Jeff Lynne has been on UK TV to promote the long-awaited release of his two new albums, ‘Long Wave’ – No.2 in the Amazon presale chart – and ‘Mr. Blue Sky – The Very Best of ELO’ – No.1 presale – out today (October 8th) on Frontiers Records.
He was interviewed by Jools Holland on Tuesday’s Later…Live, (watch here), appeared on Wednesday night’s The One Show for The Story Of The Song feature on ‘Mr. Blue Sky’ (watch here) and on Friday’s BBC Breakfast (watch here).
Friday night saw the UK TV debut of Mr. Blue Sky: The Story Of Jeff Lynne and ELO documentary as part of BBC Four’s Jeff Lynne Night – which aired classic footage like ‘ELO Live At Wembley’ in 1978, ‘Rock Family Trees: ‘The Birmingham Beat’ and ‘Jeff Lynne Acoustic: ‘Live From Bungalow Palace’.
On the radio, new single ‘At Last’ has been on Radio 2’s A-List, with ‘Long Wave’ Album Of The Week. Jeff chatted to Mark Goodier on Smooth radio last Thursday and will be on Ken Bruce’s Radio 2 show The Tracks Of My Years, broadcast at 11.50am each weekday from Monday October 22nd.