Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Centerfold
The J. Geils Band 4 3:43
2 Rock This Town
Stray Cats 3:30
3 Electric Avenue
Eddy Grant 3:55
4 Venus
Bananarama 4 3:44
5 99 Luftballons
Nena 3:59
6 Everybody Wants to Rule the World
Tears for Fears 4:19
7 I Just... Died in Your Arms
Cutting Crew 4:42
8 867-5309
Tommy Tutone 5 3:53
9 Tainted Love
Soft Cell 2:45
10 The Lady in Red
Chris de Burgh 4:23
11 Morning Train
Sheena Easton 3:25
12 Mickey
Toni Basil 3:32
13 All I Need Is a Miracle
Mike + The Mechanics 3:48
14 Baby, I Love Your Way
Will to Power 4:09
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Tide Is High
Blondie 4.35 4:42
2 Don't Worry Be Happy
Bobby McFerrin 4:52
3 We Belong
Pat Benatar 5 3:41
4 Only the Lonely
The Motels 3:16
5 Spy in the House of Love
Was (Not Was) 4:18
6 I Didn't Mean to Turn You On
Robert Palmer 3:37
7 Straight Up
Paula Abdul 4:12
8 Morning Train (Nine to Five)
Sheena Easton 3:20
9 Tempted
Squeeze 4:01
10 Black Velvet
Alannah Myles 4:50
11 Angel of the Morning
Juice Newton 4:15
12 Missing You
John Waite 4:31
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 True
Spandau Ballet 5:39
2 When I'm With You
Sheriff 3:54
3 Never Surrender
Corey Hart 4:56
4 Time After Time
Cyndi Lauper 4.5 4:01
5 High Enough
Damn Yankees 4:18
6 You Can Do Magic
America 3.65 3:56
7 Hearts
Marty Balin 4:18
8 Walk the Dinosaur
Was (Not Was) 4:24
9 Walking on Sunshine
Katrina and the Waves 4.35 4:00
10 Mad About You
Belinda Carlisle 3:38
11 For Your Eyes Only
Sheena Easton 3:06
12 Nothing Compares 2 U
Sinéad O’Connor 4.35 5:11

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Linn 9000 (drum machine, aka A. Linn) (track 4)
arranger:
Seth Justman (track 1)
assistant engineer:
Catharina "Mix" Masters (1981-07 – 1981-08) (track 8)
composer:
Ed Cobb (track 9)
Nick Van Eede (track 7)
Eddy Grant (track 3)
Seth Justman (track 1)
Jim Keller (member of Tommy Tutone) (track 8)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 4)
Florrie Palmer (track 11)
Brian Setzer (track 2)
Chris de Burgh (track 10)
Alex Call (track 8)
Peter Frampton (track 14)
engineer:
Toby Scott (recording engineer, mixer and record producer) (1981-07 – 1981-08) (track 8)
lyricist:
Ed Cobb (track 9)
Nick Van Eede (track 7)
Eddy Grant (track 3)
Seth Justman (track 1)
Jim Keller (member of Tommy Tutone) (track 8)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 4)
Florrie Palmer (track 11)
Chris de Burgh (track 10)
Alex Call (track 8)
Peter Frampton (track 14)
Carlo Karges (track 5)
producer:
Seth Justman (track 1)
Jim Keller (member of Tommy Tutone) (track 8)
Chuck Plotkin (track 8)
vocals:
Bananarama (track 4)
writer:
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 6)
Christopher Neil (track 13)
Roland Orzabal (track 6)
Mike Rutherford (track 13)
Ian Stanley (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
London Records Ltd. (not release label) (1986) (track 4)
publisher:
recorded at:
Clover Recorders (Chuck Plotkin’s Clover Studios in Hollywood CA, USA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1981-07 – 1981-08) (track 8)
cover recording of:
Tainted Love (track 9)
Venus (Shocking Blue (I'm Your Venus)) (track 4)
is the basis for:
El primer tren (Morning Train (9 to 5)) (track 11)
later parody versions:
99 Death Eaters (track 5)
99 Luftballons (track 5)
Faithless Love (track 9)
Flatbush Avenue (track 3)
Genny 22 (track 8)
Haggai Led the Way (track 14)
Manifold (track 1)
Rock This Tower (track 2)
Tainted Pub (track 9)
later translated parody versions:
Minus (track 4)
later translated versions:
99 Red Balloons (track 5)
Kolos Srey Chaom (track 4)
Veenus (track 4)
Venus (Finnish) (track 4)
ヴィーナス (track 4)
later versions:
recording of:
867-5309/Jenny (track 8)
9 to 5 (track 11)
99 Luftballons (track 5)
Centerfold (song by The J. Geils Band) (track 1)
Electric Avenue (track 3)
Rock This Town (track 2)
The Lady in Red (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 4)
Stars on 45 (Beatles Medley 7" Mix) (track 4)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 4)
Hooked on Polkas (track 5)
Polka Party! (track 4)

CD 2

additional writer:
Howard Barrett (track 1)
Tyrone Evans (track 1)
composer:
Mark Leonard (track 12)
Florrie Palmer (track 8)
Chas Sandford (track 12)
Chip Taylor (track 11)
Glenn Tilbrook (track 9)
Martha Davis (of The Motels) (track 4)
Bobby McFerrin (track 2)
John Waite (track 12)
Elliot Wolff (track 7)
lyricist:
Florrie Palmer (track 8)
Chip Taylor (track 11)
Martha Davis (of The Motels) (track 4)
Chris Difford (track 9)
Bobby McFerrin (track 2)
John Waite (track 12)
Elliot Wolff (track 7)
producer:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 1)
writer:
James Harris III (US producer aka Jimmy Jam) (track 6)
John Holt (track 1)
Terry Lewis (US hip-hop/soul songwriter, producer & label owner) (track 6)
Eric Lowen (track 3)
Dan Navarro (track 3)
David Tyson (Canadian producer/songwriter) (track 10)
Christopher Ward (track 10)
David Was (track 5)
Don Was (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) (2001) (track 1)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 11)
Everpop Songs (track 12)
Fallwater Music (track 12)
Markmeem (track 12)
Quartet Music (track 12)
Unichappel Music (track 11)
WB Music Corp. (track 12)
cover recording of:
The Tide Is High (track 1)
is the basis for:
El primer tren (Morning Train (9 to 5)) (track 8)
later parody versions:
Act Selfless (track 10)
later translated versions:
later versions:
The Tide Is High (Get the Feeling) (new bridge & lyrics for Atomic Kitten) (track 1)
recording of:
9 to 5 (track 8)
Black Velvet (track 10)
Missing You (track 12)
Only the Lonely (track 4)
Straight Up (track 7)
Tempted (track 9)
We Belong (track 3)

CD 3

brass arranger:
Eamon Fitzpatrick (track 9)
additional engineer:
John Jansen (track 4)
Rod O'Brien (track 4)
assistant engineer:
John Agnello (track 4)
associate producer:
William Wittman (track 4)
composer:
Russ Ballard (track 6)
Jesse Barish (track 7)
Bill Conti (track 11)
Arnold Lanni (track 2)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 12)
Kimberley Rew (track 9)
Corey Hart (track 3)
Gary Kemp (track 1)
engineer:
Scott Litt (track 9)
William Wittman (track 4)
Chris Birkett (track 12)
guest organ:
lead vocals:
Cyndi Lauper (track 4)
lyricist:
Russ Ballard (track 6)
Jesse Barish (track 7)
Arnold Lanni (track 2)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 12)
Corey Hart (track 3)
Gary Kemp (track 1)
Michael Leeson (track 11)
Kimberley Rew (1983) (track 9)
mixer:
Sinéad O’Connor (track 12)
Scott Litt (track 9)
Chris Birkett (track 12)
producer:
Rick Chertoff (track 4)
Pat Collier (track 9)
Nellee Hooper (track 12)
Sinéad O’Connor (track 12)
vocals:
Sinéad O’Connor (track 12)
writer:
Paula Jean Brown (track 10)
Mitchel Young Evans (track 10)
Rob Hyman (track 4)
Randy Jacobs (track 8)
Cyndi Lauper (track 4)
David Was (track 8)
Don Was (track 8)
James Whelan (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1983) (track 4)
Capitol Records, Inc. (company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1985) (track 9)
publisher:
Dub Notes Music (track 4)
Human Boy Music (track 4)
Kyboside Music (track 9)
Megasongs (track 9)
Rellla Music Corp. (track 4)
Semper Fi (track 8)
WB Music Corp. (track 4)
株式会社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 4)
mixed at:
Power Station in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1984-12 – 1985-03) (track 9)
recorded at:
The Record Plant (New York) in New York, New York, United States (track 4)
mash-ups:
remixes:
sampled by:
Make Me Wanna by Girl Talk (track 4)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 413) (track 12)
cover recording of:
later translated versions:
Dej zpátky čas (track 4)
Var inte rädd (track 4)
Walk the Dinosaur (Japanese Version) (track 8)
ハート悲しく (track 7)
recording of:
For Your Eyes Only (track 11)
Hearts (track 7)
Mad About You (track 10)
Never Surrender (track 3)
Time After Time (track 4)
True (track 1)
Walk the Dinosaur (track 8)
When I'm With You (track 2)
You Can Do Magic (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Themes from 007 (A Medley for Orchestra, arr. Calvin Custer) (track 11)
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 9)