Now That’s What I Call Music! 34 or Now 34 was released in 1996. The album is the 34th edition of the (UK) Now! series. It was released on vinyl, audio cassette & CD formats.
Now 34 has four songs that were UK#1s. They are “Wannabe”, “Ooh Aah… Just A Little Bit”, “Return of the Mack” and “Jesus To A Child”.
Now That’s What I Call Music! 4 (1984) UK TV Advert. Voiceover by Brian Glover.
Now That’s What I Call Music 4 or Now 4 was released in 1984. The album is the 4th edition of the (UK) Now! series. This album reached #2 on the UK Albums Chart, kept off the top by the newly premiering Hits album series.Also notable is that this volume marked the first Now album to be released on Compact Disc. It was seemingly a test run as the single-CD contained a selection of tracks from Now 2, Now 3 and Now 4, collecting 15 tracks altogether. It wasn’t until two years later in 1986 that a Now compilation was next released on CD, with a single-CD issue of Now 8. (more…)
Now That’s What I Call Music 3 or Now 3 was released in 1984. The album is the 3rd edition of the (UK) Now! series. It was the third consecutive album of the series to reach #1 in the UK, staying there for 8 weeks, the longest run at number 1 out of any Now albums on the UK Albums Chart until the Compilations Chart was created in 1989. It was also the 300th album to reach number 1 in the chart’s history.