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21st Century Man - ELO* - Time (Cassette, Album)

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Label: ST Records (2) - 176 • Format: Cassette Album, Unofficial Release • Country: Poland • Genre: Electronic, Rock, Pop • Style: Synth-pop, Symphonic Rock

They were respected rather than idolised. That is, if he does go to , and I am not sure that he does. Is it what you really want?

But wait — a one-way ticket to the moon; even in , can anybody balance, or breathe, up there? Or maybe it is simply another allegory about the slow and stately decline of the American West. It also has some richly inventive chord changes and a startling middle section which briefly raises the memory of a rocking Beatles before being quickly obliterated by further curtains of synth.

Lynne ends on an unearthly falsetto and the song disintegrates. Cheeeek that out dude. Lead RIFFs:. Bad selection. Save Cancel. Really delete this comment? Yes No. Another Heart Breaks. From the End of the World. Here Is the News. Rain Is Falling. The Lights Go Down. Hot lyrics. Featured lyrics. A penny in your pocket Suitcase in your hand They wont get you very far Now you're a 21st century man.

Fly across the city Rise above the land You can do most anything Now you're a 21st century man. Though you ride on the wheels of tomorrow tomorrow You still wander the fields of your sorrow What will it bring? One day you're a hero Next day you're a clown There's nothing that is in between Now you're a 21st century man. I'd rather not say, because I don't know either.

I'm supposed to, but I don't. Although there is hardly any plot to thread the various songs together, the theme remains largely intact Afterwards, he hopes that he may be able to return home with a time machine , "but with all their great inventions and all their good intentions, here I stay" "Rain Is Falling".

Following his final attempt to return to the past, the protagonist is invited to "hold on" " Hold On Tight ". Author Adam Roberts calls Time a "future-set rock opera ". Time reached number 1 in the UK Albums Chart , maintaining the position for two weeks.

You'll find great sweeps of melody and plenty of high and low and loud and soft sounds for your expensive hi-fi equipment to chew on. You want to shake him by the shoulders and say, 'Man, have you no sense of adventure? Deborah Frost of Rolling Stone called the storytelling a "superfluous In his retrospective review for PopMatters , Kevin Mathews says that, despite Lynne's decision to embrace a new, synth-pop sound, "In essence … Time remained a quintessential ELO album.

Surprisingly, this re-issue reveals an artist ahead of his time as Time stands head-and-shoulders above the hip electro-pop records of the day. The Quietus ' Joseph Stannard said that Time is a "very good album indeed", highlighting "Twilight" as "the most exciting song ever recorded Pulsating, momentous, charged with purpose and overstuffed with hooks, counter-hooks, sub-hooks and semi-hooks, 'Twilight' makes being abducted by time travellers sound like the most fun you can have.

Among the album's "unexpected" fans are the Flaming Lips and Daft Punk. Ladyhawke has stated that ELO's Time is one of her five favourite albums. In , "Twilight" was used as the soundtrack for the Daicon IV opening animation , an animated music video created for the Nihon SF Taikai convention. According to academic Mark W. MacWilliams, the convention would go down as "one of the most famous otaku events of all time".

The book's story and cover are both based on Time. In addition, characters, locations, and quotes are based on ELO songs. ELO [28]. Additional personnel [28]. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Synth-pop [1] progressive rock [2] new wave [3] rock opera [4] post-disco [5].

See also: Time Tour. Lynne explains that Time is about a man in a twilight state who seems to be taken to the future: "I picture him in bed actually, looking at the window. Retrieved 11 October Team Rock.


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  1. Groshicage says:
    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Cassette release of "Time" on Discogs.
  2. Voodoojora says:
    Other Versions (5 of ) View All Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year; JETLP , FZ ELO* Time ‎ (LP, Album): Jet Records, Jet Records: JETLP , FZ
  3. Grogrel says:
    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Cassette release of Time on Discogs. Label: A&A Music (3) - AA • Format: Cassette Album, Reissue, Unofficial Release • Country: Poland • Genre: Electronic, Rock, Pop • Style: Synth-pop, Symphonic Rock.
  4. Gagis says:
    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Cassette release of Time on Discogs. Label: Jet Records - FZT • Format: Cassette Album • Country: US • Genre: Electronic, Rock, Pop • Style: Space Rock, Synth-pop5/5(6).
  5. Gogami says:
    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Clear Cassette release of Time on Discogs. Label: Jet Records - PZT ,Jet Records - ZT • Format: Cassette Album, Stereo Clear • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Space Rock.
  6. Kekasa says:
    Though the recording, performances, and some of the melodies are first-rate, I couldn't find a good song on the whole album. Synthesizer is the dominant instrument, and "dream" is the dominant word. ELO predicts sorrow and loneliness for people in the 21st century, which is not a surprising expectation for people of any era/5(14).
  7. Zulujinn says:
    B5 21st Century Man B6 Hold On Tight B7 Epilogue Original Cassette Tape. Jewel Case may have some minor scuff marks or light scratches but is crack free and closes fine. Original insert in great condition. I'm selling my whole collection of great albums from the late s and early s available on Rating: % positive.
  8. Donos says:
    Randy from Suburban, Mn The entire "Time" album is a sort of rock opera about a man who is sent forward, to a time not his own. It's a fearful look at a possible future. This song, in context, is about the fact that the man of the 20th century -- when the song was written -- will not find the 21st century to be what he'd expected. see more comments.
  9. Vudogar says:
    According to music journalist Mark Beaumont, it is a concept album about a man who is abducted forward in time to the year , while the web publication Rockol and Stereo Review magazine both recognise Time as being about a man who becomes trapped in the future.

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