Europe No. 1 with “The Final Countdown” in the UK

Europe No. 1 with “The Final Countdown” in the UK
06
/ Dec
Friday
1985

Europe No. 1 with “The Final Countdown” in the UK

On 6th December, 1986 the single “The Final Countdown” by the Swedish band Europe, reached No. 1 on the UK singles chart.

The single was released in February and it was written by Joey Tempest. The lyrics were inspired by David Bowie’s song “Space Oddity”.

The Final Countdown” reached No. 1 in 25 countries and it was certified gold in the UK.