- Various Artists
NOW That’s What I Call Legendary: 4CD
Following the huge success of NOW That’s What I Call Timeless in 2022, NOW Music are pleased to announce the follow up, NOW That’s What I Call Legendary – Out 26th May – more legendary songs from legendary artists!
Kicking off this hit-packed album with ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’ from one of the greatest bands of all time – Queen, followed by the massively popular ‘Sweet Caroline’ from Neil Diamond and the superb vocals on ‘There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart)’ from Eurythmics, indicating how truly legendary this line up is. Blondie, The Police and Elton John follow, before ‘Maggie May’ from Rod Stewart and smash hits from Electric Light Orchestra, Paul McCartney & Wings and The Beach Boys. Paul Simon’s most popular solo hit ‘You Can Call Me Al’ features, as does the timeless ‘Suspicious Minds’ from Elvis Presley… and there’s still time for more icons – Christina Aguilera, Sade, Shirley Bassey, Tina Turner and Lionel Richie, before ending this disc with mesmerising vocals from Céline Dion and Whitney Houston.
Disc 2 starts with one of the most influential artists of all time – John Lennon with ‘Woman’, followed by incredible bands – U2, Duran Duran, Madness and Earth, Wind & Fire, plus well-loved classics from Billy Joel with ‘Tell Her About It’, Diana Ross with ‘Upside Down’ and Irene Cara with ‘Flashdance… What A Feeling’. The stellar ‘Ain’t Nobody’ from Rufus and Chaka Khan had to be included and there’s room for more magic from Sister Sledge with ‘Thinking Of You’ and Michael Jackson with ‘One Day In Your Life’, before closing this disc with Stevie Wonder, Otis Redding and the soulful cover of Billy Joel’s ‘Just The Way You Are’ from Barry White.
More contemporary chart smashes feature on disc 3, beginning with ‘A Sky Full Of Stars’ from Coldplay and the massive #1 ‘Bad Habits’ from Ed Sheeran. ‘Human’ from The Killers is up next, followed by superstar The Weeknd with ‘Save Your Tears’. Massive Pop tracks are included from Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera, and Britney Spears with the global hit ‘...Baby One More Time’, plus huge tracks from more legends - Shania Twain, Dolly Parton, Katie Melua, Christina Perri, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus and Sia. Enduring tracks from Seal with ‘Crazy’ and ‘Apologize’ from OneRepublic are up next, and there’s room for some of the biggest Pop groups ever including One Direction, Spice Girls and finishing this disc with their smash #1 ‘Back For Good’ – Take That!
‘The Boxer’ from legendary duo Simon & Garfunkel starts this final disc, followed by the classic anthem ‘Don’t Look Back In Anger’ from Oasis. More acclaimed bands follow - Manic Street Preachers, Meat Loaf, Pretenders and Tears For Fears, plus beloved tracks from Bonnie Tyler with ‘Total Eclipse Of The Heart’ and Cher with ‘If I Could Turn Back Time’. Pop superstars Robbie Williams and Kylie Minogue team up on ‘Kids’ and legendary songwriters Gerry Rafferty and Bob Dylan feature with acclaimed songs. Era defining R&B/Soul smashes from Marvin Gaye, The Supremes, Amy Winehouse and Aretha Franklin feature, and iconic groups The Drifters, The Everly Brothers and The Righteous Brothers give way to the triumphant ‘My Way’ from Frank Sinatra to close this stunning selection of legendary artists and tracks.
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