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Off The Chart: 3 May 1989

Off The Chart: 3 May 1989

Since it’s been a busy Bank Holiday on Noisebox Radio we won’t be going too far back into time on this week’s Off The Chart, just the 33 years to revisit this day in 1989! Join us for the usual complement of obscure, forgotten and neglected hits, three of the week’s new albums, a look at the day’s events, a quick jaunt to France to look at their top ten, and the UK’s top five in full to conclude.

  • Whose UK singles chart career consists of two number 100 hits seven years apart?
  • Whose biggest solo UK hit was written about a ’70s one hit wonder?
  • And which former backing musicians got remixed by their erstwhile frontman?

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!