Now That's What I Call Music! 1981 (UK 1999)

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Now That's What I Call Music! 1981
Release Date
Album Series
The Millennium Series (1999)
Album Short Name
Now 1981 (Millennium)
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  • VersionRelease DateFormatNumber of Tracks
    Now That's What I Call Music! 1981 (UK 1999 CD)21 June 1999CD36

    Number of Unique Tracks : 3 (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 395


    Number of Unique UK Tracks : 3 (ie these tracks only appear on this album in the UK)

     First UK Chart AppearanceHighest UK Chart PositionOriginal Year
    ABC - Tears Are Not Enough31 October 198119
    Blondie - The Tide Is High8 November 19801
    Dave Stewart/Barbara Gaskin - It's My Party19 September 19811
    David Bowie - Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)10 January 198120
    Duran Duran - Girls On Film25 July 19815
    Elvis Costello and the Attractions - Good Year For The Roses3 October 19816
    Four Tops - When She Was My Girl17 October 19813
    Godley and Creme - Under Your Thumb
    The Human League - Love Action (I Believe In Love)8 August 19813
    Imagination - Body Talk
    The Jam - That's Entertainment7 February 198121
    Kim Wilde - Kids In America21 February 19812
    Kool and the Gang - Get Down On It19 December 19813
    Lionel Richie/Diana Ross - Endless Love12 September 19817
    Madness - The Return of the Los Palmas 724 January 19817
    Michael Jackson - One Day In Your Life23 May 19811
    Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - Souvenir29 August 19813
    Phil Collins - In The Air Tonight17 January 19812
    Phil Lynott - Yellow Pearl
    Queen/David Bowie - Under Pressure26 October 19811
    Quincy Jones - Razzamatazz20 June 198111
    Roxy Music - Jealous Guy21 February 19811
    Smokey Robinson - Being With You
    Soft Cell - Tainted Love1 August 19811
    Spandau Ballet - Chant No. 1 (I Don't Need This Pressure On)18 July 19813
    The Specials - Ghost Town20 June 19811
    Squeeze - Labelled With Love10 October 19814
    Stars On 45 - More Stars (ABBA Medley)4 July 19812
    Steve Winwood - While You See a Chance17 January 198145
    The Teardrop Explodes - Reward
    U2 - Gloria17 October 198155
    UB40 - One In Ten8 August 19817
    Ultravox - Vienna17 January 19812
    Vangelis - Chariots of Fire9 May 198112
    Visage - Fade To Grey20 December 19808
    XTC - Sgt. Rock (Is Going to Help Me)24 January 198116