Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Uptown Girl Billy Joel 4.15 3:16
2 Red Red Wine UB40 3.5 3:01
3 Karma Chameleon Culture Club 3.8 3:57
4 Is There Something I Should Know Duran Duran 2.5 4:07
5 I’m Still Standing Elton John 3.65 3:01
6 Relax Frankie Goes to Hollywood 3.85 3:55
7 Let’s Dance David Bowie 4.25 4:09
8 New Years Day U2 4.65 4:18
9 Beat Surrender The Jam 3:22
10 Stepping Out Joe Jackson 3:45
11 Give It Up KC & The Sunshine Band 4.35 4:09
12 I Won’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me Nik Kershaw 3:02
13 (Keep Feeling) Fascination The Human League 4 3:42
14 Temptation Heaven 17 3 3:06
15 Blue Monday New Order 3.35 7:25
16 I.O.U. Freeez 5 3:49
17 The Sun Goes Down (Livin’ It Up) Level 42 3:42
18 Nobody’s Diary Yazoo 5 4:28
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 True Spandau Ballet 3.65 5:29
2 Let’s Stay Together Tina Turner 3 3:37
3 Up Where We Belong Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes 3 3:52
4 Tonight I Celebrate My Love Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack 5 3:31
5 Moonlight Shadow Mike Oldfield 4 3:36
6 Cruel Summer Bananarama 4.5 3:29
7 Too Shy Kajagoogoo 4.25 3:43
8 Candy Girl New Edition 3:34
9 Electric Avenue Eddy Grant 5 3:42
10 They Don’t Know Tracey Ullman 3:01
11 Our House Madness 4 3:12
12 This Is Not a Love Song Public Image Limited 5 4:12
13 Dear Prudence Siouxsie and the Banshees 4.75 3:47
14 Speak Like a Child The Style Council 2 3:16
15 Pale Shelter Tears for Fears 4:09
16 Rip It Up Orange Juice 3:42
17 Our Lips Are Sealed Fun Boy Three 3 2:52
18 The Lovecats The Cure 3.9 3:39

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1983) (track 16)
electric bass guitar:
Doug Stegmeyer (bass player, aka Slug Douglas) (track 1)
Dee Murray (track 5)
drums (drum set):
Liberty DeVitto (US drummer) (track 1)
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 6)
Nigel Olsson (track 5)
Jon Moss (1983) (track 3)
bass guitar:
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 6)
Mikey Craig (1983) (track 3)
trumpet:
Martin Drover (track 9)
Luke Tunney (track 9)
synthesizer:
Elton John (track 5)
guitar:
Brian Nash (track 6)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 3)
harmonica:
Judd Lander (1983) (track 3)
electric guitar:
David Brown (guitarist for Billy Joel) (track 1)
Davey Johnstone (track 5)
percussion:
Jon Moss (1983) (track 3)
sitar:
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 3)
keyboard:
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 3)
piano:
Elton John (track 5)
Billy Joel (track 1)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 3)
electric sitar:
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (1983) (track 3)
additional producer:
Stephen Lipson (track 6)
assistant mixer:
Nile Rodgers (track 7)
David Bowie (track 7)
background vocals:
Afrodiziac (track 9)
Claudia Fontaine (vocals, background vocals) (track 9)
Davey Johnstone (track 5)
Dee Murray (track 5)
Nigel Olsson (track 5)
Tracie (Tracie Young) (track 9)
Caron Wheeler (track 9)
Helen Terry (1983) (track 3)
co-producer:
Duran Duran (English rock band) (track 4)
Ian Little (track 4)
composer:
Adam Clayton (track 8)
The Edge (U2 guitarist David Evans) (track 8)
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 6)
Elton John (track 5)
Alison Moyet (track 18)
Larry Mullen, Jr. (track 8)
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 6)
Bono (singer of U2) (track 8)
David Bowie (track 7)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 10)
Billy Joel (track 1)
Holly Johnson (track 6)
Nik Kershaw (track 12)
Paul Weller (track 9)
Neil Diamond (1967) (track 2)
conductor:
Stuart Bruce (track 6)
engineer:
Simon Humphrey (track 3)
Gordon Milne (track 3)
Mike Ross (engineer) (track 3)
Paul Thomas (Engineer) (track 8)
Jim Boyer (producer/engineer) (track 1)
Bob Clearmountain (track 7)
guest percussion:
Luis Jardim (track 6)
guest keyboard:
Anne Dudley (track 6)
Andrew Richards (Strawbs keyboard player/record producer) (track 6)
Phil Pickett (1983) (track 3)
lead vocals:
Elton John (track 5)
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 6)
David Bowie (track 7)
Billy Joel (track 1)
Holly Johnson (track 6)
Paul Rutherford (Member of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 6)
Boy George (1983) (track 3)
lyricist:
Bono (singer of U2) (track 8)
David Bowie (track 7)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 10)
Billy Joel (track 1)
Holly Johnson (track 6)
Nik Kershaw (track 12)
Bernie Taupin (track 5)
Paul Weller (track 9)
Neil Diamond (1967) (track 2)
mixer:
Steve Levine (track 3)
Ian Little (track 4)
Jon Moss (track 3)
Jim Boyer (producer/engineer) (track 1)
Bob Clearmountain (track 7)
Alex Sadkin (track 4)
performer:
Freeez (1983) (track 16)
producer:
B.E.F. (track 14)
Arthur Baker (American record producer and DJ) (track 16)
Larry Dunn (track 17)
Duran Duran (English rock band) (track 4)
Trevor Horn (track 6)
Steve Levine (track 3)
Steve Lillywhite (track 8)
Ian Little (track 4)
Daniel Miller (founder of Mute Records) (track 18)
New Order (UK synth pop band) (track 15)
Eric Radcliffe (track 18)
Phil Ramone (track 1)
Nile Rodgers (track 7)
Martin Rushent (track 13)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 5)
UB40 (track 2)
Greg Walsh (track 14)
Verdine White (track 17)
Peter Wilson (UK Producer) (track 9)
Yazoo (80s British synthpop duo, aka Yaz) (track 18)
David Bowie (track 7)
recording engineer:
Bill Price (UK producer/engineer) (track 5)
remixer:
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 13)
solo guitar:
Stevie Ray Vaughan (track 7)
vocals:
Carol Kenyon (track 14)
writer:
Wally Badarou (track 17)
Arthur Baker (American record producer and DJ) (track 16)
George O’Dowd (track 3)
Jo Callis (track 13)
Deborah Carter (track 11)
Harry Wayne Casey (track 11)
Mikey Craig (track 3)
Gillian Gilbert (track 15)
Phil Gould (track 17)
Glenn Gregory (track 14)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 3)
Peter Hook (track 15)
Mark King (track 17)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 4)
Mike Lindup (track 17)
Ian Craig Marsh (track 14)
Stephen Morris (New Order) (track 15)
Jon Moss (track 3)
Philip Oakey (track 13)
Phil Pickett (track 3)
Nick Rhodes (track 4)
John Robie (track 16)
Bernard Sumner (track 15)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 4)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 4)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 4)
Martyn Ware (track 14)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor Ltd. (UK) (not for release label use! aka Polydor Ltd. or Polydor Ltd. (London), fka Polydor Records Ltd.) (track 9)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1982) (track 11)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1983) (track 3)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2003) (track 3)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 11)
Joelsongs (track 1)
Mother Music (track 8)
Perfect Songs Ltd. (track 6)
RZO Music Ltd (track 7)
Stylist Music Ltd. (track 9)
Universal Music Publishing B.V. (Benelux subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 8)
Bang Records (US disco) (1968) (track 2)
BMG VM Music Ltd. (2013-05 –) (track 3)
mixed at:
AIR Studios (Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (track 5)
recorded at:
Phonogram Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1982-10) (track 9)
CBS Studios (London, 1972–1989) in London, England, United Kingdom (1983) (track 3)
AIR Studios Montserrat in Saint Peter, Montserrat (1983-06-26) (track 5)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Blue Monday / The Beach (part of “Get Yer Yo Yo’s Out” DJ-mix) by New Order (track 15)
music videos:
sampled by:
Give It Up (warm up) by Lulu (track 11)
Mope by Bloodhound Gang (track 6)
Shut Up and Drive by Rihanna (track 15)
samples:
Uranium by Kraftwerk (track 15)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 61) (track 15)
cover recording of:
Red Red Wine (track 2)
later parody versions:
Brown Wine (track 2)
Read Acts (track 6)
later translated versions:
Blue Monday (track 15)
Gärdettjej (track 1)
我愛你 (track 1)
recording of:
Blue Monday (track 15)
Give It Up (track 11)
I.O.U. (track 16)
Let’s Dance (track 7)
New Year’s Day (track 8)
Nobody’s Diary (track 18)
Relax (track 6)
Steppin' Out (track 10)
Temptation (track 14)
Uptown Girl (track 1)
Beat Surrender (1982-10) (track 9)
Karma Chameleon (1983) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Two Tribes / Relax (track 6)
Hooked on Polkas (track 6)

CD 2

acoustic guitar, electric guitar and synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track 5)
drums (drum set):
Andy Anderson (drummer for The Cure) (track 18)
Budgie (Banshees / Creatures drummer etc) (track 13)
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 5)
bass guitar:
Steven Severin (track 13)
Phil Spalding (track 5)
membranophone:
Zeke Manyika (track 14)
guitar:
Louie Shelton (track 3)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (tracks 13, 18)
Paul Weller (track 14)
guitar and keyboard:
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 18)
bass:
Phil Thornalley (track 18)
percussion:
Budgie (Banshees / Creatures drummer etc) (track 13)
Paulinho da Costa (track 3)
keyboard:
Robbie Buchanan (track 3)
Bobby Lyle (track 3)
Steven Severin (track 13)
Mick Talbot (track 14)
Laurence Tolhurst (track 18)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 13)
arranger:
Martin Atkins (UK drummer) (track 12)
John Lydon (track 12)
background vocals:
Tracie Young (Tracie Young) (track 14)
composer:
Chris Foreman (track 11)
Michael Jonzun (track 8)
Michael Masser (track 4)
Jack Nitzsche (track 3)
Buffy Sainte-Marie (track 3)
Maurice Starr (track 8)
Edwyn Collins (track 16)
Sara Dallin (track 6)
Siobhan Fahey (track 6)
Eddy Grant (track 9)
Steve Jolley (track 6)
Gary Kemp (track 1)
Kirsty MacColl (track 10)
Mike Oldfield (track 5)
Roland Orzabal (track 15)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 18)
Tony Swain (track 6)
Paul Weller (track 14)
Keren Woodward (track 6)
engineer:
Greg Walsh (track 2)
Walter Samuel (engineer) (track 2)
lead vocals:
Joe Cocker (track 3)
Siouxsie Sioux (track 13)
Jennifer Warnes (track 3)
Paul Weller (track 14)
Sara Dallin (1983-04) (track 6)
Siobhan Fahey (1983-04) (track 6)
Keren Woodward (1983-04) (track 6)
lyricist:
Edwyn Collins (track 16)
Sara Dallin (track 6)
Siobhan Fahey (track 6)
Gerry Goffin (track 4)
Eddy Grant (track 9)
Will Jennings (track 3)
Steve Jolley (track 6)
Gary Kemp (track 1)
Kirsty MacColl (track 10)
Mike Oldfield (track 5)
Roland Orzabal (track 15)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 18)
Carl Smyth (track 11)
Tony Swain (track 6)
Paul Weller (track 14)
Keren Woodward (track 6)
mixer:
Martin Atkins (UK drummer) (track 12)
John Lydon (track 12)
Chris Parry (track 18)
Phil Thornalley (track 18)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 18)
performer:
Limahl (track 7)
Spandau Ballet (track 1)
Bananarama (1983-04) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Mike Oldfield (2013) (track 5)
producer:
Martin Atkins (UK drummer) (track 12)
David Byrne (Talking Heads) (track 17)
Peter Collins (producer) (track 10)
Mike Hedges (UK producer/recording engineer) (track 13)
Michael Jonzun (track 8)
Stewart Levine (track 3)
John Lydon (track 12)
Steve Nye (track 18)
Chris Parry (track 18)
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 5)
Nick Rhodes (track 7)
Spandau Ballet (track 1)
Maurice Starr (track 8)
Phil Thornalley (track 18)
Colin Thurston (track 7)
Greg Walsh (track 2)
Martyn Ware (track 2)
Peter Wilson (UK Producer) (track 14)
Steve Jolley (tracks 1, 6)
Mike Oldfield (track 5)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 18)
Tony Swain (tracks 1, 6)
Paul Weller (track 14)
remixer:
Fun Boy Three (track 17)
Jeremy Green (track 17)
vocals:
Maggie Reilly (track 5)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 18)
writer:
Steve Askew (track 7)
Martin Atkins (UK drummer) (track 12)
Nick Beggs (track 7)
Al Green (track 2)
Terence Edward Hall (track 17)
Christopher Hamill (track 7)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (track 2)
John Lennon (The Beatles) (track 13)
Keith Levene (track 12)
John Lydon (track 12)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (track 13)
Willie Mitchell (US soul/R&B & funk producer, trumpeter & singer) (track 2)
Jez Strode (track 7)
Jane Wiedlin (track 17)
phonographic copyright by:
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 12)
London Records 90 Ltd. (renamed on 26th Aug 2011 as Warner Records 90 Ltd.) (1983) (track 6)
publisher:
APB Music Co. (tracks 18, 18)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 10)
Complete Music Ltd. (track 12)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 12)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 2)
Northern Songs Ltd. (track 13)
Reverb Music Ltd. (track 6)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 13)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 6)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–2019) (track 12)
recorded at:
DJ-mixes:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 448) (track 18)
cover recording of:
Dear Prudence (track 13)
Our Lips Are Sealed (track 17)
They Don’t Know (track 10)
later parody versions:
Dear Derpy (track 13)
Flatbush Avenue (track 9)
later translated versions:
月影 (track 5)
recording of:
Candy Girl (track 8)
Electric Avenue (track 9)
Moonlight Shadow (track 5)
Our House (track 11)
Pale Shelter (track 15)
Rip It Up (track 16)
Speak Like a Child (track 14)
The Lovecats (track 18)
Too Shy (track 7)
True (track 1)
Up Where We Belong (An Officer and a Gentleman) (track 3)
Cruel Summer (1983-04) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Elephant Love (aka Elephant Love Medley, from Moulin Rouge!) (track 3)
version of:
Love Song (track 12)

Release Group

part of:Now That’s What I Call Music! The Millennium Series (UK) (number: 1983) (order: 4)