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100 Hits: The New Romantics

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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
100 Hits begins with some songs that might be termed new romantic, then shifts into non-romantic synth pop, then sophisti-pop, and then, suddenly, it looks more like a compilation more accurately classified as "'80s pop, alternative, and mainstream." Like the other sets in the 100 Hits series from the U.K.'s EMI-funded Demon label, 100 Hits: The New Romantics features 20 songs on each one of its five discs and provides a big chunk of music for a small price. This is ideal for hoarders who care more about obtaining a wide swath of songs on a budget than focused track lists with nice packaging. Most of the tracks were, indeed, hits, new romantic or not. Duran Duran's "Planet...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
100 Hits begins with some songs that might be termed new romantic, then shifts into non-romantic synth pop, then sophisti-pop, and then, suddenly, it looks more like a compilation more accurately classified as "'80s pop, alternative, and mainstream." Like the other sets in the 100 Hits series from the U.K.'s EMI-funded Demon label, 100 Hits: The New Romantics features 20 songs on each one of its five discs and provides a big chunk of music for a small price. This is ideal for hoarders who care more about obtaining a wide swath of songs on a budget than focused track lists with nice packaging. Most of the tracks were, indeed, hits, new romantic or not. Duran Duran's "Planet Earth," Japan's "Ghosts," the Human League's "Sound of the Crowd," and Thomas Dolby's "Hyperactive!" are among the highlights.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/15/2011
  • Label: 100 Hits
  • UPC: 654378708824
  • Catalog Number: 7870882
  • Sales rank: 377,429

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Love Action (I Believe In Love) - The Human League (3:52)
  2. 2 Planet Earth - Duran Duran (3:56)
  3. 3 Enola Gay - Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (3:29)
  4. 4 Karma Chameleon - Culture Club (4:01)
  5. 5 To Cut a Long Story Short - Spandau Ballet (3:21)
  6. 6 Promised You a Miracle - Simple Minds (3:58)
  7. 7 (We Don't Need This) Facist Groove Thang - Heaven 17 (4:11)
  8. 8 Is It a Dream - Classix Nouveaux (3:38)
  9. 9 Imagination - Belouis Some (3:34)
  10. 10 (Feels Like) Heaven - Fiction Factory (3:28)
  11. 11 Ghosts - Japan (4:31)
  12. 12 Turn Back the Clock - Johnny Hates Jazz (4:21)
  13. 13 Love Missile F1-11 - Sigue Sigue Sputnik (4:29)
  14. 14 It's My Life - Talk Talk (3:54)
  15. 15 Never Never - The Assembly (3:46)
  16. 16 Underpass - John Foxx (3:55)
  17. 17 I Ran - A Flock of Seagulls (5:04)
  18. 18 Labour of Love - Hue & Cry (3:34)
  19. 19 19 - Paul Hardcastle (3:32)
  20. 20 Vienna - Ultravox (4:39)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Electric Dreams - Philip Oakey (3:49)
  2. 2 The First Picture of You - Lotus Eaters (3:37)
  3. 3 Too Shy - Kajagoogoo (3:41)
  4. 4 Sometimes - Erasure (3:38)
  5. 5 More Than This - Roxy Music (4:19)
  6. 6 Prince Charming - Adam and the Ants (3:15)
  7. 7 Wishful Thinking - China Crisis (4:38)
  8. 8 Kiss Me (1983) - Stephen Duffy (3:29)
  9. 9 Duel - Propaganda (4:36)
  10. 10 Happy Birthday - Altered Images (2:57)
  11. 11 Dream To Sleep - H2O (3:53)
  12. 12 Slave To Love - Bryan Ferry (4:14)
  13. 13 Some People - Belouis Some (3:54)
  14. 14 The King of Wishful Thinking - Go West (3:59)
  15. 15 Forbidden Colours (4:31)
  16. 16 Violently - Hue & Cry (4:05)
  17. 17 Shattered Dreams - Johnny Hates Jazz (3:27)
  18. 18 All Cried Out - Alison Moyet (3:37)
  19. 19 Moments In Love - The Art of Noise (4:29)
  20. 20 The Power of Love - Frankie Goes to Hollywood (5:29)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Girls On Film - Duran Duran (3:30)
  2. 2 Electricity - Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (3:29)
  3. 3 The Sound of the Crowd - The Human League (4:04)
  4. 4 Chant No. 1 (I Don't Need This Pressure On) - Spandau Ballet (4:04)
  5. 5 Church of the Poison Mind - Culture Club (3:31)
  6. 6 King In a Catholic Style (Wake Up) - China Crisis (4:25)
  7. 7 Looking For Linda - Hue & Cry (3:48)
  8. 8 I Don't Want To Be a Hero - Johnny Hates Jazz (3:28)
  9. 9 Glittering Prize - Simple Minds (4:00)
  10. 10 Ooh To Be Ah - Kajagoogoo (3:35)
  11. 11 Cambodia - Kim Wilde (3:57)
  12. 12 Eyes Without a Face - Billy Idol (4:09)
  13. 13 Talk Talk - Talk Talk (2:58)
  14. 14 Close But No Cigar - Thomas Dolby (4:07)
  15. 15 The Circus - Erasure (4:09)
  16. 16 The Wizard, Pt. 1 - Paul Hardcastle (3:10)
  17. 17 Love Plus One - Haircut 100 (3:33)
  18. 18 Einstein a Go-Go - Landscape (3:00)
  19. 19 We Are Detective - Thompson Twins (3:06)
  20. 20 Red Guitar (5:10)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Nothing Has Been Proved - Dusty Springfield (4:40)
  2. 2 Black Man Ray - China Crisis (3:32)
  3. 3 No Regrets - Midge Ure (4:00)
  4. 4 Radio Heart - Radio Heart (3:43)
  5. 5 Getting Away With It - Electronic (4:12)
  6. 6 Visions of China - Japan (3:38)
  7. 7 She Blinded Me With Science - Thomas Dolby (3:41)
  8. 8 Guilty - Classix Nouveaux (3:18)
  9. 9 Let It Be With You - Belouis Some (3:32)
  10. 10 Don't Waste My Time - Paul Hardcastle (4:29)
  11. 11 Goodbye Girl - Go West (4:31)
  12. 12 Come Back and Stay - Paul Young (4:21)
  13. 13 No-One Driving - John Foxx (3:47)
  14. 14 Icing On the Cake - Stephen Duffy (3:44)
  15. 15 And She Was - Talking Heads (3:38)
  16. 16 Rise To the Occasion - Climie Fisher (4:49)
  17. 17 Keeping the Dream Alive - Freiheit (4:14)
  18. 18 Only For Love - Limahl (3:53)
  19. 19 Chequered Love - Kim Wilde (3:21)
  20. 20 Brother Louie - Modern Talking (3:41)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Road To Nowhere - Talking Heads (4:02)
  2. 2 Crushed By the Wheels of Industry - Heaven 17 (3:43)
  3. 3 Waterfront - Simple Minds (4:49)
  4. 4 Calling All the Heroes - It Bites (4:03)
  5. 5 Don't Look Down - Go West (4:08)
  6. 6 If I Was - Midge Ure (4:50)
  7. 7 Strange Little Girl - The Stranglers (2:41)
  8. 8 Love Changes Everything - Climie Fisher (4:27)
  9. 9 Rise - Public Image Ltd. (4:30)
  10. 10 C'est La Vie - Robbie Nevil (3:40)
  11. 11 Twenty First Century Boy - Sigue Sigue Sputnik (4:11)
  12. 12 Let's Go All the Way - Sly Fox (3:47)
  13. 13 Heart & Soul - T'Pau (4:15)
  14. 14 All Stood Still - Ultravox (3:41)
  15. 15 Go Wild In the Country - Bow Wow Wow (2:59)
  16. 16 Love My Way - The Psychedelic Furs (3:33)
  17. 17 Hyperactive! - Thomas Dolby (5:06)
  18. 18 You Spin Me Round (Like a Record) - Dead or Alive (3:15)
  19. 19 To Be a Lover - Billy Idol (3:51)
  20. 20 Bridge To Your Heart - Wax (4:13)
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