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Whether or not this collection is "complete" is irrelevant, because you cannot possibly fit all of ELO's greatest songs on one disc. These guys have been recording off and on since 1971, and they have an amazing body of work.
For me, I just judge it based upon the listening experience provided by each individual song. On that basis, all I can say is WOW. From the opening blast of "Mr. Blue Sky" through the pop brilliance of "Sweet Talkin' Woman" and the eccentric romp "Diary of Horace Wimp" and the recently re-recorded Jeff Lynne version of "Xanadu" and the galloping guitars of "Alright" from ZOOM and the closing retro kick of "Rock and Roll is King," each track is a new revelation. Of course, you've got the mammoth hits like "Don't Bring Me Down," "Telephone Line," "Strange Magic," "Shine a Little Love," and "Evil Woman" all sandwiched in there too.
As for the sonic boom here, it's huge! Each song sounds more clear and BIG than ever before. It's a great way to introduce a friend to ELO or to refresh your own happy memories of them. Get in your car, put on a rocker like "Ma-Ma-Ma Belle," roll down your windows, and hit the gas. This is pure driving music, baby!