Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sound & Vision David Bowie 4.15 3:05
2 (I’m Always Touched by Your) Presence, Dear Blondie 3 2:43
3 Echo Beach Martha and the Muffins 4 3:37
4 Because the Night Patti Smith 4.9 3:22
5 Rock Lobster The B-52s 3 4:55
6 Top of the Pops The Rezillos 5 2:57
7 Teenage Kicks The Undertones 2:27
8 Roadrunner Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers 4:05
9 Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick Ian Dury and The Blockheads 4 3:43
10 Lucky Number Lene Lovich 5 2:48
11 Ieya Toyah 5:08
12 Rat Trap The Boomtown Rats 4:53
13 Strange Town The Jam 3:49
14 Time for Action Secret Affair 2:44
15 Back of My Hand The Jags 3:21
16 Mirror in the Bathroom The Beat 5 3:06
17 Gary Gilmore’s Eyes The Adverts 5 2:15
18 Babylon’s Burning The Ruts 2:36
19 Sound of the Suburbs The Members 5 3:55
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Bela Lugosi’s Dead Bauhaus 4.65 9:33
2 Germfree Adolescents X‐Ray Spex 2 3:12
3 Playground Twist Siouxsie and the Banshees 3:00
4 Boys Don’t Cry The Cure 2:36
5 Transmission Joy Division 3:37
6 Death Disco Public Image Ltd. 5 4:15
7 Complex Gary Numan 3.5 3:11
8 Being Boiled The Human League 3:39
9 European Son Japan 3:38
10 TV The Flying Lizards 4:01
11 Rock Around the Clock Telex 3:54
12 Underpass John Foxx 3:18
13 From Here to Eternity Giorgio Moroder 5:48
14 Straight Lines New Musik 4:01
15 Back to Nature Fad Gadget 5:49
16 Rockwork Ultravox 3:34
17 Sister Europe The Psychedelic Furs 4:21
18 I Only Want to Be With You The Tourists 2:25
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Baby, I Love You Ramones 4.5 3:47
2 I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass Nick Lowe 4 3:13
3 My Best Friend’s Girl The Cars 4.65 3:42
4 Kid The Pretenders 3:06
5 Spanish Stroll Mink DeVille 3:37
6 Broken English Marianne Faithfull 4.5 4:35
7 Pop Muzik M 3 3:19
8 The Lone Ranger Quantum Jump 2:56
9 You’ll Always Find Me in the Kitchen at Parties Jona Lewie 5 2:54
10 7 Teen The Regents 3:22
11 Jilted John Jilted John 2:54
12 Car Trouble Adam and the Ants 3.5 3:25
13 Promises Buzzcocks 4 2:36
14 Making Plans for Nigel XTC 4:15
15 Is She Really Going Out With Him? Joe Jackson 4.5 3:38
16 Up the Junction Squeeze 4.65 3:10
17 Another Girl, Another Planet The Only Ones 5 3:02
18 Gimmix! Play Loud John Cooper Clarke 3:26

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Everett Morton (track 16)
Clem Burke (track 2)
bass guitar:
Frank Infante (track 2)
Chris Stein (track 2)
George Murray (American bass guitarist) (1976-09 – 1976-10) (track 1)
strings:
Jimmy Destri (track 2)
farfisa:
Jimmy Destri (track 2)
synthesizer [Polymoog]:
Jimmy Destri (track 2)
synthesizer [Roland]:
Jimmy Destri (track 2)
guitar:
Andy Cox (of The Beat) (track 16)
Dave Wakeling (track 16)
Ricky Gardiner (1976-09 – 1976-10) (track 1)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Carlos Alomar (1976-09 – 1976-10) (track 1)
bass:
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 16)
vibraphone:
Chris Stein (track 2)
electric guitar [lead guitar]:
Chris Stein (track 2)
electric guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Frank Infante (track 2)
percussion:
Dennis Davis (1976-09 – 1976-10) (track 1)
saxophone:
Papa Saxa (track 16)
saxophone and synthesizer:
David Bowie (1976-09 – 1976-10) (track 1)
piano:
Roy Young (1976-09 – 1976-10) (track 1)
grand piano:
Jimmy Destri (track 2)
arranger:
David Bowie (track 1)
assistant engineer:
Laurence Diana (track 3)
background vocals:
Clem Burke (track 2)
Jimmy Destri (track 2)
composer:
Jo Callis (track 6)
Chaz Jankel (track 9)
David Bowie (track 1)
David Cairns (of Secret Affair) (track 14)
Jean-Marie Carroll (track 19)
Mark Gane (track 3)
Bob Geldof (track 12)
Jonathan Richman (track 8)
T.V. Smith (track 17)
Paul Weller (track 13)
Bruce Springsteen (1977) (track 4)
engineer:
Rob Freeman (engineer) (track 2)
Richard Manwaring (track 3)
lead vocals:
Lene Lovich (track 10)
Deborah Harry (track 2)
David Bowie (1976-09 – 1976-10) (track 1)
lyricist:
David Bowie (track 1)
David Cairns (of Secret Affair) (track 14)
Jean-Marie Carroll (track 19)
Ian Dury (track 9)
Mark Gane (track 3)
Bob Geldof (track 12)
Jonathan Richman (track 8)
T.V. Smith (track 17)
Nicky Tesco (track 19)
Paul Weller (track 13)
Patti Smith (1977) (track 4)
Bruce Springsteen (1977) (track 4)
mixer:
Roger Bechirian (track 10)
Jimmy Iovine (track 4)
Tony Visconti (track 1)
Shelly Yakus (track 4)
producer:
Chris Blackwell (Island Records) (track 5)
Richard Gottehrer (American songwriter and music executive) (track 2)
Mike Howlett (track 3)
Jimmy Iovine (track 4)
Bob Sargeant (track 16)
The Stateless (track 10)
Tony Visconti (track 1)
David Bowie (track 1)
publisher:
Bruce Springsteen (track 4)
remixer:
Roger Bechirian (track 10)
vocals:
Roger Charlery (track 16)
Dave Wakeling (track 16)
Brian Eno (1976-09 – 1976-10) (track 1)
Mary Hopkin (1976-09 – 1976-10) (track 1)
writer:
John Alder (track 15)
Joel Bogen (track 11)
Pete Bush (track 11)
Les Chappell (track 10)
Andy Cox (of The Beat) (track 16)
Paul Fox (of The Ruts) (track 18)
John Jennings (The Ruts) (track 18)
Lene Lovich (track 10)
Everett Morton (track 16)
Malcolm Owen (track 18)
Kate Pierson (track 5)
Roger Charlery (track 16)
Dave Ruffy (track 18)
Fred Schneider (track 5)
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 16)
Keith Strickland (track 5)
Dave Wakeling (track 16)
Nick Watkinson (track 15)
Toyah Willcox (track 11)
Cindy Wilson (track 5)
Ricky Wilson (The B‐52’s) (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Chrysalis Records, Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 2)
Polydor Ltd. (UK) (not for release label use! aka Polydor Ltd. or Polydor Ltd. (London), fka Polydor Records Ltd.) (track 13)
Arista Records, Inc. (manufacturing and distribution company, do not add releases here) (1978 –) (track 4)
Dindisc Ltd (1980) (track 3)
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) (2001) (track 2)
publisher:
Arista Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 16)
Beat Brothers Ltd. (track 16)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 2)
Fleur Music Ltd. (publisher) (track 1)
Jiru Music, Inc. (track 2)
Mainman Saag (New York) (track 1)
Sewer Fire Hits Ltd (track 12)
Stylist Music Ltd. (track 13)
Tintoretto Music (track 1)
Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (track 15)
Zomba Enterprises (track 16)
Éditer à Paris (track 1)
Virgin Music (publisher only, do not use as a label) (1980) (track 3)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Hansa by the Wall in Berlin, Germany (1976-09 – 1976-10) (track 1)
Château d'Hérouville (Château d'Hérouville, France) in Hérouville, Val-d'Oise, Île-de-France, France (1976-09 – 1976-10) (track 1)
Plaza Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1977-06 – 1977-07) (track 2)
RAK in London, England, United Kingdom (1979-01-09) (track 13)
The Manor in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom (1979-08) (track 3)
edit of:
has remixes:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Oi! by Orbital (track 9)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 146) (track 5)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 282) (track 16)
is the basis for:
Viva el papa (track 8)
later translated versions:
Pepi (track 9)
Égoïste (track 3)
recording of:
Babylon’s Burning (track 18)
Back of My Hand (track 15)
Because the Night (track 4)
Echo Beach (track 3)
Ieya (track 11)
Lucky Number (track 10)
Rat Trap (track 12)
Roadrunner (track 8)
Rock Lobster (track 5)
Time for Action (track 14)
Top of the Pops (track 6)
Sound and Vision (1976-09 – 1976-10) (track 1)
Strange Town (1979-01-09) (track 13)

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Cedric Sharpley (track 7)
bass guitar:
Paul Gardiner (track 7)
viola:
Chris Payne (UK keyboards/viola for Gary Numan/Visage/Dramatis) (track 7)
synthesizer:
Fad Gadget (track 15)
electric piano:
Fad Gadget (track 15)
percussion:
Cedric Sharpley (track 7)
percussion [synthetic percussion]:
Gary Numan (track 7)
keyboard:
Chris Payne (UK keyboards/viola for Gary Numan/Visage/Dramatis) (track 7)
Gary Numan (track 7)
electronic instruments [rhythm generator]:
Fad Gadget (track 15)
assistant engineer:
Andy Pearce (Mastering engineer) (track 2)
composer:
Michael Dempsey (track 4)
Peter Hook (track 5)
Keith Levene (track 6)
Ian Craig Marsh (track 8)
John McKay (track 3)
Kenny Morris (Siouxsie and the Banshees' drummer) (track 3)
Stephen Morris (New Order) (track 5)
Steven Severin (track 3)
Bernard Sumner (track 5)
Laurence Tolhurst (track 4)
Jim Walker (PIL member) (track 6)
Martyn Ware (track 8)
John Wardle (track 6)
Ian Curtis (track 5)
John Foxx (track 12)
John Lydon (track 6)
Tony Mansfield (producer & songwriter) (track 14)
Gary Numan (track 7)
Siouxsie Sioux (track 3)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 4)
Poly Styrene (track 2)
David Sylvian (track 9)
Frank Tovey (track 15)
engineer:
Rikki Sylvan (track 7)
Harvey Webb (track 7)
lead vocals:
Gary Numan (track 7)
Philip Oakey (track 8)
Poly Styrene (track 2)
lyricist:
Ian Curtis (track 5)
John Foxx (track 12)
John Lydon (track 6)
Tony Mansfield (producer & songwriter) (track 14)
Gary Numan (track 7)
Philip Oakey (track 8)
Siouxsie Sioux (track 3)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 4)
Poly Styrene (track 2)
David Sylvian (track 9)
Frank Tovey (track 15)
mixer:
Rikki Sylvan (track 7)
Harvey Webb (track 7)
producer:
The Human League (track 8)
Japan (UK new wave band) (track 9)
Daniel Miller (founder of Mute Records) (track 15)
Simon Napier-Bell (track 9)
John Punter (track 9)
Falcon Stuart (track 2)
X‐Ray Spex (track 2)
Gary Numan (track 7)
Frank Tovey (track 15)
remixer:
John Punter (track 9)
vocals:
Fad Gadget (track 15)
writer:
Daniel Ash (track 1)
John Ashton (track 17)
Richard Butler (singer) (track 17)
Tim Butler (track 17)
David John Haskins (track 1)
Vince Ely (track 17)
Kevin Haskins (track 1)
Duncan Kilburn (track 17)
Roger Morris (UK guitarist for The Psychedelic Furs) (track 17)
Peter Murphy (UK singer & musician) (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Beggars Banquet (1979) (track 7)
publisher:
APB Music Co. (track 4)
Beggars Banquet (track 7)
Island Music (Island Music Ltd.) (track 12)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–2019) (track 6)
recorded at:
RMS Studios (recording studio in London) in South Norwood, Croydon, London, England, United Kingdom (track 15)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
has revision:
Swan Lake (track 6)
later parody versions:
Abe Vigoda's Dead (track 1)
later translated versions:
Jungs weinen nicht (track 4)
recording of:
Back to Nature (track 15)
Being Boiled (track 8)
Boys Don’t Cry (The Cure) (track 4)
Complex (track 7)
Death Disco (track 6)
European Son (Japan) (track 9)
Playground Twist (track 3)
Sister Europe (track 17)
Straight Lines (track 14)
Transmission (track 5)
Underpass (track 12)

CD 3

drums (drum set):
Terry Chambers (track 14)
Steve Goulding (drummer) (track 2)
David Houghton (track 15)
Jon Moss (track 12)
bass guitar:
Andrew Bodnar (bass player) (track 2)
Graham Maby (track 15)
Marco Pirroni (British musician and producer) (track 12)
Colin Moulding (track 14)
membranophone:
tambourine:
Roger Bechirian (track 2)
guitar:
Louis X. Erlanger (track 5)
Marco Pirroni (British musician and producer) (track 12)
Gary Sanford (track 15)
Willy DeVille (track 5)
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (track 2)
bass:
Rubén Sigüenza (track 5)
electric guitar:
Dave Gregory (XTC) (track 14)
Andy Partridge (track 14)
piano:
Bob Andrews (track 2)
Bobby Leonards (track 5)
arranger:
Buzzcocks (track 13)
assistant engineer:
Bruce Gold (Engineer) (track 1)
Paul Ludgate (track 12)
Nigel Walker (UK producer/engineer/guitarist) (track 3)
background vocals:
Roger Bechirian (track 2)
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (track 2)
Andy Partridge (track 14)
composer:
Andrew Bodnar (bass player) (track 2)
Steve Goulding (drummer) (track 2)
Glenn Tilbrook (track 16)
Adam Ant (track 12)
Willy DeVille (track 5)
Graham Fellows (track 11)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 4)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 15)
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (track 2)
Colin Moulding (track 14)
Ric Ocasek (track 3)
Peter Perrett (track 17)
Robin Scott (track 7)
engineer:
Doug Bennett (producer, engineer) (track 13)
Rod Hewison (track 15)
Benny King (engineer) (track 12)
Larry Levine (track 1)
Boris Menart (track 1)
Hugh Padgham (track 14)
Bill Price (UK producer/engineer) (track 4)
Geoff Workman (track 3)
lead vocals:
Willy DeVille (track 5)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 15)
Colin Moulding (track 14)
lyricist:
Adam Ant (track 12)
Willy DeVille (track 5)
Chris Difford (track 16)
Graham Fellows (track 11)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 4)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 15)
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (track 2)
Colin Moulding (track 14)
Ric Ocasek (track 3)
Peter Perrett (track 17)
Robin Scott (track 7)
mixer:
Martin Rushent (track 13)
Roger Bechirian (track 2)
producer:
Roy Thomas Baker (producer) (track 3)
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 12)
David Kershenbaum (track 15)
Steve Lillywhite (track 14)
Martin Rushent (track 13)
Phil Spector (track 1)
Squeeze (UK new wave band) (track 16)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 4)
John Wood (UK producer) (track 16)
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (track 2)
recording engineer:
Barry Farmer (track 2)
vocals:
Adam Ant (track 12)
writer:
Jeff Barry (track 1)
Steve Diggle (track 13)
Marianne Faithfull (track 6)
Ellie Greenwich (track 1)
Jona Lewie (track 9)
Joe Mavety (track 6)
Damian Pew (track 10)
Barry Reynolds (track 6)
Martin Sheller (track 10)
Pete Shelley (Buzzcocks lead singer) (track 13)
Phil Spector (track 1)
Terry Stannard (track 6)
Keith Trussell (track 9)
Steve York (British rock bassist) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
USM (for ℗ & © use only; Universal Strategic Marketing, a division of Universal Music B.V.) (2015) (track 5)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use “ABKCO”) (track 1)
ATV Music Ltd. (track 4)
Kobalt Music (track 15)
Lido Music, Inc. (track 3)
Pokazuka Limited (track 15)
Trio Music Company (track 1)
Lido Music (1978) (track 3)
mixed at:
recorded at:
mash-ups:
music videos:
Promises by Buzzcocks (track 13)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 477) (track 14)
cover recording of:
Baby, I Love You (track 1)
later parody versions:
Bethlehem's Boy (track 3)
Tajuton humppa (track 14)
later translated versions:
Franzi (track 14)
recording of:
7Teen (track 10)
Broken English (track 6)
Cartrouble (track 12)
Jilted John (track 11)
Kid (track 4)
Pop Muzik (track 7)
Promises (track 13)
Spanish Stroll (track 5)
Up the Junction (track 16)
referred to in medleys:

Release

ASIN:UK: B001E18C86 [info]