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Various Artists - NOW That’s What I Call 40 Years [5CD]


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Format: 5 x CD
Catalogue No.: CDNOW40Y
Barcode: 0196588365928
Release Date: 24 Nov 2023
Genre: Pop

Celebrate 40 years of huge hits with NOW That’s What I Call 40 Years – 100 tracks across 5 CDs - honouring the legacy with a selection of the best from 40 years of NOW. Take the journey from the first edition back in 1983, right up to the present day – making at least one stop at every year in between. Opening with 1983’s biggest selling single ‘Karma Chameleon’ from Culture Club, before #1s from UB40 and Bonnie Tyler, and the huge hit ‘Radio Ga Ga’ by Queen. Signature smashes from Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Tina Turner, and Wham! follow ahead of mid-80s gold from Eurythmics, Peter Gabriel, Bananarama and The Communards with Sarah Jane Morris. The collaboration between Run DMC & Aerosmith and Bon Jovi’s ‘Livin’ On A Prayer’ are both legendary rock anthems, and the first disc closes with #1s from T’Pau, Pet Shop Boys and S’Express.Disc Two presents floor-fillers from Yazz & The Plastic Population and Womack & Womack plus ‘Back To Life…’ from Soul II Soul & Caron Wheeler. The timeless version of ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ by Sinéad O'Connor ushers in the ‘90s and is followed by #1s from Elton John, Shakespears Sister and SNAP! The smash-hit collaboration between The KLF and Tammy Wynette features along with sophisticated ballads from Duran Duran, The Pretenders and Sade. Massive #1s from Freddie Mercury, Meat Loaf, Wet Wet Wet and Coolio & L.V. follow before Oasis close the disc with ‘Don’t Look Back In Anger’.1996’s #1s included ‘Wannabe’ by Spice Girls, and ‘Fastlove’ by George Michael – and they open Disc Three – ahead of a run of pure pop gems from Eternal feat. Bebe Winans, All Saints, Boyzone, Steps, Aqua’s ‘Barbie Girl’, and from 1999, the debut ‘…Baby One More Time’ from Britney Spears. Other superstar smashes on this disc include ‘Angels’ from Robbie Williams, ‘Believe’ from Cher and Kylie Minogue’s biggest hit ‘Can’t Get You Out Of My Head’. Incredible R&B from Mary J. Blige, and The Black Eyed Peas is included alongside artists who launched from TV talent shows to achieve massive success; Girls Aloud, and closing the disc, Will Young. Disc Four kicks off with a run of huge selling #1s from James Blunt, Westlife, Gnarls Barkley and MIKA, before the amazing vocals of Amy Winehouse and Leona Lewis. Pop royalty Take That feature with ‘Rule The World’ and Coldplay enjoyed their first #1 in 2008 with ‘Viva La Vida’. Pop gold from P!NK and The Killers, and the huge dance-pop hits ‘Bad Romance’ by Lady Gaga, and ‘On The Floor’ from Jennifer Lopez follow; and 2011 saw Lana Del Rey make her debut with ‘Video Games’, and One Direction with “What Makes You Beautiful’. PSY had a global sensation, Pharrell Williams went to #1 with ‘Happy’, and the disc ends with the anthemic ‘Let It Go’ by Idina Menzel from ‘Frozen’. The final disc opens with ‘Sing’ - the first #1 for Ed Sheeran, leading a line-up of stellar chart-toppers from Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars, Little Mix, Justin Bieber and George Ezra. There’s huge dance-pop from Dua Lipa, and ‘Promises’ from Calvin Harris with Sam Smith – and Keala Settle’s ‘This Is Me’ from the movie and soundtrack mega-hit ‘The Greatest Showman’. Huge era-defining songs from Lewis Capaldi, Billie Eilish and The Weeknd bring the collection into the ‘20s. Up next are introductory hits from Glass Animals and Olivia Rodrigo, along with more #1s from Lil Nas X, Elton John & Dua Lipa and David Guetta & Bebe Rexha. The Eurovision Song Contest in 2022 provided a huge hit for Sam Ryder, and in 2023 for Loreen… the final track, taken from the Summer of 2023 is ‘Padam Padam’ from Kylie Minogue – an artist who has enjoyed - much like NOW That’s What I Call Music! - continued success during five decades from the ‘80s to the ‘20s.NOW That’s What I Call 40 Years – celebrating NOW’s legacy with Massive Pop Hits from the past 40 years.

Culture Club Karma Chameleon
UB40 Red Red Wine
Bonnie Tyler Total Eclipse Of The Heart
Queen Radio Ga Ga
Frankie Goes To Hollywood Relax
Paul McCartney Pipes Of Peace
Tina Turner What’s Love Got To Do With It
Wham! Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
Ray Parker Jr. Ghostbusters
Eurythmics, Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart)
Peter Gabriel Sledgehammer
Billy Ocean When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going
Bananarama Venus
The Communards with Sarah Jane Morris Don’t Leave Me This Way 
RUN DMC feat. Aerosmith Walk This Way
Bon Jovi Livin' On A Prayer
T'Pau China In Your Hand
Pet Shop Boys Always On My Mind
S'Express Theme From S-Express

Yazz & The Plastic Population The Only Way Is Up
Womack & Womack Teardrops
Kim Wilde You Came
Marc Almond & Gene Pitney Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart
Soul II Soul & Caron Wheeler Back To Life (However Do You Want Me)
Sinéad O’Connor Nothing Compares 2 U
Elton John Sacrifice
Andrew Lloyd Webber & Jason Donovan Any Dream Will Do (From "Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat")
Shakespears Sister Stay
The KLF feat. Tammy Wynette Justified And Ancient
SNAP! Rhythm Is A Dancer
Duran Duran Ordinary World
Sade No Ordinary Love
Freddie Mercury Living On My Own
Meat Loaf I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)
Wet Wet Wet Love Is All Around (From "Four Weddings And A Funeral" Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
The Pretenders I'll Stand By You
Coolio, L.V. Gangsta's Paradise
Oasis Don't Look Back In Anger

Spice Girls Wannabe
George Michael Fastlove
Eternal feat. Bebe Winans I Wanna Be The Only One
All Saints Never Ever
Aqua Barbie Girl
Natalie Imbruglia Torn
Robbie Williams Angels
Boyzone No Matter What
Cher Believe
Britney Spears ...Baby One More Time
Steps Tragedy
Gabrielle Rise
S Club Don't Stop Movin'
Kylie Minogue Can't Get You Out Of My Head
Mary J. Blige Family Affair
Sophie Ellis-Bextor Murder On The Dancefloor
Girls Aloud Sound Of The Underground
Justin Timberlake Cry Me A River
The Black Eyed Peas Where Is The Love?
Will Young Leave Right Now

James Blunt You're Beautiful
Westlife You Raise Me Up
Gnarls Barkley Crazy
MIKA Grace Kelly
Amy Winehouse Back To Black
Leona Lewis Bleeding Love
Take That Rule The World
P!NK So What
Coldplay Viva La Vida
The Killers Human
Lady Gaga Bad Romance
Katy Perry Firework
Jennifer Lopez On The Floor
Lana Del Rey Video Games
One Direction What Makes You Beautiful
PSY Gangnam Style (강남스타일)
Bastille Pompeii
Pharrell Williams Happy (From "Despicable Me 2")
Miley Cyrus Wrecking Ball
Sia Chandelier
Idina Menzel Let It Go (From "Frozen")

Ed Sheeran Sing
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars Uptown Funk
Little Mix Black Magic
Shawn Mendes Stitches
Justin Bieber Love Yourself
Rag'n'Bone Man Human
Dua Lipa New Rules
George Ezra Shotgun
Calvin Harris, Sam Smith Promises
Keala Settle & The Greatest Showman Ensemble This Is Me
Lewis Capaldi Someone You Loved
Billie Eilish bad guy
The Weeknd Blinding Lights
Glass Animals Heat Waves
Olivia Rodrigo drivers license
Lil Nas X MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)
Elton John & Dua Lipa Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)
David Guetta & Bebe Rexha I'm Good (Blue)
Loreen Tattoo
Kylie Minogue Padam Padam

More From This Artist: Aerosmith All Saints Amy Winehouse Andrew Lloyd Webber Annie Lennox Aqua Bananarama Bastille Bebe Rexha Bebe Winans Billie Eilish Billy Ocean Bon Jovi Bonnie Tyler Boyzone Britney Spears Bruno Mars Calvin Harris Caron Wheeler Cher Coldplay Coolio Culture Club Dave Stewart David Guetta Dua Lipa Duran Duran Ed Sheeran Elton John Eternal Eurythmics Frankie Goes To Hollywood Freddie Mercury Gabrielle Gene Pitney George Ezra George Michael Girls Aloud Glass Animals Gnarls Barkley Idina Menzel James Blunt Jason Donovan Jennifer Lopez Justin Bieber Justin Timberlake Katy Perry Keala Settle Kim Wilde Kylie Minogue L.V. Lady Gaga Lana Del Rey Leona Lewis Lewis Capaldi Lil Nas X Little Mix Loreen Marc Almond Mark Ronson Mary J. Blige Meat Loaf MIKA Miley Cyrus Natalie Imbruglia Oasis Olivia Rodrigo One Direction P!NK Paul McCartney Pet Shop Boys Peter Gabriel Pharrell Williams PSY Queen Rag'n'Bone Man Ray Parker Jr. Robbie Williams RUN DMC S Club S'Express Sade Sam Ryder Sam Smith Shakespears Sister Shawn Mendes Sia Sinéad O’Connor SNAP! Sophie Ellis-Bextor Soul II Soul Spice Girls Steps T'Pau Take That Tammy Wynette The Black Eyed Peas The Communards with Sarah Jane Morris The Greatest Showman Ensemble The Killers The KLF The Plastic Population The Pretenders The Weeknd Tina Turner UB40 Westlife Wet Wet Wet Wham! Will Young Womack & Womack Yazz

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