1981 Top 40 Official Singles Chart UK Archive

5th September 1981

Pos LW WKs Title, Artist Links
1 2
TAINTED LOVE

TAINTED LOVE

SOFT CELL

2 1
JAPANESE BOY

JAPANESE BOY

ANEKA

3 6
LOVE ACTION (I BELIEVE IN LOVE)

LOVE ACTION (I BELIEVE IN LOVE)

HUMAN LEAGUE

4 5
HOLD ON TIGHT

HOLD ON TIGHT

ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA

5 3
HOOKED ON CLASSICS

HOOKED ON CLASSICS

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

6 15
SHE'S GOT CLAWS

SHE'S GOT CLAWS

GARY NUMAN

7 10
ONE IN TEN

ONE IN TEN

UB40

8 4
GREEN DOOR

GREEN DOOR

SHAKIN' STEVENS

9 12
ABACAB

ABACAB

GENESIS

10 8
THE CARIBBEAN DISCO SHOW

THE CARIBBEAN DISCO SHOW

LOBO

11 27
WIRED FOR SOUND

WIRED FOR SOUND

CLIFF RICHARD

12 7
GIRLS ON FILM

GIRLS ON FILM

DURAN DURAN

13 28
START ME UP

START ME UP

ROLLING STONES

14 19
THE THIN WALL

THE THIN WALL

ULTRAVOX

15 26
CHEMISTRY

CHEMISTRY

NOLANS

16 29
EVERYBODY SALSA

EVERYBODY SALSA

MODERN ROMANCE

17 16
WUNDERBAR

WUNDERBAR

TENPOLE TUDOR

18 9
BACK TO THE SIXTIES

BACK TO THE SIXTIES

TIGHT FIT

19 11
HAPPY BIRTHDAY

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

STEVIE WONDER

20 22
RAINY NIGHT IN GEORGIA

RAINY NIGHT IN GEORGIA

RANDY CRAWFORD

21 17
(SI SI) JE SUIS UN ROCK STAR

(SI SI) JE SUIS UN ROCK STAR

BILL WYMAN

22 13
WATER ON GLASS/BOYS

WATER ON GLASS/BOYS

KIM WILDE

23 NEW
SOUVENIR

SOUVENIR

ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK

24 18
STARTRAX CLUB DISCO

STARTRAX CLUB DISCO

STARTRAX

25 21
TAKE IT ON THE RUN

TAKE IT ON THE RUN

REO SPEEDWAGON

26 14
BEACH BOY GOLD

BEACH BOY GOLD

GIDEA PARK

27 25
I LOVE MUSIC

I LOVE MUSIC

ENIGMA

28 NEW
HANDS UP (GIVE ME YOUR HEART)

HANDS UP (GIVE ME YOUR HEART)

OTTAWAN

29 37
SLOW HAND

SLOW HAND

POINTER SISTERS

30 40
YOU'LL NEVER KNOW

YOU'LL NEVER KNOW

HI-GLOSS

31 32
HAND HELD IN BLACK AND WHITE

HAND HELD IN BLACK AND WHITE

DOLLAR

32 33
ONE OF THOSE NIGHTS

ONE OF THOSE NIGHTS

BUCKS FIZZ

33 NEW
PASSIONATE FRIEND

PASSIONATE FRIEND

TEARDROP EXPLODES

34 23
FOR YOUR EYES ONLY

FOR YOUR EYES ONLY

SHEENA EASTON

35 20
CHANT NO.1 (I DON'T NEED THIS PRESSURE ON)

CHANT NO.1 (I DON'T NEED THIS PRESSURE ON)

SPANDAU BALLET

36 NEW
HOLLIEDAZE (A MEDLEY)

HOLLIEDAZE (A MEDLEY)

HOLLIES

37 34
ARABIAN NIGHTS

ARABIAN NIGHTS

SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES

38 NEW
EVERLASTING LOVE

EVERLASTING LOVE

REX SMITH AND RACHEL SWEET

39 35
FIRE

FIRE

U2

40 NEW
EUROPE - AFTER THE RAIN

EUROPE - AFTER THE RAIN

JOHN FOXX

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