THE HUMAN LEAGUE -‘DON’T YOU WANT ME’ Was Their Only No 1 Hit In The UK – This Day 41 Years Ago

Great 7″ singles from the past

12 December 2022

Glam pop act 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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