Living in Oblivion: The 80's Greatest Hits, Vol. 2

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Like its predecessor, Living in Oblivion, Vol. 2 is an entertaining but frustrating collection of new wave and MTV hits from the early '80s. A number of great new wave singles are here -- "Mickey," "Love Plus One," "Just Got Lucky," "88 Lines About 44 Women," "Church of the Poison Mind" -- but the album loses momentum by placing slick late-'80s MTV hits like T'Pau's "Heart and Soul" and the Power Station's "Bang a Gong Get It On" next to non-hits by Debbie Harry and Sigue Sigue Sputnik. Even if it isn't a perfect collection, it is fun and should satisfy casual new wave fans; more serious collectors should purchase these songs on the multi-volume Just Can't Get ...
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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Like its predecessor, Living in Oblivion, Vol. 2 is an entertaining but frustrating collection of new wave and MTV hits from the early '80s. A number of great new wave singles are here -- "Mickey," "Love Plus One," "Just Got Lucky," "88 Lines About 44 Women," "Church of the Poison Mind" -- but the album loses momentum by placing slick late-'80s MTV hits like T'Pau's "Heart and Soul" and the Power Station's "Bang a Gong Get It On" next to non-hits by Debbie Harry and Sigue Sigue Sputnik. Even if it isn't a perfect collection, it is fun and should satisfy casual new wave fans; more serious collectors should purchase these songs on the multi-volume Just Can't Get Enough.
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  • Release Date: 9/7/1993
  • Label: Capitol
  • UPC: 077778960522
  • Catalog Number: 89605

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Mickey - Toni Basil (3:36)
  2. 2 Get It on (Bang a Gong) - The Power Station (3:43)
  3. 3 Lay Your Hands on Me - Thompson Twins (4:09)
  4. 4 Let Me Go - Heaven 17 (4:13)
  5. 5 Love Plus One - Haircut 100 (5:36)
  6. 6 Heart and Soul - T'Pau (4:15)
  7. 7 Just Got Lucky - JoBoxers (4:42)
  8. 8 'Tain't What You Do (It's the Way That You Do It) - Fun Boy Three (2:57)
  9. 9 The Jam Was Moving - Debbie Harry (2:58)
  10. 10 Love Missile F1-11 - Sigue Sigue Sputnik (3:45)
  11. 11 88 Lines About 44 Women - The Nails (4:57)
  12. 12 Only the Lonely - The Motels (3:13)
  13. 13 Living in a Box - Living in a Box (3:03)
  14. 14 Walking on Sunshine - Katrina & the Waves (3:58)
  15. 15 Running up That Hill - Kate Bush (4:52)
  16. 16 Church of the Poison Mind - Culture Club (3:30)
  17. 17 Destination Unknown - Missing Persons (3:40)
  18. 18 Never Ending Story - Limahl (3:28)
  19. 19 Mickey - Toni Basil (3:36)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bananarama Track Performer
Kate Bush Track Performer
Culture Club Track Performer
Fun Boy Three Track Performer
Haircut 100 Track Performer
Debbie Harry Track Performer
Heaven 17 Track Performer
Living in a Box Track Performer
Missing Persons Track Performer
The Motels Track Performer
The Power Station Track Performer
Sigue Sigue Sputnik Track Performer
T'Pau Track Performer
Thompson Twins Track Performer
Katrina & the Waves Track Performer
JoBoxers Track Performer
Limahl Track Performer
The Nails Track Performer
Toni Basil Track Performer
Technical Credits
Kate Bush Producer
Greg Mathieson Producer
Katrina & the Waves Producer
B.E.F. Producer
Bernard Edwards Producer
Nile Rodgers Producer
Bob Sargeant Producer
Giorgio Moroder Producer
Ken Scott Producer
Tom Lord-Alge Producer
Tom Bailey Producer
Roy Thomas Baker Producer
Richard James Burgess Producer
Pat Collier Producer
Val Garay Producer
Bruce Harris Engineer, Liner Notes, Executive Producer
Steve Levine Producer
Dan Loggins Producer, Engineer
Alex Sadkin Producer
Alan Shacklock Producer
Trevor Veitch Producer
Vincent M. Vero Engineer, Annotation
Greg Winter Producer
Waves Producer
The Fun Four Producer
Henry Marquez Art Direction
LuAnn Graffeo Art Direction
Brian Zick Illustrations
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