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            YEAR-END UK TOP 150 of 1985 (Singles)

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

nr title artist pnt wk hp
1 The power of love Jennifer Rush 1321 27 1
2 Cherish Kool & the Gang 1105 22 4
3 Move closer Phyllis Nelson 1051 21 1
4 Trapped Colonel Abrams 964 20 3
5 Axel F Harold Faltermeyer 943 22 2
6 Frankie Sister Sledge 914 16 1
7 I know him so well Elaine Page & Barbara Dickson 909 16 1
8 Crazy for you Madonna 882 15 2
9 You spin me round Dead or Alive 852 18 1
10 Into the groove Madonna 825 14 1
11 19 Paul Hardcastle 823 16 1
12 Take on me A-Ha 820 14 2
13 Dancing in the dark Bruce Springsteen 819 16 4
14 Money for nothing Dire Straits 804 16 4
15 Kayleigh Marillion 784 14 2
16 Solid Ashford & Simpson 782 15 3
17 Do they know it's Christmas Band Aid 765 14 1
18 Love and pride King 759 14 2
19 Everybody wants to rule the world Tears for Fears 748 14 2
20 A view to a kill Duran Duran 744 16 2
21 I got you babe UB 40 & Chrissie Hynde 744 13 1
22 Something about you Level 42 734 15 6
23 There must be an angel Eurythmics 729 13 1
24 White wedding Billy Idol 725 15 6
25 I want to know what love is Foreigner 714 12 1
26 Nightshift Commodores 712 14 3
27 Easy lover Philip Bailey & Phil Collins 711 12 1
28 Everything she wants / Last Christmas Wham 704 13 2
29 Nikita Elton John 704 12 3
30 Lean on me Red Box 704 14 3
31 We close our eyes Go West 704 14 5
32 Live is life Opus 703 15 6
33 A good heart Feargal Sharkey 699 12 1
34 Suddenly Billy Ocean 698 14 4
35 Holding out for a hero Bonnie Tyler 696 13 2
36 She sells sanctuary The Cult 694 19 15
37 Rhythm of the night Debarge 676 14 4
38 Parttime lover Stevie Wonder 667 12 3
39 Dancing in the street David Bowie & Mick Jagger 665 12 1
40 We don't need another hero Tina Turner 662 12 3
41 I feel love Bronski Beat & Marc Almond 655 12 3
42 If I was Midge Ure 647 11 1
43 Johnny come home Fine Young Cannibals 639 13 8
44 I'm on fire / Born in the USA Bruce Springsteen 636 12 5
45 History Mai Tai 633 13 8
46 Tarzan boy Baltimora 632 12 3
47 St. Elmo's fire John Parr 626 13 6
48 Don't you forget about me Simple Minds 625 20 7
49 Don't break my heart UB 40  623 10 3
50 Drive Cars 621 12 4
51 Road to nowhere Talking Heads 610 12 6
52 Shout Tears for Fears 607 11 4
53 Obsession Animotion 607 12 5
54 The word girl Scritti Politti 605 12 6
55 Do what you do Jermaine Jackson 605 13 6
56 I wonder if I take you home Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam 599 17 12
57 Body and soul Mai Tai 596 13 9
58 Say I'm your number one Princess 594 12 7
59 Close to the edit Art of Noise 594 13 8
60 Kiss me Stephen Tintin Duffy 591 11 4
61 Rebel yell Billy Idol 590 12 6
62 Body rock Maria Vidal 583 13 11
63 Like a virgin Madonna 581 11 3
64 1999 / Little red corvette Princess 581 11 3
65 Atmosphere Russ Abott 581 12 7
66 Could it be I'm falling in love David Grant & Jaki Graham 577 11 5
67 Every time you go away Paul Young 574 11 4
68 My toot toot Denise LaSalle 566 13 6
69 Run to you Bryan Adams 561 12 11
70 Running up that hill Kate Bush 551 11 3
71 Holiday Madonna 550 10 2
72 Material girl Madonna 550 10 3
73 Ben Marti Webb 550 11 5
74 Ghostbusters Ray Parker jr. 550 12 6
75 Knock on wood Amii Stewart 546 12 7
76 Walking on sunshine Katrina & the Waves 546 12 8
77 That ole devil called love Alison Moyet 544 10 2
78 Gambler Madonna 536 11 4
79 Love don't live here anymore Jimmy Nail 534 11 3
80 Hangin' on a string Loose Ends 532 13 13
81 Excitible Amazulu 530 13 12
82 You'll never walk alone Crowd 529 11 1
83 All fall down Five Star 527 12 15
84 Feel so cool Steve Arrington 526 10 5
85 Round and round Jaki Graham 525 11 9
86 A new England Kirsty MacColl 519 10 7
87 Clouds across the moon Rah Band 517 10 6
88 Out in the fields Gary Moore & Phil Lynott 507 10 5
89 Since yesterday Strawberry Switchblade 507 10 5
90 We are the world USA for Africa 506 9 1
91 The heat is on Glenn Frey 506 12 12
92 I was born to love you Freddie Mercury 503 10 11
93 Loverboy Billy Ocean 499 10 15
94 Money's too tight to mention Simply Red 489 12 13
95 The power of love Huey Lewis & the News 487 10 11
96 Alive and kicking Simple Minds 485 9 7
97 The show Doug E. Fresh 484 8 7
98 Lavender Marillion 480 9 5
99 Welcome to the pleasure dome Frankie Goes to Hollywood 478 11 2
100 Call me Go West 476 10 12
101 See the day Dee C Lee 475 8 3
102 One more night Phil Collins 468 9 4
103 Things can only get better Howard Jones 466 8 6
104 Alone with you King 464 9 8
105 Sisters are doin' it for themselves Eurythmics & Aretha Franklin 462 9 9
106 Wide boy Nik Kershaw 456 8 9
107 Living on video Trans-X 452 9 9
108 Pie Jesu Sarah Brightman & Paul Miles-Kingston 450 8 3
109 Angel Madonna 450 9 5
110 Head over heels Tears for Fears 450 9 12
111 Thinking of you Colourfield 450 10 12
112 You're the one for me D Train 447 11 15
113 The last kiss David Cassidy 446 9 6
114 Duel (eye to eye) Propaganda 442 12 21
115 Spend the night Cool Notes 440 9 11
116 The taste of your tears King 440 9 11
117 Miami Vice theme Jan Hammer 439 8 5
118 I'm your man Wham 438 6 1
119 She's so beautiful Cliff Richard 435 9 17
120 Saving all my love for you Whitney Houston 434 7 1
121 Single life Cameo 433 10 15
122 Cry Godley & Creme 432 11 19
123 Say you say me Lionel Richie 431 7 8
124 Slave to love Bryan Ferry 430 9 10
125 Turn it up Conway Brothers 428 10 11
126 We all stand together Paul McCartney & Frog Chorus 423 9 3
127 Yeh yeh Matt Bianco 423 10 13
128 Let's go crazy Prince & the Revolution 421 9 7
129 Lipstick powder and paint Shakin' Stevens 421 9 11
130 Stairway to heaven Far Corporation 420 10 8
131 Brothers in arms Dire Straits 419 10 16
132 Step off Grandmaster Melle Mel & Furious Five 418 9 8
133 The show Rebecca Storm 418 13 22
134 The boys of summer Don Henley 415 10 12
135 Icing on the cake Stephen Tintin Duffy 409 9 14
136 Friends Amii Stewart 407 10 12
137 You're the inspiration Chicago 406 10 14
138 Love is a battlefield Pat Benatar 405 10 17
139 Let me be the one Five Star 404 9 18
140 Slave to the rhythm Grace Jones 403 8 12
141 In your car Cool Notes 402 9 13
142 Separate lives Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin 398 6 4
143 Shake the disease Depeche Mode 396 9 18
144 Free yourself Untouchables 391 11 26
145 Howard's Way theme Simon May Orchestra 390 10 21
146 Love like blood Killing Joke 389 9 16
147 Inbetween days The Cure 389 10 15
148 That's what friends are for Dionne Warwick & friends 388 8 16
149 Uncle Sam Madness 385 10 21
150 One vision Queen 384 7 7

 

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