Now That’s What I Call Music! 8

Now That’s What I Call Music! (1986) 8 UK TV Advert. Voiceover by David Jensen.

Now That’s What I Call Music 8 or Now 8 was released in 1986. The album is the 8th edition of the (UK) Now! series. This was the second of the series to be released on vinyl and on a single CD. The first being Now 4. It reached #1 on the UK Albums Chart, the fourth consecutive album of the series to do so, and stayed there for six weeks.

Side one

  1. Duran Duran : “Notorious”
  2. Pet Shop Boys : “Suburbia”
  3. Run D.M.C. : “Walk This Way”
  4. Communards : “Don’t Leave Me This Way”
  5. Swing Out Sister : “Breakout”
  6. Steve Winwood : “Higher Love”
  7. Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark : “(Forever) Live And Die”
  8. Genesis : “In Too Deep”

Side two

  1. Cameo : “Word Up”
  2. Grace Jones : “I’m Not Perfect (But I’m Perfect For You)”
  3. Mel & Kim : “Showing Out (Get Fresh At The Weekend)”
  4. Jermaine Stewart : “We Don’t Have to Take Our Clothes Off”
  5. Jaki Graham : “Step Right Up”
  6. Janet Jackson : “What Have You Done for Me Lately”
  7. Human League : “Human”
  8. Boris Gardiner : “I Wanna Wake Up With You”

 

Side three

  1. Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush : “Don’t Give Up”
  2. The Housemartins : “Think for a Minute”
  3. Madness : “(Waiting For) The Ghost Train”
  4. Status Quo : “In the Army Now”
  5. Huey Lewis and the News : “Stuck with You”
  6. Big Country : “One Great Thing”
  7. Billy Bragg : “Greetings to the New Brunette”
  8. Cutting Crew : “(I Just) Died in Your Arms”

 

Side four

  1. Kim Wilde : “You Keep Me Hangin’ On”
  2. It Bites : “Calling All the Heroes”
  3. Doctor & The Medics : “Waterloo”
  4. Debbie Harry : “French Kissin’ in the USA”
  5. Robert Palmer : “I Didn’t Mean to Turn You On”
  6. Paul Hardcastle : “The Wizard”
  7. Gwen Guthrie : “(They Long to Be) Close To You”
  8. Nick Berry : “Every Loser Wins”

 

Info gleaned from Wikipedia