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

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Now That's What I Call Legendary
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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

    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)


    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 397

     Artist(s)First UK Chart AppearanceHighest UK Chart PositionOriginal Year
    ABC - All Of My HeartABC4 September 19825
    Amy Winehouse - RehabAmy Winehouse28 October 20067
    Aretha Franklin - I Say a Little PrayerAretha Franklin
    Barry White - Just The Way You AreBarry White
    The Beach Boys - God Only KnowsThe Beach Boys3 August 19662
    Billy Joel - Tell Her About ItBilly Joel10 December 19834
    Blondie - The Tide Is HighBlondie8 November 19801
    Bob Dylan - The Times They Are A-Changin'Bob Dylan
    Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The HeartBonnie Tyler19 February 19831
    Britney Spears - Baby One More TimeBritney Spears27 February 19991
    Celine Dion - It's All Coming Back to Me NowCeline Dion5 October 19963
    Cher - If I Could Turn Back TimeCher26 August 19896
    Christina Aguilera - BeautifulChristina Aguilera22 February 20031
    Christina Perri - A Thousand YearsChristina Perri
    Coldplay - A Sky Full Of StarsColdplay31 May 20149
    Diana Ross - Upside DownDiana Ross19 July 19802
    Dionne Warwick - HeartbreakerDionne Warwick
    Dolly Parton - I Will Always Love YouDolly Parton
    Donna Summer - Love's UnkindDonna Summer3 December 19773
    The Drifters - Save the Last Dance for MeThe Drifters9 November 19602
    Duran Duran - Save A PrayerDuran Duran21 August 19822
    Dusty Springfield - You Don't Have To Say You Love MeDusty Springfield
    Earth, Wind and Fire - SeptemberEarth, Wind and Fire
    Ed Sheeran - Bad HabitsEd Sheeran8 July 20211
    Electric Light Orchestra - Livin' ThingElectric Light Orchestra13 November 19764
    Elton John - Rocket ManElton John22 April 19722
    Elvis Presley - Suspicious MindsElvis Presley29 November 19692
    Eurythmics - There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart)Eurythmics6 July 19851
    The Everly Brothers - Crying in the RainThe Everly Brothers
    Frank Sinatra - My WayFrank Sinatra
    Gerry Rafferty - Night OwlGerry Rafferty
    Glen Campbell - Rhinestone CowboyGlen Campbell
    Gloria Estefan/Miami Sound Machine - Anything For YouGloria Estefan
    Miami Sound Machine
    2 July 198810
    Hall and Oates - Out of TouchHall and Oates13 October 198448
    The Hollies - The Air That I BreatheThe Hollies9 February 19742
    Irene Cara - Flashdance... What a FeelingIrene Cara
    John Lennon - WomanJohn Lennon24 January 19811
    Katie Melua - Nine Million BicyclesKatie Melua
    The Killers - HumanThe Killers22 November 20083
    Lady Gaga - Million ReasonsLady Gaga20 October 201639
    Lionel Richie - HelloLionel Richie10 March 19841
    Madness - Our HouseMadness27 November 19825
    Manic Street Preachers - A Design for LifeManic Street Preachers27 April 19962
    Maroon 5/Christina Aguilera - Moves Like JaggerMaroon 5
    Christina Aguilera
    27 August 20112
    Marvin Gaye - What's Going OnMarvin Gaye
    Meat Loaf - Bat Out Of HellMeat Loaf
    Michael Jackson - One Day In Your LifeMichael Jackson23 May 19811
    Miley Cyrus - Wrecking BallMiley Cyrus19 October 20131
    Neil Diamond - Sweet CarolineNeil Diamond
    Oasis - Don't Look Back In AngerOasis2 March 19961
    One Direction - What Makes You BeautifulOne Direction24 September 20111
    Otis Redding - (Sittin' On) the Dock of the BayOtis Redding
    Paul McCartney/Wings - JetPaul McCartney
    2 March 19747
    Paul Simon - You Can Call Me AlPaul Simon
    Pink/Nate Ruess - Just Give Me A ReasonPink
    Nate Ruess
    16 February 20132
    The Police - Walking on the MoonThe Police1 December 19791
    Pretenders - Back On The Chain GangPretenders2 October 198217
    Queen - Don't Stop Me NowQueen10 February 19799
    The Righteous Brothers - Unchained MelodyThe Righteous Brothers12 August 19651
    Robbie Williams/Kylie Minogue - KidsKylie Minogue
    Robbie Williams
    21 October 20002
    Rod Stewart - Maggie MayRod Stewart
    Rose Royce - Wishing on a StarRose Royce
    Rufus/Chaka Khan - Ain't NobodyChaka Khan
    Sade - Smooth OperatorSade15 September 198419
    Seal - CrazySeal
    Shania Twain - That Don't Impress Me MuchShania Twain
    Shirley Bassey - Diamonds Are ForeverShirley Bassey
    Sia - ChandelierSia12 July 20146
    Simon & Garfunkel - The BoxerSimon & Garfunkel
    Sister Sledge - Thinking Of YouSister Sledge19 May 198411
    Spice Girls - 2 Become 1Spice Girls28 December 19961
    Stevie Wonder - My Cherie AmourStevie Wonder
    The Supremes - Where Did Our Love GoThe Supremes9 September 19643
    Take That - Back For GoodTake That8 April 19951
    Tears for Fears - Sowing the Seeds of LoveTears for Fears2 September 19895
    Timbaland/OneRepublic - ApologizeTimbaland
    Tina Turner - What's Love Got To Do With It?Tina Turner16 June 19843
    U2 - With or Without YouU228 March 19874
    The Weeknd - Save Your TearsThe Weeknd21 January 20212
    Whitney Houston - I Have NothingWhitney Houston24 April 19933