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The 80S [Box set]

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  • Audio CD (5 Aug 2013)
  • Number of Discs: 4
  • Format: Box set
  • Label: Sony Music Tv Comp
  • ASIN: B00DPJIZVE
  • Other Editions: MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (124 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 803 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Song TitleArtist Time Price
Listen  1. The ReflexDuran Duran 4:24£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Don't You (Forget About Me) (Radio Edit)Simple Minds 4:19£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. Something About YouLevel 42 4:24£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Sweet Little MysteryWet Wet Wet 3:43£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. Down to EarthCuriosity Killed The Cat 3:49£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Shattered DreamsJohnny Hates Jazz 3:27£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. It Doesn't Have to Be This WayThe Blow Monkeys 4:01£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. The King of Rock 'N' RollPrefab Sprout 4:22£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. The Look of Love, Pt. 1ABC 3:29£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen10. We Close Our EyesGo West 3:40£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen11. Everybody Wants to Rule the WorldTears For Fears 4:07£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen12. TrueSpandau Ballet 5:32£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen13. Do You Really Want to Hurt MeCulture Club 4:22£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen14. Rock Me AmadeusFalco 3:19£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen15. Living In a BoxLiving In A Box 3:01£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen16. Don't You Want MeThe Human League 3:57£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen17. New SongHoward Jones 4:12£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen18. Smalltown BoyBronski Beat 3:56£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen19. Take on MeA-Ha 3:45£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen20. RelaxFrankie Goes To Hollywood 3:57Album Only


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Listen  1. I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)George Michael & Aretha Franklin 4:01£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. What's Love Got to Do with ItTina Turner 3:47Album Only
Listen  3. If You Let Me StayTerence Trent D'Arby 3:14£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. All Around the WorldLisa Stansfield 4:21£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. She Drives Me CrazyFine Young Cannibals 3:33£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Real Gone KidDeacon Blue 4:04£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Love & PrideKing 3:20£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Heaven Is a Place on EarthBelinda Carlisle 4:04£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. Is This Love?Alison Moyet 3:59£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen10. BreakoutSwing Out Sister 3:46£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen11. Heart and SoulT'Pau 4:15£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen12. French Kissin' in the USA (Edit)Debbie Harry 4:10Album Only
Listen13. 99 Red BalloonsNena 3:51£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen14. BabooshkaKate Bush 3:28£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen15. Toy SoldiersMartika 4:18£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen16. Eternal FlameThe Bangles 3:56£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen17. I Don't Want to Talk About ItEverything But The Girl 4:15£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen18. Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home)Paul Young 4:10£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen19. Holding Back the YearsSimply Red 4:08£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen20. It Must Be LoveMadness 3:21Album Only


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Song TitleArtist Time Price
Listen  1. The LookRoxette 3:49£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Cuddly ToyRoachford 3:39£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. You're the Voice (Remastered)John Farnham 5:03£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Higher Love (Single Version)Steve Winwood 4:05£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. The Way It IsBruce Hornsby And The Range 3:54£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. My Favourite Waste of TimeOwen Paul 3:20£0.59  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Waiting for a Star to FallBoy Meets Girl 4:24£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Nothing's Gonna Stop Us NowStarship 4:20£0.59  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. Call MeSpagna 4:04£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen10. Only In My DreamsDebbie Gibson 3:51£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen11. 1-2-3 (Single Version)Gloria Estefan 3:33£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen12. You CameKim Wilde 3:29£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen13. Each Time You Break My HeartNick Kamen 4:27£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen14. ImaginationBelouis Some 3:34£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen15. Love Plus OneHaircut 100 3:32£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen16. Hold Me NowThe Thompson Twins 4:43£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen17. Lean on Me (Ah-li-ayo)Red Box 4:24£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen18. ManeaterHall and Oates 3:27£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen19. You Got ItRoy Orbison 3:29£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen20. Broken WingsMr. Mister 4:41£0.99  Buy MP3 


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Listen  1. Red Red WineUB40 3:02£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Don't Turn AroundAswad 3:39£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get GoingBilly Ocean 2:58£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Give It UpKC And The Sunshine Band 4:09£0.59  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. Everything She WantsWham! 5:03£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Can't Wait Another MinuteFive Star 4:30£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Can You Feel ItThe Jacksons 4:01£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Who's Zoomin' Who? (Single Version)Aretha Franklin 4:07£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. Never Too MuchLuther Vandross 3:49£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen10. Tribute (Right On)The Pasadenas 5:11£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen11. CriticizeAlexander O'Neal 4:01£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen12. HistoryMai Tai 3:51£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen13. Just an IllusionImagination 3:39£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen14. Just Be Good to MeS.O.S. Band 4:26£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen15. SeriousDonna Allen 3:44£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen16. I Can't Wait (Edit)Nu Shooz 3:38£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen17. Theme from S'ExpressS'Express 3:55£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen18. RockitHerbie Hancock 3:22£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen19. Beat DisBomb The Bass 3:23£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen20. The Only Way Is UpYazz 4:29£0.99  Buy MP3 


Product Description

The 80s is a sensational 4CD of music from the decade where music became so iconic, that people still love it today!! The 80s is an album that focuses more on pop and includes amazing tracks from the likes of Duran Duran, Simple Minds, ABC and Wet Wet Wet

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46 of 47 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The decade that taste forgot? 6 Aug 2013
By Big Jim TOP 50 REVIEWER
Format:Audio CD
Tell you what, the clothes and hairdos might be embarrassing now but my goodness these singles stick in the memory. That's something that can't be said about today's tracks eh? I must admit that I probably only bought about a third of these tracks either as singles or on albums when they first came out, thinking that the rest were a bit rubbish (e.g. Wham). However, having grown rose tinted ears over the past few years, and with the benefit of hindsight(hindhearing?) I have to say that I remember every one of these songs and the artists and the dodgy videos and the even dodgier TOTP appearances and love them all. Of course this is just the latest in a long line of 80's compilations but for me it is amongst the best - at least as it impacts on my memories.

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars loved it 14 Aug 2013
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
when i am working on nights they play the 80s all night and some the songs are great and now i can listen to them as much as i want to now
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good selection of classic 80s tunes 10 Aug 2013
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Really good selection of classic 80s tunes....cheesy by great!! Good for the car and taking you back to your youth!!
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars 'Is Remastering Killing The Compilation?' 7 Sep 2013
By Antony May TOP 1000 REVIEWER
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This set has a fantastic selection of popular 80's tracks and with 4 CD's for your money it is also good value for the asking price. The snag, however, as is all too common an occurrence these days is that the remastering job has in a lot of cases either 'remastered the 80's out of the track' to the extent that the track sounds like a re-record or has maxed out the volume and wiped out any dynamic range. The sound here has a generally echoey tone to it and while tracks like 'Don't You Want Me' by The Human League or 'Smalltown Boy ' by Bronski Beat seem unaffected by it other tracks simply sound as if the artist is booming away vocally in a cave. The cavernous - set the vocal apart - sound of this compilation is best/worst served by 'Don't You Forget (About Me)' by Simple Minds. Jim Kerr sounds as if he is right next to you singing while the female backing vocals are much more prominent in the mix than they were on the original single. While the remixer would say (correctly) in his defense that he has only 'brought out of the original mix elements previously buried' the point is that most people who remember these classic songs from the time want them to sound how they remembered them!

Another dire sounding track is the opener, 'The Reflex' by Duran Duran. It always was a 'busy' song but now it sounds as if the sound fades in and out in a desperate attempt to make the thing work. It reminds me of the 70's technique of 'phasing' which was used to deliberately distort the vocal. I suppose what it boils down to is how much about the original 7" versions of these songs you remember? I was after all a D.J. at the time and so have heard these songs hundreds of times over.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The 80 11 Aug 2013
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Brilliant 80 fantastic tracks took me right back in time the best various 80s album for a long time great
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The best of the 80s compilations 7 Feb 2014
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I think this is the best 80s compilation CD I have come across. There is music across the genres. The 80s look may have been naff but the music was brilliant. Buy and bop.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars 80;s 22 Dec 2013
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i loved these cd's it takes me back to the time i loved the best ,great cd would reccomend it
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fab 4 Dec 2013
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Great CD love it, brings back memories of the 80's would recommend, well packaged and very fast delivery as is always the case with amazon
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