Tracklist

CD 1: 1976-1980
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 What a Way to End It All
Deaf School 4 2:59
2 Big in Japan
Big in Japan 3 2:53
3 Suffice to Say
Yachts 3 3:17
4 The Pictures on My Wall
Echo and the Bunnymen 3 2:52
5 Lil’s Gone to Paris
Ded Byrds 3 2:42
6 Breakthrough in Grey Room
051 3 5:46
7 Today’s Mystery Is…
The Dance Party 3 2:48
8 Sleeping Gas
The Teardrop Explodes 3 4:40
9 Faction
Faction 4 2:24
10 Touch
Lori and The Chameleons 5 4:19
11 Black Leather
Nightmares in Wax 4 4:12
12 Bunker Soldiers
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark 4 2:51
13 194 Radio City
Jaqui & Jeanette 3 4:01
14 Lovely Evening
Clive Langer & The Boxes 3 3:14
15 Morning, Noon and Night
Glass Torpedoes 3 2:11
16 Could This Be Heaven
Original Mirrors 5 5:13
17 Heads I Win
The Moondogs 3 2:18
18 Break It to Me Gently
The Planets 3 3:05
19 Do the Chud
The Chuddy Nuddies 3 2:27
20 British Refugee
Spitfire Boys 4 2:52
21 The Doctor
Geisha Girls 4 4:40
22 Don’t Stop the World
Deaf School 3 3:16
CD 2: 1980-1981
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Dalek I Love You (Destiny)
Dalek I 3 3:42
2 Telecommunication
A Flock of Seagulls 3 2:34
3 When I Dream
The Teardrop Explodes 3 3:45
4 Hit the Moon
Ellery Bop 3 2:48
5 Nuclear Summer
The Nice Men 3 3:10
6 Human Features
Black 3 3:08
7 Total Recall
Systems 3 3:53
8 Touch
Freeze Frame 5 3:28
9 Superman
Attempted Moustache 4 2:41
10 Intercontinental
Afraid of Mice 3 2:53
11 Rescue
Echo and the Bunnymen 4 4:27
12 Piggie in the Middle Eight
Cook the Books 3 5:46
13 Creation Rebel
Windows 3 4:47
14 My Motive
Chinese Religion 3 4:07
15 Too Late to Fly the Flag
Hambi and The Dance 3 3:28
16 Soldiers
Egypt for Now 3 5:36
17 Down at the Zoo
Those Naughty Lumps 3 3:26
18 Euthenics
Modern Eon 4 3:10
19 Launderette
A Formal Sigh 3 3:18
20 Nightlife
The Moderates 3 4:44
CD 3: 1982-1983
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Revolutionary Spirit (stereo mix)
The Wild Swans 3 4:18
2 African and White
China Crisis 3 3:49
3 Don’t Let Go
Pink Industry 3 3:35
4 Obsessions
Passion Polka 4 3:19
5 I’m Thinking of You Now
Box of Toys 3 3:42
6 Flaming Sword
Care 3 3:14
7 Dorian Gray
The Bamboo Fringe 3 3:31
8 She’s Locked My Life Up in Her Suitcase
Steve Lindsey 3 3:14
9 Oceanic Explorers
Ex-Post Facto 3 4:50
10 Some Aspects
Chain of Command 3 3:08
11 He’s Dead Alright
Ambrose Reynolds 3 3:27
12 Art on 45
Royal Family and the Poor 3 4:49
13 Themes for ‘Grind’ Scene V
Will Sergeant 3 4:51
14 Through the Glass
Shiny Two Shiny 3 2:32
15 Birds Fly (Whisper to a Scream)
The Icicle Works 4.5 3:51
16 A Gigantic Raft in the Philippines
It’s Immaterial 3 2:34
17 Toxteth
Public Disgrace 3 2:58
18 Playing for Time
Send No Flowers 3 3:35
19 Things Have Learnt to Walk That Ought to Crawl
The Room 3 3:38
20 She Keeps Her Secret
The Balcony (Mk 1) 3 4:45
21 Burst Balloons
The Turquoise Swimming Pools 3 4:18
CD 4: 1983-1985
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Two Tribes
Frankie Goes to Hollywood 5 3:27
2 Reasons to Live
Mr Amir 3 3:20
3 Every Day Another Dream
Brenda and the Beach Balls 3 3:05
4 The First Picture of You
The Lotus Eaters 3 3:41
5 Misty Circles
Dead or Alive 5 4:42
6 Are You Ready (For That Feeling)?
Virgin Dance 3 3:09
7 Valley of Evergreen
Alternative Radio 3 4:43
8 Jimmy’s Grin
Margox 5 3:14
9 Kardomah Café (2017 mix)
The Cherry Boys 3 3:17
10 Contrasting Strangers
The Light 4 3:45
11 Jean’s Not Happening
The Pale Fountains 3 4:10
12 It’s a Wonderful Life
The Balcony (Mk II) 3 3:08
13 Working for the Man
The High Five 3 3:23
14 James Where Are You Now?
The Press Gang 3 2:24
15 My War
Western Promise 3 4:31
16 Don’t Cry Darling (Daddy Had to Drown the Cat)
Old Ma Cuxsom and the Soapchoppers 3 3:14
17 Happen
The Riotous Hues 3 4:08
18 Bomb Sutra
The Mel-O-Tones 3 3:40
19 Hell
Marshmallow Overcoat 3 7:37
CD 5: 1986-1988
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Always the Bridesmaid
Jegsy Dodd and the Sons of Harry Cross 3 4:20
2 Get Down Over
The La’s 3 2:41
3 Hipe and Her Cheek Electric (demo)
Barbel 3 2:42
4 A Trick of Fate
Magic Carpets 3 2:57
5 Devil Laughing
Benny Profane 3 3:00
6 The Tallest Man
Jactars 3 2:51
7 Didn’t We Have a Nice Time (And All My Friends Are Here)
The Tempest 3 2:54
8 Precious Love
The Onset 3 2:35
9 Pat Nevin’s Eyes
The Tractors 3 2:31
10 Dance
Cyclic Amp 3 4:22
11 When You’re In
The DaVincis 3 3:56
12 Way Out
The La’s 3 2:45
13 Tantric Wipeout
The Walking Seeds 3 3:09
14 Burnin’ and Lootin’
The Ministry of Love 3 3:57
15 Big Bad Money World
A Game of Soldiers 3 3:43
16 Only in America
Exhibit B 3 2:52
17 Sons Of
Thomas Lang 3 3:12
18 Come Holy Spirit
Revolutionary Army of the Infant Jesus 3 9:31

Credits

CD 1: 1976-1980

bass guitar:
Steve Lindsey (UK musician, song writer & producer) (track 18)
composer:
Steve Lindsey (UK musician, song writer & producer) (track 18)
lead vocals:
Steve Lindsey (UK musician, song writer & producer) (track 18)
lyricist:
Steve Lindsey (UK musician, song writer & producer) (track 18)
producer:
Charlie Charles (UK drummer) (track 18)
Rob Dickins (track 22)
Mick Gallagher (UK hammond organ player) (track 18)
Noddy Knowler (track 11)
Steve Lindsey (UK musician, song writer & producer) (track 18)
John Turnbull (track 18)
writer:
Steve Allen (italo-disco, member of Deaf School & Original Mirrors) (track 22)
Pete de Freitas (track 4)
Paul Humphreys (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) (track 12)
Clive Langer (track 22)
Andy McCluskey (track 12)
Ian McCulloch (Echo & the Bunnymen) (track 4)
Les Pattinson (track 4)
Will Sergeant (track 4)
publisher:
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 18)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 22)
recorded at:
Amazon Studios (defunct studios in Liverpool, became Parr Street Studios) in Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom (1978) (track 6)
MVCU in Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom (1978-12-01) (track 8)
Amazon Studios (defunct studios in Liverpool, became Parr Street Studios) in Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom (1979-06) (track 21)
recording of:
Bunker Soldiers (track 12)

CD 2: 1980-1981

engineer:
Pete Coleman (1981-02-21) (track 6)
producer:
Tony Visconti (track 10)
writer:
Pete de Freitas (track 11)
Frank Maudsley (track 2)
Ian McCulloch (Echo & the Bunnymen) (track 11)
Les Pattinson (track 11)
Paul Reynolds (track 2)
Ali Score (track 2)
Mike Score (track 2)
Will Sergeant (track 11)
recorded at:
SOS Studios in Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom (1981-02-21) (track 6)
recording of:
Rescue (track 11)
Telecommunication (track 2)

CD 3: 1982-1983

composer:
Gary Daly (track 2)
Eddie Lundon (track 2)
Dave Reilly (track 2)
Steve Lindsey (UK musician, song writer & producer) (track 8)
Ian McNabb (track 15)
engineer:
Gil Norton (British record producer) (tracks 8, 10)
lyricist:
Gary Daly (track 2)
Steve Lindsey (UK musician, song writer & producer) (track 8)
Ian McNabb (track 15)
producer:
Jeremy Lewis (Liverpool producer) (track 2)
Gil Norton (British record producer) (track 10)
Ambrose Reynolds (track 11)
recording engineer:
Ambrose Reynolds (track 11)
remixer:
Steve Levine (track 2)
publisher:
recorded at:
Amazon Studios (defunct studios in Liverpool, became Parr Street Studios) in Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom (tracks 8, 10)
recording of:
African and White (track 2)

CD 4: 1983-1985

written in:
Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom (1982 – 1983) (track 1)
composer:
William Johnson (track 1)
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 1)
Mark William O'Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 1)
lyricist:
William Johnson (track 1)
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 1)
Mark William O'Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 1)
writer:
Peter Coyle (track 4)
Jeremy Kelly (track 4)
Gerald Quinn (track 4)
publisher:
Perfect Songs Ltd. (track 1)
recording of:
Two Tribes (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Two Tribes / Relax (track 1)

CD 5: 1986-1988

composer:
Bob Marley (Jamaican reggae artist) (track 14)
lyricist:
Bob Marley (Jamaican reggae artist) (track 14)
producer:
Pete Coleman (track 14)
recorded at:
Amazon Studios (defunct studios in Liverpool, became Parr Street Studios) in Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom (1988-01) (track 11)
cover recording of:

Release

mastering:Simon Murphy (engineer)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/11683650 [info]