Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Vienna Ultravox 2 4:38
2 Cars Gary Numan 4.15 3:34
3 Tainted Love / Where Did Our Love Go? (12″ mix) Soft Cell 9:05
4 Fade to Grey Visage 3:25
5 Don’t Go Yazoo 5 2:49
6 Enola Gay Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark 3.5 3:29
7 Love Will Tear Us Apart Joy Division 4.85 3:22
8 Quiet Life Japan 4:49
9 Planet Earth Duran Duran 3:55
10 Being Boiled The Human League 3:40
11 Penthouse and Pavement Heaven 17 3:38
12 Promised You a Miracle Simple Minds 3:37
13 Kids in America Kim Wilde 3:10
14 Don’t Talk to Me About Love Altered Images 3:47
15 (Feels Like) Heaven Fiction Factory 3:30
16 Close (to the Edit) Art of Noise 5 3:39
17 Pop Muzik M 3:53
18 You’ll Always Find Me in the Kitchen at Parties Jona Lewie 5 3:00
19 Are ‘Friends’ Electric? Tubeway Army 5 4:16
20 Maid of Orleans Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark 2.5 3:56
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Love Action (I Believe in Love) The Human League 4:38
2 Temptation Heaven 17 5 3:25
3 To Cut a Long Story Short Spandau Ballet 4 3:19
4 Absolute Scritti Politti 4:07
5 Living on the Ceiling Blancmange 3:45
6 Love on Your Side Thompson Twins 3:30
7 Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You) A Flock of Seagulls 4.65 5:30
8 Black Man Ray China Crisis 3:28
9 Hyperactive! Thomas Dolby 4:47
10 Einstein A Go-Go Landscape 3:00
11 New Gold Dream (81/82/83/84) Simple Minds 5:16
12 Groove Thang B.E.F. 4:06
13 The First Picture of You The Lotus Eaters 3 3:38
14 Kiss Me Stephen Duffy 3:27
15 We Close Our Eyes Go West 2 3:40
16 Too Shy Kajagoogoo 4 3:43
17 Brilliant Mind Furniture 4 3:41
18 Imagination Belouis Some 3 3:34
19 Driving Away From Home (Jim’s Tune) It’s Immaterial 5 3:50
20 Moments in Love Art of Noise 5 4:38
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Mad World Tears for Fears 4.5 3:30
2 West End Girls Pet Shop Boys 4 3:58
3 Blue Monday New Order 4:59
4 The Reflex Duran Duran 4:21
5 Smalltown Boy Bronski Beat 4:28
6 Situation (12″ remix) Yazoo 3:40
7 Sometimes Erasure 3 3:35
8 Fashion (radio edit) David Bowie 4:08
9 Rapture Blondie 3:34
10 Together in Electric Dreams Philip Oakey & Giorgio Moroder 2.5 3:49
11 Shattered Dreams Johnny Hates Jazz 4.65 3:27
12 French Kissin’ in the USA (edit) Deborah Harry 4:10
13 Is It a Dream Classix Nouveaux 3:36
14 Love Missile F1-11 Sigue Sigue Sputnik 2 3:43
15 Whip It DEVO 4.5 2:38
16 Underpass John Foxx 3:17
17 Beat the Clock Sparks 5 4:22
18 Duel Propaganda 4:14
19 19 Paul Hardcastle 3.5 3:31
20 Pump Up the Volume MARRS 2 3:59

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Stephen Morris (New Order) (track 7)
Cedric Sharpley (track 2)
Warren Cann (track 1)
drums (drum set) and tambourine:
Cedric Sharpley (track 2)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Malcolm Holmes (drummer) (track 6)
bass guitar:
Paul Gardiner (track 2)
guitar:
Midge Ure (track 1)
Bernard Albrecht (track 7)
bass:
Chris Cross (UK bassist for Ultravox) (track 1)
Peter Hook (track 7)
bass and synthesizer:
Andy McCluskey (track 6)
percussion:
Cedric Sharpley (track 2)
percussion [synthetic percussion]:
Gary Numan (track 2)
keyboard:
Chris Payne (UK keyboards/viola for Gary Numan/Visage/Dramatis) (track 2)
Gary Numan (track 2)
keyboard and violin:
Billy Currie (track 1)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Paul Humphreys (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) (track 6)
composer:
Chris Cross (UK bassist for Ultravox) (track 1)
Billy Currie (track 1)
Anne Dudley (track 16)
Peter Hook (track 7)
Trevor Horn (track 16)
J.J. Jeczalik (track 16)
Gary Langan (track 16)
Ian Craig Marsh (tracks 10–11)
Paul Morley (track 16)
Stephen Morris (New Order) (track 7)
Bernard Sumner (track 7)
Midge Ure (track 1)
Martyn Ware (tracks 10–11)
Warren Cann (track 1)
Vince Clarke (member of Erasure, Depeche Mode, Yazoo, ...) (track 5)
Ed Cobb (track 3)
Ian Curtis (track 7)
Glenn Gregory (track 11)
Andy McCluskey (tracks 6, 20)
Gary Numan (tracks 2, 19)
Robin Scott (track 17)
David Sylvian (track 8)
engineer:
Laurence Diana (track 6)
Howard Gray (track 20)
Max Norman (track 6)
Brian Tench (track 20)
Rikki Sylvan (track 2)
Harvey Webb (track 2)
lead vocals:
Philip Oakey (track 10)
Gary Numan (1979) (track 2)
lyricist:
Billy Currie (track 1)
Midge Ure (track 1)
Warren Cann (track 1)
Vince Clarke (member of Erasure, Depeche Mode, Yazoo, ...) (track 5)
Ed Cobb (track 3)
Ian Curtis (track 7)
Glenn Gregory (track 11)
Andy McCluskey (tracks 6, 20)
Gary Numan (tracks 2, 19)
Philip Oakey (track 10)
Robin Scott (track 17)
David Sylvian (track 8)
mixer:
Rikki Sylvan (track 2)
Harvey Webb (track 2)
producer:
Martin Hannett (track 7)
Mike Howlett (track 6)
The Human League (track 10)
Joy Division (track 7)
Richard Manwaring (track 20)
Conny Plank (German producer and sound engineer) (track 1)
Mike Thorne (UK producer & keyboardist) (track 3)
Ultravox (track 1)
Gary Numan (track 2)
remixer:
Mike Thorne (UK producer & keyboardist) (track 3)
vocals:
Midge Ure (track 1)
Bernard Albrecht (track 7)
Ian Curtis (track 7)
Paul Humphreys (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) (track 6)
Andy McCluskey (track 6)
writer:
Charlie Burchill (track 12)
Billy Currie (track 4)
Derek Forbes (track 12)
Clare Grogan (track 14)
Eddie Jordan (songwriter) (track 15)
Jim Kerr (of Simple Minds) (track 12)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 9)
Jona Lewie (track 18)
Stephen Lironi (track 14)
Michael MacNeil (track 12)
Tony McDaid (track 14)
Johnny McElhone (track 14)
Kevin Patterson (songwriter) (track 15)
Chris Payne (UK keyboards/viola for Gary Numan/Visage/Dramatis) (track 4)
Nick Rhodes (track 9)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 9)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 9)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 9)
Keith Trussell (track 18)
Midge Ure (track 4)
Marty Wilde (track 13)
Ricky Wilde (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1983) (track 14)
publisher:
Carlin Music Corp. (track 15)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 14)
Fractured Music (track 7)
Momentum Music Ltd. (tracks 2, 19)
Mood Music Ltd. (track 1)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 14)
Zomba Music Publishers Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Zomba Music Publishing) (track 7)
mixed at:
recorded at:
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Born Apart by 65daysofstatic (track 7)
sampled by:
Koochy by Armand van Helden (track 2)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 5) (track 7)
cover recording of:
Tainted Love (track 3)
is the basis for:
Feel Alive (track 19)
Freak Like Me (Sugababes ver.) (track 19)
SOS (track 3)
later parody versions:
Faithless Love (track 3)
Kids in Tyne & Wear (track 13)
Tainted Pub (track 3)
later translated parody versions:
Heil Humppa (track 13)
Pottajenkka (track 7)
later translated versions:
Böser Sex (track 3)
Falso amor (track 3)
Kaupungin lapset (track 13)
L’amour nous déchirera (Love Will Tear Us Apart) (track 7)
later versions:
recording of:
(Feels Like) Heaven (track 15)
Being Boiled (track 10)
Cars (track 2)
Close (to the Edit) (track 16)
Don’t Go (track 5)
Enola Gay (track 6)
Fade to Grey (track 4)
Kids in America (track 13)
Planet Earth (track 9)
Pop Muzik (track 17)
Quiet Life (track 8)
Vienna (track 1)

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Ali Score (track 7)
bass guitar:
Frank Maudsley (track 7)
bass guitar and guitar:
John Wilson (former member of Meat Beat Manifesto) (track 12)
guitar:
Paul Reynolds (track 7)
keyboard:
Mike Score (track 7)
saxophone:
Larry Whelan (track 17)
arranger:
Trevor Horn (track 20)
composer:
Anne Dudley (track 20)
Trevor Horn (track 20)
J.J. Jeczalik (track 20)
Landscape (80s British synthpop) (track 10)
Gary Langan (track 20)
Ian Craig Marsh (track 12)
Paul Morley (track 20)
John L. Walters (track 10)
Martyn Ware (track 12)
Ian Burden (track 1)
Thomas Dolby (track 9)
Stephen Duffy (track 14)
Green Gartside (track 4)
Glenn Gregory (track 12)
Gary Kemp (track 3)
Philip Oakey (track 1)
Neville Keighley (track 18)
engineer:
Dave Hutchins (track 7)
guest vocals:
Camilla Pilkington (track 20)
lead vocals:
Mike Score (track 7)
lyricist:
Ian Burden (track 1)
Thomas Dolby (track 9)
Stephen Duffy (track 14)
Green Gartside (track 4)
Glenn Gregory (track 12)
Gary Kemp (track 3)
Philip Oakey (track 1)
Neville Keighley (track 18)
mixer:
François Kevorkian (track 14)
performer:
Limahl (track 16)
producer:
Trevor Horn (track 20)
Mike Howlett (track 7)
Landscape (80s British synthpop) (track 10)
Nick Rhodes (track 16)
Gary Stevenson (track 15)
Colin Thurston (track 16)
vocals:
Camilla Pilkington (track 20)
writer:
Neil Arthur (track 5)
Steve Askew (track 16)
Tom Bailey (Thompson Twins) (track 6)
Nick Beggs (track 16)
Charlie Burchill (track 11)
John Campbell (of It's Immaterial & Yachts) (track 19)
Peter Cox (Artist and songwriter) (track 15)
Peter Coyle (track 13)
Alannah Currie (track 6)
Gary Daly (track 8)
Richard Drummie (track 15)
Derek Forbes (track 11)
Christopher Hamill (track 16)
Jim Irvin (track 17)
Gazza Johnson (track 8)
Jeremy Kelly (track 13)
Jim Kerr (of Simple Minds) (track 11)
Hamilton Lee (track 17)
Joe Leeway (track 6)
Eddie Lundon (track 8)
Stephen Luscombe (track 5)
Michael MacNeil (track 11)
Ian Craig Marsh (track 2)
Frank Maudsley (track 7)
Gerald Quinn (track 13)
Paul Reynolds (track 7)
Ali Score (track 7)
Mike Score (track 7)
Sally Still (track 17)
Jez Strode (track 16)
Martyn Ware (track 2)
Tim Whelan (track 17)
Jarvis Whitehead (track 19)
Glenn Gregory (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
Chrysalis Records Ltd. (not for release label use! company behind the Chrysalis imprint) (track 3)
RCA Ltd. (UK arm of RCA) (1981 –) (track 10)
Zomba Productions Limited (1983) (track 7)
Zomba Records Limited (not strictly a label - avoid adding releases here) (1986) (track 7)
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 3)
Dinsong Limited (track 1)
EMI Publishing Ltd. (track 11)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 1)
Jouissance Music (track 4)
Scale Music (track 9)
Street Music Ltd. (track 9)
Sunbury Music Ltd. (track 10)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 4)
mixed at:
Union Studios (Established in 1963 as 'Studio Allach') in Munich, Bayern, Germany (track 7)
recorded at:
part of:
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 86) (track 17)
instrumental recording of:
is the basis for:
Moments in Soul (track 20)
Shoot the Dog (track 1)
later translated versions:
留下的雨傘 (track 8)
recording of:
Absolute (track 4)
Black Man Ray (track 8)
Brilliant Mind (track 17)
Einstein a Go-Go (track 10)
Hyperactive! (track 9)
Imagination (track 18)
Kiss Me (track 14)
Love on Your Side (track 6)
Moments in Love (track 20)
Temptation (track 2)
Too Shy (track 16)
We Close Our Eyes (track 15)

CD 3

drums (drum set):
Manny Elias (track 1)
bass guitar:
Curt Smith (track 1)
trumpet:
Guy Barker (track 7)
guitar:
Roland Orzabal (track 1)
percussion:
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 1)
keyboard:
Roland Orzabal (track 1)
Curt Smith (track 1)
Ian Stanley (track 1)
additional vocals:
Helena Springs (track 2)
associate producer:
Robert Margouleff (track 15)
background vocals:
Neil Tennant (track 2)
composer:
Claudia Brücken (track 18)
Susanne Freytag (track 18)
Michael Mertens (German musician & producer) (track 18)
Giorgio Moroder (track 10)
Martyn Young (track 20)
Steven Young (UK musician, member of Colourbox & MARRS) (track 20)
David Bowie (track 8)
Clark Datchler (track 11)
Martin Degville (track 14)
Ralf Dörper (track 18)
John Foxx (track 16)
Paul Hardcastle (track 19)
Tony James (UK bassist/guitarist) (track 14)
Chuck Lorre (US TV director, writer, producer & composer) (track 12)
Roland Orzabal (track 1)
Sal Solo (track 13)
Neal Whitmore (track 14)
conductor:
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 1)
engineer:
David Jacob (track 2)
lead vocals:
Neil Tennant (track 2)
lyricist:
David Bowie (track 8)
William Coutourie (track 19)
Clark Datchler (track 11)
Martin Degville (track 14)
Ralf Dörper (track 18)
John Foxx (track 16)
Paul Hardcastle (track 19)
Tony James (UK bassist/guitarist) (track 14)
Chuck Lorre (US TV director, writer, producer & composer) (track 12)
Jonas McCord (track 19)
Philip Oakey (track 10)
Roland Orzabal (track 1)
Sal Solo (track 13)
Neal Whitmore (track 14)
mixer:
Flood (British producer Mark Ellis) (track 7)
Daniel Miller (founder of Mute Records) (track 7)
Mike Pela (track 7)
performer:
Ross Cullum (track 1)
Phil Palmer (guitarist) (track 1)
producer:
Ross Cullum (track 1)
DEVO (new wave/rock band) (track 15)
Flood (British producer Mark Ellis) (track 7)
Stephen Hague (track 2)
Giorgio Moroder (tracks 10, 17)
Philip Oakey (track 10)
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 1)
programming:
Roland Orzabal (track 1)
Manny Elias (track 1)
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 1)
Ian Stanley (track 1)
spoken vocals:
Neil Tennant (track 2)
vocals:
Curt Smith (track 1)
writer:
Andy Bell (singer / songwriter for Erasure) (track 7)
Steve Bronski (track 5)
Gerald Casale (track 15)
Vince Clarke (member of Erasure, Depeche Mode, Yazoo, ...) (tracks 6–7)
Gillian Gilbert (track 3)
Deborah Harry (track 9)
Peter Hook (track 3)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 4)
Chris Lowe (1/2 of Pet Shop Boys) (track 2)
Ron Mael (track 17)
Russell Mael (track 17)
Stephen Morris (New Order) (track 3)
Mark Mothersbaugh (track 15)
Alison Moyet (track 6)
Nick Rhodes (track 4)
Jimmy Somerville (track 5)
Chris Stein (track 9)
Larry Steinbachek (track 5)
Bernard Sumner (track 3)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 4)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 4)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 4)
Neil Tennant (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1985) (track 2)
publisher:
10 Music Ltd. (track 2)
BMG Monarch (track 9)
BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! file releases under its imprint "BMG Chrysalis") (track 5)
Bronski Music Ltd. (track 5)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (tracks 1, 9)
DEVO Music (track 15)
Edition Meridian (track 2)
Island Music (Island Music Ltd.) (track 16)
Nymph Music (track 15)
RZO Music Ltd (track 8)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 8)
Tintoretto Music (track 8)
Yamaha Music Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 5)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1984 –) (track 2)
Cage Music Ltd. (1984 –) (track 2)
recorded at:
The Record Plant (Sausalito, 1972-1981) in Sausalito, California, United States (track 15)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Venus Whip by G3RSt (track 15)
sampled by:
Special Request by Manix (track 1)
Style by Mis-Teeq (track 2)
Triple Double by Girl Talk (track 15)
part of:
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 44) (track 17)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 463) (track 15)
is the basis for:
Jewel (track 18)
Tell Me Why (track 5)
Yuletown Throw Down (Rapture) (track 9)
later parody versions:
Mad Mares (track 1)
Suck It (track 15)
Wicked (track 15)
later translated versions:
Blue Monday (track 3)
French Kissin’ in the USA (French version) (track 12)
part of:
Gotcha! (1985 film soundtrack) (track 5)
recording of:
19 (track 19)
Beat the Clock (track 17)
Blue Monday (track 3)
Duel (track 18)
Fashion (track 8)
Is It a Dream? (track 13)
Mad World (track 1)
Pump Up the Volume (track 20)
Rapture (track 9)
Shattered Dreams (track 11)
Situation (track 6)
Smalltown Boy (track 5)
Sometimes (track 7)
The Reflex (track 4)
Underpass (track 16)
West End Girls (track 2)
Whip It (Devo song) (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
Candy Medley (track 15)
Hooked on Polkas (track 4)