Mike Oldfield

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Legal name: Michael Gordon Oldfield


Michael Gordon "Mike" Oldfield (born 15 May 1953) is an English musician and composer. His work blends progressive rock with world, folk, classical, electronic, ambient, and new-age music. He is best known for his 1973 album Tubular Bells – which launched Virgin Records and became a hit in America after its opening was used as the theme for the film The Exorcist – and for his 1983 hit single "Moonlight Shadow". He is also known for his rendition of the Christmas piece "In Dulci Jubilo".

Oldfield has released more than 20 albums with the most recent being a rock album titled Man on the Rocks, released in 2014. A sequel to his 1975 album, Ommadawn, titled Return to Ommadawn is due for release in January 2017.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1987 The Time Has Come Mike Oldfield 1
1988 Flying Start Mike Oldfield 1
1988 Magic Touch Mike Oldfield 1
1989 Earth Moving Mike Oldfield 2
1989 Innocent Mike Oldfield 2
1989 One Glance is Holy Mike Oldfield 1
1991 Heaven's Open Michael Oldfield 2
1991 Gimme Back Michael Oldfield 1
1992 Sentinel Mike Oldfield 5
1992 Tattoo Mike Oldfield 2
1992 The Bell Mike Oldfield 5
1994 Hibernaculum Mike Oldfield 3
1995 Let There Be Light Mike Oldfield 5
1996 Mont St. Michel Mike Oldfield 1
1996 The Voyager Mike Oldfield 1
1996 Women of Ireland Mike Oldfield 4
1998 Far Above the Clouds Mike Oldfield 4
1998 Man in the Rain Mike Oldfield 1
2002 Thou Art in Heaven: The Remixes Mike Oldfield 1
2002 To Be Free: The Remixes Mike Oldfield 2
2003 Introduction Mike Oldfield 1
2003 Tubular Bells 2003: Introduction Mike Oldfield 1
2005 Surfing Mike Oldfield 1
2009 Tubular Bells: Original and Best, 08.06.09 Mike Oldfield 1
2013 Mike Oldfield's Single (Opening Theme From Tubular Bells) (RSD 2013 release) Mike Oldfield 2
2014 Man on the Rocks Mike Oldfield 2
2015 Zombies Mike Oldfield 1

Single + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1979 Guilty (Live) / Extract from "Tubular Bells" (Live) Mike Oldfield 2


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1993 In Dulci Jubilo Christmas EP Mike Oldfield 1

EP + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1992 Tattoo (Live at Edinburgh Castle EP) Mike Oldfield 1

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