Pete just can't wait for 1985 to start!
Dead or Alive ~ You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)
With their only number one hit, indeed their only top ten hit.
Tears For Fears ~ Everybody Wants to Rule the World
Made it to number two in the spring.
Aha ~ Take on Me
Their ear splitting debut which made it to number two.
Eurythmics ~ There Must be an Angel (Playing With My Heart)
The duo's only number one hit.
The Smiths ~ How Soon is Now?
Their albums all made the top ten, but they fared less well in the singles chart, How Soon is Now peaked at number 24.
Wham ~ Everything She Wants
The flip side of Last Christmas - the biggest number two hit of all time.
Kate Bush ~ Running Up That Hill
After four years away Kate returned to the charts with this fabulous number 3 hit.
Doug E Fresh and the Get Fresh Crew ~ The Show
Their only hit which peaked at number 7.
Jennifer Rush ~ The Power of Love
The biggest selling single of 1985. And the last million seller of the 80's too.
Colonel Abrams ~ Trapped
His only top ten hit peaking at number 3
The Cure ~ In Between Days
Didn't get as high as you might think - peaking at number 15
Bonnie Tyler ~ Holding Out For a Hero
Her final top ten hit and it reached number 2
Sister Sledge ~ Frankie
This song about Frank Sinatra was the girls' only number one hit
Fine Young Cannibals ~ Johnny Come Home
Their debut hit which peaked at number 8
Phyllis Nelson ~ Move Closer
A genuine one hit wonder.
The Cult ~ She Sells Sanctuary
They somehow never had a top ten hit, this one peaked at number 15
Feargal Sharkey ~ A Good Heart
We finish with Feargal a long way from the Undertones with his only number one hit.
Next up then is January 3rd 1985.