The Final Countdown

~ Recording by Europe

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.8 The Final Countdown 4:02 Cream of Pop: Die Neue Various Artists Mercury Records (Universal Music Group), PolyGram 819 783-2
2.1 The Final Countdown 3:58 Ronny's Pop Show: 24 Super Chart Hits Various Artists CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) 450211 1
1.1 The Final Countdown 3:59 The Final Countdown Europe Epic EPC A 7127
2.12 The Final Countdown 3:55 Now That’s What I Call Music 9 Various Artists NOW (Virgin/Poly (Univ)/EMI compilation series) TCNOW9
2.12 The Final Countdown 3:55 Now That’s What I Call Music 9 Various Artists NOW (Virgin/Poly (Univ)/EMI compilation series) NOW 9
1.11 The Final Countdown 4:04 87 Hits Out Various Artists
1.8 The Final Countdown 4:02 Life in the Fast Lane Various Artists Telstar Records (UK, mostly compilations) TCD 2315
1.7 The Final Countdown 4:02 Smash Hits '87 Various Artists
1.1 The Final Countdown 3:59 Das Beste aus Peter's Pop Show Various Artists Ariola
1.17 The Final Countdown 4:00 Go for Gold: CD 1 Various Artists CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) CBS 462901 2
2.2 The Final Countdown 4:00 36 svenska klassiker 1980-1989 Various Artists Diesel Music AB C-2
1.4 The Final Countdown 4:01 Hyperactive Hits Various Artists
3.6 The Final Countdown 4:02 The Greatest Hits of the 80s Various Artists Telstar Records (UK, mostly compilations) TCD 2382
2.16 The Final Countdown 3:59 The Best of 1980-1990 Various Artists EMI Electrola GmbH (not for release label use! DE subsidiary of EMI Records from 1972–2002) 652-7 94147 2
1.14 The Final Countdown 4:02 30 Years of Number 1's, Volume 11: 1983-1986 Various Artists Connoisseur Collection TYNO CD 110
2.16 The Final Countdown 3:53 Larry präsentiert: Party Rock Various Artists CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) 466750 2
1.10 The Final Countdown 4:01 Pop Giganten der 80er Various Artists Ariola 353 917
2.14 The Final Countdown 3:59 Rock Generation Various Artists EMI Electrola GmbH (not for release label use! DE subsidiary of EMI Records from 1972–2002) 686-7 95442 2
2.6 The Final Countdown 3:58 32 Ones on One: Radio 1FM's 25th Birthday Various Artists
1.14 The Final Countdown 3:55 Now That’s What I Call Music! 1986 Various Artists NOW (Virgin/Poly (Univ)/EMI compilation series) CDNOW1986
1.6 The Final Countdown 3:58 Formel Eins: 10 Years Various Artists Polystar (Germany) 516 558-2
1.6 The Final Countdown 3:58 Formel Eins: 10 Years Various Artists Polystar (Germany) 516 558-4
1.16 The Final Countdown 3:58 Simply the Best Various Artists Electrola 7243 8 28276 2 7, 7243 8 28277 2 6
1.1 The Final Countdown 4:00 The 80's Collection: 1986 Various Artists Time-Life Music TL 544/05
1.16 The Final Countdown 3:56 Rock Various Artists Sounds Direct SDC697/06
2.2 The Final Countdown 3:57 Rock Anthems Various Artists Dino Entertainment DINCD 101
2.11 The Final Countdown 3:58 The Very Best of Pop Music 1985-86 Various Artists Egmont Music Club EMC8586010
1.13 The Final Countdown 3:59 The Best Rock Anthems in the World… Ever! Various Artists Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) VTDCD 83
1.9 The Final Countdown 3:59 25 Years of Number 1 Hits, Volume 8: 1986/1987 Various Artists Connoisseur Collection ONE CD 08
1.14 The Final Countdown 3:58 The Greatest of the Eighties Various Artists Mr Music AB Production MMCD EX22-96
1.18 The Final Countdown 3:58 1986 - Die Stars - Die Hits - Die Facts Various Artists Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation) 39623 4
1.18 The Final Countdown 3:59 Eighteen Rock Hard Hits Vol. 1 Various Artists
1.1 The Final Countdown 3:58 Superhits of the 80s Various Artists L&D Records LBSCD 014
2.10 The Final Countdown 3:57 Fetenhits: Rock Classics Various Artists Polystar (Germany) 565 255-2
1.3 The Final Countdown (original radio edit) 4:03 The Final Countdown 2000 Europe Epic 668504 2
1.10 The Final Countdown 3:58 Absolute Number One 1984-1989 Various Artists EVA Records (Sweden) EVACD 4022
1.11 The Final Countdown 3:58 Absolute Rock Classics Various Artists Absolute (compilation series brand used by Stockholm-based EVA Records) ACCD 3001
1.14 The Final Countdown 4:00 On Your 80's Radio 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 506152 2
1.20 The Final Countdown 3:58 MM2003: Jääkiekon MM-kisojen virallinen kisalevy 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 511217 2
1.2 The Final Countdown 3:58 Greatest Rock Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 593055, 593056
2.10 The Final Countdown 3:59 More Than a Feeling: The Greatest Rock Anthems of All Time Various Artists Sony Music TV STVCD183
2.20 The Final Countdown 4:01 Back to the 80s Various Artists Sony Music TV STVCD184
2.7 The Final Countdown 4:01 Ultimate 80's Various Artists BMG TV 82876649832
2.4 The Final Countdown 3:54 Pure Rock Moods Various Artists
2.1 The Final Countdown 3:59 Soft Rock Anthems Various Artists Sony Music TV MOODCD91
3.2 The Final Countdown 3:59 The Very Best of Power Ballads: The Greatest Driving Anthems ...Ever! Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCD 756
2.2 The Final Countdown 3:58 Absolute Rock Deluxe Various Artists EVA Records (Sweden) EVACD 4052
1.22 The Final Countdown 3:59 Get Your Party Started! Various Artists
1.6 The Final Countdown 4:01 Rock for the Road Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 5198832
1.11 The Final Countdown 4:00 The No.1 DJ Collection: 80's, Volume 8 Various Artists Music Factory (UK promotional remix service started in 1985)
1.18 The Final Countdown 3:58 Music From and Inspired by Top Gun 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), Legacy (Legacy Recordings) 519952
1.4 The Final Countdown 3:58 British Hit Singles: Ultimate 80s No.1s Various Artists
1.11 The Final Countdown 3:57 Worlds Best Dad: Super Tracks for Super Dads Various Artists Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) 82876855392
3.1 The Final Countdown 4:01 Greatest Ever! Rock: The Definitive Collection Various Artists Union Square Music GTSTCD005
3.9 The Final Countdown 3:58 The Best of Eighties Various Artists
2.9 The Final Countdown 4:00 Alla tiders / Svenska 80-tal Various Artists Universal Music AB (not for release label use! Swedish subsidiary of Universal Music Group) 987 478-2, 987 479-2
2.13 The Final Countdown 3:58 Classic Driving Rock Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972), Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) 0946 3 74044 2 3
1.11 The Final Countdown 3:57 World’s Best Dad: 40 Ultimate Rock Classics Various Artists Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) 828768553923
1.4 The Final Countdown 3:59 Soft Rock Anthems Various Artists Crimson Productions CRIMCD469
1.18 The Final Countdown 3:59 Classic School of Rock Various Artists Universal Music TV (UK) 5300455
3.1 The Final Countdown 3:57 Club 80s Various Artists Universal Music TV (UK) 9849007, 9849008, 9849009
1.18 The Final Countdown 4:00 Monsters of Rock: Platinum Edition Various Artists Razor & Tie, Warner Custom Products 7930189163-2, OPCD-7975
1.19 The Final Countdown 3:56 Old Skoöl of Rock Various Artists
1.1 The Final Countdown 3:58 Absolute Driving Rock Various Artists Crimson Productions CRIMDCD462
1.18 The Final Countdown 3:58 Old Skoöl of Rock Various Artists Universal Music Australia
1.2 The Final Countdown 3:58 The No.1 Rock Album Various Artists Music Club Deluxe MCDLX066
1.1 The Final Countdown 3:59 Top of the Pops 1986 Various Artists EMI Gold 519 5942
4.5 Final Countdown 3:58 100 Hits: No. 1s Various Artists 100 Hits DMG100011
1.9 The Final Countdown 5:09 Die ultimative Chart Show: Die erfolgreichsten Rock-Classics aller Zeiten Various Artists
23.1 The Final Countdown 3:59 Top of the Pops: Year by Year Collection 1964 - 2006 Various Artists EMI Gold B001AI93J0
2.5 The Final Countdown 3:56 100 Hits: Drivetime Various Artists 100 Hits DMG 100 026
3.17 The Final Countdown 3:58 101 Power Ballads Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCDX 944
5.4 The Final Countdown 4:00 100 80’er Hits Various Artists Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) 88697344682
2.20 The Final Countdown 3:56 Absolute 80's Various Artists EVA Records (Sweden) EVACD 4082
3.20 The Final Countdown 4:00 Countdown: One Hit Wonders 2 Various Artists Liberation Music LMCD0020
1.7 The Final Countdown 3:55 The Ultimate Collection: Rock - 100 Hits Various Artists Union Square Music ULTIMBX005
6.1 The Final Countdown 3:59 Rock: 120 Original Hits Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 50999 6 94396 2 9, 694 3962
5.20 The Final Countdown 3:56 The Ultimate Collection: Dad: 100 Hits Various Artists Union Square Music ULTIMBX 018
1.18 The Final Countdown 3:58 The New Year's Party Album Various Artists Crimson Productions CRIMCD508
2.2 The Final Countdown 4:00 Absolute Rock Anthems II Various Artists EVA Records (Sweden) EVACD 4099
2.20 The Final Countdown 3:57 Essential: Get the Party Started Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) LC12723
5.9 The Final Countdown 3:59 100 Essential Tracks: No1 Hits Various Artists
1.6 The Final Countdown 3:59 100 Essential Tracks: Rock Hits Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 88697607542
1.4 The Final Countdown 3:57 The Ultimate 80's Various Artists RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) 88697562282
1.2 The Final Countdown 3:58 Ultimate No. 1s: 60 Massive No. 1s Various Artists Demon Music Group MCCDULT011
1.4 The Final Countdown (single version) 3:56 100 Hits of the '80s Various Artists Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available)
2.1 The Final Countdown 3:59 Big Tunes: Back 2 the 80s Various Artists Sony CMG (subsidiary of SME UK, add only UK releases)
1.22 The Final Countdown 3:59 101 Barbecue Songs Various Artists EMI TV VTDCDX 995
1.5 The Final Countdown 4:00 Haynes DAD: Ultimate Guide to Rock Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified)
7.1 The Final Countdown 3:52 The Pop Years: The 80s Various Artists Crimson Productions CRIMPOP806
3.15 The Final Countdown (single version) 3:58 Ich mag keine Hits der 80er, aber die finde ich gut! Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 88697 77129 2
7.1 The Final Countdown 3:52 The Pop Years: The 80s Various Artists Crimson Productions CRIMPOP807
1.4 The Final Countdown 3:59 Massive Hits! Rock Various Artists EMI Gold 50999 0 94566 2 4
1.17 The Final Countdown 3:59 Leijonat 2011: Virallinen Leijonat -kokoelma Various Artists RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) 88697932292
4.17 The Final Countdown (single version) 3:59 Pure… 80s Dance Party Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified)
4.17 The Final Countdown 3:59 Pure... 80s Dance Party Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 88697906892
1.12 The Final Countdown 3:59 Pure… Hard Rock Various Artists Sony Music Media 88697910302
3.16 The Final Countdown 3:58 Greatest Ever! Rock Anthems: The Definitive Collection Various Artists Union Square Music GTSTCD054
Promotion
1.3 The Final Coutdown 4:00 VER Collection : Rock & Sol Various Artists
2.7 The Final Countdown 3:58 Mastermix Classic Cuts Presents: The Rock Box Various Artists Music Factory (UK promotional remix service started in 1985) BX050

Relationships

remixes: Final Countdown (live mix) by Pretty Lights
recording of: The Final Countdown

The Final Countdown

composer: Joey Tempest
lyricist: Joey Tempest
later parody versions: Final Countdown (parody by Кирилл Немоляев)
Final Countdown (parody by Der Familie Popolski)
Final Cuntdown
Hiivasieni
The Bible Countdown
The Final Grinddown
later translated parody versions: Jääkärihumppa
Te peto el cacas
later translated versions: Der letzte Countdown