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VariousNow That's What I Call Music! 23

Label:Virgin EMI – CD NOW23, PolyGram – 0777 7 81123 2 7, Box Music Ltd. – CD NOW 23
Series:Now That's What I Call Music! – 23
Format:
2 x CD, Compilation
Country:UK
Released:
Genre:Electronic, Hip Hop, Rock, Funk / Soul, Pop
Style:House, Soft Rock, Pop Rock, Synth-pop, Contemporary R&B

Tracklist

1-1Tasmin ArcherSleeping Satellite4:42
1-2Jon SecadaJust Another Day4:19
1-3Charles & EddieWould I Lie To You?
ProducerJosh Deutsch
Written-ByM. Leeson/P. Vale*
3:42
1-4Was (Not Was)Shake Your Head
Producer, Written-ByDavid Was, Don Was
4:00
1-5Bob Marley & The WailersIron Lion Zion
ProducerThe Wailers
Written-ByBob Marley
3:22
1-6Go WestFaithful4:25
1-7George MichaelToo Funky
Producer, Written-ByGeorge Michael
3:45
1-8Arrested DevelopmentPeople Everyday
Producer, Written-BySpeech
4:06
1-9Simply RedFor Your Babies
ProducerStewart Levine
Written-ByMick Hucknall
4:17
1-10Erma Franklin(Take A Little) Piece Of My Heart
Written-ByBert Berns, Jerry Ragovoy
2:36
1-11Brian MayToo Much Love Will Kill You
ProducerBrian May
4:30
1-12Simple MindsAlive And Kicking
Written-BySimple Minds
4:48
1-13John Lee HookerBoom Boom
ProducerRoy Rogers (2)
Written-ByJohn Lee Hooker
3:31
1-14Billy Ray CyrusAchy Breaky Heart
ProducerJim Cotton, Joe Scaife
Written-ByDon Von Tress
3:23
1-15Little AngelsToo Much Too Young4:22
1-16Richard MarxTake This Heart
Producer, Written-ByRichard Marx
4:09
1-17GenesisJesus He Knows Me4:16
1-18INXSBaby Don't Cry
ProducerInxs, Mark Opitz
Written-ByAndrew Farriss
4:46
1-19Crowded HouseIt's Only Natural
Written-ByNeil Finn, Tim Finn
3:29
2-1ErasureWho Needs Love Like That (Hamburg Mix)
ProducerFlood
Written-ByClarke/Bell
3:02
2-2The ShamenEbeneezer Goode
ProducerThe Shamen
3:40
2-3RageRun To You
Written-ByBryan Adams, Jim Vallance
3:41
2-4Bizarre Inc Featuring Angie BrownI'm Gonna Get You3:20
2-5Heaven 17Temptation (Brothers In Rhythm Remix Edit)3:56
2-6East 17House Of Love
ProducerRobin Goodfellow
Written-ByTony Mortimer
4:40
2-7The FarmDon't You Want Me3:56
2-8UndercoverNever Let Her Slip Away
ProducerSteve Mac (2)
Written-ByAndrew Gold
3:28
2-9Dr Spin*Tetris
ProducerNigel Wright
Written-ByTraditional
3:38
2-10Ambassadors Of Funk Featuring MC Mario (2)SuperMarioLand
ProducerSimon Harris
VocalsMC Mario (2)
Written-ByColin Case, Simon Harris
3:33
2-11RoxetteHow Do You Do!
ProducerClarence Öfwerman
Written-ByPer Gessle
3:10
2-12ABBADancing Queen3:49
2-13Björn Again*A Little Respect
ProducerStig Saabson
Written-ByClarke/Bell
3:45
2-14Vanessa ParadisBe My Baby
ProducerLenny Kravitz
3:39
2-15Betty BooLet Me Take You There3:55
2-16Sophie B Hawkins*Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover
Written-BySophie B. Hawkins
4:13
2-17Peter GabrielDigging In The Dirt
Written-ByPeter Gabriel
5:14
2-18EnyaBook Of Days
Arranged ByEnya, Nicky Ryan
Lyrics ByRoma Ryan
Music ByEnya
ProducerNicky Ryan
2:54
2-19Roy Orbison & k d Lang*Crying
Written-ByJoe Melson, Roy Orbison
3:47
2-20Freddie Mercury & Montserrat CaballéBarcelona4:26
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"39 Top Chart Hits"

Made in UK.
Printed in the UK.

Durations not stated on release.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 7777 81123 2 7
  • Barcode: 077778112327
  • Rights Society: BIEM / MCPS
  • Label Code: LC 0542
  • Other (CD1 Cat#): 0777 7 81124 2 6
  • Other (CD1 Cat#): 0777 781125 2 5
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1 [Variant 1]): 781124 2 . 7 :1:1 EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2 [Variant 1]): 781125 2 . 1 :1:3 EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1 [Variant 2]): 781124 2 .7 :1:10 EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2 [Variant 2]): 781125 2 . 1:1:13 EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1 [Variant 3]): 781125 2 . 7:1:7 EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2 [Variant 3]): 781125 2 . 1:1:4 EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1 [Variant 4]): 781124 2 . 7:2:5 EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2 [Variant 4]): 781125 2 . 1:2:4 EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1 [Variant 5]): 781124 2 . 7:2:14 EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2 [Variant 5]): 781125 2 . 1:1-6 EMI SWINDON

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Now That's What I Call Music! 23 (2×LP, Compilation)Virgin EMI, Virgin EMINOW 23, 0777 7 81123 1 0UK1992
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Now That's What I Call Music 23 (2×Cassette, Compilation)EMI, Virgin, PolyGramTC NOW 23UK1992
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Now That's What I Call Music 23 (2×Cassette, Compilation)Virgin EMI, Virgin EMI, Virgin EMI, Virgin EMI, PolyGram, PolyGram, PolyGram, PolyGramTC NOW 23, TC-NOW 23-1, TC-NOW 23-2, 7 81123 4UK1992
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Now That's What I Call Music 23 (2×CD, Compilation)Virgin, PolyGram, Virgin, PolyGram0777 7 81123 2 7, CD NOW23UK1992
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Now That's What I Call Music 23 (2×CD, Compilation)EMI, Virgin, PolyGram, EMI, Virgin, PolyGramCD NOW 23, 0777 781123 2 7UK1992

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  • LostAngels's avatar
    LostAngels
    Now 23 was released in November 1992

    Compact Disc 1

    1. Tasmin Archer - Sleeping Satellite: Great song.
    2. Jon Secada - Just Another Day: Great track.
    3. Charles & Eddie - Would I Lie to You?: Great song.
    4. Was (Not Was) - Shake Your Head: Great track.
    5. Bob Marley - Iron Lion Zion: Great posthumous release.
    6. Go West - Faithful: Great track.
    7. George Michael - Too Funky: Great song.
    8. Arrested Development - People Everyday: Great track, with sample of 'Everyday People'.
    9. Simply Red - For Your Babies: Great song, but should have been on Now 21 as it was a hit in February.
    10. Erma Franklin - (Take a Little) Piece of My Heart: Great track.
    11. Brian May - Too Much Love Will Kill You: Great song, more on this later as it appears on another Now.
    12. Simple Minds - Alive and Kicking: Great track, previously on Now 6, back in the chart to promote their Greatest Hits.
    13. John Lee Hooker - Boom Boom: Great country song.
    14. Billy Ray Cyrus - Achy Breaky Heart: Great track from Miley's dad.
    15. Little Angels - Too Much Too Young: Not a cover of the Specials, great song though.
    16. Richard Marx - Take This Heart: Great track.
    17. Genesis - Jesus He Knows Me: Great song.
    18. INXS - Baby Don't Cry: Great brass.
    19. Crowded House - It's Only Natural: Great song.

    Compact Disc 2

    1. Erasure - Who Needs Love Like That (Hamburg Mix): Great remix of their first single.
    2. The Shamen - Ebeneezer Goode: Great track.
    3. Rage - Run to You: Great dance cover.
    4. Bizarre Inc featuring Angie Brown - I'm Gonna Get You: Great song.
    5. Heaven 17 - Temptation (Brothers in Rhythm Remix Edit): Great remix.
    6. East 17 - House of Love: Great track.
    7. The Farm - Don't You Want Me: Great cover.
    8. Undercover - Never Let Her Slip Away: Another great cover.
    9. Dr Spin - Tetris: Great remix.
    10. Ambassadors of Funk featuring MC Mario - Supermarioland: Great rap track with sample of 'Super Mario Land' theme.
    11. Roxette - How Do You Do!:
    12. ABBA - Dancing Queen: Classic track back in the chart to promote ABBA Gold.
    13. Bjorn Again - A Little Respect: Great parody cover.
    14. Vanessa Paradis - Be My Baby: Not a cover of the Ronettes, but a great song.
    15. Betty Boo - Let Me Take You There: Great track.
    16. Sophie B Hawkins - Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover: Great song.
    17. Peter Gabriel - Digging in the Dirt: Great track.
    18. Enya - Book of Days: Great song.
    19. Roy Orbison & kd Lang - Crying: Great duet.
    20. Freddie Mercury & Montserrat Caballe - Barcelona: Great track back in the chart following the Barcelona Olympics (I saw them on TV at the time).

    Another great album, but there are still some tracks missing

    Boyz II Men - End of the Road
    Undercover - Baker Street
    Michael Jackson - Jam & Who Is It?
    Dr Alban - It's My Life
    KWS - Rock Your Baby
    Take That - I Found Heaven & A Million Love Songs
    Manic Street Preachers - Theme From Mash (Suicide Is Painless)
    U2 - Even Better Than the Real Thing (Perfecto Mix)
    Annie Lennox - Walking on Broken Glass & Cold
    Lionel Richie - My Destiny
    Simply Red - Your Mirror
    Felix - Don't You Want Me
    M People - Excited
    2 Unlimited - The Magic Friend
    Elton John - The Last Song

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    • Avg Rating:4.08 / 5
    • Ratings:39

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