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Mike Oldfield


Crossover Prog

2.83 | 313 ratings

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3 stars I'm not a fan of Mike Oldfield but I really enjoy some of his albums (Tubular Bells, Amarok, Crisis, Incantations...). In fact I really want to erase of my mind most of the the 80's-90's-90's Oldfield albums. But "Discovery" is one piece in a million: delicated, well composed, no-pretencious, with awsome work on vocals by Maggie Reilly and Barry Palmer, some exquiste pop hits as "To France" and "Tricks of the Light" and an awsome instrumental song such as "The Lake" maybe one of the great songs composed by Oldfield in his career.

The album is not for purists or hard-fans of prog. However is a brilliant piece into a sea of common places known as the 80's. Not a masterpice but considering Oldfield's career "Discovert" is definitively a great album...

progadicto | 3/5 |


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