Various Artists - NOW Dance - The 80s

In 1985, NOW Music released ‘NOW Dance: The 12” Mixes’, a 20-track compilation that included the extended or remix versions of some of the biggest recent hits and popular club tracks. This was followed a year later by a second 20-track volume, and in 1989, a third…

NOW Music proudly present ‘NOW Dance – The 80s’; a selection of 26 tracks that appeared on those three original ‘NOW Dance’ albums - all in their 12”, extended or remixed versions across a 3LP set, pressed on red vinyl.

From the first (1985) ‘NOW Dance’ release – Philip Bailey & Phil Collins’ #1 smash ‘Easy Lover’ kicks off the album, with The Power Station, Eurythmics, Stephen Tin Tin Duffy, and Belouis Some following. Up next are huge chart & club hits from Loose Ends, Cool Notes, and the classic ‘Solid’ from Ashford & Simpson, before making way for a stellar line-up from the next ‘NOW Dance’ - from 1986.

Massive club and Dance tracks that crossed over to become equally big chart hits from 1986 include ‘We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off’ from Jermaine Stewart, ‘Ain’t Nothin’ Goin’ On But The Rent’ from Gwen Guthrie, ‘(You Are My) All And All’ from Joyce Sims, plus Aretha Franklin, Grace Jones, and Jaki Graham. LP2’s second side continues the run of 1986 Dance gold opening with the year’s biggest hit, the #1 ‘Don’t Leave Me This Way’ from The Communards with Sarah Jane Morris, Pop-Dance hits from Bronski Beat and Five Star, before finishing with the first of the 1989 selections - the classic Soul of ‘Joy And Pain’ from Maze & Frankie Beverly. Which leaves 8 classic cuts of 1989 dancefloor magic for our final LP…

Bobby Brown’s ‘My Prerogative’ and ‘Buffalo Stance’ from Neneh Cherry start the run that features The Beatmasters, Coldcut feat. Lisa Stansfield, Inner City, Fine Young Cannibals, and Paula Abdul’s trans-atlantic smash ‘Straight Up’, before we close with the timeless ‘Keep On Movin’’ from Soul II Soul featuring the sublime vocals of Caron Wheeler.

Celebrating the 80s dance floor, and celebrating NOW’s legacy - NOW Dance – The 80s; 26 12” and extended versions on 3-LP red vinyl and 48 12” and extended versions on 4 CDs.

Rob Auton lend an introspective voice to 'Collaborations: Volume One'.

TRACKLISTING

Vinyl Tracklist

LP 1 Side A
1. Philip Bailey & Phil Collins - Easy Lover (Extended Dance Remix)
2. The Power Station - Some Like It Hot (Mix / 12")
3. Eurythmics, Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart - Would I Lie to You? (ET Mix)
4. Stephen Tin Tin Duffy - Kiss Me (Mixe Plural)
5. Belouis Some - Imagination (12'' Version)

LP 1 Side B
1. Ashford & Simpson - Solid (Special Club Mix)
2. Cool Notes - Spend The Night (Original 12” Mix)
3. Loose Ends - Hangin' On A String (Extended Dance Mix)
4. Jermaine Stewart - We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off (Extended)
5. Jaki Graham - Breaking Away (Extended Version)

LP2 Side A
1. Gwen Guthrie - Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent (Club Mix)
2. Aretha Franklin - Who's Zoomin' Who? (Dance Mix)
3. Grace Jones - Pull Up To The Bumper (Remix)
4. Joyce Sims - (You Are My) All And All

LP2 Side B
1. The Communards with Sarah Jane Morris - Don’t Leave Me This Way (12” Extended Version)
2. Bronski Beat - Hit That Perfect Beat (12” Version)
3. Five Star - Can't Wait Another Minute (12" Version)
4. Maze & Frankie Beverly - Joy & Pain

LP3 Side A
1. Bobby Brown - My Prerogative (Extended Remix)
2. Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance (12'' Mix)
3. The Beatmasters - Who's In The House? (The Hip House Anthem)
4. Coldcut feat. Lisa Stansfield - People Hold On (Disco Mix)

LP3 Side B
1. Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy (David Z 12” Remix)
2. Paula Abdul - Straight Up (12" Remix)
3. Inner City - Ain't Nobody Better (Groove Corporation Remix)
4. Soul II Soul & Caron Wheeler - Keep On Movin' (Club Mix)

CD Tracklist

CD1
1. Philip Bailey & Phil Collins - Easy Lover (Extended Dance Remix)
2. The Power Station - Some Like It Hot (Mix / 12")
3. Eurythmics, Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart - Would I Lie to You? (ET Mix)
4. Stephen Tin Tin Duffy - Kiss Me (Mixe Plural)
5. Belouis Some – Imagination (12” Version)
6. Eddy And The Soulband & Mahogany - Theme From Shaft (Hot Pursuit Mix)
7. Lillo Thomas - Settle Down (Extended Remix)
8. T.C. Curtis - Should Have Known Better (12” Version)
9. Cool Notes - Spend The Night (Original 12” Mix)
10. Loose Ends - Hangin' On A String (Extended Dance Mix)
11. Jermaine Jackson - Do What You Do (12” Remix Version)
12. Phyllis Nelson - Move Closer (12”)

CD2
1. Ashford & Simpson - Solid (Special Club Mix)
2. DeBarge - Rhythm Of The Night (Dance Mix)
3. Five Star - Can't Wait Another Minute (12” Version)
4. Gwen Guthrie - Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent (Club Mix)
5. Aretha Franklin - Who's Zoomin' Who? (Dance Mix)
6. Jaki Graham - Breaking Away (Extended Version)
7. Grace Jones - Pull Up To The Bumper (Remix)
8. Joyce Sims - (You Are My) All And All
9. Midnight Star - Midas Touch (12” Extended Remix)
10. Ca$hflow - Mine All Mine (Club Mix)
11. Timex Social Club - Rumors (12” Version)
12. Boris Gardiner - I Want To Wake Up With You (Extended Version)

CD3
1. The Communards with Sarah Jane Morris - Don’t Leave Me This Way (12” Extended Version)
2. Jermaine Stewart - We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off (Extended)
3. Bronski Beat - Hit That Perfect Beat (12” Version)
4. Sinitta - So Macho (Extended Club Mix)
5. MC Miker G. & DJ Sven - Holiday Rap (Maxi Version)
6. Tavares - Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel (Irresistible Angel Mix)
7. Phil Fearon & Galaxy - I Can Prove It (Full Version)
8. Paul Hardcastle - Don't Waste My Time (New Extended Version)
9. Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy (David Z 12” Remix)
10. Double Trouble feat. Rebel MC - Just Keep Rockin’ (Sk’ouse Mix)
11. Tone-Loc - Funky Cold Medina (12” Vocal)
12. Maze & Frankie Beverly - Joy And Pain

CD4
1. Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance (12” Mix)
2. Bobby Brown - My Prerogative (Extended Remix)
3. Inner City - Ain't Nobody Better (Groove Corporation Remix)
4. Cookie Crew - Got To Keep On (12” Version)
5. The Beatmasters - Who's In The House? (The Hip House Anthem)
6. D-Mob feat. LRS & DC Sarome - It Is Time To Get Funky (12” Version)
7. Paula Abdul - Straight Up (12” Remix)
8. Kym Mazelle - Got To Get You Back (The Groovy Piano Mix)
9. Yazz - Where Has All The Love Gone (12” Version)
10. Coldcut feat. Lisa Stansfield - People Hold On (Full Length Disco Mix)
11. Adeva, Paul Simpson - Musical Freedom (Free At Last) (Extended Version)
12. Soul II Soul & Caron Wheeler - Keep On Movin' (Club Mix)

 

PRODUCT DETAILS

Artist:  Various Artists
Label:  Veki Records
Condition:  NOW
Genre:  Rock & Pop Reissues
Format:  Vinyl LP
Cat Number:  LPNNNOW136
Released:  17th February 2023

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