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Mike Oldfield


Crossover Prog

2.57 | 23 ratings

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4 stars This is a real box of candies! Simply an essential album with Mike's best, recognizable songs and excerpts from instrumental suites, released between 1973 and 1993. My only peeve about this album is its... essentiality! It has been probably conceived as a cheaper version of the 4CD collection "Elements", but how can one possibly smoothly arrange bits and pieces from around fifteen albums? Some tracks on the Elements 1CD version might be debatable, but whteher they are or not, mike's best, is more personal opinion. Whatever you may think of theis 16-track and 63-minute-long collection, it is certainly the best possible way for those who had previously no contact with his music.

LaserDave | 4/5 |


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