ELO 12": Balance of power.

Released: 1986
Produced by: Jeff Lynne
Engineered by: Mack, Bill Bottrell
Recorded in: Musicland Studios, Munich

Jeff Lynne: Lead vocals, backing vocals, guitars, bass guitars, keyboards & piano.
Bev Bevan: Drums & percussion.
Richard Tandy: Keyboards, piano & sequence programming.
Christian Shnieder: Saxophone.

 

This album achieved (Apr. 1986) a 9 place in United Kingdom and a 49 place in the United States.

The single Calling America (15 Mar. 1986) achieves a 28 place in England and (5 Apr. 1986) obtains the an 18 place in the United States.

2 & 3 single release So serious / Getting to the point, do not achieve chart success.



Cover design by:
Label: Jet Records /Epic, EPC26467
Country: UK
Item: 14
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1194487-Electric-Light-Orchestra-Balance-Of-Power
Runout A: EPC 26467 A2 A 10
Runout B: EPC 26467 B2 B

A1: Heaven only knows (Jeff Lynne) (2:52)
A2: So serious (Jeff Lynne) (2:38)
A3: Getting to the point (Jeff Lynne) (4:28)
A4: Secret lives (Jeff Lynne) (3:26)
A5: Is it alright (Jeff Lynne) (3:25)
B1: Sorrow about to fall (Jeff Lynne) (3:59)
B2: Without someone (Jeff Lynne) (3:48)
B3: Calling America (Jeff Lynne) (3:26)
B4: Endless lies (Jeff Lynne) (2:55)
B5: Send it (Jeff Lynne) (3:04)

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Cover design by:
Label: Jet Records / Epic, EPC468576 1
Barcode: 5099746857615
Country: NL
Item: 15
Discogs: No!
Runout A: D 01-26467-1A-1 AL40048-1AC
Runout B: I ♥ U SMOOCHIE C 01-26467-3B-1 BL40048-1AB

A1: Heaven only knows (Jeff Lynne) (2:52)
A2: So serious (Jeff Lynne) (2:38)
A3: Getting to the point (Jeff Lynne) (4:28)
A4: Secret lives (Jeff Lynne) (3:26)
A5: Is it alright (Jeff Lynne) (3:25)
B1: Sorrow about to fall (Jeff Lynne) (3:59)
B2: Without someone (Jeff Lynne) (3:48)
B3: Calling America (Jeff Lynne) (3:26)
B4: Endless lies (Jeff Lynne) (2:55)
B5: Send it (Jeff Lynne) (3:04)

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Cover design by:
Label: Jet Records / Epic, EPC26467
Country: NL
Item: 16
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1542077-Electric-Light-Orchestra-Balance-Of-Power
Runout A: 01 20-26467-2A-1 AL40048-1AC
Runout B: I ♥ U SMOOCHIE A 01 20-26467-3B-1 BL40048-1AB

A1: Heaven only knows (Jeff Lynne) (2:52)
A2: So serious (Jeff Lynne) (2:38)
A3: Getting to the point (Jeff Lynne) (4:28)
A4: Secret lives (Jeff Lynne) (3:26)
A5: Is it alright (Jeff Lynne) (3:25)
B1: Sorrow about to fall (Jeff Lynne) (3:59)
B2: Without someone (Jeff Lynne) (3:48)
B3: Calling America (Jeff Lynne) (3:26)
B4: Endless lies (Jeff Lynne) (2:55)
B5: Send it (Jeff Lynne) (3:04)

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Cover design by:
Label: Jet Records, JET 26467
Country: Holland
Item: 17
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/852943-Electric-Light-Orchestra-Balance-Of-Power
Runout A: AL 40048-IAB I♥U SMOOCHIE WHEREVER U R 20-26467-1A-1 B
Runout B: BL 40048-IAC I♥U SMOOCHIE WHEREVER U R 20-26467-2B-1 A

A1: Heaven only knows (Jeff Lynne) (2:52)
A2: So serious (Jeff Lynne) (2:38)
A3: Getting to the point (Jeff Lynne) (4:28)
A4: Secret lives (Jeff Lynne) (3:26)
A5: Is it alright (Jeff Lynne) (3:25)
B1: Sorrow about to fall (Jeff Lynne) (3:59)
B2: Without someone (Jeff Lynne) (3:48)
B3: Calling America (Jeff Lynne) (3:26)
B4: Endless lies (Jeff Lynne) (2:55)
B5: Send it (Jeff Lynne) (3:04)