Label: WEA - PROP180,WEA - 0630 15896-2 • Format: CD Album, Promo • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock, Pop, Folk, World, & Country • Style: New Age, Folk Rock, Folk
It is a Celtic -themed album with new compositions intertwined with traditional pieces. The album was the last in the original three album deal which Oldfield had signed with Warner after leaving Virginstarting with Tubular Bells II. Oldfield would stay with Warner untilwhere his final album for the label was Tubular Bells In an interview from the time, Oldfield Street Hassle - Simple Minds - Above This Highrise Land that the album was one of his quickest to create, only taking a month and a half to record, also claiming that he composed and recorded some songs in one morning.
The music on this album is the most overtly Celtic music Mike Oldfield has produced. The album was originally recorded using only acoustic hand-played instruments.
After the daughter of a Warner Music exec said it sounded boring, Oldfield added synthesizers and more instruments to the album. Mackay's Farewell to Creagorry in A set of words were later written by David Silver in Celtic Rain - Mike Oldfield - Voyager well known set of words were also set to a variation of the tune inby Stewart Ross.
Its original title is "O son do ar" "The sound of the air". Mike Oldfield's rendition of " Women of Ireland " was released as a single in The song was produced by Polow da Don. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mike Oldfield. Blanco Y Negro Spain. Retrieved 4 March Retrieved 10 July Hung Medien. Retrieved 8 April Ekstra Bladet Celtic Rain - Mike Oldfield - Voyager Danish.
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