That Was Then but This Is Now
|"That Was Then but This Is Now"|
|Single by ABC|
|from the album Beauty Stab|
|ABC singles chronology|
"That Was Then but This Is Now" is a song by the English new wave band ABC. It was released in late 1983 as the lead single from their second studio album, Beauty Stab. It was the band's third entry on the US Billboard Hot 100, peaking at No. 89.
The music video shows them playing on a stage behind a huge Risk-style world map gameboard; scenes of the band playing, accompanied by various flags, are interspersed with scenes of a helicopter taking off and then exploding.
- "That Was Then but This Is Now" – 3:33
- "Vertigo" – 1:53
|Australia (Kent Music Report)||63|
|Canada Top Singles (RPM)||26|
|Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)||38|
|UK Singles Chart||18|
|US Billboard Hot 100||89|
- Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (illustrated ed.). St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. p. 10. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.
- "The Irish Charts – Search Results – That Was Then but This Is Now". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 17 November 2016.
- "Nederlandse Top 40 – ABC - That Was Then but This Is Now search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40. Retrieved 17 November 2016.
- Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 11. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
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