NOW - Millennium 2006 – 2007 (4CD)


Release date: 14 June, 2024

CD Album

NOW is pleased to announce the latest addition in the Millennium series – NOW – Millennium 2006-2007 – out June 14th! 85 tracks across 4CDs, showcasing more unforgettable sounds of the 2000s from two fantastic years in music!

2006: CD1 kicks off with the lead single from Amy Winehouse’s defining ‘Back To Black’ album, ‘Rehab’, followed by Gnarls Barkley’s ‘Crazy’ – the biggest selling single of 2006 and the first single to reach #1 on download only sales. Nelly Furtado collaborated with Timbaland with huge success and her #1 ‘Maneater’ is up next. Christina Aguilera showcases powerhouse vocals on ‘Ain't No Other Man’, while Corinne Bailey Rae's ‘Put Your Records On’ relaxes the vibe.. Fergie turns up the temperature with her first solo hit ‘London Bridge (Oh Shh)’ before incredible collaborations from The Pussycat Dolls and Snoop Dogg with their sizzling smash ‘Buttons’, and LL COOL J and Jennifer Lopez on the beat-bumping ‘Control Myself, whilst dancefloor smash ‘Thunder In My Heart (Again)’ by Meck feat. Leo Sayer is next. The irresistible riff from Orson's #1‘No Tomorrow’ leads into hits from P!nk, Kelly Clarkson, James Morrison and The Feeling – before Pop ballads from Shayne Ward and Will Young, and hit cover versions from McFly, Emma Bunton, Ronan Keating and Westlife.

The second disc opens with the huge track ‘Patience’ from Take That which returned them to #1 after a 10 year absence, and the contemporary classic ‘Chasing Cars’ from Snow Patrol, before big hits from Keane and Lily Allen with her debut and first #1 ‘Smile’. Scissor Sisters ‘I Don’t Feel Like Dancin’’ was a massive hit and leads to superstars Robbie Williams, Pet Shop Boys and The Killers. A great run of Indie-Pop is next, including hits from Fall Out Boy, The Zutons, The Fratellis, and the #1 ‘America’ from Razorlight. Leona Lewis won the ‘X-Factor’ and features alongside crossover club smashes from Fedde Le Grand, Booty Luv, and Infernal.

2007: Britney Spears announces her intention to be heard on disc 3 with ‘Gimme More’, followed by more huge giant Pop acts - Girls Aloud's with ‘Call The Shots’, Sugababes with ‘About You Now’, and MIKA dazzles with his infectious #1 ‘Grace Kelly’. The irresistible ‘2 Hearts’ from Kylie Minogue gives way to two massive floor-fillers; ‘Proper Education’ from Eric Prydz vs. Floyd and Freemasons feat. Bailey Tzuke with ‘Uninvited’. A stellar selection of some of the best R&B smashes of the decade follows, from Justin Timberlake, Ne-Yo, Amerie, and Akon. Sean Kingston and Newton Faulkener both enjoyed debut success in 2007, while celebrated songwriters John Mayer, and Rufus Wainwright showcase their skills and lead into the closing tracks on the disc from legendary stars Céline Dion and Michael Bublé with their outstanding vocals.

CD4 delivers hit after hit, starting with Leona Lewis's powerhouse ballad, ‘Bleeding Love’ – 2007’s biggest selling single, before Fergie's global smash ‘Big Girls Don't Cry (Personal)’. OneRepublic’s ‘Apologize’ and another timeless gem from Take That with ‘Rule The World’ and other brilliantly crafted tracks from singer-songwriters, lead by ‘1973’ from James Blunt and ‘Hey There Delilah’ from The Plain White T’s, alongside huge radio records from The Fray with ‘How To Save A Life’, and Mark Ronson feat. Amy Winehouse on their version of ‘Valerie’. Anthemic Alt-Rock hits from Kaiser Chiefs, The View and Scouting For Girls all feature, as do Top 40 debuts from Kate Nash, Just Jack, The Hoosiers and Peter, Bjorn and John, whilst the last word is given to Pop royalty the Spice Girls with ‘Headlines (Friendship Never Ends)’ – their first single to feature the original line-up in nearly ten years.