Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 You Can't Hurry Love Phil Collins 4.1 2:51
2 Red Red Wine UB40 3.5 3:02
3 Down Under Men at Work 4.25 3:37
4 Is There Something I Should Know? Duran Duran 2.5 4:08
5 I'm Still Standing Elton John 3.65 3:01
6 Bad Boys Wham! 3:20
7 Wings of a Dove Madness 4 3:00
8 Don't Talk to Me About Love Altered Images 3:47
9 Speak Like a Child The Style Council 2 3:17
10 True Spandau Ballet 3.65 5:29
11 Only You The Flying Pickets 3:22
12 Every Breath You Take The Police 4.15 4:11
13 Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) Eurythmics 3:32
14 Let's Stay Together Tina Turner 3 3:38
15 New Year's Day U2 4.65 4:18
16 Mama Genesis 6:40
17 Moonlight Shadow Mike Oldfield 4 3:37
18 Africa Toto 4 4:53
19 Up Where We Belong Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes 3 3:52
20 Total Eclipse of the Heart Bonnie Tyler 4.4 4:27
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Karma Chameleon Culture Club 3.8 3:59
2 Give It Up KC and the Sunshine Band 4.35 4:10
3 Temptation Heaven 17 3 3:07
4 I.O.U. Freeez 5 3:49
5 The Sun Goes Down (Living It Up) Level 42 3:42
6 Love Town Booker Newberry III 3:26
7 Candy Girl New Edition 3:34
8 Too Shy Kajagoogoo 4.25 3:43
9 New Song Howard Jones 4 4:15
10 They Don't Know Tracey Ullman 3:01
11 (Keep Feeling) Fascination The Human League 4 3:43
12 Nobody's Diary Yazoo 5 4:29
13 Steppin' Out Joe Jackson 3 3:46
14 Waterfront Simple Minds 4:41
15 Beat Surrender The Jam 3:24
16 The Walk The Cure 3.5 3:26
17 Dear Prudence Siouxsie and the Banshees 4.75 3:47
18 Everything Counts Depeche Mode 4.15 3:57
19 Never Never The Assembly 3:43
20 Hold Me Now Thompson Twins 4.5 4:44

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Timothy B. Schmit (track 18)
acoustic guitar, electric guitar and synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track 17)
electric bass guitar:
Dee Murray (track 5)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 12)
drums (drum set):
Leon Ndugu Chancler (track 19)
Stewart Copeland (track 12)
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 17)
Jeffrey Porcaro (track 18)
Nigel Olsson (track 5)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 1)
bass guitar:
David Hungate (track 18)
Phil Spalding (track 17)
bass guitar [bass]:
John (track 1)
gong:
Jeffrey Porcaro (track 18)
strings arranger:
Martyn (Norrie) Ford (conductor) (track 1)
glockenspiel [glock]:
membranophone:
Zeke Manyika (track 9)
recorder:
Jim Horn (saxophonist, hornist, flutist and oboist) (track 18)
tambourine:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 1)
synthesizer:
Elton John (track 5)
Steve Porcaro (track 18)
guitar:
Louie Shelton (track 19)
Steve Lukather (track 18)
Paul Weller (track 9)
guitar [guitars]:
Daryl (track 1)
vibraphone:
electric guitar:
Andy Summers (track 12)
Davey Johnstone (track 5)
Steve Lukather (track 18)
percussion:
Lenny Castro (track 18)
Paulinho da Costa (track 19)
Joe Porcaro (track 18)
keyboard:
Robbie Buchanan (track 19)
Bobby Lyle (track 19)
Mick Talbot (track 9)
keyboard and piano:
David Paich (track 18)
piano:
Elton John (track 5)
marimba:
Joe Porcaro (track 18)
congas:
Lenny Castro (track 18)
assistant engineer:
assistant producer:
Hugh Padgham (track 1)
background vocals:
David Paich (track 18)
Davey Johnstone (track 5)
Bobby Kimball (track 18)
Steve Lukather (track 18)
Dee Murray (track 5)
Nigel Olsson (track 5)
Timothy B. Schmit (track 18)
Tracie Young (Tracie Young) (track 9)
co-producer:
Duran Duran (English rock band) (track 4)
Ian Little (track 4)
George Michael (track 6)
composer:
Tony Banks (Genesis) (track 16)
Adam Clayton (track 15)
The Edge (U2 guitarist David Evans) (track 15)
Elton John (track 5)
Larry Mullen, Jr. (track 15)
Jack Nitzsche (track 19)
Mike Rutherford (track 16)
Buffy Sainte-Marie (track 19)
Ron Strykert (track 3)
Bono (singer of U2) (track 15)
Vince Clarke (member of Erasure, Depeche Mode, Yazoo, ...) (track 11)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 16)
Lamont Dozier (track 1)
Colin Hay (track 3)
Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter) (track 1)
Gary Kemp (track 10)
George Michael (track 6)
Mike Oldfield (track 17)
Jim Steinman (track 20)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 12)
Paul Weller (track 9)
Neil Diamond (1967) (track 2)
engineer:
Hugh Padgham (tracks 1, 12)
Greg Walsh (track 14)
Walter Samuel (engineer) (track 14)
Tony Taverner (track 6)
Paul Thomas (Engineer) (track 15)
Paul Gomersall (track 1)
lead vocals:
Elton John (track 5)
David Paich (track 18)
Joe Cocker (track 19)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 1)
Bobby Kimball (track 18)
Jennifer Warnes (track 19)
Paul Weller (track 9)
lyricist:
Bono (singer of U2) (track 15)
Vince Clarke (member of Erasure, Depeche Mode, Yazoo, ...) (track 11)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 16)
Lamont Dozier (track 1)
Colin Hay (track 3)
Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter) (track 1)
Eddie Holland (Motown songwriter, lyricist of Holland‐Dozier‐Holland songwriting team) (track 1)
Will Jennings (track 19)
Gary Kemp (track 10)
George Michael (track 6)
Mike Oldfield (track 17)
Jim Steinman (track 20)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 12)
Bernie Taupin (track 5)
Paul Weller (track 9)
Neil Diamond (1967) (track 2)
mixer:
Robert Colby (live sound engineer & producer, notably for Phil Collins) (track 1)
Ian Little (track 4)
Paul Gomersall (track 1)
Greg Ladanyi (track 18)
Alex Sadkin (track 4)
performer:
Rory Dodd (track 20)
The Flying Pickets (track 11)
Spandau Ballet (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Mike Oldfield (2013) (track 17)
producer:
Steve Brown (engineer/music producer) (track 6)
Robert Colby (live sound engineer & producer, notably for Phil Collins) (track 1)
Duran Duran (English rock band) (track 4)
The Flying Pickets (track 11)
Genesis (English rock band) (track 16)
Steve Jolley (track 10)
Clive Langer (track 7)
Stewart Levine (track 19)
Steve Lillywhite (track 15)
Ian Little (track 4)
Peter McIan (track 3)
Hugh Padgham (tracks 12, 16)
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 17)
The Police (British rock band) (track 12)
John Sherry (track 11)
Spandau Ballet (track 10)
Tony Swain (track 10)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 5)
Toto (US rock group) (track 18)
UB40 (track 2)
Greg Walsh (track 14)
Martyn Ware (track 14)
Peter Wilson (UK Producer) (track 9)
Alan Winstanley (track 7)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 1)
George Michael (track 6)
Mike Oldfield (track 17)
Paul Weller (track 9)
recording engineer:
Bill Price (UK producer/engineer) (track 5)
Al Schmitt (track 18)
vocals:
Maggie Reilly (track 17)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 12)
Bonnie Tyler (track 20)
writer:
Al Green (track 14)
Clare Grogan (track 8)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (track 14)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 4)
Annie Lennox (track 13)
Stephen Lironi (track 8)
Tony McDaid (track 8)
Johnny McElhone (track 8)
Graham McPherson (track 7)
Willie Mitchell (US soul/R&B & funk producer, trumpeter & singer) (track 14)
David Paich (track 18)
Jeffrey Porcaro (track 18)
Nick Rhodes (track 4)
Carl Smyth (track 7)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 13)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 4)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 4)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
A&M Records, Ltd. (1981) (track 12)
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1982 –) (track 1)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1982) (tracks 3, 18)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1982) (track 18)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1982) (track 3)
A&M Records (1983) (track 12)
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1983) (track 20)
A&M Records, Inc. (1997) (track 12)
A&M Records (2016) (track 12)
publisher:
Al Green Music Inc. (track 14)
EMI Music Australia Pty. Limited (not for release label use!) (track 3)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 3)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 20)
GM Sumner (track 12)
Imagem CV (track 16)
Imagem Sounds Banks (track 16)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 14)
Jobete (now‐defunct US music publisher, affiliated with BMI) (track 1)
Lost Boys (track 20)
Mother Music (track 15)
Oldfield Music Ltd. (track 17)
Rising Storm Music (track 18)
Spirit Two Music (track 18)
Universal Music Publishing B.V. (Benelux subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 15)
Bang Records (US disco) (1968) (track 2)
Anthony Banks Ltd. (1983 –) (track 16)
Hit & Run Music (Publishing) Ltd (1983 –) (track 16)
Michael Rutherford Ltd. (1983 –) (track 16)
Philip Collins Ltd. (1983 –) (track 16)
mixed at:
AIR Studios (Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (track 5)
recorded at:
AIR Studios (Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (track 12)
AIR Studios Montserrat in Saint Peter, Montserrat (1983-06-26) (track 5)
has remixes:
Every Breath You Take (5.1 mix) by The Police (track 12)
mash-ups:
Stand By Me by ccc (track 12)
sampled by:
Anything by JoJo (track 18)
Hella Touch by The Kleptones (track 11)
Murder Reigns by Ja Rule (track 18)
New World by Nas (track 18)
The Hard One by The Beta Band (track 20)
[untitled] by Chuck Person (track 18)
eVerY BreAtH You TAKe 83-11 (SXID SX210SYEJ5) by Top Jimmy Page (track 12)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 84) (track 12)
cover recording of:
Only You (track 11)
Red Red Wine (track 2)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Every Breath (track 12)
later parody versions:
A Forfars Doughnut (track 13)
Brown Wine (track 2)
Every Step to Take (track 12)
Outnumbered (ApologetiX song) (track 3)
later translated parody versions:
Dummi Du (Only You) (track 11)
Humppaleski 45 (track 12)
Sua vartioin (track 12)
later translated versions:
Eclissi del cuore (track 20)
L’amore verra (Italian version of "You Can’t Hurry Love") (track 1)
Nacht voll Schatten (track 17)
Stinken uit de bak (track 12)
Zatmění (track 20)
月影 (track 17)
衹有你 (track 11)
later versions:
Totale Finsternis (track 20)
recording of:
Africa (Toto) (track 18)
Bad Boys (track 6)
Down Under (Men at Work song, “Do you come from a land down under?”) (track 3)
Mama (track 16)
Moonlight Shadow (track 17)
New Year’s Day (track 15)
Speak Like a Child (track 9)
True (track 10)
Up Where We Belong (An Officer and a Gentleman) (track 19)
Wings of a Dove (track 7)
Every Breath You Take (1983) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (tracks 3, 18)
Elephant Love (aka Elephant Love Medley, from Moulin Rouge!) (track 19)
Polkas on 45 (track 12)

CD 2

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1983) (track 4)
acoustic guitar:
Perry Bamonte (track 16)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 16)
drums (drum set):
Budgie (Banshees / Creatures drummer etc) (track 17)
Jon Moss (1983) (track 1)
acoustic bass guitar:
Simon Gallup (track 16)
bass guitar:
Steven Severin (track 17)
Mikey Craig (1983) (track 1)
trumpet:
Martin Drover (track 15)
Luke Tunney (track 15)
guitar:
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 17)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 1)
harmonica:
Judd Lander (1983) (track 1)
percussion:
Budgie (Banshees / Creatures drummer etc) (track 17)
Jon Moss (1983) (track 1)
sitar:
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 1)
keyboard:
Steven Severin (track 17)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 17)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 1)
piano:
Roger O’Donnell (track 16)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 1)
electric sitar:
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 1)
background vocals:
Afrodiziac (track 15)
Claudia Fontaine (vocals, background vocals) (track 15)
Tracie (Tracie Young) (track 15)
Caron Wheeler (track 15)
Helen Terry (1983) (track 1)
composer:
Michael Jonzun (track 7)
Alison Moyet (track 12)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 16)
Maurice Starr (track 7)
Laurence Tolhurst (track 16)
Vince Clarke (member of Erasure, Depeche Mode, Yazoo, ...) (track 19)
Martin L. Gore (track 18)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 13)
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 9)
Kirsty MacColl (track 10)
Paul Weller (track 15)
engineer:
Colin Thurston (track 9)
Simon Humphrey (track 1)
Gareth Jones (UK producer/engineer) (track 18)
Gordon Milne (track 1)
Mike Ross (engineer) (track 1)
Phil Thornalley (track 20)
guest keyboard:
Phil Pickett (1983) (track 1)
lead vocals:
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 9)
Siouxsie Sioux (track 17)
Boy George (1983) (track 1)
lyricist:
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 16)
Vince Clarke (member of Erasure, Depeche Mode, Yazoo, ...) (track 19)
Martin L. Gore (track 18)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 13)
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 9)
Kirsty MacColl (track 10)
Paul Weller (track 15)
mixer:
Steve Levine (track 1)
Jon Moss (track 1)
Phil Thornalley (track 20)
performer:
Limahl (track 8)
Freeez (1983) (track 4)
producer:
The Assembly (synthpop) (track 19)
B.E.F. (track 3)
Thomas Alexander Bailey (Thompson Twins) (track 20)
Arthur Baker (American record producer and DJ) (track 4)
Peter Collins (producer) (track 10)
Depeche Mode (track 18)
Larry Dunn (track 5)
Eli (Producer) (track 6)
Mike Hedges (UK producer/recording engineer) (track 17)
Michael Jonzun (track 7)
David Kershenbaum (track 13)
Steve Levine (track 1)
Steve Lillywhite (track 14)
Daniel Miller (founder of Mute Records) (tracks 12, 18)
Steve Nye (track 16)
Eric Radcliffe (track 12)
Nick Rhodes (track 8)
Martin Rushent (track 11)
Alex Sadkin (track 20)
Maurice Starr (track 7)
Colin Thurston (tracks 8–9)
Greg Walsh (track 3)
Verdine White (track 5)
Peter Wilson (UK Producer) (track 15)
Yazoo (80s British synthpop duo, aka Yaz) (track 12)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 13)
remixer:
Steve Lillywhite (track 14)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 11)
vocals:
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 16)
Carol Kenyon (track 3)
Feargal Sharkey (track 19)
writer:
Steve Askew (track 8)
Wally Badarou (track 5)
Thomas Alexander Bailey (Thompson Twins) (track 20)
Arthur Baker (American record producer and DJ) (track 4)
Len Barry (track 6)
Nick Beggs (track 8)
George O’Dowd (track 1)
Charlie Burchill (track 14)
Jo Callis (track 11)
Deborah Carter (track 2)
Harry Wayne Casey (track 2)
Mikey Craig (track 1)
Alannah Joy Currie (track 20)
Bobby Eli (track 6)
Derek Forbes (track 14)
Mel Gaynor (track 14)
Phil Gould (track 5)
Glenn Gregory (track 3)
Christopher Hamill (track 8)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 1)
Jim Kerr (of Simple Minds) (track 14)
Mark King (track 5)
John Lennon (The Beatles) (track 17)
Mike Lindup (track 5)
Michael MacNeil (track 14)
Ian Craig Marsh (track 3)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (track 17)
Jon Moss (track 1)
Philip Oakey (track 11)
Phil Pickett (track 1)
John Robie (track 4)
Jez Strode (track 8)
Martyn Ware (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 15)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1982) (track 2)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1983) (track 1)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2003) (track 1)
publisher:
APB Music Co. (track 16)
BMG Songs, Inc. (track 20)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 10)
EMI Music Publishing Germany (GmbH & Co. KG) (track 18)
EMI Publishing Ltd. (track 14)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 2)
Grabbing Hands Ltd. (track 18)
Northern Songs Ltd. (track 17)
Point Music (publisher) (track 20)
Sonet Publishing (track 18)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 17)
Stylist Music Ltd. (track 15)
BMG VM Music Ltd. (2013-05 –) (track 1)
recorded at:
Phonogram Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1982-10) (track 15)
CBS Studios (London, 1972–1989) in London, England, United Kingdom (1983) (track 1)
has remixes:
music videos:
remix of:
Waterfront by Simple Minds (track 14)
sampled by:
Give It Up (warm up) by Lulu (track 2)
part of:
Anti-Hit List: March 18, 1996 (number: 9) (track 9)
cover recording of:
Dear Prudence (track 17)
They Don’t Know (track 10)
later parody versions:
Dear Derpy (track 17)
Moldy Now (track 20)
later translated versions:
live recording of:
The Walk (track 16)
recording of:
Candy Girl (track 7)
Everything Counts (track 18)
Give It Up (track 2)
Hold Me Now (Thompson Twins song) (track 20)
I.O.U. (track 4)
Love Town (track 6)
Never Never (track 19)
New Song (track 9)
Nobody’s Diary (track 12)
Steppin' Out (track 13)
Temptation (track 3)
Too Shy (track 8)
Waterfront (track 14)
Beat Surrender (1982-10) (track 15)
Karma Chameleon (1983) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:

Release Group

part of:Now That's What I Call Music! 10th Anniversary Series (UK) (number: 1983) (order: 1)