Various Artists: Now Yearbook Extra 1983 / Various
Artist: Various Artists
Title: Now Yearbook Extra 1983 / Various
Product Type: COMPACT DISCS
Three CDs. NOW Music is delighted to present NOW - Yearbook Extra 1983 featuring 60 additional tracks from the stellar pop goldmine that was 1983. Huge hits from legendary artists including Wham!, Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson, Elton John, The Police, and Eurythmics are followed by pop gems from Paul Young, Spandau Ballet, Culture Club, Tears For Fears and The Kinks. Disc 2 includes some of the alternative artists who were becoming chart regulars - The Cure, Echo And The Bunnymen, and U2, and synth-pop stars including Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark, Japan, Soft Cell, and Heaven 17, plus New Order's genre defying 'Confusion'... before concluding with electro-dance from Shalamar, and 'Maniac' from the years' huge soundtrack 'Flashdance'. It's all about pure pop to begin disc 3, with Agnetha Fältskog's first solo single since ABBA, alongside Kim Wilde, Thompson Twins, Shakin' Stevens, Jo Boxers, Tracie, and Donna Summer's collaboration with Musical Youth. We wrap things up with some pop-rock hits from Status Quo, Meat Loaf, Big Country and a big year-end smash from Slade.