The album predominantly features selections from the four albums Mott recorded for Island Records in the UK, which were subsequently issued in the US by Atlantic Records.
The album was initially released by Island Records UK in late catalog no. The release also shortly followed recording of ex-Mott guitarist Mick Ralphs 's first album with his new band Bad Company which was issued as the first release by You - DCX - Sampled Stories (File) affiliated label Swan Song Records in June in North America.
Stevens' selections might in some cases be viewed as questionable; in particular, his choices include a short edit of "The Wheel of the Quivering Meat Conception" a coda to Ian Hunter 's song "The Journey" on which Stevens Mickey - Fleuve Congo - Numéro 1 a songwriter's creditand one track from Mott's largely self-produced album Wildlife that Stevens collaborated with them on, the live s rock and roll medley " Keep A Knockin'.
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