ELO Electric Light Orchestra - Time 12" Vinyl Lp album


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Description / Collector's info: 

"Time" is the ninth studio album by the Electric Light Orchestra (ELO), released in 1981. It is a concept album that tells the story of a man from the 1980s who is transported to the year 2095, where he encounters a world dominated by machines and technology. The album is notable for its heavy use of synthesizers and electronic sounds, as well as its futuristic themes and innovative concept.

"Time" was a commercial and critical success upon its release, reaching #1 in the UK and #16 in the US. The album was praised for its innovative sound and production, as well as its strong songwriting and storytelling. The album's success also cemented ELO's status as one of the leading bands of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

This album includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by ELO and photos. 

Music Genre:

 Progressive Rock

Album Production Information:

 Recorded at Musicland Studios, Munich, Germany.
Album cover artwork by Guy Fery
Photos by Frank Griffin

Record Label Information:

 Jet Records JETLP 236

Media Format:

 12" LP Vinyl Gramophone Record 

Year & Country:

 1981 Made in Holland
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Band Description:

 Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) is a British rock band that formed in Birmingham, England in 1970. The band's music is characterized by their unique blend of rock and classical music, incorporating elements of orchestral arrangements and a variety of instruments such as cellos, violins, and synthesizers./p>

 EELO's founding members were Jeff Lynne, Roy Wood, and Bev Bevan, all of whom had previously played in the band The Move. The band's early albums, such as "Electric Light Orchestra" and "ELO 2," featured a more experimental sound that drew on psychedelic and progressive rock influences./p>

 EHowever, it was ELO's later albums that brought the band its greatest commercial success. Albums like "A New World Record" and "Out of the Blue" included hit songs such as "Livin' Thing," "Telephone Line," and "Mr. Blue Sky," and helped to cement ELO's place as one of the biggest and most influential bands of the 1970s./p>

 EDespite several lineup changes over the years, Jeff Lynne remained the driving force behind ELO, serving as the band's lead singer, songwriter, and producer. In addition to his work with ELO, Lynne has also produced albums for artists such as George Harrison, Tom Petty, and Roy Orbison./p>

 EELO's music has had a lasting impact on the rock and pop music landscape, with their unique blend of classical and rock elements inspiring numerous other artists over the years. Whether you're a fan of their early experimental sound or their later, more polished pop hits, there's no denying the lasting influence of ELO on the world of music.