Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Vicious Games
Yello 5 4:21
2 Rage Hard
Frankie Goes to Hollywood 5:06
3 Hit That Perfect Beat
Bronski Beat 3:40
4 Hyperactive!
Thomas Dolby 4:12
5 Big Apple
Kajagoogoo 4:11
6 Dum Dum Girl
Talk Talk 3:50
7 Girls on Film
Duran Duran 4 3:28
8 Love’s Great Adventure
Ultravox 3:07
9 Limousine
Hubert Kah 4:02
10 Cold Days, Hot Nights
Moti Special 3:41
11 Reach Out
Giorgio Moroder 3:47
12 Juliet
Robin Gibb 3:47
13 Yé Ké Yé Ké
Mory Kanté 5 4:00
14 Slave to the Rhythm
Grace Jones 4:23
15 I Promised Myself
Nick Kamen 3:59
16 Dolce Vita
Ryan Paris 3:24
17 Disco Band
Scotch 5:05
18 I.O.U.
Freeez 5 3:50
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rebel Yell
Billy Idol 4.85 4:48
2 Some Like It Hot
The Power Station 4.35 5:06
3 In the Army Now
Status Quo 4:42
4 Incommunicado
Marillion 3:58
5 Mr. Roboto
Styx 4.35 5:29
6 Footloose
Kenny Loggins 5 3:47
7 I Want a New Drug
Huey Lewis & The News 3:32
8 And She Was
Talking Heads 4 3:39
9 Square Rooms
Al Corley 3:40
10 Everybody Wants to Rule the World
Tears for Fears 4 4:12
11 Stand Back
Stevie Nicks 5 4:56
12 I Know There’s Something Going On
Frida 5 5:28
13 There Must Be an Angel (Playing With My Heart)
Eurythmics 4 4:42
14 Every Day Is Like Sunday
Morrissey 4.5 3:34
15 Tango
Dalbello 5 4:08
16 Pet Sematary
Ramones 5 3:31
17 51st State
New Model Army 3 2:34
18 Berlin
Fischer-Z 4:34

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1983) (track 18)
electronic drum set and percussion:
Clif Brigden (track 4)
guitar and trumpet:
Kevin Armstrong (UK guitarist, producer & songwriter) (track 4)
bass:
Matthew Seligman (track 4)
percussion:
Matthew Salt (track 4)
piano:
Thomas Dolby (track 4)
drum machine:
Justin Hildreth (track 4)
trombone:
Peter Thoms (trombone) (track 4)
additional vocals:
Louise Ulfstedt (track 4)
background vocals:
Kevin Armstrong (UK guitarist, producer & songwriter) (track 4)
Adele Bertei (track 4)
composer:
Boris Blank (track 1)
Thomas Dolby (track 4)
Robin Gibb (track 12)
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 2)
Pierluigi Giombini (track 16)
Holly Johnson (track 2)
Nick Kamen (track 15)
Hubert Kemmler (track 9)
Markus Löhr (track 9)
Giorgio Moroder (track 11)
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 2)
Maurice Gibb (track 12)
Mory Kanté (track 13)
Fabio Margutti (track 17)
Brian Nash (track 2)
engineer:
Tom Frederikse (track 3)
John Hudson (producer, recording and mixing engineer) (track 8)
Dan Lacksman (Belgian musician & producer) (track 4)
Colin Thurston (track 7)
lead vocals:
John Foster (John Jøn, Bronski Beat) (track 3)
lyricist:
Thomas Dolby (track 4)
Robin Gibb (track 12)
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 2)
Holly Johnson (track 2)
Nick Kamen (track 15)
Hubert Kemmler (track 9)
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 2)
Paul Engemann (track 11)
Maurice Gibb (track 12)
Klaus Hirschburger (track 9)
Mory Kanté (track 13)
Fabio Margutti (track 17)
Paul Mazzolini (track 16)
Dieter Meier (track 1)
Susanne Müller-Pi (track 9)
Brian Nash (track 2)
Richie Zito (track 11)
mastering:
Gordon Vicary (track 5)
mixer:
Alan Douglas (Scottish born engineer) (track 4)
Gareth Jones (UK producer/engineer) (track 3)
performer:
Paul Engemann (track 11)
Freeez (1983) (track 18)
producer:
Arthur Baker (track 18)
Thomas Dolby (track 4)
Tim Friese-Greene (track 6)
Trevor Horn (track 14)
Ultravox (track 8)
Adam Williams (track 3)
Colin Thurston (track 7)
vocals:
Thomas Dolby (track 4)
writer:
Steve Askew (track 5)
Arthur Baker (track 18)
Nick Beggs (track 5)
Steve Bronski (track 3)
Warren Cann (track 8)
Chris Cross (track 8)
Billy Currie (track 8)
Simon Darlow (track 14)
John Foster (John Jøn, Bronski Beat) (track 3)
Tim Friese-Greene (track 6)
Mark Hollis (track 6)
Trevor Horn (track 14)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 7)
Stephen Lipson (track 14)
Nick Rhodes (track 7)
John Robie (track 18)
Larry Steinbachek (track 3)
Jez Strode (track 5)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 7)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 7)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 7)
Midge Ure (track 8)
Bruce Woolley (track 14)
publisher:
SPZ Music, Inc. (track 14)
recorded at:
mash-ups:
remixes:
sampled by:
later translated versions:
地球大追蹤 (track 13)
later versions:
Juliet (German version of Robin Gibb's Juliet) (track 12)
recording of:
Big Apple (track 5)
Disco Band (track 17)
Dolce vita (track 16)
Dum Dum Girl (track 6)
Girls on Film (track 7)
Hyperactive! (track 4)
I Promised Myself (track 15)
I.O.U. (track 18)
Juliet (track 12)
Limousine (track 9)
Rage Hard (track 2)
Reach Out (track 11)
Slave to the Rhythm (track 14)
Vicious Games (track 1)
Yé Ké Yé Ké (track 13)

CD 2

bass guitar:
Curt Smith (track 10)
Steve Webster (Canadian bassist, producer & composer) (track 1)
drums:
Manny Elias (track 10)
Chris Frantz (track 8)
Eddie Zeeman (track 15)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 12)
Steve Liddle (drummer, Fisher-Z) (track 18)
guitar:
Kevin Breit (track 15)
Daryl Stuermer (track 12)
Neil Taylor (guitarist) (track 10)
David Byrne (track 8)
guitar and keyboard:
Jerry Harrison (track 8)
bass:
Bernard Edwards (track 15)
Mo Foster (track 12)
Tina Weymouth (track 8)
bass and bass pedals:
David Graham (bassist, Fisher-Z) (track 18)
keyboard:
Dalbello (track 15)
Scott Humphrey (track 15)
Peter Robinson (British keyboardist and composer) (track 12)
Ian Stanley (track 10)
accordion:
Ron Cahute (track 15)
guitars and keyboard:
John Watts (track 18)
additional engineer:
Rob Eaton (track 2)
Steve Rinkoff (track 2)
Tony Taverner (track 2)
arranger:
John Watts (track 18)
background vocals:
Dalbello (track 15)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 12)
David Graham (bassist, Fisher-Z) (track 18)
Jerry Harrison (track 8)
Steve Liddle (drummer, Fisher-Z) (track 18)
Tina Weymouth (track 8)
composer:
Russ Ballard (track 12)
Dennis DeYoung (track 5)
Mark Kelly (Marillion keyboardist) (track 4)
Kenny Loggins (track 6)
Ian Mosley (track 4)
Steve Rothery (track 4)
Steve Stevens (track 1)
Stephen Street (track 14)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 2)
Pete Trewavas (track 4)
John Watts (track 18)
David Byrne (track 8)
Lisa Dal Bello (track 15)
Billy Idol (track 1)
Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter) (track 2)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 2)
engineer:
David Bascombe (track 10)
Jason Corsaro (track 2)
Rob Kingsland (track 5)
Gary Loizzo (track 5)
Richard Manwaring (track 18)
Steve Parker (UK producer & engineer) (track 18)
Will Rascati (track 5)
guest harmonica:
Stevie Wonder (track 13)
lead vocals:
Roland Orzabal (track 10)
John Watts (track 18)
Billy Idol (track 1)
Frida (track 12)
lyricist:
Russ Ballard (track 12)
Dennis DeYoung (track 5)
Steve Stevens (track 1)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 2)
John Watts (track 18)
David Byrne (track 8)
Lisa Dal Bello (track 15)
Derek William Dick (track 4)
Billy Idol (track 1)
Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter) (track 2)
Dean Pitchford (track 6)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 2)
mastering:
Howie Weinberg (track 2)
mixer:
Jason Corsaro (track 2)
Richard Manwaring (track 18)
Glyn Johns (track 17)
Eric Thorngren (track 8)
performer:
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 2)
Tony Thompson (Drummer, best known for his work in CHIC) (track 2)
Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter) (track 2)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 2)
producer:
Jean Beauvoir (track 16)
Bernard Edwards (track 2)
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 10)
Daniel Rey (track 16)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 13)
Stephen Street (track 14)
Styx (track 5)
John Watts (track 18)
Richard Manwaring (track 18)
Glyn Johns (track 17)
recorded by:
Tim Summerhayes (track 3)
Eric Thorngren (track 8)
solo guitar:
Neil Taylor (guitarist) (track 10)
vocals:
David Byrne (track 8)
writer:
Ferdi Bolland (track 3)
Rob Bolland (track 3)
Ashley Cartwright (track 17)
Al Corley (track 9)
Harold Faltermeyer (track 9)
Jason Harris (track 17)
Chris Hayes (track 7)
Robert Heaton (track 17)
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 10)
Annie Lennox (track 13)
Huey Lewis (track 7)
Stevie Nicks (track 11)
Roland Orzabal (track 10)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 11)
Dee Dee Ramone (track 16)
Daniel Rey (track 16)
Ian Stanley (track 10)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 13)
Justin Sullivan (track 17)
Peter Wood (UK keyboardist/pianist) (track 9)
publisher:
Linder Ltd. (track 14)
Milk Money Music (track 6)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 6)
Sony/ATV Melody (track 6)
Stygian Songs (track 5)
mixed at:
Scorpio Sound (1980-12-16 – 1980-12-24) (track 18)
recorded at:
The Manor in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom (1980-12-05 – 1980-12-15) (track 18)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
cover recording of:
In the Army Now (track 3)
is the basis for:
Ghostbusters (track 7)
later parody versions:
Devil Fell (track 1)
Goodnews (track 6)
I Want a New Duck (track 7)
Kur indiāņi nav (track 3)
later translated parody versions:
Kaaner wors (track 8)
Армия (track 3)
later translated versions:
FOOTLOOSE (Japanese version) (track 6)
Ici les Enfoirés (track 3)
Lemmikkihautuumaa (track 16)
Tanz den Horn (track 1)
Todo es igual siempre (Song by Mikel Erentxun) (track 14)
recording of:
51st State (track 17)
And She Was (track 8)
Berlin (track 18)
Footloose (track 6)
I Want a New Drug (track 7)
Incommunicado (track 4)
Mr. Roboto (track 5)
Pet Sematary (track 16)
Rebel Yell (track 1)
Some Like It Hot (track 2)
Square Rooms (track 9)
Stand Back (track 11)
Tango (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Polkas (track 6)

Release Group

part of: The Best of 1980-1990 (number: 12)