dating us edition uk edition 10 best new wave singles of 1978 the resultant musical alchemy produced an instant classic which hit the no 5 spot in the uk and helped give birth to the.
An archive of the biggest uk hits by month.
Punk rock 1978 singles amp 45rpm a list by cron57ac categories 1978 discographies genre may also add new wave uk releases at some point as definition can be a little blurred now as well as then this is still work in progress therefore i welcome suggestions.
Single released in 1977 but peaked in 1978 yearend topten single position and rank entered the date that the single first appeared in the chart peak highest position that the.
Classic singles from soundtracks that became top 20 hits 1978 both were no 1 hits the single was a no 1 hitas was the soundtrack lp which held the top position for 24 weeks and remained the bestselling album ever until the 1982 release of michael jacksons thriller.
A close inspection of the albums and singles charts of 1978 shows that punk post punk and new wave coexisted smoothly with heavy metal soft rock pristine pop disco fever soul balladry and.
The official uk top 40 chart is compiled by the official charts company based on official sales of sales of downloads cd vinyl audio streams and video streams.
The uk singles chart began to be compiled in 1952 according to the official charts companys statistics as of 1 july 2012 1200 singles have topped the uk singles chart.