Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Radio Ga Ga
Queen 3.65 5:47
2 Some People
Cliff Richard 3:52
3 Chain Reaction
Diana Ross 4.5 3:50
4 Love Changes
Climie Fisher 4 4:36
5 Everything I Own
Boy George 2 3:56
6 (I Just) Died in Your Arms
Cutting Crew 5 4:34
7 Moonlight Shadow
Mike Oldfield 4.8 3:36
8 It Started With a Kiss
Hot Chocolate 2.65 4:03
9 Such a Shame
Talk Talk 5 4:28
10 The Wild Boys
Duran Duran 4.5 4:17
11 Careless Whisper
George Michael 5 5:02
12 Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart
Marc Almond & Gene Pitney 2 4:43
13 Heaven Is a Place on Earth
Belinda Carlisle 4.75 4:04
14 Shattered Dreams
Johnny Hates Jazz 4.5 3:27
15 Living in a Box
Living in a Box 3 3:04
16 Per Elisa
Alice 3:39
17 True
Spandau Ballet 4 6:31
18 Do You Really Want to Hurt Me
Culture Club 4.3 4:24
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Always on My Mind
Pet Shop Boys 4.25 3:58
2 Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
Wham! 3.5 3:53
3 We Don't Need Another Hero
Tina Turner 3.5 4:18
4 Don't You Love Me Anymore
Joe Cocker 4:01
5 Love Is a Battlefield
Pat Benatar 4.35 4:10
6 Still Loving You
Scorpions 4:55
7 Kayleigh
Marillion 4.35 3:37
8 Running Up That Hill
Kate Bush 4 4:59
9 Girl You Know It's True
Milli Vanilli 2 4:15
10 The Look
Roxette 3.45 3:58
11 The Way to Your Heart
Soulsister 3:49
12 Right Here Waiting
Richard Marx 4 4:24
13 The Tide Is High
Blondie 4.35 4:40
14 Vienna
Ultravox 4:59
15 Kids in America
Kim Wilde 4.5 3:27
16 The Final Countdown
Europe 4.65 3:59
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Road to Nowhere
Talking Heads 4.25 4:21
2 I Don't Wanna Dance
Eddy Grant 3 3:40
3 Too Shy
Kajagoogoo 4.65 3:45
4 Bette Davis Eyes
Kim Carnes 4.15 3:48
5 We Close Our Eyes
Go West 3:42
6 Down Under
Men at Work 4.3 3:44
7 Johnny B. Goode
Peter Tosh 4:02
8 Rosanna
Toto 4 5:32
9 A Good Heart
Feargal Sharkey 5 4:38
10 If I Was
Midge Ure 5 4:51
11 The Safety Dance
Men Without Hats 4 2:45
12 Smooth Operator
Sade 4 4:59
13 Hey Little Girl
Icehouse 2 4:22
14 Geno
Dexys Midnight Runners 3 3:28
15 Nineteen
Paul Hardcastle 3:39
16 Etienne
Guesch Patti 4:08

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar, electric guitar and synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track 7)
bass guitar:
Mikey Craig (track 18)
Phil Spalding (track 7)
drums:
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 7)
drums and percussion:
Jon Moss (track 18)
synthesizer arranger:
Fred Mandel (track 1)
synthesizer programming:
Fred Mandel (track 1)
guitars and synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track 7)
additional vocals:
Helen Terry (track 18)
arranger:
George Michael (track 11)
audio engineer:
Jason Corsaro (track 10)
composer:
Roger Cook (track 12)
Clark Datchler (track 14)
Nick Van Eede (track 6)
David Gates (singer/songwriter, lead singer of Bread) (track 5)
Barry Gibb (track 3)
Maurice Gibb (track 3)
Robin Gibb (track 3)
Roger Greenaway (track 12)
Mark Hollis (track 9)
Gary Kemp (track 17)
George Michael (track 11)
Steve Piggott (track 15)
Giusto Pio (track 16)
Andrew Ridgeley (track 11)
Alan Tarney (track 2)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
Marcus Vere (track 15)
Franco Battiato (Italian singer-songwriter and composer) (track 16)
Errol Brown (track 8)
Rick Nowels (track 13)
Mike Oldfield (track 7)
Ellen Shipley (track 13)
engineer:
Jason Corsaro (track 10)
Steve Levine (track 18)
Jack Joseph-Puig (track 3)
Karl Richardson (track 3)
guest drums:
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 7)
guest bass:
Phil Spalding (track 7)
guest vocals:
Maggie Reilly (track 7)
lead vocals:
George O’Dowd (track 18)
Belinda Carlisle (track 13)
lyricist:
Roger Cook (track 12)
Clark Datchler (track 14)
Nick Van Eede (track 6)
David Gates (singer/songwriter, lead singer of Bread) (track 5)
Roger Greenaway (track 12)
Mark Hollis (track 9)
Gary Kemp (track 17)
George Michael (track 11)
Steve Piggott (track 15)
Andrew Ridgeley (track 11)
Alan Tarney (track 2)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
Marcus Vere (track 15)
Alice (Italian singer) (track 16)
Franco Battiato (Italian singer-songwriter and composer) (track 16)
Errol Brown (track 8)
Rick Nowels (track 13)
Mike Oldfield (track 7)
Ellen Shipley (track 13)
mixer:
Steve Levine (track 18)
Jon Moss (track 18)
Jack Joseph-Puig (track 3)
performer:
Gene Pitney (track 12)
Maggie Reilly (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
Mike Oldfield (2013) (track 7)
producer:
Duran Duran (English rock band) (track 10)
Albhy Galuten (track 3)
Barry Gibb (track 3)
Steve Levine (track 18)
George Michael (track 11)
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 7)
Queen (UK rock group) (track 1)
Nile Rodgers (track 10)
Rick Nowels (track 13)
Mike Oldfield (track 7)
Karl Richardson (track 3)
vocals:
George Michael (track 11)
Maggie Reilly (track 7)
writer:
George O’Dowd (track 18)
Simon Climie (track 4)
Mikey Craig (track 18)
Rob Fisher (British keyboardist and half of the 80s synthpop duo Naked Eyes) (track 4)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 18)
Simon John Charles Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 10)
Dennis Morgan (US songwriter) (track 4)
Jon Moss (track 18)
Andrew Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 10)
Nigel John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 10)
Roger Andrew Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 10)
publisher:
Exitglen Ltd. (track 10)
Hintcrest Ltd. (track 10)
Noticevale Ltd. (track 10)
mash-ups:
remixes:
Careless Whisper (Kizomba Remix by Dj Radikal) (Kizomba Remix by Dj Radikal) by George Michael (2015-09-30) (track 11)
sampled by:
Heaven by Waxman (track 13)
N Dey Say by Nelly (track 17)
Wanna Hurt Mase? by Mase (track 18)
cover recording of:
Everything I Own (track 5)
later translated versions:
夢幻的擁抱 (track 11)
月影 (track 7)
later versions:
part of:
We Will Rock You (Queen musical) (track 1)
We Will Rock You (German version of the Queen musical) (track 1)
recording of:
Chain Reaction (track 3)
Living in a Box (track 15)
Moonlight Shadow (track 7)
Per Elisa (track 16)
Radio Ga Ga (track 1)
Shattered Dreams (track 14)
Some People (track 2)
Such a Shame (track 9)
The Wild Boys (track 10)
True (track 17)
It Started With a Kiss (1982) (track 8)
Careless Whisper (1984) (track 11)

CD 2

drums:
Stuart Elliot (track “Ultrasonic Soundwaves” on compilation “Ambient Nights: Picking Up Where Schiller Left Off”) (track 8)
guitar:
Alan Murphy (UK session guitarist) (track 8)
bass:
Del Palmer (track 8)
balalaika:
Paddy Bush (track 8)
additional writer:
Howard Barrett (track 13)
Tyrone Evans (track 13)
arranger:
George Michael (track 2)
Dieter Dierks (track 6)
composer:
Chris Cross (track 14)
Bruce Gaitsch (track 12)
Per Gessle (track 10)
Mark Kelly (Marillion keyboardist) (track 7)
Richard Marx (track 12)
George Michael (track 2)
Ian Mosley (track 7)
Steve Rothery (track 7)
Rudolf Schenker (track 6)
Pete Trewavas (track 7)
Terry Britten (track 3)
Kate Bush (track 8)
Warren Cann (track 14)
Billy Currie (track 14)
Fish (Derek William Dick, ex-Marillion frontman) (track 7)
Graham Lyle (track 3)
Joey Tempest (track 16)
Midge Ure (track 14)
lead vocals:
Kate Bush (track 8)
Tina Turner (track 3)
lyricist:
Per Gessle (track 10)
Richard Marx (track 12)
George Michael (track 2)
Terry Britten (track 3)
Kate Bush (track 8)
Warren Cann (track 14)
Billy Currie (track 14)
Fish (Derek William Dick, ex-Marillion frontman) (track 7)
Graham Lyle (track 3)
Klaus Meine (track 6)
Joey Tempest (track 16)
Midge Ure (track 14)
mastering:
Ian Cooper (UK mastering engineer) (track 8)
mixer:
Brian Tench (track 8)
performer:
Marillion (British progressive rock) (track 7)
Fish (Derek William Dick, ex-Marillion frontman) (track 7)
producer:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 13)
Chris Kimsey (track 7)
George Michael (track 2)
Terry Britten (track 3)
Kate Bush (track 8)
Dieter Dierks (track 6)
vocals:
Kate Bush (track 8)
writer:
Ky Adeyemo (track 9)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 5)
Johnny Christopher (Guitarist) (track 1)
Albert Hammond (track 4)
Rodney Hollaman (track 9)
John Holt (track 13)
Mark James (Francis Rodney Zambon, composer of "Suspicious Minds") (track 1)
Holly Knight (track 5)
Jan Leyers (track 11)
Kevin Lyles (Girl You Know It's True) (track 9)
Paul Michiels (track 11)
Bill Pettaway (track 9)
Sean Spencer (Baltimore DJ aka DJ Spen) (track 9)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 4)
Marty Wilde (track 15)
Ricky Wilde (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Island Def Jam Music Group (use “Island” or “Def Jam Recordings” labels rather than this record company) (1984) (track 6)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1987) (track 1)
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) (2001) (track 13)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (2004) (track 3)
publisher:
Bike Music (track 1)
Budde Songs Inc. (track 1)
Hot Food Music Ltd. (track 14)
Jump Jet Music Ltd. (track 14)
Lovolar Music (track 1)
Mood Music Ltd. (track 14)
DJ-mixes:
mash-ups:
music videos:
remixes:
sampled by:
part of:
cover recording of:
Always on My Mind (track 1)
The Tide Is High (track 13)
later parody versions:
Final Countdown (parody by Кирилл Немоляев) (track 16)
Final Countdown (parody by Der Familie Popolski) (track 16)
Final Cuntdown (track 16)
Hiivasieni (track 16)
Kaipaan sua niin (track 6)
Kids in Tyne & Wear (track 15)
Nightmare Waiting (track 12)
The Final Grinddown (track 16)
later translated parody versions:
Heil Humppa (track 15)
Jääkärihumppa (track 16)
Leia (track 6)
Te peto el cacas (track 16)
later translated versions:
Kaupungin lapset (track 15)
Wie mei Herzschlag (track 1)
Wie my Härzschlag (track 1)
你知我知 (track 10)
常在我心間 (track 1)
later versions:
The Tide Is High (Get the Feeling) (new bridge & lyrics for Atomic Kitten) (track 13)
recording of:
Kayleigh (track 7)
Kids in America (track 15)
Right Here Waiting (track 12)
Still Loving You (track 6)
The Final Countdown (track 16)
The Look (track 10)
Vienna (track 14)

CD 3

drums:
Chris Frantz (track 1)
organ:
Robbie Lyn (track 7)
Clavinet:
Peter Tosh (track 7)
guitar:
David Byrne (track 1)
Stevie Golding (track 7)
Donald Kinsey (track 7)
guitar and keyboard:
Jerry Harrison (track 1)
guitar and saxophone:
Stuart Matthewman (track 12)
bass:
Paul S. Denman (track 12)
Tina Weymouth (track 1)
percussion:
Scully Sims (track 7)
keyboard:
Byron Allred (track 7)
Peter Couch (track 7)
Andrew Hale (track 12)
piano:
Keith Sterling (track 7)
additional engineer:
Mike Pela (track 12)
arranger:
David A. Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 9)
Feargal Sharkey (track 9)
background vocals:
Donald Kinsey (track 7)
Tina Weymouth (track 1)
Audrey Hall (Jamaican reggae singer) (track 7)
Pam Hall (track 7)
Raymond Hall (track 7)
Jerry Harrison (track 1)
Dorrett Myers (track 7)
Peter Tosh (track 7)
Betty Wright (track 7)
composer:
Sade Adu (track 12)
Vincent Bruley (track 16)
David Byrne (track 1)
Jackie DeShannon (track 4)
Eddy Grant (track 2)
Paul Hardcastle (track 15)
Colin Hay (track 6)
Maria McKee (track 9)
David Paich (track 8)
Ron Strykert (track 6)
Donna Weiss (track 4)
Iva Davies (track 13)
Ivan Doroschuk (track 11)
Raymond St. John (track 12)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 7)
engineer:
Barry Hammond (track 14)
lead vocals:
Kim Carnes (1981-01) (track 4)
lyricist:
Sade Adu (track 12)
David Byrne (track 1)
Eddy Grant (track 2)
Paul Hardcastle (track 15)
Colin Hay (track 6)
Maria McKee (track 9)
David Paich (track 8)
William Coutourie (track 15)
Iva Davies (track 13)
Ivan Doroschuk (track 11)
Guesch Patti (track 16)
Jonas McCord (track 15)
Raymond St. John (track 12)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 7)
mixer:
Jeremy Green (track 16)
Eric Thorngren (track 1)
Shelly Yakus (track 9)
performer:
Andrew Cader (track 1)
producer:
Chris Kimsey (track 7)
Robin Millar (track 12)
Nick Rhodes (track 3)
Gary Stevenson (track 5)
David A. Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 9)
Colin Thurston (track 3)
Toto (American rock group) (track 8)
Pete Wingfield (track 14)
Peter Tosh (track 7)
recorded by:
Eric Thorngren (track 1)
remixer:
Jellybean (US producer John Benitez) (track 7)
vocals:
Sade Adu (track 12)
David Byrne (track 1)
writer:
Al Archer (track 14)
Steve Askew (track 3)
Nick Beggs (track 3)
Peter Cox (track 5)
Richard Drummie (track 5)
Christopher Hamill (track 3)
Daniel Mitchell (Member of Messengers & Modern Man) (track 10)
Kevin Rowland (track 14)
Jez Strode (track 3)
Midge Ure (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (track 8)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1985 –) (track 9)
publisher:
sampled by:
In My Arms by Mylo (track 4)
part of:
cover recording of:
Johnny B. Goode (track 7)
Bette Davis Eyes (1981-01) (track 4)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Bartimaeus Eyes (track 4)
Hosanna (track 8)
Osama (track 8)
The Brady Bunch (“Weird Al” version) (track 11)
Афанасий (track 7)
later translated versions:
Eddie sois bon (track 7)
Johnny B. Good (track 7)
Johnny B. Goode (track 7)
later versions:
Ali Be Good (track 7)
recording of:
19 (track 15)
A Good Heart (track 9)
Down Under (Men at Work song, “Do you come from a land down under?”) (track 6)
Geno (track 14)
Hey Little Girl (track 13)
If I Was (track 10)
Road to Nowhere (track 1)
Rosanna (track 8)
Smooth Operator (track 12)
The Safety Dance (track 11)
Too Shy (track 3)
We Close Our Eyes (track 5)
Étienne (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 6)

Release Group

part of: The Best of 1980-1990 (number: 1)
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/108726 [info]