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Essential ~ Mike Oldfield
Essential ~ Mike Oldfield
8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
Despite the fact that this at first looks like just another compilation album, there were quite a few great suprises for me as i listened to it.
The Track listing might seem a little Run-O-the-Mill for ardent Oldfield fans but old classics and favorites are reprised with excitement and the occaisional remix. Noteably the is an outstanding work over of Tubular Bells II's "The Bell" with the initial MC on that album - Alan Rickman (the English Hollywood actor of Die Hard and Robin Hood Prince of Theives fame) returning the position to Viv Stanshall the original MC on Tubular Bells as a tribute to the master songster, lead singer of the Bonzo Do Da Dog Band and original… Read more