Jeff Lynne’s ELO continues their triumphant year with the hits album ‘All Over The World – The Very Best Of Electric Light Orchestra’ reaching Number 1 in the Official Albums Charts this week, becoming the group’s third Number 1 album after 1979’s ‘Discovery’ and ‘Time’ in 1981. After being invited to appear in Hyde Park in 2014 as part of the Radio 2 live
event (in which the band played in front of over 50,000 people), Jeff Lynne’s ELO has:
- Sold out their worldwide arena tour (including 4 O2 Arenas)
- Seen their critically acclaimed new album ‘Alone In the Universe’ go platinum
- Seen every single from the album go straight onto the Radio 2 A list
- Finished their current tour with a triumphant Glastonbury Legends tea-time slot which pulled in the biggest ever TV audience for this slot
- Put their biggest show to date on sale in 2017 at Wembley Stadium June 24th
Jeff Lynne said: “Thirty five years between #1 albums! I’m totally amazed. Thanks to everyone that made it possible.”
Known for their epic live shows and with a distinct style that seamlessly and innovatively blends rock, pop and classical, ELO has had twenty-six UK Top 40 singles, making Lynne’s sweeping productions some of the most recognisable music of the last forty years and helping sell over 50 million records worldwide.
Widely agreed upon as one of the greatest record producers in music history, Lynne was a co-founder and member of The Travelling Wilburys together with Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison, George Harrison and Tom Petty as well as a producer and collaborator with some of the biggest names in music including The Beatles, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh, and most recently, Bryan Adams.