Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Life Is Life
Opus 5 4:08
2 Funky Town
Lipps, Inc. 3.8 3:57
3 Good Thing
Fine Young Cannibals 4.25 3:23
4 Smalltown Boy
Bronski Beat 6:07
5 Fade to Grey
Visage 5 3:51
6 Venus
Bananarama 4 3:37
7 First Time
Robin Beck 3:18
8 Young at Heart
The Bluebells 5:27
9 Sweet Little Mystery
Wet Wet Wet 3:44
10 Need You Tonight
INXS 4.15 3:04
11 I’m Still Standing
Elton John 3.5 3:03
12 Lessons in Love
Level 42 1 4:02
13 St. Elmo’s Fire
John Parr 4:09
14 Shout
Tears for Fears 4.6 6:33
15 Cry
Godley & Creme 3:57
16 Word Up
Cameo 4:04
17 Eye of the Tiger
Survivor 4.65 4:06
18 In the Army Now
Status Quo 3:38

Credits

CD 1

electric bass guitar:
Dee Murray (track 11)
drumset:
Nigel Olsson (track 11)
bass guitar:
Curt Smith (track 14)
drums:
Manny Elias (track 14)
Günter Grasmuck (track 1)
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 14)
Linn 9000 (drum machine, aka A. Linn) (track 6)
synthesizer:
Elton John (track 11)
guitar:
Ewald Pfleger (track 1)
bass, drum machine and keyboard:
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 3)
electric guitar:
Davey Johnstone (track 11)
keyboard:
Ian Stanley (track 14)
piano:
Jools Holland (track 3)
Elton John (track 11)
drum machine, guitar and tambourine:
Andy Cox (of The Beat) (track 3)
additional engineer:
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 3)
assistant engineer:
Hill Swimmer (track 17)
assistant producer:
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 12)
background vocals:
Jimmy Chambers (track 3)
George Chandler (UK vocalist, member of The Olympic Runners & Londonbeat) (track 3)
Jimmy Helms (track 3)
Sandy McLelland (track 14)
composer:
Steve Bronski (track 4)
Günter Grasmuck (track 1)
Elton John (track 11)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 6)
Herwig Rüdisser (track 1)
Gavin Spencer (track 7)
Steven Greenberg (track 2)
Ewald Pfleger (track 1)
Jimmy Somerville (track 4)
Larry Steinbachek (track 4)
engineer:
David Bascombe (track 14)
Phil Bonnano (track 17)
Mike Clink (track 17)
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 12)
David Nicholas (track 10)
Mike Pela (track 3)
guest saxophone:
Gary Barnacle (track 12)
lead vocals:
Elton John (track 11)
Roland Orzabal (track 14)
Herwig Rüdisser (track 1)
lyricist:
Steve Bronski (track 4)
Robbie van Leeuwen (track 6)
Tom Anthony (wrote "First Time") (track 7)
Terry Boyle (track 7)
Boon Gould (track 12)
Steven Greenberg (track 2)
Ewald Pfleger (track 1)
Jimmy Somerville (track 4)
Larry Steinbachek (track 4)
Bernie Taupin (track 11)
mixer:
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 12)
Bob Clearmountain (track 10)
Steven Wilson (founder of Porcupine Tree) (track 14)
producer:
Wally Badarou (track 12)
Andy Cox (of The Beat) (track 3)
Roland Gift (track 3)
Chris Hughes (Producer. aka Merrick) (track 14)
Level 42 (track 12)
Jim Peterik (track 17)
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 3)
Frankie Sullivan (US guitarist and songwriter, member of Survivor) (track 17)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (tracks 10–11)
recording engineer:
Bill Price (UK producer/engineer) (track 11)
remixer:
Julian Mendelsohn (Australian record producer) (track 3)
vocals:
Roland Gift (track 3)
Bananarama (track 6)
writer:
Wally Badarou (track 12)
Larry Blackmon (track 16)
Ferdi Bolland (track 18)
Rob Bolland (track 18)
Graeme Clark (founder member of Wet Wet Wet) (track 9)
Lol Creme (track 15)
Tom Cunningham (Scottish musician, drummer for Wet Wet Wet) (track 9)
Billy Currie (track 5)
Sara Dallin (track 8)
Siobhan Fahey (track 8)
Andrew Farriss (track 10)
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 13)
Roland Gift (track 3)
Kevin Godley (track 15)
Robert Hodgens (track 8)
Michael Hutchence (track 10)
Tomi Jenkins (track 16)
Mark King (track 12)
Neil Mitchell (track 9)
Roland Orzabal (track 14)
John Parr (track 13)
Chris Payne (UK keyboards/viola for Gary Numan/Visage/Dramatis) (track 5)
Marti Pellow (track 9)
Jim Peterik (track 17)
Ian Stanley (track 14)
David Steele (UK musician, member of The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals) (track 3)
Frankie Sullivan (US guitarist and songwriter, member of Survivor) (track 17)
Midge Ure (track 5)
Keren Woodward (track 8)
phonographic copyright by:
PolyGram Records, Inc. (not for release label use! US division of PolyGram) (1979 –) (track 2)
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1980) (track 2)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1985) (track 14)
London Records Ltd. (not release label) (1986) (track 6)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2014) (track 14)
Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited (not for release label use! post-2008 subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment) (2016) (track 17)
publisher:
Easy Action Music (track 17)
Findhaven Ltd. (track 12)
Foster Frees Music (track 13)
Opus Music (Publisher for Opus) (track 1)
Red Sea Songs (track 2)
Ruby Ruby Ltd. (track 12)
Sony/ATV Melody (track 17)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 17)
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 17)
mixed at:
AIR Studios (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991, Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, United Kingdom (track 11)
recorded at:
Informstadion in Oberwart, Burgenland, Austria (1984-09-02) (track 1)
mash-ups:
Jayout by The Kleptones (track 14)
Need Peace Tonight by G3RSt (track 10)
Shouting Territory by JV5 (track 14)
Tiger by Neil Cicierega (tracks 10, 17)
remixes:
sampled by:
Fatal Fight by Benjamin Bear feat. MC Gigahertz (track 17)
New Rapper by 7L & Esoteric (track 14)
One of Them by Merciless (track 17)
Raise the Roof by Girl Talk (track 17)
Rock the Beat by LMFAO (track 17)
Sexy Gal by Shaggy (track 17)
Triple Double by Girl Talk (track 3)
cover recording of:
In the Army Now (track 18)
Venus (Shocking Blue (I'm Your Venus)) (track 6)
Young at Heart (track 8)
is the basis for:
One Of My Kind (track 10)
Tell Me Why (track 4)
later parody versions:
Good King (track 3)
I Have to Die First (track 17)
Kur indiāņi nav (track 18)
Vista Drivers (track 17)
later translated parody versions:
Minus (track 6)
Армия (track 18)
later translated versions:
Hai ↑ (track 16)
Ici les Enfoirés (track 18)
Kolos Srey Chaom (track 6)
Leben heißt Leben (track 1)
Veenus (track 6)
Venus (Finnish) (track 6)
ヴィーナス (Hiromi Mori translation) (track 6)
ヴィーナス (Hitoshi Shinohara translation) (track 6)
later versions:
Opus Dei (track 1)
live recording of:
Live Is Life (song by Opus) (1984-09-02) (track 1)
recording of:
Cry (track 15)
Eye of the Tiger (track 17)
Fade to Grey (track 5)
First Time (track 7)
Funkytown (track 2)
Good Thing (track 3)
Lessons in Love (track 12)
Need You Tonight (track 10)
Smalltown Boy (track 4)
St. Elmo’s Fire (track 13)
Word Up! (track 16)
Shout (1984) (track 14)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (tracks 2, 6)
Stars on 45 (the song itself) (track 2)
Rocky (track 17)
Stars on 45 (Beatles Medley 7" Mix) (track 6)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (tracks 2, 6)
Polka Party! (tracks 6, 14)