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Mike Oldfield - Q.E.2.


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Mike Oldfield Q.E.2. on Import LP

In terms of overnight success stories, Mike Oldfield's is astounding. After a short stint playing bass in Kevin Ayers' backing band, he was taken under the guiding wing of a 22-year-old Richard Branson and Tubular Bells was born in 1973. Thrillingly enigmatic music that sounds like nothing before or since, a critical and commercial success, and, to cap it all, the coveted Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition after an excerpt was used in the film The Exorcist.

Mike Oldfield’s sixth album Q.E.2. was a beautiful blend of instrumentals and songs that showed how he was able to adapt to the shifting musical mores of the new decade. Released in October of 1980,  it features two of his most beloved instrumentals, "QE2" and "Taurus I," as well as cover versions of "Wonderful Land" by the Shadows and, surprisingly perhaps for the time, "Arrival" by Abba.

Mike Oldfield Q.E.2. Track Listing:

1.  Taurus I
2.  Sheba
3.  Conflict
4.  Arrival
5.  Wonderful Land
6.  Mirage
7.  QE2
8.  Celt
9.  Molly
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