On the 1st June 1992 Erasure released their "Abba-esque" EP in the UK - one week later the single was at the number 1 spot where it remained for 5 weeks eventually being replaced by Jimmy Nail's "Ain't No Doubt".
In the UK the single was the 6th biggest selling single of the year ; it was also a big hit in Europe reaching number 1 in Austria, Finland, Ireland and Sweden.
Chart positions from other countries are shown below -
- Number 2 - Germany
- Number 3 - Switzerland
- Number 4 - Belgium, Netherlands
- Number 13 - Australia
- Number 38 - Canada
The record also kick started the Abba revival in the UK - by September "Abba Gold" was number 1 in the album chart.