Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Only Way Is Up
Yazz & The Plastic Population 7:26
2 House Nation
Housemaster Boyz 5:30
3 Tell Me When The Fever Ended
Electribe 101 7:28
4 Paid In Full
Eric B. 7:10
5 Promised Land
Joe Smooth 5:02
6 Cross The Tracks
Maceo & The Macks 3:20
7 Please Don't Go
Double You 6:11
8 Now That We Found Love (Reissue)
Third World 8:36
9 Move Your Body
Marshall Jefferson 7:48
10 Venus
Don Pablo’s Animals 5:43
11 Teardrops
Womack & Womack 5:03
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Word Up
Cameo 4.25 4:22
2 I'm a Wonderful Thing Baby
Kid Creole and the Coconuts 3:48
3 Just Buggin'
Whistle 5:00
4 Last Night
Kid ’n Play 4:26
5 Touch Me
49ers 5:56
6 Oops Upside Your Head (1987 remix)
The Gap Band 8:44
7 Baby Wants to Ride
Jamie Principle 9:27
8 I Need Your Love
LL Cool J 5:26
9 Have a Nice Day
Roxanne Shanté 5:12
10 You Used to Hold Me
Ralphi Rosario 6:57
11 Ain't Nothin' Going on but the Rent
Gwen Guthrie 7:14

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Cecil Womack (track 11)
Zeniya Zekkariyas (track 11)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 10)
lyricist:
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 10)
writer:
Kenneth Gamble (track 8)
Johnny Henderson (track 1)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 8)
George Jackson (US soul songwriter/vocalist) (track 1)
Cecil Womack (track 11)
Zeniya Zekkariyas (track 11)
publisher:
cover recording of:
The Only Way Is Up (track 1)
instrumental cover recording of:
Venus (Shocking Blue (I'm Your Venus)) (track 10)
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
Minus (track 10)
later translated versions:
Kolos Srey Chaom (track 10)
Veenus (track 10)
Venus (Finnish) (track 10)
ヴィーナス (Hiromi Mori translation) (track 10)
ヴィーナス (Hitoshi Shinohara translation) (track 10)
recording of:
Teardrops (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 10)
Stars on 45 (Beatles Medley 7" Mix) (track 10)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 10)
Polka Party! (track 10)

CD 2

composer:
Peter Schott (track 2)
guest performer:
Xaviera Gold (track 10)
lyricist:
August Darnell (track 2)
writer:
Larry Blackmon (track 1)
Gwen Guthrie (track 11)
Tomi Jenkins (track 1)
Lonnie Simmons (track 6)
Rudy Taylor (track 6)
Charlie Wilson (R&B singer) (track 6)
Robert Wilson (US vocalist/bassist, member of Gap Band) (track 6)
Ronnie Wilson (Gap Band member) (track 6)
publisher:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
recording of:
Word Up! (track 1)
referred to in medleys: