Elements – The Best of Mike Oldfield (video)

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Elements - The Best of Mike Oldfield
Video by Mike Oldfield
Released October 1993 (1993-10) (VHS & Laserdisc)
29 November 2004 (DVD)
Recorded 1972–1991
Genre Progressive rock, New Age, Pop
Label Virgin
Producer Mike Oldfield and others
Mike Oldfield chronology
Tubular Bells II Live
(1992)
Elements – The Best of Mike Oldfield
(1993)
Tubular Bells III Live
(1998)

Elements - The Best of Mike Oldfield is a video collection by Mike Oldfield released in October 1993. It was released by Virgin Records on VHS and Laser disc.[1] A DVD edition of the video release, including additional extras, was produced in 2004.

Video[edit]

The video also includes material from two tracks from Tubular Bells II, an album which Oldfield produced for Warner Music, his then current record label, and some versions included bonus material.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ommadawn" (excerpt used as opening theme)
  2. "Tubular Bells" (excerpt from part one - live)
  3. "In Dulci Jubilo"
  4. "Incantations" (excerpt from part four)
  5. "Étude"
  6. "Five Miles Out"
  7. "Moonlight Shadow"
  8. "Islands"
  9. "Shadow on the Wall"
  10. "Sentinel" (restructure)
  11. "Tattoo" (live at Edinburgh Castle)
  12. "Ommadawn" (excerpt used as closing theme)

Bonus material[edit]

  • Tubular Bells Live from BBC Second House
  • An excerpt of "Incantations" from The Space Movie
  • An exclusive interview

DVD[edit]

Although the DVD was released in 2004, it only features the works which Oldfield produced when he was signed to Virgin Records (until 1991). The DVD also includes The Wind Chimes video release as a bonus feature.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Tubular Bells" (Part 1) – Live (Second House BBC TV performance - 1973) (24:59)
  2. "Don Alfonso" (4:29)
  3. "In Dulci Jubilo" (3:05)
  4. "Portsmouth" (2:03)
  5. "William Tell Overture" (3:54)
  6. "Guilty" (4:11)
  7. "Blue Peter" (2:19)
  8. "Wonderful Land" (2:53)
  9. "Five Miles Out" (4:17)
  10. "Moonlight Shadow" (3:43)
  11. "Shadow on the Wall" (3:12)
  12. "Crime of Passion" (3:42)
  13. "Tricks of the Light" (3:56)
  14. "To France" (4:30)
  15. "Étude" (2:24)
  16. "Pictures in the Dark" (5:10)
  17. "Shine" (3:24)
  18. "Innocent" (3:31)
  19. "Earth Moving" (4:04)
  20. "Heaven's Open" (3:18)

Extras[edit]

Other Elements albums[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mike Oldfield videos". Amadian.net. Retrieved 15 April 2008.