ELO Tape: Discovery.

Released: 1979
Produced by: Jeff Lynne
Engineered by: Mack
Recorded in: Musicland Studios, Munich

Jeff Lynne: Vocals, backing vocals, lead guitar, rhythm guitar, piano & synthheizer, Orchestra and choral arrangements.
Bev Bevan: Drums, remo Roto Toms & percussion.
Richard Tandy: Grand piano, vocals, all syntheizers, electric piano & clavinet,Orchestra and choral arrangements.
Kelly Groucutt: Vocals, backing vocals & bass guitar.
Louis Clark: Orchestra and choral arrangements.

This album is the band's first and only no. 1 in the UK (2 June 1979) and (5 July 1979) achieves a 8 place in the United States.

The single Shine a Little love (May. 1979) achieves a 6 place in United Kingdom and (21 July 1979), an 8 place in the United States.

2 single release The Diary of Horace Wimp (July 1979) achieves an 8 place in United Kingdom.

3 single release DonĀ“t bring me down (Sept. 1979) achieves a 3 place in England and (8 Sept. 1979) an 8 place in the US, which is the highest single take in the United States.

4 single release Confusion (Nov. 1979) achieves an 8 place in United Kingdom and (17 Nov. 1979), a 37 place in the United States.

5 single release Last Train to London (Feb. 2, 1980) achieves a 39 place in the United States.



Cover design by: Paul Gross & Norman Moore/Grabbitt
Label: Jet Records, JTC 6014
Country: Australia


1. Shine a little love (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
2. Confusion (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
3. Need her love (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
4. The diary of Horace Wimp (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
5. Last train to London (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
6. Midnight blue (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
7. On the run (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
8. Wishing (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
9. Don't bring me down (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)



Cover design by: Paul Gross & Norman Moore/Grabbitt
Label: Jet Records / CBS, FTZ 35769
Country: Canada


1. Shine a little love (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
2. Confusion (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
3. Need her love (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
4. The diary of Horace Wimp (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
5. Last train to London (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
6. Midnight blue (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
7. On the run (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
8. Wishing (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
9. Don't bring me down (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)



Cover design by: Paul Gross & Norman Moore/Grabbitt
Label: Jet Records / CBS, FTZ 35769
Country: United States of America


1. Shine a little love (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
2. Confusion (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
3. Need her love (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
4. The diary of Horace Wimp (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
5. Last train to London (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
6. Midnight blue (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
7. On the run (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
8. Wishing (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
9. Don't bring me down (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)