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
Now 5.jpg
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 Now! series in the United Kingdom. It was only released on VHS, vinyl and 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. Stephen '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]

  1. ^ "Archive Chart (Albums Archive)". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 12 August 1985.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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