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- Mike Oldfield on 40 years of Tubular Bellshttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02chs28.jpg2012-08-02T23:00:39ZMike Oldfield has been reflecting on his most famous album release, Tubular Bells. The British musician performed the music during the Olympic's Opening Ceremony and it has already seen a massive increase of sales - rising 757 percent at music chain HMV. Here he discusses his music and that Olympic performance.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/a1684a49-feaa-4150-b758-d9412fc59f12?clipfocus=p00wx4nxSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 3 mins
Mike Oldfield on 40 years of Tubular Bells
- Mike Oldfield interview with Johnnie Walker.http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02chr26.jpg2012-07-29T23:00:35ZMike Oldfield talks to Johnnie Walker about his career in the 1970s and Tubular Bells.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/a1684a49-feaa-4150-b758-d9412fc59f12?clipfocus=p00wprhhSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 19 mins
Mike Oldfield interview with Johnnie Walker.
- Mike Oldfield - Interview with Stuart Maconiehttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02c9tvr.jpg2011-07-24T23:00:36ZMike Oldfield talks to Stuart about the reissue of his album Incantations.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/a1684a49-feaa-4150-b758-d9412fc59f12?clipfocus=p00jd8k8Selected ClipSelected ClipAudio 16 mins
Mike Oldfield - Interview with Stuart Maconie
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Michael Gordon "Mike" Oldfield (born 15 May 1953) is an English musician and composer. His work blends progressive rock with world, folk, classical, electronic, ambient, and new-age music. He is best known for his 1973 album Tubular Bells – which launched Virgin Records and became a hit after its opening was used as the theme for the film The Exorcist – and for his 1983 hit single "Moonlight Shadow". He is also known for his rendition of the Christmas piece "In Dulci Jubilo".
Oldfield has released more than 20 albums with the most recent being a rock themed album titled Man on the Rocks, released in 2014.