JEFF LYNNE’S ELO SIGNS WITH COLUMBIA…
September 14, 2015
We couldn’t be more excited that one of the most iconic forces in music history, Jeff Lynne’s ELO has signed a global deal with Columbia Records and is set to deliver a new album, which will be the first new music from ELO in 15 years.
As with ELO’s previous chart-topping albums, Lynne continues to serve as ELO’s producer, songwriter, arranger, lead singer and guitarist. He was the creative genius behind ELO, who sold more than 50 million albums worldwide, had more than 20 Top 40 Hits across the U.S and U.K amd received countless awards and accolades.
At the time of ELO’s formation, Lynne had said the goal was to create modern rock and pop songs. A goal that remains true some 30 years later with the creation of new material.
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