Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Another Day in Paradise Phil Collins 4:50
2 The Living Years Mike and the Mechanics 5:12
3 If I Could Turn Back Time Cher 3 3:57
4 The Best Tina Turner 3.7 4:09
5 She Drives Me Crazy Fine Young Cannibals 4 3:32
6 When Love Comes to Town U2 feat. B.B. King 3.25 4:13
7 Mystify INXS 3 3:18
8 Sowing the Seeds of Love Tears for Fears 5:06
9 Getting Away With It Electronic 4:15
10 Something’s Gotten Hold of My Heart Marc Almond & Gene Pitney 2 4:40
11 Nothing Has Been Proved Dusty Springfield 4:45
12 Days Kirsty MacColl 3 3:00
13 The Look Roxette 3.75 3:50
14 Hand on Your Heart Kylie Minogue 3:47
15 I Want That Man Deborah Harry 3.65 3:40
16 Leave a Light On Belinda Carlisle 4:00
17 You Got It Roy Orbison 4.65 3:30
18 Burning Bridges (On & Off & On Again) Status Quo 2 3:52
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Back to Life (However Do You Want Me) Soul II Soul feat. Caron Wheeler 4 3:49
2 Manchild Neneh Cherry 3:52
3 Fools Gold Stone Roses 5 4:15
4 It’s Alright Pet Shop Boys 2 4:19
5 Good Life Inner City 4:00
6 Straight Up Paula Abdul 3:49
7 Americanos Holly Johnson 3:35
8 Lambada Kaoma 5 3:23
9 Stop Erasure 5 2:48
10 Pump Up the Jam Technotronic feat. Felly 4 3:34
11 My Prerogative Bobby Brown 3:28
12 If I Only Could Sydney Youngblood 3:29
13 Eye Know De La Soul 3.8 4:10
14 Personal Jesus Depeche Mode 4.1 3:44
15 Belfast Child Simple Minds 4 6:41
16 Stop Sam Brown 4:00
17 Right Here Waiting Richard Marx 3 4:05
18 Room in Your Heart Living in a Box 4:35

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Roy Orbison (track 17)
Tom Petty (track 17)
drums (drum set):
Phil Jones (Percussionist) (track 17)
Mark T. Williams (track 3)
bass guitar:
Jeff Lynne (track 17)
John Pierce (US session bassist) (track 3)
tambourine:
Mark T. Williams (track 3)
guitar:
Steve Lukather (track 3)
bass, drum machine and keyboard:
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 5)
electric guitar:
Jeff Lynne (track 17)
percussion:
Phil Jones (Percussionist) (track 17)
keyboard:
Jeff Lynne (track 17)
Alan Pasqua (track 3)
Guy Roche (track 3)
piano:
Jeff Lynne (track 17)
drum machine, guitar and tambourine:
Andy Cox (of The Beat) (track 5)
additional guitar:
Gene Black (track 3)
Glenn Sciurba (track 3)
additional engineer:
Guy Roche (track 3)
assistant engineer:
Ken Allardyce (track 3)
Mario Luccy (track 3)
Craig Porteils (track 3)
Duane Seykora (track 3)
Randy Wine (track 6)
background vocals:
Jeff Lynne (track 17)
Roy Orbison (track 17)
Tom Petty (track 17)
Michael Anthony (US bassist, formerly of Van Halen) (track 3)
Robin Beck (track 3)
Desmond Child (track 3)
Jimmy Demers (track 3)
Helen Duncan (session singer) (track 6)
Phyllis Duncan (session singer) (track 6)
Jean McClain (track 3)
Maria Vidal (American singer-songwriter) (track 3)
co-producer:
David Z. (producer/engineer David Rivkin) (track 5)
composer:
Johnny Marr (track 9)
Bernard Sumner (track 9)
Neil Tennant (track 9)
U2 (Irish rock band) (track 6)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 1)
Roger Cook (track 10)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 12)
Per Gessle (track 13)
Roger Greenaway (track 10)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 3)
engineer:
David Z. (producer/engineer David Rivkin) (track 5)
Richard Dodd (mastering engineer, producer and engineer) (track 17)
Karen Hewitt (track 14)
Chris Lord‐Alge (track 4)
Phil McDonald (engineer and producer) (track 17)
David Nicholas (track 7)
Don Smith (producer, engineer and mixer) (track 17)
Yoyo (UK producer/engineer/mixer Yoyo Olugbo) (track 14)
guest guitar:
B.B. King (track 6)
guest vocals:
B.B. King (track 6)
lead vocals:
Roy Orbison (track 17)
Cher (track 3)
lyricist:
Bono (singer of U2) (track 6)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 1)
Roger Cook (track 10)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 12)
Per Gessle (track 13)
Roger Greenaway (track 10)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 3)
mixer:
Bob Clearmountain (track 7)
Phil Harding (track 14)
Rob Jacobs (mixer/recorder for a.o. U2 and Alanis Morissette) (track 6)
Shelly Yakus (track 6)
Frank Wolf (engineer at Skyline Recording) (track 3)
performer:
Gene Pitney (track 10)
U2 (Irish rock band) (track 6)
B.B. King (track 6)
producer:
Dan Hartman (track 4)
Jimmy Iovine (track 6)
Bob Kraushaar (track 10)
Jeff Lynne (track 17)
Guy Roche (track 3)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 7)
Tina Turner (track 4)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 3)
recording engineer:
Jack Clement (track 6)
Dave Ferguson (engineer) (track 6)
Frank Wolf (engineer at Skyline Recording) (track 3)
vocals:
Roland Gift (track 5)
writer:
Matt Aitken (track 14)
Tom Bailey (Thompson Twins) (track 15)
Andy Bown (track 18)
Michael Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 4)
Alannah Currie (track 15)
Andrew Farriss (track 7)
Roland Gift (track 5)
Michael Hutchence (track 7)
Holly Knight (track 4)
Chris Lowe (1/2 of Pet Shop Boys) (track 11)
Jeff Lynne (track 17)
Rick Nowels (track 16)
Roy Orbison (track 17)
Roland Orzabal (track 8)
Tom Petty (track 17)
B. A. Robertson (track 2)
Francis Rossi (track 18)
Mike Rutherford (track 2)
Ellen Shipley (track 16)
Curt Smith (track 8)
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 5)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 14)
Neil Tennant (track 11)
Pete Waterman (track 14)
phonographic copyright by:
London Music Stream Ltd. (1988) (track 5)
Mushroom Records (AU/NZ) (1989 –) (track 14)
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1989) (track 4)
Roys Boys LLC (1989) (track 17)
The David Geffen Company (legal rights relating to Geffen Records) (1989) (track 3)
Virgin Records America, Inc. (DO NOT USE! please refer to either “Virgin” or “Virgin America”) (1989) (track 17)
Roys Boys LLC (2014) (track 17)
Island Records (not for release label use, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (2017) (track 6)
publisher:
Cage Music Ltd. (track 11)
Concord Music GmbH (track 1)
Concord Sounds (track 1)
EMI Music Pub. Ltd. (track 18)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 8)
Hit and Run Music (track 1)
Imagem Music (track 1)
Imagem Music GmbH (subsidiary of Dutch music publishers Imagem) (track 1)
Jimmy Fun Music (track 13)
Warner/Chappell (track 7)
Zomba Music Publishers Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Zomba Music Publishing) (track 4)
Realsongs (1989 –) (track 3)
mixed at:
recorded at:
karaoke versions:
You Got It (karaoke) by Roy Orbison (track 17)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Mystify by Mellow Trax feat. INXS (track 7)
cover recording of:
Days (track 12)
The Best (track 4)
is based on:
Darby Kelly (track 18)
is the basis for:
Come On You Reds (track 18)
Moving Too Fast (track 1)
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
Humppalätäkkö (track 1)
later translated versions:
Des war'n die Tag (track 12)
Ets la millor (track 4)
Het afscheid (track 2)
以愛代替 (track 13)
你知我知 (track 13)
later versions:
recording of:
Hand on Your Heart (track 14)
I Want That Man (track 15)
Leave a Light On (track 16)
Mystify (track 7)
She Drives Me Crazy (Fine Young Cannibals song) (track 5)
The Living Years (track 2)
The Look (track 13)
You Got It (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
Roxette (track 13)

CD 2

arranger:
Kelvin Mercer (US rapper/producer Kelvin Mercer, aka Pos) (track 13)
Simple Minds (track 15)
assistant mixer:
Cameron Jenkins (track 9)
Jock Loveband (track 9)
co-producer:
De La Soul (track 13)
composer:
Bruce Gaitsch (american guitarist, producer, engineer and arranger) (track 17)
Thomas de Quincey (Belgian producer Jo Bogaert [Technotronic]) (track 10)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 15)
Martin L. Gore (track 14)
Gonzalo Hermosa (track 8)
Ulises Hermosa (track 8)
Holly Johnson (track 7)
Richard Marx (track 17)
Elliot Wolff (track 6)
conductor:
Wil Malone (track 2)
engineer:
Dennis Mitchell (engineer) (track 14)
Jonathan Sharp (UK producer aka Jonny Dollar) (track 2)
Mark Saunders (UK record producer) (track 2)
guest lead vocals:
Caron Wheeler (track 1)
guest vocals:
Caron Wheeler (track 1)
lead vocals:
Dave Gahan (track 14)
lyricist:
Martin L. Gore (track 14)
Gonzalo Hermosa (track 8)
Ulises Hermosa (track 8)
Holly Johnson (track 7)
Richard Marx (track 17)
Simple Minds (track 15)
Elliot Wolff (track 6)
Manuela Kamosi (Belgian-Congolese singer Manuela Kamosi) (track 10)
mixer:
John Leckie (track 3)
Kelvin Mercer (US rapper/producer Kelvin Mercer, aka Pos) (track 13)
François Kevorkian (track 14)
Ben Grosse (American producer and engineer) (track 5)
Phil Legg (track 9)
Alan Moulder (producer and engineer) (track 9)
Mark Saunders (UK record producer) (track 9)
performer:
Felly (Felly Kilingi, “frontwoman” for Technotronic in the early ’90s) (track 10)
Caron Wheeler (track 1)
producer:
David Cole (US musician/producer, member of C+C Music Factory) (track 17)
Depeche Mode (track 14)
Flood (British producer Mark Ellis) (track 14)
Nellee Hooper (track 1)
Trevor Horn (track 15)
John Leckie (track 3)
Stephen Lipson (track 15)
Paul Huston (US hip hop DJ & producer) (track 13)
Kevin Saunderson (track 5)
Richard Marx (track 17)
recording engineer:
Martin Rex (track 2)
translator:
José Ari (track 8)
Márcia Ferreira (track 8)
Alberto Maravi (track 8)
writer:
Walter Becker (track 13)
Andy Bell (singer / songwriter for Erasure) (track 9)
Paris Brightledge (track 4)
Bruce Brody (track 16)
Bobby Brown (R&B singer, New Edition member) (track 11)
Ian Brown (UK singer, member of Stone Roses) (track 3)
Sam Brown (UK singer/songwriter) (track 16)
Neneh Cherry (track 2)
Vince Clarke (member of Erasure, Depeche Mode, Yazoo, ...) (track 9)
Richard Darbyshire (track 18)
Robert Del Naja (track 2)
Donald Fagen (track 13)
Paris Grey (track 5)
Gene Griffin (track 11)
Ralf Hamm (track 12)
Albert Hammond (track 18)
Roy Holmon (track 5)
Nellee Hooper (track 1)
Marshall Jefferson (track 4)
Dave Jolicoeur (Plug 2 of De La Soul) (track 13)
Simon Law (Soul II Soul) (track 1)
Vincent Mason (US rapper Vincent Mason, member of De La Soul) (track 13)
Cameron McVey (track 2)
Kelvin Mercer (US rapper/producer Kelvin Mercer, aka Pos) (track 13)
Paul Huston (US hip hop DJ & producer) (track 13)
Teddy Riley (US R&B singer & producer) (track 11)
Beresford Romeo (track 1)
Ann Saunderson (track 5)
Kevin Saunderson (track 5)
John Squire (track 3)
Markus Staab (track 12)
Gregg Sutton (track 16)
Marcus Vere (track 18)
Sterling Void (track 4)
Caron Wheeler (track 1)
Sydney Youngblood (track 12)
Claus Zundel (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
Circa Records Ltd. (not an imprint; for ©/℗ rights use only) (1988) (track 2)
Tommy Boy Music, Inc. (1989) (track 13)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 18)
Chi‐Boy Music (track 17)
Drive On Music (track 5)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 14)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 17)
Empire Music Ltd. (track 18)
Virgin Songs (track 5)
earliest release:
My Prerogative by Bobby Brown (track 11)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Tainted Jesus (Soft Cell vs. Depeche Mode) (part of “Bootie Goes Goth” DJ-mix) by DJ Lobsterdust (track 14)
samples:
Peg (original studio mix) by Steely Dan (track 13)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 145) (track 3)
cover recording of:
Chorando se foi (The Lambada) (track 8)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Moments in Soul (track 1)
later parody versions:
Luikurihumppa (track 14)
Nightmare Waiting (track 17)
later translated parody versions:
Mon prof de gym (track 10)
Pump ab das Bier (track 10)
Pump die Marmelade (track 10)
later translated versions:
Dur! (track 16)
Lambada (Kaoma’s Lambada Turkish Rüya Çağla version) (track 8)
Lambada (track 8)
Lambada (Kaoma’s Lambada Turkish Ülkü Aker version) (track 8)
Sochana Kya Jo Bhi Hoga Dekha Jayega (Kaoma’s Lambada Hindi version) (track 8)
Stop! (track 9)
Taboo (Kaoma’s Lambada Spanish version) (track 8)
later versions:
live cover recording of:
It’s Alright (1991) (track 4)
recording of:
Americanos (track 7)
Back to Life (track 1)
Belfast Child (track 15)
Eye Know (track 13)
Fools Gold (track 3)
Good Life (track 5)
If Only I Could (track 12)
Manchild (track 2)
My Prerogative (track 11)
Personal Jesus (track 14)
Pump Up the Jam (track 10)
Right Here Waiting (track 17)
Room in Your Heart (track 18)
Stop (track 16)
Stop! (track 9)
Straight Up (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Megamix (track 10)
Polka Your Eyes Out (track 10)
translated version of:
Llorando se fue (track 8)

Release Group

part of:Now That’s What I Call Music! The Millennium Series (UK) (number: 1989) (order: 10)