Islands (Mike Oldfield song)

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Single by Mike Oldfield featuring Bonnie Tyler
from the album Islands
Released September 7, 1987 (1987-09-07)
Genre Pop rock
Length 5:35
Label Virgin Records
Writer(s) Mike Oldfield
Producer(s) Mike Oldfield
Tom Newman
Alan Shacklock
Mike Oldfield chronology
"In High Places"
"The Time Has Come"

"Islands" is a single by musician Mike Oldfield and features Bonnie Tyler on vocals. The single was released in 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". 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". Retrieved 2010-01-28. 

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