Electric Light OrchestraA New World Record

Label:United Artists Records – UAG 30017, Jet Records – JET LP 20
Vinyl, LP, Album, Embossed Cover
Style:Pop Rock, Prog 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 [Maestro Echoplex]Melvyn Gale
  • Cello [Barcus Berry], Effects [Systech Phaser, Mutron III, Mutron Phasor, Maestro Echoplex]Hugh McDowell
  • Conductor [Orchestra]Louis Clark
  • Cover [Design], Design [Cover], Illustration, PhotographyKosh*
  • Drums [Slingerland], Synthesizer [Mini Moog Drum], Percussion, Backing VocalsBev Bevan
  • Electric Piano [Wurlitzer Electric Piano EP200], Synthesizer [Mini Moog, Micro Moog, SLM Concert Spectrum], Electric Guitar [Electra x320, Gibson SG Custom], Clavinet [Hohner], Grand Piano [Yamaha C7], Mellotron [M400], Effects [Morley R.W.V. Pedals, Maestro Phase Shifter], Percussion, Backing Vocals, Effects [Systech Flanger]Richard Tandy
  • Engineer [Cherokee]Duane Scott
  • Engineer [De Lane Lea]Dick Plant, John Richards
  • Engineer [Musicland]Mack (2)
  • Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Slide Guitar, Guitar [Gibson Les Paul, L5S, Marauder, Ovation Legend, Ovation Pacemaker], Percussion, Electric Piano [Wurlitzer EP200 Piano]Jeff Lynne
  • Music By [All], Lyrics By [All]Jeff Lynne
  • Other [Hot Pies]Anna, Francois
  • Performer [ELO]Bev Bevan, Hugh McDowell, Jeff Lynne, Kelly Groucutt, Melvyn Gale, Mik Kaminski, Richard Tandy
  • Photography By [Portrait]Moshe Brakha
  • ProducerJeff Lynne
  • Violin [Barcus Berry], Effects [Maestro Echoplex], Effects [Univox Univibe]Mik Kaminski
  • Vocals, Bass Guitar [Gibson G3], Percussion, Backing VocalsKelly Groucutt


Released in a laminated embossed sleeve with paper inner sleeve containing the song lyrics.

Cover: ©℗ MCMLXXVI United Artists Records Group, Inc.
Label: ℗1976 United Artists Music And Records Group Inc.
Inner: Copyright for the U.K. © 1976 United Artists Music Ltd. and Jet Music Ltd.

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

Made in England

Catalog numbers:
Back cover, spine & labels: UAG 30017
Back cover: UA-LA 679
Labels: JET LP 20

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (Back cover): E.C.G./ST/76
  • Other (Inner sleeve, variant 1): E.C.G./R/76
  • Other (Inner sleeve, variant 2): E.C.G./GL/76
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label, variant 1): UAG 30017 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label variant 2): UAG 30017A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, stamped, variant 1): UAG 30017 A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped/etched, variant 1): UAG 30017 B1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched, variant 2): UAG-30017-A-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched, variant 2): UAG-30017-B-1

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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




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