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THE SONGS OF DISTANT EARTH

Mike Oldfield

 

Crossover Prog

3.75 | 218 ratings

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1971
2 stars I was very surprised to see all the fuss about this album on the review list. To me "Songs of Distant Earth" is a bit dull. New age in a rather anonymous form. If you want to explore ambient or similar from this period I would suggest the Orb for example (which by the way has made a remix of Oldfield's "sentinel"). I would recommend plenty of other Oldfield albums before this one. If you feel a great urge to discover contemporary Oldfield, I suggest "Amarok" from 1990.
1971 | 2/5 |

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