Even if you don’t care for the DNA remix treatment of Vega’s a cappella track, you’ll surely have to give it some love when I remind you that in the summer of 1990 it reached number two in the charts, kept off the top by the following singles:

Partners in Kryme - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Bombalurina - Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini

What can I say? Maybe it was just one of the impacts of the mini-heatwave at the beginning of August. (If it is, the Met office doesn’t mention it, although their site does find time to point out that “at Stansted Mountfichet Castle, Essex a waxwork knight melted into a puddle”).