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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by tekaotaku » Sat Jun 25, 2011 5:25 pm

thingonaspring wrote:http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/NOW-THATS-CALL-MU ... 51999b0d95

Now 4 on cd finished yesterday on ebay. 18 bids, £325.00. Now 8 & 9 Cd's go up to around £50ish.
So what your saying is...I need to start checking the CD section of the charity shops :twisted: ........

Thats maddenes..

I remember my sister used to have alot of these on cassette, I think I taped over some of them when recording tracks off the radio, she was not impressed..
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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by jdanddiet » Sat Jun 25, 2011 5:26 pm

i bought now 9 in a charity shop for a £1.00..I think it sold for £40
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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by tekaotaku » Sat Jun 25, 2011 5:30 pm

jdanddiet wrote:i bought now 9 in a charity shop for a £1.00..I think it sold for £40

shhhhhhh.......jesus man, theres going to be a sudden rush of unwashed gaming nerds packing BHF'S up and down the country on Monday, Scunthorpe as a territory is mine! Got it!!! :lol:
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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by thingonaspring » Sat Jun 25, 2011 8:21 pm

haha that's exactly what got me going into charity shops in the first place was trying to build my collection! was in the 90's in plymouth when i started. been doing it since.

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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by SoupDragon » Sat Jun 25, 2011 9:47 pm

I just found out one of my mates has them all since NOW started. Should I offer her £10 for the lot? :twisted:
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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by pottyboy » Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:15 pm

I currently have every one of the official Nows. Have all the CD versions from 10 onwards, and have nows 1-9 on cassette. I also have the Now 1 CD that was released a few years back to commemorate the series' 25th anniversary.

The first Now I got was christmas 2000... Now 47. One of the best ones, especially as it had "Zombie Nation" on it :D

Recent ones have been really dire though! Really makes you think what crap people (especially kids) are buying these days!
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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by tekaotaku » Sun Jun 26, 2011 2:40 pm

SoupDragon wrote:I just found out one of my mates has them all since NOW started. Should I offer her £10 for the lot? :twisted:
do it....and when the the original sells a stupid amount of money treat her to a nice meal "becasue you just wanted to treat a friend!"....she's happy, you've got a fat wedge in your back pocket, the world is a happy place!

Unless she turns round and goes "£10!!! I can £300 + for this ONE on ebay....." busted :? :lol:
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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by SoupDragon » Mon Jun 27, 2011 8:17 am

tekaotaku wrote:
SoupDragon wrote:I just found out one of my mates has them all since NOW started. Should I offer her £10 for the lot? :twisted:
do it....and when the the original sells a stupid amount of money treat her to a nice meal "becasue you just wanted to treat a friend!"....she's happy, you've got a fat wedge in your back pocket, the world is a happy place!

Unless she turns round and goes "£10!!! I can £300 + for this ONE on ebay....." busted :? :lol:
It would be my luck to get busted too :lol:
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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by djcarlos » Mon Jun 27, 2011 11:57 am

I've got 4, 9 and 12 on double tape, 12 had Iron Maiden on it (Can I Play With Madness) and kick-started my love of Meeeetaaalllllllll!!!!!!!!!

First albums I bought were earlier than that though, I got enough money for my tenth birthday to but my first stereo (a Toshiba boombox with three band graphic equaliser and detachable speakers!) and had enough left to buy two tapes from WH Smiths.

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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by dste » Mon Jun 27, 2011 12:15 pm

I'm pretty sure I had Now 21 from 1992, I think my mum may have bought it for me.

Looking at the tracklisting now it actually doesn't seem that bad but I do believe that 1992 was when I bought Def Leppards 'Adrenalize' and GNR's 'Appetite for Destruction' on tape, so it might have had some effect on my turning to rock/metal.

Disc one

Queen : "Bohemian Rhapsody"
Wet Wet Wet : "Goodnight Girl"
Shakespear's Sister : "Stay"
The Temptations : "My Girl"
Simply Red : "Stars"
The KLF : "Justified and Ancient (Stand By The Jams)"
Madness : "It Must Be Love"
Genesis : "I Can't Dance"
Julia Fordham : "(Love Moves In) Mysterious Ways"
Crowded House : "Weather With You"
Right Said Fred : "Deeply Dippy"
Mr. Big : "To Be with You"
Everything But The Girl : "Love Is Strange"
Roxette : "Church of Your Heart"
Brian May : "Driven by You"
The Wonder Stuff : "Welcome to the Cheap Seats"
The Jesus and Mary Chain : "Far Gone and Out"
James : "Born of Frustration"
The Cure : "High"

Disc two

Shanice : "I Love Your Smile"
The Pasadenas : "I'm Doing Fine Now"
Kylie Minogue : "Give Me Just a Little More Time"
East Side Beat : "Ride Like the Wind"
2 Unlimited : "Twilight Zone"
The KLF feat. The Children Of The Revolution : "America: What Time Is Love?"
Clivilles & Cole : "A Deeper Love"
Opus III : "It's a Fine Day"
Erasure : "Breath of Life"
MC Hammer : "Addams Groove"
Salt-N-Pepa : "Expression"
Ce Ce Peniston : "We Got a Love Thang"
Paula Abdul : "Vibeology"
Alison Limerick : "Make It on My Own"
Tina Turner : "Way of the World"
Curtis Stigers : "I Wonder Why"
Diana Ross : "When You Tell Me That You Love Me"
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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by Sputryk » Mon Jun 27, 2011 12:30 pm

Got a few of these on vinyl, numbered from I think 7 to 12. Do have all the Millennium issues from 1980 to 1991 on CD, too. Haven't bothered with any numbers since as the music scene went backwards in quality for my taste. Wonder what they'll do for release number 100?

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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by James A » Tue Jun 28, 2011 8:15 am

tekaotaku wrote:
jdanddiet wrote:i bought now 9 in a charity shop for a £1.00..I think it sold for £40

shhhhhhh.......jesus man, theres going to be a sudden rush of unwashed gaming nerds packing BHF'S up and down the country on Monday, Scunthorpe as a territory is mine! Got it!!! :lol:
The most desirable ones are the double size fat box CD cases with the foam inserts in. Ive picked up quite a few of them in the past and yes people pay stupid money for them. My old flat mate picked up a run from 6 -25 for about £10 from a charity shop in Nottingham a few years back. I can't remember what he got for them but it paid for a holiday for him and his girlfriend.

I think last year the price went up on them quite a bit as radio 5 did a piece about them and quite a few people twigged onto how much you can get for them.

Looking back at the old listings compared to whats on them today all you can say is that there was alot more variety of music types on the older ones.
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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by thingonaspring » Tue Jun 28, 2011 8:23 am

the fat box with sponge inserts came in from 10 onwards, when they also went to double disc. before that, Now 4, Now 8 and Now 9 were the only (uk) releases on CD. anything inbetween wasn't out on CD... (now 4 was a bit of a trial, which can't have done so well if they didn't release 5-7 on CD :lol: )

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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by jdanddiet » Tue Jun 28, 2011 12:43 pm

Had a listen to 13 last night. Think I prefer side 2, esp. Rush Hour, Transvision Vamp and, er, Milli Vanilli :oops:

Yazz & The Plastic Population : "The Only Way Is Up"
Womack & Womack : "Teardrops"
Erasure : "A Little Respect"
The Christians : "Harvest for the World"
Hue & Cry : "Ordinary Angel"
UB40 feat. Chrissie Hynde : "Breakfast in Bed"
Robert Palmer : "She Makes My Day"
Breathe : "Hands to Heaven"
Phil Collins : "A Groovy Kind of Love"
Bobby McFerrin : "Don't Worry, Be Happy"
Art of Noise feat. Tom Jones : "Kiss"
Bryan Ferry : "Let's Stick Together"
Kim Wilde : "You Came"
Bomb the Bass : "Don't Make Me Wait"
Brother Beyond : "The Harder I Try"
The Hollies : "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother"
[edit] Disc two
Fat Boys with Chubby Checker : "The Twist (Yo, Twist!)"
Wee Papa Girl Rappers : "Wee Rule"
Salt-N-Pepa : "Twist and Shout"
Yello : "The Race"
Inner City : "Big Fun"
D Mob : "We Call It Acieed"
Beatmasters feat. P. P. Arnold : "Burn It Up"
Milli Vanilli : "Girl You Know It's True"
Level 42 : "Heaven in My Hands"
Jane Wiedlin : "Rush Hour"
The Proclaimers : "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)"
T'Pau : "Secret Garden"
Transvision Vamp : "I Want Your Love"
Duran Duran : "I Don't Want Your Love"
The Human League : "Love Is All That Matters"
All About Eve : "Martha's Harbour"
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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by boggyb68 » Tue Jun 28, 2011 2:27 pm

I have 1-30 odd on tape at home.. Also have 7 (I think) on Vinyl. Have various others on CD after this.. and my mate got me off ebay 2 dvd's of the whole lot from1-67 a year or so back.

Did love the Now's back in the day. As JD said it was an event when the each one was released.

5 was my fave..

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