ELO 1971

This series of reviewing every Electric Light Orchestra studio album comes after finding ‘Face the Music’: An Electric Light Orchestra Song-By-Song Podcast.

Electric Light Orchestra
(s/t in UK 1971)
(‘No Answer’ in USA 1972)

Everyone seems to agree that this was a bit of a muddled mess. Roy Wood established the band with Jeff Lynne. They share song writing credit, but the original idea (following on from the Beatles)  was only mildly successful. It made 32 in the UK album charts.