Pre-order - Street Date - Tentatively 3/4/2022
180 Gram 33RPM Audiophile SuperVinyl, numbered
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Electric Light Orchestra leader Jeff Lynne did more than figuratively reach for the sky on Eldorado. Daring to be bold, and creating imaginative worlds that invite the listener to escape the mundane, the visionary composer-musician achieved a multidisciplinary fantasia and, in the process, a prog-rock landmark. Beautiful yet fun, ambitious yet consistent, the concept album celebrates romantics and escapists. A Technicolor escapade marked by lush melodies, fluid crescendos, and an intoxicating blend of energetic rock and orchestral elements, the album weds rich imagery and sweeping sounds in manners that make the two inseparable. Nearly 50 years later, the work's brilliance can be experienced like never before in cinematic fashion.
Mastered from the original analog master tapes and pressed on MoFi SuperVinyl at RTI, Mobile Fidelity's 180g LP and complementary hybrid SACD allow the longtime audiophile staple to resonate with incredible dynamics, tones, and colors. Conjuring the feeling of journeying to different horizons, the record's songs teem with layer upon layer of details, which can now be heard as the producers intended. Distinguished with in-the-moment presence, grand-scale soundstaging, and instrumental balance, MoFi's Eldorado reissues also benefit from superb separation and immersive atmospherics. Like the man says, you won't be able to get it out of your head.
Developed by NEOTECH and RTI, MoFi SuperVinyl is the most exacting-to-specification vinyl compound ever devised. Analog lovers have never seen (or heard) anything like it. Extraordinarily expensive and extremely painstaking to produce, the special proprietary compound addresses two specific areas of improvement: noise floor reduction and enhanced groove definition. The vinyl composition features a new carbonless dye (hold the disc up to the light and see) and produces the world's quietest surfaces. This high-definition formula also allows for the creation of cleaner grooves that are indistinguishable from the original lacquer. MoFi SuperVinyl provides the closest approximation of what the label's engineers hear in the mastering lab.
Numbered 180g 33RPM SuperVinyl LP
NUMBERED SPECIAL EDITION
- Eldorado Overture
- Can't Get It Out of My Head
- Boy Blue
- Laredo Tornado
- Poor Boy (The Greenwood)
- Mister Kingdom
- Nobody's Child
- Illusions in G Major
- Eldorado Finale