Now That's What I Call Legendary (UK 2023)

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Now That's What I Call Legendary
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UK
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Now Legendary
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Following the huge success of Now That's What I Call Timeless in 2022, Now Music are pleased to announce the follow up, Now That's What I Call Legendary – Out 26th May – more legendary songs from legendary artists!

Kicking off this hit-packed album with 'Don't Stop Me Now' from one of the greatest bands of all time – Queen, followed by the massively popular 'Sweet Caroline' from Neil Diamond and the superb vocals on 'There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart)' from Eurythmics, indicating how truly legendary this line up is. Blondie, The Police and Elton John follow, before 'Maggie May' from Rod Stewart and smash hits from Electric Light Orchestra, Paul McCartney & Wings and The Beach Boys. Paul Simon's most popular solo hit 'You Can Call Me Al' features, as does the timeless 'Suspicious Minds' from Elvis Presley… and there's still time for more icons – Christina Aguilera, Sade, Shirley Bassey, Tina Turner and Lionel Richie, before ending this disc with mesmerising vocals from Céline Dion and Whitney Houston.

Disc 2 starts with one of the most influential artists of all time – John Lennon with 'Woman', followed by incredible bands – U2, Duran Duran, Madness and Earth, Wind & Fire, plus well-loved classics from Billy Joel with 'Tell Her About It', Diana Ross with 'Upside Down' and Irene Cara with 'Flashdance… What A Feeling'. The stellar 'Ain't Nobody' from Rufus and Chaka Khan had to be included and there's room for more magic from Sister Sledge with 'Thinking Of You' and Michael Jackson with 'One Day In Your Life', before closing this disc with Stevie Wonder, Otis Redding and the soulful cover of Billy Joel's 'Just The Way You Are' from Barry White.

More contemporary chart smashes feature on disc 3, beginning with 'A Sky Full Of Stars' from Coldplay and the massive #1 'Bad Habits' from Ed Sheeran. 'Human' from The Killers is up next, followed by superstar The Weeknd with 'Save Your Tears'. Massive Pop tracks are included from Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera, and Britney Spears with the global hit '...Baby One More Time', plus huge tracks from more legends - Shania Twain, Dolly Parton, Katie Melua, Christina Perri, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus and Sia. Enduring tracks from Seal with 'Crazy' and 'Apologize' from OneRepublic are up next, and there's room for some of the biggest Pop groups ever including One Direction, Spice Girls and finishing this disc with their smash #1 'Back For Good' – Take That!

'The Boxer' from legendary duo Simon & Garfunkel starts this final disc, followed by the classic anthem 'Don't Look Back In Anger' from Oasis. More acclaimed bands follow - Manic Street Preachers, Meat Loaf, Pretenders and Tears For Fears, plus beloved tracks from Bonnie Tyler with 'Total Eclipse Of The Heart' and Cher with 'If I Could Turn Back Time'. Pop superstars Robbie Williams and Kylie Minogue team up on 'Kids' and legendary songwriters Gerry Rafferty and Bob Dylan feature with acclaimed songs. Era defining R&B/Soul smashes from Marvin Gaye, The Supremes, Amy Winehouse and Aretha Franklin feature, and iconic groups The Drifters, The Everly Brothers and The Righteous Brothers give way to the triumphant 'My Way' from Frank Sinatra to close this stunning selection of legendary artists and tracks.


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  • VersionRelease DateFormatNumber of Tracks
    Now That's What I Call Legendary (UK 2023 CD)26 May 2023CD80
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    This is a full list of tracks (in alphabetical order) that appear on at least one format of this album. For further breakdown of each format version, please see links above.

    (80 Tracks)

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    Number of Unique Tracks : 7 (ie these tracks only appear on this album on this whole site)

    *Bearing in mind that not all albums are yet added to this site. Current count of albums with tracklists is 417

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     Artist(s)First UK Chart AppearanceHighest UK Chart PositionOriginal YearUK Now Appearances
    ABC - All Of My HeartABC4 September 198254
    Amy Winehouse - RehabAmy Winehouse28 October 2006711
    Aretha Franklin - I Say a Little PrayerAretha Franklin13 August 196847
    Barry White - Just The Way You AreBarry White16 December 1978123
    The Beach Boys - God Only KnowsThe Beach Boys3 August 196624
    Billy Joel - Tell Her About ItBilly Joel10 December 198343
    Blondie - The Tide Is HighBlondie8 November 198019
    Bob Dylan - The Times They Are A-Changin'Bob Dylan31 March 196591
    Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The HeartBonnie Tyler19 February 1983119
    Britney Spears - Baby One More TimeBritney Spears27 February 1999120
    Celine Dion - It's All Coming Back to Me NowCeline Dion5 October 199633
    Cher - If I Could Turn Back TimeCher26 August 198968
    Christina Aguilera - BeautifulChristina Aguilera22 February 200319
    Christina Perri - A Thousand YearsChristina Perri6
    Coldplay - A Sky Full Of StarsColdplay31 May 201496
    Diana Ross - Upside DownDiana Ross19 July 1980211
    Dionne Warwick - HeartbreakerDionne Warwick5
    Dolly Parton - I Will Always Love YouDolly Parton19732
    Donna Summer - Love's UnkindDonna Summer3 December 197732
    The Drifters - Save the Last Dance for MeThe Drifters9 November 196023
    Duran Duran - Save A PrayerDuran Duran21 August 198225
    Dusty Springfield - You Don't Have To Say You Love MeDusty Springfield7
    Earth, Wind and Fire - SeptemberEarth, Wind and Fire9 December 197839
    Ed Sheeran - Bad HabitsEd Sheeran8 July 202114
    Electric Light Orchestra - Livin' ThingElectric Light Orchestra13 November 197645
    Elton John - Rocket ManElton John22 April 197224
    Elvis Presley - Suspicious MindsElvis Presley29 November 196929
    Eurythmics - There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart)Eurythmics6 July 1985111
    The Everly Brothers - Crying in the RainThe Everly Brothers1
    Frank Sinatra - My WayFrank Sinatra1
    Gerry Rafferty - Night OwlGerry Rafferty26 May 197952
    Glen Campbell - Rhinestone CowboyGlen Campbell4
    Gloria Estefan/Miami Sound Machine - Anything For YouGloria Estefan
    Miami Sound Machine
    2 July 1988103
    Hall and Oates - Out of TouchHall and Oates13 October 1984483
    The Hollies - The Air That I BreatheThe Hollies9 February 197424
    Irene Cara - Flashdance... What a FeelingIrene Cara13
    John Lennon - WomanJohn Lennon24 January 198115
    Katie Melua - Nine Million BicyclesKatie Melua3
    The Killers - HumanThe Killers22 November 200839
    Lady Gaga - Million ReasonsLady Gaga20 October 2016391
    Lionel Richie - HelloLionel Richie10 March 198418
    Madness - Our HouseMadness27 November 198254
    Manic Street Preachers - A Design for LifeManic Street Preachers27 April 199628
    Maroon 5/Christina Aguilera - Moves Like JaggerMaroon 5
    Christina Aguilera
    27 August 2011212
    Marvin Gaye - What's Going OnMarvin Gaye26 November 1983805
    Meat Loaf - Bat Out Of HellMeat Loaf10 February 197989
    Michael Jackson - One Day In Your LifeMichael Jackson23 May 198115
    Miley Cyrus - Wrecking BallMiley Cyrus19 October 2013113
    Neil Diamond - Sweet CarolineNeil Diamond20 February 197181
    Oasis - Don't Look Back In AngerOasis2 March 1996115
    One Direction - What Makes You BeautifulOne Direction24 September 2011112
    Otis Redding - (Sittin' On) the Dock of the BayOtis Redding9
    Paul McCartney/Wings - JetPaul McCartney
    Wings
    2 March 197473
    Paul Simon - You Can Call Me AlPaul Simon7
    Pink/Nate Ruess - Just Give Me A ReasonPink
    Nate Ruess
    16 February 2013215
    The Police - Walking on the MoonThe Police1 December 197913
    Pretenders - Back On The Chain GangPretenders2 October 1982173
    Queen - Don't Stop Me NowQueen10 February 197996
    The Righteous Brothers - Unchained MelodyThe Righteous Brothers12 August 1965118
    Robbie Williams/Kylie Minogue - KidsKylie Minogue
    Robbie Williams
    21 October 200022
    Rod Stewart - Maggie MayRod Stewart4 September 1971113
    Rose Royce - Wishing on a StarRose Royce5
    Rufus/Chaka Khan - Ain't NobodyChaka Khan
    Rufus
    8
    Sade - Smooth OperatorSade15 September 1984193
    Seal - CrazySeal8 December 199025
    Shania Twain - That Don't Impress Me MuchShania Twain7
    Shirley Bassey - Diamonds Are ForeverShirley Bassey1
    Sia - ChandelierSia12 July 201467
    Simon & Garfunkel - The BoxerSimon & Garfunkel1
    Sister Sledge - Thinking Of YouSister Sledge19 May 1984116
    Spice Girls - 2 Become 1Spice Girls28 December 199617
    Stevie Wonder - My Cherie AmourStevie Wonder5
    The Supremes - Where Did Our Love GoThe Supremes9 September 196433
    Take That - Back For GoodTake That8 April 1995111
    Tears for Fears - Sowing the Seeds of LoveTears for Fears2 September 198956
    Timbaland/OneRepublic - ApologizeTimbaland
    OneRepublic
    13
    Tina Turner - What's Love Got to Do with It?Tina Turner16 June 1984314
    U2 - With or Without YouU228 March 198749
    The Weeknd - Save Your TearsThe Weeknd21 January 202124
    Whitney Houston - I Have NothingWhitney Houston24 April 199333