Time

Released: July 1981

Holland Chart Position 2

Single Releases

Hold On Tight - Jet 7011 

Holland Chart - 10

Twilight -  Jet 7015

Holland Chart - 18

Here Is The News

  Jet 7081 - Holland Chart - -

The Way Life's Meant to Be

  Jet 809 - Holland Chart - -

Album Track Listing

 

Side one

1.Prologue
2.Twilight
3.Yours Truly, 2095
4.Ticket to the Moon
5.The Way Life's Meant to Be
6.Another Heart Breaks

Side two

7.Rain Is Falling
8.From the End of the World
9.The Lights Go Down
10.Here Is the News
11.21st Century Man
12.Hold On Tight
13.Epilogue


Time Jet LP236

Format

Vinyl

Label

Jet Records

Catalogue

JET LP 236

Country

Holland / Europe

Notes

1st Original Issue. On Jet label with yellow / pink light beams. Time is a concept album written about a man from the 1980s who is taken to the year 2095.

 

With thick paper grey tinted inner sleeve with printed lyrics & band photo. 

Some copies come with a back catalogue flyer insert.

First issues had a gold sticker on the cover saying "New ELO featuring..."

Second issues had a gold sticker saying "Electric Light Orchestra featuring..."

Time Flyer
Time Flyer
Time Sticker
Time Sticker 1
Time Jet LP236

In Japan an alternative album art work was designed, but was not used, it became know as:

"Escape From Death Star”

This art work was eventually used for the UK 12" picture disc of "Ticket To The Moon" plus the German & Holland 7" issue's of "The Way Life's Meant To Be"

Time LP - Japan Promo Front Sleeve Artwork
Time LP - Japan Promo Rear Sleeve Artwork

Format

Vinyl

Label

Jet Records

Catalogue

28379-6

Re-Issue Year

1981 - Holland / Europe

Notes

Club Edition - Jet label with yellow and pink light beams.

 

With thick paper grey tinted 

inner sleeve with printed lyrics & band photo.  

Time Jet LP 28379-6 Club Edition
Time Jet LP 28379-6 Club Edition

Format

Vinyl

Label

Jet Records

Catalogue

916015

Re-Issue Year

1981 - Holland / Europe

Notes

Club Edition - Jet label with yellow and pink light beams.

 

With thick paper grey tinted inner sleeve with printed lyrics & band photo. 

Time Jet 916015 - Club Edition
Time 916015 Label 2.jpg
ELO Time EPC 460212 1
ELO Time EPC 460212 1
ELO Time EPC 460212 1
ELO Time EPC 460212 1

Missing From My Collection

Format

Vinyl

Label

Epic

Catalogue

EPC 460212 1

Re-Issue Year

1988 - Holland / Europe

Notes

Re-issue on "Nice Price" Grey Epic label.

With paper grey tinted inner sleeve 

with printed lyrics & band photo.

Also issued with a different Epic logo style/font printed on the LP label, see below.

Format

CD

Label

Epic Records

Catalogue

EPIC 460212 2

Re-Issue Year

1988 - Holland / Europe

Notes

1st issue on CD in Holland/Europe/UK on Epic label.

Came with a black or red plastic inlay tray.

Time EPC 4602122
Time EPC 460212 2 Booklet Rear.jpg

All further re-issue's were Europe/UK wide releases that are covered in the UK Studio Album Section HERE