Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sowing the Seeds of Love Tears for Fears 4.4 6:17
2 Americanos Holly Johnson 3:36
3 It’s the First Time Loïs Lane 4:02
4 Every Little Step Bobby Brown 2 3:56
5 The First Time Robin Beck 3:18
6 Teardrops Womack & Womack 5 5:04
7 Push It Salt ’N’ Pepa 3.5 3:28
8 Stop Sam Brown 4:57
9 Never Trust a Stranger Kim Wilde 5 4:06
10 Come Into My Life Joyce Sims 3:46
11 I Want to Be Your Man Roger 4:12
12 The Right Stuff Vanessa Williams 4:27
13 Hazy Shade of Winter Bangles 4.5 2:45
14 Mushanga Toto 4:51
15 Pump Up the Volume M/A/R/R/S 3:34
16 Right Next Door Robert Cray Band 4:19
17 Dance Little Sister Terence Trent D’Arby 2 3:55
18 Wild Horses Gino Vannelli 4:40
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Under the Boardwalk Bruce Willis 2 3:03
2 Need You Tonight INXS 4.3 3:04
3 Down to Earth Curiosity Killed the Cat 4:20
4 Carrie Europe 3.75 4:30
5 In the Dutch Mountains The Nits 3:27
6 Just Around the Corner Cock Robin 2 4:13
7 How Many Lies Spandau Ballet 4:34
8 Break Out Swing Out Sister 4.25 3:46
9 Each Time You Break My Heart Nick Kamen 4:33
10 The Sun Always Shines on TV a‐ha 5 5:05
11 Move Closer Marilyn Martin 4:07
12 What’s the Color of Money Hollywood Beyond 3:26
13 On the Beach Chris Rea 5:06
14 Always the Sun The Stranglers 5 4:05
15 Miami Vice Theme Jan Hammer 5 2:27
16 Shout Tears for Fears 4:32
17 Nightshift The Commodores 5 4:23
18 Slave to the Rhythm Grace Jones 4:22
19 Rhythm of the Night DeBarge 3:45
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Duel Propaganda 4 4:46
2 Glow Rick James 5:41
3 In My House Mary Jane Girls 3:57
4 Frankie Sister Sledge 4:17
5 Gimme Gimme Gimme Narada Michael Walden feat. Patti Austin 4:42
6 More Than I Can Bear Matt Bianco 4:16
7 Hello Lionel Richie 3.9 4:08
8 Somebody’s Watching Me Rockwell 3 3:58
9 Relax Frankie Goes to Hollywood 3.8 3:56
10 I Can Dream About You Dan Hartman 5 4:09
11 The Riddle Nik Kershaw 5 3:50
12 Torture The Jacksons 4:29
13 Love Will Tear Us Apart Paul Young 5 4:16
14 Lady Wayne Wade 3:46
15 All Time High Rita Coolidge 3:04
16 Feel the Love 10cc 5 5:07
17 2000 Miles Pretenders 3 3:37
18 Nightline Randy Crawford 3:42
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 State of Independence Donna Summer 5:52
2 Someone Loves You Honey June Lodge & Prince Mohammed 3:51
3 Don’t Go Yazoo 5 2:52
4 Eye of the Tiger Survivor 3:50
5 Roof Garden Al Jarreau 5:29
6 I Know There’s Something Going On Frida 5:28
7 See You Tonight Tower 3:56
8 The Look of Love ABC 4.6 3:29
9 Threat the Youths Right Jimmy Cliff 3:41
10 One Day in Your Life Michael Jackson 4:11
11 Wordy Rappinghood Tom Tom Club 4:29
12 Let’s Groove Earth, Wind & Fire 4:02
13 Tainted Love Soft Cell 4 2:34
14 Live It Up Time Bandits 3:58
15 Twilight Electric Light Orchestra 3:41
16 Celebration Kool & The Gang 4.5 3:37
17 Babe Styx 3.25 4:25
18 Stomp The Brothers Johnson 4:00
19 Him Rupert Holmes 3:35

Credits

CD 1

Hammond organ:
Nick Plytas (track 17)
Ian Stanley (track 1)
membranophone:
Clive Mngaza (track 17)
Clavinet, percussion and piano:
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 17)
guitar:
Steve Byrd (track 9)
Pete Glenister (track 17)
Christian Marsac (track 17)
Blast Murray (track 17)
Ricky Wilde (track 9)
bass:
Cass Lewis (track 17)
keyboard:
Andy Whitmore (track 17)
Ricky Wilde (track 9)
Tony Swain (track 9)
saxophone:
Mel Collins (track 17)
additional background vocals:
Phil Legg (track 17)
Misty Oldland (track 17)
Martyn Ware (track 17)
arranger:
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 17)
assistant mixer:
Toni Greene (engineer) (track 4)
Fred Howard (engineer) (track 4)
assistant recording engineer:
Don Emerson (track 4)
John Guggenheim (track 4)
background vocals:
Babyface (R&B musician Kenny Edmonds) (track 4)
Ricky Wilde (track 9)
Bobby Brown (R&B singer, New Edition member) (track 4)
Junior Giscombe (track 9)
Kayo (Kevin Roberson) (track 4)
Daryl Simmons (track 4)
Karyn White (track 4)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 17)
composer:
Gavin Spencer (track 5)
Martyn Young (track 15)
Steven Young (UK musician, member of Colourbox & MARRS) (track 15)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 17)
Holly Johnson (track 2)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 13)
Joyce Sims (track 10)
Dennis Walker (track 16)
editor:
Jon Gass (track 4)
engineer:
James Richards (track 9)
instruments:
Babyface (R&B musician Kenny Edmonds) (track 4)
lead vocals:
Kim Wilde (track 9)
lyricist:
Tom Anthony (wrote "First Time") (track 5)
Terry Boyle (track 5)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 17)
Holly Johnson (track 2)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 13)
Joyce Sims (track 10)
Dennis Walker (track 16)
mixer:
Babyface (R&B musician Kenny Edmonds) (track 4)
Phil Legg (track 17)
Richard Lengyel (track 9)
Jon Gass (track 4)
performer:
The Bojangles (Terence Trent D'Arby's backing band) (track 17)
producer:
Babyface (R&B musician Kenny Edmonds) (track 4)
David Bascombe (track 1)
Rick Rubin (track 13)
Ricky Wilde (track 9)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 17)
Martyn Ware (track 17)
programming:
Ricky Wilde (track 9)
Tony Swain (track 9)
recording engineer:
Phil Legg (track 17)
Jon Gass (track 4)
vocals:
Sam Brown (UK singer/songwriter) (track 8)
writer:
Hurby Azor (track 7)
Babyface (R&B musician Kenny Edmonds) (track 4)
Bruce Brody (track 8)
Sam Brown (UK singer/songwriter) (track 8)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 7)
Roy Freeland (track 18)
Roland Orzabal (track 1)
Curt Smith (track 1)
Gregg Sutton (track 8)
Larry Troutman (track 11)
Roger Troutman (Roger Troutman, funk musician in Zapp) (track 11)
Gino Vannelli (track 18)
Kim Wilde (track 9)
Ricky Wilde (track 9)
Cecil Womack (track 6)
Linda Womack (track 6)
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) (1987) (track 13)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1988) (track 4)
produced for:
Big M Productions (track 9)
LaFace Inc. (track 4)
publisher:
Beach House Music (track 10)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 1)
En Forme Music (track 18)
Paul Simon Music (track 13)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 18)
Smokin' Amigos (track 10)
Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (track 16)
mixed at:
recorded at:
DJ-mixes:
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Ring My Bitch Up! by G3RSt (track 7)
sampled by:
Nesrib by SIS (track 12)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 440) (track 7)
cover recording of:
recording of:
Americanos (track 2)
Come Into My Life (track 10)
Dance Little Sister (track 17)
Every Little Step (track 4)
First Time (track 5)
I Want to Be Your Man (song by Roger Troutman) (track 11)
Pump Up the Volume (track 15)
Push It (track 7)
Stop (track 8)
Teardrops (track 6)
Wild Horses (track 18)

CD 2

drums (drum set) [drums]:
Ian Haugland (track 4)
bass guitar [bass]:
John Levén (track 4)
guitar:
John Norum (track 4)
keyboard:
Mic Michaeli (track 4)
composer:
Franne Golde (track 17)
Jan Hammer (track 15)
Rob Kloet (track 5)
Dennis Lambert (track 17)
Walter Orange (track 17)
Robert Jan Stips (track 5)
Henk Hofstede (track 5)
Chris Rea (track 13)
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (track 10)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 19)
engineer:
Owen Morris (track 14)
David Nicholas (track 2)
lead vocals:
Joey Tempest (track 4)
lyricist:
Henk Hofstede (track 5)
Chris Rea (track 13)
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (track 10)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 19)
mixer:
Bob Clearmountain (track 2)
Wally Buck (track 4)
Kevin Elson (track 4)
producer:
Trevor Horn (track 18)
Mike Kemp (track 14)
The Stranglers (track 14)
Alan Tarney (track 10)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 2)
Kevin Elson (track 4)
recording engineer:
Wally Buck (track 4)
Kevin Elson (track 4)
writer:
Toby Andersen (keyboardist) (track 3)
Stephen Bray (track 9)
Hugh Cornwell (track 14)
Simon Darlow (track 18)
Michael Drummond (track 3)
Brian Duffy (UK drummer aka Jet Black) (track 14)
Andrew Farriss (track 2)
Dave Greenfield (track 14)
Trevor Horn (track 18)
Michael Hutchence (track 2)
Stephen Lipson (track 18)
Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone (American singer-songwriter, actress, businesswoman, “Queen of Pop”) (track 9)
Mic Michaeli (track 4)
Roland Orzabal (track 16)
Arthur Resnick (songwriter, producer) (track 1)
Mark Rogers (Hollywood Beyond) (track 12)
Jamie B. Rose (track 12)
Ian Stanley (track 16)
Joey Tempest (track 4)
Bruce Woolley (track 18)
Kenny Young (track 1)
Andy Connell (1986) (track 8)
Corinne Drewery (1986) (track 8)
Martin Jackson (1986) (track 8)
phonographic copyright by:
Phonogram Ltd. (London) (company name, NOT a label!) (track 8)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1986) (track 4)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1986) (track 8)
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1986) (track 14)
Motown Record Corporation (1987) (track 1)
produced for:
publisher:
10 Music Ltd. (track 8)
ATV Music Ltd. (track 10)
Alley Music Corp. (track 1)
CBS Songs Ltd. (track 14)
Complete Music Ltd. (track 14)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 14)
Magnet Music Ltd. (track 13)
Plumbshaft-Ltd. (track 14)
Realsongs (track 19)
Roland Orzabal Ltd. (track 16)
SPZ Music, Inc. (track 18)
TM Music Ltd. (track 1)
Trio Music Company (track 1)
mixed at:
Fantasy Studios (Berkeley) in Berkeley, California, United States (track 4)
recorded at:
Fantasy Studios (Berkeley) in Berkeley, California, United States (track 4)
mash-ups:
Need Peace Tonight by G3RSt (track 2)
Tiger by Neil Cicierega (track 2)
sampled by:
Quills by The Roots (track 8)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
De bare maser (track 1)
OTB (On the Beach) (without lyrics) (track 13)
One Of My Kind (track 2)
later parody versions:
Rache! (track 17)
later translated parody versions:
Humppatauti (track 5)
later translated versions:
Bajo la rambla (track 1)
Dunde ar Aare (track 1)
Lâche-toi (French lyric version of "Breakout") (track 8)
你是我的女人 (track 1)
城市節拍 (track 19)
recording of:
Always the Sun (track 14)
Carrie (Europe song) (track 4)
Down to Earth (track 3)
Need You Tonight (track 2)
Nightshift (track 17)
On the Beach (Chris Rea) (track 13)
Rhythm of the Night (track 19)
Shout (track 16)
Slave to the Rhythm (track 18)
Breakout (1986) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Polka Party! (track 16)

CD 3

electric bass guitar:
drums (drum set):
Martin Chambers (track 17)
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 9)
bass guitar:
Malcolm Foster (track 17)
Matt Irving (track 13)
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 9)
guitar:
Robbie McIntosh (English guitarist for The Pretenders) (track 17)
Brian Nash (track 9)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 17)
percussion:
Bobbye Hall (track 10)
Robin Jones (Brazilian percussion) (track 6)
keyboard:
Danny White (keyboardist) (track 6)
piano:
Bill Payne (track 10)
flugelhorn:
Guy Barker (track 6)
additional drums (drum set):
Art Wood (US session drummer/percussionist) (track 10)
additional guitar:
Richie Zito (track 10)
additional engineer:
Gabe Veltri (track 10)
additional producer:
Stephen Lipson (track 9)
additional recording engineer:
Shelly Yakus (track 10)
assistant mixer:
Steve Krause (Steven A Krause) (track 10)
background vocals:
Winston Ford (track 10)
Dan Hartman (track 10)
Joe Pizzullo (track 10)
composer:
Claudia Brücken (track 1)
Susanne Freytag (track 1)
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 9)
Peter Hook (track 13)
Michael Mertens (track 1)
Stephen Morris (New Order) (track 13)
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 9)
Bernard Sumner (track 13)
Ian Curtis (track 13)
Ralf Dörper (track 1)
Dan Hartman (track 10)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 17)
Jackie Jackson (member of the Jackson 5) (track 12)
Rick James (US vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 3)
Holly Johnson (track 9)
Nik Kershaw (track 11)
Denise Rich (track 4)
Lionel Richie (track 7)
Rockwell (R & B – “Somebody’s Watching Me”) (track 8)
conductor:
Stuart Bruce (track 9)
engineer:
Steve Churchyard (track 17)
Phil Harding (track 6)
guest percussion:
Luis Jardim (track 9)
guest keyboard:
Anne Dudley (track 9)
Andrew Richards (Strawbs keyboard player/record producer) (track 9)
lead vocals:
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 9)
Dan Hartman (track 10)
Holly Johnson (track 9)
Nik Kershaw (track 11)
Paul Rutherford (Member of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 9)
lyricist:
Ian Curtis (track 13)
Ralf Dörper (track 1)
Dan Hartman (track 10)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 17)
Jackie Jackson (member of the Jackson 5) (track 12)
Rick James (US vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 3)
Holly Johnson (track 9)
Nik Kershaw (track 11)
Denise Rich (track 4)
Lionel Richie (track 7)
Rockwell (R & B – “Somebody’s Watching Me”) (track 8)
Kathy Wakefield (track 12)
mixer:
Humberto Gatica (track 10)
Phil Harding (track 6)
producer:
Trevor Horn (track 9)
Jimmy Iovine (track 10)
Stephen Lipson (track 1)
Mark Reilly (track 6)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 17)
Danny White (keyboardist) (track 6)
Dan Hartman (track 10)
recording engineer:
Dan Hartman (track 10)
vocals:
Mark Reilly (track 6)
Basia (track 6)
Dagma (track 13)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 17)
writer:
Graham Gouldman (track 16)
Mark Reilly (track 6)
Eric Stewart (track 16)
Danny White (keyboardist) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Motown Record Corporation (1983) (track 8)
Motown Records (1983) (track 7)
WEA Records Ltd. (holding company based in the UK) (1984) (track 6)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2014) (track 16)
publisher:
Clive Banks Music (track 17)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 4)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 8)
Fractured Music (track 13)
Jobete Music (track 8)
Perfect Songs Ltd. (track 9)
Siggy Music Inc. (track 12)
Zomba Music Publishers Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Zomba Music Publishing) (track 13)
recorded at:
Air Studios (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991) in London, England, United Kingdom (track 17)
has remixes:
Hello by Latin Line (track 7)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Mope by Bloodhound Gang (track 9)
part of:
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 6) (track 1)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
Jewel (track 1)
later parody versions:
Read Acts (track 9)
later translated parody versions:
Humppa-arvoitus (track 11)
Pottajenkka (track 13)
later translated versions:
L’amour nous déchirera (Love Will Tear Us Apart) (track 13)
Und dann wird Liebe (track 13)
在這孤獨晚上 (track 10)
recording of:
2000 Miles (track 17)
Duel (track 1)
Frankie (track 4)
Hello (track 7)
In My House (track 3)
Relax (track 9)
The Riddle (track 11)
Torture (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
Two Tribes / Relax (track 9)
Hooked on Polkas (track 9)

CD 4

bass guitar:
Mark Lickley (track 8)
keyboard:
Mark White (ABC/Vice Versa) (track 8)
electronic instruments and other instruments:
Dave Ball (UK electronic musician, part of Soft Cell) (track 13)
background vocals:
June Lodge (Jamaican reggae singer aka "J.C. Lodge") (track 2)
composer:
Renee Armand (track 10)
Vangelis (Greek composer of electronic, new age and classical) (track 1)
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (track 1)
Russ Ballard (track 6)
Vince Clarke (member of Erasure, Depeche Mode, Yazoo, ...) (track 3)
Ed Cobb (track 13)
Dennis DeYoung (track 17)
Jeff Lynne (track 15)
engineer:
John Fryer (British producer and engineer) (track 3)
Paul Hardiman (track 13)
Gary Langan (track 8)
Gary Loizzo (track 17)
Mack (track 15)
Eric Radcliffe (track 3)
instruments:
lead vocals:
Martin Fry (track 8)
lyricist:
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (track 1)
Russ Ballard (track 6)
Samuel F. Brown III (track 10)
Vince Clarke (member of Erasure, Depeche Mode, Yazoo, ...) (track 3)
Ed Cobb (track 13)
Dennis DeYoung (track 17)
Jeff Lynne (track 15)
miscellaneous support:
T.K. (track 17)
mixer:
Harvey Goldberg (track 13)
performer:
Styx (rock band from Chicago) (track 17)
June Lodge (Jamaican reggae singer aka "J.C. Lodge") (track 2)
producer:
Trevor Horn (track 8)
Daniel Miller (founder of Mute Records) (track 3)
Styx (rock band from Chicago) (track 17)
Mike Thorne (UK producer & keyboardist) (track 13)
Vince Clarke (member of Erasure, Depeche Mode, Yazoo, ...) (track 3)
Jeff Lynne (track 15)
vocals:
Marc Almond (English pop singer and songwriter) (track 13)
Alison Moyet (track 3)
writer:
Ronald Bell (track 16)
George Brown (US percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 16)
Eumir Deodato (track 16)
Chris Frantz (track 11)
Martin Fry (track 8)
George Johnson (member of Brothers Johnson, guitar) (track 18)
Louis Johnson (bass, member of Brothers Johnson) (track 18)
Valerie Johnson (track 18)
David Palmer (drummer (ABC/The The)) (track 8)
Jim Peterik (track 4)
Stephen Singleton (track 8)
Claydes Smith (track 16)
Steven Stanley (Producer) (track 11)
Frankie Sullivan (US guitarist and songwriter, member of Survivor) (track 4)
James “J.T.” Taylor (US R&B vocalist for Kool & the Gang) (track 16)
Rod Temperton (track 18)
Dennis “D.T.” Thomas (Kool & The Gang) (track 16)
Earl Toon, Jr. (track 16)
Wayne Vaughn (track 12)
Tina Weymouth (track 11)
Mark White (ABC/Vice Versa) (track 8)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
Mercury Records Ltd. (London) (for copyrights use only) (1981) (track 13)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1982) (track 8)
Phonogram Ltd. (1982) (track 8)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 12)
Easy Action Music (track 4)
Neutron Music Ltd. (track 8)
Sony/ATV Melody (track 4)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 4)
Yamaha Music Publishing (– 2017-03-31) (track 4)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (1974 –) (track 10)
Stygian Songs (1979) (track 17)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1980) (track 16)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (1980) (track 16)
Yamaha Music Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (holding company - do not use as release label) (2017-04-01 –) (track 4)
mixed at:
Sarm Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1982) (track 8)
recorded at:
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Tainted Jesus (Soft Cell vs. Depeche Mode) (part of “Bootie Goes Goth” DJ-mix) by DJ Lobsterdust (track 13)
sampled by:
Extension (part of “Nite:Life 016” DJ‐mix) by Joey Beltram (track 3)
SOS by Rihanna (track 13)
part of:
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 4) (track 8)
cover recording of:
Tainted Love (track 13)
later parody versions:
Babe (Parody) (track 17)
Faithless Love (track 13)
Tainted Pub (track 13)
Vista Drivers (track 4)
later translated parody versions:
Toilet (track 15)
Zelebration (track 16)
later translated versions:
Böser Sex (track 13)
Eenmaal komt de dag (track 10)
Falso amor (track 13)
Feest! (track 16)
トワイライト (track 15)
part of:
Spiritual High (track 1)
partial recording of:
The Look of Love (track 8)
recording of:
Babe (track 17)
Celebration (track 16)
Don’t Go (track 3)
Eye of the Tiger (track 4)
Let’s Groove (track 12)
Stomp! (track 18)
Twilight (track 15)
Wordy Rappinghood (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Rocky (track 4)

Release Group

part of:Back to the 80’s (number: 3)