Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 You Take Me Up Thompson Twins 3.5 4:25
2 It's a Miracle Culture Club 4 3:22
3 Gold Spandau Ballet 4 3:52
4 Mirror Man The Human League 3:49
5 Enola Gay Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark 3.5 3:28
6 Hungry Like the Wolf Duran Duran 4 3:24
7 Black Man Ray China Crisis 3:29
8 Come Live With Me Heaven 17 3:37
9 It Doesn't Have to Be This Way The Blow Monkeys 2 4:03
10 Dancing With Tears in My Eyes Ultravox 4 4:04
11 It's My Life Talk Talk 3.8 3:53
12 Mary's Prayer Danny Wilson 3:56
13 She Blinded Me With Science Thomas Dolby 4 3:42
14 Strange Little Girl The Stranglers 2:43
15 Living in a Box Living in a Box 2.65 3:05
16 We Close Our Eyes Go West 3:40
17 No Regrets Midge Ure 4:03
18 Love Like Blood Killing Joke 4:22
19 Ghosts Japan 4.5 4:30
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ghost Town The Specials 4 3:40
2 Geno Dexys Midnight Runners 3 3:26
3 On My Radio The Selecter 3:13
4 Dancing With Myself Generation X 4.25 3:48
5 Turning Japanese The Vapors 4.2 3:45
6 C30, C60, C90, Go Bow Wow Wow 5 3:03
7 Animations The Skids 4:04
8 Really Saying Something Fun Boy Three & Bananarama 2:42
9 Promised You a Miracle Simple Minds 3:58
10 Senses Working Overtime XTC 4:48
11 Fantastic Day Haircut One Hundred 3:14
12 Some Like It Hot The Power Station 4.35 5:07
13 Love Missile F1-11 Sigue Sigue Sputnik 5 3:48
14 Calling All the Heroes It Bites 5 5:30
15 Election Day Arcadia 4:27
16 747 (Strangers in the Night) Saxon 4 3:44
17 China in Your Hand T’Pau 4:04
18 Never Take Me Alive Spear of Destiny 4:15
19 Lavender Marillion 2:27
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 It Started With a Kiss Hot Chocolate 3 4:02
2 Never Gonna Give You Up Rick Astley 4.7 3:30
3 Kids in America Kim Wilde 4.35 3:28
4 Runaway Boys Stray Cats 4 3:01
5 The Land of Make Believe Bucks Fizz 3 3:47
6 Pure The Lightning Seeds 5 3:48
7 Eyes Without a Face Billy Idol 3 4:11
8 Take That Situation Nick Heyward 3:53
9 More Than This Roxy Music 4:03
10 Too Late for Goodbyes Julian Lennon 3:31
11 Orchard Road Leo Sayer 4:26
12 Love Changes (Everything) Climie Fisher 3.8 4:29
13 Everything I Own Boy George 2 3:56
14 When You Walk in the Room Paul Carrack 3:28
15 Thinking of You The Colourfield 3:29
16 Info-Freako Jesus Jones 2:50
17 It Ain't What You Do Fun Boy Three with Bananarama 2:47
18 Shattered Dreams Johnny Hates Jazz 4.65 3:26
19 Free Nelson Mandela The Special A.K.A. 4:34

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Simon House (1982-08) (track 13)
drums (drum set):
Jon Moss (1983) (track 2)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Malcolm Holmes (drummer) (track 5)
Steve Jansen (track 19)
bass guitar:
Mikey Craig (1983) (track 2)
membranophone:
John Keeble (1982) (track 3)
guitar:
Gary Kemp (1982) (track 3)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 2)
bass:
Mick Karn (track 19)
Martin Kemp (UK actor, musician, bassist for Spandau Ballet) (1982) (track 3)
bass and synthesizer:
Andy McCluskey (track 5)
percussion:
Steve Norman (UK saxophonist/percussionist for Spandau Ballet) (1982) (track 3)
Jon Moss (1983) (track 2)
sitar:
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 2)
keyboard:
Jess Bailey (1982) (track 3)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 2)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Paul Humphreys (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) (track 5)
keyboard and tape:
Richard Barbieri (track 19)
David Sylvian (track 19)
saxophone:
Steve Norman (UK saxophonist/percussionist for Spandau Ballet) (1982) (track 3)
piano:
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 2)
drum machine and other instruments [wave computer] programming:
Thomas Dolby (track 13)
electric sitar:
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 2)
background vocals:
Robert John “Mutt” Lange (1982-08) (track 13)
Miriam Stockley (1982-08) (track 13)
composer:
Gary Clark (track 12)
Hugh Cornwell (track 14)
Thomas Dolby (track 13)
Brian Duffy (UK drummer aka Jet Black) (track 14)
Dave Greenfield (track 14)
Robert Howard (pop songwriter) (track 9)
Gary Kemp (track 3)
Andy McCluskey (track 5)
Steve Piggott (track 15)
Tom Rush (track 17)
David Sylvian (track 19)
Marcus Vere (track 15)
Hans Wärmling (track 14)
engineer:
Colin Thurston (track 6)
Greg Walsh (track 8)
Laurence Diana (track 5)
Simon Humphrey (track 2)
Gordon Milne (track 2)
Max Norman (track 5)
Mike Ross (engineer) (track 2)
Phil Thornalley (track 1)
guest Moog [Moog bass]:
Matthew Seligman (1982-08) (track 13)
lead vocals:
Tony Hadley (1982) (track 3)
Boy George (1983) (track 2)
lyricist:
Gary Clark (track 12)
Hugh Cornwell (track 14)
Thomas Dolby (track 13)
Brian Duffy (UK drummer aka Jet Black) (track 14)
Dave Greenfield (track 14)
Robert Howard (pop songwriter) (track 9)
Gary Kemp (track 3)
Tim Kerr (songwriter working with Thomas Dolby) (track 13)
Andy McCluskey (track 5)
Steve Piggott (track 15)
Tom Rush (track 17)
David Sylvian (track 19)
Marcus Vere (track 15)
Hans Wärmling (track 14)
mixer:
Steve Levine (track 2)
Jon Moss (track 2)
Phil Thornalley (track 1)
performer:
Duran Duran (English rock band) (1982) (track 6)
Spandau Ballet (1982) (track 3)
producer:
B.E.F. (track 8)
Tom Bailey (Thompson Twins) (track 1)
Michael Baker (Producer) (track 9)
Tim Friese‐Greene (tracks 11, 13)
Mike Howlett (track 5)
The Human League (track 4)
Japan (UK new wave band) (track 19)
Steve Jolley (track 3)
Steve Levine (track 2)
Steve Nye (track 19)
Martin Rushent (track 4)
Alex Sadkin (track 1)
Spandau Ballet (track 3)
Tony Swain (track 3)
Colin Thurston (track 6)
Greg Walsh (track 8)
Thomas Dolby (track 13)
spoken vocals:
Magnus Pyke (1982-08) (track 13)
vocals:
Paul Humphreys (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) (track 5)
Andy McCluskey (track 5)
David Sylvian (track 19)
Thomas Dolby (1982-08) (track 13)
writer:
Tom Bailey (Thompson Twins) (track 1)
George O’Dowd (tracks 2, 2)
Ian Burden (track 4)
Jo Callis (track 4)
Warren Cann (track 10)
Jaz Coleman (track 18)
Peter Cox (Artist and songwriter) (track 16)
Mikey Craig (tracks 2, 2)
Chris Cross (UK bassist for Ultravox) (track 10)
Alannah Currie (track 1)
Billy Currie (track 10)
Gary Daly (track 7)
Richard Drummie (track 16)
Paul Ferguson (track 18)
Tim Friese‐Greene (track 11)
Glenn Gregory (track 8)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (tracks 2, 2)
Mark Hollis (track 11)
Gazza Johnson (track 7)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 6)
Joe Leeway (track 1)
Eddie Lundon (track 7)
Ian Craig Marsh (track 8)
Jon Moss (tracks 2, 2)
Philip Oakey (track 4)
Phil Pickett (tracks 2, 2)
Paul Raven (UK bassist) (track 18)
Nick Rhodes (track 6)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 6)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 6)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 6)
Midge Ure (track 10)
Geordie Walker (track 18)
Martyn Ware (track 8)
phonographic copyright by:
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1983) (track 2)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2003) (track 2)
publisher:
Complete Music Ltd. (track 14)
Jump Jet Music Ltd. (track 10)
Mood Music Ltd. (track 10)
mixed at:
Odyssey Studio (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (track 13)
recorded at:
Odyssey Studio (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1982-08) (track 13)
CBS Studios (London, 1972–1989) in London, England, United Kingdom (1983) (track 2)
has remixes:
music videos:
sampled by:
Got It Twisted by Mobb Deep (track 13)
cover recording of:
No Regrets (track 17)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
抗議變心 (track 9)
留下的雨傘 (track 7)
live recording of:
It’s a Miracle (track 2)
recording of:
Black Man Ray (track 7)
Come Live With Me (track 8)
Enola Gay (track 5)
Ghosts (track 19)
It’s My Life (track 11)
Living in a Box (track 15)
Love Like Blood (track 18)
Mary’s Prayer (track 12)
Mirror Man (track 4)
Strange Little Girl (track 14)
We Close Our Eyes (track 16)
You Take Me Up (track 1)
Gold (1982) (track 3)
She Blinded Me With Science (1982-08) (track 13)
It’s a Miracle (1983) (track 2)

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Terry Chambers (track 10)
Ian Mosley (track 19)
bass guitar:
Pete Trewavas (track 19)
guitar:
Dave Gregory (XTC) (track 10)
Steve Rothery (track 19)
Andy Partridge (track 10)
bass:
Colin Moulding (track 10)
percussion:
Ian Mosley (track 19)
keyboard:
Mark Kelly (Marillion keyboardist) (track 19)
trombone:
Rico Rodriguez (Jamaican trombonist) (track 1)
additional engineer:
Rob Eaton (track 12)
Steve Rinkoff (track 12)
Tony Taverner (track 12)
composer:
Stuart Adamson (track 7)
Mark Kelly (Marillion keyboardist) (track 19)
Ian Mosley (track 19)
Steve Rothery (track 19)
Pete Trewavas (track 19)
Kirk Brandon (track 18)
Jerry Dammers (track 1)
Martin Degville (track 13)
Derek William Dick (track 19)
David Fenton (track 5)
Nick Heyward (track 11)
Tony James (UK bassist/guitarist) (track 13)
Andy Partridge (track 10)
Neal Whitmore (track 13)
engineer:
Barry Hammond (track 2)
John A. Rivers (track 1)
Jason Corsaro (track 12)
lead vocals:
Fish (Derek William Dick, ex-Marillion frontman) (track 19)
lyricist:
Kirk Brandon (track 18)
Jerry Dammers (track 1)
Martin Degville (track 13)
Derek William Dick (track 19)
David Fenton (track 5)
Nick Heyward (track 11)
Tony James (UK bassist/guitarist) (track 13)
Richard Jobson (track 7)
Andy Partridge (track 10)
Neal Whitmore (track 13)
mixer:
Chris Kimsey (track 19)
Jason Corsaro (track 12)
Mark Freegard (track 19)
performer:
Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter) (track 12)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 12)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 12)
Tony Thompson (Drummer, best known for his work in CHIC) (track 12)
producer:
Bernard Edwards (track 12)
Keith Forsey (track 9)
Chris Kimsey (track 19)
Giorgio Moroder (track 13)
Hugh Padgham (track 10)
Bob Sargeant (track 11)
Peter Walsh (UK producer) (track 9)
Pete Wingfield (keyboardist) (track 2)
XTC (English rock band) (track 10)
recording engineer:
Thomas Stiehler (track 19)
vocals:
Colin Moulding (track 10)
Andy Partridge (track 10)
writer:
Al Archer (track 2)
Matthew Ashman (track 6)
David Barbe (track 6)
Charlie Burchill (track 9)
Biff Byford (track 16)
Steve Dawson (UK bassist for Saxon) (track 16)
Carol Decker (track 17)
Derek Forbes (track 9)
Pete Gill (track 16)
Leigh Gorman (track 6)
Eddie Holland (Motown songwriter, lyricist of Holland‐Dozier‐Holland songwriting team) (track 8)
Billy Idol (track 4)
Jim Kerr (of Simple Minds) (track 9)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 15)
Annabella Lwin (track 6)
Michael MacNeil (track 9)
Malcolm McLaren (track 6)
Graham Oliver (Blues Rock, Hard Rock, UK) (track 16)
Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter) (track 12)
Paul Quinn (Saxon guitarist) (track 16)
Nick Rhodes (track 15)
Ron Rogers (Ronald Phillip Rogers, T'Pau) (track 17)
Kevin Rowland (track 2)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 8)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 12)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 12)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 15)
Norman Whitfield (track 8)
Tony James (UK bassist/guitarist) (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1985) (track 19)
publisher:
BMG Music Publishing (NYC-based headquarters, with national subsidiaries under it) (track 17)
Bungalow Music (track 12)
Jobete Music (track 8)
Tritec Music Ltd. (track 12)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1985) (track 19)
engineered at:
mixed at:
DJ-mixes:
Live From WLION by The Lions (2012) (track 1)
has remixes:
later releases:
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 217) (track 1)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
Humppaan itsekseni (track 4)
recording of:
Animation (track 7)
China in Your Hand (track 17)
Election Day (track 15)
Fantastic Day (track 11)
Geno (track 2)
Ghost Town (track 1)
Lavender (track 19)
Never Take Me Alive (track 18)
Some Like It Hot (track 12)
Turning Japanese (track 5)

CD 3

drums (drum set):
Chris North (UK drummer of The Enid) (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
bass guitar:
Martin Russell (recording engineer, producer, composer & musician) (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
guitar:
Matt Aitken (track 2)
Francis Lickerish (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
James Stevenson (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
Steve Stewart (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
Ricky Wilde (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
keyboard:
Matt Aitken (track 2)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 2)
Robert John Godfrey (member of The Enid) (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
Calvin Hayes (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
Ricky Wilde (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
keyboard [Fairlight] programming:
Ian Curnow (track 2)
background vocals:
Ricky Wilde (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
composer:
Alan Tarney (track 11)
Ian Broudie (track 6)
Errol Brown (track 1)
Clark Datchler (track 18)
Jackie DeShannon (track 14)
Bryan Ferry (track 9)
David Gates (singer/songwriter, lead singer of Bread) (track 13)
Nick Heyward (track 8)
Julian Lennon (track 10)
engineer:
Mike Ging (track 12)
Bob Kraushaar (track 12)
Mark McGuire (UK producer/engineer) (track 2)
Stephen Stewart (engineer, guitarist of The Enid) (track 3)
Steve Stewart (track 3)
Cenzo Townshend (engineer) (track 6)
lead vocals:
Kim Wilde (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
lyricist:
Ian Broudie (track 6)
Errol Brown (track 1)
Clark Datchler (track 18)
Jackie DeShannon (track 14)
Bryan Ferry (track 9)
David Gates (singer/songwriter, lead singer of Bread) (track 13)
Nick Heyward (track 8)
Julian Lennon (track 10)
Leo Sayer (track 11)
miscellaneous support:
Andy Hill (English producer & songwriter) (track 5)
mixer:
Pete Hammond (UK producer aka "Mixmaster") (track 2)
producer:
Matt Aitken (track 2)
Dave Edmunds (track 4)
Keith Forsey (track 7)
Stephen Hague (track 12)
Jesus Jones (track 16)
Stewart Levine (track 13)
Mickie Most (English record producer) (track 1)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 2)
Pete Waterman (track 2)
Ricky Wilde (track 3)
Ian Broudie (track 6)
writer:
Matt Aitken (track 2)
Simon Climie (track 12)
Rhoda Dakar (British singer and musician, of The Bodysnatchers) (track 19)
Jerry Dammers (track 19)
Rob Fisher (British keyboardist and half of the 80s synthpop duo Naked Eyes) (track 12)
Terry Hall (track 15)
Andy Hill (English producer & songwriter) (track 5)
Billy Idol (track 7)
Toby Lyons (track 15)
Dennis Morgan (US songwriter) (track 12)
Sy Oliver (track 17)
Slim Jim Phantom (track 4)
Brian Setzer (track 4)
Peter Sinfield (track 5)
Steve Stevens (track 7)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 2)
Pete Waterman (track 2)
Marty Wilde (track 3)
Ricky Wilde (track 3)
Trummy Young (track 17)
phonographic copyright by:
Cherry Red Records Ltd (Do not use as label, use only for copyright and distribution credits.) (track 3)
EMI America Records, Inc. (1982) (track 4)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1982) (track 1)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1987) (track 12)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1987) (track 13)
publisher:
BMG Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 1–2)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 12)
E.G. Music Inc. (track 9)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 12)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 14)
Terrace Music (1987) (track 2)
mixed at:
RAK in London, England, United Kingdom (track 3)
recorded at:
has remixes:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Victor by Syndicate (track 3)
part of:
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 55) (track 3)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Everything I Own (track 13)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Juostaan pois (track 4)
later translated parody versions:
Heil Humppa (track 3)
later translated versions:
Kaupungin lapset (track 3)
later versions:
recording of:
Free Nelson Mandela (track 19)
More Than This (track 9)
Orchard Road (track 11)
Pure (track 6)
Runaway Boys (track 4)
Shattered Dreams (track 18)
Thinking of You (track 15)
Kids in America (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
It Started With a Kiss (1982) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
R.A. Megamix (track 2)