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On The Ropes – Wonder Stuff

This EP by the Wonder Stuff spent one week in the UK top 10 in 1993.

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Twenty years ago this week, On the ropes by the Wonder Stuff entered the UK singles chart at its highest position of number 10. After one week in the top 10, the record dropped into the lower top 40 for the final two weeks of its chart life.

On the ropes was released on the Polydor record label and was the last of four UK top 10 hits for the Wonder Stuff. It was taken from the silver-selling album Construction for the modern idiot, which peaked at number 4 in the UK albums chart.

More music from the Wonder Stuff


UK singles chart for the week ending 25 September 1993

  1. Boom! Shake the roomJazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince

  2. Go westPet Shop Boys

  3. Mr vainCulture Beat

  4. Moving on upM People

  5. Right hereSWV

  6. She don’t let nobodyChaka Demus and Pliers

  7. It keeps rainin’ (tears from my eyes)Bitty McLean

  8. LifeHaddaway

  9. Condemnation (EP)Depeche Mode

  10. On the ropes (EP)Wonder Stuff

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