Impressions (Mike Oldfield album)

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Impressions
Mike Oldfield Impressions.jpg
Compilation album by Mike Oldfield
Released 1980 (1980)
Recorded 1972–1980
Genre Progressive rock
Length 94:05
Label Tellydisc
Producer Mike Oldfield and others
Mike Oldfield chronology
Boxed
(1976)
Impressions
(1980)
Mike Oldfield's Wonderland
(1980)

Impressions is a mail order compilation album by English multi-instrumentalist Mike Oldfield released in 1980 on the Tellydisc label.[1]

The first track, a live recording of Tubular Bells part one is from Oldfield's 1979 live album, Exposed. "I Got Rhythm" differs from the one that appears on Platinum and is unique to this release. According to Phillip Newell this version was recorded live in a Southampton concert, on 26 May 1980, during Oldfield's In Concert 1980 tour. "Vivaldi Concerto In C" was previously unreleased had been considered for inclusion on this album but remained shelved until the November 1993 release of the Elements 4-CD Box set.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Tubular Bells (Part one)" (Live) - 28:42
  2. "Ommadawn (Part one)" - 19:14
  3. "Platinum Part one: Airborne" - 5:06
  4. "Platinum Part two: Platinum" - 6:03
  5. "Platinum Part three: Charleston" - 3:17
  6. "Punkadiddle" - 4:56
  7. "I Got Rhythm" - 4:43
  8. "Guilty" - 4:00
  9. "Pipe Tune" - 2:31
  10. "In Dulci Jubilo" - 2:50
  11. "Wreckorder Wrondo" - 2:31
  12. "Cuckoo Song" - 3:15
  13. "On Horseback" - 3:25
  14. "Portsmouth" - 2:00
  15. "Sailor's Hornpipe" - 1:32

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Other albums". Toucan Solutions. Archived from the original on 2008-04-10. Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  2. ^ "Impressions". Amarok.Ommadawn.net. Retrieved 2013-01-22.