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Off The Chart: 1 July 1983

Off The Chart: 1 July 1983

Back to the summer of 1983 this week on Off The Chart as Steve and Julian dig out some of the week’s forgotten hits, pluck an obscure track from an international chart and play the top five singles in full. There’s also three tracks from a featured album, this week chosen by one of our lucky Patreon backers – sign up and you could be picking the featured album in a future show! Which famous 21st century band started out with the same name as an ’80s one hit wonder? Who “unwittingly” breached royal protocol on this day? And who unexpectedly outed himself as a Geordie? Click PLAY to find out!

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Chart Watch and New Releases: 20 January 2017

Marillion - Marbles in the Park

It’s as you were on the album chart as George Michael clings on to the number 4 spot with his 1998 best-of set Ladies and Gentlemen; Twenty Five, Symphonica and Faith all fall heavily but Wham!’s The Final is still … read more

Off The Chart: 16 July 1983

Off The Chart: 16 July 1983

Steve and Julian take on the chart of 16 July 1983, playing some forgotten hits (and at least one that they hadn’t even heard before), three tracks from the week’s featured album (it’s Talking Heads this week) and the whole … read more