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Mike Oldfield


Crossover Prog

3.82 | 56 ratings

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5 stars I bought this vinyl in Amsterdam on a market for ?5,- and am extremely glad I bought it! It's a boxset with remixed, quadrophonic versions of the albums Tubular Bells, Hergest Ridge, Ommadawn and there's a 4th album called Collaborations which contains compositions Mike has recorded with other artists. This album was exclusively released with this set. I'm not familiar with the original mixes but research through the web pretty much made it clear to me that these are the best mixes available of those albums. Each composition is filled to the fullest with original ideas, all kinds of moods and instruments and it all flows perfectly. For ?5,- this was the best bargain I ever bought. Every serious musiclover should own a copy!!!!! I got the cd version now, and (also with the aid of some information on a Mike Oldfield-forum) found out it's the same quad-mix as on the original vinyl edition. It states 'This cd set is in Stereo', but that's probably printed not to scare away people who aren't familiar with quad. On the cd version the Collaborations-tracks are scattered to fill out the three discs.
Kaztor | 5/5 |


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