Thursday, July 27, 2017

Mr. Blue Sky by Electric Light Orchestra

I've always liked this song but it's getting big again because of the opening credits in Guardians of the Galaxy, vol. 2.

I know my mom had an ELO album back when I was a kid and this album cover looks familiar so I'm thinking it was this one.

Sun is shinin' in the sky,
There ain't a cloud in sight
It's stopped rainin'
Everybody's in a play
And don't you know
It's a beautiful new day.

Runnin' down the avenue,(Pant, Pant, Pant)
See how the sun shines brightly
In the city on the streets
Where once was pity,
Mr. Blue Sky is living here today.

Mr. Blue Sky, please tell us why,
You had to hide away
For so long where did we go wrong.

Hey there Mr. Blue
We're so pleased to be with you
Look around see what you do,
Everybody smiles at you.

Hey you with the pretty face,
Welcome to the human race
A celebration Mr. Blue Sky's
Up there waitin' and today
Is the day we've waited for


Mr. Blue you did it right,
But soon comes Mr. Night,
Creepin' over, now his
Hand is on your shoulder,
Never mind I'll remember you this way.


  • This is the 340th song on this blog.
  • This is the 2nd song by Electric Light Orchestra on this blog.
  • This is the 1st song released in 1977 on this blog.
  • This is the 31st song listed in the Classic Rock Genre on this blog.

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