The music of Mike Oldfield is simply spectacular. If you have read my review of Ommadawn you will already know that the 2010 re-mix of Ommadawn suffers from this same 'flatness' problem as pointed out here. Tubular Bells III is a record quite similar to Mike Oldfield's second update of the original classic, recorded just six years prior. 0 Comment Report abuse Nima. Tubular Bells: The Ultimate Edition, an Album by Mike Oldfield. V2001; Vinyl LP). Released 25 May 1973 on Virgin (catalog no. Tubular Bells Chorus [Bootleg] – Manor Choir Chorus [Girlie] – Mundy Ellis, Sally Oldfield Drums – Steve Broughton: 23:26: Credits Producer – Mike Oldfield; Barcode and Other Identifiers Matrix / Runout (Side A Stamped): HAL 44116-1F 0 COLUMBIA NY; Matrix / Runout (Side B Stamped): HBL 44116-1B 0 COLUMBIA NY; Barcode: 07464441161; Other Versions (5 of 440) View All. Helpful. Tubular Bells 2 Review - Keyboards January, 1993 Keyboards Magazine. It is a fifty minute piece of music divided up into two parts. Register Register a PHONEKY account to post reviews with your name, upload and store your favourite mobile apps, games, ringtones & wallpapers. The production methods are a bit more polished and the tone is more serious, but the music remains dreamy, somewhat overevocative new age-with-a-beat music, quite similar to Enigma-- thanks to the Eastern textures of vocalist Amar on three tracks. crazyman50000 January 6, 2019 Report; edited about 1 year ago referencing Tubular Bells II, LP, Album, RE, 180, 2564623323. Although composed of 14 songs, a great deal more than the original’s 2, there is nonetheless a feeling of comfortable déja vu as one listens to the tracks. Genres: Progressive Rock. So I went in pursuit of Tubular Bells. Tubular Bells, an Album by Mike Oldfield. Les autres Tubular Bells méritent aussi une oreille attentive (le II, le III et aussi The Millenium Bell), Mike Oldfield nous emmène dans des directions très différentes de celle de l'oeuvre original, mais on garde un esprit progressif très puissant au travers de sonorités modernes qui sont souvent décriées pour ne pas être sensées détenir ce pouvoir. The tubular bells referred to in the title appeared at the end of the first part. Mike Oldfield – ‘Tubular Bells 2003’ A DVD-Audio review by Stuart M. Robinson October 13, 2003 ‘ Tubular Bells 2003 ’, the updated version of Mike Oldfield’s seminal instrumental album will be released by Warner Music Group as a DVD-Audio disc, complete with a newly-created multi-channel mix, and as a DVD-Audio/Video anniversary box set, sometime in early 2004. To date, this is the most recent album from the Tubular Bells series. Released in 1975, just two years after the original, ‘The Orchestral Tubular Bells’ sees Mike Oldfield, alongside the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, play through his magnum opus ‘Tubular Bells’, in what’s unfortunately a rather unnecessary live recording. Review scores; Source Rating; Allmusic: Tubular Bells 2003 is an album by Mike Oldfield, released in 2003 by Warner Music. Rated #84 in the best albums of 1973, and #2250 of all-time album.. Everytime I heard TUBULAR BELLS on the radio it rattled me to the soles of my shoes. As such, much of the charm from the original is lost. Tags: TUBULAR BELLS; TUBULAR; BELLS; Share: Email; Facebook; Twitter; WhatsApp; You might also like: NEW Tubular Bells (5.0) 30K | Electronic. The album’s title, Tubular Bells II, is rather apt in this case, because in many ways, the album itself follows closely the broad themes and musical progression featured on the original Tubular Bells. by waverider37: Sat Aug 20 2005 at 13:47:44 "Tubular Bells" was the first album released by a man called Mike Oldfield. Tubular Bells III, an Album by Mike Oldfield. I'm delighted to have this CD in my library and filling my home. Comprising two distinct, yet cohesive parts that each occupied an entire side of a long-playing record, it gained worldwide attention after its hypnotic opening piano theme became synonymous with the classic demonic-possession horror film The Exorcist, released at the end of that same year. I realise this review is kind of half-assed, but I don’t really know what to say about this album. Background. Released 28 August 1998 on Warner United Kingdom (catalog no. 4.0 out of 5 stars The vinyl was dirty with so much dust on it. Genres: Progressive Rock. Add Review. Register or Sign in to PHONEKY. Post. Tubular Bells III is a music studio album recording by MIKE OLDFIELD (Crossover Prog/Progressive Rock) released in 1998 on cd, lp / vinyl and/or cassette. It is a complete re-recording of Oldfield's 1973 album debut Tubular Bells, which had been released 30 years earlier. Tubular Bells 2003 is a re-recording of 1973's Tubular Bells, released just after the binding 30 year contract had ended. 3984243492; CD). It really is hard to describe the beautiful emotions one experiences whilst listening to Tubular Bells. Tubular Bells is the debut studio album by English multi-instrumentalist, composer, and songwriter Mike Oldfield, released on 25 May 1973 as the first album on Virgin Records.Oldfield, who was 19 years old when it was recorded, played almost all the instruments on the mostly instrumental album. Tubular Bells was my first foray into Progressive music, and it has stayed with me ever since. Genres: Progressive Pop, Progressive Rock. That collection is long gone. Tubular bells part two, sounds more like a song that someone would play on a picnic or a barbecue in the backyard, like a perfect soundtrack for a beautiful sunny day talking and laughing with family and friends, the atmosphere here is different but equally enjoyable. Released 8 June 2009 on Mercury. This album is a landmark in the history of rock, it's a beautifully crafted piece of enchanting prog. RATING. Tubular Bells was issued in the UK on 25th May 1973, just 10 days after Oldfield's 20th birthday. Submit Your Review. Tubular Bells II is a music studio album recording by MIKE OLDFIELD (Crossover Prog/Progressive Rock) released in 1992 on cd, lp / vinyl and/or cassette. AllMusic Review by Mike DeGagne. However, masterful a work though it may be, that is not to say that it is for everyone. REVIEW. Tubular Bells, an Album by Mike Oldfield. Genres: Progressive Rock. The Theme from the greatest horror film of all time. Why rehash Tubular Bells, the 1973 classic whose hypnotic motifs electrified The Exorcist and helped plant seeds that blossom now in countless solo studio albums? Tubular Bells for Two : [Live Review] …they play as fans to whom the album is a sacrament – a resonant feeling that the audience of Oldfield devotees appreciated – Tubular Bells O ne take wonder: 40 years on, Mike Oldfield’s masterwork finds new life as a dynamic performance by two soulful musicians. I've been listening to music via MP3 and computer of late, so when I dug out and updated my old hi-fi equipment; I re-learned how enjoyable music is: straight from the CD. This review is based off the mastered version of the original recording as it appeared on its debut; i.e Two songs, entitled Part 1 and Part 2. Oldfield started this project in effort to make a polished version of the original,losing all of the out of tune instruments, buzzing guitar, and generally greatly improving the fidelity. Tubular Bells of course has been re-issued and re-invented a number of times (as have many seminal 70s and 80s albums in fairness); in this incarnation dubbed the "Ultimate Edition", fans are treated to a superb 60 page hardback book with a foreword by Mike Oldfield, large glossy poster, guitar plectrums and various literature reproductions including a period ticket stub. Tubular Bells (review) See all of Tubular Bells, there are 2 more in this node. Better off sourcing on older 1992 pressing to be on the safe side. I do not claim ownership of this music or the film in which it was used. I originally owned it on vinyl. Tubular Bells was the first LP released by Virgin Records and was a gamble that paid off handsomely for Oldfield and Branson, becoming a surprising hit as amulti-million selling album. L'histoire de Tubular Bells: 17 ans, Mike Oldfield commence à composer des bribes de ce qui deviendra Tubular Bells et enregistre une maquette avec un magnétophone Bang & Olufsen prêté par Kevin Ayers. Mike Oldfield's 1973 classic Tubular Bells set a new precedent for soundtrack music, and walked so many different stylistic lines that it appealed to an enormous cross section of the record-buying public. I've tried about 6 copies from eBay / Amazon and all demonstrate this fault. Over the past few decades I've overcome those fears. Released 8 June 2009 on Mercury (catalog no. Tubular Bells II is the update and/or sequel to Mike Oldfield's landmark 1973 new age recording Tubular Bells, which will resonate forever as the haunting theme to The Exorcist. Mike Oldfield's groundbreaking album Tubular Bells is arguably the finest conglomeration of off-centered instruments concerted together to form a single unique piece. 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