Video Killed the Radio Star (single version)

~ Recording by Buggles

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.1 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:20 Video Killed the Radio Star Buggles Island (imprint of Island Records, a division of Universal Music Group) WIP 6524
1.16 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:26 Formula Thirty 2 Various Artists Phonogram 816-344-2
2.12 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:23 The Island Story: 1962-1987 25th Anniversary Various Artists Island (imprint of Island Records, a division of Universal Music Group) 442-842 901-2
1.6 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:25 Bonjour les 70 : 1978-79 Various Artists 845 682-4
1.6 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:25 Bonjour les 70 : 1978-79 Various Artists 845 682-2
1.4 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:18 De Pre Historie 1979 Various Artists BMG Ariola (not for release label use! company mostly named as distributor) 260.751
1.2 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:29 Les Années New Wave Various Artists PolyGram 845 751-2
1.7 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:23 Sounds of the Seventies: The Late '70s Various Artists Warner Special Products, Time-Life Music OPCD-2717, SOD-34
1.1 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:22 Video Killed the Radio Star / Living on Video (remix) Buggles / Trans‐X Unidisc (Canadian disco and dance music label) SP5-1594
1.8 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:29 Young at Heart Various Artists Sounds Direct SDC697/03
1.11 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:30 Just Can’t Get Enough: New Wave Hits of the ’80s, Volume 1 Various Artists Rhino (reissue label) R2 71694
2.20 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:24 70's Best Of: De Woodstock au Walkman Various Artists Versailles VER 475756 2
1.10 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:24 The 70's: 1979 Various Artists Time-Life Music TL 597/10
1.11 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:26 Teenage Kicks: 26 Classic New Wave Tracks Various Artists PolyTel 535 033 2
2.17 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:23 Totally 70's Various Artists PolyGram
2.12 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:21 Our Friends Electric Various Artists Telstar Records (UK, mostly compilations) TCD 2814
1.11 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:23 25 Years of Number 1 Hits, Volume 5: 1978/1979/1980 Various Artists Connoisseur Collection
2.4 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:22 '80's Retro Various Artists Warner Special Products OPCD-3536
1.17 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:23 The 70s: 18 Smash Hits Various Artists Time-Life Music TL597/31
2.4 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:23 The Very Best of Pop Music 1978-79 Various Artists Egmont Music Club EMC7879010
1.8 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:21 Atomic: Sounds of the Suburbs Various Artists Spectrum Music (budget label)
1.6 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:21 The Number One 70's Album Various Artists PolyGram TV (a division of PolyGram Record Operations Ltd.) 555 054-2
2.16 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:25 Fetenhits: The Real Classics, the 3rd Various Artists Polystar (Germany) 555 395-2
1.16 Video Killed The Radio Star 3:27 1979 - Die Stars - Die Hits - Die Facts Various Artists Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation) 39616 8
1.3 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:24 Choose 80s Various Artists Mercury Records (Universal Music Group)
1.9 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:27 Party Power Pack: Party Kult Various Artists Universal Marketing Group (Division specialised in marketing compilations)
2.20 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:24 Fantastic 80s! 2 Various Artists Sony Music TV SONYTV45CD
1.4 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:20 Fantastic 70's Various Artists Sony Music TV
1.1 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:26 One Hit Wonderful Various Artists PolyGram 555 953 2
1.1 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:21 One Shot ’80 Various Artists Universal (plain logo: "Universal") UMD77046
1.16 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:22 No. 1's of the Seventies Various Artists Spectrum Music (budget label) 544 099-2
1.15 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:23 Frosh Two Various Artists Universal (plain logo: "Universal") 740 143-2
2.10 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:27 Disco Highlights der 70er und 80er Various Artists 107 557-2
3.4 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:21 Greatest Hits of the Millennium: 70's, Volume 3 Various Artists Universal (plain logo: "Universal") 564 835-2
1.3 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:24 Les Années New Wave Various Artists Universal Music Publishing France (not for release label use!)
1.20 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:21 The Best of the Eighties, Volume 2 Various Artists Arcade (record label founded in 1970s by Herman Heinsbroek; use this as its universal imprint) 9100209
2.1 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:29 Ulli Wengers One Hit Wonder, Volume 1 Various Artists Ganser & Hanke Media 770 110-2
2.11 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:26 Nachtschicht, Volume 2 Various Artists EMI Austria 724352535422
2.15 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:27 Big Brother: 6 + 100 Tage Party Various Artists Ariola 74321 79530 2
1.1 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:28 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of the 80's Various Artists Hip‐O Records 314 524 927-2
1.11 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:26 The Greatest No. 1 Singles Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCD 357
2.8 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:25 Ö3 Greatest Hits, Volume 14 Various Artists
1.1 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:28 I Want My 80's Box! Various Artists
1.5 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:30 Electro Pop: 60 of the Greatest Electronic Hits Various Artists Insight Music (Cat. Numbers: IM000...) IM00028-2
1.8 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:21 Absolute Number One 1975–1983 Various Artists EVA Records (Sweden) EVACD 4020
1.2 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:27 Like, Omigod! The ’80s Pop Culture Box (Totally) Various Artists Rhino (reissue label) R2 78239
2.13 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:26 The Best 80s Modern Rock Album... Ever! Various Artists EMI Music Canada 526872
2.9 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:23 Greatest Hits of the 80's Various Artists
1.20 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:25 Die 70er Show Various Artists Ariola 82876 50941 2
1.15 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:21 The Very Best of Fantastic 80s! Various Artists Sony Music TV STVCD166
1.9 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:24 The Best of Frosh Various Artists
1.1 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:23 80's New Wave Dance Various Artists Rebound Records 314-520-536-2
2.15 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:20 80’s Replay Various Artists
1.2 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:21 Las Cien de la 100, Volume 2 Various Artists Vale Music, Universal Music Spain, S.L. (not for release label use!) VLDC 212-1
1.13 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:24 New Wave Various Artists Universal Licensing Music (U.L.M) 069 926-2
1.10 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:26 Seventies Various Artists Universal Music B.V. (not for release label use! NL subsidiary of UMG) 0602498113738
1.3 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:26 Seventies Various Artists Universal (plain logo: "Universal") 0602498145449
2.18 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:24 Disco Fever Best Various Artists Universal International (release must say "制作:Universal International" AND have no logos other than "Universal Music") UICZ-3035, UICZ-3036
1.9 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:21 All the Hits: Radio Clyde's 30th Anniversary Various Artists River Records RIVERCD 030
2.11 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:21 Rewind Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972), Universal Music TV (UK) 982 2979
1.7 Video Killed The Radio Star 3:26 Party Hits Various Artists TCM (Tchibo) 224555
2.6 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:28 Simply the Best 70s Various Artists Warner Music Australia (AU subsidiary of Warner Music International since 1988) 5046754832
1.5 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:20 Absolute One Hit Wonders Various Artists EVA Records (Sweden) EVACD 4045
1.2 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:20 One Hit Wonders Various Artists EVA Records ANS (Norway) EVACD181
1.9 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:25 The Business Various Artists
1.4 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:26 School Reunion: The Party Various Artists Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) VTDCD 757
1.6 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:21 Febre De Sábado De Manhã Various Artists
1.13 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:27 Maniac 80s Workout Various Artists Compass Productions (budget compilations) B0007850-02
2.10 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:25 Priscilla: Queen of the Desert - The Musical Various Artists Universal Music Australia
1.14 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:29 The No.1 DJ Collection: 70's, Volume 9 Various Artists Music Factory (UK promotional remix service started in 1985)
1.6 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:30 1 Various Artists Warner Strategic Marketing 0602498444788
1.5 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:20 UNO Various Artists Universal Music México 0602498444788
2.7 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:21 7″ Heroes Various Artists Universal Music TV (UK) 5302421
1.16 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:22 Seventies Top 100 Various Artists USM (for ℗ & © use only; Universal Strategic Marketing, a division of Universal Music B.V.) 984 972-6
3.10 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:26 One Hit Wonders Various Artists Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) 88697360012
1.15 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:24 Grange Hill: The Album Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCD 940
1.4 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:30 Now That's What I Call The 80s Various Artists [none]
5.2 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:26 The Ultimate Collection: Seventies Various Artists Union Square Music ULTIMBX003
2.7 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:25 Ultimate Collection: 80s School Days Various Artists Union Square Music
3.7 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:25 For Fuld Musik 2 Various Artists Universal Music (plain logo: "Universal Music") UNI 531 781 2
1.1 Video Killed the Radio Star (single version) 3:17 Video Killed the Radio Star Buggles
2.1 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:26 Out Come the Freaks! An Island Post Punk Anthology Various Artists Island (imprint of Island Records, a division of Universal Music Group) 531 835-6
2.18 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:22 Absolute 80's, Volume 2 Various Artists EVA Records (Sweden) EVACD 4102
1.9 Video Killed the Radio Star (single version) 3:25 The Age of Plastic Buggles Island (imprint of Island Records, a division of Universal Music Group) UICY-94425
2.1 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:23 Simply the Best Electro Pop Various Artists Warner Music New Zealand 5186582622
2.5 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:27 One Hit Wonder! Various Artists Ganser & Hanke Media 770 890-2
2.16 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:21 New Wave Classix Various Artists Universal Music Spain, S.L. (not for release label use!) 0600753260036
1.1 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:22 Take Me Home Tonight Various Artists Universal Republic Records
Promotion
1.1 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:27 Excerpts From 'The Age of Plastic' Buggles Island (imprint of Island Records, a division of Universal Music Group) RSS 18
1.1 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:20 Video Killed the Radio Star Buggles Island (imprint of Island Records, a division of Universal Music Group) 7-99871
1.2 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:20 Video Killed the Radio Star Buggles Island (imprint of Island Records, a division of Universal Music Group) 7-99871
1.9 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:25 Listen Up-Frosh 2001 Various Artists Universal Special Products USP 21007
2.18 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:21 Classic Cuts Presents: 70’s Night: The Definitive DJ Collection: A to B Various Artists Music Factory (UK promotional remix service started in 1985)
1.2 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:19 3am Party Various Artists Trinity Mirror DM3AMCD01
1.7 Video Killed the Radio Star (album version) 3:27 70s Disco, Volume 2 Various Artists Daily Express (British newspaper) DEX70sCD02
2.7 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:25 The Greatest Office Xmas Party Double Album! Various Artists Spin Music, The Sun (UK daily tabloid newspaper) SM/SUN004GB, SM/SUN005GB
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1.7 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:25 La légende des Tubes, Volume 2 Various Artists
1.10 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:24 Rock & Road Various Artists Universal Music Projets Spéciaux
1.14 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:23 New Wave Various Artists Hitmaster MBL 684332
1.3 Video Killed the Radio Star 3:28 IKEA Dreissgå Various Artists Universal Music Austria (not likely an imprint but just the company trademark of Universal Music Austria GmbH) SPP 530341 4

Relationships

electric guitar: Trevor Horn (1979)
keyboard: Geoff Downes (1979)
choir vocals: Debi Doss (1979)
Linda Jardim (1979)
lead vocals: Trevor Horn (1979)
producer: Buggles
phonographic copyright by: Island Records (not for release label use, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (1979)
sampled by: Don't Stop Me by Orbital
recording of: Video Killed the Radio Star

Video Killed the Radio Star

writer: Geoff Downes
Trevor Horn
Bruce Woolley
publisher: Carlin Music Corporation
Universal (plain logo: "Universal")
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998)
later parody versions: MP3 Killed the Media Star
referred to in medleys: Medley (Stars on 45)
Stars on 45 (the song itself)
Stars on 45 (12" single)