Electric Light Orchestra

Electric Light Orchestra is an English rock band that released eleven studio albums between 1971 and 1986. Conceived by multi-instrumentalists Roy Wood and Jeff Lynne, ELO started as an avant-garde spinoff of The Move with drummer Bev Bevan. After one album of psychedelic baroque rock, Wood departed for Wizzard, leaving Lynne to head a septet […]

Electric Light Orchestra ‎– Out of the Blue (1977)

Out of the Blue is the seventh album by English symphonic/art-pop band ELO, originally released as a two-LP set in 1977 on Jet Records.   Tracklist: A1. “Turn to Stone” (3:48) A2. “It’s Over” (4:08) A3. “Sweet Talkin’ Woman” (3:48) A4. “Across the Border” (3:52) B1. “Night in the City” (4:02) B2. “Starlight” (4:30) B3. […]

Roy Wood

Roy Wood is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and bandleader from Birmingham who emerged as the musical mastermind of ’60s pop-psych band The Move, which evolved into Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) during the early 1970s. After recording one album with ELO, he left the project to form Wizzard. Starting with the 1973 release Boulders, he […]

Electric Light Orchestra – The Electric Light Orchestra (1971)

The Electric Light Orchestra is the debut album by the namesake English symphonic-pop/art-rock combo, released in December 1971 on Harvest. Initially conceived by musicians Roy Wood and Jeff Lynne as an avant-garde side-project to their main engagements in The Move, the concept ultimately took on its own life in Wood’s absence. The album was recorded […]

Electric Light Orchestra – On the Third Day (1973)

On the Third Day is the third album by English symphonic-pop ensemble Electric Light Orchestra, released in 1973 on Warner/U.A. Tracklist: A1. “Ocean Breakup / King of the Universe” (4:08) A2. “Bluebird Is Dead” (4:45) A3. “Oh No Not Susan” (2:54) A4. “New World Rising / Ocean Breakup Reprise” (4:25) A5. “Showdown” (4:15) B1. “Daybreaker” […]

Electric Light Orchestra – Face the Music (1975)

Face the Music is the fifth album by English symphonic-pop ensemble Electric Light Orchestra, released in 1975 on U.A./Jet. Tracklist: A1. “Fire on High” (5:30) A2. “Waterfall” (4:27) A3. “Evil Woman” (4:19) A4. “Nightrider” (4:23) B1. “Poker” (3:31) B2. “Strange Magic” (4:29) B3. “Down Home Town” (3:54) B4. “One Summer Dream” (5:47) Credits: Jeff Lynne […]

Electric Light Orchestra – Eldorado (1974)

Eldorado is the fourth album by English symphonic-pop ensemble Electric Light Orchestra, released in 1974 on Warner/U.A. Tracklist: A1. “Eldorado Overture” (2:13) A2. “Can’t Get It Out of My Head” (4:21) A3. “Boy Blue” (5:19) A4. “Laredo Tornado” (5:30) A5. “Poor Boy (The Greenwood)” (2:56) B1. “Mister Kingdom” (5:30) B2. “Nobody’s Child” (3:57) B3. “Illusions […]