In 1998 the Simitar label, a division of Warner Special Products, released several budget-priced discs featuring number one hits from the '60s, '70s and '80s, loosely based around such themes as Rock It Up, Lovin' Feelings and Party On. Each disc presents the original version of these popular singles on a 16-track CD. Number Ones: The 80's highlights include "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" (Tears for Fears), "A Million Miles Away" (the Plimsouls), "I Ran (So Far Away)" (A Flock Of Seagulls) and "Mickey" (Toni Basil). Despite minor packaging flaws, Simitar's Number Ones is a decent budget-line series.
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AllMusic Review by Al Campbell