From Out of Nowhere (Jeff Lynne's ELO album)

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From Out of Nowhere
Jeff Lynne's ELO - From Out of Nowhere.png
Studio album by
Released1 November 2019 (2019-11-01)
Length32:39
LabelColumbia
ProducerJeff Lynne
Electric Light Orchestra chronology
Wembley or Bust
(2017)
From Out of Nowhere
(2019)
Electric Light Orchestra studio album chronology
Alone in the Universe
(2015)
From Out of Nowhere
(2019)
Singles from From Out of Nowhere
  1. "From Out of Nowhere"
    Released: 26 September 2019
  2. "Time of Our Life"
    Released: 25 October 2019
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]

From Out of Nowhere is the fourteenth studio album by British rock band Electric Light Orchestra (ELO), and the second credited to Jeff Lynne's ELO. The band's first studio album in four years, it was released on 1 November 2019 through Big Trilby and Columbia Records. The title track was released as the lead single on 26 September 2019.[2] Lynne played most instruments on the album.[3]

Background[edit]

Lynne stated that the first track he wrote for the album was the title track, and said it was named "From Out of Nowhere" as "that's exactly where it came from". Its themes of "hope and salvation" and optimism also appear throughout the album.[4][5]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."From Out of Nowhere"3:14
2."Help Yourself"3:14
3."All My Love"3:06
4."Down Came the Rain"3:29
5."Losing You"3:36
6."One More Time"3:28
7."Sci-Fi Woman"3:07
8."Goin' Out on Me"3:09
9."Time of Our Life"3:10
10."Songbird"3:06
Total length:32:39

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2019) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[8] 12
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[9] 10
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[10] 42
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[11] 60
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[12] 64
Danish Albums (Hitlisten)[13] 37
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[14] 29
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[15] 31
French Albums (SNEP)[16] 130
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[17] 14
Irish Albums (IRMA)[18] 13
Japanese Albums (Oricon)[19] 34
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[20] 26
Scottish Albums (OCC)[21] 1
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[22] 8
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[23] 13
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[24] 14
UK Albums (OCC)[25] 1
US Billboard 200[26] 47
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[27] 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. Jeff Lynne's ELO: From Out of Nowhere > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  2. ^ Reed, Ryan (26 September 2019). "Jeff Lynne's ELO Ready New LP 'From Out of Nowhere,' Issue Title Track". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  3. ^ Strauss, Matthew (26 September 2019). "Jeff Lynne's Electric Light Orchestra Announce New Album, Share Song: Listen". Pitchfork. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  4. ^ Munro, Scott (26 September 2019). "Jeff Lynne's ELO announce new album From Out Of Nowhere". Classic Rock. Retrieved 4 October 2019 – via Loudersound.
  5. ^ Kaufman, Gil (26 September 2019). "Jeff Lynne's ELO Launching 'From Out of Nowhere' Album, Listen to the Title Track". Billboard. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  6. ^ Breihan, Tom (26 September 2019). "Jeff Lynne's ELO – "From Out Of Nowhere"". Stereogum. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  7. ^ Official Press Release - Sept 26, 2019
  8. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Jeff Lynne's ELO – From Out of Nowhere". Hung Medien. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  9. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Jeff Lynne's ELO – From Out of Nowhere" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved 13 November 2019.
  10. ^ "Ultratop.be – Jeff Lynne's ELO – From Out of Nowhere" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  11. ^ "Ultratop.be – Jeff Lynne's ELO – From Out of Nowhere" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  12. ^ "Electric Light Orchestra Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 12 November 2019.
  13. ^ "Album Top-40 Uge 44, 2019". Hitlisten. Retrieved 13 November 2019.
  14. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Jeff Lynne's ELO – From Out of Nowhere" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  15. ^ "Jeff Lynne's ELO: From Out of Nowhere". Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved 11 November 2019.
  16. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Albums Fusionnes – SNEP (Week 45, 2019)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 13 November 2019.
  17. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Jeff Lynne's ELO – From Out Of Nowhere" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 8 November 2019.
  18. ^ "Irish-charts.com – Discography Electric Light Orchestra". Hung Medien. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  19. ^ "Oricon Top 50 Albums: 2019-11-11" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 6 November 2019.
  20. ^ "VG-lista – Topp 40 Album uke 45, 2019". VG-lista. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  21. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  22. ^ "Top 100 Albumes – Semana 45: del 01.11.2019 al 07.11.2019" (in Spanish). Productores de Música de España. Retrieved 13 November 2019.
  23. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Jeff Lynne's ELO – From Out of Nowhere". Hung Medien. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  24. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Jeff Lynne's ELO – From Out of Nowhere". Hung Medien. Retrieved 13 November 2019.
  25. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  26. ^ "Electric Light Orchestra Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 12 November 2019.
  27. ^ "Electric Light Orchestra Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 13 November 2019.