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 5
Compilation album by various artists
Released 5 August 1985
Length 1:57:00
Label Virgin / EMI
Series chronology
Now That's What I Call Music 4(1984) 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 5 or Now 5 was released in 1985. The album is the fifth edition of the Now! series in the United Kingdom. It was released on VHS, vinyl and audio cassette. It was the fourth number one UK album in the series and stayed there for five weeks.

Track listing[edit]

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

No. Title Artist Length
1. "A View to a Kill" Duran Duran 1:01
2. "The Word Girl" Scritti Politti 1:02
3. "Axel F" Harold Faltermeyer 1:03
4. "Johnny Come Home" Fine Young Cannibals 1:04
5. "In Too Deep" Dead or Alive 1:05
6. "Icing on the Cake" Stephen 'Tintin' Duffy 1:06
7. "Cherish" Kool & the Gang 1:07
8. "Every Time You Go Away" Paul Young 1:08

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

No. Title Artist Length
1. "Kayleigh" Marillion 1:01
2. "Slave to Love" Bryan Ferry 1:02
3. "This Is Not America" David Bowie and the Pat Metheny Group 1:03
4. "Don't You (Forget About Me)" Simple Minds 1:04
5. "Get It On (Bang a Gong)" The Power Station 1:05
6. "Black Man Ray" China Crisis 1:06
7. "One More Night" Phil Collins 1:07

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

No. Title Artist Length
1. "Frankie" Sister Sledge 1:01
2. "History" Mai Tai 1:02
3. "Money's Too Tight (To Mention)" Simply Red 1:03
4. "Feel So Real" Steve Arrington 1:04
5. "Round and Around" Jaki Graham 1:05
6. "Turn It Up" The Conway Brothers 1:06
7. "Magic Touch" Loose Ends 1:07
8. "N-N-Nineteen Not Out" The Commentators 1:08

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

No. Title Artist Length
1. "The Unforgettable Fire" U2 1:01
2. "Walls Come Tumbling Down!" The Style Council 1:02
3. "Walking On Sunshine" Katrina and the Waves 1:03
4. "Out in the Fields" Gary Moore & Phil Lynott 1:04
5. "The Shadow of Love" The Damned 1:05
6. "Life in One Day" Howard Jones 1:06
7. "Love Don't Live Here Anymore" Jimmy Nail 1:07

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

Now That's What I Call Music! UK albums

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