Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 A Kind of Magic
Queen 3.7 4:28
2 The Road to Hell
Chris Rea 4:29
3 Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
Starship 4:29
4 When the Night Comes
Joe Cocker 4:14
5 Living in Another World
Talk Talk 4:17
6 The Living Years
Mike + The Mechanics 5:26
7 Bakerman
Laid Back 4:40
8 What's Love Got to Do With It
Tina Turner 3.9 3:49
9 If You Let Me Stay
Terence Trent D’Arby 3 3:14
10 Come Back and Stay
Paul Young 5 4:22
11 One More Night
Phil Collins 4.35 4:47
12 Little Lies
Fleetwood Mac 3.5 3:38
13 Midnight Lady
Chris Norman 4:12
14 Neverending Story
Limahl 3:33
15 You Win Again
Bee Gees 3:54
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Money's Too Tight (To Mention)
Simply Red 3:44
2 Smalltown Boy
Bronski Beat 3.65 5:01
3 Johnny Come Home
Fine Young Cannibals 5 3:35
4 Just a Gigolo / I Ain't Got Nobody
David Lee Roth 4:44
5 Cambodia
Kim Wilde 5 3:59
6 Walk Like an Egyptian
Bangles 3.75 3:22
7 Tell It to My Heart
Taylor Dayne 4.35 3:37
8 I Feel for You
Chaka Khan 4:08
9 If Only I Could
Sydney Youngblood 3:31
10 Don't Cry for Louie
Vaya Con Dios 3:04
11 Lambada
Kaoma 5 3:28
12 Come On Eileen
Dexys Midnight Runners 4 4:07
13 Loco in Acapulco
Four Tops 3:29
14 Let's Groove
Earth, Wind & Fire 5 5:39
15 Never Gonna Give You Up
Rick Astley 4.9 3:33

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Pino Palladino (track 10)
bass guitar [bass]:
Leland Sklar (track 11)
strings arranger:
Arif Mardin (track 11)
drums:
Graham Jarvis (UK session drummer) (track 8)
Bruce Smith (UK drummer & producer for Pop Group, Slits, P.I.L., etc.) (track 9)
guitar:
Terry Britten (track 8)
Pete Glenister (track 9)
Daryl Stuermer (track 11)
Paul Young (English pop musician, album "No parlez") (track 10)
bass:
Sean Oliver (track 9)
percussion:
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 9)
Simon Morton (track 8)
Frank Ricotti (track 9)
keyboard:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 11)
Billy Livsey (track 8)
Nick Plytas (track 9)
drum machine [Roland 808]:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 11)
arranger:
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 9)
assistant engineer:
Croydon (Engineer) (track 1)
background vocals:
Terry Britten (track 8)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 11)
Lance Ellington (Strictly Come Dancing) (track 9)
Tony Jackson (British funk / soul musician, singer / songwriter, producer and arranger) (track 9)
Tessa Niles (track 8)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 9)
composer:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 11)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 9)
Barry Gibb (track 15)
Maurice Gibb (track 15)
Albert Hammond (track 3)
Giorgio Moroder (track 14)
Chris Rea (track 2)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 3)
Dieter Bohlen (track 13)
Robin Gibb (track 15)
Jack Lee (US songwriter and musician) (track 10)
Christine McVie (track 12)
Eddy Quintela (track 12)
engineer:
Hugh Padgham (track 11)
John Hudson (producer, recording and mixing engineer) (track 8)
David Richards (Swiss-based producer and engineer) (track 1)
lead vocals:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 11)
Tina Turner (track 8)
lyricist:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 11)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 9)
Barry Gibb (track 15)
Maurice Gibb (track 15)
Albert Hammond (track 3)
Chris Rea (track 2)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 3)
Dieter Bohlen (track 13)
Keith Forsey (track 14)
Robin Gibb (track 15)
Jack Lee (US songwriter and musician) (track 10)
Christine McVie (track 12)
Eddy Quintela (track 12)
mixer:
John Hudson (producer, recording and mixing engineer) (track 8)
Phil Legg (track 9)
producer:
Terry Britten (track 8)
Lindsey Buckingham (track 12)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 11)
Richard Dashut (track 12)
Howard Gray (track 9)
Laurie Latham (track 10)
Hugh Padgham (track 11)
Queen (UK rock group) (track 1)
David Richards (Swiss-based producer and engineer) (track 1)
recorded by:
Phil Legg (track 9)
solo saxophone:
Don Myrick (track 11)
writer:
Bryan Adams (track 4)
Terry Britten (track 8)
Tim Friese-Greene (track 5)
John Guldberg (track 7)
Mark Hollis (track 5)
Graham Lyle (track 8)
B. A. Robertson (track 6)
Mike Rutherford (track 6)
Tim Stahl (track 7)
Jim Vallance (track 4)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
Queen Productions Ltd. (company and copyright holder, do not use as an imprint or release label) (track 1)
Atlantic Recording Corporation (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (1985 –) (track 11)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (2004) (track 8)
publisher:
Chrysalis Songs (track 10)
Imagem Music NL (track 11)
Philip Collins Ltd. (track 11)
WB Music Corp. (track 14)
cover recording of:
Come Back and Stay (track 10)
is the basis for:
敢愛敢做 (track 3)
later translated versions:
Cuestión de magia ("A Kind of Magic") (track 1)
Galaxie přání (track 14)
敢愛敢做 (track 3)
part of:
We Will Rock You (German version of the Queen musical) (track 1)
We Will Rock You (Queen musical) (track 1)
parts:
recording of:
A Kind of Magic (track 1)
Bakerman (track 7)
If You Let Me Stay (track 9)
Little Lies (track 12)
Midnight Lady (track 13)
One More Night (track 11)
The Living Years (track 6)
The Road to Hell (track 2)
You Win Again (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Polkas (track 8)

CD 2

guitar:
Matt Aitken (track 15)
keyboard:
Matt Aitken (track 15)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 15)
keyboard [Fairlight] programming:
Ian Curnow (track 15)
arranger:
Dirk Schoufs (track 10)
assistant producer:
Marc François (track 10)
composer:
Matt Aitken (track 15)
Steve Bronski (track 2)
Leonello Casucci (track 4)
Jimmy Somerville (track 2)
Pete Waterman (track 15)
Spencer Williams (US jazz composer, pianist & singer) (track 4)
Gonzalo Hermosa (track 11)
Ulises Hermosa (track 11)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 8)
Larry Steinbachek (track 2)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 15)
Liam Sternberg (– 1984-01) (track 6)
DJ-mixer:
Ben Liebrand (track 6)
engineer:
Mark McGuire (UK producer/engineer) (track 15)
lead vocals:
Susanna Hoffs (track 6)
Vicki Peterson (track 6)
Michael Steele (American bassist, guitarist, songwriter, and singer) (track 6)
lyricist:
Matt Aitken (track 15)
Steve Bronski (track 2)
Jimmy Somerville (track 2)
Pete Waterman (track 15)
Julius Brammer (track 4)
Roger Graham (track 4)
Gonzalo Hermosa (track 11)
Ulises Hermosa (track 11)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 8)
Larry Steinbachek (track 2)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 15)
Liam Sternberg (– 1984-01) (track 6)
mixer:
Harvey Goldberg (track 2)
Pete Hammond (UK producer aka "Mixmaster") (track 15)
David Leonard (US producer and engineer) (track 6)
producer:
Matt Aitken (track 15)
David Kahne (track 6)
Dani Klein (Belgian singer (Vaya Con Dios)) (track 10)
Dirk Schoufs (track 10)
Mike Thorne (UK producer & keyboardist) (track 2)
Pete Waterman (track 15)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 15)
recorded by:
Pete Griffiths (UK studio technician, programmer & producer) (track 2)
translator:
José Ari (track 11)
Irving Caesar (track 4)
Márcia Ferreira (track 11)
Alberto Maravi (track 11)
writer:
Kevin Adams (track 12)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 13)
Lamont Dozier (track 13)
Roland Gift (track 3)
Ernie Gold (track 7)
Ralf Hamm (track 9)
Dani Klein (Belgian singer (Vaya Con Dios)) (track 10)
Kevin Rowland (track 12)
Dirk Schoufs (track 10)
Markus Staab (track 9)
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 3)
Seth Swirsky (track 7)
Billy Valentine (track 1)
John Valentine (Valentine Brothers) (track 1)
Wayne Vaughn (track 14)
Maurice White (track 14)
Marty Wilde (track 5)
Ricky Wilde (track 5)
Sydney Youngblood (track 9)
Claus Zundel (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1985) (track 6)
publisher:
Terrace Music (1987) (track 15)
mash-ups:
Never Gonna Be Me by toonlink (track 15)
remixes:
sampled by:
cover recording of:
Chorando se foi (The Lambada) (track 11)
I Feel for You (track 8)
is the basis for:
Tell Me Why (track 2)
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
Gigolo (track 4)
Gigu (track 4)
L'Égyptien (track 6)
Nikolo (track 4)
later translated versions:
Lambada (track 11)
Vamos Eileen (track 12)
medley including a cover recording of:
I Ain't Got Nobody (track 4)
Just a Gigolo (English version) (track 4)
recording of:
Cambodia (track 5)
Come On Eileen (track 12)
Don't Cry for Louie (track 10)
If Only I Could (track 9)
Johnny Come Home (track 3)
Let's Groove (track 14)
Loco in Acapulco (track 13)
Never Gonna Give You Up (Rick Astley song) (track 15)
Smalltown Boy (track 2)
translated version of:
Llorando se fue (track 11)
Schöner Gigolo (track 4)

Release Group

part of: The Best of 1980-1990 (number: 4)
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/238133 [info]