Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Reflex
Duran Duran 4:22
2 Reckless
Afrika Bambaataa feat. UB40 3:52
3 They Don’t Know
Tracey Ullman 2:58
4 Axel F
Harold Faltermeyer 3.5 3:00
5 Chequered Love
Kim Wilde 5 3:20
6 Me, Myself and I
De La Soul 3:23
7 Rumors
Timex Social Club 4:05
8 Reet Petite
Jackie Wilson 2 2:42
9 Let’s Go All the Way
Sly Fox 3:51
10 The Lover in Me
Sheena Easton 4:56
11 More than I Can Bear
Matt Bianco 4:10
12 Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car
Billy Ocean 4:36
13 Girl Crazy
Hot Chocolate 2 3:17
14 Close to Perfection
Miquel Brown 3:45
15 Aurora
Nova 3:38
16 Wot
Captain Sensible 3:14
17 Go See the Doctor
Kool Moe Dee 3:51
18 The Harder I Try
Brother Beyond 3:27
19 The Eyes of Jenny
Sandy Coast 4:23
20 Freeze Frame
The J. Geils Band 3:55
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Road to Nowhere
Talking Heads 4:19
2 It Ain’t What You Do, It’s the Way That You Do It
Fun Boy Three & Bananarama 2:45
3 Orchard Road
Leo Sayer 4:19
4 Wouldn’t It Be Good
Nik Kershaw 4:25
5 Your Love Still Brings Me to My Knees
Marcia Hines 3:27
6 Going Back to My Roots
Odyssey 4:10
7 Room in Your Heart
Living in a Box 4:32
8 Him
Rupert Holmes 3:57
9 At This Moment
Billy Vera & The Beaters 5 4:15
10 We Are the Young
Dan Hartman 4:17
11 Just an Illusion
Imagination 3:55
12 The Youth of Today
Musical Youth 2:51
13 Rain in May
Max Werner 3:32
14 I Think We’re Alone Now
Tiffany 4.25 3:45
15 Pump Up the Volume
MARRS 5 4:04
16 The More You Live, the More You Love
A Flock of Seagulls 4:05
17 Just for You
Spargo 3:36
18 Wee Rule
Wee Papa Girl Rappers 5 3:29
19 Happy Station
Fun Fun 3:17
20 Jeopardy
Greg Kihn Band 5 3:48
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Tears Run Rings
Marc Almond 5 4:19
2 Love Is a Battlefield
Pat Benatar 4:05
3 Stars on Stevie
Stars on 45 5:19
4 The Heat Is On
Glenn Frey 5 3:45
5 Why Can’t We Live Together
Mike Anthony 3:41
6 License to Kill
Gladys Knight 5:12
7 Shaddap You Face
Joe Dolce 5 3:11
8 Can Can
Bad Manners 2:48
9 On My Radio
The Selecter 3:04
10 Real Love
Jody Watley 4:15
11 Do It Again With Billie Jean
Club House 4:02
12 Papa’s Got a Brand New Pigbag
Pigbag 3:20
13 Wonderful
Shift feat. Patty 3:54
14 We Got Our Own Thang
Heavy D. & The Boyz 3:46
15 World at War
Dr. Pop 3:27
16 Rise to the Occasion
Climie Fisher 4:13
17 Vriendschap
Het Goede Doel 4:05
18 Slow Motion
De Dijk 3:13
19 The Lion Sleeps Tonight
Tight Fit 3:16
20 Wunderbar
Tenpole Tudor 2:59
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Still Loving You
Scorpions 6:26
2 The Way to Your Heart
Soulsister 3:41
3 We Are Growing
Margaret Singana 4:09
4 My Prerogative
Bobby Brown 3:50
5 Geil
Bruce & Bongo 3:53
6 Skandal im Sperrbezirk
Spider Murphy Gang 4 3:35
7 See You Tonight
Tower 3:51
8 Laugh and Walk Away
The Shirts 3:11
9 Lady
Kenny Rogers 3:49
10 South Africa
Revelation Time & Ruud Gullit 3:35
11 City Lights
William Pitt 2:35
12 Ticket to the Tropics
Gerard Joling 3:35
13 Save Your Love
Renée and Renato 3:09
14 I Like the Way
Fruitcake 3:55
15 You Keep Me Hanging on
Kim Wilde 4:12
16 Oh Sheila
Ready for the World 3:38
17 I Need You
B.V.S.M.P. 5:02
18 Clouds Across the Moon
RAH Band 4:50
19 Live Is Life
Opus 4:00
20 Wonderful World
Sam Cooke 4.35 2:04
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Life’s What You Make It
Talk Talk 3:58
2 The Tide Is High
Blondie 4.3 4:34
3 Don’t Look Any Further
Dennis Edwards 4:09
4 Desire
Future World Orchestra 3:13
5 Twilight Zone
Golden Earring 4 4:38
6 Aquarius
Gary Fane 3:14
7 Manhattan
G'Race 2:55
8 Attention to Me
The Nolans 3:00
9 Trapped
Colonel Abrams 4:02
10 Catch Me
Marsha Raven 4:14
11 Again
Big Man & The Night People 4:54
12 Celebration Rap
MC Miker G & DJ Sven 4:03
13 We Just
Moses 4:47
14 Theme From S Express
S’Express 3:02
15 Nothing’s Gonna Stop Me Now
Samantha Fox 3:43
16 Check Out the Chicken
Grandmaster Chicken & DJ Duck 4:17
17 Change of Heart
Change 5 4:14
18 I Can’t Wait
Nu Shooz 3:39
19 Julie
Daniel 2:58
20 Pretend
Alvin Stardust 2:41

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Chris North (UK drummer of The Enid) (1980 – 1981) (track 5)
bass guitar:
Martin Russell (recording engineer, producer, composer & musician) (1980 – 1981) (track 5)
guitar:
Francis Lickerish (1980 – 1981) (track 5)
James Stevenson (1980 – 1981) (track 5)
Steve Stewart (1980 – 1981) (track 5)
Ricky Wilde (1980 – 1981) (track 5)
keyboard:
Robert John Godfrey (member of The Enid) (1980 – 1981) (track 5)
Calvin Hayes (1980 – 1981) (track 5)
Ricky Wilde (1980 – 1981) (track 5)
background vocals:
Ricky Wilde (1980 – 1981) (track 5)
composer:
Harold Faltermeyer (track 4)
Kirsty MacColl (track 3)
Errol Brown (track 13)
Ray Burns (real name of Captain Sensible (The Damned)) (track 16)
engineer:
Steve Stewart (track 5)
lead vocals:
Kim Wilde (1980 – 1981) (track 5)
lyricist:
Kirsty MacColl (track 3)
Errol Brown (track 13)
Ray Burns (real name of Captain Sensible (The Damned)) (track 16)
performer:
UB40 (track 2)
producer:
Peter Collins (producer) (track 3)
Harold Faltermeyer (track 4)
Mickie Most (English record producer) (track 13)
Ricky Wilde (track 5)
writer:
Matt Aitken (track 18)
Tyran Carlo (track 8)
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 6)
Berry Gordy (track 8)
Seth Justman (track 20)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 1)
Ian Levine (track 14)
Vincent Mason (US rapper Vincent Mason, member of De La Soul) (track 6)
Billy Ocean (track 12)
Kelvin Mercer (US rapper/producer Kelvin Mercer, aka Pos) (track 6)
Paul Huston (US hip hop DJ & producer) (track 6)
Mark Reilly (track 11)
Nick Rhodes (track 1)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 18)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 1)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 1)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 1)
Fiachra Trench (track 14)
Pete Waterman (track 18)
Danny White (keyboardist) (track 11)
Marty Wilde (track 5)
Ricky Wilde (track 5)
Peter Wolf (US rock vocalist, member of J. Geils Band) (track 20)
Philippe Wynn (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Geffen Records (1984) (track 4)
publisher:
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 3)
mixed at:
RAK in London, England, United Kingdom (track 5)
recorded at:
DJ-mixes:
Wot (part of “The Mix of the Century, II” DJ-Mix) by Captain Sensible (track 16)
mash-ups:
cover recording of:
They Don’t Know (track 3)
later parody versions:
Ich sag' J.B.O. (track 16)
later translated parody versions:
Wat? (track 16)
later translated versions:
recording of:
Axel F (Beverly Hills Cop) (track 4)
Close to Perfection (track 14)
Freeze-Frame (track 20)
Girl Crazy (track 13)
Me Myself and I (track 6)
The Harder I Try (track 18)
The Reflex (track 1)
Wot? (track 16)
Chequered Love (1980 – 1981) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Polkas (track 1)

CD 2

synthesizer:
John Duarte (track 14)
guitar:
Chuck Yamek (track 14)
drum machine [drum] programming:
John Duarte (track 14)
additional recording engineer:
John Kerns (track 14)
arranger:
John Duarte (track 14)
background vocals:
Tiffany (US 1980s pop star, "I Think We’re Alone Now") (track 14)
composer:
Ritchie Cordell (track 14)
William P. McCord (track 9)
Alan Tarney (track 3)
Ian Telfer (track 1)
Martyn Young (track 15)
Steven Young (UK musician, member of Colourbox & MARRS) (track 15)
David Byrne (track 1)
Lamont Dozier (track 6)
John Jones (UK folk singer) (track 1)
Nik Kershaw (track 4)
Alan Prosser (track 1)
engineer:
Bill Smith (US recording engineer) (track 14)
Paul Schroeder (UK rock/pop producer, engineer & remixer) (track 18)
lead vocals:
Tiffany (US 1980s pop star, "I Think We’re Alone Now") (track 14)
lyricist:
Ritchie Cordell (track 14)
William P. McCord (track 9)
Ian Telfer (track 1)
David Byrne (track 1)
Lamont Dozier (track 6)
John Jones (UK folk singer) (track 1)
Nik Kershaw (track 4)
Alan Prosser (track 1)
Leo Sayer (track 3)
mixer:
Geoff Hunt (track 18)
producer:
Steve Lovell (track 16)
Hamish McDonald (track 18)
George E. Tobin (track 14)
remixer:
George E. Tobin (track 14)
Bill Smith (US recording engineer) (track 14)
writer:
Charles Cochrane (track 18)
Richard Darbyshire (track 7)
Albert Hammond (track 7)
Ashley Ingram (track 11)
Leee John (track 11)
Steve Jolley (track 11)
Greg Kihn (track 20)
Samantha Lawrence (track 18)
Sandra Lawrence (track 18)
Frank Maudsley (track 16)
Hamish McDonald (track 18)
Chris Meldon (track 13)
Sy Oliver (track 2)
Chris Pilgram (track 13)
Paul Reynolds (track 16)
Ali Score (track 16)
Mike Score (track 16)
Tony Swain (track 11)
Marcus Vere (track 7)
Steve Wright (bassist for the Greg Kihn Band) (track 20)
Trummy Young (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
Zomba Productions Limited (1984) (track 16)
Zomba Records Limited (not strictly a label - avoid adding releases here) (1986) (track 16)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1987) (track 14)
publisher:
EMI Longitude Music (track 14)
Empire Music Ltd. (track 7)
Imagem Music GmbH (subsidiary of Dutch music publishers Imagem) (track 4)
Imagem Songs Ltd. (track 4)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 4)
Vera-Cruz Music Co (track 9)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 9)
mixed at:
Battery Studios (London, owned by Zomba group) in London, England, United Kingdom (track 18)
recorded at:
Battery Studios (London, owned by Zomba group) in London, England, United Kingdom (tracks 16, 18)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
I Want You Back by Girl Talk (track 15)
cover recording of:
later parody versions:
I Lost on Jeopardy (track 20)
later translated versions:
Sonne auf der Haut (track 4)
ふたりの世界 (track 14)
part of:
Gotcha! (1985 film soundtrack) (track 4)
recording of:
At This Moment (track 9)
Jeopardy (track 20)
Just an Illusion (track 11)
Orchard Road (track 3)
Pump Up the Volume (track 15)
Rain in May (track 13)
Road to Nowhere (track 1)
Room in Your Heart (track 7)
Wee Rule (track 18)

CD 3

drums (drum set):
Hans Boosman (track 17)
electronic drum set:
Hans Boosman (track 17)
bass guitar:
Stephan Wienjus (track 17)
membranophone:
Keith Forsey (track 4)
synthesizer:
Ronald Jongeneel (track 17)
Henk Temming (track 17)
guitar:
Sander van Herk (track 17)
Rick Vito (track 4)
bass:
Harold Faltermeyer (track 4)
vibraphone:
Ronald Jongeneel (track 17)
percussion:
Hans Boosman (track 17)
keyboard:
Harold Faltermeyer (track 4)
piano:
Ronald Jongeneel (track 17)
Henk Temming (track 17)
xylophone:
Ronald Jongeneel (track 17)
arranger:
Louis Cook (track 8)
David Farren (track 8)
Het Goede Doel (track 17)
Paul Hyman (track 8)
Chris Kane (saxophone player) (track 8)
Andrew Marson (track 8)
Alan Sayag (track 8)
Martin Stewart (member of Bad Manners, The Selecter) (track 8)
Douglas Trendle (track 8)
Brian Tuitt (track 8)
background vocals:
Keith Forsey (track 4)
composer:
Chip Carpenter (track 12)
Joe Dolce (track 7)
Keith Forsey (track 4)
Roger Freeman (track 12)
Chris Hamlyn (track 12)
James Johnstone (UK percussionist/guitarist/ambient producer) (track 12)
Chris Lee (Trumpet Player) (track 12)
Solomon Linda (tracks 19, 19)
Hans van der Lubbe (track 18)
Ollie Moore (track 12)
Jacques Offenbach (track 8)
Simon Underwood (track 12)
Marc Almond (English pop singer and songwriter) (track 1)
Harold Faltermeyer (track 4)
lead vocals:
Henk Westbroek (track 17)
Glenn Frey (US musician/singer/songwriter, member of the Eagles) (track 4)
lyricist:
Joe Dolce (track 7)
Keith Forsey (track 4)
Marc Almond (English pop singer and songwriter) (track 1)
Harold Faltermeyer (track 4)
Huub van der Lubbe (track 18)
George David Weiss (1961) (tracks 19, 19)
performer:
Patty (track 13)
producer:
Keith Forsey (track 4)
Harold Faltermeyer (track 4)
solo guitar:
Glenn Frey (US musician/singer/songwriter, member of the Eagles) (track 4)
vocals:
Henk Temming (track 17)
writer:
Walter Afanasieff (track 6)
John Barry (film composer; known for James Bond) (track 6)
Leslie Bricusse (track 6)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 2)
Simon Climie (track 16)
Jeffrey Cohen (70s/80s US funk/soul producer/songwriter) (track 6)
Luigi Creatore (tracks 19, 19)
Rob Fisher (British keyboardist and half of the 80s synthpop duo Naked Eyes) (track 16)
Holly Knight (track 2)
Dennis Morgan (US songwriter) (track 16)
Hugo Peretti (tracks 19, 19)
Albert Stanton (pseudonym for Al Brackman) (tracks 19, 19)
Henk Temming (track 17)
Henk Westbroek (track 17)
phonographic copyright by:
Geffen Records (1984) (track 4)
publisher:
Abilene Music Inc. (tracks 19, 19)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 6)
Famous Chappell (track 4)
Magnet Music Ltd. (track 8)
Zomba Music Publishers Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Zomba Music Publishing) (track 2)
engineered at:
mixed at:
recorded at:
cover recording of:
has revision:
The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Mango Groove revision) (tracks 19, 19)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Le lion est mort ce soir (tracks 19, 19)
Réveille-toi (Wimbo-mi) (tracks 19, 19)
Úžas (track 6)
現在愛我 (track 16)
later versions:
part of:
The Lion King (stage musical) (tracks 19, 19)
recording of:
Can Can (track 8)
Licence to Kill (track 6)
Shaddap You Face (track 7)
Slow motion (De Dijk) (track 18)
Tears Run Rings (track 1)
The Heat Is On (track 4)
Vriendschap (track 17)
version of:
Wimoweh (tracks 19, 19)

CD 4

composer:
Lamont Dozier (track 15)
Günter Grasmuck (track 19)
Peter Niklas Gruber (track 19)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 15)
Pascal Pilet Desjardins (producer) (track 11)
Kurt René Plisnier (track 19)
Herwig Rüdisser (track 19)
Rudolf Schenker (track 1)
Ewald Pfleger (track 19)
Lionel Richie, Jr. (track 9)
Günther Sigl (track 6)
Philip Trainer (track 11)
Pascal Wuthrich (track 11)
conductor:
René Hall (track 20)
lead vocals:
Sam Cooke (track 20)
lyricist:
Pascal Pilet Desjardins (producer) (track 11)
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (track 15)
Klaus Meine (track 1)
Ewald Pfleger (track 19)
Lionel Richie, Jr. (track 9)
Günther Sigl (track 6)
Philip Trainer (track 11)
Pascal Wuthrich (track 11)
writer:
Lou Adler (track 20)
Herb Alpert (track 20)
Stevie B (Miami freestyle artist best known for Because I Love You (The Postman Song)) (track 17)
Bobby Brown (R&B singer, New Edition member) (track 4)
Sam Cooke (track 20)
John Edward (British musician, writer and record producer) (track 13)
Sue Edward (track 13)
Gene Griffin (track 4)
Jan Leyers (Belgian singer & songwriter) (track 2)
Paul Michiels (track 2)
Teddy Riley (US R&B singer & producer) (track 4)
publisher:
ABKCO Music Ltd. (track 20)
Brockman Music (track 9)
Hollywood Music (song publisher) (track 13)
Opus Music (Publisher for Opus) (track 19)
DJ-mixes:
edits:
Live Is Life (long stadium mix) by Opus (track 19)
arrangements:
Still Loving You (Je t'aime encore) (translated) (track 1)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Hänsel und Gretel: Variationen (Otto - Die CD: Das Allerbeste) (track 6)
Kaipaan sua niin (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
Leia (track 1)
later translated versions:
Heute live (track 19)
KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON~誘惑を抱きしめて~ (Hiromi Mori translation) (track 15)
Leben heißt Leben (track 19)
Yksin (Lionel Richie cover) (track 9)
キープ・ミー・ハンギン・オン (Junko Sato translation) (track 15)
二人世界 (track 20)
later versions:
Opus Dei (track 19)
live recording of:
Live Is Life (song by Opus) (track 19)
recording of:
City Lights (track 11)
I Need You (track 17)
Lady (track 9)
My Prerogative (track 4)
Save Your Love (track 13)
Still Loving You (track 1)
Wonderful World (track 20)
Skandal im Sperrbezirk (1981-03-09 – 1981-04-02) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Hänsel und Gretel: Variationen (Otto - Die CD: Das Allerbeste) (track 6)
Megamix (track 15)
Viva Medley (track 6)

CD 5

additional writer:
Howard Barrett (tracks 2, 2)
Tyrone Evans (tracks 2, 2)
composer:
Daniel (Eurovision Song Contest participant with song Julie) (track 19)
George Kooymans (track 5)
John Smith (Nu Shooz) (track 18)
lyricist:
George Kooymans (track 5)
Mario Mihaljević (track 19)
John Smith (Nu Shooz) (track 18)
Rajko Šimunović (track 19)
producer:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 2)
writer:
Colonel Abrams (track 9)
Matt Aitken (track 15)
Marston Freeman (songwriter) (track 9)
Tim Friese-Greene (track 1)
Pascal Gabriel (Belgian-born, UK based producer, musician, songwriter) (track 14)
Franne Golde (track 3)
Miles Gregory (track 14)
Duane Hitchings (track 3)
Mark Hollis (track 1)
John Holt (tracks 2, 2)
James Harris III (track 17)
Dennis Lambert (track 3)
Terry Lewis (US hip-hop/soul songwriter, producer & label owner) (track 17)
Mark Moore (track 14)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 15)
Pete Waterman (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) (2001) (track 2)
publisher:
Flyte Tyme Tunes (track 17)
Rhythm King Music (Publishing arm of Rhythm King Records) (track 14)
Snamyook Music (publisher associated with George Kooymans) (track 5)
VMG Worldwide (track 3)
edit of:
Change of Heart by Change (track 17)
cover recording of:
The Tide Is High (track 2)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Buzzin' (track 18)
later versions:
The Tide Is High (Get the Feeling) (new bridge & lyrics for Atomic Kitten) (tracks 2, 2)
recording of:
Change of Heart (track 17)
I Can't Wait (track 18)
Julie (track 19)
The Tide Is High (track 2)
Trapped (track 9)
Twilight Zone (Golden Earring song) (track 5)