#684: Hello ... Hello ... my old friends ... It's great to see you once again! Twenty five years on from its debut in 1989, Roy Orbison's stunning comeback album "Mystery Girl" is being re-released by Sony Legacy Recordings in conjunction with Roy's Boys LLC. The Official Roy Orbison web site published this press release earlier today highlighting the detail of the forthcoming and much loved album produced in part, of course, by both Jeff Lynne and Bono.
The 2014 version of "Mystery Girl" will see the original ten song roster supplanted by either five  or nine  bonus tracks. The DVD package includes a new one hour documentary entitled "Mystery Girl: Unraveled" plus another eight music videos - available in the following formats thus:
"Mystery Girl - Expanded": CD/15 tracks
"Mystery Girl - Expanded": MP3/15 tracks
"Mystery Girl - Deluxe": CD/DVD/19 tracks/9 videos
"Mystery Girl - Deluxe": 2LP/19 tracks
"Mystery Girl - Deluxe" is scheduled for release in the UK on Monday 19th May and in North America on Tuesday 20th May. Pre-orders are now being taken [at the time of writing] by amazon.co.uk, amazon.com and royorbison.com
ELO Beatles Forever [ELOBF] recommends "Mystery Girl - Deluxe" by Roy Orbison to those enlightened folks who enjoy the music of ELO, Jeff Lynne, Roy Wood, The Move, The Idle Race, 'Brum Beat', The Beatles and related artistes.
Until next "Time" in the ELO [and related] Universe ... KJS ... 22-March-2014