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11 Best Mike Oldfield albums (no particular order)

Lee Thomas
 
The Voyager
The Voyager
"10 fantastic tracks of all celtic music.  Trad. tunes mixed with several Oldfield  compositions that really drive you forward.  Ends with a brilliant orchestral piece.  Great album to uplift you."
The Songs Of Distant Earth
The Songs Of Distant Earth
"A wonderful album to relax to.  Based on the novel by Arthur C Clarke.  The music features wonderful guitar melodies, synth and voice.  The music takes you on a journey as it flows along."
Amarok [HDCD]
Amarok [HDCD]
"This is probably his most creative work to date.  Filled with great guitar playing and sound effects.  May seem odd at first but after repeated listens it really pays off.  This is one of his finest."
Platinum
Platinum
"'Disco' Oldfield.  This was released in the late 70's and begins his more commercial era.  More upbeat than his first few albums.  Featuring great instrumentals 'Punkadiddle' for e.g.  Plus two songs."
Light and Shade
Light and Shade
"This album features a mixed bag of styles.  Guitar, piano and synth, techno, celtic, synth. vocals.  Modern Oldfield but a great album to please older and newer fans."
Tubular Bells
Tubular Bells
"This is his debut, and most likely his definitive album. Released in 1973, it still sounds as timeless  35 years later.  A truely fantastic album.  And he was only 19 years old at the time, amazing!"
Ommadawn
Ommadawn
"From the haunting guitars and the chants on 'Part 1' to Oldfield's first vocal on 'On Horseback' at the albums closure.  This is an essential Oldfield classic. Also the album Amarok was based from."
Tubular Bells, 2
Tubular Bells, 2
"Although lacking in the originality of the 1973 original, this sequel expands on the original themes to a more satisfying and uplifting effect.  Features the actor Alan Rickman as MOC."
Crises
Crises
"The one with 'Moonlight Shadow.'  This also features the excellent 'Crises' instrumental and the song 'Shadow On The Wall'.  Another more commercial Oldfield album, but it does have some fine moments."
Tubular Bells III
Tubular Bells III
"The weakest out of his Tubular Bells trilogy.  However, there are some great melodies, guitar work and synth.  Like a Best Of Mike Oldfield's styles album.  Plus different from 1 + 2  in structure."
Music Of The Spheres
Music Of The Spheres
"This album is awesome, it really does go back to his earlier classic days.  Beautiful orchestration, excellent classical guitar playing from Mr. Oldfield. Superb addition to his catalogue."