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ELO's Time album - with AI pictures

 I've written previously about ELO's Time album in Desert Island Disks II. When it came out in 1981 it sounded so futuristic. Now it sounds retro-futuristic. As I listen to it, it evokes pictures in my mind. Rather than try and get them out on paper I turned to Dall-E to see what it came up with given some prompts from the lyrics. I couldn't get suitable pictures for all tracks.


the text below each picture describes what it is
a man walking down a large hall with the end wall looking out into stars in a retro-futuristic style


a man standing in a desert as the sun goes down with a woman with wings flying down to see him retro-futuristic style 

Ticket to the moon

a man on a spacestation looking out of the window at a rocket retro futuristic style

The way life's meant to be

a man standing in the middle of the road while other people walk around him retro futuristic style

Rain is falling

a town square full of adults and children sheltering from a thunderstorm in a retrofuturistic style

Here is the news

a news presenter talks to us while behind him is a picture of a space station in a retrofuturistic style

So were they anything like the pictures in my mind? Sort of. I tended to have more blue and green (and black) colour schemes in my head. I may one day get round to trying to find a prompt that invokes the picture I do have in my head. Don't hold your breath though.


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