Now That's What I Call Music! 81 (UK series)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Now That's What I Call Music! 81
Compilation album by Various artists
Released 30 March 2012
Recorded 2011, 2012
Genre Pop
Length 78:02 (CD 1)
75:16 (CD 2)
Label Sony Music Entertainment, EMI, Virgin Music Group, UMG, Warner Music Group
Various artists chronology
Now That's What I Call Music! 80
(2011)
Now That's What I Call Music! 81
(2012)
Now That's What I Call Music! 82
(2012)

Now That's What I Call Music! 81 or Now! 81 is a double-disc compilation album that was released in the United Kingdom on 2 April 2012. It is the 81st edition of the UK Now! series and is available on CD and downloadable formats.

Now 81 is the last album in the series to be compiled by Ashley Abram, who has compiled every Now album since Now 2 in 1984.

Now 81 features nine songs which reached number one on the UK Singles Chart: "Somebody That I Used to Know", "Paradise", "Domino", "Titanium", "Good Feeling", "Dance with Me Tonight", "Cannonball", "Wherever You Are" and "Twilight".

Track listing[edit]

CD 1[edit]

No. Title Artist Length
1. "Somebody That I Used to Know"   Gotye featuring Kimbra 4:07
2. "Paradise"   Coldplay 4:19
3. "Lego House"   Ed Sheeran 3:04
4. "Next to Me"   Emeli Sandé 3:16
5. "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)"   Kelly Clarkson 3:42
6. "Domino"   Jessie J 3:20
7. "Titanium"   David Guetta featuring Sia 4:06
8. "Good Feeling"   Flo Rida 4:07
9. "The One That Got Away"   Katy Perry 3:48
10. "Last Time"   Labrinth 4:23
11. "Mama Do the Hump"   Rizzle Kicks 3:37
12. "Dance with Me Tonight"   Olly Murs 3:23
13. "Kiss the Stars"   Pixie Lott 3:15
14. "One Thing"   One Direction 3:17
15. "Seven Nation Army"   Marcus Collins 2:58
16. "Shake It Out"   Florence + The Machine 3:36
17. "Take Care"   Drake featuring Rihanna 4:37
18. "Born to Die"   Lana Del Rey 4:45
19. "Cannonball"   Little Mix 3:25
20. "Proud"   JLS 4:02
21. "Wherever You Are"   Military Wives with Gareth Malone 2:52
Total length:
1:18:02

CD 2[edit]

No. Title Artist Length
1. "Sexy and I Know It"   LMFAO 3:21
2. "Wild Ones"   Flo Rida featuring Sia 3:55
3. "Marry the Night"   Lady Gaga 4:25
4. "Levels"   Avicii 3:21
5. "International Love"   Pitbull featuring Chris Brown 3:48
6. "Dedication to My Ex (Miss That)"   Lloyd featuring André 3000 & Lil Wayne 3:56
7. "She Doesn't Mind"   Sean Paul 3:49
8. "Troublemaker"   Taio Cruz 3:15
9. "Elephant"   Alexandra Burke featuring Erick Morillo 3:49
10. "Antidote"   Swedish House Mafia vs. Knife Party 2:56
11. "When I Was a Youngster"   Rizzle Kicks 2:56
12. "Love Me" (Clean) Stooshe featuring Travie McCoy 3:05
13. "Get Yourself Back Home"   Gym Class Heroes featuring Neon Hitch 3:42
14. "You da One"   Rihanna 3:20
15. "Bright Lights (Good Life)"   Tinchy Stryder featuring Pixie Lott 3:26
16. "Twilight"   Cover Drive 3:27
17. "Alone Again"   Alyssa Reid featuring Jump Smokers 3:19
18. "Who You Are"   Jessie J 3:50
19. "Ray Charles"   Chiddy Bang 3:44
20. "T.H.E. (The Hardest Ever)"   will.i.am featuring Jennifer Lopez & Mick Jagger 4:08
21. "Rockstar"   Dappy featuring Brian May 3:40
Total length:
1:15:16

Charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
UK Compilations Chart[1] 1
UK Download Albums Chart[2] 1

Release history[edit]

Country Release date
Ireland 30 March 2012
United Kingdom 2 April 2012

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archive Chart (Compilations Archive)". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Archive Chart (Album Download Archive)". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 9 April 2012.