Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Going Underground
The Jam 5 2:55
2 Hong Kong Garden
Siouxsie and the Banshees 2:53
3 Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve?)
Buzzcocks 2:40
4 Pump It Up
Elvis Costello & The Attractions 3:17
5 Geno
Dexys Midnight Runners 3:26
6 Turning Japanese
The Vapors 3.65 3:43
7 My Best Friend’s Girl
The Cars 3:41
8 Ça plane pour moi
Plastic Bertrand 4 2:56
9 Dog Eat Dog
Adam and the Ants 3:13
10 Lucky Number
Lene Lovich 5 2:46
11 Airport
The Motors 4:29
12 Because the Night
Patti Smith Group 4.9 3:21
13 Rat Trap
The Boomtown Rats 4:55
14 No More Heroes
The Stranglers 3:28
15 Another Girl, Another Planet
The Only Ones 3:00
16 Do Anything You Wanna Do
Eddie & The Hot Rods 4:02
17 Making Plans for Nigel
XTC 4:12
18 Money
The Flying Lizards 2:30
19 Jilted John
Jilted John 2:53
20 Jimmy Jimmy
The Undertones 2:42
21 Banana Splits
The Dickies 1:54
22 If the Kids Are United
Sham 69 3:45
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Hanging on the Telephone
Blondie 4 2:20
2 My Sharona
The Knack 4:02
3 Is She Really Going Out With Him?
Joe Jackson 3:34
4 Up the Junction
Squeeze 5 3:10
5 Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
Ian Dury and The Blockheads 5 3:04
6 Back of My Hand
The Jags 3:20
7 I Got You
Split Enz 3:25
8 Rock Lobster
The BC‐52’s 3 4:54
9 Video Killed the Radio Star
Buggles 4.5 3:18
10 Stop the Sobbing
The Pretenders 2:38
11 2-4-6-8 Motorway
Tom Robinson Band 4 3:16
12 Into the Valley
The Skids 4 3:10
13 Sound of the Suburbs
The Members 5 3:15
14 Sheena Is a Punk Rocker
Ramones 2:47
15 Milk and Alcohol
Dr. Feelgood 5 2:46
16 King Rocker
Generation X 2:16
17 Prime Time
The Tubes 3:16
18 Whip It
DEVO 4.75 2:38
19 Top of the Pops
The Rezillos 3:14
20 Babylon’s Burning
The Ruts 2:35
21 Public Image
Public Image Ltd. 4.5 2:55
22 I Am the Fly
Wire 5 3:08
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Boys Don't Cry
The Cure 2:35
2 Love Will Tear Us Apart
Joy Division 3:25
3 Pretty in Pink
The Psychedelic Furs 3:58
4 Kids in America
Kim Wilde 4.5 3:24
5 They Don't Know
Kirsty MacColl 3:00
6 The Reward
The Teardrop Explodes 2:41
7 The Swords of a Thousand Men
Tenpole Tudor 5 2:55
8 Eighth Day
Hazel O’Connor 3:09
9 I Heard It Through the Grapevine
The Slits 3:58
10 Egyptian Reggae
Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers 2:36
11 Gangsters
The Special A.K.A. 2:46
12 On My Radio
The Selecter 3:01
13 Private Life
Grace Jones 5:11
14 Genius of Love
Tom Tom Club 3:28
15 Broken English
Marianne Faithfull 4:35
16 Germ Free Adolescents
X‐Ray Spex 3:11
17 I'm in Love With a German Film Star
The Passions 3:57
18 The Number One Song in Heaven
Sparks 3:29
19 Being Boiled
The Human League 4:16
20 Life in Tokyo, Part 1
Japan 4:01
21 We Got the Beat
The Go‐Go’s 2:30
22 C·30 C·60 C·90 Go!
Bow Wow Wow 5 3:03

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Colin Moulding (track 17)
Kevin Mooney (track 9)
drums:
Rick Buckler (track 1)
Terry Chambers (track 17)
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 9)
Terry Lee Miall (track 9)
guitar:
Marco Pirroni (track 9)
Paul Weller (track 1)
bass:
Bruce Foxton (track 1)
electric guitar:
Dave Gregory (XTC) (track 17)
Andy Partridge (track 17)
background vocals:
Andy Partridge (track 17)
composer:
Jet Black (UK drummer Brian Duffy, member of The Stranglers) (track 14)
Hugh Cornwell (track 14)
Lou Deprijck (track 8)
David Fenton (track 6)
Bob Geldof (track 13)
Dave Greenfield (track 14)
Colin Moulding (track 17)
Elvis Costello (track 4)
Ric Ocasek (track 7)
Paul Weller (track 1)
Patti Smith (1977 – 1978) (track 12)
Bruce Springsteen (1977 – 1978) (track 12)
Pete Shelley (Buzzcocks lead singer) (1977-11) (track 3)
engineer:
Hugh Padgham (track 17)
Alan Winstanley (track 14)
lead vocals:
Lene Lovich (track 10)
Colin Moulding (track 17)
lyricist:
Jet Black (UK drummer Brian Duffy, member of The Stranglers) (track 14)
Hugh Cornwell (track 14)
David Fenton (track 6)
Bob Geldof (track 13)
Dave Greenfield (track 14)
Colin Moulding (track 17)
Elvis Costello (track 4)
Yves Lacomblez (track 8)
Ric Ocasek (track 7)
Paul Weller (track 1)
Patti Smith (1977 – 1978) (track 12)
Bruce Springsteen (1977 – 1978) (track 12)
Pete Shelley (Buzzcocks lead singer) (1977-11) (track 3)
mixer:
Roger Bechirian (track 10)
producer:
Lou Deprijck (track 8)
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 9)
Steve Lillywhite (track 17)
Martin Rushent (track 14)
The Stateless (track 10)
publisher:
Bruce Springsteen (track 12)
remixer:
Roger Bechirian (track 10)
vocals:
Adam Ant (track 9)
Bruce Foxton (track 1)
Kevin Mooney (track 9)
Paul Weller (track 1)
writer:
Adam Ant (track 9)
Al Archer (track 5)
Janie Bradford (track 18)
Les Chappell (track 10)
Berry Gordy (track 18)
Lene Lovich (track 10)
Andy McMaster (track 11)
Marco Pirroni (track 9)
Kevin Rowland (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor Ltd. (UK) (not for release label use! aka Polydor Ltd. or Polydor Ltd. (London), fka Polydor Records Ltd.) (track 1)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1977) (track 14)
Arista Records, Inc. (manufacturing and distribution company, do not add releases here) (1978 –) (track 12)
publisher:
Complete Music Ltd. (tracks 3, 14)
Sewer Fire Hits Ltd (track 13)
Stylist Music Ltd. (track 1)
recorded at:
mash-ups:
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 477) (track 17)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Bethlehem's Boy (track 7)
Tajuton humppa (track 17)
later translated versions:
Comme ci, comme ca (track 8)
Es‐tu déjà tombé amoureux ("Ever Fallen in Love" in French/English) (track 3)
Franzi (track 17)
Gib mir Liebe (Money (That’s What I Want)) (track 18)
later versions:
Jet Boy Jet Girl (track 8)
Pas de chance (track 18)
recording of:
Airport (track 11)
Because the Night (track 12)
Dog Eat Dog (track 9)
Geno (track 5)
Lucky Number (track 10)
No More Heroes (track 14)
Pump It Up (track 4)
Rat Trap (track 13)
Turning Japanese (track 6)
Ça plane pour moi (track 8)
Going Underground (1980-01-16) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

bass guitar:
Nigel Harrison (track 1)
Dee Dee Ramone (1977-12-31) (track 14)
drums:
Clem Burke (track 1)
Tommy Ramone (1977-12-31) (track 14)
guitar:
Frank Infante (track 1)
Chris Stein (track 1)
Johnny Ramone (1977-12-31) (track 14)
keyboard:
Jimmy Destri (track 1)
assistant engineer:
Grey Russell (track 1)
associate producer:
Robert Margouleff (track 18)
co-producer:
Robert Margouleff (track 18)
composer:
Stuart Adamson (track 12)
Jo Callis (track 19)
Jean-Marie Carroll (track 13)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 10)
Paul Fox (of The Ruts) (track 20)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 3)
Chaz Jankel (track 5)
John Jennings (The Ruts) (track 20)
Jack Lee (US songwriter and musician) (track 1)
Malcolm Owen (track 20)
Joey Ramone (track 14)
Dave Ruffy (track 20)
Glenn Tilbrook (track 4)
Neil Finn (track 7)
Tom Robinson (British singer-songwriter, bassist and radio presenter) (track 11)
engineer:
Pete Coleman (track 1)
Bill Price (UK producer/engineer) (track 10)
David Tickle (track 7)
lyricist:
Jean-Marie Carroll (track 13)
Ray Davies (UK singer/songwriter, member of The Kinks) (track 10)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 3)
Jack Lee (US songwriter and musician) (track 1)
Joey Ramone (track 14)
Chris Difford (track 4)
Ian Dury (track 5)
Neil Finn (track 7)
Richard Jobson (track 12)
Tom Robinson (British singer-songwriter, bassist and radio presenter) (track 11)
Nicky Tesco (track 13)
mastering:
Ken Perry (track 18)
producer:
Chris Blackwell (Island Records) (track 8)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 1)
DEVO (new wave/rock band) (track 18)
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (track 10)
Pil (track 21)
Squeeze (UK new wave band) (track 4)
John Wood (UK producer) (track 4)
David Tickle (track 7)
vocals:
Deborah Harry (track 1)
writer:
John Alder (track 6)
Rick Anderson (bassist for The Tubes) (track 17)
Berton Averre (track 2)
Gerald Casale (track 18)
Michael Cotten (track 17)
Geoff Downes (track 9)
Douglas Fieger (track 2)
Trevor Horn (track 9)
Billy Idol (track 16)
Tony James (track 16)
Keith Levene (track 21)
Graham Lewis (bassist in Wire) (track 22)
Nick Lowe (UK singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/producer) (track 15)
John Lydon (track 21)
Gypie Mayo (track 15)
Mark Mothersbaugh (track 18)
Colin Newman (UK vocalist / songwriter) (track 22)
Kate Pierson (track 8)
Prairie Prince (track 17)
Fred Schneider (track 8)
Bill Spooner (track 17)
Roger Steen (track 17)
Keith Strickland (track 8)
Jim Walker (PIL member) (track 21)
Nick Watkinson (track 6)
Fee Waybill (track 17)
Vince Welnick (track 17)
Cindy Wilson (track 8)
Ricky Wilson (B-52's) (track 8)
John Wardle (track 21)
Bruce Woolley (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) (2001) (track 1)
publisher:
BMG Blue (track 1)
Chrysalis Songs (track 1)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 21)
Irving Music (BMI) (track 17)
Jay Boy (track 10)
Pokazuka Limited (track 3)
Pseudo–Songs (track 17)
Universal (plain logo: "Universal") (track 9)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 9)
Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (track 6)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 21)
recorded at:
Rainbow Theatre in London, England, United Kingdom (1977-12-31) (track 14)
mash-ups:
Pop Culture by Madeon (track 9)
Venus Whip by G3RSt (track 18)
music videos:
remixes:
sampled by:
Check It Out by Nicki Minaj feat. will.i.am (track 9)
Triple Double by Girl Talk (track 18)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 146) (track 8)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 463) (track 18)
cover recording of:
Stop Your Sobbing (track 10)
later parody versions:
Babylona (track 2)
Comme des connards (track 2)
My Bologna (track 2)
Suck It (track 18)
Wicked (track 18)
later translated parody versions:
Orpopojan jenkka (track 5)
later translated versions:
Müüch & Alkohol (track 15)
Siinä on punk Kari (track 14)
愛到你發狂 (track 2)
later versions:
live cover recording of:
live recording of:
Sheena Is a Punk Rocker (1977-12-31) (track 14)
recording of:
Babylon's Burning (track 20)
Back of My Hand (track 6)
I Am the Fly (track 22)
I Got You (track 7)
Into the Valley (track 12)
King Rocker (track 16)
Milk and Alcohol (track 15)
My Sharona (track 2)
Prime Time (track 17)
Public Image (track 21)
Rock Lobster (track 8)
Top of the Pops (track 19)
Up the Junction (track 4)
Whip It (Devo song) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 9)
Stars on 45 (the song itself) (track 9)
Candy Medley (track 18)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 9)

CD 3

drums:
Richard Williams (UK drummer for The Passions) (track 17)
guitar:
Clive Timperley (track 17)
Barbara Gogan (track 17)
bass:
David Agar (track 17)
arranger:
Jerry Dammers (track 11)
Tony Visconti (track 8)
composer:
David Agar (track 17)
John Ashton (track 3)
Tim Butler (track 3)
Vincent Paul Davey (track 3)
Michael Dempsey (track 1)
Peter Hook (track 2)
Duncan Kilburn (track 3)
Kirsty MacColl (track 5)
Ian Craig Marsh (track 19)
Stephen Morris (New Order) (track 2)
Hazel O’Connor (track 8)
Bernard Sumner (track 2)
Clive Timperley (track 17)
Laurence Tolhurst (track 1)
David Wardill (track 17)
Martyn Ware (track 19)
Richard Williams (UK drummer for The Passions) (track 17)
Richard Butler (singer) (track 3)
Charlotte Caffey (track 21)
Ian Curtis (track 2)
Roger Morris (UK guitarist for The Psychedelic Furs) (track 3)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 1)
Poly Styrene (track 16)
Edward Tudor-Pole (track 7)
lyricist:
John Ashton (track 3)
Tim Butler (track 3)
Vincent Paul Davey (track 3)
Duncan Kilburn (track 3)
Kirsty MacColl (track 5)
Hazel O’Connor (track 8)
Richard Butler (singer) (track 3)
Charlotte Caffey (track 21)
Ian Curtis (track 2)
Barbara Gogan (track 17)
Roger Morris (UK guitarist for The Psychedelic Furs) (track 3)
Philip Oakey (track 19)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 1)
Poly Styrene (track 16)
Edward Tudor-Pole (track 7)
producer:
Tony Visconti (track 8)
Peter Wilson (UK Producer) (track 17)
vocals:
Hazel O’Connor (track 8)
Clive Timperley (track 17)
Barbara Gogan (track 17)
writer:
Matthew Ashman (track 22)
David Barbe (track 22)
John Bradbury (UK drummer for The Specials/General Public) (track 11)
Jerry Dammers (track 11)
Lynval Golding (track 11)
Leigh Gorman (track 22)
Terry Hall (track 11)
Earl Anthony Johnson (reggae singer Earl Zero) (track 10)
Annabella Lwin (track 22)
Kirsty MacColl (track 5)
Ron Mael (track 18)
Russell Mael (track 18)
Malcolm McLaren (track 22)
Giorgio Moroder (track 18)
Hazel O’Connor (track 8)
Horace Panter (track 11)
Jonathan Richman (track 10)
Neville Staple (track 11)
Barrett Strong (track 9)
Norman Whitfield (track 9)
Marty Wilde (track 4)
Ricky Wilde (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
Stiff Records Ltd. (1981) (track 7)
publisher:
APB Music Co. (track 1)
Fractured Music (track 2)
Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (track 7)
Zomba Music Publishers Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Zomba Music Publishing) (track 2)
mixed at:
recorded at:
sampled by:
Victor by Syndicate (track 4)
cover recording of:
later parody versions:
We Got the Beef (track 21)
We Got the Feet (track 21)
later translated parody versions:
Heil Humppa (track 4)
Pottajenkka (track 2)
later translated versions:
Das kann doch nicht dein Ernst sein (I Heard It Through the Grapevine) (track 9)
Kaupungin lapset (track 4)
L’amour nous déchirera (Love Will Tear Us Apart) (track 2)
WE GOT THE BEAT (Japanese version) (track 21)
recording of:
Being Boiled (track 19)
Boys Don’t Cry (track 1)
C'30, C'60, C'90 Go (track 22)
Egyptian Reggae (track 10)
Eighth Day (track 8)
Gangsters (track 11)
Pretty in Pink (track 3)
They Don’t Know (track 5)
We Got the Beat (track 21)
Kids in America (1980) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Al Capone (track 11)