Best of 1986- The Singles

The year 1986 opened with "West end Girls" reaching number one in spot the UK in January. This would remain  Pet Shop Boys biggest hit best selling single. In general, it was a year of charity concerts which were organized all throughout the year inspired by the biggest of this kind the 'Band Aid' from 1985. "The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame" was holding its first induction ceremony with many rock pioneers attending. On the commercial side, it was the year of Pet Shop Boys and Madonna and the Communards and Berlin had their respective biggest hits, both staying for four weeks on the top of UK charts with their biggest hits "Don't Leave Me This Way" and "Take my Breath Away". Some great bands like OMD, Human League and Ultravox seem to have gone to pot with their album releases from 1986 so was synth-pop. New musical styles and stars were emerging and wining the hearts of people and wider audience.



01.The Smiths- There is a Light that Never goes out
02.New Order- Bizarre Love Triangle
03.Desireless- Voyage Voyage
04.Cyndi Lauper- True Colours
05.David Bowie- Absolute Beginners
06.Frankie Goes To Hollywood- Warriors
07.Big Audio Dynmaite- E=MC2
08.a-ha- Hunting High and Low
09.Black- Wonderful Life
10.The Smiths- Bigmouth Strikes Again
11.The Smiths- Ask 
12.Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush- Don't Give Up
13.The Bangles- Walk Like an Egyptian
14.Depeche Mode- A Question of Lust
15.The Stranglers- Always The Sun
16.Erasure- Sometimes
17.Kim Wilde- You Keep Me Hangin' On
18.The Pretenders- Don't Get Me Wrong
19.Depeche Mode- Stripped
20.Pet Shop Boys- Suburbia
21.Dream Academy- Love Parade
22.Queen- Who Want to Live Forever
23.Iggy Pop- Real Wild Child
24.Level 42- Lessons of Love
25.Brigitte Bardot & Serge Gainsbourg- Je t'aime moi non plus
26.Berlin- Take My Breath Away
27.a-ha- I've Been Losing You
28.Erasure- Oh L'Amour
29.Depeche Mode- A question of Time
30.The Smiths- Panic
31.Marc Almond- Ruby Red
32. Siouxsie And The Banshees - Candyman 
33. The Communards- So Cold The Night 
34. Talking Heads- Wild Wild Life 
35. The Chameleons- Swamp Thing
36. Eurythmics- The Miracle of Love
37. Numan & Sharpe- New Thing from London Town
38. Communards- Don't Leave Me This Way
39. Nu Shooz- I Can't Wait
40. Alphaville- Dance with Me