"Now That's What I Call Music! 41" - Varioius Artists

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Disc One:

  • No Matter What – Boyzone
  • Millenium – Robbie Williams
  • Perfect 10 – The Beautiful South
  • Sweetest Thing – U2
  • I Just Wanna Be Loved – Culture Club
  • Life Is A Flower – Ace Of Base
  • Crush – Jennifer Paige
  • Heartbrush – Steps
  • Finally Found – Honeyz
  • Each Time – E17
  • Little Bit Of Lovin’ – Kele Le Roc
  • Everything’s Gonna Be Alright – Sweetbox
  • Come Back Darling – UB40
  • I Want You Back – Melanie B
  • Bootie Call – All Saints
  • Turn Back Time – Aqua
  • Too Much – Spice Girls
  • Someone Loves You Honey – Lutricia McNeal
  • Question Of Earth – Lighthouse Family
  • True Colors – Phil Collins
  • Every Time – Janet Jackson

Disc Two:

  • Girlfriend – Billie
  • More Than A Woman – 911
  • Sex On The Beach – T-Spoon
  • If You Buy This Record Your Life Will Be Better – The Tamperer
  • Music Sounds Better With You – Stardust
  • Up And Down – Vengaboys
  • Move Mania – Sash!
  • Would You…? – Touch & Go
  • Dreams (Tee’s Radio Mix) – The Corrs
  • My Favourite Game – The Cardigans
  • Sit Down ’98 – James
  • Gangster Trippin’ – Fatboy Slim
  • Falling In Love Again – Eagly Eyed Cherry
  • My Favourite Mistake – Sheryl Crow
  • No Regrets – Robbie Williams
  • We Gotta Get Out Of This Place – Space
  • My Weakness Is None Of Your Business – Embrace
  • The Incidentals – Alisha’s Attic
  • Relax – Deetah
  • Home Alone – R. Kelly
  • Tell Me Ma – Sham Rock

Background Information

This is a CD that was released as part of the very popular UK series “Now That’s What I Call Music!” which first debuted in 1983, collecting a number of the current popular songs. As the series progressed it continued to collect the top hits of the day and had strong showings in the charts. The series was so popular it was also spun off into other countries including Australia, Canada and the USA, the latter two titling their series “Now!”.

U2 appeared on a number of these collections in the UK:

  • “Now 4” featured “Pride” on November 26, 1984
  • “Now 5” featured “The Unforgettable Fire” on August 5, 1985
  • “Now 20” featured “The Fly” on November 18, 1991
  • “Now 22” featured “Even Better Than the Real Thing” on July 27, 1992
  • “Now 32” featured “Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me” on November 13, 1995
  • “Now 36” featured “Discoth√®que” on March 24, 1997
  • “Now 37” featured “Staring at the Sun” on July 14, 1997
  • “Now 41” featured “Sweetest Thing” on November 23, 1998
  • “Now 47” featured “Beautiful Day” on November 20, 2000
  • “Now 48” featured “Stuck in a Moment” on April 9, 2001
  • “Now 49” featured “Elevation (Tomb Raider Mix)” on July 30, 2001
  • “Now 53” featured “Electrical Storm” on November 18, 2002
  • “Now 57” featured “Take Me to the Clouds Above” by LMC vs U2 on April 5, 2004
  • “Now 60” featured “Vertigo” on March 21, 2005
  • “Now 61” featured “Sometimes You Can’t Make it On Your Own” on July 25, 2005
  • “Now 62” featured “City of Blinding Lights” on November 21, 2005
  • “Now 63” featured “All Because of You” on April 10, 2006
  • “Now 66” featured “Window in the Skies” on April 2, 2007
  • “Now 72” featured “Get On Your Boots” on April 3, 2009

The series is ongoing, and has recently released the 94th collection on July 22, 2016. U2’s last contribution to this series was “Get On Your Boots”.

The version of “Sweetest Thing” found on this collection, the 41st, is the Single Mix that was re-recorded for U2’s “The Best of 1980 – 1990” collection.

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