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List Rules Studio albums only; if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

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.

This list of popular Electric Light Orchestra CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can use the albums in this list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your opinion, then share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you belong to.

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Time is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
Time 1981

"Hold On Tight"

"Twilight"

"Ticket to the Moon"

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Out of the Blue is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
Out of the Blue 1977

"Turn to Stone"

"Mr. Blue Sky"

"Sweet Talkin' Woman"

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A New World Record is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
A New World Record 1976

"Livin' Thing"

"Rockaria!"

"Do Ya"

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Eldorado is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
Eldorado 1974

"Can't Get It Out of My Head"

"Boy Blue"

"Poor Boy (The Greenwood)"

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Face the Music is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
Face the Music 1975

"Evil Woman"

"Strange Magic"

"Nightrider"

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Discovery is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
Discovery 1979

"Shine a Little Love"

"The Diary of Horace Wimp"

"Don't Bring Me Down"

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

"Roll Over Beethoven"

"Kuiama"

"Momma"

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Alone in the Universe is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
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"When I Was a Boy"

"When the Night Comes"

"One Step at a Time"

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On the Third Day is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
On the Third Day 1973

"Showdown"

"Ma-Ma-Ma Belle"

"Daybreaker"

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Electric Light Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
Electric Light Orchestra 1971

"10538 Overture"

"Mr. Radio"

"Look at Me Now"

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Zoom is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
Zoom 2001

"Alright"

"Moment in Paradise"

"Just for Love"

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Secret Messages is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time
Secret Messages 1983

"Rock 'n' Roll Is King"

"Secret Messages"

"Four Little Diamonds"

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

"Calling America"

"So Serious"

"Getting to the Point"