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  1. Mike Oldfield wrote much of Tubular Bells on an old piano. He recalled to Uncut: "When I lived in Harold Wood, Redden Court Road, my grandma came to live with us. She was a pub pianist in the days when pubs were nice places, and people would go along for singalongs and could smoke. She brought her old piano to ours.
  2. Mike Oldfield's groundbreaking album Tubular Bells is arguably the finest conglomeration of off-centered instruments concerted together to form a single unique piece. A variety of instruments are combined to create an excitable multitude of rhythms, tones, pitches, and harmonies that all fuse neatly into each other, resulting in an astounding plethora of music/
  3. The desire to perfect Tubular Bells may be partly what drove Mike to create Tubular Bells II () and III (), but he wasn't able to re-record the original Tubular Bells due to a clause in his contract with Virgin which prevented him from re-recording the album .
  4. Tubular Bells (Part I) Lyrics: Grand piano / Reed and pipe organ / Glockenspiel / Bass guitar / Double-speed guitar / Two slightly distorted guitars / Mandolin / Spanish guitar and introducing.
  5. Tubular Bells III is the 18th album by Mike Oldfield, released in by Warner Music UK.A sequel to Oldfield's Tubular Bells and his Tubular Bells II albums, it was released on the 25th anniversary of the first Tubular Bells album.. Oldfield created the album while living in Ibiza, and has said the inspiration for some of its electronic elements came from the styles of music played Genre: New-age, progressive rock, electronic, chill out.
  6. Notes In the time before the recording of Tubular Bells III, Mike moved to the island of Ibiza. He designed his home there himself, using 3D computer modeling so he was able to get an idea of what the house was like before it was built.
  7. Sep 13,  · Fans old and new can celebrate the great work of Mike Oldfield with this very special release of his classic, multi platinum selling album Tubular Bells. This exciting new version of his groundbreaking album will not only be repackaged, but Mike Oldfield himself has also remastered the tracks from his home in the Bahamas and has overseen a new stereo mix/5().
  8. A: Tubular Bells (Side One) Chorus [Girlie Chorus] – Mundy Ellis, Sally Oldfield Chorus [Nasal Chorus] – Nasal Choir Double Bass [String Basses] – Lindsay Cooper (2) Flute [Flutes] – Jon Field Grand Piano, Glockenspiel [Glokenspiel], Organ [Farfisa, Lowrey], Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Electronics [Taped Motor Drive Amplified Organ Chord], Guitar [Speed, Fuzz, Mandolin-like 5/5(2).

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