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Mr. Blue Sky Montage

Mr. Blue Sky Montage

The Electric Light Orchestra song Mr. Blue Sky is one of the most joyful tunes out there. So it’s no wonder that filmmakers have used it so often to bring a little light into their movies. Editor Jovi Prata compiled this montage of movie scenes that featured the track, from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 to Paul Blart: Mall Cop.

Pomplamoose: Mr. Blue Sky

Pomplamoose: Mr. Blue Sky

You know, it’s basically impossible to listen to a Pomplamoose performance without it bringing a smile to your face. We were certainly grinning here as we listened to their bright and cheerful cover of Mr. Blue Sky that both nods to Electric Light Orchestra, and makes it their own.

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The Story of “Mr. Blue Sky”

The Story of “Mr. Blue Sky”

From its wild popularity in the 1970s to its appearance in Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Electric Light Orchestra’s joyfully symphonic classic Mr. Blue Sky is an indelible part of our cultural history. Polyphonic dives into Jeff Lynne’s inspiration for the track, and how it fits into the bigger picture of Out of the Blue.

Mr. Blue Sky on Trombones

Mr. Blue Sky on Trombones

While it’s not as awe-inspiring as 28 people playing Bohemian Rhapsody, musicians Christopher Bill and Seb Skelly’s all-brass cover version of ELO’s 1977 classic Mr. Blue Sky is sonically spot-on, and the perfect pick-me-up for a grey and dreary day.

ELO x Adele x Puddles

ELO x Adele x Puddles

Puddles Pity Party masterfully performs a smoosh-up of Electric Light Orchestra’s classic Telephone Line and Adele’s hit Hello, applying his smooth and buttery voice to two tracks about reaching out and touching someone.

Jeff Lynne’s ELO: When I Was a Boy

Jeff Lynne’s ELO: When I Was a Boy

Jeff Lynne has continued to produce and create music since the heyday of Electric Light Orchestra, and he’s still got it. His latest single is a reflection on his own childhood dreams, and Warren Fu’s video is a love letter to Lynne himself. From the album Alone in the Universe.

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