Cover versions

Not claiming this is a COMPLETE list but these are cover versions of songs released by other artists which have already been written and recorded by the original composer, Nik Kershaw.

(in chronological order)
BUCKS FIZZ “She Cries”
1984
From their album “I Hear Talk”, 2006 album “The Lost Masters” and later in 2009 on the album “Platinum – The RCA Years”
EDWINA LAURIE “Dark Glasses”
1984
From the single “Dark Glasses”
PETR KOTVALD “Vrasky Si Nedelam” aka “IWLTSGDOM”
1984
From the single “Vrasky Si Nedelam”
FLORIAN HAIDT “Ich Will, Wenn Ich, Wusste, Dass Ich Darf” aka “IWLTSGDOM”
1984
From the single “Ich Will, Wenn Ich, Wusste, Dass Ich Darf”
JULIANE WERDING “Sonne Auf Der Haut” aka “WIBG”
1984
From the album and single “Ohne Angst” and single “Sonne Auf Der Haut”
JAMES LAST “I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me”
1984
From the album “Non-Stop Dancing ‘85”
PETR KOTVALD “Tanenci” aka “The Riddle”
1985
From the single “Tanenci” and later on the 1999 album “Nejvetsi Hity”
MINI POPS “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
1985
From the album “Wanna Have Fun”
MINI POPS “Wide Boy”
1985
From the album “Wanna Have Fun”
DANNY HUTTON HITTERS “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
1986
From the movie soundtrack album “Pretty In Pink”
BARBARA DICKSON “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
1986
From the album “The Right Moment”
CHESNEY HAWKES “One World”
1991
Track 2 from the single “Secrets Of The Heart”
Co-Written by Nik & P.Wolf
ELAINE PAIGE “Oxygen”
1991
From the album “Love Can Do That” and later released in the 1997 album “From A Distance”
Written by Nik
PETULA CLARK “Oxygen”
1992
From the album “Treasures vol.1” and single “Oxygen” feat a softer mix.
Written, Guitar and Backing Vocals by Nik
TOMMY PAGE “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
1992
From the album “A Friend To Rely On”
Written and Produced by Nik
JASON DONOVAN “Oxygen”
1993
From the album “All Around The World”
Written by Nik
DEMIS ROUSSOS “Oxygen”
1993
From the album “Insight”
Written by Nik
THINK! BIG “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
1993
From the single “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
NAJETTE “I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me”
1994
From the single “I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me”
ANITA HEGERLAND “Oxygen”
1994
From the album “Voices”
Written by Nik
DEMIS ROUSSOS “Oxygen”
1994
From the album “Goodbye My Love Goodbye”
Written by Nik
DEMIS ROUSSOS “Oxygen”
1994
From the album “Tous Les Je Vous Aime”
Written by Nik
COLIN BLUNSTONE “Oxygen”
1995
From the album “Echo Bridge”
Written by Nik
TAUSKI “Kadotettu Sydan (The Lost Heart)” aka “The Riddle”
1995
From the album “Suuria Rakkaustarinoita (Great Love Stories)”
RICHARD PAGE “My Oxygen”
1996
From the album “Shelter Me”
Co-Written by Nik & R.Page
NEWTON “Oxygen”
1996
From the album “Sometimes When We Touch”
Co-Written by Nik & R.Page
ROBIN COOK “I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me”
1996
From the album “Land Of Sunshine” and single “I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me”
MICHAEL SCHIEFEL “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
1997
From the album “Invisible Loop”
SWOONS “The Riddle”
1997
From the album “Hart Aber Herzlich”
RICHARD PAGE “My Oxygen”
1997
From the single “My Oxygen” feat a radio mix
Co-Written by Nik & R.Page
MILTON GUEDES “Te Respirar” aka “My Oxygen”
1997
From the album “Milton Guedes”
Co-Written by Nik with R.Page
3 VAMPIROS “Solo Por Un Dia” aka “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
1997
From the album “Esta Noche”
SHE MOVES “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
1997
From the album Breaking All The Rules”
BANDIDO “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
1998
From the single “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
KIRIMAN “I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down”
1998
From the single “I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down”
HIPNOTIC Feat RAQUEL BAILEY “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
1998
From the single “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
DEMIS ROUSSOS “Oxygen”
1998
From the album “Forever Classic”
Written by Nik
MIKE LAURENS “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
1998
Techno/Euro pop version released on 12inch vinyl
DEMIS ROUSSOS “Oxygen”
1998
From the album “Great”
Written by Nik
PETR KOTVALD “Vrasky Si Nedelam” aka “IWLTSGDOM”
1999
From the album “Nejvetsi Hity”
U.S.E. “The Riddle”
1999
From the single ‘The Riddle’
LIGHTFORCE “Take Your Time (The Riddle ‘99)”
1999
From the single “Take Your Time (The Riddle ‘99)”
DUNCAN FAURE “Wouldn‘t It Be Good”
1999
From the album “Pronounced Four-Uh” 2nd edition
KATRINA LESKANICH & MAGGIE MACNEAL “Old Friend”
1999
From the single “Old Friend”
GIGI D’AGOSTINO “The Riddle”
1999
From the album “Tanzen” and single “The Riddle”
SUNSHINE Feat PATO BANTON “I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me”
1999
From the single “I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me”
BUZZY BUS “You Don’t Stop/ The Riddle”
1999
From the single “You Don’t Stop/ The Riddle”
SOULWAX “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2000
From the album “International Hits” and track 3 on the single “Too Many DJ’s”
TAGLIA 42 “Settimo Cielo” aka “WIBG”
2000
From the album “Due”
MELINDA SCHNEIDER “My Oxygen”
2000
From the album “My Oxygen”
Co-written by Nik & R.Page
DEMIS ROUSSOS “Oxygen”
2000
From the album “Adagio”
Writen by Nik
MICHAEL MONROE “Wouldn’t It Be Good” (live)
2000
From the album “Abandin My Own Mind”
U.S.E. “I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me”
2000
From the single ‘IWLTSGDOM’
HOPSCOTCH “Wouldn’t It be good”
2000
Track 1 From the cd single “fly”
DJ’s GUSTOS “The Riddle”
2000
From the album “The Riddle”
FLY GUY “The Riddle”
2000
Released on the trance compilation cd “DJ Gert – 1 Year No Name Records”
Riddle chorus sample
BIRMINGHAM CITY FC/SPENCER VIGNES “Wouldn’t It Be Good To Be A Bluenose”
UK Limited Cassette Single
2001
Composed, Produced and Guitar by Nik
AVALON “Oxygen”
2001
From the album “Oxygen”
Written by Nik
AUDIOSMOG Feat TOBI SCHLEGL “The Riddle”
2001
From the album “Top Of The Rocks”
DOWN LOW Feat LA MAZZ “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2001
From the single “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
MARITA TAAVITSAINEN “AURINKO PAISTAA” aka “IWLTSGDOM”
2001
From the album “RIITTAA KUN RAKASTAA”
PETULA CLARK “Oxygen”
2002
From the album “The Ultimate Collection” feat a 2002 remix
Written, Guitar and Backing Vocals by Nik
PURE PRESSURE “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2002
From the single “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
CLASSIC ROCK ORCHESTRA “The Riddle”
2002
From their album “Top Hits Instrumental”
FREESIGHT “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2002
From the single “Dance 2 The 80ties”
SKYABIN Skryabin “Lubyty Platyty” (Скрябин – Любить платить)
2002
From their single. Riddle chorus.
STAR ACADEMY 2 “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2003
From the album “Chante les années 80”
SPITNEY BEARS “I Won’t Let The Sun”
2003
From the album “A Night At Spritney Mansion”
URBAN FOX “Human Racing”
2004
From the album “Urban Fox”
DEVIN DAWN “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2004
From the album “Candy For The Masses”
ANDY STOCKS “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2004
From the album “A Journey’s End”
ELAINE PAIGE “Oxygen”*
2004
From her album “Love Songs”
*originally released by her in 1991
APRIL MOON “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2004
From the album “Suddenly September”
THE SUPAHIP “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2005
From the album “Seize The World”
NIK BROWN “Wouldn’t It Get Enough”
2005
From the Single ‘Wouldn’t It Get Enough’
(‘WIBG’ original track sample)
DJ TRICKY “The Riddle”
2005
From the Single ‘The Riddle’
DJ DAMN “The Riddle”
2005
From the CD Album “DJ Zone Vol.14 – The Dance Session”
FREDDY HAWK “The Riddle 2005”
2005
From the CD Album ‘Bratwa DJ Set 35’
XPRIENCE “Xprience 9”
2005
From the 12inch single “Xprience 9”
DJ mix of “WIBG”
ROBERTSON BROTHERS “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2005
From their album “Live in Binyang”
TIM GREENE “You Are My Oxygen”
2005
from his album “In His Eyes”
MUSTARASTAS “Anna Virran Viedá” aka “The Riddle”
2005
From their album “Samaa verta”
D-BASE “IWLTSGDOM”
2005
From their acappella cd album “In The Meantime”
JAMES LAST “I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me”*
2005
From his album “Seductions”
*originally released by him in 1984
ELAKELAISET “Humppa-arvoitus” aka “Humbug-riddle”
2006
Track 2 From the CD Single “Jukolan humppa”
(Finnish cover of ‘The Riddle’)
CASCADA “Wouldn’t It be good”
2006
From the CD Album “Everytime We Touch”
THE SPINBOYS “Sun Goes Down”
2006
From the 12inch Limited Yellow Vinyl Single
DJ of “IWLTSGDOM”
SB “The Riddle”
2006
From the 12inch DJ mix of “The Riddle”
SASHA “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2006
From the compilation album “Come Together: A Tribute Of Bravo”
RAINBOW CHASERS “Billy”
2006
From the album “Fortune Never Sleeps”
HAUSMYLLY “Ei Rakkaus Paasta Mua Otteestaan (IWLTSGDOM)”
2006
From his album “Peilipallo”
CASH-U “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2006
From their album “XXL Strictly Extended Versions”
STUDIO GROUP “IWLTSGDOM”
2006
From their album “Almost Pop”
STUDIO GROUP “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2006
From their album “Almost Pop”
STUDIO GROUP “Wide Boy”
2006
From their album “Almost Pop”
DAHLIA WAKEFIELD “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2006
Track 2 on her album “Down This Road”
ESTUDIO MIAMI RITMO “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2006
From the albums “OHRWÜRMER Dance Classics”
JAN GROTH “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2006
From his album “Bridges Or Walls”
THUNDERSTONE “The Riddle”
2007
Track 2 from the EP single “10,000 Ways 2007”
SLIM MAN “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2007
Track 8 from the album “Solstice”
E.K. LTD “I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me”
2007
From their album “Easy Karaoke Instrumental Hits Vol. 106”
PIKKU ORAVA “I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me”
2007
Track 3 from the single “Taivas Lyö Tulta”
TIME CONTROL “The Riddle”
2007
From their album “TranceAction Vol.1”
DJ PATJOO “The Riddle”
2007
From his single “The Riddle”
ZOOM KARAOKE “IWLTSGDOM”
2007
From their album “Zoom Karaoke Golden Years 1984”
THE ALLSTARS “The Riddle”
2007
From their workout albums of the same year..
“Aerobic Instructor Favourite Radiohits Mix”
“Burn It You Earn It! Workout Megamix”
“No More Excuses Workout – Look Good & Get What You Want”
“Shape Cardio Bikini Allround Megamix”
(in the style of Gigi D’Agoustino’s version)
YOYO PARTYMUSIC “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2007
From the album “70er 80er 90er Party Classixx – Vol. 1 Party Express”
PIKKU-ORAVA “I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me”
2007
From the album “Kesa Seedee”
ELAINE PAIGE “Oxygen”*
2007
From her album “Songbook”
*originally released by her in 1991
MAURIZIO BRACCAGNI “The Riddle”
2008
Side A track 2 of the E.P. “Vol.2”
MARCO VAN BASSKEN “The Riddle”
2008
12inch 4 mix single
FREDDY FADER & RICO NL “The Riddle”
2008
As featured on the dance compilations ‘Dance 2008 #2’ & ‘Club Base 2008 #2′
KARLUX “The Riddle”
2008
12inch single
N-FLAME “IWLTSGDOM”
2008
From their album “Affenstarke Dance & Pop Hits Vol.1”
PAUL & LUKE “The Riddle”
2008
12inch single
HOWARD JONES & NIK KERSHAW “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2008
Available from Howard’s cd album “Live @ The IndigO2 – 25th Anniversary Show”
Written, Composed, Guitar and Vocals by Nik
TEX PERKINS & HIS LADYBOYZ “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2008
Available from their album “Number One’s and Numbers Two’s”
TOP OF THE POPPERS “Wide Boy”
2008
From the album “Top Of The Pops 921”
PAT LANDIS “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2008
From his album “80’s Pop Pearls”
JERRY CHAPMAN “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2008
From his album “Sweet Impossible”
TINA ARENA “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2008
From her album “Songs of Love And Loss 2”
FRANCO DE LAGO “IWLTSGDOM”
2008
From the instrumental album “Accordéon Hits Vol 3”
PARTY JUMPERS “The Riddle”
2008
Released as a cd single & 12inch and later on thier album “Jumpstyle: Music For The New Streetdance” in 2009
POP FEAST “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2009
From their album “1980’s Vol.1”
ROCK FEAST “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2009
From their album “New Wave Dance”
HEIDEROOSJES “The Riddle”
2009
From their album “20 Years; Ode & Tribute”
PLACEBO “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2009
From their single “‘For What It’s Worth'”
SUNFLASH “IWLTSGDOM”
2009
From the various artists compilation album “Latino Dance Party 2009”
ANDREA MIRO’ “The Riddle”
2009
From the album “La Fenice”
SHOWBIZZ “The Riddle 2009”
2009
From their cd single “The Riddle”
PREZIOSO & MARVIN “The Riddle”
2009
From their single “The Riddle”
THE HIT Co. “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2009
Instrumental version from the album “A Tribute To The Films Of John Hughes”
ROBERT GRAY “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2009
From his album “Shatterproof”
THE EIGHT GROUP “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2010
From the album “Lo Mejor De Los 80’S Vol.1”
LOLA “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2010
From their album “Eins”
NICKY NORTH ORCHESTRA “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2010
From the album “Instrumental Pops Vol. 3”
DANIELS & SINCLAIR “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2010
from the album “Mega Pop Classics 70 80 90 Reloaded”
JAYKAY “Princess”
2010
Chorus remake of “The Riddle” and released as a single
THE MOCKS “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2010
From their album “Beat It”
FRODE ANDRESON “One Of Our Fruit Machines Is Missing”
2010
From his album “12 Bars But Nothing To Drink”
NADINE LOREN “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2011
From her album “Naked 80’s”
ASP “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2011
From their enhanced album “Fremd”
CHINAZA “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2011
From her album “Changes” & the album “Pop Goes Jazz 2”
THE ANGRY KIDS “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2011
From their mp3/downloadable 10 track EP
Nik on Vocals
THE VERSIONARYS “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2011
From their album “10 Tops:1984”
LACHY DOLEY “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2011
From his album “Typically Individual Conforming Anti-Social”
ANUBIS GATE ” Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2011
Track 2 from their single “Golden Days”
BRIAN MOHOR ” Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2011
From his EP “Bluestone Road (Demo)”
KID KASIO “Dark Glasses”
2012
From their album “Kasiotone”
THE ALBION BAND “Faces”
2012
From their album “The Vice Of The People”
IAM THOMAS ft MELLO “You Are The One”
2012
Feat musical score from “WIBG” with diff lyrics overlay
ONE NAME “My Oxygen”
2012
From the album “Bethany Home”
JACK HOLIDAY & MIKE CANDYS “The Riddle Anthem”
2012
From their single “The Riddle Anthem”
ANDY TAYLOR ” Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2012
From the album “80s Hitbox 1″
CAMERON BRUCE ” Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2012
From his album “Damage Done”
ELLIS MOORE “The Riddle”
2013
From her album “Rondo Russo”
SHYBOY “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2013
From his album “Water On Mars”
MC FLIPSIDE Vs DOMENICO ROVITO “Hard To Get”
2013
Feats samples of “WIBG”.
From the album “Hard To Get”
ROBY DEATON “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2013
Single available on iTunes and his 2014 album “Pockets Of Cool”
CECILE CORBEL “The Riddle”
2013
From her single “The Riddle”
GISLE BORGE STYLE TRIO ” Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2013
From their album “Here Right Now”
DAN RANDOM ” Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2013
from his album “Das Wha Dey Dew”
VARIOUS ARTISTS ” Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2014
From the album “Retro Chic 100”
RETRO BRUDER “”IWLTSGDOM”
2014
From their album “Retro Bruder”
VARIOUS ARTISTS ” Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2014
From the album “Here Comes The Reign: The Second British Invasion”
AMY LOFTUS “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2015
From her single “” Wouldn’t It Be Good”
KIRK JOHNSTON ” Wouldn’t It Be Good”
2016
From his album “Full Circle”
SPRINGBOK “Wide Boy”
2016
From the album “Springbok Hot 80s Hits – Vol 3”

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