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The Songs Of Distant Earth

Mike Oldfield

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The Songs of Distant Earth blend together two motifs crafted through Mike Oldfield's atmospheric music. (Both outer space and inner space under water) are the themes of this album, but Oldfield's synthesized artistry comes up short during the course of the 17 tracks, mainly because of the intermittent talking and unnecessary vocabulary that quickly becomes irksome and ineffective. About the music, it is usually Mike Oldfield's differentiation of rhythms or styles on a song to song basis that makes his music thought-provoking and fresh. On this album, the same rhythm lurks through half of the songs, with only smidgens of add-on instrumentation to elevate its flow. Absent is the freewheeling percussion pulses, or the onslaught of strings that so often shower his music. Instead, each track seems flat as his keyboard work comes off gray and bland. Even a few sudden bursts of tempo become short lived, as the pace always falls back to its straight-lined origin. Inspired by Arthur C. Clarke, Oldfield tries to capture the wonder and mystery of the stars and the sea through washes of synthesizer, but his attempt at capturing both themes could have benefited from a multitude of other instruments, as his work usually includes.
© Mike DeGagne /TiVo

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1
In the Beginning
00:01:26

Steve MacMillan, Assistant Engineer - Mike Oldfield, Producer, Engineer, Writer, MainArtist - Roame, Vocals - Gregg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Rob Dickins, Executive Producer - Eric Cadieux, Programmer - Greg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Tom Newman, Assistant Engineer - Pandit Dinesh, Band Member - Mark Rutherford, Sound Engineer - Cori Josias, Vocals - Arthur C. Clarke, Researcher - David Nickless, Vocals - Ella Harper, Vocals - Molly Oldfield, Keyboards - Richard Barrie, Technical Engineer - Sugar J., Sound Engineer - Tom Scholars, Vocals - Verulam Consort (Members Of), Vocals

1994 Warner Music UK Ltd 1994 Warner Music UK Ltd

2
Let There Be Light
00:04:57

Steve MacMillan, Assistant Engineer - Mike Oldfield, Composer, Lyricist, Producer, Arranger, Engineer, Writer, MainArtist - Roame, Vocals - Gregg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Rob Dickins, Executive Producer - Eric Cadieux, Programmer - Greg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Tom Newman, Assistant Engineer - Pandit Dinesh, Band Member - Mark Rutherford, Sound Engineer - Cori Josias, Vocals - Arthur C. Clarke, Researcher - David Nickless, Vocals - Ella Harper, Vocals - Molly Oldfield, Keyboards - Richard Barrie, Engineer - Sugar J., Sound Engineer - Tom Scholars, Vocals - Verulam Consort (Members Of), Vocals

1994 Warner Music UK Ltd 1994 Warner Music UK Ltd

3
Supernova
00:03:24

Steve MacMillan, Assistant Engineer - Mike Oldfield, Producer, Engineer, Writer, MainArtist - Roame, Vocals - Gregg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Rob Dickins, Executive Producer - Eric Cadieux, Programmer - Greg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Tom Newman, Assistant Engineer - Pandit Dinesh, Band Member - Mark Rutherford, Sound Engineer - Cori Josias, Vocals - Arthur C. Clarke, Researcher - David Nickless, Vocals - Ella Harper, Vocals - Molly Oldfield, Keyboards - Richard Barrie, Technical Engineer - Sugar J., Sound Engineer - Tom Scholars, Vocals - Verulam Consort (Members Of), Vocals

1994 Warner Music UK Ltd 1994 Warner Music UK Ltd

4
Magellan
00:04:40

Steve MacMillan, Assistant Engineer - Mike Oldfield, Composer, Producer, Engineer, Writer, MainArtist - Roame, Vocals - Gregg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Rob Dickins, Executive Producer - Eric Cadieux, Programmer - Greg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Tom Newman, Assistant Engineer - Pandit Dinesh, Band Member - Mark Rutherford, Sound Engineer - Cori Josias, Vocals - Arthur C. Clarke, Researcher - David Nickless, Vocals - Ella Harper, Vocals - Molly Oldfield, Keyboards - Richard Barrie, Technical Engineer - Sugar J., Sound Engineer - Tom Scholars, Vocals - Verulam Consort (Members Of), Vocals

1994 Warner Music UK Ltd 1994 Warner Music UK Ltd

5
First Landing
00:01:16

Steve MacMillan, Assistant Engineer - Mike Oldfield, Producer, Engineer, Writer, MainArtist - Roame, Vocals - Gregg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Rob Dickins, Executive Producer - Eric Cadieux, Programmer - Greg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Tom Newman, Assistant Engineer - Pandit Dinesh, Band Member - Mark Rutherford, Sound Engineer - Cori Josias, Vocals - Arthur C. Clarke, Researcher - David Nickless, Vocals - Ella Harper, Vocals - Molly Oldfield, Keyboards - Richard Barrie, Technical Engineer - Sugar J., Sound Engineer - Tom Scholars, Vocals - Verulam Consort (Members Of), Vocals

1994 Warner Music UK Ltd 1994 Warner Music UK Ltd

6
Oceania
00:03:19

Steve MacMillan, Assistant Engineer - Mike Oldfield, Composer, Producer, Engineer, Writer, MainArtist - Roame, Vocals - Gregg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Rob Dickins, Executive Producer - Eric Cadieux, Programmer - Greg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Tom Newman, Assistant Engineer - Pandit Dinesh, Band Member - Mark Rutherford, Sound Engineer - Cori Josias, Vocals - Arthur C. Clarke, Researcher - David Nickless, Vocals - Ella Harper, Vocals - Molly Oldfield, Keyboards - Richard Barrie, Technical Engineer - Sugar J., Sound Engineer - Tom Scholars, Vocals - Verulam Consort (Members Of), Vocals

1994 Warner Music UK Ltd 1994 Warner Music UK Ltd

7
Only Time Will Tell
00:04:34

Mike Oldfield, Producer, Engineer, Writer, MainArtist - Rob Dickins, Executive Producer

1994 Warner Music UK Ltd 1994 Warner Music UK Ltd.

8
Prayer for the Earth
00:02:09

Steve MacMillan, Assistant Engineer - Mike Oldfield, Producer, Engineer, Writer, MainArtist - Roame, Vocals - Gregg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Rob Dickins, Executive Producer - Eric Cadieux, Programmer - Greg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Tom Newman, Assistant Engineer - Pandit Dinesh, Band Member - Mark Rutherford, Sound Engineer - Cori Josias, Vocals - Arthur C. Clarke, Researcher - David Nickless, Vocals - Ella Harper, Vocals - Molly Oldfield, Keyboards - Richard Barrie, Technical Engineer - Sugar J., Sound Engineer - Tom Scholars, Vocals - Verulam Consort (Members Of), Vocals

1994 Warner Music UK Ltd 1994 Warner Music UK Ltd

9
Lament for Atlantis
00:02:43

Steve MacMillan, Assistant Engineer - Mike Oldfield, Producer, Engineer, Writer, MainArtist - Roame, Vocals - Gregg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Rob Dickins, Executive Producer - Eric Cadieux, Programmer - Greg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Tom Newman, Assistant Engineer - Pandit Dinesh, Band Member - Mark Rutherford, Sound Engineer - Cori Josias, Vocals - Arthur C. Clarke, Researcher - David Nickless, Vocals - Ella Harper, Vocals - Molly Oldfield, Keyboards - Richard Barrie, Technical Engineer - Sugar J., Sound Engineer - Tom Scholars, Vocals - Verulam Consort (Members Of), Vocals

1994 Warner Music UK Ltd 1994 Warner Music UK Ltd

10
The Chamber
00:01:47

Steve MacMillan, Assistant Engineer - Mike Oldfield, Producer, Engineer, Writer, MainArtist - Roame, Vocals - Gregg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Rob Dickins, Executive Producer - Eric Cadieux, Programmer - Greg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Tom Newman, Assistant Engineer - Pandit Dinesh, Band Member - Mark Rutherford, Sound Engineer - Cori Josias, Vocals - Arthur C. Clarke, Researcher - David Nickless, Vocals - Ella Harper, Vocals - Molly Oldfield, Keyboards - Richard Barrie, Technical Engineer - Sugar J., Sound Engineer - Tom Scholars, Vocals - Verulam Consort (Members Of), Vocals

1994 Warner Music UK Ltd 1994 Warner Music UK Ltd

11
Hibernaculum
00:03:33

Mike Oldfield, Producer, Engineer, Writer, Performance, MainArtist - Rob Dickins, Executive Producer

1994 Warner Music UK Ltd 1994 Warner Music UK Ltd

12
Tubular World
00:03:24

Steve MacMillan, Assistant Engineer - Mike Oldfield, Producer, Engineer, Writer, MainArtist - Roame, Vocals - Gregg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Rob Dickins, Executive Producer - Eric Cadieux, Programmer - Greg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Tom Newman, Assistant Engineer - Pandit Dinesh, Band Member - Mark Rutherford, Sound Engineer - Cori Josias, Vocals - Arthur C. Clarke, Researcher - David Nickless, Vocals - Ella Harper, Vocals - Molly Oldfield, Keyboards - Richard Barrie, Technical Engineer - Sugar J., Sound Engineer - Tom Scholars, Vocals - Verulam Consort (Members Of), Vocals

1994 Warner Music UK Ltd 1994 Warner Music UK Ltd

13
The Shining Ones
00:02:57

Steve MacMillan, Assistant Engineer - Mike Oldfield, Producer, Engineer, Writer, MainArtist - Roame, Vocals - Gregg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Rob Dickins, Executive Producer - Eric Cadieux, Programmer - Greg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Tom Newman, Assistant Engineer - Pandit Dinesh, Band Member - Mark Rutherford, Sound Engineer - Cori Josias, Vocals - Arthur C. Clarke, Researcher - David Nickless, Vocals - Ella Harper, Vocals - Molly Oldfield, Keyboards - Richard Barrie, Technical Engineer - Sugar J., Sound Engineer - Tom Scholars, Vocals - Verulam Consort (Members Of), Vocals

1994 Warner Music UK Ltd 1994 Warner Music UK Ltd

14
Crystal Clear
00:05:42

Steve MacMillan, Assistant Engineer - Mike Oldfield, Producer, Engineer, Writer, MainArtist - Roame, Vocals - Gregg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Rob Dickins, Executive Producer - Eric Cadieux, Programmer - Greg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Tom Newman, Assistant Engineer - Pandit Dinesh, Band Member - Mark Rutherford, Sound Engineer - Cori Josias, Vocals - Arthur C. Clarke, Researcher - David Nickless, Vocals - Ella Harper, Vocals - Molly Oldfield, Keyboards - Richard Barrie, Technical Engineer - Sugar J., Sound Engineer - Tom Scholars, Vocals - Verulam Consort (Members Of), Vocals

1994 Warner Music UK Ltd 1994 Warner Music UK Ltd

15
The Sunken Forest
00:02:37

Steve MacMillan, Assistant Engineer - Mike Oldfield, Producer, Engineer, Writer, MainArtist - Roame, Vocals - Gregg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Rob Dickins, Executive Producer - Eric Cadieux, Programmer - Greg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Tom Newman, Assistant Engineer - Pandit Dinesh, Band Member - Mark Rutherford, Sound Engineer - Cori Josias, Vocals - Arthur C. Clarke, Researcher - David Nickless, Vocals - Ella Harper, Vocals - Molly Oldfield, Keyboards - Richard Barrie, Technical Engineer - Sugar J., Sound Engineer - Tom Scholars, Vocals - Verulam Consort (Members Of), Vocals

1994 Warner Music UK Ltd 1994 Warner Music UK Ltd

16
Ascension
00:05:50

Steve MacMillan, Assistant Engineer - Mike Oldfield, Producer, Engineer, Writer, MainArtist - Roame, Vocals - Gregg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Rob Dickins, Executive Producer - Eric Cadieux, Programmer - Greg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Tom Newman, Assistant Engineer - Pandit Dinesh, Band Member - Mark Rutherford, Sound Engineer - Cori Josias, Vocals - Arthur C. Clarke, Researcher - David Nickless, Vocals - Ella Harper, Vocals - Molly Oldfield, Keyboards - Richard Barrie, Technical Engineer - Sugar J., Sound Engineer - Tom Scholars, Vocals - Verulam Consort (Members Of), Vocals

1994 Warner Music UK Ltd 1994 Warner Music UK Ltd

17
A New Beginning
00:01:33

Steve MacMillan, Assistant Engineer - Mike Oldfield, Producer, Engineer, Writer, MainArtist - Roame, Vocals - Gregg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Rob Dickins, Executive Producer - Eric Cadieux, Programmer - Greg Jackman, Assistant Engineer - Tom Newman, Assistant Engineer - Pandit Dinesh, Band Member - Mark Rutherford, Sound Engineer - Cori Josias, Vocals - Arthur C. Clarke, Researcher - David Nickless, Vocals - Ella Harper, Vocals - Molly Oldfield, Keyboards - Richard Barrie, Technical Engineer - Sugar J., Sound Engineer - Tom Scholars, Vocals - Verulam Consort (Members Of), Vocals

1994 Warner Music UK Ltd 1994 Warner Music UK Ltd

Descriptif de l'album

The Songs of Distant Earth blend together two motifs crafted through Mike Oldfield's atmospheric music. (Both outer space and inner space under water) are the themes of this album, but Oldfield's synthesized artistry comes up short during the course of the 17 tracks, mainly because of the intermittent talking and unnecessary vocabulary that quickly becomes irksome and ineffective. About the music, it is usually Mike Oldfield's differentiation of rhythms or styles on a song to song basis that makes his music thought-provoking and fresh. On this album, the same rhythm lurks through half of the songs, with only smidgens of add-on instrumentation to elevate its flow. Absent is the freewheeling percussion pulses, or the onslaught of strings that so often shower his music. Instead, each track seems flat as his keyboard work comes off gray and bland. Even a few sudden bursts of tempo become short lived, as the pace always falls back to its straight-lined origin. Inspired by Arthur C. Clarke, Oldfield tries to capture the wonder and mystery of the stars and the sea through washes of synthesizer, but his attempt at capturing both themes could have benefited from a multitude of other instruments, as his work usually includes.
© Mike DeGagne /TiVo

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