Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Queen 3.55 2:46
2 Beautiful Day
U2 3.9 4:08
3 Sultans of Swing
Dire Straits 4.55 5:49
4 Fire
Jimi Hendrix 2:45
5 Cocaine
Eric Clapton 4.75 3:37
6 Like a Rolling Stone
Bob Dylan 4.65 6:10
7 Let’s Stick Together
Bryan Ferry 3:01
8 Lust for Life
Iggy Pop 5 5:15
9 New Sensation
INXS 3.6 3:42
10 Bat Out of Hell
Meat Loaf 4:56
11 Rock DJ
Robbie Williams 2.5 4:21
12 Sowing the Seeds of Love
Tears for Fears 3:52
13 It’s a Sin
Pet Shop Boys 5 5:04
14 Save a Prayer
Duran Duran 5:29
15 Brass in Pocket
The Pretenders 5 3:08
16 Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)
Eurythmics 4.6 3:38
17 Don’t Give Up
Peter Gabriel feat. Kate Bush 5:58
18 Smooth Operator
Sade 4.65 4:17
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Instant Karma (We All Shine on)
John Lennon 3:16
2 Money
Pink Floyd 4.6 6:28
3 Ashes to Ashes
David Bowie 4.45 4:27
4 Walking on the Moon
The Police 3.7 5:05
5 The Tide Is High
Blondie 4.8 3:55
6 Nothing Really Matters
Madonna 4.35 4:29
7 Stepping Out
Joe Jackson 4:15
8 Uptown Girl
Billy Joel 4.5 3:19
9 Dreamer
Supertramp 4.15 3:33
10 California Dreaming
The Mamas & the Papas 4.75 2:43
11 Freebird
Lynyrd Skynyrd 4:44
12 Weather With You
Crowded House 3.5 3:46
13 Everyday Is a Winding Road
Sheryl Crow 4 4:19
14 You’re So Vain
Carly Simon 5 4:18
15 Your Song
Elton John 3.55 4:04
16 It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World
James Brown 2:53
17 Psychokiller
Talking Heads 3.75 4:22
18 The Drugs Don’t Work
The Verve 2 4:45
19 No Surprises
Radiohead 4 3:49

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar [acoustic rhythm guitar]:
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
drumset:
Jamie Oldaker (track 5)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
bass guitar:
Winston Blissett (track 11)
John Deacon (track 1)
Carl Radle (track 5)
vocoder:
Steve Power (track 11)
drums programming:
Andy Duncan (UK drummer) (track 11)
synthesizer:
Brian Eno (track 2)
guitar:
Eric Clapton (track 5)
George Terry (guitar player with Clapton in 70's) (track 5)
electronic organ:
Dick Sims (track 5)
electric guitar:
Neil Taylor (guitarist) (track 11)
brass:
Dave Bishop (track 11)
Neil Sidwell (track 11)
Steve Sidwell (track 11)
keyboard:
Guy Chambers (English songwriter and record producer) (track 11)
handclaps:
John Deacon (track 1)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 1)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) (track 1)
sampler:
Andy Richards (Strawbs keyboard player/record producer) (track 13)
additional engineer:
Steve Harris (mixer/producer) (track 2)
Tim Palmer (British producer/mixer) (track 2)
Steve Price (recording engineer) (track 11)
Richard Woodcraft (track 11)
additional mixer:
David Jacob (track 13)
additional producer:
Steve Lillywhite (track 2)
Stephen Hague (track 13)
arranger:
Guy Chambers (English songwriter and record producer) (track 11)
assistant engineer:
Chris Heaney (track 2)
assistant mixer:
David Naughton (UK engineer/producer) (track 11)
background vocals:
David Howell Evans (U2 guitarist David Evans) (track 2)
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 1)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Andy Caine (track 11)
Yvonne Elliman (track 5)
Derek Green (track 11)
Katie Kissoon (track 11)
Daniel Lanois (track 2)
Marcy Levy (track 5)
Sylvia Mason-James (British singer) (track 11)
Tessa Niles (track 11)
Paul "Tubbs" Williams (UK bass player, producer, vocalist) (track 11)
co-producer:
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (track 1)
composer:
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 8)
J.J. Cale (track 5)
Adam Clayton (track 2)
David Howell Evans (U2 guitarist David Evans) (track 2)
Peter Gabriel (track 17)
Jimi Hendrix (track 4)
Larry Mullen, Jr. (track 2)
Raymond St. John (track 18)
Jim Steinman (track 10)
U2 (Irish rock band) (track 2)
Sade Adu (track 18)
Bono (singer of U2) (track 2)
Wilbert Harrison (track 7)
Mark Knopfler (track 3)
Chris Lowe (1/2 of Pet Shop Boys) (track 13)
Iggy Pop (track 8)
Neil Tennant (track 13)
Bob Dylan (1965) (track 6)
Freddie Mercury (1979) (track 1)
conductor:
Gavyn Wright (track 11)
editor:
Richard Flack (producer/engineer) (track 11)
engineer:
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (track 1)
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 13)
David Nicholas (track 9)
Bill Price (UK producer/engineer) (track 15)
Richard Rainey (track 2)
David Jacob (track 13)
lead vocals:
Eric Clapton (track 5)
Freddie Mercury (track 1)
Robbie Williams (track 11)
lyricist:
J.J. Cale (track 5)
Peter Gabriel (track 17)
Jimi Hendrix (track 4)
Raymond St. John (track 18)
Jim Steinman (track 10)
Sade Adu (track 18)
Bono (singer of U2) (track 2)
Wilbert Harrison (track 7)
Mark Knopfler (track 3)
Chris Lowe (1/2 of Pet Shop Boys) (track 13)
Iggy Pop (track 8)
Neil Tennant (track 13)
Bob Dylan (1965) (track 6)
Freddie Mercury (1979) (track 1)
mastering:
Ian Cooper (UK mastering engineer) (track 16)
mixer:
Steve Lillywhite (track 2)
Steve Power (track 11)
Bob Clearmountain (track 9)
Stephen Hague (track 13)
orchestra:
orchestrator:
Nick Ingman (track 11)
producer:
Bewlay Bros. (track 8)
Guy Chambers (English songwriter and record producer) (track 11)
Bryan Ferry (track 7)
Glyn Johns (track 5)
Steve Power (track 11)
Queen (UK rock group) (track 1)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 16)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (tracks 7, 9, 15)
Muff Winwood (track 3)
Daniel Lanois (track 2)
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 13)
Brian Eno (track 2)
Tom Wilson (Producer, worked with Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel, Zappa, VU, etc.) (1965-07-15 – 1965-07-16) (track 6)
programming:
Brian Eno (track 2)
solo guitar:
Brian May (Queen guitarist) (track 1)
writer:
Kevin Andrews (track 11)
Guy Chambers (English songwriter and record producer) (track 11)
Andrew Farriss (track 9)
Michael Hutchence (track 9)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 15)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 14)
Annie Lennox (track 16)
Roland Orzabal (track 12)
Ekundayo Paris (track 11)
Nelson Pigford (track 11)
Nick Rhodes (track 14)
Curt Smith (track 12)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 16)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 14)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 14)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 14)
Robbie Williams (track 11)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1987) (track 13)
Universal International Music B.V. (company, do not use as label) (1987) (track 9)
Phonogram Ltd. (London) (company name, NOT a label!) (1988) (track 3)
Mercury Records Ltd. (London) (for copyrights use only) (1996) (track 3)
Hollywood Records, Inc. (2014) (track 1)
Raincloud Productions Ltd. (2014) (track 1)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (track 15)
Bewlay Bros. Music (track 8)
Cliofine Limited (track 17)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 11)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 11)
Fleur Music (track 8)
Tol Muziek (track 9)
Virgin Music (publisher only, do not use as a label) (track 8)
Virgin Music Ltd. (track 11)
Warner/Chappell (track 9)
Warner/Chappell (1965 – 1993) (track 6)
Beechwood Music Corp. (1979) (track 1)
Queen Music Ltd. (1979) (track 1)
Special Rider Music (1993 –) (track 6)
recorded at:
Musicland Studios in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1980-02 – 1980-05) (track 1)
additionally sampled by:
mash-ups:
Lust Train by ccc (track 8)
Redmix part 4a by DJ Spec (track 8)
remasters:
Brass in Pocket (2006 remaster) by The Pretenders (track 15)
remixes:
Street Dreams by Noisia (track 16)
sampled by:
Jump on Stage by Girl Talk (track 8)
Loverboy by Big Dipper Feat. Roy Kinsey (track 18)
You Don't Wanna by Tricky (track 16)
You Gets No Love by Faith Evans feat. P. Diddy & Loon (track 16)
samples:
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 67) (track 8)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 147) (track 8)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 357) (track 16)
cover recording of:
Cocaine (track 5)
is the basis for:
地下裁判團 (track 13)
later parody versions:
Ally McBeal (track 6)
Brash, Impulsive (track 15)
Complain (track 5)
Falling Stones (track 6)
Glass of Eggnog (track 15)
Gohan (track 5)
In Maine (track 5)
Like a Rolling Pin (track 6)
Tshernobyl (track 13)
later translated parody versions:
Dedieu la foire (track 7)
later translated versions:
Algo loco es el amor ("Crazy Little Thing Called Love") (track 1)
Allan wia a Stan (track 6)
Alle mitnander (track 7)
Aspirin (track 5)
Kovan pojan blues (track 7)
No et deixis (track 17)
Puita kaminaan (track 4)
Wie ’ne Stein (track 6)
later versions:
part of:
We Will Rock You (German version of the Queen musical) (track 1)
recording of:
Bat Out of Hell (track 10)
Beautiful Day (track 2)
Brass in Pocket (track 15)
Don’t Give Up (track 17)
Fire (track 4)
It’s a Sin (track 13)
Lust for Life (track 8)
New Sensation (track 9)
Rock DJ (track 11)
Save a Prayer (track 14)
Smooth Operator (track 18)
Sultans of Swing (1978) (track 3)
Crazy Little Thing Called Love (1980-02 – 1980-05) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1966-02-16) (track 16)
acoustic guitar:
Frank Clark (Guitar/bassist) (track 15)
clarinet and saxophone:
John Helliwell (track 9)
electric bass guitar:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 4)
drumset:
Jim Gordon (Drummer (Derek and the Dominos)) (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 14)
bass guitar:
Colin Greenwood (track 19)
Dave Richmond (track 15)
Dougie Thomson (track 9)
trumpet:
Dud Bascomb (Sr., jazz trumpeter) (1966-02-16) (track 16)
Waymon Reed (1966-02-16) (track 16)
Lammar Wright (1966-02-16) (track 16)
effects:
Ed O’Brien (track 19)
strings arranger:
Radiohead (track 19)
Richard Hewson (track 9)
Carly Simon (track 14)
glockenspiel:
Jonny Greenwood (track 19)
mellotron:
Jonny Greenwood (track 19)
drums:
Stewart Copeland (track 4)
Nick Mason (track 2)
Barry Morgan (English drummer) (track 15)
Philip Selway (track 19)
Chris Frantz (track 17)
Bernard “Pretty” Purdie (1966-02-16) (track 16)
drums and percussion:
Bob Siebenberg (track 9)
synthesizer:
Andy Clark (UK keyboard and synthesizer player) (track 3)
organ:
Jonny Greenwood (track 19)
guitar:
Carlos Alomar (track 3)
Robert Fripp (track 3)
Colin Green (track 15)
Jonny Greenwood (track 19)
Chuck Hammer (track 3)
Ed O’Brien (track 19)
P.F. Sloan (track 10)
Thom Yorke (track 19)
David Byrne (track 17)
Billy Butler (jazz guitarist) (1966-02-16) (track 16)
Jimmy Ryan (American guitarist and singer/songwriter) (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 14)
guitar and keyboard:
Jerry Harrison (track 17)
guitar and piano:
Roger Hodgson (track 9)
harmonica and keyboard:
Rick Davies (UK keyboardist, member of Supertramp) (track 9)
bass:
George Murray (American bass guitarist) (track 3)
Roger Waters (track 2)
Tina Weymouth (track 17)
Klaus Voorman (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 14)
electric guitar:
Andy Summers (track 4)
percussion:
Dennis Davis (track 3)
Colin Greenwood (track 19)
Ed O’Brien (track 19)
Philip Selway (track 19)
Richard Perry (producer) (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 14)
keyboard:
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 3)
Jonny Greenwood (track 19)
Richard Wright (Pink Floyd keyboardist) (track 2)
saxophone:
Dick Parry (track 2)
piano:
Roy Bittan (track 3)
Jonny Greenwood (track 19)
Elton John (track 15)
Thom Yorke (track 19)
Carly Simon (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 14)
baritone saxophone:
Haywood Henry (1966-02-16) (track 16)
12 string guitar:
Clive Hicks (track 15)
bass synthesizer:
Colin Greenwood (track 19)
guitar family:
David Gilmour (track 2)
additional drums programming:
Steve Sidelnyk (track 6)
additional writer:
Howard Barrett (track 5)
Tyrone Evans (track 5)
arranger:
The Police (British rock band) (track 4)
Paul Buckmaster (track 15)
assistant engineer:
Jon Bailey (track 19)
Gerard Navarro (engineer) (track 19)
Chris Scard (track 19)
assistant recording engineer:
Ron Black (track 13)
Cappy Japngie (track 13)
John Paterno (track 13)
background vocals:
Ed O’Brien (track 19)
Lynn Maitland (track 3)
Chris Porter (engineer) (track 3)
Tony Visconti (track 3)
Mick Jagger (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 14)
composer:
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 3)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 16)
Rick Davies (UK keyboardist, member of Supertramp) (track 9)
Roger Hodgson (track 9)
Elton John (track 15)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 4)
Roger Waters (track 2)
Richard Ashcroft (track 18)
David Byrne (track 17)
Neil Finn (track 12)
Tim Finn (track 12)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 7)
Billy Joel (track 8)
Betty Jean Newsome (track 16)
Carly Simon (track 14)
conductor:
Paul Buckmaster (track 15)
Nick Ingman (track 19)
editor:
Nigel Godrich (track 19)
engineer:
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (track 9)
Jim Boyer (producer/engineer) (track 8)
Robin Geoffrey Cable (tracks 14–15)
Nigel Gray (track 4)
Bones Howe (track 10)
John Jansen (track 9)
Ed Stasium (track 17)
guest background vocals:
Neil Finn (track 13)
lead vocals:
Elton John (track 15)
David Byrne (track 17)
Billy Joel (track 8)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1966-02-16) (track 16)
Carly Simon (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 14)
lyricist:
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 3)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 16)
Rick Davies (UK keyboardist, member of Supertramp) (track 9)
Roger Hodgson (track 9)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 4)
Roger Waters (track 2)
Richard Ashcroft (track 18)
David Byrne (track 17)
Neil Finn (track 12)
Tim Finn (track 12)
Chris Frantz (track 17)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 7)
Billy Joel (track 8)
Betty Jean Newsome (track 16)
Carly Simon (track 14)
Bernie Taupin (track 15)
Tina Weymouth (track 17)
mastering:
Dave Collins (US mastering engineer) (track 4)
mixer:
Nigel Godrich (track 19)
Jim Boyer (producer/engineer) (track 8)
Tchad Blake (track 13)
Bob Clearmountain (track 12)
Chris Potter (UK Producer/engineer) (track 18)
orchestrator:
Paul Buckmaster (track 14)
producer:
Lou Adler (track 10)
Tony Bongiovi (track 17)
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 3)
Sheryl Crow (track 13)
Gus Dudgeon (track 15)
Mitchell Froom (track 12)
Nigel Godrich (track 19)
William Orbit (track 6)
Richard Perry (producer) (track 14)
Pink Floyd (track 2)
The Police (British rock band) (track 4)
Lance Quinn (track 17)
Radiohead (track 19)
Phil Ramone (track 8)
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (track 9)
Supertramp (track 9)
Talking Heads (track 17)
Marius de Vries (track 6)
Neil Finn (track 12)
Nigel Gray (track 4)
Tony Visconti (track 3)
programming:
Thom Yorke (track 19)
recording engineer:
Nigel Godrich (track 19)
Radiohead (track 19)
Tchad Blake (track 13)
Blair Lamb (track 13)
Bob Salcedo (track 13)
Trina Shoemaker (track 13)
solo alto flute:
Bud Shank (track 10)
vocals:
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 3)
Rick Davies (UK keyboardist, member of Supertramp) (track 9)
Jerry Harrison (track 17)
Roger Hodgson (track 9)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 4)
Thom Yorke (track 19)
David Gilmour (track 2)
John Helliwell (track 9)
writer:
Sheryl Crow (track 13)
Colin Greenwood (track 19)
Jonny Greenwood (track 19)
John Holt (track 5)
Patrick Leonard (track 6)
Brian MacLeod (track 13)
Ed O’Brien (track 19)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 10)
Michelle Phillips (track 10)
Philip Selway (track 19)
Jeff Trott (track 13)
Thom Yorke (track 19)
phonographic copyright by:
Sire Records, Inc. (track 17)
Elektra Records (not for release label use! please use its imprint "Elektra" instead) (1972) (track 14)
Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01) (1978) (track 14)
A&M Records (1979 –) (track 4)
Mainman S.A. (not for release label use! © & ℗ rights use only) (1992) (track 3)
Tintoretto Music (1992) (track 3)
Pink Floyd Music (1987) Ltd. (2011) (track 2)
publisher:
C’est Music (track 14)
KPM (publishing) (track 2)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 10)
Pathe-Marconi (track 2)
RZO Music Ltd (track 3)
Richt & Slezak OHG (track 10)
Tintoretto Music (track 3)
Trousdale Music (track 10)
Virgin Music, Inc. (The American arm of Virgin's publishing company) (track 4)
Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (track 17)
recorded at:
Western Recorders (@ 6000 Sunset Blvd., part of United Western Recorders studio complex 1957–1985) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1965) (track 10)
Talent Masters Studios in New York, New York, United States (1966-02-16) (track 16)
Trident Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 14)
mash-ups:
Voodoo Killer by G3RSt (track 17)
music videos:
No Surprises by Radiohead (track 19)
remixes:
sampled by:
Tradin War Stories by 2Pac feat. Dramacydal, C-Bo & Storm (track 16)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 89) (track 10)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 108) (track 17)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 136) (track 15)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 184) (track 19)
cover recording of:
The Tide Is High (track 5)
is the basis for:
Body II Body (track 3)
later parody versions:
Psycho Chicken (track 17)
Riley Martin Dreaming (parody for Riley Martin) (track 10)
You're So Plain (track 14)
later translated versions:
California Dreaming (track 10)
Cwympo Mae Y Dail (track 10)
Gärdettjej (track 8)
Ka Überraschung (track 19)
Kalajoen hiekat (track 10)
La Terre promise (California Dreamin') (track 10)
Psycho Killer (track 17)
Sinun laulusi (track 15)
Tu canción (track 15)
我愛你 (track 8)
最佳男主角 (track 14)
later versions:
The Tide Is High (Get the Feeling) (new bridge & lyrics for Atomic Kitten) (track 5)
recording of:
Ashes to Ashes (track 3)
Dreamer (track 9)
Money (track 2)
No Surprises (track 19)
Psycho Killer (track 17)
Steppin' Out (track 7)
Uptown Girl (track 8)
Weather With You (track 12)
Your Song (track 15)
California Dreamin’ (1965) (track 10)
It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World (1966-02-16) (track 16)
You’re So Vain (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 14)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (track 10)

Release

ASIN: US: B00007EHWD [info]