” Too Many Broken Hearts ” is by Jason Donovan, the Australian actor and singer. He rose to fame in Neighbours, the Australian soap opera. The soap has gone on to become the longest-running drama series in Australian television and the World’s seventh longest-running serial drama still aired.
Jason joined the show with his first appearance on the 18th of March 1985. He replaced the original actor, Darius Perkins and left Neighbours in April 1989. As a singer, Jason has had four UK Number One singles, one of which was the duet ” Especially for You ” in 1988 with Kylie Minogue and has sold over three million records in the United Kingdom.
He has also appeared in many stage musicals, most famously in the early 90s as the lead role of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
The song was written and produced by Stock, Aitken and Waterman, which is often abbreviated to SAW. The English songwriting and record producing trio were made up of Mike Stock, Matt Aitken and Pete Waterman. The hitmakers enjoyed success from the middle part of the 1980s through to the early 90s.
They are one of the most successful songwriting and producing teams ever, with more than 100 UK Top Forty hits under their belt. The trio has sold more than 40 million records during their career.
” Too Many Broken Hearts ” was released on the 20th of February 1989 by record label PWL (Pete Waterman Limited, now known as Pete Waterman Entertainment ) and taken from Jason’s debut album, Ten Good Reasons.
The album went on to become the biggest selling album in the United Kingdom in 1989. It yielded two solo Number One singles, ” Too Many Broken Hearts ” and ” Sealed with a Kiss “. It also featured the track ” Especially for You “, a duet with Kylie Minogue, which had reached the top of the UK Singles Chart in January 1989.
The accompanying music video was filmed in Beechworth, Victoria, Australia. The historic town is famous for the growth it had during the gold rush days during the mid-1850s. The notorious Australian outlaw Ned Kelly had links to the area and spent time in HM Prison Beechworth. The town’s historic buildings are well preserved, Beechworth has re-invented itself and evolved to become a popular tourist destination.
” Too Many Broken Hearts ” was a commercial success for Jason. In the United Kingdom, the song entered the UK Singles Chart on the 4th of March 1989 and reached Number One, spending two weeks at the top. The song spent seven weeks in the Top Ten and a total of thirteen weeks on the UK chart.
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: N/A
UK Highest Chart Position: 1
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australian ARIA Singles Chart 7, Dutch Mega ( Top 100 ) 3, French SNEP Singles Chart 5, German Singles Chart 16, Irish Singles Chart 1, Norwegian Singles Chart 10, Spain (AFYVE) 10, Swedish Singles Chart 13, Swiss Singles Chart 27
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