Big Wheels (song)


Big Wheels (song)

Infobox Song
Name = Big Wheels


Artist = Electric Light Orchestra
Album = Out of the Blue
Released =
track_no = 11
Recorded = 1977
Genre = Rock, Symphonic rock
Length = 5:10
Writer = Jeff Lynne
Label = Jet Records, United Artists
Producer = Jeff Lynne
prev = "Standin' in the Rain"
prev_no = 10
next = "Summer and Lightning"
next_no = 12
Misc = Extra tracklisting
Album = Flashback
Type = Box Set
prev_track = "Sweet Talkin' Woman"
prev_no = 12
this_track = "Big Wheels"
track_no = 13
next_track = "Shangri-La"
next_no = 14

Big Wheels is a song written and performed by Electric Light Orchestra.

Track 11 on the bands double album Out of the Blue from 1977. The song forms the second part of the "Concerto for a Rainy Day" suite and continues with the theme of the weather and reflection followed by the more optimistic third part "Summer and Lightning". Apart from its inclusion on "Out of the Blue" album, the song has never appeared on any compilation or b-side until 2000 when Jeff Lynne the songs composer included it on his retrospective album Flashback. The songs working title during recording was Bad Salad, a word play on Sad Ballad.


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