1979: Bright Eyes By Art Garfunkel

Composed by Mike Batt. Recorded by Art Garfunkel for the animated film Watership Down which was based on the novel written by author Richard Adams in 1972. The song was included in Art Garfunkel’s fourth solo studio album, Fate for Breakfast. Richard Adams is said not to have liked Bright Eyes, even saying he hated it. Bright-Eyes/Richard-Adams. The song was the biggest-selling single of the year in the United Kingdom, remaining at No.1 for six weeks.

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Chart History (1979)Peak Position
Australia2
Austria3
Germany (West)3
Ireland1
New Zealand2
Norway3
South Africa15
Sweden3
Switzerland2
United Kingdom1