Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sleeping Satellite
Tasmin Archer 4:38
2 Fall at Your Feet
Crowded House 3 3:18
3 Constant Craving
k.d. lang 3:47
4 Baker Street
Gerry Rafferty 4 4:08
5 It’s Different for Girls
Joe Jackson 3:44
6 Oliver’s Army
Elvis Costello & The Attractions 4.25 3:00
7 Once in a Lifetime
Talking Heads 5 4:19
8 Lost Weekend
Lloyd Cole and the Commotions 3:15
9 ’74-’75
The Connells 3.35 4:38
10 I Don’t Want a Lover
Texas 4:23
11 Lessons in Love
Level 42 1 3:59
12 Flashdance… What a Feeling
Irene Cara 5 3:57
13 Maniac
Michael Sembello 5 4:04
14 There She Goes
The La’s 5 2:43
15 Can You Dig It?
The Mock Turtles 2.5 4:09
16 Moonlight Shadow
Mike Oldfield 4.8 3:36
17 Letter From America
The Proclaimers 3 4:00
18 Blinded by the Light
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band 5 3:47
19 The Shoop Shoop Song (It’s in His Kiss)
Cher 4 2:51
20 A Girl Like You
Edwyn Collins 3.35 3:55
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Walk of Life
Dire Straits 4.3 4:08
2 Somewhere in My Heart
Aztec Camera 3:54
3 Everybody Wants to Rule the World
Tears for Fears 4 4:07
4 She Drives Me Crazy
Fine Young Cannibals 4.5 3:36
5 Mustang Sally
The Commitments 5 4:01
6 Stir It Up
Patti LaBelle 3:38
7 Here I Stand
Milltown Brothers 3:12
8 Good Tradition
Tanita Tikaram 2:50
9 Life in a Northern Town
The Dream Academy 4.35 4:16
10 Will You?
Hazel O’Connor 4:48
11 Airport
The Motors 4:31
12 Eloise
The Damned 5:08
13 Where I Find My Heaven
Gigolo Aunts 3:24
14 Bette Davis Eyes
Kim Carnes 4.15 3:45
15 Owner of a Lonely Heart
Yes 4 4:25
16 I Want Your Love
Transvision Vamp 2 3:31
17 The Real Thing
Tony Di Bart 1 3:47
18 I Could Be So Good for You
Dennis Waterman 3:15
19 You’re So Vain
Carly Simon 5 4:17
20 Missing You
John Waite 3.35 3:29

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar, electric guitar and synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track 16)
bass guitar:
Phil Spalding (track 16)
drums:
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 16)
Henry Spinetti (1977) (track 4)
drums, keyboard and percussion:
Chris Frantz (track 7)
guitar:
Adrian Belew (track 7)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Hugh Burns (1977) (track 4)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Nigel Jenkins (1977) (track 4)
bass:
Gary Taylor (rock bassist) (1977) (track 4)
bass, guitar, keyboard and percussion:
David Byrne (track 7)
Jerry Harrison (track 7)
bass, keyboard and percussion:
Brian Eno (track 7)
Tina Weymouth (track 7)
percussion:
Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter) (track 7)
Jose Rossy (track 7)
Glen LeFleur (1977) (track 4)
keyboard:
Tommy Eyre (1977) (track 4)
saxophone:
Raphael Ravenscroft (1977) (track 4)
guitar family and synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track 16)
assistant engineer:
Kendall Stubbs (track 7)
assistant producer:
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 11)
background vocals:
Brian Eno (track 7)
Nona Hendryx (track 7)
composer:
David Byrne (track 7)
Neil Clark (Scottish guitarist, The Commotions) (track 8)
Edwyn Collins (track 20)
Mike Connell (track 9)
Martin Coogan (track 15)
Lawrence Donegan (track 8)
Brian Eno (track 7)
Neil Finn (track 2)
Dennis Matkosky (track 13)
Lee Mavers (track 14)
Johnny McElhone (track 10)
Giorgio Moroder (track 12)
Mike Oldfield (track 16)
Gerry Rafferty (track 4)
Michael Sembello (track 13)
Sharleen Spiteri (track 10)
Rudy Clark (track 19)
Lloyd Cole (track 8)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 5)
Bruce Springsteen (1972-08 – 1972-09) (track 18)
engineer:
Edwyn Collins (track 20)
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 11)
Roger Bechirian (track 6)
Tchad Blake (track 2)
David Cook (American Idol) (track 9)
Rhett Davies (track 7)
Dave Jerden (track 7)
Jack Nuber (track 7)
John Potoker (track 7)
Stephen Stanley (track 7)
Sebastian Lewsley (track 20)
guest drums:
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 16)
guest bass:
Phil Spalding (track 16)
guest saxophone:
Gary Barnacle (track 11)
guest vocals:
Maggie Reilly (track 16)
lead vocals:
David Byrne (track 7)
Gerry Rafferty (1977) (track 4)
lyricist:
David Byrne (track 7)
Edwyn Collins (track 20)
Mike Connell (track 9)
Martin Coogan (track 15)
Neil Finn (track 2)
Dennis Matkosky (track 13)
Lee Mavers (track 14)
Johnny McElhone (track 10)
Mike Oldfield (track 16)
Gerry Rafferty (track 4)
Michael Sembello (track 13)
Sharleen Spiteri (track 10)
Irene Cara (track 12)
Rudy Clark (track 19)
Lloyd Cole (track 8)
Keith Forsey (track 12)
Boon Gould (track 11)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 5)
Bruce Springsteen (1972-08 – 1972-09) (track 18)
mastering:
Greg Calbi (track 7)
mixer:
David Byrne (track 7)
Edwyn Collins (track 20)
Brian Eno (track 7)
Lou Giordano (Boston engineer) (track 9)
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 11)
Dave Jerden (track 7)
John Potoker (track 7)
Bob Clearmountain (track 2)
Sebastian Lewsley (track 20)
Steve Lillywhite (track 14)
performer:
Maggie Reilly (track 16)
phonographic copyright by:
Mike Oldfield (2013) (track 16)
producer:
Bob Andrews (track 14)
Peter Asher (track 19)
Wally Badarou (track 11)
Edwyn Collins (track 20)
The Connells (track 9)
Brian Eno (track 7)
Neil Finn (track 2)
Mitchell Froom (track 2)
Lou Giordano (Boston engineer) (track 9)
Clive Langer (track 8)
Level 42 (track 11)
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (track 6)
Manfred Mann (the person) (track 18)
Giorgio Moroder (track 12)
Mike Oldfield (track 16)
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 16)
Phil Ramone (track 13)
Michael Sembello (track 13)
Alan Winstanley (track 8)
recording engineer:
Lou Giordano (Boston engineer) (track 9)
Tchad Blake (track 2)
vocals:
Michael Sembello (track 13)
Irene Cara (track 12)
Maggie Reilly (track 16)
writer:
Tasmin Archer (track 1)
Wally Badarou (track 11)
John Beck (Writer, producer & musician) (track 1)
John Hughes (guitarist) (track 1)
Mark King (track 11)
k.d. lang (track 3)
Ben Mink (track 3)
Charlie Reid (track 17)
Craig Reid (track 17)
phonographic copyright by:
OVC Ltd. (track 12)
Petbrook Ltd (1976) (track 18)
PolyGram Records, Inc. (not for release label use! US division of PolyGram) (1983) (tracks 12–13)
Polygram Records, Inc. (New York) (1983) (tracks 12–13)
Go! Discs Ltd. (1988) (track 14)
Telstar Records Plc (1996 –) (track 20)
publisher:
Alcor Music (track 12)
BMG 10 Music Ltd. (track 10)
Carasmatic Music (track 12)
Carub Music (track 12)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 12)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 13)
Famous Music Corporation (tracks 12–13)
Findhaven Ltd. (track 11)
GMPC (track 12)
Intersong Music (tracks 12–13)
Intersong U.S.A. (track 12)
Laurel Canyon Music Ltd. (Mike Appel's publishing company) (track 18)
Riva Music Ltd. (track 13)
Ruby Ruby Ltd. (track 11)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 12)
TM Music Ltd. (track 19)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 12–13)
Zomba Music (track 18)
recorded at:
mash-ups:
D’oh by Neil Cicierega (track 7)
remixes:
sampled by:
It's Alright by Jay-Z (track 7)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 54) (track 7)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 418) (track 14)
cover recording of:
It’s in His Kiss (The Shoop Shoop Song) (track 19)
is the basis for:
Twerk (track 13)
later parody versions:
Baker Dick (track 4)
Beggar's Feet (track 4)
later translated versions:
Ahí estás (track 14)
Katu (track 4)
Mikä fiilis (track 12)
Nacht voll Schatten (track 16)
Žízeň lásky (track 12)
月影 (track 16)
later versions:
Danse ta vie (track 12)
recording of:
A Girl Like You (track 20)
Can You Dig It? (track 15)
Constant Craving (track 3)
Fall at Your Feet (track 2)
Lessons in Love (track 11)
Letter From America (track 17)
Lost Weekend (track 8)
Moonlight Shadow (track 16)
Oliver’s Army (track 6)
Once in a Lifetime (track 7)
Sleeping Satellite (track 1)
There She Goes (track 14)
’74–’75 (track 9)
Baker Street (1977) (track 4)
Maniac (1983) (track 13)

CD 2

drumset:
Omar Hakim (track 1)
Jim Gordon (Drummer (Derek and the Dominos)) (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 19)
bass guitar:
John Illsley (track 1)
Curt Smith (track 3)
Chris Squire (Yes bassist) (1983) (track 15)
strings arranger:
Carly Simon (track 19)
drums:
Manny Elias (track 3)
Alan White (Yes drummer) (1983) (track 15)
guitar:
Neil Taylor (guitarist) (track 3)
Jimmy Ryan (American guitarist and singer/songwriter) (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 19)
Trevor Rabin (1983) (track 15)
bass:
Klaus Voorman (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 19)
bass, drum machine and keyboard:
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 4)
electric guitar:
Waddy Wachtel (track 14)
percussion:
Richard Perry (producer) (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 19)
keyboard:
Alan Clark (keyboardist) (track 1)
Guy E. Fletcher (track 1)
Ian Stanley (track 3)
Tony Kaye (1983) (track 15)
piano:
Carly Simon (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 19)
drum machine, guitar and tambourine:
Andy Cox (of The Beat) (track 4)
guitar family:
Mark Knopfler (track 1)
assistant recording engineer:
Steve Jackson (recording engineer) (track 1)
background vocals:
Angeline Ball (track 5)
Bronagh Gallagher (Irish singer and actress) (track 5)
Mick Jagger (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 19)
co-producer:
David Z. (producer/engineer David Rivkin) (track 4)
composer:
Andy Blisset (track 17)
Tony Di Bart (track 17)
Luce Drayton (track 17)
Roddy Frame (track 2)
Mark Leonard (track 20)
Sir Mack Rice (track 5)
Chas Sandford (track 20)
Tanita Tikaram (track 8)
Mark Knopfler (track 1)
Hazel O’Connor (track 10)
Carly Simon (track 19)
John Waite (track 20)
Paul Ryan (UK singer, songwriter & producer) (1968) (track 12)
engineer:
Neil Dorfsman (track 1)
David Z. (producer/engineer David Rivkin) (track 4)
David Bascombe (track 3)
Gary Langan (track 15)
lead vocals:
Roland Orzabal (track 3)
Carly Simon (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 19)
Kim Carnes (1981-01) (track 14)
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (1983) (track 15)
lyricist:
Roddy Frame (track 2)
Sir Mack Rice (track 5)
Tanita Tikaram (track 8)
Mark Knopfler (track 1)
Hazel O’Connor (track 10)
Carly Simon (track 19)
John Waite (track 20)
Paul Ryan (UK singer, songwriter & producer) (1968) (track 12)
mixer:
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree) (track 3)
orchestrator:
Paul Buckmaster (track 19)
producer:
Neil Dorfsman (track 1)
Trevor Horn (track 15)
Christopher Merrick Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 3)
Richard Perry (producer) (track 19)
Mark Knopfler (track 1)
Val Garay (track 14)
recording engineer:
Val Garay (track 14)
remixer:
The Joy Brothers (track 17)
solo guitar:
Neil Taylor (guitarist) (track 3)
vocals:
Roland Gift (track 4)
Mark Knopfler (track 1)
Andrew Strong (track 5)
writer:
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (track 15)
Jackie DeShannon (track 14)
Gilbert Gabriel (track 9)
Gerard Kenny (track 18)
Roland Gift (track 4)
Trevor Horn (track 15)
Christopher Merrick Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 3)
Nick Laird-Clowes (track 9)
Patricia Maynard (track 18)
Andy McMaster (track 11)
Roland Orzabal (track 3)
Trevor Rabin (track 15)
Danny Sembello (track 6)
Chris Squire (Yes bassist) (track 15)
Ian Stanley (track 3)
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 4)
Donna Weiss (track 14)
Allee Willis (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Elektra Records (not for release label use! please use its imprint "Elektra" instead) (1972) (track 19)
Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01) (1978) (track 19)
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1981) (track 14)
EMI America Records, Inc. (1981) (track 14)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1985) (track 1)
Phonogram Ltd. (London) (company name, NOT a label!) (1988) (track 1)
Mercury Records Ltd. (London) (for copyrights use only) (1996) (track 1)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2014) (track 3)
publisher:
Affirmative Music (track 15)
Chariscourt Ltd. (track 1)
C’est Music (track 19)
Everpop Songs (track 20)
Fallwater Music (track 20)
Markmeem (track 20)
Quartet Music (track 20)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 20)
recorded at:
Trident Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 19)
Sarm Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1983) (track 15)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
In My Arms by Mylo (track 14)
cover recording of:
Eloise (track 12)
Mustang Sally (track 5)
Bette Davis Eyes (1981-01) (track 14)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Bartimaeus Eyes (track 14)
Must Seem Silly (track 5)
You're So Plain (track 19)
later translated versions:
Fuchsschwanz Ferdl (track 5)
Éloïse (track 12)
最佳男主角 (track 19)
later versions:
recording of:
Airport (track 11)
Good Tradition (track 8)
Here I Stand (track 7)
I Want Your Love (track 16)
Missing You (track 20)
She Drives Me Crazy (Fine Young Cannibals song) (track 4)
Stir It Up (track 6)
The Real Thing (track 17)
Walk of Life (track 1)
Will You? (track 10)
You’re So Vain (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 19)
Owner of a Lonely Heart (1983) (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Polkas (track 15)

Release

ASIN: UK: B000024KAF [info]