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19 Years Ago DEF LEPPARD's NOW Single At Number 2 In The UK Rock Chart

Def Leppard 2002. Def Leppard Now

Def Leppard's classic single Now peaked at Number 2 in the UK Rock charts on this day in 2002.

The first single to be released from the 'X/Ten' album.

The single had been released on 5th August, exactly 23 years after they signed to Phonogram Records.

It entered the Top 100 chart on this day at its peak position of 23.

In total it spent only two weeks inside the Top 100 and fell to Number 53 in week two.

On the same day the song entered the UK Rock Chart on Number 2.

Joe, Phil and Vivian had performed the song acoustically on Top Of The Pops on Friday 16th August.

The show had now moved to Friday's and featured live performances alongside the traditional playback ones.

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