Annotation

Track numbers on packaging and insert are wrong. CD2 starts at track 18 and CD3 starts at track 34.

Annotation last modified on 2017-08-11 15:43 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Careless Whisper
George Michael 4:54
2 One Day in Your Life
Michael Jackson 4:12
3 Heaven Is a Place on Earth
Belinda Carlisle 4.75 4:07
4 Karma Chameleon
Culture Club 4:02
5 Caravan of Love
The Housemartins 3:40
6 First Time
Robin Beck 3:18
7 Hello
Lionel Richie 3.9 4:09
8 Orinoco Flow
Enya 3:46
9 Going Underground
The Jam 5 2:55
10 Brass in Pocket
The Pretenders 5 3:04
11 The Tide Is High
Blondie 5 3:51
12 When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going
Billy Ocean 3:55
13 I Think We're Alone Now
Tiffany 4.25 3:47
14 Spirit in the Sky
Doctor and the Medics 5 3:31
15 Never Gonna Give You Up
Rick Astley 4.85 3:33
16 I Should Be So Lucky
Kylie Minogue 3:24
17 Nothing's Gonna Change My Love for You
Glenn Medeiros 3:47
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
Wham! 3.5 3:51
2 This Ole House
Shakin’ Stevens 3:05
3 Come On Eileen
Dexys Midnight Runners 4 4:03
4 Stand and Deliver
Adam and the Ants 3:10
5 99 Red Balloons
Nena 3:52
6 Respectable
Mel & Kim 2 3:21
7 Ferry 'Cross the Mersey
The Christians, Holly Johnson, Paul McCartney, Gerry Marsden & Stock Aitken Waterman 4:00
8 Do They Know It's Christmas?
Band Aid 3:44
9 Pump Up the Volume
MARRS 5 4:08
10 Jack Your Body
Steve “Silk” Hurley 3:17
11 La Bamba
Los Lobos 4.65 2:51
12 Fame
Irene Cara 5 3:47
13 Wherever I Lay My Hat
Paul Young 3:42
14 Only You
The Flying Pickets 3:24
15 Ghost Town
The Specials 3:42
16 Being With You
Smokey Robinson 3:57
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ride on Time
Black Box 3:38
2 Theme From S Express
S’Express 3:14
3 Perfect
Fairground Attraction 4 3:37
4 Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
Starship 4:27
5 Total Eclipse of the Heart
Bonnie Tyler 5 4:30
6 The Final Countdown
Europe 4.65 4:02
7 If I Was
Midge Ure 4:20
8 Jealous Guy
Roxy Music 4:49
9 I Owe You Nothing
Bros 3:05
10 With a Little Help From My Friends
Wet Wet Wet 2:38
11 A Good Heart
Feargal Sharkey 4:38
12 I Should Have Known Better
Jim Diamond 4:09
13 Super Trouper
ABBA 3.25 4:10
14 Happy Talk
Captain Sensible 3:26
15 Pass the Dutchie
Musical Youth 5 3:24
16 Theme From M*A*S*H
Johnny Mandel 2:54
17 I Know Him So Well
Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson 4:14

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Rick Buckler (track 9)
synthesizer:
John Duarte (track 13)
guitar:
Matt Aitken (track 15)
Paul Weller (track 9)
Chuck Yamek (track 13)
harmonica:
Judd Lander (track 4)
bass:
Bruce Foxton (track 9)
keyboard:
Matt Aitken (track 15)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 15)
keyboard [Fairlight] programming:
Ian Curnow (track 15)
drum machine [drum] programming:
John Duarte (track 13)
additional writer:
Howard Barrett (track 11)
Tyrone Evans (track 11)
additionally recorded by:
John Kerns (track 13)
arranger:
John Duarte (track 13)
background vocals:
Helen Terry (track 4)
Tiffany (US 1980s pop star) (track 13)
composer:
Matt Aitken (track 15)
Renee Armand (track 2)
Ritchie Cordell (track 13)
Enya (track 8)
Norman Greenbaum (track 14)
Ernie Isley (track 5)
Marvin Isley (track 5)
Chris Jasper (track 5)
George Michael (track 1)
Lionel Richie (track 7)
Andrew Ridgeley (track 1)
Nicky Ryan (track 8)
Ellen Shipley (track 3)
Gavin Spencer (track 6)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 15)
Pete Waterman (track 15)
Paul Weller (track 9)
Michael Masser (track 17)
Rick Nowels (track 3)
engineer:
Bill Smith (US recording engineer) (track 13)
Mark McGuire (UK producer/engineer) (tracks 15–16)
Bill Price (UK producer/engineer) (track 10)
guest keyboard:
Phil Pickett (track 4)
lead vocals:
Belinda Carlisle (track 3)
Tiffany (US 1980s pop star) (track 13)
lyricist:
Matt Aitken (track 15)
Ritchie Cordell (track 13)
Norman Greenbaum (track 14)
George Michael (track 1)
Lionel Richie (track 7)
Andrew Ridgeley (track 1)
Ellen Shipley (track 3)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 15)
Pete Waterman (track 15)
Paul Weller (track 9)
Tom Anthony (wrote "First Time") (track 6)
Terry Boyle (track 6)
Gerry Goffin (track 17)
Michael Masser (track 17)
Rick Nowels (track 3)
Roma Ryan (track 8)
mixer:
Steve Levine (track 4)
Jon Moss (track 4)
Pete Hammond (UK producer aka "Mixmaster") (tracks 15–16)
performer:
producer:
Matt Aitken (tracks 15–16)
Steve Levine (track 4)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (tracks 15–16)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 10)
George E. Tobin (track 13)
Pete Waterman (tracks 15–16)
John Williams (Skyjack) (track 5)
Rick Nowels (track 3)
remixer:
Bill Smith (US recording engineer) (track 13)
George E. Tobin (track 13)
vocals:
Bruce Foxton (track 9)
Paul Weller (track 9)
writer:
Matt Aitken (track 16)
George O’Dowd (tracks 4, 4)
Wayne Brathwaite (track 12)
Mikey Craig (tracks 4, 4)
Barry Eastmond (track 12)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (tracks 4, 4)
John Holt (track 11)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 10)
Jon Moss (tracks 4, 4)
Billy Ocean (track 12)
Phil Pickett (tracks 4, 4)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 16)
Pete Waterman (track 16)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor Ltd. (UK) (not for release label use! aka Polydor Ltd., formerly Polydor Records Ltd.) (track 9)
Mushroom Records (AU/NZ) (1988 –) (track 16)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (track 10)
EMI Longitude Music (track 13)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 8)
Stylist Music Ltd. (track 9)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (1974 –) (track 2)
Terrace Music (1987) (track 15)
Mushroom Music Pty. Ltd. (1988 –) (track 16)
BMG VM Music Ltd. (2013-05 –) (tracks 4, 4)
recorded at:
mash-ups:
Never Gonna Be Me by toonlink (track 15)
remasters:
Brass in Pocket (2006 remaster) by The Pretenders (track 10)
remixes:
Hello by Latin Line (track 7)
sampled by:
Heaven by Waxman (track 3)
cover recording of:
Caravan of Love (track 5)
The Tide Is High (track 11)
Spirit in the Sky (1986) (track 14)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Brash, Impulsive (track 10)
Glass of Eggnog (track 10)
Orinoco Dick (track 8)
Spirit Inside (track 14)
later translated versions:
ふたりの世界 (track 13)
夢幻的擁抱 (track 1)
later versions:
The Tide Is High (Get the Feeling) (new bridge & lyrics for Atomic Kitten) (track 11)
live recording of:
Karma Chameleon (track 4)
parody version of:
Bum Bum Boris (track 5)
recording of:
Brass in Pocket (track 10)
Careless Whisper (track 1)
First Time (track 6)
Hello (track 7)
Karma Chameleon (track 4)
Never Gonna Give You Up (Rick Astley song) (track 15)
Orinoco Flow (track 8)
Going Underground (1980-01-16) (track 9)

CD 2

arranger:
George Michael (track 1)
Ritchie Valens (track 11)
composer:
Michael Gore (track 12)
George Michael (track 1)
Smokey Robinson (track 16)
Martyn Young (track 9)
Steven Young (UK musician, member of Colourbox & MARRS) (track 9)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 11)
Vince Clarke (tracks 14, 14)
Jerry Dammers (track 15)
lyricist:
George Michael (track 1)
Vince Clarke (tracks 14, 14)
Jerry Dammers (track 15)
Carlo Karges (track 5)
Dean Pitchford (track 12)
Ritchie Valens (track 11)
performer:
The Flying Pickets (track 14)
producer:
The Flying Pickets (track 14)
Mitchell Froom (track 11)
George Michael (track 1)
John Sherry (track 14)
translator:
Kevin McAlea (track 5)
writer:
Kevin Adams (track 3)
Matt Aitken (track 6)
Adam Ant (track 4)
Marvin Gaye (track 13)
Stuart Hamblen (track 2)
Marco Pirroni (track 4)
Kevin Rowland (track 3)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 6)
Barrett Strong (track 13)
Pete Waterman (track 6)
Norman Whitfield (track 13)
publisher:
EMI Longitude Music (track 11)
mash-ups:
I Want You Back by Girl Talk (track 9)
sampled by:
Hella Touch by The Kleptones (track 14)
cover recording of:
La Bamba (additional lyrics by Ritchie Valens) (track 11)
Only You (track 14)
This Ole House (track 2)
later parody versions:
La Bible (track 11)
later translated parody versions:
Dummi Du (Only You) (tracks 14, 14)
later translated versions:
A schwera Fall (track 13)
Remember (Fame) (track 12)
Yr Hen Dŷ (track 2)
袛有你 (tracks 14, 14)
later versions:
Min idol (track 2)
recording of:
99 Red Balloons (track 5)
Being With You (track 16)
Come On Eileen (track 3)
Fame (Irene Cara song) (track 12)
Ghost Town (track 15)
Only You (track 14)
Pump Up the Volume (track 9)
Respectable (track 6)
Stand and Deliver (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Blackboard Jumble (track 2)
translated version of:
99 Luftballons (track 5)
version of:
La bamba (track 11)

CD 3

acoustic guitar:
Graham Lyle (track 12)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 13)
electric bass guitar:
John McKenzie (track 12)
bass guitar:
Patrick (track 15)
Mike Watson (English-Swedish rock musician) (track 13)
drums:
Simon Kirk (track 12)
Per Lindvall (track 13)
Junior (track 15)
guitar:
Kelvin (track 15)
Janne Schaffer (track 13)
percussion:
Martin Ditcham (track 12)
Åke Sundqvist (track 13)
keyboard:
Michael (Keyboard player for Musical Youth) (track 15)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 13)
arranger:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 13)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 13)
background vocals:
Agnetha Fältskog (track 13)
composer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 17)
Daniele Davoli (track 1)
Albert Hammond (track 4)
Dan Hartman (track 1)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 8)
Johnny Mandel (track 16)
Richard Rodgers (track 14)
Valerio Semplici (Black Box) (track 1)
Jim Steinman (track 5)
Joey Tempest (track 6)
Mirko Limoni (track 1)
Maria McKee (track 11)
Mark Nevin (track 3)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 17)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 4)
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow (track 13)
lead vocals:
Anni-Frid Lyngstad (track 13)
lyricist:
Daniele Davoli (track 1)
Albert Hammond (track 4)
Dan Hartman (track 1)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 8)
Valerio Semplici (Black Box) (track 1)
Jim Steinman (track 5)
Joey Tempest (track 6)
Mike Altman (track 16)
Mirko Limoni (track 1)
Maria McKee (track 11)
Mark Nevin (track 3)
Tim Rice (track 17)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 17)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 4)
performer:
Rory Dodd (track 5)
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 13)
Peter Collins (track 15)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 13)
vocals:
Dennis (track 15)
Bonnie Tyler (track 5)
writer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 13)
Jim Diamond (Scottish singer/songwriter/guitarist) (track 12)
Pascal Gabriel (track 2)
Nicky Graham (track 9)
Miles Gregory (track 2)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 10)
Graham Lyle (track 12)
Robbie Lyn (track 15)
Paul McCartney (track 10)
Daniel Mitchell (Member of Messengers & Modern Man) (track 7)
Jackie Mittoo (track 15)
Mark Moore (track 2)
Leroy Sibbles (track 15)
Huford Brown (Jamaican reggae deejay) (track 15)
Midge Ure (track 7)
Thomas Watkins (track 9)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
Polar Music International AB (1980) (track 13)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 13)
Lenono Music (track 8)
Union Songs AB (track 13)
Union Songs Music (track 13)
Universal/MCA Music (music publisher; do not use as release label!) (track 17)
Northern Songs Ltd. (1967) (track 10)
Artwork Music Co., Inc. (1980 – ????) (track 13)
Countless Songs, Ltd. (1980 – ????) (track 13)
mixed at:
recorded at:
mash-ups:
remixes:
sampled by:
Pass da Blunt (LP version) by Missy Elliott featuring Timbaland (track 15)
The Young MC by Superfunk (track 15)
cover recording of:
Jealous Guy (track 8)
Pass the Kouchie (track 15)
is based on:
is the basis for:
敢愛敢做 (track 4)
later parody versions:
Final Countdown (parody by Der Familie Popolski) (track 6)
Final Countdown (parody by Кирилл Немоляев) (track 6)
Final Cuntdown (track 6)
Hiivasieni (track 6)
With Little Help From My Friends (parody) (track 10)
later translated parody versions:
Jääkärihumppa (track 6)
Te peto el cacas (track 6)
later translated versions:
Eclissi del cuore (track 5)
Jeder braucht einen Freund (With a Little Help From My Friends) (track 10)
Zatmění (track 5)
敢愛敢做 (track 4)
later versions:
Super Trouper (German version) (track 13)
part of:
Chess (full musical) (track 17)
My Kind of People (track 15)
South Pacific (Rodgers & Hammerstein musical) (track 14)
recording of:
A Good Heart (track 11)
Happy Talk (South Pacific) (track 14)
I Know Him So Well (Chess) (track 17)
I Owe You Nothing (track 9)
I Should Have Known Better (1984 song) (track 12)
If I Was (track 7)
Perfect (track 3)
Ride on Time (track 1)
Suicide Is Painless (track 16)
Super Trouper (track 13)

Release

ASIN: UK: B0000581SG [info]