Now Yearbook Extra 1992 (UK 2023)

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Now Yearbook Extra 1992
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Now Yearbook Extra 1992
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Now Music is proud to present 60 more essential gems from the incredible year in Pop that was 1992 with Now Yearbook Extra 1992.

The first disc opens with giants of their genres - Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe and their incredible collaboration 'Barcelona' - which reached its peak No 2 position in 1992. Alt Rock from R.E.M. and Crowded House follow, together with the Gary Barlow-written 'A Million Love Songs' from Take That and Kylie Minogue's 'Finer Feelings' remixed for single release by Brothers In Rhythm. 'Connected' gave Stereo MCs their first top 20 hit, while The Temptations' My Girl enjoyed a resurgence upon its re-release. Up next are ballads from Lionel Richie with 'Do It To Me' and Tori Amos with her gorgeous track 'Silent All These Years'. Sade's 'Feel No Pain' leads into the disc's closing track, Elton John's poignant 'The Last Song'.

Brian May's 'Too Much Love Will Kill You' begins disc 2, followed by Mike Oldfield's 'Sentinel', plus fantastic covers from Cher ('Could've Been You'), KISS ('God Gave Rock 'N' Roll To You II'), and Manic Street Preachers ('Theme From M.A.S.H (Suicide Is Painless)'). The lead single from The Cure's ninth album (Wish) 'High' is here, together with Suede's debut single 'The Drowners'. Billy Ray Cyrus' signature Country hit 'Achy Breaky Heart' is included, plus Billy Joel, who recorded Elvis Presley's 'All Shook Up' for the film 'Honeymoon In Vegas'. Crowded House have their second appearance on this album with 'Four Seasons In One Day' and the disc comes to a close with two beautiful ballads from Belinda Carlisle and Gloria Estefan.

En Vogue opens the last disc with their acclaimed hit 'Free Your Mind'. 1992 saw different genres of Dance music find Chart success - Felix's 'Don't You Want Me', Urban Hype's 'A Trip To Trumpton', and Doctor Spin's 'Tetris' were all Pop-Trance hits. Dina Carroll and Cece Peniston enjoyed House crossover hits, and Kylie Minogue, Take That, and Undercover produced Pop floor-fillers. Covers from The Pasadenas, Curiosity, and Nick Berry lead into Boney M.'s celebratory 'Megamix', and the album rounds off with Darlene Love's 'All Alone On Christmas', taken from the Home Alone 2 Soundtrack.

Now Yearbook Extra 1992 - a further celebration of the diversity and magic of the year in Pop.

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  • VersionRelease DateFormatNumber of Tracks
    Now Yearbook Extra 1992 (UK 2023 CD)18 August 2023CD60

    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.

    (60 Tracks)

     First UK Chart AppearanceHighest UK Chart PositionOriginal Year
    Annie Lennox - Cold31 October 199226
    Annie Lennox - Precious6 June 199223
    Aztec Camera - Spanish Horses18 July 199252
    The B-52's - Good Stuff20 June 199221
    Belinda Carlisle - Half the World11 January 199235
    Billy Joel - All Shook Up29 August 199227
    Billy Ray Cyrus - Achy Breaky Heart25 July 19923
    Bobby Brown - Humpin' Around22 August 19928
    Boney M. - Megamix5 December 19927
    Brian May - Too Much Love Will Kill You5 September 19925
    Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine - The Only Living Boy in New Cross25 April 19927
    Ce Ce Peniston - We Got A Love Thang11 January 19926
    Cher - Could've Been You18 April 199231
    Cicero - Love is Everywhere18 January 199219
    Crowded House - Four Seasons In One Day20 June 199226
    Crowded House - It's Only Natural26 September 199224
    The Cure - High28 March 19928
    Curiosity - Hang On in There Baby25 April 19923
    Curtis Stigers - I Wonder Why18 January 19925
    Darlene Love - All Alone on Christmas19 December 199231
    Dina Carroll - So Close5 December 199220
    Dina Carroll - Special Kind of Love10 October 199216
    Doctor Spin - Tetris3 October 19926
    Elton John - The Last Song7 November 199221
    En Vogue - Free Your Mind15 August 199216
    Felix - Don't You Want Me8 August 19926
    Freddie Mercury/Montserrat Caballé - Barcelona7 November 19872
    Gloria Estefan - Always Tomorrow24 October 199224
    Kiss - God Gave Rock 'n' Roll to You II11 January 19924
    Kylie Minogue - Finer Feelings25 April 199211
    Kylie Minogue - What Kind of Fool (Heard All That Before)22 August 199214
    Lionel Richie - Do It to Me9 May 199233
    Manic Street Preachers - Theme from M.A.S.H. (Suicide Is Painless)19 September 19927
    Michael Bolton - To Love Somebody31 October 199216
    Mike Oldfield - Sentinel3 October 199210
    Nick Berry - Heartbeat13 June 19922
    The Pasadenas - I'm Doing Fine Now1 February 19924
    R.E.M. - Man on the Moon28 November 199218
    Richard Marx - Take This Heart29 August 199213
    Roxette - Church Of Your Heart28 March 199221
    Rozalla - Are You Ready to Fly22 February 199214
    Ryuichi Sakamoto/David Sylvian - Heartbeat (Tainai Kaiki II) – Returning to the Womb13 June 199258
    Sade - Feel No Pain28 November 199256
    Simply Red - Thrill Me2 May 199233
    Simply Red - Your Mirror25 July 199217
    Sonia - Boogie Nights12 September 199230
    Sophie B. Hawkins - California Here I Come12 September 199253
    Soul II Soul - Joy4 April 19924
    Stereo MCs - Connected26 September 199218
    Suede - The Drowners23 May 199249
    Suzanne Vega - 99.9F°24 October 199246
    Suzanne Vega - In Liverpool22 August 199252
    Take That - I Found Heaven15 August 199215
    Take That - A Million Love Songs10 October 19927
    The Temptations - My Girl18 March 19652
    Tina Turner - Love Thing15 February 199229
    Tori Amos - Silent All These Years23 November 199126
    Undercover - Never Let Her Slip Away14 November 19925
    Urban Hype - A Trip to Trumpton11 July 19926
    Was (Not Was) - Shake Your Head11 July 19924