Electric Light Orchestra - Balance Of Power - First issued 22nd February 1986 on CBS Records label in the USA
Due to the size of the USA and various pressing plants around the USA, it is nearly impossible to collect and show all the different label variations. So instead, listed below are the main found issues of ELO's "Balance Of Power" album issues on LP & CD in the USA.
Calling America ZAS 2254
So Serious ZS4 05892 - VERY Rare Picture Sleeve only issued on East Coast of USA
Balance of Power
22 February 1986
With thick paper inner sleeve with printed lyrics & band photo.
First CD issue in 1986 by CBS records, with A4 fold out mono booklet with lyrics and band photo.
All CD’s in the USA were released in long boxes, until in 1991 when the US record industry turned against it. Because of ecological reasons & decreasing the costs for a CD.
82796 94279 2
Re-Master CD issue in 2007 by Epic.
With lavish full colour foldout booklet with album/band info and original sleeve photos/images.
There are 2 different Bar Code versions from 2007 and a later re-press.
All other codes/CD/artwork are the same as the standard issue.