JEFF LYNNE’S ELO – ” Wembley or Bust “

Posted: November 16, 2017 in ALBUMS, MUSIC
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Jeff Lynne’s ELO packed London’s enormous Wembley Stadium to the rafters this past June with a greatest-hits set featuring many of the band’s most classic songs including “Mr. Blue Sky,” “Evil Woman,” and “All Over the World.”  Now, that gig is getting a wide release this Friday, November 17th.  Wembley or Bust will arrive on that date from Columbia Records in a variety of formats: 2CD/1DVD; 2CD/1BD; 2 CD; and 3LP.

Jeff Lynne’s ELO performing Telephone Line (Live at Wembley Stadium). (C) 2017 Big Trilby Records, under exclusive license to Columbia Records,

Recorded on June 24th, the Wembley concert has been described by recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Lynne as “the best time I ever had in music” and “beyond anything I could have imagined.”  The upcoming release preserves the 23-song  marathon setlist, which in addition to the famous ELO songs, also included The Traveling Wilburys’ “Handle with Care” – a particularly poignant inclusion now after the untimely passing of Lynne’s friend and bandmate, Tom Petty.  The nostalgic ballad “When I Was a Boy,” from ELO’s acclaimed 2015 album All Alone in the Universe, was also played.

You can watch the trailer for Wembley or Bust at the link below, and the track listing and pre-order links are also available now!  Look for this joyful release this Friday, November 17th

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