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AMCOS (the Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society) might possibly have been named as publishers (Amcos) of the tracks in this release, and erroneously added in the discogs entry as the release label. there are several other releases linked to Amcos with images showing this publisher connection.

Annotation last modified on 2014-02-10 04:12 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Road to Nowhere
Talking Heads 4 4:04
2 I Don't Like Mondays
The Boomtown Rats 4.2 4:19
3 Love of the Common People
Paul Young 3:30
4 Heart of Glass
Blondie 3:57
5 Thorn in My Side
Eurythmics 4:13
6 She Drives Me Crazy
Fine Young Cannibals 4.5 3:37
7 I Can't Go For That
Hall & Oates 5:00
8 Walk the Dinosaur
Was (Not Was) 3:39
9 Perfect
Fairground Attraction 4 3:38
10 Hold Me Now
Thompson Twins 4:45
11 A Good Heart
Feargal Sharkey 4:31
12 Trust Me
I'm Talking 3:50
13 The Only Way Is Up
Yazz & The Plastic Population 4:01
14 Pop Muzik
M 3:20
15 Toy Soldiers
Martika 4:53
16 Baby I Don't Care
Transvision Vamp 4:39
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 All Around the World
Lisa Stansfield 5 4:23
2 French Kissin' in the USA
Deborah Harry 5:08
3 I'm Not in Love
10cc 4.2 6:05
4 The Riddle
Nik Kershaw 3:53
5 Rush
Big Audio Dynamite II 4:01
6 The Reflex
Duran Duran 3:57
7 Venus
Bananarama 4 3:39
8 Victims
Culture Club 4:55
9 ABC
The Jackson 5 4.15 2:59
10 She Bop
Cyndi Lauper 3.5 3:48
11 Right on Track
Breakfast Club 4:19
12 Too Shy
Kajagoogoo 3:34
13 Smalltown Boy
Bronski Beat 4:47
14 Lazy Sunday
Small Faces 3:02
15 I'm the Leader of the Gang
Gary Glitter 3:30
16 Chained to the Wheel
The Black Sorrows 3:54

Credits

CD 1

strings arranger:
Fiachra Trench (track 2)
bass, drum machine and keyboard:
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 6)
drum machine, guitar and tambourine:
Andy Cox (of The Beat) (track 6)
co-producer:
David Z. (producer/engineer David Rivkin) (track 6)
composer:
David Byrne (track 1)
Bob Geldof (track 2)
Maria McKee (track 11)
Robin Scott (track 14)
Ian Telfer (track 1)
Ronnie Wilkins (track 3)
Daryl Hall (track 7)
John Hurley (track 3)
John Jones (UK folk singer) (track 1)
Annie Lennox (track 5)
Mark Nevin (track 9)
Alan Prosser (track 1)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 5)
engineer:
David Z. (producer/engineer David Rivkin) (track 6)
lyricist:
David Byrne (track 1)
Bob Geldof (track 2)
Maria McKee (track 11)
Robin Scott (track 14)
Ian Telfer (track 1)
Ronnie Wilkins (track 3)
Sara Allen (track 7)
Daryl Hall (track 7)
John Hurley (track 3)
John Jones (UK folk singer) (track 1)
Annie Lennox (track 5)
Mark Nevin (track 9)
John Oates (track 7)
Alan Prosser (track 1)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 5)
producer:
Phil Wainman (track 2)
vocals:
Roland Gift (track 6)
writer:
Thomas Alexander Bailey (Thompson Twins) (track 10)
Alannah Joy Currie (track 10)
Roland Gift (track 6)
Deborah Harry (track 4)
Johnny Henderson (track 13)
George Jackson (US soul songwriter/vocalist) (track 13)
Randy Jacobs (track 8)
Michael Jay (producer/engineer) (track 15)
Martika (track 15)
Robin Scott (track 14)
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 6)
Chris Stein (track 4)
David Was (track 8)
Don Was (track 8)
publisher:
BMG Monarch (track 4)
BMG Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 10, 14)
BMG Songs, Inc. (track 10)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher - NOT for release labels) (track 4)
Notting Hill Music (track 16)
Point Music (publisher) (track 10)
Semper Fi (track 8)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 9)
Zomba Enterprises, Inc. (US subsidiary of Zomba Music Publishing) (track 2)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Like Toy Soldiers by Eminem (track 15)
cover recording of:
The Only Way Is Up (track 13)
is the basis for:
Como un juguete (track 15)
later parody versions:
Moldy Now (track 10)
later translated parody versions:
Corazón de vaso (track 4)
later translated versions:
Heart of Glass (Japanese version) (track 4)
Walk the Dinosaur (Japanese Version) (track 8)
recording of:
A Good Heart (track 11)
Baby I Don't Care (Transvision Vamp) (track 16)
Heart of Glass (track 4)
Hold Me Now (Thompson Twins song) (track 10)
Perfect (track 9)
Pop Muzik (track 14)
Road to Nowhere (track 1)
She Drives Me Crazy (Fine Young Cannibals song) (track 6)
Thorn in My Side (track 5)
Toy Soldiers (track 15)
Walk the Dinosaur (track 8)
version of:
Once I Had a Love (track 4)

CD 2

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1970-01) (track 9)
electric bass guitar:
Bob West (US session bassist, producer & songwriter) (track 9)
Wilton Felder (1970-01) (track 9)
effects [musical effects]:
Eric Stewart (track 3)
drums:
Linn 9000 (drum machine, aka A. Linn) (track 7)
Gene Pello (1970-01) (track 9)
guitar:
Don Peake (1970-01) (track 9)
Louis Shelton (1970-01) (track 9)
David T. Walker (1970-01) (track 9)
bass and guitar:
Graham Gouldman (track 3)
synclavier [control desk]:
Lol (track 3)
Kevin (track 3)
Graham Gouldman (track 3)
Eric Stewart (track 3)
electric piano:
Eric Stewart (track 3)
keyboard:
Freddie Perren (1970-01) (track 9)
piano:
Lol (track 3)
Moog:
Kevin (track 3)
background vocals:
Lol (track 3)
Kevin (track 3)
Graham Gouldman (track 3)
Jackie Jackson (member of the Jackson 5) (1970-01) (track 9)
Marlon Jackson (1970-01) (track 9)
Tito Jackson (1970-01) (track 9)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (1970-01) (track 9)
composer:
Steve Bronski (track 13)
Nik Kershaw (track 4)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 7)
Jimmy Somerville (track 13)
Chuck Lorre (born Charles Michael Levine) (track 2)
Larry Steinbachek (track 13)
engineer:
Eric Stewart (track 3)
lead vocals:
Eric Stewart (track 3)
Jackie Jackson (member of the Jackson 5) (1970-01) (track 9)
Jermaine Jackson (soul/pop singer, of Jackson 5) (1970-01) (track 9)
Tito Jackson (1970-01) (track 9)
lyricist:
Steve Bronski (track 13)
Nik Kershaw (track 4)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 7)
Jimmy Somerville (track 13)
Chuck Lorre (born Charles Michael Levine) (track 2)
Larry Steinbachek (track 13)
mixer:
Eric Stewart (track 3)
other vocals [whisper vocals]:
Kathy Redfern (track 3)
producer:
10cc (track 3)
Ian Devaney (track 1)
Andy Morris (former member of Blue Zone (UK), worked with Lisa Stansfield) (track 1)
recording engineer:
10cc (track 3)
vocals:
Lisa Stansfield (track 1)
Bananarama (track 7)
writer:
Steve Askew (track 12)
Nick Beggs (track 12)
George O’Dowd (track 8)
Stephen Bray (track 11)
Joe Camilleri (track 16)
Rick Chertoff (track 10)
Gary Corbett (track 10)
Mikey Craig (track 8)
Ian Devaney (track 1)
Dan Gilroy (track 11)
Berry Gordy (track 9)
Graham Gouldman (track 3)
Christopher Hamill (track 12)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 8)
Cyndi Lauper (track 10)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 6)
Steve Lunt (track 10)
Dennis Lussier (track 9)
Fonce Mizell (track 9)
Andy Morris (former member of Blue Zone (UK), worked with Lisa Stansfield) (track 1)
Jon Moss (track 8)
Freddie Perren (track 9)
Nick Rhodes (track 6)
Nick Smith (Australian Guitar Player and Songwriter) (track 16)
Lisa Stansfield (track 1)
Eric Stewart (track 3)
Jez Strode (track 12)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 6)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 6)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Phonogram, Inc. (1975) (track 3)
London Records Ltd. (not release label) (1986) (track 7)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1996) (track 3)
publisher:
Block & Gilbert (track 1)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 3)
Hobbler Music (track 10)
Perfect Punch Music (track 10)
Rellla Music Corp. (track 10)
Spirit One Music (track 10)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 10)
Man-Ken Music Ltd. (1975) (track 3)
recorded at:
mash-ups:
ABC Street by Jackson 5 / Prince (track 9)
music videos:
I’m Not in Love by 10cc (track 3)
sampled by:
Dancin’ by Vanilla Ice (track 9)
O.P.P. by Naughty by Nature (track 9)
cover recording of:
Venus (Shocking Blue (I'm Your Venus)) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Easy Love (track 9)
Tell Me Why (track 13)
later parody versions:
I'm Not in Hove (track 3)
Sheba (track 10)
later translated parody versions:
Humppa-arvoitus (track 4)
Minus (track 7)
later translated versions:
El eco de tu voz (track 1)
Kolos Srey Chaom (track 7)
Veenus (track 7)
Venus (Finnish) (track 7)
ヴィーナス (Hitoshi Shinohara translation) (track 7)
ヴィーナス (Hiromi Mori translation) (track 7)
置き去りの夢 (track 3)
later versions:
French Kissin' in the USA (French version) (track 2)
recording of:
I’m Not in Love (track 3)
Right on Track (track 11)
She Bop (track 10)
Smalltown Boy (track 13)
The Reflex (track 6)
The Riddle (track 4)
Too Shy (track 12)
Victims (track 8)
ABC (1970-01) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 7)
Stars on 45 (Beatles Medley 7" Mix) (track 7)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 7)
Polka Party! (track 7)
Hooked on Polkas (track 6)