Now That's What I Call Music! 69 (UK series)

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Now That's What I Call Music! 69
Compilation album
Released 17 March 2008
Recorded 2007, 2008
Genre Pop
Label EMI / Virgin / Universal
Series chronology
Now That's What I Call Music! 68
(2007)
Now That's What I Call Music! 69
(2008)
Now That's What I Call Music! 70
(2008)

Now That's What I Call Music! 69 or Now 69 is a compilation album that was released on 17 March 2008.[1] The album is the 69th edition of the original UK Now! series. It was released on CD & Digital Download formats. Its first week on sale it sold 382,759 copies, at the time the biggest ever first week sale of any Now album beating the previous record of Now 57 in 2004. Now 69 is the second fastest selling Now after Now 70.[2] It was the first in the series to include bonus music videos from iTunes.

Now 69 features four songs which reached number one on the UK Singles Chart: "Mercy", "Now You're Gone", "When You Believe", and "What a Wonderful World". With the appearances of "What a Wonderful World" and "When You Believe" on this volume, it ensured that all 18 number-one songs in the UK during 2007 were available on a Now album.

Track listing[edit]

CD 1[edit]

No. Title Artist Length
1. "Mercy"   Duffy 3:42
2. "Don't Stop the Music"   Rihanna 4:29
3. "Now You're Gone"   Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz 2:29
4. "Call the Shots"   Girls Aloud 3:45
5. "Rockstar"   Nickelback 4:16
6. "Stop and Stare"   OneRepublic 3:45
7. "Sun Goes Down"   David Jordan 3:18
8. "Work" (Freemasons remix) Kelly Rowland 3:12
9. "Crank That (Soulja Boy)"   Soulja Boy Tellem 3:44
10. "Piece of Me"   Britney Spears 3:33
11. "Heartbroken"   T2 featuring Jodie Aysha 3:00
12. "What's It Gonna Be"   H "Two" O featuring Platnum 3:06
13. "Come On Girl"   Taio Cruz 3:22
14. "Wow"   Kylie Minogue 3:13
15. "Be Mine!"   Robyn 3:25
16. "What Hurts the Most"   Cascada 3:41
17. "Some Kinda Rush"   Booty Luv 3:30
18. "Heater"   Samim 3:04
19. "Just Fine"   Mary J. Blige 4:02
20. "Ride It"   Jay Sean 3:11
21. "Breathless"   Shayne Ward  
22. "When You Believe"   Leon Jackson 4:16

CD 2[edit]

No. Title Artist Length
1. "Chasing Pavements"   Adele 3:30
2. "Apologize"   OneRepublic 3:04
3. "No One"   Alicia Keys 4:13
4. "Happy Ending"   MIKA 3:32
5. "Homecoming"   Kanye West featuring Chris Martin 3:23
6. "Goodbye Mr A"   The Hoosiers 4:27
7. "I Thought It Was Over"   The Feeling 3:33
8. "Fascination"   Alphabeat 3:04
9. "Elvis Ain't Dead"   Scouting For Girls 3:50
10. "Just for Tonight"   One Night Only 4:21
11. "Ready for the Floor"   Hot Chip 3:51
12. "Flux"   Bloc Party 3:39
13. "Something Good '08"   Utah Saints 2:44
14. "The Journey Continues"   Mark Brown featuring Sarah Cracknell  
15. "This Is the Life"   Amy Macdonald 3:07
16. "Pumpkin Soup"   Kate Nash 2:59
17. "Change"   Sugababes 3:37
18. "A&E"   Goldfrapp 3:19
19. "Love Is a Losing Game"   Amy Winehouse 2:35
20. "What a Wonderful World"   Eva Cassidy & Katie Melua  

iTunes bonus music videos[edit]

No. Title Artist Length
1. "The Journey Continues"   Mark Brown featuring Sarah Cracknell  
2. "Sun Goes Down"   David Jordan 3:18
3. "Call the Shots"   Girls Aloud 3:44

Notes[edit]

  • "Apologize" is a remix of the original version, mixed by Timbaland. OneRepublic performs the remixed version.

Release history[edit]

Country Release date
Ireland 14 March 2008
United Kingdom 17 March 2008

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Album listing at play.com.
  2. ^ Now 69 record sales musicweek.com