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Label: EMI/Virgin/Polygram

Label: EMI/Virgin/Polygram

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Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Money for Nothing Dire Straits 3.9 4:02
2 A Good Heart Feargal Sharkey 3.35 4:28
3 There Must Be an Angel (Playing With My Heart) Eurythmics 4:26
4 1999 Prince 4 3:32
5 Road to Nowhere Talking Heads 4 4:01
6 Running Up That Hill Kate Bush 4 4:50
7 Johnny Come Home Fine Young Cannibals 3:26
8 I Got You Babe UB40 feat. Chrissie Hynde 3:04
9 Slave to Love Bryan Ferry 4:10
10 One More Night Phil Collins 4:33
11 Nikita Elton John 4:48
12 Drive The Cars 4.15 3:53
13 Kayleigh Marillion 4.25 3:33
14 St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion) John Parr 3:57
15 We Built This City Starship 2 4:32
16 The Power of Love Huey Lewis & The News 3:43
17 Walking on Sunshine Katrina and the Waves 4 2:48
18 Out in the Fields Gary Moore & Phil Lynott 3 4:15
19 A New England Kirsty MacColl 2 3:38
20 Everybody Wants to Rule the World Tears for Fears 4 3:59
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Take On Me a‐ha 3:39
2 A View to a Kill Duran Duran 3.75 3:34
3 Kiss Me Stephen Duffy 3:31
4 West End Girls Pet Shop Boys 4.2 3:53
5 We Close Our Eyes Go West 2 3:42
6 19 Paul Hardcastle 3.5 3:31
7 If I Was Midge Ure 4:43
8 Alive and Kicking Simple Minds 4:34
9 The Word Girl Scritti Politti 4:10
10 Love Don't Live Here Anymore Jimmy Nail 2 3:28
11 I Want to Know What Love Is Foreigner 4 5:01
12 Move Closer Phyllis Nelson 4:01
13 Saving All My Love for You Whitney Houston 5 3:50
14 Solid Ashford & Simpson 2.5 3:21
15 Money's Too Tight (to Mention) Simply Red 3:38
16 Sisters Are Doin' It for Themselves Eurythmics & Aretha Franklin 3.5 4:50
17 Yah Mo B There James Ingram with Michael McDonald 4:05
18 Trapped Colonel Abrams 3:25
19 Something About You Level 42 1 3:39
20 Everything She Wants Wham! 4.75 5:00

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Manny Elias (track 20)
bass guitar:
Curt Smith (track 20)
guitar:
Neil Taylor (guitarist) (track 20)
guitar [guitars]:
Gary Moore (Thin Lizzy, blues guitar) (track 18)
keyboard:
Ian Stanley (track 20)
additional composer:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 1)
additional guest vocals:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 1)
arranger:
Mark Lettieri (track 20)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 2)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 4)
Feargal Sharkey (track 2)
composer:
Elton John (track 11)
Mark Kelly (Marillion keyboardist) (track 13)
Mark Lettieri (track 20)
Ian Mosley (track 13)
Kimberley Rew (track 17)
Steve Rothery (track 13)
Pete Trewavas (track 13)
Sonny Bono (track 8)
Billy Bragg (track 19)
Kate Bush (track 6)
David Byrne (Talking Heads) (track 5)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 10)
Derek William Dick (track 13)
Bryan Ferry (track 9)
Mark Knopfler (track 1)
Maria McKee (track 2)
Gary Moore (Thin Lizzy, blues guitar) (track 18)
Ric Ocasek (track 12)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 4)
engineer:
James (Jimbo) Barton (producer/engineer) (track 18)
David Bascombe (track 20)
guest drums (drum set) [drums]:
Charlie Morgan (British drummer and percussionist) (track 18)
guest bass guitar [bass]:
Philip Lynott (track 18)
guest keyboard [keyboards]:
Don Airey (track 18)
Andy Richards (Strawbs keyboard player/record producer) (track 18)
guest vocals:
Philip Lynott (track 18)
lead vocals:
Roland Orzabal (track 20)
Lisa Coleman (US pianist/keyboardist & composer) (track 4)
Dez Dickerson (track 4)
Jill Jones (track 4)
Gary Moore (Thin Lizzy, blues guitar) (track 18)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 4)
lyricist:
Bernie Taupin (track 11)
Sonny Bono (track 8)
Billy Bragg (track 19)
Kate Bush (track 6)
David Byrne (Talking Heads) (track 5)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 10)
Derek William Dick (track 13)
Bryan Ferry (track 9)
Mark Knopfler (track 1)
Maria McKee (track 2)
Gary Moore (Thin Lizzy, blues guitar) (track 18)
Ric Ocasek (track 12)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 4)
Kimberley Rew (1983) (track 17)
mixer:
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree) (track 20)
Shelly Yakus (track 2)
performer:
Fish (Derek William Dick, ex-Marillion frontman) (track 13)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 8)
Marillion (British progressive rock band) (track 13)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 4)
producer:
The Cars (track 12)
Pat Collier (track 17)
Peter Collins (producer) (track 18)
Neil Dorfsman (track 1)
Gus Dudgeon (track 11)
Christopher Merrick Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 20)
Katrina and the Waves (British-American rock band) (track 17)
Chris Kimsey (track 13)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 2)
Mark Knopfler (track 1)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 4)
recording engineer:
Nigel Green (track 12)
Peggy McCreary (track 4)
solo guitar:
Neil Taylor (guitarist) (track 20)
vocals:
Kate Bush (track 6)
writer:
Johnny Colla (track 16)
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 14)
Roland Gift (track 7)
Chris Hayes (US rock guitarist & singer (Huey Lewis & The News)) (track 16)
Christopher Merrick Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 20)
Dennis Lambert (track 15)
Annie Lennox (track 3)
Huey Lewis (track 16)
Roland Orzabal (track 20)
Martin Page (track 15)
John Parr (track 14)
Ian Stanley (track 20)
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 7)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 3)
Bernie Taupin (track 15)
Peter Wolf (Austrian classical/jazz composer/producer, keyboards for Zappa) (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1985 –) (track 2)
10 Records Ltd. (company and copyright holder for 10 Records) (1985) (track 18)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1985) (track 13)
Phonogram Ltd. (London) (company name, NOT a label!) (1988) (track 1)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2014) (track 20)
publisher:
10 Music Ltd. (track 20)
Amusements Ltd. (track 20)
Big Pig Music Ltd. (track 11)
Carlin Music Corp. (track 12)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 19)
Chariscourt Ltd. (track 1)
Chris Marc Music (track 8)
Controversy Music (tracks 4, 4)
Cotillion Music (BMI) (track 8)
E.G. Music Inc. (track 9)
EMI Music Publishing Germany GmbH (2008-today) (track 6)
Huey Lewis Music (track 16)
Imagem Music (track 10)
Imagem Music NL (track 10)
Kinda Blue Music (track 16)
Kyboside Music (track 17)
Lido Music, Inc. (track 12)
Little Mole Music (track 15)
Megasongs (track 17)
Philip Collins Ltd. (track 10)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 17)
Yamaha Music Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 16)
E.G. Records Ltd. (1985) (track 9)
produced at:
has remixes:
mash-ups:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 212) (track 4)
cover recording of:
A New England (track 19)
I Got You Babe (track 8)
is the basis for:
Pinocchio (track 11)
We Built This City (track 15)
later parody versions:
Monkeys for Uncles (track 1)
The Power Above (track 16)
later translated versions:
Je t’aime trop, toi (I Got You Babe) (track 8)
Kärlekens kraft (track 16)
recording of:
1999 (track 4)
A Good Heart (track 2)
Drive (track 12)
Johnny Come Home (track 7)
Kayleigh (track 13)
Money for Nothing (Dire Straits song) (track 1)
Nikita (track 11)
One More Night (track 10)
Out in the Fields (track 18)
Road to Nowhere (track 5)
Slave to Love (track 9)
St. Elmo’s Fire (track 14)
The Power of Love (Back to the Future) (track 16)
Walking on Sunshine (track 17)
We Built This City (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 17)
Elephant Love (aka Elephant Love Medley, from Moulin Rouge!) (track 10)

CD 2

recorded in:
U.S.A. (track 14)
electric guitar:
Andrew Ridgeley (1984) (track 20)
sampler:
Jonathan Elias (track 2)
additional engineer:
Josh Abbey (track 11)
Larry Alexander (track 11)
Jason Corsaro (track 11)
Joe Ferla (track 11)
Howie Lindeman (track 11)
additional vocals:
Jennifer Holliday (track 11)
Helena Springs (track 4)
arranger:
John Barry (film composer; known for James Bond) (track 2)
assistant engineer:
Bobby Cohen (engineer) (track 11)
Tim Crich (track 11)
assistant producer:
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 19)
background vocals:
Neil Tennant (track 4)
Donnie Harper (track 11)
George Michael (1984) (track 20)
choir vocals:
composer:
Michael Masser (track 13)
Stephen Duffy (track 3)
Miles Gregory (track 10)
Paul Hardcastle (track 6)
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth, worked in France) (track 11)
George Michael (track 20)
Phyllis Nelson (American singer) (track 12)
conductor:
John Barry (film composer; known for James Bond) (track 2)
engineer:
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 19)
Jason Corsaro (track 2)
Frank Filipetti (track 11)
David Jacob (track 4)
lead vocals:
Neil Tennant (track 4)
George Michael (1984) (track 20)
lyricist:
William Coutourie (track 6)
Stephen Duffy (track 3)
Gerry Goffin (track 13)
Miles Gregory (track 10)
Paul Hardcastle (track 6)
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth, worked in France) (track 11)
Jonas McCord (track 6)
George Michael (track 20)
Phyllis Nelson (American singer) (track 12)
mastering:
Ian Cooper (UK mastering engineer) (track 16)
mixer:
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 19)
Jason Corsaro (track 2)
orchestrator:
John Barry (film composer; known for James Bond) (track 2)
performer:
Tom Bailey (Thompson Twins) (track 11)
Michael McDonald (R&B & soul singer) (track 17)
Wham! (1984) (track 20)
producer:
Nickolas Ashford (track 14)
Wally Badarou (track 19)
Duran Duran (English rock band) (track 2)
Bernard Edwards (track 2)
Stephen Hague (track 4)
Level 42 (track 19)
Alex Sadkin (track 11)
Valerie Simpson (track 14)
Gary Stevenson (track 5)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 16)
Jason Corsaro (track 2)
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth, worked in France) (track 11)
George Michael (track 20)
spoken vocals:
Neil Tennant (track 4)
writer:
Colonel Abrams (track 18)
Nickolas Ashford (track 14)
Wally Badarou (track 19)
John Barry (film composer; known for James Bond) (track 2)
Charlie Burchill (track 8)
Peter Cox (Artist and songwriter) (track 5)
Richard Drummie (track 5)
Marston Freeman (songwriter) (track 18)
Magne Furuholmen (track 1)
David Gamson (track 9)
Green Gartside (track 9)
Boon Gould (track 19)
Phil Gould (track 19)
Morten Harket (track 1)
James Ingram (R&B singer) (track 17)
Quincy Jones (track 17)
Jim Kerr (of Simple Minds) (track 8)
Mark King (track 19)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 2)
Annie Lennox (track 16)
Mike Lindup (track 19)
Chris Lowe (1/2 of Pet Shop Boys) (track 4)
Michael MacNeil (track 8)
Michael McDonald (R&B & soul singer) (track 17)
Danny Mitchell (Scottish songwriter and member of Messengers) (track 7)
Nick Rhodes (track 2)
Valerie Simpson (track 14)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 16)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 2)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 2)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 2)
Rod Temperton (track 17)
Neil Tennant (track 4)
Midge Ure (track 7)
Billy Valentine (United States soul funk singer) (track 15)
John Valentine (Valentine Brothers) (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Atlantic Recording Corporation (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (1984) (track 11)
Capitol Records Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1984) (track 14)
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1984) (track 20)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1985) (track 4)
Rhino Entertainment Company (not for release label use!) (2009) (track 11)
produced for:
publisher:
10 Music Ltd. (track 4)
ATV Music Ltd. (track 1)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 19)
D’n’A Ltd. (track 16)
EMI Songs (track 2)
Edition Meridian (track 4)
IQ Music Ltd. (track 12)
Jouissance Music (track 9)
Music of Windswept (track 19)
Peermusic III, Ltd. (track 19)
Prince Street Music (track 13)
Songs for Today Ltd (track 15)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 9, 19)
Warner Brothers Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (track 11)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 19)
Fujipacific Music inc. (– 2014-12-31) (track 11)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1984 –) (track 4)
Cage Music Ltd. (1984 –) (track 4)
Fujipacific Music, Inc. (2015-01-01 –) (track 11)
additionally recorded at:
mixed at:
recorded at:
edit of:
Trapped by Colonel Abrams (track 18)
remaster of:
sampled by:
In My Life by Memphis Bleek (track 11)
Style by Mis-Teeq (track 4)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 476) (track 11)
arrangements:
Adesso (translated) (track 11)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
Corporate Trash (track 1)
later parody versions:
James 1:3 (track 1)
Take On Me (Literal Video Version) (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Mitä rakkaus on (track 11)
later versions:
recording of:
19 (track 6)
A View to a Kill (track 2)
Alive and Kicking (track 8)
If I Was (track 7)
Kiss Me (track 3)
Move Closer (track 12)
Solid (track 14)
Something About You (track 19)
Take On Me (track 1)
The Word Girl (track 9)
Trapped (track 18)
We Close Our Eyes (track 5)
West End Girls (track 4)
Yah Mo B There (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 1)

Release Group

part of:Now That's What I Call Music! 10th Anniversary Series (UK) (number: 1985) (order: 3)