Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Blue Monday
New Order 3:49
2 Venus
Bananarama 3:49
3 Don't Leave Me This Way
The Communards with Sarah Jane Morris 4:49
4 Somewhere in My Heart
Aztec Camera 4 3:58
5 Smalltown Boy
Bronski Beat 3:56
6 Working My Way Back to You
The Spinners 5 4:02
7 Ain't Nobody
Chaka Khan 5 4:40
8 Candy Girl
New Edition 3:56
9 Love Wars
Womack & Womack 5:57
10 International Rescue
Fuzzbox 3:29
11 Mirror Mirror
Dollar 3:29
12 Don't Tell Me
Blancmange 3:29
13 What Is Love?
Howard Jones 5 3:39
14 More More More
Carmel 3:13
15 What's the Colour of Money
Hollywood Beyond 4 3:25
16 Johnny Come Home
Fine Young Cannibals 3:29
17 Out of the Blue
Debbie Gibson 5 3:55
18 Special Brew
Bad Manners 3:36
19 Don't Go
Hothouse Flowers 3:45
20 (Something Inside) So Strong
Labi Siffre 4:18
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Want to Know What Love Is
Foreigner 4 5:00
2 Owner of a Lonely Heart
Yes 4 4:26
3 Gimme All Your Lovin'
ZZ Top 4.2 4:01
4 On the Beach
Chris Rea 3:43
5 Money's Too Tight (To Mention)
Simply Red 4:09
6 La Bamba
Los Lobos 4.65 2:53
7 Twist in My Sobriety
Tanita Tikaram 4:52
8 You Might Need Somebody
Randy Crawford 4:17
9 Don't Blame It on That Girl
Matt Bianco 3:47
10 You're History
Shakespears Sister 4:29
11 Since Yesterday
Strawberry Switchblade 2:57
12 Miss You Like Crazy
Natalie Cole 3:54
13 Young at Heart
The Bluebells 3 3:26
14 I Keep Forgettin' (Every Time You're Near)
Michael McDonald 5 3:41
15 Each Time You Break My Heart
Nick Kamen 4:32
16 Some Candy Talking
The Jesus and Mary Chain 3:17
17 Life in a Northern Town
The Dream Academy 4.35 4:16
18 I Can't Wait
Nu Shooz 3:39
19 Everybody Salsa
Modern Romance 3:21
20 Devotion
Ten City 4:02
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Take on Me
a‐ha 3:38
2 Love Will Tear Us Apart
Joy Division 4.85 3:23
3 Seven Seas
Echo & The Bunnymen 3:19
4 Drive
The Cars 4.35 3:55
5 Don't Get Me Wrong
Pretenders 4.5 3:48
6 Hallelujah (MacColl mix)
Happy Mondays 5 2:39
7 The Sun Rising
The Beloved 4:30
8 Jump to the Beat
Stacy Lattisaw 3:27
9 Big Area
Then Jerico 4:47
10 Don't Call Me Baby
Voice of the Beehive 3:06
11 Always
Atlantic Starr 3:52
12 Black Velvet
Alannah Myles 4:33
13 Ride Like the Wind
Christopher Cross 3:48
14 I Feel for You
Chaka Khan 3 4:05
15 Gloria
Laura Branigan 4:50
16 Glory of Love
Peter Cetera 4.2 4:20
17 Broken Land
The Adventures 4:59
18 Searching
Change 3:35
19 Feel So Real
Steve Arrington 5:07
20 I Don't Want to Talk About It
Everything but the Girl 4:14

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Ira Siegel (track 17)
electric guitar:
Tommy Williams (ex Radio 4) (track 17)
percussion:
Bashiri Johnson (tracks 8, 17)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Debbie Gibson (track 17)
additional guitar:
Fred Zarr (track 17)
arranger:
Fred Zarr (track 17)
Debbie Gibson (track 17)
assistant engineer:
Bill Esses (track 17)
assistant mixer:
Jim Goatley (track 17)
background vocals:
La-Rita Gaskin (track 17)
Carrie Johnson (track 17)
Libby Johnson (track 17)
background vocals [backing vocals]:
Jimmy Chambers (track 19)
Jimmy Helms (track 19)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Debbie Gibson (track 17)
co-producer:
Arthur Baker (American record producer and DJ) (track 8)
Michael Jonzun (track 8)
composer:
Louis Cook (track 18)
David Farren (track 18)
Paul Hyman (track 18)
Michael Jonzun (track 8)
Chris Kane (saxophone player) (track 18)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 2)
Andrew Marson (track 18)
Labi Siffre (track 20)
Jimmy Somerville (track 5)
Maurice Starr (track 8)
Martin Stewart (member of Bad Manners, The Selecter) (track 18)
Douglas Trendle (track 18)
Brian Tuitt (track 18)
Steve Bronski (track 5)
Roddy Frame (track 4)
Debbie Gibson (track 17)
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 13)
Alan Sayag (track 18)
Larry Steinbachek (track 5)
engineer:
Alan Winstanley (track 19)
Clive Langer (track 19)
Stephen W. Tayler (UK engineer) (track 13)
lead vocals:
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 13)
lyricist:
Louis Cook (track 18)
David Farren (track 18)
Paul Hyman (track 18)
Chris Kane (saxophone player) (track 18)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 2)
Andrew Marson (track 18)
Labi Siffre (track 20)
Jimmy Somerville (track 5)
Martin Stewart (member of Bad Manners, The Selecter) (track 18)
Douglas Trendle (track 18)
Brian Tuitt (track 18)
Steve Bronski (track 5)
William Bryant (drummer) (track 13)
Roddy Frame (track 4)
Debbie Gibson (track 17)
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 13)
Alan Sayag (track 18)
Larry Steinbachek (track 5)
mixer:
Fred Zarr (track 17)
Phil Castellano (track 17)
performer:
Sarah Jane Morris (track 3)
The Communards (1986) (track 3)
producer:
Peter Collins (producer) (track 12)
Rupert Hine (track 13)
Alan Winstanley (track 19)
Fred Zarr (track 17)
Debbie Gibson (track 17)
Clive Langer (track 19)
programming:
Debbie Gibson (track 17)
recording engineer:
Bernard Bullock (track 17)
Phil Castellano (track 17)
Don Feinberg (track 17)
writer:
Neil Arthur (track 12)
Gerry Darby (track 14)
Joanne Dunne (track 10)
Margaret Dunne (Fuzzbox) (track 10)
Kenneth Gamble (track 3)
Roland Gift (track 16)
Cary Gilbert (track 3)
Gillian Gilbert (track 1)
Peter Hook (track 1)
Trevor Horn (track 11)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 3)
Sandy Linzer (track 6)
Stephen Luscombe (track 12)
Carmel McCourt (track 14)
Stephen Morris (New Order) (track 1)
Tina O'Neill (track 10)
Peter O’Toole (bassist and mandolinist) (track 19)
Jim Paris (track 14)
Denny Randell (track 6)
Mark Rogers (Hollywood Beyond) (track 15)
Jamie B. Rose (track 15)
Pete Saunders (track 14)
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 16)
Liam Sternberg (track 10)
Bernard Sumner (track 1)
Cecil Womack (track 9)
Linda Womack (track 9)
Bruce Woolley (track 11)
Liam Ó Maonlaí (track 19)
publisher:
Magnet Music Ltd. (track 18)
Music Sales Corporation (American copyright holder in both popular and classical music) (track 17)
Overdue Music (track 7)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 20)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 3)
Creative Bloc Music Ltd. (1987 – ????) (track 17)
Deborah Ann’s Music (1987 – ????) (track 17)
mixed at:
recorded at:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
part of:
arrangements:
La forza dentro me (translated) (track 20)
cover recording of:
Venus (Shocking Blue (I'm Your Venus)) (track 2)
Don’t Leave Me This Way (1986) (track 3)
is based on:
The Banjo Song (track 2)
is the basis for:
Tell Me Why (track 5)
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
Minus (track 2)
later translated versions:
Blue Monday (track 1)
Kolos Srey Chaom (track 2)
Out Of The Blue (Japanese version) (track 17)
Veenus (track 2)
Venus (Finnish) (track 2)
ヴィーナス (Hiromi Mori translation) (track 2)
ヴィーナス (Hitoshi Shinohara translation) (track 2)
ヴィーナス (Yuuji Konno translation) (track 2)
later versions:
Ain't Nobody (additional lyrics) (track 7)
recording of:
Ain’t Nobody (track 7)
Blue Monday (track 1)
Candy Girl (track 8)
Don't Tell Me (track 12)
Don’t Go (Hothouse Flowers song) (track 19)
Johnny Come Home (track 16)
Love Wars (track 9)
More, More, More (Carmel song) (track 14)
Out of the Blue (track 17)
Smalltown Boy (track 5)
Special Brew (track 18)
What Is Love? (track 13)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 2)
Stars on 45 (Beatles Medley 7" Mix) (track 2)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 2)
Polka Party! (track 2)

CD 2

electric bass guitar:
Dusty Hill (track 3)
drums (drum set):
Alan White (Yes drummer) (1983) (track 2)
bass guitar:
Louis Johnson (bass, member of Brothers Johnson) (track 14)
Chris Squire (Yes bassist) (1983) (track 2)
strings arranger:
Nick de Caro (track 8)
membranophone:
Frank Beard (ZZ Top drummer) (track 3)
Jeff Porcaro (track 14)
Clavinet:
Greg Phillinganes (track 14)
guitar:
Jill Bryson (track 11)
Steve Lukather (track 14)
Rose McDowall (track 11)
Trevor Rabin (1983) (track 2)
electric guitar:
Billy Gibbons (track 3)
percussion:
Frank Beard (ZZ Top drummer) (track 3)
keyboard:
Tony Kaye (1983) (track 2)
Rhodes piano:
Michael McDonald (R&B & soul singer) (track 14)
horn arranger:
Bill Reichenbach, Jr. (jazz trombonist) (track 8)
additional engineer:
Josh Abbey (track 1)
Larry Alexander (track 1)
Jason Corsaro (track 1)
Joe Ferla (track 1)
Howie Lindeman (track 1)
additional vocals:
Jennifer Holliday (track 1)
arranger:
David Motion (track 11)
R.Valens (track 6)
assistant engineer:
Bobby Cohen (engineer) (track 1)
Tim Crich (track 1)
background vocals:
Rose McDowall (track 11)
Donnie Harper (track 1)
Maureen McDonald (American singer / songwriter) (track 14)
choir vocals:
composer:
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth) (track 1)
Nan O'Byrne (American songwriter and composer) (tracks 8, 8)
Chris Rea (track 4)
John Smith (Nu Shooz) (track 18)
Tom Snow (US songwriter) (tracks 8, 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 6)
Tanita Tikaram (track 7)
engineer:
David Motion (track 11)
Frank Filipetti (track 1)
Gary Langan (track 2)
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (track 3)
Trig (track 11)
lead vocals:
Michael McDonald (R&B & soul singer) (track 14)
Rose McDowall (track 11)
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (1983) (track 2)
lyricist:
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth) (track 1)
Chris Rea (track 4)
John Smith (Nu Shooz) (track 18)
Tanita Tikaram (track 7)
R.Valens (track 6)
mixer:
Al Schmitt (track 8)
performer:
Tom Bailey (Thompson Twins) (track 1)
producer:
Bob Andrews (track 13)
Colin Fairley (track 13)
Mitchell Froom (track 6)
Bill Ham (track 3)
Trevor Horn (track 2)
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth) (track 1)
Jon Kelly (track 4)
Tommy LiPuma (track 8)
David Motion (track 11)
Chris Rea (track 4)
Alex Sadkin (track 1)
Ted Templeman (track 14)
Lenny Waronker (track 14)
recording engineer:
Al Schmitt (track 8)
vocals:
Jill Bryson (track 11)
Billy Gibbons (track 3)
Dusty Hill (track 3)
writer:
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (track 2)
Frank Beard (ZZ Top drummer) (track 3)
Stephen Bray (track 15)
Jill Bryson (track 11)
Sara Dallin (track 13)
Geoffrey Deane (track 19)
Marcella Detroit (track 10)
Siobhan Fahey (tracks 10, 13)
Richard Feldman (track 10)
Mark Fisher (UK keyboardist, songwriter and producer) (track 9)
Gilbert Gabriel (track 17)
Billy Gibbons (track 3)
Preston Glass (track 12)
Gerry Goffin (track 12)
Dusty Hill (track 3)
Robert Hodgens (track 13)
Trevor Horn (track 2)
David Jaymes (track 19)
Marshall Jefferson (track 20)
Nick Laird-Clowes (track 17)
Jerry Leiber (track 14)
Michael Masser (track 12)
Michael McDonald (R&B & soul singer) (track 14)
Rose McDowall (track 11)
Trevor Rabin (track 2)
Jim Reid (Jesus and Mary Chain) (track 16)
William Reid (track 16)
Mark Reilly (track 9)
Ed Sanford (track 14)
Chris Squire (Yes bassist) (track 2)
Byron Stingily (track 20)
Mike Stoller (track 14)
Billy Valentine (track 5)
John Valentine (Valentine Brothers) (track 5)
Keren Woodward (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
A Korova Recording (track 11)
WEA Records Ltd. (holding company based in the UK) (track 11)
Telstar Records Plc (1996 –) (track 3)
publisher:
Affirmative Music (track 2)
Magnet Music Ltd. (track 4)
Songs of Mosaic (track 3)
Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (track 11)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 6)
フジパシフィック音楽出版 (– 2014-12-31) (track 1)
フジパシフィックミュージック (2015-01-01 –) (track 1)
additionally recorded at:
mixed at:
recorded at:
Sarm Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1983) (track 2)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
In My Life by Memphis Bleek (track 1)
Regulate by Warren G feat. Nate Dogg (track 14)
arrangements:
Adesso (translated) (track 1)
cover recording of:
La Bamba (additional lyrics by Ritchie Valens) (track 6)
Young at Heart (track 13)
is the basis for:
Buzzin' (track 18)
OTB (On the Beach) (without lyrics) (track 4)
later parody versions:
Kivinen on rakkaus (track 3)
La Bible (track 6)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Mitä rakkaus on (track 1)
Since Yesterday (Japanese lyrics) (track 11)
recording of:
Devotion (track 20)
Everybody Salsa (track 19)
I Can't Wait (track 18)
Miss You Like Crazy (track 12)
On the Beach (Chris Rea) (track 4)
Since Yesterday (track 11)
Some Candy Talking (track 16)
You're History (track 10)
Owner of a Lonely Heart (1983) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Polkas (track 2)
version of:
Dance (track 11)
I Keep Forgettin’ (track 14)
La bamba (track 6)

CD 3

drums (drum set):
Steve Jordan (US drummer/multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 5)
Stephen Morris (New Order) (track 2)
synthesizer:
Wix (track 5)
guitar:
Bernard Albrecht (track 2)
Robbie McIntosh (English guitarist for The Pretenders) (track 5)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 5)
bass:
Peter Hook (track 2)
Chucho Merchán (track 5)
percussion:
Steve Jordan (US drummer/multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 5)
piano:
Wix (track 5)
background vocals:
Kirsty MacColl (track 6)
composer:
Tracey Bryn (track 10)
Christopher Cross (US singer‐songwriter) (track 13)
Ian Curtis (track 2)
Paul Davis (UK keyboardist for Happy Mondays) (track 6)
Mark Day (from Happy Mondays) (track 6)
Peter Hook (track 2)
Mike Jones (of Voice of the Beehive) (track 10)
Mauro Malavasi (track 18)
Stephen Morris (New Order) (track 2)
Paul Ryder (track 6)
Shaun Ryder (track 6)
Bernard Sumner (track 2)
Umberto Tozzi (track 15)
Trevor Veitch (track 15)
Gary Whelan (track 6)
Giancarlo Bigazzi (track 15)
Pat Gribben (track 17)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 5)
Ric Ocasek (track 4)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 14)
Danny Whitten (track 20)
engineer:
Laurence Diana (track 6)
Bruce Lampcov (track 5)
guest background vocals:
Kenny Cetera (track 16)
lead vocals:
Peter Cetera (track 16)
lyricist:
Tracey Bryn (track 10)
Christopher Cross (US singer‐songwriter) (track 13)
Ian Curtis (track 2)
Umberto Tozzi (track 15)
Trevor Veitch (track 15)
Giancarlo Bigazzi (track 15)
Pat Gribben (track 17)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 5)
Ric Ocasek (track 4)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 14)
Paul Slade (track 18)
Danny Whitten (track 20)
mixer:
Bob Clearmountain (track 5)
producer:
The Cars (track 4)
Martin Hannett (track 2)
Jim Houghton (photographer) (track 15)
Jimmy Iovine (track 5)
Joy Division (track 2)
Bob Clearmountain (track 5)
recording engineer:
Nigel Green (track 4)
remixer:
Steve Lillywhite (track 6)
vocals:
Bernard Albrecht (track 2)
Ian Curtis (track 2)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 5)
Kirsty MacColl (track 6)
writer:
India Arrington (track 19)
Steve Arrington (track 19)
Peter Cetera (track 16)
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 16)
Pete de Freitas (track 3)
Magne Furuholmen (track 1)
Morten Harket (track 1)
David Lewis (member of Atlantic Starr) (track 11)
Jonathan Lewis (Member of Atlantic Starr) (track 11)
Wayne Lewis (track 11)
Jon Marsh (track 7)
Ian McCulloch (Echo & The Bunnymen) (track 3)
Diane Nini (track 16)
Les Pattinson (track 3)
Will Sergeant (track 3)
David Tyson (Canadian producer/songwriter) (track 12)
Steve Waddington (track 7)
Christopher Ward (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
WEA Records Ltd. (holding company based in the UK) (track 5)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (track 1)
Carlin Music Corp. (track 4)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 20)
Clive Banks Music (track 5)
Fractured Music (track 2)
Zomba Music Publishers Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Zomba Music Publishing) (track 2)
recorded at:
mash-ups:
Born Apart by 65daysofstatic (track 2)
music videos:
Gloria (music video) by Laura Branigan (track 15)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 5) (track 2)
cover recording of:
I Feel for You (track 14)
is the basis for:
Corporate Trash (track 1)
later parody versions:
Act Selfless (track 12)
James 1:3 (track 1)
Take On Me (Literal Video Version) (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
Pottajenkka (track 2)
later translated versions:
L’amour nous déchirera (Love Will Tear Us Apart) (track 2)
情難自控 (track 20)
找一個地方 (track 20)
recording of:
Always (Atlantic Starr song) (track 11)
Big Area (track 9)
Black Velvet (track 12)
Broken Land (track 17)
Don't Call Me Baby (track 10)
Don't Get Me Wrong (track 5)
Drive (track 4)
Feel So Real (track 19)
Gloria (track 15)
Glory of Love (track 16)
Hallelujah (track 6)
Jump to the Beat (track 8)
Ride Like the Wind (track 13)
Searching (track 18)
Seven Seas (track 3)
Take On Me (track 1)
The Sun Rising (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 1)
translated version of:
Gloria (track 15)

Release

ASIN: UK: B009Q54OL6 [info]