The Info List - Ten Good Reasons

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Ten Good Reasons is the debut album by Australian pop star and actor Jason Donovan. Released in 1989, it became the biggest selling album in the UK that year, and yielded two solo #1 singles ("Too Many Broken Hearts" and "Sealed with a Kiss") and also featured a duet with Kylie Minogue, "Especially for You", which had reached #1 in January 1989. The album entered the UK Albums Chart at number two, and then reached number one, staying there for four weeks. When his cover of Brian Hyland's "Sealed With a Kiss" entered the UK Singles Chart at number one, Donovan became the first Australian male to ever hold both UK single and UK album chart number one positions simultaneously. The album was reissued in 2010 as an expended deluxe edition featuring b-sides and an assortment of remixes. In 2016 the first CD of the 2010 reissue was reissued again as part of promotion for his Ten Good Reasons live shows. In Australia, the album peaked at #5 on its debut on the ARIA albums chart in June 1989, and became the 53rd highest selling album in Australia for 1989.[3] The title of the album is taken from a line in its first track: "You give me one good reason to leave me, I'll give you ten good reasons to stay."


1 Track listing 2 Certifications 3 Charts 4 References 5 External links

Track listing[edit]

"Too Many Broken Hearts" "Nothing Can Divide Us" "Every Day (I Love You More)" "You Can Depend On Me" "Time Heals" "Sealed with a Kiss" "Question of Pride" "If I Don't Have You" "Change Your Mind" "Too Late to Say Goodbye" "Especially for You" (duet with Kylie Minogue)

2010 re-release (disc 1)

"Too Many Broken Hearts "Nothing Can Divide Us" "Every Day (I Love You More)" "You Can Depend On Me" "Time Heals" "Sealed With a Kiss" "Question of Pride" "If I Don't Have You" "Change Your Mind" "Too Late to Say Goodbye" "Especially for You" "All I Wanna Do Is Make You Mine" "Wrap My Arms Around You" "I Guess She Never Loved Me" "Just Call Me Up" "Nothing Can Divide Us" [Extended Version] "Too Many Broken Hearts" [Extended Version] "Every Day (I Love You More)" [Extended Version] "Especially for You" [Extended Version] "Sealed With a Kiss" [Extended Version]

Disc 2 - The Remixes

"Especially for You" [Original 7" Mix] "Too Many Broken Hearts" [Us 7" Mix] "Every Day (I Love You More)" [7" Mix] "You Can Depend On Me" [Original Mix] "Nothing Can Divide Us" [Great Scott, It's The Remix] "Too Many Broken Hearts" [Urban Mix] "All I Wanna Do Is Make You Mine" [Extended Version] "Especially for You" [Original 12" Mix] "Just Call Me Up" [Extended Version] "Too Many Broken Hearts" [Techno Mix] "Nothing Can Divide Us" [Dub] "Too Many Broken Hearts" [Dub] "Nothing Can Divide Us" [7" Instrumental] "Especially for You" [Instrumental] "Too Many Broken Hearts" [7"] Instrumental] "Sealed With a Kiss" [Instrumental] "Every Day (I Love You More)" [7" Instrumental]


Country Certification Date Sales certified

Germany[4] Gold 1989 250,000

New Zealand[5] Platinum 1990 15,000

Spain[6] Gold 1989 50,000

Switzerland[7] Gold 1990 15,000

UK[8] 5 x Platinum 1 January 1990 1,500,000


Chart (1989) Peak position

Australian ARIA Albums Chart[9] 5

Austrian Albums Chart[9] 20

French SNEP Albums Chart[10] 26

German Albums Chart 3

Canadian Albums Chart 18

New Zealand Albums Chart 4

Spanish Albums Chart 30

Swedish Albums Chart[9] 29

Swiss Albums Chart[9] 20

UK Albums Chart[11] 1

Preceded by Street Fighting Years by Simple Minds The Miracle by Queen UK number one album 20 May 1989 – 27 May 1989 (2 weeks) 10 June 1989 – 17 June 1989 (2 weeks) Succeeded by The Miracle by Queen Flowers in the Dirt by Paul McCartney


^ "BPI > Certified Awards > Search results for 'Jason Donovan' (from bpi.co.uk)". Imgur.com (original source published by British Phonographic Industry). Retrieved 5 October 2016.  ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/r6182 ^ Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988-2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing.  ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank ('Ten+Good+Reasons')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 7 January 2009.  ^ http://nztop40.co.nz/chart/albums?chart=3391 ^ Spanish certifications ^ Swiss certifications Swisscharts.com (Retrieved 7 January 2009) ^ UK certifications Bpi.co.uk (Retrieved 7 January 2009) ^ a b c d "Ten Good Reasons", in various albums charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved 20 February 2008) ^ "Ten Good Reasons", French Albums Chart See: "Sélection des autres artistes" => "Jason DONOVAN" Infodisc.fr Archived 22 June 2012 at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved 7 January 2008) ^ "Ten Good Reasons", UK Albums Chart Chartstats.com (Retrieved 7 January 2008)

External links[edit]


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Jason Donovan

Studio albums

Ten Good Reasons Between the Lines All Around the World Let It Be Me Soundtrack of the 80s

Compilation albums

Greatest Hits (1991) Greatest Hits (2006)


"Especially for You" "Too Many Broken Hearts" "Sealed with a Kiss" "Every Day (I Love You More)" "When You Come Back to Me" "Rhythm of the Rain" "Any Dream Will Do" "Happy Together" "As Time Goes By"

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UK best-selling albums (by year) (1970–1989)

1970: Bridge over Troubled Water (Simon & Garfunkel) 1971: Bridge over Troubled Water (Simon & Garfunkel) 1972: 20 Dynamic Hits (various artists) 1973: Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player (Elton John) 1974: The Singles: 1969–1973 (The Carpenters) 1975: The Best of The Stylistics (The Stylistics) 1976: Greatest Hits (ABBA) 1977: Arrival (ABBA) 1978: Saturday Night Fever (original soundtrack) 1979: Parallel Lines (Blondie) 1980: Super Trouper (ABBA) 1981: Kings of the Wild Frontier (Adam and the Ants) 1982: Love Songs (Barbra Streisand) 1983: Thriller (Michael Jackson) 1984: Can't Slow Down (Lionel Richie) 1985: Brothers in Arms (Dire Straits) 1986: True Blue (Madonna) 1987: Bad (Michael Jackson) 1988: Kylie (Kylie Minogue) 1989: Ten Good Reaso