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Electric Light Orchestra - Discovery CD (album) cover

DISCOVERY

Electric Light Orchestra

 

Crossover Prog

2.80 | 235 ratings

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mohaveman
1 stars Aside from a really cool cover, this album has little to offer. I have always been a fan of ELO, from their symphonic prog beginnings with Roy Wood to their more poppy days. However, this album was a HUGE blech for me. Pure pop music with disco thrown in is just way too much. Many people did not like Balance Of Power by ELO, but I consider even that to be way above this level. I think the only thing Jeff Lynne has done that is worse would be the next album Soundtrack to Xanadu, which I can't even bring myself to listen to so it can be rated. On DIscovery, not all ELO members are even featured (strings). Highlight? Well, maybe "Last Train to London" if I have to pick something. Lowlight? The rest. From a band that gave us prog classics such as No Answer and ELOII, to great pop rock albums Eldorado and Face The Music, this is pure trash. 1 star as a Prog album (really zero), 2 stars as a pop album.
mohaveman | 1/5 |

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