1988 Number 2 Hits

1988 – the retreat from the high water mark of 1980’s music begins to gather momentum.

Song at Number 2 Week Ending Song at Number 1
Pogues featuring Kirsty MacColl – Fairytale Of New York 02/01/1988 Pet Shop Boys – Always On My Mind
Terence Trent D’Arby – Sign Your Name 23/01/1988 Belinda Carlisle – Heaven Is A Place On Earth
Bros – When Will I Be Famous 13/02/1988 Tiffany – I Think We’re Alone Now
Bomb The Bass – Beat Dis 27/02/1988 Kylie Minogue – I Should Be So Lucky
05/03/1988
Rick Astley – Together Forever 12/03/1988
19/03/1988
Bros – Drop The Boy 26/03/1988 Aswad – Don’t Turn Around
02/04/1988
09/04/1988 Pet Shop Boys – Heart
16/04/1988
Climie Fisher – Love Changes Everything 23/04/1988
Kylie Minogue – Got To Be Certain 28/05/1988 Wet Wet Wet – With A Little Help From My Friends
04/06/1988
11/06/1988
Fat Boys & Chubby Checker – The Twist (Yo Twist) 02/07/1988 Bros – I Owe You Nothing
09/07/1988 Glenn Medeiros – Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love For You
Salt-N-Pepa – Push It / Tramp 16/07/1988
23/07/1988
30/07/1988
Kylie Minogue – The Loco-Motion 06/08/1988 Yazz & The Plastic Population – The Only Way Is Up
13/08/1988
20/08/1988
27/08/1988
Brother Beyond – The Harder I Try 03/09/1988
10/09/1988 Phil Collins – A Groovy Kind Of Love
Bobby McFerrin – Don’t Worry Be Happy 22/10/1988 Whitney Houston – One Moment In Time
Kylie Minogue – Je Ne Sais Pas Pourquoi 29/10/1988 Enya – Orinoco Flow
05/11/1988
12/11/1988
Yazz – Stand Up For Your Love Rights 19/11/1988 Robin Beck – First Time
INXS – Need You Tonight 26/11/1988
Bros – Cat Amongst The Pigeons / Silent Night 03/12/1988

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