It’s time again, we’re dragging you back to 1986 on this week’s Off The Chart for two hours of hits you haven’t heard for ages, or possibly ever. As always we’ll be playing some of the obscure forgotten and neglected tracks from that week’s UK singles chart, plus tracks from three of the week’s new albums, a look at what was going on around us, a quick look at the Swedish chart, and concluding with the top five in full whether you like it or not.
- Which band didn’t live up to their name but did launch one of the biggest bands of the early ’90s?
- Which huge ’80s album took over a year to reach its peak position on the chart?
- And who was the first person to write, perform and produce a number 1 hit singlehandedly?
Tune in and find out!
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