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Mike Oldfield's Single

Mike oldfield singles

. This version was also issued in Sweden, Portugal second edition , Greece, and. It ends with a return to the opening, which fades out. The back shows a colour photo of 2 frogs mating; a typical example of the Virgin label's naughty sense of humour at the time. A shorter version of this track 3:56 was remastered and remixed for the 2009 reissue of Tubular Bells. Note, this does not appear on all versions of the soundtrack album for the movie.

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Mike Oldfield discography

Mike oldfield singles

This album charted in the top ten around the world. This version was issued in Portugal, the Netherlands one of two editions , Australia, New Zealand second edition , and South Africa second and third editions, with different covers. Archived from on May 27, 2006. Archived from on 31 July 2012. Select albums in the Format field. This demonstrates that Virgin was primarily an album label in its early years, with little interest in being a contender for the singles charts. Oldfield 4:25 Side 2 is an alternate mix.

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Mike Oldfield discography

Mike oldfield singles

Side 2 is an edited excerpt from the end section of the album's side 1, where announces instruments as they appear; it fades out before the original version's conclusion. It was also issued separately from the album. This version of the single was also issued in Canada, France, New Zealand first edition , South Africa first edition , and Chile. John featuring Kevin Ayers and the Whole World, including Mike Oldfield on lead guitar 1971 Edgar Broughton Band Mandolin on one track 1971 Ear of Beholder 1971 and the Whole World Bass guitar and lead guitar 1972 1973 1974 Lead guitar on one track 1974 Lead guitar on one track 1974 , , and Live album recorded at the in on 1 June 1974. Archived from on 18 April 2008.

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Mike Oldfield's Single

Mike oldfield singles

Mike Oldfield likely plays all other instruments, which include multiple layers of acoustic, electric, and bass guitars, and harmonium. Since this section had been omitted from the previous promo single, a new promo record was necessary. This version also suffers from a loud hum, which is clearly audible in the quiet opening section, and is not heard on the album. It features a number of edits and remixes that had previously only been available as single B-sides. No list of musicians appears on the cover, but the song is believed to have been played by Mike Oldfield on vocals, guitars, mandolin, probably bass guitar, and possibly piano or the latter may have been played by , Vanessa Branson on vocals, on saxophone, and an unknown drummer. The A-side is a variation of one of the themes from Oldfield's 1973 debut album, , and was made in response to an American single containing an excerpt from Tubular Bells which Oldfield did not authorise. Archived from on 30 August 2008.

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The Singles (Mike Oldfield EP)

Mike oldfield singles

Archived from on 22 October 2014. A number of places also cite the female vocalist as , instead of Branson. On this version, the first part of the verse is recited by Mike Oldfield. The excerpt was made by staff at , the American distributors of Oldfield's label, , and was made from bits and pieces of the first 8 minutes of the album, often resulting in abrupt transitions that did not occur in the original version. Note, they are not the same recordings as Exposed. In support of the television series and. Oldfield was commissioned to produce the music for 's in 1979; no soundtrack album was released at the time.

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Mike Oldfield discography

Mike oldfield singles

There was also a release with a Swedish title. A cover was included with some copies, and is unusual in that it is black and white on the front, and in colour on the back. Side 2 is the popular children's song, set to a new melody by Oldfield, and spoken rather than sung by Mike Oldfield and sister of Virgin boss , who take turns reciting lines. The Special Edition of Music of the Spheres also contains the only live performance of the piece given by Oldfield 2008. Even though was not released, sections were used in the soundtrack to The Space Movie. In some countries, the sub-title is translated into a local language.

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