Off The Chart: 19 April 1987

Off The Chart: 19 April 1987

If you’re not already full of chocolate, join us on Off The Chart this week for a trip back to Easter Sunday 1987! Inside your hollow chocolate-flavoured show this week you’ll find a family size bag of obscure, forgotten and neglected hits, a three-pack of tracks the week’s new albums, a selection box of the day’s events, a fun size look at the US chart and the top five singles in full.

  • Who had a massive hit album that surprisingly failed to translate into singles success?
  • Which female duo replaced themselves at number 1 as part of a larger group?
  • And which song became a belated hit due to its use in an entirely unrelated movie?

Tune in and find out!



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Spotify playlists

If you’ve missed a previous edition they’re all on our Mixcloud page, or for a taster of the music we play, listen to our Spotify playlist Way Off The Chart including one track from each show!

We also have a Spotify playlist for our #ICEOTWF feature, including all (well, most) of the international hits we’ve played since the feature began in March 2017. There are all sorts of oddities in here, all of which were hits somewhere in the world but not in the UK!

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