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The Sun And The Rain – Madness

This track by Madness spent three weeks in the UK top 10 in 1983.

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This week in 1983, The sun and the rain by Madness reached its highest position of number 5 in the UK singles chart. It had entered the top 40 two weeks previously at number 21 and broke into the top 10 a week later. After one week at its peak position, the song stayed in the top 10 for one more week, at number 7, and then spent the final three weeks of its chart life in the lower top 40.

The sun and the rain was released on the Stiff record label. It was the fifteenth of seventeen UK top 10 hits for Madness.

More music from Madness


UK singles chart for the week ending 19 November 1983

  1. Uptown girlBilly Joel

  2. Say say sayPaul McCartney and Michael Jackson

  3. Cry just a little bitShakin’ Stevens

  4. All night long (all night)Lionel Richie

  5. The sun and the rainMadness

  6. Puss ‘n bootsAdam Ant

  7. The love catsCure

  8. The safety danceMen Without Hats

  9. Karma chameleonCulture Club

  10. Never neverAssembly

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