Tuesday, 19 February 2013

April Release for ELO & Jeff Lynne Album Trio

#500: Hello ... Hello ... my old friends ... It's great to see you once again! It seems most apt that this ELO Beatles Forever (ELOBF) article heralds the much anticipated next batch of ELO/Jeff Lynne releases by Frontiers Records/Big Trilby Records, which have just been confirmed in this Frontiers press release thus: www.frontiers.it/news/10627 
The release trio - available in CD, download and limited edition (coloured) vinyl formats - will be headlined by "Electric Light Orchestra Live" (CD: Special Ecobook Edition) which will comprise these songs from the "Zoom" PBS Television Special in 2001: "Evil Woman" ~ "Showdown" ~ "Secret Messages" (*) ~ "Livin’ Thing" ~ "Sweet Talkin’ Woman" (*) ~ "Mr. Blue Sky" ~ "Can’t Get It Out Of My Head" ~ "Twilight" (*) ~ "Confusion" (*) ~ "Don’t Bring Me Down" ~ "Roll Over Beethoven" ~ "Out Of Luck" (Bonus/previously unreleased/2010) ~ "Cold Feet" (Bonus/previously unreleased/1992). Note: (*) not included in the "Zoom Tour Live" DVD.
Next on the release roster is the remastered edition of the 2001 album "Zoom" will feature thirteen trax from the original release plus "One Day" (Bonus/previously unreleased/2004) and "Turn To Stone" from the aforementioned 2001 "Zoom" PBS Television Special. Yours Truly KJS can confirm that "Long Black Road" (originally an additional track within the Japanese edition of "Zoom") will not feature in this particular edition.
Last - but not least - is the remastered edition of the 1990 debut Jeff Lynne solo album "Armchair Theatre" which will feature all eleven original tracks as well as "Borderline" (Bonus/previously found on the CD/12" single edition of "Lift Me Up") and "Forecast" (Bonus/previously unreleased/ 1989).

Worldwide Release Schedule
Wednesday 17th April (Japan) ~ Friday 19th April (Europe) ~ Monday 22nd April (UK) ~ Tuesday 23rd April (US)

ELO Beatles Forever (ELOBF) will publish pre-ordering details as soon as they become available. It's looking like another bountiful year for ELO/Jeff Lynne fans, followers and collectors to savour!

Until next "Time" in the ELO (and related) Universe ... KJS ... 19-Feb-2013

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