Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 In the City
2:18
2 All Around the World
2:23
3 The Modern World
2:30
4 News of the World
3:27
5 David Watts
5 2:53
6 Down in the Tube Station at Midnight
4:02
7 Strange Town
3:48
8 When You're Young
3:11
9 The Eton Rifles
3:27
10 Going Underground
5 2:54
11 Start!
5 2:15
12 That's Entertainment
3:33
13 Funeral Pyre
3:29
14 Absolute Beginners
5 2:49
15 Town Called Malice
5 2:52
16 Precious
3:33
17 Just Who Is the 5 O'Clock Hero?
5 2:12
18 The Bitterest Pill (I Ever Had to Swallow)
3:30
19 Beat Surrender
3:22

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Martin Drover (tracks 14, 19)
Michael Laird (track 14)
Steve Nichol (track 17)
Luke Tunney (tracks 14, 19)
drums:
Rick Buckler (tracks 1, 10)
guitar:
Paul Weller (tracks 1, 10)
bass:
Bruce Foxton (tracks 1, 10)
saxophone:
Keith Thomas (English saxophonist) (track 17)
background vocals:
Afrodiziac (track 19)
Claudia Fontaine (track 19)
Tracie (Tracie Young) (track 19)
composer:
Rick Buckler (track 13)
Bruce Foxton (tracks 4, 13)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 5)
Paul Weller (tracks 1–3, 6–19)
engineer:
Vic Smith (tracks 1, 3)
lyricist:
Bruce Foxton (track 4)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 5)
Paul Weller (tracks 1–3, 6–19)
producer:
Vic Coppersmith-Heaven (tracks 5–12)
The Jam (tracks 8–9, 11–15)
Chris Parry (tracks 1–5)
Vic Smith (tracks 1–4)
Peter Wilson (UK Producer) (tracks 13–15, 17–19)
vocals:
Bruce Foxton (tracks 1, 10)
Paul Weller (tracks 1, 10)
Caron Wheeler (track 19)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor Ltd. (UK) (not for release label use! aka Polydor Ltd., formerly Polydor Records Ltd.) (tracks 1–5, 7–8, 10, 12–15, 17–19)
publisher:
And Son Music Ltd. (tracks 1–2)
BMG Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 1–4, 6–12)
Complete Music Ltd. (track 13)
Davray Music Ltd. (track 5)
Notting Hill Music (UK) Ltd. (tracks 13–19)
Stylist Music Ltd. (tracks 1–4, 6–19)
recorded at:
Polydor Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1977-03) (track 1)
Chappell Music in London, England, United Kingdom (1977-06-28) (track 2)
Morgan Studios (Morgan Sound Studios) in London, England, United Kingdom (1978-01 – 1978-02) (track 4)
Eden Studios (2nd location, Chiswick, 72-07) in Chiswick, Hounslow, London, United Kingdom (1978-07-03) (track 5)
RAK in London, England, United Kingdom (1979-01-09) (track 7)
Phonogram Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1981-04) (track 13)
AIR Studios (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991, Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, United Kingdom (1981-08-19) (track 14)
AIR Studios (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991, Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, United Kingdom (1981-12) (track 15)
AIR Studios (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991, Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, United Kingdom (1982-01-06) (track 17)
AIR Studios (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991, Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, United Kingdom (1982-07-16) (track 18)
Phonogram Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1982-10) (track 19)
edit of:
mash-ups:
cover recording of:
David Watts (1978-07-03) (track 5)
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
Emilio Cao (track 5)
recording of:
Precious (track 16)
Start! (track 11)
The Eton Rifles (track 9)
Town Called Malice (track 15)
In the City (1977-03) (track 1)
All Around the World (1977-06-28) (track 2)
The Modern World (1977-09-21) (track 3)
News of the World (1978-01 – 1978-02) (track 4)
Strange Town (1979-01-09) (track 7)
When You're Young (1979-07-30) (track 8)
Going Underground (1980-01-16) (track 10)
That's Entertainment (1980-10-22) (track 12)
Funeral Pyre (1981-04) (track 13)
Absolute Beginners (1981-08-19) (track 14)
Just Who Is the 5 O’Clock Hero? (1982-01-06) (track 17)
Beat Surrender (1982-10) (track 19)

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/92374 [info]