Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Tainted Love
Soft Cell 4 2:39
2 One Thing Leads to Another
The Fixx 3:23
3 Our House
Madness 4.65 3:20
4 Here Comes the Rain Again
Eurythmics 5:05
5 Good Thing
Fine Young Cannibals 4.25 3:23
6 Relax
Frankie Goes to Hollywood 3.65 3:56
7 If You Leave
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark 1 4:27
8 The Reflex
Duran Duran 4 4:23
9 I Ran (So Far Away)
A Flock of Seagulls 5 3:44
10 Everybody Wants to Rule the World
Tears for Fears 4 4:11
11 Do You Really Want to Hurt Me
Culture Club 4.3 4:23
12 Be Near Me
ABC 2 3:38
13 Don't Get Me Wrong
The Pretenders 4.5 3:49
14 The Safety Dance
Men Without Hats 4:35
15 Steppin' Out
Joe Jackson 4:22
16 Lay Your Hands on Me
Thompson Twins 4:22
17 What You Need
INXS 4.35 3:34
18 Take On Me
a‐ha 4.4 3:46
19 Obsession
Animotion 3:59
20 Everybody Have Fun Tonight
Wang Chung 4:45

Credits

CD 1

cymbal:
David Palmer (drummer (ABC/The The)) (track 12)
drumset:
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 6)
bass guitar:
Garry Gary Beers (track 17)
Mikey Craig (track 11)
Brad Lang (track 12)
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 6)
Curt Smith (track 10)
drums:
Manny Elias (track 10)
Jon Farriss (track 17)
Steve Jordan (US drummer/multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 13)
drums and percussion:
Jon Moss (track 11)
synthesizer:
Wix (track 13)
guitar:
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 13)
Robbie McIntosh (English guitarist for The Pretenders) (track 13)
Brian Nash (track 6)
Neil Taylor (guitarist) (track 10)
bass:
Chucho Merchán (track 13)
bass, drum machine and keyboard:
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 5)
percussion:
Steve Jordan (US drummer/multi-instrumentalist, composer & producer) (track 13)
keyboard:
Ian Stanley (track 10)
electronic instruments and other instruments:
Dave Ball (UK electronic musician, part of Soft Cell) (track 1)
piano:
Jools Holland (track 5)
Wix (track 13)
drum machine, guitar and tambourine:
Andy Cox (of The Beat) (track 5)
additional guitar:
Nile Rodgers (track 16)
additional engineer:
Knut Bohn (track 16)
Jay Mark (track 16)
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 5)
additional producer:
Stephen Lipson (track 6)
additional vocals:
Helen Terry (track 11)
arranger:
Tom Bailey (Thompson Twins) (track 16)
Alannah Currie (track 16)
Joe Leeway (track 16)
Mark White (ABC/Vice Versa) (track 12)
assistant engineer:
Paul Corkett (track 12)
Mike Drake (track 12)
Charles Harrowell (track 12)
Heff Moraes (track 12)
Dietmar Schillinger (track 12)
Mark Stent (producer, engineer) (track 12)
Paul Wright (UK recording engineer) (track 12)
background vocals:
Jimmy Chambers (track 5)
George Chandler (UK vocalist, member of The Olympic Runners & Londonbeat) (track 5)
Jimmy Helms (track 5)
Nile Rodgers (track 16)
composer:
Chris Foreman (track 3)
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 6)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 13)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 15)
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 6)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 4)
Mark White (ABC/Vice Versa) (track 12)
Ed Cobb (track 1)
Ivan Doroschuk (track 14)
Martin Fry (track 12)
Holly Johnson (track 6)
Annie Lennox (track 4)
conductor:
Stuart Bruce (track 6)
engineer:
Scott Ansell (track 16)
David Bascombe (track 10)
Olivier de Bosson (track 16)
Steve Churchyard (track 17)
Paul Hardiman (track 1)
Bruce Lampcov (track 13)
Tom Lord‐Alge (track 7)
Mike Pela (track 5)
Martyn Webster (track 12)
Steve Levine (track 11)
guest percussion:
Luis Jardim (track 6)
guest keyboard:
Anne Dudley (track 6)
Andrew Richards (Strawbs keyboard player/record producer) (track 6)
guest background vocals:
lead vocals:
George O’Dowd (track 11)
Roland Orzabal (track 10)
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 6)
Martin Fry (track 12)
Holly Johnson (track 6)
Paul Rutherford (Member of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 6)
lyricist:
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 13)
Joe Jackson (English musician) (track 15)
Dave Stewart (UK guitarist/singer for Eurythmics) (track 4)
Mark White (ABC/Vice Versa) (track 12)
Ed Cobb (track 1)
Ivan Doroschuk (track 14)
Martin Fry (track 12)
Holly Johnson (track 6)
Annie Lennox (track 4)
Carl Smyth (track 3)
mixer:
Jon Moss (track 11)
Martyn Webster (track 12)
Bob Clearmountain (track 13)
James A. Farber (sound engineer) (track 16)
Harvey Goldberg (track 1)
Steve Levine (track 11)
John Ratcliff (track 18)
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree) (track 10)
a‐ha (track 18)
performer:
A Flock of Seagulls (1982) (track 9)
producer:
Andy Cox (of The Beat) (track 5)
Roland Gift (track 5)
Trevor Horn (track 6)
Christopher Merrick Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 10)
Jimmy Iovine (track 13)
Alex Sadkin (track 16)
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 5)
Alan Tarney (track 18)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 17)
Mike Thorne (UK producer & keyboardist) (track 1)
Mark White (ABC/Vice Versa) (track 12)
Peter Wolf (Austrian classical/jazz composer/producer, keyboards for Zappa) (track 20)
Martin Fry (track 12)
Tom Lord‐Alge (track 7)
Bob Clearmountain (track 13)
Steve Levine (track 11)
recording engineer:
James A. Farber (sound engineer) (track 16)
Terry Becker (engineer) (track 16)
remixer:
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 5)
solo guitar:
Neil Taylor (guitarist) (track 10)
vocals:
Roland Gift (track 5)
Michael Hutchence (track 17)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 13)
Marc Almond (English pop singer and songwriter) (track 1)
writer:
Alfie Agius (track 2)
Tom Bailey (Thompson Twins) (track 16)
George O’Dowd (track 11)
Martin Cooper (OMD and The Listening Pool) (track 7)
Mikey Craig (track 11)
Cy Curnin (track 2)
Alannah Currie (track 16)
Michael Des Barres (track 19)
Andrew Farriss (track 17)
Nick Feldman (track 20)
Magne Furuholmen (track 18)
Roland Gift (track 5)
Rupert Greenall (track 2)
Morten Harket (track 18)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 11)
Jack Hues (track 20)
Christopher Merrick Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 10)
Paul Humphreys (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) (track 7)
Michael Hutchence (track 17)
Holly Knight (track 19)
Simon Le Bon (Singer for Duran Duran) (track 8)
Joe Leeway (track 16)
Frank Maudsley (track 9)
Andy McCluskey (track 7)
Jon Moss (track 11)
Roland Orzabal (track 10)
Paul Reynolds (track 9)
Nick Rhodes (track 8)
Ali Score (track 9)
Mike Score (track 9)
Ian Stanley (track 10)
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 5)
Andy Taylor (of Duran Duran) (track 8)
John Taylor (UK bassist for Duran Duran) (track 8)
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran drummer) (track 8)
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (track 18)
Jamie West-Oram (track 2)
Peter Wolf (Austrian classical/jazz composer/producer, keyboards for Zappa) (track 20)
Adam Woods (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
WEA Records Ltd. (holding company based in the UK) (track 13)
Mercury Records Ltd. (London) (for copyrights use only) (1981) (track 1)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1982) (track 11)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1985) (track 12)
Phonogram Ltd. (London) (company name, NOT a label!) (1985) (track 12)
Universal Music Operations (not release label) (2005) (track 12)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2014) (track 10)
publisher:
A&M Records (track 7)
ATV Music Ltd. (track 18)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 11)
Melodie der Welt (track 19)
Nymph Music, Inc. (track 12)
Perfect Songs Ltd. (track 6)
Spirit One Music (track 20)
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) (track 7)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Jacobs Studios in Farnham, Surrey, United Kingdom (1984 – 1985) (track 12)
mash-ups:
Crank on Me by Sean Peden (track 18)
Running Electric by JV5 (track 9)
remixes:
sampled by:
Mope by Bloodhound Gang (track 6)
SOS by Rihanna (track 1)
Triple Double by Girl Talk (track 5)
Wanna Hurt Mase? by Mase (track 11)
part of:
cover recording of:
Obsession (track 19)
Tainted Love (track 1)
is the basis for:
Corporate Trash (track 18)
later parody versions:
Faithless Love (track 1)
Good King (track 5)
Iran (So Far Away) (track 9)
James 1:3 (track 18)
Read Acts (track 6)
Tainted Pub (track 1)
Take On Me (Literal Video Version) (track 18)
Tasty Plants (track 14)
The Brady Bunch (“Weird Al” version) (track 14)
later translated versions:
Falso amor (track 1)
later versions:
Do You Really Want to Hurt Me? (Violent Femmes version) (track 11)
recording of:
Be Near Me (track 12)
Don't Get Me Wrong (track 13)
Good Thing (track 5)
I Ran (track 9)
If You Leave (track 7)
One Thing Leads to Another (The Fixx song) (track 2)
Our House (track 3)
Relax (track 6)
Steppin' Out (track 15)
Take On Me (track 18)
The Reflex (track 8)
The Safety Dance (track 14)
What You Need (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 18)
Brides of Frankenstein (OMD) (track 7)
Polka Party! (track 17)
Hooked on Polkas (tracks 6, 8)