Re-Released ELO LPs & New albums issued on 180Gm vinyl in the UK, Europe & USA from 1999 Onwards.

In the past few years there has been a upturn in vinyl sales. A lot of 70's, 80' & 90's albums have been reissued in the past few years.

The only ELO studio albums  not to have been re-issued on vinyl are "On The Third Day", "Xanadu" and "Balance Of Power"

 

Below is a complete list of ELO re-issued & new albums on 180Gm vinyl that have been issued in the UK, Europe and USA since 1999.

 

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The advert is from Oct 2017.

Jeff Lynne's ELO - Wembley or Bust
From Out Of Nowhere Holographic Sleeve
 
The Electric Light Orchestra - 1971
ELO - Reissue 2012
Re-Issue Cat. Number
VSHVL 797 / SHVL797
Re-Issue Label
Harvest
Re-Issue Year
March 2012
Issued in - UK & Europe
Notes

40 Years re-issue on 140Gm vinyl in gatefold original cover & off white lyric inlay and cardboard Harvest inner sleeve.

 
The Electric Light Orchestra 2 - 1972
ELO 2 - Reissue 2016
Re-Issue Cat. Number
0825646486885 / SHVL806
Re-Issue Label
Harvest
Re-Issue Year
March 2016
Issued in - UK & Europe
Notes

Re-issue Limited Gatefold 180gram Vinyl LP.  Re-press by Parlophone, made in the EU, plain white inner sleeve.

Made in Europe, may have been imported into the USA.

 
Eldorado - 1974
ELO - Eldorado Reissue 2012
Re-Issue Cat. Number
MOVLP469
Re-Issue Label
Music On Vinyl
Re-Issue Year
Jan 2012
Issued in - UK & Europe
Notes

"Classic Albums" re-issue 2012 - 180g black vinyl with plain white inner sleeve & double sided printed lyric sheet.

Eldorado - 1974
ELO - Eldorado Reissue 2015
Re-Issue Cat. Number
88875152431
Re-Issue Label
Sony/Epic/Legacy
Re-Issue Year
Dec 2015
Issued in - UK, Europe (Jan 2016) & USA (Dec 2015)
Notes

Made in the EU for World distribution. Reissue on 180G clear vinyl with plain white inner sleeve & double sided printed lyric sheet. 

 

Notes from Sony press release:
These are limited to 5,000 (of each) worldwide, with around 1,000 or so allocated to the UK market.

Eldorado - 1974
ELO - Eldorado Reissue 2016
Re-Issue Cat. Number
88875175271
Re-Issue Label
Sony/Epic/Legacy
Re-Issue Year
May 2017
Issued in - UK & Europe
Notes

Reissue on 180g black vinyl with plain white inner sleeve & double sided printed lyric sheet, 5000 were issued.

Made in Europe, may have been imported into the USA.

 
Face The Music - 1975
ELO - Face The Music Reissue 2016
Re-Issue Cat. Number
88985312341
Re-Issue Label
Sony/Epic/Legacy
Re-Issue Year
July 2016
Issued in - UK, Europe & USA
Notes

Made in the EU for World distribution.  Reissue - Legacy Music on Clear Vinyl 180 Gram - 5000 issued - Plain white inner sleeve only.

 
A New World Record  - 1976
ELO - A New World Record Reissue 2012
Re-Issue Cat. Number
MOVLP495
Re-Issue Label
Music On Vinyl
Re-Issue Year
June 2012
Issued in - UK & Europe
Notes

"Classic Albums" re-issue on Epic/Music On Vinyl on 180g Black Vinyl.

 

Plain black inner sleeve with double sided printed lyric sheet, Embossed Cover.

A New World Record - 1976
ELO - A New World Record Reissue 2015
Re-Issue Cat. Number
88875152441
Re-Issue Label
Sony/Epic/Legacy
Re-Issue Year
Dec 2015
Issued in - UK, Europe (Jan 2016) & USA (Dec 2015)
Notes

Made in the EU for World distribution. Epic/Legacy Music - Reissue on 180g Clear Vinyl. Plain white inner sleeve & double sided printed lyric sheet, Embossed Cover.

Notes from Sony press release:
These are limited to 5,000 (of each) worldwide, with around 1,000 or so allocated to the UK market

A New World Record - 1976
WLO - A New World Record Reissue 2016
Re-Issue Cat. Number
88875175281
Re-Issue Label
Epic/Legacy
Re-Issue Year
May 2017
Issued in - UK & Europe 2017 & USA in 2018
Notes

Epic/Legacy Music - Reissue on 180g Black Vinyl with plain white inner sleeve & double sided printed lyric sheet.

It was also issued in 2018 in the USA. It was the same as the UK/Europe issued in 2016 with the same LP label, only change was the text and a logo on the bottom of the rear sleeve.

 
Out Of The Blue - 1977
ELO - Out of the Blue - Reissue 1999
Re-Issue Cat. Number
SVLP 101
Re-Issue Label
Simply Vinyl
Re-Issue Year
1999
Issued in - UK
Notes

Epic/Simply Vinyl, 180G - Black Vinyl from 1999. Issued in a clear plastic protection cover, including a 4 page lyric booklet with black text on white background.

Out Of The Blue - 1977
ELO - Out of the Blue - Reissue 2012
Re-Issue Cat. Number
MOVLP383
Re-Issue Label
Music On Vinyl
Re-Issue Year
August 2012
Issued in - UK & Europe
Notes

"Classic Album" series re-issue by Epic/Music On Vinyl on 180g vinyl in gatefold sleeve.

1000 numbered editions were issued in Ltd Edition Blue Vinyl. Including full colour cardboard inner lyric sleeves and a double side poster.

Out Of The Blue - 1977
ELO - Out of the Blue - Reissue 2012
Re-Issue Cat. Number
MOVLP383
Re-Issue Label
Music On Vinyl
Re-Issue Year
August 2012
Issued in - UK & Europe
Notes

"Classic Album" series re-issue by Epic/Music On Vinyl on 180g vinyl in gatefold sleeve.

 

Including full colour cardboard inner lyric sleeves and a double side poster.

Out Of The Blue - 1977
ELO - Out of the Blue - Reissue 2015
Re-Issue Cat. Number
88875152421
Re-Issue Label
Sony/Epic/Legacy
Re-Issue Year
Dec 2015
Issued in - UK, Europe (Jan 2016) & USA (Dec 2015)
Notes

Made in the EU for World distribution. Epic/Legacy Music - Reissue on double 180g Clear vinyl in gatefold sleeve.

Including full colour poster and inner lyric sleeves. 

Notes from Sony press release:
These are limited to 5,000 (of each) worldwide, with around 1,000 or so allocated to the UK market

Out Of The Blue - 1977
ELO - Out of the Blue - Reissue 2016
Re-Issue Cat. Number
88875175261
Re-Issue Label
Sony/Epic/Legacy
Re-Issue Year
May 2017
Issued in - UK & Europe
Notes

Epic/Music On Vinyl on 180g vinyl in gatefold sleeve.

Including full colour cardboard inner lyric sleeves and a double side poster.

Made in Europe, may have been imported into the USA.

Out Of The Blue - 1977
Out Of The Blue - Picure Disc - 88985456161
Out Of The Blue - Picure Disc - 88985456161
Out Of The Blue - Picure Disc - 88985456161
Out Of The Blue - Picure Disc - 88985456161
Re-Issue Cat. Number
88985456161
Re-Issue Label
Sony/Epic/Legacy
Re-Issue Year
Nov 2017
Issued in - UK & Europe
Notes

Epic/Legacy Music – 40th Anniversary re-issue on 180G Picture Disc Vinyl issued in clear plastic sleeve.

Made in Europe, may have been imported into the USA.

 
Discovery - 1979
ELO - Discovery - Reissue 2016
Re-Issue Cat. Number
88985312321
Re-Issue Label
Sony/Epic/Legacy
Re-Issue Year
Jan 2016
Issued in - UK, Europe & USA
Notes

Made in the EU for World distribution.  Epic/Legacy Music  - Reissue on 180 Gram Clear Vinyl – no inner sleeve. Limited Numbered 5000 issued

 
Time - 1980
ELO - Time - Reissue 2016
Re-Issue Cat. Number
88985312331
Re-Issue Label
Sony/Epic/Legacy
Re-Issue Year
July 2016
Issued in - UK, Europe & USA
Notes

Made in the EU for World distribution.  Epic/Legacy Music  - Reissue on 180 Gram Clear Vinyl Ltd Edition – no inner sleeve. Limited Numbered 5000 issued.

Time - 1980
ELO - Time - Reissue 2016
Re-Issue Cat. Number
88985370881
Re-Issue Label
Sony/Epic/Legacy
Re-Issue Year
2016
Issued in - UK & Europe
Notes

Epic/Legacy Music  - Reissue on 180 Gram Black – no inner sleeve. Made in Europe, may have been imported into the USA.

 
Zoom - 2001
ELO Zoom 2001 - First Issue 2013
Re-Issue Cat. Number
LETV097LP
Re-Issue Label
Let Them Eat Vinyl 
Re-Issue Year
June 2013
Issued in - The World - Made In UK
Notes

1st Issue on vinyl - 1000 ltd edition, Made in UK for World distribution on white vinyl in double gatefold sleeve with plain black inner sleeve.

Zoom - 2001
ELO Zoom 2001 - Re-Issue 2016
Re-Issue Cat. Number
LETV097LP
Re-Issue Label
Let Them Eat Vinyl 
Re-Issue Year
June 2013
Issued in - The World - Made In UK
Notes

Let Them Eat Vinyl - Reissue on 180 Gram Made in UK for World distribution double on Black Vinyl - Ltd Edition. Plain black inner sleeves

Zoom - 2001
ELO Zoom 2001 - Re-Issue 2016
Re-Issue Cat. Number
LETV097LP
Re-Issue Label
Let Them Eat Vinyl 
Re-Issue Year
2016
Issued in - The World - Made In UK
Notes

Reissue on 180G Made in UK for World distribution on double Clear Vinyl, - 1000 ltd edition, gatefold sleeve with LTEV advert inner sleeve. 

 
Electric Light Orchestra Live 2001 - 2001
ELO Live 2001 - First Issue 2013
Re-Issue Cat. Number
LETV096LP
Re-Issue Label
Let Them Eat Vinyl 
Re-Issue Year
June 2013
Issued in - The World - Made In UK
Notes

Let Them Eat Vinyl - Reissue on 180 Gram double Black Vinyl. Made in UK for World distribution, with plain black inner sleeves.

Electric Light Orchestra Live 2001 - 2001
ELO Live 2001 - First Issue 2013
Re-Issue Cat. Number
LETV096LP
Re-Issue Label
Let Them Eat Vinyl 
Re-Issue Year
July 2013
Issued in - The World - Made In UK
Notes

Let Them Eat Vinyl - Reissue on 180 Gram double RED Vinyl. Made in UK for World distribution with plain black inner sleeves. Ltd Edition of 1000.

 
Mr.Blue Sky - 2012
ELO Mr Blue Sky - First Issue 2012
Issue Cat. Number
FR LP 570
Issue Label
Frontier Records 
Issue Year
Oct 2012
Issued in - The World - Made In Italy
Notes

1st UK/Europe issue on vinyl, Made in Italy for World distribution.

 

Issued as one single LP with plain inner sleeve with a inlay sheet with song lyrics information by Jeff Lynne

Mr.Blue Sky - 2012
ELO - Mr Blue Sky Re-issue 2013
Re-Issue Cat. Number
LETV070LP
Re-Issue Label
Let Them Eat Vinyl 
Re-Issue Year
June 2013
Issued in - The World - Made In UK
Notes

UK issue - Ltd Edition of 1000 copies, Made in UK for World distribution on Blue Double LP Vinyl in Gatefold sleeve with plain inner sleeves. 

 

The LP labels are different on each side, representing Day and Night time.

Mr.Blue Sky - 2012
ELO - Mr Blue Sky Re-issue 2013
Re-Issue Cat. Number
LETV070LP
Re-Issue Label
Let Them Eat Vinyl 
Re-Issue Year
June 2013
Issued in - The World - Made In UK
Notes

UK issue - Made in UK for World distribution on Black Double LP Vinyl in Gatefold sleeve with plain inner sleeves. 

 

The LP labels are different on each side, representing Day and Night time.

 
Alone In The Universe - 2015
ELO  Alone in the Universe - First Issues 2015
Issue Cat. Number
88875145121
Issue Label
Columbia
Issue Year
Nov 2015
Issued in - The World
Notes

1st Original Issue on Black 180 gram vinyl in a gatefold sleeve with a cardboard inner lyric and band info sleeve.

There was two pressings for the whole World, one in Europe & one in the USA.

For the USA issue, it had the same Cat. Number as the UK/Europe issue, but the LP rear cover has less text & logos compared to Euro version & the record label has USA remarks/text around the LP label rim.

 
All Over The World - 2016
ELO - All Over The World - First Issue 2016
Issue Cat. Number
88985312351
Issue Label
Sony/Epic/Legacy
Issue Year
June 2016
Issued in - UK & Europe - Made in Europe
Notes

1st issue on 180G double Black Vinyl in a gatefold sleeve with plain white inner sleeve and printed info sheet.

All Over The World - 2016
No Answer UAS 5573
No Answer UAS 5573
Issue Cat. Number
88985317941
Issue Label
Epic/Legacy
Issue Year
June 2016
Issued in - USA - Made in USA
Notes

1st issue on 180G double Black Vinyl in a gatefold sleeve with plain white inner sleeve and printed info sheet.

 
Wembley or Bust - 2017
Jeff Lynne's ELO - Wembley or Bust
Issue Cat. Number
88985 48742 1
Issue Label
Columbia
Issue Year
Nov 2017
Notes

1st issue - 3 x 180 gram black vinyl LPs in single, printed  glossy colour inner sleeves with crowd and band images. Recorded at Wembley Stadium on June 24th 2017.

There was two pressings for the whole World, one in Europe & one in the USA.

For the USA issue, it had the same Cat. Number as the UK/Europe issue, but with the Columbia Records New York Address on the back cover, unlike the European copies which has a Germany address.

 

On the rear sleeve there is a different icon layout along with Made in EU and less/different LP label rim text.

Issued in - The World
Jeff Lynne's ELO - Wembley or Bust
Jeff Lynne's ELO - Wembley or Bust

USA Issue Missing From My Collection

 
Secret Messages - Double Issue - 2018
secret messages double cover.jpg
Issue Cat. Number
19075837691
Issue Label
Sony/Epic/Lagacy
Issue Year
3rd August 2018
Issued in - The World
Notes
elo_secret_messages_2018.jpg
Secret Messages 19075837691

This 180gm double LP was issued in a gatefold sleeve and adds six tracks to the original 1983 single LP running order.

There was two pressings for the whole World, one in Europe & one in the USA.

Issued in UK/Europe by Sony/Epic Legacy label, the LP labels state "Made in the EU"

For the "Made In USA" issue, it had the same Cat. Number as the UK/Europe issue, but the rear sleeve is missing the "Sony Music" icon and there is less / different LP label rim text.

 
From Out Of Nowhere - 2019
From Out Of Nowhere - Gold Vinyl
Issue Cat. Number
19075987131
Issue Label
Columbia
Issue Year
1st Nov 2019
Issued in - The World
Notes

1st Original Issue. Deluxe Limited Edition, pressed in Gold 180 Gram vinyl with Gold coloured LP labels.

 

Issued in a gatefold sleeve with a Holographic front cover, including a thick paper inner sleeve with a ELO space station design on one side and song lyrics on the other side.

There was two pressings for the whole World, one in Europe & one in the USA.

For the "Made In USA" issue, it had the same Cat. Number as the UK/Europe issue, but the rear sleeve  is missing the "Sony Music" icon and there is less / different LP label rim text.

Plus the USA copy came with a 3D lenticular poster of the ELO space station, when ordered from the Jeff Lynne/ELO USA Official online store.

The golden vinyl was more yellow and shines really bright (instead of EU more matt beige).

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From Out Of Nowhere Holographic Sleeve
from out of nowhere inside and lp cover.
From Out Of Nowhere - 2019
From Out Of Nowhere - Blue Vinyl
from out of nowhere inner sleeve.jpg
From Out Of Nowhere 19075997131
Issue Cat. Number
19075997121
Issue Label
Columbia
Issue Year
1st Nov 2019
Issued in - UK
Notes

1st Issue on Blue 180 Gram vinyl in a single sleeve. Including a thick paper inner sleeve with a ELO spaceship design on one side and song lyrics on the other side.

Made in Europe. The LP labels have the cat no as 19075997121, as per the black edition below.

This Blue Vinyl edition was only to be sold in UK Independent Record Shops.

From Out Of Nowhere - 2019
From Out Of Nowhere - Black Vinyl
Issue Cat. Number
19075987121
Issue Label
Columbia
Issue Year
1st Nov 2019
Issued in - The World
Notes

1st Issue on Black 180 Gram vinyl in a single sleeve. Including a thick paper inner sleeve with a ELO spaceship design on one side and song lyrics on the other side.

There was two pressings for the whole World, one in Europe & one in the USA.

For the "Made In USA" issue it had the same Cat. Number as the UK/Europe issues.  The LP cover is high gloss and the rear cover does not have the "Sony Music" logo plus credits/product details/contact details bottom right are different, compared to the EU version that is a matt cover.

The record labels also have different rim text compared to the EU version.

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from out of nowhere large.jpg
From Out Of Nowhere - 2019
From Out Of Nowhere - Picture Disc Side A
From Out Of Nowhere - Picture Disc Side B
Issue Cat. Number
19075995361
Issue Label
Columbia
Issue Year
2019
Issued in - UK & Europe 
Notes

Amazon UK & Europe Exclusive Picture Disc Issue, made in Europe. Issued with card banner insert in a PVC jacket.