Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I'm So Excited
The Pointer Sisters 5 3:53
2 Maneater
Hall & Oates 4.6 4:34
3 Easy Lover
Phil Collins & Philip Bailey 4.35 5:07
4 When Doves Cry
Prince 5 3:51
5 Just an Illusion
Imagination 3:42
6 Bette Davis Eyes
Kim Carnes 4.15 3:46
7 My Life
Billy Joel 5 4:44
8 Manic Monday
Bangles 4.4 3:06
9 Breakout
Swing Out Sister 4.35 3:47
10 I Can Make You Feel Good
Shalamar 4:22
11 Let's Groove
Earth, Wind & Fire 3:32
12 Lido Shuffle
Boz Scaggs 3:44
13 A Little Respect
Erasure 4 3:34
14 Everything Counts
Depeche Mode 4.2 4:00
15 Safety Dance
Men Without Hats 2:47
16 Band on the Run
Paul McCartney & Wings 4.15 5:12
17 My Boy Lollipop
Millie Small 2:04
18 Rupert the Bear
Jackie Lee 2:21
19 I've Never Been to Me
Charlene 3:51
20 All the Young Dudes
Mott the Hoople 5 3:31
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sunday Girl
Blondie 4.5 3:15
2 Back on the Chain Gang
The Pretenders 4.65 3:50
3 Cool for Cats
Squeeze 3:09
4 Echo Beach
Martha and the Muffins 3.5 3:37
5 Pull Up to the Bumper
Grace Jones 3:40
6 Give It Up
KC and The Sunshine Band 4:12
7 Celebration
Kool & The Gang 5 3:40
8 Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)
The Jacksons 3:45
9 Let's Hear It for the Boy
Deniece Williams 4 4:21
10 Young Guns! (Go for It)
Wham! 3:37
11 The Breaks
Kurtis Blow 3:55
12 Street Tuff
Double Trouble feat. Jeanette Sewell & The Rebel MC 3:30
13 Dr. Beat
Miami Sound Machine 4:22
14 I Could Be Happy
Altered Images 3:31
15 Favourite Shirts (Boy Meets Girl)
Haircut One Hundred 3:05
16 Prince Charming
Adam and the Ants 3:17
17 My Name Is Jack
Manfred Mann 2:49
18 Perfect
Fairground Attraction 4 3:37
19 I'll Find My Way Home
Jon and Vangelis 4:29
20 Love Is in the Air (Ballroom mix)
John Paul Young 4:14
21 Last Christmas
Wham! 4.35 4:23

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 3)
guitar:
Daryl Stuermer (track 3)
bass:
Nathan East (track 3)
electric guitar:
Waddy Wachtel (track 6)
keyboard:
Lesette Wilson (track 3)
arranger:
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 20)
assistant engineer:
Dave Martone (track 7)
composer:
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 20)
Martin L. Gore (track 14)
Daryl Hall (track 2)
Ken Hirsch (track 19)
Billy Joel (track 7)
Ron Miller (Motown songwriter Ronald Norman Miller) (track 19)
Ivan Doroschuk (track 15)
John Oates (track 2)
Christopher (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (tracks 4, 8)
engineer:
Jim Boyer (producer/engineer) (track 7)
Geoff Emerick (track 16)
Gareth Jones (UK producer/engineer) (track 14)
Bob Kraushaar (track 13)
guest background vocals:
Peter Cetera (track 7)
Donnie Dacus (track 7)
lead vocals:
Philip Bailey (track 3)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 3)
Paul McCartney (track 16)
Susanna Hoffs (track 8)
Ian Hunter (Mott the Hoople) (track 20)
Kim Carnes (1981-01) (track 6)
lyricist:
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 20)
Martin L. Gore (track 14)
Daryl Hall (track 2)
Ken Hirsch (track 19)
Billy Joel (track 7)
Ron Miller (Motown songwriter Ronald Norman Miller) (track 19)
Sara Allen (track 2)
Ivan Doroschuk (track 15)
John Oates (track 2)
Christopher (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (tracks 4, 8)
mixer:
David Leonard (US producer and engineer) (track 8)
Hugh Padgham (track 2)
orchestrator:
Martin L. Gore (track 14)
producer:
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 20)
Depeche Mode (track 14)
Val Garay (track 6)
Stephen Hague (track 13)
David Kahne (track 8)
Daniel Miller (founder of Mute Records) (track 14)
Phil Ramone (track 7)
Christopher (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 4)
recording engineer:
Val Garay (track 6)
writer:
Philip Bailey (track 3)
Andy Bell (singer / songwriter for Erasure) (track 13)
Vince Clarke (songwriter) (track 13)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 3)
Jackie DeShannon (track 6)
Nathan East (track 3)
Howard Hewett (track 10)
Ashley Ingram (track 5)
Renwick Jackson (track 10)
Billy Joel (track 7)
Leee John (track 5)
Steve Jolley (track 5)
Trevor Lawrence (70s-90s saxophonist & producer, father of Trevor Lawrence Jr.) (track 1)
Linda McCartney (track 16)
Paul McCartney (track 16)
Anita Pointer (track 1)
June Pointer (track 1)
Ruth Pointer (track 1)
William Shelby (track 10)
Tony Swain (track 5)
Wayne Vaughn (track 11)
Donna Weiss (track 6)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 11)
Andy Connell (1986) (track 9)
Corinne Drewery (1986) (track 9)
Martin Jackson (1986) (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
MPL Communications Inc. (Paul McCartney-related, NYC-based company) (track 16)
Phonogram Ltd. (London) (company name, NOT a label!) (track 9)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1972) (track 20)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1978) (track 7)
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (1978) (track 7)
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1981) (track 6)
EMI America Records, Inc. (1981) (track 6)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1986) (track 9)
publisher:
10 Music Ltd. (track 9)
Because Éditions (track 4)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 20)
Controversy Music (track 4)
EMI Music Publishing Germany (GmbH & Co. KG) (track 14)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 1, 11)
’Til Dawn Music (track 1)
EMI April Music Inc. (1978) (track 7)
Impulsive Music (1978) (track 7)
mixed at:
recorded at:
mash-ups:
remixes:
Band on the Run (5.1 mix) by Paul McCartney & Wings (track 16)
sampled by:
In My Arms by Mylo (track 6)
Quills by The Roots (track 9)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 52) (track 4)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 253) (track 20)
cover recording of:
Bette Davis Eyes (1981-01) (track 6)
later parody versions:
Anteater (track 2)
Bartimaeus Eyes (track 6)
Man on the Run (track 16)
Spameater (track 2)
Tasty Plants (track 15)
The Brady Bunch (“Weird Al” version) (track 15)
later translated versions:
ALL THE YOUNG DUDES (Japanese version) (track 20)
De Wind vun Hamborg (track 19)
Lâche-toi (French lyric version of "Breakout") (track 9)
Un poco de respeto (track 13)
不要囉嗦 (track 7)
날 채워줘 (track 1)
소망 (track 19)
later versions:
recording of:
A Little Respect (track 13)
All the Young Dudes (track 20)
Band on the Run (track 16)
Easy Lover (track 3)
Everything Counts (track 14)
I’m So Excited (track 1)
Just an Illusion (track 5)
Let's Groove (track 11)
Maneater (track 2)
Manic Monday (track 8)
My Life (track 7)
The Safety Dance (track 15)
When Doves Cry (track 4)
Breakout (1986) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

bass guitar:
Nigel Harrison (track 1)
drums:
Clem Burke (track 1)
Martin Chambers (track 2)
guitar:
Frank Infante (track 1)
Paul Jackson, Jr. (track 9)
Robbie McIntosh (English guitarist for The Pretenders) (track 2)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 2)
Chris Stein (track 1)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (track 9)
keyboard:
Jimmy Destri (track 1)
assistant engineer:
Jeremy Allom (track 2)
Laurence Diana (track 4)
Grey Russell (track 1)
background vocals:
Martin Chambers (track 2)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 2)
George Merrill (track 9)
Shannon Rubicam (track 9)
Deniece Williams (US soul/funk vocalist/songwriter) (track 9)
composer:
Tich Anderson (track 14)
Mark Gane (track 4)
Enrique Garcia (Miami Sound Machine) (track 13)
Clare Grogan (track 14)
Thomas Snow (US songwriter) (track 9)
Glenn Tilbrook (track 3)
Vangelis (Greek composer of electronic, new age and classical) (track 19)
Nick Heyward (track 15)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 2)
Tony McDaid (track 14)
Johnny McElhone (track 14)
Jim McKinven (track 14)
George Michael (tracks 10, 21)
Mark Nevin (track 18)
Chris Stein (track 1)
engineer:
Steve Churchyard (track 2)
Pete Coleman (track 1)
Richard Manwaring (track 4)
guest bass guitar:
Tony Butler (English rock bassist with Big Country) (track 2)
guest guitar:
Billy Bremner (track 2)
guest background vocals:
Tony Butler (English rock bassist with Big Country) (track 2)
instruments:
George Duke (track 9)
lead vocals:
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 2)
lyricist:
Tich Anderson (track 14)
Mark Gane (track 4)
Enrique Garcia (Miami Sound Machine) (track 13)
Clare Grogan (track 14)
Jon Anderson (Yes/Jon & Vangelis) (track 19)
Chris Difford (track 3)
Nick Heyward (track 15)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 2)
Tony McDaid (track 14)
Johnny McElhone (track 14)
Jim McKinven (track 14)
George Michael (tracks 10, 21)
Mark Nevin (track 18)
Dean Pitchford (track 9)
Chris Stein (track 1)
mixer:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 1)
producer:
Chris Blackwell (Island Records) (track 5)
Steve Brown (engineer/music producer) (track 10)
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 1)
George Duke (track 9)
Mike Howlett (track 4)
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 16)
Rebel MC (track 12)
Alex Sadkin (track 5)
Bob Sargeant (track 15)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 2)
George Michael (tracks 10, 21)
vocals:
Deborah Harry (track 1)
John Paul Young (Australian pop singer) (track 20)
writer:
Adam Ant (track 16)
Ronald Bell (track 7)
George Brown (US percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 7)
Deborah Carter (track 6)
Harry Wayne Casey (track 6)
Eumir Deodato (track 7)
Robert Ford, Jr. (producer) (track 11)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (track 8)
Randy Jackson (brother of Michael and Janet) (track 8)
Grace Jones (track 5)
Kurtis Walker (track 11)
Dana Manno (track 5)
J.B. Moore (producer, composer) (track 11)
Marco Pirroni (track 16)
Russell Simmons (track 11)
Claydes Smith (track 7)
Larry Smith (American hip hop producer) (track 11)
James “J.T.” Taylor (US R&B vocalist for Kool & the Gang) (track 7)
Dennis “D.T.” Thomas (Kool) (track 7)
Earl Toon, Jr. (track 7)
Harry Vanda (track 20)
George Young (Australian producer) (track 20)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor Ltd. (UK) (not for release label use! aka Polydor Ltd. or Polydor Ltd. (London), fka Polydor Records Ltd.) (1981) (track 19)
WEA Records Ltd. (holding company based in the UK) (1982) (track 2)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1984) (track 9)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1984) (track 9)
Telstar Records Plc (1996 –) (track 2)
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) (2001) (track 1)
publisher:
BMG Monarch (track 1)
Chappell & Co. (track 21)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher - NOT for release labels) ( – ????) (track 1)
Mijac Music (track 8)
Ranjack Music (track 8)
Spheric B.V. (track 19)
Toughknot Ltd. (track 19)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 18)
Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (track 19)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 21)
Wham! Music Ltd. (track 21)
Virgin Music (publisher only, do not use as a label) (1980) (track 4)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1980) (track 7)
Morrison Leahy Music Ltd. (1984 –) (track 21)
株式会社ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (2017-04-01 –) (track 21)
recorded at:
The Manor in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom (1979-08) (track 4)
sampled by:
Give It Up (warm up) by Lulu (track 6)
part of:
is the basis for:
Doctor Pressure (track 13)
later parody versions:
Last Christmas (track 21)
Last Christmas (track 21)
Last Xmas (track 21)
later translated parody versions:
Weihnachten (track 21)
Zelebration (track 7)
later translated versions:
Feest! (track 7)
Joulusydän (track 21)
Égoïste (track 4)
later versions:
Ich liebe Katzen (track 3)
recording of:
Celebration (track 7)
Cool for Cats (track 3)
Dr. Beat (track 13)
Echo Beach (track 4)
Give It Up (track 6)
I Could Be Happy (track 14)
Last Christmas (track 21)
Love Is in the Air (track 20)
Perfect (track 18)
Prince Charming (track 16)
Sunday Girl (track 1)
The Breaks (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Someone Special (track 21)
Blackboard Jumble (track 16)
Summer Fun Mega Mix (track 10)
Wham! U.K. Mega Mix (track 10)
Mix 1 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 21)

Release

ASIN: UK: B000075AJD [info]