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VariousHi-NRG Classics

Label:SPG Music Ltd. – SPG 6001, SPG Music Ltd. – QSPG 6001
Format:
2 x CD, Compilation
Country:Canada
Released:
Genre:Electronic
Style:House, Hi NRG, Synth-pop, Disco

Tracklist

1-01Absolutely FabulousAbsolutely Fabulous (7" Mix)
Voice [Words & Extracts]Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley
Written-ByTennant/Lowe*
3:45
1-02Dead Or AliveBrand New Lover (Dust Monkey's Love Bubble Club Mix)
Written-ByM.Peroy*, P.Burns*, S.Coy*, T.Lever*
9:03
1-03Chyp-Notik*Nothing Compares To You (The Ultimate Dance Version)
ProducerT.Hendrik/K.Hartmann*
Written-ByPrince
6:31
1-04Jennifer HollidayNo Frills Love (Extended Dance Remix)
Producer, Arranged ByArthur Baker
Written-ByArthur Baker, Gary Henry, Tina B.*
7:42
1-05E.G.Daily*Love In The Shadows (Special Remix Version)
Producer, Arranged ByHarold Faltermeyer
RemixBob Miro, Jellybean*
Written-ByE.G.Daily*, Harold Faltermeyer
8:43
1-06Maria VidalBody Rock (12" Mix)
Written-ByJ.Bettis*, S.Levay*
6:26
1-07The FlirtationsEarthquake (12" Mix)
Producer, Arranged By, Written-ByIan Anthony Stephens
8:48
1-08Amanda LearFollow Me (Wally MacDonald Disco Mix)
Mixed By [Special Disco Mix]Wally MacDonald
Written-ByAmanda Lear, Anthony Monn
10:48
1-09Donna SummerI Feel Love (Patrick Cowley Megamix)
RemixPatrick Cowley
Written-BySummer*, Moroder*, Bellote*
15:45
2-01Gloria GaynorI Am What I Am (From La Cage Aux Folles) (12" Extended Mix)
Written-ByJ.Herman*, M.Barone*
5:56
2-02Cliff RichardSome People (12" Extended Mix)
Written-ByAlan Tarney
5:54
2-03LimahlNeverending Story (12" Mix)5:20
2-04Click 2*Ritmo De La Noche (Club Mix)
Producer, Mixed ByA.Kussin*, A.Coelho*
Written-ByAC Beat, Lagonda*, Castioni*, Wycombe*
5:28
2-05Jeanie TracyDon't Leave Me This Way (12" Mix)
EngineerKen Kessie
ProducerTip Wirrick*
Written-ByCarry Gilberti*, Gamble*, Huff*
6:21
2-06Phyllis NelsonI Like You (12" Mix)
Arranged ByBen Knuier, Yves Dessca
Mixed ByShep Pettibone
ProducerYves Dessca
Written-ByP. Nelson*
7:28
2-07Parachute Club*Rise Up (Album Version)
Producer, RemixDaniel Lanois
Written-ByB.Bryans*, L.Conger*, L.Segato*, L.Fernie*, S.Webster*
5:10
2-08ChimiraYou're So Vain (Dream House Mix)
Producer, Arranged ByMartin Brooker, Rew
Written-ByCarly Simon
6:33
2-09Blonde AmbitionLive To Tell (Saints 12" Peroxide Mix)
Producer, Arranged ByMark 'The Hitman' Smith*
RemixSaint (3)
VocalsTony Carnegie
Written-ByMadonna, Leonard*
6:54
2-10Menage (2)Memory (Theme From The Musical "Cats") (Original Disco Version)
Producer, Arranged By, EngineerWarren Schatz
Written-ByA.L.Weber*, T.S.Eliot*, T.Nunn*
7:09
2-11Eartha KittWhere Is My Man? (East-West Remix)
ProducerJacques Morali
Written-ByB.Vilanch*, F.Zarr*, J.Morali*
10:05
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Credits

  • Artwork By [Design]Mystique Creative Inc.
  • Executive ProducerJeff Sprigg, Tony Rebelo
  • Other [A & R]Bob Harrison Drue, Jeff Sprigg

Notes

According to back cover 1-01 is the only version that does not appear as the 12" Mix.
1-01: Credited to "Pet Shop Boys" on sleeve.
2-07 Mislabeled as "12' Mix' but is actually the Album Version.
2-11: Mislabeled as '12" Mix' but is actually the "East-West Remix" from the Hot Tracks Remix Service (originally on Series 3, Issue 1).

1-01 Words & Extracts from the BBC-TV series "Absolutely Fabulous".
(P) 1994 Spaghetti Recordings Ltd., under license to EMI Records Ltd.
Courtesy of EMI Music Canada.
1-02 Produced for PWL.
(P) 1986 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment (Canada) Inc.
1-03 Published by Controversy Music (ASCAP).
(P) 1993 BMG / Ariola Media GmbH
Courtesy of BMG Music Canada.
1-04 Published by Unique / Shakin' Baker Music Inc. / Tina B. Writtin' (BMI).
(P) 1985 Geffen Records, Inc.
Courtesy of Universal Music Canada.
1-05 Remixed for Jellybean Productions, Inc.
Published by Baby Tanzi Music (BMI) / Famous Music Corp. (ASCAP).
(P) 1985 A&M Records, Inc.
E.G. Daily appears courtesy of Polygram Special Projects, a division of Polygram Group Canada Inc.
1-06 Remixed for Jellybean Productions, Inc.
Published by Chilly D Music / Staranger Ltd. / Bettis Paradies Music Co. - ASCAP.
(P) 1984 New World Pictures
1-07 Published by Skratch Music Publishing.
(P) 1983 Proto Records UK
Courtesy of Rumour Records UK.
1-08 (P) 1978 Ariola Munchen GmbH
Courtesy of BMG Music Canada.
1-09 (P) 1982 Polygram Records Inc.
Donna Summer appears courtesy of Polygram Special Projects, a division of Polygram Group Canada.
2-01 Published by Jerryco Music (ASCAP).
(P) 1983 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment (Canada) Inc.
2-02 Published by Warner Chappell Music Ltd.
(P) 1987 EMI Records Ltd.
Courtesy of EMI Music Canada.
2-03 Published by Budde Music Inc. (ASCAP) / Colgems-EMI Music Inc. (ASCAP).
(P) 1984 Neue Constantin Film Productions GmbH
Under license to EMI Records Ltd.
Courtesy of EMI Music Canada.
2-04 Published by Pink / Hanseatic.
Courtesy of T.J.S.B.
2-05 Published by Mighty Three Music BMI.
(P) 1985 Megatone Records
Courtesy of Megatone Records.
2-06 (P) 1985 Carrere Recording Corp.
Courtesy of Dessca Entertainment & Celebrity Licensing.
2-07 Published by Current Sounds Limited, CAPAC.
(P) 1983 RCA Inc.
Courtesy of BMG Music Canada.
2-08 Published by Warner-Chappell Music Ltd.
(C) 1996 Neoteric Records Ltd.
Under exclusive license from Music Of Life UK.
2-09 Published by Warner-Chappell Music Ltd.
(P)&(C) 1996 Music Factory Entertainment Group
Under exclusive license from Energise UK / Music Factory Entertainment Group UK.
2-10 (P) 1983 Profile Records Inc.
Courtesy of Quality Music & Video.
2-11 (P) 1983 Scorpio Music
Courtesy of Scorpio Music International Paris, France.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 73848 60012 0
  • Mastering SID Code: L382
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI6000
  • Other (Inner Ring (Mould - Disc 1)): 6
  • Other (Inner Ring (Mould - Disc 2)): 15
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1): #971121GG SPG-6001/1
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2): #971122DD SPG-6001/2

Other Versions (3)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
New Submission
Hi-NRG Classics (2×CD, Compilation)SPG Music Ltd.QSPG 6001Canada1997
New Submission
Hi-NRG Classics (2×CD, Compilation)SPG Music Ltd., SPG Music Ltd.QSPG 6001, SPG 6001Canada1997
New Submission
Hi-NRG Classics (2×CD, Compilation)SPG Music Ltd., SPG Music Ltd.SPG 6001, QSPG 6001Canada1997

Reviews

  • mrbluesky69's avatar
    mrbluesky69
    I agree with FunkyBeak and add this is the only CD I have seen the 12 Inch mix of Cliff Richard - Some People. Good sound quality.
    • FunkyBeak's avatar
      FunkyBeak
      Edited 2 years ago
      A fantastic compilation which introduced me to classic "HI-NRG" tracks, many which were before my time. Ever since I've been a collector of many tracks like this - I find them way more interesting than the ka-ka that's being released nowadays. Odd to see a few newer tracks on here as well, but when listening to the discs all the way through they just seemed to go so well together as a set. Coincidence maybe?

      At first I questioned some inclusions - mainly, starting the compilation off with Ab-Fab. It wasn't really a "classic" quite yet (only a couple years old), and presented as just the 7" version, on a compilation advertising itself as a 12" collection. After seeing the "this is the only version that doesn't appear as the 12" mix" warning, I was left wondering why they even bothered to include it then at all. But in hindsight, I guess it's not a bad thing to boast the fact that you got permission to put a PSB track on your compilation - and the length did allow it to fit nicely in the tracklisting and make the CD just about 80 minutes long.

      I also never really got why Chyp-Notic's version of NC2U was so popular, even back then I thought it was dull as dishwater. Seems to flow nicely with this tracklist though.

      The other real "WTF?" moment was the inclusion of the Parachute Club track (Thanks, Cancon!), as it does not fit in with the rest of the content at all. Sure it was big in Canada, but that's about it. I couldn't imagine this being played alongside any of these other standout tracks in a club in the 80's. If SPG needed to fill their Cancon quota, they could have at least picked something that wouldn't stick out like a sore thumb - perhaps Nancy Martinez' "For Tonight", or her alter-ego Jade's "I'm Gonna Get Your Love"?

      Was also a nice surprise to get a the Hot Tracks remix of the Eartha Kitt track (though the audio quality of this version compared to the original version is very much lacking). Since it was mis-labeled as just the 12" Mix, I remember looking at the CD tracklisting in the store and wondering how it could have been 10 minutes long, since I remembered the original 12" being just over 6 minutes. But this explains it.

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