PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (5 weeks)
SALES: 1.64m (December 2017)
YEAR OF RELEASE: November 1981
YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: January 1982
Don’t You Want me held the top spot for five weeks in late 1981 and early 1982. BRIT Award for Best Newcomer went to the band in 1982. The song has been remixed and used in adverts over the years. The song continues to sell each year.
In December 2017 sales were confirmed as 1.64 million.