Electric Light OrchestraA New World Record

Label:United Artists Records – UA-LA679-G, Jet Records – UA-LA679-G
Vinyl, LP, Album, Club Edition
Genre:Rock, Pop
Style:Symphonic Rock, Pop Rock


A2Telephone Line4:38
A4Mission (A World Record)4:24
B1So Fine3:55
B2Livin' Thing3:31
B3Above The Clouds2:16
B4Do Ya3:45

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  • Arranged By [Orchestra And Choral Arrangements]Jeff Lynne, Louis Clark, Richard Tandy
  • Art DirectionRia Lewerke
  • Artwork [Very Special Effects]Bob Hickson
  • Cello [Barcus Berry], Effects [Systech Phaser, Mutron Iii, Mutron Phasor], Tape [Maestro Echoplex]Hugh McDowell
  • Cello [Barcus Berry], Tape [Maestro Echoplex]Melvyn Gale
  • Conductor [Orchestra]Louis Clark
  • Cover [Design], Design [Cover], Illustration, Photography ByKosh*
  • Drums [Slingerland], Electronic Drums [Mini Moog Drum], Percussion, Backing VocalsBev Bevan
  • Electric Piano [Wurlitzer Ep200], Synthesizer [Mini Moog, Micro Moog, Slm Concert Spectrum], Electric Guitar [Electra X320, Gibson Sg Custom], Clavinet [Hohner], Grand Piano [Yamaha C7], Mellotron [Mellotron M400], Effects [Morley R.w.v. Pedals, Maestro Phase Shifter, Systech Flanger], Percussion, Backing VocalsRichard Tandy
  • Engineer [Cherokee Studios]Duane Scott
  • Engineer [De Lane Lea Studios]Dick Plant, John Richards
  • Engineer [Musicland Studios]Mack (2)
  • Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Slide Guitar, Percussion, Electric Piano [Wurlitzer Ep200]Jeff Lynne
  • Music By, Lyrics ByJeff Lynne
  • Photography By [Portrait]Moshe Brakha
  • ProducerJeff Lynne
  • Violin [Barcus Berry], Tape [Maestro Echoplex], Effects [Univox Univibe]Mik Kaminski
  • Vocals, Electric Bass [Gibson G3 Bass Guitar], Percussion, Backing VocalsKelly Groucutt


[Jeff Lynne's Guitars:] Gibson Les Paul, L5S, Marauder, Ovation Legend, Ovation Pacemaker.

Recorded and Mixed at Musicland Studios - Munich, Germany.

Orchestra and Choir Recorded at De Lane Lea Studios - Wembley, England.

Edits and Things: Cherokee Studios - Los Angeles, California.

© UAMARG, Inc.
℗ 1976 United Artists Music And Records Group, Inc.
Published by Unart Music Corporation/Jet Music Incorporated BMI
[B4:] Published by United Artists Music Co., Inc./Jet Music Incorporated/Chappell Music Co. ASCAP
Made in U.S.A.

© ℗ MCMLXXVI United Artists Music And Records Group, Inc. Manufactured by United Artists Music And Records Group, Inc. Printed in U.S.A.

Embossed cover (ELO logo).
Full color printed carton inner sleeve with picture, credits & lyrics.
CRC on bottom right of inner sleeve
CRC on spine

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A side runout): UALA-679-1-Re1-1B (Stamped picture of a drum with 2 drumsticks) C24
  • Matrix / Runout (B side runout): UALA-679-2-Re1-1B (Stamped picture of a drum with 2 drumsticks) B26
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: BMI

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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A New World Record (LP, Album, Stereo, Terre Haute Pressing, Embossed)United Artists Records, Jet RecordsUA-LA679-GUS1976
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A New World Record (LP, Album, Stereo, Embossed Cover)Jet Records, Jet Records, Jet RecordsUAG 30017, UA-LA 679, JET LP 20UK1976
A New World Record (LP, Album)United Artists Records, Jet RecordsUAS 30 017 XOTGermany1976
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A New World Record (LP, Album, Reissue, Embossed Cover )Jet RecordsJET LP 200Europe1976
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A New World Record (LP, Album, Stereo)United Artists Records, Jet Records5C 062-98423, 5C 062.98423Netherlands1976



  • Audge_Podge_Records's avatar
    Good pressing here. Analog heaven and lots of hit songs. Find a decent copy for $3 and you can't go wrong here.
    • mradkins15's avatar
      The picture stamped on the runout is actually the logo for artisan sound recorders, not a drum


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