Will Smith's gone from defending the galaxy to fending off challengers to the number one spot.
2 (2) CHUMBAWUMBA: Tubthumping
Raucous drinking anthem from anarchist rockers fighting temptation to become champagne socialists.
3 (-) SHOLA AMA: You're The One I Love
Teenager Shola's follow-up to her huge summer debut hit You Might Need Somebody.
4 (3) PUFF DADDY & FAITH EVANS: I'll Be Missing You
Tribute to his pal Notorious B.I.G.
5 (3) GALA: Freed From Desire
Italian dancer Gala enjoying the limelight with her huge Euro-hit.
6. (5) DANNII MINOGUE: ALL I WANNA DO
Aussie beauty Dannii strikes it lucky
7. (-) TINA MOORE; NEVER GOING TO LET YOU GO
A monster dance hit likely to hang around
8 (6) BACKSTREET BOYS: Everybody (Backstreet's Back)
A fairly dull effort from the Florida five.
9 (7) NOTORIOUS B.I.G.: Mo Money Mo Problems
A posthumous hit thanks to chart-topper Puff Daddy.
10 (-) JON BON JOVI: Queen Of New Orleans
Formulaic stuff from a tired Jon Bon who is busy hanging out with pals Bruce Willis and Demi Moore.
Album of the Week
SUPER FURRY ANIMALS, Radiator:
Eccentric Welsh rockers Super Furry Animals are labelmates with Oasis. Guitarist Huw Bunford even emulated Creation Records pop pal Liam Gallagher earlier this year when he was fined for possession of cocaine.
Now they have put that behind them in their efforts to come up with an album to rival Oasis' third LP Be Here Now.
Single of the Week
Radiohead, Karma Police:
The second single from Radiohead's brilliant OK Computer is even better than the first. Intense vocals and searing guitars make it this week's top. single. Catch them at Dundee's Caird Hall on September 5.
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|Publication:||Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Date:||Aug 29, 1997|
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