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Electric Light Orchestra - On The Third Day (1973) {2006, Japanese Limited Edition, Remastered} Re-Up

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Electric Light Orchestra - On The Third Day (1973) {2006, Japanese Limited Edition, Remastered} Re-Up

Electric Light Orchestra - On The Third Day (1973) {2006, Japanese Limited Edition, Remastered}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 363 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 139 Mb
Full Scans ~ 43 Mb | 00:57:35 | RAR 5% Recovery
Progressive Rock, Symphonic Rock | Epic / Jet Records / Sony Music Direct #MHCP 1094

Electric Light Orchestra's third album showed a marked advancement, with a fuller, more cohesive sound from the band as a whole and major improvements in Jeff Lynne's singing and songwriting. This is where the band took on its familiar sound, Lynne's voice suddenly showing an attractive expressiveness reminiscent of John Lennon in his early solo years, and also sporting a convincing white British soulful quality that was utterly lacking earlier. The group also plugged the holes that made its work seem so close to being ragged on those earlier records. "Showdown" and "Ma-Ma-Ma Belle" (the latter featuring Marc Bolan on double lead guitar with Lynne) became AM radio fixtures while "Daybreaker" became a concert opener for the group and, along with "In the Hall of the Mountain King," kept the group's FM/art rock credentials in order.

Electric Light Orchestra - The Electric Light Orchestra (1971) {2006, Enhanced, Limited Edition, Remastered} Re-Up

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Electric Light Orchestra - The Electric Light Orchestra (1971) {2006, Enhanced, Limited Edition, Remastered} Re-Up

Electric Light Orchestra - The Electric Light Orchestra (1971) {2006, Enhanced, Limited Edition, Remastered}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 312 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 136 Mb | 00:48:43
Scans Included | Data ~ 189 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Progressive Rock / Art Rock / Symphonic Rock
EMI / Harvest / Toshiba-EMI Ltd. #TOCP-70062 / SHVL 797
2001 Remaster

Although ELO quickly became Jeff Lynne's baby, it was launched as a collaboration between Lynne and his bandmates in the Move, multi-instrumentalist Roy Wood, and drummer Bev Bevan. Indeed, the label on ELO's first album reads "Move Enterprises Ltd. presents the services of the Electric Light Orchestra," and most histories claim that the initial idea for the spin-off group combining rock and classical music was Wood's, not Lynne's. Wood and Lynne split the songwriting duties on Electric Light Orchestra, much as they did on late-period Move albums, but it seems like their visions of what ELO was were widely divergent. Wood's songs are clearly more classically influenced, with the string and horn sections driving the songs rather than merely coloring them, as they do on Lynne's tunes.

Electric Light Orchestra - The BBC Sessions (1999)

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Electric Light Orchestra - The BBC Sessions (1999)

Electric Light Orchestra - The BBC Sessions (1999)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) + Cue + m3u + Log ~ 351 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 143 Mb
Covers Included | 00:56:57 | RAR 5% Recovery
Eagle Records #EDL EAG 215-2 / EAMCD095 / GAS 0000095 EAM
Progressive Rock / Art Rock / Symphonic Rock / Classic Rock

For the ELO lover who enjoyed the full sound from the early days heavy on cello and classical strings to accompany the developing ELO sound. These recordings were done live in the BBC studio in three seperate sessions during 1972-1974 and are made without a live audience. Great cuts from the first three ELO albums are featured and performed in grand style. If you enjoy early ELO, you won't be disappointed with this set.

Electric Light Orchestra - Definitive Collection (1992)

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Electric Light Orchestra - Definitive Collection (1992)

Electric Light Orchestra - Definitive Collection (1992)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 544 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 197 Mb
Full Scans | 01:17:21 | RAR 5% Recovery
Art Rock, Progressive Rock, Symphonic Rock | Epic #472421 2

The 1992 Holland collection Definitive Collection isn't really definitive, of course – it's the kind of title common to budget-line discs or European and Asian-only compilations – but it is a good sampler of ELO's hits all the same, containing 19 songs, including many, many hits: "Showdown," "Can't Get It out of My Head," "Evil Woman," "Strange Magic," "Livin' Thing," "Turn to Stone," "Don't Bring Me Down," and "Rock N' Roll Is King."

Jeff Lynne’s ELO - Alone In The Universe (2015) {Deluxe Edition}

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Jeff Lynne’s ELO - Alone In The Universe (2015) {Deluxe Edition}

Jeff Lynne’s ELO - Alone In The Universe (2015) {Deluxe Edition}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 265 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 90 Mb
Full Scans ~ 98 Mb | 00:37:18 | RAR 5% Recovery
Big Trilby Records / Columbia / Sony Music #88875164642
Symphonic Rock / Pop Rock / Art Rock / Classic Rock

Alone in the Universe isn't the first Jeff Lynne album of the 21st century, nor is it the first Electric Light Orchestra of the 21st century. That honor belongs to Zoom, a 2001 comeback that faded quickly into history books, its lack of success blamed in some quarters on Lynne's reluctance to tour. If Jeff didn't want to hit the road, his old bandmate Bev Bevan had no problem constituting a lineup and touring under the name ELO Part II, whose presence somewhat explains why Alone in the Universe is credited to the somewhat convoluted Jeff Lynne's ELO – a truncation of the band's full name that also assigns credit where it's due, as most listeners associate this majestic post-Abbey Road pop with Lynne alone.

Electric Light Orchestra - Time (1981) {2007, Japanese Limited Edition, Remastered} Re-Up

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Electric Light Orchestra - Time (1981) {2007, Japanese Limited Edition, Remastered} Re-Up

Electric Light Orchestra - Time (1981) {2007, Japanese Limited Edition, Remastered}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 423 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 163 Mb
Full Scans | 00:54:36 | RAR 5% Recovery
Art Rock / Progressive Rock / Classic Rock / Symphonic Rock / Rock & Roll
Epic / Jet Records / Sony Music Direct (Japan) Inc. #MHCP-1161

Time is the ninth studio album by English rock band Electric Light Orchestra. It topped the UK Albums Chart for two weeks. Time is a concept album written about a man from the 1980s who is taken to the year 2095, where he is confronted by the dichotomy between technological advancement and a longing for past romance. Time is a work of synth-pop that combines elements from 1950s music, new wave, reggae, rockabilly, the Beatles, Phil Spector and the Shadows. The album signalled a departure from the band's sound by emphasising electronics over its usual orchestra. It is also the band's second concept album, the first being Eldorado in 1974. The record attracted a cult following of retrofuturist enthusiasts. It is considered the first major concept album devoted to time travel as well as ELO's most influential album. In 2001, a CD reissue of Time included three additional tracks that were originally left off the LP.

Electric Light Orchestra - Discovery (1979) {2007, Japanese Limited Edition, Remastered} Re-Up

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Electric Light Orchestra - Discovery (1979) {2007, Japanese Limited Edition, Remastered} Re-Up

Electric Light Orchestra - Discovery (1979) {2007, Japanese Limited Edition, Remastered}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 298 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 105 Mb
Full Scans ~ 43 Mb | 00:43:40 | RAR 5% Recovery
Art Rock / Progressive Rock / Pop Rock / Symphonic Rock
Epic / Jet Records / Sony Music Direct (Japan) Inc. #MHCP 1159

Electric Light Orchestra continued on their winning Top 40 ways with the release of Discovery. Now pared down to the basic four-piece unit, Jeff Lynne continued to dominate the band and they still got their hits (this time around it was the smash "Don't Bring Me Down"). Elsewhere on the disc there was, of note, "Last Train to London" and "Confusion." Though Discovery charted well, it was becoming obvious that ELO were starting to run themselves out of useful Beatles hooks with which to fuel their hit-making machine.

Electric Light Orchestra - All Over The World: The Very Best Of Electric Light Orchestra (2005) {Japanese Limited Edition}

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Electric Light Orchestra - All Over The World: The Very Best Of Electric Light Orchestra (2005) {Japanese Limited Edition}

Electric Light Orchestra - All Over The World: The Very Best Of Electric Light Orchestra (2005) {Japanese Limited Edition}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 536 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 186 Mb
Full Scans ~ 106 Mb | 01:17:18 | RAR 5% Recovery
Art Rock, Progressive Rock, Classic Rock | Sony Music #MHCP 759

Epic/Legacy's 2005 release All Over the World: The Very Best of Electric Light Orchestra is the latest installment in the seemingly endless series of ELO comps. Since it follows 2003's handy single-disc The Essential Electric Light Orchestra by merely two years, it's easy to wonder what distinguishes this from the other ELO collections on the market, and whether it was necessary to release another single-disc set so quickly after the last. The biggest differences between All Over the World and Essential is that the 2005 release has some very nice but altogether too brief liner notes from Jeff Lynne along with five more tracks than the 15-track 2003 release.

Electric Light Orchestra Part II - ELO II (1996) {2009, Tin Box}

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Electric Light Orchestra Part II - ELO II (1996) {2009, Tin Box}

Electric Light Orchestra - ELO II (1996) {2009, Tin Box}
2CD | EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 762 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 267 Mb
Scans Included | 00:56:04 + 00:43:01 | RAR 5% Recovery
Progressive Rock, Symphonic Rock | Weton #TIN20006

Electric Light Orchestra Part II was formed in 1988 by drummer Bev Bevan, a founding member of the original ELO, the successful progressive pop group led by frontman Jeff Lynne from 1971 into the mid-1980s. After Lynne officially dissolved the band, Bevan assembled a new line-up including vocalist Neil Lockwood, keyboardist Eric Troyer and bassist Pete Haycock to tour under the Electric Light Orchestra banner; Lynne soon filed suit against the group, the resulting settlement appending the "Part II" tag to any new albums or live performances. One Night is a live album recorded and released by ELO Part II. The concert was recorded on 18-19 March 1995 at the Sydney Entertainment Centre, Australia while the band was on tour. It was called One Night since ELO Part II was in Australia only for one night. The album's official release was UK, 1996 2 CD and US, May 20, 1997 1 CD. This album contains a lot of ELO's greatest hits performed live. This release are taken from the same 1995 show.

Roy Wood - Original Album Series (2014) {5CD Box Set}

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Roy Wood - Original Album Series (2014) {5CD Box Set}

Roy Wood - Original Album Series (2014) {5CD Box Set}
EAC Rip | WavPack (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 1,40 Gb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 569 Mb
Full Scans | RAR 5% Recovery
Psychedelic Rock / Glam Rock / Progressive Rock
Parlophone #2564621329

Collects five of his original albums, in card LP replica sleeves! Features The Move's "Message From The Country" (1971), ELO's "Electric Light Orchestra" (1971) and Wizzard's "Wizzard Brew" (1973), plus his solo releases "Boulders" (1973) and "On The Road Again" (1979). Roy Wood is an English singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He was particularly successful in the 1960s and 1970s as member and co-founder of the Move, Electric Light Orchestra and Wizzard. As a songwriter, he contributed a number of hits to the repertoire of these bands. The BBC has described Wood as being "responsible for some of the most memorable sounds of the Seventies" and "credited as playing a major role in the Glam Rock, Psychedelic and Prog Rock movements".

Electric Light Orchestra - Eldorado (1974) {2006, Japanese Limited Edition, Remastered} Re-Up

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Electric Light Orchestra - Eldorado (1974) {2006, Japanese Limited Edition, Remastered} Re-Up

Electric Light Orchestra - Eldorado (1974) {2006, Japanese Limited Edition, Remastered}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 345 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 141 Mb
Full Scans | 00:48:00 | RAR 5% Recovery
Symphonic Rock / Classic Rock / Art Rock / Progressive Rock
Epic / Jet Records / Sony Music Direct #MHCP 1095

This is the album where Jeff Lynne finally found the sound he'd wanted since co-founding Electric Light Orchestra three years earlier. Up to this point, most of the group's music had been self-contained – Lynne, Richard Tandy, et al., providing whatever was needed, vocally or instrumentally, even if it meant overdubbing their work layer upon layer. Lynne saw the limitations of this process, however, and opted for the presence of an orchestra – it was only 30 pieces, but the result was a much richer musical palette than the group had ever had to work with, and their most ambitious and successful record up to that time.

Electric Light Orchestra - Flashback (2000) Re-up

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Electric Light Orchestra - Flashback (2000) Re-up

Electric Light Orchestra - Flashback - 2000
3CD | Progressive/Art-Rock | Flac (Image) + Cue + Log | EAC Rip | Scans -> 390 Mb | MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Epic Records | EPC 500931 2 | ~1385 + 497 Mb

The very fact that Electric Light Orchestra released a second three-disc box set is a tacit admission that, yes, 1987's Afterglow wasn't everything it should be. Happily, 2000's Flashback is. Assembled with the cooperation of Jeff Lynne, Flashback covers all the bases, featuring all the hits, a good selection of album tracks, and seven previously unreleased tracks, two alternate mixes and "After All," previously unavailable on CD…

Jeff Lynne’s ELO - Wembley Or Bust (2017)

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Jeff Lynne’s ELO - Wembley Or Bust (2017)

Jeff Lynne’s ELO - Wembley Or Bust (2017)
2CD | EAC Rip | WavPack (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 724 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 237 Mb
Full Scans ~ 115 Mb | 00:48:35 + 00:50:03 | RAR 5% Recovery
Pop Rock, Art Rock, Classic Rock | Sony Music #88985492222

Jeff Lynne revived Electric Light Orchestra in 2015 – due to legal reasons, they were now called Jeff Lynne's ELO – releasing a comeback album called Alone in the Universe and steadily mounting a return to the road. Several dates happened in 2016, but the tour reached its apex in June 2017, when the group played in front of 60,000 people at London's Wembley Stadium. Released five months after that June 24 gig, Wembley or Bust – which was accompanied by a concert film – features the entirety of the gig, and if it's not heard too closely, it could sometimes be mistaken for an ELO greatest-hits album. Lynne re-creates the arrangements of his studio work throughout the concert; even when the Traveling Wilburys' "Handle with Care" is hauled out, it sounds like it did on record. The vocals are where the seams show, as Lynne is a little rougher and lower than he was at his peak. Although this is a noticeable difference, it's hardly enough to mar what amounts to a thoroughly enjoyable – and perhaps a tad triumphant – return to live performance for Jeff Lynne.

Electric Light Orchestra Part Two - Electric Light Orchestra Part Two (1991) Re-Up

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Electric Light Orchestra Part Two - Electric Light Orchestra Part Two (1991) Re-Up

Electric Light Orchestra Part Two - Electric Light Orchestra Part Two (1991)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 333 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 144 Mb
Full Scans | 00:42:13 | RAR 5% Recovery
Art Rock, Pop Rock, Symphonic Rock | Disky #DCD 5225

ELO Part II were a band formed by Electric Light Orchestra drummer and co-founder Bev Bevan. The band also included former ELO bassist Kelly Groucutt, and violinist Mik Kaminski for most of its career, along with conductor Louis Clark who toured as a guest with ELO in its later years. After Bevan left the band in late 1999, he sold his half of the rights to the Electric Light Orchestra name back to Jeff Lynne, and the band changed its name to The Orchestra. Electric Light Orchestra Part Two is an album released by ELO Part II in 1990. "Kiss Me Red" was originally from Cheap Trick's album, The Doctor. In March 1991 "Honest Men" charted at number 60 on the UK Singles Chart, and 36 on the Dutch Top 40 chart.

Electric Light Orchestra - Live At Winterland '76 (1998)

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Electric Light Orchestra - Live At Winterland '76 (1998)

Electric Light Orchestra - Live At Winterland '76 (1998)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Eagle, EAMCD038 | ~ 414 or 143 Mb | Artwork(jpg) -> 77 Mb
Progressive Rock

Recorded along ELO's winter 1976 tour, this 10-track concert disc slots in perfectly in between The Night the Lights Went On (In Long Beach) from 1974 and Live at Wembley from 1978, capturing the band at their most exciting if not their most ambitious…