“Chartbusters ’81 Volume 1” by Various Artists - album review

features in: (B-list) Album Chart of 1981(B-list) Album Chart of the 1980s

TJR says

19 of the latest UK chart hits on this K-Tel compilation, buy Volume 1 and Volume 2 free. They were all at it in 1981, good deals for the punters.

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A1 [03:46] 7.0.png Dave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin - It’s My Party (John Gluck, Seymour Gottlieb, Herbert Wiener, Wally Gold) Cerebral Pop
A2 [03:53] 8.4.png The Human League - Open Your Heart (John Callis, Phil Oakey) New Wave
A3 [02:41] 4.0.png Alvin Stardust - Pretend (Dan Belloc, Lew Douglas, Cliff Parman, Frank Lavere) Blues / Rhythm n Blues
A4 [03:52] 3.7.png ABBA - Lay All Your Love On Me (Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus) Pop
A5 [03:12] 3.4.png Hi-Gloss - You’ll Never Know [7" version] (Giuliano Salerni, Phil Hurtt) R n B
A6 [02:47] 6.2.png Bill Wyman - Si Si Je Suis Un Rock Star (Bill Wyman) New Wave
A7 [03:26] 6.6.png Kim Wilde - Kids In America (Ricki Wilde, Marty Wilde) Pop
A8 [02:49] 1.8.png Sheila B. Devotion - Prisoner (Sue Saad, Dirty Boy Cooper, Tony Riparetti) Soft Rock / A.O.R.
A9 [03:04] 0.6.png Rachel Sweet and Rex Smith - Everlasting Love (Buzz Cason, Mac Gayden) Pop
A10 [01:50] 1.0.png The Tweets - Birdie Song (Werner Thomas, Terry Rendell) Novelty
B1 [03:14] 1.2.png Ottowan - Hands Up (Give Me Your Heart) (Jean Kluger, Daniel Vangarde) Disco / Funk
B2 [02:42] 2.6.png Imagination - In And Out Of Love (Steve Jolley, Tony Swain, Leee John, Ashley Ingram) R n B
B3 [03:44] 7.5.png Depeche Mode - Just Can’t Get Enough (Vince Clarke) Pop
B4 [04:38] 9.3.png Ultravox - Vienna [single edit] (Christopher Allen, Warren Cann, Billy Currie, Midge Ure) New Wave
B5 [03:05] 2.5.png Exile - Heart And Soul (Nicky Chinn, Mike Chapman) Soft Rock / A.O.R.
B6 [03:12] 3.1.png Slade - Lock Up Your Daughters (Noddy Holder, Jim Lea) Rock
B7 [03:10] 1.8.png Bucks Fizz - Piece Of The Action (Andy Hill) Pop
B8 [02:54] 5.3.png Bad Manners - Can Can (Jacques Offenbach) Ska / Rocksteady
B9 [03:50] 2.5.png The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Hooked On Classics [part 1] (In-numerable) Novelty
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