P628 Teletext 628 Dec10 22:21:08       ———————————————————————————————  ——— MIKE OLDFIELD   Ever since his debut LP, Tubular  Bells, made him rich and famous  Mike has enjoyed great acclaim as a composer of long and intricate instraldntal pieces. But he's ldver made the logical  step of thematically connecting  these tracks to produce a full-  blown concept alb—l.   Well, until now that is! ——————————————————————————————————1/8—— Grooves index 620 Mqsic ldws 621 SEND YOUR REVIEWS TO MEGA-ZINE p443 What's On Music phz Reviews Digitiser
P628 Teletext 628 Dec10 22:22:06       ———————————————————————————————  ——— MIKE OLDFIELD   Mike has been a musical ! chameleon since the 1973 release  of Tubular Bells. He's played with an orchestra, written film themes and three-minute po— songs, worked with Phil Collins and Aled Jones and even recorded an ABB cover. But hIs new LP, Songs Of Distant Earth inspired by the Arthur C Clarke book of the same l—ld, is his first concept P. ——————————————————————————————————2/8—— Win Woodstock '94 Live 627 GO GREEN AND SAVE THE WORLD p460 What's On Music Quiz Reviews Digitiser
P628 Teletext 628 Dec10 22:22:01       ———————————————————————————————  ——— MIKE OLDFIELD    Mike's new LP, Songs Of Distant  Earth, is ins—Hred by the book  of the same l—ld by legendary sci-fi writer Arthur C Clarke. "Ever since I was a child .  I've loved sci-fi.   "And althoqgh there are  many outstanding writers, .  . nobody could dispute that he is among the filDst." ——————————————————————————————————3/8—— Gig Gui$D 623/4 MqcHc ldws 621 BYKER GROVE GROOVES p441 What's On MucHc Quiz Reviews DigiticDr
P628 Teletext 628 Dec10 22:20:01   B    ———————————————————————————@———  ——— MIKE OLDFIELD   His essential albums: !  Tubular Bells 1973 Ommadawn 1975  QE2 1980 Five Miles Out 1982 Crises 1983 The Killing Fields 1984 The Complete Mike Oldfield 1985 Tubular Bells I 1993 A limited edition version of Songs From Distant Earth can be plcxfd on CD-ROM, accom——nying the music with some computer-generated graphics. ——————————————————————————————————8/8—— Gig Guide 623/4 Music ldws 621 BYKER GROVE GROOVES p441 What's On Music Quiz Reviews Digitiser