THIS WEEK’S CHARTS
Few would have wagered that the first artist to land two top five singles in 1989 would be Holly Johnson, but that’s just what the erstwhile Frankie Goes To Hollywood vocalist has done.
Holly’s latest, ‘Americanos’, holds at number four this week —
Frankie Goes To Hollywood were frequently dismissed as talentless puppets of producer Trevor Horn, so Holly’s success —
Look for a high new entry on next week’s chart for Holly’s first solo album ‘Blast’, which features both hits and an impressive collection of other songs —
Sadly, Holly’s former FGTH partner Paul Rutherford has been less successful with his first two solo efforts: his first single, ‘Get Real’, peaked at number 47, and his remake of Chic’s ‘I Want Your Love’ reached only number 84.