Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) – On the Third Day clear vinyl UK LP


Free U.S. shipping!  A 1978 limited edition clear vinyl UK pressing of On the Third Day by the Electric Light Orchestra.

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Offered for sale is a limited edition clear vinyl pressing of On the Third Day by the Electric Light Orchestra, issued in the UK in 1978.

Note: While this LP has the same cover as the U.S. version, it does not include the song, “Showdown,” which was released as a non-album single in the UK.

About this copy: This copy of On the Third Day is a 1978 pressing on the Jet label of an album that was originally released in 1973.

The cover is M- with a tiny dent on the spine.  There is a sticker on the cover that says, “Limited Edition Coloured Vinyl.”

The custom inner sleeve is M- with no splits.

The clear vinyl 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 a terrific and (and underrated) ELO album and the only copy of this clear vinyl edition we’ve ever had for sale.

Background: Released in 1973, On the Third Day was the third album by the Electric Light Orchestra, and the first to not include founder Roy Wood as a band member.

The album reached #52 in the U.S., but did not chart in the UK.

Allmusic.com gave On the Third Day a 3 1/2 star review:

Electric Light Orchestra’s third album showed a marked advancement, with a fuller, more cohesive sound from the band as a whole and major improvements in Jeff Lynne’s singing and songwriting. This is where the band took on its familiar sound, Lynne’s voice suddenly showing an attractive expressiveness reminiscent of John Lennon in his early solo years, and also sporting a convincing white British soulful quality that was utterly lacking earlier.

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