Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Want to Break Free
Queen 4.3 3:21
2 Freedom
Wham! 3 5:21
3 Easy Lover
Phil Collins & Philip Bailey 4:46
4 Embarrassment
Madness 4 3:13
5 China Girl
David Bowie 4 4:18
6 Don’t You Want Me
Human League 4 4:00
7 Love Plus One
Haircut 100 5 3:35
8 Stand and Deliver
Adam & the Ants 3:11
9 The Reflex
Duran Duran 4 4:25
10 Footloose
Kenny Loggins 5 3:49
11 Girls Just Want to Have Fun
Cyndi Lauper 4.15 3:53
12 Turn It On Again
Genesis 3:46
13 Walking on Sunshine
Katrina & the Waves 2:50
14 Kids in America
Kim Wilde 4.5 3:27
15 Church of the Poison Mind
Culture Club 3 3:34
16 Break My Stride
Matthew Wilder 3 3:02
17 Too Shy
Kajagoogoo 4.65 3:45
18 The Tide Is High
Blondie 4.8 3:54
19 I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do)
Hall & Oates 5:03
20 True
Spandau Ballet 3.8 5:29
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Take On Me
a‐ha 4.4 3:49
2 Venus
Bananarama 4 3:39
3 Don’t Leave Me This Way
The Communards 4:27
4 Tell It to My Heart
Taylor Dayne 4.35 3:40
5 Never Gonna Give You Up
Rick Astley 4.9 3:35
6 We Close Our Eyes
Go West 3:44
7 What Is Love
Howard Jones 5 3:42
8 A Good Heart
Feargal Sharkey 3 4:31
9 Walk Like an Egyptian
The Bangles 3.8 3:24
10 White Wedding
Billy Idol 4.65 4:15
11 The Best
Tina Turner 3.35 4:11
12 Living in America
James Brown 4:45
13 Eye of the Tiger
Survivor 4.65 4:02
14 Spirit in the Sky
Doctor & the Medics 5 3:27
15 99 Red Balloons
Nena 3.5 3:54
16 Let’s Go All the Way
Sly Fox 3:50
17 Solid
Ashford & Simpson 3 3:23
18 I Got You Babe
UB40 feat. Chrissie Hynde 3 3:11
19 China in Your Hand
T’Pau 4:08
20 The Power of Love
Frankie Goes to Hollywood 4 5:29
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 When Will I Be Famous
Bros 5:04
2 I Should Be So Lucky
Kylie Minogue 3:25
3 Respectable
Mel & Kim 3:24
4 Chain Reaction
Diana Ross 4.5 3:51
5 When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going
Billy Ocean 4:01
6 Heaven Is a Place on Earth
Belinda Carlisle 4.75 4:08
7 Don’t You (Forget About Me)
Simple Minds 4 4:23
8 Kiss Me
Stephen ‘Tin Tin’ Duffy 3:34
9 Stop
Erasure 2:50
10 Tarzan Boy
Baltimora 3:23
11 Body Rock
Maria Vidal 3:44
12 Mickey
Toni Basil 3.35 4:13
13 Wired for Sound
Cliff Richard 3:41
14 We Don’t Have To…
Jermaine Stewart 4:07
15 A Night to Remember
Shalamar 5:09
16 Self Control
Laura Branigan 4.65 4:06
17 You Sexy Thing (remix)
Hot Chocolate 3:32
18 Too Much Too Young
The Specials 2:08
19 Red Red Wine
UB40 4 3:02
20 Vienna
Ultravox 2 4:37

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar [acoustic rhythm guitar]:
John Deacon (track 1)
drumset:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
bass guitar:
John Deacon (track 1)
synthesizer:
Ian Burden (track 6)
Jo Callis (track 6)
Philip Oakey (track 6)
John Deacon (track 1)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
electric guitar:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 1)
additional engineer:
John Jansen (track 11)
Rod O'Brien (track 11)
additional writer:
Howard Barrett (track 18)
Tyrone Evans (track 18)
assistant engineer:
John Agnello (track 11)
David M. Allen (UK producer/engineer/remixer (mainly new-wave/synth-pop/goth)) (track 6)
assistant mixer:
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 5)
Nile Rodgers (track 5)
assistant programming:
David M. Allen (UK producer/engineer/remixer (mainly new-wave/synth-pop/goth)) (track 6)
associate producer:
William Wittman (track 11)
background vocals:
Joanne Catherall (track 6)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Susanne Sulley (track 6)
composer:
Mike Barson (track 4)
Jo Callis (track 6)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 12)
Nick Heyward (track 7)
Gary Kemp (track 20)
Kenny Loggins (track 10)
Philip Oakey (track 6)
Kimberley Rew (track 13)
Philip Adrian Wright (Human League) (track 6)
John Deacon (track 1)
Daryl Hall (track 19)
Robert Hazard (track 11)
George Michael (track 2)
Mike Rutherford (track 12)
engineer:
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (track 1)
William Wittman (track 11)
guest synthesizer:
Fred Mandel (track 1)
guest solo synthesizer:
Fred Mandel (track 1)
lead vocals:
Philip Oakey (track 6)
Cyndi Lauper (track 11)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Susanne Sulley (track 6)
lyricist:
Nick Heyward (track 7)
Gary Kemp (track 20)
Philip Oakey (track 6)
Sara Allen (track 19)
John Deacon (track 1)
Daryl Hall (track 19)
Robert Hazard (track 11)
George Michael (track 2)
John Oates (track 19)
Dean Pitchford (track 10)
Mike Rutherford (track 12)
Kimberley Rew (1983) (track 13)
mixer:
Bob Clearmountain (track 5)
performer:
Spandau Ballet (track 20)
producer:
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 5)
Rick Chertoff (track 11)
Pat Collier (track 13)
The Human League (track 6)
Steve Jolley (track 20)
Steve Levine (track 15)
Queen (UK rock group) (track 1)
Nick Rhodes (track 17)
Martin Rushent (track 6)
Bob Sargeant (track 7)
Spandau Ballet (track 20)
Tony Swain (track 20)
Colin Thurston (track 17)
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (track 1)
Nile Rodgers (track 5)
programming:
Martin Rushent (track 6)
sound engineer:
Bob Clearmountain (track 5)
writer:
Adam Ant (track 8)
Steve Askew (track 17)
Philip Bailey (track 3)
Nick Beggs (track 17)
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 5)
George O’Dowd (track 15)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 3)
Mikey Craig (track 15)
Nathan East (track 3)
Christopher Hamill (track 17)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 15)
John Holt (track 18)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 9)
Jon Moss (track 15)
Marco Pirroni (track 8)
Iggy Pop (track 5)
Greg Prestopino (track 16)
Nick Rhodes (track 9)
Jez Strode (track 17)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 9)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 9)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 9)
Marty Wilde (track 14)
Ricky Wilde (track 14)
Matthew Wilder (track 16)
phonographic copyright by:
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 6)
BMG Eurodisc Ltd. (1982) (track 7)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1983) (track 15)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1984) (track 10)
Raincloud Productions Ltd. (1984) (track 1)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1984) (track 10)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1989 –) (track 11)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2003) (track 15)
publisher:
BMG VM Music Ltd. (track 5)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 1, 4–5)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 5)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 10)
Fleur Music Ltd. (track 5)
Kyboside Music (track 13)
Mainman Saag (New York) (track 5)
Megasongs (track 13)
Milk Money Music (track 10)
Queen Music Ltd. (track 1)
RZO Music Ltd (track 5)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 10)
Sony/ATV Melody (track 10)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 11)
Tintoretto Music (track 5)
Éditer à Paris (track 5)
produced at:
Musicland Studios in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 1)
The Record Plant ((aka "Record Plant") Los Angeles) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1983-08 – 1984-01) (track 1)
recorded at:
mash-ups:
music videos:
remasters:
Don't You Want Me (2012 remaster) by The Human League (track 6)
remixes:
Xtra Fun by Cyndi Lauper (track 11)
sampled by:
Ffun Haave To by Girl Talk (track 11)
Victor by Syndicate (track 14)
Word Iz Bond by 702 (track 16)
cover recording of:
The Tide Is High (track 18)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
China Girl (Literal Video Version) (track 5)
Goodnews (track 10)
Kids in Tyne & Wear (track 14)
later translated parody versions:
Heil Humppa (track 14)
later translated versions:
FOOTLOOSE (Japanese version) (track 10)
Kaupungin lapset (track 14)
No Te Preocupes (track 16)
Yo quiero salir ("I Want to Break Free") (track 1)
later versions:
The Tide Is High (Get the Feeling) (new bridge & lyrics for Atomic Kitten) (track 18)
part of:
We Will Rock You (German version of the Queen musical) (track 1)
We Will Rock You (Queen musical) (track 1)
recording of:
Break My Stride (track 16)
China Girl (track 5)
Don’t You Want Me (Human League song) (track 6)
Easy Lover (track 3)
Embarrassment (track 4)
Footloose (track 10)
Freedom (Wham!) (track 2)
Love Plus One (track 7)
Stand and Deliver (track 8)
The Reflex (track 9)
Too Shy (track 17)
True (track 20)
Turn It on Again (track 12)
Walking on Sunshine (track 13)
Kids in America (1980) (track 14)
referred to in medleys:
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 13)
The Big Medley (track 12)
Hooked on Polkas (tracks 9–10)

CD 2

recorded in:
Berlin, Germany (track 15)
drumset:
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 20)
bass guitar:
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 20)
strings arranger:
Anne Dudley (track 20)
drums:
Linn 9000 (drum machine, aka A. Linn) (track 2)
guitar:
Matt Aitken (track 5)
Brian Nash (track 20)
keyboard:
Matt Aitken (track 5)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 5)
keyboard [Fairlight] programming:
Ian Curnow (track 5)
additional arranger:
Anne Dudley (track 20)
additional producer:
Stephen Lipson (track 20)
assistant engineer:
Hill Swimmer (track 13)
composer:
Norman Greenbaum (tracks 14, 14)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 2)
Maria McKee (track 8)
Sonny Bono (track 18)
Billy Idol (track 10)
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 7)
Liam Sternberg (– 1984-01) (track 9)
conductor:
Stuart Bruce (track 20)
engineer:
Phil Bonnano (track 13)
Mike Clink (track 13)
Mark McGuire (UK producer/engineer) (track 5)
guest percussion:
Luis Jardim (track 20)
guest keyboard:
Andrew Richards (Strawbs keyboard player/record producer) (track 20)
Anne Dudley (track 20)
guest vocals:
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 18)
lead vocals:
Holly Johnson (track 20)
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 20)
Susanna Hoffs (track 9)
Billy Idol (track 10)
Nena (the person, performing solo since 1987) (track 15)
Vicki Peterson (track 9)
Paul Rutherford (Member of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 20)
Michael Steele (American bassist, guitarist, songwriter, and singer) (track 9)
lyricist:
Norman Greenbaum (tracks 14, 14)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 2)
Maria McKee (track 8)
Sonny Bono (track 18)
William Bryant (drummer) (track 7)
Billy Idol (track 10)
Howard Jones (English singer, songwriter) (track 7)
Carlo Karges (track 15)
Liam Sternberg (– 1984-01) (track 9)
mixer:
Pete Hammond (UK producer aka "Mixmaster") (track 5)
David Leonard (US producer and engineer) (track 9)
John Ratcliff (track 1)
a‐ha (track 1)
performer:
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 18)
Sarah Jane Morris (track 3)
UB40 (track 18)
producer:
Matt Aitken (track 5)
Tim Burgess (T'Pau drummer) (track 19)
Keith Forsey (track 10)
Reinhold Heil (track 15)
Rupert Hine (track 7)
Trevor Horn (track 20)
David Kahne (track 9)
Jim Peterik (track 13)
Manne Praeker (track 15)
Gary Stevenson (track 6)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 5)
Frankie Sullivan (US guitarist and songwriter, member of Survivor) (track 13)
Alan Tarney (track 1)
Mike Thorne (UK producer & keyboardist) (track 3)
UB40 (track 18)
Ric Wake (track 4)
Pete Waterman (track 5)
translator:
Kevin McAlea (track 15)
vocals:
Bananarama (track 2)
writer:
Matt Aitken (track 5)
Nickolas Ashford (track 17)
Michael Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 11)
Peter Cox (track 6)
Carol Decker (track 19)
Richard Drummie (track 6)
Magne Furuholmen (track 1)
Kenneth Gamble (track 3)
Cary Gilbert (track 3)
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 20)
Ernie Gold (track 4)
Morten Harket (track 1)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 3)
Holly Johnson (track 20)
Holly Knight (track 11)
Brian Nash (track 20)
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 20)
Jim Peterik (track 13)
Ron Rogers (Ronald Phillip Rogers, T'Pau) (track 19)
Valerie Simpson (track 17)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 5)
Frankie Sullivan (US guitarist and songwriter, member of Survivor) (track 13)
Seth Swirsky (track 4)
Pete Waterman (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS Schallplatten GmbH (1983) (track 15)
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Germany) GmbH (use as © & ℗ holders or as distributors only, for releases between 2005/03/09–2009/01/14) (1983) (track 15)
ZTT Records Ltd. (for copyrights use only; also referred to as Zang Tumb Tuum or Zang Tuum Tumb) (1984) (track 20)
Doctor & The Medics (1985) (track 14)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1985) (track 9)
London Records Ltd. (not release label) (1986) (track 2)
Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited (not for release label use! post-2008 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment) (2016) (track 13)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (track 1)
BMG Music Publishing (NYC-based headquarters, with national subsidiaries under it) (track 19)
Chris Marc Music (track 18)
Cotillion Music (track 18)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 15)
Easy Action Music (track 13)
Great Honesty Music Inc. (tracks 14, 14)
Perfect Songs (track 20)
Perfect Songs Ltd. (track 20)
Sony/ATV Melody (track 13)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 13)
Warner Chappell Music (tracks 14, 14)
Westminster Music Ltd. (tracks 14, 14)
Zomba Music Publishers Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Zomba Music Publishing) (track 11)
Terrace Music (1987) (track 5)
株式会社ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (2017-04-01 –) (track 13)
recorded at:
DJ-mixes:
99 Red Balloons by Nena (track 15)
99 Red Balloons (part of “Antrologia” DJ-mix) by Nena (track 15)
99 Red Balloons by Nena (track 15)
mash-ups:
Crank on Me by Sean Peden (track 1)
Tiger by Neil Cicierega (track 13)
remixes:
sampled by:
Fatal Fight by Benjamin Bear feat. MC Gigahertz (track 13)
One of Them by Merciless (track 13)
Raise the Roof by Girl Talk (track 13)
Rock the Beat by LMFAO (track 13)
Sexy Gal by Shaggy (track 13)
cover recording of:
I Got You Babe (track 18)
The Best (track 11)
Venus (Shocking Blue (I'm Your Venus)) (track 2)
Spirit in the Sky (1986) (track 14)
is the basis for:
Corporate Trash (track 1)
later parody versions:
Christ's Wedding (track 10)
I Have to Die First (track 13)
James 1:3 (track 1)
Spirit Inside (tracks 14, 14)
Take On Me (Literal Video Version) (track 1)
Vista Drivers (track 13)
White Wedding (Literal Video Version) (track 10)
later translated parody versions:
L'Égyptien (track 9)
Minus (track 2)
later translated versions:
Ets la millor (track 11)
Kolos Srey Chaom (track 2)
Veenus (track 2)
Venus (Finnish) (track 2)
ヴィーナス (Hiromi Mori translation) (track 2)
ヴィーナス (Hitoshi Shinohara translation) (track 2)
recording of:
A Good Heart (track 8)
China in Your Hand (track 19)
Eye of the Tiger (track 13)
Never Gonna Give You Up (Rick Astley song) (track 5)
Solid (track 17)
Spirit in the Sky (track 14)
Take On Me (track 1)
The Power of Love (Frankie Goes to Hollywood song) (track 20)
We Close Our Eyes (track 6)
What Is Love? (track 7)
White Wedding (track 10)
99 Red Balloons (1983) (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 1)
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 2)
R.A. Megamix (track 5)
Rocky (track 13)
Stars on 45 (Beatles Medley 7" Mix) (track 2)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 2)
Polka Party! (track 2)
translated version of:
99 Luftballons (track 15)

CD 3

drums:
Warren Cann (track 20)
guitar:
Midge Ure (track 20)
bass:
Chris Cross (track 20)
keyboard and violin:
Billy Currie (track 20)
additional writer:
Harro Steffen (track 16)
composer:
Maurizio Bassi (track 10)
Giancarlo Bigazzi (track 16)
Errol Brown (track 17)
Warren Cann (track 20)
Chris Cross (track 20)
Billy Currie (track 20)
Jerry Dammers (track 18)
Keith Forsey (track 7)
Barry Gibb (track 4)
Maurice Gibb (track 4)
Robin Gibb (track 4)
Raffaele Riefoli (track 16)
Alan Tarney (track 13)
Midge Ure (track 20)
Stephen Duffy (track 8)
B. A. Robertson (track 13)
Steve Schiff (track 7)
Neil Diamond (1967) (track 19)
engineer:
Mark McGuire (UK producer/engineer) (track 2)
Karl Richardson (track 4)
Jack Joseph-Puig (track 4)
lead vocals:
Belinda Carlisle (track 6)
lyricist:
Errol Brown (track 17)
Warren Cann (track 20)
Billy Currie (track 20)
Jerry Dammers (track 18)
Keith Forsey (track 7)
Alan Tarney (track 13)
Midge Ure (track 20)
Stephen Duffy (track 8)
Naimy Hackett (track 10)
Steve Piccolo (track 16)
B. A. Robertson (track 13)
Steve Schiff (track 7)
Neil Diamond (1967) (track 19)
mixer:
Pete Hammond (UK producer aka "Mixmaster") (track 2)
Jack Joseph-Puig (track 4)
performer:
Simple Minds (1984-07-10) (track 7)
producer:
Matt Aitken (track 2)
Keith Forsey (track 7)
Albhy Galuten (track 4)
Barry Gibb (track 4)
Rick Nowels (track 6)
Conny Plank (German producer and sound engineer) (track 20)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 2)
UB40 (track 19)
Ultravox (track 20)
Pete Waterman (track 2)
Karl Richardson (track 4)
vocals:
Midge Ure (track 20)
writer:
Matt Aitken (tracks 2–3)
Nidra Beard (track 15)
Andy Bell (singer / songwriter for Erasure) (track 9)
John Bettis (track 11)
Wayne Brathwaite (track 5)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 12)
Nicky Chinn (track 12)
Vince Clarke (songwriter) (track 9)
Barry Eastmond (track 5)
Sylvester Levay (track 11)
Dana Meyers (track 15)
Rick Nowels (track 6)
Billy Ocean (track 5)
Ellen Shipley (track 6)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (tracks 2–3)
Charmaine Sylvers (track 15)
Pete Waterman (tracks 2–3)
phonographic copyright by:
Mushroom Records (AU/NZ) (1988 –) (track 2)
publisher:
BMG Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 4–5)
Hot Food Music Ltd. (track 20)
Jump Jet Music Ltd. (track 20)
MCA Music Ltd. (track 7)
Mood Music Ltd. (track 20)
Sugar Music SpA (publisher, use Sugar for releases) (track 16)
Bang Records (US disco) (1968) (track 19)
Mushroom Music Pty. Ltd. (1988 –) (track 2)
mash-ups:
music videos:
Self Control (music video) by Laura Branigan (track 16)
remixes:
sampled by:
Blazin by Nicki Minaj feat. Kanye West (track 7)
Heaven by Waxman (track 6)
cover recording of:
Kitty (more well known as "Mickey") (track 12)
Red Red Wine (track 19)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Nicky (track 12)
Ricky (track 12)
later translated versions:
Stop! (track 9)
Viet itsekontrollin (track 16)
later versions:
Que día es hoy (track 16)
recording of:
A Night to Remember (Shalamar song) (track 15)
Body Rock (track 11)
Chain Reaction (track 4)
Kiss Me (track 8)
Respectable (track 3)
Self Control (track 16)
Stop! (track 9)
Tarzan Boy (track 10)
Too Much Too Young (track 18)
Vienna (track 20)
Wired for Sound (track 13)
You Sexy Thing (track 17)
Don’t You (Forget About Me) (1984-07-10) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Bellas Finals (track 7)
Riff Off (track 12)
Blackboard Jumble (track 13)
version of:
Self Control (track 16)