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Has all the hits old and new! hours of catchy light music!

My Favorite Album Ever!!

This album makes me smile every time I listen to it. The songs have the perfect balance of rock and pop, so they are both happy and intense at once. There is a musical magic here, I just can't explain in words. Buy this album!! 🎶

Great compilation!

Yes the songs I mentioned above are included, I saw the one-disc only, this is a double compilation, sorry!


Formed: October, 1970 in Birmingham, England

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s

The Electric Light Orchestra's ambitious yet irresistible fusion of Beatlesque pop, classical arrangements, and futuristic iconography rocketed the group to massive commercial success throughout the 1970s. ELO was formed in Birmingham, England in the autumn of 1970 from the ashes of the eccentric art-pop combo the Move, reuniting frontman Roy Wood with guitarist/composer Jeff Lynne, bassist Rick Price, and drummer Bev Bevan. Announcing their intentions to "pick up where 'I Am the Walrus' left off,"...
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The Essential: Electric Light Orchestra, Electric Light Orchestra
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  • $14.99
  • Genres: Rock, Music
  • Released: Oct 07, 2011

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