ELO rund um Mastermind Jeff Lynne ging hervor aus The Move. Sie waren mit ihrem Symphonic Rock einmalig und sehr erfolgreich. Vom 1971er Debüt-Album "No Answer" bis zum 1986er Album "Balance Of Power" ist in dieser Box alles enthalten, was wichtig ist. Jedes einzelne Album im Mini-Vinyl-Replica Sleeve mit dem Original Artwork.
This box set is the definitive document of Electric Light Orchestra's classic recordings
Each album features rare bonus tracks, including numerous alternate versions and unreleased tracks.
Each album is packaged in a replica mini-LP-style sleeve reproducing that album's original cover art.
England's Electric Light Orchestra, better known to its fans as ELO, went from cult status to arena-level superstardom in the 1970s, evolving from eclectic classically-influenced prog-rockers to state-of-the-art hitmakers. At the peak of their popularity, they were one of the world's biggest-selling recording acts, and also one of the most unusual. Combining rock instrumentation with a full string section, ELO couldn't help but stand out, both musically and visually.
Originally launched by Jeff Lynne, Bev Bevan and Roy Wood as a sideline to their legendary band the Move, ELO arrived in 1971 with their debut album No Answer. Wood departed soon after, but singer / songwriter / guitarist / producer Lynne continued to pilot ELO through a series of ambitious albums that blended the band's expansive symphonic-rock sound with songs that were both sonically adventurous and infectiously catchy. ELO was particularly successful in America, where the band scored a series of multi-platinum albums as well as 19 Top 20 singles.
ELO's recordings grew progressively more ambitious, with the playful experimentation of the group's early efforts evolving into the extended orchestral excursions of 1974's Eldorado and the rousing, concise songcraft of the dual commercial breakthroughs A New World Record and Out of the Blue.
Electric Light Orchestra II
On The Third Day
Face The Music
A New World Record
Out Of The Blue
Balance Of Power
Disk 1 von 11
10538 Overture (Album Version)
Look At Me Now (Album Version)
Nellie Takes Her Bow (Album Version)
Battle Of Marston Moor (July 2nd, 1644) (Album Version)
1st Movement (Jumping Biz) (Album Version)
Mr. Radio (Album Version)
Manhattan Rumble (49th Street Massacre) (Album Version)
Queen Of The Hours (Album Version)
Whisper In The Night (Album Version)
Battle Of Marston Moor (July 2nd, 1644) (Alternate Take)