Tuesday, 8 March 2016

RSD16 Release: The Idle Race

#1,073: Hello ... Hello ... my old friends ... It's great to see you once again! Our friends at Record Store Day are following up the release of the legendary EP "Something Else from The Move" with an announcement that the second self-titled Idle Race LP "Idle Race" will also be released via Rhino on Saturday 16th April via Parlophone Records.
The album - originally issued in November 1969 via Liberty Records and the last to feature Jeff Lynne before he joined The Move - is to be pressed on 180 gram splattered coloured vinyl and follows the successful RSD release of the first Idle Race outing "The Birthday Party" two years ago. Read more via this link thus:


Until next "Time" in the ELO (and related) Universe ... KJS ... 08-March-2016


  1. I remember seeing Idle Race many times at Chesterfield club Castle Bromwich this picture bought back many good memories.also trundling around kingshurst and Shard End in there van with Idle Race written all over the side.Great Days.x

  2. Idle Race played many times at Alcester Trades & Labour Club They always stayed for a drink afterwards with us Great times and very happy memories times from our misspent Youth wouldn't have missed it for the world