Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Heart of Rock ’n’ Roll
Huey Lewis & The News 4.65 5:06
2 Love Is a Battlefield
Pat Benatar 4.35 4:09
3 Kids in America
Kim Wilde 4.35 3:26
4 Centerfold
The J. Geils Band 4 3:38
5 C’est La Vie
Robbie Nevil 3 4:32
6 Hymn
Ultravox 5:32
7 Too Shy
Kajagoogoo 4.25 3:45
8 Ain’t That Simple
Soulsister 4:26
9 I Don’t Wanna Dance
Eddy Grant 3:40
10 Kayleigh
Marillion 3.65 4:05
11 Lifeline
Spandau Ballet 3:25
12 The Tide Is High
Blondie 4:35
13 If I Was
Midge Ure 5:21
14 Such a Shame
Talk Talk 5:43
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Per Elisa
Alice 3:38
2 She Makes My Day
Robert Palmer 4 4:23
3 Don’t Dream It’s Over
Crowded House 4 3:55
4 It Started With a Kiss
Hot Chocolate 5:12
5 Modern Girl
Sheena Easton 3:28
6 Solid
Ashford & Simpson 4 5:08
7 Rock Me Tonight
Freddie Jackson 7:13
8 Love Changes (Everything)
Climie Fisher 3.35 4:31
9 You Want Love (Maria, Maria)
Mixed Emotions 4:00
10 Julian
Mandy Winter 4:19
11 Wired for Sound
Cliff Richard 3:39
12 Living in a Box
Living in a Box 3:05
13 Marliese
Fischer-Z 3:51
14 Golden Brown
The Stranglers 4.75 3:28
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Love Blonde
Kim Wilde 3:33
2 Catch My Fall
Billy Idol 4.35 3:44
3 Scatterlings of Africa
Johnny Clegg & Savuka 3:51
4 Only When You Leave
Spandau Ballet 3 4:50
5 You Can Do Magic
America 3.65 3:55
6 Sexy Eyes
Dr. Hook 2:59
7 Missing You
John Waite 5 4:30
8 Dominoes
Robbie Nevil 4:48
9 Midnight Rocks
Al Stewart 3:58
10 Livin’ Doll
Cliff Richard 2:38
11 Bette Davis Eyes
Kim Carnes 3:47
12 Please Don’t Go
KC & The Sunshine Band 5 3:51
13 Vienna
Ultravox 2 4:39
14 Neverending Story
Limahl 3:30
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Walking on Sunshine
Katrina and the Waves 4.35 4:00
2 Freeze Frame
The J. Geils Band 3:58
3 Gimme Hope Jo’Anna
Eddy Grant 3:48
4 Lay Back in the Arms of Someone
Smokie 1 4:25
5 Stuck With You
Huey Lewis & The News 4:28
6 You Sexy Thing
Hot Chocolate 3:46
7 Always Something There to Remind Me
Naked Eyes 3:41
8 Sunshine Reggae
Laid Back 4:18
9 Johnny B. Goode
Peter Tosh 4:04
10 Don’t Worry, Be Happy
Bobby McFerrin 5 4:51
11 I’d Love You to Want Me
Brian Chapman 3:55
12 Alone
Heart 3.35 3:40
13 Something’s Gotten Hold of My Heart
Marc Almond feat. Gene Pitney 4 4:42
14 To Dream the Dream
Frankie Miller 3:57

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Bill Gibson (US drummer for Huey Lews & the News) (track 1)
Ian Mosley (track 10)
Chris North (UK drummer of The Enid) (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
bass guitar:
Mario Cipollina (track 1)
Pete Trewavas (track 10)
Martin Russell (recording engineer, producer, composer & musician) (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
guitar:
Steve Rothery (track 10)
Francis Lickerish (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
James Stevenson (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
Steve Stewart (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
Ricky Wilde (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
guitar [lead]:
Chris Hayes (track 1)
percussion:
Ian Mosley (track 10)
keyboard:
Sean Hopper (track 1)
Mark Kelly (Marillion keyboardist) (track 10)
Robert John Godfrey (member of The Enid) (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
Calvin Hayes (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
Ricky Wilde (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
additional writer:
Howard Barrett (track 12)
Tyrone Evans (track 12)
arranger:
Seth Justman (track 4)
background vocals:
Ricky Wilde (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
composer:
Derek William Dick (track 10)
Eddy Grant (track 9)
Mark Hollis (track 14)
Seth Justman (track 4)
Mark Kelly (Marillion keyboardist) (track 10)
Ian Mosley (track 10)
Steve Rothery (track 10)
Pete Trewavas (track 10)
Gary Kemp (track 11)
engineer:
Steve Stewart (track 3)
guest performer:
Mark King (track 13)
lead vocals:
Fish (Derek William Dick, ex-Marillion frontman) (track 10)
Kim Wilde (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
lyricist:
Derek William Dick (track 10)
Eddy Grant (track 9)
Mark Hollis (track 14)
Seth Justman (track 4)
Gary Kemp (track 11)
mixer:
Chris Kimsey (track 10)
Bob Clearmountain (track 1)
Mark Freegard (track 10)
producer:
Peter Coleman (track 2)
Neil Geraldo (track 2)
Seth Justman (track 4)
Chris Kimsey (track 10)
Huey Lewis and the News (American pop rock band) (track 1)
Nick Rhodes (track 7)
Colin Thurston (track 7)
Ricky Wilde (track 3)
recording engineer:
Jim Gaines (track 1)
Thomas Stiehler (track 10)
vocals:
Huey Lewis (track 1)
writer:
Steve Askew (track 7)
Nick Beggs (track 7)
Warren Cann (track 6)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 2)
Johnny Colla (track 1)
Chris Cross (UK bassist for Ultravox) (track 6)
Billy Currie (track 6)
Christopher Hamill (track 7)
Mark Holding (track 5)
John Holt (track 12)
Holly Knight (track 2)
Huey Lewis (track 1)
Danny Mitchell (Scottish songwriter and member of Messengers) (tracks 13, 13)
Robbie Nevil (track 5)
Duncan Pain (songwriter) (track 5)
Jez Strode (track 7)
Midge Ure (tracks 6, 13, 13)
Marty Wilde (track 3)
Ricky Wilde (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records, LLC (not for release label use!) (1981) (track 4)
Chrysalis Records (1983) (track 1)
Chrysalis Records, Inc. (not for release label use!) (1984) (track 2)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1985) (track 10)
EMI Catalog (2006) (track 4)
Capitol Records, LLC (not for release label use!) (2013) (track 1)
publisher:
AFG House Music (track 5)
BMG Bumblebee (track 5)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 4)
Zomba Music Publishers Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Zomba Music Publishing) (track 2)
mixed at:
RAK in London, England, United Kingdom (track 3)
recorded at:
sampled by:
Victor by Syndicate (track 3)
cover recording of:
The Tide Is High (track 12)
later parody versions:
Manifold (track 4)
later translated parody versions:
Heil Humppa (track 3)
later translated versions:
Kaupungin lapset (track 3)
later versions:
The Tide Is High (Get the Feeling) (new bridge & lyrics for Atomic Kitten) (track 12)
live recording of:
If I Was (track 13)
Hymn (1982-12) (track 6)
recording of:
C'est la vie (track 5)
Centerfold (song by The J. Geils Band) (track 4)
If I Was (track 13)
Kayleigh (track 10)
Lifeline (track 11)
Such a Shame (track 14)
Too Shy (track 7)
Kids in America (1980 – 1981) (track 3)

CD 2

co-producer:
Steve Churchyard (track 14)
composer:
Neil Finn (track 3)
Paul Laurence (track 7)
Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter) (track 2)
Steve Piggott (track 12)
Giusto Pio (track 1)
Alan Tarney (track 11)
Marcus Vere (track 12)
John Watts (track 13)
Franco Battiato (Italian singer-songwriter and composer) (track 1)
Errol Brown (track 4)
B. A. Robertson (track 11)
engineer:
Mike Ging (track 8)
Bob Kraushaar (track 8)
Berthold Weindorf (track 10)
lyricist:
Neil Finn (track 3)
Paul Laurence (track 7)
Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter) (track 2)
Steve Piggott (track 12)
Alan Tarney (track 11)
Marcus Vere (track 12)
John Watts (track 13)
Alice (Italian singer) (track 1)
Franco Battiato (Italian singer-songwriter and composer) (track 1)
Errol Brown (track 4)
B. A. Robertson (track 11)
mixer:
Berthold Weindorf (track 10)
Tony Visconti (track 14)
phonographic copyright by:
Dieter Rödel (track 10)
producer:
Steve Churchyard (track 14)
Stephen Hague (track 8)
Dieter Rödel (track 10)
The Stranglers (track 14)
writer:
Nickolas Ashford (track 6)
Jet Black (UK drummer Brian Duffy, member of The Stranglers) (track 14)
Dominic Bugatti (track 5)
Simon Climie (track 8)
Hugh Cornwell (track 14)
Rob Fisher (British keyboardist and half of the 80s synthpop duo Naked Eyes) (track 8)
Dave Greenfield (track 14)
Dennis Morgan (US songwriter) (track 8)
Frank Musker (track 5)
Valerie Simpson (track 6)
publisher:
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 8)
Complete Music Ltd. (track 14)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 14)
EMI Songs (track 3)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 14)
Island Music Ltd. (track 2)
Plumbshaft-Ltd. (track 14)
Wattsongs Ltd (publisher; do NOT use as a release label) (track 13)
mixed at:
sampled by:
[untitled] by Circulation (track 14)
later translated versions:
Morgengrauen (track 14)
later versions:
Alta marea (track 3)
recording of:
Golden Brown (track 14)
Julian (track 10)
Living in a Box (track 12)
Marliese (track 13)
Modern Girl (track 5)
Per Elisa (track 1)
She Makes My Day (track 2)
Solid (track 6)
Wired for Sound (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Blackboard Jumble (track 11)

CD 3

electric bass guitar [bass]:
Donnie Nossov (track 7)
drums (drum set):
Warren Cann (track 13)
Thommy Price (track 2)
membranophone:
Curly Smith (Jo Jo Gunne musician) (track 7)
guitar:
Gary Myrick (track 7)
Steve Stevens (track 2)
Midge Ure (track 13)
bass:
Chris Cross (UK bassist for Ultravox) (track 13)
percussion:
Steve Scales (track 7)
keyboard:
Bruce Brody (track 7)
keyboard and violin:
Billy Currie (track 13)
saxophone:
Mars Williams (track 2)
arranger:
Hilton Rosenthall (track 3)
composer:
Warren Cann (track 13)
Johnny Clegg (track 3)
Chris Cross (UK bassist for Ultravox) (track 13)
Billy Idol (track 2)
Mark Leonard (track 7)
Giorgio Moroder (track 14)
Chas Sandford (track 7)
John Waite (track 7)
Russ Ballard (track 5)
Lionel Bart (track 10)
Billy Currie (track 13)
Gary Kemp (track 4)
Midge Ure (track 13)
engineer:
Michael Frondelli (track 2)
David Thoener (track 7)
lead vocals:
Billy Idol (track 2)
John Waite (track 7)
lyricist:
Warren Cann (track 13)
Billy Idol (track 2)
John Waite (track 7)
Russ Ballard (track 5)
Lionel Bart (track 10)
Billy Currie (track 13)
Keith Forsey (track 14)
Gary Kemp (track 4)
Midge Ure (track 13)
mixer:
David Thoener (track 7)
Dave Wittman (track 2)
performer:
The Drifters (UK merseybeat group, later known as "The Shadows", 1959. VERY RARE!) (track 10)
producer:
Steve Jolley (track 4)
Norrie Paramor (track 10)
Conny Plank (German producer and sound engineer) (track 13)
Hilton Rosenthall (track 3)
Spandau Ballet (track 4)
Tony Swain (track 4)
Ultravox (track 13)
Keith Forsey (track 2)
vocals:
Cliff Richard (British pop singer, musician, performer, actor and philanthropist) (track 10)
Midge Ure (track 13)
writer:
Harry Wayne Casey (track 12)
Jackie DeShannon (track 11)
Dick Eastman (songwriter) (track 8)
Richard Finch (track 12)
Bobby Hart (track 8)
R.J. Mather (track 6)
Robbie Nevil (track 8)
Keith Stegall (American country singer / songwriter and record producer) (track 6)
Chris Waters (track 6)
Donna Weiss (track 11)
Marty Wilde (track 1)
Ricky Wilde (track 1)
publisher:
Bobby Hart Music (track 8)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 6)
Everpop Songs (track 7)
Fallwater Music (track 7)
Hot Food Music Ltd. (track 13)
Jump Jet Music Ltd. (track 13)
Markmeem (track 7)
Mood Music Ltd. (track 13)
Quartet Music Inc. (track 7)
Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP) (track 8)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 7, 14)
music videos:
Catch My Fall by Billy Idol (track 2)
cover recording of:
Bette Davis Eyes (track 11)
later parody versions:
Bartimaeus Eyes (track 11)
later translated versions:
Galaxie přání (track 14)
Sexy Eis (track 6)
ドミノ (track 8)
風のマジック (track 5)
recording of:
Catch My Fall (track 2)
Dominoes (track 8)
Living Doll (track 10)
Love Blonde (track 1)
Missing You (track 7)
Please Don’t Go (track 12)
Sexy Eyes (track 6)
Vienna (track 13)
You Can Do Magic (track 5)

CD 4

drums (drum set):
Denny Carmassi (track 12)
bass guitar:
Mark Andes (track 12)
membranophone:
organ:
Robbie Lyn (track 9)
Clavinet:
Peter Tosh (track 9)
guitar:
Stevie Golding (track 9)
Donald Kinsey (track 9)
bass:
brass arranger:
Eamon Fitzpatrick (track 1)
percussion:
Scully Sims (track 9)
keyboard:
Byron Allred (track 9)
Peter Couch (track 9)
piano:
Keith Sterling (track 9)
background vocals:
Peter Tosh (track 9)
Audrey Hall (Jamaican reggae singer) (track 9)
Pam Hall (track 9)
Raymond Hall (Jamaican singer) (track 9)
Donald Kinsey (track 9)
Dorrett Myers (track 9)
Betty Wright (track 9)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (track 7)
John Guldberg (track 8)
Kimberley Rew (track 1)
Tim Stahl (track 8)
Roger Cook (tracks 13, 13)
Roger Greenaway (tracks 13, 13)
Bobby McFerrin (track 10)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 9)
engineer:
Ron Nevison (track 12)
Scott Litt (track 1)
Chris Tergesen (track 10)
guest organ:
lyricist:
Roger Cook (tracks 13, 13)
Hal David (track 7)
Roger Greenaway (tracks 13, 13)
Bobby McFerrin (track 10)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 9)
Kimberley Rew (1983) (track 1)
mixer:
Scott Litt (track 1)
performer:
Gene Pitney (track 13)
producer:
Pat Collier (track 1)
Linda Goldstein (track 10)
Katrina and the Waves (British-American rock band) (track 1)
Chris Kimsey (track 9)
Ron Nevison (track 12)
Peter Tosh (track 9)
remixer:
Jellybean (US producer John Benitez) (track 9)
writer:
Errol Brown (track 6)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 4)
Nicky Chinn (track 4)
Chris Hayes (track 5)
Seth Justman (track 2)
Tom Kelly (songwriter) (track 12)
Huey Lewis (track 5)
Billy Steinberg (track 12)
Tony Wilson (bassist/songwriter, member of Hot Chocolate) (track 6)
Peter Wolf (US rock vocalist, member of J. Geils Band) (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1985) (track 1)
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1987) (track 12)
EMI Manhattan (Manhattan Records after Jul 1987 acquisition of EMI America; discontinued in Sep 1988) (1988) (track 10)
publisher:
Jewel Music Publishing Co. Ltd. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 9)
Kyboside Music (track 1)
Megasongs (track 1)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 1)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 12)
Billy Steinberg Music (1983 –) (track 12)
Denise Barry Music (1983 –) (track 12)
mixed at:
Power Station in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1984-12 – 1985-03) (track 1)
mash-ups:
cover recording of:
Alone (I hear the ticking of the clock... I'm lying here the room's pitch dark...) (track 12)
Johnny B. Goode (track 9)
is the basis for:
Alone Again (Jump Smokers version) (track 12)
Alone Again (P. Reign version) (track 12)
later parody versions:
Афанасий (track 9)
later translated parody versions:
Smølfereggae (track 8)
later translated versions:
Cho riêng đời nhau (Em nghe như đêm êm trôi nhất sâu... trôi qua tim em cùng sầu...) (track 12)
Eddie sois bon (track 9)
Johnny B. Good (track 9)
Johnny B. Goode (track 9)
Scharfes Ding (track 6)
Sydämeni osuman sai (tracks 13, 13)
later versions:
Ali Be Good (track 9)
live cover recording of:
recording of:
Freeze-Frame (track 2)
Stuck with You (track 5)
Sunshine Reggae (track 8)
You Sexy Thing (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 1)
Oldies Medley (Carpenters in Japan) (track 9)