ELO - Prologue/Twilight

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The opening track to the Electric Light Orchestra album Time. These are listed as two seperate tracks, but are often paired together.

"Prologue" ends and "Twilight" begins at 1:17.

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Wow, it's something called "Twilight" that doesn't suck ass.

Author — Dudeman Bearpig

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Saw ELO live in '82. They opened with this, had a little robot wheeling around to recite the Prologue!

Author — rhoadnaroahs

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I just had a very surreal experience listening to this song for the "first" time. I hear the moment starting at 1:15 and I push myself with my legs 5 feet behind on a rolling chair over carpet. I'm smiling incredibly wide. Then I hear the beginning of the lyrics at 1:30 and I start crying with large teardrops. Do you wonder why? I must have heard this incredible song when i was 2 or 3 and haven't heard it since. It brought back memories I had completely forgotten about.

Thank you ELO.

Author — S.M.P

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I wish to be a 80s anime scifi schoolgirl

Author — dasenase

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Time?, they should have called it Timeless

Author — paul bessant

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I went to see ELO back in the eighties when they had just released this album. I have to say I was a real sceptic regarding how they could ever re produce that sound on stage.... I came away absolutely blown away! They were and still are a fantastic band! Talked about it for years on end!

Author — Nicholas Davies

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"Just on the border of your waking mind, there lies another time, where darkness and light are one. And as you tread the halls of sanity you feel so glad to be unable to go beyond. I have a message from another time."

Author — Rags

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This sounds like the song in which some 80s style sci-fi spaceships would just duke it out with their lasers.

Author — Ash Angel

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Just on the border of your waking mind
There lies... Another time
Where darkness & light are one
And as you tread the halls of sanity
You feel so glad to be
Unable to go beyond
I have a message
From another time...

The visions dancing in my mind
The early dawn, the shades of time
Twilight crawling through my windowpane
Am I awake or do I dream?
The strangest pictures I have seen
Night is day and twilight's gone away

With your head held high and your scarlet lies
You came down to me from the open skies
It's either real or it's a dream
There's nothing that is in between...

Twilight, I only meant to stay awhile
Twilight, I gave you time to steal my mind
Away from me.

Across the night I saw your face
You disappeared without a trace
You brought me here, but can you take me back?
Inside the image of your light
That now is day and once was night
You lead me here and then you go away.

Twilight, I only meant to stay awhile Twilight, I gave you time to steal my mind Away from me. 

(You brought me here, but can you take me back again?)

With your head held high and your scarlet lies
You came down to me from the open skies

Twilight, I only meant to stay awhile Twilight, I gave you time to steal my mind Away from me. 

Twilight, I only meant to stay awhile
Twilight, I only meant to stay awhile
Twilight, Twilight, Twilight, Twilight.

Author — Gisela Giardino

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Greatest ELO Album - still have original vinyl.

Author — Christo Botha

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Best key-change in the history of music

Author — Eamonn

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This song definitely has 80's nostalgia written all over it.

Author — 80's_Forever

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This album was 36 years ahead of it's time. It sounds like it could have been produced and recorded yesterday! Play this one at full volume!

Author — KnightError

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DAICON IV - I can't imagine any other imagery, I've been spoiled.

Author — Ash the Dood

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I've just heard this for the first time at the age of 53 and I'm crying like a12 year old.

Author — Simon Harris

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When I was a little boy, I was fascinated by this really strange and robotic voice. Every time, I closed my eyes and in my mind, I always saw me floating in space. In front of me, there was a magnificent and gigantic spacecraft with a massive light that lit up our planet, and then, there was that mysterious but reassuring and soothing voice delivering this message to all of humanity.

Author — NetTubeUser

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People looking in the comments be like "What's DAICON IV?"

Author — Winterwacko Reborn

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MY GOD!  This has to be the best E.L.O song I've ever heard!

Author — TheOneFreeman98

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ive never heard this band before until now even though i like listening to classic rock and theyre amazing, i love this song especially

Author — Kaden The Fluff Derg

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Would it be blasphemous to say that I like this even more than Turn to Stone, Sweet Talking Woman, Evil Woman, Don't Bring Me Down, and every other ELO song?

Author — Hozonkai