Pub quiz questions

  1. On 29 September 1973, The Simon Park Orchestra had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Eye Level"
    Theme tune to the TV series, Van der Valk. It eventually sold over a million copies in the UK.

  2. On 12 June 1999, Baz Luhrmann had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)"
    The song consisted of Australian voice actor Lee Perry reading an essay written by an American newspaper columnist over a gentle backbeat.

  3. On 3 October 1987, MARRS had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Pump Up the Volume"
    Despite its success, no follow-up was ever released. MARRS was a one-off project between two groups - A R Kane and Colourbox.

  4. On 19 March 1994, Doop had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Doop"
    Two Dutch producers followed up their techno version of the 1920s dance The Charleston with the unsuccessful "Huckleberry Jam"

  5. On 26 June 1982, Charlene had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "I've Never Been to Me"
    The song's success took Charlene by surprise and no new material was available for release afterwards until it was too late.

  6. On 21 August 2004, 3 of a Kind had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Baby Cakes"
    Despite the song's success, a follow-up single was never released.

  7. On October 2002, Las Ketchup had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "The Ketchup Song"
    Three Spanish sisters' recording of "The Ketchup Song", sung partly in Spanish and English, using the hit "Rappers Delight" by The Sugarhill Gang. However, they still have a successful career in their native Spain.

  8. On 17 August 1968, The Crazy World of Arthur Brown had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Fire"
    The group did score a hit (self-titled) album, but neither the band nor Arthur Brown in his own right managed to secure another placing in the singles chart.

  9. On 9 November 2002, Yanou had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Heaven"
    This cover of a Bryan Adams hit featured vocals by Do.

  10. On 30 June 1979, Tubeway Army had a UK one hit wonder with which single?
    "Are 'Friends' Electric?"
    Immediately afterwards, the band dissolved, but not before also scoring a #1 album at the same time. Lead singer Gary Numan went on to enjoy a successful career afterwards.