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This was a thick piece of music. It throbbed, in a rather sensual way. It rose into peaks and dove into valleys. Mike Oldfield took a bunch of instruments, (some electronically created, some all the way live), and melded them together. The last third of the title cut starts with a bass guitar, and starts an inexorable, growing orchestra. He introduces and adds one instrument at a time to create a huge wave of sound.
I love it.
If you are a stereo geek, or are very paranoid about quality, don't buy this record. Buy Tubular Bells 2003.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I absolutely love this CD. Mike Oldfield's music is a diverse mixture of musical experiences. I remember how our family used to listen to his CD's back in the 70's and it was so... Read morePublished 3 days ago by luvto read
5 stars for side 1.
3 stars for side 2.
Amazing accomplishment considering the recording equipment of the early 70's
and the young age of the musician.
Mike Oldfield is an orchestral genius all compacted into one man....Published 4 months ago by Douglas Pratt
Oldie but goody. Reminds me when I watched The Exorcist for the first time.Published 5 months ago by James Gallagher
It was not what we wanted , but it hit the spot for the sound we like.Published 5 months ago by Lawrence Perkins