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Following the recent release of 'NOW Yearbook 1981', we continue to celebrate the remarkable year of pop that was 1981 with 'NOW - Yearbook Extra 1981'. Featuring 66 fabulous tracks that we couldn't fit on 'NOW - Yearbook 1981'. Disc 1 kicks off with some of the year's biggest stars including gems from John Lennon, U2 and The Pretenders. As a major force in '80s pop, synth-pop and new romantic tracks are featured from Spandau Ballet, Duran Duran, Soft Cell, Japan and Tom Tom Club. This disc also brings together soul smashes from Kool & The Gang, Shalamar, Randy Crawford and Grover Washington. 1981 was a year of revolution for pop and Disc 2 leads off with pure pop magic from Adam & The Ants, Toyah, Altered Images, plus Shakin' Stevens, Bucks Fizz and Madness. Electric Light Orchestra, REO Speedwagon, Rick Springfield, Graham Bonnet, and Daryl Hall & John Oates all feature representing rock and power ballads. This collection wouldn't be complete without some brilliant novelty pop - CD 2 concludes with 'Birdie Song' by The Tweets and 'Hooked On Classics' by Louis Clark Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Disc 3 opens with 'Sound Of The Crowd' - the commercial breakthrough from The Human League, and further celebrates synth-pop with Visage, Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet, Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark, and the debut single from Tears For Fears. The perfect addition to the 'Yearbook' family and an essential collection for all fans of '80s pop - enjoy this EXTRA helping with 'NOW - Yearbook Extra 1981'.
Following the recent release of 'NOW Yearbook 1981', we continue to celebrate the remarkable year of pop that was 1981 with 'NOW - Yearbook Extra 1981'. Featuring 66 fabulous tracks that we couldn't fit on 'NOW - Yearbook 1981'. Disc 1 kicks off with some of the year's biggest stars including gems from John Lennon, U2 and The Pretenders. As a major force in '80s pop, synth-pop and new romantic tracks are featured from Spandau Ballet, Duran Duran, Soft Cell, Japan and Tom Tom Club. This disc also brings together soul smashes from Kool & The Gang, Shalamar, Randy Crawford and Grover Washington. 1981 was a year of revolution for pop and Disc 2 leads off with pure pop magic from Adam & The Ants, Toyah, Altered Images, plus Shakin' Stevens, Bucks Fizz and Madness. Electric Light Orchestra, REO Speedwagon, Rick Springfield, Graham Bonnet, and Daryl Hall & John Oates all feature representing rock and power ballads. This collection wouldn't be complete without some brilliant novelty pop - CD 2 concludes with 'Birdie Song' by The Tweets and 'Hooked On Classics' by Louis Clark Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Disc 3 opens with 'Sound Of The Crowd' - the commercial breakthrough from The Human League, and further celebrates synth-pop with Visage, Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet, Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark, and the debut single from Tears For Fears. The perfect addition to the 'Yearbook' family and an essential collection for all fans of '80s pop - enjoy this EXTRA helping with 'NOW - Yearbook Extra 1981'.
196587067120

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Format: CD
Label: IMPORTS
Rel. Date: 07/08/2022
UPC: 196587067120

Now Yearbook Extra 1981 / Various (Uk)
Artist: Now Yearbook Extra 1981 / Various
Format: CD
New: Not in stock
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DISC: 1

1. John Lennon - Watching the Wheels
2. The Police - Invisible Sun
3. U2 - Gloria
4. The Jam - Absolute Beginners
5. The Pretenders - Message of Love
6. The Teardrop Explodes - Treason (It's Just a Story)
7. The Human League - Open Your Heart
8. Spandau Ballet - the Freeze
9. Duran Duran - Careless Memories
10. Soft Cell - Bedsitter
11. Japan - Visions of China
12. Heaven 17 - Play to Win
13. Visage - Visage
14. Tom Tom Club - Genius of Love
15. Blue Rondo a la Turk - Me and Mr Sanchez
16. Madness - Return of the los Palmas 7
17. Kool ; the Gang - Steppin' Out
18. Shalamar - Make That Move
19. The Pointer Sisters - Slow Hand
20. Randy Crawford - You Might Need Somebody
21. Grover Washington Jr. - Just the Two of Us (Feat. Bill Withers)
22. Diana Ross - It's My Turn
23. Adam ; the Ants - Ant Rap
24. Toyah - I Want to Be Free
25. Kim Wilde - Chequered Love
26. Altered Images - I Could Be Happy
27. Susan Fassbender - Twilight Cafe
28. Godley and Creme - Wedding Bells
29. Graham Bonnet - Night Games
30. Electric Light Orchestra - Twilight
31. Daryl Hall ; John Oates - You Make My Dreams (Come True)
32. Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl
33. Reo Speedwagon - Take It on the Run
34. Juice Newton - Angel of the Morning
35. Bucks Fizz - One of Those Nights
36. Modern Romance - Ay Ay Ay Ay Moosey
37. Madness - Shut Up
38. The Boomtown Rats - the Elephant's Graveyard
39. Kirsty MacColl - There's a Guy Works Down the Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis
40. Shakin' Stevens - You Drive Me Crazy
41. Stray Cats - Stray Cat Strut
42. Keith Marshall - Only Crying
43. Barry Manilow - Bermuda Triangle
44. The Tweets - Birdie Song
45. Louis Clark and the Royal Philarmonic Orchestra - Hooked on Classics
46. The Human League - the Sound of the Crowd
47. Visage - Mind of a Toy
48. Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - Joan of Arc
49. Duran Duran - My Own Way
50. Japan - the Art of Parties
51. Spandau Ballet - Musclebound
52. Tears for Fears - Suffer the Children
53. Our Daughter's Wedding - Lawnchairs
54. Simple Minds - the American
55. New Order - Ceremony
56. The Psychedelic Furs - Pretty in Pink
57. Adam ; the Ants - Kings of the Wild Frontier
58. Bow Wow Wow - Chihuahua
59. Public Image Limited - Flowers of Romance
60. Siouxsie ; the Banshees - Arabian Nights
61. The Teardrop Explodes - Passionate Friend
62. The Jam - Funeral Pyre
63. The Clash - the Magnificent Seven
64. Sugar Minott - Good Thing Going (We've Got a Good Thing Going)
65. Bad Manners - Walking in the Sunshine
66. Ub40 - Don't Slow Down

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Following the recent release of 'NOW Yearbook 1981', we continue to celebrate the remarkable year of pop that was 1981 with 'NOW - Yearbook Extra 1981'. Featuring 66 fabulous tracks that we couldn't fit on 'NOW - Yearbook 1981'. Disc 1 kicks off with some of the year's biggest stars including gems from John Lennon, U2 and The Pretenders. As a major force in '80s pop, synth-pop and new romantic tracks are featured from Spandau Ballet, Duran Duran, Soft Cell, Japan and Tom Tom Club. This disc also brings together soul smashes from Kool & The Gang, Shalamar, Randy Crawford and Grover Washington. 1981 was a year of revolution for pop and Disc 2 leads off with pure pop magic from Adam & The Ants, Toyah, Altered Images, plus Shakin' Stevens, Bucks Fizz and Madness. Electric Light Orchestra, REO Speedwagon, Rick Springfield, Graham Bonnet, and Daryl Hall & John Oates all feature representing rock and power ballads. This collection wouldn't be complete without some brilliant novelty pop - CD 2 concludes with 'Birdie Song' by The Tweets and 'Hooked On Classics' by Louis Clark Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Disc 3 opens with 'Sound Of The Crowd' - the commercial breakthrough from The Human League, and further celebrates synth-pop with Visage, Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet, Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark, and the debut single from Tears For Fears. The perfect addition to the 'Yearbook' family and an essential collection for all fans of '80s pop - enjoy this EXTRA helping with 'NOW - Yearbook Extra 1981'.
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