Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Everything Counts
Depeche Mode 3:57
2 Tainted Love
Soft Cell 4 2:35
3 Everybody Wants to Rule the World
Tears for Fears 4 4:10
4 The Look of Love, Part 1
ABC 4.5 3:29
5 Everything's Coming Up Roses
Black 4.5 4:06
6 Hymn
Ultravox 5 4:24
7 It’s My Party
Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin 4 3:47
8 Blind Vision
Blancmange 3:57
9 Echo Beach
Martha and the Muffins 3.5 3:33
10 Don't Go
Yazoo 5 3:00
11 Enola Gay
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark 3.2 3:29
12 Talk Talk
Talk Talk 3:20
13 Mirror Man
The Human League 3:49
14 Americanos
Holly Johnson 3:36
15 (You'll Always Find Me In) Kitchen at Parties
Jona Lewie 3:00
16 Cars
Gary Numan 4.75 3:43
17 Queen of the Rapping Scene (Nothing Ever Goes the Way You Plan)
Modern Romance 4:11
18 Gold
Spandau Ballet 4:46
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Smalltown Boy
Bronski Beat 5 3:57
2 Love Is a Shield
Camouflage 5 4:03
3 Fade to Grey
Visage 5 3:54
4 Shout to the Top
The Style Council 3:22
5 Girls on Film
Duran Duran 4 3:28
6 Love on Your Side
Thompson Twins 3:57
7 Dance Hall Days
Wang Chung 3 3:55
8 Living in a Box
Living in a Box 3 3:03
9 25 Years (original 12" mix)
The Catch 6:38
10 I Ran
A Flock of Seagulls 4:31
11 Church of the Poison Mind
Culture Club 3:21
12 Hey, Little Girl
Icehouse 4:12
13 It Doesn't Have to Be This Way
The Blow Monkeys 4:02
14 Temptation
Heaven 17 5 3:26
15 Oh L'Amour
Erasure 3:01
16 Send Me an Angel
Real Life 3:52
17 You
Boytronic 3:13
18 Collapsing New People
Fad Gadget 4:07

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Paul Gardiner (track 16)
Mark Lickley (track 4)
Curt Smith (track 3)
drums:
Manny Elias (track 3)
drums and tambourine:
Cedric Sharpley (track 16)
drums and percussion:
Malcolm Holmes (track 11)
guitar:
Neil Taylor (guitarist) (track 3)
bass and synthesizer:
Andy McCluskey (track 11)
percussion [synthetic percussion]:
Gary Numan (track 16)
keyboard:
Chris Payne (UK keyboards/viola for Gary Numan/Visage/Dramatis) (track 16)
Ian Stanley (track 3)
Mark White (ABC/Vice Versa) (track 4)
Gary Numan (track 16)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Paul Humphreys (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) (track 11)
electronic instruments and other instruments:
Dave Ball (UK electronic musician, part of Soft Cell) (track 2)
assistant engineer:
Laurence Diana (track 9)
composer:
Ed Hollis (track 12)
Mark Hollis (track 12)
Andy McCluskey (track 11)
Colin Vearncombe (track 5)
Vince Clarke (songwriter) (track 10)
Ed Cobb (track 2)
Mark Gane (track 9)
Martin L. Gore (track 1)
Holly Johnson (track 14)
Gary Kemp (track 18)
Gary Numan (track 16)
engineer:
David Bascombe (track 3)
Laurence Diana (track 11)
John Fryer (track 10)
Paul Hardiman (track 2)
Gary Langan (track 4)
Richard Manwaring (track 9)
Max Norman (track 11)
Eric Radcliffe (track 10)
lead vocals:
Martin Fry (track 4)
Roland Orzabal (track 3)
lyricist:
Ed Hollis (track 12)
Mark Hollis (track 12)
Andy McCluskey (track 11)
Colin Vearncombe (track 5)
Vince Clarke (songwriter) (track 10)
Ed Cobb (track 2)
Mark Gane (track 9)
Martin L. Gore (track 1)
Holly Johnson (track 14)
Gary Kemp (track 18)
Gary Numan (track 16)
mixer:
Harvey Goldberg (track 2)
orchestrator:
Martin L. Gore (track 1)
producer:
Trevor Horn (track 4)
Mike Howlett (tracks 9, 11)
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 3)
The Human League (track 13)
John Luongo (track 8)
Daniel Miller (founder of Mute Records) (track 10)
Martin Rushent (track 13)
Mike Thorne (UK producer & keyboardist) (track 2)
Vince Clarke (songwriter) (track 10)
Gary Numan (track 16)
solo guitar:
Neil Taylor (guitarist) (track 3)
vocals:
Andy McCluskey (track 11)
Marc Almond (English pop singer and songwriter) (track 2)
Paul Humphreys (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) (track 11)
Alison Moyet (track 10)
Gary Numan (1979) (track 16)
writer:
Neil Arthur (track 8)
Ian Burden (track 13)
Jo Callis (track 13)
Warren Cann (track 6)
Chris Cross (track 6)
Billy Currie (track 6)
Geoff Deane (track 17)
Martin Fry (track 4)
John Gluck, Jr. (track 7)
Walter Gold (track 7)
Seymour Gottlieb (track 7)
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 3)
David Jaymes (track 17)
Jona Lewie (track 15)
Mark Lickley (track 4)
Stephen Luscombe (track 8)
Philip Oakey (track 13)
Roland Orzabal (track 3)
Stephen Singleton (track 4)
Ian Stanley (track 3)
Keith Trussell (track 15)
Midge Ure (track 6)
Herb Weiner (track 7)
Mark White (ABC/Vice Versa) (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
Phonogram Ltd. (1982) (track 4)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing Germany (GmbH & Co. KG) (track 1)
Virgin Music (publisher only, do not use as a label) (1980) (track 9)
mixed at:
Sarm Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1982) (track 4)
recorded at:
The Manor in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom (1979-08) (track 9)
mash-ups:
music videos:
remixes:
sampled by:
Come Back Down by Trevor Something (tracks 2, 16)
Koochy by Armand van Helden (track 16)
SOS by Rihanna (track 2)
part of:
cover recording of:
It’s My Party (track 7)
Tainted Love (track 2)
later parody versions:
Faithless Love (track 2)
Tainted Pub (track 2)
later translated versions:
C’est ma fête (track 7)
It’s My Party (Japanese version) (track 7)
Leva livet (track 7)
On mun bailut (track 7)
Oon su auto (Punainen Alfa Romeo) (track 7)
Égoïste (track 9)
recording of:
Americanos (track 14)
Blind Vision (track 8)
Cars (track 16)
Don't Go (track 10)
Echo Beach (track 9)
Enola Gay (track 11)
Everything Counts (track 1)
Gold (track 18)
Hymn (track 6)
Mirror Man (track 13)
Talk Talk (track 12)
The Look of Love (track 4)

CD 2

piano, synthesizer and tuned percussion [tuned bottles]:
Dave Simmonds (track 18)
composer:
Steve Bronski (track 1)
Robert Howard (pop songwriter) (track 13)
Heiko Maile (track 2)
Steve Piggott (track 8)
Peter Sawatzki (track 17)
Don Snow (track 9)
Larry Steinbachek (track 1)
Richard Zatorski (track 16)
Iva Davies (track 12)
Jimmy Somerville (track 1)
Marcus Vere (track 8)
Paul Weller (track 4)
engineer:
Colin Thurston (track 5)
lyricist:
Steve Bronski (track 1)
Robert Howard (pop songwriter) (track 13)
Steve Piggott (track 8)
Peter Sawatzki (track 17)
Don Snow (track 9)
Larry Steinbachek (track 1)
Iva Davies (track 12)
Peter Godwin (track 2)
Oliver Kreyssig (track 2)
Marcus Meyn (track 2)
Jimmy Somerville (track 1)
David Sterry (track 16)
Marcus Vere (track 8)
Paul Weller (track 4)
Holger Wobker (track 17)
producer:
Michael Baker (Producer) (track 13)
Ross Cullum (track 7)
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 7)
Gareth Jones (UK producer/engineer) (track 18)
Daniel Miller (founder of Mute Records) (track 18)
Frank Tovey (track 18)
Colin Thurston (track 5)
writer:
Tom Bailey (Thompson Twins) (track 6)
Andy Bell (singer / songwriter for Erasure) (track 15)
George O’Dowd (track 11)
Nick Cash (UK drummer/percussionist) (track 18)
Vince Clarke (songwriter) (track 15)
Darren Costin (track 7)
Mikey Craig (track 11)
Alannah Currie (track 6)
Billy Currie (track 3)
Nick Feldman (track 7)
Barbara Frost (track 18)
Glenn Gregory (track 14)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 11)
Jack Hues (track 7)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 5)
Joe Leeway (track 6)
Ian Craig Marsh (track 14)
Frank Maudsley (track 10)
Jon Moss (track 11)
Chris Payne (UK keyboards/viola for Gary Numan/Visage/Dramatis) (track 3)
Paul Reynolds (track 10)
Nick Rhodes (track 5)
Dave Rogers (track 18)
Ali Score (track 10)
Mike Score (track 10)
Dave Simmonds (track 18)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 5)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 5)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 5)
Frank Tovey (track 18)
Midge Ure (track 3)
Martyn Ware (track 14)
publisher:
mash-ups:
is the basis for:
Tell Me Why (track 1)
later parody versions:
Iran (So Far Away) (track 10)
later translated versions:
Oh l'amour (track 15)
later versions:
recording of:
25 Years (track 9)
Dance Hall Days (track 7)
Fade to Grey (track 3)
Girls on Film (track 5)
Hey Little Girl (track 12)
I Ran (track 10)
Living in a Box (track 8)
Love Is a Shield (track 2)
Love on Your Side (track 6)
Oh l'amour (track 15)
Send Me an Angel (track 16)
Shout to the Top (track 4)
Smalltown Boy (track 1)
Temptation (track 14)
You (track 17)

Release Group

part of: Pop & Wave (number: 1)