The Ultimate Collection: 80s Anthems

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
The five-disc Ultimate Collection: 80s Anthems box rounds up 100 genre-spanning hits from the decade, with highlights arriving via radio hits from Dead or Alive ("You Spin Me Round [Like a Record]"), Soft Cell ("Tainted Love"), the Dream Academy ("Life in a Northern Town"), Cutting Crew ("[I Just] Died in Your Arms Tonight"), and Iggy Pop ("Real Wild Child [Wild One]").
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
The five-disc Ultimate Collection: 80s Anthems box rounds up 100 genre-spanning hits from the decade, with highlights arriving via radio hits from Dead or Alive ("You Spin Me Round [Like a Record]"), Soft Cell ("Tainted Love"), the Dream Academy ("Life in a Northern Town"), Cutting Crew ("[I Just] Died in Your Arms Tonight"), and Iggy Pop ("Real Wild Child [Wild One]").
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/11/2014
  • Label: Imports
  • UPC: 698458562920
  • Catalog Number: 1105967
  • Sales rank: 76,999

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 It Takes Two - Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock (4:34)
  2. 2 White Lines (Don't Do It) - Grandmaster Flash & Melle Mel (4:09)
  3. 3 It's Like That - Run-D.M.C. (4:02)
  4. 4 White Wedding - Billy Idol (3:57)
  5. 5 Real Wild Child (Wild One) - Iggy Pop (3:07)
  6. 6 The Only Way is Up - Yazz (3:43)
  7. 7 Sleep Talk - Alyson Williams (4:50)
  8. 8 People Hold On - Lisa Stansfield (3:44)
  9. 9 Axel F - Harold Faltermeyer (2:59)
  10. 10 Breakin... There's No Stoppin’ Us - Ollie & Jerry (4:14)
  11. 11 Every Little Step - Bobby Brown (3:39)
  12. 12 Word Up! - Cameo (3:43)
  13. 13 Trapped - Colonel Abrams (3:55)
  14. 14 Cassanova - LeVert (4:02)
  15. 15 Promised Land - Joe Smooth (2:59)
  16. 16 Steppin Out - Joe Jackson (3:58)
  17. 17 Weekend - Class Action (3:29)
  18. 18 In & Out of My Life - Adeva (4:39)
  19. 19 Dub Be Good To Me - Lindy Layton (3:58)
  20. 20 Wood Beez - Scritti Politti (5:54)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Kyrie - Mr. Mister (4:24)
  2. 2 (I Just) Died In Your Arms Tonight - Cutting Crew (4:24)
  3. 3 I Ran (So Far Away) - A Flock of Seagulls (5:11)
  4. 4 Somewhere In My Heart - Aztec Camera (3:59)
  5. 5 Cry Wolf - a-ha (4:08)
  6. 6 Two Tribes - Frankie Goes to Hollywood (3:22)
  7. 7 World Shut Your Mouth - Julian Cope (3:04)
  8. 8 I'm Gonna Do the Right Thing - Simply Red (4:22)
  9. 9 Life In a Northern Town - The Dream Academy (4:16)
  10. 10 Rober DeNiro's Waiting - Bananarama (3:40)
  11. 11 What is Love? - Howard Jones (3:39)
  12. 12 It Must Be Love - Madness (3:19)
  13. 13 Sweet Little Mystery - Wet Wet Wet (3:43)
  14. 14 Down To Earth - Curiosity Killed the Cat (3:47)
  15. 15 Breakout - Swing Out Sister (3:43)
  16. 16 A New England - Kirsty MacColl (3:48)
  17. 17 Crush On You - The Jets (4:15)
  18. 18 Caravan of Love - The Housemartins (3:40)
  19. 19 Young At Heart - The Bluebells (3:24)
  20. 20 Johnny Come Home - Fine Young Cannibals (3:28)
Disc 3
  1. 1 House of Fun - Madness (2:46)
  2. 2 Dancing On the Ceiling - Lionel Richie (4:20)
  3. 3 And the Beat Goes On - The Whispers (3:22)
  4. 4 A Night To Remember - Shalamar (3:28)
  5. 5 Come Into My Life - Joyce Sims (3:44)
  6. 6 Shout To the Top - The Style Council (4:10)
  7. 7 Teardrops - Womack & Womack (3:50)
  8. 8 Do It To the Music - Raw Silk (3:32)
  9. 9 Midas Touch - Midnight Star (3:48)
  10. 10 Let's Go Round Again - The Average White Band (4:05)
  11. 11 Let's Groove - Earth, Wind & Fire (4:09)
  12. 12 Hands Up - Ottawan (3:26)
  13. 13 Use It Up and Wear It Out - Odyssey (4:01)
  14. 14 Give It Up - KC & the Sunshine Band (4:03)
  15. 15 D.I.S.C.O. - Ottawan (3:14)
  16. 16 Heartache Avenue - The Maisonettes (2:54)
  17. 17 Pink Cadillac - Natalie Cole (4:26)
  18. 18 Can't Take My Eyes Off of You - Boys Town Gang (3:33)
  19. 19 Swing the Mood - Jive Bunny & the Mastermixers (4:46)
  20. 20 Star Trekkin’ - The Firm (3:32)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Shout - Tears for Fears (4:04)
  2. 2 Jive Talkin’ - Boogie Box High (4:35)
  3. 3 Baggy Trousers - Madness (2:27)
  4. 4 Pass the Dutchie - Musical Youth (3:21)
  5. 5 Girlie Girlie - Sophia George (3:03)
  6. 6 Word Girl - Scritti Politti (4:23)
  7. 7 Iko Iko - Belle Stars (2:57)
  8. 8 Every Kind of People - The Mint Juleps (4:28)
  9. 9 Ai No Corrida - Dune (4:05)
  10. 10 Sign of the Times - Belle Stars (2:51)
  11. 11 She Works Hard For the Money - Donna Summer (3:49)
  12. 12 Funky Town - Lipps, Inc. (3:58)
  13. 13 Pull Up To the Bumper - Grace Jones (3:40)
  14. 14 Fresh - Kool & the Gang (3:48)
  15. 15 The Power of Love - Frankie Goes to Hollywood (3:58)
  16. 16 Ever So Lonely - Monsoon (4:18)
  17. 17 Up Where We Belong - Jennifer Warnes (3:45)
  18. 18 Move Over Darling - Tracey Ullman (2:35)
  19. 19 Joanna - Kool & the Gang (3:56)
  20. 20 Move Closer - Phyllis Nelson (4:33)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Relax - Frankie Goes to Hollywood (3:54)
  2. 2 Tainted Love - Soft Cell (2:36)
  3. 3 You Spin Me Round (Like a Record) - Dead or Alive (3:13)
  4. 4 Karma Chameleon - Culture Club (3:51)
  5. 5 Duel - Propaganda (4:41)
  6. 6 Days - Kirsty MacColl (3:00)
  7. 7 When Smokey Sings - ABC (4:19)
  8. 8 Rhythm of the Night - DeBarge (3:49)
  9. 9 Change of Heart - Change (3:48)
  10. 10 Push It - Salt-N-Pepa (3:28)
  11. 11 I Think We're Alone Now - Tiffany (3:44)
  12. 12 Boys (Summertime Love) - Sabrina (3:53)
  13. 13 Love Shack - The B-52s (4:16)
  14. 14 Going Underground - The Jam (2:52)
  15. 15 Breakaway - Tracey Ullman (2:34)
  16. 16 The Race - Yello (3:18)
  17. 17 Swords of a Thousand Men - Tenpole Tudor (2:55)
  18. 18 Enola Gay - Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (3:28)
  19. 19 Moments In Love - The Art of Noise (4:36)
  20. 20 Pacific 707 - 808 State (3:54)
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Joseph "Run" Simmons Composer
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Freedman Composer
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