Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Smalltown Boy Bronski Beat 4 5:05
2 Cruel Summer Bananarama 3:34
3 Mirror Mirror Dollar 3:30
4 Like to Get to Know You Well Howard Jones 5 3:59
5 Living on the Ceiling Blancmange 4:00
6 Money's Too Tight to Mention Simply Red 5 4:14
7 Somewhere in My Heart Aztec Camera 4 3:58
8 Don't Get Me Wrong Pretenders 4.65 3:48
9 For America Red Box 3:45
10 Pink Sunshine Fuzzbox 3:44
11 Each Time You Break My Heart Nick Kamen 4:25
12 What's the Colour of Money? Hollywood Beyond 4 3:26
13 Johnny Come Home Fine Young Cannibals 5 3:33
14 Mirror in the Bathroom The Beat 5 3:09
15 Candy Girl New Edition 3:34
16 Come Into My Life Joyce Sims 3:45
17 C'Mon and Get My Love D Mob with Cathy Dennis 3:50
18 Funky Cold Medina Tone‐Lōc 4 4:07
19 Don't Call Me Baby Voice of the Beehive 3:05
20 The Killing Moon Echo & the Bunnymen 5 5:48
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 True Faith New Order 5:41
2 People Are Strange Echo & the Bunnymen 5 3:37
3 Oblivious Aztec Camera 3:11
4 Some Candy Talking The Jesus and Mary Chain 3:17
5 Wrote for Luck Happy Mondays 5 6:05
6 Ship of Fools World Party 5 4:30
7 Suspicious Minds Fine Young Cannibals 4 3:57
8 Never Can Say Goodbye The Communards 4 4:27
9 New Song Howard Jones 4 4:16
10 Don’t Go Hothouse Flowers 3:45
11 The Right Thing Simply Red 4:20
12 I Beg Your Pardon Kon Kan 4:00
13 You're History Shakespears Sister 4:28
14 Good Tradition Tanita Tikaram 2:50
15 Since Yesterday Strawberry Switchblade 4 2:57
16 Love in the First Degree Bananarama 3 3:29
17 Just What I Always Wanted Mari Wilson 3:22
18 Heartache Avenue The Maisonettes 4 2:55
19 The Safety Dance Men Without Hats 4 2:44
20 Underpass John Foxx 3:19

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Steve Jordan (US drummer/multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 8)
Everett Morton (track 14)
Chris Joyce (1985) (track 6)
tabla:
Dinesh (track 5)
trumpet:
Tim Kellett (1985) (track 6)
synthesizer:
Wix (track 8)
guitar:
Andy Cox (of The Beat) (track 14)
Robbie McIntosh (English guitarist for The Pretenders) (track 8)
Dave Wakeling (track 14)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 8)
Sylvan (1985) (track 6)
bass:
Chucho Merchán (track 8)
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 14)
Tony Bowers (1985) (track 6)
percussion:
Steve Jordan (US drummer/multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 8)
Chris Joyce (1985) (track 6)
sitar:
Deepak (track 5)
keyboard:
Fritz McIntyre (1985) (track 6)
saxophone:
Papa Saxa (track 14)
piano:
Wix (track 8)
arranger:
Matt Dike (American producer) (track 18)
Michael Ross (Hip hop producer, engineer and co-founder of Delicious Vinyl) (track 18)
Adam Peters (track 20)
assistant engineer:
Chris Dickie (track 6)
background vocals:
Fritz McIntyre (1985) (track 6)
composer:
Matt Dike (American producer) (track 18)
Mike Jones (of Voice of the Beehive) (track 19)
Michael Jonzun (track 15)
Michael Ross (Hip hop producer, engineer and co-founder of Delicious Vinyl) (track 18)
Maurice Starr (track 15)
Tracey Bryn (track 19)
Sara Dallin (track 2)
Siobhan Fahey (track 2)
Roddy Frame (track 7)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 8)
Steve Jolley (track 2)
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 4)
Danny Poku (track 17)
Joyce Sims (track 16)
Tony Swain (track 2)
Keren Woodward (track 2)
engineer:
Mario Caldato Jr. (track 18)
Bruce Lampcov (track 8)
Femi Jiya (track 6)
instruments:
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 4)
lead vocals:
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 4)
Mick Hucknall (lead singer of Simply Red) (1985) (track 6)
lyricist:
Tracey Bryn (track 19)
Sara Dallin (track 2)
Siobhan Fahey (track 2)
Roddy Frame (track 7)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 8)
Steve Jolley (track 2)
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 4)
Danny Poku (track 17)
Joyce Sims (track 16)
Tony Swain (track 2)
Keren Woodward (track 2)
Marvin Young (track 18)
mixer:
Bob Clearmountain (track 8)
Matt Dike (American producer) (track 18)
Michael Ross (Hip hop producer, engineer and co-founder of Delicious Vinyl) (track 18)
Echo & the Bunnymen (track 20)
Harvey Goldberg (track 1)
Femi Jiya (track 6)
Gil Norton (British record producer) (track 20)
Stephen W. Tayler (UK engineer) (track 4)
performer:
Simply Red (1985) (track 6)
producer:
Bob Clearmountain (track 8)
Matt Dike (American producer) (track 18)
Rupert Hine (track 4)
Mike Howlett (track 5)
Jimmy Iovine (track 8)
Michael Jonzun (track 15)
Stewart Levine (track 6)
Michael Ross (Hip hop producer, engineer and co-founder of Delicious Vinyl) (track 18)
Bob Sargeant (track 14)
Maurice Starr (track 15)
Mike Thorne (UK producer & keyboardist) (track 1)
David Lord (British composer, engineer and producer) (track 20)
programming:
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 4)
recording engineer:
Pete Griffiths (UK studio technician, programmer & producer) (track 1)
David Lord (British composer, engineer and producer) (track 20)
Stephen W. Tayler (UK engineer) (track 4)
remixer:
Dennis Weinreich (track 5)
John Williams (UK drum n bass DJ/producer aka Skyjack) (track 5)
vocals:
Roger Charlery (track 14)
Dave Wakeling (track 14)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 8)
writer:
Neil Arthur (track 5)
Stephen Bray (track 11)
Steve Bronski (track 1)
Andy Cox (of The Beat) (track 14)
Pete de Freitas (track 20)
Roland Gift (track 13)
Trevor Horn (track 3)
Stephen Luscombe (track 5)
Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone (American singer-songwriter, actress, businesswoman, “Queen of Pop”) (track 11)
Ian McCulloch (Echo & the Bunnymen) (track 20)
Everett Morton (track 14)
Les Pattinson (track 20)
Roger Charlery (track 14)
Mark Rogers (Hollywood Beyond) (track 12)
Jamie B. Rose (track 12)
Will Sergeant (track 20)
Jimmy Somerville (track 1)
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (tracks 13–14)
Larry Steinbachek (track 1)
Billy Valentine (United States soul funk singer) (track 6)
John Valentine (Valentine Brothers) (track 6)
Dave Wakeling (track 14)
Bruce Woolley (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
WEA Records Ltd. (holding company based in the UK) (track 8)
The Bicycle Music Company (part of Concord Bicycle Music since 2015/04/01, overseeing publishing and rights management) (1989) (track 18)
publisher:
Arista Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 14)
BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! file releases under its imprint "BMG Chrysalis") (track 1)
Beach House Music (track 16)
Beat Brothers Ltd. (track 14)
Bronski Music Ltd. (track 1)
Clive Banks Music (track 8)
Reverb Music Ltd. (track 2)
Smokin' Amigos (track 16)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 2)
Zomba Enterprises (track 14)
Yamaha Music Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 1)
mixed at:
Air Recording Studio No. 1 (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991) in London, England, United Kingdom (1985) (track 6)
recorded at:
RAK in London, England, United Kingdom (1985) (track 6)
has remixes:
later releases:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Flat Cold Medina (Mr. Oizo vs. Tone-Lōc vs. Janet Jackson) (part of a “As Heard on Radio Soulwax, Part 6” DJ‐mix) by 2 Many DJ’s (track 18)
samples:
Hot Blooded by Foreigner (track 18)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 282) (track 14)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
Tell Me Why (track 1)
later translated versions:
Funky Cold Medina (German lyrics) (track 18)
later versions:
part of:
Gotcha! (1985 film soundtrack) (track 1)
recording of:
Candy Girl (track 15)
Come Into My Life (track 16)
Cruel Summer (track 2)
Don't Call Me Baby (track 19)
Don't Get Me Wrong (track 8)
Funky Cold Medina (track 18)
Johnny Come Home (track 13)
Smalltown Boy (track 1)
The Killing Moon (track 20)

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Bobby Gillespie (track 4)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Dave Ruffy (track 3)
guitar:
Jill Bryson (track 15)
Rose McDowall (track 15)
Jim Reid (Jesus and Mary Chain) (track 4)
William Reid (track 4)
Roddy Frame (track 3)
bass:
Douglas Hart (musician & video director) (track 4)
Campbell Owens (track 3)
keyboard:
Bernie Clarke (track 3)
additional mixer:
Shep Pettibone (track 8)
additional producer:
Shep Pettibone (track 8)
arranger:
David Motion (track 15)
assistant engineer:
Alan Moulder (producer and engineer) (track 4)
background vocals:
Rose McDowall (track 15)
background vocals [backing vocals]:
Jimmy Chambers (track 10)
Jimmy Helms (track 10)
composer:
Paul Davis (UK keyboardist for Happy Mondays) (track 5)
Mark Day (from Happy Mondays) (track 5)
Barry Harris (of Thunderpuss; Canadian producer, DJ, remixer, singer and songwriter) (track 12)
Paul Ryder (track 5)
Shaun Ryder (track 5)
Joe South (track 12)
Gary Whelan (track 5)
Clifton Davis (track 8)
Ivan Doroschuk (Men Without Hats) (track 19)
John Foxx (track 20)
Roddy Frame (track 3)
Mick Hucknall (lead singer of Simply Red) (track 11)
Mark James (Francis Rodney Zambon, composer of "Suspicious Minds") (track 7)
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 9)
Lol Mason (track 18)
Mark Tibenham (track 18)
Tanita Tikaram (track 14)
Karl Wallinger (track 6)
engineer:
Clive Langer (track 10)
David Motion (track 15)
Colin Thurston (track 9)
Alan Winstanley (track 10)
Flood (British producer Mark Ellis) (track 4)
John Loder (track 4)
Trig (track 15)
lead vocals:
Rose McDowall (track 15)
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 9)
lyricist:
Clifton Davis (track 8)
Ivan Doroschuk (Men Without Hats) (track 19)
John Foxx (track 20)
Roddy Frame (track 3)
Mick Hucknall (lead singer of Simply Red) (track 11)
Mark James (Francis Rodney Zambon, composer of "Suspicious Minds") (track 7)
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 9)
Lol Mason (track 18)
Mark Tibenham (track 18)
Tanita Tikaram (track 14)
Karl Wallinger (track 6)
mixer:
Steve Peck (track 8)
producer:
John Brand (engineer) (track 3)
Bernie Clarke (track 3)
Tom Gerencser (track 12)
Stephen Hague (track 8)
Clive Langer (track 10)
Ray Manzarek (track 2)
David Motion (track 15)
Colin Thurston (track 9)
Alan Winstanley (track 10)
vocals:
Jill Bryson (track 15)
Jim Reid (Jesus and Mary Chain) (track 4)
William Reid (track 4)
Bananarama (track 16)
Roddy Frame (track 3)
writer:
Matt Aitken (track 16)
Jill Bryson (track 15)
Sara Dallin (track 16)
John Densmore (track 2)
Marcella Detroit (track 13)
Siobhan Fahey (tracks 13, 16)
Richard Feldman (track 13)
Gillian Gilbert (track 1)
Stephen Hague (track 1)
Peter Hook (track 1)
Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors) (track 2)
Ray Manzarek (track 2)
Rose McDowall (track 15)
Stephen Morris (New Order) (track 1)
Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors) (track 2)
Peter O’Toole (bassist and mandolinist) (track 10)
Jim Reid (Jesus and Mary Chain) (track 4)
William Reid (track 4)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 16)
Bernard Sumner (track 1)
Pete Waterman (track 16)
Keren Woodward (track 16)
Liam Ó Maonlaí (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
A Korova Recording (track 15)
WEA Records Ltd (Hong Kong holding company from 1978 to 1990) (track 4)
WEA Records Ltd. (holding company based in the UK) (track 15)
London Records 90 Ltd. (renamed on 26th Aug 2011 as Warner Records 90 Ltd.) (1987) (track 16)
publisher:
All Boys Music Ltd. (track 16)
Be Music (New Order’s own publishing company) (track 1)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 8)
Island Music (Island Music Ltd.) (track 20)
Notting Hill Music (track 1)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 16)
Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (track 15)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 16)
mixed at:
recorded at:
part of:
Anti-Hit List: March 18, 1996 (number: 9) (track 9)
arrangements:
The Avenue (track 18)
cover recording of:
People Are Strange (track 2)
Suspicious Minds (track 7)
is the basis for:
Love in the Factory (track 16)
Never Goodbye (track 8)
神仙也移民 (track 16)
later parody versions:
Tasty Plants (track 19)
The Brady Bunch (“Weird Al” version) (track 19)
later translated versions:
Since Yesterday (Japanese lyrics) (track 15)
第一級恋愛罪 (track 16)
later versions:
recording of:
Don’t Go (Hothouse Flowers song) (track 10)
Good Tradition (track 14)
Heartache Avenue (track 18)
New Song (track 9)
Oblivious (track 3)
Ship of Fools (track 6)
Since Yesterday (track 15)
Some Candy Talking (track 4)
The Right Thing (track 11)
The Safety Dance (track 19)
True Faith (track 1)
Underpass (track 20)
You're History (track 13)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Dance (track 15)