Off The Chart: 2 November 1988We’ve been beset by technical issues again this week but we’ve battled through to bring you another Off The Chart! Join us on a voyage back to 1988 for the usual two hours of obscure, forgotten and half-remembered hits, plus three of the week’s new albums, a track from a Peel session broadcast on this day, a round-up of the day’s goings-on, a quick look at the Swiss chart and the top five in full.

  • Who had a two year gap between two single releases from the same album?
  • Who followed their first number 1 hit with three consecutive number 2s?
  • And which album took eighteen and a half years to reach number 1?

Tune in and find out!



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