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Track numbers on packaging and insert are wrong. CD2 starts at track 18 and CD3 starts at track 34.

Annotation last modified on 2017-08-11 15:43 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Careless Whisper
George Michael 4:54
2 One Day in Your Life
Michael Jackson 4:12
3 Heaven Is a Place on Earth
Belinda Carlisle 4.75 4:07
4 Karma Chameleon
Culture Club 4.5 4:02
5 Caravan of Love
The Housemartins 3:40
6 First Time
Robin Beck 3:18
7 Hello
Lionel Richie 3.9 4:09
8 Orinoco Flow
Enya 3:46
9 Going Underground
The Jam 5 2:55
10 Brass in Pocket
The Pretenders 5 3:04
11 The Tide Is High
Blondie 4.8 3:51
12 When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going
Billy Ocean 3:55
13 I Think We're Alone Now
Tiffany 4.25 3:47
14 Spirit in the Sky
Doctor and the Medics 5 3:31
15 Never Gonna Give You Up
Rick Astley 4.9 3:33
16 I Should Be So Lucky
Kylie Minogue 3:24
17 Nothing's Gonna Change My Love for You
Glenn Medeiros 4 3:47
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
Wham! 3.5 3:51
2 This Ole House
Shakin’ Stevens 3:05
3 Come On Eileen
Dexys Midnight Runners 4.35 4:03
4 Stand and Deliver
Adam and the Ants 3:10
5 99 Red Balloons
Nena 3.5 3:52
6 Respectable
Mel & Kim 2 3:21
7 Ferry 'Cross the Mersey
The Christians, Holly Johnson, Paul McCartney, Gerry Marsden & Stock Aitken Waterman 4:00
8 Do They Know It's Christmas?
Band Aid 3:44
9 Pump Up the Volume
MARRS 5 4:08
10 Jack Your Body
Steve “Silk” Hurley 3:17
11 La Bamba
Los Lobos 4.65 2:51
12 Fame
Irene Cara 5 3:47
13 Wherever I Lay My Hat
Paul Young 3:42
14 Only You
The Flying Pickets 3:24
15 Ghost Town
The Specials 3:42
16 Being With You
Smokey Robinson 3:57
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ride on Time
Black Box 3:38
2 Theme From S Express
S’Express 3:14
3 Perfect
Fairground Attraction 4 3:37
4 Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
Starship 4:27
5 Total Eclipse of the Heart
Bonnie Tyler 5 4:30
6 The Final Countdown
Europe 4.65 4:02
7 If I Was
Midge Ure 4:20
8 Jealous Guy
Roxy Music 4:49
9 I Owe You Nothing
Bros 3:05
10 With a Little Help From My Friends
Wet Wet Wet 2:38
11 A Good Heart
Feargal Sharkey 4:38
12 I Should Have Known Better
Jim Diamond 4:09
13 Super Trouper
ABBA 3.25 4:10
14 Happy Talk
Captain Sensible 3:26
15 Pass the Dutchie
Musical Youth 5 3:24
16 Theme From M*A*S*H
Johnny Mandel 2:54
17 I Know Him So Well
Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson 4:14

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Rick Buckler (track 9)
synthesizer:
John Duarte (track 13)
guitar:
Matt Aitken (track 15)
Chuck Yamek (track 13)
Paul Weller (track 9)
harmonica:
Judd Lander (track 4)
bass:
Bruce Foxton (track 9)
keyboard:
Matt Aitken (track 15)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 15)
keyboard [Fairlight] programming:
Ian Curnow (track 15)
drum machine [drum] programming:
John Duarte (track 13)
additional recording engineer:
John Kerns (track 13)
additional writer:
Howard Barrett (track 11)
Tyrone Evans (track 11)
arranger:
John Duarte (track 13)
background vocals:
Helen Terry (track 4)
Tiffany (US 1980s pop star, "I Think We’re Alone Now") (track 13)
composer:
Renee Armand (track 2)
Ritchie Cordell (track 13)
Enya (track 8)
Norman Greenbaum (tracks 14, 14)
Ernie Isley (tracks 5, 5)
Marvin Isley (tracks 5, 5)
Chris Jasper (tracks 5, 5)
George Michael (track 1)
Nicky Ryan (track 8)
Gavin Spencer (track 6)
Michael Masser (track 17)
Lionel Richie (track 7)
Andrew Ridgeley (track 1)
Paul Weller (track 9)
engineer:
Bill Smith (US recording engineer) (track 13)
Mark McGuire (UK producer/engineer) (tracks 15–16)
Bill Price (UK producer/engineer) (track 10)
guest keyboard:
Phil Pickett (track 4)
lead vocals:
Belinda Carlisle (track 3)
Tiffany (US 1980s pop star, "I Think We’re Alone Now") (track 13)
lyricist:
Ritchie Cordell (track 13)
Norman Greenbaum (tracks 14, 14)
George Michael (track 1)
Tom Anthony (wrote "First Time") (track 6)
Terry Boyle (track 6)
Gerry Goffin (track 17)
Michael Masser (track 17)
Lionel Richie (track 7)
Andrew Ridgeley (track 1)
Roma Ryan (track 8)
Paul Weller (track 9)
mixer:
Jon Moss (track 4)
Pete Hammond (UK producer aka "Mixmaster") (tracks 15–16)
Steve Levine (track 4)
performer:
producer:
Matt Aitken (tracks 15–16)
Rick Nowels (track 3)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (tracks 15–16)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (track 10)
George E. Tobin (track 13)
Pete Waterman (tracks 15–16)
John Williams (UK drum n bass DJ/producer aka Skyjack) (track 5)
Steve Levine (track 4)
remixer:
George E. Tobin (track 13)
Bill Smith (US recording engineer) (track 13)
vocals:
Bruce Foxton (track 9)
Paul Weller (track 9)
writer:
Matt Aitken (tracks 15–16)
George O’Dowd (track 4)
Wayne Brathwaite (track 12)
Mikey Craig (track 4)
Barry Eastmond (track 12)
Roy Hay (Member of Culture Club and composer for film and television) (track 4)
John Holt (track 11)
Chrissie Hynde (rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders) (track 10)
Jon Moss (track 4)
Rick Nowels (track 3)
Billy Ocean (track 12)
Phil Pickett (track 4)
Ellen Shipley (track 3)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (tracks 15–16)
Pete Waterman (tracks 15–16)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor Ltd. (UK) (not for release label use! aka Polydor Ltd. or Polydor Ltd. (London), fka Polydor Records Ltd.) (track 9)
Motown Records (1983) (track 7)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1983) (track 4)
Doctor & The Medics (1985) (track 14)
Mushroom Records (AU/NZ) (1988 –) (track 16)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2003) (track 4)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (track 10)
All Boys Music Ltd. (track 15)
April Music Inc. (tracks 5, 5)
BMG Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 9, 12, 15)
EMI Longitude Music (track 13)
EMI Music Publishing Germany (GmbH & Co. KG) (track 17)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 8)
Great Honesty Music Inc. (tracks 14, 14)
IJI Publishing (tracks 5, 5)
Prince Street Music (track 17)
Rondor Music Inc. (track 17)
Stylist Music Ltd. (track 9)
Universal MCA Music Publishing (US film music publisher) (track 17)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 17)
Warner Chappell Music (tracks 14, 14)
Westminster Music Ltd. (tracks 14, 14)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (1974 –) (track 2)
Terrace Music (1987) (track 15)
Mushroom Music Pty. Ltd. (1988 –) (track 16)
BMG VM Music Ltd. (2013-05 –) (track 4)
recorded at:
mash-ups:
Never Gonna Be Me by toonlink (track 15)
remasters:
Brass in Pocket (2006 remaster) by The Pretenders (track 10)
remixes:
Hello by Latin Line (track 7)
sampled by:
Heaven by Waxman (track 3)
cover recording of:
Caravan of Love (track 5)
The Tide Is High (track 11)
Spirit in the Sky (1986) (track 14)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Brash, Impulsive (track 10)
Bum Bum Boris (tracks 5, 5)
Glass of Eggnog (track 10)
Orinoco Dick (track 8)
Spirit Inside (tracks 14, 14)
later translated versions:
ふたりの世界 (track 13)
夢幻的擁抱 (track 1)
later versions:
The Tide Is High (Get the Feeling) (new bridge & lyrics for Atomic Kitten) (track 11)
recording of:
Brass in Pocket (track 10)
Caravan of Love (track 5)
Careless Whisper (track 1)
First Time (track 6)
Hello (track 7)
Karma Chameleon (track 4)
Never Gonna Give You Up (Rick Astley song) (track 15)
Orinoco Flow (track 8)
Spirit in the Sky (track 14)
Going Underground (1980-01-16) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
R.A. Megamix (track 15)

CD 2

recorded in:
Berlin, Germany (track 5)
arranger:
George Michael (track 1)
Ritchie Valens (track 11)
composer:
Vince Clarke (songwriter) (tracks 14, 14)
Michael Gore (track 12)
Smokey Robinson (track 16)
Martyn Young (track 9)
Steven Young (UK musician, member of Colourbox & MARRS) (track 9)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 11, 11)
Jerry Dammers (track 15)
Gerry Marsden (track 7)
George Michael (track 1)
lead vocals:
Nena (the person, performing solo since 1987) (track 5)
lyricist:
Vince Clarke (songwriter) (tracks 14, 14)
Jerry Dammers (track 15)
Carlo Karges (track 5)
Gerry Marsden (track 7)
George Michael (track 1)
Dean Pitchford (track 12)
Ritchie Valens (tracks 11, 11)
performer:
The Flying Pickets (track 14)
producer:
The Flying Pickets (track 14)
Mitchell Froom (track 11)
Reinhold Heil (track 5)
Manne Praeker (track 5)
John Sherry (track 14)
George Michael (track 1)
translator:
Kevin McAlea (track 5)
writer:
Kevin Adams (track 3)
Matt Aitken (track 6)
Adam Ant (track 4)
Marvin Gaye (track 13)
Stuart Hamblen (track 2)
Marco Pirroni (track 4)
Kevin Rowland (track 3)
Mike Stock (of Stock Aitken Waterman) (track 6)
Barrett Strong (track 13)
Pete Waterman (track 6)
Norman Whitfield (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS Schallplatten GmbH (1983) (track 5)
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Germany) GmbH (use as © & ℗ holders or as distributors only, for releases between 2005/03/09–2009/01/14) (1983) (track 5)
publisher:
EMI Longitude Music (tracks 11, 11)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 5)
DJ-mixes:
99 Red Balloons (part of “Antrologia” DJ-mix) by Nena (track 5)
99 Red Balloons by Nena (track 5)
99 Red Balloons by Nena (track 5)
mash-ups:
I Want You Back by Girl Talk (track 9)
remixes:
sampled by:
Hella Touch by The Kleptones (track 14)
cover recording of:
La Bamba (additional lyrics by Ritchie Valens) (track 11)
Only You (track 14)
This Ole House (track 2)
later parody versions:
La Bible (tracks 11, 11)
later translated parody versions:
Dummi Du (Only You) (tracks 14, 14)
Ferje over Mjøsa (track 7)
later translated versions:
A schwera Fall (track 13)
Remember (Fame) (track 12)
Vamos Eileen (track 3)
Yr Hen Dŷ (track 2)
無名份的結束 (track 7)
袛有你 (tracks 14, 14)
later versions:
Min idol (track 2)
recording of:
Being With You (track 16)
Come On Eileen (track 3)
Fame (Irene Cara song) (track 12)
Ghost Town (track 15)
La Bamba (additional lyrics by Ritchie Valens) (track 11)
Only You (track 14)
Pump Up the Volume (track 9)
Respectable (track 6)
Stand and Deliver (track 4)
99 Red Balloons (1983) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
Blackboard Jumble (track 2)
translated version of:
99 Luftballons (track 5)
version of:
La bamba (tracks 11, 11)

CD 3

acoustic guitar:
Graham Lyle (track 12)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 13)
electric bass guitar:
John McKenzie (track 12)
bass guitar:
Patrick (track 15)
Mike Watson (English-Swedish rock musician) (track 13)
drums:
Simon Kirk (track 12)
Per Lindvall (track 13)
Junior (track 15)
guitar:
Kelvin (track 15)
Janne Schaffer (track 13)
percussion:
Martin Ditcham (track 12)
Åke Sundqvist (track 13)
keyboard:
Michael (Keyboard player for Musical Youth) (track 15)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 13)
arranger:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 13)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 13)
background vocals:
Agnetha Fältskog (track 13)
composer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 17)
Dan Hartman (track 1)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 8)
Mirko Limoni (track 1)
Johnny Mandel (American composer and arranger) (track 16)
Maria McKee (track 11)
Mark Nevin (track 3)
Richard Rodgers (track 14)
Valerio Semplici (Black Box) (track 1)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 17)
Daniele Davoli (track 1)
Jim Steinman (track 5)
Joey Tempest (track 6)
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow (track 13)
lead vocals:
Anni-Frid Lyngstad (track 13)
lyricist:
Dan Hartman (track 1)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 8)
Mirko Limoni (track 1)
Maria McKee (track 11)
Mark Nevin (track 3)
Valerio Semplici (Black Box) (track 1)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 17)
Mike Altman (track 16)
Daniele Davoli (track 1)
Tim Rice (track 17)
Jim Steinman (track 5)
Joey Tempest (track 6)
performer:
Rory Dodd (track 5)
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 13)
Peter Collins (producer) (track 15)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 13)
vocals:
Dennis (track 15)
Bonnie Tyler (track 5)
writer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 13)
Jim Diamond (Scottish singer/songwriter/guitarist) (track 12)
Pascal Gabriel (track 2)
Nicky Graham (track 9)
Miles Gregory (track 2)
Albert Hammond (track 4)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 10)
Graham Lyle (track 12)
Robbie Lyn (track 15)
Paul McCartney (track 10)
Danny Mitchell (Scottish songwriter and member of Messengers) (track 7)
Jackie Mittoo (track 15)
Mark Moore (track 2)
Leroy Sibbles (track 15)
Huford Brown (Jamaican reggae deejay) (track 15)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 13)
Midge Ure (track 7)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 4)
Thomas Watkins (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
Polar Music International AB (1980) (track 13)
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! pre-Aug 2004 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.) (1983) (track 5)
publisher:
Bocu Music Ltd. (track 17)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 16)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 13)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 5)
Lenono Music (track 8)
Rhythm King Music (Publishing arm of Rhythm King Records) (track 2)
Union Songs AB (track 13)
Union Songs Music (track 13)
Universal/MCA Music (music publisher; do not use as release label!) (track 17)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 3)
Northern Songs Ltd. (1967) (track 10)
Artwork Music Co., Inc. (1980 – ????) (track 13)
Countless Songs, Ltd. (1980 – ????) (track 13)
mixed at:
recorded at:
mash-ups:
remixes:
sampled by:
Pass da Blunt (LP version) by Missy Misdemeanor Elliott featuring Timbaland (track 15)
The Young MC by Superfunk (track 15)
cover recording of:
Jealous Guy (track 8)
Pass the Kouchie (track 15)
is based on:
later parody versions:
Final Countdown (parody by Кирилл Немоляев) (track 6)
Final Countdown (parody by Der Familie Popolski) (track 6)
Final Cuntdown (track 6)
Hiivasieni (track 6)
With Little Help From My Friends (parody) (track 10)
later translated parody versions:
Jääkärihumppa (track 6)
Te peto el cacas (track 6)
later translated versions:
Eclissi del cuore (track 5)
Jeder braucht einen Freund (With a Little Help From My Friends) (track 10)
Zatmění (track 5)
敢愛敢做 (track 4)
later versions:
Super Trouper (German version) (track 13)
Totale Finsternis (track 5)
part of:
Chess (full musical) (track 17)
My Kind of People (track 15)
South Pacific (Rodgers & Hammerstein musical) (track 14)
recording of:
A Good Heart (track 11)
Happy Talk (South Pacific) (track 14)
I Know Him So Well (Chess) (track 17)
I Owe You Nothing (track 9)
I Should Have Known Better (1984 song) (track 12)
If I Was (track 7)
Perfect (track 3)
Ride on Time (track 1)
Suicide Is Painless (track 16)
Super Trouper (track 13)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (track 13)
More Stars (7" mix) ("More Stars" (7" Mix) - 4:42) (track 13)
All Together Now (medley) (track 10)
Medley (Richard Clayderman) (track 17)
South Pacific Suite (track 14)

Release

ASIN: UK: B0000581SG [info]