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Electric Light Orchestra


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3.78 | 228 ratings

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4 stars 01. Ocean Breakup/King Of The Universe Fantastic what the beginning, the quartet (that they in fact are only two musicians) already begins devastating, the disc at several moments is taken by the pair Mike Edwards and Mike Kaminski. The music has a deep melody to devastate senses, this is the introduction Ocean Breakup. Already in the second part in King Of The Universe, the vocal melody enters in action together with a simple and pretty line melody. The vocal of Jeff Lynne is very pretty. The melody of the refrain where he sings the name of the song is very good, and it has a very quite worked line of bass of Michael De Albuquerque. The last part seems the test of an orchestra to the bottom, then it enters .

02. Bluebird Is Dead That one that is one of those typical tracks of the LINK, pretty, emotional ballad and simply of devastating the senses. Again the vocal ones are sensationally quite sung in falsetto. Emotional refrain, the ropes always doing a sensational work. Beautiful keyboards. A music that should always be touched.

03. Oh In the Not Susan After a beautiful introduction 'disposed well' to make appearing, more one of Jeff's beautiful melodies comes to the surface, here it is the violins what distinction has. The second part of the melody is already much more psychedelic, with good instrumental parts.

04. New World Rising/Ocean Break Up (Reshowing) Does a keyed stranger do the melody for which Jeff (with an effect in the voice) begins the melody, knows of a thing? I always found the vocal of quite similar Jeff with it of George Harrison (The Beatles) at several moments, it must be an influence since Jeff worked with George in his run ground of the same thing during several years, being musical partners in many George's discs.

05. Showdown Well before the Disc Music (more or less approximately 4 years) there was Showdown. (Completely well what reminds of me and very much to melody of I Heard It Through The Grapevine in the version of the Creedence Clearwater Revival that is of 1970, but completely well). The first ground of guitar of the disc appears only here, which is a pity since it is very good by the way.

06. Daybreaker Deep melody, inebriant grounds of violins, a disruptive guitarrinha, and a melody of keyboards that takes the song in a status of atmospheric, space. Out Of The Blue! A very good instrumental space one!

07. Me her Belle suckles Ahá! Here we have of the most pure Rock and roll, riff of guitar I make a mess and distorted as must be, some insertions of the ropes, and to vary, Jeff detonates the vocal ones, and the one who makes the part of the guitar they are the ropes, sensationally. End with the vocal thing devastating, even without band.

08. Dreaming Of 4000 More riff of guitars, sensational. But the song in you is calm, with a pastoral air in the first verse, and pretty and 'cheerful' refrain. It breaks much different they compose this track, you link all if gathering to mount a single song sometimes sad, sometimes very pretty, a little of each. Animal violins in the end.

09.In The Hall Of The Mountain King In The Hall Of The Mountain King. Any world knows that one from here! Melody conhecidíssima, but what the people of the LINK managed to modify, maintaining the whole classic influence of the band, but when Roll is putting a pinch of Rock 'n' in everything, and also great travel. Beautiful passages of battery of Bev Bevan. Accelerating in the end of the song is an excellent end for disc!

This disc for me is classic! (More one of 1973!) and in fact for me Electric Light Orchestra is classic, since I am a great fan of the band!

ProgShine | 4/5 |


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