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Anthems: Electronic '80s

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
The Ministry of Sound label's Anthems: Electronic '80s collects 60 U.K.-centric new wave/electro-pop nuggets over the span of three discs. Compilations of this sort generic title, budget artwork rarely deliver on such a grand scale, but Anthems' compilers have shown their love for the genre by cherry-picking the cream of the crop from the era. Ultravox, Tubeway Army, Sigue Sigue Sputnik, Joy Division, Paul Hardcastle, Giorgio Moroder, A Flock of Seagulls, and Blondie may have shared airtime on underground radio, but their appearance on anything other than a 90-minute mixtape handcrafted in the bedroom of an angst-filled, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
The Ministry of Sound label's Anthems: Electronic '80s collects 60 U.K.-centric new wave/electro-pop nuggets over the span of three discs. Compilations of this sort generic title, budget artwork rarely deliver on such a grand scale, but Anthems' compilers have shown their love for the genre by cherry-picking the cream of the crop from the era. Ultravox, Tubeway Army, Sigue Sigue Sputnik, Joy Division, Paul Hardcastle, Giorgio Moroder, A Flock of Seagulls, and Blondie may have shared airtime on underground radio, but their appearance on anything other than a 90-minute mixtape handcrafted in the bedroom of an angst-filled, wavy-haired teen is a joy to behold.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/24/2009
  • Label: Ministry Of Sound Uk
  • EAN: 5051275029925
  • Catalog Number: 7502992
  • Sales rank: 68,120

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Vienna - Ultravox (4:38)
  2. 2 Cars - Gary Numan (3:34)
  3. 3 Tainted Love/Where Did Our Love Go - Soft Cell (9:05)
  4. 4 Fade To Grey - Visage (3:24)
  5. 5 Don't Go - Yazoo (2:49)
  6. 6 Enola Gay - Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (3:29)
  7. 7 Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division (3:21)
  8. 8 Quiet Life - Japan (4:48)
  9. 9 Planet Earth - Duran Duran (3:54)
  10. 10 Being Boiled - The Human League (3:39)
  11. 11 Penthouse And Pavement - Heaven 17 (3:38)
  12. 12 Promised You A Miracle - Simple Minds (3:37)
  13. 13 Kids In America - Kim Wilde (3:09)
  14. 14 Don't Talk To Me About Love - Altered Images (3:47)
  15. 15 Feels Like Heaven - Fiction Factory (3:29)
  16. 16 Close (To The Edit) - The Art of Noise (3:38)
  17. 17 Pop Musik - M (3:53)
  18. 18 You'll Always Find Me In The Kitchen At Parties - Jona Lewie (3:00)
  19. 19 Are Friends Electric - Tubeway Army (4:15)
  20. 20 Maid Of Orleans - Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (3:55)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Love Action (I Believe In Love) - The Human League (4:37)
  2. 2 Temptation - Heaven 17 (3:24)
  3. 3 To Cut A Long Story Short - Spandau Ballet (3:19)
  4. 4 Absolute - Scritti Politti (4:06)
  5. 5 Living On The Ceiling - Blancmange (3:45)
  6. 6 Love On Your Side - Thompson Twins (3:29)
  7. 7 Wishing (If I Had A Photograph Of You) - A Flock of Seagulls (5:30)
  8. 8 Black Man Ray - China Crisis (3:27)
  9. 9 Hyperactive - Thomas Dolby (4:46)
  10. 10 Einstein A Go-Go - Landscape (2:59)
  11. 11 New Gold Dream (81/82/83/84) - Simple Minds (5:16)
  12. 12 Groove Thang - British Electric Foundation (4:06)
  13. 13 The First Picture Of You - The Lotus Eaters (3:38)
  14. 14 Kiss Me - Stephen Duffy (3:26)
  15. 15 We Close Our Eyes - Go West (3:40)
  16. 16 Too Shy - Kajagoogoo (3:42)
  17. 17 The Brilliant Mind - Furniture (3:41)
  18. 18 Imagination - Belouis Some (3:34)
  19. 19 Driving Away From Home (Jim's Tune) - It's Immaterial (3:49)
  20. 20 Moments In Love - The Art of Noise (4:38)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Mad World - Tears for Fears (3:31)
  2. 2 West End Girls - Pet Shop Boys (3:58)
  3. 3 Blue Monday - New Order (4:59)
  4. 4 The Reflex - Duran Duran (4:21)
  5. 5 Smalltown Boy - Bronski Beat (4:28)
  6. 6 Situation - Yazoo (3:40)
  7. 7 Sometimes - Erasure (3:35)
  8. 8 Fashion - David Bowie (4:08)
  9. 9 Rapture - Blondie (3:34)
  10. 10 Together In Electric Dreams - Philip Oakey (3:49)
  11. 11 Shattered Dreams - Johnny Hates Jazz (3:27)
  12. 12 French Kissin' In The USA - Deborah Harry (4:10)
  13. 13 Is It a Dream - Classix Nouveaux (3:36)
  14. 14 Love Missile F1-11 - Sigue Sigue Sputnik (3:43)
  15. 15 Whip It - Devo (2:38)
  16. 16 Underpass - John Foxx (3:17)
  17. 17 Beat The Clock - Sparks (4:22)
  18. 18 Duel - Propaganda (4:14)
  19. 19 19 - Paul Hardcastle (3:31)
  20. 20 Pump Up The Volume - M/A/R/R/S (4:00)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Altered Images Composer
The Art of Noise Composer, Producer
David Bowie Composer
Devo Producer
Thomas Dolby Composer, Producer
Duran Duran Producer
Paul Hardcastle Composer
Debbie Harry Composer
The Human League Producer
Mark Mothersbaugh Composer
Gary Numan Composer
Midge Ure Composer, Producer
Stephen Duffy Composer
Bronski Beat Composer
John Foxx Composer
Jona Lewie Producer
Andy Taylor Composer
Visage Producer
Marty Wilde Composer
Giorgio Moroder Composer, Producer
Billy Currie Composer
Philip Oakey Composer, Producer
Neil Arthur Composer
Steve Askew Composer
T. Bailey Composer
Michael Barbiero Producer
Dave Bascombe Producer
Nick Beggs Composer
Simon Napier-Bell Producer
Charlie Burchill Composer
Ian Burden Composer
Richard James Burgess Composer
Warren Cann Composer
Vince Clarke Composer
Ed Cobb Composer
Peter Cox Composer
Ross Cullum Producer
Ian Curtis Composer
Clark Datchler Composer
Joy Division Composer
Lamont Dozier Composer
Ralf Dörper Composer
Richard Drummie Composer
Derek Forbes Composer
Green Gartside Composer
Mick Glossop Producer
Nigel Gray Producer
Glenn Gregory Composer
Stephen Hague Producer
Calvin Hayes Producer
Chris Heaton Composer
Eddie Holland Composer
Brian Holland Composer
Peter Hook Composer
Mike Howlett Producer
Chris Hughes Producer
Tony James Composer
Gary Kemp Composer
Jürgen Koppers Engineer
Bob Lamb Producer
Simon LeBon Composer
John Leckie Producer
Joe Leeway Composer
Steve Lipson Producer
Ian Little Producer
Chris Lowe Composer
Eddie Lundon Composer
Stephen Luscombe Composer
Ron Mael Composer
Russell Mael Composer
Arif Mardin Producer
Frank Maudsley Composer
Andy McCluskey Composer
Michael Mertens Composer
Alison Moyet Composer
Stuart Neale Composer
Mike Nocito Producer
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark Producer
Roland Orzabal Composer
Andy Pask Composer
Christopher Payne Composer
John Punter Producer
Paul Reynolds Composer
Nick Rhodes Composer, Producer
Martin Rushent Producer
Alex Sadkin Producer
Ali Score Composer
Mike Score Composer
Robin Scott Composer, Producer
Chris Stein Composer
Larry Steinbachek Composer
David Sylvian Composer
John Taylor Composer
Neil Tennant Composer
Steve Thompson Producer
Peter Thoms Composer
Mike Thorne Producer
Colin Thurston Producer
Keith Trussell Composer
Greg Walsh Producer
John Walters Composer
Martyn Ware Composer
Greg Whelan Composer
Ricki Wilde Composer, Producer
Peter Wilson Producer
Claudia Brücken Composer
Martin Degville Composer
Andy Bell Composer
Stephen Morris Composer
Bernard Sumner Composer
Jerry Casale Composer
Gillian Gilbert Composer
Mike Chapman Producer
Chuck Lorre Composer
Sally Still Composer
Sal Solo Composer, Producer
A. Currie Composer
Chris Cross Composer
Hamilton Lee Composer
Peter Coyle Composer
Gary Daley Composer
Kevin Patterson Composer
William Coutourie Composer
Gerard Quinn Composer
Peter Walsh Producer
Eddie Jordan Composer
Jeremy Kelly Composer
Lawrence Cole Composer
Gary Johnson Composer
Mark Beach Artwork
Lewie Composer
Amanda Somerville Composer
British Electric Foundation Producer
M. Young Composer
James Irvin Composer
J. McCord Composer
James Kerr Composer
Oldfield Composer
Roger Taylor Composer
Neal Whitmore Composer
Mike McNeil Composer
S. Young Composer
William Currie Composer
Chris Hamill Composer
Keighley Composer
Jeremy Strode Composer
Ian Marsh Composer
John Whitehead Composer
John Campbell Composer
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