Now Yearbook 84
Now Yearbook ’84

Following on from the successful Now Yearbook ‘83, NOW Music have unveiled details of their next boxset in the series – Now Yearbook ‘84, an 80-track 4CD set and 3LP compilation featuring 42 hits that ruled the charts in 1984, including No.1s from Lionel Richie, Chaka Khan, Duran Duran, Frankie Goes To Hollywood and George Michael, together with hits from U2, Spandau Ballet and Deniece Williams among others.

Available as a standard CD and a special edition (limited to 5,000 copies), housed in ‘hardback book’ packaging, including a 28-page booklet with a summary of the year, a track-by-track guide, a quiz, and original singles artwork.

Now Yearbook ’84 is available on 29 October.

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Now Yearbook ‘84 tracklisting

CD 1

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  1.     George Michael – Careless Whisper
  2.     Duran Duran – The Reflex
  3.     Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Two Tribes 
  4.     Nena – 99 Red Balloons 
  5.     Eurythmics, Annie Lennox & Dave Stewart – Here Comes The Rain Again
  6.     Laura Branigan – Self Control
  7.     Tina Turner – What’s Love Got To Do with It
  8.     Lionel Richie – Hello
  9.     Sade – Your Love Is King
  10. The Style Council – You’re The Best Thing
  11. Alison Moyet – Love Resurrection
  12. Murray Head – One Night In Bangkok
  13. Spandau Ballet – Only When You Leave
  14. Philip Oakey & Giorgio Moroder – Together In Electric Dreams 
  15. Limahl – Never Ending Story
  16. Matthew Wilder – Break My Stride
  17. Ray Parker Jr. – Ghostbusters
  18. Billy Ocean – Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)
  19. Rufus And Chaka Khan – Ain’t Nobody

 

CD 2

  1.     Wham! – Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
  2.     Kenny Loggins – Footloose (From “Footloose” Soundtrack)
  3.     Adam Ant – Apollo 9
  4.     Culture Club – The War Song
  5.     Bananarama – Robert De Niro’s Waiting  
  6.     Nik Kershaw – The Riddle
  7.     Howard Jones – What Is Love? 
  8.     Thompson Twins – Doctor! Doctor!
  9.     Alphaville – Big In Japan (Single Version)
  10. Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark – Locomotion
  11. Ultravox – Dancing With Tears In My Eyes 
  12. The Human League – The Lebanon
  13. Peter Schilling – Major Tom (Coming Home)
  14. Propaganda – Dr Mabuse 
  15. Scritti Politti – Wood Beez (Pray Like Aretha Franklin)
  16. New Order – Thieves Like Us
  17. The Cure – The Caterpillar 
  18. Swansway – Soul Train
  19. David Sylvian – Red Guitar
  20. Echo And The Bunnymen – The Killing Moon

 

CD 3

  1.     Chaka Khan – I Feel For You
  2.     Grandmaster Flash & Grandmaster Melle-Mel – White Lines (Don’t Do It)
  3.     Deniece Williams – Let’s Hear It For The Boy
  4.     Shannon – Let The Music Play
  5.     The Pointer Sisters – Jump (For My Love)
  6.     The S.O.S Band – Just Be Good To Me 
  7.     Jocelyn Brown – Somebody Else’s Guy
  8.     Womack & Womack – Love Wars
  9.     Michael Jackson – Farewell My Summer Love
  10. Julia And Company – Breakin’ Down (Sugar Samba)
  11. Ollie & Jerry – Breakin’…There’s No Stopping Us (From “Breakin'” Soundtrack)
  12. Rockwell – Somebody’s Watching Me
  13. Bronski Beat – Smalltown Boy 
  14. Dead Or Alive – That’s The Way (I Like It)
  15. Evelyn Thomas – High Energy  
  16. Hazell Dean – Whatever I Do (Wherever I Go)
  17. Divine – You Think You’re A Man
  18. The Weather Girls – It’s Raining Men
  19. Miami Sound Machine – Dr. Beat
  20. Shakatak - Down On The Street

 

CD 4

  1.     Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Relax
  2.     Duran Duran – The Wild Boys
  3.     U2 – Pride (In The Name Of Love)
  4.     The Police – King Of Pain
  5.     Simple Minds – Up On The Catwalk
  6.     ZZ Top – Gimme All Your Lovin’     
  7.     Billy Idol – Eyes Without A Face
  8.     Malcolm McLaren – Madam Butterfly (Un Bel Di Vedremo)
  9.     China Crisis – Wishful Thinking
  10. Carmel – More More More 
  11. Matt Bianco – Get Out Of Your Lazy Bed
  12. Kim Wilde – The Second Time
  13. Nick Heyward – Warning Sign
  14. Jim Diamond – I Should Have Known Better
  15. Elton John – Sad Songs (Say So Much)
  16. Billy Joel – An Innocent Man
  17. The Cars – Drive     
  18. Paul McCartney – Pipes Of Peace
  19. Band Aid – Do They Know It’s Christmas? (1984 Version) 

NOW-YEARBOOK 1984 STRICTLY LIMITED 3-LP TRANSLUCENT BLUE VINYL SET TRACKLISTING

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LP 1 – Side A

  1.     George Michael – Careless Whisper
  2.     Duran Duran – The Reflex
  3.     Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Two Tribes 
  4.     Nena – 99 Red Balloons 
  5.     Eurythmics, Annie Lennox & Dave Stewart – Here Comes The Rain Again
  6.     Tina Turner – What’s Love Got To Do With It
  7.     Lionel Richie – Hello

 

LP 1 – Side B

  1.     Wham! – Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
  2.     Kenny Loggins – Footloose (From “Footloose” Soundtrack)
  3.     Ray Parker Jr. – Ghostbusters
  4.     Philip Oakey & Giorgio Moroder – Together In Electric Dreams 
  5.     Limahl – Never Ending Story
  6.     Laura Branigan – Self Control
  7.     Elton John – Sad Songs (Say So Much)

 

LP 2 – Side A

  1.     Chaka Khan – I Feel For You
  2.     Grandmaster Flash & Grandmaster Melle-Mel – White Lines (Don’t Do It)
  3.     Deniece Williams – Let’s Hear It For The Boy
  4.     The Pointer Sisters – Jump (For My Love)
  5.     Miami Sound Machine – Dr. Beat
  6.     Womack & Womack – Love Wars
  7.     The S.O.S Band – Just Be Good To Me

 

LP 2 – Side B

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  1.     Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Relax
  2.     Scritti Politti – Wood Beez (Pray Like Aretha Franklin)
  3.     New Order – Thieves Like Us
  4.     The Cure – The Caterpillar 
  5.     David Sylvian – Red Guitar 
  6.     Echo And The Bunnymen – The Killing Moon
  7.     Propaganda – Dr Mabuse 

 

LP 3 – Side A

  1.     Duran Duran – The Wild Boys
  2.     Spandau Ballet – Only When You Leave
  3.     Alison Moyet – Love Resurrection
  4.     Matthew Wilder – Break My Stride
  5.     Nik Kershaw – The Riddle
  6.     Howard Jones – What Is Love? 
  7.     Malcolm McLaren – Madam Butterfly (Un Bel Di Vedremo) 

 

LP 3 – Side B

  1.     U2 – Pride (In The Name Of Love)
  2.     The Police – King Of Pain
  3.     Simple Minds – Up On The Catwalk
  4.     ZZ Top – Gimme All Your Lovin’
  5.     Billy Joel – An Innocent Man
  6.     The Cars – Drive
  7.     Paul McCartney – Pipes Of Peace 

 

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