Billboard MODERN ROCK TRACKS
Issue Date: 4/8/89
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"Title," Artist
Producer (Songwriter)
Label | Catalog No. | PromotionLabel
Peak
Position
1 1 2 "The Mayor Of Simpleton," XTC
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Geffen | 7-27552 | Geffen
1
2 2 1 "Veronica," Elvis Costello
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Warner Bros. | 7-22981 | Warner Bros.
1
3 3 3 "I'll Be You," The Replacements
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Sire | 7-22992 | Reprise
1
4 5 13 "Madonna Of The Wasps," Robyn Hitchcock 'n' The Egyptians
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A&M | LP CUT | A&M
4
5 8 6 "She Drives Me Crazy," Fine Young Cannibals
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I.R.S. | 53483 | MCA
5
6 11 16 "Round & Round," New Order
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Qwest | 7-27524 | Warner Bros.
6
7 7 9 "The Last Of The Famous International Playboys," Morrissey
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Sire | LP CUT | Reprise
7
8 9 8 "Dizzy," Throwing Muses
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Sire | LP CUT | Warner Bros.
8
9 10 11 "Always Saturday," Guadalcanal Diary
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Elektra | 7-69316 | EEG
9
10 6 5 "Nightmares," Violent Femmes
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Slash | LP CUT | Warner Bros.
4
11 12 7 "Come Out Fighting," Easterhouse
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Columbia | 38-68552 | Columbia
7
12 24 29 "Good Thing," Fine Young Cannibals
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I.R.S. | 53639 | MCA
12
13 18 21 "Turn You Inside-Out," R.E.M.
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Warner Bros. | LP CUT | Warner Bros.
13
14 14 14 "Angel Visit," Thrashing Doves
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A&M | LP CUT | A&M
14
15 4 4 "Dirty Blvd.," Lou Reed
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Sire | LP CUT | Warner Bros.
1
16 13 15 "Dear God," Midge Ure
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Chrysalis | 443319 | EMI
4
17 17 26 "Give,Give,Give Me More,More,More," The Wonder Stuff
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Polydor | LP CUT | PolyGram
17
18 15 10 "Sweet Jane," Cowboy Junkies
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RCA | 88797 | RCA
5
19 22 - "Everlasting Love," Howard Jones
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Elektra | 7-69308 | EEG
19
20 20 22 "The Good Life," Fire Town
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Atlantic | LP CUT | Atlantic
20
21 23 - "Mandela Day," Simple Minds
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A&M | LP CUT | A&M
21
22 - -
"Something To Say," The Connells
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TVT | LP CUT | TVT
22
23 21 23 "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)," The Proclaimers
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Chrysalis | LP CUT | EMI
21
24 - -
"This Town," Elvis Costello
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Warner Bros. | LP CUT | Warner Bros.
24
25 27 - "Stop," Erasure
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Sire | LP CUT | Reprise
24
26 16 12 "Driven Out," The Fixx
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RCA | 8837 | RCA
11
27 25 20 "Motorcycle," Love And Rockets
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Beggars Banquet | LP CUT | RCA
20
28 28 - "Twist In My Sobriety," Tanita Tikaram
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Reprise | 7-22995 | Reprise
28
29 - -
"So What If I Did," Thelonious Monster
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Relativity | LP CUT | Relativity
29
30 - 30
"God Part II," U2
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Island | LP CUT | Atlantic
28

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Key
Entries with gold backgrounds and italicized numbers for current position are records with the greatest airplay and sales gains this week. Greatest Gainer/Sales and Greatest Gainer Airplay are awarded, respectively, for the largest sales and airplay increases among singles below the top 20.

Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) certification for sales of 500,000 units.

RIAA certification for sales of 1 million units, with additional million indicated by a numeral followed by the symbol.Catalog number is for cassette single.