|1. Part One - Mike Oldfield|
|2. Part Two - Mike Oldfield|
2009 digitally remastered edition of the British guitarist's musical masterpiece. Fans old and new can celebrate the great work of Mike Oldfield with this very special release of his classic, multi- platinum selling album Tubular Bells. This exciting new version of his 1973 groundbreaking album will not only be repackaged, but Mike Oldfield himself has also remastered the tracks from his home in the Bahamas and has overseen a new stereo mix. This is the first classic album to be released from Mike Oldfield's back catalogue. It is 35 years since the opening passage was used in the film The Exorcist, making the album a global phenomenon. Five tracks.
The opening bars of this classic album by Mike Oldfield were heard by audiences that packed theatres to witness one of the scariest films of all time--The Exorcist. And it wasn't long before this debut release, not only from Oldfield but also from Richard Branson's new record label, Virgin, found itself in the upper echelons of pop charts around the world. Primarily an instrumental album, with performances on almost every instrument credited to Oldfield, it takes the listener into widely varying musical territories, ending as Viv Stanshall formally announces each instrument as it joins the mix. --Paul Clark
Terrific to hear the whole album again - I wore out 2 vinyl versions in my youth - the CD sounds great - but I was disappointed at the big moment - that point where our conductor... Read morePublished 15 days ago by Amazon Customer
Why do some (including the original artist) feel the need to "improve" upon their own classic works? This remix is a product of a different, mature, Mike Oldfield. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Lawrence Glazer