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Label: Virgin/EMI/Polydor

Label: Virgin/EMI/Polygram

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Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 A Kind of Magic Queen 4:17
2 Walk of Life Dire Straits 3:59
3 Sledgehammer Peter Gabriel 3.35 4:40
4 Manic Monday Bangles 4.15 3:03
5 Thorn in My Side Eurythmics 3.75 4:08
6 Invisible Touch Genesis 3.75 3:23
7 You Can Call Me Al Paul Simon 4.45 4:35
8 Don't Get Me Wrong The Pretenders 4.65 3:46
9 Happy Hour The Housemartins 5 2:20
10 Panic The Smiths 2:14
11 Rise Public Image Ltd. 4:14
12 Absolute Beginners David Bowie 5:29
13 Addicted to Love Robert Palmer 3:49
14 The Final Countdown Europe 4.65 3:55
15 My Favourite Waste of Time Owen Paul 3:01
16 (I Just) Died in Your Arms Cutting Crew 3 4:25
17 In the Army Now Status Quo 2 3:33
18 Stuck With You Huey Lewis & The News 4:08
19 Broken Wings Mr. Mister 4:58
20 The Lady in Red Chris de Burgh 2 4:05
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going Billy Ocean 3:59
2 Don't Leave Me This Way The Communards 4 4:25
3 The Edge of Heaven Wham! 3.65 4:30
4 Venus Bananarama 4 3:27
5 Sometimes Erasure 3:29
6 You Keep Me Hangin' On Kim Wilde 4 4:03
7 We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off Jermaine Stewart 4:39
8 Let's Go All the Way Sly Fox 4 3:48
9 Showing Out (Get Fresh at the Weekend) Mel & Kim 2.65 3:28
10 Rain or Shine Five Star 3:53
11 Kiss Prince & The Revolution 4 3:43
12 Reet Petite Jackie Wilson 2 2:42
13 Living in America James Brown 3 4:42
14 Ain't Nothin' Goin' on but the Rent Gwen Guthrie 3:28
15 Word Up Cameo 4:03
16 Lessons in Love Level 42 1 3:56
17 Higher Love Steve Winwood 5 4:03
18 Breakout Swing Out Sister 3:37
19 Holding Back the Years Simply Red 4:06
20 A Different Corner George Michael 3.65 3:55

Credits

CD 1

guitar synthesizer:
Adrian Belew (track 7)
electric bass guitar [six-string electric bass]:
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 7)
drums (drum set):
Clem Burke (track 5)
Steve Jordan (US drummer/multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 8)
Isaac Mtshali (track 7)
Hugh Whitaker (track 9)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (1985-10 – 1986-02) (track 6)
bass guitar:
Baghiti Khumalo (track 7)
John McKenzie (track 5)
Norman Cook (track 9)
trumpet:
Ronald E. Brecker (track 7)
John Faddis (track 7)
Alan Rubin (track 7)
chimes:
P.d. Heaton (track 9)
synthesizer:
Wix (track 8)
Rob Mounsey (track 7)
guitar:
Stan Cullimore (track 9)
Robbie McIntosh (English guitarist for The Pretenders) (track 8)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 5)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 8)
Mike Rutherford (1985-10 – 1986-02) (track 6)
harmonica:
P.d. Heaton (track 9)
harmonica and saxophone:
bass:
Chucho Merchán (track 8)
Mike Rutherford (1985-10 – 1986-02) (track 6)
percussion:
Steve Jordan (US drummer/multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 8)
Ralph MacDonald (track 7)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (1985-10 – 1986-02) (track 6)
keyboard:
Patrick Seymour (British songwriter & keyboardist, Eurythmics) (track 5)
Tony Banks (Genesis) (1985-10 – 1986-02) (track 6)
piano:
Wix (track 8)
baritone saxophone and bass saxophone:
Ronald E. Cuber (track 7)
bass synthesizer:
Tony Banks (Genesis) (1985-10 – 1986-02) (track 6)
horn arranger:
Rob Mounsey (track 7)
trombone:
David W. Bargeron (US trombonist & tubist) (track 7)
Kim Allan Cissel (track 7)
additional arranger:
arranger:
Nick Ingman (track 20)
assistant engineer:
Mark Cobrin (track 7)
Fred Defaye (track 5)
Paul Gomersall (track 6)
Serge Pauchard (track 5)
background vocals:
Stan Cullimore (track 9)
Norman Cook (track 9)
P.d. Heaton (track 9)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 7)
Bernita Turner (track 5)
Hugh Whitaker (track 9)
composer:
Tony Banks (Genesis) (track 6)
Stan Cullimore (track 9)
Johnny Marr (track 10)
Mike Rutherford (track 6)
David Bowie (track 12)
Chris de Burgh (British-Irish singer-songwriter and instrumentalist) (track 20)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 6)
Marshall Crenshaw (track 15)
Nick Van Eede (track 16)
Peter Gabriel (track 3)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 8)
Mark Knopfler (track 2)
Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter) (track 13)
Christopher (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 4)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 7)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
Joey Tempest (track 14)
conductor:
Nick Ingman (track 20)
engineer:
Hugh Padgham (track 6)
Bodger (engineer) (track 9)
Emmanuel Guiot (engineer) (track 5)
Roy Halee (track 7)
Fred Kay (Audio engineer, BBC) (track 9)
Bruce Lampcov (track 8)
Ted de Bono (track 9)
Jon Bavin (track 5)
lead vocals:
Annie Lennox (track 5)
P.d. Heaton (track 9)
Susanna Hoffs (track 4)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (1985-10 – 1986-02) (track 6)
lyricist:
David Bowie (track 12)
Chris de Burgh (British-Irish singer-songwriter and instrumentalist) (track 20)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 6)
Marshall Crenshaw (track 15)
Nick Van Eede (track 16)
Peter Gabriel (track 3)
P.d. Heaton (track 9)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 8)
Mark Knopfler (track 2)
Morrissey (English singer / songwriter) (track 10)
Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter) (track 13)
Christopher (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 4)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 7)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
Joey Tempest (track 14)
mastering:
Ian Cooper (UK mastering engineer) (track 5)
mixer:
Bob Clearmountain (track 8)
Ben Darlow (track 20)
Manu Guiot (sound engineer) (track 5)
David Leonard (US producer and engineer) (track 4)
Jon Bavin (track 5)
producer:
Bob Clearmountain (track 8)
Genesis (English rock band) (track 6)
Dale Griffin (track 9)
Jimmy Iovine (track 8)
David Kahne (track 4)
Hugh Padgham (track 6)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 5)
John Williams (UK drum n bass DJ/producer aka Skyjack) (track 9)
Chris de Burgh (British-Irish singer-songwriter and instrumentalist) (track 20)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 7)
recording engineer:
Jon Bavin (track 5)
solo tin whistle [pennywhistle]:
Morris Goldberg (track 7)
vocals:
Stan Cullimore (track 9)
Norman Cook (track 9)
P.d. Heaton (track 9)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 8)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 7)
writer:
Ferdi Bolland (track 17)
Rob Bolland (track 17)
Steve George (US keyboardist for Mr. Mister & Pages) (track 19)
Chris Hayes (US rock guitarist & singer (Huey Lewis & The News)) (track 18)
John Lang (US songwriter for Mr. Mister & Pages) (track 19)
Bill Laswell (track 11)
Annie Lennox (track 5)
Huey Lewis (track 18)
John Lydon (track 11)
Richard Page (singer-songwriter; former lead singer & bassist of Mr. Mister) (track 19)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
WEA Records Ltd. (holding company based in the UK) (track 8)
RCA/Ariola Ltd. (1986) (track 5)
A&M Records Ltd. London (1995) (track 20)
publisher:
Ali‐Aja Music (track 19)
Anthony Banks Ltd. (track 6)
Bug Music Ltd. (track 15)
Chariscourt Ltd. (track 2)
Clive Banks Music (track 8)
Concord Music GmbH (track 6)
Concord Sounds (track 6)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 11)
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) (track 14)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 3, 14)
Go! Discs Music (track 9)
Heavy Nova Music (track 13)
Imagem (track 6)
Imagem CV (track 6)
Island Music Ltd. (track 13)
Panola Park Music (track 19)
RCA Music Ltd. (track 5)
Seven Doors Music (track 14)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 19)
Warner Brothers Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (track 15)
Warner Brothers (publisher, not an imprint) (track 15)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–2019) (tracks 11, 13)
Yamaha Music Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 19)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (1986) (track 1)
Paul Simon Music (1986) (track 7)
Queen Music Ltd. (1986) (track 1)
mixed at:
AIR Studios (Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (track 9)
The Farm (of Genesis fame) in Surrey, England, United Kingdom (1985-10 – 1986-02) (track 6)
recorded at:
The Hit Factory in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1985-05 – 1986-04) (track 7)
The Farm (of Genesis fame) in Surrey, England, United Kingdom (1985-10 – 1986-02) (track 6)
written at:
The Farm (of Genesis fame) in Surrey, England, United Kingdom (track 6)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Shit by Neil Cicierega (track 7)
cover recording of:
In the Army Now (track 17)
is the basis for:
從頭開始 (track 8)
later parody versions:
Addicted to Spuds (track 13)
Expected to Love (track 13)
Final Countdown (parody by Der Familie Popolski) (track 14)
Final Countdown (parody by Кирилл Немоляев) (track 14)
Final Cuntdown (track 14)
Hiivasieni (track 14)
Kur indiāņi nav (track 17)
The Bible Countdown (track 14)
The Final Grinddown (track 14)
The Lady in Greggs (track 20)
later translated parody versions:
Humppanarkkari (track 13)
Jääkärihumppa (track 14)
Te peto el cacas (track 14)
Армия (track 17)
later translated versions:
Cuestión de magia ("A Kind of Magic") (track 1)
De zon in de winter (track 14)
Ici les Enfoirés (track 17)
Vleugellam (track 19)
live recording of:
The Lady in Red (track 20)
part of:
We Will Rock You (Queen musical) (track 1)
We Will Rock You (German version of the Queen musical) (track 1)
recording of:
A Kind of Magic (track 1)
Absolute Beginners (track 12)
Addicted to Love (track 13)
Broken Wings (track 19)
Don't Get Me Wrong (track 8)
Happy Hour (track 9)
Manic Monday (track 4)
Panic (track 10)
Rise (track 11)
Sledgehammer (track 3)
Stuck with You (track 18)
The Final Countdown (track 14)
Thorn in My Side (track 5)
Walk of Life (track 2)
You Can Call Me Al (track 7)
Invisible Touch (1985-10 – 1986-02) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Polka Party! (track 3)

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Linn 9000 (drum machine, aka A. Linn) (track 4)
bass guitar:
T.M. Stevens (track 13)
membranophone:
Ray Marchica (track 13)
guitar:
Dan Hartman (track 13)
Stevie Ray Vaughan (track 13)
keyboard:
Dan Hartman (track 13)
horn:
Crispin Cioe (track 13)
Bob Funk (trombonist) (track 13)
Arno Hecht (track 13)
The Uptown Horns (track 13)
arranger:
George Michael (tracks 3, 20)
David Z. (producer/engineer David Rivkin) (track 11)
assistant engineer:
Jeff Lord‐Alge (track 13)
assistant producer:
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 16)
background vocals:
Dan Hartman (track 13)
Mazarati (track 11)
T.M. Stevens (track 13)
composer:
Lamont Dozier (track 6)
Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter) (track 6)
Neil Moss (track 19)
Mick Hucknall (lead singer of Simply Red) (track 19)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 4)
George Michael (tracks 3, 20)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 11)
engineer:
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 16)
Chris Lord‐Alge (track 13)
Chris Porter (engineer) (track 3)
guest saxophone:
Gary Barnacle (track 16)
lead vocals:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 13)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 11)
lyricist:
Boon Gould (track 16)
Eddie Holland (Motown songwriter, lyricist of Holland‐Dozier‐Holland songwriting team) (track 6)
Mick Hucknall (lead singer of Simply Red) (track 19)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 4)
George Michael (tracks 3, 20)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 11)
mixer:
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 16)
performer:
The Revolution (founded by Prince) (track 11)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 11)
producer:
Wally Badarou (track 16)
Dan Hartman (track 13)
Level 42 (track 16)
The Revolution (founded by Prince) (track 11)
Mike Thorne (UK producer & keyboardist) (track 2)
George Michael (tracks 3, 20)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 11)
recording engineer:
Coke Johnson (track 11)
David Leonard (US producer and engineer) (track 11)
Peggy McCreary (track 11)
Susan Rogers (US sound engineer) (track 11)
David Tickle (track 11)
David Z. (producer/engineer David Rivkin) (track 11)
vocals:
Bananarama (track 4)
George Michael (track 20)
Sarah Jane Morris (track 2)
writer:
Matt Aitken (track 9)
Wally Badarou (track 16)
Andy Bell (singer / songwriter for Erasure) (track 5)
Larry Blackmon (track 15)
Wayne Brathwaite (track 1)
Tyran Carlo (track 12)
Vince Clarke (member of Erasure, Depeche Mode, Yazoo, ...) (track 5)
Barry Eastmond (track 1)
Kenneth Gamble (track 2)
Cary Gilbert (track 2)
Preston Glass (track 7)
Berry Gordy (track 12)
Gwen Guthrie (track 14)
Dan Hartman (track 13)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 2)
Tomi Jenkins (track 15)
Will Jennings (track 17)
Mark King (track 16)
Billy Livsey (track 10)
Charlie Midnight (track 13)
Billy Ocean (track 1)
Peter Sinfield (track 10)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 9)
Pete Waterman (track 9)
Steve Winwood (track 17)
Andy Connell (1986) (track 18)
Corinne Drewery (1986) (track 18)
Martin Jackson (1986) (track 18)
phonographic copyright by:
London Records Ltd. (not release label) (1986) (track 4)
publisher:
10 Music Ltd. (track 18)
BMG Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 1, 16)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 16)
Controversy Music (track 11)
Findhaven Ltd. (track 16)
Level 42 Music Ltd. (track 16)
Ruby Ruby Ltd. (track 16)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 20)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 2)
recorded at:
has remixes:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Prince Medley (Soulwax edit) (part of a “As Heard on Radio Soulwax, Part 6” DJ‐mix) by Prince (track 11)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 461) (track 11)
cover recording of:
Venus (Shocking Blue (I’m Your Venus)) (track 4)
is based on:
The Banjo Song (track 4)
is the basis for:
Kyss (track 11)
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
Kuss (track 11)
Minus (track 4)
Wiss (track 11)
later translated versions:
Chi mi aiuterà (track 6)
Hai ↑ (track 15)
KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON~誘惑を抱きしめて~ (Hiromi Mori translation) (track 6)
Kolos Srey Chaom (track 4)
Lâche-toi (French lyric version of "Breakout") (track 18)
Veenus (track 4)
Venus (Finnish) (track 4)
キープ・ミー・ハンギン・オン (Junko Sato translation) (track 6)
ヴィーナス (Yuuji Konno translation) (track 4)
ヴィーナス (Hitoshi Shinohara translation) (track 4)
ヴィーナス (Hiromi Mori translation) (track 4)
recording of:
A Different Corner (track 20)
Breakout (track 18)
Higher Love (track 17)
Kiss (track 11)
Lessons in Love (track 16)
Living in America (track 13)
Rain or Shine (track 10)
Sometimes (track 5)
The Edge of Heaven (track 3)
Word Up! (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 4)
Megamix (track 6)
Stars on 45 (Beatles Medley 7″ Mix) (track 4)
Elephant Love (aka Elephant Love Medley, from Moulin Rouge!) (track 2)
Stars on 45 (12″ single) (track 4)
Polka Party! (track 4)

Release

ASIN:UK: B000007UJO [info]

Release Group

part of:Now That's What I Call Music! 10th Anniversary Series (UK) (number: 1986) (order: 4)