Tag Archive: Mike Oldfield

Mike Oldfield – Discography (1973 – 2016) UPDATE

Mike Oldfield - Discography (1973 - 2016)

Mike Oldfield – Discography (1973 – 2016)
EAC Rip | 86xCD + 8xDVD | FLAC/APE/WV Tracks & Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 38.6 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Various | Genre: Progressive Rock, New Age

Composer Mike Oldfield rose to fame on the success of Tubular Bells, an eerie, album-length conceptual piece employed to stunning effect in the film The Exorcist. Born May 15, 1953, in Reading, England, Oldfield began his professional career at the age of 14, forming the Sallyangie folk duo with his sister Sally; a year later, the siblings issued their debut LP, Children of the Sun. By the age of 16, he was playing bass with Soft Machine founder Kevin Ayers’ group the Whole World alongside experimental classical arranger David Bedford and avant-garde jazz saxophonist Lol Coxhill; within months, Oldfield was tapped to become the band’s lead guitarist prior to recording the 1971 LP Shooting at the Moon.Read More

Mike Oldfield – Return To Ommadawn (2017)

Mike Oldfield - Return To Ommadawn (2017)

Mike Oldfield – Return To Ommadawn (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 305 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Virgin | EU | Cat#: CDVX 3166 | Genre: Progressive Rock

British multi-instrumentalist Mike Oldfield offers up this warmly crafted sequel to his 1975 classic Ommadawn, marking a return to a more organic style of composing. After polling fans online about what type of approach they’d like to hear, Oldfield was overwhelmingly urged to revisit the acoustic style heard on his first three albums.Read More