Official Top 40 Singles

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed tracks

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BUFFALO GALS

Malcolm McLaren

4

Last week

6

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POLYGRAM

Buffalo Gals by Malcolm McLaren
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5

DER KOMMISSAR

Falco

5

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Der Kommissar by Falco
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6

DROP THE PILOT

Joan Armatrading

6

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Drop The Pilot by Joan Armatrading
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7

WALK ON BY

Jo Jo Zep

8

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Walk On By by Jo Jo Zep
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8

OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY

D.D. Smash

9

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Outlook For Thursday by D.D. Smash
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9

LOVE ON YOUR SIDE

Thompson Twins

16

Last week

3

Weeks

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FESTIVAL

Love On Your Side by Thompson Twins
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10

IS THERE SOMETHING I SHOULD KNOW

Duran Duran

7

Last week

8

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EMI

Is There Something I Should Know by Duran Duran
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11

SHE BLINDED ME WITH SCIENCE

Thomas Dolby

13

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

She Blinded Me With Science by Thomas Dolby
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12

NO TURNING BACK

The Narcs

14

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

No Turning Back by The Narcs
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13

COMMUNICATION

Spandau Ballet

19

Last week

3

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FESTIVAL

Communication by Spandau Ballet
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14

SOLITAIRE

Laura Branigan

12

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Solitaire by Laura Branigan
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15

TIME

Culture Club

10

Last week

12

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RTC

Time by Culture Club
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17

MAXINE

Sharon O'Neill

20

Last week

3

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CBS

Maxine by Sharon O'Neill
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18

IT'S RAINING MEN

Weather Girls

15

Last week

8

Weeks

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CBS

It's Raining Men by Weather Girls
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19

ONLY ONE YOU NEED

The Neighbours

23

Last week

9

Weeks

JAY

Only One You Need by The Neighbours
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20

DER KOMMISSAR

After the Fire

17

Last week

9

Weeks

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CBS

Der Kommissar by After the Fire
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21

PULSING

The Body Electric

25

Last week

20

Weeks

JAY

Pulsing by The Body Electric
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22

JEOPARDY

Greg Kihn

1

Weeks

WEA

Jeopardy by Greg Kihn
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23

ALL THE LOVE IN THE WORLD

Dionne Warwick

24

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

All The Love In The World by Dionne Warwick
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25

TOO SHY

Kajagoogoo

11

Last week

14

Weeks

EMI

Too Shy by Kajagoogoo
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26

WHAM RAP

Wham

18

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Wham Rap by Wham
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27

STRANGE FACES AT THE OASIS

The Legionnaires

26

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Strange Faces At The Oasis by The Legionnaires
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28

ORCHARD ROAD

Leo Sayer

36

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Orchard Road by Leo Sayer
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29

IT MIGHT BE YOU (TOOTSIE THEME)

Stephen Bishop

30

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

It Might Be You (Tootsie Theme) by Stephen Bishop
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30

TEMPTATION

Heaven 17

1

Weeks

RTC

Temptation by Heaven 17
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31

YOUNG GUNS (GO FOR IT)

Wham

29

Last week

12

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CBS

Young Guns (Go For It) by Wham
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32

LIES

Thompson Twins

27

Last week

14

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Lies by Thompson Twins
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33

WAVES

Blancmange

45

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Waves by Blancmange
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34

YOU ARE

Lionel Richie

21

Last week

11

Weeks

POLYGRAM

You Are by Lionel Richie
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35

WORDS

F.R. David

28

Last week

13

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RCA

Words by F.R. David
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36

ELECTRIC AVENUE

Eddy Grant

38

Last week

5

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RTC

Electric Avenue by Eddy Grant
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37

BEAT SURRENDER

The Jam

42

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Beat Surrender by The Jam
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38

SIGN OF THE TIMES

The Belle Stars

32

Last week

11

Weeks

RTC

Sign Of The Times by The Belle Stars
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39

ALL I CAN DO

Dance Exponents

48

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

All I Can Do by Dance Exponents
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40

ROCK THE CASBAH

The Clash

37

Last week

15

Weeks

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CBS

Rock The Casbah by The Clash
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41

CHANGE

Tears for Fears

43

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Change by Tears for Fears
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42

RIP IT UP

Orange Juice

44

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Rip It Up by Orange Juice
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43

Q. ARE YOU A FIREMAN?

Unrestful Moments

49

Last week

3

Weeks

JAY

Q. Are You A Fireman? by Unrestful Moments
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44

SHE'S A BEAUTY

The Tubes

39

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

She's A Beauty by The Tubes
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45

NEW YEAR'S DAY

U2

47

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

New Year's Day by U2
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46

I GUESS THAT'S WHY THEY CALL IT THE BLUES

Elton John

1

Weeks

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POLYGRAM

I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues by Elton John
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47

TODAY

Talk Talk

34

Last week

19

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EMI

Today by Talk Talk
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48

BACK ON THE CHAIN GANG

Pretenders

46

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Back On The Chain Gang by Pretenders
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49

DANCE SUCKER

Set The Tone

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Dance Sucker by Set The Tone
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50

A FOREST

The Cure

1

Weeks

EMI

A Forest by The Cure
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Fastest rising titles inside this week’s chart
15,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 7,500 for albums
30,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 15,000 for albums