• 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 Jul 24, 1989 to Aug 6, 1989 | Jul 17, 1989 to Jul 23, 1989 | Aug 7, 1989 to Aug 13, 1989 | Jul 10, 1989 to Jul 16, 1989

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

    Number one from Sep 18, 1989 to Sep 24, 1989 | Oct 9, 1989 to Oct 15, 1989 | Sep 11, 1989 to Sep 17, 1989 | Sep 25, 1989 to Oct 8, 1989 | Oct 16, 1989 to Oct 22, 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 Feb 26, 1989 | Mar 6, 1989 to Mar 12, 1989 | Feb 27, 1989 to Mar 5, 1989

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

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


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New South Wales

Location Station Frequency Day & Time
Wagga Wagga STAR FM 93.1 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Griffith STAR FM 99.7 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Coffs Harbour STAR FM 105.5 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Gosford SEA FM 101.3 Saturday, 3:00 pm
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Goulburn EAGLE FM 93.5 Sunday, 6:00 pm
Orange STAR FM 105.9 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Albury Wodonga STAR FM 104.9 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Newcastle NX FM 106.9 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Dubbo STAR FM 93.5 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Wollongong i98 FM 98 Sunday, 6:00 pm
Cooma SNOW 97.7 FM 97.7 Sunday, 6:00 pm
Lithgow 107.9 FM 107.9 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Port Macquarie STAR FM 102.3 Saturday, 3:00 pm

About Take 40

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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 London brings volume and energy to Australia’s only official countdown alongside co-host Angus O’Loughlin on Take 40.

Ash has had some awesome music and artist encounters, listing some of her favourite memories including the world’s most awkward piggy back from Ed Sheeran. She is known for relating to all music talent and just by being her fun, laidback, quirky self. Even 5 Seconds of Summer has asked her to join their band!

Angus O'Loughlin

Angus, brings the charm and tongue-in-cheek flavour to the countries only official countdown – Take 40 with co-host Ash London.

He hangs his hat on doing "real" interviews where he is not afraid to explore anything and everything about the person sitting across from him.

Angus’s passion for music, creative spontaneity and boy-meets-world curiosity sees him as a favourite with the industry, fans, and artists alike; a guy who is just living his dream… and getting paid for it!