Discovery (music video)

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Discovery
Video by Electric Light Orchestra
Released 1979
Genre Rock, Pop
Label Jet Records
Director Mike Mansfield
Electric Light Orchestra chronology
Discovery
(1979)
Out of the Blue: Live at Wembley
(1980)

Discovery is a music video album by the Electric Light Orchestra.

Recorded in 1979 shortly after the completion of the Discovery studio album. The track listing is identical to the studio LP; each of the album's songs has its own corresponding promotional video. It received TV airings on The Blue Jean Network in 1980 among others, with releases on VHS in 1979, then later on the "Out of the Blue Tour" Live at Wembley/Discovery 1998 DVD/VHS. The video album was produced because Jeff Lynne refused to go on tour to promote the album as was customary but instead presented it in the relatively new video format. This helped launch the nascent long-form music video market. The song's videos marked the last appearance for the band's string players.

Titles[edit]

  1. "Shine a Little Love"
  2. "Confusion"
  3. "Need Her Love"
  4. "The Diary of Horace Wimp"
  5. "Last Train to London"
  6. "Midnight Blue"
  7. "On the Run"
  8. "Wishing"
  9. "Don't Bring Me Down"

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