Collecting all of Led Zeppelin
's groundbreaking studio albums (as well as a reworked Coda
) in one unattractive box, The Complete Studio Recordings
is only necessary for hardcore fans wishing to replace their old records. Although the artwork inside the package is lavish, the box features no new material, making it irrelevant for those who already own the first two box sets. The music here is brilliant, but it's available in better, more attractive, and less expensive packages.