Now That's What I Call Music 5 (UK series)

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This article describes the fifth 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! 5 and Now That's What I Call Music! discography
Now That's What I Call Music Volume 5
Compilation album
Released 5 August 1985
Recorded 1984, 1985
Genre Pop, rock, soul, new wave
Length 1:57
Label Virgin / EMI
Series chronology
Now That's What I Call Music Vol. 4
(1984)
Now That's What I Call Music Vol. 5
(1985)
Now That's What I Call Music Vol. 6
(1985)

Now That's What I Call Music 5 or Now 5 was released in 1985. The album is the fifth edition of the (UK) Now! series. It was only released on vinyl & audio cassette. It was the fourth number one UK album in the series and stayed there for five weeks.

Now 5 features one song which reached number one on the UK Singles Chart: "Frankie".

Track listing[edit]

Record/Tape 1 Side 1 (1)[edit]

  1. Duran Duran : "A View to a Kill"
  2. Scritti Politti : "The Word Girl"
  3. Harold Faltermeyer : "Axel F"
  4. Fine Young Cannibals : "Johnny Come Home"
  5. Dead or Alive : "In Too Deep"
  6. Stephen 'Tintin' Duffy : "Icing on the Cake"
  7. Kool & the Gang : "Cherish"
  8. Paul Young : "Every Time You Go Away"

Record/Tape 1 Side 2 (2)[edit]

  1. Marillion : "Kayleigh"
  2. Bryan Ferry : "Slave to Love"
  3. David Bowie and the Pat Metheny Group: "This Is Not America"
  4. Simple Minds : "Don't You (Forget About Me)"
  5. The Power Station : "Get It On"
  6. China Crisis : "Black Man Ray"
  7. Phil Collins : "One More Night"

Record/Tape 2 Side 1 (3)[edit]

  1. Sister Sledge : "Frankie"
  2. Mai Tai : "History"
  3. Simply Red : "Money's Too Tight (To Mention)"
  4. Steve Arrington : "Feel So Real"
  5. Jaki Graham : "Round and Around"
  6. The Conway Brothers : "Turn It Up"
  7. Loose Ends : "Magic Touch"
  8. The Commentators : "N-N-Nineteen Not Out"

Record/Tape 2 Side 2 (4)[edit]

  1. U2 : "The Unforgettable Fire"
  2. The Style Council : "Walls Come Tumbling Down"
  3. Katrina And The Waves : "Walking On Sunshine"
  4. Gary Moore & Phil Lynott : "Out In The Fields"
  5. The Damned : "The Shadow Of Love"
  6. Howard Jones : "Life in One Day"
  7. Jimmy Nail : "Love Don't Live Here Anymore"

Video selection[edit]

A video selection was also released featuring selected tracks from the main album and eight which did not appear on any Now album.

  1. Duran Duran : "A View To A Kill"
  2. Scritti Politti : "The Word Girl"
  3. Loose Ends : "Magic Touch"
  4. Elton John & Millie Jackson : "Act Of War"
  5. Maze : "Too Many Games"
  6. The Cult : "She Sells Sanctuary"
  7. The Damned : "The Shadow Of Love"
  8. Katrina & The Waves : "Walking On Sunshine"
  9. Jimmy Nail : "Love Don't Live Here Any More"
  10. China Crisis : "Black Man Ray"
  11. Stepen 'Tin Tin' Duffy : "Icing On The Cake"
  12. O.M.D. : "So In Love"
  13. The Power Station : "Get It On"
  14. Feargal Sharkey : "Loving You"
  15. Philip Oakey & Giorgio Moroder : "Good-Bye Bad Times"
  16. Belouis Some : "Imagination"
  17. Marillion : "Kayleigh"
  18. Gary Moore & Phil Lynott : Out In The Fields
  19. Nick Heyward : "Laura"
  20. Phil Collins : One More Night

† Never appeared on any NOW album.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
position
UK Albums Chart[1] 1

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Brothers in Arms by Dire Straits
UK number-one album
11 August 1985 – 14 September 1985
Succeeded by
Like a Virgin by Madonna