Five Miles Out

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steven McDonald
Mike Oldfield was back into the extended composition game with Five Miles Out, continuing the "Taurus" series with the mammoth "Taurus II," an entertaining enough romp with references to Irish music, brass bands and Oldfield's beloved Morris. The true standout, though, was the title track, a paean to flying in bad weather that could easily double for Oldfield's feelings about the sort of monumental critical drubbing he was accustomed to receiving. "Family Man" became a huge worldwide hit for Hall & Oates.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steven McDonald
Mike Oldfield was back into the extended composition game with Five Miles Out, continuing the "Taurus" series with the mammoth "Taurus II," an entertaining enough romp with references to Irish music, brass bands and Oldfield's beloved Morris. The true standout, though, was the title track, a paean to flying in bad weather that could easily double for Oldfield's feelings about the sort of monumental critical drubbing he was accustomed to receiving. "Family Man" became a huge worldwide hit for Hall & Oates.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/13/2008
  • Label: Virgin Japan
  • EAN: 4988006858336
  • Catalog Number: 68837

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Taurus II (24:43)
  2. 2 Family Man (3:45)
  3. 3 Orabidoo (13:03)
  4. 4 Mount Teidi (4:10)
  5. 5 Five Miles Out (4:16)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mike Oldfield Primary Artist, Bass, Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Tim Cross Keyboards
Maggie Reilly Vocals
Graham Broad Drums
Rick Fenn Guitar
Martyn Ford Conductor
Mike Frye Percussion
Paddy Moloney Wind, uillean pipes
Carl Palmer Percussion
Morris Pert Percussion, Strings, Keyboards
Technical Credits
Mike Oldfield Arranger, Producer, Engineer, Cover Design
Tom Newman Producer, Engineer
Morris Pert String Arrangements
Gerald Coulson Artwork
Ted Newman Producer
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