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Label: EMI/Virgin/Polygram - Catalog #: CD NOW 1983 - EAN: 0724382705925

Label: EMI/Virgin/Polygram - Catalog #: CD NOW 1983 - EAN: 0724382705925

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Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 You Can't Hurry Love
Phil Collins 4.3 2:51
2 Red Red Wine
UB40 4 3:02
3 Down Under
Men at Work 4.3 3:37
4 Is There Something I Should Know?
Duran Duran 2 4:08
5 I'm Still Standing
Elton John 3.35 3:01
6 Bad Boys
Wham! 3:20
7 Wings of a Dove
Madness 3:00
8 Don't Talk to Me About Love
Altered Images 3:47
9 Speak Like a Child
The Style Council 3:17
10 True
Spandau Ballet 3.8 5:29
11 Only You
The Flying Pickets 3:22
12 Every Breath You Take
The Police 4 4:11
13 Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)
Eurythmics 3:32
14 Let's Stay Together
Tina Turner 2.5 3:38
15 New Year's Day
U2 4.5 4:18
16 Mama
Genesis 6:40
17 Moonlight Shadow
Mike Oldfield 4.8 3:37
18 Africa
Toto 3.65 4:53
19 Up Where We Belong
Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes 3 3:52
20 Total Eclipse of the Heart
Bonnie Tyler 5 4:27
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Karma Chameleon
Culture Club 3:59
2 Give It Up
KC and The Sunshine Band 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 4.65 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 5 3:43
12 Nobody's Diary
Yazoo 5 4:29
13 Steppin' Out
Joe Jackson 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 4.65 3:47
18 Everything Counts
Depeche Mode 4 3:57
19 Never Never
The Assembly 3:43
20 Hold Me Now
Thompson Twins 5 4:44

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar, electric guitar and synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track 17)
electric bass guitar:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 12)
bass guitar:
Phil Spalding (track 17)
glockenspiel:
Peter Robinson (British keyboardist and composer) (track 1)
drums:
Leon Ndugu Chancler (track 19)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 1)
Stewart Copeland (track 12)
Zeke Manyika (track 9)
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 17)
tambourine:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 1)
guitar:
Louie Shelton (track 19)
Daryl Stuermer (track 1)
bass:
John Giblin (track 1)
vibraphone:
Peter Robinson (British keyboardist and composer) (track 1)
electric guitar:
Andy Summers (track 12)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (track 19)
keyboard:
Robbie Buchanan (track 19)
Bobby Lyle (track 19)
Mick Talbot (track 9)
piano:
Peter Robinson (British keyboardist and composer) (track 1)
guitars:
Paul Weller (track 9)
guitars and synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track 17)
assistant engineer:
assistant producer:
Hugh Padgham (track 1)
background vocals:
Tracie Young (Tracie Young) (track 9)
co-producer:
Duran Duran (English rock band) (track 4)
Ian Little (track 4)
George Michael (track 6)
composer:
Vince Clarke (tracks 11, 11)
David Howell Evans (U2's The Edge) (track 15)
Paul David Hewson (track 15)
Elton John (track 5)
Gary Kemp (track 10)
Jack Nitzsche (track 19)
Mike Oldfield (track 17)
Buffy Sainte-Marie (track 19)
Ron Strykert (track 3)
Adam Clayton (track 15)
Lamont Dozier (track 1)
Al Green (track 14)
Colin Hay (track 3)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 1)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (track 14)
Annie Lennox (track 13)
George Michael (track 6)
Willie Mitchell (US soul/R&B & funk producer, trumpeter & singer) (track 14)
Larry Mullen, Jr. (track 15)
Jim Steinman (track 20)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 13)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 12)
Paul Weller (track 9)
Neil Diamond (1967) (track 2)
engineer:
Hugh Padgham (track 1)
Paul Gomersall (track 1)
Paul Thomas (Engineer) (track 15)
guest drums:
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 17)
guest bass:
Phil Spalding (track 17)
guest vocals:
Maggie Reilly (track 17)
lead vocals:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 1)
Elton John (track 5)
Joe Cocker (track 19)
Jennifer Warnes (track 19)
Paul Weller (track 9)
lyricist:
Vince Clarke (tracks 11, 11)
David Howell Evans (U2's The Edge) (track 15)
Paul David Hewson (track 15)
Gary Kemp (track 10)
Mike Oldfield (track 17)
Adam Clayton (track 15)
Lamont Dozier (track 1)
Al Green (track 14)
Colin Hay (track 3)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 1)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (track 14)
Will Jennings (track 19)
Annie Lennox (track 13)
George Michael (track 6)
Willie Mitchell (US soul/R&B & funk producer, trumpeter & singer) (track 14)
Larry Mullen, Jr. (track 15)
Jim Steinman (track 20)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 13)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 12)
Bernie Taupin (track 5)
Paul Weller (track 9)
Neil Diamond (1967) (track 2)
mastering:
Dave Collins (US mastering engineer) (track 12)
mixer:
Ian Little (track 4)
Paul Gomersall (track 1)
Robert Colby (live sound engineer & producer, notably for Phil Collins) (track 1)
Alex Sadkin (track 4)
performer:
Rory Dodd (track 20)
The Flying Pickets (track 11)
Spandau Ballet (track 10)
Maggie Reilly (track 17)
phonographic copyright by:
Mike Oldfield (2013) (track 17)
producer:
Steve Brown (engineer/music producer) (track 6)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (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)
Mike Oldfield (track 17)
Hugh Padgham (tracks 12, 16)
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 17)
The Police (track 12)
John Sherry (track 11)
Spandau Ballet (track 10)
Tony Swain (track 10)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 5)
UB40 (track 2)
Greg Walsh (track 14)
Martyn Ware (track 14)
Peter Wilson (UK Producer) (track 9)
Alan Winstanley (track 7)
George Michael (track 6)
Paul Weller (track 9)
Robert Colby (live sound engineer & producer, notably for Phil Collins) (track 1)
vocals:
Maggie Reilly (track 17)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 12)
Bonnie Tyler (track 20)
writer:
Tony Banks (track 16)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 16)
Clare Grogan (track 8)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 4)
Stephen Lironi (track 8)
Tony McDaid (track 8)
Johnny McElhone (track 8)
Graham McPherson (track 7)
David Paich (track 18)
Jeff Porcaro (track 18)
Nick Rhodes (track 4)
Mike Rutherford (track 16)
Carl Smyth (track 7)
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:
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1982 –) (track 1)
A&M Records (1983 –) (track 12)
publisher:
Rising Storm Music (track 18)
Bang Records (US disco) (1968) (track 2)
karaoke version of:
Africa by Toto (track 18)
later releases:
Africa by Toto (track 18)
Africa by Toto (track 18)
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)
The Hard One by The Beta Band (track 20)
[untitled] by Chuck Person (track 18)
part of:
cover recording of:
Only You (track 11)
Red Red Wine (track 2)
later parody versions:
Every Step to Take (track 12)
later translated parody versions:
Dummi Du (Only You) (tracks 11, 11)
Humppaleski 45 (track 12)
Sua vartioin (track 12)
later translated versions:
Eclissi del cuore (track 20)
Nacht voll Schatten (track 17)
Zatmění (track 20)
月影 (track 17)
袛有你 (tracks 11, 11)
later versions:
recording of:
Africa (track 18)
Bad Boys (track 6)
Down Under (Men at Work song, “Do you come from a land down under?”) (track 3)
I'm Still Standing (track 5)
Mama (track 16)
Moonlight Shadow (track 17)
New Year’s Day (track 15)
Only You (track 11)
Speak Like a Child (track 9)
Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) (Eurythmics song) (track 13)
True (track 10)
Up Where We Belong (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)
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)
acoustic bass guitar:
Simon Gallup (track 16)
trumpet:
Martin Drover (track 15)
Luke Tunney (track 15)
harmonica:
Judd Lander (track 1)
piano:
Roger O’Donnell (track 16)
background vocals:
Afrodiziac (track 15)
Claudia Fontaine (track 15)
Helen Terry (track 1)
Tracie (Tracie Young) (track 15)
composer:
Vince Clarke (track 19)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 13)
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 9)
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)
Paul Weller (track 15)
Martin L. Gore (track 18)
engineer:
Gareth Jones (UK producer/engineer) (track 18)
guest keyboard:
Phil Pickett (track 1)
lyricist:
Vince Clarke (track 19)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 13)
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 9)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 16)
Paul Weller (track 15)
Martin L. Gore (track 18)
mixer:
Jon Moss (track 1)
Steve Levine (track 1)
Phil Thornalley (track 20)
orchestrator:
Martin L. Gore (track 18)
performer:
Freeez (1983) (track 4)
producer:
The Assembly (track 19)
B.E.F. (track 3)
Thomas Alexander Bailey (Thompson Twins) (track 20)
Arthur Baker (track 4)
Peter Collins (track 10)
Depeche Mode (track 18)
Larry Dunn (track 5)
Eli (Producer) (track 6)
Mike Hedges (UK producer/recording engineer) (track 17)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 13)
Michael Jonzun (track 7)
David Kershenbaum (track 13)
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)
Steve Levine (track 1)
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)
Caron Wheeler (track 15)
writer:
Steve Askew (track 8)
Thomas Alexander Bailey (Thompson Twins) (track 20)
Arthur Baker (track 4)
Len Barry (track 6)
Nick Beggs (track 8)
George O’Dowd (tracks 1, 1)
Charlie Burchill (track 14)
Jo Callis (track 11)
Deborah Carter (track 2)
Harry Wayne Casey (track 2)
Mikey Craig (tracks 1, 1)
Alannah Joy Currie (track 20)
Bobby Eli (track 6)
Derek Forbes (track 14)
Mel Gaynor (track 14)
Glenn Gregory (track 3)
Christopher Hamill (track 8)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (tracks 1, 1)
Jim Kerr (track 14)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 17)
Michael MacNeil (track 14)
Ian Craig Marsh (track 3)
Paul McCartney (track 17)
Jon Moss (tracks 1, 1)
Phil Oakey (track 11)
Phil Pickett (tracks 1, 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., formerly Polydor Records Ltd.) (track 15)
publisher:
APB Music Co. (track 16)
BMG Songs, Inc. (track 20)
Stylist Music Ltd. (track 15)
BMG VM Music Ltd. (2013-05 –) (tracks 1, 1)
recorded at:
Phonogram Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1982-10) (track 15)
music videos:
remix of:
Waterfront by Simple Minds (track 14)
sampled by:
part of:
Anti-Hit List: March 18, 1996 (number: 9) (track 9)
cover recording of:
Dear Prudence (track 17)
later parody versions:
Dear Derpy (track 17)
Moldy Now (track 20)
later translated versions:
live recording of:
Karma Chameleon (track 1)
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)
Karma Chameleon (track 1)
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)
referred to in medleys:

Release Group

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