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Genres: Pop, Rock, Classic Rock
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All Artists: Elo
Title: Eldorado
Members Wishing: 2
Total Copies: 0
Label: Sony
Release Date: 10/25/1990
Genres: Pop, Rock, Classic Rock
Styles: Progressive, Progressive Rock, Album-Oriented Rock (AOR)
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 074643552622

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Reviewed on 7/29/2006...
only has one decent track
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This album is like Eldorado
Prog Rock Master | 09/07/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This album, ELO's second, is a concept album of the dream world, Eldorado. It's amazing. It contains two of the most amazing slower songs of all time, as well as great upbeat songs. It's well-rounded, and, on one's third or fourth listen, one will realize that there is more to the album than meets the eye.

1) Eldorado Overture: Great beginning to the album. The strings used are perfect, as well as the poem in the beginning. Marvelous song.

2) Can't Get it out of my Head: After three or four listens to this song, you will not be able to get it out of your head. One of the more remarkable songs ever.

3) Boy Blue: Classic song. Something new is discovered on every listen. Plucking on the violin is used perfectly.

4) Laredo Tornado: Another fantastic song. Somewhat slow, and just great guitar riffs.

5) Poor Boy (The Greenwood): Possibly the most overlooked song on the album. However, it's another great ELO song. Fits perfectly on the album.

6) Mister Kingdom: A most fantastic song. The first time I listened, I remember thinking, "Whoa, this song is pretty good!", as I had skipped over it for the longest time. Great ELO.

7) Nobody's Child: This song shows the diversity of ELO. They have such a wide range of songs that they are capable of performing.

8) Illusions in G Major: Another example of ELO's diversity. Such a different personality, but works perfectly. Fantastic.

9) Eldorado: My favorite song on the album. Possibly rhe most amazing song. Ever. On the fourth listen, this kicks in.

10) Eldorado Finale: Just like the Overture, but different in many ways. Great conclusion.

If you own later ELO albums, like A New World Record and Out of the Blue, it's worth going back and buying this. It shows part of ELO's evolution, but it's also a great collection of music."
ELO at their peak
Joseph M. Davis | Easton, MD, USA | 06/16/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Electric Light Orchestra peaked with this album. This is the pre-sellout Electric Light Orchestra, before they started going by their initials, ELO. I love the songs and I love the lyrics, but most of all, I love the emotion and the feel of the whole album. Sit back in an easy chair with a glass of wine, or a doobie, and be transported to Eldorado by this timeless classic concept album.

Joe Davis"