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Mike Oldfield - Islands album flac Performer: Mike Oldfield
Title: Islands
Style: Pop Rock, Experimental
Released: 2002
Country: UK
MP3 album: 1967 mb
FLAC album: 1924 mb
Rating: 4.3
Other formats: MPC MOD DXD AIFF MP2 AU WMA
Genre: Electronic / Rock

Islands (Mike Oldfield album). Islands is the 11th album by Mike Oldfield, released in 1987 by Virgin. Guest singers on the album are Bonnie Tyler, Kevin Ayers, Anita Hegerland, and Jim Price. Islands was also released as a full-length VHS video album.

Michael Gordon Oldfield (born 15 May 1953) is an English t and composer. His work blends progressive rock with world, folk, classical, electronic, ambient, and new-age music. His biggest commercial success is the 1973 album Tubular Bells – which launched Virgin Records and became a hit in America after its opening was used as the theme for the film The Exorcist. He recorded the 1983 hit single "Moonlight Shadow" and a rendition of the Christmas piece "In Dulci Jubilo".

Discovery or its alternative title Discovery & The Lake (as printed on the album rear and spine) is the ninth album by Mike Oldfield, released in 1984. It was recorded at Oldfield's then-home in Villars-sur-Ollon in the Swiss Alps where he was living for tax reasons. Oldfield also wrote The Killing Fields, the soundtrack to the 1984 film of the same name there. Selections from the two albums were later released as the 1984 Suite.

Band Name Mike Oldfield. 1. The Wind Chimes (Part One & Part Two).

For Islands, Mike Oldfield gathered a host of musicians to further his run of more mainstream-sounding albums. The album includes vocals by Bonnie Tyler, Kevin Ayers, and Max Bacon, as well as saxophonist Raphael Ravenscroft (famous for his work on Gerry Rafferty's "Baker Street"), along with the album's producer and former Yes member Geoffrey Downes. Even with such talent, Oldfield only garners sporadic instances of entertaining music, and the bulk of Islands comes off as quite pedestrian-sounding. Bonnie Tyler's passionate voice lifts the title track higher than any.

Islands is the 11th album by Mike Oldfield, released in 1987 by Virgin. Contents 1 Music videos, producers and singers 2 Album artwork 3 Charts 4 Track listing 5 Personnel 6 Singles . Incantations is the fourth studio album by English musician, songwriter, and producer Mike Oldfield, released as a double album on 24 November 1978 by Virgin Records. Platinum (Mike Oldfield album). Platinum is the fifth record album by Mike Oldfield, released in 1979 on Virgin Records. It was Oldfield's first album to include shorter songs and music written by others. A modified version of the album was released in the United States and Canada and titled Airborn.

Islands Vocals by Bonnie Tyler Co Produced by Mike Oldfield, Tom Newman and Alan Shacklock. Flying Start Vocals by Kevin Ayers Produced by Mike Oldfield. North Point Vocals by Anita Hegerland Produced by Mike Oldfield. Magic Touch Vocals by Jim Price (UK), Max Bacon (US) Co Produced by Mike Oldfield and Geoffrey Downes. The Time Has Come Vocals by Anita Hegerland Co Produced by Mike Oldfield and Michael Cretu. When The Nights On Fire Vocals by Anita Hegerland Co Produced by Mike Oldfield. Mike would have met Gong while he was at The Manor recording Tubular Bells at the same time as they were recording their 'Flying Teapot' album (another of Virgin records' early releases).


1 The Wind Chimes - Part One And Part Two 21:47
2 Islands 4:30
3 Flying Start 3:37
4 North Point 3:33
5 Magic Touch 4:14
6 The Time Has Come 3:55
7 When The Nights On Fire 4:12


  • Composed By – Mike Oldfield

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 07777 846427 2 5
  • Barcode: 0 7464-67621-2 7
  • Matrix / Runout: MOIS 449

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
V 2466 Mike Oldfield Islands ‎(LP, Album) Virgin V 2466 UK 1987
VG 50306 Mike Oldfield Islands ‎(LP, Album) Virgin VG 50306 Greece Unknown
1132 Mike Oldfield Islands ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Elbo 1132 Poland Unknown
V2-90645 Mike Oldfield Islands ‎(CD, Album, Club) Virgin V2-90645 US 1988
TCV2466 Mike Oldfield Islands ‎(Cass, Album) Virgin TCV2466 UK 1987