Excellent addition to any prog-rock music collection
Jeff Lynne reportedly regards this album and its follow-up, Out of the Blue, as the high points in the band's history. One might be better off opting for A New World Record over its successor, however, as a more modest-sized creation chock full of superb songs that are produced even better.
A New World Record is the sixth studio album by Electric Light Orchestra (ELO), released in 1976. In 2006, the album was remastered and released with bonus tracks on Sony's Epic/Legacy imprint. "Surrender" was also issued as a promotional single and an iTunes download single, which entered the top 100 download chart.
It's pretty rare 1991 Austrian edition for Spain Market of "A New World Record", where as a result of the erroneous merger of two songs ("Livin 'Thing" and the instrumental "Above The Clouds") we got only 8 tracks instead of 9.
"A New World Record" is the sixth studio album by Electric Light Orchestra, released in 1976.
The album included the hit singles "Telephone Line", which became the band's first gold US single, "Livin' Thing", and "Do Ya" (US); and "Rockaria!" (UK). "Do Ya" was an ELO updating of The Move's late 1972 final US single on United Artists Records.
A New World Record is the sixth studio album by Electric Light Orchestra. It was released in 1976.