100 Hits: 80s

100 Hits: 80s

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100 Hits: 80s, a five-disc, budget-priced collection of U.K.-centric radio hits from the age of excess, offers up the usual assortment of key players and Top 100 lurkers. As one would imagine, new wave rules the roost here, with highlights coming from a-ha ("The Sun Always Shines on TV"), See more details below


100 Hits: 80s, a five-disc, budget-priced collection of U.K.-centric radio hits from the age of excess, offers up the usual assortment of key players and Top 100 lurkers. As one would imagine, new wave rules the roost here, with highlights coming from a-ha ("The Sun Always Shines on TV"), Echo & the Bunnymen ("The Cutter"), the Psychedelic Furs ("Pretty in Pink"), and Men Without Hats ("The Safety Dance"). Also, kudos to the compilers for including the Pogues' classic rendering of Ewan MacColl's "Dirty Old Town" and the Dream Academy's beautiful Nick Drake tribute, "Life in a Northern Town."

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100 Hits


Disc 1

  1. Take On Me  -  a-ha
  2. The Land of Make Believe  -  Bucks Fizz
  3. Down Under  -  Men at Work
  4. Don't Get Me Wrong  -  Pretenders
  5. Robert De Niro's Waiting  -  Bananarama
  6. Somewhere In My Heart  -  Aztec Camera
  7. The Safety Dance  -  Men Without Hats
  8. Wishing Well  - Terence Trent D'Arby
  9. Whenever You Need Somebody  - Rick Astley
  10. Call Me  -  Spagna
  11. Hold Me Now  -  Thompson Twins
  12. Young At Heart  -  Bluebells
  13. Don't Talk To Me About Love  -  Altered Images
  14. Waiting For a Star To Fall  -  Boy Meets Girl
  15. Like To Know To Get To Know You Well  - Howard Jones
  16. I'm Not Scared  -  Eighth Wonder
  17. Hand Held In Black and White  -  Dollar
  18. Japanese Boy  -  Aneka
  19. Living On the Ceiling  -  Blancmange
  20. John Wayne is Big Leggy  -  Haysi Fantayzee

Disc 2

  1. Wham Rap!  -  Wham!
  2. Perfect  -  Fairground Attraction
  3. Mirror Mirror  -  Dollar
  4. Special Brew  -  Bad Manners
  5. The Sun Always Shines On T.V.  -  a-ha
  6. Shy Boy  -  Bananarama
  7. Feels Like Heaven  -  Fiction Factory
  8. When Will I Be Famous?  -  Bros
  9. Fantastic Day  -  Haircut 100
  10. What's the Colour of Money?  -  Hollywood Beyond
  11. What is Love?  - Howard Jones
  12. My Favourite Waste of Time  - Owen Paul
  13. Each Time You Break My Heart  - Nick Kamen
  14. Einstein a Go-Go  -  Landscape
  15. Toy Soldiers  -  Martika
  16. Star  - Kiki Dee
  17. The First Picture of You  -  Lotus Eaters
  18. Half a Minute  -  Matt Bianco
  19. Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home)  - Paul Young
  20. Clouds Across the Room  -  Rah Band

Disc 3

  1. 99 Red Balloons  -  Nena
  2. Tell It To My Heart  - Taylor Dayne
  3. Radio Heart  -  Radio Heart
  4. Jump For My Love  -  Pointer Sisters
  5. Loco In Acapulco  -  Four Tops
  6. Mirror In the Bathroom  -  English Beat
  7. Sweet Freedom  - Michael McDonald
  8. I Wonder If I Take You Home  -  Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam
  9. I Beg Your Pardon  -  Kon Kan
  10. Love Can't Turn Around  - Farley Jackmaster Funk
  11. You Are My World  -  Communards
  12. Smalltown Boy  -  Bronski Beat
  13. That's the Way (I Like It)  -  Dead or Alive
  14. Lip Up Fatty  -  Bad Manners
  15. Shake Your Love  - Debbie Gibson
  16. Beat Dis  - Bomb the Bass
  17. She Drives Me Crazy  -  Fine Young Cannibals
  18. Rumours  -  Timex Social Club
  19. Owner of a Lonely Heart  -  Yes
  20. La Bamba  -  Lobos

Disc 4

  1. Walk Like an Egyptian  -  Bangles
  2. I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)  -  Daryl Hall & John Oates
  3. Footloose  - Kenny Loggins
  4. You're the Voice  - John Farnham
  5. Keeping the Dream Alive  -  Freiheit
  6. Life in a Northern Town  -  Dream Academy
  7. Drive  -  Cars
  8. Love and Pride  -  King
  9. Abracadabra  -  Steve Miller Band
  10. Don't Go  -  Hothouse Flowers
  11. Skin Deep  -  Stranglers
  12. Some Candy Talking  -  Jesus and Mary Chain
  13. The Cutter  -  Echo & the Bunnymen
  14. The Way It is  -  Bruce Hornsby & the Range
  15. Real Gone Kid  -  Deacon Blue
  16. Ride Like the Wind  - Christopher Cross
  17. Stray Cat Strut  -  Stray Cats
  18. When You Ask About Love  -  Matchbox
  19. Is Vic There?  -  Department S
  20. Rabbit  -  Chas & Dave

Disc 5

  1. Oblivious  -  Aztec Camera
  2. Digging Your Scene  -  Blow Monkeys
  3. Brilliant Mind  -  Furniture
  4. Johnny Come Home  -  Fine Young Cannibals
  5. Pretty In Pink  -  Psychedelic Furs
  6. See the Day  - Dee C. Lee
  7. I Want Candy  -  Bow Wow Wow
  8. Quiet Life  -  Japan
  9. Don't Tell Me  -  Blancmange
  10. Crash  -  Primitives
  11. Hands Off... She's Mine  -  English Beat
  12. I'm Falling  -  Bluebells
  13. Dirty Old Town  -  Pogues
  14. Twilight Cafe  - Susan Fassbender
  15. Back On the Chain Gang  -  Pretenders
  16. Radio Africa  -  Latin Quarter
  17. Boxerbeat  -  JoBoxers
  18. I Don't Want To Talk About It  -  Everything But the Girl
  19. Bad Day  -  Carmel
  20. Sonic Boom Boy  -  Westworld

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Album Credits

Technical Credits

Altered Images   Composer
Phil Collins   Composer
Marshall Crenshaw   Composer
Christopher Cross   Composer
Marvin Gaye   Composer
Debbie Gibson   Composer
Nick Heyward   Composer
Bruce Hornsby   Composer
Kenny Loggins   Composer
Martika   Composer
George Michael   Composer
Ric Ocasek   Composer
Psychedelic Furs   Composer
Andrew Ridgeley   Composer
Stranglers   Composer
Full Force   Composer
Daryl Hall   Composer
Paul King   Composer
Brian Setzer   Composer
Roger Andrews   Composer
Bert Berns   Composer
Richard James Burgess   Composer
Harry Wayne "K.C." Casey   Composer
Doreen Chanter   Composer
Madonna   Composer
Dave Collard   Composer
Terence Trent D'Arby   Composer
Lamont Dozier   Composer
Bob Feldman   Composer
Richard Gottehrer   Composer
Colin Hay   Composer
Bobby Heatlie   Composer
Chris Heaton   Composer
Richard Hewson   Composer
Andy Hill   Composer
Robert Hodgens   Composer
Trevor Horn   Composer
Michael Jay   Composer
Howard Jones   Composer
Chris Lowe   Composer
Robert Marche   Composer
George Merrill   Composer
Steve Miller   Composer
John Oates   Composer
Sean Oliver   Composer
Andy Pask   Composer
Shannon Rubicam   Composer
Marti Sharron   Composer
Peter Sinfield   Composer
Steve Skaith   Composer
Gary Skardina   Composer
Liam Sternberg   Composer
Ron Strykert   Composer
Rod Temperton   Composer
Neil Tennant   Composer
John Walters   Composer
Dig Wayne   Composer
Norman Whitfield   Composer
Nick Burton   Composer
Aitken   Composer
Ernie Gold   Composer
Dee C. Lee   Composer
Mark E. Nevin   Composer
Jeremy Healy   Composer
Mike Jones   Composer
Ricky Ross   Composer
Kate Garner   Composer
Michael Roberts   Composer
Paul Conboy   Composer
A. Currie   Composer
Seth Swirsky   Composer
Sara Allen   Composer
Kevin Patterson   Composer
Nicky Graham   Composer
Traditional   Composer
Paul Caplin   Composer
Eddie Jordan   Composer
Susan Fassbender   Composer
B. Harris   Composer
Robert Howard   Composer
Stephen Mitchell   Composer
Pasquez   Composer
Karges   Composer
G. Gabriel   Composer
D. Sylvian   Composer
S. Fahey   Composer
M. Ryder   Composer
T. Swain   Composer
A. Quinta   Composer
D. White   Composer
S. Jolley   Composer
M. Stewart   Composer
G. Spagna   Composer
D. Trendle   Composer
Paul Jonathan Court   Composer
Tracy Louise Spencer   Composer
Tom Watkins   Composer
Gerold Goldstein   Composer
Fahrenkrog-Petersen   Composer
Pete Thoms   Composer
Stephen Anthony Dullaghan   Composer
B. Valentino   Composer
Kay Russell   Composer
Elizabeth Rose Westwood   Composer
Ron Keefe   Composer

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