Islands (Mike Oldfield song)

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Islands single (Mike Oldfield).jpg
Single by Mike Oldfield featuring Bonnie Tyler
from the album Islands
Released14 September 1987 (1987-09-14)
GenrePop rock
Songwriter(s)Mike Oldfield
Producer(s)Mike Oldfield
Tom Newman
Alan Shacklock
Mike Oldfield singles chronology
"In High Places"
"The Time Has Come"

"Islands" is a single by English musician Mike Oldfield and features Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler on vocals. The single was released in September 1987 and is from the album of the same name, Islands. Andy Mackay Played the oboe on "Islands".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Islands" (Extended version) – 5:35
  2. "When the Nights on Fire" – 6:40
  3. "The Wind Chimes" (Part 1) – 2:24


The single charted around Europe.

Chart (1987) Peak
Swiss[1] 22
Germany[2] 41
Italy[3] 41
UK Singles Chart[4] 100


  1. ^ "Hit Parade CH". Archived from the original on 2009-06-15. Retrieved 2010-01-28.
  2. ^ "Chart Surfer GER". Retrieved 2010-01-28.
  3. ^ "Charts All Over World singles sales or airplay". Retrieved 2010-01-28.
  4. ^ "Every Hit UK". Archived from the original on 2008-09-13. Retrieved 2010-01-28.

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