Let There Be Light (song)

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"Let There Be Light"
Let There Be Light (Mike Oldfield).jpg
Single by Mike Oldfield
from the album The Songs of Distant Earth
B-side "Indian Lake"
Released 21 August 1995 (1995-08-21)[1]
Format CD
Genre Ambient
Length 3:38
Label Warner Music UK
Writer(s) Mike Oldfield
Producer(s) Mike Oldfield
Mike Oldfield singles chronology
"Hibernaculum"
(1994)
"Let There Be Light"
(1995)
"Women of Ireland"
(1997)
CD single 2

"Let There Be Light" is a single by musician Mike Oldfield, released in 1995. It is from the album The Songs of Distant Earth and uses audio from the Apollo 8 space mission.

Charts[edit]

It charted at number 51 on the UK Singles Chart on 2 September 1995.

Music video[edit]

The second pressing of the enhanced CD album (one of the first enhanced CDs) contains the full version of the "Let There Be Light" video. Footage from the "Let There Be Light" music video also appeared in the BBC science fiction documentary series Future Fantastic. The music video was directed by Howard Greenhalgh.

Track listing[edit]

UK CD 1[edit]

  1. "Let There Be Light" (Mike Oldfield)
  2. "Let There Be Light" (BT's Pure Luminescence Remix) (Mike Oldfield)
  3. "Let There Be Light" (The Ultraviolet Mix) (Mike Oldfield)
  4. "Let There Be Light" (Hardfloor Remix) (Mike Oldfield)

UK CD 2[edit]

  1. "Let There Be Light" (Mike Oldfield)
  2. "Indian Lake" (Mike Oldfield)
  3. "Let There Be Light" (BT's Entropic Dub) (Mike Oldfield)

USA CD[edit]

  1. "Let There Be Light" (Mike Oldfield)
  2. "Let There Be Light" (BT's Pure Luminescence Remix) (Mike Oldfield)
  3. "Let There Be Light" (The Ultraviolet Mix) (Mike Oldfield)
  4. "Let There Be Light" (Hardfloor Remix) (Mike Oldfield)
  5. "Let There Be Light" (Hardfloor Dub) (Mike Oldfield)
  6. "Let There Be Light" (BT's Entropic Dub) (Mike Oldfield)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Essentials: Mike Oldfield on Sibelius". The Guardian. 25 August 1995. Retrieved 7 May 2015. 
  • "Singles". Amadian. Retrieved 2015-08-31. 

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