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NOW That’s What I Call Electronic (4 CD Set)


NOW That’s What I Call Electronic (4 CD Set)

Postby omar » Sat Nov 27, 2021 8:06 pm

The NOW series continues with another 4 cd set out in January. Most of the stuff is available on countless other cds.


CD 1

Queen – Radio Ga Ga
New Order – Blue Monday
Eurythmics – Love Is A Stranger
Ultravox – Vienna
Visage – Fade To Grey
Japan – Quiet Life
Soft Cell – Tainted Love
The Human League – The Sound Of The Crowd
Duran Duran – Planet Earth
Spandau Ballet – To Cut A Long Story Short
Gary Numan – Cars
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark – Enola Gay
Landscape – Einstein A Go-Go
Tears For Fears – Mad World
Heaven 17 – Temptation
Blancmange – Living On The Ceiling
Fiction Factory – (Feels Like) Heaven
The Lotus Eaters – The First Picture Of You
A Flock Of Seagulls – I Ran (So Far Away)
Yello – The Race

CD 2

Donna Summer – I Feel Love (12” Version)
Chaka Khan – I Feel For You
Freeez – I.O.U.
Shannon – Let The Music Play
Company B – Fascinated
The S.O.S Band – Just Be Good To Me
Nu Shooz – I Can’t Wait
The Pointer Sisters – Automatic
Man 2 Man – Male Stripper
Patrick Cowley feat. Sylvester – Do You Wanna Funk
Liza Minnelli – Losing My Mind
Eighth Wonder – I’m Not Scared
Animotion – Obsession
Trans-X – Living On Video
Dazz Band – Let It All Blow
Harold Faltermeyer – Axel F (From “Beverly Hills Cop” Soundtrack)
Art Of Noise – Close (To The Edit)
Malcolm McLaren – Buffalo Gals
Joe Jackson – Steppin’ Out

CD 3

ABBA – Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)
Blondie – Atomic
The Buggles – Video Killed The Radio Star
M – Pop Muzik
Paul Hardcastle – 19
Falco – Rock Me Amadeus (The American Edit)
Phil Lynott – Yellow Pearl (First 7″ Remix)
Kim Wilde – Kids In America
Altered Images – Don’t Talk To Me About Love
a-ha – Take On Me
Philip Oakey & Giorgio Moroder – Together In Electric Dreams
Howard Jones – New Song
Nik Kershaw – Wouldn’t It Be Good
Limahl – Never Ending Story
Thompson Twins – Love On Your Side
Men Without Hats – The Safety Dance
Kon Kan – I Beg Your Pardon (I Never Promised You A Rose Garden)
Peter Schilling – Major Tom (Coming Home)
Midge Ure – If I Was
China Crisis – Christian
Jan Hammer – Crockett’s Theme (From “Miami Vice II” Soundtrack)


CD 4

Dead Or Alive – You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) (Performance Mix)
The Human League – Love Action (I Believe In Love)
Propaganda – Dr Mabuse
The Cure – The Walk
Joy Division – Love Will Tear Us Apart
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark – Messages
Our Daughter’s Wedding – Lawn Chairs
Iggy Pop – Nightclubbing
Bronski Beat – Smalltown Boy
Erasure – Drama!
Scritti Politti – Absolute
The Associates – Party Fears Two
Furniture – Brilliant Mind
Talk Talk – It’s My Life
Simple Minds – Glittering Prize
Swans Way – Soul Train
The Passions – I’m In Love With A German Film Star
Soft Cell – Say Hello, Wave Goodbye
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Re: NOW That’s What I Call Electronic (4 CD Set)

Postby AudioChimp » Sun Nov 28, 2021 11:45 am

the word 'electronic' is being used very loosely regarding a few of those acts
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Re: NOW That’s What I Call Electronic (4 CD Set)

Postby WLR » Mon Nov 29, 2021 7:18 am

What a pointless release this is, pretty much the same track listings as various other "Electronic 80s" compilations.

Their is a wealth of material out there, yet they keep peddling out the songs time and time again!

I would love to know how they see Joe Jackson as "Electronic"!
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Re: NOW That’s What I Call Electronic (4 CD Set)

Postby AJWAVE » Mon Nov 29, 2021 8:46 am

Another wasted opportunity.
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Re: NOW That’s What I Call Electronic (4 CD Set)

Postby xymox970 » Mon Nov 29, 2021 6:07 pm

From my perspective, this is actually not that bad as some of the others recently have been (for example "Forgotten 80s")

Love the fact that they included Let It All Blow (one of my favorites from 1984), Yellow Pearl (7" Remix), You Spin Me Round (Performance Mix.....this mix always gets left behind after the Murder Mix), Absolute (hopefully the 7" version)......
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Re: NOW That’s What I Call Electronic (4 CD Set)

Postby Glenn » Tue Nov 30, 2021 1:18 pm

+1 for the 'Performance Mix' being used vs the ubiquitous 'Murder Mix' of 'You Spin Me Round'
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