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Mike Oldfield - Islands Album

Mike Oldfield - Islands Album
Performer: Mike Oldfield
Genre: Electronic / Rock
Title: Islands
MP3 album size: 2380 mb
FLAC album size: 1351 mb
Style: Pop Rock, Prog Rock
Country: UK & Europe
Catalog number: CDV 2466, 0777 7 86427 2 5
Label: Virgin


1North Point3:33
2Part Two
Co-producer – Simon Phillips
3Part One
4The Wind Chimes
Drums – Simon PhillipsVocals [Vocal Chants] – Anita Hegerland
5The Time Has Come
Co-producer – Michael Cretu
6When The Nights On Fire6:40
7Magic Touch
Co-producer – Geoffrey DownesVocals – Jim Price
Co-producer – Alan Shacklock, Tom Newman Vocals – Bonnie Tyler
9Flying Start
Vocals – Kevin Ayers


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
V 2466Mike Oldfield Islands ‎(LP, Album)VirginV 2466UK1987
noneMike Oldfield Islands ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial)A&M Records , CT nonePolandUnknown
V2-90645Mike Oldfield Islands ‎(CD, Album, Club)VirginV2-90645US1988
MM-0743Mike Oldfield Islands ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial)Mag MagicMM-0743PolandUnknown
V2-86023Mike Oldfield Islands ‎(CD, Album)VirginV2-86023US1987


  • A&R [Virgin]John Wooler, Simon Draper
  • Composed ByMike Oldfield
  • Crew [Assistand To Mike Oldfield]Jeremy Parker
  • Design, Art DirectionIcon , Mike Oldfield
  • Musician [Participating Musicians]Andy Mackay, Benoit Moerlen, Björn J:Son Lindh, Max Bacon, Mervyn Spence, Mickey Simmonds, Micky Moody, Phil Spalding, Pierre Moerlen, Raphael Ravenscroft, Rick Fenn, Tony Beard
  • Photography By [Mike Oldfield Portrait]Andrew Catlin
  • ProducerMike Oldfield
  • Technician [Assistant], Engineer [Assistant]Richard Barrie
  • VocalsAnita Hegerland (tracks: 4, 6, 7)


℗ & © 1987 Virgin Records Ltd.

Manufactured in the UK

Track 7 is called "When The Nights On Fire" on the back cover and the title list on the front cover, but called "When The Night's On Fire" on the CD and in the lyrics section of the front cover.


  • Barcode: 5 012981 246624
  • Matrix / Runout: CDV 2466 [three dots] 2 : 1 •MASTERED• •BY NIMBUS•
  • Rights Society: none
  • Label Code: none
  • Distribution Code (UK: ): CDV 2466
  • Distribution Code (F: ): PM 500
  • Distribution Code (D: ): 258 650


  • Published By – Oldfield Music Ltd.
  • Published By – Virgin Music (Publishing) Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Glass Mastered At – Nimbus



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. For each track a video was made and released, often mixing state of the art for the time computer-generated images with real life images. This was released as part of The Wind Chimes video. Mike Oldfield. UMG от лица компании UMC Universal Music Catalogue BMG Rights Management US, LLC, Abramus Digital, CMRRA, BMI - Broadcast Music Inc. EMI Music Publishing, LatinAutor - PeerMusic, ASCAP, LatinAutor, ARESA и другие авторские общества. Текст песни: Islands from the first time we saw We could wait for this moment, like rocks on the shore We can never be closer somehow For the moments that lasts, is this moment in album Mike Oldfield - Islands 1987. Mike Oldfield - The Wind Chimes Part One And Part Two. Mike Oldfield - Islands. Mike Oldfield - Flying Start. Mike Oldfield - North Point. Mike Oldfield - Magic Touch. Mike Oldfield - The Time Has Come. Mike Oldfield - When The Night's On Fire. Islands is an album by Mike Oldfield. It was released on 7 September 1987. It featured a number of guest vocalists, including Bonnie Tyler, Jim Price, Anita Hegerland and Kevin Ayers. All songs composed by Oldfield. All instruments played by Oldfield. The Wind Chimes Parts one & two 21:49. Islands 4:19. Flying Start 3:36. North Point 3:33. Magic Touch 4:14. The Time Has Come 3:51. When the Night's on Fire 6:41. The Wind Chimes Part one 2:33. Listen free to Mike Oldfield Islands The Wind Chimes, Part One, The Wind Chimes, Part Two and more. 7 tracks 41:20. Guest singers on the album are Bonnie Tyler, Kevin Ayers, Anita Hegerland and Jim Price. The album boasts the largest number of co-producers out of all of Oldfield's work production was handled by Michael Cretu later of Enigma fame, Geoffrey Downes, Tom Newman, Simon Phillips, Alan Shacklock and Oldfield himself. Singers on the album are Bonnie Tyler, Kevin Ayers, Anita Hegerland and Jim Price. Islands Cass, Album, Club. Virgin Records America, Inc. Vendre cette version. ML-408 650. Mike Oldfield - The Wind Chimes - Part Two 1988 HD 19:15. Peter's pop-show 1987 Mike Oldfield & Anita Hegerland - The Time Has Come. Listes Ajouter à une Liste. My cassettes tapes par Lurtz. Prog Rock Collection par mtsbwy127. 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 other cut, while The Wind Chimes, Pt. 1 and 2 serves as the second-best song, instilling some of Oldfield's instrumental originality and adroitness in order to drum up its enchanting air. IslandsStudio album by Mike OldfieldReleased7 September 1987 1987-09-07Recorded19861987 in Megève, FranceGenreProgressive rock, pop, rock. sales figures based on certification alone shipments figures based on certification alone. Track listing. All tracks composed by Mike Oldfield. 1987 UK release. Side one. The Wind Chimes Part One and Part Two 21:49. Side two
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