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Label: Virgin/EMI - Catalog #: 520256

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Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Under Pressure Queen and David Bowie 4.4 4:04
2 Vienna Ultravox 2 4:37
3 Ghost Town The Specials 4 3:39
4 One in Ten UB40 4 4:31
5 The Tide Is High Blondie 4.8 3:50
6 Girls on Film Duran Duran 4.25 3:29
7 Tainted Love Soft Cell 4 2:38
8 Love Action (I Believe in Love) Human League 3:51
9 ABBA Medley Starsound 4:33
10 Chant No 1 (I Don’t Need This Pressure On) Spandau Ballet 4 4:02
11 Yellow Pearl (Top of the Pops Theme) Phil Lynott 2:57
12 Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) David Bowie 3.25 5:09
13 Under Your Thumb Godley and Creme 3:40
14 Fade to Grey Visage 5 3:50
15 Tears Are Not Enough ABC 3:30
16 It’s My Party Dave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin 4 3:47
17 Souvenir Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark 3.35 3:36
18 Chariots of Fire Vangelis 3.65 3:32
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 In the Air Tonight Phil Collins 4.15 5:30
2 Jealous Guy Roxy Music 4:52
3 A Good Year for the Roses Elvis Costello 4 3:07
4 Labelled With Love Squeeze 4:34
5 That’s Entertainment The Jam 5 3:32
6 The Return of the Los Palmas 7 Madness 2 2:03
7 Kids in America Kim Wilde 4.35 3:24
8 Reward The Teardrop Explodes 5 2:42
9 Gloria U2 4.2 4:09
10 Sgt. Rock (Is Going to Help Me) XTC 5 3:36
11 While You See a Chance Steve Winwood 5:08
12 When She Was My Girl Four Tops 5 3:21
13 Get Down on It Kool & The Gang 5 4:50
14 Razzamatazz Quincy Jones 3 4:14
15 Being With You Smokey Robinson 5 3:57
16 Body Talk Imagination 3:39
17 One Day in Your Life Michael Jackson 3 4:13
18 Endless Love Diana Ross & Lionel Richie 3.65 4:27

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Tony Visconti (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 12)
electric bass guitar:
George Murray (American bass guitarist) (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 12)
drums (drum set):
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
Clem Burke (track 5)
Warren Cann (track 2)
bass guitar:
John Deacon (track 1)
Mark Lickley (track 15)
Nigel Harrison (track 5)
finger snaps:
John Deacon (track 1)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 1)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
finger snaps and handclaps:
David Bowie (track 1)
synthesizer:
David Bowie (track 1)
guitar:
John Deacon (track 1)
Chris Stein (track 5)
Midge Ure (track 2)
Frank Infante (track 5)
Carlos Alomar (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 12)
Robert Fripp (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 12)
bass:
Chris Cross (UK bassist for Ultravox) (track 2)
John Deacon (track 1)
timpani:
Chris Stein (track 5)
electric guitar:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 1)
percussion:
Dennis Davis (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 12)
keyboard:
John Deacon (track 1)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Jimmy Destri (track 5)
David Bowie (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 12)
keyboard and violin:
Billy Currie (track 2)
electronic instruments and other instruments:
Dave Ball (UK electronic musician, part of Soft Cell) (track 7)
piano:
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
handclaps:
John Deacon (track 1)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 1)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
trombone:
Andy Gray (Played Trombone for ABC) (track 15)
Rico Rodriguez (Jamaican trombonist) (track 3)
additional writer:
Howard Barrett (track 5)
Tyrone Evans (track 5)
arranger:
Vangelis (Greek composer of electronic, new age and classical) (track 18)
assistant engineer:
Larry Alexander (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 12)
Jeff Hendrickson (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 12)
background vocals:
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
Clem Burke (track 5)
Jimmy Destri (track 5)
Nigel Harrison (track 5)
Frank Infante (track 5)
composer:
Chris Cross (UK bassist for Ultravox) (track 2)
Billy Currie (track 2)
Midge Ure (track 2)
Vangelis (Greek composer of electronic, new age and classical) (tracks 18, 18)
David Bowie (track 12)
Ian Burden (track 8)
Warren Cann (track 2)
Ed Cobb (track 7)
Jerry Dammers (track 3)
Gary Kemp (track 10)
Philip Oakey (track 8)
conductor:
Nic Raine (track 18)
engineer:
Colin Thurston (track 6)
Lenise Bent (track 5)
Paul Hardiman (track 7)
Gary Langan (track 15)
Raphael Preston (track 18)
John A. Rivers (track 3)
Raine Shine (track 18)
John Walker (technical) (track 18)
guest percussion:
Alex Acuña (track 5)
Ollie Brown (US drummer, session musician & record producer) (track 5)
Emil Richards (track 5)
instruments arranger:
Jimmie Haskell (track 5)
lead vocals:
Martin Fry (track 15)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
David Bowie (track 1)
Deborah Harry (track 5)
David Bowie (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 12)
lyricist:
Billy Currie (track 2)
Midge Ure (track 2)
David Bowie (track 12)
Ian Burden (track 8)
Warren Cann (track 2)
Ed Cobb (track 7)
Jerry Dammers (track 3)
Gary Kemp (track 10)
Philip Oakey (track 8)
mixer:
Harvey Goldberg (track 7)
orchestra:
performer:
Queen (UK rock group) (track 1)
David Bowie (track 1)
producer:
Steve Brown (engineer/music producer) (track 15)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 5)
Trevor Horn (track 15)
M. Howlett (track 17)
The Human League (track 8)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 1)
Conny Plank (German producer and sound engineer) (track 2)
Queen (UK rock group) (track 1)
Martin Rushent (track 8)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
Mike Thorne (UK producer & keyboardist) (track 7)
Colin Thurston (track 6)
UB40 (track 4)
Ultravox (track 2)
Vangelis (Greek composer of electronic, new age and classical) (track 18)
Tony Visconti (track 12)
David Bowie (tracks 1, 12)
recording engineer:
David Bowie (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 12)
Tony Visconti (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 12)
vocals:
Paul Humphreys (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) (track 17)
Midge Ure (track 2)
Marc Almond (English pop singer and songwriter) (track 7)
David Bowie (track 1)
writer:
Jim Brown (UB40 drummer) (track 4)
Ali Campbell (UB40's former vocalist) (track 4)
Robin Campbell (track 4)
Martin Cooper (OMD and The Listening Pool) (track 17)
Lol Creme (track 13)
Billy Currie (track 14)
John Deacon (track 1)
Anne Dudley (track 15)
Earl Falconer (track 4)
Martin Fry (track 15)
John Gluck, Jr. (track 16)
Kevin Godley (track 13)
Wally Gold (track 16)
Seymour Gottlieb (track 16)
Norman Hassan (track 4)
John Holt (track 5)
Paul Humphreys (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) (track 17)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 6)
Mark Lickley (track 15)
Phil Lynott (track 11)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 1)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Chris Payne (UK keyboards/viola for Gary Numan/Visage/Dramatis) (track 14)
Nick Rhodes (track 6)
Stephen Singleton (track 15)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 6)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 6)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 6)
Brian Travers (track 4)
Midge Ure (tracks 11, 14)
Michael Virtue (track 4)
Herb Weiner (track 16)
Mark White (ABC/Vice Versa) (track 15)
Terence Wilson (aka Astro of UB40) (track 4)
David Bowie (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Chrysalis Records (1980) (track 5)
David R. Jones (Jones Music subsidiary) (1981) (track 1)
Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (1981) (track 1)
Mercury Records Ltd. (London) (for copyrights use only) (1981) (track 7)
Phonogram Ltd. (1981) (track 15)
Queen Productions Ltd. (company and copyright holder, do not use as an imprint or release label) (1981) (track 1)
Raincloud Productions Ltd. (1981) (track 1)
Spheric B.V. (1981) (track 18)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1981) (track 8)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (1981) (track 18)
Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (1992) (track 12)
Tintoretto Music (1992) (track 12)
Queen Productions Ltd. (company and copyright holder, do not use as an imprint or release label) (2011) (track 1)
publisher:
Bewlay Bros. Music (track 1)
Chappell Music (track 11)
Dinsong Limited (track 8)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (tracks 18, 18)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 1, 12)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 8)
Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (track 1)
Mood Music Ltd. (track 2)
Queen Music Ltd. (track 1)
RZO Music Ltd (track 12)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 12)
Tintoretto Music (tracks 1, 12)
mixed at:
SARM Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1982) (track 15)
recorded at:
Good Earth Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 12)
Power Station Studios in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 12)
Mountain Studio in Montreux, Vaud, Switzerland (1981-06 – 1982-03) (track 1)
Musicland Studios in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1981-06 – 1982-03) (track 1)
DJ-mixes:
Live From WLION by The Lions (2012) (track 3)
has remixes:
Love Action (part of a “FabricLive 47: Toddla T” DJ‐mix) by Philly (track 8)
mash-ups:
Chwaraeon Soft by Y Lladron (track 7)
Tainted Jesus (Soft Cell vs. Depeche Mode) (part of “Bootie Goes Goth” DJ-mix) by DJ Lobsterdust (track 7)
Under Ice by Stark Effect (track 1)
music videos:
sampled by:
Come Again by The Kleptones (track 1)
Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice (track 1)
SOS (radio edit) by Rihanna (track 7)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 217) (track 3)
arrangements:
Chariots of Fire (piano version) (tracks 18, 18)
cover recording of:
Chariots of Fire (title theme of the 1981 film) (track 18)
It’s My Party (track 16)
Tainted Love (track 7)
The Tide Is High (track 5)
has revision:
is the basis for:
Ice Ice Baby (track 1)
Race to the End (song version of Chariots of Fire: Titles) (tracks 18, 18)
SOS (track 7)
Shoot the Dog (track 8)
later parody versions:
Faithless Love (track 7)
Tainted Pub (track 7)
later translated parody versions:
Spikre paller (track 16)
later translated versions:
Böser Sex (track 7)
C’est ma fête (track 16)
Falso amor (track 7)
It’s My Party (Japanese version) (track 16)
Leva livet (track 16)
On mun bailut (track 16)
Oon su auto (Punainen Alfa Romeo) (track 16)
later versions:
One in Ten (808 state version) (track 4)
The Tide Is High (Get the Feeling) (new bridge & lyrics for Atomic Kitten) (track 5)
part of:
Baby It’s You! (jukebox musical, book by Floyd Mutrux and Colin Escott) (track 16)
We Will Rock You (Queen musical) (track 1)
We Will Rock You (German version of the Queen musical) (track 1)
recording of:
Chariots of Fire (title theme of the 1981 film) (track 18)
Fade to Grey (track 14)
Ghost Town (track 3)
Girls on Film (track 6)
One in Ten (original UB40 version) (track 4)
Souvenir (track 17)
Under Pressure (track 1)
Under Your Thumb (track 13)
Vienna (track 2)
Yellow Pearl (track 11)
Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) (1980-02 – 1980-04) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Paul Weller (1980-10-22) (track 5)
drums (drum set):
Larry Mullen, Jr. (track 9)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 1)
Chris North (UK drummer of The Enid) (1980 – 1981) (track 7)
bass guitar:
Adam Clayton (track 9)
John Giblin (1980) (track 1)
Martin Russell (recording engineer, producer, composer & musician) (1980 – 1981) (track 7)
Bruce Foxton (1980-10-22) (track 5)
trumpet:
Jerry Hey (track 14)
violin family:
Sharokav (1980) (track 1)
tambourine:
Rick Buckler (1980-10-22) (track 5)
synthesizer:
Greg Phillinganes (track 14)
synthesizer arranger:
Jerry Hey (track 14)
Quincy Jones (track 14)
Rod Temperton (track 14)
guitar:
The Edge (U2 guitarist David Evans) (track 9)
Daryl Stuermer (1980) (track 1)
Francis Lickerish (1980 – 1981) (track 7)
James Stevenson (1980 – 1981) (track 7)
Steve Stewart (1980 – 1981) (track 7)
Ricky Wilde (1980 – 1981) (track 7)
bass:
John Giblin (track 1)
electric piano:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 14)
electric guitar [backwards]:
Paul Weller (1980-10-22) (track 5)
brass arranger:
Jerry Hey (track 14)
snare drum:
Rick Buckler (1980-10-22) (track 5)
keyboard:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 1)
Robert John Godfrey (member of The Enid) (1980 – 1981) (track 7)
Calvin Hayes (1980 – 1981) (track 7)
Ricky Wilde (1980 – 1981) (track 7)
drum machine:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 1)
drum machine, drums (drum set), Rhodes piano, synthesizer and vocoder:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (1980) (track 1)
additional guest performer:
Diana Ross (track 18)
arranger:
Gene Page (track 18)
assistant engineer:
John Clarke (engineer, associated with Steve Winwood) (track 11)
Nick Launay (track 1)
Karen Segal (engineer) (track 1)
assistant producer:
Hugh Padgham (track 1)
background vocals:
Kasey Cisyk (track 14)
Yvonne Lewis (track 14)
Ricky Wilde (1980 – 1981) (track 7)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Patti Austin (track 14)
composer:
Renee Armand (track 17)
Julian Cope (track 8)
Alan Gill (track 8)
Glenn Tilbrook (track 4)
Jerry Chesnut (track 3)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 1)
Will Jennings (track 11)
John Lennon (The Beatles) (track 2)
Andrew Partridge (track 10)
Lionel Richie (track 18)
Smokey Robinson (track 15)
Paul Weller (track 5)
Steve Winwood (track 11)
engineer:
Hugh Padgham (track 1)
Stephen Stewart (engineer, guitarist of The Enid) (track 7)
Steve Stewart (track 7)
Steve Winwood (track 11)
lead vocals:
Bono (singer of U2) (track 9)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 1)
Elvis Costello (track 3)
Kim Wilde (1980 – 1981) (track 7)
Paul Weller (1980-10-22) (track 5)
lyricist:
Samuel F. Brown III (track 17)
Jerry Chesnut (track 3)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 1)
Chris Difford (track 4)
Will Jennings (track 11)
John Lennon (The Beatles) (track 2)
Andrew Partridge (track 10)
Lionel Richie (track 18)
Smokey Robinson (track 15)
Paul Weller (track 5)
Steve Winwood (track 11)
mixer:
Steve Winwood (track 11)
Bob Clearmountain (track 2)
Guy Costa (track 18)
producer:
Rhett Davies (track 2)
Bryan Ferry (track 2)
The Jam (late 70s/early 80s UK punk/mod revival band) (track 5)
Clive Langer (track 8)
Steve Lillywhite (track 9)
Hugh Padgham (track 1)
Roxy Music (track 2)
Billy Sherrill (US songwriter/producer/arranger) (track 3)
Ricky Wilde (track 7)
Alan Winstanley (track 8)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 1)
Lionel Richie (track 18)
Steve Winwood (track 11)
programming:
Ian Underwood (track 14)
recording engineer:
Reggie Dozier (track 18)
vocals:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (1980) (track 1)
Bruce Foxton (1980-10-22) (track 5)
vocals arranger:
Rod Temperton (track 14)
writer:
Mike Barson (track 6)
Mark Bedford (track 6)
Ronald Bell (track 13)
Marc Blatte (track 12)
Bono (singer of U2) (track 9)
Adam Clayton (track 9)
The Edge (U2 guitarist David Evans) (track 9)
Larry Gottlieb (track 12)
Ashley Ingram (track 16)
Leee John (track 16)
Steve Jolley (track 16)
Kool & The Gang (track 13)
Larry Mullen, Jr. (track 9)
Tony Swain (track 16)
James “J.T.” Taylor (US R&B vocalist for Kool & the Gang) (track 13)
Marty Wilde (track 7)
Ricky Wilde (track 7)
Daniel Woodgate (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Cherry Red Records Ltd (Do not use as label, use only for copyright and distribution credits.) (track 7)
Polydor Ltd. (UK) (not for release label use! aka Polydor Ltd. or Polydor Ltd. (London), fka Polydor Records Ltd.) (track 5)
Motown Record Company, L.P. (1981) (track 18)
R&B Division Ltd (1981) (track 16)
publisher:
Brockman Music (track 18)
Imagem Music (track 1)
Jobete Music (track 15)
Lenono Music (track 2)
PGP Music (track 18)
Stylist Music Ltd. (track 5)
Universal (plain logo: “Universal”) (track 16)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 16)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 18)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (1974 –) (track 17)
And Son Music Ltd. (1980 –) (track 5)
engineered at:
mixed at:
RAK in London, England, United Kingdom (track 7)
recorded at:
edits:
has remixes:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
I Can Feel It (explicit) by DMX (track 1)
In the Air by Cookin’ Soul & Le$ (track 1)
Off the Wall by Skillz (track 13)
One Mic by Nas (track 1)
Razzmatazz by Drew Sky (track 14)
Victor by Syndicate (track 7)
part of:
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 55) (track 7)
cover recording of:
Jealous Guy (track 2)
is the basis for:
In the Air (track 1)
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
Heil Humppa (track 7)
later translated versions:
Eenmaal komt de dag (track 17)
Jaloerse gast (track 2)
Kaupungin lapset (track 7)
recording of:
Being With You (track 15)
Body Talk (track 16)
Endless Love (track 18)
Get Down on It (track 13)
Gloria (track 9)
Labelled With Love (track 4)
Reward (track 8)
In the Air Tonight (1980) (track 1)
Kids in America (1980 – 1981) (track 7)
That’s Entertainment (1980-10-22) (track 5)
revision of:
Child of Nature (track 2)