Tubular Beats

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All Music Guide - Fred Thomas
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. If the original album flirted with prog rock, new age, neo-classical, and what would become ambient music, it only makes sense that 40 years later Tubular Bells and other early Oldfield material (including "Ommadawn") could be re-imagined as beat-driven electronica with Tubular Beats. Along with an almost 11-minute house remix of "Tubular Bells," the album collects remixes and reinterpretations by both Oldfield himself and producer Torsten "York" Stenzel. Occasional dashes...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Fred Thomas
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. If the original album flirted with prog rock, new age, neo-classical, and what would become ambient music, it only makes sense that 40 years later Tubular Bells and other early Oldfield material (including "Ommadawn") could be re-imagined as beat-driven electronica with Tubular Beats. Along with an almost 11-minute house remix of "Tubular Bells," the album collects remixes and reinterpretations by both Oldfield himself and producer Torsten "York" Stenzel. Occasional dashes of new age textures and classical guitar pop up amid the cinematic electronics, as on the epic album-opener, "Let There Be Light."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/5/2013
  • Label: Eagle Records
  • UPC: 826992030524
  • Catalog Number: 20305
  • Sales rank: 46,730

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Let There Be Light (7:34)
  2. 2 Far Above the Clouds (7:27)
  3. 3 Ommadawn (10:15)
  4. 4 Guilty (7:52)
  5. 5 Tubular Bells (10:38)
  6. 6 To France (3:34)
  7. 7 Northstar (4:05)
  8. 8 Moonlight Shadow (3:31)
  9. 9 Guilty (4:52)
  10. 10 Tubular Bells 2 (7:52)
  11. 11 Never Too Far - Tarja Turunen (8:45)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mike Oldfield Primary Artist, Guitar
John Gentry Tennyson Piano
Odessa Vocals
Justin Nation Synthesizer, Drums
Jamie Stenzel Vocals
Technical Credits
Mike Oldfield Composer, Programming, Producer, Remixing
Torsten Stenzel Composer, Programming, Producer, Remixing, Additional Production
Tarja Turunen Composer
Steve Brian Programming, Remixing
Justin Nation Programming
Tom Porcell Mastering
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