Jeff Lynne, in 2001 brought out the Zoom album and to bring back his original audiance. The Encyclopedia of Popular Music 5th edn. . As co-producer of two long-lost Beatles songs, Free As A Bird and Real Love, released in the mid-90s on their Anthology series, Lynne made a boyhood fantasy real. Hitting the Top 10 in every country in which it was released, A New World Record sold five million units worldwide.
His love of The Beatles, Bob Dylan, and Roy Orbison was always apparent. A very small amount of tickets will be pre-sold to fans of Jeff via his fan club. By the time we got to the New World Record and the fab Out of the Blue Tour we came to the best line up I think the band ever had with: Jeff Lynne, Kelly Groucutt, Richard Tandy, Mik Kaminski, Hugh McDowell, Bev Bevan and Melvyn Gale. The band has gone through many changes over the years and like some of websites and blogs I am not going to blast on about the origins of each member of the band but just about my memories of the group that I love. Balance Of Power completed a sorry decline into bland soft rock. But unlike so many other dreamers, Lynne not only made it as a rock star but also ended up working with The Beatles themselves. Your comment: or to comment on this band.
This line-up lasted until the end of 73 when Walker and Gibson left to be replaced by the wonderful Mik Kaminski and Hugh McDowell. Selling eight million copies in a year, it was a global phenomenon. Or rather, as the old song goes, with a little help from his friends. Please follow Jeff's social media team for more information. I still have a program from the tour and I later got it signed by Bev Bevan, Mik Kaminsky and Kelly Groucutt. Select Platinum in the Certification field.
As a teenager growing up in Birmingham in the early 60s, Lynne, like so many other aspiring musicians, worshipped. Lynne has enjoyed a lengthy, varied and hugely successful career spanning five decades. Working with a full orchestra for the first time, instead of multi-tracking violins and cellos, Lynne was finally able to realise the sound that was in his impressively furry head. Page 1 of 4 This may not be a complete discography for Electric Light Orchestra. Select albums in the Format field.
Members who like this artist also like: , and. Let us know what you think of this artist by adding a comment or assigning a rating below! His first big break came in 1970 when he joined friend in The Move, rated by Paul Stanley of as one of the great British pop rock groups. But they began the 80s with another massive hit, albeit one that alienated many rock fans. I have been a fan of the Electric Light Orchestra since 1978 and though the band of 78' has gone into the twilight we can all share the in the strange magic this amazing group brought to the world and beyond. Following the band's appearance at the in the legends slot in 2016, the album re-entered the chart, reaching No.
His heavily layered yet in-your-face production style pushed the era's recording technologies, and there was nothing else like it on the radio. It sold 848,021 copies by December 2014. Their classic line-up had Lynne backed by six musicians, including a violinist and two cellists — which, in 1977, was somewhat out of step with the rising tide of punk rock. Lynne wrote the whole of Out Of The Blue, 17 songs, in just four weeks, alone at a Swiss Alpine retreat. Title Original album Length 1. Your rating: or to assign a rating to this band.
But it with his next venture, the , in which Wood also briefly collaborated, that Lynne truly found his voice. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the page! All are due for release in April. Electric Light Orchestra is ranked number 167 in the with a total rank score of 19,551. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. Four Little Diamonds sounded like something The Beatles had knocked off in five minutes when they were bored.
Apart from Lynne himself, only two other people were on it — his daughter Laura singing background vocals on two songs, and engineer Steve Jay playing percussion. Beyond that is remembered only for its one major hit single, Hold On Tight. Electric Light Orchestra official website: Product Details Availability eBay. Of course Lynne later produced and worked alongside his heroes George Harrison, Dylan, and Orbison in The Traveling Wilburys. But it is one of the most ambitious records that Jeff Lynne ever created — a concept album in the classic prog rock tradition, based on time travel, but with the influence of synth-pop prevalent throughout, and some wonderful songs including Twilight, Ticket To The Moon and Another Heart Breaks. For a few lucky people — people like — dreams really do come true. Dates will be announced via Jeff's Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Released 6 June 2005 Recorded 1973—2000 Length 1: 18: 20 chronology 2003 All Over the World: The Very Best of Electric Light Orchestra 2005 2007 2011 re-issue slip cover Professional ratings Review scores Source Rating The Music Box 7. Log in to vote +1 votes 2 helpful 1 unhelpful Showing latest 10 comments Please or if you want to be able to add a comment. This line-up were on Tour from 1975 to 1978 and played all over the world. Blue Sky or Evil Woman, it was still a fine late-career comeback for Lynne, with a couple of beautiful and magical songs in When I Was A Boy and All My Life. They also had friends in high places. Blue Sky was the touchtone for an album on which Lynne gave full rein to his ambitions: a deluxe rock odyssey incorporating dazzling arrangements, state-of-the-art studio wizardry and, most importantly, great songwriting. The albums , , , and were not represented on the compilation.