Album: The Circus (1986)
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  • Regarded in the UK (up until "A Little Respect" came back into fashion following Wheatus' cover) as Erasure's best-known record, this goes down as one of the most prolific UK #2 hits of all time, along with Ultravox's "Vienna" and Tears For Fears' "Everybody Wants To Rule The World." This was beaten to #1 by Boris Gardiner's "I Want To Wake Up With You."
  • The video featured, bizarrely, members Andy Bell (vocals) and Vince Clarke (instruments) dancing through white-sheeted washing lines upon a city center tenement block at night. >>
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    Graham - Huddersfield, England, for above 2

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  • Eugene from Minneapolis, MnI wanted so badly for this to be a smash hit in the USA! Well, at least it was a dance classic here. When this was released I was still living in England. "Oh L'Amour" was also club staple here, it was the first song I have ever heard from the duo. All told - this is part of what made my 1986! I felt better when they finally had their top 40 break-through in 1988 with "Chains Of Love".
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