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MIKE OLDFIELD - The DVD Collection 6 [1982-1983]
Five Miles Out & Crises

DVD 1:

1. Intro (Orabidoo in the background) 00:56
2. Five Miles Out (videoclip) 04:20
3. 6"55 Special (Five Miles Out Playback & Mistake live) 13:02
4. Calendar Friday Special 04:12
5. Don Lane Show 03:04
6. Razzmatazz TV Show 05:26
7. Live at Roskilde Festival 54:03
8. Live at the 3rd Rock and Classic Night 34:54
9. Five Miles Out (Bananas playback) 04:13
10. Five Miles Out (Tele-illustrierte TV Show) 04:15
11. LIGNE ROCK (Megamelomane Anglais) 24:14

EXTRAS:
12. Musical Express (Kevin Ayers about Mike) 01:13
13. Photo Gallery (Taurus II / Jungle Gardenia in the background) 06:56

DVD2:

1. Moonlight Shadow (Videoclip) 03:42
2. Shadow On The Wall (Videoclip) 03:12
3. Crime Of Passion (Videoclip) 03:42
4. Crises at Wembley 41:50
5. South East At 6 05:02
6. Thames News At Six Wembley Rehearsals 02:00
7. Strasbourg Reahearsals 02:35
8. Top Of The Pops (Moonlight Shadow videoclip) 03:20
9. Top Of The Pops (Moonlight Shadow live playback) 03:29
10. Superflash (Moonlight Shadow) 09:20
11. Moonlight Shadow at French TV (Wendy Roberts) 03:51
12. Breakfast Show 09:10
13. Austrian TV - Moonlight Shadow Gold Single 01:35
14. Premiatissima. Moonlight Shadow and Shadow on the wall 07:00
15. Shadow On The Wall (Bananas playback) 03:01

EXTRAS:
16. European Number Ones 01:51
17. Milano 83 - Documentary 44:16

Total Time: 309:44


DETAILS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

 

1981.12.02 MUSICAL EXPRESS - KEVIN AYERS & FRIENDS
Excerpt of the spanish programme and the part of interview by Ángel Casas where Kevin Ayers talks about Mike.

 

01:13

 

1982.02.18 FIVE MILES OUT - VIDEOCLIP
The song and the music video is mainly inspired by a near tragic airplane flight Oldfield was a passenger on, in which an unexperienced pilot flew a small craft directly into a violent storm. Having acquired a pilot licence afterwards, Oldfield here, among other things, makes an extensive use of air travel vocabulary to portray exchanges between a pilot in distress being caught in a storm, and a traffic controller.
The song also quotes motifs from Tubular Bells and Taurus II.
The videoclip is also available on the DVD Elements – The Best of Mike Oldfield.

 

04:20

 

1982.03 ? RAZZMATAZZ - CHILDREN'S TV PROGRAMME
Mike is interviewed about how new single 'Five Miles Out' came into being.
Also live medley of Five Miles Out + Orabidoo + Unknown variation in duet with Paul Inder
Month not confirmed.

 

05:26

 

1982.04.03 LIGNE ROCK (MEGAMELOMANE ANGLAIS)
Documentation. Mike is interviewed (English subtitled in French).
Fragments of the videos: BBC Secondhouse, "William Tell Ouverture", excerpt from "Exposed Tour" 1979, "Portsmouth", "Blue Peter", "Guilty"," Wonderful Land" and "Five Miles Out".

 

24:14

 

1982.05 DON LANE SHOW,
Mike palys Tubular Bells part 1 finale on the Don Lane Show.
Melbourne. GTV9 australian TV.

 

03:04

 

1982.07.03 ROSKILDE OPEN AIR FESTIVAL, Copenhahen.
Tracks: Taurus II, Ommadawn part 1, Tubular Bells part 1.
You can also see another female musican, Juditte Clee, playing guitar, doing vocals with Maggie Reilly, playing some percussion and introducing the instruments during Tubular Bells.

 

54:03

 

1982.07 ? TELE-ILLUSTRIERTE, GERMAN MUSIC PROGRAMME
'Five Miles Out' playback performed at TV studio during german show Tele-Illustrierte
Month not confirmed.

 

04:15

 

1982.07.27 BANANAS, GERMAN MUSIC PROGRAMME
'Five Miles Out' - studio clip known as clip from Bananas, WDR, german TV.

 

04:13

 

1982.08 6:55 SPECIAL, BRITISH TV SHOW
The Mike Oldfield Group performes "Five Miles Out" and the just recorded "Mistake" live (Mike on bass) in TV studio in this show. Between "F.M.O." and "Mistake", Mike talks about "F.M.O.", The Exorcist and about the City of Freedom award he got. This is the only time "Mistake" was to be seen on TV.
"Five Miles Out" and "Mistake" from this TV Show without interview are also available on the Deluxe Edition of Five Miles Out

 

13:02

 

1982.09.10 CALENDAR FRIDAY, UK TV
Interview with Mike during Five Miles Out World Tour stop in Sheffield.
He talks about his exhausting tour and the story of his near tragic airplane flight in Spain where he was a passenger on, which has inspired him to write the song "Five Miles Out".

 

04:12

 

1982.12.09 LIVE AT THE 3RD ROCK AND CLASSIC NIGHT
"ROCK MEETS CLASSIC" München, Rudi-Sedelmayer-Halle
The special performance featured:
1. "Orchestral Tubular Bells", conducted by Eberhard Schoner, with Mike appearing in simple T-shirt. Great version, especially the acoustic guitar intermezzo during part 2.
2. Interview with Mike at the backstage.
3. Paddy Maloney, teaming up with Mike and Morris Pert, performs a live version of Irish traditional "Fanny Planxty Power".
4. A short jam session at the end.

 

34:54

 

1983.05.06 MOONLIGHT SHADOW - VIDEOCLIP
Original promotional full-length video.
There are two versions of the video: the full-length original on DVD, and a shorter on VHS
Full-lenght available is on the DVD version of 'Elements' and ' Crises'.
Mike receive two gunshots and die.
The shorter video available is on VHS version of Wind Chimes and Elements
It's edited and nearly half of the song have dissapeared. Omits a verse (The song jumps from the first chorus to the second one. So all the part of "4 AM in the morning..." has been edited out.), the gun fight is not shown entirely (you cannot see Mike dying, and it is replaced by the band's footage)
The reason for the shorter version was for the requirements of some TV broadcasters

 

03:42

 

1983.05.mid BREAKFAST SHOW
Interview on the BBC TV.
In the first part of the program Mike is reviewing papers, then he is showing up his guitars (Ovation acoustic, Fender Stratocaster 1961, Ramirez, etc.) and plays on each one some unreleased tunes.

 

09:10

 

1983.05 THAMES NEWS AT SIX
Interview plus fragments of Sheperton studios rehearsals.
Reharsal before the 'Crises Tour' promoting his a new album Crises and celebrating of 10 years of Tubular Bells.

 

02:00

 

1983.05.25 ? MOONLIGHT SHADOW - PLAYBACK
Playback performed at Cadence 3 on French TV FR3
Wendy Roberts is miming to the Maggie Reilly vocal.
The date not confirmed.

 

03:51

 

1983.05.26 STRASBOURG REHEARSALS
Very rare footage from reahearsals in Strasbourg.
Fragment of Taurus II

 

02:35

 

1983.06.23 TOP OF THE POPS
'Moonlight Shadow' live playback performed during this show.
Available is also on the 30th Anniversary Edition of ' Crises'.

 

03:29

 

1983 SOUTH EAST AT 6
Mike Oldfield interviewed on 'South East at Six'.
10th Anniversary of Tubular Bells and a new single 'Moonlight Shadow' from Crises.

 

05:02

 

1983.07.22 LIVE AT WEMBLEY ARENA
A part of the spectacular last concert of Crises Tour (Tenth anniversary of Tubular Bells),
performing Tubular Bells part 1 and Crises (the enormous tower lighting up, the laser flashing all over the arena from the top and the huge moon rising over the tower during the drum build up to the climax). Musicians: Simon Phillips (drums), Maggie Reilly (vocals), Roger Chapman (vocals), Ant (guitar), Pierre Moerlen (drums and percussion), Phil Spalding (bass), Graeme Pleeth (keyboards) Simon House (violin).

 

41:50

 

1983.09 MILANO'83
A documentary presented at the Venice Film Festival in 1983.
It is part of a series on the cultural capitals of Europe.
Without a spoken commentary, only the picture and sound (music by Mike Oldfield).

 

44:16

 

1983.09 SHADOW ON THE WALL - VIDEOCLIP
The music video for "Shadow on the Wall" is based around an interrogation scene.
This track was supposedly written about the Polish Solidarity movement. If so, it isn't apparent from the lyrics.
The video is also available on the DVD Elements.

 

03:12

 

1983.09 SUPERFLASH
The presenter of this Italian quiz-show talks about Mike and makes a couple of question to him,
then Mike receives two Golden Discs, both for "Crises" and "Moonlight Shadow", and gets also Telegatto (an Italian show award).
Then the band performs "Moonlight Shadow" and Maggie Reilly receives a bunch of flowers.

 

09:20

 

1983 PREMIATISSIMA
Moonlight Shadow and Shadow On The Wall are performed in this Italian show

 

07:00

 

1983.10 BANANAS, GERMAN TV
Shadow On The Wall - open air clip from Bananas – german TV.

 

03:01

 

1983 late ? AUSTRIAN TV
Mike is awarded a gold framed single for his work on Crises and Moonlight Shadow
He talks also about his plans for the future - a music to the movie - a story about cambodian civil war.

 

01:35

 

1983.12.29 TOP OF THE POPS
Moonlight Shadow - videoclip

 

03:20

 

1984.01.03
The music video for "Crime of Passion" takes place in a surrealistic children's play room featuring books, giant blocks (with letters on them), a girl on a swing, a military drummer and a clown.
In the video Oldfield performs in a 'mechanical' fashion with Ovation and Fender Stratocaster guitars, while Palmer sits on a box and sings. The video is also available on the DVD Elements.

 

03:42

 

circa 2011 ? EUROPEAN NUMBER ONE SINGLES OF 1983
Every number one single On the European Hot 100 Singles Chart since 1976
The part of 1983.

 

01:51

         
         
         
         
         

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