ELO - Discovery USA issued 1979 - LPs and CDs.
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 "Discovery" LP album on LP & CD in the USA.
Single Releases

Shine A Little Love ZS8 5057

Don't Bring Me Down ZS9 5060

Confusion ZS9 5064

Last Train To London ZS9 5067

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Discovery FZ 35769 Side 1.jpg
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Discovery FZ 35769 Side 2
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Title

Discovery

Format

Vinyl

Label

Jet Records

Catalogue

FZ 35769

Issue Date

1979

Chart Position

5

Notes

Issued in a Gatefold sleeve with thick paper inner sleeve with printed lyrics & band photo.

Early copies also came with a double sided merchandise flyer.

Discovery FZ 35769 Flyer 1
Discovery FZ 35769 Flyer 2
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Format

Vinyl

Label

Jet Records

Catalogue

Promo FZ 35769

Re-Issue Date

1979

Notes

Promo issue in 1979 by Jet Records.

 

Issued in a Gatefold sleeve with thick paper inner sleeve with printed lyrics & band photo.

Missing From My Collection

Discovery FZ 35769 - Promo
Discovery FZ 35769 Promo Side 2
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Format

Vinyl

Label

Jet Records

Catalogue

HZ 45769

Re-Issue Date

1980

Notes

Half-speed mastered album, as printed on disk labels and upper front jacket.

 

Inserts picture/lyrics sheet, sheet about CBS Master Sound Audiophile pressings. Vinyl in audiophile poly inner sleeve

Discovery HZ 45769 Half Speed Master Side 1
Discovery HZ 45769 Half Speed Master Side 2
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Discovery CD ZK 35769

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Discovery CD ZK 35769 DIDP Code 2

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Discovery CD ZK 35769 DIDP Code 1
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Format

CD

Label

Jet Records

Catalogue

ZK 35769

Re-Issue Date

1986

Notes

"Nice Price" CD issue in 1987 by Jet/CBS records, with a 8 page (2x2 foldout) booklet including full lyrics.

There are three CD issues with two different track layouts.

 

  • First issue from 1986

 

  • Two later issue from around 1990 - 1994 that have the DIDP code printed on the CD below the Cat. No. ZK 35769

Latter 1990+ issue also had a different jewel case rear sleeve, see below.

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Discovery CD ZK 35769 Fold Out Lyrics

Format

MD

Label

Jet Records

Catalogue

ZM 35769

Re-Issue Date

1992

Notes

Mini Disc issue in 1992 by Jet/CBS records with a mono (inside) lyric booklet.

 

Very Rare !

Discovery MD ZM 35769
Discovery ZM 35769 MD Rear

Format

CD

Label

CBS Master Sound

Catalogue

ZK 64646

Re-Issue Date

1993

Notes

Re-Issue 1993 - 24 karat gold compact disc in jewel case with outer card slipcase and fold out booklet with lyrics and LP inner sleeve images.

Discovry Gold CD ZK 64646
Discovery CD ZK 35769 Fold Out Lyrics
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Discovery - CD - EK 85420
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Discovery ReMaster CD Booklet.jpg

Format

CD

Label

Epic

Catalogue

EK 85420

Re-Issue Date

2001

Notes

Re-Master CD issue in 2001 by Epic. With full colour foldout booklet with album/band info and original sleeve photos/images.

There are 2 different Bar Code versions.

All other codes/CD/artwork are the same as the standard issue.

Discovery CD EK 85420 Bar Code V1
Discovery CD EK 85420 Bar Code V2
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Format

CD

Label

Epic

Catalogue

EK 85420

Re-Issue Date

2001

Notes

Re-Issue - 2001 - Advance CD - Not for sale 
Front and back have large orange stickers on white cardboard sleeve. 


Bonus Tracks are listed as Previously Unreleased. 

Discovery - CD - EK 85420 - Promo