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1990 Collectors' Edition
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Hergest Ridge / The Orchestral Tubular Bells / Ommadawn

 

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3CD
Virgin
TPAK 15 / 354 057
Germany
Cardboard box contains 3 albums with pictures CD discs made in Austria

 

1993 Elements
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4CD
Virgin Records Ltd
CDBOXY2
European Union
Compilation album, reissue 2001,

 

1994 Collectors' Edition
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Platinum / QE2 / Five Miles Out

 

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3CD
Virgin
TPAK 16
Germany
Blue cardboard box contains 3 albums with pictures CD discs made in Holland.
Reissue marketed by Caroline Records in the USA.
Sticker with short description of theese albums.
Sticker with new barcode for the USA.
Sticker of Caroline Records.

 

1998 Tubular Bells 25th Anniversary
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Virgin Records Ltd
CDVX2001 / 7243 8 45658 2 4
European Union
This is a limited edition, on golden disc, mastered by Symon Heyworth from the original tapes using
a high resolution analogue to digital converter.

 

1998 Ommadawn / The Orchestral Tubular Bells / Earth Moving
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3CD
Disky
HR 854582
Holland
cardboard box contains 3 albums with pictures CD discs

 

1998 Five Miles Out / Crises / Heaven's Open
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3CD
Disky
HR 854592
Holland
cardboard box contains 3 albums with pictures CD discs

 

2003 The Complete Tubular Bells 30th Anniversary
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3CD + DVD
Warner Music Spain S.A
2564602052 WE833
Germany
This compilation album features a bonus DVD with 5.1 surround demo mixes of "Introduction", "Fast Guitars" and "Basses", as well as the video in stereo and 5.1 surround of the single "Introduction 2003".

 

2007 Music Of The Spheres
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CD + DVD
Mercury Records / Universal Music Classic and Jazz
4766206
European Union
The promotional release in Music of the Spheres tin includes a heat sensitive mug mat, shaped insert brochure, and EPK disc featuring 2 video clips.

 

2007 Limited Edition Japan Mini LP-CDs [HDCD]
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CD
Virgin / EMI Music Japan
VJCP series
Japan
Albums reissue.
HDCD Digitally remastered.
MINI LP-CD is a regular size CD with MINIaturized LP paper sleeve replica of the original vinyl LP album artwork.
Two promo boxes made in Japan by Disk Union contains all 16 Oldfield albums of Virgin era.

 

2009 Tubular Bells Ultimate Edition signed by Mike Oldfield
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3CD + DVD + LP
Mercury Records Ltd / Universal Music
270 353-9 (04)
European Union
Special numbered edition, signed by Mike Oldfield. Limited 500 copies.
Certificate of authentication no 016/500.
Includes new stereo mix and new 5.1 surround sound mix plus original 1973 stereo mix on CD and vinyl, original 1971 demo version, first rough mix from 1972 and bonus material with 60-page hardback book (includes unseen photos, comprehensive story on the making of Tubular Bells an much more). Giant colour poster, facsimile reprints of memorabilia items, Manor Studios recording brochure, gig ticket, postcard, recording information, 'Push-Out' Tubular Bells - guitar picks and gatefold vinyl album.

 

2009-2012 Limited Edition Japan Mini LP-CDs [SHM]
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SHM-CD+DVD
Universal Music
UICY series
Japan
Albums reissue contains bonus tracks and DVDs with promo boxes.
The SHM-CD [Super High Material CD] format features enhanced audio quality through the use of a special polycarbonate plastic. Using a process developed by JVC and Universal Music Japan discovered through the joint companies' research into LCD display manufacturing, SHM-CDs feature improved transparency on the data side of the disc, allowing for more accurate reading of CD data by the CD player laser head. SHM-CD format CDs are fully compatible with standard CD players.

 

2010 Hergest Ridge Limited Edition signed by Mike Oldfield
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Framed print of cover artwork + 2CD + DVD + LP
Mercury Records Ltd
532 675
European Union
Limited edition box set of the album, comprising a deluxe edition 2CD+DVD , 180 gram Back to Black Vinyl and a framed, signed print of the album artwork.
Only 250 copies.
Noteworthy is the album’s new cover. Oldfield was never happy with the album’s original fish-eyed lens picture of his glider on the top of Hergest Ridge.
The reissue features radically different artwork, which features a model air plane and aerial photography based on Google Earth and Bluesky

 

2010 Ommadawn Limited Edition signed by Mike Oldfield
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Framed print of cover artwork + 2CD + DVD + LP
Mercury Records Ltd
532 676
European Union
Limited edition box set of the album, comprising a deluxe edition 2CD+DVD , 180 gram Back to Black Vinyl, original Ommadawn demo and a framed, signed print of the album artwork.

Only 250 copies.









 

2011 Incantations
Set of Limited Signed Vinyl Edition + Deluxe Edition
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2CD + DVD + LP
Mercury Records Ltd
LP: 533 463-4, Deluxe: 533 463-7
England
Incantations is the fourth instalment in
Mike Oldfield's catalogue reissues.
Remaster of the original 1978 stereo mix supervised by Mike Oldfield
With new artwork overseen by Mike Oldfield, along with extensive notes.
Only 500 copies LPs were produced and signed by Mike Oldfield.


 

2012 Classic Album Selection (Six Albums 1973 - 1980)
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6CD
Mercury Records Ltd
370 490-6
European Union
The Classic Album Selection series offers a range of superb original albums by some of the most groundbreaking artists of all time. The Mike Oldfield selection presents his first six albums with bonus tracks in replica card sleeves housed in an attractive slipcase. It features the most recent remasters of the legendary albums Tubular Bells, Hergest Ridge, Ommadawn, Incantations, Platinum and QE2. It provides a complete overview of the first seven years of Mike Oldfield’s illustrious career.


 

2013 Crises [30th Anniversary Edition]
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3CD + 2DVD
Mercury Records Ltd
374 044-8
European Union
Contains remastered 2013 version Mike's new
5.1 mix, previously unreleased Wembley 1983 concert on CD and DVD, includes 32-page hardback book with an interview with Mike and more besides.

 

2014 Man In The Rocks [Limited Super Deluxe Edition]
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3CD
Virgin EMI
376 933-8
European Union
This Super Deluxe Edition contains the album,
a second instrumental disc as well as bonus disc with Oldfield's demos of the songs and 4 alternate mixes of songs.
The boxed set also includes a 16-page CD size booklet, four art cards and a certificate of authenticity.

 

2014 The Studio Albums: 1992 - 2003
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8CD
Warner Bros Records
8 25646 23329 8
European Union
The box set comprised of eight studio albums released for Warner Bros Records.
These include: Tubular Bells II, The Songs Of Distant Earth, Voyager, Tubular Bells III, Guitars, The Millennium Bell, Tr3s Lunas and Tubular Bells 2003.

     
     

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