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Waterfront – Simple Minds

Simple Minds took this track into the UK top 40 for seven week in 1983 and 1984.

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This week in 1983, Waterfront by Simple Minds reached its highest position of number 13, having entered the top 40 the previous week at number 25. After one week at its peak position, the song stayed in the top 40 for another five weeks and then left the chart.

Waterfront was released on the Virgin record label and was the fourth of twenty-five top 40 hits for Simple Minds in the UK. It was included on the platinum-selling album Sparkle in the rain, which spent one week at the top of the UK albums chart in 1984.

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UK singles chart for the week ending 3 December 1983

  1. Uptown girlBilly Joel

  2. Love of the common peoplePaul Young

  3. Say say sayPaul McCartney and Michael Jackson

  4. Calling your nameMarilyn

  5. Hold me nowThompson Twins

  6. Never neverAssembly

  7. Let’s stay togetherTina Turner

  8. Cry just a little bitShakin’ Stevens

  9. Only youFlying Pickets

  10. Right by your sideEurythmics


  1. WaterfrontSimple Minds


  1. Owner of a lonely heartYes

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