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One of the most popular German bands of the '70s, Eloy went through several stages in their long career, with the only constant member being guitarist/vocalist Frank Bornemann. Transforming from a political-themed hard rock band to a spacey progressive rock band who sounded something like a mix of Jethro Tull and Pink Floyd, the group in later formations would move toward a more accesible hard rock sound with strong progressive elements.

Eloy was formed in 1969 by Frank Bornemann (guitar, harmonica, percussion), Erich Schriever (lead vocals, keyboards), Manfred Wieczorke (guitar, bass, vocals), Helmuth Draht (drums), and Wolfgang Stöcker (bass). Taking their name from that of a human race in the book The Time Machine by H.G. Wells, the band released their first single, "Daybreak," in 1970 and put out their eponymous debut album the following year. Filled with conventional hard rock with political statements, the album is an anomaly in the band's catalogue. Schriever, who was responsible for the band's political lyrics, left the group after Eloy's debut, as did Draht, who was replaced by Fritz Randow.

Inside, released in 1973, consolidated the group as a full-on progressive rock-styled outfit. After the album, which fared decently, Stöcker left the band, to be replaced by Luitjen Janssen. Floating (1974) and Power and the Passion increased Eloy's reputation and success, and the latter record was recorded with second guitarist Detley Schwaar. It was also the group's first concept album. The band then broke up in 1975, with some members of the group wanting to continue to write spacy progressive rock concept albums, while others wanted a more restrained approach.

Eloy resurfaced in 1976 with Bornemann as the producer and mastermind behind the band, who featured new members Klaus-Peter Matziol (bass, vocals), Detlev Schmidtchhen (keyboards, vocals), and Jürgen Rosenthal (drums, vocals). With this lineup, Eloy became the best-selling German act of their time, with increasingly ornate concept albums such as Dawn (1976) and the spacy Ocean. 1978 saw the release of Eloy Live and 1979's Silent Cries and Mighty Echoes was the band's highest-selling record.

Schmidtchhen and Rosenthal then left the group to go solo and were replaced by Hannes Folberth and Jim McGillveray, respectively. Eloy also added guitarist Hannes Arkona. The new lineup released Colours in 1980, which saw the band start to abandon their spacey elements to pursue a more hard rock sound. 1981's Planets and 1982's Time to Turn were two parts of a science-fiction concept album that found the group's sound increasingly dominated by keyboards. The band released Performance and Metromania in 1984 and then split due to musical differences after a series of farewell concerts in England.

Eloy returned in 1988, this time as a duo featuring Bornemann and multi-instrumentalist Michael Gerlach. The first Eloy record with this lineup was Ra, which saw a return to the sound of Colours. It was followed by Destination (1992). Both records did quite well on the German charts. Several members of Eloy re-formed in 1993 to re-record older tracks for Chronicles I, followed by Chronicles II the next year. In 1994, the band recorded The Tides Return Forever, which featured the return of Klaus-Peter Matziol. 1998 saw the trio release Ocean 2: The Answer with new drummer Bodo Schopf.

Title: Mercado de Amor

Artist: Eloy

Genre: Rock, Punk Rock

Title: Metromania

Artist: Eloy

Genre: Rock

Title: Mi Droga - Single

Artist: Eloy

Genre: Latin

Title: Minden

Artist: Eloy

Genre: Rock, Progressive Rock

Title: Nada - Single

Artist: Eloy

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Rap

Title: No Me Haces Falta - Single

Artist: Eloy

Genre: Latin

Title: Ocean

Artist: Eloy

Genre: Rock, Punk Rock

Title: Pa' la Pared - Single

Artist: Eloy

Genre: Latin

Title: Pa Romperla (Single)

Artist: Eloy

Genre: Latin

Title: Performance

Artist: Eloy

Genre: Electronica, Pop, Indie

Title: Ep

Artist: Sus Espinas, Eloy

Genre: Indie

Title: Floating (Remastered)

Artist: Eloy

Genre: Rock

Title: Clasicos 2008-2010

Artist: Eloy

Genre: Latin Folk

Title: Power and the Passion

Artist: Eloy

Genre: Rock

Title: La del Control - Single

Artist: Eloy

Genre: Reggae, Latin

Title: La Del Control (Single)

Artist: Eloy

Genre: Latin

Title: Codename Wildgeese

Artist: Eloy

Genre: Rock, Psychedelic

Title: Inside (Remastered)

Artist: Eloy

Genre: Rock

Title: El Malo - Single

Artist: Eloy

Genre: Latin

Title: Eloy Is Back

Artist: Eloy

Genre: Latin

Title: Actriz - Single

Artist: Eloy

Genre: Latin

Title: Alzao - Single

Artist: Eloy

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Rap, Latin

Title: Alzao (Single)

Artist: Eloy

Genre: Latin

Collections

Title: Golpe de Estado

Genre: Latin

Title: Balearic Prog

Genre: Rock

Title: Ultimate feeling

Genre: Latin

Title: Balearic Blend

Genre: Pop

Title: Sonido Rock CD 3

Genre: Rock

Title: 100% Rock CD 5

Genre: Rock

Title: Super Hits Vol. 97

Genre: Latin

Title: Caribe 2013 (CD1)

Genre: Pop

Title: Anual Latino 2014

Genre: Latin

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