Elements – The Best of Mike Oldfield

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Elements - The Best of Mike Oldfield
Greatest hits album by Mike Oldfield
Released 13 September 1993 (1993-09-13)
Recorded 1972–1991
Genre Progressive rock
Length 63:22
Label Virgin
Producer Mike Oldfield and others
Mike Oldfield chronology
Collector's Edition Box
(1993)
Elements - The Best of
(1993)
Elements Box
(1993)

Elements – The Best of Mike Oldfield is a compilation album by Mike Oldfield, released in 1993 by Virgin Records.

The compilation was first released as a single CD album, which is most commonly available form today. It was later released alongside the original Tubular Bells, as a double CD album. Other related releases include a 4-CD box set and a video album.

This compilation was released by Virgin after Oldfield had left the label, but includes "Sentinel" from Tubular Bells II courtesy of the Warner label.

Two of Oldfield's previous hits, "In Dulci Jubilo" and "Moonlight Shadow", were reissued alongside album.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Mike Oldfield except where noted

  1. "Tubular Bells (Opening theme)" – 4:19
  2. "Family Man" (feat. Maggie Reilly) (Tim Cross, Rick Fenn, Mike Frye, Mike Oldfield, Morris Pert, Maggie Reilly) – 3:45
  3. "Moonlight Shadow" (feat. Maggie Reilly) – 3:36
  4. "Heaven's Open" – 4:27
  5. "Five Miles Out" (feat. Maggie Reilly) – 4:15
  6. "To France" (feat. Maggie Reilly) – 4:43
  7. "Foreign Affair" (feat. Maggie Reilly) (Oldfield, Reilly) – 3:54
  8. "In Dulci Jubilo" (Pearsall) – 2:50
  9. "Shadow on the Wall" (feat. Roger Chapman) – 5:07 (12" version)
  10. "Islands" (feat. Bonnie Tyler) – 4:17
  11. "Etude" (Francisco Tárrega) – 3:07
  12. "Sentinel" – 3:56 (Single version)
  13. "Ommadawn (Excerpt)" – 3:38
  14. "Incantations part four (Excerpt)" – 4:39
  15. "Amarok (Excerpt)" – 4:43
  16. "Portsmouth" – 2:00

Musical Scores[edit]

  • Oldfield, Mike (1994). Elements. The Best of Mike Oldfield. Piano/Vocal/Guitar. IMP International Music Publications Limited. ISBN 1-85909-157-1. 

Other Elements albums[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]