Electric Light Orchestra ‎– Out Of The Blue

Epic ‎– EPC 450885 2, Epic ‎– 450885 2, Epic ‎– 472267 2
CD, Album, Reissue


1 Turn To Stone 3:47
2 It's Over 4:08
3 Sweet Talkin' Woman 3:48
4 Across The Border 3:53
5 Night In The City 4:01
6 Starlight 4:26
7 Jungle 3:51
8 Believe Me Now 1:21
9 Steppin' Out 4:38
Concerto For A Rainy Day
10 Standin' In The Rain 4:21
11 Big Wheels 5:05
12 Summer And Lightning 4:14
13 Mr. Blue Sky 5:05
14 Sweet Is The Night 3:26
15 The Whale 5:01
16 Birmingham Blues 4:22
17 Wild West Hero 4:41

Companies, etc.


  • Arranged By [Orchestra And Choral Arrangements]Jeff Lynne, Louis Clark, Richard Tandy
  • Art Direction, DesignKosh*, Ria Lewerke
  • Artwork [Portraits]Michael Bryan (4)
  • Cello [William Lewis Cello]Hugh McDowell, Melvyn Gale
  • Conductor [Orchestra]Louis Clark
  • Drums [Slingerland Drums, Remo Roto Toms, Slingerland 'Bev Bevan' Drumsticks, Remo Drum Heads], Cymbal [Avedis Zildian Cymbals], Gong, Percussion [Various Percussion Instruments], Backing VocalsBev Bevan
  • Engineer, Effects [Special Effects]Mack (2)
  • Illustration [Cover Illustration]Shusei Nagaoka
  • Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Electric Guitar [Gibson EDS 1275], Electric Guitar [Les Paul Custom], Electric Guitar [Marauder], Twelve-String Guitar [Ovation 1615/4], Acoustic Guitar [Ovation 1619/4], Electric Piano [Wurlitzer E.P. 200], Synthesizer [Mini-moog], PercussionJeff Lynne
  • Music By, Lyrics ByJeff Lynne
  • ProducerJeff Lynne
  • Synthesizer [Polymoog, Mini-moog, ARP 2600, Odyssey, Omni, Minus Noise Mixer], Sequenced By [Sequencer], Electric Piano [Wurlitzer E.P. 200], Piano [Yamaha C 7B], Keyboards [SLM Concert Spectrum], Mellotron [Mellotron M 400], Clavinet [Hohner Clavinet], Electric Guitar [Gibson S.G. Custom Guitar]Richard Tandy
  • Violin [Barcus Berry Violin]Mik Kaminski
  • Vocals, Backing Vocals, Electric Bass [Gibson G.3 Bass], PercussionKelly Groucutt


Reissue, originally part of a 3-album box set (Out of the Blue/Eldorado/A New World Record), but being sold independently from the very beginning.
Catalog number 472267 2 is on disc label. Please check the disc for the differences with this release.
28-page full colour booklet with lyrics, credits and pictures from the original album artwork.

Unart Music Corp./Jet Music Inc.
© 1977 JET Music

EMS, Vocoder 2,000, Eventide harmonizer, Digital delay, MXR flanger, Analog delay line, Electronic mistress, Systec flanger, Roland space echo, Shaffer Vega diversify systems, Musictronics octave divider, Mutron 3M, Maestro stage phaser, fire extinguisher/Tarzan.

Acoustic Control Corp., Harmon Kardon, Marshall amps (Tony Frank custom built for Jeff Lynne). Gauss speakers.
All road cases by Anvil.

Recorded and mixed at Musicland Studios, Munich, Germany.
All songs composed in Bassins, Switzerland.
Dance sequence by Spratley's Dancing Academy featuring Bladys and Goreen Turvis.

[On back cover:]
© 1977 Sony Music Entertainment Inc./Epic is the exclusive trademark of Sony Music Entertainment Inc./Distribution Sony Music

[On disc label:]
Original Sound Recording Made By Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
℗ 1977 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
The Copyright In This Sound Recording Is Owned By Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Made in Austria.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (EAN-13, Scanned): 5099745088522
  • Barcode (EAN-13, Text): 5 099745 088522
  • Label Code: LC 0199
  • Rights Society: BIEM/STEMRA
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): JETCD-400 31 MASTERED BY DADC AUSTRIA
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): JETCD-400 31 B2 MASTERED BY DADC AUSTRIA
  • Other (Manufacturing Code on booklet and back cover): 02-450885-10
  • Other (Manufacturing Code on disc label): 02-450885-10/3
  • Distribution Code: CB 741
  • Other (Format Code): CDM

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
UAR 100, UAS 1100, UAS 2100 Electric Light Orchestra Out Of The Blue(2xLP, Album) Jet Records, Jet Records, Jet Records UAR 100, UAS 1100, UAS 2100 UK 1977 Sell This Version
JT-EA823-L2 Electric Light Orchestra Out Of The Blue(8-Trk, Album) Jet Records, United Artists Records JT-EA823-L2 US 1977 Sell This Version
JT-EA823-L2, S 223719 Electric Light Orchestra Out Of The Blue(8-Trk, Club) Jet Records JT-EA823-L2, S 223719 USA & Canada 1977 Sell This Version
ELO 77-2 Electric Light Orchestra Out Of The Blue(CD, Album, Unofficial) Not On Label (Electric Light Orchestra) ELO 77-2 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
KZ2A 35467 Electric Light Orchestra Out Of The Blue(8-Trk, Album) Jet Records KZ2A 35467 Canada 1977 Sell This Version