The ‘Yearbook’ series presents: ‘NOW Yearbook 1982’. 4 CDs and 84 defining tracks that ruled the charts in 1982, including 16 of the year’s number 1s. 1982 saw the first huge hits from a wealth of new artists including Culture Club, Wham! and Tears For Fears. ‘Fame’ was the TV phenomenon of the year, and ABBA released their last singles for nearly 40 years. Leading artists from the punk scene enjoyed continued and renewed success, including The Stranglers, The Clash and Pretenders, whilst Foreigner and Steve Miller Band provided radio-favourite rock and power ballads. 1982 saw a huge chart presence for dance music – from hi-NRG to electro-infused beats to 1980’s disco, alongside soul classics from Marvin Gaye and a return to the charts for Dionne Warwick. Plus, stellar ballads from Elton John, Lionel Richie, and Roxy Music. ‘NOW Yearbook 1982’ is a celebration of the eclectic brilliance of the year in pop.