Beware the Ninth of March! Or something like that. Anyway, we’re off back to 1984 on this week’s Off The Chart with the usual full load of obscure and half-remembered hits, three of the week’s new albums, a round-up of the day’s goings-on, a squint at the Swiss chart and the top five singles in full.
- Which hit was released three times with completely different lyrics?
- Who released their entire 1984 album on 7″ singles?
- And which band’s spin-off included members of three other successful bands?
Tune in and find out!
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There’s a podcast too!
For those of you who enjoy the nonsense we talk but don’t have time to listen to the music, we’ve put the talky bits together with some exclusive extras to make a podcast! This week we’re distracted by the most unconvincing anti-drugs song ever, the most Irish cows in Wales, and Radio 1’s static caravan in Bury St Edmunds.