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80s Groove - The Ultimate Collection (5CD)

Cat. No.: ULTIMBX039
Barcode: 698458563927
Playing Time: Over 5 Hours

Love the 80s? Then this album is especially for you – 5CDs of pure 80s Groove greatness!

Having brought you the electronic and pop side of the 80s with 80s Anthems, Union Square Music now presents the more soulful side of the decade with 80s Groove.

Throughout the 80s a smooth dancefloor friendly genre developed that saw beats slowing down and basslines being cranked up. Hit after hit saw clubs up and down the country packed out as Jocelyn Brown, Mantronix, Maze, Simply Red, Mica Paris, Loose Ends, Soul II Soul, Neneh Cherry and many more produced classic after classic, many of them on this fantastic compilation.  

It was one of the most funky and feel-good periods of club music, supported by the rise of the music video and the birth of MTV which broadened musical styles and tastes and brought club soul to the mainstream. This soulful side to the 80s was heavily influenced by American soul artists of the time such as Luther Vandross, Alexander O’Neal, Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross and Chaka Khan as well as the new rap stars like Grandmaster Flash and Eric B and Rakim. Even Debbie Harry joined in with a rap on the acclaimed Rapture. 

So popular was the slow, more laid-back, sound that even former punks / new wavers such as Paul Weller and Feargal Sharkey got in on the act. The UK also saw its own homegrown soul acts come to the fore with artists like Jaki Graham, Loose Ends and Shakatak all having  numerous chart hits while artists like Jazzie B from Soul II Soul and Neneh Cherry created their own very UK take on soul, funk, rap and pop. All these artists foreshadowed the R&B explosion of the 90s but that was a decade away – 80s groovers were far too busy having their own soulful party to worry about the future.

80s Groove is a definitive retrospective of this period, with 60 top 10 hits and 10 No 1’s five on 5 incredible CDs to transport you back to a classic era in music.


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Various - 80s Groove - The Ultimate Collection (5CD) - CD
CD1
01.
 Mantronix - Got To Have Your Love - Featuring Wondress
02.
 Soul II Soul featuring Caron Wheeler - Back To Life (However Do You Want Me)
03.
 Mary Jane Girls - All Night Long
04.
 Donald Byrd - Love Has Come Around
05.
 Nu Shooz - I Can't Wait
06.
 Oran Juice Jones - The Rain
07.
 The Mac Band Feat The McCampbell Brothers - - Roses Are Red
08.
 Loose Ends - Hangin' On A String
09.
 Keith Sweat - I Want Her
10.
 Joe Smooth - Promised Land
11.
 Gwen McCrae - All This Love That I'm Giving
12.
 Slave - Just A Touch Of Love
13.
 Womack & Womack - Teardrops
14.
 The Family Stand - Ghetto Heaven
15.
 Rebel MC & Double Trouble - Street Tuff (Scar Radio Mix)
16.
 Beats International feat. Lindy Layton - Dub Be Good To Me
17.
 Simply Red - It's Only Love
18.
 Joyce Sims - Come Into My Life (Radio Edit)
19.
 Monsoon - Ever So Lonely
CD2
01.
 Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance
02.
 Yarbrough & Peoples - Don't Stop The Music
03.
 Kool & The Gang - Fresh
04.
 David Joseph - You Can't Hide Your Love (From Me)
05.
 Change - Change Of Heart
06.
 Mai Tai - History
07.
 Ashford & Simpson - Solid
08.
 Levert - Cassanova
09.
 Kenny Thomas - Outstanding
10.
 Raze - Break 4 Luv
11.
 Soul II Soul Feat. Caron Wheeler - Keep On Movin'
12.
 Mica Paris - My One Temptation
13.
 Laura Branigan - Self Control
14.
 Narada Michael Walden - I Shoulda Loved You
15.
 Shakatak - Down On The Street
16.
 Teena Marie - Behind The Groove
17.
 DeBarge - Rhythm Of The Night
18.
 Average White Band - Let's Go Round Again
19.
 Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - The Message
20.
 Bobby Brown - Don't Be Cruel
21.
 Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious
CD3
01.
 Johnny Hates Jazz - Shattered Dreams
02.
 Tears For Fears - Shout
03.
 Talk Talk - Life's What You Make It
04.
 Godley & Creme - Cry
05.
 Blondie - Rapture
06.
 Animotion - Obsession
07.
 Grace Jones - Pull Up To The Bumper
08.
 Yazoo - Don't Go
09.
 Joe Jackson - Steppin' Out
10.
 ABC - The Look Of Love
11.
 Alyson Williams - Sleep Talk
12.
 Robert Palmer - Addicted To Love
13.
 Eric B & Rakim - I Know You Got Soul
14.
 Ollie & Jerry - Breakin'… There's No Stoppin' Us
15.
 The Sugarhill Gang - 8th Wonder
16.
 Donna Summer - She Works Hard For The Money
17.
 Quincy Jones, Feat. Dune - Ai No Corrida
18.
 The Belle Stars - Iko Iko
19.
 The Mint Juleps - Every Kind Of People
20.
 Art Of Noise - Close To The Edit
CD4
01.
 The Temptations - Treat Her Like A Lady
02.
 Shalamar - There It Is
03.
 Sydney Youngblood - If Only I Could
04.
 Oliver Cheatham - Get Down Saturday Night
05.
 Bobby Brown - Every Little Step
06.
 Cameo - Single Life
07.
 Harold Faltermeyer - Axel F
08.
 Colonel Abrams - Trapped
09.
 The Style Council - Shout To The Top
10.
 Teena Marie - Portuguese Love
11.
 Jaki Graham - Round And Around
12.
 Midnight Star - Midas Touch
13.
 Aswad - Don't Turnaround
14.
 Smokey Robinson - Being With You
15.
 Dennis Edwards ft. Siedah Garrett - Don't Look Any Further
16.
 Pepsi & Shirlie - Heartache
17.
 Swing Out Sister - Breakout
18.
 The Style Council - Long Hot Summer
19.
 Level 42 - Lessons In Love
20.
 Feargal Sharkey - A Good Heart
CD5
01.
 The Fat Back Band - I Found Lovin'
02.
 Shalamar - A Night To Remember
03.
 The Whispers - And The Beat Goes On
04.
 Skipworth & Turner - Thinking About Your Love
05.
 Gwen Guthrie - Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent
06.
 Maze Feat. Frankie Beverly - Joy And Pain
07.
 Raw Silk - Do It To The Music
08.
 Change - Let’s Go Together
09.
 Donna Allen - Serious
10.
 Kool & The Gang - Cherish
11.
 Randy Crawford - You Might Need Somebody
12.
 The Korgis - Everybody’s Gotta Learn Sometime
13.
 Atlantic Starr - Always
14.
 Phyllis Nelson - Move Closer
15.
 The Belle Stars - The Sign Of The Times
16.
 The Maisonettes - Heartache Avenue
17.
 Forrest - Rock The Boat
18.
 Sophia George - Girlie, Girlie
19.
 KC & The Sunshine Band - Give It Up
20.
 Kelly Marie - Feels Like I’m In Love
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