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            YEAR-END UK TOP 150 of 1983 (Singles)

                Based on point-system NME Charts (nr. 1 75 points, nr. 2 74 etc)

nr title artist pnts wks hp
1 Blue Monday New Order 1426 34 9
2 Karma chameleon Culture Club 968 15 1
3 I.O.U Freeez 870 15 2
4 Moonlight shadow Mike Oldfield 857 17 4
5 Red red wine UB40 846 14 1
6 Billie Jean Michael Jackson 834 15 1
7 Wherever I lay my hat Paul Young 809 15 1
8 Flashdance what a feeling Irene Cara 791 14 2
9 Baby Jane Rod Stewart 779 14 1
10 Give it up KC & Sunshine Band 758 14 1
11 All night long Lionel Richie 749 13 2
12 Sweet dreams Eurythmics 746 14 2
13 Bad boys Wham 739 14 2
14 Let's dance David Bowie 732 14 1
15 Uptown girl Billy Joel 718 11 1
16 Too shy Kajagoogoo 716 13 1
17 Double Dutch Malcolm McLaren 712 13 3
18 Say say say Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson 709 11 2
19 Temptation Heaven 17 703 13 2
20 Words F.R. David 695 12 2
21 Total eclipse of the heart Bonnie Tyler 693 12 1
22 Down under Men at Work 684 12 1
23 True Spandau Ballet 684 12 1
24 I guess that's why they call it the blues Elton John 677 15 5
25 Every breath you take Police 668 11 1
26 Tonight I celebrate my love Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack 667 13 2
27 Boxerbeat JoBoxers 660 15 3
28 Up where we belong Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes 659 13 7
29 Walking in the rain Modern Romance 635 12 9
30 Candy girl New Edition 634 13 1
31 Club Tropicana Wham 624 11 4
32 New song Howard Jones 619 12 3
33 You can't hurry love Phil Collins 616 11 1
34 I'm still standing Elton John 611 11 4
35 Come live with me Heaven 17 611 11 5
36 Buffalo soldier Bob Marley & Wailers 593 12 4
37 Sign of the times Belle Stars 589 11 3
38 The sun goes down Level 42 588 12 10
39 Dancing tight Galaxy ft Phil Fearon 585 11 4
40 Love on your side Thompson Twins 585 12 9
41 Can't get used to losing you Beat 583 11 3
42 Who's that girl Eurythmics 582 10 3
43 Beat it Michael Jackson 580 12 3
44 Superman Black Lace 580 14 9
45 They dont know Tracey Ullman 579 11 2
46 Nobody's diary Yazoo 576 11 3
47 Africa Toto 571 10 3
48 Mama Genesis 565 10 4
49 Waiting for a train Flash and the Pan 560 11 7
50 Breakaway Tracey Ullman 559 11 4
51 Oh Diane Fleetwood Mac 558 12 9
52 Hey you Rock Steady Crew Rock Steady Crew 555 12 6
53 Rip it up Orange Juice 553 11 8
54 Everything counts Depeche Mode 549 11 6
55 It's over Funk Masters 545 12 8
56 The first picture of you Lotus Eaters 540 12 15
57 Rock the beat Forest 539 10 4
58 Gloria Laura Branigan 538 10 6
59 Watching you watching me David Grant 536 13 10
60 The story of the blues Wah 534 10 3
61 Wham rap Wham 530 11 8
62 In your eyes George Benson 528 10 7
63 Rockit Herbie Hancock 527 12 8
64 Last film Kissing the Pink 525 14 19
65 Na na hey hey kiss him goodbye Bananarama 523 10 5
66 The safety dance Men Without Hats 523 11 6
67 Gold Spandau Ballet 519 9 2
68 Wings of a dove Madness 519 10 2
69 Cry just a little bit Shakin' Stevens 517 8 3
70 Electric Avenue Eddy Grant 517 9 2
71 Come back and stay Paul Young 512 9 4
72 Church of the poison mind Culture Club 505 9 2
73 The crown Gary Byrd & G.B. Experience 505 9 6
74 Fascination Human League 502 9 2
75 Fields of fire Big Country 502 11 10
76 Cruel summer Bananarama 500 10 8
77 Dead giveaway Shalamar 500 10 8
78 Change Tears for Fears 499 9 4
79 The love cats The Cure 498 9 7
80 Chance Big Country 498 9 9
81 This is not a lovesong Pil 498 10 5
82 Modern love David Bowie 496 8 2
83 Dolce vita Ryan Paris 496 10 5
84 Is there something I should know Duran Duran 495 9 1
85 Our lips are sealed Fun Boy Three 494 10 7
86 Unconditional love Donna Summer 487 12 14
87 Oblivious Aztec Camera 486 14 18
88 Communication Spandau Ballet 480 10 12
89 Tahiti David Essex 479 11 8
90 Lady love me George Benson 478 10 11
91 Baby come to me Patti Austin & James Ingram 476 10 11
92 If you wanna be happy Rocky Sharpe & Replays 475 12 9
93 We are detective Thompson Twins 470 9 7
94 Big log Robert Plant 467 10 11
95 Dear Prudence Siuoxsie & the Banshees 466 8 3
96 War baby Tom Robinson 463 9 7
97 Long hot summer Style Council 459 9 3
98 Calling your name Marilyn 454 8 4
99 Puss'n boots Adam Ant 454 9 5
100 Speak like a child Style Council 452 8 4
101 What am I gonna do Rod Stewart 450 8 3
102 Never gonna give you up Musical Youth 447 10 6
103 Tunnel of love Fun Boy Three 447 10 10
104 Reilly Olympic Orchestra 447 13 26
105 Right now Creatures 443 10 14
106 Love town Booker Newbury 111 442 8 6
107 Don't try to stop it Roman Holiday 437 9 14
108 The sun and the rain Madness 436 8 5
109 China girl David Bowie 433 8 2
110 Tomorrow's just another day Madness 433 9 8
111 Take that situation Nick Heyward 431 10 11
112 Orville's song Keith Harris 427 8 4
113 Steppin' out Joe Jackson 427 8 6
114 Right by your side Eurythmics 427 8 10
115 Please don't make me cry UB 40 425 8 10
116 She means nothing to me Phil Everly & Cliff Richard 425 9 9
117 Rock 'n roll is king Electric Light Orchestra 425 9 13
118 Friday night Kids from Fame 425 10 13
119 Love of the common people Paul Young 424 6 2
120 Just got lucky JoBoxers 424 9 7
121 You can't hide your love from me David Joseph 424 9 13
122 Hey little girl Icehouse 421 10 17
123 Young free and single Sunfire 421 11 20
124 Waves Blancmange 418 9 19
125 I am me Twisted Sister 416 9 18
126 Never never Assembly 414 7 4
127 Pale shelter Tears for Fears 414 8 5
128 Ooh to be ah Kajagoogoo 413 8 7
129 Dream to sleep H2O 413 10 17
130 Last night a dj saved my life Indeep 412 9 13
131 Love is a stranger Eurythmics 411 8 6
132 Overkill Men at Work 409 10 21
133 Superstar Lydia Murdock 409 11 14
134 Drop the pilot Joan Armatrading 404 10 11
135 Ol' rag blues Status Quo 403 8 9
136 What kinda boy you're looking for Hot Chocolate 403 9 10
137 Heartache avenue Maisonettes 402 8 7
138 Whistle down the wind Nick Heyward 402 8 13
139 Shiny shiny Haysi Fantayzee 398 10 16
140 Hold me now Thompson Twins 391 6 4
141 Wanna be startin' something Michael Jackson 390 9 8
142 Christian China Crisis 389 9 12
143 Blue hat for a blue day Nick Heyward 385 8 14
144 True love ways Cliff Richard & London Philharmic Orchestra 384 8 8
145 Big apple Kajagoogoo 384 8 8
146 All night long Mary Jane Girls 384 9 13
147 High life Modern Romance 381 8 8
148 Forbidden colours David Sylvian & Rinichi Sakamoto 380 8 16
149 The cutter Echo & the Bunnymen 378 8 8
150 Go deh yaka Monyaka 378 8 14

 

 

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