Now, Vol. 42

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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Released in May 2012, the 42nd volume of the U.S. Now series features two songs that had, at the time of the disc's release, topped the Billboard Hot 100: Gotye's relatively quirky (by Hot 100 standards, at least) "Somebody That I Used to Know" and one of Kelly Clarkson's perseverance anthems, "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)." Several others had reached the Top Ten, including the debut from U.K. boy band newcomers One Direction ("What Makes You Beautiful)," Flo Rida's "Good Feeling," David Guetta and Nicki Minaj's "Turn Me On," Chris Brown's "Turn Up the Music," Madonna's "Give Me All Your Luvin'," and Bruno Mars' "It Will Rain." As with many other Now discs, a few ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Released in May 2012, the 42nd volume of the U.S. Now series features two songs that had, at the time of the disc's release, topped the Billboard Hot 100: Gotye's relatively quirky (by Hot 100 standards, at least) "Somebody That I Used to Know" and one of Kelly Clarkson's perseverance anthems, "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)." Several others had reached the Top Ten, including the debut from U.K. boy band newcomers One Direction ("What Makes You Beautiful)," Flo Rida's "Good Feeling," David Guetta and Nicki Minaj's "Turn Me On," Chris Brown's "Turn Up the Music," Madonna's "Give Me All Your Luvin'," and Bruno Mars' "It Will Rain." As with many other Now discs, a few selections came close to the Top Ten while a couple stalled nowhere near it (such as Eric Church's "Springsteen," the lone inclusion that's truly country). The promotional "What's Next!" portion once again takes up the disc's final four slots, 17-20, with songs from potentially upcoming artists. The time when each volume compiled 20 charting singles is increasingly distant.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/1/2012
  • Label: Capitol
  • EAN: 5099909575721
  • Catalog Number: 95757
  • Sales rank: 30,350

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Kelly Clarkson (3:39)
  2. 2 Good Feeling - Flo Rida (4:05)
  3. 3 Brokenhearted - Karmin (3:45)
  4. 4 What Makes You Beautiful - One Direction (3:17)
  5. 5 Turn Me On - Nicki Minaj (3:19)
  6. 6 Feel So Close - Calvin Harris (3:22)
  7. 7 Turn Up The Music - Chris Brown (3:44)
  8. 8 We Run The Night - Havana Brown (3:47)
  9. 9 Sorry for Party Rocking - LMFAO (3:23)
  10. 10 Give Me All Your Luvin' - Nicki Minaj (3:21)
  11. 11 Get Yourself Back Home - Neon Hitch (3:40)
  12. 12 It Will Rain - Bruno Mars (4:13)
  13. 13 Somebody That I Used To Know - Kimbra (4:03)
  14. 14 Drive By - Train (3:10)
  15. 15 Springsteen - Eric Church (4:20)
  16. 16 Ours - Taylor Swift (4:07)
  17. 17 All The Right Places - Zach Heckendorf (3:21)
  18. 18 Free - Graffiti6 (3:47)
  19. 19 Run Dat Back - Jadagrace (3:36)
  20. 20 Earthquake - Labrinth (4:19)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Etta James Composer
Madonna Composer
David Gamson Composer
Richard Head Composer
Greg Kurstin Composer
Leroy Kirkland Composer
Trevor Smith Composer
Damon Thomas Composer
Espen Lind Composer
Harvey Mason Jr. Composer
Pearl Woods Composer
Emily Wright Composer
Pat Monahan Composer
Jörgen Elofsson Composer
Martin Solveig Composer
Michael Tordjman Composer
David Guetta Composer
Marc Williams Composer
Wally De Backer Composer
M.I.A. Composer
Jamie Scott Composer
Gym Class Heroes Composer
Chris Brown Composer
Claude Kelly Composer
Eric Church Composer
Taylor Swift Composer
Giorgio Tuinfort Composer
Calvin Harris Composer
Rami Yacoub Composer
RedOne Composer
Ari Levine Composer
Savan Kotecha Composer
Nicki Minaj Composer
Yohanne Simon Composer
Bruno Mars Composer
Snob Scrilla Composer
Cassie Davis Composer
Jean-Claude Sindres Composer
Philip Lawrence Composer
Jeff Hyde Composer
Carl Falk Composer
Henry Walter Composer
Benjamin Levin Composer
Amund Bjorklund Composer
John Hill Composer
Tramar Dillard Composer
Miguel Jiminez Composer
Esther Dean Composer
Ryan Tyndell Composer
John Mamann Composer
Tim Bergling Composer
Stefan Gordy Composer
Skyler Gordy Composer
Timothy McKenzie Composer
Tommy D. Composer
Arash Pournouri Composer
Zach Heckendorf Composer
Lukasz Gottwald Composer
Breyan Isaac Composer
E.E. Beck Composer
Dan Omelio Composer
Ammar Malik Composer
Amy Heidemann Composer
Nick Noonan Composer
Ali Tamposi Composer
David Silberstein Composer
Michael "Mike J" Jiminez Composer
Alexander "Fuego" Palmer Composer
Carl Seanté McGrier II Composer
Kofi Owusu-Ofori Composer
Terrance Coles Composer
Jordyn Dodd-Waddington Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 21, 2012

    Highly Recommended!

    Awesome new NOW CD, the music is great and my kids love it. I bought it without them knowing I did so and when they got in the car and the CD started playing they were so excited!!

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