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China In Your Hand

  • Year 1987
  • Chart Position 1
  • Weeks On The Chart 15
  • B Side No Sense Of Pride

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The third single from “Bridge of Spies” would take T’Pau to new heights. “China In Your Hand”, which ironically was the last song added on the “Bridge of Spies” album, was released on the 24th October 1987 and peaked at number 1 where it stayed for an amazing 5 weeks. In total this single spent 15 weeks on the chart and was number 1 in 6 countries. “China In Your Hand” has the distinction of being the 600th number 1 in the UK.

In 2015 “China In Your Hand” was voted by the British public as the nation’s 11th favourite 1980’s number 1 in a poll for ITV.

The B side to “China In Your Hand” was “No Sense of Pride”.