Australian singles charts:
Emma entered the Kent Music Report on 3 June 1974 and peaked at #6. The song was #34 on the Top 100 of 1974.
The song is on Emma which entered the Kent Music Report album charts on 7 October 1974 and peaked at #73.
This tear-jerker tells the story of an aspiring actress who commits suicide. Frontman Errol Brown explained to the Mail On Sunday in 2009: “The story is tied to the death of my mother, aged 38. It was almost not released, as Mickie (Most, producer) thought it too slow and morbid. The girls in his offices at RAK Records changed his mind.”
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/hot-chocolate/emma
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