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Absolute Music: 1
Absolute Music 1 duran duran
compilation album by various artists
Country Sweden Flag of Sweden.svg
Catalogue no. 302842
Label EMI Music (Sweden), Virgin Scandinavia AB, Grammofon AB Electra
Format 2 X 12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Length 24 tracks
Released 1986
Genre Pop, Rock, Synth-pop, Disco
Producer various
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Absolute Music 1 duran duran 1
featuring Duran Duran

Absolute Music: 1 is a compilation album featuring Duran Duran, released in Sweden by EMI Music (Sweden), Virgin Scandinavia AB and Grammofon AB Electra during 1986.

About the album[]

The album is a collection of songs by various artists. The compliation includes the Nile Rodgers co-produced "Notorious", the first single released by Duran Duran as a 3-piece band after the departure of Roger Taylor and Andy Taylor.

Billy Idol is also featured, an artist who performed with the Neurotic Outsiders during The Viper Room show in Hollywood, CA (USA) on 16 October 1995. The song "Same Old Story" by Ultravox was co-written by Live Aid co-founder Midge Ure.

Track listing[]


Side A[]

  1. "Notorious" - Duran Duran
  2. "To Be A Lover" - Billy Idol
  3. "Suburbia" - Pet Shop Boys
  4. "(I Just) Died In Your Arms" - Cutting Crew
  5. "Same Old Story" - Ultravox
  6. "Systematic" - Wax

Side B[]

  1. "Neverending Love" - Roxette
  2. "Se Dig Inte Om" - Ratata
  3. "America For Beginners" - Latin Quarter
  4. "Montego Bay" - Amazulu
  5. "Det Ljuva Livet" - Dan Hylander
  6. "Camelot" - Py Bäckman

Side C[]

  1. "Stuck With You" - Huey Lewis & The News
  2. "Thorn In My Side" - Eurythmics
  3. "Hanging on a Heartattack" - Device
  4. "Human" - Human League
  5. "(Forever) Live And Die" - O.M.D.
  6. "Press" - Paul McCartney

Side D[]

  1. "Rain or Shine" - Five Star
  2. "Typical Male" - Tina Turner
  3. "Sledgehammer" - Peter Gabriel
  4. "We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off" - Jermaine Stewart
  5. "Set Me Free" - Jaki Graham
  6. "Hold On Tight" - Samantha Fox


  • Artwork by (Cover) - Claes-Göran Engquist
  • Compilation Producer (Co-ordinator) - Anders Hjelmtorp, Klas Burling, Lars Bremar
  • Photography - Vince Reichardt