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Top 100 Chart Positions

United Kingdom   Chart Date Up / Down Place(s) Chart
Position

BHW 29 August 1979 NEW - - 20
  04 September 1979 17 03
  11 September 1979 01 02
  18 September 1979 01 01
  25 September 1979 01 02
  02 October 1979 01 03
Beggars Banquet | BEG 23   09 October 1979 04 07
Released on 17th August 1979   16 October 1979 07 14
Reached Number 1 on 18th September 1979 for 1 week   23 October 1979 23 37
Spent 11 weeks in the charts   30 October 1979 07 44
Sales | Gold Certification 400,000 + BPI October 1979   06 November 1979 24 68
Song Lyrics          
           

Singles Released from The Pleasure Principle          
           
             

 

Top 100 Chart Positions (Kent Music Report)

Australia   Chart Date Up / Down Place(s) Chart
Position

  19 November 1979 NEW - - 69
  26 November 1979 25 44
  03 December 1979 09 35
  10 December 1979 04 31
  17 December 1979 10 21
  24 December 1979 08 13
Atlantic | 100110   07 January 1980 01 12
Released on 11th November 1979   14 January 1980 01 11
Reached Number 9 on 28th January 1980   21 January 1980 01 10
Spent 21 weeks in the charts   28 January 1980 01 09
Sales |   04 February 1980 01 10
Song Lyrics   11 February 1980 02 12
    18 February 1980 - - 12
    25 February 1980 04 16
    03 March 1980 11 27
    10 March 1980 14 41
    17 March 1980 03 44
    24 March 1980 08 52
    31 March 1980 13 65
    07 April 1980 07 72
    14 April 1980 - - 72
           
           

Singles Released from The Pleasure Principle          
           
             

 

Top 30 Chart Positions

Belgium   Chart Date Up / Down Place(s) Chart
Position

  03 November 1979 NEW - - 28
         
         
         
         
         
Beggars Banquet | BEG 23          
Released on          
Reached Number 28 on 03rd November 1979          
Spent 1 week in the charts          
Sales |          
Song Lyrics          
           

Singles Released from The Pleasure Principle          
           
             

 

Canadian Top 100 Chart Positions as issued in R.P.M. (Records, Promotion, Music Magazine)

Canada   Chart Date Up / Down Place(s) Chart
Position

  15 March 1980 NEW - - 84
  22 March 1980 11 73
  29 March 1980 15 58
  05 April 1980 13 45
  12 April 1980 15 30
  19 April 1980 04 26
Beggars Banquet | BEG 23   26 April 1980 10 16
Released on 01 March 1980   03 May 1980 06 10
Reached Number 1 on 21 June 1980 for 2 weeks   10 May 1980 06 04
Spent 33 weeks in the charts   17 May 1980 02 06
Sales |   24 May 1980 - - 06
Song Lyrics   31 May 1980 01 05
    07 June 1980 02 03
    14 June 1980 01 02
    21 June 1980 01 01
    28 June 1980 - - 01
    05 July 1980 03 04
    12 July 1980 03 07
    19 July 1980 02 09
    26 July 1980 03 12
    02 August 1980 02 14
    09 August 1980 07 21
    16 August 1980 01 22
    23 August 1980 04 26
    30 August 1980 09 35
    06 September 1980 04 39
    13 September 1980 - - 39
    20 September 1980 - - 39
    27 September 1980 03 42
    04 October 1980 - - 42
    11 October 1980 01 43
    18 October 1980 - - 43
    25 October 1980 03 46
           

Singles Released from The Pleasure Principle          
           
             

 

Canadian Top 20 Chart Positions as issued by the Canadian Recording Industry Association.

Canada   Chart Date Up / Down Place(s) Chart
Position

  16 April 1980 NEW - - 20
  23 April 1980 17 03
  30 April 1980 - - 03
  07 May 1980 03 06
  14 May 1980 - - 06
  21 May 1980 12 18
Beggars Banquet | BEG 23   28 May 1980 15 03
Released on 01 March 1980   04 June 1980 - - 03
Reached Number 1 on 21 June 1980 for 2 weeks   11 June 1980 - - 03
Spent 33 weeks in the charts   18 June 1980 - - 03
Sales |   25 June 1980 - - 03
Song Lyrics   02 July 1980 - - 03
    09 July 1980 - - 03
    16 July 1980 01 04
    23 July 1980 - - 04
           

Singles Released from The Pleasure Principle          
           
             

 

German Top 100 Chart Positions

Germany   Chart Date Up / Down Place(s) Chart
Position

  12 November 1979 NEW   45
         
         
         
         
         
Beggars Banquet | INT 111.524          
Released on          
Reached Number 45 on 12th November 1979          
Spent 1 week in the charts          
Sales |          
Song Lyrics          
           
           
           
           

Singles Released from The Pleasure Principle          
           
             

 

Irish Top 30 Chart Positions

Ireland   Chart Date Up / Down Place(s) Chart
Position

  16 September 1979 NEW - - 13
  23 September 1979 08 05
  30 September 1979 - - 05
  07 October 1979 - - 05
  14 October 1979 09 14
         
Beggars Banquet | BEG 23          
Released on          
Reached Number 5 on 23rd September 1979          
Spent 5 weeks in the charts          
Sales |          
Song Lyrics          
           
           
           
           

Singles Released from The Pleasure Principle          
           
             

 

Netherlands Top 40 Chart Positions

Netherlands   Chart Date Up / Down Place(s) Chart
Position

  06 October 1979 NEW - - 27
  13 October 1979 04 23
  20 October 1979 02 21
  27 October 1979 03 18
         
         
Beggars Banquet | BEG 23          
Released on September 1989          
Reached Number 18 on 27th October 1979          
Spent 4 weeks in the charts          
Sales |          
Song Lyrics          
           
           
           
           

Singles Released from The Pleasure Principle          
           
             

 

New Zealand Top 50 Chart Positions

New Zealand   Chart Date Up / Down Place(s) Chart
Position

  18 November 1979 NEW - - 49
  09 December 1979 06 43
  16 December 1979 08 35
  23 December 1979 12 23
  Drop out of charts ?      
  20 January 1980 02 21
Beggars Banquet | BEG 23   27 January 1980 01 20
Released on 10th February 1980   03 February 1980 - - 20
Reached Number 18 on   10 February 1980 02 18
Spent 8 weeks in the charts          
Sales |          
Song Lyrics          
           
           
           
           

Singles Released from The Pleasure Principle          
           
             

 

Top 100 Chart Positions Billboard Magazine
Top 100 Disco Chart Positions Billboard Magazine

United States of America   Chart Date Up / Down Place(s) Chart
Position

  16 February 1980 NEW - - 81
  23 February 1980 09 72
  01 March 1980 08 64
  08 March 1980 08 56
  15 March 1980 05 51
  22 March 1980 06 45
Atco | 7211  

29 March 1980

05 40
Released on 08 February 1980   05 April 1980 04 36
Reached Number 9 on 07 June 1980   12 April 1980 04 32
Spent 25 weeks in the charts   19 April 1980 07 25
Sales |   26 April 1980 03 22
Song Lyrics   03 May 1980 05 18
    10 May 1980 03 15
    17 May 1980 03 12
    24 May 1980 02 10
    31 May 1980 - - 10
    07 June 1980 01 09
    14 June 1980 - - 09
    21 June 1980 - - 09
    28 June 1980 05 14
    05 July 1980 03 17
    12 July 1980 12 29
    19 July 1980 08 37
    26 July 1980 25 62
    02 August 1980 35 97
           
Top 100 Disco Charts Week Ending   31 May 1980 NEW - - 71
Reached Number 56 on 14 June 1980   07 June 1980 05 66
Spent 6 weeks in the charts   14 June 1980 10 56
    21 June 1980 - - 56
    28 June 1980 10 66
    05 July 1980 03 69
           

Singles Released from The Pleasure Principle          
           
             

 


 

Top 100 Chart Positions Cash Box Newspaper

United States of America   Chart Date Up / Down Place(s) Chart
Position

  16 February 1980 NEW - - 89
  23 February 1980 09 80
  01 March 1980 07 73
  08 March 1980 09 64
  15 March 1980 06 58
  22 March 1980 05 53
Atco | 7211  

29 March 1980

05 48
Released on 08 February 1980   05 April 1980 06 42
Reached Number 4 on 14 June 1980   12 April 1980 04 38
Spent 28 weeks in the charts   19 April 1980 04 34
Sales |   26 April 1980 07 27
Song Lyrics   03 May 1980 06 21
    10 May 1980 03 18
    17 May 1980 07 11
    24 May 1980 01 10
    31 May 1980 04 06
    07 June 1980 01 05
    14 June 1980 01 04
    21 June 1980 - - 04
    28 June 1980 03 07
    05 July 1980 04 11
    12 July 1980 04 15
    19 July 1980 12 27
    26 July 1980 09 36
    02 August 1980 13 49
    09 August 1980 12 61
    16 August 1980 14 75
    23 August 1980 20 95
           
           
           

Singles Released from The Pleasure Principle          
           
             

 


 

Top 150 Chart Positions Record World Newspaper

United States of America   Chart Date Up / Down Place(s) Chart
Position

  09 February 1980 NEW - - 105
  16 February 1980 03 102
  23 February 1980 05 97
  01 March 1980 07 90
  08 March 1980 09 81
  15 March 1980 16 65
Atco | 7211   22 March 1980 07 58
Released on 08 January 1980   29 March 1980 06 52
Reached Number 5 on 07 June 1980   05 April 1980 08 44
Spent 28 weeks in the charts   12 April 1980 07 37
Sales |   19 April 1980 04 33
Song Lyrics   26 April 1980 05 28
    03 May 1980 03 25
    10 May 1980 04 21
    17 May 1980 03 18
    24 May 1980 08 10
    31 May 1980 02 08
    07 June 1980 03 05
    14 June 1980 - - 05
    21 June 1980 01 06
    28 June 1980 05 11
    05 July 1980 01 12
    12 July 1980 03 15
    19 July 1980 07 22
    26 July 1980 09 31
    02 August 1980 11 42
    09 August 1980 04 46
    16 August 1980 10 56
           
           
           

Singles Released from The Pleasure Principle          
           
             

 

 

 

References

 
       
       
       
       
       
       
         
Official Charts Archive        
Record Mirror        
Radio 1 Official New Chart Singles as released on a Wednesday.

 

       
         
         
         
         
         
         

 

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06 June 2021

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