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Time
Time
Price: £8.93

4.0 out of 5 stars Timeless, 17 Aug 2013
This review is from: Time (Audio CD)
What a cracking album this is. ELO were on the commercial wane by this time but after the relative flop of Xanadu Jeff seemed to decide to get move away from his musical love affair with America and become much more European - well German at least.

Using a different string arranger and the trusted excellence of Mack and Musicland Studios we have a slant on the Eldorado album theme with someone getting away from the real world but instead of fables and folklore we get technology and time travel.

Highlight for me are Ticket to the Moon, The Rain is Falling, From the End of the World, 21st Century Man and Hold on Tight but there are many other highlights. The only criticism have is perhaps some of the uptempo tracks have the same basic rhythm but its a minor quibble really.

Yes it contained the last commercially big single ELO had, but it was a brave decision to change the style and go with some Moroder influenced magic and it works extremely well.


Out Of The Blue
Out Of The Blue
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5.0 out of 5 stars I am Legend, 5 Aug 2013
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This review is from: Out Of The Blue (Audio CD)
My first ever non compilation album and still wonderful after all these years.

Concerto for a Rainy Day is guaranteed to bring you out of any bad time. Other highlights for me are It's Over, Across the Border, Night in the City, Starlight, Jungle, Stepping Out and of course all the hits.

Nuff said.


Electric Light Orchestra-A New World Record
Electric Light Orchestra-A New World Record
Offered by Sent2u
Price: £7.99

5.0 out of 5 stars A New World Record for ELO, 5 Aug 2013
Their best album to this point, only Out of the Blue beats it. Highlights a bound, even Above the Clouds which at first I found to be no more than a small space filler but now find it much more profound.


Face The Music
Face The Music
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Price: £3.14

4.0 out of 5 stars Musicland Magic, 5 Aug 2013
This review is from: Face The Music (Audio CD)
ELO's first album in Germany with Mack and quite a break from the past, even though Eldorado showcased at least some of the change. Fire on High starts like something out of a horror movie, great for Hi-Fi. Then we have Waterfall, one of the best mournful ballads you will ever hear. The first single Evil Woman follows, their first big break after the chart false dawn of Roll Over Beethoven (good though it was). Nightrider finishes off 'Side 1', not a hit even though it was on Top of the Pops but still a good tune with Bev's drums and the orchestra driving it along. Poker starts 'side 2' and is a real headbanger with a slower midsection, almost A Day in the Life reversed. Strange Magic starts with one of the simplest but beautiful string section followed by Richard Tandy making his guitar gently weep. Next we go country with Down Home Town before we finish off with the wonderful One Summer Dream, juts lose yourself in it, you will not regret it.

So Jeff n co sounding more like the Jeff n co we would know so well by the end of the 70's. Just the Music we want to Face in fact.


Eldorado
Eldorado
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4.0 out of 5 stars The Start of the Symphony, 5 Aug 2013
This review is from: Eldorado (Audio CD)
Up until now, ELO had been very string quartet in the way they sounded. Now enter Louis Clark's orchestral arrangements and perhaps Jeff getting more to grips with how he wanted to sound across to Tandy and Bevan, and we have the business. A concept album and some mighty fine tracks such as the Intro, Laredo Tornado, Poor Boy, Noboby's Child and Illusions in G Major, and of course Eldorado Finale. It's arguably a bit long in places (Boy Blue) but never has an ELO album had so much variety. A fine listen.


MaxiNutrition Progain 2000 g Banana Mass and Strength Shake Powder (Formally Known as Maximuscle)
MaxiNutrition Progain 2000 g Banana Mass and Strength Shake Powder (Formally Known as Maximuscle)
Price: £31.65

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Results, 1 July 2013
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Easy to mix and delivers great results, allowing me to work hard in the gym with good recovery (I use an extra scoop of whey after i have finished)


Sennheiser PC 8 USB Internet Telephony On-Ear Headset
Sennheiser PC 8 USB Internet Telephony On-Ear Headset
Price: £34.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Comfortable and Functional, 1 July 2013
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Fit easy and easy to set up using Windows 7. Just plug in using USB and change devices through Control Panel. Sound quality typically Sennheiser


CNP Pro Peptide Banana Advanced Protein Powder Supplement 2.27 kg
CNP Pro Peptide Banana Advanced Protein Powder Supplement 2.27 kg
Offered by Bodybuilding Warehouse
Price: £42.98

5.0 out of 5 stars Good Stuff, 1 July 2013
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Mixes reasonably well in a shaker, though needs more than a couple of shakes. I have Banana flavour and it has a good taste. Also have some Whey Protein (which CNP do and is also good) for quick release and recovery.


iGadgitz Black Genuine Leather Case Cover Holder for HTC Desire S Android Smartphone Mobile Phone + Screen Protector
iGadgitz Black Genuine Leather Case Cover Holder for HTC Desire S Android Smartphone Mobile Phone + Screen Protector
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Price: £6.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Ideal Case, 1 July 2013
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Case has a nice leathery type finish and the clip holds the case together. Allows easy access to charger cable port.


Kidde Micro Smoke Alarm 9 Volt
Kidde Micro Smoke Alarm 9 Volt
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Price: £5.51

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Small, Cute but Loud, 1 Dec 2011
Does its job and is compact and practical. Easy to fit and makes plenty of noise when asked to do so. Otherwise sits quietly in its place and lets you get on with life.
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