Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Radio Ga Ga
Queen 3.85 5:47
2 Some People
Cliff Richard 3:52
3 Chain Reaction
Diana Ross 4.5 3:50
4 Love Changes
Climie Fisher 4 4:36
5 Everything I Own
Boy George 2 3:56
6 (I Just) Died in Your Arms
Cutting Crew 5 4:34
7 Moonlight Shadow
Mike Oldfield 4.8 3:36
8 It Started With a Kiss
Hot Chocolate 2.65 4:03
9 Such a Shame
Talk Talk 5 4:28
10 The Wild Boys
Duran Duran 4.5 4:17
11 Careless Whisper
George Michael 5 5:02
12 Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart
Marc Almond & Gene Pitney 2 4:43
13 Heaven Is a Place on Earth
Belinda Carlisle 4.75 4:04
14 Shattered Dreams
Johnny Hates Jazz 4.5 3:27
15 Living in a Box
Living in a Box 3 3:04
16 Per Elisa
Alice 3:39
17 True
Spandau Ballet 4 6:31
18 Do You Really Want to Hurt Me
Culture Club 4.3 4:24
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Always on My Mind
Pet Shop Boys 4.25 3:58
2 Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
Wham! 3.5 3:53
3 We Don't Need Another Hero
Tina Turner 3.5 4:18
4 Don't You Love Me Anymore
Joe Cocker 4:01
5 Love Is a Battlefield
Pat Benatar 4.35 4:10
6 Still Loving You
Scorpions 4:55
7 Kayleigh
Marillion 4.25 3:37
8 Running Up That Hill
Kate Bush 4 4:59
9 Girl You Know It's True
Milli Vanilli 2 4:15
10 The Look
Roxette 3.75 3:58
11 The Way to Your Heart
Soulsister 3:49
12 Right Here Waiting
Richard Marx 4 4:24
13 The Tide Is High
Blondie 4.35 4:40
14 Vienna
Ultravox 4:59
15 Kids in America
Kim Wilde 4.5 3:27
16 The Final Countdown
Europe 4.65 3:59
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Road to Nowhere
Talking Heads 4.25 4:21
2 I Don't Wanna Dance
Eddy Grant 3 3:40
3 Too Shy
Kajagoogoo 4.65 3:45
4 Bette Davis Eyes
Kim Carnes 4.15 3:48
5 We Close Our Eyes
Go West 3:42
6 Down Under
Men at Work 4.4 3:44
7 Johnny B. Goode
Peter Tosh 4:02
8 Rosanna
Toto 4 5:32
9 A Good Heart
Feargal Sharkey 5 4:38
10 If I Was
Midge Ure 5 4:51
11 The Safety Dance
Men Without Hats 4 2:45
12 Smooth Operator
Sade 4.2 4:59
13 Hey Little Girl
Icehouse 2 4:22
14 Geno
Dexys Midnight Runners 3 3:28
15 Nineteen
Paul Hardcastle 3:39
16 Etienne
Guesch Patti 4:08

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar, electric guitar and synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track 7)
drumset:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
bass guitar:
Mikey Craig (track 18)
John Deacon (track 1)
Phil Spalding (track 7)
vocoder:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
drums:
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 7)
drums and percussion:
Jon Moss (track 18)
synthesizer arranger:
Fred Mandel (track 1)
synthesizer programming:
Fred Mandel (track 1)
guitar:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 1)
drum machine:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
guitar family and synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track 7)
sampler:
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
additional vocals:
Helen Terry (track 18)
arranger:
George Michael (track 11)
audio engineer:
Jason Corsaro (track 10)
background vocals:
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
composer:
Roger Cook (track 12)
David Gates (singer/songwriter, lead singer of Bread) (track 5)
Barry Gibb (track 3)
Maurice Gibb (track 3)
Robin Gibb (track 3)
George Michael (track 11)
Mike Oldfield (track 7)
Steve Piggott (track 15)
Giusto Pio (track 16)
Marcus Vere (track 15)
Franco Battiato (Italian singer-songwriter and composer) (track 16)
Errol Brown (track 8)
Clark Datchler (track 14)
Nick Van Eede (track 6)
Roger Greenaway (track 12)
Mark Hollis (track 9)
Gary Kemp (track 17)
Andrew Ridgeley (track 11)
Alan Tarney (track 2)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
engineer:
Jason Corsaro (track 10)
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (track 1)
Karl Richardson (track 3)
Jack Joseph-Puig (track 3)
Steve Levine (track 18)
guest drums:
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 7)
guest synthesizer:
Fred Mandel (track 1)
guest bass:
Phil Spalding (track 7)
guest sampler:
Fred Mandel (track 1)
guest vocals:
Maggie Reilly (track 7)
lead vocals:
George O’Dowd (track 18)
Belinda Carlisle (track 13)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
lyricist:
Roger Cook (track 12)
David Gates (singer/songwriter, lead singer of Bread) (track 5)
George Michael (track 11)
Mike Oldfield (track 7)
Steve Piggott (track 15)
Marcus Vere (track 15)
Alice (Italian singer) (track 16)
Franco Battiato (Italian singer-songwriter and composer) (track 16)
Errol Brown (track 8)
Clark Datchler (track 14)
Nick Van Eede (track 6)
Roger Greenaway (track 12)
Mark Hollis (track 9)
Gary Kemp (track 17)
Andrew Ridgeley (track 11)
Alan Tarney (track 2)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
mixer:
Jon Moss (track 18)
Jack Joseph-Puig (track 3)
Steve Levine (track 18)
performer:
Gene Pitney (track 12)
Maggie Reilly (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
Mike Oldfield (2013) (track 7)
producer:
Duran Duran (English rock band) (track 10)
Albhy Galuten (track 3)
Barry Gibb (track 3)
Bob Kraushaar (track 12)
George Michael (track 11)
Rick Nowels (track 13)
Mike Oldfield (track 7)
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 7)
Queen (UK rock group) (track 1)
Nile Rodgers (track 10)
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (track 1)
Karl Richardson (track 3)
Alan Tarney (track 2)
Steve Levine (track 18)
vocals:
George Michael (track 11)
Maggie Reilly (track 7)
Cliff Richard (track 2)
writer:
George O’Dowd (track 18)
Simon Climie (track 4)
Mikey Craig (track 18)
Rob Fisher (British keyboardist and half of the 80s synthpop duo Naked Eyes) (track 4)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 18)
Simon John Charles Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 10)
Dennis Morgan (US songwriter) (track 4)
Jon Moss (track 18)
Rick Nowels (track 13)
Ellen Shipley (track 13)
Andrew Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 10)
Nigel John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 10)
Roger Andrew Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1982) (track 8)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1982) (track 18)
Raincloud Productions Ltd. (1984) (track 1)
publisher:
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 4)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 18)
Exitglen Ltd. (track 10)
Hintcrest Ltd. (track 10)
Noticevale Ltd. (track 10)
Queen Music Ltd. (track 1)
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)
mash-ups:
remixes:
Careless Whisper (Kizomba Remix by Dj Radikal) (Kizomba Remix by Dj Radikal) by George Michael (2015-09-30) (track 11)
sampled by:
Heaven by Waxman (track 13)
N Dey Say by Nelly (track 17)
Wanna Hurt Mase? by Mase (track 18)
cover recording of:
Everything I Own (track 5)
later translated versions:
Hitradio Gaga (track 1)
夢幻的擁抱 (track 11)
月影 (track 7)
later versions:
Do You Really Want to Hurt Me? (Violent Femmes version) (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:
Chain Reaction (track 3)
Living in a Box (track 15)
Moonlight Shadow (track 7)
Per Elisa (track 16)
Radio Ga Ga (track 1)
Shattered Dreams (track 14)
Some People (track 2)
Such a Shame (track 9)
The Wild Boys (track 10)
True (track 17)
It Started With a Kiss (1982) (track 8)
Careless Whisper (1984) (track 11)

CD 2

drums:
Stuart Elliot (track “Ultrasonic Soundwaves” on compilation “Ambient Nights: Picking Up Where Schiller Left Off”) (track 8)
guitar:
Alan Murphy (UK session guitarist) (track 8)
bass:
Del Palmer (track 8)
balalaika:
Paddy Bush (track 8)
additional writer:
Howard Barrett (track 13)
Tyrone Evans (track 13)
arranger:
Dieter Dierks (track 6)
George Michael (track 2)
Richard Marx (track 12)
assistant engineer:
Pearse Dunne (track 8)
composer:
Kate Bush (track 8)
Chris Cross (track 14)
Billy Currie (track 14)
Fish (Derek William Dick, ex-Marillion frontman) (track 7)
Bruce Gaitsch (track 12)
Mark Kelly (Marillion keyboardist) (track 7)
Graham Lyle (track 3)
George Michael (track 2)
Ian Mosley (track 7)
Steve Rothery (track 7)
Rudolf Schenker (track 6)
Joey Tempest (track 16)
Pete Trewavas (track 7)
Midge Ure (track 14)
Terry Britten (track 3)
Warren Cann (track 14)
Per Gessle (track 10)
Richard Marx (track 12)
engineer:
Del Palmer (track 8)
Haydn Bendall (producer and engineer) (track 8)
James Guthrie (track 8)
Paul Hardiman (track 8)
Nigel Walker (UK producer/engineer/guitarist) (track 8)
Brian Tench (track 8)
lead vocals:
Kate Bush (track 8)
Tina Turner (track 3)
lyricist:
Kate Bush (track 8)
Billy Currie (track 14)
Fish (Derek William Dick, ex-Marillion frontman) (track 7)
Graham Lyle (track 3)
George Michael (track 2)
Joey Tempest (track 16)
Midge Ure (track 14)
Terry Britten (track 3)
Warren Cann (track 14)
Per Gessle (track 10)
Richard Marx (track 12)
Klaus Meine (track 6)
mastering:
Ian Cooper (UK mastering engineer) (track 8)
mixer:
Brian Tench (track 8)
performer:
Fish (Derek William Dick, ex-Marillion frontman) (track 7)
Marillion (British progressive rock) (track 7)
producer:
Kate Bush (track 8)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 13)
David Cole (American recording engineer and producer) (track 12)
Dieter Dierks (track 6)
Chris Kimsey (track 7)
George Michael (track 2)
Terry Britten (track 3)
Richard Marx (track 12)
vocals:
Kate Bush (track 8)
writer:
Ky Adeyemo (track 9)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 5)
Johnny Christopher (Guitarist) (track 1)
Albert Hammond (track 4)
Rodney Hollaman (track 9)
John Holt (track 13)
Mark James (Francis Rodney Zambon, composer of "Suspicious Minds") (track 1)
Holly Knight (track 5)
Jan Leyers (track 11)
Kevin Lyles (Girl You Know It's True) (track 9)
Paul Michiels (track 11)
Bill Pettaway (track 9)
Sean Spencer (Baltimore DJ aka DJ Spen) (track 9)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 4)
Marty Wilde (track 15)
Ricky Wilde (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Island Def Jam Music Group (use “Island” or “Def Jam Recordings” labels rather than this record company) (1984) (track 6)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1987) (track 1)
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1989) (track 12)
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) (2001) (track 13)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (2004) (track 3)
publisher:
Bike Music (track 1)
Budde Songs Inc. (track 1)
Chi-Boy Music (track 12)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 12)
Goodsingle Ltd. (track 3)
Hornall Brothers Music Ltd. (limited company) (track 3)
Hot Food Music Ltd. (track 14)
Jimmy Fun Music (track 10)
Jump Jet Music Ltd. (track 14)
Lovolar Music (track 1)
Mood Music Ltd. (track 14)
Rose Bridge Music (track 1)
Sebanine Music (track 1)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 3)
engineered at:
DJ-mixes:
mash-ups:
music videos:
remixes:
sampled by:
Victor by Syndicate (track 15)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 279) (track 8)
cover recording of:
Always on My Mind (track 1)
The Tide Is High (track 13)
later parody versions:
Final Countdown (parody by Der Familie Popolski) (track 16)
Final Countdown (parody by Кирилл Немоляев) (track 16)
Final Cuntdown (track 16)
Hiivasieni (track 16)
Kaipaan sua niin (track 6)
Kids in Tyne & Wear (track 15)
Nightmare Waiting (track 12)
The Bible Countdown (track 16)
The Final Grinddown (track 16)
later translated parody versions:
Heil Humppa (track 15)
Jääkärihumppa (track 16)
Leia (track 6)
Te peto el cacas (track 16)
later translated versions:
Kaupungin lapset (track 15)
Wie mei Herzschlag (track 1)
Wie my Härzschlag (track 1)
以愛代替 (track 10)
你知我知 (track 10)
常在我心間 (track 1)
later versions:
The Tide Is High (Get the Feeling) (new bridge & lyrics for Atomic Kitten) (track 13)
live recording of:
Vienna (track 14)
recording of:
Kayleigh (track 7)
Right Here Waiting (track 12)
Still Loving You (track 6)
The Final Countdown (track 16)
The Look (track 10)
Kids in America (1980) (track 15)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

Hammond organ:
David Paich (track 8)
Steve Porcaro (track 8)
drumset:
Jeff Porcaro (track 8)
trumpet:
Gary Grant (track 8)
Jerry Hey (track 8)
drums:
Chris Frantz (track 1)
synthesizer:
David Paich (track 8)
Steve Porcaro (track 8)
organ:
Robbie Lyn (track 7)
Clavinet:
Peter Tosh (track 7)
guitar:
Stevie Golding (track 7)
Donald Kinsey (track 7)
David Byrne (track 1)
Steve Lukather (track 8)
guitar and keyboard:
Jerry Harrison (track 1)
guitar and saxophone:
Stuart Matthewman (track 12)
bass:
Paul S. Denman (track 12)
David Hungate (track 8)
Tina Weymouth (track 1)
electric guitar:
Waddy Wachtel (track 4)
percussion:
Lenny Castro (track 8)
Scully Sims (track 7)
keyboard:
Byron Allred (track 7)
Peter Couch (track 7)
Andrew Hale (track 12)
saxophone:
Jim Horn (track 8)
Tom Scott (saxophonist) (track 8)
piano:
David Paich (track 8)
Keith Sterling (track 7)
horn arranger:
David Paich (track 8)
Jerry Hey (track 8)
congas:
Lenny Castro (track 8)
trombone:
James Pankow (track 8)
additional engineer:
Mike Pela (track 12)
arranger:
David A. Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 9)
Feargal Sharkey (track 9)
background vocals:
Jerry Harrison (track 1)
Donald Kinsey (track 7)
David Paich (track 8)
Peter Tosh (track 7)
Tina Weymouth (track 1)
Audrey Hall (Jamaican reggae singer) (track 7)
Pam Hall (track 7)
Raymond Hall (Jamaican singer) (track 7)
Tom Kelly (songwriter) (track 8)
Bobby Kimball (track 8)
Steve Lukather (track 8)
Dorrett Myers (track 7)
Betty Wright (track 7)
composer:
Sade Adu (track 12)
Vincent Bruley (track 16)
Colin Hay (track 6)
David Paich (track 8)
Raymond St. John (track 12)
Ron Strykert (track 6)
David Byrne (track 1)
Iva Davies (track 13)
Ivan Doroschuk (track 11)
Eddy Grant (track 2)
Paul Hardcastle (track 15)
John Jones (UK folk singer) (track 1)
Maria McKee (track 9)
Alan Prosser (track 1)
Ian Telfer (track 1)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 7)
engineer:
Barry Hammond (track 14)
lead vocals:
Bobby Kimball (track 8)
Steve Lukather (track 8)
Kim Carnes (1981-01) (track 4)
lyricist:
Sade Adu (track 12)
Colin Hay (track 6)
David Paich (track 8)
Raymond St. John (track 12)
David Byrne (track 1)
William Coutourie (track 15)
Iva Davies (track 13)
Ivan Doroschuk (track 11)
Eddy Grant (track 2)
Guesch Patti (track 16)
Paul Hardcastle (track 15)
John Jones (UK folk singer) (track 1)
Jonas McCord (track 15)
Maria McKee (track 9)
Alan Prosser (track 1)
Ian Telfer (track 1)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 7)
mixer:
Jeremy Green (track 16)
Eric Thorngren (track 1)
Shelly Yakus (track 9)
performer:
Andrew Cader (track 1)
producer:
Val Garay (track 4)
Chris Kimsey (track 7)
Robin Millar (track 12)
Nick Rhodes (track 3)
Gary Stevenson (track 5)
David A. Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 9)
Colin Thurston (track 3)
Peter Tosh (track 7)
Toto (American rock group) (track 8)
Pete Wingfield (track 14)
recording engineer:
Val Garay (track 4)
Eric Thorngren (track 1)
remixer:
Jellybean (US producer John Benitez) (track 7)
vocals:
Sade Adu (track 12)
David Byrne (track 1)
writer:
Al Archer (track 14)
Steve Askew (track 3)
Nick Beggs (track 3)
Peter Cox (track 5)
Jackie DeShannon (track 4)
Richard Drummie (track 5)
Christopher Hamill (track 3)
Danny Mitchell (Scottish songwriter and member of Messengers) (track 10)
Kevin Rowland (track 14)
Jez Strode (track 3)
Midge Ure (track 10)
Donna Weiss (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (track 8)
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1981) (track 4)
EMI America Records, Inc. (1981) (track 4)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1982) (track 6)
CBS Records (manufacturer/distributor) (1984) (track 12)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1985 –) (track 9)
publisher:
recorded at:
sampled by:
In My Arms by Mylo (track 4)
part of:
cover recording of:
Johnny B. Goode (track 7)
Bette Davis Eyes (1981-01) (track 4)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Bartimaeus Eyes (track 4)
Hosanna (track 8)
Osama (track 8)
Outnumbered (ApologetiX song) (track 6)
Tasty Plants (track 11)
The Brady Bunch (“Weird Al” version) (track 11)
Афанасий (track 7)
later translated parody versions:
Bassena (track 8)
later translated versions:
Eddie sois bon (track 7)
Johnny B. Good (track 7)
Johnny B. Goode (track 7)
Tod eines Traums (track 13)
later versions:
Ali Be Good (track 7)
recording of:
19 (track 15)
A Good Heart (track 9)
Down Under (Men at Work song, “Do you come from a land down under?”) (track 6)
Geno (track 14)
Hey Little Girl (track 13)
If I Was (track 10)
Road to Nowhere (track 1)
Rosanna (track 8)
Smooth Operator (track 12)
The Safety Dance (track 11)
Too Shy (track 3)
We Close Our Eyes (track 5)
Étienne (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 6)
Oldies Medley (Carpenters in Japan) (track 7)

Release Group

part of: The Best of 1980-1990 (number: 1)
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/108726 [info]