'80s Pop Hits [Sony]

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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
'80s Pop Hits is a three-disc set from Sony with a heavy emphasis on ballads, many of which continue to be played on adult contemporary radio stations across the U.S. The relatively upbeat material -- like Wham!'s "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go," Toto's "Rosanna," Luther Vandross' "Stop for Love," and Deniece Williams' "Let's Hear It for the Boy" -- tends to be safe enough for waiting-room listening. But it is definitely the slow, soft material (joined by a few power ballads) that takes center-stage: Surface's "Shower Me with Your Love," Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam's "All Cried Out," and Gregory Abbott's "Shake You Down" are some of the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
'80s Pop Hits is a three-disc set from Sony with a heavy emphasis on ballads, many of which continue to be played on adult contemporary radio stations across the U.S. The relatively upbeat material -- like Wham!'s "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go," Toto's "Rosanna," Luther Vandross' "Stop for Love," and Deniece Williams' "Let's Hear It for the Boy" -- tends to be safe enough for waiting-room listening. But it is definitely the slow, soft material (joined by a few power ballads) that takes center-stage: Surface's "Shower Me with Your Love," Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam's "All Cried Out," and Gregory Abbott's "Shake You Down" are some of the inclusions.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/21/2001
  • Label: Sony
  • UPC: 074645349428
  • Catalog Number: 53494
  • Sales rank: 145,128

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Easy Lover - Phil Collins (5:06)
  2. 2 Rosanna - Toto (5:33)
  3. 3 You're a Friend of Mine - Clarence Clemons (4:49)
  4. 4 All Cried Out - Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam (4:45)
  5. 5 Keep on Loving You - REO Speedwagon (3:21)
  6. 6 Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler (4:30)
  7. 7 Sexual Healing - Marvin Gaye (4:00)
  8. 8 Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham! (3:52)
  9. 9 Let's Hear It for the Boy - Deniece Williams (4:22)
  10. 10 Talking in Your Sleep - The Romantics (3:57)
  11. 11 Wishing Well - Terence Trent D'Arby (3:32)
  12. 12 Voices Carry - 'Til Tuesday (4:21)
  13. 13 Take Me Home Tonight/Be My Baby - Ronnie Spector (3:30)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Girls Just Want to Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper (3:49)
  2. 2 Shake You Down - Gregory Abbott (4:07)
  3. 3 Carrie - Europe (4:31)
  4. 4 Can't We Try - Vonda Shepard (3:59)
  5. 5 Stop to Love - Luther Vandross (5:10)
  6. 6 Time and Tide - Basia (4:04)
  7. 7 The Flame - Cheap Trick (4:39)
  8. 8 When I See You Smile - Bad English (4:19)
  9. 9 I'll Be Loving You (Forever) - New Kids on the Block (4:24)
  10. 10 Eternal Flame - Bangles (3:55)
  11. 11 Heaven - Warrant (3:56)
  12. 12 How Am I Supposed to Live Without You - Michael Bolton (4:16)
  13. 13 Shining Star - The Manhattans (4:39)
Disc 3
  1. 1 How 'Bout Us - Champaign (4:36)
  2. 2 Break My Stride - Matthew Wilder (3:01)
  3. 3 Shower Me With Your Love - Surface (4:54)
  4. 4 Hearts of Fire - Randy Meisner (2:46)
  5. 5 Key Largo - Bertie Higgins (3:19)
  6. 6 This Could Be the Night - Loverboy (4:59)
  7. 7 Leader of the Band - Dan Fogelberg (4:17)
  8. 8 Your Love - The Outfield (3:37)
  9. 9 Everytime You Go Away - Paul Young (4:25)
  10. 10 Footloose - Kenny Loggins (3:47)
  11. 11 Who Can It Be Now? - Men at Work (3:21)
  12. 12 The Warrior - Patty Smyth (3:48)
  13. 13 Der Kommissar - After the Fire (4:08)
  14. 14 Love Me Way - The Psychedelic Furs (3:32)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Philip Bailey Track Performer
Deniece Williams Track Performer
Gregory Abbott Track Performer
Bad English Track Performer
Bangles Track Performer
Basia Track Performer
Michael Bolton Track Performer
Jackson Browne Track Performer
Champaign Track Performer
Cheap Trick Track Performer
Phil Collins Track Performer
Europe Track Performer
Dan Fogelberg Track Performer
Marvin Gaye Track Performer
Dan Hill Track Performer
Cyndi Lauper Track Performer
Kenny Loggins Track Performer
Loverboy Track Performer
The Manhattans Track Performer
Randy Meisner Track Performer
Men at Work Track Performer
Eddie Money Track Performer
New Kids on the Block Track Performer
The Outfield Track Performer
The Psychedelic Furs Track Performer
The Romantics Track Performer
Scandal Track Performer
Surface Track Performer
Toto Track Performer
Bonnie Tyler Track Performer
Luther Vandross Track Performer
Warrant Track Performer
Wham! Track Performer
Matthew Wilder Track Performer
Paul Young Track Performer
Full Force Track Performer
After the Fire Track Performer
Clarence Clemons Track Performer
Ronnie Spector Track Performer
Bertie Higgins Track Performer
Patty Smyth Track Performer
Terence Trent D'Arby Track Performer
REO Speedwagon Track Performer
Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam Track Performer
Voices Carry Track Performer
Technical Credits
John Philip Sousa Composer
Philip Bailey Composer
Basia Composer
Marvin Gaye Composer
Harry Nilsson Composer
Luther Vandross Composer
Maurice White Composer
Odell Brown Composer
Ellie Greenwich Composer
Phil Spector Composer
Aimee Mann Composer
Jeff Barry Composer
Coz Canler Composer
Larry Dunn Composer
Michael Hausman Composer
Robert Holmes Composer
Jimmy Marinos Composer
Wally Palmar Composer
Mike Skill Composer
Peter Solley Composer
Peter Vale Composer
Joey Pesce Composer
David Ritz Composer
Nat Adderley Jr. Composer
Michael Leeson Composer
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