Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Atomic
Blondie 4.5 3:49
2 The Reflex
Duran Duran 4 4:24
3 All Stood Still
Ultravox 5 5:08
4 Lifeline
Spandau Ballet 3:21
5 Time (Clock of the Heart)
Culture Club 3:44
6 Love Action (I Believe in Love)
The Human League 3:52
7 I Second That Emotion
Japan 5 3:47
8 No Regrets
Midge Ure 4:04
9 Enola Gay
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark 3.2 3:33
10 Rise to the Occasion
Climie Fisher 4:51
11 Digging Your Scene
The Blow Monkeys 4:07
12 Fantastic Day
Haircut One Hundred 3:16
13 Whistle Down the Wind
Nick Heyward 3:42
14 Never Gonna Give You Up
Rick Astley 4.9 3:34
15 Night Boat to Cairo
Madness 3.75 3:28
16 19
Paul Hardcastle 3:33
17 Living in a Box
Living in a Box 3 3:06
18 Kids in America
Kim Wilde 4.5 3:26
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ride on Time
Black Box 3 4:36
2 Theme From S-Express
S’Express 6:03
3 System Addict
Five Star 4:05
4 Showing Out (Get Fresh at the Weekend)
Mel & Kim 3:35
5 Call Me
Go West 4:12
6 Hyperactive
Thomas Dolby 3:43
7 Jump (For My Love)
The Pointer Sisters 4:28
8 Walk This Way
Run‐D.M.C. 3.65 5:13
9 Go Wild in the Country
Bow Wow Wow 3:02
10 Boxerbeat
JoBoxers 3:05
11 Papa’s Got a Brand New Pigbag
Pigbag 3:42
12 Geno
Dexys Midnight Runners 3 3:29
13 I Want That Man
Deborah Harry 3.5 3:38
14 Walking on Sunshine
Katrina and the Waves 3.5 3:41
15 Echo Beach
Martha and the Muffins 3.5 3:38
16 The Heart of Rock & Roll
Huey Lewis & The News 5 4:07
17 Today
Talk Talk 3:14
18 And She Was
Talking Heads 3:37
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 She Makes My Day
Robert Palmer 4 4:23
2 Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)
Kate Bush 4 4:59
3 Bette Davis Eyes
Kim Carnes 4.15 3:46
4 It Started With a Kiss
Hot Chocolate 2.65 4:04
5 Strange Little Girl
The Stranglers 2:44
6 The First Picture of You
The Lotus Eaters 3:41
7 Could It Be I’m Falling in Love?
David Grant & Jaki Graham 4:18
8 Intuition
Linx 3:24
9 The Lunatics (Have Taken Over the Asylum)
Fun Boy Three 5 3:15
10 Too Much Too Young
The Special A.K.A. 2:07
11 It Ain’t What You Do, It’s the Way That You Do It
Fun Boy Three & Bananarama 4 2:50
12 Japanese Boy
Aneka 3:57
13 Perfect
Fairground Attraction 4 3:39
14 Tell It to My Heart
Taylor Dayne 4.35 3:42
15 The Model
Kraftwerk 3:41
16 Get It On
The Power Station 2.5 3:48
17 Who’s Zoomin’ Who?
Aretha Franklin 2 4:45
18 Maneater
Hall & Oates 4:32

Credits

CD 1

drums and percussion:
Malcolm Holmes (track 9)
Daniel Woodgate (track 15)
guitar:
Matt Aitken (track 14)
Chris Foreman (track 15)
bass:
Mark Bedford (track 15)
bass and synthesizer:
Andy McCluskey (track 9)
keyboard:
Matt Aitken (track 14)
Mike Barson (track 15)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 14)
keyboard [Fairlight] programming:
Ian Curnow (track 14)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Paul Humphreys (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) (track 9)
baritone saxophone and tenor saxophone:
background vocals:
Chas Smash (track 15)
composer:
Gary Kemp (track 4)
Andy McCluskey (track 9)
Philip Oakey (track 6)
Steve Piggott (track 17)
Marcus Vere (track 17)
Ian Burden (track 6)
Paul Hardcastle (track 16)
Nick Heyward (tracks 12–13)
Robert Howard (pop songwriter) (track 11)
Tom Rush (track 8)
engineer:
Laurence Diana (track 9)
Mark McGuire (UK producer/engineer) (track 14)
Max Norman (track 9)
lyricist:
Gary Kemp (track 4)
Andy McCluskey (track 9)
Philip Oakey (track 6)
Steve Piggott (track 17)
Marcus Vere (track 17)
Ian Burden (track 6)
William Coutourie (track 16)
Paul Hardcastle (track 16)
Nick Heyward (tracks 12–13)
Robert Howard (pop songwriter) (track 11)
Jonas McCord (track 16)
Tom Rush (track 8)
mixer:
Pete Hammond (UK producer aka "Mixmaster") (track 14)
producer:
Matt Aitken (track 14)
Mike Howlett (track 9)
The Human League (track 6)
John Punter (track 7)
Martin Rushent (track 6)
Bob Sargeant (track 12)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 14)
Pete Waterman (track 14)
vocals:
Paul Humphreys (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) (track 9)
Andy McCluskey (track 9)
Suggs (track 15)
writer:
Matt Aitken (track 14)
Mike Barson (track 15)
George O’Dowd (track 5)
Warren Cann (track 3)
Al Cleveland (track 7)
Simon Climie (track 10)
Mikey Craig (track 5)
Chris Cross (track 3)
Billy Currie (track 3)
Jimmy Destri (track 1)
Rob Fisher (British keyboardist and half of the 80s synthpop duo Naked Eyes) (track 10)
Deborah Harry (track 1)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 5)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 2)
Graham McPherson (track 15)
Dennis Morgan (US songwriter) (track 10)
Jon Moss (track 5)
Nick Rhodes (track 2)
Smokey Robinson (track 7)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 14)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 2)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 2)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 2)
Midge Ure (track 3)
Pete Waterman (track 14)
Marty Wilde (track 18)
Ricky Wilde (track 18)
phonographic copyright by:
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1981) (track 6)
publisher:
All Boys Music Ltd. (track 14)
BMG Monarch (track 1)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher - NOT for release labels) ( – ????) (track 1)
Dinsong Limited (track 6)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (tracks 5–6)
Jobete Music Ltd (track 7)
Terrace Music (1987) (track 14)
mixed at:
recorded at:
mash-ups:
Never Gonna Be Me by toonlink (track 14)
music videos:
remixes:
Love Action (part of a “FabricLive 47: Toddla T” DJ‐mix) by Philly (track 6)
sampled by:
Victor by Syndicate (track 18)
cover recording of:
No Regrets (track 8)
is the basis for:
STP (track 7)
Shoot the Dog (track 6)
later parody versions:
Kids in Tyne & Wear (track 18)
later translated parody versions:
Heil Humppa (track 18)
later translated versions:
Kaupungin lapset (track 18)
recording of:
19 (track 16)
All Stood Still (track 3)
Atomic (track 1)
Digging Your Scene (track 11)
Enola Gay (track 9)
Fantastic Day (track 12)
Lifeline (track 4)
Living in a Box (track 17)
Never Gonna Give You Up (Rick Astley song) (track 14)
Night Boat to Cairo (track 15)
The Reflex (track 2)
Kids in America (1980) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:
R.A. Megamix (track 14)
Hooked on Polkas (track 2)

CD 2

electronic drum set and Minimoog:
Howie Rice (track 7)
electronic drum set programming:
Reek Havoc (track 7)
guitar:
Joe Perry (track 8)
bass:
Louis Johnson (member of Brothers Johnson) (track 7)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (track 7)
keyboard and percussion:
Jason Mizell (track 8)
drum machine and synthesizer:
Stephen Mitchell (track 7)
drum machine and synthesizer programming:
Stephen Mitchell (track 7)
additional synthesizer:
Howie Rice (track 7)
additional vocals:
Steven Tyler (track 8)
assistant engineer:
Laurence Diana (track 15)
associate producer:
Stephen Mitchell (track 7)
Gary Skardina (track 7)
co-producer:
Jason Mizell (track 8)
Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C) (track 8)
composer:
Matthew Ashman (track 9)
Dave Barbarossa (track 9)
Simon Brenner (track 17)
David Byrne (track 18)
Chip Carpenter (track 11)
Thomas Dolby (track 6)
Roger Freeman (track 11)
Mark Gane (track 15)
Leigh Gorman (track 9)
Chris Hamlyn (track 11)
Lee Harris (track 17)
Mark Hollis (track 17)
James Johnstone (UK percussionist/guitarist/ambient producer) (track 11)
Chris Lee (Trumpet Player) (track 11)
Mirko Limoni (track 1)
Malcolm McLaren (track 9)
Ollie Moore (track 11)
Kimberley Rew (track 14)
Valerio Semplici (Black Box) (track 1)
Simon Underwood (track 11)
Paul Webb (UK bassist for Talk Talk/O.rang, aka Rustin Man) (track 17)
Daniele Davoli (track 1)
Dan Hartman (track 1)
engineer:
Gary Skardina (track 7)
Steve Ett (track 8)
Barry Hammond (track 12)
Richard Manwaring (track 15)
guest guitar:
Joe Perry (track 8)
guest background vocals:
Steven Tyler (track 8)
guest vocals:
Steven Tyler (track 8)
lead vocals:
June Pointer (track 7)
lyricist:
David Byrne (track 18)
Thomas Dolby (track 6)
Mark Gane (track 15)
Mark Hollis (track 17)
Mirko Limoni (track 1)
Valerio Semplici (Black Box) (track 1)
Daniele Davoli (track 1)
Dan Hartman (track 1)
Kimberley Rew (1983) (track 14)
performer:
Aerosmith (track 8)
Run‐D.M.C. (track 8)
producer:
Thomas Dolby (track 6)
Mike Howlett (track 15)
Richard Perry (producer) (track 7)
Rick Rubin (track 8)
Russell Simmons (track 8)
Pete Wingfield (track 12)
remixer:
Michael Brooks (sound engineer and remixer, notably associated with The Pointer Sisters) (track 7)
James C. Tract (track 7)
writer:
Matt Aitken (track 4)
Al Archer (track 12)
Tom Bailey (Thompson Twins) (track 13)
Gary Bell (track 3)
Johnny Colla (track 16)
David Collard (track 10)
Peter Cox (track 5)
Alannah Currie (track 13)
Richard Drummie (track 5)
Pascal Gabriel (track 2)
Miles Gregory (track 2)
Huey Lewis (track 16)
Billy Livsey (track 3)
Rob Marche (track 10)
Malcolm McLaren (track 9)
Stephen Mitchell (track 7)
Mark Moore (track 2)
Kevin Rowland (track 12)
Marti Sharron (track 7)
Gary Skardina (track 7)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 4)
Pete Waterman (track 4)
Dig Wayne (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
publisher:
Kyboside Music (track 14)
Megasongs (track 14)
Rhythm King Music (Publishing arm of Rhythm King Records) (track 2)
Virgin Music (publisher only, do not use as a label) (1980) (track 15)
recorded at:
The Manor in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom (1979-08) (track 15)
samples:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 287) (track 8)
is based on:
is the basis for:
later translated parody versions:
Kaaner wors (track 18)
later translated versions:
Égoïste (track 15)
recording of:
And She Was (track 18)
Boxerbeat (track 10)
Call Me (track 5)
Echo Beach (track 15)
Geno (track 12)
Hyperactive! (track 6)
I Want That Man (track 13)
Jump (for My Love) (track 7)
Ride on Time (track 1)
Showing Out (track 4)
System Addict (track 3)
Today (track 17)
Walk This Way (Run-D.M.C. version) (track 8)
Walking on Sunshine (track 14)
referred to in medleys:
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 14)
Hits Medley (Girls Aloud) (track 7)
version of:
Walk This Way (track 8)

CD 3

drums:
Stuart Elliot (track “Ultrasonic Soundwaves” on compilation “Ambient Nights: Picking Up Where Schiller Left Off”) (track 2)
guitar:
Alan Murphy (UK session guitarist) (track 2)
Corrado Rustici (track 17)
bass:
Del Palmer (track 2)
electric guitar:
Waddy Wachtel (track 3)
keyboard:
Walter Afanasieff (track 17)
Preston Glass (track 17)
piano:
bass synthesizer:
Randy Jackson (former bassist with Journey and American Idol judge) (track 17)
balalaika:
Paddy Bush (track 2)
additional translator:
Ralf Hütter (track 15)
Emil Schult (track 15)
assistant engineer:
Pearse Dunne (track 2)
background vocals:
Preston Glass (track 17)
Jim Gilstrap (track 17)
Randy Jackson (former bassist with Journey and American Idol judge) (track 17)
Vickie Randle (track 17)
Sylvester (US disco and soul singer-songwriter) (track 17)
Jeanie Tracy (track 17)
composer:
Karl Bartos (track 15)
Marc Bolan (track 16)
Kate Bush (track 2)
Hugh Cornwell (track 5)
Jerry Dammers (track 10)
Brian Duffy (UK drummer aka Jet Black) (track 5)
Lynval Golding (track 9)
Daryl Hall (track 18)
Bobby Heatlie (track 12)
Mark Nevin (track 13)
Neville Staple (track 9)
Hans Wärmling (track 5)
Errol Brown (track 4)
Dave Greenfield (track 5)
Terry Hall (track 9)
Ralf Hütter (track 15)
John Oates (track 18)
Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter) (track 1)
engineer:
Del Palmer (track 2)
Haydn Bendall (producer and engineer) (track 2)
Dr. Dave Frazer (track 17)
James Guthrie (track 2)
Paul Hardiman (track 2)
Nigel Walker (UK producer/engineer/guitarist) (track 2)
Brian Tench (track 2)
lead vocals:
Kate Bush (track 2)
Kim Carnes (1981-01) (track 3)
lyricist:
Marc Bolan (track 16)
Kate Bush (track 2)
Hugh Cornwell (track 5)
Jerry Dammers (track 10)
Brian Duffy (UK drummer aka Jet Black) (track 5)
Lynval Golding (track 9)
Daryl Hall (track 18)
Bobby Heatlie (track 12)
Mark Nevin (track 13)
Neville Staple (track 9)
Hans Wärmling (track 5)
Sara Allen (track 18)
Errol Brown (track 4)
Dave Greenfield (track 5)
Terry Hall (track 9)
Ralf Hütter (track 15)
John Oates (track 18)
Robert Palmer (English singer-songwriter) (track 1)
Emil Schult (track 15)
mastering:
Ian Cooper (UK mastering engineer) (track 2)
mixer:
Brian Tench (track 2)
producer:
Kate Bush (track 2)
Val Garay (track 3)
Ric Wake (track 14)
recording engineer:
Val Garay (track 3)
vocals:
Kate Bush (track 2)
writer:
Peter Coyle (track 6)
Jackie DeShannon (track 3)
Aretha Franklin (track 17)
Preston Glass (track 17)
Ernie Gold (track 14)
David Grant (pop singer) (track 8)
Jeremy Kelly (track 6)
Peter Martin (aka Sketch Martin, bass guitarist, songwriter) (track 8)
Sy Oliver (track 11)
Gerald Quinn (track 6)
Melvin Steals (track 7)
Mervin Steals (track 7)
Seth Swirsky (track 14)
Donna Weiss (track 3)
Trummy Young (track 11)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1981) (track 3)
EMI America Records, Inc. (1981) (track 3)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1982) (track 4)
publisher:
Island Music Ltd. (track 1)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 13)
engineered at:
recorded at:
DJ-mixes:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
In My Arms by Mylo (track 3)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 279) (track 2)
cover recording of:
Get It On (Bang a Gong) (track 16)
Bette Davis Eyes (1981-01) (track 3)
later parody versions:
Anteater (track 18)
Bartimaeus Eyes (track 3)
Gideon (track 16)
Spameater (track 18)
later translated versions:
Japanese Boy (German) (track 12)
不管你是誰 (track 12)
噴火 (track 16)
對號入座 (track 12)
later versions:
The Model (Big Black) (track 15)
recording of:
Intuition (track 8)
Japanese Boy (track 12)
Maneater (track 18)
Perfect (track 13)
She Makes My Day (track 1)
Tell It to My Heart (track 14)
The Model (Kraftwerk) (track 15)
Too Much Too Young (track 10)
Who's Zoomin' Who (track 17)
It Started With a Kiss (1982) (track 4)
translated version of:
Das Modell (track 15)