Columbia refused to release Ian's third album, Overnight Angels, in the USA, but with Ian enjoying renewed success with the Schizophrenic album, Columbia decided to release this 2-LP set to cash in on all the publicity Ian was getting.
Sides 1 and 2 are Mott, while sides 3 and 4 are Ian solo. Side 1 is a "Mott's greatest hits" collection, and side 2 is a B-sides and not-on-any-albums collection. It includes a previously-unreleased live version of Marionette. It was mixed for this collection by someone who didn't care - a better version is available on the Long Red bootleg CD.
Side 3 is a "best of" collection of Ian's first two albums, while side 4 is a collection of Overnight Angels material, including the non-LP single England Rocks. Interesting, given that Columbia had passed on it just two years previously....
This 2-LP set was issued as a 2-CD set in 1995, and is now deleted. Sound quality is average to poor. No bonus tracks.