Genres: Progressive Rock. The albumâs title, Tubular Bells II, is rather apt in this case, because in many ways, the album itself follows closely the broad themes and musical progression featured on the original Tubular Bells. Tubular Bells III is a music studio album recording by MIKE OLDFIELD (Crossover Prog/Progressive Rock) released in 1998 on cd, lp / vinyl and/or cassette. Add Review. Les autres Tubular Bells méritent aussi une oreille attentive (le II, le III et aussi The Millenium Bell), Mike Oldfield nous emmène dans des directions très différentes de celle de l'oeuvre original, mais on garde un esprit progressif très puissant au travers de sonorités modernes qui sont souvent décriées pour ne pas être sensées détenir ce pouvoir. Tubular Bells II is the update and/or sequel to Mike Oldfield's landmark 1973 new age recording Tubular Bells, which will resonate forever as the haunting theme to The Exorcist. Tubular Bells for Two : [Live Review] â¦they play as fans to whom the album is a sacrament â a resonant feeling that the audience of Oldfield devotees appreciated â Tubular Bells O ne take wonder: 40 years on, Mike Oldfieldâs masterwork finds new life as a dynamic performance by two soulful musicians. The Theme from the greatest horror film of all time. 4.0 out of 5 stars The vinyl was dirty with so much dust on it. Post. I've tried about 6 copies from eBay / Amazon and all demonstrate this fault. This album is a landmark in the history of rock, it's a beautifully crafted piece of enchanting prog. Better off sourcing on older 1992 pressing to be on the safe side. I've been listening to music via MP3 and computer of late, so when I dug out and updated my old hi-fi equipment; I re-learned how enjoyable music is: straight from the CD. Tubular Bells is the debut studio album by English multi-instrumentalist, composer, and songwriter Mike Oldfield, released on 25 May 1973 as the first album on Virgin Records.Oldfield, who was 19 years old when it was recorded, played almost all the instruments on the mostly instrumental album. Tubular Bells 2003 is a re-recording of 1973's Tubular Bells, released just after the binding 30 year contract had ended. The production methods are a bit more polished and the tone is more serious, but the music remains dreamy, somewhat overevocative new age-with-a-beat music, quite similar to Enigma-- thanks to the Eastern textures of vocalist Amar on three tracks. Mike Oldfield's groundbreaking album Tubular Bells is arguably the finest conglomeration of off-centered instruments concerted together to form a single unique piece. It really is hard to describe the beautiful emotions one experiences whilst listening to Tubular Bells. Tubular Bells III is a record quite similar to Mike Oldfield's second update of the original classic, recorded just six years prior. Tubular Bells (review) See all of Tubular Bells, there are 2 more in this node. Genres: Progressive Rock. Tubular bells part two, sounds more like a song that someone would play on a picnic or a barbecue in the backyard, like a perfect soundtrack for a beautiful sunny day talking and laughing with family and friends, the atmosphere here is different but equally enjoyable. 270 354-1; CD). Background. Released in 1975, just two years after the original, âThe Orchestral Tubular Bellsâ sees Mike Oldfield, alongside the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, play through his magnum opus âTubular Bellsâ, in whatâs unfortunately a rather unnecessary live recording. This review is based off the mastered version of the original recording as it appeared on its debut; i.e Two songs, entitled Part 1 and Part 2. The tubular bells referred to in the title appeared at the end of the first part. I'm delighted to have this CD in my library and filling my home. L'histoire de Tubular Bells: 17 ans, Mike Oldfield commence à composer des bribes de ce qui deviendra Tubular Bells et enregistre une maquette avec un magnétophone Bang & Olufsen prêté par Kevin Ayers. Tags: TUBULAR BELLS; TUBULAR; BELLS; Share: Email; Facebook; Twitter; WhatsApp; You might also like: NEW Tubular Bells (5.0) 30K | Electronic. by waverider37: Sat Aug 20 2005 at 13:47:44 "Tubular Bells" was the first album released by a man called Mike Oldfield. Tubular Bells was the first LP released by Virgin Records and was a gamble that paid off handsomely for Oldfield and Branson, becoming a surprising hit as amulti-million selling album. So I went in pursuit of Tubular Bells. I realise this review is kind of half-assed, but I donât really know what to say about this album. However, masterful a work though it may be, that is not to say that it is for everyone. Review scores; Source Rating; Allmusic: Tubular Bells 2003 is an album by Mike Oldfield, released in 2003 by Warner Music. Mike Oldfield's 1973 classic Tubular Bells set a new precedent for soundtrack music, and walked so many different stylistic lines that it appealed to an enormous cross section of the record-buying public. If you have read my review of Ommadawn you will already know that the 2010 re-mix of Ommadawn suffers from this same 'flatness' problem as pointed out here. Tubular Bells, an Album by Mike Oldfield. REVIEW. Mike Oldfield â âTubular Bells 2003â A DVD-Audio review by Stuart M. Robinson October 13, 2003 â Tubular Bells 2003 â, the updated version of Mike Oldfieldâs seminal instrumental album will be released by Warner Music Group as a DVD-Audio disc, complete with a newly-created multi-channel mix, and as a DVD-Audio/Video anniversary box set, sometime in early 2004. Tubular Bells 2 Review - Keyboards January, 1993 Keyboards Magazine. Tubular Bells II is a music studio album recording by MIKE OLDFIELD (Crossover Prog/Progressive Rock) released in 1992 on cd, lp / vinyl and/or cassette. Released 8 June 2009 on Mercury. Register or Sign in to PHONEKY. A number of recent (2018) pressings have a defect within the first minute of track one. Register Register a PHONEKY account to post reviews with your name, upload and store your favourite mobile apps, games, ringtones & wallpapers.