisounours by Sandrine et Les Enfants de Bondy, new at number 24 in the French SNEP chart that week.
19 Pon La Radio by Ivan, new at number 98 in the French Airplay Chart on December 29, 1985.[discogs]
24 Waiting For Heaven by Diviacchi, new at number 96 in the French Airplay Chart on December 29, 1985.[discogs]
29 Nouvelle Mode by O.R.L., new at number 88 in the French Airplay Chart on December 29, 1985.[discogs]
https://www.laurentpons.com/charts/france/top100tmp1280.htm
 
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TWLWPKWKTITLEARTISTTHIS WEEKTOTAL
111(3)6When The Going Gets Tough… ★|Billy Ocean225,000815,000
2627Chain Reaction ○|Diana Ross175,000347,175
3536How Will I Know □|Whitney Houston125,000425,000
421(3)8System Addict ★|Five Star125,0001,115,000
5418It's Alright (Baby's Coming Back) ★|Eurythmics100,0001,025,000
631(3)39Borderline ★★★|Madonna100,0002,219,202
7877These Dreams|Heart55,000185,975
81585Don't Waste My Time|Paul Hardcastle feat Carol Kenyan50,00096,550
97110The Sun Always Shines On TV ★|a-ha50,000925,000
1010105Burning Heart|Survivor40,000105,850

Billy Ocean earns a third week at the summit but both Diana Ross and Whitney climb 6-2 and 5-3 to threaten next week. Heart progress 8-7 slightly ahead of Paul Hardcastle who returns to the top ten 15-8 thanks to Carol Kenyan who previously hit #1, albeit uncredited, as vocalist on Heaven 17's Temptation.
 
1 MAR Phoenix Top 100.png

1121114Manic Monday|Bangles35,00056,820
1216122Stripped|Depeche Mode35,00062,500
1311116Weak In The Presence Of Beauty|Floy Joy35,000123,580
1418145Sara|Starship30,00083,600
1513133She's Always A Woman / Just The Way You Are|Billy Joel30,00075,000
161287Pull Up To The Bumper / La Vie En Rose|Grace Jones30,000190,000
17958Suspicious Minds ○|Fine Young Cannibals30,000261,000
1817157Life's What You Make It|Talk Talk27,50096,380
1919167Imagination|Belouis Some25,00089,125
2025205Rise|Public Image Limited22,50038,490
2122216Living In America|James Brown22,50053,220
2214914Sex As A Weapon|Pat Benatar21,000152,710
23NEW---231Hounds Of Love|Kate Bush20,00020,000
24NEW---241Love Is The Drug [Remix]|Grace Jones20,00020,000
2528254If You Were Here Tonight|Alexander O'Neal20,00029,140
2620148The Phantom Of The Opera|Sarah Brightman & Steve Harley20,000102,990
2739422The Power Of Love / Do You Believe In Love □|Huey Lewis & The News10,000404,635
2832283I Love You|Stephen Duffy10,00016,075
2926265Sanctify Yourself|Simple Minds10,00036,300
3033304Surprise Surprise|Cilla Black9,00016,775
3135318Stand Back|Stephanie Mills6,50012,275
3251322Another Night|Aretha Franklin6,0007,050
33NEW---331Cry To Heaven|Elton John5,0005,000
34NEW---341Kyrie|Mr Mister5,0005,000
35▲▲87352Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel [Remix]|Tavares5,0005,340
36▲▲75362Digging Your Scene|The Blow Monkeys5,0005,520
3750373Another Day Comes (Another Day Goes)|Kiki Dee5,0006,595
3831312Radio Africa|Latin Quarter5,00010,000
3927113Dress You Up ★|Madonna5,0001,005,000
4023138Walk Of Life|Dire Straits5,00099,270
4145414Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground)|Mike & The Mechanics4,0006,260
4224813Ring Of Ice ○|Jennifer Rush4,000213,290
4344434Love's Gone Mad|Seventh Avenue3,0005,705
4442427Blue Mood|Swing Out Sister3,0008,205
4529284For You Only|Alison Moyet3,00023,000
4630169You Little Thief|Feargal Sharkey2,50086,895
4736317You Didn't Love Me Then|The Hit Parade8,055
4837324Johnny Johnny|Prefab Sprout5,925
4943436Only Love|Nana Mouskouri5,045
5052504Don't Tell Me Lies|Breathe2,960
5138356The Captain Of Her Heart|Double5,830
5240417Conga □|Miami Sound Machine555,025
5334415Broken Wings ○|Mr. Mister280,140
54411(2)15I'm Your Man ★★|Wham!1,209,275
5562554Jimmy Mack|Sheena Easton2,480
56NEW---561Get Up I Feel Like Being A Sex Machine|James Brown925
5756564Pistol In My Pocket|Lana Pellay3,240
5857576I Can't Wait|Stevie Nicks4,345
5946116One Vision ★|Queen1,057,075
6060606If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)|Ruby Turner4,190
6161614Both Sides Now / Dare To Dream|Viola Wills2,740
6247515Sidewalk Talk □|Jellybean424,430
6348118Saving All My Love For You ★|Whitney Houston1,047,525
6464644Curiosity|The Jets2,280
6569653She's On It|Beastie Boys1,852
6649519We Built This City ★|Starship606,825
6754317After The Love Has Gone ★|Princess694,180
6855415Separate Lives ★|Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin634,060
69591(3)23Take On Me ★★|a-ha1,790,295
70531016West End Girls ○|Pet Shop Boys275,200
71NEW---711If You Should Ever Be Lonely|Val Young600
7270703Starting Together|Su Pollard1,460
7386732Hi Ho Silver|Jim Diamond1,162
7458416RSVP ★|Five Star666,040
75681514Freedom ○|Pointer Sisters273,505
7674744Eloise|The Damned1,640
7776763Female Intuition|Mai Tai1,350
7879783Hold On (To What You Got)|The Danse Society1,170
7980793Beat's So Lonely|Charlie Sexton1,240
80631114Remo's Theme (What If) ○|Tommy Shaw234,944
81772114When A Heart Beats|Nik Kershaw185,345
82NEW---821Love Misslie F1-11|Sigue Sigue Sputnik390
8383833Children Of The Revolution|Violent Femmes1,040
8484843Night Moves|Marilyn Martin990
8585854This Time|INXS1,300
86NEW---861Can't Get Close To You|Nicci350
87NEW---871Only Love Can Break Your Heart|The Mint Juleps340
88NEW---881The River|Total Contrast330
89NEW---891(Nothing Serious) Just Buggin'|Whistle320
9190902Le Bel Age|Pat Benatar620
9291912When The Boys Meet The Girls|Sister Sledge600
9078917When Love Breaks Down □|Prefab Sprout501,375
93663814Pleasure & Pain|Divinyls11,860
9497942Do You Love Me|Durrell Coleman510
9598952This TIme|Bryan Adams490
9699962One Dance Won't Do|Audrey Hall470
97100972Will You Satisfy|Cherelle450
9889218Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves ★|Eurythmics & Aretha Franklin698,405
99881515Don't Look Down ○|Go West262,540
100NEW---1001Calling America|ELO210
 
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