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Sheila Take A Bow – Smiths

The Smiths took this track into the UK top 10 for one week in 1987.

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Thirty years ago this week, Sheila take a bow by the Smiths entered the UK top 10 at its highest position of number 10, having entered the top 40 the previous week at number 13. After just one week in the top 10, the song spent the final two weeks of its chart life in the lower top 40.

Sheila take a bow was released on the Rough Trade record label. It was the second of three top 10 hits for the Smiths in the UK.

More music from the Smiths


UK singles chart for the week ending 2 May 1987

  1. La isla bonitaMadonna

  2. Can’t be with you tonightJudy Boucher

  3. Nothing’s gonna stop us nowStarship

  4. The slightest touchFive Star

  5. Lean on meClub Nouveau

  6. Living in a boxLiving In A Box

  7. A boy from nowhereTom Jones

  8. If you let me stayTerence Trent D’Arby

  9. Another step (closer to you)Kim Wilde and Junior

  10. Sheila take a bowSmiths

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