Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Mr. Blue Sky 4.4 5:04
2 Evil Woman 4.2 4:13
3 Don’t Bring Me Down 4.15 4:05
4 Sweet Talkin’ Woman 4 3:50
5 Shine a Little Love 4:13
6 Turn to Stone 4.5 3:49
7 The Diary of Horace Wimp 4:18
8 Confusion 3 3:42
9 Hold On Tight 4 3:07
10 Livin’ Thing 3.65 3:33
11 Telephone Line 4.4 4:42
12 All Over the World 5 4:05
13 Wild West Hero 4:43
14 Showdown 5 4:10
15 Ma‐Ma‐Ma Belle 3:39
16 Xanadu 3:22
17 Rockaria! 3.65 3:15
18 Strange Magic 4:10
19 Alright 3:13
20 Rock and Roll Is King 3:08

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar, guitar and synthesizer:
Jeff Lynne (1980) (track 12)
clarinet:
Richard Tandy (tracks 3, 7–8)
violin:
Wilfred Gibson (UK violinist) (track 14)
drums (drum set):
Bev Bevan (English rock drummer) (tracks 3, 7–8)
drums (drum set), percussion and timpani:
Bev Bevan (English rock drummer) (1980) (track 12)
bass guitar:
Kelly Groucutt (tracks 3, 7–8)
Kelly Groucutt (1980) (track 12)
strings:
Louis Clark (1980) (track 12)
strings arranger:
Jeff Lynne (tracks 3, 7–8)
Louis Clark (tracks 3, 7–8)
Richard Tandy (tracks 3, 7–8)
synthesizer:
Jeff Lynne (tracks 3, 7–8)
Richard Tandy (tracks 3, 7–8)
electric piano:
Richard Tandy (tracks 3, 7–8)
electric guitar:
Jeff Lynne (tracks 3, 7–8)
percussion:
Bev Bevan (English rock drummer) (tracks 3, 7–8)
keyboard, piano and synthesizer:
Richard Tandy (1980) (track 12)
piano:
Jeff Lynne (tracks 3, 7–8)
Richard Tandy (tracks 3, 7–8)
background vocals:
Kelly Groucutt (1980) (track 12)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Jeff Lynne (1980) (track 12)
choir vocals:
Kelly Groucutt (tracks 3, 7–8)
Jeff Lynne (tracks 3, 7–8)
choir vocals arranger:
Jeff Lynne (tracks 3, 7–8)
Louis Clark (tracks 3, 7–8)
Richard Tandy (tracks 3, 7–8)
composer:
Jeff Lynne (tracks 1–20)
conductor:
Louis Clark (tracks 3, 7–8)
engineer:
Douglas Bogey (track 14)
Denny Bridges (track 14)
Mack (German producer Reinhold Mack) (track 12)
Mack (tracks 1, 3–4, 6–11, 17)
John Middleton (engineer) (track 14)
Dick Plant (engineer) (tracks 10–11, 14, 17)
John Richards (engineer) (tracks 10–11, 17)
Duane Scott (tracks 10–11, 17)
lead vocals:
Jeff Lynne (tracks 3, 7–8)
lyricist:
Jeff Lynne (tracks 1–20)
performer:
Electric Light Orchestra (British rock group) (1980) (track 12)
producer:
Jeff Lynne (tracks 1–12, 14–15, 17)
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 (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1976) (tracks 10–11)
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) (track 1)
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) (track 4)
CBS Records Inc. (for rights/distribution/manufacture use only; international subsidiary of CBS, Inc.) (1979) (tracks 3, 7–8)
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 5, 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) (1979) (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) (1980) (track 12)
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) (track 9)
publisher:
EMI April Music Inc. (tracks 9, 17, 20)
EMI Blackwood Music Inc. (tracks 1–18, 20)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 1, 3–6, 9–11, 13–16, 18, 20)
EMI U Catalog Inc. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 14–15)
Jet Music Inc. (tracks 3, 14–15)
Polygon Publishing Ltd. (tracks 1–13, 16–18, 20)
EMI Music Publishing Japan Ltd., Sony Division (tracks 1–13, 16–18, 20)
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 14–15)
edited at:
mixed at:
Musicland Studios in Munich, Bayern, Germany (tracks 10–11, 17)
recorded at:
AIR Studios (Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (track 14)
Musicland Studios in Munich, Bayern, Germany (tracks 1, 3–4, 6–11, 17)
Musicland Studios in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1980) (track 12)
mash-ups:
Shit by Neil Cicierega (track 3)
sampled by:
Let It Out by Girl Talk (track 1)
part of:
TV Cream: Real 100 Best Singles Ever (number: 17) (track 1)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Dík nápadům (track 16)
Rock aaria (track 17)
XANADU (track 16)
ザナドゥ (track 16)
夢幻中十二年 (track 9)
part of:
recording of:
Alright (track 19)
Confusion (track 8)
Evil Woman (track 2)
Hold On Tight (track 9)
Livin’ Thing (track 10)
Ma Ma Ma Belle (track 15)
Mr. Blue Sky (track 1)
Rockaria! (track 17)
Showdown (track 14)
Strange Magic (track 18)
Telephone Line (track 11)
Turn to Stone (track 6)
Wild West Hero (track 13)
Xanadu (song from Xanadu) (track 16)
All Over the World (1980) (track 12)