Stranger (Electric Light Orchestra song)
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|Single by Electric Light Orchestra|
|from the album Secret Messages|
|B-side||"Train of Gold"|
|Released||December 1983 (US)|
|Recorded||1983 Wisseloord Studios, Hilversum, the Netherlands|
4:18 (USA single edit)
4:30 (double album version)
|Electric Light Orchestra singles chronology|
|Secret Messages track listing|
The small quiet opening is one of the many messages that takes place in this album. A high pitched backmasked voice is heard during the opening, played in reverse the voice is actually saying "You're playing me backwards." 
"Recorded this in Holland, where I was looking through the eyes of a stranger." Jeff Lynne (2001 – Secret Messages Remaster)
|Polish Singles Chart ||15|
|US Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles||105|
|US Billboard Adult Contemporary ||33|
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