From this album on, the word The was dropped from the band's name. The album was reissued on 12 September On the Third Day was released in and failed to enter the UK charts at the time, although it did reach the US charts at number On The Third Day contains shorter tracks than its predecessor, but the four songs on side one of the album were linked into a continuous suite.
Violinist Mik Kaminski made his debut on side one of this album, replacing Wilfred Gibsonalthough Gibson plays on side two plus the bonus tracks. Also, cellist Colin Walker left the line up around the same time, leaving Mike Edwards as lone cellist. Some copies of On the Third Day from this period had "Showdown" as the last track on side one. Although he Afton Water - Robert Rees - A Song For Everyone Vol II record on the album, Hugh McDowell did appear on this front cover of the U.
All tracks are written by Jeff Lynneexcept where noted. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Electric Light Orchestra. Retrieved 11 May The Encyclopedia of Popular Music 5th edn. London: Omnibus Press. Archived from the original on 25 August Retrieved 2 May Fonthill Media. Retrieved 11 May — via Google Books. Official Charts Company. Retrieved 12 March Oh No Not Susan - Electric Light Orchestra - On The Third Day Blue Sky.
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