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It’s a great song, but still unexpected, “West End Girls” by the Pet Shop Boys was named the U.K.’s “Greatest-Ever Number-One Single” by the well respected Guardian paper.

They’ve been ranking the “greatest” 100 songs that have ever topped the British singles chart since it started in 1952 for weeks, and the mid-eighties monster hit “West End Girls,” has topped the list.

They say it’s because it’s “a heady rush of lust, naivety, disco and opaque references to Lenin,” and it’s based on “the sumptuous pleasure of being right where you ought to be and the paranoia that everyone knows you don’t belong there at all.”

But if “West End Girls” was number one, what’s number two, or three? Here’s the rest of the list…

2. “Ghost Town” — The Specials
3. “She Loves You” — The Beatles
4. “I Feel Love” — Donna Summer
5. “You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)” — Dead or Alive
6. “Billie Jean” — Michael Jackson
7. “Don’t You Want Me” — The Human League
8. “Fire Starter” — The Prodigy
9. “Dancing Queen” — ABBA
10. “Heard It Through the Grapevine” — Marvin Gaye

Other artists included on the list are Beyoncé, the Beach Boys, and Carly Rae Jepsen.

The 100 greatest UK No 1s: No 1, Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls

West End Girls is a lens on to a glamorous demimonde. Primped young women and hungry young men meet in a corner of London that is starting to gentrify, although still seedy enough to expose the transactions behind the flirtation.