Electric Light Orchestra - The UK Singles Volume One 1972-1978 [16x7'' Box]

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$ 169.98 


45rpm 7" Vinyl 16 Disc Box Set!
15 Groundbreaking Singles + The ELO EP!
Sourced & Remastered From Original Analog Tapes!

The U.K. Singles Volume One: 1972-1978 presents ELO's early output of hits and b-sides as originally experienced by the band's fans in their native UK. This collector's box set features 15 groundbreaking 45 RPM singles plus 1978's The ELO EP, each fully recreated from their original releases more than four decades ago. All of the music on The U.K. Singles Volume One: 1972-1978 was remastered from the analog source tapes while each of the 16 7" vinyl discs in the collection features detailed reproductions of the original sleeves and labels from the 1970s. Nine of these singles–including "Roll Over Beethoven", "Evil Woman", "Livin' Thing", "Telephone Line" and "Mr. Blue Sky"–reached the Top 10 of the British charts and remain among the world's most enduring classic rock songs. On rock radio and beyond, ELO's hits continue to permeate pop culture. In 2017, "Livin' Thing" was featured in a widely-seen advertisement for Volkswagen while "Mr. Blue Sky" underscored a pivotal scene in the Marvel Studios blockbuster Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2.

Formed in Birmingham, England in 1970, ELO was designed to create progressive modern pop music combining classical and rock elements wrapped in futurist iconography. Jeff Lynne is ELO's guiding light and driving force, writing virtually all of the group's original material while arranging and producing their albums. From 1972 through 1986, ELO racked up more combined UK and US Top 40 hits than any other band on the planet while selling more than 50 million records worldwide. During the same period, ELO scored twenty Top 20s on the UK Singles Chart and fifteen Top 20s on the US Billboard Hot 100.

ELO was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on April 7, 2017.

• 16 Disc Box Set
• 45rpm 7" Vinyl Singles
• 15 singles & 1EP
• Audio sourced and remastered from original analog tapes
• Detailed reproduction of the original 45rpm sleeves and labels exclusively for this box set
• Made in the EU


Side A: 10538 Overture
Side B: First Movement (Jumping Biz)*

Side A: Roll Over Beethoven**
Side B: Queen Of The Hours

Side A: Showdown
Side B: In Old England Town (Instrumental)

Side A:
 Ma-Ma-Ma Belle
Side B: Oh No Not Susan

Side A: Can't Get It Out Of My Head
Side B: Illusion In G Major

Side A:
 Evil Woman
Side B: 10538 Overture (Live)

Side A: Nightrider
Side B: Daybreaker (Live)

Side A: Strange Magic
Side B: Showdown (Live)

Side A:
 Livin' Thing
Side B: Fire On High

Side A: Rockaria!
Side B: Poker

Side A:
 Telephone Line
Side B: Poor Boy (The Greenwood) & King Of The Universe

Side A: Turn To Stone
Side B: Mister Kingdom

Side A: Mr. Blue Sky
Side B: One Summer Dream

Side A:
 Wild West Hero
Side B: Eldorado

Side A: Sweet Talkin' Woman
Side B: Bluebird Is Dead

Side A:

1. Can't Get It Out Of My Head
2. Strange Magic
Side B:
1. Ma-Ma-Ma Belle
2. Evil Woman

All songs written by Jeff Lynne except:
*First Movement (Jumping Biz) written by Roy Wood
**Roll Over Beethoven written by Chuck Berry

2018 Epic/Legacy