The Best Electric Light Orchestra Albums of All Time

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 the best Electric Light Orchestra album of all time or the top Electric Light Orchestra albums, this list will answer your questions. Classic ELO albums include Time, Balance of Power, 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. 

  • 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

    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Art rock, Symphonic rock
  • Out of the Blue
    Photo: user uploaded image
    590 VOTES

    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

    • Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Rock music, Pop rock, Art rock, Power pop
  • Face the Music
    Photo: flickr / CC0
    413 VOTES

    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"

    • Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Rock music, Art rock, Symphonic rock
  • Eldorado
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Fair use
    468 VOTES

    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

    • Length (mins): 00:39:12
    • Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Art rock, Symphonic rock, Concept album