Mike Oldfield – ‘Discovery’ 3-Disc CD / DVD Deluxe Edition due Jan 29

Originally released in June 1984, the UK Top 20 album, Discovery features two songs, which Oldfield would later include on the album Two Sides (his career ‘best of’), The Lake, an expansive instrumental reflection on Lake Geneva and To France, a classic folk-pop ballad that featured Maggie Reilly on vocals. Now newly remastered and also…

MIKE OLDFIELD – Crises / Five Miles Out – CD review

MIKE OLDFIELD Crises / Five Miles Out Virgin EMI           The ongoing Mike Oldfield reissues programme is into the eighties now, and even though this is the 40th anniversary of “Tubular Bells”, here are a couple of his later albums in the shape of “Crises” and “Five Miles Out”. Now if…

Mike Oldfield – New 2013 Special Editions of Crises / Five Miles Out

In a year which celebrates the 40th Anniversary of his seminal album Tubular Bells, two of Mike Oldfield’s classic 80s albums Crises and Five Miles Out will be issued on various limited edition collectors’ formats on September 2nd through Mercury/Universal Music Catalogue. These limited edition releases of Crises and Five Miles Out include coloured vinyl,…