I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, February 9, 1985 spending 4 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. "I Know Him So Well" is a duet from the concept album and subsequent musical Chess by Tim Rice, Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus. It was originally sung by Elaine Paige (as Florence) and Barbara Dickson (as Svetlana). In this duet, two women – Svetlana, the Russian chess champion's estranged wife, and Florence, his mistress – express their bittersweet feelings for him and at seeing their relationships fall apart. Paige and Dickson also recorded Spanish-language lyrics for release as "Lo Creo Conocer". The single was never released though. This recording remains in the Guinness Book of Records as the biggest selling UK Chart single ever by a female duo. Paige also appeared in the original London West End stage production of Chess.
Who sang I Know Him So Well?
I Know Him So Well was performed by Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson
What year did I Know Him So Well get to the UK number 1 spot?
I Know Him So Well first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, February 9, 1985
How long was I Know Him So Well at number 1 in the UK?
I Know Him So Well spent 4 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.