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During the final verse, there is a lyrical reference to The Beatles' song " She Loves You " in "She loves you, no, no, no. Down home town. The song features an orchestral opening with Lynne singing with a soft tenor voice; the main verses and chorus feature Lynne on acoustic guitar with a phaser effect on it.
Only Marge Raymond was featured on the track and sang the female chorus parts. The song LP) a long fade of the lyrics "One summer dream", concluding the album. Lynne's father, who had been vocally critical about Lynne's early albums admired the song and Lynne recalled that his father would hum the song.
Though a peaceful, easy-listening ballad, Lynne remarked on the Flashback notes that it was a "protest" song. Blue Sky " single. The singles " Evil Woman " and " Strange Magic " were the most commercial songs they had recorded up to that point. Lynne wrote the chords and melody of this song in only six minutes, making it his fastest feat of composition. Notwithstanding the success of the singles, the LP failed to chart in the UK.
The album was remastered and released in September with bonus tracks. Face the Music is generally Strange Magic - Electric Light Orchestra - The Light Years (Vinyl by Lynne as the turning point for ELO as the success of the album and the singles "Evil Woman" and "Strange Magic" led to the band's popularity changed from minor popularity in America to major success though it wouldn't be until their follow-up album A New World Record that launch them into global success.
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