Time

Released: July 1981

UK Chart Position 1

Single Releases

Hold On Tight - Jet 7011 

UK Chart - 4

Twilight -  Jet 7015

UK Chart - 30

Here is the News/

Ticket to the Moon -

7" & 12" Picture Disc 

Jet 7018 - UK Chart - 24

The Way Life's Meant to Be

  Jet 7021 - UK Chart - 85

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


Re-issue CD Bonus tracks (2001 remaster)
14.The Bouncer
15.When Time Stood Still
16.Julie Don't Live Here

Personnel

Jeff Lynne

Bev Bevan

Richard Tandy

Kelly Groucutt

Rainer Pietsch (strings)

Time Jet LP236

Format

Vinyl

Label

Jet Records

Catalogue

JET LP 236 / FZ 37371

Country

UK

Notes

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

 

With light blue tinted thick paper inner sleeve with printed lyrics & band photo. (euro & USA issues had a mono/grey inner sleeve).

All 3 JET LP 236 UK issues have "Mastered at Allen Zentz in L.A. California" stamped in the run out groove.

 

Personally, one of my favourite ELO Albums.

Time Jet LP236

Format

Vinyl

Label

Jet Records

Catalogue

JET LP 236

Country

UK

Notes

2nd Issue with brighter Jet label with yellow and pink light beams.

Different ELO Logo design, different layout of all text/fonts & different album credits.

Issued with a light blue tinted thick 

paper inner sleeve with printed lyrics & band photo. 

All 3 JET LP 236 UK issues have "Mastered at Allen Zentz in L.A. California" stamped in the run out groove.

Time Jet Epic LP236

Format

Vinyl

Label

Epic Records

Catalogue

JET LP 236

Re-Issue Year

1986

Notes

Issued on grey Epic style label, but with JET LP Cta Number.

 

Came with thick paper blue tinted inner sleeve with printed lyrics & band photo. 

All 3 JET LP 236 UK issues have "Mastered at Allen Zentz in L.A. California" stamped in the run out groove.

Format

CD

Label

Epic

Catalogue

EPC 4602122

Re-Issue Year

1988

Notes

1st issue on CD, made in Holland, imported in to the UK

Time EPC 4602122
Time Jet - Epic 46012 1

Format

Vinyl

Label

Epic Records

Catalogue

EPIC 460212 1

Re-Issue Year

June 1988

Notes

Re-issue on grey Epic style label, with lyric sheet.

 

CBS Nice price advert sleeve & further text on rear cover.

This Epic re-issue also "Mastered at Allen Zentz in L.A. California" stamped in the run out groove.

Time EPC 501906 2
Time Remaster CD Booklet

Format

CD

Label

Epic

Catalogue

 501906 2

Re-Issue Year

June 2001

Notes

Re-Issue - ReMaster with bonus tracks Issued in a standard jewel case with 3x2 panel 'poster style' fold out booklet with  lyrics, original album art work along with history and information on the album.

 

Time EPC 88985312331
Time EPC 88985312331

Format

Vinyl

Label

Epic/Legacy

Catalogue

88985312331

Re-Issue Year

2016

Notes

Reissue - Legancy Music on Clear Vinyl 180Gram 5000 issued - plain white inner sleeve, no lyric sheet. Mastered From The Original Analogue Sources

Format

Vinyl

Label

Epic/Legacy

Catalogue

88985370881

Re-Issue Year

2016

Notes

Reissue - Legancy Music on Back Vinyl 180Gram - plain white inner sleeve, no lyric sheet. Mastered From The Original Analogue Sources

Time EPC 88985370881

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I would like to thank and credit:

Peter Miles, Graham from OutOfTheBlueArtifactsPatrik Guttenbacher from Face The Music Germany

For help, corrections, images and information on this website.

Time EPC 4602122