Tracklist

CD 1: 80's Pop Heaven
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Billie Jean
Michael Jackson 4.45 4:56
2 Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
Wham! 3.5 3:51
3 Take on Me
a‐ha 4.4 3:47
4 China Girl
David Bowie 4 4:17
5 Prince Charming
Adam and the Ants 3:18
6 Happy Birthday
Altered Images 2:59
7 Kids in America
Kim Wilde 4.5 3:24
8 99 Red Balloons
Nena 3.5 3:51
9 Atomic
Blondie 4.5 3:48
10 Karma Chameleon
Culture Club 3 3:52
11 Never Ending Story
Limahl 3.4 3:28
12 You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)
Dead or Alive 4.15 3:15
13 John Wayne Is Big Leggy
Haysi Fantayzee 3:22
14 Love Plus One
Haircut One Hundred 5 3:38
15 I Should Be So Lucky
Kylie Minogue 3:23
16 Never Gonna Give You Up
Rick Astley 4.9 3:33
17 Love in the First Degree
Bananarama 3 3:32
18 When Will I Be Famous
Bros 2 3:59
19 Electric Youth
Debbie Gibson 3 4:57
20 You Got It (The Right Stuff)
New Kids on the Block 2 4:09
21 Rain or Shine
Five Star 3:59
CD 2: The Power of 80's Love
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Power of Love
Frankie Goes to Hollywood 4 5:31
2 Total Eclipse of the Heart
Bonnie Tyler 5 4:30
3 Eternal Flame
Bangles 4 3:56
4 Saving All My Love for You
Whitney Houston 3:56
5 Sweet Love
Anita Baker 3.35 4:27
6 The Power of Love
Jennifer Rush 4:25
7 A Different Corner
George Michael 3.65 4:03
8 True Colors
Cyndi Lauper 4.7 3:47
9 Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home)
Paul Young 4:08
10 War Baby
Tom Robinson 4:11
11 Drive
The Cars 4.35 3:56
12 I Want to Know What Love Is
Foreigner 4 5:01
13 Kayleigh
Marillion 4.25 3:32
14 Broken Wings
Mr. Mister 4:24
15 Arthur's Theme (The Best That You Can Do)
Christopher Cross 3:53
16 Purple Rain
Prince & The Revolution 4:06
17 All Cried Out
Alison Moyet 5 3:42
18 See the Day
Dee C. Lee 4:37
19 They Don't Know
Tracey Ullman 3:01
CD 3: The 80's - What a Feeling!
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I've Had the Time of My Life
Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes 5 4:50
2 Flashdance (What a Feeling)
Irene Cara 5 3:56
3 Ghostbusters
Ray Parker Jr. 4.15 4:05
4 Footloose
Kenny Loggins 5 3:48
5 9 to 5
Dolly Parton 3:00
6 It's Raining Men
The Weather Girls 2.65 3:32
7 So Macho
Sinitta 3:25
8 Jump (For My Love)
The Pointer Sisters 4:28
9 I Feel for You
Chaka Khan 4:06
10 Give It Up
KC and The Sunshine Band 4:13
11 Making Your Mind Up
Bucks Fizz 2:39
12 Safety Dance
Men Without Hats 2:46
13 Tarzan Boy
Baltimora 3:19
14 My Favourite Waste of Time
Owen Paul 3:27
15 Down Under
Men at Work 4.4 3:44
16 When the Going Gets Tough
Billy Ocean 4:09
17 Let's Hear It for the Boy
Deniece Williams 4 4:19
18 Get Out of Your Lazy Bed
Matt Bianco 3:25
19 Everybody Salsa
Modern Romance 3:21
20 Rhythm Is Gonna Get You
Gloria Estefan 4.35 3:57
21 Theme From S'Express
S’Express 3:55
CD 4: Electric 80's
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Blue Monday '88
New Order 7:30
2 Vienna
Ultravox 2 4:38
3 Save a Prayer
Duran Duran 4.75 5:28
4 Quiet Life
Japan 5 3:53
5 The Sound of the Crowd (2002 digital remaster)
The Human League 5 4:04
6 Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You)
A Flock of Seagulls 4:13
7 Duel
Propaganda 4 4:41
8 Brilliant Mind
Furniture 3:42
9 (Feels Like) Heaven
Fiction Factory 3:31
10 Living on the Ceiling
Blancmange 4:01
11 Why?
Bronski Beat 3:57
12 Hold Me Now
Thompson Twins 5 4:44
13 Temptation
Heaven 17 3 3:06
14 What Is Love?
Howard Jones 5 3:40
15 It's a Mystery
Toyah 5 4:06
16 Go Wild in the Country
Bow Wow Wow 3:00
17 Einstein a Go-Go
Landscape 3:00
18 The First Picture of You
The Lotus Eaters 3:39
19 Dream to Sleep
H₂O 2 3:57
CD 5: 80's on the Radio
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Eye of the Tiger
Survivor 4.65 4:01
2 Dead Ringer for Love
Meat Loaf 4.65 4:22
3 White Wedding
Billy Idol 3:33
4 Love Is a Battlefield
Pat Benatar 4.35 4:08
5 Self Control
Laura Branigan 4.65 4:07
6 Bette Davis Eyes
Kim Carnes 4.15 3:44
7 Back on the Chain Gang
The Pretenders 4.65 3:52
8 Jessie's Girl
Rick Springfield 4.65 3:14
9 Out of Touch
Hall & Oates 4:09
10 Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
Starship 4:25
11 Holding Out for a Hero
Bonnie Tyler 4.35 4:23
12 Gimme All Your Lovin'
ZZ Top 4.2 3:58
13 Walk This Way
Run‐D.M.C. feat. Aerosmith 5 3:41
14 Keep on Loving You
REO Speedwagon 4.15 3:21
15 Africa
Toto 3.75 4:56
16 Poison
Alice Cooper 4.55 4:31
17 Pretty in Pink
The Psychedelic Furs 3:58
18 Somewhere in My Heart
Aztec Camera 4 4:00
19 Swords of a Thousand Men
Tenpole Tudor 5 2:56
20 A New England
Kirsty MacColl 3:51

Credits

CD 1: 80's Pop Heaven

recorded in:
Berlin, Germany (track 8)
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Ira Siegel (track 19)
bass guitar:
Louis Johnson (member of Brothers Johnson) (track 1)
strings arranger:
Jerry Hey (track 1)
drums:
drums and keyboard programming:
Fred Zarr (track 19)
synthesizer:
Bill Wolfer (track 1)
synthesizer arranger:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (track 1)
synthesizer programming:
Bill Wolfer (track 1)
guitar:
Matt Aitken (track 16)
percussion:
Bashiri Johnson (track 19)
percussion and synthesizer arranger:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (track 1)
keyboard:
Matt Aitken (track 16)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 16)
Fred Zarr (track 19)
keyboard [Fairlight] programming:
Ian Curnow (track 16)
Rhodes piano and synthesizer:
Greg Phillinganes (track 1)
guitar family:
David Williams (Guitarist) (track 1)
arranger:
Fred Zarr (track 19)
Debbie Gibson (track 19)
George Michael (track 2)
assistant mixer:
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 4)
Nile Rodgers (track 4)
background vocals:
Carrie Johnson (track 19)
Libby Johnson (track 19)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Debbie Gibson (track 19)
co-producer:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (track 1)
composer:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (track 1)
Giorgio Moroder (track 11)
Maurice Starr (track 20)
Debbie Gibson (track 19)
Nick Heyward (track 14)
George Michael (track 2)
conductor:
Jeremy Lubbock (track 1)
engineer:
Bill Esses (track 19)
Matt Malles (track 19)
Mark McGuire (UK producer/engineer) (tracks 15–16)
lead vocals:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (track 1)
Nena (the person, performing solo since 1987) (track 8)
lyricist:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (track 1)
Maurice Starr (track 20)
Keith Forsey (track 11)
Debbie Gibson (track 19)
Nick Heyward (track 14)
Carlo Karges (track 8)
George Michael (track 2)
mixer:
Fred Zarr (track 19)
Bob Clearmountain (track 4)
Pete Hammond (UK producer aka "Mixmaster") (tracks 15–16)
John Ratcliff (track 3)
Bob Rosa (track 19)
Bruce Swedien (track 1)
Tom Vercillo (track 19)
a‐ha (track 3)
performer:
Dead or Alive (UK new wave band) (1984) (track 12)
producer:
Matt Aitken (tracks 15–16)
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 4)
Reinhold Heil (track 8)
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 5)
Quincy Jones (track 1)
Giorgio Moroder (track 11)
Manne Praeker (track 8)
Nile Rodgers (track 4)
Martin Rushent (track 6)
Bob Sargeant (track 14)
Maurice Starr (track 20)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (tracks 15–16)
Alan Tarney (track 3)
Pete Waterman (tracks 12, 15–16)
Fred Zarr (track 19)
George Michael (track 2)
recording engineer:
Bruce Swedien (track 1)
Don Feinberg (track 19)
sound engineer:
Bob Clearmountain (track 4)
translator:
Kevin McAlea (track 8)
vocals:
Bananarama (track 17)
writer:
Matt Aitken (tracks 15–17)
Tich Anderson (track 6)
Adam Ant (track 5)
David Bowie (English singer, songwriter & actor) (track 4)
George O’Dowd (track 10)
Pete Burns (track 12)
Paul Caplin (track 13)
Steve Coy (track 12)
Mikey Craig (track 10)
Sara Dallin (track 17)
Jimmy Destri (track 9)
Siobhan Fahey (track 17)
Magne Furuholmen (track 3)
Kate Garner (track 13)
Clare Grogan (track 6)
Morten Harket (track 3)
Deborah Harry (track 9)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 10)
Jeremy Healy (track 13)
Tim Lever (track 12)
Billy Livsey (track 21)
Tony McDaid (track 6)
Johnny McElhone (track 6)
Jon Moss (track 10)
Mike Percy (track 12)
Phil Pickett (track 10)
Marco Pirroni (track 5)
Iggy Pop (track 4)
Peter Sinfield (track 21)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (tracks 15–17)
Pete Waterman (tracks 15–17)
Marty Wilde (track 7)
Ricky Wilde (track 7)
Keren Woodward (track 17)
phonographic copyright by:
BMG Eurodisc Ltd. (1982) (track 14)
MJJ Productions Inc. (rights holder, not an imprint) (1982) (track 1)
CBS Schallplatten GmbH (1983) (track 8)
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Germany) GmbH (use as © & ℗ holders or as distributors only, for releases between 2005/03/09–2009/01/14) (1983) (track 8)
London Records 90 Ltd. (renamed on 26th Aug 2011 as Warner Records 90 Ltd.) (1987) (track 17)
Mushroom Records (AU/NZ) (1988 –) (track 15)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (track 3)
All Boys Music Ltd. (tracks 16–17)
BMG Monarch (track 9)
BMG VM Music Ltd. (track 4)
Burning Music Ltd. (track 12)
Chrysalis Music (music publisher - NOT for release labels) ( – ????) (track 9)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 8)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 4)
Fleur Music Ltd. (track 4)
Mainman Saag (New York) (track 4)
Mijac Music (track 1)
Métisse Music (track 12)
RZO Music Ltd (track 4)
Tintoretto Music (track 4)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 17)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 11)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 17)
Westbury Music Ltd. (track 12)
Éditer à Paris (track 4)
ミュージック・セールス (Japan, subsidiary of Shinko Music Entertainment) (track 19)
Terrace Music (1987) (track 16)
Mushroom Music Pty. Ltd. (1988 –) (track 15)
BMG VM Music Ltd. (2013-05 –) (track 10)
DJ-mixes:
99 Red Balloons by Nena (track 8)
99 Red Balloons by Nena (track 8)
99 Red Balloons (part of “Antrologia” DJ-mix) by Nena (track 8)
mash-ups:
Crank on Me by Sean Peden (track 3)
Never Gonna Be Me by toonlink (track 16)
Pop Culture by Madeon (track 1)
Wallspin by Neil Cicierega (track 12)
remixes:
Neverending Hardcore (happy hardcore) by Spree (track 11)
Neverending Story by DJ Spree (– 1999-04) (track 11)
sampled by:
Billie Jean (The Legendary Performance from Motown 25: Yesterday, Today and Forever) (live dancing, 1983-03-25: Pasadena Civic Auditorium, CA, USA) by Michael Jackson (track 1)
Got to Give It Up by Aaliyah (track 1)
Victor by Syndicate (track 7)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 58) (track 1)
is the basis for:
Corporate Trash (track 3)
Love in the Factory (track 17)
神仙也移民 (track 17)
later parody versions:
China Girl (Literal Video Version) (track 4)
James 1:3 (track 3)
Right Round (track 12)
Take On Me (Literal Video Version) (track 3)
The White Stuff (track 20)
later translated parody versions:
Heil Humppa (track 7)
later translated versions:
Galaxie přání (track 11)
Kaupungin lapset (track 7)
第一級恋愛罪 (track 17)
later versions:
recording of:
Atomic (track 9)
Billie Jean (track 1)
China Girl (track 4)
Electric Youth (track 19)
Happy Birthday (track 6)
Karma Chameleon (track 10)
Love Plus One (track 14)
Never Gonna Give You Up (Rick Astley song) (track 16)
Prince Charming (track 5)
Rain or Shine (track 21)
Take On Me (track 3)
Kids in America (1980) (track 7)
99 Red Balloons (1983) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 3)
Blackboard Jumble (track 5)
R.A. Megamix (track 16)
translated version of:
99 Luftballons (track 8)

CD 2: The Power of 80's Love

electric bass guitar [bass]:
Michael Steele (American bassist, guitarist, songwriter, and singer) (track 3)
drumset:
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 1)
bass guitar:
Randy Hope-Taylor (track 18)
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 1)
Freddie Washington (US session bassist) (track 5)
strings arranger:
Anne Dudley (track 1)
drums:
Ricky Lawson (track 5)
Debbi Peterson (track 3)
Paul Waller (track 18)
drums and percussion:
Steve Laurie (track 10)
guitar:
Danny Kustow (track 10)
Greg Moore (US guitarist & songwriter) (track 5)
Brian Nash (track 1)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Vicki Peterson (track 3)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Susanna Hoffs (track 3)
guitar, organ and synthesizer:
Tom Robinson (British singer-songwriter, bassist and radio presenter) (track 10)
bass:
Simon Skinner (track 10)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (track 5)
keyboard:
Dean Gant (track 5)
saxophone:
Mark Ramsden (track 10)
Ian Ritchie (track 18)
piano and Rhodes piano:
Sean Mayes (track 10)
guitar family:
Steve Sherin (track 18)
additional arranger:
Anne Dudley (track 1)
additional engineer:
Ken Felton (track 3)
Alastair Houston (track 10)
additional producer:
Stephen Lipson (track 1)
additional vocals:
Jennifer Holliday (track 12)
arranger:
George Michael (track 7)
background vocals:
Sean Mayes (track 10)
Jim Gilstrap (track 5)
Donnie Harper (track 12)
Bunny Hull (track 5)
Darryl Phinnessee (track 5)
Ebo Ross (track 10)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Anita Baker (track 5)
choir vocals:
composer:
Anita Baker (track 5)
Gary Bias (track 5)
Dee C. Lee (track 18)
Louis A. Johnson (track 5)
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth) (track 12)
Mark Kelly (Marillion keyboardist) (track 13)
Kirsty MacColl (track 19)
George Michael (track 7)
Ian Mosley (track 13)
Steve Rothery (track 13)
Pete Trewavas (track 13)
Fish (Derek William Dick, ex-Marillion frontman) (track 13)
Ric Ocasek (track 11)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 16)
Tom Robinson (British singer-songwriter, bassist and radio presenter) (track 10)
Jim Steinman (track 2)
conductor:
Stuart Bruce (track 1)
engineer:
Frank Filipetti (track 12)
Michael Mancini (track 4)
Bryan McGee (sound engineer) (track 8)
Barney Perkins (track 5)
Russell Schmitt (track 4)
Dennis Weinreich (track 10)
guest percussion:
Luis Jardim (track 1)
guest keyboard:
Anne Dudley (track 1)
Andrew Richards (Strawbs keyboard player/record producer) (track 1)
lead vocals:
Holly Johnson (track 1)
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 1)
Tom Robinson (British singer-songwriter, bassist and radio presenter) (track 10)
Paul Rutherford (Member of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 1)
lyricist:
Dee C. Lee (track 18)
Mick Jones (Foreigner/Spooky Tooth) (track 12)
Kirsty MacColl (track 19)
George Michael (track 7)
Fish (Derek William Dick, ex-Marillion frontman) (track 13)
Ric Ocasek (track 11)
Prince (“The Artist Formerly Known as…”) (track 16)
Tom Robinson (British singer-songwriter, bassist and radio presenter) (track 10)
Jim Steinman (track 2)
mixer:
Frank Filipetti (track 3)
Bryan McGee (sound engineer) (track 8)
Bill Schnee (track 4)
performer:
Tom Bailey (Thompson Twins) (track 12)
Robbie Buchanan (track 4)
Rory Dodd (track 2)
Nathan East (track 4)
Dann Huff (track 4)
Paul Jackson, Jr. (track 4)
Randy Kerber (track 4)
Marillion (British progressive rock) (track 13)
Richard Marx (track 4)
Lou Shelton (track 4)
Debbie Thomas (track 4)
Julia Waters (track 4)
Maxine Waters (track 4)
Oren Waters (track 4)
Fish (Derek William Dick, ex-Marillion frontman) (track 13)
producer:
Trevor Horn (track 1)
Chris Kimsey (track 13)
Michael Masser (track 4)
George Michael (track 7)
Michael J. Powell (track 5)
Davitt Sigerson (track 3)
Tom Robinson (British singer-songwriter, bassist and radio presenter) (track 10)
recording engineer:
John Beverly Jones (track 3)
solo saxophone:
Tom Scott (saxophonist) (track 4)
vocals:
George Michael (track 7)
Cyndi Lauper (track 8)
Bonnie Tyler (track 2)
writer:
Peter Allen (track 15)
Mary Applegate (track 6)
Burt Bacharach (track 15)
Christopher Cross (track 15)
Wolfgang Detmann (aka Candy DeRouge) (track 6)
Marvin Gaye (track 9)
Steve George (US keyboardist for Mr. Mister & Pages) (track 14)
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 1)
Gerry Goffin (track 4)
Susanna Hoffs (track 3)
Holly Johnson (track 1)
Steve Jolley (track 17)
Tom Kelly (songwriter) (tracks 3, 8)
John Lang (US songwriter for Mr. Mister & Pages) (track 14)
Kirsty MacColl (track 19)
Michael Masser (track 4)
Gunther Mende (track 6)
Alison Moyet (track 17)
Brian Nash (track 1)
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 1)
Richard Page (singer-songwriter; former lead singer & bassist of Mr. Mister) (track 14)
Jennifer Rush (track 6)
Carole Bayer Sager (track 15)
William Steinberg (tracks 3, 8)
Barrett Strong (track 9)
Tony Swain (track 17)
Norman Whitfield (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (track 18)
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1983) (track 2)
Sony Music Entertainment (Germany) GmbH (not for release label use! for © & ℗ or distributor only, defunct since 2005/03/09) (1984) (track 6)
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1984) (track 17)
ZTT Records Ltd. (for copyrights use only; also referred to as Zang Tumb Tuum or Zang Tuum Tumb) (1984) (track 1)
Arista Records, Inc. (manufacturing and distribution company, do not add releases here) (1985) (track 4)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1986) (track 8)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1988) (track 3)
publisher:
Bangophile Music (track 3)
Because Éditions (track 16)
Blue Mountain Music (track 10)
Controversy Music (track 16)
Denise Barry Music (track 3)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 17–18)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 3, 6)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 2)
Lido Music, Inc. (track 11)
Mega Music Ltd. (track 17)
Perfect Songs (track 1)
Perfect Songs Ltd. (track 1)
Sony/ATV Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 3, 8, 17)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (tracks 3, 8)