Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Running in the Family
Level 42 2.65 3:57
2 Heartache
Pepsi & Shirlie 3:36
3 Never Can Say Goodbye
Communards 4 4:27
4 Luka
Suzanne Vega 4.55 3:53
5 When Smokey Sings
ABC 4:19
6 Living in a Box
Living in a Box 3:03
7 I Need Love
LL Cool J 5 5:23
8 Miss You So
Bonnie Bianco 4:53
9 Walk the Dinosaur
Was Not Was 3:37
10 Sweet Sixteen
Billy Idol 4.5 4:15
11 Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love for You
Glenn Medeiros 3:49
12 Breakout
Swing Out Sister 3:47
13 Never Gonna Give You Up
Rick Astley 4.9 3:33
14 Johnny B
The Hooters 3.5 3:59
15 Wasteland
The Mission UK 3:58
16 True Faith
New Order 3.65 5:53
17 La bamba
Los Lobos 4.65 2:52
18 Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now
Starship 4:28

Credits

CD 1

guitar:
Matt Aitken (track 13)
keyboard:
Matt Aitken (track 13)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 13)
keyboard [Fairlight] programming:
Ian Curnow (track 13)
additional mixer:
Shep Pettibone (track 3)
additional producer:
Shep Pettibone (track 3)
arranger:
R.Valens (track 17)
assistant producer:
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 1)
background vocals:
Shawn Colvin (track 4)
composer:
Craig Adams (bass player for Sisters of Mercy/The Mission) (track 15)
Mick Brown (British drummer of the gothic rock band The Mission) (track 15)
Steven Ettinger (track 7)
Simon Hinkler (track 15)
James Todd Smith (track 7)
Michael Masser (track 11)
Darryl Pierce (track 7)
Steve Piggott (track 6)
Dwayne Simon (track 7)
Suzanne Vega (track 4)
Marcus Vere (track 6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 17, 17)
Clifton Davis (track 3)
Wayne Hussey (track 15)
Billy Idol (track 10)
engineer:
Steve Addabbo (track 4)
Mark McGuire (UK producer/engineer) (track 13)
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 1)
Rod O'Brien (track 4)
lead vocals:
Billy Idol (track 10)
lyricist:
Michael Masser (track 11)
Steve Piggott (track 6)
Suzanne Vega (track 4)
Marcus Vere (track 6)
Clifton Davis (track 3)
Gerry Goffin (track 11)
Wayne Hussey (track 15)
Billy Idol (track 10)
R.Valens (tracks 17, 17)
mixer:
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 1)
Pete Hammond (UK producer aka "Mixmaster") (track 13)
Gary Langan (track 10)
Steve Peck (track 3)
Shelly Yakus (track 4)
producer:
Steve Addabbo (track 4)
Matt Aitken (track 13)
Wally Badarou (track 1)
Keith Forsey (track 10)
Mitchell Froom (track 17)
Stephen Hague (tracks 3, 16)
Lenny Kaye (track 4)
LA Posse (track 7)
James Todd Smith (track 7)
Level 42 (track 1)
New Order (track 16)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 13)
Pete Waterman (track 13)
solo guitar:
Jon Gordon (guitarist, music director, producer, composer) (track 4)
sound engineer:
Robin Danar (track 4)
vocals:
Suzanne Vega (track 4)
writer:
Matt Aitken (track 13)
Mary Applegate (track 8)
Wally Badarou (track 1)
Bazilian (track 14)
Wayne Brown (track 2)
Cherloss (track 14)
Wolfgang Detmann (aka Candy DeRouge) (track 8)
Iris Fernando (track 2)
Tambi Fernando (track 2)
Martin Fry (track 5)
Gillian Gilbert (track 16)
Philip Gould (track 1)
Stephen Hague (track 16)
Albert Hammond (track 18)
Peter Hook (track 16)
Hyman (track 14)
Randy Jacobs (track 9)
Mark King (track 1)
Gunther Mende (track 8)
Stephen Morris (New Order) (track 16)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 13)
Bernard Sumner (track 16)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 18)
David Was (track 9)
Don Was (track 9)
Pete Waterman (track 13)
Mark White (ABC/Vice Versa) (track 5)
Andy Connell (1986) (track 12)
Corinne Drewery (1986) (track 12)
Martin Jackson (1986) (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
Def Jam Records, Inc. (1987) (track 7)
publisher:
10 Music Ltd. (track 12)
All Boys Music Ltd. (track 13)
Be Music (New Order’s own publishing company) (track 16)
EMI Longitude Music (tracks 17, 17)
EMI Music Publishing Germany (GmbH & Co. KG) (track 11)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 3)
Edition Intro (track 14)
Lauren Wesley Music (track 11)
Meisel MV (track 14)
Neutron Music Ltd. (track 5)
Notting Hill Music (track 16)
Polygram Songs MV (track 14)
Prince Street Music (track 11)
Rondor Music Inc. (track 11)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 11)
Semper Fi (track 9)
Universal MCA Music Publishing (US film music publisher) (track 11)
Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP) (track 9)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 11)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 17, 17)
Terrace Music (1987) (track 13)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Never Gonna Be Me by toonlink (track 13)
music video for:
Sweet Sixteen by Billy Idol (track 10)
cover recording of:
La Bamba (additional lyrics by Ritchie Valens) (track 17)
is the basis for:
Never Goodbye (track 3)
敢愛敢做 (track 18)
later parody versions:
La Bible (tracks 17, 17)
My Name Is My Dick (track 4)
later translated versions:
Angelique (track 14)
Luka (Spanish version) (track 4)
Lâche-toi (French lyric version of "Breakout") (track 12)
Walk the Dinosaur (Japanese Version) (track 9)
ルカ (track 4)
求妳講清楚 (track 11)
灰色 (track 2)
recording of:
Breakout (track 12)
Heartache (track 2)
I Need Love (track 7)
Johnny B. (track 14)
La Bamba (additional lyrics by Ritchie Valens) (track 17)
Living in a Box (track 6)
Luka (track 4)
Miss You So (track 8)
Never Gonna Give You Up (Rick Astley song) (track 13)
Running in the Family ( – ????) (track 1)
Sweet Sixteen (track 10)
True Faith (track 16)
Walk the Dinosaur (track 9)
Wasteland (track 15)
When Smokey Sings (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
R.A. Megamix (track 13)
version of:
La bamba (tracks 17, 17)

Release

compiler:Polymedia Special Projects
Verlagshaus Stuttgart GmbH
graphic design:Studio 23 (Media design studio)
art direction:Studio 23 (Media design studio)
copyrighted by:Verlagshaus Stuttgart GmbH
manufactured by:PMDC (Germany)
phonographic copyright by:PolyGram GmbH (not for release label use!)
Polymedia Marketing Group
rights society:BIEM (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries)
MCPS (do not use this as a release label or work publisher)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/5143890 [info]

Release Group

part of:Die Stars - Die Hits - Die Facts (number: 1987)