Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 A Kind of Magic Queen
Queen 4:23
2 Karma Chameleon
Culture Club 3.7 3:59
3 Don’t You Want Me
The Human League 4.25 3:58
4 The Reflex
Duran Duran 4:26
5 Dancing on the Ceiling
Lionel Richie 4:33
6 Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Cyndi Lauper 3:52
7 Take On Me
a‐ha 4.5 3:46
8 Relax
Frankie Goes to Hollywood 3.8 3:58
9 Gold
Spandau Ballet 3:53
10 Everybody Wants to Rule the World
Tears for Fears 4:13
11 Sweet Little Mystery
Wet Wet Wet 3:44
12 Red Red Wine (edit)
UB40 3:02
13 The Look of Love, Part. 1
ABC 3:30
14 Lessons in Love
Level 42 4:07
15 Manic Monday
The Bangles 4.35 3:05
16 Venus
Bananarama 3:38
17 Flashdance…What a Feeling
Irene Cara 3:55
18 I Think We’re Alone Now
Tiffany 3:49
19 I Should Be So Lucky
Kylie Minogue 3:25
20 Never Gonna Give You Up
Rick Astley 3:33
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Don’t You (Forget About Me)
Simple Minds 4.2 4:23
2 Livin’ on a Prayer
Bon Jovi 4:02
3 If I Could Turn Back Time
Cher 3:52
4 Heaven Is a Place on Earth
Belinda Carlisle 4.8 4:05
5 The Tide Is High
Blondie 4.4 4:42
6 Kids in America
Kim Wilde 3:23
7 The Power of Love
Huey Lewis and the News 3:56
8 Tainted Love
Soft Cell 2:35
9 Temptation
Heaven 17 3:25
10 Living in a Box
Living in a Box 3:05
11 Shattered Dreams
Johnny Hates Jazz 3:27
12 Labour of Love (edit)
Hue & Cry 3:33
13 (I Just) Died in Your Arms
Cutting Crew 4:34
14 Alone
Heart 3.35 3:40
15 Take My Breath Away
Berlin 4:10
16 Is This Love?
Alison Moyet 4:02
17 Up Where We Belong
Joe Cocker ft. Jennifer Warnes 3 3:53
18 Mary’s Prayer
Danny Wilson 3:46
19 Come On Eileen
Kevin Rowland & Dexys Midnight Runners 3:29
20 I’m Still Standing
Elton John 3.5 3:03
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Everywhere
Fleetwood Mac 3:45
2 Summer of ’69
Bryan Adams 3:35
3 Englishman in New York
Sting 4:27
4 Jealous Guy
Roxy Music 4:45
5 I Won’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me
Nik Kershaw 3:23
6 The Look
Roxette 3.75 3:57
7 It Must Be Love
Madness 3:22
8 Shout
Tears for Fears 4:05
9 She Drives Me Crazy
Fine Young Cannibals 4.5 3:37
10 You Make My Dreams Come True
Daryl Hall & John Oates 3:08
11 Don’t Get Me Wrong
The Pretenders 3:47
12 Don’t Dream It’s Over
Crowded House 4:00
13 Shout to the Top
The Style Council 4:13
14 Human
The Human League 3:48
15 Bette Davis Eyes
Kim Carnes 3:44
16 Breakout
Swing Out Sister 3:47
17 Happy Hour
The Housemartins 2:23
18 I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)
The Proclaimers 3:40
19 Don’t Leave Me This Way
The Communards with Sarah Jane Morris 4 4:32
20 The Only Way Is Up
Yazz & The Plastic Population 4:03
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Best
Tina Turner 5:28
2 China in Your Hand (single version)
T’Pau 4:00
3 Do You Really Want to Hurt Me
Culture Club 4:23
4 Down to Earth
Curiosity Killed the Cat 3:50
5 Don’t Turn Around
Aswad 3:21
6 When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going
Billy Ocean 3:02
7 Back to Life
Soul II Soul 3:43
8 Ain’t Nobody
Rufus and Chaka Khan 4:42
9 Upside Down (single version)
Diana Ross 3:34
10 We Don’t Have to Take Our Clothes Off
Jermaine Stewart 3:59
11 Get Down on It (single version)
Kool & The Gang 3:34
12 Funkytown
Lipps, Inc. 3:53
13 Together in Electric Dreams
Philip Oakey, Giorgio Moroder 3:46
14 Teardrops (7″ edit)
Womack & Womack 3:52
15 Criticize
Alexander O’Neal 4:02
16 And the Beat Goes On (single edit)
The Whispers 3:26
17 Word Up!
Cameo 4:20
18 Straight Up
Paula Abdul 4 4:10
19 Rhythm of the Night
DeBarge 3:54
20 Super Trouper
ABBA 4:13

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 8)
Jon Moss (1983) (track 2)
bass guitar:
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 8)
Mikey Craig (1983) (track 2)
synthesizer:
Ian Burden (1981) (track 3)
Jo Callis (1981) (track 3)
Philip Oakey (1981) (track 3)
guitar:
Brian Nash (track 8)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 2)
harmonica:
Judd Lander (1983) (track 2)
percussion:
Jon Moss (1983) (track 2)
sitar:
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 2)
keyboard:
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 2)
piano:
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 2)
electric sitar:
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 2)
additional producer:
Stephen Lipson (track 8)
assistant engineer:
David M. Allen (UK producer/engineer/remixer (mainly new-wave/synth-pop/goth)) (track 3)
assistant programming:
David M. Allen (UK producer/engineer/remixer (mainly new-wave/synth-pop/goth)) (track 3)
background vocals:
Joanne Catherall (1981) (track 3)
Susanne Sulley (1981) (track 3)
Helen Terry (1983) (track 2)
composer:
Jo Callis (track 3)
Ritchie Cordell (track 18)
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 8)
Gary Kemp (track 9)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 16)
Giorgio Moroder (track 17)
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 8)
Christopher (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 15)
Philip Adrian Wright (Human League) (track 3)
Robert Hazard (track 6)
Holly Johnson (track 8)
Philip Oakey (track 3)
conductor:
Stuart Bruce (track 8)
engineer:
Simon Humphrey (track 2)
Mark McGuire (UK producer/engineer) (track 19)
Gordon Milne (track 2)
Mike Ross (engineer) (track 2)
guest percussion:
Luis Jardim (track 8)
guest keyboard:
Anne Dudley (track 8)
Andrew Richards (Strawbs keyboard player/record producer) (track 8)
Phil Pickett (1983) (track 2)
lead vocals:
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 8)
Susanna Hoffs (track 15)
Holly Johnson (track 8)
Paul Rutherford (Member of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 8)
Philip Oakey (1981) (track 3)
Susanne Sulley (1981) (track 3)
Boy George (1983) (track 2)
lyricist:
Ritchie Cordell (track 18)
Gary Kemp (track 9)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 16)
Christopher (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 15)
Irene Cara (track 17)
Keith Forsey (track 17)
Boon Gould (track 14)
Robert Hazard (track 6)
Holly Johnson (track 8)
Philip Oakey (track 3)
mixer:
Jon Moss (track 2)
Pete Hammond (UK producer aka "Mixmaster") (track 19)
David Leonard (US producer and engineer) (track 15)
Steve Levine (track 2)
John Ratcliff (track 7)
a‐ha (track 7)
producer:
Matt Aitken (track 19)
Trevor Horn (track 8)
The Human League (track 3)
David Kahne (track 15)
Martin Rushent (track 3)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 19)
Alan Tarney (track 7)
Pete Waterman (track 19)
Steve Levine (track 2)
programming:
Martin Rushent (track 3)
writer:
Matt Aitken (track 19)
Wally Badarou (track 14)
George O’Dowd (track 2)
Mikey Craig (track 2)
Magne Furuholmen (track 7)
Morten Harket (track 7)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 2)
Christopher Merrick Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 10)
Mark King (track 14)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 4)
Jon Moss (track 2)
Roland Orzabal (track 10)
Phil Pickett (track 2)
Nick Rhodes (track 4)
Ian Stanley (track 10)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 19)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 4)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 4)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 4)
Pete Waterman (track 19)
phonographic copyright by:
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 3)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1983) (track 2)
Mushroom Records (AU/NZ) (1988 –) (track 19)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2003) (track 2)
publisher:
10 Music Ltd. (track 10)
ATV Music Ltd. (track 7)
Alcor Music (track 17)
Amusements Ltd. (track 10)
Carasmatic Music (track 17)
Carub Music (track 17)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 14, 17)
EMI Longitude Music (track 18)
Findhaven Ltd. (track 14)
GMPC (track 17)
Intersong Music (track 17)
Intersong U.S.A. (track 17)
Level 42 Music Ltd. (track 14)
Perfect Songs Ltd. (track 8)
Ruby Ruby Ltd. (track 14)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 17)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 6)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 17)
Mushroom Music Pty. Ltd. (1988 –) (track 19)
BMG VM Music Ltd. (2013-05 –) (track 2)
recorded at:
CBS Studios (London, 1972–1989) in London, England, United Kingdom (1983) (track 2)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Crank on Me by Sean Peden (track 7)
music videos:
remasters:
Don't You Want Me (2012 remaster) by The Human League (track 3)
sampled by:
Mope by Bloodhound Gang (track 8)
cover recording of:
Venus (Shocking Blue (I’m Your Venus)) (track 16)
is based on:
The Banjo Song (track 16)
is the basis for:
Corporate Trash (track 7)
Det driter jeg i (track 6)
later parody versions:
James 1:3 (track 7)
Read Acts (track 8)
Take On Me (Literal Video Version) (track 7)
later translated parody versions:
Minus (track 16)
later translated versions:
Kolos Srey Chaom (track 16)
Mikä fiilis (track 17)
Veenus (track 16)
Venus (Finnish) (track 16)
Žízeň lásky (track 17)
ふたりの世界 (track 18)
ヴィーナス (Yuuji Konno translation) (track 16)
ヴィーナス (Hitoshi Shinohara translation) (track 16)
ヴィーナス (Hiromi Mori translation) (track 16)
later versions:
Danse ta vie (track 17)
recording of:
Gold (track 9)
Lessons in Love (track 14)
Manic Monday (track 15)
Relax (track 8)
Take On Me (track 7)
The Reflex (track 4)
Don’t You Want Me (Human League song) (1981) (track 3)
Karma Chameleon (1983) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 7)
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 16)
Stars on 45 (Beatles Medley 7″ Mix) (track 16)
Two Tribes / Relax (track 8)
Stars on 45 (12″ single) (track 16)
Polka Party! (track 16)
Hooked on Polkas (tracks 4, 8)

CD 2

electric bass guitar:
Dee Murray (track 20)
drums (drum set):
Denny Carmassi (track 14)
Leon Ndugu Chancler (track 17)
Nigel Olsson (track 20)
bass guitar:
Mark Andes (track 14)
synthesizer:
Elton John (track 20)
guitar:
Louie Shelton (track 17)
electric guitar:
Davey Johnstone (track 20)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (track 17)
keyboard:
Robbie Buchanan (track 17)
Bobby Lyle (track 17)
piano:
Elton John (track 20)
additional writer:
Howard Barrett (tracks 5, 5)
Tyrone Evans (tracks 5, 5)
background vocals:
Davey Johnstone (track 20)
Nigel Olsson (track 20)
Dee Murray (track 20)
composer:
Gary Clark (track 18)
Nick Van Eede (track 13)
Elton John (track 20)
Jack Nitzsche (track 17)
Buffy Sainte-Marie (track 17)
Ed Cobb (track 8)
engineer:
Ron Nevison (track 14)
lead vocals:
Elton John (track 20)
Belinda Carlisle (track 4)
Joe Cocker (track 17)
Jennifer Warnes (track 17)
lyricist:
Gary Clark (track 18)
Nick Van Eede (track 13)
Ed Cobb (track 8)
Will Jennings (track 17)
Bernie Taupin (track 20)
performer:
Simple Minds (1984-07-10) (track 1)
producer:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 5)
Keith Forsey (track 1)
Stewart Levine (track 17)
Ron Nevison (track 14)
Rick Nowels (track 4)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 20)
recording engineer:
Bill Price (UK producer/engineer) (track 20)
writer:
Kevin Adams (track 19)
Keith Forsey (track 1)
Glenn Gregory (track 9)
John Holt (tracks 5, 5)
Tom Kelly (songwriter) (track 14)
Ian Craig Marsh (track 9)
Rick Nowels (track 4)
Kevin Rowland (track 19)
Steve Schiff (track 1)
Ellen Shipley (track 4)
Billy Steinberg (track 14)
Martyn Ware (track 9)
Marty Wilde (track 6)
Ricky Wilde (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1987) (track 14)
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) (2001) (track 5)
publisher:
BMG Bumblebee (track 4)
Future Furniture (track 4)
MCA Music Ltd. (track 1)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 14)
Billy Steinberg Music (1983 –) (track 14)
Denise Barry Music (1983 –) (track 14)
mixed at:
AIR Studios (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991, Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (track 20)
recorded at:
AIR Studios Montserrat in Montserrat (1983-06-26) (track 20)
DJ-mixes:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Blazin by Nicki Minaj feat. Kanye West (track 1)
Heaven by Waxman (track 4)
cover recording of:
Alone (I hear the ticking of the clock… I’m lying here the room’s pitch dark…) (track 14)
Tainted Love (track 8)
The Tide Is High (track 5)
is the basis for:
Alone Again (Jump Smokers version) (track 14)
Alone Again (P. Reign version) (track 14)
Come on England (track 19)
later parody versions:
Faithless Love (track 8)
Tainted Pub (track 8)
later translated parody versions:
Heil Humppa (track 6)
later translated versions:
Böser Sex (track 8)
Cho riêng đời nhau (Em nghe như đêm êm trôi nhất sâu... trôi qua tim em cùng sầu...) (track 14)
Falso amor (track 8)
Kaupungin lapset (track 6)
Vamos Eileen (track 19)
later versions:
The Tide Is High (Get the Feeling) (new bridge & lyrics for Atomic Kitten) (tracks 5, 5)
recording of:
Come On Eileen (track 19)
Kids in America (track 6)
Mary’s Prayer (track 18)
Temptation (track 9)
The Tide Is High (track 5)
Up Where We Belong (track 17)
Don’t You (Forget About Me) (1984-07-10) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Bellas Finals (track 1)

CD 3

bass, drum machine and keyboard:
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 9)
drum machine, guitar and tambourine:
Andy Cox (of The Beat) (track 9)
co-producer:
David Z. (producer/engineer David Rivkin) (track 9)
composer:
Stan Cullimore (track 17)
Neil Finn (track 12)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 11)
Labi Siffre (track 7)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 3)
Per Gessle (track 6)
Nik Kershaw (track 5)
Christine McVie (track 1)
Paul Weller (track 13)
engineer:
David Z. (producer/engineer David Rivkin) (track 9)
lyricist:
Neil Finn (track 12)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 11)
Labi Siffre (track 7)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 3)
Per Gessle (track 6)
P.d. Heaton (track 17)
Nik Kershaw (track 5)
Christine McVie (track 1)
Paul Weller (track 13)
performer:
Sarah Jane Morris (track 19)
producer:
Mike Thorne (UK producer & keyboardist) (track 19)
vocals:
Roland Gift (track 9)
writer:
Jackie DeShannon (track 15)
Kenneth Gamble (track 19)
Roland Gift (track 9)
Cary Gilbert (track 19)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 19)
Harris (track 14)
Lewis (US hip-hop/soul songwriter, producer & label owner) (track 14)
Roland Orzabal (track 8)
Ian Stanley (track 8)
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 9)
Donna Weiss (track 15)
Andy Connell (1986) (track 16)
Corinne Drewery (1986) (track 16)
Martin Jackson (1986) (track 16)
phonographic copyright by:
London Music Stream Ltd. (1988) (track 9)
publisher:
10 Music Ltd. (track 16)
Bright Music Ltd. (track 1)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher - NOT for release labels) (track 7)
Clive Banks Music (track 11)
EMI Songs (track 12)
Go! Discs Music (track 17)
Jimmy Fun Music (track 6)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 19)
cover recording of:
Bette Davis Eyes (track 15)
later parody versions:
Bartimaeus Eyes (track 15)
later translated parody versions:
Friesenjung (track 3)
later translated versions:
Africain à Paris (track 3)
Lâche-toi (French lyric version of "Breakout") (track 16)
以愛代替 (track 6)
你知我知 (track 6)
later versions:
Alta marea (track 12)
recording of:
Breakout (track 16)
Don't Get Me Wrong (track 11)
Everywhere (Fleetwood Mac song) (track 1)
Happy Hour (track 17)
Human (track 14)
It Must Be Love (track 7)
She Drives Me Crazy (Fine Young Cannibals song) (track 9)
Shout (track 8)
Shout to the Top (track 13)
The Look (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Roxette (track 6)
Polka Party! (track 8)

CD 4

arranger:
Elliot Wolff (track 18)
co-producer:
Keith Cohen (track 18)
composer:
Giorgio Moroder (track 13)
Elliot Wolff (track 18)
lyricist:
Elliot Wolff (track 18)
Philip Oakey (track 13)
producer:
Elliot Wolff (track 18)
writer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 20)
Ronald Bell (track 11)
Larry Blackmon (track 17)
George O’Dowd (track 3)
Mikey Craig (track 3)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 3)
Nellee Hooper (track 7)
Tomi Jenkins (track 17)
Kool & The Gang (track 11)
Simon Law (Soul II Soul) (track 7)
Jon Moss (track 3)
Beresford Romeo (track 7)
William Shelby (track 16)
Stephen Shockley (track 16)
Leon Sylvers (track 16)
James “J.T.” Taylor (US R&B vocalist for Kool & the Gang) (track 11)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 20)
Caron Wheeler (track 7)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 20)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 3)
Union Songs AB (track 20)
Union Songs Music (track 20)
Artwork Music Co., Inc. (1980 – ????) (track 20)
Countless Songs, Ltd. (1980 – ????) (track 20)
EMI Waterford Music (1980 –) (track 20)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (1980 –) (track 20)
is the basis for:
Moments in Soul (track 7)
later translated versions:
Hai ↑ (track 17)
later versions:
Do You Really Want to Hurt Me? (Violent Femmes version) (track 3)
Super Trouper (German version) (track 20)
recording of:
Back to Life (track 7)
Get Down on It (track 11)
Straight Up (track 18)
Super Trouper (track 20)
Word Up! (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars (12″ mix) (12″ mix, duration: ~11:56 on vinyl, ~11:38 on cd) (track 20)
More Stars (7″ mix) (7″ mix, duration: ~4:42) (track 20)

Release

ASIN:UK: B0791Z1SZD [info]