Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 It Takes Two Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock 4:34
2 White Lines (Don’t Do It) Grandmaster Flash & Melle Mel 4:10
3 It’s Like That Run‐D.M.C. 4:02
4 White Wedding Billy Idol 3:57
5 Real Wild Child (Wild One) Iggy Pop 3:07
6 The Only Way Is Up Yazz 3:43
7 Sleep Talk Alyson Williams 4:50
8 People Hold On Coldcut feat. Lisa Stansfield 3:44
9 Axel F Harold Faltermeyer 3.5 3:00
10 Breakin… There’s No Stoppin’ Us Ollie & Jerry 4:14
11 Every Little Step Bobby Brown 3:40
12 Word Up! Cameo 3:44
13 Trapped Colonel Abrams 3:55
14 Casanova LeVert 4:03
15 Promised Land Joe Smooth 3:00
16 Steppin Out Joe Jackson 3:59
17 Weekend Todd Terry Project feat. Class Action 3:30
18 In & Out of My Life Adeva 4:40
19 Dub Be Good to Me Beats International feat. Lindy Layton 3:58
20 Wood Beez Scritti Politti 5:55
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Kyrie Mr. Mister 4 4:24
2 I Just Died in Your Arms Tonight Cutting Crew 4:25
3 I Ran (So Far Away) A Flock of Seagulls 5 5:12
4 Somewhere in My Heart Aztec Camera 4 4:00
5 Cry Wolf a‐ha 4.5 4:08
6 Two Tribes Frankie Goes to Hollywood 4 3:23
7 World Shut Your Mouth Julian Cope 3:04
8 I’m Gonna Do the Right Thing Simply Red 4:22
9 Life in a Northern Town The Dream Academy 4:16
10 Robert De Niro’s Waiting Bananarama 3:41
11 What Is Love? Howard Jones 5 3:39
12 It Must Be Love Madness 3:19
13 Sweet Little Mystery Wet Wet Wet 3:44
14 Down to Earth Curiosity Killed the Cat 3:48
15 Breakout Swing Out Sister 3:44
16 A New England Kirsty MacColl 4 3:49
17 Crush on You The Jets 4:16
18 Caravan of Love The Housemartins 3:40
19 Young at Heart The Bluebells 3 3:25
20 Johnny Come Home Fine Young Cannibals 3:29
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 House of Fun Madness 2:47
2 Dancing on the Ceiling Lionel Richie 4:21
3 And the Beat Goes On The Whispers 3:23
4 A Night to Remember Shalamar 3:29
5 Come Into My Life Joyce Sims 3:44
6 Shout to the Top The Style Council 4:11
7 Teardrops Womack & Womack 3:50
8 Do It to the Music Raw Silk 3:32
9 Midas Touch Midnight Star 3:48
10 Let’s Go Round Again Average White Band 5 4:06
11 Let’s Groove Earth, Wind & Fire 4:10
12 Hands Up Ottawan 3:26
13 Use It Up and Wear It Out Odyssey 4:02
14 Give It Up KC & The Sunshine Band 4.35 4:04
15 D.I.S.C.O. Ottawan 3:15
16 Heartache Avenue The Maisonettes 4 2:54
17 Pink Cadillac Natalie Cole 4:27
18 Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You Boys Town Gang 3:33
19 Swing the Mood Jive Bunny 4:47
20 Star Trekkin’ The Firm 3:32
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Shout Tears for Fears 4.5 4:05
2 Jive Talkin’ Boogie Box High 4:36
3 Baggy Trousers Madness 2:27
4 Pass the Dutchie Musical Youth 3:22
5 Girlie Girlie Sophia George 3:04
6 The Word Girl Scritti Politti 4:23
7 Iko Iko The Belle Stars 2:57
8 Every Kind of People The Mint Juleps 4:29
9 Ai No Corrida Quincy Jones feat. Dune 4:06
10 Sign of the Times The Belle Stars 2:52
11 She Works Hard for the Money Donna Summer 3:50
12 Funky Town Lipps, Inc. 3.85 3:59
13 Pull Up to the Bumper Grace Jones 3:41
14 Fresh Kool & The Gang 3:48
15 The Power of Love Frankie Goes to Hollywood 3:58
16 Ever So Lonely Monsoon 4:18
17 Up Where We Belong Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes 3:46
18 Move Over Darling Tracey Ullman 2:35
19 Joanna Kool & The Gang 5 3:57
20 Move Closer Phyllis Nelson 4:33
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Relax Frankie Goes to Hollywood 3.8 3:54
2 Tainted Love Soft Cell 4 2:37
3 You Spin Me Round (Like a Record) Dead or Alive 3:13
4 Karma Chameleon Culture Club 3.9 3:51
5 Duel Propaganda 4 4:42
6 Days Kirsty MacColl 3:00
7 When Smokey Sings ABC 4.35 4:20
8 Rhythm of the Night DeBarge 3:49
9 Change of Heart Change 3:49
10 Push It Salt‐N‐Pepa 3.5 3:29
11 I Think We’re Alone Now Tiffany 4.25 3:45
12 Boys (Summertime Love) Sabrina 3 3:54
13 Love Shack B‐52’s 3.5 4:16
14 Going Underground The Jam 5 2:52
15 Breakaway Tracey Ullman 3.65 2:34
16 The Race Yello 3:18
17 Swords of a Thousand Men Tenpole Tudor 5 2:56
18 Enola Gay Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark 3.5 3:29
19 Moments in Love Art of Noise 5 4:36
20 Pacific 707 808 State 3:54

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Ollie Brown (US drummer, session musician & record producer) (track 10)
Norman Cook (track 19)
Harold Faltermeyer (track 9)
James Harris III (track 19)
Jerry Knight (track 10)
Terry Lewis (US hip-hop/soul songwriter, producer & label owner) (track 19)
Reginald Calloway (track 14)
Green Gartside (track 20)
Billy Idol (track 4)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 16)
lyricist:
Reginald Calloway (track 14)
Green Gartside (track 20)
Billy Idol (track 4)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 16)
producer:
Harold Faltermeyer (track 9)
Keith Forsey (track 4)
writer:
Colonel Abrams (track 13)
Babyface (R&B musician Kenny Edmonds) (track 11)
Vincent Bell (R&B / hip-hop producer) (track 7)
Larry Blackmon (track 12)
Matthew Cohn (UK DJ aka Matt Black) (track 8)
Darryl McDaniels (Rapper Darryl McDaniels) (track 3)
Marston Freeman (songwriter) (track 13)
Melvin Glover (Melvin Glover aka Melle Mel) (track 2)
Johnny Greenan (track 5)
Tomi Jenkins (track 12)
Alvin Moody (track 7)
Jonathan More (of Coldcut) (track 8)
Dave Owens (track 5)
Johnny O’Keefe (track 5)
Sylvia Robinson (track 2)
Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C) (track 3)
Russell Simmons (track 7)
Larry Smith (US hip hop producer) (track 3)
Lisa Stansfield (track 8)
phonographic copyright by:
Geffen Records (1984) (track 9)
publisher:
BMG Publishing Ltd (track 8)
Big Life Music Ltd (track 8)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 20)
Jouissance Music (track 20)
MPL Communications Inc. (Paul McCartney-related, NYC-based company) (track 5)
Peermusic UK (UK publisher) (track 5)
Protoons Inc. (track 3)
Rush-Groove (track 3)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 20)
mash-ups:
Axel F vs. Do You Really Like It? (Harold Faltermeyer vs. Pied Piper and the Master of Ceremonies) (part of “As Heard on Radio Soulwax, Part 9” DJ-mix) by DJ Alex F (track 9)
cover recording of:
Wild One (Real Wild Child) (track 5)
is based on:
Cavern (track 2)
later parody versions:
Christ's Wedding (track 4)
White Wedding (Literal Video Version) (track 4)
later translated versions:
Hai ↑ (track 12)
Wilde Has (swiss german lyrics) (track 5)
Wilder Has (german lyrics) (track 5)
later versions:
recording of:
Axel F (Beverly Hills Cop) (track 9)
Casanova (track 14)
Dub Be Good to Me (track 19)
Every Little Step (track 11)
It's Like That (track 3)
People Hold On (track 8)
Sleep Talk (track 7)
Steppin' Out (track 16)
Trapped (track 13)
White Wedding (track 4)
Word Up! (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Just Be Good to Me (track 19)

CD 2

written in:
Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom (1982 – 1983) (track 6)
drums (drum set):
Øystein Jevanord (track 5)
Pat Mastelotto (track 1)
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 6)
bass guitar:
Richard Page (singer-songwriter; former lead singer & bassist of Mr. Mister) (track 1)
Mark William O'Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 6)
guitar:
Steve Farris (US session guitarist, member of Mr. Mister) (track 1)
Brian Nash (track 6)
keyboard:
Steve George (US keyboardist for Mr. Mister & Pages) (track 1)
additional producer:
Stephen Lipson (track 6)
composer:
Sara Dallin (track 10)
Siobhan Fahey (track 10)
Steve George (US keyboardist for Mr. Mister & Pages) (track 1)
Ernie Isley (track 18)
Marvin Isley (track 18)
Chris Jasper (track 18)
Steve Jolley (track 10)
Richard Page (singer-songwriter; former lead singer & bassist of Mr. Mister) (track 1)
Tony Swain (track 10)
Keren Woodward (track 10)
Billy Bragg (track 16)
Nick Van Eede (track 2)
Roddy Frame (track 4)
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 6)
William Johnson (track 6)
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 11)
Jerry Knight (track 17)
Mark William O'Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 6)
Labi Siffre (tracks 12, 12)
Aaron Zigman (track 17)
conductor:
Stuart Bruce (track 6)
engineer:
Paul DeVilliers (track 1)
Gerry Kitchingham (track 5)
Lois Oki (track 1)
Stephen W. Tayler (UK engineer) (track 11)
guest percussion:
Luis Jardim (track 6)
guest keyboard:
Anne Dudley (track 6)
Andrew Richards (Strawbs keyboard player/record producer) (track 6)
lead vocals:
Richard Page (singer-songwriter; former lead singer & bassist of Mr. Mister) (track 1)
William Johnson (track 6)
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 11)
Mark William O'Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 6)
Paul Rutherford (Member of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 6)
lyricist:
Billy Bragg (track 16)
William Bryant (drummer) (track 11)
Nick Van Eede (track 2)
Roddy Frame (track 4)
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 6)
William Johnson (track 6)
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 11)
Jerry Knight (track 17)
John Lang (US songwriter for Mr. Mister & Pages) (track 1)
Mark William O'Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 6)
Labi Siffre (tracks 12, 12)
Aaron Zigman (track 17)
mixer:
Alan Tarney (track 5)
Mick Guzauski (track 1)
John Hudson (producer, recording and mixing engineer) (track 5)
performer:
a‐ha (1986) (track 5)
producer:
Bob Andrews (track 19)
Paul DeVilliers (track 1)
Colin Fairley (track 19)
Rupert Hine (track 11)
Trevor Horn (track 6)
Steve Lillywhite (track 16)
Mr. Mister (American pop rock band) (track 1)
Alan Tarney (track 5)
John Williams (UK drum n bass DJ/producer aka Skyjack) (track 18)
recording engineer:
Mike Score (track 3)
vocals:
Steve George (US keyboardist for Mr. Mister & Pages) (track 1)
writer:
Toby Andersen (keyboardist) (track 14)
Sara Dallin (track 19)
Michael Drummond (track 14)
Siobhan Fahey (track 19)
Magne Furuholmen (track 5)
Gilbert Gabriel (track 9)
Roland Gift (track 20)
Robert Hodgens (track 19)
Nick Laird-Clowes (track 9)
Frank Maudsley (track 3)
Paul Reynolds (track 3)
Ali Score (track 3)
Mike Score (track 3)
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 20)
Keren Woodward (track 19)
Andy Connell (1986) (track 15)
Corinne Drewery (1986) (track 15)
Martin Jackson (1986) (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
RCA Records (not for release label use! for the imprint, please use “RCA” instead) (1985) (track 1)
Stiff Records Ltd. (1985) (track 16)
publisher:
10 Music Ltd. (track 15)
Ali‐Aja Music (track 1)
April Music Inc. (track 18)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 16)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (tracks 12, 12)
IJI Publishing (track 18)
Panola Park Music (track 1)
Perfect Songs Ltd. (track 6)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 1)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 10)
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 1)
DJ-mixes:
has remixes:
sampled by:
part of:
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 27) (track 6)
cover recording of:
A New England (track 16)
Caravan of Love (track 18)
It Must Be Love (track 12)
Young at Heart (track 19)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Bum Bum Boris (track 18)
Campervan of Love (track 18)
Iran (So Far Away) (track 3)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Lâche-toi (French lyric version of "Breakout") (track 15)
recording of:
Breakout (track 15)
Crush on You (track 17)
Cry Wolf (track 5)
Down to Earth (track 14)
I Ran (track 3)
It Must Be Love (track 12)
Johnny Come Home (track 20)
Kyrie (track 1)
Two Tribes (track 6)
What Is Love? (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Two Tribes / Relax (track 6)

CD 3

composer:
Michael Frenchik (track 2)
Jean Kluger (Belgian producer, publisher, songwriter) (track 15)
Carlos Rios (producer/guitarist) (track 2)
Daniel Vangarde (track 15)
Lol Mason (track 16)
Lionel Richie (track 2)
Joyce Sims (track 5)
Mark Tibenham (track 16)
Paul Weller (track 6)
lyricist:
Nelly Byl (Belgian lyricist) (track 12)
Lol Mason (track 16)
Lionel Richie (track 2)
Joyce Sims (track 5)
Mark Tibenham (track 16)
Paul Weller (track 6)
writer:
Mike Barson (track 1)
Nidra Beard (track 4)
Lawrence Russell Brown (lyricist) (track 13)
Deborah Carter (track 14)
Harry Wayne Casey (track 14)
Alan Gorrie (track 10)
Jean Kluger (Belgian producer, publisher, songwriter) (track 12)
Sandy Linzer (track 13)
Dana Meyers (track 4)
William Shelby (track 3)
Stephen Shockley (track 3)
Charmaine Sylvers (track 4)
Leon Sylvers (track 3)
Daniel Vangarde (track 12)
Wayne Vaughn (track 11)
Boaz McWade Watson (track 9)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 11)
Cecil Womack (track 7)
Linda Womack (track 7)
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) (1982) (track 14)
publisher:
Beach House Music (track 5)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 11, 14)
Epic Solar Songs Inc. ( – ????) (track 9)
Peermusic UK (UK publisher) (track 13)
Skegee Music (track 2)
Smokin' Amigos (track 5)
Songs of Lastrada (track 9)
Brockman Music (1986) (track 2)
sampled by:
Give It Up (warm up) by Lulu (track 14)
arrangements:
The Avenue (track 16)
later translated versions:
Opp med hendene (track 12)
later versions:
medley of:
Let’s Twist Again (track 19)
In the Mood (track 19)
Rock Around the Clock (Bill Haley’s version) (track 19)
Tutti Frutti (track 19)
C’mon Everybody (track 19)
Hound Dog (track 19)
All Shook Up (track 19)
Jailhouse Rock (track 19)
At the Hop (track 19)
recording of:
A Night to Remember (Shalamar song) (track 4)
Come Into My Life (track 5)
D.I.S.C.O. (track 15)
Dancing on the Ceiling (Lionel Richie song) (track 2)
Give It Up (track 14)
Heartache Avenue (track 16)
House of Fun (track 1)
Let’s Groove (track 11)
Midas Touch (track 9)
Shout to the Top (track 6)
Swing the Mood (track 19)
Teardrops (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
version of:

CD 4

drums (drum set):
Fred Maher (track 6)
guitar:
Nick Moroch (track 6)
keyboard:
David Gamson (track 6)
background vocals:
B.J. Nelson (track 6)
composer:
Steve Coe (track 16)
Jack Nitzsche (track 17)
Buffy Sainte-Marie (track 17)
James Crawford, Jr. (R&B musician James "Sugar Boy" Crawford, Jr.) (track 7)
Steven Greenberg (track 12)
Rosa Lee Hawkins (track 7)
Phyllis Nelson (American singer) (track 20)
lyricist:
James Crawford, Jr. (R&B musician James "Sugar Boy" Crawford, Jr.) (track 7)
Steven Greenberg (track 12)
Rosa Lee Hawkins (track 7)
Will Jennings (track 17)
Joan Marie Johnson (track 7)
Phyllis Nelson (American singer) (track 20)
mixer:
Howard Gray (track 6)
producer:
David Gamson (track 6)
Green Gartside (track 6)
Fred Maher (track 6)
recording engineer:
Howard Gray (track 6)
vocals:
Green Gartside (track 6)
writer:
Clifford Adams (track 19)
Stella Barker (track 10)
Robert “Kool” Bell (tracks 14, 19)
Ronald Bell (tracks 14, 19)
Jim Bonnefond (tracks 14, 19)
George Brown (US percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (tracks 14, 19)
Chris Foreman (track 3)
David Gamson (track 6)
Green Gartside (track 6)
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 15)
Clare Hirst (track 10)
Holly Johnson (track 15)
Grace Jones (track 13)
Miranda Joyce (track 10)
Hal Kanner (track 18)
Sandy Linzer (track 14)
Joe Lubin (track 18)
Dana Manno (track 13)
Jennie Matthias (track 10)
Graham McPherson (track 3)
Terry Melcher (track 18)
Brian Nash (track 15)
Michael Omartian (track 11)
Roland Orzabal (track 1)
Sarah-Jane Owen (track 10)
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 15)
Judy Parsons (track 10)
Lesley Shone (track 10)
Claydes Smith (tracks 14, 19)
Ian Stanley (track 1)
Donna Summer (soul/disco diva) (track 11)
James “J.T.” Taylor (US R&B vocalist for Kool & the Gang) (tracks 14, 19)
Curtis “Fitz” Williams (keyboardist/percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (tracks 14, 19)
phonographic copyright by:
PolyGram Records, Inc. (not for release label use! US division of PolyGram) (1979 –) (track 12)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1980) (track 12)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2014) (track 1)
publisher:
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 7)
IKO Legal Hold (track 7)
IQ Music Ltd. (track 20)
Jouissance Music (track 6)
Perfect Songs Ltd. (track 15)
Red Sea Songs (track 12)
Rick S. Music (track 12)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 6)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 19)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
cover recording of:
Iko Iko (track 7)
Move Over Darling (track 18)
has revision:
Hey Now (track 7)
is the basis for:
So Lonely (track 16)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Aïko-aïko (track 7)
Joanna (Japanese version) (track 19)
Klere zooitje (track 3)
recording of:
Baggy Trousers (track 3)
Ever So Lonely (track 16)
Fresh (track 14)
Funkytown (track 12)
Joanna (Kool & the Gang) (track 19)
Move Closer (track 20)
Shout (track 1)
Sign of the Times (track 10)
The Power of Love (Frankie Goes to Hollywood song) (track 15)
The Word Girl (track 6)
Up Where We Belong (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 12)
Stars on 45 (the song itself) (track 12)
Stars on 45 (12″ single) (track 12)
Elephant Love (aka Elephant Love Medley, from Moulin Rouge!) (track 17)
Polka Party! (track 1)
revision of:
Jockomo (track 7)

CD 5

drums (drum set):
Rick Buckler (track 14)
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 1)
Jon Moss (1983) (track 4)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Malcolm Holmes (drummer) (track 18)
bass guitar:
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 1)
Mikey Craig (1983) (track 4)
strings arranger:
Richard Niles (track 7)
membranophone:
Graham Broad (track 7)
synthesizer:
John Duarte (track 11)
guitar:
Brian Nash (track 1)
Chuck Yamek (track 11)
Paul Weller (track 14)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 4)
harmonica:
Judd Lander (track 7)
Judd Lander (1983) (track 4)
bass:
Brad Lang (track 7)
Bruce Foxton (track 14)
bass and synthesizer:
Andy McCluskey (track 18)
double bass:
Danny Thompson (English double bass player) (track 7)
percussion:
Pandit Dinesh (track 7)
Louis Jardim (track 7)
Jon Moss (1983) (track 4)
sitar:
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 4)
keyboard:
David Clayton (track 7)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 4)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Paul Humphreys (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) (track 18)
electronic instruments and other instruments:
Dave Ball (UK electronic musician, part of Soft Cell) (track 2)
saxophone:
Howie Casey (track 7)
piano:
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 4)
drum machine [drum] programming:
John Duarte (track 11)
electric sitar:
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 4)
additional producer:
Stephen Lipson (track 1)
additional recording engineer:
John Kerns (US engineer) (track 11)
arranger:
Trevor Horn (track 19)
John Duarte (track 11)
assistant mixer:
Tim Burrell (track 7)
assistant recording engineer:
Tim Burrell (track 7)
background vocals:
Tiffany (US 1980s pop star, "I Think We’re Alone Now") (track 11)
Helen Terry (1983) (track 4)
co-producer:
Bernard Edwards (track 7)
composer:
Boris Blank (track 16)
Matteo Bonsanto (track 12)
Claudia Brücken (track 5)
Anne Dudley (track 19)
Susanne Freytag (track 5)
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 1)
Trevor Horn (track 19)
J.J. Jeczalik (track 19)
Gary Langan (track 19)
Michael Mertens (track 5)
Paul Morley (track 19)
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 1)
Roberto Rossi (composer) (track 12)
Ed Cobb (track 2)
Ritchie Cordell (tracks 11, 11)
Ralf Dörper (track 5)
Holly Johnson (track 1)
Andy McCluskey (track 18)
Edward Tudor-Pole (track 17)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 8)
Paul Weller (track 14)
conductor:
Stuart Bruce (track 1)
engineer:
Bill Smith (US recording engineer) (track 11)
Laurence Diana (track 18)
Paul Hardiman (track 2)
Simon Humphrey (track 4)
Gordon Milne (track 4)
Max Norman (track 18)
Mike Ross (engineer) (track 4)
guest percussion:
Louis Jardim (track 1)
guest keyboard:
Anne Dudley (track 1)
Andrew Richards (Strawbs keyboard player/record producer) (track 1)
Phil Pickett (1983) (track 4)
guest vocals:
Camilla Pilkington (track 19)
lead vocals:
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 1)
Holly Johnson (track 1)
Paul Rutherford (Member of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 1)
Tiffany (US 1980s pop star, "I Think We’re Alone Now") (track 11)
Boy George (1983) (track 4)
lyricist:
Claudio Cecchetto (track 12)
Malcolm Charlton (track 12)
Ed Cobb (track 2)
Ritchie Cordell (tracks 11, 11)
Ralf Dörper (track 5)
Holly Johnson (track 1)
Andy McCluskey (track 18)
Dieter Meier (track 16)
Edward Tudor-Pole (track 17)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 8)
Paul Weller (track 14)
mixer:
Steve Levine (track 4)
Jon Moss (track 4)
Harvey Goldberg (track 2)
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 7)
producer:
Bernard Edwards (track 7)
Martin Fry (track 7)
Trevor Horn (tracks 1, 19)
Mike Howlett (track 18)
Steve Levine (track 4)
Stephen Lipson (track 5)
Mike Thorne (UK producer & keyboardist) (track 2)
George E. Tobin (track 11)
Don Was (track 13)
Mark White (ABC/Vice Versa) (track 7)
recording engineer:
Martyn Webster (track 7)
remixer:
Bill Smith (US recording engineer) (track 11)
George E. Tobin (track 11)
vocals:
Marc Almond (English pop singer and songwriter) (track 2)
Bruce Foxton (track 14)
Paul Humphreys (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) (track 18)
Andy McCluskey (track 18)
Camilla Pilkington (track 19)
Paul Weller (track 14)
writer:
Hurby Azor (track 10)
George O’Dowd (track 4)
Pete Burns (track 3)
Steve Coy (track 3)
Mikey Craig (track 4)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 10)
Jackie DeShannon (track 15)
Martin Fry (track 7)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 4)
James Harris III (track 9)
Tim Lever (track 3)
Terry Lewis (US hip-hop/soul songwriter, producer & label owner) (track 9)
Jon Moss (track 4)
Mike Percy (track 3)
Phil Pickett (track 4)
Kate Pierson (track 13)
Fred Schneider (track 13)
Sharon Sheeley (track 15)
Keith Strickland (track 13)
Mark White (ABC/Vice Versa) (track 7)
Cindy Wilson (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor Ltd. (UK) (not for release label use! aka Polydor Ltd. or Polydor Ltd. (London), fka Polydor Records Ltd.) (1980) (track 14)
Mercury Records Ltd. (London) (for copyrights use only) (1981) (track 2)
Stiff Records Ltd. (1981) (track 17)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1983) (track 4)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1987) (track 7)
Phonogram Ltd. (London) (company name, NOT a label!) (1987) (track 7)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1987) (track 11)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2003) (track 4)
publisher:
Budde Music France (track 12)
Burning Music Ltd. (track 3)
Datasound AG (track 16)
EMI Longitude Music (tracks 11, 11)
Flyte Tyme Tunes (track 9)
Melmax (track 12)
Métisse Music (track 3)
Neutron Music Ltd. (track 7)
Perfect Songs Ltd. (track 1)
RTI SPA (track 12)
Realsongs (track 8)
Stylist Music Ltd. (track 14)
Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (track 17)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 17)
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 12)
BMG VM Music Ltd. (2013-05 –) (track 4)
mixed at:
recorded at:
CBS Studios (London, 1972–1989) in London, England, United Kingdom (1983) (track 4)
DJ-mixes:
has remixes:
When Smokey Sings (7" version with sax solo) by ABC (track 7)
mash-ups:
Love Psych by Neil Cicierega (track 13)
No Love Shack by G3RSt (track 13)
Ring My Bitch Up! by G3RSt (track 10)
Tainted Jesus (Soft Cell vs. Depeche Mode) (part of “Bootie Goes Goth” DJ-mix) by DJ Lobsterdust (track 2)
sampled by:
Mope by Bloodhound Gang (track 1)
SOS by Rihanna (track 2)
part of:
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 6) (track 5)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 440) (track 10)
cover recording of:
Breakaway (track 15)
Tainted Love (track 2)
is the basis for:
Jewel (track 5)
Moments in Soul (track 19)
Right Round (track 3)
later parody versions:
(Lick My) Nut Sack (parody recorded for Robin Quivers) (track 13)
Faithless Love (track 2)
I Think I’m a Clone Now (tracks 11, 11)
London Underground (track 14)
Meshach (track 13)
Read Acts (track 1)
Tainted Pub (track 2)
later translated versions:
BREAKAWAY (track 15)
Böser Sex (track 2)
Falso amor (track 2)
ふたりの世界 (tracks 11, 11)
城市節拍 (track 8)
recording of:
Change of Heart (track 9)
Duel (track 5)
Enola Gay (track 18)
Love Shack (track 13)
Moments in Love (track 19)
Push It (track 10)
Relax (track 1)
The Race (track 16)
When Smokey Sings (track 7)
Going Underground (1980-01-16) (track 14)
Karma Chameleon (1983) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Two Tribes / Relax (track 1)
Polka Your Eyes Out (track 13)
Hooked on Polkas (track 1)

Release Group

part of:The Ultimate Collection (Union Square Music, "100 Hits") (number: 29)