Throbbin' '84

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Throbbin' '84
Compilation album by Various Artists
Released 1984 (1984)
Genre Pop, rock, new wave
Label Polygram

Throbbin' '84 is a various artists "hits" compilation album released in Australia in 1984 on the Polygram record label. The album spent 5 weeks at the top of the Australian album charts in 1984.

A compilation album comprises tracks, which may be previously released or unreleased, usually from several separate recordings by either one or several performers. If by one artist, then generally the tracks were not originally intended for release together as a single work, but may be collected together as a greatest hits album or box set. If from several performers, there may be a theme, topic, time period, or genre which links the tracks, or they may have been intended for release as a single work—such as a tribute album. When the tracks are by the same recording artist, the album may be referred to as a retrospective album or an anthology.

Track listing

Side 1:

  1. "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" - Cyndi Lauper
  2. "Blue Day" - Mi-Sex
  3. "Talking in Your Sleep" - The Romantics
  4. "Cum On Feel the Noize" - Quiet Riot
  5. "Just Be Good to Me" - The S.O.S. Band
  6. "Break My Stride" - Matthew Wilder
  7. "Calling Your Name" - Marilyn
  8. "Kiss the Bride" - Elton John
  9. "Sticky Music" - Sandii & the Sunsetz

Side 2:

  1. "Jump" - Van Halen
  2. "Beast of Burden" - Bette Midler
  3. "All Night Long (All Night)" - Lionel Richie
  4. "In a Big Country" - Big Country
  5. "The Lovecats" - The Cure
  6. "Original Sin" - INXS
  7. "Love of the Common People" - Paul Young
  8. "Come Said the Boy" - Mondo Rock
  9. "Thriller" - Michael Jackson

Chart positions

1984 Australian Kent Music Report Albums Chart1

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