Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rock the Casbah
The Clash 3:46
2 The First Picture of You
The Lotus Eaters 3:42
3 Pretty in Pink
The Psychedelic Furs 4:02
4 Brilliant Mind
Furniture 3:44
5 Love Is a Wonderful Colour
The Icicle Works 4:15
6 Life in a Northern Town
The Dream Academy 4.35 4:20
7 Blue Monday
New Order 3 7:33
8 The King of Rock 'n' Roll
Prefab Sprout 4:26
9 I'm in Love With a German Film Star
The Passions 4:01
10 Digging Your Scene
The Blow Monkeys 4:08
11 Ziggy Stardust
Bauhaus 3:17
12 Birthday
The Sugarcubes 5 4:02
13 Another Girl, Another Planet
The Only Ones 3:02
14 E=mc²
Big Audio Dynamite 4:30
15 Never Never
The Assembly 3:47
16 Crash
The Primitives 5 2:35
17 World Shut Your Mouth
Julian Cope 3:38
18 There's a Ghost in My House
The Fall 2:40
19 Are ‘Friends’ Electric?
Tubeway Army 5:27
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 She Sells Sanctuary
The Cult 4:15
2 The Killing Moon
Echo & The Bunnymen 5 5:47
3 Boys Don’t Cry
The Cure 4.6 2:42
4 Party Fears Two
The Associates 5:14
5 Liberator
Spear of Destiny 3:43
6 Reward
The Teardrop Explodes 2:44
7 (Feels Like) Heaven
Fiction Factory 3:31
8 Young at Heart
The Bluebells 3 3:27
9 I Could Be Happy
Altered Images 3:32
10 Pearly-Dewdrops' Drops
Cocteau Twins 5 4:11
11 Sometimes
Erasure 3.5 3:40
12 This Is the Day
The The 4:58
13 Sonic Boom Boy
Westworld 2:56
14 Living on the Ceiling
Blancmange 4:01
15 Lost Weekend
Lloyd Cole and the Commotions 3:14
16 Everyday I Write the Book
Elvis Costello & The Attractions 4 3:55
17 Shout to the Top
The Style Council 3:20
18 Always the Sun
The Stranglers 5 4:06
19 Dirty Old Town
The Pogues 5 3:45
20 A New England
Kirsty MacColl 4 3:51

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Einar Örn Benediktsson (musician) (track 12)
drums:
Richard Williams (UK drummer for The Passions) (track 9)
drums and percussion:
Siggi Baldursson (track 12)
guitar:
Þór Eldon (track 12)
Clive Timperley (track 9)
Barbara Gogan (track 9)
bass:
David Agar (track 9)
Bragi Ólafsson (track 12)
keyboard:
Thomas Dolby (track 8)
Einar Melax (track 12)
Björk (track 12)
composer:
David Agar (track 9)
Richard Butler (singer) (track 3)
Tim Butler (track 3)
Julian Cope (track 17)
Vincent Paul Davey (track 3)
Gilbert Gabriel (track 6)
Nick Laird-Clowes (track 6)
Ian McNabb (track 5)
Roger Morris (UK guitarist for The Psychedelic Furs) (track 3)
Peter Perrett (track 13)
The Sugarcubes (track 12)
Clive Timperley (track 9)
David Wardill (track 9)
Richard Williams (UK drummer for The Passions) (track 9)
John Ashton (track 3)
David Bowie (track 11)
Vince Clarke (track 15)
Robert Howard (pop songwriter) (track 10)
Duncan Kilburn (track 3)
Paddy McAloon (track 8)
Gary Numan (track 19)
engineer:
Jon Caffery (track 19)
Mike Robinson (engineer) (track 11)
lead vocals:
Paddy McAloon (track 8)
lyricist:
Richard Butler (singer) (track 3)
Tim Butler (track 3)
Julian Cope (track 17)
Vincent Paul Davey (track 3)
Roger Morris (UK guitarist for The Psychedelic Furs) (track 3)
Peter Perrett (track 13)
John Ashton (track 3)
David Bowie (track 11)
Vince Clarke (track 15)
Barbara Gogan (track 9)
Robert Howard (pop songwriter) (track 10)
Duncan Kilburn (track 3)
Paddy McAloon (track 8)
Gary Numan (track 19)
mastering:
George Marino (track 8)
mixer:
Hugh Jones (track 5)
David Leonard (US producer and engineer) (track 8)
producer:
Bauhaus (UK gothic rock band) (track 11)
Danny Birkett (track 12)
Thomas Dolby (track 8)
Steve Lillywhite (track 3)
New Order (track 7)
Ray Shulman (track 12)
John Sparrow (track 11)
Ed Stasium (track 17)
Peter Wilson (UK Producer) (track 9)
vocals:
Einar Örn Benediktsson (musician) (track 12)
Clive Timperley (track 9)
Björk (track 12)
Barbara Gogan (track 9)
Feargal Sharkey (track 15)
writer:
Tracy Cattell (track 16)
Paul Court (track 16)
Peter Coyle (of Lotus Eaters) (track 2)
Dan Donovan (keyboards (Big Audio Dynamite/Dreadzone)) (track 14)
Steve Dullaghan (track 16)
Gillian Gilbert (track 7)
Topper Headon (track 1)
Peter Hook (track 7)
Jim Irvin (track 4)
Mick Jones (The Clash/Big Audio Dynamite) (tracks 1, 14)
Jeremy Kelly (track 2)
Hamilton Lee (track 4)
Don Letts (track 14)
Stephen Morris (track 7)
Gerald Quinn (track 2)
Sally Still (track 4)
Joe Strummer (track 1)
Bernard Sumner (track 7)
Tim Whelan (track 4)
publisher:
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 11)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 8)
Fleur Music Ltd. (track 11)
Jones Music America (track 11)
Mainman Saag (New York) (track 11)
Tintoretto Music (track 11)
Éditer à Paris (track 11)
mash-ups:
remixes:
sampled by:
Dein Vampyr by Die Ärzte (track 16)
Freak Like Me by Sugababes (track 19)
Shut Up and Drive by Rihanna (track 7)
samples:
Uranium by Kraftwerk (track 7)
cover recording of:
Ziggy Stardust (track 11)
is the basis for:
Feel Alive (track 19)
Freak Like Me (Sugababes ver.) (track 19)
later parody versions:
Ziggy Starbuck (track 11)
later translated versions:
Blue Monday (track 7)
Ziggy Stardust (track 11)
recording of:
Birthday (track 12)
Blue Monday (New Order song) (track 7)
Brilliant Mind (track 4)
Crash (track 16)
Digging Your Scene (track 10)
E=mc² (track 14)
Never Never (track 15)
Pretty in Pink (track 3)
Rock the Casbah (track 1)

CD 2

bass guitar:
Bruce Thomas (track 16)
tabla:
Dinesh (track 14)
trumpet:
Guy Barker (track 11)
drums:
Pete Thomas (drummer) (track 16)
Laurence Tolhurst (track 3)
guitar:
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 3)
bass:
Michael Dempsey (track 3)
sitar:
Deepak (track 14)
guitars:
Elvis Costello (track 16)
composer:
Tich Anderson (track 9)
Neil Arthur (track 14)
Neil Clark (Scottish guitarist, The Commotions) (track 15)
Vince Clarke (track 11)
Lloyd Cole (track 15)
Julian Cope (track 6)
Elvis Costello (track 16)
Michael Dempsey (track 3)
Lawrence Donegan (track 15)
Alan Gill (track 6)
Matt Johnson (English singer/songwriter for “The The”) (track 12)
Stephen Luscombe (track 14)
Tony McDaid (track 9)
Johnny McElhone (track 9)
Jim McKinven (track 9)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 3)
Laurence Tolhurst (track 3)
Paul Weller (track 17)
Andy Bell (singer / songwriter for Erasure) (track 11)
Billy Bragg (track 20)
Clare Grogan (track 9)
Ewan MacColl (1949) (track 19)
engineer:
John Madden (UK Producer / Engineer - D. J. Madden) (track 10)
lead vocals:
Elvis Costello (track 16)
lyricist:
Tich Anderson (track 9)
Vince Clarke (track 11)
Lloyd Cole (track 15)
Elvis Costello (track 16)
Tony McDaid (track 9)
Johnny McElhone (track 9)
Jim McKinven (track 9)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 3)
Paul Weller (track 17)
Andy Bell (singer / songwriter for Erasure) (track 11)
Billy Bragg (track 20)
Clare Grogan (track 9)
Ewan MacColl (1949) (track 19)
mixer:
Flood (British producer Mark Ellis) (track 11)
Gil Norton (British record producer) (track 2)
Chris Parry (track 3)
Mike Pela (track 11)
producer:
Bob Andrews (track 8)
Steve Brown (engineer/music producer) (track 1)
Elvis Costello (track 19)
Colin Fairley (track 8)
Mike Howlett (track 14)
Clive Langer (tracks 6, 15–16)
David Lord (British composer, engineer and producer) (track 2)
Alan Winstanley (tracks 6, 15–16)
Flood (British producer Mark Ellis) (track 11)
Chris Parry (track 3)
recorded by:
John Madden (UK Producer / Engineer - D. J. Madden) (track 10)
remixer:
Dennis Weinreich (track 14)
John Williams (Skyjack) (track 14)
vocals:
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 3)
writer:
Bob Derwood Andrews (track 13)
Ian Astbury (track 1)
Nick Burton (UK techno producer/artwork/photography) (track 13)
Hugh Cornwell (track 18)
Sara Dallin (track 8)
Billy Duffy (track 1)
Brian Duffy (UK drummer aka Jet Black) (track 18)
Siobhan Fahey (track 8)
Fraser (track 10)
Pete de Freitas (track 2)
Dave Greenfield (track 18)
Guthrie (track 10)
Robert Hodgens (track 8)
Eddie Jordan (track 7)
Billy MacKenzie (track 4)
Ian McCulloch (Echo & The Bunnymen) (track 2)
Kevin Patterson (track 7)
Les Pattinson (track 2)
Alan Rankine (track 4)
Raymonde (track 10)
Will Sergeant (track 2)
Elizabeth Westwood (track 13)
Keren Woodward (track 8)
publisher:
APB Music Co. (tracks 3, 3)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 20)
engineered at:
recorded at:
mash-ups:
cover recording of:
A New England (track 20)
Young at Heart (track 8)
recording of:
Always the Sun (track 18)
Boys Don’t Cry (track 3)
Dirty Old Town (track 19)
I Could Be Happy (track 9)
Lost Weekend (track 15)
Party Fears Two (track 4)
Reward (track 6)
Shout to the Top (track 17)
Sometimes (track 11)
Sonic Boom Boy (track 13)
The Killing Moon (track 2)
This Is the Day (track 12)