1985

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    Song Highest UK Chart Main Anniversary Millennium Yearbook
    A-Ha - The Sun Always Shines on T.V. 1 YB 1986
    A-Ha - Take On Me 2 1985 A YB 1985
    Aled Jones - Walking in the Air 5
    Alison Moyet - That Ole Devil Called Love 2 YB 1985
    Animal Nightlife - Love is Just the Great Pretender 28 YB X 1985
    Aretha Franklin - Freeway of Love 51
    Aretha Franklin - Who's Zoomin' Who? 11 YB 1986
    Aurra - Like I Like It 43
    Bananarama - Do Not Disturb 31 YB 1985
    Billy Idol - White Wedding 6 1985 M YB 1985
    Billy Ocean - Loverboy 15 YB 1985
    Billy Ocean - Suddenly 4 YB X 1985
    Bronski Beat - Hit That Perfect Beat 3
    Bronski Beat/Marc Almond - I Feel Love/Johnny Remember Me 3 YB 1985
    Bruce Springsteen - Santa Claus is Comin' to Town 9
    Bryan Ferry - Don't Stop the Dance 21 YB X 1985
    Bryan Ferry - Slave To Love 10 5 1985 A 1985 M YB 1985
    Cherrelle/Alexander O'Neal - Saturday Love 6 YB X 1986
    China Crisis - Black Man Ray 14 5 YB X 1985
    Cliff Richard - She's So Beautiful 17 6
    The Commentators - N-N-Nineteen Not Out 13 5
    Commodores - Nightshift 3 1985 M YB X 1985
    The Communards - You Are My World 21 6
    Conway Brothers - Turn It Up 11 5
    The Cure - Close To Me 13 18 YB 1985,YB X 1990
    The Cure - In Between Days 15 YB X 1985
    The Damned - Grimly Fiendish 21 YB X 1985
    The Damned - The Shadow Of Love 25 5
    David Bowie/Mick Jagger - Dancing in the Street 1
    David Grant/Jaki Graham - Could It Be I'm Falling in Love 5 1985 M
    David Grant/Jaki Graham - Mated 20 6
    Dead or Alive - In Too Deep 14 5
    Dead or Alive - Lover Come Back (To Me) 11 YB X 1985
    Dead or Alive - My Heart Goes Bang (Get Me to the Doctor) 23 YB X 1985
    Dire Straits - Money for Nothing 4 1985 A
    Duran Duran - A View To A Kill 2 5 1985 A 1985 M
    Echo & the Bunnymen - Bring On the Dancing Horses 21 YB X 1985
    Elton John - Nikita 3 6 1985 A 1985 M YB 1985
    Elton John - Wrap Her Up 12 YB X 1985
    Erasure - Who Needs Love Like That 10
    Eurythmics - There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart) 1 6 1985 A YB 1985
    Eurythmics - Would I Lie to You? 17
    Eurythmics/Aretha Franklin - Sisters Are Doin' It for Themselves 9 1985 A YB X 1985
    Feargal Sharkey - A Good Heart 1 6 1985 A 1985 M YB 1985
    Fine Young Cannibals - Blue 41 6
    Fine Young Cannibals - Johnny Come Home 8 5 1985 A 1985 M YB 1985
    Five Star - All Fall Down 15 YB 1985
    Five Star - Let Me Be the One 18 YB X 1985
    Gary Moore/Phil Lynott - Out In The Fields 5 5 1985 A
    Gloria Estefan/Miami Sound Machine - Conga 79 YB X 1985
    Go West - Don't Look Down (The Sequel) 13 YB X 1985
    Go West - We Close Our Eyes 5 1985 A 1985 M YB 1985
    Howard Jones - Life In One Day 14 5
    Howard Jones - Look Mama 10 YB X 1985
    Howard Jones - Things Can Only Get Better 6 YB 1985
    Huey Lewis and the News - The Power Of Love 9 1985 A 1985 M YB 1985
    Jaki Graham - Round And Around 9 5
    Jermaine Jackson - Do What You Do 6 YB X 1985
    Jimmy Nail - Love Don't Live Here Anymore 3 5 1985 A 1985 M
    John Lennon - Jealous Guy 65
    Kate Bush - Cloudbusting 20 YB 1985
    Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God) 1 6 1985 A 1985 M
    Katrina and the Waves - Walking On Sunshine 8 5 1985 A 1985 M YB 1985
    Kenny Rogers - The Gambler 22
    Kim Wilde - Rage to Love 19 YB X 1985
    Kool and the Gang - Cherish 4 5 1985 M YB 1985
    Laura Branigan - Spanish Eddie 87
    Level 42 - Something About You 6 6 1985 A 1985 M YB 1985
    Lionel Richie - Say You, Say Me 8 YB 1985
    Loose Ends - Hangin' on a String (Contemplating) 13 YB 1985
    Loose Ends - Magic Touch 16 5
    Madness - Uncle Sam 21 6
    Mai Tai - Body & Soul 9 6
    Mai Tai - History 8 5
    Marc Almond - Stories of Johnny 23
    Marillion - Kayleigh 2 5 1985 A 1985 M YB 1985
    Matt Bianco - Yeh Yeh 13 YB X 1985
    Midge Ure - If I Was 1 6 1985 A 1985 M YB 1985
    Mr. Mister - Broken Wings 4 1986 A YB 1986
    New Order - The Perfect Kiss 46 YB X 1985
    Nick Heyward - Laura 45 YB X 1985
    Nik Kershaw - Don Quixote 10 YB X 1985
    Nik Kershaw - When A Heart Beats 27 6
    Nik Kershaw - Wide Boy 9 YB 1985
    Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - So in Love 27 YB X 1985
    Paul Hardcastle - 19 1 1985 A 1985 M YB 1985
    Paul Hardcastle - Just For Money 19 6
    Paul Young - Everytime You Go Away 4 5 YB 1985
    Paul Young - Tomb of Memories 16 YB X 1985
    Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls 1 1985 A 1985 M
    Peter Auty - Walking in the Air 37
    Phil Collins - One More Night 4 5 1985 A 1985 M
    Phil Collins/Marilyn Martin - Separate Lives 4 6
    Phil Collins/Philip Bailey - Easy Lover 1 YB 1985
    The Pointer Sisters - Dare Me 17 YB X 1985
    Propaganda - Duel 21 YB 1985
    Propaganda - P-Machinery 50 YB X 1985
    Queen - One Vision 7 6 1985 M YB 1985
    René & Angela - I'll Be Good 22
    Rick Springfield - Celebrate Youth 80 YB X 1985
    Sade - The Sweetest Taboo 31 YB 1985
    Scritti Politti - The Word Girl 6 5 1985 A YB 1985
    Sharpe & Numan - Change Your Mind 17 YB X 1985
    Sheila E. - The Belle of St. Mark 18 YB 1985
    Simple Minds - Alive And Kicking 6 6,23 1985 A 1985 M YB X 1985
    Simple Minds - Don't You (Forget About Me) 7 5 YB 1985
    Simply Red - Holding Back The Years 2 7 1986 A YB 1986
    Simply Red - Money's Too Tight (To Mention) 13 5 1985 A YB 1985
    Siouxsie and the Banshees - Cities In Dust 21 6 YB X 1985
    Sister Sledge - Frankie 1 5 YB 1985
    The Smiths - The Boy With the Thorn in His Side 23 YB X 1985
    The Smiths - How Soon Is Now? 16 YB 1985
    Starship - We Built This City 12 1985 A
    Steve Arrington - Feel So Real 5 5 YB 1985
    Sting - Fortress Around Your Heart 49 YB X 1985
    Sting - If You Love Somebody Set Them Free 26 YB 1985
    Sting - Russians 12 YB X 1986
    The Style Council - Walls Come Tumbling Down 6 5 YB 1985
    Suzanne Vega - Marlene on the Wall 83 YB 1986
    Talking Heads - Road to Nowhere 6 1985 A 1985 M
    Tears for Fears - Everybody Wants to Rule the World 2 1985 A 1985 M YB 1985
    Tears for Fears - Head Over Heels 12 YB X 1985
    Tears for Fears - I Believe (A Soulful Re-Recording) 23 YB X 1985
    Tears for Fears - Suffer The Children 52 YB X 1981
    Thompson Twins - Don't Mess With Doctor Dream 15 YB X 1985
    Tina Turner - We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome) 3 6 1985 M YB 1985
    Toyah - Don't Fall in Love (I Said) 22 YB X 1985
    U2 - The Unforgettable Fire 6 5 1985 M YB 1985
    UB40 - Don't Break My Heart 3 6 1985 M
    UB40/Chrissie Hynde - I Got You Babe 1 6 1985 A YB 1985
    Wham! - I'm Your Man 1 YB X 1985
    Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love for You 1 1985 A YB 1985
    Whitney Houston - You Give Good Love 93
    ZZ Top - Legs 16 YB 1985
    ZZ Top - Sleeping Bag 27 YB X 1985
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    Songs yet to be sorted that appear on a Now album in 1985

    Amii Stewart - Friends
    Animotion - Obsession
    Arcadia - Election Day
    Ashford & Simpson - Solid
    Ashford & Simpson - Solid (Special Club Mix)
    Baltimora - Tarzan Boy
    Belouis Some - Imagination
    Bonnie Tyler - Holding Out for a Hero
    Cameo - Single Life
    The Cars - Drive
    Chaka Khan - Eye to Eye
    Chaka Khan - This Is My Night
    Chuck Brown/The Soul Searchers - Bustin' Loose
    Colonel Abrams - Trapped
    The Cool Notes - Spend The Night
    The Cult - She Sells Sanctuary
    Curtis Hairston - I Want Your Lovin' (Just a Little Bit)
    Dan Hartman - I Can Dream About You
    Debarge - Rhythm of the Night
    Dee C. Lee - See the Day
    Divine - Walk Like a Man
    The Dream Academy - Life in a Northern Town
    Eddy and the Soulband - Theme from Shaft (Hot Pursuit Mix)
    Elaine Paige/Barbara Dickson - I Know Him So Well
    Far Corporation - Stairway To Heaven
    Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
    Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Welcome to the Pleasuredome (An Alternative to Reality)
    Godley and Creme - Cry
    Grandmaster Flash/The Furious Five - Step Off
    Harold Faltermeyer - Axel F
    Jan Hammer - Miami Vice Theme
    Jennifer Rush - The Power of Love
    John Parr - St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion)
    Killing Joke - Love Like Blood
    King - Love & Pride
    King - The Taste of Your Tears
    Kirsty MacColl - A New England
    Level 42 - Leaving Me Now
    Lillo Thomas - Settle Down (Extended Remix)
    Lisa Lisa/Cult Jam/Full Force - I Wonder If I Take You Home
    Little Benny & The Masters - Who Comes to Boogie
    Lloyd Cole and the Commotions - Lost Weekend
    Maria Vidal - Body Rock
    Marillion - Lavender
    Pat Benatar - Love Is a Battlefield
    Pat Benatar - We Belong
    Phyllis Nelson - Move Closer
    Power Station - Get It On (Bang A Gong)
    Power Station - Some Like It Hot
    Princess - Say I'm Your Number One
    REO Speedwagon - Can't Fight This Feeling
    The Rah Band - Clouds Across the Moon
    Red Box - Lean on Me (Ah-li-ayo)
    Sandra - Maria Magdalena
    Stephen "Tin Tin" Duffy - Icing On The Cake
    Stephen "Tin Tin" Duffy - Kiss Me
    Strawberry Switchblade - Since Yesterday
    T.C. Curtis - Should Have Known Better (12 Inch Version)
    War - Groovin'