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Venus As A Boy – Bjork

Bjork took this track into the UK top 40 for two weeks in 1993.

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Twenty years ago this week, Venus as a boy by Bjork entered the UK singles chart at number 29. This was the highest position the song achieved as it fell to number 36 a week later for a final week in the top 40.

Venus as a boy was released on the One Little Indian record label and was the second of twenty top 40 hits for Bjork in the UK. It was taken from the double-platinum-selling album Debut, which peaked at number 3 in the UK albums chart.

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UK singles chart for the week ending 11 September 1993

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  4. The river of dreamsBilly Joel

  5. Heart-shaped boxNirvana

  6. Living on my own (remix)Freddie Mercury

  7. The key the secretUrban Cookie Collective

  8. Faces2 Unlimited

  9. Nuff vibes EPApache Indian

  10. DreamloverMariah Carey


  1. Venus as a boyBjork

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