Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Gloria
Laura Branigan 4:52
2 I Know There's Something Going On
Frida 4:05
3 Back on the Chain Gang
The Pretenders 4.65 3:50
4 You Can Do Magic
America 3.65 3:54
5 Loving You
Chris Rea 4:23
6 Some Guys Have All the Luck
Robert Palmer 4.35 3:10
7 Classic
Adrian Gurvitz 3:41
8 Forget Me Nots
Patrice Rushen 4:07
9 Arthur's Theme
Christopher Cross 3:52
10 All the Love in the World
Dionne Warwick 3:28
11 Don't Walk Away
Four Tops 4:09
12 I've Never Been to Me
Charlene 3:53
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Shy Boy
Bananarama 4 3:15
2 Communication
Spandau Ballet 3:28
3 Love Plus One
Haircut One Hundred 5 3:39
4 I Ran (So Far Away)
A Flock of Seagulls 4.5 5:05
5 Hymn
Ultravox 4:27
6 Poison Arrow
ABC 5 3:26
7 Living on the Ceiling
Blancmange 4:02
8 Fantasy Island
Tight Fit 3:16
9 Torch
Soft Cell 4:10
10 I Want Candy
Bow Wow Wow 4 2:44
11 She Blinded Me With Science
Thomas Dolby 3.65 3:43
12 Town Called Malice
The Jam 5 2:53

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Martin Chambers (track 3)
bass guitar:
Tony Butler (English rock bassist with Big Country) (track 3)
guitar:
Billy Bremner (track 3)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 3)
background vocals:
Martin Chambers (track 3)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 3)
Tony Butler (English rock bassist with Big Country) (track 3)
composer:
Russ Ballard (tracks 2, 4)
Adrian Gurvitz (track 7)
Ken Hirsch (track 12)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 3)
Jerry Knight (track 11)
Chris Rea (track 5)
Umberto Tozzi (track 1)
Trevor Veitch (track 1)
Giancarlo Bigazzi (track 1)
Jeff Fortgang (tracks 6, 6)
Ron Miller (Motown songwriter Ronald Norman Miller) (track 12)
engineer:
Steve Churchyard (track 3)
Hugh Padgham (track 2)
lead vocals:
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 3)
lyricist:
Russ Ballard (tracks 2, 4)
Adrian Gurvitz (track 7)
Ken Hirsch (track 12)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 3)
Jerry Knight (track 11)
Chris Rea (track 5)
Umberto Tozzi (track 1)
Trevor Veitch (track 1)
Giancarlo Bigazzi (track 1)
Jeff Fortgang (tracks 6, 6)
Ron Miller (Motown songwriter Ronald Norman Miller) (track 12)
producer:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 2)
Jim Houghton (photographer) (track 1)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 3)
writer:
Peter Allen (Australian singer‐songwriter) (track 9)
Burt Bacharach (track 9)
Christopher Cross (US singer‐songwriter) (track 9)
Barry Gibb (track 10)
Maurice Gibb (track 10)
Robin Gibb (track 10)
Terri McFaddin (track 8)
Patrice Rushen (track 8)
Carole Bayer Sager (track 9)
Freddie Washington (US session bassist) (track 8)
phonographic copyright by:
Motown Record Company, L.P. (1982 –) (track 12)
WEA Records Ltd. (holding company based in the UK) (1982) (track 3)
Telstar Records Plc (1996 –) (track 3)
publisher:
Baby Fingers Music (track 8)
Freddie Dee Music (track 8)
Magnet Music Ltd. (track 5)
Yamina Music (track 8)
recorded at:
Air Studios ((located at Oxford Street 1970–1991)) in London, England, United Kingdom (track 3)
The Dominion Theatre in London, England, United Kingdom (1980-11-10) (track 6)
music videos:
Gloria (music video) by Laura Branigan (track 1)
cover recording of:
later translated versions:
De Wind vun Hamborg (track 12)
LOVE IS ALL~愛を聴かせて~ (Keiko Aso's translation) (track 12)
樣樣做到好 (track 9)
風のマジック (track 4)
소망 (track 12)
later versions:
live cover recording of:
Some Guys Have All the Luck (1980-11-10) (track 6)
recording of:
Classic (track 7)
Don't Walk Away (track 11)
Forget Me Nots (track 8)
Gloria (track 1)
Loving You (track 5)
You Can Do Magic (track 4)
translated version of:
Gloria (track 1)

CD 2

violin:
Simon House (track 11)
drums (drum set):
Ali Score (track 4)
bass guitar:
Mark Lickley (track 6)
Frank Maudsley (track 4)
tabla:
Dinesh (track 7)
guitar:
Paul Reynolds (track 4)
Mike Score (track 4)
sitar:
Deepak (track 7)
keyboard:
Mike Score (track 4)
drum machine and other instruments [wave computer] programming:
Thomas Dolby (track 11)
background vocals:
Frank Maudsley (track 4)
Miriam Stockley (track 11)
composer:
Thomas Dolby (track 11)
Nick Heyward (track 3)
Paul Weller (track 12)
Gary Kemp (track 2)
engineer:
Gary Langan (track 6)
Mike Shipley (track 4)
guest Moog [Moog bass]:
Matthew Seligman (track 11)
lead vocals:
Martin Fry (track 6)
Mike Score (track 4)
lyricist:
Thomas Dolby (track 11)
Nick Heyward (track 3)
Paul Weller (track 12)
Gary Kemp (track 2)
Tim Kerr (songwriter working with Thomas Dolby) (track 11)
producer:
Thomas Dolby (track 11)
Tim Friese-Greene (track 11)
Trevor Horn (track 6)
Mike Howlett (tracks 4, 7)
The Jam (late 70s/early 80s UK punk/mod revival band) (track 12)
Kenny Laguna (track 10)
Bob Sargeant (track 3)
Peter Wilson (UK Producer) (track 12)
remixer:
Dennis Weinreich (track 7)
John Williams (UK drum n bass DJ/producer aka Skyjack) (track 7)
spoken vocals:
Magnus Pyke (track 11)
vocals:
Thomas Dolby (track 11)
Bananarama (track 1)
writer:
Marc Almond (English pop singer and songwriter) (track 9)
Neil Arthur (track 7)
Dave Ball (UK electronic musician, part of Soft Cell) (track 9)
Bert Russell Berns (track 10)
Warren Cann (track 5)
Chris Cross (UK bassist for Ultravox) (track 5)
Billy Currie (track 5)
Martin Duiser (track 8)
Bob Feldman (track 10)
Martin Fry (track 6)
Jerry Goldstein (track 10)
Richard Gottehrer (American songwriter and music executive) (track 10)
Steve Jolley (track 1)
Mark Lickley (track 6)
Stephen Luscombe (track 7)
Frank Maudsley (track 4)
Paul Reynolds (track 4)
Ali Score (track 4)
Mike Score (track 4)
Stephen Singleton (track 6)
Piet Souer (track 8)
Tony Swain (track 1)
Midge Ure (track 5)
Mark White (ABC/Vice Versa) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor Ltd. (UK) (not for release label use! aka Polydor Ltd. or Polydor Ltd. (London), fka Polydor Records Ltd.) (track 12)
BMG Eurodisc Ltd. (1982) (track 3)
London Records Ltd. (not release label) (1982) (track 1)
Phonogram Ltd. (1982) (track 6)
Zomba Productions Limited (1982) (track 4)
Zomba Records Limited (not strictly a label - avoid adding releases here) (1986) (track 4)
publisher:
Sloopy II Music (track 10)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 10)
Stylist Music Ltd. (track 12)
Wren Music Co. (track 10)
mixed at:
Odyssey Studio (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (track 11)
Sarm Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1982) (track 6)
recorded at:
Battery Studios (London, owned by Zomba group) in London, England, United Kingdom (track 4)
AIR Studios (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991, Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1981-12) (track 12)
Odyssey Studio (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1982-08) (track 11)
DJ-mixes:
has remixes:
I Want Candy (Remix) by Bow Wow Wow (track 10)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Got It Twisted by Mobb Deep (track 11)
Steady Shock by Girl Talk (track 4)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 151) (track 12)
cover recording of:
Fantasy Island (english version) (track 8)
I Want Candy (track 10)
later parody versions:
Iran (So Far Away) (track 4)
later versions:
Fantasy Island (dutch version) (track 8)
recording of:
Communication (track 2)
Hymn (track 5)
I Ran (track 4)
Love Plus One (track 3)
Poison Arrow (track 6)
Shy Boy (track 1)
Torch (track 9)
Town Called Malice (track 12)
She Blinded Me With Science (1982-08) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Candy Medley (tracks 10, 10)

Release Group

part of: The 80’s Collection (Time‐Life Music)