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39 Years Ago DEF LEPPARD's TOO LATE FOR LOVE Single At #86 In The UK

Def Leppard 1983. Def Leppard 1983

Def Leppard's classic single Too Late For Love reached Number 86 in the UK charts on this day in 1983.

The third UK single to be released from the Pyromania album.

It was released on 25th November 1983 and would reach Number 86 in the Top 100 singles chart.

The follow up to 'Rock Of Ages' which had peaked at Number 41 in September. The single was released to help promote the short three date UK tour in early December which saw them play in Birmingham, Nottingham and London.

It peaked at Number 86 on 17th December 1983 having entered the chart at 88 the week before.

The lowest charting UK single of the band's career only spent two weeks on the Top 100. They would have to wait until August 1987 for their first Top 40 hit with 'Animal' which also became their first ever Top 10 single.

The Flying Pickets were at Number One on this day with their single 'Only You'.

Fellow UK rock artist Ozzy Osbourne was at Number 26 with 'Back At The Moon'.

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UK Singles Chart - 17th December 1983

  • 01 - The Flying Pickets - Only You
  • 02 - Paul Young - Love Of The Common People
  • 03 - Slade - My Oh My
  • 04 - Culture Club - Victims
  • 05 - The Thompson Twins - Hold Me Now
  • 86 - Def Leppard - Too Late For Love - (Peak Position)

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