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Children Of The Sun

Children Of The Sun - alternative cover
alternative cover
Children Of The Sun © 1968 Line-Transatlantic · TACD 9.00586 O

01. Strangers (01:12)
02. Lady Mary (03:41)
03. Children Of The Sun (04:56)
04. A Lover For All Seasons (03:42)
05. River Song (03:40)
06. Banquet On The Water (04:28)
07. Balloons (05:28)
08. Midsummer Night's Happening (04:08)
09. Love In Ice Crystals (03:30)
10. Changing Colours (0:21)
11. Chameleon (02:20)
12. Milk Bottle (00:31)
13 .The Murder Of The Children Of San Francisco (04:00)
14. Strangers (01:12)

Written by Sally and Mike Oldfield.
Produced by Nathan Joseph.
Originally released on November, 1968.

This recording is credited to The Sallyangie which was a duet formed by Mike Oldfield and his sister Sally. The album is catalogued as folk and has not too much relation with Mike's worlwide known music.

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Orchestral Tubular Bells
#17 uk chart
Orchestral Tubular Bells © 1975 Virgin · CDV 2026

1. Orchestral Tubular Bells (26:33) part one © 1974 Virgin
2. Orchestral Tubular Bells (24:30)
part two © 1974 Virgin

Composed by Mike Oldfield, arranged by David Bedford.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by David Bedford.
Produced by David Bedford and Mike Oldfield.
Originally released on July, 1975.

This and the "Orchestral Hergest Ridge" should be considered more as part of David Bedford discography but Mike was really involved in both orchestral projects.

Avaliability: cd, hdcd

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Airborn Airborn © 1980 Virgin · VA 2153/2

01. Airborne (05:06) Platinum part one © 1979 Virgin
02. Platinum (05:04)
Platinum part two © 1979 Virgin
03. Charleston (03:17)
Platinum part three © 1979 Virgin
04. North Star / Platinum Finale (04:43)
Platinum part four © 1979 Virgin
05. Guilty (03:52)
© 1979 Virgin
06. Into Wonderland (03:40)
© 1979 Virgin
07. Punkadiddle (04:56)
edit with no intro © 1979 Virgin
08. I Got Rhythm (04:43)
lyrics © 1979 Virgin
09. Tubular Bells (24:20)
part one-live © 1979 Virgin red star
10. Incantations (including "The Sailor's Hornpipe") * (19:50)
studio & live mix © 1979 Virgin red star

"Tubular Bells" recorded live in Birmingham, May 6th, 1979
"Incantations" recorded live during March-April 1979 EuroTour.
* part 1- part 3 - part 4 (studio) / part 2 - the sailor's hornpipe (live).

Written by Mike Oldfield except "North Star" by Phillips Glass, and "I Got Rhythm" by George & Ira Gershwin and "The Sailor's Hornpipe" which is traditional.
Produced by Tom Newman except "Guilty", "Tubular Bells" & "Incantations" by Mike Oldfield.

Originally released on February 1980, as a double vinyl set in Canada and USA (Virgin · VA 13143) there was also a one vinyl version omiting Tubular Bells and Incantations live tracks. It is known about a canadian CD reissue but no further info has been found. The live versions of Tubular Bells and Incantations are not the same recordings as on Exposed.

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Wonderland Wonderland © 1980 Ariola · 203 550

01. In Dulci Jubilo (02:49) © 1975 Virgin
02. Tubular Bells (09:35)
excerpt © 1973 Virgin
03. Portsmouth (02:02)
© 1976 Virgin
04. Hergest Ridge (07:55)
excerpt © 1974 Virgin
05. North Star/Platinum Finale (04:43)
© 1979 Virgin
06. Blue Peter (02:06)
dutch mix © 1979 Virgin red star
07. Ommadawn (07:10)
excerpt © 1975 Virgin
08. Wonderful Land (02:50)
edit © 1980 Virgin red star
09. Incantations (08:40)
excerpt © 1977 Virgin
10. Guilty (04:02)
live © 1979 Virgin

Written by Mike Oldfield except "In Dulci Jubilo" by Robert Lucas Pearsall, "North Star" by Phillip Glass, "Wonderful Land" by Jerry Lordan, and "Portsmouth" which is traditional.
Produced by Mike Oldfield except "Tubular Bells" by by Tom Newman, Simon Heyworth & Mike Oldfield, "Hergest Ridge" by Tom Newman & Mike Oldfield, "North Star / Platinum Finale" by Tom Newman & "Wonderful Land" by David Hentschel.

This compilation entitled "Mike Oldfield's Wonderland" was originally released in March 1980 on vinyl in Netherlands & Germany featuring a new mix of "Blue Peter" known as the dutch mix and a shorter version of "Wonderful Land" as on Elements Box.

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Impressions Impressions © 1980 Tellydisc · TELLY 4

01. Tubular Bells (28:42) part one-live © 1979 Virgin red star
02. Ommadawn (19:14)
part one © 1975 Virgin
03. Airborne (05:06)
Platinum part one © 1979 Virgin
04. Platinum (06:03)
Platinum part two © 1979 Virgin
05. Charleston (03:17)
Platinum part three © 1979 Virgin
06. Punkadiddle (04:56)
edit with no intro © 1979 Virgin
07. I Got Rhythm (04:43)
remix lyrics © 1979 Virgin red star
08. Guilty (04:00)
© 1979 Virgin
09. Pipe Tune (02:31)
© 1977 Virgin red star
10. In Dulci Jubilo (02:50)
© 1975 Virgin
11. Wrekorder Wrondo (02:31)
© 1978 Virgin red star
12. Cuckoo Song (03:15)
© 1977 Virgin
13. On Horseback (03:25)
lyrics © 1975 Virgin
14. Portsmouth (02:00)
© 1976 Virgin
15. The Sailor's Hornpipe (01:32)
© 1973 Virgin

Written by Mike Oldfield except "I Got Rhythm" by George & Ira Gershwin, "In Dulci Jubilo" by Robert Lucas Pearsall, "Wrekorder Wrondo" by Tielman Susato, "Cuckoo Song" by Michael Praetorious, "On Horseback" lyrics by Mike Oldfield & William Murray, and "Portsmouth" & "Sailor's Hornpipe" which are traditional.
Produced by Mike Oldfield except "Airborne", "Platinum", "Charleston", "Punkadiddle" & "I Got Rhythm" by Philip R. Newell, and "The Sailor's Hornpipe" by Tom Newman, Simon Heyworth & Mike Oldfield.

Originally released on October 1980 as a double vinyl set by Tellydisc it was only avaliable by mail-order. It is known about a later CD reiusse although no further info has been found. The live version of Tubular Bells is not the same recording as on Exposed.

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Music Wonderland Music Wonderland © 1980 Virgin · 610 387-222

01. Arrival (02:48) © 1980 Virgin
02. Portsmouth (02:02)
© 1976 Virgin
03. Sheba (03:34)
lyrics © 1980 Virgin
04. Blue Peter (02:08)
© 1979 Virgin
05. Tubular Bells (08:32)
extract from part one © 1973 Virgin
06. The Sailor's Hornpipe (01:34)
© 1973 Virgin
07. Punkadiddle (04:58)
edit with no intro © 1979 Virgin
08. Wonderful Land (03:39)
© 1980 Virgin
09. In Dulci Jubilo (02:50)
© 1976 Virgin
10. Ommadawn (07:06)
extract from part one © 1975 Virgin
11. On Horseback (03:25)
lyrics © 1975 Virgin
12. Guilty (03:41)
live-edit © 1979 Virgin red star
13. North Star / Platinum Finale (04:44)
Platinum part four © 1979 Virgin

Written by Mike Oldfield except "Arrival" by Benny Anderson & Björn Ulvæus, "Wonderful Land" by Jerry Lordan, "In Dulci Jubilo" by Robert Lucas Pearsall, "On Horseback" lyrics by William Murray & Mike Oldfield, "North Star" by Phillip Glass, and "Portsmouth" & "The Sailor's Hornpipe" which are traditional.
Produced by Mike Oldfield except "Arrival", "Sheba" & "Wonderful Land" by David Hentschel, "The Sailor's Hornpipe" by Tom Newman, Simon Heyworth & Mike Oldfield, and "Punkadiddle" & "North Star / Platinum Finale" by Tom Newman.

This album is also subtitled "Mike Oldfield's Wonderful Music" and was originally released on vinyl in Germany and Netherlands. The CD version has been worldwide reissued and has been taken by some people as the CD edition of "Mike Oldfield's Wonderland" thou' it is not as it has a different track list.

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Episodes

Episodes - CD cover
cd cover
Episodes © 1981 Virgin · 30032

01. Ommadawn (07:01) extract © 1975 Virgin
02. Tubular Bells (08:34)
extract © 1973 Virgin
03. Incantations (05:40)
extract 1 © 1977 Virgin
04. Incantations (04:41)
extract 2 © 1977 Virgin
05. Hergest Ridge (04:09)
extract © 1974 Virgin
06. Airborne (04:57)
Platinum part one © 1979 Virgin
07. Punkadiddle (04:57)
edit with no intro © 1979 Virgin
08. Sheba (03:33)
lyrics © 1980 Virgin
09. Arrival (02:47)
© 1980 Virgin
10. Celt (03:03)
lyrics © 1980 Virgin
11. Portsmouth (02:03)
© 1976 Virgin

Written by Mike Oldfield except "Arrival" by Benny Anderson & Björn Ulvæus, "Celt" lyrics by Tim Cross, and "Portsmouth" which is traditional.
Produced by Mike Oldfield except "Tubular Bells" by by Tom Newman, Simon Heyworth & Mike Oldfield, "Hergest Ridge" by Tom Newman & Mike Oldfield, "Airborne" & "Punkadiddle" by Tom Newman, and "Sheba", "Arrival" & "Celt" by David Hentschel.

A compilation album released in France. It is supposed to exist a 3 CD !?!? version of this album although it is not confirmed.

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A Virgin Compilation A Virgin Compilation © 1987 Virgin · PRCD 2113

01. Magic Touch (04:13) original mix lyrics © 1987 Virgin red star
02. Magic Touch (03:35)
original mix promo edit lyrics © 1987 Virgin red star
03. Tubular Bells (03:38)
extract © 1973 Virgin
04. Family Man (03:46)
lyrics © 1982 Virgin
05. Flying Start (03:36)
lyrics © 1987 Virgin
06. Moonlight Shadow (03:37)
lyrics © 1983 Virgin
07. Shadow On The Wall (05:08)
12" version lyrics © 1983 Virgin
08. Five Miles Out (04:17)
lyrics © 1982 Virgin
09. Étude (03:05)
edit version © 1984 Virgin
10. Jungle Gardenia (02:43)
© 1983 Virgin
11. North Point (03:31)
lyrics © 1987 Virgin

Written by Mike Oldfield except "Family Man" by Mike Oldfield, Tim Cross, Rick Fenn, Maggie Reilly & Morris Pert, and "Étude" by Francisco Tárrega.
Produced by Mike Oldfield except "Magic Touch" by Mike Oldfield & Geoffrey Downes, "Tubular Bells" by by Tom Newman, Simon Heyworth & Mike Oldfield, "Moonlight Shadow" & "Shadow On The Wall" by Mike Oldfield & Simon Phillips, and "Five Miles Out" by Mike Oldfield & Tom Newman.

This album is a promotional compilation released in USA. Lead singer on both "Magic Touch" versions is Max Bacon.

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The Best Of Tubular Bells
#60 uk chart

 

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. 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.

This release is some kind of abortion, absolutely innecessary and forgettable. It is hard to believe that Virgin needs to do such an aberration to continue making money denigrating such a wonderful piece of music like Tubular Bells. 'Nuff said.

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Icon
Icon © 2012 Universal Music · 533-794-9

01. Tubular Bells (03:18) extract from part one © 1973 Mercury
02. Moonlight Shadow (03:39)
lyrics © 1983 Virgin
03. In Dulci Jubilo (02:51)
© 1975 Mercury
04. Spanish Tune (03:12)
© 1974 Mercury red star
05. Harbinger (04:09)
© 2007 Mercury
06. Ommadawn (03:39)
extract from part one © 1975 Mercury
07. The Tempest (05:49)
© 2007 Mercury
08. Angelique (04:42)
© 2005 Mercury
09. Family Man (03:46)
lyrics © 1982 Virgin
10. Guilty (06:44)
long version © 1979 Mercury
11. The Gate (04:15)
© 2005 Mercury
12. The Sailor's Hornpipe (02:49)
original version 2009 remix lyrics © 1973 Mercury
13. Portsmouth (02:01)
© 1976 Mercury
14. Incantations
(including "Hymn to Diana") (04:41) extract from part four lyrics © 1977 Mercury

Written by Mike Oldfield except "In Dulci Jubilo" (R.L. Pearsall), "The Sailor's Hornpipe" & "Portsmouth" (trad., arr. Oldfield) & "Family Man" (Oldfield/Reilly/Fenn//Frye/Pert/Cross).
Produced by Mike Oldfield except track 1 (Newman/Heyworth/Oldfield), track 2 (Oldfield/Phillips), tracks 5 & 7 (Oldfield/Jenkins) &  track 12 (Newman).

Originally released on May 31st, 2012 as part of Icon Series, only two months earlier than "Two Sides" compilation.

Some tracks are taken from the new remastered CD editions.

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Tubular Beats Tubular Beats © 2013 Edel/Ear Music · 0208484ERE

01. Let There Be Light (07:33) York remix
02. Far ABove The Clouds (07:24)
York remix
03. Ommadawn (10:15)
Mike Oldfield & York remix
04. Guilty (07:53)
Mike Oldfield & York remix
05. Tubular Bells (10:38)
Mike Oldfield & York remix
06. To France (03:33)
York & Steve Brian radio mix
07. Northstar (04:06)
Mike Oldfield & York remix
08. Moonlight Shadow (03:30)
York & Steve Brian radio mix
09. Guilty (04:51)
York & Mike's electrofunk mix
10. Tubular Bells 2 (07:52)
Mike Oldfield & York remix
11. Never Too Far (08:45)
lyrics red star

Written by Mike Oldfield except "Never Too Far" written by Mike Oldfield, Tarja Turunen & Torsten Stenzel.
Produced by Mike Oldfield and Torsten "York" Stenzel except tracks 1 & 2 (Torsten Stenzel) and tracks 6 & 8 (Torsten Stenzel & Steve Brian).
Vocals by Jamie Stenzel (track 2), Odessa (tracks 6 & 8) and Tarja Turunen (track 11).

Originally released on February 1st, 2013.

An album of remixes featuring collaborations between Mike Oldfield, York (Torsten Stenzel) and Steve Brian. The only track that can be considered as a new Oldfield's release is "Never To Far".

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Moonlight Shadow: The Collection Moonlight Shadow: The Collection © 2013 Spectrum Music · SPEC2134

01. Tubular Bells (13:28) extract from part one © 1973 Mercury
02. Ommadawn (03:37) extract from part one © 1975 Mercury
03. In Dulci Jubilo (02:50)
© 1975 Mercury
04. First Excursion (05:52) © 1976 Mercury
05. Diana (06:32)
lyrics © 2011 Mercury
06. Platinum Part 1: Airborne (05:00)
© 1979 Mercury
07. Guilty (04:13)
© 1979 Mercury
08. Blue Peter (02:05)
© 1979 Mercury
09. Sheba (03:31)
lyrics © 1980 Mercury
10. Mount Teidi (04:10)
© 1982 Virgin
11. Moonlight Shadow (03:37)
lyrics © 1983 Virgin
12. Good News (01:44)
© 1984 Virgin
13. Amarok (05:04)
Intro © 1990 Virgin
14. Slipstream (05:14) © 2005 Mercury
15. Sunset (04:42)
edit © 2005 Mercury red star
16. Aurora (03:43)
lyrics © 2008 Mercury

Written by Mike Oldfield except "In Dulci Jubilo" (R.L. Pearsall), "First Excursion" (David Bedford/Mike Oldfield) & "Blue Peter" (trad., arr, Mike Oldfield).
Produced by Mike Oldfield except track 1 (Newman/Heyworth/Oldfield), tracks 6 & 13 (Newman), track 9 (Hentschel), track 11 (Oldfield/Phillips) & track 16 (Oldfield/Jenkins).

Originally released on April 22nd, 2013 in UK.

Some tracks are taken from the new remastered CD editions. A compilation with a bell on the cover and the word "collection" on its title... where I have seen this before?

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