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Mike Oldfield - Opus One Record Store Day 2023 Edition
A1Tubular Bells (Long)
B1Caveman (Lead In)
B3Peace (A)
B4Peace (B)

Opus One Record Store Day 2023 Edition

EMI | Item No: 990243
Vinyl LP | 1973 / EU – Reissue | New
34,99 €
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Item Description
Opus One, the original demo recorded by Mike Oldfield that was later to become the global phenomenon, Tubular Bells. Oldfield created tape loops and worked with such advanced studio items as a screwdriver and a piece of card to get the multi-tracking he desired. This was the tape that was rejected by many record companies, and ultimately approved by Simon Draper and Richard Branson at Virgin Records. Re-recorded at The Manor Studio, with additional sections added, Tubular Bells was released on May 25th1973, launching both Mike Oldfield’s career and Virgin Records. The rest, as they say . . . Unreleased until 2009, Opus One was made available on the 35th Anniversary box set of Tubular Bells. Now to begin the commemorations for Tubular Bells’ 50thAnniversary, Opus One appears on vinyl for the first and only time ever in a limited pressing, cut at Abbey Road by Miles Showell, with a brand-new cover designed by Phil Smee and overseen by Mike Oldfield, which hints towards what was to come…
Item Details
Item No:990243
Artist:Mike Oldfield
Titel:Opus One Record Store Day 2023 Edition
Format:Vinyl LP, Vinyl, LP
Pressing:EU – Reissue
Release Date:1973
Genre:Rock & Indie
Available since:20.04.2023
Price:34,99 €
Weight:250g (plus 250g Packaging)
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