Mike Oldfield



Mike Oldfield
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Rating
Active
1967
Born
May 15, 1953 in Reading
Location
Reading, England, United Kingdom
Biography
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. His biggest commercial success is the 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. He also recorded the 1983 hit single "Moonlight Shadow" and a rendition of the Christmas piece "In Dulci Jubilo". Oldfield has released more than 20 albums with the most recent being a sequel to his 1975 album Ommadawn titled Return to Ommadawn.
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Top Songs by Mike Oldfield


Man on the Rocks

Nuclear

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Tubular Bells III

Man in the Rain

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Acoustic Moods

Moonlight Shadow

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Tubular Bells III

Far Above the Clouds

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Tubular Bells III

The Source of Secrets

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Earth Moving

Innocent

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Voyager

Dark Island

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Crises

Shadow on the Wall

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Earth Moving

Holy

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Far Country

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Discovery (Deluxe / Remastered 2015)

Discovery (Deluxe / Remastered 2015)

Mike Oldfield January 29, 2016

20 Tracks

Discovery (Remastered 2015)

Discovery (Remastered 2015)

Mike Oldfield January 29, 2016

13 Tracks

Heaven's Open

Heaven's Open

Mike Oldfield October 16, 2015

6 Tracks

The Best Of Mike Oldfield: 1992-2003

The Best Of Mike Oldfield: 1992-2003

Mike Oldfield April 24, 2015

31 Tracks

The Studio Albums: 1992-2003

The Studio Albums: 1992-2003

Mike Oldfield October 21, 2014

101 Tracks

Man on the Rocks

Man on the Rocks

Mike Oldfield March 3, 2014

35 Tracks

Man On The Rocks (Deluxe Edition)

Man On The Rocks (Deluxe Edition)

Mike Oldfield January 1, 2014

22 Tracks

Man on the Rocks

Man on the Rocks

Mike Oldfield January 1, 2014

37 Tracks

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Genres
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