Various Artists - NOW: Yearbook Extra 1984 - (3CD Album)


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Various Artists - NOW: Yearbook Extra 1984 - (3CD Album)

NOW Music was delighted to see the fantastic response to NOW - Yearbook 1984, with the album reaching No.1. Clearly, 1984 has a place in people’s hearts (and collections). However, we couldn’t possibly fit the full range of amazing tracks available on one compilation.

NOW is proud to present NOW - Yearbook Extra 1984 with 60 more essential hits from the year. Released as a limited edition 3CD set, collectors and 80s pop lovers will find it a great compliment to their Yearbook collection

Including massive hits from Queen, Tina Turner, Michael Jackson, Sade, Elton John, Eurythmics, and Billy Joel, together with pop gems from Spandau Ballet, Culture Club, Allison Moyet, Duran Duran, Paul Young, and Frankie Goes To Hollywood.

The first CD kicks off with Queen’s classic ‘Radio Gaga’ and features Sade’s ‘Smooth Operator’ from their multi-platinum ‘Diamond Life’ album, and Tina Turner’s ‘Private Dancer’, the title track from her album which spent a phenomenal 150 weeks in the UK album chart!

The second CD includes floor-fillers from The Pointer Sisters, and The Dazz Band, alongside Freddie Mercury’s ‘Love Kills’, and synth-pop hits from Howard Jones, Nik Kershaw and Tears For Fears, together with soul infused ballads from Kool & The Gang and Jeffrey Osborne.

1984 was also saw some great cover versions, including Paul Young’s ‘I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down’, Sandie Shaw’s version of The Smiths’ ‘Hand In Glove’, and some novelty pop including ‘Hole In My Shoe’ by Neil peaking at No. 2, and ‘Nellie The Elephant’ by Toy Dolls.

The final CD begins with a posthumous hit for John Lennon and also features his son Julian with his Top 10 hit ‘Too Late For Goodbyes’. Marillion, ZZ Top and Big Country represent some great pop-rock, and Echo And The Bunnymen, Siouxsie And The Banshees and The Stranglers do the same for 1984’s alternative scene. We round off the album with the timeless ‘The Power Of Love’ from Frankie Goes To Hollywood which gave the band their hat-trick of #1’s in 1984.

60 fabulous moments in pop history – to be filed alongside NOW - Yearbook 1984, enjoy this EXTRA helping!

Track Listing

CD 1

  1. Queen - Radio Ga Ga
  2. Eurythmics, Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart - Sexcrime (Nineteen Eighty-Four)
  3. Sade - Smooth Operator
  4. Paul McCartney - No More Lonely Nights
  5. Tina Turner - Private Dancer
  6. Alison Moyet - All Cried Out
  7. Spandau Ballet - I'll Fly For You
  8. Duran Duran - New Moon On Monday
  9. Culture Club - It's A Miracle
  10. Nik Kershaw - I Won't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
  11. Thompson Twins - You Take Me Up
  12. Hazell Dean - Searchin' (I Gotta Find A Man)
  13. Michael Jackson - Girl You're So Together
  14. Sister Sledge - Thinking Of You
  15. Lionel Richie - Stuck On You
  16. Paul Young - Everything Must Change
  17. The Style Council - Shout To The Top
  18. Shakin' Stevens & Bonnie Tyler - A Rockin' Good Way (To Mess Around And Fall In Love)
  19. Neil - Hole In My Shoe
  20. Toy Dolls - Nellie The Elephant

CD 2

  1. Freddie Mercury - Love Kills
  2. The Pointer Sisters - Automatic
  3. Stephanie Mills - The Medicine Song
  4. Dazz Band - Let It All Blow
  5. Howard Jones – Like To Get To Know You Well
  6. Nik Kershaw - Wouldn't It Be Good
  7. Fiction Factory - (Feels Like) Heaven
  8. Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Talking Loud And Clear
  9. The Human League - Life On Your Own
  10. Wang Chung - Dance Hall Days
  11. Re-Flex - The Politics Of Dancing
  12. Simple Minds - Speed Your Love To Me
  13. Tears For Fears - Mothers Talk
  14. Talk Talk - It's My Life
  15. David Sylvian - The Ink In The Well
  16. The Kane Gang – Closest Thing To Heaven
  17. The Style Council - My Ever Changing Moods
  18. Matt Bianco - Half A Minute
  19. Kool & The Gang - Joanna
  20. Jeffrey Osborne - On The Wings Of Love

CD 3

  1. John Lennon - Nobody Told Me
  2. Elton John - Passengers
  3. Billy Joel - Leave A Tender Moment Alone
  4. Pretenders - Thin Line Between Love And Hate
  5. John Waite - Missing You
  6. ZZ Top - Sharp Dressed Man
  7. Marillion - Assassing
  8. Big Country - Wonderland
  9. The Stranglers - Skin Deep
  10. Lloyd Cole And The Commotions - Perfect Skin
  11. Sandie Shaw - Hand In Glove
  12. Siouxsie And The Banshees - Swimming Horses
  13. Echo And The Bunnymen - Seven Seas
  14. UB40 - If It Happens Again
  15. Julian Lennon - Too Late For Goodbyes
  16. Paul Young - I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down
  17. Alison Moyet - Invisible
  18. Nick Heyward - Love All Day (And Night)
  19. ABC - S.O.S.
  20. Frankie Goes To Hollywood - The Power Of Love

Format: 3CD Album
Barcode: 0194399501429
Catalogue Number: CDYBENOW84
Label: Universal Music
Release Date: Friday, 14th January 2022

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