Gold: '80s British

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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
If you're a die-hard Anglophile with a deep love for early-'80s new wave, the odds are pretty good that you already have most of the tracks on Gold: '80s British, a chronologically sequenced two-disc set that doesn't reach Howard Jones -- er, 1985 -- until the latter half of the second disc. And, even though Hip-O reaches out to many labels not distributed by mothership Universal, the set is not definitive -- for starters, there's no Human League, Heaven 17, Art of Noise, or the Smiths. However, a truly definitive compilation of '80s British music would have to extend well beyond a couple discs, so the label really can't be faulted. For anyone who doesn't look upon the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
If you're a die-hard Anglophile with a deep love for early-'80s new wave, the odds are pretty good that you already have most of the tracks on Gold: '80s British, a chronologically sequenced two-disc set that doesn't reach Howard Jones -- er, 1985 -- until the latter half of the second disc. And, even though Hip-O reaches out to many labels not distributed by mothership Universal, the set is not definitive -- for starters, there's no Human League, Heaven 17, Art of Noise, or the Smiths. However, a truly definitive compilation of '80s British music would have to extend well beyond a couple discs, so the label really can't be faulted. For anyone who doesn't look upon the decade with short-sighted derision, there's plenty to love, and most of it has held up extraordinarily well.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/3/2007
  • Label: Hip-O Records
  • UPC: 602498468975
  • Catalog Number: 000856602

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Video Killed the Radio Star (4:14)
  2. 2 Fade to Grey - Visage (4:01)
  3. 3 Tainted Love (2:40)
  4. 4 Hungry Like the Wolf - Duran Duran (3:26)
  5. 5 Images of Heaven (5:02)
  6. 6 I Ran (So Far Away) - A Flock of Seagulls (3:45)
  7. 7 The Look of Love - ABC (3:30)
  8. 8 Mad World (3:44)
  9. 9 Love My Way (3:33)
  10. 10 Do You Really Want to Hurt Me (4:23)
  11. 11 Come on Eileen - Dexys Midnight Runners (4:13)
  12. 12 Our House - Madness (3:22)
  13. 13 Always Something There to Remind Me (3:41)
  14. 14 Nobody's Diary - Yazoo (4:31)
  15. 15 True (5:34)
Disc 2
  1. 1 One Thing Leads to Another - The Fixx (3:24)
  2. 2 She Blinded Me with Science (5:08)
  3. 3 Let's Go to Bed - The Cure (3:34)
  4. 4 Cruel Summer (3:29)
  5. 5 Long Hot Summer (7:01)
  6. 6 In a Big Country - Big Country (3:55)
  7. 7 It's My Life (3:53)
  8. 8 Wouldn't It Be Good (4:13)
  9. 9 Hold Me Now (4:46)
  10. 10 Things Can Only Get Better - Howard Jones (3:56)
  11. 11 You Spin Me 'Round (Like a Record) (3:16)
  12. 12 Every Time You Go Away - Paul Young (4:28)
  13. 13 Something About You - Level 42 (3:44)
  14. 14 Holding Back the Years (4:29)
  15. 15 Life in a Northern Town (4:15)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Wally Badarou Composer, Producer
Thomas Dolby Composer, Producer
Nik Kershaw Composer
Level 42 Producer
Todd Rundgren Producer
Midge Ure Composer, Producer
Yazoo Producer
Burt Bacharach Composer
Peter Collins Producer
Daryl Hall Composer
Rupert Hine Producer
Clive Langer Director, Producer
Andy Taylor Composer
Visage Producer
Billy Currie Composer
Peter Godwin Composer
Stuart Adamson Composer
Matt Aitken Director
John Ashton Composer
Tom Bailey Composer, Producer
Spandau Ballet Producer
Paul Cox Photo Courtesy
Steve Coy Composer
Ross Cullum Producer
Cy Curnin Composer
Alannah Currie Composer
Hal David Composer
Geoffrey Downes Composer
Siobhan Fahey Composer
Tim Friese-Greene Composer, Producer
Martin Fry Composer
David Gilmour Producer
Phil Gould Composer
Rupert Greenall Composer
Roy Hay Composer
Mark Hollis Composer
Trevor Horn Composer, Producer
Mike Howlett Producer
Chris Hughes Producer
Steve Jolley Composer, Producer
Georg Kajanus Producer
Gary Kemp Composer
Nick Laird-Clowes Composer, Producer
Laurie Latham Producer
Simon LeBon Composer
Joe Leeway Composer
Tim Lever Composer
Stewart Levine Producer
Steve Levine Producer
Steve Lillywhite Producer
Mike Lindup Composer
Tony Mansfield Producer
Mick Talbot Composer
Daniel Miller Producer
Alison Moyet Composer
Roland Orzabal Composer
Chris Parry Producer
Eric Radcliffe Producer
Paul Reynolds Composer
Nick Rhodes Composer
Kevin Rowland Composer
Alex Sadkin Producer
Mike Stock Director
Tony Swain Composer, Producer
Mike Thorne Producer
Colin Thurston Producer
Laurence Tolhurst Composer
Jamie West-Oram Composer
Peter Wilson Producer
Alan Winstanley Director, Producer
Adam Woods Composer
Richard Butler Composer
Ellen Fitton Mastering
C.J. Foreman Composer
George Nicholson Producer
Sarah Elizabeth Dallin Composer
Gilbert Gabriel Composer
Jon Moss Composer
Mike Percy Composer
Keren Woodward Composer
Lawrence Lawry Photo Courtesy
Janette Beckman Photo Courtesy
Fin Costello Photo Courtesy
Peter Burns Composer
Joe Kerr Composer
Pat Lawrence Executive Producer
Dave Thompson Liner Notes
Ryan Null Photo Coordination
Jimmy Lee Patterson Composer
Paul John Weller Producer
Timothy H. Butler Composer
Neil Moss Composer
DJ Mark King Composer
Simon Fowler Photo Courtesy
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