Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 With a Little Help From My Friends Wet Wet Wet 2:39
2 A Little Respect Erasure 4 3:28
3 Always on My Mind Pet Shop Boys 4.4 3:53
4 The Only Way Is Up Yazz 3:59
5 Theme From S-Express S’Express 3:55
6 The Race Yello 3 3:18
7 Pink Cadillac Natalie Cole 4:28
8 Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car Billy Ocean 3 4:42
9 Tell It to My Heart Taylor Dayne 3:36
10 The Twist (Yo, Twist!) Fat Boys 4:06
11 I Should Be So Lucky Kylie Minogue 3:24
12 I Want You Back Bananarama 3 3:43
13 I Think We're Alone Now Tiffany 4.25 3:46
14 You Came Kim Wilde 4 3:29
15 Push It Salt‐N‐Pepa 3.5 3:28
16 Big Fun Inner City 2 3:21
17 Tribute (Right On) The Pasadenas 4:20
18 Teardrops Womack & Womack 3:52
19 Come Into My Life Joyce Sims 3:48
20 Kiss Tom Jones & Art of Noise 3 3:31
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 A Groovy Kind of Love Phil Collins 5 3:30
2 Perfect Fairground Attraction 4 3:35
3 Mary's Prayer Danny Wilson 3.5 3:47
4 Everywhere Fleetwood Mac 3:40
5 Love Changes (Everything) Climie Fisher 3.75 4:29
6 Gimme Hope Jo'anna Eddy Grant 1 4:00
7 Don't Turn Around Aswad 3 3:20
8 Don't Worry Be Happy Bobby McFerrin 4.2 3:53
9 Orinoco Flow Enya 3:46
10 He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother The Hollies 4 4:16
11 The King of Rock 'n' Roll Prefab Sprout 3:51
12 Somewhere in My Heart Aztec Camera 3:51
13 Real Gone Kid Deacon Blue 5 4:02
14 Desire U2 3.3 2:58
15 Don't Go Hothouse Flowers 3:26
16 You Have Placed a Chill in My Heart Eurythmics 3 3:50
17 These Dreams Heart 3:45
18 Sign Your Name Terence Trent D’Arby 3.5 4:36
19 Oh Patti (Don't Feel Sorry for Loverboy) Scritti Politti 4:22
20 I Don't Want to Talk About It Everything but the Girl 4:15

Credits

CD 1

synthesizer:
John Duarte (track 13)
guitar:
Steve Byrd (track 14)
Ricky Wilde (track 14)
Chuck Yamek (track 13)
keyboard:
Ricky Wilde (track 14)
Tony Swain (track 14)
drum machine [drum] programming:
John Duarte (track 13)
additional recording engineer:
John Kerns (US engineer) (track 13)
arranger:
Art of Noise (track 20)
Anne Dudley (track 20)
J.J. Jeczalik (track 20)
John Duarte (track 13)
background vocals:
Ricky Wilde (track 14)
Tiffany (US 1980s pop star, "I Think We’re Alone Now") (track 13)
composer:
Boris Blank (track 6)
Hank Ballard (track 10)
Ritchie Cordell (tracks 13, 13)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 20)
Joyce Sims (track 19)
Bruce Springsteen (1981 – 1982) (track 7)
engineer:
Bill Smith (US recording engineer) (track 13)
Bob Kraushaar (track 2)
Mark McGuire (UK producer/engineer) (track 11)
guest lead vocals:
Tom Jones (Welsh pop singer) (track 20)
lead vocals:
Kim Wilde (track 14)
Tiffany (US 1980s pop star, "I Think We’re Alone Now") (track 13)
lyricist:
Hank Ballard (track 10)
Ritchie Cordell (tracks 13, 13)
Dieter Meier (track 6)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 20)
Joyce Sims (track 19)
Bruce Springsteen (1981 – 1982) (track 7)
mixer:
Pete Hammond (UK producer aka "Mixmaster") (track 11)
performer:
Art of Noise (track 20)
producer:
Matt Aitken (track 11)
Art of Noise (track 20)
Anne Dudley (track 20)
Stephen Hague (track 2)
J.J. Jeczalik (track 20)
Kevin Saunderson (track 16)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 11)
George E. Tobin (track 13)
Pete Waterman (track 11)
programming:
Ricky Wilde (track 14)
Tony Swain (track 14)
remixer:
Bill Smith (US recording engineer) (track 13)
George E. Tobin (track 13)
vocals:
Bananarama (track 12)
writer:
Matt Aitken (tracks 11–12)
Hurby Azor (track 15)
Andy Bell (singer / songwriter for Erasure) (track 2)
Johnny Christopher (Guitarist) (track 3)
Vince Clarke (member of Erasure, Depeche Mode, Yazoo, ...) (track 2)
Sara Dallin (track 12)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 15)
Siobhan Fahey (track 12)
Arthur Forest (track 16)
Pascal Gabriel (Belgian-born, UK based producer, musician, songwriter) (track 5)
Ernie Gold (track 9)
Miles Gregory (track 5)
Mark James (Francis Rodney Zambon, composer of "Suspicious Minds") (track 3)
John Lennon (The Beatles) (track 1)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (track 1)
Mark Moore (track 5)
Billy Ocean (track 8)
The Pasadenas (track 17)
James Pennington (Detroit techno producer) (track 16)
Kevin Saunderson (track 16)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (tracks 11–12)
Seth Swirsky (track 9)
Pete Waterman (tracks 11–12)
Kim Wilde (track 14)
Ricky Wilde (track 14)
Pete Wingfield (track 17)
Cecil Womack (track 18)
Linda Womack (track 18)
Keren Woodward (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1987) (track 3)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1987) (track 13)
Mushroom Records (AU/NZ) (1988 –) (track 11)
London Records Ltd. (not release label) (1988) (track 12)
publisher:
All Boys Music Ltd. (track 12)
Beach House Music (track 19)
Bike Music (track 3)
Budde Songs Inc. (track 3)
Controversy Music (track 20)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 3)
Datasound AG (track 6)
EMI Longitude Music (tracks 13, 13)
Lovolar Music (track 3)
Major Seven Ltd (track 17)
Reverb Music Ltd. (track 12)
Rhythm King Music (Publishing arm of Rhythm King Records) (track 5)
Rose Bridge Music (track 3)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 3)
Sebanine Music (track 3)
Smokin' Amigos (track 19)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 12)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 12)
Northern Songs Ltd. (1967) (track 1)
Mushroom Music Pty. Ltd. (1988 –) (track 11)
Embassy Music Corporation (2016-06 –) (track 10)
DJ-mixes:
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Ring My Bitch Up! by G3RSt (track 15)
samples:
Dragnet by Art of Noise (track 20)
Paranoimia by Art of Noise feat. Max Headroom (track 20)
Peter Gunn by The Art of Noise featuring Duane Eddy (track 20)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 440) (track 15)
cover recording of:
Always on My Mind (track 3)
Kiss (track 20)
Pink Cadillac (track 7)
The Twist (track 10)
is based on:
later parody versions:
I Think I’m a Clone Now (tracks 13, 13)
later translated parody versions:
Kuss (track 20)
Twist (parody by Abstürzende Brieftauben) (track 10)
Wiss (track 20)
later translated versions:
Jeder braucht einen Freund (With a Little Help From My Friends) (track 1)
Un poco de respeto (track 2)
Wie mei Herzschlag (track 3)
Wie my Härzschlag (track 3)
ふたりの世界 (tracks 13, 13)
常在我心間 (track 3)
later versions:
Je bleef bij me (track 3)
Le Twist (track 10)
recording of:
A Little Respect (track 2)
Big Fun (track 16)
Come Into My Life (track 19)
I Want You Back (track 12)
Push It (track 15)
Teardrops (track 18)
The Race (track 6)
Tribute (Right On) (track 17)
You Came (track 14)
referred to in medleys:
All Together Now (medley) (track 1)

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 1)
strings arranger:
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 18)
keyboard:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 1)
arranger:
Enya (track 9)
Ron Nevison (track 17)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 18)
Nicky Ryan (track 9)
assistant engineer:
Randy Wine (track 14)
assistant recording engineer:
Pat McCarthy (track 14)
composer:
Chris Cameron (track 18)
Enya (track 9)
U2 (Irish rock band) (track 14)
Gary Clark (track 3)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 18)
Roddy Frame (track 12)
Eddy Grant (track 6)
Albert Hammond (track 7)
Annie Lennox (track 16)
Paddy McAloon (track 11)
Bobby McFerrin (track 8)
Christine McVie (track 4)
Mark Nevin (track 2)
Ricky Ross (Scottish singer-songwriter) (track 13)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 16)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 7)
Danny Whitten (track 20)
conductor:
Anne Dudley (track 1)
engineer:
Ron Nevison (track 17)
Fred Defaye (track 16)
Mike Ging (track 5)
Bob Kraushaar (track 5)
lead vocals:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 1)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 18)
lyricist:
Bono (singer of U2) (track 14)
Gary Clark (track 3)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 18)
Roddy Frame (track 12)
Eddy Grant (track 6)
Albert Hammond (track 7)
Annie Lennox (track 16)
Paddy McAloon (track 11)
Bobby McFerrin (track 8)
Christine McVie (track 4)
Mark Nevin (track 2)
Ricky Ross (Scottish singer-songwriter) (track 13)
Roma Ryan (track 9)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 16)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 7)
Danny Whitten (track 20)
mixer:
Bob Clearmountain (track 13)
Rob Jacobs (mixer/recorder for a.o. U2 and Alanis Morissette) (track 14)
Shelly Yakus (track 14)
Phil Legg (track 18)
producer:
Anne Dudley (track 1)
Stephen Hague (track 5)
Jimmy Iovine (track 14)
Warne Livesey (track 13)
Ron Nevison (track 17)
Martyn Ware (track 18)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 1)
Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya) (track 18)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 16)
recording engineer:
Paul Barrett (sound technician) (track 14)
Felix Kendall (UK recording engineer) (track 13)
Phil Legg (track 18)
writer:
Carole Bayer Sager (track 1)
Simon Climie (track 5)
Rob Fisher (British keyboardist and half of the 80s synthpop duo Naked Eyes) (track 5)
David Gamson (track 19)
Green Gartside (track 19)
Dennis Morgan (US songwriter) (track 5)
Peter O’Toole (bassist and mandolinist) (track 15)
Martin Page (track 17)
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith “Bob” Russell) (track 10)
Bobby Scott (US musician & producer) (track 10)
Bernie Taupin (track 17)
Toni Wine (track 1)
Liam Ó Maonlaí (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1985) (track 17)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1987) (track 5)
BMG UK & Ireland Limited (holding company, do not add releases here) (1988) (track 2)
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1988) (track 13)
Island Records (not for release label use, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (2017) (track 14)
publisher:
Aigle Music (track 9)
Bright Music Ltd. (track 4)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (tracks 5, 20)
D’n’A Ltd. (track 16)
EMI Music Publishing Germany GmbH (2008-today) (track 1)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 9, 11)
Heath Levy Music (track 10)
Imagem London Ltd. (track 17)
Rondor Music (track 20)
Rouge Booze, Inc. (track 17)
Screen Gems-EMI (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 1)
Universal Music Limited (UK sound recording / publishing company) (track 2)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 2)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 5)
Intersong U.S.A. (1984 –) (track 17)
Little Mole Music (1984 –) (track 17)
Zomba Enterprises, Inc. (1984 – ????) (track 17)
Zomba Music Publishers Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Zomba Music Publishing) (1984 – ????) (track 17)
recorded at:
AccorHotels Arena in Paris, Île-de-France, France (2004-06-15) (track 1)
cover recording of:
later parody versions:
Messiah (track 14)
Orinoco Dick (track 9)
Som'muv'velii (track 10)
These Streams (track 17)
later translated parody versions:
Gimme Doop Joanna (track 6)
later translated versions:
Freunde (track 10)
情難自控 (track 20)
找一個地方 (track 20)
recording of:
Desire (track 14)
Don’t Go (Hothouse Flowers song) (track 15)
Everywhere (Fleetwood Mac song) (track 4)
Mary’s Prayer (track 3)
Orinoco Flow (track 9)
Perfect (track 2)
Real Gone Kid (track 13)
Sign Your Name (track 18)
These Dreams (track 17)
Don’t Worry, Be Happy (1988) (track 8)

Release Group

part of:Now That's What I Call Music! 10th Anniversary Series (UK) (number: 1988)