Now That's What I Call Music 10 (UK series)

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This article describes the 10th album in the UK Now! series. It should not be confused with identically-numbered albums from other Now! series. For more information, see Now That's What I Call Music! 10 and Now That's What I Call Music! discography.
Now That's What I Call Music Volume 10
Compilation album by Various artists
Released 23 November 1987
Recorded Various times
Genre Pop, rock, dance, house, new wave
Length 1:59
Label Virgin / EMI / Polygram
Series chronology
Now That's What I Call Music 9
(1987)
Now That's What I Call Music 10
(1987)
Now That's What I Call Music 11
(1988)

Now That's What I Call Music 10 or Now 10 was released in 1987 and is the tenth edition of the Now! series in the United Kingdom. This was the first of the series to be released on double CD in addition to being available on vinyl and audio cassette. It reached the top of the UK Albums Chart for six weeks.

Now 10 features three songs which reached number one on the UK Singles Chart: "Pump Up the Volume", "China in Your Hand", and "La Bamba".

Track listing[edit]

CD/Record/Tape 1[edit]

  1. Freddie Mercury & Montserrat Caballé : "Barcelona"
  2. Pet Shop Boys : "Rent"
  3. Communards : "Never Can Say Goodbye"
  4. M/A/R/R/S : "Pump Up the Volume"
  5. Hue and Cry : "Labour of Love"
  6. Jellybean feat. Steven Dante : "The Real Thing"
  7. Johnny Hates Jazz : "I Don’t Want to be a Hero"
  8. The Style Council : "Wanted"
  9. T'Pau : "China in Your Hand"
  10. Heart : "Alone"
  11. Kiss : "Crazy Crazy Nights"
  12. Billy Idol : "Mony Mony"
  13. Whitesnake : "Here I Go Again (USA Remix)"
  14. The Alarm : "Rain in the Summertime"
  15. Marillion : "Sugar Mice"

CD/Record/Tape 2[edit]

  1. Wet Wet Wet : "Sweet Little Mystery"
  2. Curiosity Killed the Cat : "Misfit"
  3. Los Lobos : "La Bamba"
  4. Fat Boys and Beach Boys : "Wipeout"
  5. Bananarama : "Love in the First Degree"
  6. Cliff Richard : "My Pretty One"
  7. Karel Fialka : "Hey Matthew"
  8. Jan Hammer : "Crockett's Theme"
  9. Nina Simone : "My Baby Just Cares for Me"
  10. Erasure : "The Circus"
  11. The Housemartins : "Build"
  12. Level 42 : "It's Over"
  13. ABC : "When Smokey Sings"
  14. Squeeze : "Hourglass"
  15. The Pogues with Kirsty MacColl : "Fairytale of New York"
    • Mistitled as "A Fairy Tale of New York"

Video selection[edit]

A video selection was also released featuring tracks from the main album.

  1. Freddie Mercury & Montserrat Caballé : "Barcelona"
  2. Pet Shop Boys : "Rent"
  3. The Communards : "Never Can Say Goodbye"
  4. M/A/R/R/S : "Pump Up the Volume"
  5. T'Pau : "China in Your Hand"
  6. Whitesnake : "Here I Go Again (USA Remix)"
  7. Wet Wet Wet : "Sweet Little Mystery"
  8. Heart : "Alone"
  9. Curiosity Killed the Cat : "Misfit"
  10. Los Lobos : "La Bamba"
  11. Bananarama : "Love in the First Degree"
  12. Cliff Richard : "My Pretty One"
  13. Nina Simone : "My Baby Just Cares for Me"
  14. Erasure : "The Circus"
  15. Level 42 : "It's Over"

Charts[edit]

Chart (1987-1988) Peak
position
UK Albums Chart[1] 1

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Whenever You Need Somebody by Rick Astley
UK number-one album
29 November 1987 – 9 January 1988
Succeeded by
Popped In Souled Out by Wet Wet Wet