Words – F R David

This track by F R David spent six weeks in the UK top 10 in 1983.

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Thirty years ago this week, Words by F R David was at its highest position of number 2 in the UK singles chart for the second of two weeks. It had entered the top 40 five weeks previously at number 39 and broke into the top 10 two weeks later. After falling from its peak position, the song spent another two weeks in the top 10, then three more in the lower top 40, before leaving the chart.

Words was released on the Carrere record label and was the only top 10 hit for F R David in the UK. It was taken from an album of the same name that failed to enter the UK album top 40, peaking at number 46.

More music from F R David


UK singles chart for the week ending 7 May 1983

  1. TrueSpandau Ballet

  2. WordsF R David

  3. (Keep feeling) fascinationHuman League

  4. Beat itMichael Jackson

  5. Pale shelterTears For Fears

  6. Dancing tightGalaxy featuring Phil Fearon

  7. We are detectiveThompson Twins

  8. TemptationHeaven 17

  9. Let’s danceDavid Bowie

  10. Church of the poison mindCulture Club

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