Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Take On Me a‐ha 4.55 3:48
2 Everybody Wants to Rule the World Tears for Fears 3.85 4:12
3 The Reflex Duran Duran 3:56
4 You Spin Me Around (Like a Record) Dead or Alive 3:15
5 Don't You Forget About Me Simple Minds 4.3 4:21
6 The Look of Love ABC 4.2 3:29
7 Nothing Compares 2 U Sinéad O’Connor 4.45 5:09
8 The Riddle Nik Kershaw 3.5 3:50
9 Dance Hall Days Wang Chung 3:48
10 Why Can't I Be You The Cure 4.15 3:14
11 Such a Shame Talk Talk 4:24
12 She Drives Me Crazy Fine Young Cannibals 3:35
13 Hot Water Level 42 3:40
14 Love of the Common People Paul Young 3:40
15 Come On Eileen Dexys Midnight Runners 5 4:08
16 Addicted to Love Robert Palmer 3.8 4:26
17 Wordy Rappinghood Tom Tom Club 4:25
18 Annie, I'm Not Your Daddy Kid Creole and the Coconuts 4:00
19 Every Little Step Bobby Brown 2.35 3:56
20 Female Intuition Mai Tai 3:59
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 All Night Long Lionel Richie 3.5 4:20
2 Rise to the Occasion Climie Fisher 4:14
3 Celebration Kool & The Gang 4.4 3:38
4 Red Red Wine UB40 3.75 3:03
5 Never Gonna Give You Up Rick Astley 4.65 3:29
6 An Englishman in New York Godley & Creme 3:57
7 Ghost Town The Specials 3:40
8 Turn Back the Clock Johnny Hates Jazz 4:19
9 Matador Garland Jeffreys 4:42
10 I've Seen That Face Before Grace Jones 4:30
11 Angel Eyes Wet Wet Wet 3 4:30
12 Dancing With Tears in My Eyes Ultravox 3:49
13 One Day in Your Life Michael Jackson 4:15
14 Down Under Men at Work 4.25 3:42
15 License to Kill Gladys Knight & The Pips 4:14
16 Walk Like an Egyptian Bangles 4.15 3:25
17 Don't Dream It's Over Crowded House 3.9 3:52
18 Right Next Door (Because of Me) The Robert Cray Band 4:17
19 Tainted Love Soft Cell 3.9 2:39
20 I'll Find My Way Home Jon and Vangelis 5 4:29
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Love and Pride King 4 3:22
2 Broken Wings Mr. Mister 4 4:38
3 Too Shy Kajagoogoo 4 3:45
4 Smalltown Boy Bronski Beat 3.75 5:02
5 Absolute Scritti Politti 3 4:25
6 Adult Education Hall & Oates 3:56
7 Time (Clock of the Heart) Culture Club 5 3:43
8 Down to Earth Curiosity Killed the Cat 3:49
9 You're My Heart, You're My Soul Modern Talking 3:47
10 Holding Back the Years Simply Red 4 4:30
11 Upside Down Diana Ross 4:06
12 Push It Salt‐N‐Pepa 3.5 3:29
13 Americanos Holly Johnson 3:36
14 Baggy Trousers Madness 5 2:46
15 Rapper's Delight The Sugarhill Gang 3.65 3:57
16 If I Could Turn Back Time Cher 3.5 4:02
17 The Only Way Is Up Yazz & The Plastic Population 3:57
18 Don't Stop the Music Yarbrough & Peoples 4:04
19 Waterfall Wendy & Lisa 4:16
20 Who's Johnny El DeBarge 4:08
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Love Is a Battlefield Pat Benatar 4 4:05
2 Let's Dance David Bowie 4.2 4:10
3 Kids in America Kim Wilde 4.4 3:26
4 Teardrops Womack & Womack 4:32
5 Waiting for a Girl Like You Foreigner 4.5 4:45
6 I Think We're Alone Now Tiffany 3.85 3:46
7 When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going Billy Ocean 3:00
8 Stop Loving You Toto 4:27
9 Axel F Harold Faltermeyer 3.75 3:02
10 Higher Love Steve Winwood 4.5 5:46
11 Nightshift Commodores 4.5 4:23
12 Walk This Way Run‐D.M.C. feat. Aerosmith 3:15
13 99 Luftballons Nena 4.5 3:52
14 Senza una donna Zucchero & Paul Young 3 4:28
15 Bad Boy Miami Sound Machine 3:46
16 First Time Robin Beck 3:18
17 Super Freak Rick James 5 3:19
18 Wonderful Life Black 4.75 4:48
19 Don't Go Yazoo 5 2:52
20 Frankie Sister Sledge 4:16

Credits

CD 1

electric bass guitar:
Simon Gallup (track 10)
drums (drum set):
Manny Elias (track 2)
Tony Thompson (Drummer, best known for his work in CHIC) (track 16)
Boris Williams (track 10)
bass guitar:
Bernard Edwards (track 16)
Mark Lickley (track 6)
Curt Smith (track 2)
guitar:
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 16)
Neil Taylor (guitarist) (track 2)
electric guitar:
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 10)
Porl Thompson (track 10)
percussion:
Boris Williams (track 10)
keyboard:
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 10)
Ian Stanley (track 2)
Mark White (ABC/Vice Versa) (track 6)
Porl Thompson (track 10)
Laurence Tolhurst (track 10)
arranger:
Mark Lettieri (track 2)
assistant mixer:
Toni Greene (engineer) (track 19)
Fred Howard (engineer) (track 19)
assistant recording engineer:
Don Emerson (track 19)
John Guggenheim (track 19)
background vocals:
Babyface (R&B musician Kenny Edmonds) (track 19)
Bobby Brown (R&B singer, New Edition member) (track 19)
Benny Diggs (track 16)
Kayo (Kevin Roberson) (track 19)
Daryl Simmons (track 19)
Fonzi Thornton (track 16)
Karyn White (track 19)
composer:
August Darnell (track 18)
Mark Hollis (track 11)
John Hurley (track 14)
Nik Kershaw (track 8)
Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter) (track 16)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 7)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 10)
Ronnie Wilkins (track 14)
Simon Gallup (track 10)
Mark Lettieri (track 2)
Porl Thompson (track 10)
Laurence Tolhurst (track 10)
Boris Williams (track 10)
editor:
Jon Gass (track 19)
engineer:
David Bascombe (track 2)
Jason Corsaro (track 16)
Gary Langan (track 6)
Chris Birkett (track 7)
instruments:
L.A. (track 19)
Babyface (R&B musician Kenny Edmonds) (track 19)
lead vocals:
Nik Kershaw (track 8)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 10)
Martin Fry (track 6)
Roland Orzabal (track 2)
lyricist:
August Darnell (track 18)
Mark Hollis (track 11)
John Hurley (track 14)
Nik Kershaw (track 8)
Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter) (track 16)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 7)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 10)
Ronnie Wilkins (track 14)
mixer:
Jon Gass (track 19)
David M. Allen (UK producer/engineer/remixer (mainly new-wave/synth-pop/goth)) (track 10)
L.A. (track 19)
Chris Birkett (track 7)
Jez Coad (track 5)
John Ratcliff (track 1)
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree) (track 2)
a‐ha (track 1)
Babyface (R&B musician Kenny Edmonds) (track 19)
Sinéad O’Connor (track 7)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 10)
performer:
Simple Minds (1984-07-10) (track 5)
producer:
David M. Allen (UK producer/engineer/remixer (mainly new-wave/synth-pop/goth)) (track 10)
Bernard Edwards (track 16)
Nellee Hooper (track 7)
Trevor Horn (track 6)
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 2)
Clive Langer (track 15)
Laurie Latham (track 14)
L.A. (track 19)
Alan Tarney (track 1)
Alan Winstanley (track 15)
Babyface (R&B musician Kenny Edmonds) (track 19)
Sinéad O’Connor (track 7)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 10)
Keith Forsey (track 5)
Kevin Rowland (track 15)
recording engineer:
Jon Gass (track 19)
solo guitar:
Neil Taylor (guitarist) (track 2)
vocals:
Sinéad O’Connor (track 7)
vocals arranger:
Chaka Khan (track 16)
writer:
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 3)
Kevin Adams (track 15)
Babyface (R&B musician Kenny Edmonds) (track 19)
Wally Badarou (track 13)
Pete Burns (track 4)
Darren Costin (track 9)
Steve Coy (track 4)
Nick Feldman (track 9)
Keith Forsey (track 5)
Chris Frantz (track 17)
Martin Fry (track 6)
Magne Furuholmen (track 1)
Roland Gift (track 12)
Phil Gould (track 13)
Morten Harket (track 1)
Jack Hues (track 9)
Christopher Merrick Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 2)
Mark King (track 13)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 3)
Tim Lever (track 4)
Mike Lindup (track 13)
Roland Orzabal (track 2)
David Palmer (drummer (ABC/The The)) (track 6)
Mike Percy (track 4)
Nick Rhodes (track 3)
Kevin Rowland (track 15)
Steve Schiff (track 5)
Stephen Singleton (track 6)
Ian Stanley (track 2)
Steven Stanley (Producer) (track 17)
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 12)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 3)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 3)
Tina Weymouth (track 17)
Mark White (ABC/Vice Versa) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Simple Minds Ltd (track 5)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1982) (track 6)
Phonogram Ltd. (1982) (track 6)
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1983) (track 14)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1985) (track 16)
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1985) (track 1)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1988) (track 19)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2014) (track 2)
produced for:
LaFace Inc. (track 19)
publisher:
10 Music Ltd. (track 2)
ATV Music Ltd. (track 1)
Amusements Ltd. (track 2)
Burning Music Ltd. (track 4)
Heavy Nova Music (track 16)
Island Music Ltd. (track 16)
MCA Music Ltd. (track 5)
Métisse Music (track 4)
Neutron Music Ltd. (track 6)
Warner Chappell (track 7)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–2019) (track 16)
mixed at:
SARM Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1982) (track 6)
recorded at:
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Crank on Me by Sean Peden (track 1)
Ribs by Neil Cicierega (track 2)
sampled by:
Blazin by Nicki Minaj feat. Kanye West (track 5)
part of:
New York Post: 100 Greatest Covers (2007) (number: 4) (order: 4) (track 7)
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 4) (order: 4) (track 6)
The Downloader’s Music Source Book (number: 73) (order: 73) (track 6)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 162) (order: 161) (track 7)
The Downloader’s Music Source Book (number: 284) (order: 284) (track 1)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 413) (order: 413) (track 7)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
Come on England (track 15)
Corporate Trash (track 1)
Right Round (track 4)
later parody versions:
Addicted to Spuds (track 16)
Expected to Love (track 16)
James 1:3 (track 1)
Take On Me (Literal Video Version) (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
Humppa-arvoitus (track 8)
Humppanarkkari (track 16)
later translated versions:
Stille Willem (track 14)
Vamos Eileen (track 15)
partial recording of:
The Look of Love (track 6)
recording of:
Addicted to Love (track 16)
Come On Eileen (track 15)
Dance Hall Days (track 9)
Every Little Step (track 19)
Hot Water (track 13)
She Drives Me Crazy (Fine Young Cannibals song) (track 12)
Such a Shame (track 11)
Take On Me (track 1)
The Reflex (track 3)
The Riddle (track 8)
Wordy Rappinghood (track 17)
Don’t You (Forget About Me) (1984-07-10) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 1)
Bellas Finals (track 5)
Hooked on Polkas (order: 10) (track 3)

CD 2

strings arranger:
Anne Dudley (track 8)
guitar:
Matt Aitken (track 5)
keyboard:
Matt Aitken (track 5)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 5)
keyboard [Fairlight] programming:
Ian Curnow (track 5)
electronic instruments and other instruments:
Dave Ball (UK electronic musician, part of Soft Cell) (track 19)
arranger:
Vangelis (Greek composer of electronic, new age and classical) (track 20)
composer:
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (track 20)
Ed Cobb (track 19)
Jerry Dammers (track 7)
Clark Datchler (track 8)
Neil Finn (track 17)
Kevin Godley (track 6)
Colin Hay (track 14)
Lionel Richie (track 1)
Dennis Walker (track 18)
Liam Sternberg (– 1984-01) (track 16)
Neil Diamond (1967) (track 4)
Renee Armand (track 13)
Astor Piazzolla (composer and bandoneon player) (track 10)
Ron Strykert (track 14)
Vangelis (Greek composer of electronic, new age and classical) (track 20)
engineer:
Paul Hardiman (track 19)
Mark McGuire (UK producer/engineer) (track 5)
lead vocals:
Susanna Hoffs (track 16)
Vicki Peterson (track 16)
Michael Steele (American bassist, guitarist, songwriter, and singer) (track 16)
lyricist:
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (track 20)
Samuel F. Brown III (track 13)
Ed Cobb (track 19)
Jerry Dammers (track 7)
Clark Datchler (track 8)
Nathalie Delon (track 10)
Neil Finn (track 17)
Kevin Godley (track 6)
Colin Hay (track 14)
Barry Reynolds (track 10)
Lionel Richie (track 1)
Dennis Walker (track 18)
Dennis Wilkey (track 10)
Liam Sternberg (– 1984-01) (track 16)
Neil Diamond (1967) (track 4)
Lol Creme (track 6)
mixer:
Harvey Goldberg (track 19)
Pete Hammond (UK producer aka "Mixmaster") (track 5)
David Leonard (US producer and engineer) (track 16)
performer:
Vangelis (Greek composer of electronic, new age and classical) (track 20)
producer:
Mitchell Froom (track 17)
David Kahne (track 16)
Peter McIan (track 14)
Mike Thorne (UK producer & keyboardist) (track 19)
UB40 (track 4)
Matt Aitken (track 5)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 5)
Pete Waterman (track 5)
Vangelis (Greek composer of electronic, new age and classical) (track 20)
vocals:
Marc Almond (English pop singer and songwriter) (track 19)
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (track 20)
writer:
Walter Afanasieff (track 15)
Matt Aitken (track 5)
John Barry (film composer; known for James Bond) (track 15)
Ronald Bell (track 3)
Leslie Bricusse (track 15)
George Brown (US percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 3)
Warren Cann (track 12)
Graeme Clark (founder member of Wet Wet Wet) (track 11)
Simon Climie (track 2)
Jeffrey Cohen (70s/80s US funk/soul producer/songwriter) (track 15)
Lol Creme (track 6)
Chris Cross (UK bassist for Ultravox) (track 12)
Tom Cunningham (Scottish musician, drummer for Wet Wet Wet) (track 11)
Billy Currie (track 12)
Eumir Deodato (track 3)
Rob Fisher (British keyboardist and half of the 80s synthpop duo Naked Eyes) (track 2)
Garland Jeffreys (track 9)
Neil Mitchell (track 11)
Dennis Morgan (US songwriter) (track 2)
Marti Pellow (track 11)
Claydes Smith (track 3)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 5)
James “J.T.” Taylor (US R&B vocalist for Kool & the Gang) (track 3)
Dennis “D.T.” Thomas (Kool & The Gang) (track 3)
Earl Toon, Jr. (track 3)
Midge Ure (track 12)
Pete Waterman (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Mercury Records Ltd. (London) (for copyrights use only) (1981) (track 19)
Polydor Ltd. (UK) (not for release label use! aka Polydor Ltd. or Polydor Ltd. (London), fka Polydor Records Ltd.) (1981) (track 20)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1982) (track 14)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1982) (track 14)
Motown Record Corporation (1983) (track 1)
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 16)
publisher:
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 20)
EMI Music Australia Pty. Limited (not for release label use!) (track 14)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 15)
EMI Songs (track 17)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 14)
Jump Jet Music Ltd. (track 12)
Mood Music Ltd. (track 12)
Spheric B.V. (track 20)
Toughknot Ltd. (track 20)
Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (tracks 18, 20)
Bang Records (US disco) (1968) (track 4)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (1974 –) (track 13)
WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (1980) (track 3)
Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (1980) (track 3)
Terrace Music (1987) (track 5)
recorded at:
DJ-mixes:
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Chwaraeon Soft by Y Lladron (track 19)
Johnny by Neil Cicierega (track 5)
Tainted Jesus (Soft Cell vs. Depeche Mode) (part of “Bootie Goes Goth” DJ-mix) by DJ Lobsterdust (track 19)
sampled by:
SOS (radio edit) by Rihanna (track 19)
part of:
New York Post: 100 Greatest Covers (2007) (number: 10) (order: 10) (track 19)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Red Red Wine (track 4)
Tainted Love (track 19)
is the basis for:
Rød rød vin (track 4)
SOS (track 19)
later parody versions:
Act Like a Magician (track 16)
Brown Wine (track 4)
Faithless Love (track 19)
Outnumbered (ApologetiX song) (track 14)
Tainted Pub (track 19)
later translated parody versions:
L'Égyptien (track 16)
Zelebration (track 3)
later translated versions:
Böser Sex (track 19)
Eenmaal komt de dag (track 13)
Falso amor (track 19)
Feest! (track 3)
Úžas (track 15)
現在愛我 (track 2)
later versions:
Alta marea (track 17)
recording of:
Celebration (track 3)
Down Under (Men at Work song, “Do you come from a land down under?”) (track 14)
Ghost Town (track 7)
Licence to Kill (track 15)
Matador (track 9)
Never Gonna Give You Up (1987) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 14)
Sawmix 1 (track 5)
R.A. Megamix (order: 2) (track 5)
version of:
Libertango (track 10)

CD 3

drums (drum set):
Steve Ferrone (track 5)
Pat Mastelotto (track 2)
Mark T. Williams (track 16)
Chris Joyce (1985) (track 10)
bass guitar:
Wil Lee (US jazz/rock bassist) (track 5)
John Pierce (US session bassist) (track 16)
Richard Page (singer-songwriter; former lead singer & bassist of Mr. Mister) (track 2)
trumpet:
Tim Kellett (1985) (track 10)
tambourine:
Mark T. Williams (track 16)
synthesizer [Fairlight] programming:
EBN (synthesizer programmer) (track 5)
J.J. (track 5)
guitar:
Steve Farris (US session guitarist, member of Mr. Mister) (track 2)
Paul Jackson, Jnr. (track 5)
Steve Lukather (track 16)
Sylvan (1985) (track 10)
bass:
Tony Bowers (1985) (track 10)
percussion:
Chris Joyce (1985) (track 10)
keyboard:
Guy Roche (track 16)
Robbie Buchanan (track 5)
David Frank (track 5)
David Gamson (track 5)
Alan Pasqua (track 16)
Green (track 5)
Fritz McIntyre (1985) (track 10)
Steve George (US keyboardist for Mr. Mister & Pages) (track 2)
drum machine programming:
Fred Maher (track 5)
additional guitar:
Gene Black (track 16)
Glenn Sciurba (track 16)
additional engineer:
Guy Roche (track 16)
arranger:
Green (track 5)
Gamson (track 5)
assistant engineer:
Ken Allardyce (track 16)
Chris Dickie (track 10)
Mario Luccy (track 16)
Craig Porteils (track 16)
Duane Seykora (track 16)
background vocals:
Tawatha Agee (track 5)
Michael Anthony (US bassist, formerly of Van Halen) (track 16)
Robin Beck (track 16)
Desmond Child (track 16)
Jimmy Demers (track 16)
Jean McClain (track 16)
B.J. Nelson (track 5)
Fonzi Thornton (track 5)
Maria Vidal (American singer-songwriter) (track 16)
Fritz McIntyre (1985) (track 10)
composer:
Steve Benson (German songwriter Dieter Bohlen) (track 9)
Green Gartside (track 5)
Daryl Hall (track 6)
Mick Hucknall (lead singer of Simply Red) (track 10)
Holly Johnson (track 13)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 16)
Neil Moss (track 10)
engineer:
Paul DeVilliers (track 2)
Femi Jiya (track 10)
lead vocals:
Cher (track 16)
Mick Hucknall (lead singer of Simply Red) (1985) (track 10)
Richard Page (singer-songwriter; former lead singer & bassist of Mr. Mister) (track 2)
lyricist:
Sara Allen (track 6)
Steve Benson (German songwriter Dieter Bohlen) (track 9)
Green Gartside (track 5)
Daryl Hall (track 6)
Mick Hucknall (lead singer of Simply Red) (track 10)
Holly Johnson (track 13)
John Oates (track 6)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 16)
mixer:
Frank Wolf (engineer at Skyline Recording) (track 16)
Harvey Goldberg (track 4)
Femi Jiya (track 10)
Gary Langan (track 5)
performer:
Limahl (track 3)
Simply Red (1985) (track 10)
producer:
Paul DeVilliers (track 2)
Steve Levine (track 7)
Stewart Levine (track 10)
Arif Mardin (track 5)
Mr. Mister (American pop rock band) (track 2)
Nick Rhodes (track 3)
Guy Roche (track 16)
Mike Thorne (UK producer & keyboardist) (track 4)
Colin Thurston (track 3)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 16)
recording engineer:
Pete Griffiths (UK studio technician, programmer & producer) (track 4)
Frank Wolf (engineer at Skyline Recording) (track 16)
vocals:
Green (track 5)
writer:
Toby Andersen (keyboardist) (track 8)
Steve Askew (track 3)
Hurby Azor (track 12)
Nick Beggs (track 3)
George O’Dowd (track 7)
Steve Bronski (track 4)
Mikey Craig (track 7)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 12)
Michael Drummond (track 8)
Bernard Edwards (tracks 11, 15)
Jonah Ellis (track 18)
Chris Foreman (track 14)
Guy O'Brien (track 15)
Steve George (US keyboardist for Mr. Mister & Pages) (track 2)
Christopher Hamill (track 3)
Henry Jackson (track 15)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 7)
Johnny Henderson (track 17)
George Jackson (US soul songwriter/vocalist) (track 17)
Paul King (British-Irish singer/musician/VJ) (track 1)
John Lang (US songwriter for Mr. Mister & Pages) (track 2)
Graham McPherson (track 14)
Jon Moss (track 7)
Richard Page (singer-songwriter; former lead singer & bassist of Mr. Mister) (track 2)
Alisa Peoples (track 18)
Mick Roberts (track 1)
Sylvia Robinson (track 15)
Nile Rodgers (tracks 11, 15)
Lonnie Simmons (producer, songwriter) (track 18)
Jimmy Somerville (track 4)
Larry Steinbachek (track 4)
Jez Strode (track 3)
Michael Wright (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1982) (track 7)
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1984) (track 1)
The David Geffen Company (legal rights relating to Geffen Records) (1989) (track 16)
publisher:
Ali‐Aja Music (track 2)
BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! file releases under its imprint “BMG Chrysalis” or “BMG Rights Management”) (track 4)
Blue Obsession (track 9)
Bronski Music Ltd. (track 4)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 1)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 7)
Hansa Musikverlag (track 9)
Hanseatic Musikverlag GmbH (since 2017) (track 9)
Jouissance Music (track 5)
King Songs (track 1)
Panola Park Music (track 2)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 11)
Tommy Jymi Inc. (track 11)
WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (tracks 2, 5)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 11)
Yamaha Music Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (holding company - do not use as release label) (tracks 2, 4)
Realsongs (1989 –) (track 16)
mixed at:
Air Recording Studio No. 1 (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991) in London, England, United Kingdom (1985) (track 10)
recorded at:
RAK Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1985) (track 10)
DJ-mixes:
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Ring My Bitch Up! by G3RSt (track 12)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 440) (order: 438) (track 12)
cover recording of:
The Only Way Is Up (track 17)
is based on:
Good Times (track 15)
is the basis for:
Tell Me Why (track 4)
later parody versions:
Sä tunnut niin (track 9)
later translated parody versions:
Hitlers Delight (track 15)
Rapper's Deutsch (track 15)
later translated versions:
Hoch und tief (track 11)
Klere zooitje (track 14)
Obsi nidsi (track 11)
Tu, mans prieks (track 9)
Vleugellam (track 2)
part of:
Gotcha! (1985 film soundtrack) (track 4)
recording of:
Absolute (track 5)
Adult Education (track 6)
Americanos (track 13)
Baggy Trousers (track 14)
Broken Wings (track 2)
Down to Earth (track 8)
Love & Pride (track 1)
Push It (track 12)
Smalltown Boy (track 4)
Too Shy (track 3)
Upside Down (track 11)
Rapper’s Delight (1979-08-02) (track 15)
Holding Back the Years (1985) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:

CD 4

drums (drum set):
Rolf Brendel (track 13)
Myron Grombacher (track 1)
Chris North (UK drummer of The Enid) (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
bass guitar:
Roger Capps (track 1)
Jürgen Dehmel (track 13)
Martin Russell (recording engineer, producer, composer & musician) (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
synthesizer:
John Duarte (track 6)
guitar:
Carlo Karges (track 13)
Nile Rodgers (track 10)
Chuck Yamek (track 6)
Francis Lickerish (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
James Stevenson (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
Steve Stewart (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
Ricky Wilde (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
electric guitar:
Neil Giraldo (track 1)
keyboard:
David Frank (track 10)
Charlie Giordano (track 1)
Robert John Godfrey (member of The Enid) (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
Calvin Hayes (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
Ricky Wilde (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
drum machine [drum] programming:
John Duarte (track 6)
horn arranger:
Daniel LeMelle (track 17)
Rick James (US vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 17)
additional recording engineer:
John Kerns (US engineer) (track 6)
arranger:
John Duarte (track 6)
Rick James (US vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 17)
assistant mixer:
Nile Rodgers (track 2)
David Bowie (track 2)
background vocals:
Melvin Franklin (track 17)
Richard Street (track 17)
Tiffany (US 1980s pop star, "I Think We’re Alone Now") (track 6)
Otis Williams (US baritone singer, member of The Temptations & The Distants) (track 17)
Ricky Wilde (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
composer:
David Bowie (track 2)
Vince Clarke (member of Erasure, Depeche Mode, Yazoo, ...) (track 19)
Ritchie Cordell (track 6)
Rick James (US vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 17)
Alonzo Miller (track 17)
Denise Rich (track 20)
Colin Vearncombe (track 18)
Harold Faltermeyer (track 9)
Franne Golde (track 11)
Dennis Lambert (track 11)
Walter Orange (track 11)
Gavin Spencer (track 16)
Uwe Fahrenkrog-Petersen (1982) (track 13)
engineer:
Bobby Brooks (US producer/engineer/remixer) (track 17)
Tom "Super" Flye (track 17)
John Fryer (British producer and engineer) (track 19)
Eric Radcliffe (track 19)
Stephen Stewart (engineer, guitarist of The Enid) (track 3)
Steve Stewart (track 3)
Bob Clearmountain (track 2)
Bill Smith (US recording engineer) (track 6)
executive producer:
Alonzo Miller (track 17)
lead vocals:
Pat Benatar (track 1)
Nena Kerner (the person, performing solo since 1987) (track 13)
Tiffany (US 1980s pop star, "I Think We’re Alone Now") (track 6)
Kim Wilde (1980 – 1981) (track 3)
David Bowie (track 2)
lyricist:
Tom Anthony (wrote "First Time") (track 16)
David Bowie (track 2)
Terry Boyle (track 16)
Vince Clarke (member of Erasure, Depeche Mode, Yazoo, ...) (track 19)
Ritchie Cordell (track 6)
Rick James (US vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 17)
Alonzo Miller (track 17)
Denise Rich (track 20)
Colin Vearncombe (track 18)
Carlo Karges (1982) (track 13)
mixer:
Peter Coleman (British Engineer & Producer) (track 1)
Bob Clearmountain (track 2)
Neil Giraldo (track 1)
Tom Lord‐Alge (track 10)
Udo Arndt (1982) (track 13)
producer:
Peter Coleman (track 1)
Dave Dix (Dave Dix) (track 18)
Neil Geraldo (track 1)
Daniel Miller (founder of Mute Records) (track 19)
Peter Coleman (British Engineer & Producer) (track 1)
Reinhold Heil (1982) (track 13)
Manfred Praeker (1982) (track 13)
Nile Rodgers (track 2)
George E. Tobin (track 6)
David Bowie (track 2)
Vince Clarke (member of Erasure, Depeche Mode, Yazoo, ...) (track 19)
Rick James (US vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 17)
Ricky Wilde (track 3)
Harold Faltermeyer (track 9)
recording engineer:
Imre Sereg (track 13)
remixer:
Bill Smith (US recording engineer) (track 6)
George E. Tobin (track 6)
solo guitar:
Stevie Ray Vaughan (track 2)
vocals:
Chaka Khan (track 10)
Alison Moyet (track 19)
writer:
Wayne Brathwaite (track 7)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 1)
Lawrence Dermer (track 15)
Barry Eastmond (track 7)
Joe Galdo (US drummer & percussionist) (track 15)
Lou Gramm (American rock singer-songwriter; Black Sheep, Foreigner & Shadow King) (track 5)
Will Jennings (track 10)
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth, worked in France) (track 5)
Holly Knight (track 1)
Steve Lukather (track 8)
Frank Musker (track 14)
Billy Ocean (track 7)
David Paich (track 8)
Joe Perry (guitarist for Aerosmith) (track 12)
Steven Tyler (track 12)
Rafael Vigil (track 15)
Marty Wilde (track 3)
Ricky Wilde (track 3)
Steve Winwood (track 10)
Cecil Womack (track 4)
Linda Womack (track 4)
Zucchero (track 14)
phonographic copyright by:
Cherry Red Records Ltd (Do not use as label, use only for copyright and distribution credits.) (track 3)
Chrysalis Records (Don’t use as an imprint. Please use “Chrysalis” instead.) (track 1)
CBS Schallplatten GmbH (1983) (track 13)
Chrysalis Records, Inc. (not for release label use!) (1983) (track 1)
Sony Music Entertainment (Germany) GmbH (not for release label use! for © & ℗ or distributor only, defunct since 2005/03/09) (1983) (track 13)
Chrysalis Records, Inc. (not for release label use!) (1984) (track 1)
Geffen Records (1984) (track 9)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1987) (track 6)
publisher:
BMG Songs (track 8)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 20)
Daksel LLC (track 12)
Inactive (track 8)
RZO Music Ltd (track 2)
Zomba Music Publishers Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Zomba Music Publishing) (track 1)
フジパシフィック音楽出版 (– 2014-12-31) (track 5)
フジパシフィックミュージック (2015-01-01 –) (track 5)
mixed at:
Audio-Studio in Berlin, Germany (1982) (track 13)
recorded at:
Spliff in Berlin, Germany (1982) (track 13)
DJ-mixes:
99 Luftballons by Nena (track 13)
edits:
99 Luftballons (ending vocal part = live) by Nena (track 13)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
99 Babyloves (part of “Mixflash & Dancewell” DJ‐mix) by Beyoncé, Sean Paul & Nena (track 13)
99 Luft-Mpires (Gabriel & Dresden Mashup) (part of live “2012-03-31: A State of Trance #550, “Den Bosch, The Netherlands, A State of Blue, Part 3: Gabriel & Dresden”: Brabanthallen, Den Bosch, The Netherlands” DJ-mix) by Moguai vs. Nena (track 13)
99 Luft-Mpires (Gabriel & Dresden Mashup) (part of live “2012-03-31: A State of Trance #550, “Den Bosch, The Netherlands, A State of Blue, Part 3: Gabriel & Dresden”: Brabanthallen, Den Bosch, The Netherlands” DJ-mix) by Moguai vs. Nena (track 13)
Axel F vs. Do You Really Like It? (Harold Faltermeyer vs. Pied Piper and the Master of Ceremonies) (part of “As Heard on Radio Soulwax, Part 9” DJ-mix) by DJ Alex F (track 9)
Concepts vs. 99 Luftballons (Interstellar vs. Nena) (part of “As Heard on Radio Soulwax, Part 2” DJ-mix) by 2manydjs (track 13)
MC Myddarffycars by Y Lladron (track 17)
Superkiller by Neil Cicierega (track 17)
sampled by:
Bang Bang by Rita Ora x Imanbek (track 9)
Extension (part of “Nite:Life 016” DJ‐mix) by Joey Beltram (track 19)
Higher Love (club mix) by Cedric Gervais (other vocals) (track 10)
Higher Love (radio edit) by Cedric Gervais (other vocals) (track 10)
Kingdom Come by Jay-Z (track 17)
Kingdom Come (clean) by Jay-Z (track 17)
Victor by Syndicate (track 3)
part of:
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 55) (order: 58) (track 3)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 477) (order: 475) (track 17)
cover recording of:</