To Cut A Long Story Short
Duran duran To Cut A Long Story Short - The New Romantics
compilation album
Country UK Union-jack2
Catalogue no. JS054UE, JS054UE
Label Universal Music, EMI
Format CD
Length 20 tracks
Released 13 November 2000
Genre Pop, Electronic
Producer Colin Thurston
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Duran duran To Cut A Long Story Short - The New Romantics 1
featuring Duran Duran

To Cut A Long Story Short - The New Romantics is a compilation album featuring Duran Duran, released in the UK by Universal Music, EMI on 13 November 2000.

About the albumEdit

The album is a collection of pop and New Romantic songs by various artists. The CD was produced exclusively for J. Sainsbury PLC and sold at Sainsbury's, Britain's third largest supermarket chain.

The compilation includes "Planet Earth", Duran Duran's debut single "Planet Earth" released in 1981.

Kraftwerk's "The Model" is also featured, a song covered by Duran Duran during The Radio Station Festival Tour in 1995. A bootleg recording from the tour is available on Thank You, Philly.....

The front cover features a segment of a Duran Duran photography from the early 1980s.

Track listingEdit

JS054UE, JS054UEEdit

  1. "(We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang" - Heaven 17 (4:20)
  2. "To Cut A Long Story Short" - Spandau Ballet (3:21)
  3. "Love Action (I Believe In Love)" - Human League (3:52)
  4. "Poison Arrow" - ABC (3:24)
  5. "Joan of Arc" - Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (3:49)
  6. "Tainted Love" - Soft Cell (2:38)
  7. "Planet Earth" - Duran Duran (3:56)
  8. "Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?" - Culture Club (4:23)
  9. "Reap The Wild Wind" - Ultravox (3:49)
  10. "Is It A Dream" - Classix Nouveaux (3:37)
  11. "Mind of a Toy" - Visage (3:34)
  12. "Christian" - China Crisis (5:40)
  13. "The Model" - Kraftwerk (3:40)
  14. "The Sound of the Crowd" - Human League (3:57)
  15. "The Look of Love" - ABC (3:30)
  16. "Come Live With Me" - Heaven 17 (3:50)
  17. "The Freeze" - Spandau Ballet (3:35)
  18. "Ghosts" - Japan (3:32)
  19. "Fade To Grey" - Visage (3:50)
  20. "Vienna" - Ultravox (4:38)

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