We are a family who loves to listen to all kinds of music, and when I am able to I try to get some new music, I try my best too. Recently I was able to get a hold of two new Cds. Now that’s what I call music 53 and Now that what I call movies. Legacy recordings has a numerous amount of cd’s that you would want.
We are loving both of these Cds and there are so many songs on both. Now 53 is the North American equivalent of similar Now series from UK. This set contains 21 songs.
01 UPTOWN FUNK – Mark Ronson, featuring Bruno Mars (Columbia)(UK 1(7)/2014; BB 1(9)/2015; Billboard AP 1/2015)*still occupying the Number 1 spot on Billboard Hot 100; simply the biggest hit of 2015!
02 LIPS ARE MOVIN’ – Meghan Trainor (Epic)(BB 4/2015; UK 2/2015)*follow-up to her mega-hit All About That Bass.
03 ANIMALS – Maroon 5 (Universal)(BB 3/2014; UK 24/2014)*Adam Levine’s voice is simply magnetic.
04 DON’T – Ed Sheeran (Atlantic)(BB 9/2015; UK 8/2015)*from his album X, one of the top-selling album for 2015 in UK; this song is sandwiched between 2 No. 1 hits: Sing and Thinking Out Loud.
05 HABITS (STAY HIGH) – Tove Lo, featuring Hippie Sabotage (Polydor)(BB 3/2014; UK 6/2014)
06 LOVE ME HARDER – Adriana Grande & The Weeknd (Republic)(BB 4/2014; UK 8/2014)*from her album My Everything; follow-up to Bang with Jessie J.
07 I’M NOT THE ONLY ONE – Sam Smith (Capitol)(BB 5/2014; UK 3/2014)*from his album In The Lonely Hour; together with Ed Sheeran’s X – they are the biggest albums for 2014/15 in UK.
08 STEAL MY GIRL – One Direction (Syco)(BB 13/2014; UK 3/2014)*from their 4th album Four; No. 1 artist for 2014 according to Billboard.
09 THE HEART WANTS WHAT IT WANTS – Selena Gomez (Hollywood Records)(BB 6/2014; UK 30/2014)*from her album For You.
10 TRIUMPETS – Jason Derulo (Warner Bros)(BB 14/2013; UK 4/2013)
11 BEG FOR IT – Iggy Azalea, featuring MO (Def Jam)(BB 27/2014; UK 111/2014)*from album Reclassified; follow-up to Black Widow.
12 I DON’T MIND – Usher, featuring Juicy J (RCA)(BB 12/2014)
13 BOOM CLAP – Charli XCX (Atlantic)(BB 8/2014; UK 6/2014)*from album Sucker; her biggest hit as lead artist.
14 WAVES (Robin Schulz Radio Edit) – Mr. Probz (Left Lane)(BB 14/2014; UK 1/2014)*huge hit in Europe, No. I in Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Belgium and Austria.
15 BLAME – Calvin Harris, featuring John Newman (Deconstruction)(BB 19/2014; UK 1/2014)*from album Motion.
16 A SKY FULL OF STARS – Coldplay (Parlophone)(BB 10/2014; UK 9/2014)*from album Ghost Stories.
UP AND COMING ARTISTS:
17 SHUT UP AND DANCE – Walk The Moon (RCA)(BB 43/2014; US ALT 1/2014)
18 KNOCK ME OUT – Fancy Reagan (Republic Records)*boy band that won VH1 You Oughta Know Presents: Make A Band Famous competition.
19 UNCOVER – Zara Larsson (Epic)(SWE 1/2014; NOR 1/2014)
20 WHO ARE YOU HAVING NOW? – Danny Mercer (Columbia Records)
21 HOLD THE LINE – Jack + Eliza (Motel Home, LLC)
They all are good, but I was very pleased with this one, they put most of the songs I was hoping for on here NOW That’s What I Call Music! Vol. 53 features 16 major current chart hits from today’s hottest artists, including Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, Meghan Trainor, Maroon 5, Ed Sheeran, Tove Lo, Ariana Grande & The Weeknd, Sam Smith, One Direction, Selena Gomez, Jason Derulo, Iggy Azalea feat. MØ, Usher feat. Juicy J, Charli XCX, Mr. Probz, Calvin Harris feat. John Newman, and Coldplay, plus five up-and-coming “NOW What’s Next” New Music Preview tracks.NOW Movies is a new companion collection of hit songs from the biggest movies of all time.
Now that is what I call movies
18 new favorites and classic tracks from Top Gun, Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, Despicable Me 2, Titanic, Footloose, Guardians of the Galaxy, and many more. NOW Movies includes Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” (from Wayne’s World), Bruno Mars’ “It Will Rain” (from Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1), Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” (from The Bodyguard), Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On” (from Titanic), Bruce Springsteen’s “Streets of Philadelphia” (from Philadelphia), Phil Collins’ “Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)” (from Against All Odds), Seal’s “Kiss From A Rose” (from Batman Forever), Mike Reno and Ann Wilson’s “Almost Paradise” (from Footloose), Elton John’s “Tiny Dancer” (from Almost Famous), The Beach Boys’ “God Only Knows” (from Love Actually), Bee Gees’ “How Deep Is Your Love” (from Saturday Night Fever), Van Morrison’s “Brown Eyed Girl” (from Born on the Fourth of July), Anna Kendrick’s “Cups (Movie Version)” (from Pitch Perfect), The Soggy Bottom Boys’ “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow” (from O Brother, Where Art Thou?), Survivor’s “Eye of the Tiger” (from Rocky III), Kenny Loggins’ “Danger Zone” (from Top Gun), Blue Swede’s “Hooked on a Feeling” (from Guardians of the Galaxy), and Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” (from Despicable Me 2).
All of the movies I grew up on and with, collection of hit songs from the biggest movies of all time. Offering up an evocative mix of silver screen originals and previously issued pop hits that add color and nuance.