Pie Jesu – Sarah Brightman And Paul Miles-Kingston

Sarah Brightman teamed up with Paul Miles-Kingston in 1985 to take this track into the UK top 10 for four weeks.

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This week in 1985, Pie Jesu by Sarah Brightman and Paul Miles-Kingston was at its highest position of number 3 in the UK singles chart for the second of two weeks, having entered the top 40 two weeks previously at number 14. After falling from its peak position, the song stayed in the top 10 for another two weeks, one of them in the top 5, and then slipped into the lower top 40 for the final two weeks of its chart life.

Pie Jesu was released on the HMV record label and was the second of six UK top 10 hits for Sarah Brightman and the only one for Paul Miles-Kingston. It was taken from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Requiem, which peaked at number 4 in the UK album chart. The single was certified silver.

More music from Sarah Brightman and Paul Miles-Kingston


UK singles chart for the week ending 6 April 1985

  1. Easy loverPhilip Bailey (duet with Phil Collins)

  2. Welcome to the pleasuredomeFrankie Goes To Hollywood

  3. Pie JesuSarah Brightman and Paul Miles-Kingston

  4. That ole devil called loveAlison Moyet

  5. Everybody wants to rule the worldTears For Fears

  6. We close our eyesGo West

  7. Every time you go awayPaul Young

  8. Do what you doJermaine Jackson

  9. Wide boyNik Kershaw

  10. Kiss meStephen ‘Tin Tin’ Duffy


  1. Cover meBruce Springsteen


  1. Shakespeare’s sisterSmiths

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