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

tabla:
Dinesh (track 8)
drums:
Martin Chambers (track 5)
Linn 9000 (drum machine, aka A. Linn) (track 2)
guitar:
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 5)
Robbie McIntosh (English guitarist for The 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:
Jeremy Allom (track 5)
Bill Esses (track 18)
assistant mixer:
Jim Goatley (track 18)
background vocals:
Martin Chambers (track 5)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (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 (track 20)
Barry Harris (Electronic artist) (track 19)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 5)
Johnny Marr (UK guitarist; founding member of The Smiths) (track 6)
Ric Ocasek (track 16)
Chris Rea (track 10)
Joe South (track 19)
Roddy Frame (track 4)
Debbie Gibson (track 18)
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 9)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 2)
engineer:
Steve Churchyard (track 5)
guest bass guitar:
Tony Butler (English rock bassist with Big Country) (track 5)
guest guitar:
Billy Bremner (track 5)
guest background vocals:
Tony Butler (English rock bassist with Big Country) (track 5)
lead vocals:
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 5)
lyricist:
Christopher Cross (track 20)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 5)
Ric Ocasek (track 16)
Chris Rea (track 10)
William Bryant (track 9)
Roddy Frame (track 4)
Debbie Gibson (track 18)
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 9)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 2)
Morrissey (UK singer; vocalist of The Smiths) (track 6)
mixer:
Fred Zarr (track 18)
John Ratcliff (track 1)
a‐ha (track 1)
Phil Castellano (track 18)
producer:
Bob Andrews (track 13)
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:
Bernard Bullock (track 18)
Phil Castellano (track 18)
Don Feinberg (track 18)
remixer:
Dennis Weinreich (track 8)
John Williams (Skyjack) (track 8)
vocals:
Bananarama (track 2)
writer:
Neil Arthur (track 8)
Roger Charlery (track 15)
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)
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)
Lido Music, Inc. (track 16)
Creative Bloc Music Ltd. (1987 – ????) (track 18)
Deborah Ann’s Music (1987 – ????) (track 18)
mixed at:
recorded at:
mash-ups:
Crank on Me by Sean Peden (track 1)
remixes:
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)
Nicht nach Haus (track 16)
Shake Your Love (Japanese version) (track 18)
Veenus (track 2)
Venus (Finnish) (track 2)
ヴィーナス (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]