Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Under Pressure
Queen & David Bowie 3:55
2 The Best
Tina Turner 5:30
3 Jump
Van Halen 4.35 3:59
4 In the Air Tonight
Phil Collins 5:27
5 Time After Time
Cyndi Lauper 4.5 4:00
6 Message to My Girl
Split Enz 4:01
7 Poison Arrow
ABC 5 3:25
8 Hit Me With Your Best Shot
Pat Benatar 2:52
9 What’s My Scene
Hoodoo Gurus 3 3:50
10 Wouldn’t It Be Good
Nik Kershaw 4:31
11 I Can’t Wait
Stevie Nicks 4:36
12 Take On Me
a‐ha 4.4 3:47
13 I’d Die to Be With You Tonight
Jimmy Barnes 3:54
14 Brass in Pocket
The Pretenders 5 3:03
15 Real Men
Joe Jackson 4:06
16 Pleasure and Pain
Divinyls 3.5 3:49
17 Hungry Like the Wolf
Duran Duran 4 3:25
18 Tainted Love
Soft Cell 2:39
19 Love Shack
The B-52s 4.55 5:23
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 We Built This City
Starship 4 4:52
2 She Drives Me Crazy
Fine Young Cannibals 4.5 3:35
3 Solid Rock
Goanna 4:31
4 Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)
Eurythmics 4:53
5 True
Spandau Ballet 3.65 5:36
6 Come Said the Boy
Mondo Rock 4:38
7 Venus
Bananarama 4 3:38
8 Church of the Poison Mind
Culture Club 3:31
9 Tucker’s Daughter
Ian Moss 4:34
10 Drive
The Cars 4.35 3:54
11 Maneater
Hall & Oates 4.6 4:31
12 Call Me
Blondie 4.45 3:28
13 Down Under
Men at Work 4.3 3:34
14 China Girl
David Bowie 4 4:16
15 The Living Years
Mike + The Mechanics 5:26
16 Only You
Yazoo 5 3:04
17 Valerie
Steve Winwood 4:09
18 Bette Davis Eyes
Kim Carnes 4.15 3:40

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Kenny Gradney (track 13)
Mark Lickley (track 7)
membranophone:
Tony Braunagel (track 13)
membranophone and percussion:
Alex Van Halen (track 3)
guitar:
Mal Eastick (Australian blues guitarist) (track 13)
Keith Strickland (track 19)
Waddy Wachtel (track 13)
Chas Sandford (track 13)
bass:
Michael Anthony (US bassist, formerly of Van Halen) (track 3)
percussion:
Arno Lucas (track 13)
keyboard:
Kate Pierson (track 19)
William D. "Smitty" Smith (organist/keyboardist) (track 13)
guitar family and keyboard:
Eddie Van Halen (track 3)
additional engineer:
John Jansen (track 5)
Rod O'Brien (track 5)
assistant engineer:
John Agnello (track 5)
Ken Deane (track 3)
Martin Kunitz (track 19)
associate producer:
William Wittman (track 5)
background vocals:
Kim Carnes (track 13)
composer:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 4)
Nik Kershaw (track 10)
Ed Cobb (track 18)
Neil Finn (track 6)
Chas Sandford (track 13)
Eddie Schwartz (track 8)
engineer:
Colin Thurston (track 17)
William Wittman (track 5)
Dave Cook (US engineer and producer) (track 19)
Donn Landee (track 3)
Gary Langan (track 7)
Bill Price (UK producer/engineer) (track 14)
guest drums (drum set):
Charley Drayton (track 19)
guest bass guitar:
Sara Lee (UK bassist, singer & songwriter) (track 19)
guest horn:
Uptown Horns (track 19)
lead vocals:
Martin Fry (track 7)
Cyndi Lauper (track 5)
David Lee Roth (track 3)
Tina Turner (track 2)
Jimmy Barnes (Australian rock singer-songwriter, frontman of Cold Chisel) (track 13)
lyricist:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 4)
Nik Kershaw (track 10)
Ed Cobb (track 18)
Neil Finn (track 6)
Chas Sandford (track 13)
Eddie Schwartz (track 8)
mixer:
Tom Durack (track 19)
John Ratcliff (track 12)
a‐ha (track 12)
performer:
Duran Duran (English rock band) (1982) (track 17)
producer:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 16)
Rick Chertoff (track 5)
Gary Gersh (track 13)
Dan Hartman (track 2)
Trevor Horn (track 7)
Hugh Padgham (track 6)
Eddie Rayner (New Zealand keyboardist, singer, songwriter & producer) (track 6)
Nile Rodgers (track 19)
Alan Tarney (track 12)
Ted Templeman (track 3)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 14)
Colin Thurston (track 17)
Tina Turner (track 2)
Don Was (track 19)
Chas Sandford (track 13)
vocals:
Kate Pierson (track 19)
Fred Schneider (track 19)
Cindy Wilson (track 19)
writer:
Michael Anthony (US bassist, formerly of Van Halen) (track 3)
David Bowie (track 1)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (tracks 2, 16)
John Deacon (track 1)
Martin Fry (track 7)
Magne Furuholmen (track 12)
Morten Harket (track 12)
Rob Hyman (track 5)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 14)
Holly Knight (tracks 2, 16)
Cyndi Lauper (track 5)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 17)
Mark Lickley (track 7)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 1)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Stevie Nicks (track 11)
Rick Nowels (track 11)
Kate Pierson (track 19)
Eric Pressly (Bassist, producer and songwriter) (track 11)
Nick Rhodes (track 17)
David Lee Roth (track 3)
Fred Schneider (track 19)
Stephen Singleton (track 7)
Keith Strickland (track 19)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 17)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 17)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 17)
Alex Van Halen (track 3)
Eddie Van Halen (track 3)
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (track 12)
Mark White (ABC/Vice Versa) (track 7)
Cindy Wilson (track 19)
phonographic copyright by:
Phonogram Ltd. (1982) (track 7)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1983) (track 5)
Warner Bros. Records (“WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across) (1983) (track 3)
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1983) (track 3)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (2004) (track 2)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (tracks 12, 14)
Bewlay Bros. Music (track 1)
Diamond Dave Music (track 3)
Dub Notes Music (track 5)
Human Boy Music (track 5)
Imagem Music GmbH (subsidiary of Dutch music publishers Imagem) (track 10)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 10)
Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (track 1)
Mugambi Publishing (track 3)
Queen Music Ltd. (track 1)
Rellla Music Corp. (track 5)
Sony Songs Inc. ( – ????) (track 5)
Van Halen Music (track 3)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 5)
Zomba Music Publishers Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Zomba Music Publishing) (track 2)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 5)
mixed at:
Sarm Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1982) (track 7)
recorded at:
has remixes:
karaoke versions:
Love Shack by [unknown] (track 19)
mash-ups:
Crank on Me by Sean Peden (track 12)
remasters:
Brass in Pocket (2006 remaster) by The Pretenders (track 14)
sampled by:
Make Me Wanna by Girl Talk (track 5)
Triple Double by Girl Talk (track 3)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 243) (track 19)
cover recording of:
Tainted Love (track 18)
The Best (track 2)
has revision:
is the basis for:
Corporate Trash (track 12)
Ice Ice Baby (track 1)
later parody versions:
(Lick My) Nut Sack (parody recorded for Robin Quivers) (track 19)
Brash, Impulsive (track 14)
Faithless Love (track 18)
Glass of Eggnog (track 14)
James 1:3 (track 12)
Judge (track 3)
Meshach (track 19)
Tainted Pub (track 18)
Take On Me (Literal Video Version) (track 12)
later translated parody versions:
Hump (track 3)
later translated versions:
Böser Sex (track 18)
Dej zpátky čas (track 5)
Ets la millor (track 2)
Falso amor (track 18)
Sonne auf der Haut (track 10)
Var inte rädd (track 5)
part of:
We Will Rock You (German version of the Queen musical) (track 1)
We Will Rock You (Queen musical) (track 1)
recording of:
Brass in Pocket (track 14)
I Can't Wait (track 11)
In the Air Tonight (track 4)
Jump (track 3)
Love Shack (track 19)
Message to My Girl (track 6)
Pleasure and Pain (track 16)
Poison Arrow (track 7)
Take On Me (track 12)
Time After Time (track 5)
Under Pressure (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 12)
Riff Off (track 8)
Polka Your Eyes Out (track 19)

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Linn 9000 (drum machine, aka A. Linn) (track 7)
bass, drum machine and keyboard:
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 2)
electric guitar:
Waddy Wachtel (track 18)
drum machine, guitar and tambourine:
Andy Cox (of The Beat) (track 2)
additional producer:
Daniel Miller (founder of Mute Records) (track 16)
assistant mixer:
David Bowie (track 14)
Nile Rodgers (track 14)
co-producer:
David Z. (producer/engineer David Rivkin) (track 2)
composer:
Vince Clarke (songwriter) (track 16)
Daryl Hall (tracks 11, 11)
Colin Hay (track 13)
Gary Kemp (track 5)
Ron Strykert (track 13)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 7)
John Oates (tracks 11, 11)
Ric Ocasek (track 10)
engineer:
David Z. (producer/engineer David Rivkin) (track 2)
John Fryer (track 16)
Eric Radcliffe (track 16)
lead vocals:
Kim Carnes (1981-01) (track 18)
lyricist:
Vince Clarke (songwriter) (track 16)
Daryl Hall (tracks 11, 11)
Colin Hay (track 13)
Gary Kemp (track 5)
Sara Allen (tracks 11, 11)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 7)
John Oates (tracks 11, 11)
Ric Ocasek (track 10)
mixer:
Bob Clearmountain (track 14)
Hugh Padgham (track 11)
performer:
Spandau Ballet (track 5)
producer:
David Bowie (track 14)
The Cars (track 10)
Steve Jolley (track 5)
Giorgio Moroder (track 12)
Spandau Ballet (track 5)
Tony Swain (track 5)
Yazoo (80s British synthpop duo, aka Yaz) (track 16)
Eric Radcliffe (track 16)
Nile Rodgers (track 14)
Val Garay (track 18)
recording engineer:
Val Garay (track 18)
Nigel Green (track 10)
sound engineer:
Bob Clearmountain (track 14)
vocals:
Roland Gift (track 2)
Bananarama (track 7)
Alison Moyet (track 16)
writer:
David Bowie (track 14)
George O’Dowd (track 8)
Mikey Craig (track 8)
Jackie DeShannon (track 18)
Roland Gift (track 2)
Deborah Harry (track 12)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 8)
Will Jennings (track 17)
Dennis Lambert (track 1)
Annie Lennox (track 4)
Giorgio Moroder (track 12)
Jon Moss (track 8)
Martin Page (track 1)
Iggy Pop (track 14)
B. A. Robertson (track 15)
Mike Rutherford (track 15)
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 2)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 4)
Bernie Taupin (track 1)
Donna Weiss (track 18)
Steve Winwood (track 17)
Peter Wolf (Austrian classical/jazz composer/producer, keyboards for Zappa) (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1981) (track 18)
EMI America Records, Inc. (1981) (track 18)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1982) (track 13)
London Records Ltd. (not release label) (1986) (track 7)
London Music Stream Ltd. (1988) (track 2)
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) (1998) (track 12)
publisher:
BMG Monarch (track 12)
BMG VM Music France (track 14)
BMG VM Music Ltd. (track 14)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher - NOT for release labels) (track 12)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 14)
Fleur Music Ltd. (track 14)
Mainman Saag (New York) (track 14)
RZO Music Ltd (track 14)
Sony/ATV Melody (track 12)
Tintoretto Music (track 14)
Éditer à Paris (track 14)
recorded at:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
In My Arms by Mylo (track 18)
cover recording of:
Venus (Shocking Blue (I'm Your Venus)) (track 7)
Bette Davis Eyes (1981-01) (track 18)
later parody versions:
Anteater (tracks 11, 11)
Bartimaeus Eyes (track 18)
China Girl (Literal Video Version) (track 14)
Outnumbered (ApologetiX song) (track 13)
Spameater (tracks 11, 11)
later translated parody versions:
Dummi Du (Only You) (track 16)
Minus (track 7)
later translated versions:
Kolos Srey Chaom (track 7)
Llamame (Call Me) (track 12)
Soita mulle (track 12)
Veenus (track 7)
Venus (Finnish) (track 7)
ヴィーナス (Hitoshi Shinohara translation) (track 7)
ヴィーナス (Hiromi Mori translation) (track 7)
ヴィーナス (Yuuji Konno translation) (track 7)
衹有你 (track 16)
live recording of:
Maneater (track 11)
recording of:
Call Me (track 12)
China Girl (track 14)
Down Under (Men at Work song, “Do you come from a land down under?”) (track 13)
Drive (track 10)
Maneater (track 11)
Only You (track 16)
She Drives Me Crazy (Fine Young Cannibals song) (track 2)
The Living Years (track 15)
True (track 5)
Tucker's Daughter (Ian Moss song) (track 9)
Valerie (track 17)
We Built This City (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 13)
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 7)
Stars on 45 (Beatles Medley 7" Mix) (track 7)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 7)
Polka Party! (track 7)

Release

ASIN: US: B000BGR30I [info]