1 9 8 0  -  1 9 8 9  
   
   
   
  position apc-rank performer title year apc-peak  
  1 41 PRINCE PURPLE RAIN 1984 12  
  2 52 U2 SUNDAY BLOODY SUNDAY 1983 9  
  3 57 MICHAEL JACKSON BILLIE JEAN 1983 19  
  4 87 U2 WITH OR WITHOUT YOU 1987 22  
  5 89 TOTO AFRICA 1982 19  
  6 104 DIRE STRAITS PRIVATE INVESTIGATIONS 1982 20  
  7 106 PHIL COLLINS IN THE AIR TONIGHT 1981 27  
  8 111 BRYAN ADAMS SUMMER OF '69 1985 22  
  9 139 MICHAEL JACKSON THRILLER 1983 35  
  10 141 MARILLION KAYLEIGH 1985 32  
  11 153 GOLDEN EARRING, THE WHEN THE LADY SMILES 1984 30  
  12 157 BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN THE RIVER 1981 24  
  13 164 METALLICA ONE 1988 38  
  14 167 FALCO JEANNY 1986 39  
  15 173 CURE, THE A FOREST 1980 27  
  16 175 BILLY JOEL GOODNIGHT SAIGON 1983 29  
  17 176 WHAM LAST CHRISTMAS 1984 159  
  18 177 EUROPE THE FINAL COUNTDOWN 1986 42  
  19 181 U2 PRIDE (IN THE NAME OF LOVE) 1984 31  
  20 200 ULTRAVOX VIENNA 1981 30  
  21 216 MELISSA ETHERIDGE LIKE THE WAY I DO 1989 46  
  22 218 SIMPLE MINDS, THE DON'T YOU (FORGET ABOUT ME) 1985 51  
  23 244 GEORGE MICHAEL CARELESS WHISPER 1984 68  
  24 250 A-HA TAKE ON ME 1985 58  
  25 268 FRANK BOEIJEN GROEP, DE KRONENBURG PARK 1985 61  
  26 269 U2 NEW YEARS DAY 1983 31  
  27 272 QUEEN I WANT TO BREAK FREE 1984 68  
  28 273 GENESIS MAMA 1983 60  
  29 274 SINEAD O'CONNOR TROY 1987 64  
  30 276 KLEIN ORKEST, HET OVER DE MUUR 1984 54  
  31 289 BAND AID DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS 1984 195  
  32 290 GOLDEN EARRING, THE TWILIGHT ZONE 1982 67  
  33 294 BANGLES, THE ETERNAL FLAME 1988 63  
  34 299 POLICE, THE EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE 1983 78  
  35 304 QUEEN WHO WANTS TO LIVE FOREVER 1986 82  
  36 312 ABBA THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL 1980 79  
  37 317 SIMPLE MINDS, THE BELFAST CHILD 1989 80  
  38 329 DIRE STRAITS BROTHERS IN ARMS 1985 96  
  39 331 MICHAEL JACKSON BEAT IT 1983 109  
  40 338 SCORPIONS, THE STILL LOVING YOU 1987 49  
  41 351 PHIL COLLINS AGAINST ALL ODDS (TAKE A LOOK AT ME NOW) 1984 99  
  42 363 VAN HALEN JUMP 1984 74  
  43 366 MEN AT WORK DOWN UNDER 1982 66  
  44 370 NENA 99 LUFTBALLONS 1983 108  
  45 371 ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK MAID OF ORLEANS (THE WALTZ JOAN OF ARC) 1981 48  
  46 372 FOREIGNER I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE IS 1984 94  
  47 378 BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN DANCING IN THE DARK 1984 103  
  48 387 BONNIE TYLER TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART (SI DEMAIN-TURN AROUND) 1983 104  
  49 392 DOE MAAR 32 JAAR (SINDS 1 DAG OF 2) 1981 103  
  50 402 YES OWNER OF A LONELY HEART 1983 87  
  51 422 ELTON JOHN NIKITA 1985 125  
  52 423 SURVIVOR EYE OF THE TIGER 1982 120  
  53 455 MADONNA LIKE A PRAYER 1989 138  
  54 474 ALPHAVILLE FOREVER YOUNG 1984 136  
  55 484 PHIL COLLINS ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE 1989 161  
  56 485 ELVIS COSTELLO I WANT YOU 1986 142  
  57 487 BON JOVI LIVIN' ON A PRAYER 1986 140  
  58 493 BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN BORN IN THE USA 1984 147  
  59 505 ALAN PARSONS PROJECT, THE OLD AND WISE 1982 151  
  60 518 DURAN DURAN THE REFLEX 1984 128  
  61 523 TRACY CHAPMAN FAST CAR 1988 188  
  62 527 TINA TURNER THE BEST 1989 165  
  63 545 U2 THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE 1985 128  
  64 546 LIONEL RICHIE HELLO 1984 152  
  65 547 U2 I STILL HAVEN'T FOUND WHAT I'M LOOKING FOR 1987 176  
  66 555 QUEEN RADIO GA GA 1984 187  
  67 584 QUEEN & DAVID BOWIE UNDER PRESSURE 1981 195  
  68 587 STING FRAGILE 1988 201  
  69 607 CHRIS DE BURGH THE LADY IN RED 1986 181  
  70 612 BRYAN ADAMS HEAVEN 1985 176  
  71 621 NEW ORDER BLUE MONDAY - THE BEACH 1983 199  
  72 635 BARBRA STREISAND WOMAN IN LOVE 1980 208  
  73 640 STING AN ENGLISHMAN IN NEW YORK 1988 296  
  74 653 SIMPLE MINDS, THE ALIVE AND KICKING 1985 196  
  75 658 U2 WHERE THE STREETS HAVE NO NAME 1987 198  
  76 670 ABBA THE DAY BEFORE YOU CAME 1982 203  
  77 675 ZZ TOP GIMME ALL YOUR LOVIN' 1983 208  
  78 696 BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN I'M ON FIRE 1985 220  
  79 699 TOTO STOP LOVING YOU 1988 211  
  80 708 PETER GABRIEL & KATE BUSH DON'T GIVE UP 1986 245  
  81 713 MIKE OLDFIELD & MAGGIE REILLY MOONLIGHT SHADOW 1983 254  
  82 717 DIRE STRAITS MONEY FOR NOTHING 1985 263  
  83 720 MR. MISTER BROKEN WINGS 1985 159  
  84 732 REO SPEEDWAGON KEEP ON LOVIN' YOU 1981 77  
  85 736 VAN HALEN RUNNIN' WITH THE DEVIL 1980 60  
  86 740 PRINCE WHEN DOVES CRY 1984 273  
  87 748 GOEDE DOEL, HET BELGIE 1982 229  
  88 749 CROWDED HOUSE DON'T DREAM IT'S OVER 1987 241  
  89 753 JOHN HIATT HAVE A LITTLE FAITH IN ME 1989 243  
  90 757 COCK ROBIN THE PROMISE YOU MADE 1986 233  
  91 759 TINA TURNER PRIVATE DANCER 1984 249  
  92 760 DIRE STRAITS WALK OF LIFE 1985 258  
  93 767 UB 40 RED RED WINE 1983 251  
  94 793 FLEETWOOD MAC SARAH 1980 104  
  95 795 FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD RELAX 1984 254  
  96 796 DAVID BOWIE LET'S DANCE 1983 176  
  97 799 QUEEN A KIND OF MAGIC 1986 295  
  98 801 TALK TALK SUCH A SHAME 1984 279  
  99 806 WHAM WAKE ME UP BEFORE YOU GO GO 1984 161  
  100 817 VAN MORRISON HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY THAT I LOVE YOU? 1989 270  
  101 821 SPANDAU BALLET THROUGH THE BARRICADES 1986 267  
  102 825 BRONSKI BEAT SMALLTOWN BOY 1984 218  
  103 829 MIDNIGHT OIL BEDS ARE BURNING 1988 270  
  104 831 DAN HARTMAN RELIGHT MY FIRE 1980 152  
  105 846 PAT BENATAR LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD 1983 179  
  106 847 SOFT CELL TAINTED LOVE 1981 267  
  107 856 DON HENLEY THE BOYS OF SUMMER 1984 281  
  108 868 EURYTHMICS, THE SWEET DREAMS (ARE MADE OF THIS) 1983 354  
  109 869 FISCHER Z SO LONG 1980 290  
  110 891 ENYA ORINOCO FLOW (SAIL AWAY) 1988 319  
  111 912 BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS COULD YOU BE LOVED 1980 302  
  112 914 BLUES BROTHERS, THE EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY TO LOVE 1980 305  
  113 917 INXS NEVER TEAR US APART 1988 321  
  114 919 TOTO ROSANNA 1982 268  
  115 930 ALPHAVILLE BIG IN JAPAN 1984 384  
  116 932 FREDDIE MERCURY & MONSERRAT CABALLÉ BARÇELONA 1987 333  
  117 937 PRINCE SIGN O' THE TIMES 1987 183  
  118 942 TINA TURNER & DAVID BOWIE TONIGHT 1988 350  
  119 946 MADONNA LA ISLA BONITA 1987 368  
  120 950 U2 I WILL FOLLOW 1982 122  
  121 953 FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD THE POWER OF LOVE 1984 362  
  122 962 KIM WILDE CAMBODIA 1981 119  
  123 966 PRINCE 1999 1982 156  
  124 970 DEXY'S MIDNIGHT RUNNERS COME ON EILEEN 1982 308  
  125 972 ALAN PARSONS PROJECT, THE DON'T ANSWER ME 1984 371  
  126 973 ZUCCHERO FORNACIARI & PAUL YOUNG SENZA UNA DONNA 1988 470  
  127 984 SIMPLY RED HOLDING BACK THE YEARS 1985 353  
  128 987 STING RUSSIANS 1985 411  
  129 991 BRYAN ADAMS RUN TO YOU 1985 383  
  130 995 QUEEN ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST 1980 430  
  131 1003 BILL MEDLEY & JENNIFER WARNES THE TIME OF MY LIFE 1987 154  
  132 1007 GENESIS LAND OF CONFUSION 1986 348  
  133 1010 PETER GABRIEL SLEDGEHAMMER 1986 142  
  134 1018 BERLIN TAKE MY BREATH AWAY 1986 218  
  135 1019 WATERBOYS, THE THE WHOLE OF THE MOON 1986 401  
  136 1029 PHIL COLLINS YOU CAN'T HURRY LOVE 1982 420  
  137 1037 TEARS FOR FEARS SHOUT 1985 244  
  138 1040 PAUL SIMON YOU CAN CALL ME AL 1986 330  
  139 1053 ROXY MUSIC AVALON 1982 381  
  140 1059 POLICE, THE EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC 1981 281  
  141 1060 EROS RAMAZZOTTI MUSICA E 1989 416  
  142 1081 PHILIP BAILEY & PHIL COLLINS EASY LOVER 1985 235  
  143 1090 MARVIN GAYE SEXUAL HEALING 1982 450  
  144 1093 DEPECHE MODE I JUST CAN'T GET ENOUGH 1985 434  
  145 1097 BILLY JOEL LENINGRAD 1989 438  
  146 1098 AMAZING STROOPWAFELS OUDE MAASWEG 1982 426  
  147 1102 GEORGE MICHAEL A DIFFERENT CORNER 1985 397  
  148 1108 STRANGLERS, THE GOLDEN BROWN 1982 445  
  149 1116 MICHAEL JACKSON SMOOTH CRIMINAL 1988 560  
  150 1121 DIJK, DE BLOEDEND HART 1982 433  
  151 1130 DAVID BOWIE CHINA GIRL 1983 452  
  152 1138 EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER PETER GUNN 1980 463  
  153 1142 PRINCE AND THE REVOLUTION KISS 1986 440  
  154 1144 R.E.M. THE ONE I LOVE 1987 467  
  155 1156 CHRIS REA JOSEPHINE 1985 431  
  156 1162 COMMUNARDS, THE DON'T LEAVE ME THIS WAY 1986 224  
  157 1164 EURYTHMICS, THE THERE MUST BE AN ANGEL (PLAYING WITH MY HEART) 1985 474  
  158 1187 SPLIT ENZ. MESSAGE TO MY GIRL 1984 492  
  159 1192 GUNS N' ROSES SWEET CHILD O' MINE 1988 95  
  160 1211 JOE JACKSON REAL MEN 1982 374  
  161 1212 GOEDE DOEL, HET VRIENDSCHAP 1983 450  
  162 1213 BENNY NEYMAN WAAROM FLUISTER IK JE NAAM NOG 1985 377  
  163 1215 TALKING HEADS, THE SLIPPERY PEOPLE 1985 271  
  164 1228 KATE BUSH RUNNING UP THAT HILL 1985 559  
  165 1231 DAVID BOWIE & MICK JAGGER DANCING IN THE STREET 1985 326  
  166 1254 TOONTJE LAGER STIEKEM GEDANST 1983 482  
  167 1256 SPANDAU BALLET GOLD 1983 206  
  168 1259 BEE GEES, THE YOU WIN AGAIN 1987 583  
  169 1262 STEVIE WONDER I JUST CALLED TO SAY I LOVE YOU 1984 272  
  170 1264 BRUCE HORNSBY & THE RANGE THE WAY IT IS 1986 383  
  171 1265 ANDRÉ HAZES EEN BEETJE VERLIEFD 1981 477  
  172 1271 CROWDED HOUSE INTO TEMPTATION 1989 528  
  173 1273 JON & VANGELIS I'LL FIND MY WAY HOME 1982 531  
  174 1277 PH.D. I WON'T LET YOU DOWN 1981 442  
  175 1278 A-HA THE SUN ALWAYS SHINES ON T.V. 1986 488  
  176 1282 CLANNAD & BONO IN A LIFETIME 1986 500  
  177 1301 ROLLING STONES, THE WAITING ON A FRIEND 1981 536  
  178 1303 DIJK, DE MAG HET LICHT UIT 1987 549  
  179 1308 ANITA MEYER WHY TELL ME WHY 1981 412  
  180 1309 ROBERT PLANT BIG LOG 1983 131  
  181 1318 DOE MAAR DE BOM 1982 407  
  182 1319 BETTE MIDLER BEAST OF BURDEN 1984 558  
  183 1339 ROLLING STONES, THE START ME UP 1981 570  
  184 1341 ABBA ONE OF US 1981 609  
  185 1350 PET SHOP BOYS, THE IT'S A SIN 1987 606  
  186 1351 DIRE STRAITS ROMEO AND JULIET 1980 677  
  187 1354 FRANK BOEIJEN GROEP, DE ZWART WIT 1984 543  
  188 1356 MICHAEL JACKSON BAD 1987 746  
  189 1361 CYNDI LAUPER TRUE COLORS 1986 581  
  190 1363 TALKING HEADS, THE ROAD TO NOWHERE 1985 580  
  191 1378 POINTER SISTERS, THE I'M SO EXCITED 1984 587  
  192 1383 USA FOR AFRICA WE ARE THE WORLD 1985 181  
  193 1388 NITS, THE NESCIO 1983 568  
  194 1390 FLEETWOOD MAC EVERYWHERE 1988 492  
  195 1393 ROXY MUSIC JEALOUS GUY 1981 596  
  196 1397 HEART ALONE 1987 598  
  197 1401 CLANNAD THEME FROM 'HARRY'S GAME' 1983 582  
  198 1403 LABI SIFFRE SOMETHING INSIDE SO STRONG 1987 578  
  199 1407 MADONNA LIKE A VIRGIN 1984 409  
  200 1409 JOHN FARNHAM YOU'RE THE VOICE 1987 691  
               
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