Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.2 Relax (7" version) 3:56 Relax Frankie Goes to Hollywood ZTT (also for “Z” logo of ZTT Records aka ZANG / Zang Tuum Tumb/Zang Tumb Tuum) 0-96975
2.1 Relax 3:56 Now That’s What I Call Music II Various Artists Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) NOW2
2.1 Relax 3:56 Now That′s What I Call Music II Various Artists Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) TCNOW2
2.3 Relax ?:?? Hit Connection 84 Various Artists EVA Belgium
1.5 Relax 3:56 Welcome to the Pleasuredome Frankie Goes to Hollywood Island (imprint of Island Records, a division of Universal Music Group) 90232-1-H
1.5 Relax 3:56 Welcome to the Pleasuredome Frankie Goes to Hollywood ZTT (also for “Z” logo of ZTT Records aka ZANG / Zang Tuum Tumb/Zang Tumb Tuum) XD-302419
1.18 Relax 3:55 Les Années New Wave Various Artists PolyGram 845 751-2
1.1 Relax 3:57 Relax Frankie Goes to Hollywood ZTT (also for “Z” logo of ZTT Records aka ZANG / Zang Tuum Tumb/Zang Tumb Tuum) FGTH 1CD 4509-93384-2
1.6 Relax 3:55 The Greatest Hits of 1993 Various Artists Telstar Records (UK, mostly compilations) TCD 2663
1.6 Relax 3:56 Absolute Music 4 Various Artists EVA Records (Denmark) 8393762
1.3 Relax 3:55 Now That’s What I Call Music! 26 Various Artists NOW (Virgin/Poly (Univ)/EMI compilation series) 7243 8 28272 2 1, CD NOW 26
1.3 Relax 3:55 Now That’s What I Call Music! 26 Various Artists NOW (Virgin/Poly (Univ)/EMI compilation series) TCNOW26
1.3 Relax 3:55 Now That’s What I Call Music! 26 Various Artists NOW (Virgin/Poly (Univ)/EMI compilation series) NOW 26
1.1 Relax 3:57 Bang!... The Greatest Hits of Frankie Goes to Hollywood Frankie Goes to Hollywood ZTT (also for “Z” logo of ZTT Records aka ZANG / Zang Tuum Tumb/Zang Tumb Tuum) 4509-93912-2
2.16 Relax 3:54 Het beste uit de Mega Top 50 van '93 Various Artists Magnum (Dutch Joint Venture from 1990-1997)
1.13 Relax 3:58 The Greatest Hits '93, Volume 4 Various Artists Magnum (Dutch Joint Venture from 1990-1997) 516565-2
1.3 Relax 3:57 Welcome to the Pleasuredome Frankie Goes to Hollywood Warner Music UK Ltd. (not for release label use!), ZTT (also for “Z” logo of ZTT Records aka ZANG / Zang Tuum Tumb/Zang Tumb Tuum) 4509-94745-2
1.15 Relax 3:53 Dance to the Max Various Artists Virgin TV VTCD 24
1.18 Relax 3:54 Pop Giganten: Hits der 80er, Volume II Various Artists Ariola 74321 20388 2
1.12 Relax 3:55 Start: The Best of British Various Artists Dino Entertainment DINCD 92
1.1 Relax 3:56 Pop & Wave, Volume 5: The Neverending 80's Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) COL 478012 2
1.22 Relax 3:53 100% Summer Various Artists Telstar Records (UK, mostly compilations) TCD2730
1.7 Relax 3:56 Awesome ’80s Various Artists Warner Special Products, Razor & Tie OPCD-4551
1.7 Relax 3:56 Awesome ’80s Various Artists Warner Special Products, Razor & Tie OPCD-4551
1.1 Relax 3:52 Bang!... The Greatest Hits of Frankie Goes to Hollywood Frankie Goes to Hollywood
1.1 Relax 3:57 Bang!… The Greatest Hits of Frankie Goes to Hollywood Frankie Goes to Hollywood Atlantic (Warner Music imprint) 82587-2
1.7 Relax 3:54 Party Power Pack, Volume 3 Various Artists Polystar (Germany) 525 100-2
1.7 Relax 3:57 Sounds of the Eighties: 1985 Various Artists Warner Special Products, Time-Life Music OPCD-2731, R988-02
2.18 Relax 3:55 The Best of 1980-1990, Volume 9 Various Artists Electrola 7243 8 28914 2 0
2.3 Relax 3:55 The Greatest No.1s of the 80s Various Artists Pure Music (UK label) PMCD7003
1.12 Relax 3:59 The No. 1 Hits 1984 Various Artists SR International 79 612 8
1.5 Relax 3:56 The Ultimate Eighties Various Artists PolyGram TV (a division of PolyGram Record Operations Ltd.) 516 831-2
1.2 Relax 3:56 Totally 80s 1+2 Various Artists Insight (Polygram sublabel) 525 350-2
2.1 Relax 3:57 Very Best of the 80's, Volume 3 Various Artists EastWest Records America (this label only briefly used between 1990–91, please read annotations before use) 9548-32782-2
1.4 Relax 3:57 Alterno‐Daze: 80s Survival of the Fittest Various Artists Rebound Records 314 520 324-4
1.1 Relax 3:57 World of Dance: New Wave: The 80’s Various Artists Rebound Records 314 520 354-2, 314 520354-2
1.1 Relax 4:02 Just Can’t Get Enough: New Wave Hits of the ’80s, Volume 13 Various Artists Rhino (reissue label) R2 71976
1.11 Relax 3:57 Only Dance 1985-1989 Various Artists JCI JCD-3150
1.13 Relax 3:55 The Best 80's Album in the World... Ever! Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCD 68
1.9 Relax 3:56 Fetenhits: The Real Classics Various Artists Polystar (Germany) 535 173-2
1.3 Relax 3:56 Absolute 80's, Volume 3: 84/85 Various Artists EVA Records ANS (Norway) EVACD 115
1.4 Relax 3:57 Alterno‐Daze: 80’s Survival of the Fittest Various Artists Rebound Records 440 060 1213
2.14 Relax 3:55 Het Beste uit de Top 100 Allertijden: Editie ’95 Various Artists EVA (for use with NL/BE/FR releases only. see annotation) 261852 74321
1.9 Relax 3:56 Top of the Spot 2 Various Artists PolyGram Italia s.r.l. (not for release label use!)
1.6 Relax 3:56 Variété Internationale Various Artists Club Dial
1.11 Relax 3:56 The No. 1 Eighties Album Various Artists PolyGram TV (a division of PolyGram Record Operations Ltd.) 535 683-2
1.4 Relax 3:56 25 Years of Number 1 Hits, Volume 7: 1984/1985 Various Artists Connoisseur Collection WONE CD 07
2.15 Relax 3:54 100% Christmas / 100% New Year's Party Various Artists Telstar Records (UK, mostly compilations) TCD 2878
1.2 Relax 3:55 Before Techno Various Artists PolyGram 535752-2
1.1 Relax 3:56 Retro Night Various Artists wea (has logo with just "wea" on it) WTVD 34695
1.1 Relax 3:53 Shine On the 80's Volume II Various Artists Helicon Records 535014-2
1.1 Relax 3:58 This Is the 80s Various Artists Warner Music UK Ltd. (not for release label use!) 9548-34205-2
1.18 Relax 3:54 18 New Wave Classics, Volume 2 Various Artists JCI, Warner Special Products JCD-3196, OPCD-1781
3.1 Relax 3:54 Los 100 mayores éxitos de los 80 Various Artists Arcade Music Company España, S.A. (not for release label use! ES branch of Dutch "Arcade" label) 3201282
2.10 Relax 3:54 The No. 1 Dance Party Album Various Artists PolyGram 555058-2, 555059-2
2.1 Relax 3:52 The Eighties Mix Various Artists Global Television RADMC85
1.14 Relax 3:55 Fantastic 80s! 2 Various Artists Sony Music TV SONYTV45CD
1.1 Relax 3:57 Bang!... The Greatest Hits of Frankie Goes to Hollywood Frankie Goes to Hollywood ZTT (also for “Z” logo of ZTT Records aka ZANG / Zang Tuum Tumb/Zang Tumb Tuum) ZTT108CD
2.1 Relax 3:55 Fetenkult: Wave to the 80's Various Artists Ariola 74321 60721 2
2.5 Relax 3:56 The Biggest 80’s Hits in the World… Ever! Various Artists Virgin TV 218
1.1 Relax 3:59 Eighties Assortment Various Artists
3.9 Relax 3:56 Back to the 80’s: De Hits uit de Jaren ’80, Volume 3 Various Artists Sony Music Media 491879-2
1.18 Relax 3:55 Blast From the Past Various Artists Warner.ESP 9548 36934-2
1.2 Relax 3:55 80's Comeback Various Artists Sony Music Media 985828 2
1.12 Relax 3:56 Cosmopolitan Music: Club Cosmo Through the Decades Various Artists K‐tel (International budget record label) 6337-2
1.3 Relax 3:51 De Pre Historie 1984, Volume 2 Various Artists EVA Belgium 74321 56644 2
1.3 Relax 3:56 De Pre Historie: De Jaren 80, Volume 2: 84 Various Artists EVA (for use with NL/BE/FR releases only. see annotation)
2.3 Relax 3:55 Goud van oud: 36 All-Time Eighties Classics Various Artists PolyGram TV (a division of PolyGram Nederland B.V.) 555 916-2
2.19 Relax 3:54 Party Various Artists PolyGram TV (a division of PolyGram Record Operations Ltd.) 565 448 2
2.1 Relax 3:56 The All Time Greatest Rock Songs of the 60s, 70s, 80s & 90s Various Artists
1.1 Relax 3:56 The Best of the Eighties: Forty Tracks, Original Hits Various Artists Arcade (record label founded in 1970s by Herman Heinsbroek; use this as its universal imprint) 9100187
1.2 Relax 3:55 The Classic Eighties Mix Various Artists Startel Entertainment STELCD0055
1.3 Relax 3:57 Welcome to the Pleasuredome Frankie Goes to Hollywood ZTT (also for “Z” logo of ZTT Records aka ZANG / Zang Tuum Tumb/Zang Tumb Tuum) UD-53199
1.10 Relax 3:53 Thump'n New Wave Rock-N-Ingles Various Artists
1.1 Relax 3:56 Pop & Wave, Volume 5: The Neverending 80s Various Artists Sony Music Media SMM 478012 9
2.4 Relax 3:55 Modern 80’s: The Best of Discopop, Volume 3 Various Artists Polystar (Germany) 564 413-2
2.1 Relax 3:52 The Eighties Mix Various Artists Global Television RADCD85
1.6 Relax 3:55 Now That’s What I Call Music! 1983: The Millennium Series Various Artists Universal (plain logo: "Universal"), Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) 7243 5 20262 2 7, NOWMIL 1983
1.13 Relax 3:54 Pure 80's Various Artists UTV Records 314 564 809-2
1.1 Relax 3:56 The 80s Nightclubbing Various Artists
2.19 Relax 3:55 Celebration 2000 Various Artists Universal Music TV (UK) 545 066-2
2.12 Relax 3:55 25 ans de tubes, Volume 3 Various Artists PolyGram 940 171-2
1.1 Relax 3:57 Peter's Pop Hits 84-85 Various Artists ZYX Music
2.2 Relax 3:53 The Best 80's Album in the World... Ever! Volume 2 Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) CDBEST(WLMD) 18
4.3 Relax 3:58 The Century of Rock: The Greatest Ever Hits of Rock Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) LBSCD 022
1.8 Relax 3:53 The No1 80's Collection Various Artists Universal Music South Africa DGCD 011
1.3 Relax 3:57 Ultime 80's Various Artists
1.11 Relax 3:55 Party Mania - Endlich Wochenende Various Artists BMG (the former Bertelsmann Music Group, defunct since 2004-08-05; for releases dated 2008 and later, use "BMG Rights Management") 74321 73294 2
2.15 Relax 3:57 Hits @ Planet Earth Various Artists Planet Earth Recordings 99024
2.3 Relax 3:55 Young Guns Go for It: Heroes of the 80's Various Artists BBC Music, EMI (EMI Records, since 1972), Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) 7243 8 49806 2 7, VTDCD346
1.1 Relax 3:58 Maximum Joy Frankie Goes to Hollywood ZTT (also for “Z” logo of ZTT Records aka ZANG / Zang Tuum Tumb/Zang Tumb Tuum) ZTT165CD
1.1 Relax 3:56 More Greatest Hits of the 80's Various Artists Disky DB 854902
1.11 Relax 3:55 Music of the Millennium 2 Various Artists Universal Music TV (UK) Disc 1: 560231-2, Disc 2: 560232-2, Set No. 560230-2
1.9 Relax 4:00 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of the 80's Various Artists Hip‐O Records 314 524 927-2
1.1 Relax 3:58 Maximum Joy Frankie Goes to Hollywood avex trax AVICD60113-4
Promotion
2.2 Relax 3:57 80s on the Edge Various Artists EMI‐Capitol Music Special Markets 72435-23275-2-2
Bootleg
1.14 Relax 3:56 Braun MTV Eurochart: November 1993 Various Artists
(unknown)
1.3 Relax 3:56 Les incontournables des années 80, Volume 1 Various Artists
1.10 Relax 3:56 1984 - Die Stars - Die Hits - Die Facts Various Artists Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation) 39621 8
1.15 Relax 3:55 Barney Simon Mix: 1980-2000 - Volume 1 Various Artists

Relationships

drumset: Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood)
bass guitar: Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood)
guitar: Brian Nash
additional producer: Stephen Lipson
conductor: Stuart Bruce
guest percussion: Luis Jardim
guest keyboard: Anne Dudley
Andrew Richards (Strawbs keyboard player/record producer)
lead vocals: Holly Johnson
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood)
Paul Rutherford (Member of Frankie Goes to Hollywood)
producer: Trevor Horn
mash-ups: Maiden Goes to Hollywood by Wax Audio
sampled by: Mope by Bloodhound Gang
recording of: Relax

Relax

composer: Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood)
Holly Johnson
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood)
lyricist: Holly Johnson
publisher: Perfect Songs Ltd.
later parody versions: Read Acts
later translated versions: Hey Max, pas de panique
referred to in medleys: Hooked on Polkas