Off The Chart: 14 October 1988

Off The Chart: 14 October 1988

It’s the start of season 9 on Off The Chart as Steve and Julian whisk us back to today in 1988! There’s a brace of forgotten hits, three tracks from one of the week’s biggest albums, a track from the Tokio Hot 100 and the UK top five in full, plus a look back at the day’s news, TV & radio listings and concerts. Which former backing singer had a hit in his own right with a song co-written by ABC? Which of Japan’s most famous pop stars had a crack at international success this week? And which band dropped the space from their name for no apparent reason? Tune in to the Youth Radio Network at 10am on Saturday to find out, or catch up anytime on Mixcloud!

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