Tag Archives: ELO

ELO’s Mike de Albuquerque To Reissue His Solo Debut

March 14, 2024

He may have been ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA’s bassist only for a few years, in the early ’70s, but Michael de Albuquerque‘s contribution to such seminal pieces as their covers of “Roll Over Beethoven” and “In The Hall Of The Mountain … Continue reading

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ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA – Mr. Blue Sky: The Very Best Of

April 17, 2014

Frontiers 2013 More electric than orchestral, the Captain’s charmless revision of the mothership’s logbook. That might well be a nadir of Jeff Lynne’s latter-day of his old band’s name: a re-recording of ELO’s well-known moments in a solo, with a … Continue reading

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ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA – Live

March 12, 2014

Frontiers 2013 A brief re-launch of a ’70s luminous spaceship with spectacular, if hardly glorious, results. ELO have been one man’s personal circus ever since Roy Wood left the arena but there still was a collective air, which all but … Continue reading

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ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA – Zoom

February 27, 2014

Epic 2001 / Frontiers 2013 Beatles-infested, luminescent revitalization of the archived brand brings its forces and foible into focus. It was an unexpected move (no pun intended) when the long-buried acronym and spaceship shot into the skies 15 years after … Continue reading

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JEFF LYNNE – Armchair Theatre

January 12, 2014

Reprise 1990 / Frontiers 2013 ELO ringmaster’s humble attempt to escape from the orchestra pitfall, with another runaway and a Beatle for a company. His band effectively over in 1986, Jeff Lynne swiftly found himself in a producer’s chair for … Continue reading

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