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
Now 6 United Kingdom.jpg
Compilation album
Released 25 November 1985
Genre Pop
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]

No. Title Artist Length
1. "One Vision"   Queen 5:06
2. "When a Heart Beats"   Nik Kershaw 4:26
3. "A Good Heart"   Feargal Sharkey 4:28
4. "There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart)"   Eurythmics 4:31
5. "Alive and Kicking"   Simple Minds 4:48
6. "It's Only Love"   Bryan Adams & Tina Turner 3:17
7. "Empty Rooms"   Gary Moore 4:13
8. "Lavender"   Marillion 3:41

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

No. Title Artist Length
1. "Nikita"   Elton John 4:49
2. "Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)"   Kate Bush 4:59
3. "Something About You"   Level 42 3:39
4. "We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome)"   Tina Turner 4:14
5. "Don't Break My Heart"   UB40 3:49
6. "Separate Lives"   Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin 4:09
7. "She's So Beautiful"   Cliff Richard 4:12

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

No. Title Artist Length
1. "Election Day"   Arcadia 4:27
2. "I Got You Babe"   UB40 & Chrissie Hynde 3:09
3. "Blue"   Fine Young Cannibals 3:29
4. "If I Was"   Midge Ure 4:40
5. "Cities in Dust"   Siouxsie and the Banshees 4:01
6. "Uncle Sam"   Madness 3:06
7. "Lost Weekend"   Lloyd Cole and the Commotions 3:15
8. "You Are My World"   The Communards 4:31

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

No. Title Artist Length
1. "Just For Money"   Paul Hardcastle 5:09
2. "Miami Vice Theme"   Jan Hammer 2:28
3. "Body Rock"   Maria Vidal 3:40
4. "Tarzan Boy"   Baltimora 3:43
5. "Body and Soul"   Mai Tai 3:30
6. "Single Life"   Cameo 3:54
7. "Mated"   Jaki Graham & David Grant 3:49

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]

  1. ^ "Archive Chart (Albums Archive)". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2 December 1985.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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