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Win A Copy Of BBC Radio 2's 'Sounds Of The 80s: Unique Covers Of Classic Hits'

Wednesday, 05 November 2014 Written by Jon Stickler

Stereoboard have three copies of the new BBC Radio 2 'Sounds of the 80s: Unique Covers of Classic Hits' album to giveaway in our new competition. Competition closes on Friday November 14 at 12pm - get your entry in now!

Released on November 10, the unique collection celebrates the diverse and flamboyant decade with covers of classic 80's tracks recorded by some of todays most popular contemporary acts, including Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, London Grammar, Olly Murs and Kylie Minogue.

With all 37 tracks recorded exclusively for the album and previously unreleased, highlights include Sam Smith singing Whitney Houston’s How Will I Know, Ed Sheeran’s take on Bruce Springsteen’s Atlantic City, London Grammar with Chris Isaac’s Wicked Game and Kylie Minogue’s version of Kim Carnes Bette Davis Eyes.

Tracklisting is as follows:

CD 1
1. Sam Smith - How Will I Know (Whitney Houston) 
2. Ed Sheeran - Atlantic City (Bruce Springsteen)
3. The Script - Drive (The Cars)
4. Christina Perri - If I Could Turn Back Time (Cher)
5. Passenger - Romeo & Juliet (Dire Straits)
6. Birdy - Lucky Star (Madonna)
7. Rumer - Arthur’s Theme (The Best That I Can Do) (Christopher Cross)
8. Chrissie Hynde - Every Day Is Like Sunday (Morrissey) 
9. Dido - Smalltown Boy (Bronski Beat) 
10. Katie Melua - Wonderful Life (Black) 
11. Amy MacDonald - Waiting For A Star To Fall (Boy Meets Girl) 
12. Caro Emerald - Walk Like An Egyptian (The Bangles) 
13. Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott - Caravan of Love (Isley Jasper Isley/The Housemartins) 
14. The Shires - Islands In the Stream (Kenny Rodgers & Dolly Parton)
15. Train - Holding Back the Years (Simply Red) 
16. Level 42 - Need You Tonight (INXS) 
17. Kaiser Chiefs - Should I Stay Or Should I Go (The Clash) 
18. Manic Street Preachers - Start Me Up (The Rolling Stones) 

CD 2 
1. Olly Murs - Let’s Groove (Earth Wind & Fire) 
2. Kylie Minogue - Bette Davis Eyes ( Kim Carnes)
3. Dolly Parton Feat Richie Sambora - Lay Your Hands On Me ( Bon Jovi) 
4. James Blunt - I Guess That’s Why they Call It the Blues (Elton John) 
5. London Grammar - Wicked Game (Chris Isaak)
6. Will Young - Teardrops (Womack & Womack) 
7. Shane Filan - True Colours (Cyndi Lauper) 
8. Texas - Don’t Talk To Me About Love (Altered Images) 
9. Millers Daughter - Head Over Heels (Tears For Fears) 
10. The Pierces - Don’t Give Up (Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush) 
11. Ward Thomas - Man In The Mirror( Michael Jackson) 
12. Boyzone - The Whole of the Moon (The Waterboys) 
13. Kian Egan - Run To You (Bryan Adams)

The album takes its name from Sara Cox’s show on Radio 2 which will exclusively air tracks over the coming weeks.

The competition closes and the winners will be notified at 12pm on Friday November 14. Enter now for your chance to win. Having trouble seeing the entry form? Click here to open the form in a new window.


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