Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Take On Me
a‐ha 4.4 3:48
2 Venus
Bananarama 4 3:49
3 She Drives Me Crazy
Fine Young Cannibals 3:37
4 Somewhere in My Heart
Aztec Camera 4:01
5 Back on the Chain Gang
The Pretenders 4.65 3:51
6 What Difference Does It Make?
The Smiths 3:50
7 You Are My World
The Communards 4:31
8 Living on the Ceiling
Blancmange 4:00
9 What Is Love
Howard Jones 3:39
10 Let’s Dance
Chris Rea 4:16
11 Don’t Go
Hothouse Flowers 3:49
12 Half a Minute
Matt Bianco 3:49
13 Young at Heart
The Bluebells 3 3:25
14 Ne-Ne Na-Na Na-Na Nu-Nu
Bad Manners 2:35
15 Mirror in the Bathroom
The Beat 3:09
16 Drive
The Cars 4.35 3:55
17 Mirror Mirror
Dollar 3:31
18 Shake Your Love
Debbie Gibson 5 3:44
19 I Beg Your Pardon
Kon Kan 4:00
20 Sailing
Christopher Cross 4:17

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Martin Chambers (track 5)
bass guitar:
Tony Butler (English rock bassist with Big Country) (track 5)
tabla:
Dinesh (track 8)
membranophone:
Linn 9000 (drum machine, aka A. Linn) (track 2)
guitar:
Billy Bremner (track 5)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 5)
percussion:
Bashiri Johnson (track 18)
sitar:
Deepak (track 8)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Fred Zarr (track 18)
arranger:
Fred Zarr (track 18)
Debbie Gibson (track 18)
assistant engineer:
Bill Esses (track 18)
assistant mixer:
Jim Goatley (track 18)
background vocals:
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 5)
Tony Butler (English rock bassist with Big Country) (track 5)
Martin Chambers (track 5)
Carrie Johnson (track 18)
Libby Johnson (track 18)
Jeff Smith (US saxophonist) (track 18)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Debbie Gibson (track 18)
composer:
Christopher Cross (US singer‐songwriter) (track 20)
Barry Harris (Electronic artist) (track 19)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 5)
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 9)
Johnny Marr (track 6)
Joe South (track 19)
Roddy Frame (track 4)
Debbie Gibson (track 18)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 2)
Ric Ocasek (track 16)
Chris Rea (track 10)
engineer:
Steve Churchyard (track 5)
lead vocals:
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 5)
lyricist:
Christopher Cross (US singer‐songwriter) (track 20)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 5)
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 9)
William Bryant (drummer) (track 9)
Roddy Frame (track 4)
Debbie Gibson (track 18)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 2)
Morrissey (English singer / songwriter) (track 6)
Ric Ocasek (track 16)
Chris Rea (track 10)
mixer:
Fred Zarr (track 18)
Phil Castellano (track 18)
John Ratcliff (track 1)
a‐ha (track 1)
producer:
Bob Andrews (track 13)
The Cars (track 16)
Colin Fairley (track 13)
Mike Howlett (track 8)
Alan Tarney (track 1)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 5)
Fred Zarr (track 18)
programming:
Fred Zarr (track 18)
recording engineer:
Phil Castellano (track 18)
Bernard Bullock (track 18)
Don Feinberg (track 18)
Nigel Green (track 16)
remixer:
Dennis Weinreich (track 8)
John Williams (UK drum n bass DJ/producer aka Skyjack) (track 8)
vocals:
Bananarama (track 2)
writer:
Neil Arthur (track 8)
Richard Coles (track 7)
Andy Cox (of The Beat) (track 15)
Sara Dallin (track 13)
Siobhan Fahey (track 13)
Magne Furuholmen (track 1)
Roland Gift (track 3)
Morten Harket (track 1)
Robert Hodgens (track 13)
Trevor Horn (track 17)
Stephen Luscombe (track 8)
Everett Morton (track 15)
Peter O’Toole (bassist and mandolinist) (track 11)
Kito Poncioni (track 12)
Roger Charlery (track 15)
Mark Reilly (track 12)
Jimmy Somerville (track 7)
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (tracks 3, 15)
Dave Wakeling (track 15)
Danny White (keyboardist) (track 12)
Keren Woodward (track 13)
Bruce Woolley (track 17)
Liam Ó Maonlaí (track 11)
phonographic copyright by:
WEA Records Ltd. (holding company based in the UK) (1982) (track 5)
London Records Ltd. (not release label) (1986) (track 2)
Telstar Records Plc (1996 –) (track 5)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (track 1)
Arista Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 15)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 7)
Music Sales Corporation (American copyright holder in both popular and classical music) (track 18)
Pop ’n’ Roll Music (US work publisher) (track 20)
Rocket Music Ltd. (track 7)
Creative Bloc Music Ltd. (1987 – ????) (track 18)
Deborah Ann’s Music (1987 – ????) (track 18)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Air Studios ((located at Oxford Street 1970–1991)) in London, England, United Kingdom (track 5)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Crank on Me by Sean Peden (track 1)
cover recording of:
Venus (Shocking Blue (I'm Your Venus)) (track 2)
Young at Heart (track 13)
is the basis for:
Corporate Trash (track 1)
later parody versions:
James 1:3 (track 1)
Take On Me (Literal Video Version) (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
Minus (track 2)
later translated versions:
Kolos Srey Chaom (track 2)
Shake Your Love (Japanese version) (track 18)
Veenus (track 2)
Venus (Finnish) (track 2)
ヴィーナス (Hiromi Mori translation) (track 2)
ヴィーナス (Hitoshi Shinohara translation) (track 2)
ヴィーナス (Yuuji Konno translation) (track 2)
recording of:
Don’t Go (Hothouse Flowers song) (track 11)
Drive (track 16)
Half a Minute (track 12)
Let’s Dance (track 10)
Sailing (track 20)
Shake Your Love (track 18)
She Drives Me Crazy (Fine Young Cannibals song) (track 3)
Take On Me (track 1)
What Is Love? (track 9)
You Are My World (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 1)
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 2)
Stars on 45 (Beatles Medley 7" Mix) (track 2)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 2)
Polka Party! (track 2)
version of:

Release

ASIN: UK: B000IZK4HG [info]