Now That's What I Call a No. 1

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
The mass-marketed pop music compilation has come a long way since the days of 12-track K-Tel vinyl collections like Dimensions and Hit Express. Once a useful tool for listeners who just wanted to rock out to Styx's "Mr. Roboto" without committing to all of Kilroy Was Here, the modern comp has become a sort of disposable iPod for the MP3 generation, providing hours of music for a very reasonable amount of money. The Now That's What I Call a No. 1 installment of the hugely successful Now That's What I Call Music! series is the perfect example. Discs one and two are stocked with the usual suspects Adele, Katy Perry, All Saints, Robbie Williams, Coldplay, while ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
The mass-marketed pop music compilation has come a long way since the days of 12-track K-Tel vinyl collections like Dimensions and Hit Express. Once a useful tool for listeners who just wanted to rock out to Styx's "Mr. Roboto" without committing to all of Kilroy Was Here, the modern comp has become a sort of disposable iPod for the MP3 generation, providing hours of music for a very reasonable amount of money. The Now That's What I Call a No. 1 installment of the hugely successful Now That's What I Call Music! series is the perfect example. Discs one and two are stocked with the usual suspects Adele, Katy Perry, All Saints, Robbie Williams, Coldplay, while disc three is relegated to the "oldies."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/17/2012
  • Label: Emi Import
  • EAN: 5099970498226
  • Catalog Number: 7049822
  • Sales rank: 176,694

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Someone Like You - Adele (4:43)
  2. 2 Careless Whisper - George Michael (5:02)
  3. 3 She's the One - Robbie Williams (4:26)
  4. 4 Patience - Take That (3:13)
  5. 5 Love Is All Around - Wet Wet Wet (3:51)
  6. 6 My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion (4:36)
  7. 7 No Matter What - Boyzone (4:35)
  8. 8 Crazy - Gnarls Barkley (2:57)
  9. 9 Never Ever - All Saints (3:51)
  10. 10 Pure & Simple - Hear'Say (3:45)
  11. 11 ... Baby One More Time - Britney Spears (3:30)
  12. 12 Wannabe - Spice Girls (2:50)
  13. 13 Tragedy - Steps (4:29)
  14. 14 Heart of Glass - Blondie (3:41)
  15. 15 Dancing Queen - ABBA (3:46)
  16. 16 I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor (3:09)
  17. 17 Ride On Time - Black Box (4:31)
  18. 18 West End Girls - Pet Shop Boys (4:02)
  19. 19 Don't You Want Me - The Human League (3:56)
  20. 20 (is This the Way To) Amarillo - Tony Christie (3:12)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Umbrella - Rihanna (4:02)
  2. 2 Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye (4:02)
  3. 3 Just the Way You Are - Bruno Mars (3:33)
  4. 4 California Gurls - Katy Perry (3:52)
  5. 5 Dance With Me Tonight - Olly Murs (3:20)
  6. 6 Titanium - David Guetta (3:52)
  7. 7 Hot Right Now - Rita Ora (2:57)
  8. 8 Fight For This Love - Cheryl Cole (3:31)
  9. 9 Domino - Jessie J (3:49)
  10. 10 Poker Face - Lady Gaga (3:56)
  11. 11 Pass Out - Tinie Tempah (3:56)
  12. 12 It Wasn't Me - Ricardo "RikRok" Ducent (3:46)
  13. 13 Gangsta's Paradise - Coolio (3:55)
  14. 14 Killing Me Softly With His Song - Fugees (4:46)
  15. 15 I Gotta Feeling - The Black Eyed Peas (4:04)
  16. 16 Can't Get You Out of My Head - Kylie Minogue (3:37)
  17. 17 I Believe I Can Fly - R. Kelly (4:42)
  18. 18 Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis (4:45)
  19. 19 The Drugs Don't Work - The Verve (4:31)
  20. 20 Paradise - Coldplay (4:10)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Uptown Girl - Billy Joel (3:15)
  2. 2 Good Vibrations - The Beach Boys (3:35)
  3. 3 Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley (2:34)
  4. 4 Let's Dance - David Bowie (4:05)
  5. 5 I Heard It Through the Grapevine - Marvin Gaye (3:09)
  6. 6 Maggie May - Rod Stewart (4:56)
  7. 7 I'm Not In Love - 10cc (3:43)
  8. 8 Unchained Melody - The Righteous Brothers (3:35)
  9. 9 Do You Really Want To Hurt Me - Culture Club (4:22)
  10. 10 Tainted Love - Soft Cell (2:39)
  11. 11 Come On Eileen - Dexys Midnight Runners (4:05)
  12. 12 Going Underground - The Jam (2:51)
  13. 13 Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick - Ian Dury & the Blockheads (3:42)
  14. 14 Stand and Deliver - Adam and the Ants (3:32)
  15. 15 Nothing Compares 2 U - Sinéad O'Connor (4:59)
  16. 16 Wuthering Heights - Kate Bush (3:25)
  17. 17 The House of the Rising Sun - The Animals (4:28)
  18. 18 A Whiter Shade of Pale - Procol Harum (3:59)
  19. 19 Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel (4:51)
  20. 20 What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong (2:19)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
A. L. Webber Composer, Producer
Neil Sedaka Composer
Adam Ant Composer
The Beach Boys Producer
David Bowie Composer, Producer
Kate Bush Composer
Art Garfunkel Producer
The Human League Producer
Billy Joel Composer
George Michael Composer, Producer
Andrew Ridgeley Composer
Paul Simon Composer, Producer
Rod Stewart Composer, Producer
Brian Wilson Composer
Lee Oskar Composer
Steve Power Producer
Jeff Alexander Producer
Gary Brooker Composer
Matthew Fisher Composer
Robin Gibb Composer
Graham Gouldman Composer
Lonnie Jordan Composer
Steve Kipner Composer, Producer
Clive Langer Producer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Mike Love Composer
Alan Price Composer
Nile Rodgers Producer
Jim Steinman Composer, Producer
Eric Stewart Composer
Barrett Strong Composer
Wet Wet Wet Producer
Cathy Dennis Composer, Producer
Philip Oakey Composer
Andrew Powell Producer
Phil Spector Producer
The Verve Producer
Barry Gibb Composer
James Horner Composer
Take That Composer
R. Kelly Composer, Producer
10cc Producer
Benny Andersson Composer, Producer
Richard Ashcroft Composer
Chris Birkett Producer
Harold Brown Composer
Peter Callander Producer
John Callis Composer
Guy Chambers Producer
Ed Cobb Composer
Denny Cordell Producer
Rob Davis Composer, Producer
George Douglas Composer
Markus Dravs Producer
Brian Eno Composer
Dino Fekaris Composer
Maurice Gibb Composer
Howard Greenfield Composer
Stephen Hague Producer
Roy Halee Producer
Roy Hay Composer
Nellee Hooper Producer
Chris Hughes Producer
Will Jennings Composer
Pete Kirtley Composer
Steve Levine Producer
Chris Lowe Composer
Marco Pirroni Composer
Owen Morris Producer
Mickie Most Producer
Alex North Composer
Sinéad O'Connor Producer
Paul Weller Composer
Freddie Perren Composer
Chris Potter Producer
Reg Presley Composer
Martin Quittenton Composer
Phil Ramone Producer
Keith Reid Composer
Steve Robson Composer, Producer
Matt Rowe Composer
Kevin Rowland Composer
Martin Rushent Producer
Howard Scott Composer
Chris Stein Composer
Dan Stein Composer, Producer
Mike Stoller Composer
Neil Tennant Composer
Björn Ulvaeus Composer, Producer
Karl Wallinger Composer
George David Weiss Composer
Norman Whitfield Composer, Producer
Dan Wilson Composer
Alan Winstanley Producer
Nigel Wright Producer
Hy Zaret Composer
Vic Coppersmith-Heaven Producer
Noel Gallagher Composer, Producer
Stacy Ferguson Composer
Charles Miller Composer
Jon Moss Composer
Philip Wright Composer
Robbie Williams Producer
Mike Chapman Producer
John Shanks Composer, Producer
Lauryn Hill Producer
Max Martin Composer, Producer
Fachtna O'Ceallaigh Producer
Benny Blanco Producer
Stig Anderson Composer
Orville Burrell Composer
Darren Lewis Producer
Kevin Adams Composer
Sylvester Allen Composer
Calvin Broadus Composer
Rasheed Composer
James Patterson Composer
Wayne Wilkins Composer, Producer
Rik Simpson Producer
C. Stewart Composer
Melanie Brown Composer
Victoria Adams Composer
Emma Bunton Composer
Traditional Composer
Mitch Murray Producer
Chris Martin Composer
Dr. Luke Producer
Will Champion Composer
Guy Berryman Composer
Sia Furler Composer
David Guetta Composer, Producer
Daniel Green Producer
Bonnie McKee Composer
Tim Hawes Composer
Wally De Backer Composer, Producer
Claude Kelly Composer
George O'Dowd Composer
Giorgio Tuinfort Composer
Iyiola Babalola Producer
RedOne Composer
Katy Perry Composer
Lady Gaga Composer, Producer
The Invisible Men Composer
Nick Van De Wall Composer
Jessica Cornish Composer
Khari Cain Composer
Michael Edward Love Composer
Andre Merritt Composer
Jankel Composer
Henry Walter Composer
Benjamin Levin Composer
T. Hawes Producer
Adele Adkins Composer
Limoni Composer
Davoli Composer
P. Kirtley Producer
Richard "Biff" Stannard Composer
Michael Craig Composer
Prince Nelson Composer
Jonny Buckland Composer
Jaime Gomez Composer
Stannard Producer
Peter Waterman Producer
Melanie Chisholm Composer
Wyclef Producer
Timothy McKenzie Composer, Producer
Patrick Okogwu Composer
Olly Murs Composer
Marc Williams Composer
Allan Pineda Composer
Deborah Harry Composer
Alison Clarkson Composer
Lukasz Gottwald Composer
Shaun Pizzonia Composer, Producer
Ricardo Ducent Composer
William Adams Composer
Semplici Composer
Morris Dewayne Dickerson Composer
Brian Thompson Composer
Topham Twigg Producer
Mark Richard Roberts Producer
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  • Posted September 21, 2012

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    #1 Tracks from the UK Version of Now

    “Now That’s What I Call A No. 1” is a three cd collection of twenty songs on each cd from various eras. For example, cd one has music from the 80’s, 90’s, and present era. Cd two has a medley of music from the 90’s and 2000’s, while Cd three has music from the 50’s through the 90’s. The following is a mini-sampler of the eclectic hits in this compilation: “She’s The One” by Robbie Williams,“Love Is All Around” by Wet Wet Wet, “West End Girls” by Pet Shop Boys, “Dance With Me Tonight” by Olly Murs, “Don’t Look Back In Anger” by Oasis, “Paradise” by Coldplay, “Uptown Girl” by Billy Joel and“Good Vibrations” by Beach Boys. At the time of this writing, there is not yet a full track listing at amazon US. Amazon UK and the hmv website are two places to go for browsing the full track listing. “Now That’s What I Call A No. 1” is a collection for those who enjoy eclectic music genres from various artists.

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