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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Tue Jun 28, 2011 11:12 pm

Ooh, we're doing the tracklistings? Now 37 was the first one I had on tape (taped off a mate, ha!):

Tape One:
Hanson : "MMMBop"
Eternal featuring Bebe Winans : "I Wanna Be the Only One"
The Cardigans : "Lovefool"
No Doubt : "Just a Girl"
Sash! featuring Rodriguez : "Ecuador"
No Mercy : "Where Do You Go"
Spice Girls : "Who Do You Think You Are"
Ultra Naté : "Free"
Rosie Gaines : "Closer Than Close"
George Michael : "Star People (Forthright Edit)"
En Vogue : "Don't Let Go (Love)"
Shola Ama : "You Might Need Somebody"
Coolio featuring 40 Thevz : "C U When U Get There"
Warren G featuring Ron Isley : "Smokin' Me Out"
R. Kelly : "I Believe I Can Fly"
Damage : "Wonderful Tonight"
911 : "The Journey"
Boyzone : "Isn't It a Wonder"
Backstreet Boys : "Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)"
N-Tyce : "Hey DJ! (Play That Song)"
Foxy Brown featuring Jay Z : "I'll Be"

Tape Two:
Wet Wet Wet : "If I Never See You Again"
U2 : "Staring at the Sun"
The Verve : "Bitter Sweet Symphony"
The Seahorses : "Love Is the Law"
Ocean Colour Scene : "Hundred Mile High City"
Robbie Williams : "Old Before I Die"
Cast : "Guiding Star"
Paul McCartney : "Young Boy"
Sheryl Crow : "A Change Would Do You Good"
Radiohead : "Paranoid Android"
Texas : "Halo"
Supergrass : "Sun Hits the Sky"
James : "Waltzing Along"
Blur : "On Your Own"
Fun Lovin' Criminals : "Scooby Snacks"
Orbital : "The Saint"
Brainbug : "Nightmare"
The Course : "Ain't Nobody"
Todd Terry featuring Martha Wash and Jocelyn Brown : "Something Goin' On"
Diddy : "Give Me Love"



Now 40 was the first one I got on CD, and listening to the songs on it will always make me remember being 13, no matter what the context is:

CD1
John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John : "The Grease Megamix"
Spice Girls : "Viva Forever"
Karen Ramirez : "Looking for Love"
Billie : "Because We Want To"
All Saints : "Lady Marmalade"
Mousse T. vs. Hot 'N' Juicy : "Horny"
The Tamperer featuring Maya : "Feel It"
Aqua : "Doctor Jones"
Steps : "Last Thing on My Mind"
Groove Generation featuring Leo Sayer : "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing"
Bus Stop featuring Carl Douglas : "Kung Fu Fighting"
Ultra Naté : "New Kind of Medicine"
Lutricia McNeal : "Stranded"
Lighthouse Family : "Lost in Space"
Boyzone : "All That I Need"
All Saints : "Under the Bridge"
K-Ci and JoJo : "All My Life"
Janet Jackson : "I Get Lonely (TNT Remix Edition)"
Sparkle featuring R. Kelly : "Be Careful"
Peter Andre : "Kiss the Girl"

CD2
Don Henley : "The Boys of Summer"
The Mavericks : "Dance the Night Away"
Eagle Eye Cherry : "Save Tonight"
Catatonia : "Road Rage"
Natalie Imbruglia : "Big Mistake"
Embrace : "Come Back to What You Know"
The Verve : "Sonnet"
Massive Attack : "Teardrop"
Mansun : "Legacy"
Lightning Seeds : "Three Lions 98"
Fat Les : "Vindaloo"
Fatboy Slim : "The Rockafeller Skank"
David Morales presents The Face : "Needin' U"
Lucid : "I Can't Help Myself"
Perpetual Motion : "Keep On Dancin' (Let's Go)"
Barbara Tucker : "Everybody Dance (The Horn Song)"
Imaani : "Where Are You?"
Adam Garcia : "Night Fever"
Kerri-Ann : "Do You Love Me Boy?"
Los Umbrellos : "No Tengo Dinero"
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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by RichL » Wed Jun 29, 2011 5:52 pm

Think I still have number 2 album somewhere in the loft.

Now, Jive Bunny and the Master Mixers, now you're talking...

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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by Katzkatz » Thu Jun 30, 2011 3:07 am

RichL wrote:Think I still have number 2 album somewhere in the loft.

Now, Jive Bunny and the Master Mixers, now you're talking...
Careful, you mentioned Jive Bunny.

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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by the_hawk » Thu Jun 30, 2011 1:58 pm

TwoHeadedBoy wrote: Now 40 was the first one I got on CD, and listening to the songs on it will always make me remember being 13, no matter what the context is:
CRIPES! Sometimes I forget what a young pup you are, here's the tracklisting of the Now album that came out a month after my 13th birthday - Now 14

Disc one

Marc Almond with Gene Pitney : "Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart"
Phil Collins : "Two Hearts"
Erasure : "Stop!"
Bananarama & LaNaNeeNeeNooNoo : "Help!"
Hue & Cry : "Looking for Linda"
Yazz : "Fine Time"
Kim Wilde : "Four Letter Word"
Sam Brown : "Stop!"
Roy Orbison : "You Got It"
Fine Young Cannibals : "She Drives Me Crazy"
INXS : "Need You Tonight"
Status Quo : "Burning Bridges (On and Off and On Again)"
Then Jerico : "Big Area"
Morrissey : "The Last of the Famous International Playboys"
Poison : "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
Simple Minds : "Belfast Child"

[edit] Disc two

Neneh Cherry : "Buffalo Stance"
Inner City : "Good Life"
S'Express : "Hey Music Lover"
Living in a Box : "Blow the House Down"
The Style Council : "Promised Land"
Adeva : "Respect"
Tone Lōc : "Wild Thing"
Natalie Cole : "I Live for Your Love"
Robin Beck : "The First Time"
Paula Abdul : "Straight Up"
Samantha Fox : "I Only Wanna Be with You"
Brother Beyond : "Be My Twin"
Climie Fisher : "Love Like a River"
Duran Duran : "All She Wants Is"
Level 42 : "Tracie"
Michael Ball : "Love Changes Everything"
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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu Jun 30, 2011 3:54 pm

The only one I ever bought was Now 7 which has a rather dodgy track listing:

Side one
Peter Gabriel : "Sledgehammer"
UB40 : "Sing Our Own Song"
Sly Fox : "Let's Go All the Way"
Level 42 : "Lessons in Love"
Pet Shop Boys : "Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)"
Pete Wylie : "Sinful!"
Stan Ridgway : "Camouflage"
Art of Noise with Max Headroom : "Paranoimia"
[edit]Side two
Chris De Burgh : "The Lady in Red"
David Bowie : "Absolute Beginners"
Genesis : "Invisible Touch"
Simple Minds : "All the Things She Said"
The Housemartins : "Happy Hour"
Big Country : "Look Away"
Furniture : "Brilliant Mind"
Midge Ure : "Call of the Wild"
[edit]Side three
Wham! : "The Edge of Heaven"
Owen Paul : "My Favourite Waste of Time"
Amazulu : "Too Good to Be Forgotten"
Doctor and the Medics : "Spirit in the Sky"
Bananarama : "Venus"
Bucks Fizz : " New Beginning (Mamba Seyra) "
A-Ha : "Hunting High And Low"
Simply Red : "Holding Back the Years"
[edit]Side four
Billy Ocean : "When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going"
Jaki Graham : "Set Me Free"
Nu Shooz : "I Can't Wait"
The Real Roxanne with Hitman Howie Tee : "(Bang Zoom) Lets Go Go"
Lovebug Starski : "Amityville (The House on the Hill)"
Midnight Star : "Headlines"
Aurra : "You and Me Tonight"
Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald : "On My Own"

Its had the unfortunate side effect of me now liking Camouflage, one of the most ridiculous songs of the period.

Furniture's Brilliant Mind is at the opposing end of the spectrum, a much forgotten but still great track.

My mum bought Now 1 on vinyl and still has it.
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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by thingonaspring » Thu Jun 30, 2011 4:14 pm

i won't hear a bad word against either of those songs.

camouflage and brilliant mind, that is, i don't mean jive bunny.

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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by Crunchy » Thu Jun 30, 2011 9:21 pm

Then a bullet with my name on it came buzzin through a bush and that big marine he just SWAT IT with his hand





























































*Just like it was a fly! :shock:

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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by thingonaspring » Thu Jun 30, 2011 10:11 pm

:lol:

When I was listing stuff for sale - including most of my Now's, I had them all on a page. I found it, so have uploaded it to my (newer) hosting here

i feel very sad for not owning them all any more. :(
i still have a lot of the others though still. i seemed to be quite good at taking photographs of a lot of CD's and then never actually listing them for sale :lol: :oops:

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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by the_hawk » Fri Jul 01, 2011 10:57 am

An I knew there was something weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiird about him, 'cos when I turned around he was pulling a big palm tree right up out of the ground and swatting those Charlie's with it,..........from a here to Kingdom come.
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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Fri Jul 01, 2011 11:15 am

Antiriad2097 wrote: Owen Paul : "My Favourite Waste of Time"
Ha ha! He's a distant relative of mine, always a giggle when I hear that song on the radio.
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Fri Jul 01, 2011 11:29 am

My fave track from Now 7 is that particular mix of Paranoimia by The Art of Noise (feat. Max Headroom).

For the life of me I've never been able to find it anywhere else. The album mix is very different, as are the others I've come across.
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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by djcarlos » Fri Jul 01, 2011 12:49 pm

Antiriad2097 wrote:My fave track from Now 7 is that particular mix of Paranoimia by The Art of Noise (feat. Max Headroom).

For the life of me I've never been able to find it anywhere else. The album mix is very different, as are the others I've come across.
Is it the mix that's on "The Best Of..." album? The one with the BVM on the cover?
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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by Antiriad2097 » Fri Jul 01, 2011 9:57 pm

Having just sat through multiple mixes, I may be confused but this might just be it. If not, its very close:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDvm_Mlg ... re=related

Though its quite possible I'm just confusing it with an old betamax recording...
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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by Mcjarv » Mon Jul 04, 2011 8:59 am

I think I had now 37 and now 42 too on cd. I think I had one on cassette too but i cant remember what it was...32 maybe? no idea.
aw when did they stop doing them? or can you still get them?

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Re: Now That's What I Call Music!

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Mon Jul 04, 2011 10:04 am

Yeah, they're still doing them - up to Now 78 now. Just looked at it on Play.com, and I don't know any of the songs on it :shock:
Disc 1
Bruno Mars - Grenade
Adele - Rolling In The Deep
Jessie J - Do It Like A Dude
Rihanna - S&M
Ke$ha - We R Who We R
The Wanted - Gold Forever
Matt Cardle - When We Collide
Take That - The Flood
Ellie Goulding - Your Song
JLS feat. Tinie Tempah - Eyes Wide Shut
David Guetta feat. Rihanna - Who's That Chick?
Taio Cruz feat. Travie McCoy - Higher
Chris Brown - Yeah 3X
Britney Spears - Hold It Against Me
Alexis Jordan - Happiness
Parade - Louder
Olly Murs - Thinking Of Me
Avril Lavigne - What The Hell
McFly feat. Taio Cruz - Shine A Light
Noah And The Whale - L.I.F.E.G.O.E.S.O.N.
Comic Relief pts. Susan Boyle & Geraldine McQueen - I Know Him So Well
Disc 2
Jessie J - Price Tag
Chipmunk feat. Chris Brown - Champion
Wiz Khalifa - Black And Yellow
Rihanna feat. Drake - What's My Name?
The Black Eyed Peas - The Time (Dirty Bit)
Nicole Scherzinger - Poison
Enrique Iglesias feat. Ludacris & DJ Frank E - Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)
Cee Lo Green feat. Wiz Khalifa - Bright Lights Bigger City
Katy Perry feat. Kanye West - E.T.
P!nk - Perfect
Tinie Tempah feat. Ellie Goulding - Wonderman
Willow - Whip My Hair
Katy B feat. Ms Dynamite - Lights On
Martin Solveig feat. Dragonette - Hello
Flo Rida feat. Akon - Who Dat Girl
Far East Movement feat. Cataracs & Dev - Like A G6
Wretch 32 feat. L - Traktor
Aggro Santos feat. Kimberley Walsh - Like U Like
Devlin feat. Yasmin - Runaway
Tinchy Stryder feat. Melanie Fiona - Let It Rain
Chase & Status feat. Liam Bailey - Blind Faith
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