The Hardest Button To Button – White Stripes

The White Stripes took this track into the UK top 40 for one week in 2003.

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Ten years ago this week, The hardest button to button by the White Stripes entered the UK singles chart at number 23. This was the highest position the song achieved as it dropped out of the top 40 a week later.

The hardest button to button was released on the XL Recordings record label and was the sixth of thirteen top 40 hits for the White Stripes in the UK. It was taken from the double-platinum-selling album Elephant, which spent two weeks at the top of the UK albums chart.

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UK singles chart for the week ending 29 November 2003

  1. MandyWestlife

  2. JumpGirls Aloud

  3. Maybe that’s what it takesAlex Parks

  4. Crashed the weddingBusted

  5. 50/50 / LullabyLemar

  6. Me against the musicBritney Spears featuring Madonna

  7. Turn me onKevin Lyttle

  8. Hey ya!Outkast

  9. Be faithfulFatman Scoop featuring the Crooklyn Clan

  10. MiraclesPet Shop Boys


  1. 2+2=5Radiohead


  1. The hardest button to buttonWhite Stripes

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