Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) – Eldorado 1978 Japan LP with obi


Free U.S. shipping!  A 1978 Japanese pressing of Eldorado by the Electric Light Orchestra, including the original obi.

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Offered for sale is a Japanese pressing of Eldorado by the Electric Light Orchestra, including the original obi.

About this copy: This copy of Eldorado is a 1978 pressing on the Jet Records label of an album that was originally released in 1974.

The cover is VG++ and close to M- with trace general wear.  The obi is M-.  The lyric insert is M-.

The disc is M- with a couple of spindle marks on the labels, but no marks on the vinyl.  Clean disc!

A beautiful copy of a terrific ELO LP.

Background: Released in 1974, Eldorado was the fourth studio album by the Electric Light Orchestra.

The album reached #16 on the U.S. album charts and was eventually certified platinum, though the album did not chart in the UK.

Allmusic.com gave Eldorado a rare 5 star review:

This is the album where Jeff Lynne finally found the sound he’d wanted since co-founding Electric Light Orchestra three years earlier. Up to this point, most of the group’s music had been self-contained — Lynne, Richard Tandy, et al., providing whatever was needed, vocally or instrumentally, even if it meant overdubbing their work layer upon layer. Lynne saw the limitations of this process, however, and opted for the presence of an orchestra — it was only 30 pieces, but the result was a much richer musical palette than the group had ever had to work with, and their most ambitious and successful record up to that time.

Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Jet Records
Catalog Number:
Year of Release: 1978
Format: Stereo
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Weight 9 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in