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Catalogue: MMCD 8021

Catalogue: MMCD 8022

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Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Take On Me
a‐ha 4.4 3:45
2 Good Thing
Fine Young Cannibals 4 3:21
3 Stop
Sam Brown 4:55
4 You're the Voice
John Farnham 4 5:05
5 Everywhere
Fleetwood Mac 3:42
6 Need You Tonight
INXS 3:02
7 Neutron Dance
The Pointer Sisters 4:11
8 Slave to Love
Bryan Ferry 4 4:25
9 Free Fallin'
Tom Petty 4.4 4:14
10 On the Beach
Chris Rea 5 6:49
11 When Tomorrow Comes
Eurythmics 3 4:16
12 Teardrops
Womack & Womack 5 5:04
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Good Tradition
Tanita Tikaram 2:49
2 Walk Like an Egyptian
Bangles 4 3:22
3 Father Figure
George Michael 3.6 5:37
4 King of the Road
The Proclaimers 2:45
5 Satellite
The Hooters 4:15
6 Dangerous
Roxette 3 3:49
7 Typical Male
Tina Turner 2 4:16
8 I Want to Know What Love Is
Foreigner 4 5:01
9 Kokomo
The Beach Boys 4.6 3:35
10 I Get Weak
Belinda Carlisle 4:14
11 Oh L'Amour
Erasure 3:07
12 Holding Out for a Hero
Bonnie Tyler 4.35 4:22

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1983) (track 7)
tambourine:
Paulinho da Costa (1983) (track 7)
synthesizer programming:
Stephen Mitchell (track 7)
bass, drum machine and keyboard:
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 2)
piano:
Jools Holland (track 2)
drum machine programming:
Reek Havoc (track 7)
Bob Mithoff (track 7)
Howie Rice (track 7)
drum machine, guitar and tambourine:
Andy Cox (of The Beat) (track 2)
drum machine, guitar, Minimoog, organ, piano and synthesizer:
Howie Rice (1983) (track 7)
additional engineer:
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 2)
assistant engineer:
Michael Wickow (track 4)
background vocals:
Jimmy Chambers (track 2)
George Chandler (UK vocalist, member of The Olympic Runners & Londonbeat) (track 2)
Jimmy Helms (track 2)
composer:
Annie Lennox (track 11)
Patrick Seymour (British songwriter & keyboardist, Eurythmics) (track 11)
Dave Stewart (STEWART DAVID ALLAN (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics)) (track 11)
Cecil Womack (track 12)
Linda Womack (track 12)
Bryan Ferry (track 8)
Christine McVie (track 5)
Chris Rea (track 10)
engineer:
Jon Bavin (track 11)
Rhett Davies (track 8)
Emmanuel Guiot (track 11)
Mike Pela (track 2)
lead vocals:
Bryan Ferry (track 8)
Ruth Pointer (1983) (track 7)
lyricist:
Annie Lennox (track 11)
Patrick Seymour (British songwriter & keyboardist, Eurythmics) (track 11)
Dave Stewart (STEWART DAVID ALLAN (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics)) (track 11)
Bryan Ferry (track 8)
Christine McVie (track 5)
Chris Rea (track 10)
mastering:
Ian Cooper (UK mastering engineer) (track 11)
mixer:
Doug Brady (track 4)
Bob Clearmountain (track 8)
John Ratcliff (track 1)
a‐ha (track 1)
orchestrator:
Michael Kamen (track 11)
performer:
Jeff Lynne (track 9)
producer:
Mike Campbell (worked with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) (track 9)
Andy Cox (of The Beat) (track 2)
Ross Fraser (track 4)
Roland Gift (track 2)
Jon Kelly (track 10)
Jeff Lynne (track 9)
Richard Perry (producer) (track 7)
Tom Petty (track 9)
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 2)
Dave Stewart (STEWART DAVID ALLAN (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics)) (track 11)
Alan Tarney (track 1)
Chris Rea (track 10)
recording engineer:
Doug Brady (track 4)
Michael Brooks (sound engineer and remixer, notably associated with The Pointer Sisters) (track 7)
remixer:
Bill Schnee (track 7)
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 2)
vocals:
Sam Brown (UK singer/songwriter) (track 3)
Roland Gift (track 2)
writer:
Bruce Brody (track 3)
Sam Brown (UK singer/songwriter) (track 3)
Andrew Farriss (track 6)
Magne Furuholmen (track 1)
Roland Gift (track 2)
Morten Harket (track 1)
Michael Hutchence (track 6)
Jeff Lynne (track 9)
Tom Petty (track 9)
Andy Qunta (track 4)
Keith Reid (track 4)
Maggie Ryder (track 4)
Danny Sembello (track 7)
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 2)
Gregg Sutton (track 3)
Chris Thompson (vocalist with Manfred Mann’s Earth Band) (track 4)
Allee Willis (track 7)
Cecil Womack (track 12)
Linda Womack (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
London Music Stream Ltd. (1988) (track 2)
MCA Records, Inc. (do not use as a release label! a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (1989) (track 9)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (track 1)
Bright Music Ltd. (track 5)
Gone Gator Music (track 9)
Magnet Music Ltd. (track 10)
E.G. Records Ltd. (1985) (track 8)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Crank on Me by Sean Peden (track 1)
remaster of:
sampled by:
Triple Double by Girl Talk (track 2)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 177) (track 9)
is the basis for:
Corporate Trash (track 1)
OTB (On the Beach) (without lyrics) (track 10)
One Of My Kind (track 6)
later parody versions:
Good King (track 2)
James 1:3 (track 1)
Take On Me (Literal Video Version) (track 1)
Total Recallin’ (track 9)
later translated versions:
古都 (track 4)
recording of:
Everywhere (Fleetwood Mac song) (track 5)
Free Fallin' (track 9)
Good Thing (track 2)
Need You Tonight (track 6)
On the Beach (Chris Rea) (track 10)
Slave to Love (track 8)
Stop (track 3)
Take On Me (track 1)
Teardrops (track 12)
When Tomorrow Comes (track 11)
You’re the Voice (track 4)
Neutron Dance (1983) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 1)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Jeffrey Foskett (1988-03-22 – 1988-04-06) (track 9)
drums (drum set):
Jim Keltner (1988-03-22 – 1988-04-06) (track 9)
membranophone:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 7)
slide guitar [electric slide guitar]:
Ry Cooder (1988-03-22 – 1988-04-06) (track 9)
bass:
Rod Clark (UK bassist) (1988-03-22 – 1988-04-06) (track 9)
bass and guitar:
Terry Britten (track 7)
keyboard:
alto saxophone:
Joel Peskin (1988-03-22 – 1988-04-06) (track 9)
saxophone:
Tim Cappello (track 7)
accordion:
Van Dyke Parks (1988-03-22 – 1988-04-06) (track 9)
additional engineer:
Mike Ging (track 7)
additional vocals:
Jennifer Holliday (track 8)
arranger:
George Michael (track 3)
background vocals:
Terry Britten (track 7)
Donnie Harper (track 8)
Tessa Niles (track 7)
Al Jardine (1988-03-22 – 1988-04-06) (track 9)
Bruce Johnston (1988-03-22 – 1988-04-06) (track 9)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (1988-03-22 – 1988-04-06) (track 9)
Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) (1988-03-22 – 1988-04-06) (track 9)
choir vocals:
composer:
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth) (track 8)
George Michael (track 3)
Jim Steinman (track 12)
Tanita Tikaram (track 1)
Per Gessle (track 6)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 10)
Liam Sternberg (– 1984-01) (track 2)
Roger Miller (US singer/songwriter/actor, “King of the Road”) (1964) (track 4)
engineer:
Frank Filipetti (track 8)
lead vocals:
Susanna Hoffs (track 2)
Vicki Peterson (track 2)
Michael Steele (American bassist, guitarist, songwriter, and singer) (track 2)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (1988-03-22 – 1988-04-06) (track 9)
Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) (1988-03-22 – 1988-04-06) (track 9)
lyricist:
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth) (track 8)
George Michael (track 3)
Tanita Tikaram (track 1)
Per Gessle (track 6)
Roger Miller (US singer/songwriter/actor, “King of the Road”) (track 4)
Dean Pitchford (track 12)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 10)
Liam Sternberg (– 1984-01) (track 2)
mixer:
David Leonard (US producer and engineer) (track 2)
John Hudson (producer, recording and mixing engineer) (track 7)
performer:
Tom Bailey (Thompson Twins) (track 8)
The Beach Boys (1988-03-22) (track 9)
producer:
Terry Britten (track 7)
David Kahne (track 2)
Terry Melcher (track 9)
George Michael (track 3)
recording engineer:
John Hudson (producer, recording and mixing engineer) (track 7)
vocals:
George Michael (track 3)
writer:
Eric Bazilian (track 5)
Andy Bell (singer / songwriter for Erasure) (track 11)
Terry Britten (track 7)
Rick Chertoff (track 5)
Vince Clarke (songwriter) (track 11)
Rob Hyman (track 5)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (track 9)
Graham Lyle (track 7)
Scott McKenzie (track 9)
Terry Melcher (track 9)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 9)
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) (1985) (track 2)
Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited (not for release label use! post-2008 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment) (1987) (track 3)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (2004) (track 7)
Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited (not for release label use! post-2008 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment) (2010) (track 3)
publisher:
Daywin Music Inc. (track 9)
Honest John Music (track 9)
Sony Music Publishing (worldwide except Japan, ended 1995) (track 11)
Sony/ATV Melody (track 12)
Spirit One Music (track 9)
フジパシフィック音楽出版 (– 2014-12-31) (track 8)
フジパシフィックミュージック (2015-01-01 –) (track 8)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Father by LL Cool J (track 3)
In My Life by Memphis Bleek (track 8)
arrangements:
Adesso (translated) (track 8)
cover recording of:
King of the Road (track 4)
is based on:
Stark Raving Love (track 12)
later parody versions:
Queen of the House (track 4)
later translated parody versions:
King of the Road (Wise Guys parody version) (track 4)
L'Égyptien (track 2)
later translated versions:
Mitä rakkaus on (track 8)
Oh l'amour (track 11)
On est les rois (track 4)
ヒーロー (track 12)
冷傲的化妝 (track 6)
later versions:
Alltid på väg (track 4)
recording of:
Dangerous (track 6)
Father Figure (track 3)
Good Tradition (track 1)
Holding Out for a Hero (Footloose) (track 12)
I Get Weak (track 10)
Oh l'amour (track 11)
Satellite (track 5)
Typical Male (track 7)
Kokomo (1988) (track 9)
translated version of:
等候 (track 6)