Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 10538 Overture 5 5:32
2 Showdown 5 4:13
3 Ma‐Ma‐Ma Belle 4 3:55
4 Mr. Radio 4 5:03
5 Roll Over Beethoven 7:49
6 Mama (new edit) 4:06
7 One Summer Dream 5:21
8 Illusions in G Major 4 2:42
9 Strange Magic 4.2 4:29
10 Eldorado Overture 5 2:13
11 Can’t Get It Out of My Head 4.55 4:25
12 Eldorado 5 5:18
13 Eldorado Finale 5 1:30
14 Do Ya (alternative mix) 4:10
15 Mister Kingdom 5:09
16 Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor 2:58
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Tightrope 5:24
2 Evil Woman 4 4:20
3 Livin’ Thing 4.2 3:34
4 Mr. Blue Sky 4.55 5:07
5 Mission (A World Record) (alternative mix) 4:31
6 Turn to Stone 4.8 3:49
7 Telephone Line 4.5 4:45
8 Rockaria! 4 3:15
9 Starlight 4:45
10 It’s Over 3:55
11 The Whale 4 5:07
12 Sweet Talkin’ Woman 4.5 3:49
13 Big Wheels 5 5:33
14 Shangri‐La 3.5 5:36
15 Nightrider 3.65 4:25
16 Tears in Your Life 3:05
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Don’t Bring Me Down 4.25 4:04
2 The Diary of Horace Wimp 5 4:17
3 Twilight 5 3:43
4 Secret Messages 4:38
5 Take Me On and On 4 4:58
6 Shine a Little Love 4:11
7 Rock and Roll Is King 3.5 3:16
8 Last Train to London 5 4:32
9 Confusion 3.5 3:40
10 Getting to the Point 4:52
11 Hold On Tight 4 3:08
12 So Serious 2:44
13 Calling America 3:27
14 Four Little Diamonds 3.65 4:06
15 Great Balls of Fire (live) 3:06
16 Xanadu (new version) 3:22
17 Indian Queen (demo) 0:57
18 Love Changes All 3:28
19 After All 5 2:25
20 Helpless 3:20
21 Who’s That 1:26

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Wilfred Gibson (UK violinist) (tracks 2–3)
guitar:
Marc Bolan (track 3)
arranger:
Jeff Lynne (track 12)
Louis Clark (track 12)
Richard Tandy (track 12)
assistant engineer:
Mike Pela (tracks 8, 10–13)
composer:
Jeff Lynne (tracks 1–4, 6–15)
Chuck Berry (1956-01) (track 5)
engineer:
Douglas Bogey (tracks 2–3)
Denny Bridges (tracks 2–3)
Jimmy (track 9)
Mack (track 9)
John Middleton (engineer) (tracks 2–3)
Peter Olliff (tracks 1, 4)
Dick Plant (engineer) (tracks 2, 8, 10–13)
Dicke Plant (engineer) (track 3)
Dave (track 9)
Roger Wake (engineer) (tracks 1, 4)
lead vocals:
Jeff Lynne (tracks 1, 4)
lyricist:
Jeff Lynne (tracks 1–4, 6–15)
Chuck Berry (1956-01) (track 5)
producer:
Bob Irwin (track 1)
Jeff Lynne (tracks 1–16)
Roy Wood (multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter, The Move, ELO & Wizzard.) (tracks 1, 4)
spoken vocals:
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1971) (tracks 1, 4)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1971 – 1972) (track 1)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1973) (track 2)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1973) (track 2)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1974) (tracks 10–11)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1975) (track 9)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (2001) (tracks 1, 4)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (2005) (track 2)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (2011) (track 2)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 5)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 5)
EMI April Music Inc. (tracks 1–3, 11, 14)
EMI Blackwood Music Inc. (tracks 1–3, 7, 9, 11, 14)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 1–3, 9, 14)
EMI U Catalog Inc. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 1–3, 11, 14)
Jet Music Inc. (track 3)
Jet Music Inc. (tracks 1–2, 14)
Jewel Music Publishing Co. Ltd. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 5)
Polygon Publishing Ltd. (tracks 9, 11)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (tracks 1–3, 14)
recorded at:
AIR Studios (Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (tracks 2–3)
De Lane Lea Studios in Soho, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (tracks 2–3, 8–10, 12–13)
Musicland Studios (Munich) in Munich, Bayern, Germany (track 9)
Philips Studios (Renamed to Phonogram Studios in 1972) in London, England, United Kingdom (1970-07 – 1971-06) (tracks 1, 4)
De Lane Lea Studios in Soho, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (1974-02 – 1974-08) (track 11)
remixed at:
cover recording of:
later translated versions:
Repose Beethoven (French translation) (track 5)
later versions:
Correte Beethoven (track 5)
recording of:
Do Ya (track 14)
Eldorado (track 12)
Eldorado Finale (track 13)
Eldorado Overture (track 10)
Ma Ma Ma Belle (track 3)
Mister Kingdom (track 15)
Momma (track 6)
One Summer Dream (track 7)
Showdown (track 2)
Strange Magic (track 9)
10538 Overture (1970-07 – 1971-06) (track 1)
Mr. Radio (1970-07 – 1971-06) (track 4)
Can’t Get It Out of My Head (1974-02 – 1974-08) (track 11)

CD 2

cello:
Melvyn Gale (track 14)
Hugh McDowell (track 14)
drums (drum set):
Kelly Groucutt (track 14)
electric piano:
Jeff Lynne (track 14)
electric guitar:
Richard Tandy (track 14)
keyboard:
Richard Tandy (track 14)
arranger:
Richard Tandy (tracks 2, 4, 12)
Jeff Lynne (tracks 2, 4, 12)
Louis Clark (tracks 2, 4, 12)
background vocals:
Kelly Groucutt (track 14)
choir vocals arranger:
Richard Tandy (track 3)
Jeff Lynne (track 3)
Louis Clark (track 3)
composer:
Jeff Lynne (tracks 1–16)
engineer:
Jimmy (track 15)
Mack (tracks 3–4, 6–8, 11–15)
Dick Plant (engineer) (tracks 3, 7–8, 14)
John Richards (engineer) (tracks 3, 7–8, 14)
Duane Scott (tracks 3, 7–8, 14)
Dave (track 15)
lead vocals:
Jeff Lynne (track 14)
lyricist:
Jeff Lynne (tracks 1–16)
orchestrator:
Richard Tandy (track 3)
Jeff Lynne (track 3)
Louis Clark (track 3)
producer:
Jeff Lynne (tracks 1–16)
soprano vocals [operatic vocals]:
Mary Thomas (British soprano) (track 14)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1975) (track 2)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1975) (track 2)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1976) (tracks 3, 7–8)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1976) (track 8)
United Artists Music and Records Group, Inc. (UAMARG, Inc.) (1976) (track 3)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1977) (tracks 4, 6, 12)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1977) (tracks 4, 6, 12)
United Artists Music and Records Group, Inc. (UAMARG, Inc.) (1977) (track 4)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (2005) (tracks 2–4, 6–8, 12)
publisher:
EMI April Music Inc. (tracks 2–4, 6–8, 12)
EMI Blackwood Music Inc. (tracks 2–4, 6–8, 10, 12, 15)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 3–4, 6–7, 12, 15)
Polygon Publishing Ltd. (tracks 2–4, 6–8, 10, 12, 15)
イーエムアイ音楽出版 ソニー事業部 (tracks 2–4, 6–8, 10, 12, 15)
edited at:
mixed at:
Musicland Studios (Munich) in Munich, Bayern, Germany (tracks 3–4, 6–8, 11–12, 14)
recorded at:
De Lane Lea Studios in Soho, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (tracks 3, 7–8, 14–15)
Musicland Studios (Munich) in Munich, Bayern, Germany (tracks 3, 6–8, 11–15)
Musicland Studios (Munich) in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1977-05 – 1977-08) (track 4)
remixed at:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Beep by The Pussycat Dolls feat. will.i.am (track 2)
Face to Face by Daft Punk (track 2)
Let It Out by Girl Talk (track 4)
part of:
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 17) (order: 17) (track 4)
later translated versions:
Rock aaria (track 8)
part of:
Concerto for a Rainy Day (order: 2) (track 13)
Concerto for a Rainy Day (order: 4) (track 4)
recording of:
Big Wheels (track 13)
It’s Over (track 10)
Nightrider (track 15)
Rockaria! (track 8)
Shangri-La (track 14)
Starlight (track 9)
Tears in Your Life (track 16)
The Whale (track 11)
Tightrope (track 1)
Evil Woman (1975-05 – 1975-06) (track 2)
Livin’ Thing (1976-07) (track 3)
Telephone Line (1976-07) (track 7)
Mr. Blue Sky (1977-05 – 1977-08) (track 4)
Sweet Talkin’ Woman (1977-05 – 1977-08) (track 12)
Turn to Stone (1977-05 – 1977-08) (track 6)

CD 3

clarinet:
Richard Tandy (tracks 2, 8–9)
Richard Tandy (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 1)
drums (drum set):
Bev Bevan (English rock drummer) (tracks 2, 8–9)
Bev Bevan (English rock drummer) (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 1)
drums (drum set) and percussion:
Bev Bevan (English rock drummer) (track 12)
Bev Bevan (English rock drummer) (1985-02 – 1986-01) (track 13)
bass guitar:
Kelly Groucutt (tracks 2, 8–9)
Kelly Groucutt (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 1)
bass guitar, guitar, keyboard and piano:
Jeff Lynne (1985-02 – 1986-01) (track 13)
Jeff Lynne (track 12)
strings arranger:
Richard Tandy (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
Jeff Lynne (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
Louis Clark (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
synthesizer:
Richard Tandy (tracks 2, 8–9)
Richard Tandy (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 1)
Jeff Lynne (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 1)
Jeff Lynne (tracks 2, 8–9)
electric piano:
Richard Tandy (tracks 2, 8–9)
Richard Tandy (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 1)
electric guitar:
Jeff Lynne (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 1)
Jeff Lynne (tracks 2, 8–9)
percussion:
Bev Bevan (English rock drummer) (tracks 2, 8–9)
Bev Bevan (English rock drummer) (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 1)
keyboard and piano:
Richard Tandy (track 12)
Richard Tandy (1985-02 – 1986-01) (track 13)
piano:
Richard Tandy (tracks 2, 8–9)
Richard Tandy (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 1)
Jeff Lynne (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 1)
Jeff Lynne (tracks 2, 8–9)
additional engineer:
Woody Pornpitaksuk (track 19)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Jeff Lynne (1985-02 – 1986-01) (track 13)
Jeff Lynne (track 12)
choir vocals:
Kelly Groucutt (tracks 2, 8–9)
Kelly Groucutt (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 1)
Jeff Lynne (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 1)
Jeff Lynne (tracks 2, 8–9)
choir vocals arranger:
Richard Tandy (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
Jeff Lynne (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
Louis Clark (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
composer:
Jeff Lynne (tracks 1–14, 16–21)
conductor:
Louis Clark (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
engineer:
Bill Bottrell (tracks 5, 12–14, 19)
Tom Thiel (German electronic producer) (tracks 12–13)
Mack (tracks 1–3, 8–9, 11)
lead vocals:
Jeff Lynne (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 1)
Jeff Lynne (tracks 2, 8–9)
lyricist:
Jeff Lynne (tracks 1–14, 16–18, 20–21)
mixer:
Mack (German rock producer/engineer Reinhold Mack) (tracks 12–13)
Mack (tracks 12–13)
producer:
Jeff Lynne (tracks 1–21)
programming:
Richard Tandy (tracks 12–13)
writer:
Otis Blackwell (American pianist, singer and songwriter) (track 15)
Jack Hammer (Earl Burroughs, co-wrote Great Balls of Fire) (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (1979) (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1979) (tracks 2, 6, 8–9)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1979) (tracks 1–2)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1981) (tracks 3, 11)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1981) (track 11)
Epic Records (American holding company - do not use as a release label!) (1983) (track 5)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1983) (tracks 7, 14)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1986) (track 13)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1986) (tracks 12–13)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1986) (track 13)
Epic Records (American holding company - do not use as a release label!) (1990) (track 14)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (2000) (track 16)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (2005) (tracks 1–2, 6–7, 9, 11, 16)
publisher:
EMI April Music Inc. (tracks 1, 3–9, 11–14, 16, 19)
EMI Blackwood Music Inc. (tracks 1–2, 6–9, 11, 16)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 1, 6–7, 11, 16)
Jet Music Inc. (track 1)
Polygon Publishing Ltd. (tracks 1–4, 6–9, 11–14, 16)
イーエムアイ音楽出版 ソニー事業部 (tracks 1–3, 6, 8–9, 12–13, 16)
mixed at:
Musicland Studios (Munich) in Munich, Bayern, Germany (tracks 12–13)
recorded at:
Musicland Studios (Munich) in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 1)
Musicland Studios (Munich) in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1981-05) (track 11)
Compass Point Studios in Nassau, Bahamas (1985-02 – 1986-01) (track 13)
Hartmann Digital in Obertrubach, Bayern, Germany (1985-02 – 1986-01) (track 13)
Musicland Studios (Munich) in Munich, Bayern, Germany (tracks 2–3, 8–9)
mash-ups:
Shit by Neil Cicierega (track 1)
sampled by:
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
Toilet (track 3)
later translated versions:
Dík nápadům (track 16)
Tu mets le feu (track 15)
XANADU (track 16)
ザナドゥ (track 16)
トワイライト (track 3)
夢幻中十二年 (track 11)
later versions:
live cover recording of:
Great Balls of Fire (track 15)
recording of:
After All (track 19)
Confusion (track 9)
Helpless (track 20)
Indian Queen (track 17)
Love Changes All (track 18)
Secret Messages (track 4)
So Serious (track 12)
Take Me On and On (track 5)
Twilight (track 3)
Who’s That? (track 21)
Xanadu (song from Xanadu) (track 16)
Don’t Bring Me Down (1979-03 – 1979-04) (track 1)
Hold On Tight (1981-05) (track 11)
Calling America (1985-02 – 1986-01) (track 13)
referred to in medleys:
The Anniversary Waltz, Part 1 (order: 7) (track 15)

Release Group

Wikidata:Q3280898 [info]