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Now That's What I Call Music or Now 1 is the first album from the popular Now! series that was released in the United Kingdom in 1983. Initial pressings were released on vinyl and audio cassette, with a re-release on CD in 2009, followed by another re-release for Record Store Day on 18th April 2015. In 2009, it celebrated the 25th anniversary of the album and series. It debuted at number seven on the UK Albums Chart and then climbed to number one a week later, staying at the top for five non-consecutive weeks.

Now 1 features eleven songs which reached number one on the UK Singles Chart: "You Can't Hurry Love" "Is There Something I Should Know?", "Red Red Wine", "Give It Up", "Total Eclipse of the Heart", "Karma Chameleon", "Too Shy", "Down Under", "Baby Jane", "Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home)" and "Candy Girl".

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Album + Compilation

Release Format Tracks Date Country Label Catalog# Barcode
Official
Now That’s What I Call Music 2×12" Vinyl 16 + 14 NOW (Virgin/Poly (Univ)/EMI compilation series) NOW 1
Now That’s What I Call Music 2×Cassette 16 + 14 NOW (Virgin/Poly (Univ)/EMI compilation series) TCNOW1
Now That’s What I Call Music! 2×CD 16 + 14 NOW (Virgin/Poly (Univ)/EMI compilation series) CDNOW1 5099923651128

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part of: Now That's What I Call Music! (UK) (number: 1)
Wikidata: Q7065737 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Now That's What I Call Music (original UK album) [info]

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