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Mike Oldfield


Crossover Prog

2.78 | 161 ratings

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5 stars Even if this can't be put under progressive rock, the music here is just brilliant. This needs at least 10+ listenings to really get into the music. The songs are very interesting to listen to, because of the numerous sounds that you won't hear the first time and that you keep discovering.

Without a doubt this is a real jewel here, if you liked Songs of the Distant Earth, then this is basicly part 2 for that album, quite laid back (cd1 mostly) and some really exellent trademark-Oldfield guitar work among everything else.

Some say this is not the Oldfield they are used to - he has changed his style many times, and as he said when he finished this album: "That's the trouble, I really don't fit into anything categorisable."

After hearing this you just can't help thinking, that did this guy really start in 1973?


_DM_ | 5/5 |


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