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Gotye: Photo by Gerry Nicholls, Noise11, photo

Gotye: Photo by Gerry Nicholls

Gotye Debuts In UK Top 50 Singles Of All-Time

by Paul Cashmere on March 8, 2014

in News,Noise Pro

Gotye featuring Kimbra ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ is officially the 39th biggest song of all-time in the UK.

The Official Charts Company, the UK company responsible for compiling the UK chart each week, has updated its list of all-time sellers to reveal the new entry for the Aussie artist.

Three other songs are included in England’s Top 50 best sellers. Olivia Newton-John shares positions 5 and 20 with John Travolta with the Grease songs ‘You’re The One That I Want’ and ‘Summer Nights’.

At no. 42 The Seekers have ‘The Carnival Is Over’.

Gotye, Olivia Newton-John and The Seekers are all Melbourne based artists. Kimbra, who features on Gotye’s hit, is from New Zealand but is now based in Melbourne.

The UK Top 50 Songs Of All-Time

1. (1) Candle in the Wind (1997)/Something In the Way You Look Tonight – Elton John
2. (2) Do They Know It’s Christmas? – Band Aid
3. (3) Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen
4. (4) Mull of Kintyre/Girls School – Wings
5. (6) You’re the One That I Want – John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John
6. (7) Relax – Frankie Goes to Hollywood
7. (5) Rivers of Babylon/Brown Girl in the Ring – Boney M
8. (8) She Loves You – Beatles
9. (11) Love is All Around – Wet Wet Wet
10. (9) Mary’s Boy Child – Boney M
11. (10) Unchained Melody/(There’ll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover – Robson & Jerome
12. (12) I Just Called to Say I Love You – Stevie Wonder
13. (14) Barbie Girl – Aqua
14. (15) I Want to Hold Your Hand – Beatles
15. (13) Anything is Possible/Evergreen – Will Young
16. (16) Believe – Cher
17. (17) (Everything I Do) I Do It For You – Bryan Adams
18. (18) Last Christmas/Everything She Wants – Wham!
19. (21) Imagine – John Lennon
20. (19) Summer Nights – John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John
21. (28) I’ll Be Missing You – Puff Daddy & Faith Evans (Featuring 112)
22. (20) Two Tribes – Frankie Goes to Hollywood
23. (29) I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
24. (25) Don’t You Want Me – Human League
25. (22) Perfect Day – Various Artists (Charity Record for Children in Need)
26. (27) Three Lions – Baddiel, Skinner & the Lightning Seeds
27. (24) Can’t Buy Me Love – Beatles
28. (26) …Baby, One More Time – Britney Spears
29. (33) My Heart Will Go On – Celine Dion
30. (46) Eye of the Tiger – Survivor
31. (23) Tears – Ken Dodd
32. (–) Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke Featuring TI & Pharrell
33. (–) Someone Like You – Adele
34. (30) Karma Chameleon – Culture Club
35. (40) Gangsta’s Paradise – Coolio
36. (31) YMCA – Village People
37. (32) Careless Whisper – Wham!
38. (–) Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5 Featuring Christina Aguilera
39. (–) Somebody That I Used to Know – Goyte Featuring Kimbra
40. (34) (We’re Gonna) Rock Around the Clock – Bill Haley & the Comets
41. (39) The Power of Love – Jennifer Rush
42. (36) The Carnival is Over – Seekers
43. (35) I Feel Fine – Beatles
44. (42) Killing Me Softly – Fugees
45. (37) Day Tripper/We Can Work It Out – Beatles
46. (–) I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
47. (38) Release Me – Engelbert Humperdinck
48. (–) Wonderwall – Oasis
49. (45) Come On Eileen – Dexy’s Midnight Runners
50. (–) It Wasn’t Me – Shaggy Featuring Rikrok

Gotye feat. Kimbra – Somebody That I Used To Know

Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta – You’re The One That I Want

Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta – Summer Nights

The Seekers – The Carnival Is Over

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