The Complete Mike Oldfield

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The Complete Mike Oldfield
Compilation album by Mike Oldfield
Released 1 October 1985 (1985-10-01)
Recorded 1972 – 1984
Genre Progressive rock
Length 1:57:45
Label Virgin
Producer Mike Oldfield
David Hentschel
Simon Phillips
Simon Heyworth
Tom Newman
Mike Oldfield chronology
Episodes
(1981)
The Complete Mike Oldfield
(1985)
A Virgin Compilation
(1987)

The Complete Mike Oldfield is a compilation album by Mike Oldfield, released on Virgin Records on 1 October 1985. The double album is subdivided into four sections, with The instrumental section and The Vocal section containing shorter pieces, and The Complex section and The Live section containing excerpts from Oldfield's longer pieces.

Some versions of the vinyl have fewer or different tracks, with "The Instrumental Section" missing "In Dulci Jubilo" and "Portsmouth", while other versions replaced "Mistake" with "Pictures in the Dark".

Track listing[edit]

Side 1 - The Instrumental Section[edit]

  1. "Arrival" – 2:47
  2. "William Tell Overture" – 3:55
  3. "Cuckoo Song" – 3:13
  4. "In Dulci Jubilo" – 2:50
  5. "Portsmouth" – 2:02
  6. "Jungle Gardenia" – 2:37
  7. "Guilty" – 4:04
  8. "Blue Peter" – 2:07
  9. "Waldberg" (The Peak) – 3:24
  10. "Wonderful Land" – 3:39
  11. "Etude" (Theme from The Killing Fields) – 3:07

Side 2 - The Vocal Section[edit]

  1. "Moonlight Shadow" – 3:36
  2. "Family Man" – 3:47
  3. "Mistake" – 2:55
  4. "Five Miles Out" – 4:19
  5. "Crime of Passion" – 3:37
  6. "To France" – 4:33
  7. "Shadow on the Wall" (12" Version) – 5:08

Side 3 - The Complex Section[edit]

  1. "Excerpt from Ommadawn" – 6:59
  2. "Excerpt from Tubular Bells" – 7:59
  3. "Excerpt from Hergest Ridge" – 4:20
  4. "Excerpt from Incantations" – 4:41
  5. "Evacuation" (Excerpt from The Killing Fields) – 4:11

Side 4 - The Live Section[edit]

  1. "Sheba" (Live) – 3:30
  2. "Mirage" (Live) – 5:12
  3. "Platinum" (Live) – 14:28
  4. "Mount Teide" (Live) – 4:34

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