Tracklist

Digital Media 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Like a Prayer Madonna 4.25 5:43
2 Take On Me a‐ha 4.55 3:45
3 Hungry Like the Wolf (2009 remaster) Duran Duran 3:41
4 The Best Tina Turner 5:33
5 I Feel for You Chaka Khan 4 5:43
6 Everywhere (2017 remaster) Fleetwood Mac 3:47
7 Gold Spandau Ballet 3:51
8 Blue Monday ’88 New Order 5 4:05
9 Love Shack The B‐52’s 4.55 5:21
10 Big in Japan Alphaville 4.25 4:46
11 They Say It’s Gonna Rain Hazell Dean 3:57
12 Self Control Laura Branigan 4:06
13 We’re Not Gonna Take It Twisted Sister 4.45 3:40
14 Never Ending Story Limahl 3.25 3:30
15 Just What I Always Wanted Mari Wilson 3:27
16 I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) The Proclaimers 4.1 3:39
17 Geno Dexys Midnight Runners 3 3:27
18 Too Shy Kajagoogoo 4.25 3:45
19 Each Time You Break My Heart (edit) Nick Kamen 4:20
20 Holding Back the Years Simply Red 4:26
21 It Started With a Kiss Hot Chocolate 3 4:02
22 Always Atlantic Starr 4:48
23 Give Me the Night George Benson 5 3:45
24 Drive The Cars 4.15 3:54
25 It’s My Life (edit) Talk Talk 3:37
26 There Is a Light That Never Goes Out The Smiths 4.65 4:03
27 Love Will Tear Us Apart (2005 remaster) Joy Division 4.85 3:26
28 April Skies The Jesus and Mary Chain 4.5 4:00
29 Golden Brown The Stranglers 4.8 3:27
30 The Killing Moon Echo & the Bunnymen 5 5:48
31 Talk of the Town Pretenders 3:14
32 Swords and Tequila Riot 3:20
33 Just Like Paradise David Lee Roth 4.35 4:05
34 Dry County Blackfoot 3:42
35 Round and Round Ratt 4:26
36 La bamba Los Lobos 4.5 2:56
37 Life in a Northern Town The Dream Academy 4.25 4:16
38 Black Velvet Alannah Myles 4:33
39 Sunshine Reggae (12″ version) Laid Back 6:38
40 Once in a Lifetime (live) Talking Heads 5:25

Credits

Digital Media 1

drums (drum set):
Mike Joyce (UK drummer) (track 26)
Stephen Morris (New Order) (track 27)
John “JR” Robinson (session drummer) (track 23)
Gregg Bissonette (track 33)
bass guitar:
Billy Sheehan (track 33)
trumpet:
Jerry Hey (track 23)
strings arranger:
Jerry Hey (track 23)
synthesizer:
Michael Boddicker (track 23)
flute:
Kim Hutchcroft (track 23)
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (track 23)
guitar:
Johnny Marr (track 26)
Lee Ritenour (track 23)
Keith Strickland (track 9)
Steve Vai (track 33)
Bernard Albrecht (track 27)
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (track 23)
bass:
Peter Hook (track 27)
Abraham Laboriel (track 23)
Andy Rourke (track 26)
electric piano:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 23)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (track 23)
Gregg Bissonette (track 33)
keyboard:
Lloyd Bernhard (track 10)
Frank Mertens (German synthpop keyboardist Frank Sorgatz) (track 10)
Kate Pierson (track 9)
Brett Tuggle (track 33)
saxophone:
Kim Hutchcroft (track 23)
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (track 23)
drum machine:
Lloyd Bernhard (track 10)
bass synthesizer [synthesizer bass]:
Richard Tee (track 23)
horn arranger:
Jerry Hey (track 23)
additional keyboard:
Wolfgang Loos (track 10)
additional background vocals:
Tommy Funderburk (track 33)
Tom Kelly (songwriter) (track 33)
additional engineer:
Michael Vail Blum (track 1)
additional lyricist:
Ritchie Valens (track 36)
additional writer:
Harro Steffen (track 12)
arranger:
Quincy Jones (track 23)
Alphaville (German synth pop band) (track 10)
Adam Peters (track 30)
Rod Temperton (track 23)
Ritchie Valens (track 36)
Gene Page (track 22)
Wolfgang Loos (track 10)
assistant engineer:
Stacy Baird (track 1)
Martin Kunitz (track 9)
Robert Salcedo (track 1)
Joe Schiff (track 1)
background vocals:
Brett Tuggle (track 33)
Beth Andersen (track 14)
Patti Austin (track 23)
Tom Bahler (track 23)
Gregg Bissonette (track 33)
Jocelyn Allen (track 23)
Jim Gilstrap (track 23)
Diva Gray (track 23)
Billy Sheehan (track 33)
Wednesday (Background Vocals) (track 10)
co-producer:
Steve Churchyard (track 29)
Steve Vai (track 33)
composer:
Giancarlo Bigazzi (track 12)
Brian Eno (tracks 40, 40)
Peter Hook (track 27)
Lloyd Bernhard (track 10)
Johnny Marr (track 26)
Frank Mertens (German synthpop keyboardist Frank Sorgatz) (track 10)
Giorgio Moroder (track 14)
Stephen Morris (New Order) (track 27)
Neil Moss (track 20)
Raffaele Riefoli (Italian pop singer) (track 12)
Mark Reale (track 32)
Guy Speranza (track 32)
Bernard Sumner (track 27)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 36)
Errol Brown (track 21)
David Byrne (Talking Heads) (tracks 40, 40)
Ian Curtis (track 27)
Marian Gold (track 10)
Mick Hucknall (lead singer of Simply Red) (track 20)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 31)
Teddy Johns (track 15)
Gary Kemp (track 7)
Joyce McCord (track 22)
Christine McVie (track 6)
Ric Ocasek (track 24)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 5)
Dee Snider (track 13)
Rod Temperton (track 23)
conductor:
Gene Page (track 22)
dedicated to:
Nick Drake (track 37)
engineer:
Steve Vai (track 33)
Dave Cook (US engineer and producer) (track 9)
Barry Hammond (track 17)
Magic Moreno (track 33)
Doug Parry (track 33)
Rory Young (track 22)
Bill Bottrell (track 1)
Geoff Workman (track 13)
Rod Hui (1980-11 – 1980-12) (track 32)
guest drums (drum set):
Charley Drayton (track 9)
guest bass guitar:
Sara Lee (UK bassist, singer & songwriter) (track 9)
guest horn:
Uptown Horns (track 9)
lead vocals:
Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone (American singer-songwriter, actress, businesswoman, “Queen of Pop”) (track 1)
David Lee Roth (track 33)
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (track 23)
Marian Gold (track 10)
Limahl (track 14)
Morrissey (English singer / songwriter) (track 26)
Tina Turner (track 4)
lyricist:
Errol Brown (track 21)
David Byrne (Talking Heads) (tracks 40, 40)
Ian Curtis (track 27)
Keith Forsey (track 14)
Marian Gold (track 10)
Mick Hucknall (lead singer of Simply Red) (track 20)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 31)
Teddy Johns (track 15)
Gary Kemp (track 7)
Joyce McCord (track 22)
Christine McVie (track 6)
Morrissey (English singer / songwriter) (track 26)
Ric Ocasek (track 24)
Steve Piccolo (track 12)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 5)
Dee Snider (track 13)
Rod Temperton (track 23)
mixer:
Bill Bottrell (track 1)
Tom Durack (track 9)
Echo & the Bunnymen (track 30)
Gil Norton (British record producer) (track 30)
John Ratcliff (track 2)
Tony Visconti (track 29)
Geoff Workman (track 13)
a‐ha (track 2)
producer:
Andreas Budde (track 10)
The Cars (track 24)
Steve Churchyard (track 29)
Mitchell Froom (track 36)
Martin Hannett (track 27)
Dan Hartman (track 4)
Quincy Jones (track 23)
Joy Division (track 27)
Patrick Leonard (american producer, songwriter and pianist) (track 1)
David Lewis (member of Atlantic Starr) (track 22)
Wayne Lewis (member of Atlantic Starr) (track 22)
Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone (American singer-songwriter, actress, businesswoman, “Queen of Pop”) (track 1)
Johnny Marr (track 26)
Giorgio Moroder (track 14)
Mickie Most (English record producer) (track 21)
Colin Pearson (producer and violinist) (track 10)
Bill Price (UK producer/engineer) (track 28)
Nick Rhodes (track 18)
Nile Rodgers (track 9)
David Lee Roth (track 33)
The Stranglers (track 29)
Alan Tarney (track 2)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 31)
Colin Thurston (track 18)
Don Was (track 9)
Tom Werman (track 13)
Pete Wingfield (keyboardist) (track 17)
Morrissey (English singer / songwriter) (track 26)
Tina Turner (track 4)
David Lord (British composer, engineer and producer) (track 30)
Wolfgang Loos (track 10)
Steve Loeb (1980-11 – 1980-12) (track 32)
programming:
Brett Tuggle (track 33)
Wolfgang Loos (track 10)
recording engineer:
Nigel Green (track 24)
David Lord (British composer, engineer and producer) (track 30)
vocals:
Kate Pierson (track 9)
Jim Reid (Jesus and Mary Chain) (track 28)
Fred Schneider (track 9)
Cindy Wilson (track 9)
Bernard Albrecht (track 27)
Ian Curtis (track 27)
Morrissey (English singer / songwriter) (track 26)
vocals arranger:
Rod Temperton (track 23)
writer:
Al Archer (track 17)
Steve Askew (track 18)
Nick Beggs (track 18)
Jet Black (UK drummer Brian Duffy, member of The Stranglers) (track 29)
Stephen Bray (track 19)
Michael Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 4)
Hugh Cornwell (track 29)
Pete de Freitas (track 30)
Tim Friese‐Greene (track 25)
Magne Furuholmen (track 2)
Gilbert Gabriel (track 37)
Gillian Gilbert (track 8)
Dave Greenfield (track 29)
Christopher Hamill (track 18)
Morten Harket (track 2)
Mark Hollis (track 25)
Peter Hook (track 8)
Holly Knight (track 4)
Nick Laird-Clowes (track 37)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 3)
Patrick Leonard (american producer, songwriter and pianist) (track 1)
David Lewis (member of Atlantic Starr) (track 22)
Jonathan Lewis (Member of Atlantic Starr) (track 22)
Wayne Lewis (member of Atlantic Starr) (track 22)
Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone (American singer-songwriter, actress, businesswoman, “Queen of Pop”) (tracks 1, 19)
Ian McCulloch (Echo & the Bunnymen) (track 30)
Stephen Morris (New Order) (track 8)
Les Pattinson (track 30)
Kate Pierson (track 9)
Charlie Reid (track 16)
Craig Reid (track 16)
Jim Reid (Jesus and Mary Chain) (track 28)
William Reid (track 28)
Nick Rhodes (track 3)
David Lee Roth (track 33)
Kevin Rowland (track 17)
Fred Schneider (track 9)
Will Sergeant (track 30)
Keith Strickland (track 9)
Jez Strode (track 18)
Bernard Sumner (track 8)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 3)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 3)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 3)
Brett Tuggle (track 33)
David Tyson (Canadian producer/songwriter) (track 38)
Christopher Ward (track 38)
Cindy Wilson (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1982) (track 21)
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across) (1984) (track 5)
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1985) (track 2)
Sire Records Company (not for release label use!) (1989) (track 1)
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1989) (track 1)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (2004) (track 4)
Warner Music UK Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2017) (track 26)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (track 2)
Bright Music Ltd. (track 6)
Carlin Music Corp. (track 24)
Complete Music Ltd. (track 29)
EMI Longitude Music (track 36)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 29)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 17, 29)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 29)
Fractured Music (track 27)
Lido Music, Inc. (track 24)
Plumbshaft-Ltd. (track 29)
Rodsongs (track 23)
Rolf Budde Musikverlag (aka Budde Music) (track 10)
Sugar Music SpA (publisher, use Sugar for releases) (track 12)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 26)
Universal Tunes (track 13)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 1, 14)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 36)
Zomba Music Publishers Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Zomba Music Publishing) (tracks 4, 27)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 23)
Johnny Yuma Music (1988) (track 1)
Webo Girl Publishing, Inc. (1988) (track 1)
mixed at:
recorded at:
DJ-mixes:
edits:
Always (7″ single) by Atlantic Starr (track 22)
has remixes:
500 Miles by Down by Law (track 16)
Neverending Hardcore (happy hardcore) by Spree (track 14)
Neverending Story by DJ Spree (– 1999-04) (track 14)
karaoke versions:
Love Shack by [unknown] (track 9)
mash-ups:
300MB by Neil Cicierega (track 16)
500 Bad Mice by Soundhog (track 16)
Born Apart by 65daysofstatic (track 27)
Crank on Me by Sean Peden (track 2)
Super Miles by Isosine (track 16)
music videos:
Big In Japan by Alphaville (track 10)
sampled by:
[untitled] by Circulation (track 29)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 5) (track 27)
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 54) (track 37)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 159) (track 26)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 243) (track 9)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 300) (track 1)
cover recording of:
I Feel for You (track 5)
La bamba (additional lyrics by Ritchie Valens) (track 36)
The Best (track 4)
is the basis for:
Corporate Trash (track 2)
later parody versions:
(Lick My) Nut Sack (parody recorded for Robin Quivers) (track 9)
Act Selfless (track 38)
Go to Browns (track 29)
James 1:3 (track 2)
Kokaiini (track 10)
La Bible (track 36)
Meshach (track 9)
Take On Me (Literal Video Version) (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
Pottajenkka (track 27)
later translated versions:
Blue Monday (track 8)
Ets la millor (track 4)
Galaxie přání (track 14)
Japan ist weit (track 10)
L’amour nous déchirera (Love Will Tear Us Apart) (track 27)
Morgengrauen (track 29)
Und dann wird Liebe (track 27)
Viet itsekontrollin (track 12)
愛のヒーロー (track 13)
later versions:
La Bamba rock (track 36)
live recording of:
Once in a Lifetime (track 40)
recording of:
Always (track 22)
Always, Always (track 22)
April Skies (track 28)
Big in Japan (track 10)
Black Velvet (track 38)
Blue Monday (track 8)
Drive (track 24)
Everywhere (Fleetwood Mac song) (track 6)
Geno (track 17)
Give Me the Night (track 23)
Gold (track 7)
Golden Brown (track 29)
It’s My Life (track 25)
Just Like Paradise (track 33)
Like a Prayer (track 1)
Love Shack (track 9)
Once in a Lifetime (track 40)
Self Control (track 12)
Swords and Tequila (track 32)
Take On Me (track 2)
Talk of the Town (track 31)
The Killing Moon (track 30)
Too Shy (track 18)
We’re Not Gonna Take It (Twisted Sister song) (track 13)
It Started With a Kiss (1982) (track 21)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 2)
Hooked on Polkas (track 13)
version of:
La bamba (track 36)
Self Control (track 12)

Release

copyrighted by and phonographic copyright by:Rhino UK (a division of Warner Music UK Ltd.) (in 2019)
purchase for download:https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/id1517030907 [info]
stream for free:https://open.spotify.com/album/6qM5fE343Xg3H1bU6UvFf1 [info]
https://www.deezer.com/album/92287362 [info]