THE HUMAN LEAGUE Scored Their Only No 1 Hit In The UK This Day 40 Years Ago

Top singles from the past

12 December 2021

THE HUMAN LEAGUE scored their only No 1 hit in the UK with
‘DON’T YOU WANT ME’ when it topped the chart on 12 December
1981, 40 years ago today.

It was the biggest selling single of that year with over more than 1.560.000 copies.

But frontman Phil Oakey wasn’t really fond of the hit. After the release, he said
that he disliked the song so much that it became the last track on their masterpiece album Dare.

Here’s the original video clip…


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