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The Best Of Tubular Bells

 

The Best Of Tubular Bells © 2001 Virgin · CDV 2936

01. Tubular Bells - Part 1 (04:42) original edit © 1973 Virgin
02. Tubular Bells - Part 1 (03:14)
orchestral edit © 1974 Virgin
03. Tubular Bells - Part 1 (03:47)
original edit © 1973 Virgin
04. Tubular Bells - Part 1 (03:20)
exposed edit © 1979 Virgin
05. Tubular Bells - Part 1 (08:29)
original edit © 1973 Virgin
06. Tubular Bells - Part 2 "The Caveman Song" (04:47)
original edit © 1973 Virgin
07. Tubular Bells - Part 2 (04:15)
exposed edit © 1979 Virgin
08. Sentinel (08:07)
© 1992 WEA
09. The Bell (06:59)
© 1992 WEA
10. Far Above The Clouds (05:27) lyrics © 1998 WEA
11. The Millennium Bell (07:32) lyrics © 1999 WEA
12. Tubular Bells - Part 2 "The Sailor's Hornpipe" (01:36)
original edit © 1973 Virgin

Written by Mike Oldfield.
Produced by Mike Oldfield, Simon Heyworth & Tom Newman except track 2 (David Bedford & Mike Oldfield), tracks 4 & 7 (Philip R. Newell & Mike Oldfield), tracks 8 & 9 (Trevor Horn, Mike Oldfield & Tom Newman), and tracks 10 & 11 (Mike Oldfield).
Originally released on June 4th, 2001.

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Collection Collection © 2002 Virgin · CDVIR 172

CD 1

01. Moonlight Shadow (03:36) lyrics © 1983 Virgin
02. To France (04:43)
lyrics © 1984 Virgin
03. Five Miles Out (04:15)
lyrics © 1982 Virgin
04. Shadow On The Wall (05:18)
12" version lyrics © 1983 Virgin yellow star
05. Foreign Affair (03:55)
lyrics © 1983 Virgin
06. Sentinel (03:56)
single restructure © 1992 WEA yellow star
07. Family Man (03:46)
lyrics © 1982 Virgin
08. Heaven's Open (04:26)
lyrics © 1991 Virgin
09. Pictures In The Dark (04:20)
lyrics
© 1985 Virgin yellow star
10. Innocent (03:30)
lyrics © 1989 Virgin
11. Islands (04:18)
lyrics © 1987 Virgin
12. Incantations (04:38)
extract from part four
© 1977 Virgin

CD 2

01. Tubular Bells (opening theme) (04:17) extract from part one © 1973 Virgin
02. Etude (03:06)
single version © 1984 Virgin yellow star
03. Ommadawn (03:39)
extract from part one
© 1975 Virgin
04. In Dulci Jubilo (02:51)
© 1975 Virgin yellow star
05. Good News (01:45)
© 1984 Virgin
06. Pran's Theme (02:31)
parts 1 & 2 © 1984 Virgin
07. Pran's Departure (02:07)
© 1984 Virgin
08. Hergest Ridge (21:28)
part one
© 1974 Virgin
09. Portsmouth (02:00)
© 1976 Virgin yellow star

Written by Mike Oldfield except "Foreign Affair" (lyrics by Mike Oldfield & Maggie Reilly), "Family Man" (Oldfield, Cross, Fenn, Frye, Pert & Reilly), "Étude" (Francisco Tárrega, arr. Oldfield), and "In Dulci Jubilo" (Robert Lucas Pearsall, arr. Oldfield).
Producers CD1: tracks 1, 2, 4, 5 (Oldfield/Phillips), track 3 (Oldfield/Newman) track 6 (Horn/Oldfield/Newman), tracks 7, 9, 12 (Oldfield), track 8 (Newman), track 10 (Oldfield/Lazerus), and track 11 (Oldfield/Newman/Shacklock).
Producers CD2: track 1 (Newman/Heyworth/Oldfield), tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9 (Oldfield), and track 8 (Newman/Oldfield).
Originally released on February 26th, 2002.

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Tr3s Lunas

 

Tr3s Lunas © 2002 WEA · 0927-45892-2

CD 1

01. Misty (03:59)
02. No Man's Land (06:08)
03. Return To The Origin (04:38)
04. Landfall (02:19)
05. Viper (04:32)
06. Turtle Island (03:40)
07. To Be Free (04:21)
lyrics
08. Fire Fly (03:46)
09. Tr3s Lunas(04:35)
10. Daydream (02:15)
11. Thou Art In Heaven (05:22)
12. Sirius (05:47)
13. No Man's Land (02:56)
reprise
14. To Be Free (03:56) single remix

CD 2

01. The MusicVR-3D Interactive PC Game CD ROM track

'Tres Lunas' (written in spanish) means 'Three Moons'

Written by Mike Oldfield.
Produced by Mike Oldfield.
'MusicVR 1st Episode' created by Mike Oldfield.
Originally released on June 3rd, 2002.

The album features a bonus cd including the first episode of MusicVR, 'Tres Lunas', a 3D interactive game of virtual reality created upon an idea of Mike Oldfield playable only on PC computers. To play the full version of the game you have to register, and pay, online at www.mikeoldfield.com.

Tubular Bells 2003
#51 uk chart
Tubular Bells 2003 © 2003 WEA · 0927-49921-2

01. Introduction (05:52)
02. Fast Guitars (01:03)
03. Basses (00:46)
04. Latin (02:18)
05. A Minor Tune (01:21)
06. Blues (02:40)
07. Thrash (00:44)
08. Jazz (00:48)
09. Ghost Bells (00:30)
10. Russian (00:44)
11. Finale (08:32)
12. Harmonics (05:12)
13. Peace (03:30)
14. Bagpipe Guitars (03:07)
15. Caveman (04:33)
16. Ambient Guitars (05:10)
17. Hornpipe (01:46)

Written by Mike Oldfield except "Hornpipe" which is trad., arr. by Mike Oldfield.
Produced by Mike Oldfield.
Released on May 26th, 2003.

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The Complete Tubular Bells The Complete Tubular Bells © 2003 WEA · 2564-60205-2
CD 1 © 2003 WEA

Tubular Bells 2003

01.Introduction (05:52)
02.Fast Guitars (01:03)
03.Basses (00:46)
04.Latin (02:18)
05.A Minor Tune (01:21)
06.Blues (02:40)
07.Thrash (00:44)
08.Jazz (00:48)
09.Ghost Bells (00:30)
10.Russian (00:44)
11.Finale (08:32)
12.Harmonics (05:12)
13.Peace (03:30)
14.Bagpipe Guitars (03:07)
15.Caveman (04:33)
16.Ambient Guitars (05:10)
17.Hornpipe (01:46)

CD 2 © 1992 WEA

Tubular Bells II

01.Sentinel (08:07)
02.Dark Star (02:16)
03.Clear Light (05:48)
04.Blue Saloon (02:59)
05.Sunjammer (02:32)
06.Red Dawn (01:50)
07.The Bell (06:59)
08.Weightless (05:43)
09.The Great Plain (04:47)
10.Sunset Door (02:23)
11.Tattoo (04:15)
12.Altered State (05:12)
lyrics
13.Maya Gold (04:01)
14.Moonshine (01:42)

CD 3 © 1998 WEA

Tubular Bells III

01.The Source Of Secrets (05:35) lyrics
02.The Watchful Eye (02:09)
03.Jewel In The Crown (05:45)
lyrics
04.Outcast (03:49)
05.Serpent Dream (02:53)
06.The Inner Child (04:41)
07.Man In The Rain (04:03)
lyrics
08.The Top Of The Morning (04:26)
09.Moonwatch (04:25)
10.Secrets (03:19)
lyrics
11.Far Above The Clouds (05:30)
lyrics

Written by Mike Oldfield except " Hornpipe" which is trad., arr. by Mike Oldfield.
Produced by Mike Oldfield (TB 2003 & TB III), & Trevor Horn, Mike Oldfield & Tom Newman (TB II)
Released on May 26th, 2003.

The compilation features a bonus DVD with 5.1 surround demo mixes of "Introduction", "Fast Guitars" and "Basses", as well as the video in stereo and 5.1 surround of the single "Introduction 2003".

Warning!: "Tubular Bells 2003" included in the boxet is Copy Protected. See above for further info.

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