Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Cool for Cats Squeeze 3:09
2 I See Red Split Enz 3:16
3 Hey Lord, Don’t Ask Me Questions Graham Parker & The Rumour 5:37
4 Hit and Run Jo Jo Zep and The Falcons 4:40
5 Denis Blondie 2:18
6 Hammer Horror Kate Bush 4:40
7 The Nips Are Getting Bigger Mental as Anything 3 3:22
8 Is She Really Going Out With Him? Joe Jackson 3:35
9 The Ballad of Lucy Jordan Marianne Faithfull 4:08
10 Bad Case of Loving You (Doctor, Doctor) Robert Palmer 4.65 3:12
11 Suburban Boy Dave Warner’s From the Suburbs 2:46
12 Women in Uniform Skyhooks 3 4:22
13 Prime Time The Tubes 3:18
14 Don’t Fall in Love The Ferrets 3:14
15 Egyptian Reggae Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers 2:37
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Because the Night Patti Smith 4.9 3:24
2 Let’s Go The Cars 4 3:34
3 I’m Not Like Everybody Else Jimmy & The Boys 3:14
4 Are You Old Enough Dragon 4:07
5 Two Out of Three Aint Bad Meat Loaf 4.35 5:26
6 We Belong to the Night Ellen Foley 1 5:17
7 Computer Games Mi‐Sex 4:00
8 5-7-0-5 City Boy 5 3:14
9 Modern Girl James Freud & The Radio Stars 3:21
10 Hot Child in the City Nick Gilder 5 3:09
11 We Live for Love Pat Benatar 3:36
12 Who Listens to the Radio The Sports 3:15
13 Dream Police Cheap Trick 3:51
14 Down Among the Dead Men Flash and the Pan 4:48
15 Singing in the Eighties The Monitors 3:18

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Martin Plaza (Australian musician) (track 7)
Glenn Tilbrook (track 1)
Kate Bush (track 6)
Tim Finn (track 2)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 8)
Neil Levenson (track 5)
Moon Martin (track 10)
lyricist:
Kate Bush (track 6)
Chris Difford (track 1)
Tim Finn (track 2)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 8)
Neil Levenson (track 5)
Moon Martin (track 10)
producer:
Cameron Allan (track 7)
Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter) (track 10)
Peter Solley (track 4)
Split Enz (track 2)
David Tickle (track 2)
writer:
Jeff Burstin (track 4)
Joe Camilleri (track 4)
Tony Faehse (track 4)
Earl Anthony Johnson (reggae singer Earl Zero) (track 15)
Jonathan Richman (track 15)
publisher:
Kobalt Music (track 8)
Pokazuka Limited (track 8)
recorded at:
cover recording of:
Denise (track 5)
later parody versions:
Bad Case of Leprosy (track 10)
later translated versions:
Ich liebe Katzen (track 1)
recording of:
Cool for Cats (track 1)
Egyptian Reggae (track 15)
Hammer Horror (track 6)
Hit and Run (track 4)
I See Red (track 2)
Women in Uniform (track 12)

CD 2

drums (drum set):
John Wilcox (track 5)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
David Robinson (US rock drummer) (track 2)
bass guitar:
Kasim Sultan (track 5)
Benjamin Orr (track 2)
strings arranger:
Kenny Ascher (track 5)
synthesizer:
Roger Powell (US musician, programmer, and columnist, band "Utopia") (track 5)
guitar:
Elliot Easton (track 2)
Ric Ocasek (track 2)
Todd Rundgren (track 5)
piano:
Roy Bittan (track 5)
arranger:
Todd Rundgren (track 5)
Jim Steinman (track 5)
background vocals:
Rory Dodd (track 5)
Todd Rundgren (track 5)
composer:
Steve Broughton (drummer, with Edgar Broughton Band & Mike Oldfield) (track 8)
Murray Burns (Keyboard player for Mi-Sex) (track 7)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 3)
Paul Hewson (New Zealand keyboardist; not to be confused with the Irish rock star better known as Bono) (track 4)
Rick Nielsen (track 13)
Ric Ocasek (track 2)
Kevin Stanton (track 7)
Jim Steinman (track 5)
Bruce Springsteen (1977) (track 1)
engineer:
Todd Rundgren (track 5)
lead vocals:
Meat Loaf (track 5)
Benjamin Orr (track 2)
lyricist:
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 3)
Steve Gilpin (track 7)
Paul Hewson (New Zealand keyboardist; not to be confused with the Irish rock star better known as Bono) (track 4)
Lol Mason (track 8)
Rick Nielsen (track 13)
Ric Ocasek (track 2)
Kevin Stanton (track 7)
Jim Steinman (track 5)
Patti Smith (1977) (track 1)
Bruce Springsteen (1977) (track 1)
mixer:
Jimmy Iovine (track 1)
Todd Rundgren (track 5)
Shelly Yakus (track 1)
producer:
Roy Thomas Baker (producer) (track 2)
Jimmy Iovine (track 1)
Todd Rundgren (track 5)
publisher:
Bruce Springsteen (track 1)
writer:
Nick Gilder (track 10)
Jim McCulloch (Canadian guitarist for Sweeney Todd/Nick Gilder) (track 10)
Harry Vanda (track 14)
George Young (Australian producer) (track 14)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1977) (track 5)
Arista Records, Inc. (manufacturing and distribution company, do not add releases here) (1978 –) (track 1)
Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01) (2017) (track 2)
publisher:
Davray Music (track 3)
Lido Music, Inc. (track 2)
cover recording of:
later parody versions:
Speech Police (track 13)
later translated versions:
recording of:
5.7.0.5. (track 8)
Are You Old Enough (track 4)
Because the Night (track 1)
Computer Games (track 7)
Dream Police (track 13)
Let's Go (track 2)
referred to in medleys:

Release Group

part of:Edge of the 80s (Time-Life Music) (number: 11) (order: 9)