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This list of the best Electric Light Orchestra albums includes pictures of the album covers. Electric Light Orchestra, better known as ELO, is one of the best classic rock bands of all time. Led by the extraordinarily talented Jeff Lynne, the Beatles-influenced band was known for their melodies and - once they got big, and they were quite big in the late '70s - their intricate stage sets when playing live. This Electric Light Orchestra discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Electric Light Orchestra albums (as voted by you, the people) can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included ELO singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Electric Light Orchestra album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. 

If you want to know, "What is the Best Electric Light Orchestra album of all time?" or "What are the top Electric Light Orchestra albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Classic ELO albums include Time and Out of the Blue.

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Out of the Blue is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
Out of the Blue 1977

1. Turn to Stone
2. It's Over
3. Sweet Talkin' Woman
4. Across the Border
5. Night in the City
6. Starlight
7. Jungle
8. Believe Me Now
9. Steppin' Out
10. Standin' in the Rain
11. Big Wheels
12. Summer and Lightning
13. Mr. Blue Sky
14. Sweet Is the Night
15. The Whale
16. Birmingham Blues
17. Wild West Hero

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125 34
A New World Record is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
A New World Record 1976

1. Tightrope
2. Telephone Line
3. Rockaria!
4. Mission (A World Record)
5. So Fine
6. Livin' Thing
7. Above the Clouds
8. Do Ya
9. Shangri-La
10. Telephone Line
11. Surrender
12. Tightrope
13. Above the Clouds
14. So Fine
15. Telephone Line

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132 46
Time is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
Time 1981

1. Prologue
2. Twilight
3. Yours Truly, 2095
4. Ticket to the Moon
5. The Way Life's Meant to Be
6. Another Heart Breaks
1. Rain Is Falling
2. From the End of the World
3. The Lights Go Down
4. Here Is the News
5. 21st Century Man
6. Hold On Tight
7. Epilogu

4
85 21
Face the Music is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
Face the Music 1975

1. Fire On High
2. Waterfall
3. Evil Woman
4. Nightrider
5. Poker
6. Strange Magic
7. Down Home Town
8. One Summer Dream
9. Fire On High Intro
10. Evil Woman
11. Strange Magic
12. Waterfall"

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93 28
Discovery is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
Discovery 1979

1. Shine a Little Love
2. Confusion
3. Need Her Love
4. The Diary of Horace Wimp
5. Last Train to London
6. Midnight Blue
7. On the Run
8. Wishing
9. Don't Bring Me Down
10. On the Run
11. Second Time Around
12. Little Town Flirt

6
98 32
Eldorado is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
Eldorado 1974

1. Eldorado Overture
2. Can't Get It Out of My Head
3. Boy Blue
4. Laredo Tornado
5. Poor Boy (The Greenwood)
6. Mister Kingdom
7. Nobody's Child
8. Illusions in G Major
9. Eldorado
10. Eldorado Finale
11. Eldorado Instrumental Medley
12. Dark City

7
40 22
Electric Light Orchestra II is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
ELO 2 1973

1. In Old England Town (Boogie No. 2)
2. Momma
3. Roll Over Beethoven
4. From the Sun to the World (Boogie No. 1)
5. Kuiama
6. In Old England Town (Instrumental)
7. Baby, I Apologize
8. In Old England Town
9. Roll Over Beethoven

8
30 14
Alone in the Universe is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
ELO Zoom added Alone in the Universe 2015

1. When I Was a Boy
2. Love and Rain
3. Dirty to the Bone
4. When the Night Comes
5. The Sun Will Shine on You
6. Ain't It a Drag
7. All My Life
8. I'm Leaving You
9. One Step at a Time
10. Alone in the Universe
11. On My Mind

9
41 25
Zoom is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
Zoom 2001

1. Alright
2. Moment in Paradise
3. State of Mind
4. Just for Love
5. Stranger on a Quiet Street
6. In My Own Time
7. Easy Money
8. It Really Doesn't Matter
9. Ordinary Dream
10. A Long Time Gone
11. Melting in the Sun
12. All She Wanted
13. Lonesome Lullaby

10
36 23
On the Third Day is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
On the Third Day 1973

1. Ocean Breakup / King of the Universe
2. Bluebird is Dead
3. Oh No Not Susan
4. New World Rising / Ocean Breakup (reprise)
5. Daybreaker
6. Ma-Ma-Ma Belle
7. Dreaming of 4000
8. In the Hall of the Mountain King

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40 29
Secret Messages is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
Secret Messages 1983

1. Secret Messages
2. Loser Gone Wild
3. Bluebird
4. Take Me On and On
5. Time After Time
6. Four Little Diamonds
7. Stranger
8. Danger Ahead
9. Letter from Spain
10. Train of Gold
11. Rock 'n' Roll Is King"

12
32 22
Electric Light Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
Electric Light Orchestra 1971

1. 10538 Overture
2. Look at Me Now
3. Nellie Takes Her Bow
4. The Battle of Marston Moor (July 2nd 1644)
5. First Movement (Jumping Biz)
6. Mr. Radio
7. Manhattan Rumble (49th Street Massacre)
8. Queen of the Hours
9. Whisper in the Nigh

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36 29
Balance of Power is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
Balance of Power 1986

1. Heaven Only Knows
2. So Serious
3. Getting to the Point
4. Secret Lives
5. Is It Alright
6. Sorrow About to Fall
7. Without Someone
8. Calling America
9. Endless Lies
10. Send It