ELO CD: 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: EPIC, 468576 2
Country:

1: Heaven only knows (Jeff Lynne) (2:53)
2: So serious (Jeff Lynne) (2:42)
3: Getting to the point (Jeff Lynne) (4:28)
4: Secret lives (Jeff Lynne) (3:29)
5: Is it alright (Jeff Lynne) (3:24)
6: Sorrow about to fall (Jeff Lynne) (4:03)
7: Without someone (Jeff Lynne) (3:49)
8. Calling America (Jeff Lynne) (3:28)
9. Endless lies (Jeff Lynne) (2:57)
10. Send it (Jeff Lynne) (3:06)



Cover design by:
Label: EPIC, 82796942792 (special edition)
Country: EU

1: Heaven only knows (Jeff Lynne) (2:56)
2: So serious (Jeff Lynne) (2:42)
3: Getting to the point (Jeff Lynne) (4:30)
4: Secret lives (Jeff Lynne) (3:32)
5: Is it alright (Jeff Lynne) (3:26)
6: Sorrow about to fall (Jeff Lynne) (4:05)
7: Without someone (Jeff Lynne) (3:51)
8. Calling America (Jeff Lynne) (3:30)
9. Endless lies (Jeff Lynne) (3:00)
10. Send it (Jeff Lynne) (3:07)
11. Heaven only knows (Jeff Lynne) (2:32) (alternative version)
12. Opening (Jeff Lynne) (0:24)
13. In for the kill (Jeff Lynne) (3:13)
14. Secret lives (Jeff Lynne) (3:24) (alternative take)
15. Sorrow about to fall (Jeff Lynne) (3:48) (alternative mix)
16. Caught in a trap (Jeff Lynne) (3:44) (UK B-side)
17. Destination unknown (Jeff Lynne) (4:10) (UK B-side)



Cover design by:
Label: EPIC, MHCP 1163
Country: Japan

1: Heaven only knows (Jeff Lynne) (2:56)
2: So serious (Jeff Lynne) (2:42)
3: Getting to the point (Jeff Lynne) (4:30)
4: Secret lives (Jeff Lynne) (3:32)
5: Is it alright (Jeff Lynne) (3:26)
6: Sorrow about to fall (Jeff Lynne) (4:05)
7: Without someone (Jeff Lynne) (3:51)
8. Calling America (Jeff Lynne) (3:30)
9. Endless lies (Jeff Lynne) (3:00)
10. Send it (Jeff Lynne) (3:07)
11. Heaven only knows (Jeff Lynne) (2:32) (alternative version)
12. Opening (Jeff Lynne) (0:24)
13. In for the kill (Jeff Lynne) (3:13)
14. Secret lives (Jeff Lynne) (3:24) (alternative take)
15. Sorrow about to fall (Jeff Lynne) (3:48) (alternative mix)
16. Caught in a trap (Jeff Lynne) (3:44) (UK B-side)
17. Destination unknown (Jeff Lynne) (4:10) (UK B-side)