Illusions in G Major

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"Illusions in G Major"
Single by Electric Light Orchestra
from the album Eldorado
A-side "Can't Get It Out of My Head"
Released 1974
Recorded February–August 1974
Genre Rock 'n' roll, hard rock
Length 2:37
Label Warner Bros. (UK)
United Artists (US)
Writer(s) Jeff Lynne
Producer(s) Jeff Lynne
Electric Light Orchestra singles chronology
"Ma-Ma-Ma Belle"
(1974)
"Can't Get It Out of My Head"
(1974)
"Boy Blue"
(1975)
Eldorado track listing
Flashback track listing
"One Summer Dream"
(7)
"Illusions in G Major"
(8)
"Strange Magic"
(9)

"Illusions in G Major" is a song recorded by Electric Light Orchestra (ELO).

The song is track eight on the band's highly acclaimed 1974 album Eldorado.

It was used as the B-side to the popular hit "Can't Get It Out of My Head", a 1975 hit in the United States. The song clocks in at 2:37, making it one of the shortest on the album. The theme of the song is about a rock star talking to his psychiatrist about his mysterious visions, he even mentions "I heard the crew a hummin' tunes that sounded like The Rolling Stones and Leonard Cohen", then also "I heard the pilot saying, poems that were written by John Keats and Robert Browning". It was remastered in 2000 by Jeff Lynne and included on the box set Flashback.

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