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  • 5 weeks at number one  (about this song)

    Roxette are said to have sold over 75 million copies of their albums and singles combined! This song featured on their 'Look Sharp!' album.

    Number one from Aug 7, 1989 to Aug 13, 1989 | Jul 31, 1989 to Aug 6, 1989 | Jul 10, 1989 to Jul 30, 1989

  • Spent 6 weeks at number one, and featured on Marx's album 'Repeat Offender'.

    Number one from Sep 25, 1989 to Oct 1, 1989 | Oct 16, 1989 to Oct 22, 1989 | Sep 11, 1989 to Sep 17, 1989 | Oct 9, 1989 to Oct 15, 1989 | Sep 18, 1989 to Sep 24, 1989 | Oct 2, 1989 to Oct 8, 1989

  • Taken from the soundtrack to the film 'Sunshine Of Leith' starring Johnny Depp, who also appears in the music video!

    Number one from Mar 13, 1989 to Mar 19, 1989 | Feb 27, 1989 to Mar 5, 1989 | Feb 20, 1989 to Feb 26, 1989 | Mar 6, 1989 to Mar 12, 1989

  • This single from Madonna's 'Like A Prayer' album, was the highest selling single of 1989!

    Number one from Apr 17, 1989 to Apr 23, 1989 | May 22, 1989 to Jun 4, 1989 | May 15, 1989 to May 21, 1989

  • Appearing on The Bangles' 'Everything' album, this song was later covered by Human Nature, and Atomic Kitten!

    Number one from Jun 12, 1989 to Jun 18, 1989

  • Taken from their album 'Hangin' Tough'. Comedian Wierd Al Yankovic recorded a parody of this song, called 'The White Stuff'.

    Number one from Aug 14, 1989 to Aug 20, 1989

  • Number one from Dec 4, 1989 to Dec 10, 1989 | Nov 13, 1989 to Nov 19, 1989 | Dec 18, 1989 to Dec 24, 1989 | Dec 11, 1989 to Dec 17, 1989 | Nov 20, 1989 to Dec 3, 1989

  • 7 weeks at number one  (about this song)

    Number one from Jan 2, 1989 to Jan 8, 1989 | Dec 26, 1988 to Jan 1, 1989 | Jan 9, 1989 to Jan 15, 1989 | Jan 30, 1989 to Feb 5, 1989 | Jan 23, 1989 to Jan 29, 1989 | Jan 16, 1989 to Jan 22, 1989 | Feb 6, 1989 to Feb 12, 1989

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About Take 40

Take 40 Australia® is the nation's first and longest running music countdown

The Take 40 Australia® brand encompasses radio, online, television and new media. Using a combination of radio airplay, digital and retail sales the Take 40 chart is Australia's most trusted record of the week's biggest songs.

Now broadcast nationally each week to over 1.2 million listeners, Take 40 is the country's most listened to weekly music radio programme. With a focus on the biggest stars, Take 40 Australia is truly 'the home of the hits!'

Ash London

Ash is vivacious and energetic with an infectious passion for all things music. Having presented shows on Channel TEN, Ash is currently also hosting Channel Eleven's weekend music show The Loop.

Ash joins Angus O'Loughlin as co-host, who joined Take 40 in August 2013 and added "It's like who's going to be the next Dr. Who (well maybe not) but this is big news and big thrill to be part of something so large."

Angus O'Loughlin

Take 40 welcomed Angus O'Loughlin to the show in 2013, joining the nation's longest running and most respected music chart show Take 40 Australia.

Currently also hosting Today Network's 'The Bump', Angus' cheeky sense of humour and passion for music makes him the perfect complement to the Take 40 brand.