by Bill Pearis

ELO Alone in the Universe

When Jeff Lynne announced that ELO had signed with Columbia and they'd be releasing a new album "soon" he meant it. Alone in the Universe is the name of ELO's first new album in 14 years and it'll be out November 13. Along with that news comes first single "When I Was a Boy" which unmistakably sounds like ELO: big, orchestral, post-Beatles pop with a descending chord progression not unlike "Telephone Line" (or "All the Young Dudes"). Not bad. Stream it below.

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