Mr Blue Sky

Writer: 
Jeff Lynne
Year: 
1987
Voices: 
Men's four part
Ranges: 

Tenor: A3 - C5
Lead: D3 - F4
Bari: C3 - G4
Bass: G2 - C4

It is a crazy project to take a song from a rock group whose very name evokes both the extravagance of their instrumentation and their use of technological interventions, and render it into a 4-part a cappella texture, isn't it? And yet, the Electric Light Orchestra's optimistic and uplifting tune works its cheerful magic just as happily in this version, as popularised by Reckless quartet: