Now That's What I Call Music 12 (UK series)

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This article describes the 12th 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! 12 and Now That's What I Call Music! discography
Now That's What I Call Music 12
Compilation album by Various artists
Released 11 July 1988
Recorded 1976, 1981, 1987-1988
Genre Pop, rock, R&B, house
Length 2:00
Label Virgin / EMI / Polygram
Series chronology
Now That's What I Call Music 11
(1988)
Now That's What I Call Music 12
(1988)
Now That's What I Call Music XIII
(1988)

Now That's What I Call Music 12 or Now 12 is the 12th edition of the Now! series in the United Kingdom. It was released on vinyl, audio cassette and CD on 11 July 1988. The album reached number one in the UK Albums Chart, remaining there for five weeks.

Now 12 features five songs which reached number one on the UK Singles Chart: "With a Little Help from My Friends", "Doctorin' the Tardis", "I Think We're Alone Now", "Nothing's Gonna Change My Love for You" and "Theme from S'Express".

Track listing[edit]

CD/Record/Tape 1[edit]

  1. Wet Wet Wet : "With a Little Help from My Friends"
  2. Belinda Carlisle : "Circle in the Sand"
  3. Maxi Priest : "Wild World"
  4. Aswad : "Give a Little Love"
  5. Climie Fisher : "Love Changes (Everything)"
  6. Elton John : "I Don't Wanna Go on with You Like That"
  7. Scritti Politti : "Oh Patti (Don't Feel Sorry For Loverboy)"
  8. Phil Collins : "In the Air Tonight"
  9. Hothouse Flowers : "Don't Go"
  10. Morrissey : "Everyday Is Like Sunday"
  11. Danny Wilson : "Mary's Prayer"
  12. Johnny Hates Jazz : "Heart of Gold"
  13. Voice of the Beehive : "Don't Call Me Baby"
  14. Iron Maiden : "Can I Play with Madness"
  15. Heart : "These Dreams"
  16. T'Pau : "I Will Be With You"

CD/Record/Tape 2[edit]

  1. The Timelords : "Doctorin' the Tardis"
  2. Sabrina : "Boys (Summertime Love)"
  3. Bananarama : "I Want You Back"
  4. Tiffany : "I Think We're Alone Now"
  5. Hazell Dean : "Who's Leaving Who"
  6. The Communards : "There's More to Love"
  7. Jermaine Stewart : "Get Lucky"
  8. Glenn Medeiros : "Nothing's Gonna Change My Love for You"
  9. S-Express : "Theme from S-Express"
  10. Salt 'N' Pepa : "Push It"
  11. Derek B : "Bad Young Brother"
  12. James Brown : "The Payback Mix (Part One)"
  13. Rose Royce : "Car Wash"
  14. Natalie Cole : "Pink Cadillac"
  15. Jellybean featuring Adele Bertei : "Just a Mirage"
  16. Will Downing : "A Love Supreme" (Radio Mix)

Video Selection[edit]

A video selection was also released on VHS featuring a selection of tracks that featured on the main album release.

  1. Wet Wet Wet : "With a Little Help from My Friends"
  2. Belinda Carlisle : "Circle in the Sand"
  3. Danny Wilson : "Mary's Prayer"
  4. Natalie Cole : "Pink Cadillac"
  5. Climie Fisher : "Love Changes (Everything)"
  6. Hazell Dean : "Who's Leaving Who"
  7. Maxi Priest : "Wild World"
  8. Bananarama : "I Want You Back"
  9. The Timelords : "Doctorin' the Tardis"
  10. S'Express : "Theme from S'Express"
  11. Morrissey : "Everyday Is Like Sunday"
  12. Iron Maiden : "Can I Play with Madness"
  13. Heart : "These Dreams"
  14. Scritti Politti : "Oh Patti (Don't Feel Sorry For Loverboy)"
  15. Sabrina : "Boys (Summertime Love)"
  16. Glenn Medeiros : "Nothing's Gonna Change My Love for You"

Charts[edit]

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

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Tracy Chapman by Tracy Chapman
UK number-one album
17 July 1988 – 20 August 1988
Succeeded by
Kylie by Kylie Minogue