Now That's What I Call Music 6 (UK series)

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This article describes the sixth 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! 6 and Now That's What I Call Music! discography
Now That's What I Call Music 6
Compilation album by Various artists
Released 25 November 1985
Recorded 1984, 1985
Genre Pop, rock, soul, new wave
Length 1:58
Label Virgin / EMI
Series chronology
Now That's What I Call Music 5
(1985)
Now That's What I Call Music 6
(1985)
Now That's What I Call Music 7
(1986)

Now That's What I Call Music 6 or Now 6 was released in 1985 on vinyl and audio cassette. The album is the sixth edition of the Now! series in the United Kingdom. It debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart.

Now 6 features four songs which reached number one on the UK Singles Chart: "A Good Heart", "There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart)", "I Got You Babe" and "If I Was".

This album has double appearances from Tina Turner and UB40.

Track listing[edit]

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

  1. Queen : "One Vision"
  2. Nik Kershaw : "When a Heart Beats"
  3. Feargal Sharkey : "A Good Heart"
  4. Eurythmics : "There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart)"
  5. Simple Minds : "Alive and Kicking"
  6. Bryan Adams & Tina Turner : "It's Only Love"
  7. Gary Moore : "Empty Rooms"
  8. Marillion : "Lavender"

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

  1. Elton John : "Nikita"
  2. Kate Bush : "Running Up that Hill (A Deal With God)"
  3. Level 42 : "Something About You"
  4. Tina Turner : "We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome)"
  5. UB40 : "Don't Break My Heart"
  6. Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin : "Separate Lives"
  7. Cliff Richard : "She's So Beautiful"

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

  1. Arcadia : "Election Day"
  2. UB40 & Chrissie Hynde : "I Got You Babe"
  3. Fine Young Cannibals : "Blue"
  4. Midge Ure : "If I Was"
  5. Siouxsie and the Banshees : "Cities in Dust"
  6. Madness : "Uncle Sam"
  7. Lloyd Cole and the Commotions : "Lost Weekend"
  8. The Communards : "You Are My World"

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

  1. Paul Hardcastle : "Just For Money"
  2. Jan Hammer : "Miami Vice Theme"
  3. Maria Vidal : "Body Rock"
  4. Baltimora : "Tarzan Boy"
  5. Mai Tai : "Body And Soul"
  6. Cameo : "Single Life"
  7. Jaki Graham & David Grant : "Mated"

Video selection[edit]

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

  1. Queen : "One Vision"
  2. Fergal Sharkey : "A Good Heart"
  3. Kate Bush : "Running Up that Hill (A Deal With God)"
  4. UB40 featuring Chrissie Hynde : "I Got You Babe"
  5. Madness : "Uncle Sam"
  6. Marillion : "Lavender"
  7. Bryan Adams & Tina Turner : "It's Only Love"
  8. Pet Shop Boys : "West End Girls"
  9. Thompson Twins : "King for a Day"
  10. Simple Minds : "Alive and Kicking"
  11. Depeche Mode : "It's Called A Heart"
  12. David Grant And Jaki Graham : "Mated"
  13. Gary Moore : "Empty Rooms"
  14. The Cult : "Revolution"
  15. Baltimora : "Tarzan Boy"
  16. Ian Dury : "Profoundly In Love With Pandora"
  17. Cliff Richard : "She's So Beautiful"
  18. UB40 : "Don't Break My Heart"
  19. Arcadia : "Election Day"

† Never appeared on any NOW album.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1985-1986) Peak
position
UK Albums Chart[1] 1

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
The Greatest Hits of 1985 by Various artists
Now - The Christmas Album by Various artists
UK number-one album
1 December 1985 – 14 December 1985
29 December 1985 – 11 January 1986
Succeeded by
Now - The Christmas Album by Various artists
Brothers in Arms by Dire Straits