20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of '80s New Wave

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All Music Guide - Tim Sendra
20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of '80s New Wave may not quite live up to its lofty claim, but it is a very entertaining 13-song collection that rounds up some great songs. At the top of the list would have to be ABC's dramatic "Poison Arrow," the Style Council's sun-dappled and breezy "My Ever Changing Moods," and Split Enz's perky pop classic "I Got You." The rest of the tracks are mostly lush synthesized pop like Talk Talk's bouncy "It's My Life," Swing Out Sister's girl group update "Breakout," and Naked Eyes' "Always Something There to Remind Me." The disc also makes room for oddball hits like Devo's quirky "Whip It" and Animotion's corny ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Tim Sendra
20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of '80s New Wave may not quite live up to its lofty claim, but it is a very entertaining 13-song collection that rounds up some great songs. At the top of the list would have to be ABC's dramatic "Poison Arrow," the Style Council's sun-dappled and breezy "My Ever Changing Moods," and Split Enz's perky pop classic "I Got You." The rest of the tracks are mostly lush synthesized pop like Talk Talk's bouncy "It's My Life," Swing Out Sister's girl group update "Breakout," and Naked Eyes' "Always Something There to Remind Me." The disc also makes room for oddball hits like Devo's quirky "Whip It" and Animotion's corny "Obsession." Anyone who wants a quick and not very nasty look at new wave could do worse than start here. Just don't come looking for any tracks that have even a trace of punk or attitude.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/21/2003
  • Label: Universal Int'l
  • UPC: 044006877327
  • Catalog Number: 068773
  • Sales rank: 166,167

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Poison Arrow - ABC (3:24)
  2. 2 Dance Hall Days - Wang Chung (3:59)
  3. 3 Always Something There to Remind Me - Naked Eyes (3:41)
  4. 4 Something About You - Level 42 (3:44)
  5. 5 I Got You - Split Enz (3:29)
  6. 6 My Ever Changing Moods - The Style Council (4:03)
  7. 7 Shout - Tears for Fears (6:31)
  8. 8 Passionate Friend - The Teardrop Explodes (3:30)
  9. 9 No More Words - Berlin (3:52)
  10. 10 It's My Life - Talk Talk (3:53)
  11. 11 Breakout - Swing Out Sister (3:46)
  12. 12 Obsession - Animotion (5:36)
  13. 13 Whip It - Devo (2:40)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Wally Badarou Composer
Julian Cope Composer
Mark Mothersbaugh Composer
Burt Bacharach Composer
Michael Des Barres Composer
Mark King Composer
Holly Knight Composer
Gerald V. Casale Composer
Andy Connell Composer
Darren Costin Composer
John Crawford Composer
Hal David Composer
Corinne Drewery Composer
Nick Feldman Composer
Neil Finn Composer
Tim Friese-Greene Composer
Martin Fry Composer
Phil Gould Composer
Mark Hollis Composer
Jack Hues Composer
Martin Jackson Composer
Mark Lickley Composer
Mike Lindup Composer
Roland Orzabal Composer
Paul Weller Composer
Steve Singleton Composer
Ian Stanley Composer
Mark White Composer
Soo Gane Won Liner Notes
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