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Electric Light Orchestra (Official Thread)

Discussion in '70's Music' started by LG, Oct 29, 2009.

  1. joker1961

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    Sweaty thanks for the heads up...
     
  2. Ar-Pharazon

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    I've been listening to the under-rated Balance Of Power. Great 80's feel but still the unmistakble ELO-ness.

    I also downloaded some alternate versions of tracks from the album. Heaven Only Knows and Sorrow About To Fall have alternate versions that are almost like 70's/disco era versions of themselves. SATF especially has a keyboard sound that approximates the strings of the pre-80's band.

    ELO-Heaven Only Knows (alternate version)


    ELO-Sorrow About To Fall (alternate version)
     
  3. Sharp Dressed Man

    Sharp Dressed Man Down South Jukin' Staff Member

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    Has anyone checked out Jeff Lynne's new ELO album "Alone in the Universe"?

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    It's been on heavy rotation here the past days. I think that ELO fans will be more than pleased with it. I obviously am. :D
     
  4. joker1961

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    thanks for the heads up I`ll check it dude...:bow::grinthumb
     
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    I really need to check this out too, heard lots of positive comments about it.
     
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    Infinitely better than all of the sub-standard post-OOTB stuff. Some good live shows as well, still with Richard Tandy well to the fore.
     
  7. Sweaty

    Sweaty ThE OtHeR rAmOnE

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    It's pretty good man, I love a lot of the songs, they take me back to 70's ELO, as you would expect it is produced to a high standard, would love to see him live but missed the day to buy them and it's expensive now, maybe next time. What a great return to form for a great musician.:bow:
     
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