Chart Toppers: Modern Rock Hits of the 80s, Vol. 1

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Priority's Chart Toppers series is an excellent budget-line collection, offering a strong selection of 15 original hits, grouped by a specific theme and decade, on each disc. Chart Toppers: Modern Rock Hits of the 80's, vol. 1 concentrates on new wave hits form the early '80s, tossing a few alternative favorites from the latter half of the decade, just for good measure. A few songs don't quite fit into the "Modern Rock" banner, but overall, the selection of songs is terrific, albeit a little predictable. Among the highlights on the disc are INXS' "The One Thing," A Flock of Seagulls' "I Ran So Far Away," Bow Wow Wow's "I Want Candy," Psychedelic Furs' "Love My ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Priority's Chart Toppers series is an excellent budget-line collection, offering a strong selection of 15 original hits, grouped by a specific theme and decade, on each disc. Chart Toppers: Modern Rock Hits of the 80's, vol. 1 concentrates on new wave hits form the early '80s, tossing a few alternative favorites from the latter half of the decade, just for good measure. A few songs don't quite fit into the "Modern Rock" banner, but overall, the selection of songs is terrific, albeit a little predictable. Among the highlights on the disc are INXS' "The One Thing," A Flock of Seagulls' "I Ran So Far Away," Bow Wow Wow's "I Want Candy," Psychedelic Furs' "Love My Way," Culture Club's "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me," Men At Work's "Down Under," the Fixx's "One Thing Leads to Another," the Church's "Under the Milky Way," After the Fire's "Der Kommissar," Nena's "99 Luftballoons," XTC's "Senses Working Overtime," Til Tuesday's "Voices Carry" and Level 42's "Something About You."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/26/1998
  • Label: Priority Records
  • UPC: 049925105728
  • Catalog Number: 51057

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The One Thing (3:26)
  2. 2 I Ran (So Far Away) (3:46)
  3. 3 I Want Candy (2:47)
  4. 4 Love My Way (3:35)
  5. 5 Do You Really Want to Hurt Me (4:25)
  6. 6 Down Under (3:45)
  7. 7 One Thing Leads to Another - The Fixx (3:25)
  8. 8 Under the Milky Way - The Church (4:59)
  9. 9 A Hazy Shade of Winter (2:49)
  10. 10 Der Kommissar (4:08)
  11. 11 Cult of Personality (4:56)
  12. 12 99 Luftballons - Nena (3:56)
  13. 13 Senses Working Overtime - XTC (4:36)
  14. 14 Voices Carry (4:24)
  15. 15 Something About You (3:43)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bangles Track Performer
The Church Track Performer
Culture Club Track Performer
The Fixx Track Performer
A Flock of Seagulls Track Performer
INXS Track Performer
Level 42 Track Performer
Living Colour Track Performer
Men at Work Track Performer
Nena Track Performer
The Psychedelic Furs Track Performer
'Til Tuesday Track Performer
XTC Track Performer
After the Fire Track Performer
Bow Wow Wow Track Performer
Technical Credits
Boy George Composer
Mikey Craig Composer
Boon Gould Composer
Roy Hay Composer
Brian Howe Composer
Terry Thomas Composer
Michael Wilson Executive Producer
Jon Moss Composer
Mark Lindup Composer
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