Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 You Take Me Up
Thompson Twins 3.5 4:25
2 It's a Miracle
Culture Club 3:22
3 Gold
Spandau Ballet 4 3:52
4 Mirror Man
The Human League 3:49
5 Enola Gay
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark 3.2 3:28
6 Hungry Like the Wolf
Duran Duran 4 3:24
7 Black Man Ray
China Crisis 3:29
8 Come Live With Me
Heaven 17 3:37
9 It Doesn't Have to Be This Way
The Blow Monkeys 4:03
10 Dancing With Tears in My Eyes
Ultravox 4 4:04
11 It's My Life
Talk Talk 3.5 3:53
12 Mary's Prayer
Danny Wilson 3:56
13 She Blinded Me With Science
Thomas Dolby 3.65 3:42
14 Strange Little Girl
The Stranglers 2:43
15 Living in a Box
Living in a Box 3 3:05
16 We Close Our Eyes
Go West 3:40
17 No Regrets
Midge Ure 4:03
18 Love Like Blood
Killing Joke 4:22
19 Ghosts
Japan 5 4:30
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ghost Town
The Specials 3.65 3:40
2 Geno
Dexys Midnight Runners 3 3:26
3 On My Radio
The Selecter 3:13
4 Dancing With Myself
Generation X 4 3:48
5 Turning Japanese
The Vapors 3.65 3:45
6 C30, C60, C90, Go
Bow Wow Wow 5 3:03
7 Animations
The Skids 4:04
8 Really Saying Something
Fun Boy Three & Bananarama 2:42
9 Promised You a Miracle
Simple Minds 3:58
10 Senses Working Overtime
XTC 4:48
11 Fantastic Day
Haircut One Hundred 3:14
12 Some Like It Hot
The Power Station 4.35 5:07
13 Love Missile F1-11
Sigue Sigue Sputnik 5 3:48
14 Calling All the Heroes
It Bites 5:30
15 Election Day
Arcadia 4:27
16 747 (Strangers in the Night)
Saxon 3 3:44
17 China in Your Hand
T’Pau 4:04
18 Never Take Me Alive
Spear of Destiny 4:15
19 Lavender
Marillion 2:27
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 It Started With a Kiss
Hot Chocolate 2.65 4:02
2 Never Gonna Give You Up
Rick Astley 4.9 3:30
3 Kids in America
Kim Wilde 4.5 3:28
4 Runaway Boys
Stray Cats 4 3:01
5 The Land of Make Believe
Bucks Fizz 3 3:47
6 Pure
The Lightning Seeds 5 3:48
7 Eyes Without a Face
Billy Idol 3 4:11
8 Take That Situation
Nick Heyward 3:53
9 More Than This
Roxy Music 4:03
10 Too Late for Goodbyes
Julian Lennon 3:31
11 Orchard Road
Leo Sayer 4:26
12 Love Changes (Everything)
Climie Fisher 4 4:29
13 Everything I Own
Boy George 2 3:56
14 When You Walk in the Room
Paul Carrack 3:28
15 Thinking of You
The Colourfield 3:29
16 Info-Freako
Jesus Jones 2:50
17 It Ain't What You Do
Fun Boy Three with Bananarama 2:47
18 Shattered Dreams
Johnny Hates Jazz 4.5 3:26
19 Free Nelson Mandela
The Special A.K.A. 4:34

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Simon House (track 13)
drums:
John Keeble (1982) (track 3)
drums and other instruments [wave computer] programming:
Thomas Dolby (track 13)
drums and percussion:
Malcolm Holmes (track 5)
Steve Jansen (track 19)
guitar:
Gary Kemp (1982) (track 3)
bass:
Mick Karn (track 19)
Martin Kemp (UK actor, musician, bassist for Spandau Ballet) (1982) (track 3)
bass and synthesizer:
Andy McCluskey (track 5)
percussion:
Steve Norman (UK saxophonist/percussionist for Spandau Ballet) (1982) (track 3)
keyboard:
Jess Bailey (1982) (track 3)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Paul Humphreys (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) (track 5)
keyboard and tape:
Richard Barbieri (track 19)
David Sylvian (track 19)
saxophone:
Steve Norman (UK saxophonist/percussionist for Spandau Ballet) (1982) (track 3)
background vocals:
Miriam Stockley (track 13)
composer:
Gary Clark (track 12)
Hugh Cornwell (track 14)
Dave Greenfield (track 14)
Robert Howard (pop songwriter) (track 9)
Gary Kemp (track 3)
Andy McCluskey (track 5)
Steve Piggott (track 15)
Tom Rush (track 17)
Thomas Dolby (track 13)
Brian Duffy (UK drummer aka Jet Black) (track 14)
David Sylvian (track 19)
Marcus Vere (track 15)
Hans Wärmling (track 14)
engineer:
Colin Thurston (track 6)
Greg Walsh (track 8)
Laurence Diana (track 5)
Max Norman (track 5)
guest Moog [Moog bass]:
Matthew Seligman (track 13)
lead vocals:
Tony Hadley (1982) (track 3)
lyricist:
Gary Clark (track 12)
Hugh Cornwell (track 14)
Dave Greenfield (track 14)
Robert Howard (pop songwriter) (track 9)
Gary Kemp (track 3)
Andy McCluskey (track 5)
Steve Piggott (track 15)
Tom Rush (track 17)
Thomas Dolby (track 13)
Brian Duffy (UK drummer aka Jet Black) (track 14)
Tim Kerr (songwriter working with Thomas Dolby) (track 13)
David Sylvian (track 19)
Marcus Vere (track 15)
Hans Wärmling (track 14)
performer:
Duran Duran (English rock band) (1982) (track 6)
Spandau Ballet (1982) (track 3)
producer:
B.E.F. (track 8)
Michael Baker (Producer) (track 9)
Tim Friese-Greene (tracks 11, 13)
Mike Howlett (track 5)
The Human League (track 4)
Japan (UK new wave band) (track 19)
Steve Jolley (track 3)
Steve Nye (track 19)
Martin Rushent (track 4)
Spandau Ballet (track 3)
Tony Swain (track 3)
Colin Thurston (track 6)
Greg Walsh (track 8)
Thomas Dolby (track 13)
spoken vocals:
Magnus Pyke (track 13)
vocals:
Andy McCluskey (track 5)
Paul Humphreys (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) (track 5)
David Sylvian (track 19)
writer:
Tom Bailey (Thompson Twins) (track 1)
Ian Burden (track 4)
Jo Callis (track 4)
Warren Cann (track 10)
Jaz Coleman (track 18)
Peter Cox (track 16)
Chris Cross (track 10)
Alannah Currie (track 1)
Billy Currie (track 10)
Gary Daly (track 7)
Richard Drummie (track 16)
Paul Ferguson (track 18)
Tim Friese-Greene (track 11)
Glenn Gregory (track 8)
Mark Hollis (track 11)
Gazza Johnson (track 7)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 6)
Joe Leeway (track 1)
Eddie Lundon (track 7)
Ian Craig Marsh (track 8)
Philip Oakey (track 4)
Paul Raven (track 18)
Nick Rhodes (track 6)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 6)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 6)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 6)
Midge Ure (track 10)
Geordie Walker (track 18)
Martyn Ware (track 8)
publisher:
mixed at:
Odyssey Studio (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (track 13)
recorded at:
Odyssey Studio (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1982-08) (track 13)
music videos:
remixes:
sampled by:
Got It Twisted by Mobb Deep (track 13)
cover recording of:
No Regrets (track 17)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
抗議變心 (track 9)
留下的雨傘 (track 7)
recording of:
Black Man Ray (track 7)
Come Live With Me (track 8)
Enola Gay (track 5)
Ghosts (track 19)
Gold (track 3)
It’s My Life (track 11)
Living in a Box (track 15)
Love Like Blood (track 18)
Mary’s Prayer (track 12)
Mirror Man (track 4)
Strange Little Girl (track 14)
We Close Our Eyes (track 16)
You Take Me Up (track 1)
She Blinded Me With Science (1982-08) (track 13)

CD 2

bass guitar:
Pete Trewavas (track 19)
drums:
Terry Chambers (track 10)
Ian Mosley (track 19)
guitar:
Dave Gregory (XTC) (track 10)
Andy Partridge (track 10)
Steve Rothery (track 19)
bass:
Colin Moulding (track 10)
percussion:
Ian Mosley (track 19)
keyboard:
Mark Kelly (Marillion keyboardist) (track 19)
trombone:
Rico Rodriguez (Jamaican trombonist) (track 1)
additional engineer:
Rob Eaton (track 12)
Steve Rinkoff (track 12)
Tony Taverner (track 12)
composer:
Stuart Adamson (track 7)
Martin Degville (track 13)
David Fenton (track 5)
Fish (Derek William Dick, ex-Marillion frontman) (track 19)
Billy Idol (track 4)
Tony James (tracks 4, 13)
Mark Kelly (Marillion keyboardist) (track 19)
Ian Mosley (track 19)
Andy Partridge (track 10)
Steve Rothery (track 19)
Pete Trewavas (track 19)
Neal Whitmore (track 13)
Kirk Brandon (track 18)
Jerry Dammers (track 1)
Nick Heyward (track 11)
engineer:
Jason Corsaro (track 12)
Barry Hammond (track 2)
John A. Rivers (track 1)
lead vocals:
Fish (Derek William Dick, ex-Marillion frontman) (track 19)
lyricist:
Martin Degville (track 13)
David Fenton (track 5)
Fish (Derek William Dick, ex-Marillion frontman) (track 19)
Billy Idol (track 4)
Tony James (tracks 4, 13)
Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter) (track 12)
Andy Partridge (track 10)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 12)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 12)
Neal Whitmore (track 13)
Kirk Brandon (track 18)
Jerry Dammers (track 1)
Nick Heyward (track 11)
Richard Jobson (track 7)
mastering:
Howie Weinberg (track 12)
mixer:
Jason Corsaro (track 12)
Mark Freegard (track 19)
Chris Kimsey (track 19)
performer:
Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter) (track 12)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 12)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 12)
Tony Thompson (Drummer, best known for his work in CHIC) (track 12)
producer:
Bernard Edwards (track 12)
Keith Forsey (track 9)
Giorgio Moroder (track 13)
Hugh Padgham (track 10)
Bob Sargeant (track 11)
Peter Walsh (UK producer) (track 9)
Pete Wingfield (track 2)
XTC (track 10)
Chris Kimsey (track 19)
recording engineer:
Thomas Stiehler (track 19)
vocals:
Andy Partridge (track 10)
Colin Moulding (track 10)
writer:
Al Archer (track 2)
Matthew Ashman (track 6)
David Barbe (track 6)
Charlie Burchill (track 9)
Biff Byford (track 16)
Steve Dawson (UK bassist for Saxon) (track 16)
Carol Decker (track 17)
Derek Forbes (track 9)
Pete Gill (track 16)
Leigh Gorman (track 6)
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (track 8)
Jim Kerr (of Simple Minds) (track 9)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 15)
Annabella Lwin (track 6)
Michael MacNeil (track 9)
Malcolm McLaren (track 6)
Graham Oliver (track 16)
Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter) (track 12)
Paul Quinn (Saxon guitarist) (track 16)
Nick Rhodes (track 15)
Ron Rogers (Ronald Phillip Rogers, T'Pau) (track 17)
Kevin Rowland (track 2)
William Stevenson (Motown songwriter) (track 8)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 12)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 12)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 15)
Norman Whitfield (track 8)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1985) (track 19)
publisher:
BMG Music Publishing (NYC-based headquarters, with national subsidiaries under it) (track 17)
Bungalow Music (track 12)
Jobete Music (track 8)
Tritec Music Ltd. (track 12)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1985) (track 19)
engineered at:
mixed at:
DJ-mixes:
Live From WLION by The Lions (2012) (track 1)
later releases:
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 217) (track 1)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
Humppaan itsekseni (track 4)
recording of:
Animation (track 7)
China in Your Hand (track 17)
Election Day (track 15)
Fantastic Day (track 11)
Geno (track 2)
Ghost Town (track 1)
Lavender (track 19)
Never Take Me Alive (track 18)
Some Like It Hot (track 12)
Turning Japanese (track 5)

CD 3

guitar:
Matt Aitken (track 2)
keyboard:
Matt Aitken (track 2)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 2)
keyboard [Fairlight] programming:
Ian Curnow (track 2)
composer:
Ian Broudie (track 6)
Clark Datchler (track 18)
Bryan Ferry (track 9)
David Gates (singer/songwriter, lead singer of Bread) (track 13)
Steve Stevens (track 7)
Alan Tarney (track 11)
Errol Brown (track 1)
Jackie DeShannon (track 14)
Nick Heyward (track 8)
Billy Idol (track 7)
Julian Lennon (track 10)
engineer:
Mark McGuire (UK producer/engineer) (track 2)
Cenzo Townshend (engineer) (track 6)
lyricist:
Ian Broudie (track 6)
Clark Datchler (track 18)
Bryan Ferry (track 9)
David Gates (singer/songwriter, lead singer of Bread) (track 13)
Steve Stevens (track 7)
Errol Brown (track 1)
Jackie DeShannon (track 14)
Nick Heyward (track 8)
Billy Idol (track 7)
Julian Lennon (track 10)
Leo Sayer (track 11)
miscellaneous support:
Andy Hill (English producer & songwriter) (track 5)
mixer:
Pete Hammond (UK producer aka "Mixmaster") (track 2)
producer:
Matt Aitken (track 2)
Ian Broudie (track 6)
Dave Edmunds (track 4)
Jesus Jones (track 16)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 2)
Pete Waterman (track 2)
writer:
Matt Aitken (track 2)
Simon Climie (track 12)
Rhoda Dakar (track 19)
Jerry Dammers (track 19)
Rob Fisher (British keyboardist and half of the 80s synthpop duo Naked Eyes) (track 12)
Terry Hall (track 15)
Toby Lyons (track 15)
Dennis Morgan (US songwriter) (track 12)
Sy Oliver (track 17)
Slim Jim Phantom (track 4)
Brian Setzer (track 4)
Peter Sinfield (track 5)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 2)
Pete Waterman (track 2)
Marty Wilde (track 3)
Ricky Wilde (track 3)
Trummy Young (track 17)
Andy Hill (English producer & songwriter) (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI America Records (1982) (track 4)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1982) (track 1)
publisher:
BMG Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 1–2)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 12)
E.G. Music Inc. (track 9)
Terrace Music (1987) (track 2)
mash-ups:
remixes:
sampled by:
Victor by Syndicate (track 3)
cover recording of:
Everything I Own (track 13)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Juostaan pois (track 4)
later translated parody versions:
Heil Humppa (track 3)
later translated versions:
Kaupungin lapset (track 3)
later versions:
recording of:
Free Nelson Mandela (track 19)
More Than This (track 9)
Never Gonna Give You Up (Rick Astley song) (track 2)
Orchard Road (track 11)
Pure (track 6)
Runaway Boys (track 4)
Shattered Dreams (track 18)
Thinking of You (track 15)
Kids in America (1980) (track 3)
It Started With a Kiss (1982) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
R.A. Megamix (track 2)