Now That's What I Call Music (Nostalgia)

I was today years old when I found out Midge Ure was in Visage?

So he was in Visage first then joined Ultravox and was in both at the same time for a bit before leaving Visage?
Yes!
Midge Ure's band History:
1976 Silk
1978 Rich Kids (Members included Ex-Sex Pistols and Future Visage)
1979 Thin Lizzy for a USA Tour
1979 Visage was formed as a studio "Supergroup" - consisting of Midge Ure and Rusty Egan (from the recently split-up Rich Kids), Bill Currie (from Ultravox who were on a break after John Foxx left the band) and Steve Strange as well as members from the band Magazine!
1980 Midge Ure joins Ultravox
1982 Midge Ure leaves Visage
1987 Ultravox split up
It's all exciting stuff and should be made into a BBC4 Docu film!

Edit - and let's not forget that in 1982 Midge Ure and Chris Cross from Ultravox were busy directing Music Videos by Bananarama, The Fun Boy Three as well as others....
 
Yes!
Midge Ure's band History:
1976 Silk
1978 Rich Kids (Members included Ex-Sex Pistols and Future Visage)
1979 Thin Lizzy for a USA Tour
1979 Visage was formed as a studio "Supergroup" - consisting of Midge Ure and Rusty Egan (from the recently split-up Rich Kids), Bill Currie (from Ultravox who were on a break after John Foxx left the band) and Steve Strange as well as members from the band Magazine!
1980 Midge Ure joins Ultravox
1982 Midge Ure leaves Visage
1987 Ultravox split up
It's all exciting stuff and should be made into a BBC4 Docu film!

Edit - and let's not forget that in 1982 Midge Ure and Chris Cross from Ultravox were busy directing Music Videos by Bananarama, The Fun Boy Three as well as others....

Uncle Pete who?!
 
Didn't expect this, but NOW 11 is getting a re-release.

NOW That's What I Call Music! 11

Overview
Featuring some of the biggest hits of late 1987 and early 1988, this 2-CD compilation includes legendary chart toppers from Pet Shop Boys (‘Always On My Mind’), Belinda Carlisle (‘Heaven Is A Place On Earth’) and Kylie Minogue’s first UK smash ‘I Should Be So Lucky’.

It also features enduring favourites from Sinead O’Connor, Billy Ocean and Billy Idol, and iconic pop classics from Vanessa Paradis, Bananarama, and a stunning performance of ‘Candle In The Wind’ from Elton John. Plus – Bomb The Bass, Coldcut feat. Yazz & The Plastic Population, The Beatmasters feat. The Cookie Crew, and Krush all provide massive floor fillers representing the beginning of a new era of dance music.

Tracklist

CD1
1. Pet Shop Boys - Always On My Mind
2. Belinda Carlisle – Heaven Is A Place On Earth
3. Billy Ocean - Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car
4. Jermaine Stewart - Say It Again
5. Eddie Cochran - C'mon Everybody
6. Morrissey - Suedehead
7. Elton John - Candle In The Wind (Live)
8. Wet Wet Wet - Angel Eyes (Home And Away)
9. Johnny Hates Jazz - Turn Back The Clock
10. T'Pau - Valentine
11. Billy Idol - Hot In The City
12. Sinead O'Connor – Mandinka
13. The Mission - Tower Of Strength

CD2
1. Kylie Minogue - I Should Be So Lucky
2. Mel & Kim – That’s The Way It Is
3. Joyce Sims - Come Into My Life
4. Jellybean & Elisa Fiorillo - Who Found Who
5. Bananarama – I Can’t Help It
6. Dollar - O L'amour
7. Vanessa Paradis - Joe Le Taxi
8. Morris Minor & The Majors - Stutter Rap (No Sleep Till Bedtime)
9. Bomb The Bass - Beat Dis
10. Coldcut feat. Yazz & The Plastic Population - Doctorin' The House
11. Krush - House Arrest
12. Jack N Chill – The Jack That House Built
13. The Beatmasters feat. The Cookie Crew - Rok Da House
14. 2 Men A Drum Machine And A Trumpet - I'm Tired Of Getting Pushed Around
15. Climie Fisher - Rise To The Occasion

Missing two tracks; Eddy Grant - Gimme Hope Jo'Anna & Whitesnake - Give Me All Your Love.

We've literally lost Hope and Love.

I love NOW 11, it's my favourite (pre) teen NOW. The pop selections are just perfect.



Artwork looks nice all re-scaled.
 
NOW 11 is great, but once again such a shame there are missing tracks. I don't need it as I eventually found a used copy for about £5, and I won't be buying it. The only one left that I really need is 14...wonder what could be missing from that.
 
The missing tracks are a shame but luckily in this instance it was two of the few songs from NOW 11 that I don't like.

I'd been waiting for this announcement for a while now, I wonder how far they will go with these reissues? I'd probably buy them all through the 90s as I fell away from the NOW brand at the time when I discovered CD singles...
 

Mvnl

Staff member
Yeah it was already ugly (maybe even worse) when they did it to one half of the tracklist because it happened to have longer titles but now might be a good moment for either a different font or just more white space between each title??
 
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