Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 You Can’t Hurry Love Phil Collins 4.1 2:52
2 Come On Eileen Dexy’s Midnight Runners 4.25 4:06
3 The Look of Love, Part 1 ABC 4.6 3:29
4 Save a Prayer Duran Duran 5 3:45
5 Ebony and Ivory Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder 3 3:43
6 Do You Really Want to Hurt Me Culture Club 4.15 4:24
7 I Don’t Wanna Dance Eddy Grant 3 3:40
8 House of Fun Madness 4 2:49
9 Really Saying Something Bananarama with The Fun Boy Three 3 2:42
10 Mirror Man Human League 3:49
11 What? Soft Cell 2:50
12 Talk Talk Talk Talk 3:21
13 Promised You a Miracle Simple Minds 3:58
14 Mad World Tears for Fears 4.5 3:35
15 The Model Kraftwerk 4 3:40
16 Da Da Da (Englische version) Trio 3.5 3:20
17 Only You Yazoo 4.5 3:09
18 Maid of Orleans Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark 2.5 4:10
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Layla Derek and the Dominos 4.7 7:11
2 Golden Brown The Stranglers 4.8 3:27
3 A Celebration U2 2:57
4 Senses Working Overtime XTC 4.35 4:36
5 Town Called Malice The Jam 5 2:53
6 Young Guns (Go for It!) Wham! 3:40
7 Some Guys Have All the Luck Robert Palmer 4.35 3:09
8 Mama Used to Say Junior 3:35
9 Ohh La, La, La (Let’s Go Dancin’) Kool & The Gang 3:31
10 Walking on Sunshine Rocker’s Revenge feat. Donnie Calvin 3:44
11 The Message Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five 4.5 3:11
12 It Started With a Kiss Hot Chocolate 3 4:01
13 Eye of the Tiger Survivor 4.7 3:59
14 Centerfold J Geils Band 4 3:38
15 Annie, I’m Not Your Daddy Kid Creole and the Coconuts 3:48
16 Mickey Toni Basil 3.75 4:10
17 Just What I Always Wanted Mari Wilson 3:23
18 More Than This Roxy Music 4:09

Credits

CD 1

electric bass guitar:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (1981-02-28) (track 5)
drums (drum set):
Manny Elias (track 14)
Stevie Wonder (1981-02-28) (track 5)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Phil (of Genesis) (track 1)
bass guitar:
Mikey Craig (track 6)
Mark Lickley (track 3)
Curt Smith (track 14)
bass guitar [bass]:
John (track 1)
vocoder:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (1981-02-28) (track 5)
strings arranger:
Martyn (Norrie) Ford (conductor) (track 1)
glockenspiel [glock]:
membranophone and percussion:
Jon Moss (track 6)
tambourine:
Phil (of Genesis) (track 1)
synthesizer:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (1981-02-28) (track 5)
Stevie Wonder (1981-02-28) (track 5)
guitar:
Roland Orzabal (track 14)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (1981-02-28) (track 5)
guitar [guitars]:
Daryl (track 1)
electric piano:
Stevie Wonder (1981-02-28) (track 5)
vibraphone:
percussion:
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 14)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (1981-02-28) (track 5)
Stevie Wonder (1981-02-28) (track 5)
keyboard:
Mark White (ABC/Vice Versa) (track 3)
Roland Orzabal (track 14)
Curt Smith (track 14)
Ian Stanley (track 14)
piano:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (1981-02-28) (track 5)
additional producer:
Daniel Miller (founder of Mute Records) (track 17)
additional translator:
Ralf Hütter (track 15)
Emil Schult (track 15)
additional vocals:
Helen Terry (track 6)
arranger:
George Martin (track 5)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (track 5)
assistant engineer:
Howard Gray (track 1)
assistant mixer:
Jon Jacobs (UK producer/engineer) (1982-01-19) (track 5)
assistant producer:
Hugh Padgham (track 1)
assistant recording engineer:
Mike Stavrou (producer/engineer) (1981-02-28) (track 5)
background vocals:
Annette Humpe (track 16)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (1981-02-28) (track 5)
Stevie Wonder (1981-02-28) (track 5)
composer:
Karl Bartos (track 15)
H.B. Barnum (tracks 11, 11)
Vince Clarke (member of Erasure, Depeche Mode, Yazoo, ...) (track 17)
Lamont Dozier (track 1)
Eddy Grant (track 7)
Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter) (track 1)
Ed Hollis (British songwriter and producer) (track 12)
Mark Hollis (track 12)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (track 5)
Andy McCluskey (track 18)
Roland Orzabal (track 14)
Ralf Hütter (track 15)
conductor:
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 14)
creative direction:
Clive Langer (track 2)
Alan Winstanley (track 2)
engineer:
Steve Levine (track 6)
Hugh Padgham (track 1)
Eric Radcliffe (track 17)
Colin Thurston (track 4)
John Fryer (British producer and engineer) (track 17)
Howard Gray (track 18)
Gary Langan (track 3)
Brian Tench (track 18)
Paul Gomersall (track 1)
lead vocals:
George O’Dowd (track 6)
Martin Fry (track 3)
Phil (of Genesis) (track 1)
lyricist:
Eddie Holland (Motown songwriter, lyricist of Holland‐Dozier‐Holland songwriting team) (track 1)
H.B. Barnum (tracks 11, 11)
Vince Clarke (member of Erasure, Depeche Mode, Yazoo, ...) (track 17)
Lamont Dozier (track 1)
Eddy Grant (track 7)
Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter) (track 1)
Ed Hollis (British songwriter and producer) (track 12)
Mark Hollis (track 12)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (track 5)
Andy McCluskey (track 18)
Roland Orzabal (track 14)
Ralf Hütter (track 15)
Emil Schult (track 15)
mixer:
Robert Colby (live sound engineer & producer, notably for Phil Collins) (track 1)
Steve Levine (track 6)
Jon Moss (track 6)
Paul Gomersall (track 1)
Geoff Emerick (British recording engineer) (1982-01-19) (track 5)
performer:
Ross Cullum (track 14)
Phil Palmer (guitarist) (track 14)
Bananarama (track 9)
producer:
Robert Colby (live sound engineer & producer, notably for Phil Collins) (track 1)
Ross Cullum (track 14)
Keith Forsey (track 13)
Trevor Horn (track 3)
The Human League (track 10)
Clive Langer (tracks 2, 8)
Steve Levine (track 6)
Richard Manwaring (track 18)
George Martin (track 5)
Eric Radcliffe (track 17)
Kevin Rowland (track 2)
Martin Rushent (track 10)
Colin Thurston (track 4)
Peter Walsh (UK producer) (track 13)
Alan Winstanley (tracks 2, 8)
Yazoo (80s British synthpop duo, aka Yaz) (track 17)
Phil (of Genesis) (track 1)
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 14)
programming:
Roland Orzabal (track 14)
Manny Elias (track 14)
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 14)
Ian Stanley (track 14)
recording engineer:
Geoff Emerick (British recording engineer) (1981-02-28) (track 5)
vocals:
Bananarama (track 9)
Alison Moyet (track 17)
Curt Smith (track 14)
writer:
Kevin Adams (track 2)
Mike Barson (track 8)
George O’Dowd (track 6)
Charlie Burchill (track 13)
Ian Burden (track 10)
Jo Callis (track 10)
Mikey Craig (track 6)
Derek Forbes (track 13)
Martin Fry (tracks 3, 3)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 6)
Eddie Holland (Motown songwriter, lyricist of Holland‐Dozier‐Holland songwriting team) (track 9)
Jim Kerr (of Simple Minds) (track 13)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 4)
Michael MacNeil (track 13)
Jon Moss (track 6)
Philip Oakey (track 10)
David Palmer (drummer (ABC/The The)) (tracks 3, 3)
Nick Rhodes (track 4)
Kevin Rowland (track 2)
Stephen Singleton (tracks 3, 3)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 9)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 4)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 4)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 4)
Mark White (ABC/Vice Versa) (tracks 3, 3)
Norman Whitfield (track 9)
Gert Krawinkel (1981) (track 16)
Stephan Remmler (1981) (track 16)
phonographic copyright by:
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1982 –) (track 1)
London Records Ltd. (not release label) (1982) (track 9)
MPL Communications Inc. (Paul McCartney-related, NYC-based company) (1982) (track 5)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1982) (track 3)
Mute Records Ltd. (not for release label use! original company behind the Mute label) (1982) (track 17)
Phonogram Ltd. (1982) (track 3)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1982) (track 6)
publisher:
Chrysalis Music (music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 14)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 6)
Hidle Music (tracks 11, 11)
Jobete (now‐defunct US music publisher, affiliated with BMI) (track 1)
Jobete Music (track 9)
MPL Communications Ltd. (not for release label use! Paul McCartney-related, London-based company) (track 5)
Metropolis Music (tracks 11, 11)
Neutron Music Ltd. (tracks 3, 3)
Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (tracks 11, 11)
mixed at:
SARM Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1982) (track 3)
Air Recording Studio No. 1 (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991) in London, England, United Kingdom (1982-01-19) (track 5)
recorded at:
AIR Studios Montserrat in Saint Peter, Montserrat (1981-02-28) (track 5)
DJ-mixes:
edits:
has remixes:
Only You (1999 mix) by Yazoo (track 17)
mash-ups:
The Key of C by nakinyko (track 16)
music videos:
sampled by:
Special Request by Manix (track 14)
Wanna Hurt Mase? (explicit) by Mase (track 6)
part of:
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 4) (track 3)
cover recording of:
What (track 11)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Come on England (track 2)
later parody versions:
Mad Mares (track 14)
later translated parody versions:
Dummi Du (Only You) (track 17)
later translated versions:
L’amore verra (Italian version of "You Can’t Hurry Love") (track 1)
Vamos Eileen (track 2)
衹有你 (track 17)
later versions:
Do You Really Want to Hurt Me? (Violent Femmes version) (track 6)
The Model (Big Black) (track 15)
partial recording of:
The Look of Love (track 3)
recording of:
Come On Eileen (track 2)
House of Fun (track 8)
Mad World (track 14)
Mirror Man (track 10)
Only You (track 17)
Save a Prayer (Duran Duran) (track 4)
Talk Talk (Talk Talk) (track 12)
The Look of Love (track 3)
The Model (Kraftwerk) (track 15)
What (track 11)
Ebony and Ivory (1981-02-28) (track 5)
translated version of:
Das Modell (track 15)

CD 2

drums (drum set) and percussion:
Jim Gordon (Drummer (Derek and the Dominos)) (1970-09-09) (track 1)
bass guitar:
Carl Radle (1970-09-09) (track 1)
guitar:
Ken Mazur (track 7)
Duane Allman (1970-09-09) (track 1)
Eric Clapton (1970-09-09) (track 1)
electronic organ and piano:
Bobby Whitlock (1970-09-09) (track 1)
arranger:
Seth Justman (track 14)
assistant engineer:
Hill Swimmer (track 13)
co-producer:
Steve Churchyard (track 2)
composer:
Errol Brown (track 12)
August Darnell (track 15)
Bryan Ferry (track 18)
Jeff Fortgang (tracks 7, 7)
Eddy Grant (track 10)
Seth Justman (track 14)
George Michael (track 6)
Andy Partridge (track 4)
Paul Weller (track 5)
engineer:
Hugh Padgham (track 4)
Phil Bonnano (track 13)
Mike Clink (track 13)
David Thoener (track 14)
Jack Nuber (track 7)
executive producer:
Tom Dowd (track 1)
lead vocals:
Eric Clapton (1970-09-09) (track 1)
lyricist:
Errol Brown (track 12)
August Darnell (track 15)
Bryan Ferry (track 18)
Jeff Fortgang (tracks 7, 7)
Eddy Grant (track 10)
Seth Justman (track 14)
George Michael (track 6)
Andy Partridge (track 4)
Paul Weller (track 5)
mixer:
Jack Nuber (track 7)
Tony Visconti (track 2)
producer:
Steve Brown (engineer/music producer) (track 6)
Jiggs Chase (track 11)
Steve Churchyard (track 2)
The Jam (late 70s/early 80s UK punk/mod revival band) (track 5)
Mickie Most (English record producer) (track 12)
Hugh Padgham (track 4)
Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter) (track 7)
Jim Peterik (track 13)
Sylvia Robinson (track 11)
The Stranglers (track 2)
Frankie Sullivan (US guitarist and songwriter, member of Survivor) (track 13)
Peter Wilson (UK Producer) (track 5)
XTC (English rock band) (track 4)
Seth Justman (track 14)
George Michael (track 6)
vocals:
Bobby Whitlock (1970-09-09) (track 1)
writer:
Jet Black (UK drummer Brian Duffy, member of The Stranglers) (track 2)
Bob Carter (keyboardist for Linx) (track 8)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 16)
Jiggs Chase (track 11)
Nicky Chinn (track 16)
Eric Clapton (track 1)
Hugh Cornwell (track 2)
Edward Fletcher (track 11)
Junior Giscombe (English singer-songwriter “Junior”) (track 8)
Jim Gordon (Drummer (Derek and the Dominos)) (track 1)
Melvin Glover (Melvin Glover aka Melle Mel) (track 11)
Dave Greenfield (track 2)
Jim Peterik (track 13)
Sylvia Robinson (track 11)
Frankie Sullivan (US guitarist and songwriter, member of Survivor) (track 13)
U2 (Irish rock band) (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor Ltd. (UK) (not for release label use! aka Polydor Ltd. or Polydor Ltd. (London), fka Polydor Records Ltd.) (track 5)
Universal International Music B.V. (company, do not use as label) (1970) (track 1)
Capitol Records, LLC (not for release label use!) (1981) (track 14)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1982) (track 12)
EMI Catalog (2006) (track 14)
Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited (not for release label use! post-2008 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment) (2016) (track 13)
publisher:
E.C. Music (UK work publisher for Eric Clapton) (track 1)
E.G. Music Inc. (track 18)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 2)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 2)
Easy Action Music (track 13)
Greenheart Music (track 10)
IQ Music Ltd. (track 11)
Plumbshaft-Ltd. (track 2)
Sony/ATV Melody (track 13)
Stylist Music Ltd. (track 5)
Throat Music (track 1)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 13)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 1)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–2019) (track 14)
Yamaha Music Publishing (– 2017-03-31) (track 13)
Yamaha Music Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (holding company - do not use as release label) (2017-04-01 –) (track 13)
recorded at:
Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida, United States (1970-09-09) (track 1)
The Dominion Theatre in London, England, United Kingdom (1980-11-10) (track 7)
Air Recording Studio No. 1 (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991) in London, England, United Kingdom (1981-12) (track 5)
DJ-mixes:
edit of:
The Message (original version) by Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five feat. Melle Mel & Duke Bootee (track 11)
has remixes:
Layla (“The Layla Sessions” remix) by Derek and the Dominos (track 1)
mash-ups:
Tiger by Neil Cicierega (track 13)
sampled by:
Fatal Fight by Benjamin Bear feat. MC Gigahertz (track 13)
One of Them by Merciless (track 13)
Raise the Roof by Girl Talk (track 13)
Rock the Beat by LMFAO (track 13)
Sexy Gal by Shaggy (track 13)
[untitled] by Circulation (track 2)
part of:
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 38) (track 14)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 151) (track 5)
cover recording of:
Kitty (more well known as "Mickey") (track 16)
Walking on Sunshine (track 10)
is the basis for:
Cabinet Battle #1 (Hamilton: An American Musical) (track 11)
Goin’ Blind (track 1)
The Message (track 11)
later parody versions:
Amos (track 1)
Go to Browns (track 2)
I Have to Die First (track 13)
Manifold (track 14)
Nicky (track 16)
Ricky (track 16)
Vista Drivers (track 13)
later translated parody versions:
Humppaan (track 1)
later translated versions:
Hej, taste (Mickey) (track 16)
Mickey (Japanese version of "Kitty" a.k.a. "Mickey") (track 16)
Mickey (Spanish version of "Kitty" a.k.a. "Mickey") (track 16)
Morgengrauen (track 2)
Oog van de tijger (track 13)
later versions:
live cover recording of:
Some Guys Have All the Luck (1980-11-10) (track 7)
recording of:
A Celebration (track 3)
Centerfold (song by The J. Geils Band) (track 14)
Eye of the Tiger (track 13)
Golden Brown (track 2)
Mama Used to Say (track 8)
More Than This (track 18)
The Message (track 11)
Town Called Malice (track 5)
Layla (1970-09-09) (track 1)
It Started With a Kiss (1982) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
Layla Mix (track 1)
Riff Off (track 16)
Rocky (track 13)

Release Group

part of:Now That’s What I Call Music! The Millennium Series (UK) (number: 1982) (order: 3)