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Mike Oldfield - QE2 album mp3

Performer: Mike Oldfield
Title: QE2
Country: UK
Released: 2012
Style: Art Rock, Pop Rock, Prog Rock
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 898
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QE2 is the sixth record album by Mike Oldfield, released in 1980 on Virgin Records. The album was named after the ocean liner Queen Elizabeth 2. The album contained both original Oldfield compositions as well as two cover version of pieces recorded by other bands ("Arrival" by ABBA and "Wonderful Land" by The Shadows). Though only reaching number twelve on the German album charts, the album became the best-selling album of 1981 in Germany.

Artists Mike Oldfield QE2. QE2 Mike Oldfield. This album has an average beat per minute of 128 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 88/172 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page.

Crises is the eighth record album by Mike Oldfield, released in 1983 on Virgin Records. Oldfield's well known hits "Moonlight Shadow" and "Shadow on the Wall" appear on the album. The title track of the album is a twenty-minute-long piece, featuring a small amount of vocals, sung by Oldfield. The beginning and end of the track are driven by a synthesised lead passage, stylistically similar to the opening theme to Oldfield's Tubular Bells.

Listen free to Mike Oldfield – QE2 (Taurus 1, Sheba and more). Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last. A new version of Last. QE2. Overview (current section).

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Taurus 1
Drums – Phil CollinsFeaturing – Maggie ReillyInstrumentation By – Mike OldfieldPercussion – Mike Frye
10:16
A2 Sheba
Drums – Phil CollinsVocals – Maggie ReillyVocoder – Mike Oldfield
3:32
A3 Conflict 2:48
A4 Arrival
Conductor [Orchestra] – David BedfordFeaturing – The English ChoraleWritten-By – Benny Anderson, Björn Ulvaeus*
2:45
B1 Wonderful Land
Written-By – Jerry Lordan
3:37
B2 Mirage
Arranged By [Horns], Written-By [Horns] – David Hentschel
4:39
B3 QE2
Written-By, Co-producer – David Hentschel
7:37
B4 Celt
Percussion [African] – Mike FryeVocals [Vocalist] – Maggie ReillyWritten-By – Tim Cross
3:03
B5 Molly
Vocoder, Guitar, Bass – Mike Oldfield
1:16

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Mike Oldfield
  • Copyright (c) – Mike Oldfield
  • Licensed To – Mercury Records Ltd.
  • Published By – Stage Three Music Ltd.
  • Published By – EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
  • Published By – Francis, Day & Hunter Ltd.
  • Published By – EMI Virgin Music Ltd.
  • Remastered At – The Audio Archiving Company
  • Designed At – Waldo's Design & Dream Emporium
  • Manufactured By – www.gzvinyl.com
  • Pressed By – GZ Digital Media – 100744E

Credits

  • Coordinator [Mastering, Mixing], Research [Master Tapes], Compiled By, Sleeve Notes – Mark Powell
  • Coordinator [R2] – Ed Carruthers
  • Design [Package Design], Artwork – Phil Smee
  • Directed By [QE2 2012 Project Directors] – Adam Barker , Daryl Easlea, Mike Oldfield
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Peter Greenslade*, Simon Johnston
  • Other [Licensing] – Emine Rifat
  • Producer, Engineer – David Hentschel, Mike Oldfield
  • Product Manager – Daryl Easlea
  • Remastered By – Paschal Byrne
  • Technician [Technical Advice] – Richard Barrie
  • Transferred By [Analog To Digital] – Ben Wiseman
  • Written-By – Mike Oldfield (tracks: A1 to A3, B2 to B5)

Notes

Sticker on shrink wrap:
"MIKE OLDFIELD • QE2 • New 2012 Stereo Remaster, Strictly Limited Numbered White 180gm Vinyl. 370 791-3".
(1000 copies)

Remastered from the original master tapes at the Audio Archiving Company, London.

Publishing: All tracks Stage Three Music Ltd. except Tracks A4, B1: EMI Music Publishing Ltd./ Francis Day & Hunter Ltd. Track B3, B4: Stage Three Music Ltd./ EMI Virgin Music Ltd.

℗ & © 2012 Mike Oldfield, under exclusive licence to Mercury Records Limited.

Made in the EU.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 602537 079131
  • Barcode (String): 0602537079131
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A stamped): 100744E1/A www.gzvinyl.com - 3707913-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B stamped): 100744E2/A 3707913-B
  • Rights Society: BIEM / SDRM
  • Label Code: LC 00268

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
V 2181 Mike Oldfield QE2 ‎(LP, Album) Virgin V 2181 UK 1980
V2181 Mike Oldfield QE2 ‎(LP, Album) Virgin V2181 Scandinavia 1980
YVPL 129 Mike Oldfield QE2 ‎(LP, Album) Virgin YVPL 129 South Korea 1980
TCV2181 Mike Oldfield QE2 ‎(Cass, Album) Virgin TCV2181 New Zealand 1980
VV-33.057Y Mike Oldfield QE2 ‎(LP, Album) Virgin VV-33.057Y Portugal 1980

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Taurus 1
Composed By – Mike OldfieldDrums – Phil CollinsDrums [African] – Mike FryeMandolin, Bass Guitar, Synthesizer, Banjo, Harp [Celtic], Drum Machine, Timpani, Electric Guitar, Piano, Vocoder, Performer [Bass Pedals, Claptrap] – Mike OldfieldSynthesizer – David HentschelVocals – Maggie Riley*
10:17
2 Sheba
Composed By – Mike OldfieldDrums – Phil CollinsVocals – Maggie Riley*Vocoder, Drums [Syndrums], Performer [Chair], Drums [African], Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Synthesizer – Mike OldfieldWords By – Mike Oldfield
3:32
3 Conflict
Composed By – Mike OldfieldDrums – Morris PertDrums [African], Timpani – Mike FryeElectric Guitar, Bass Guitar – Mike OldfieldPiano, Synthesizer – Tim Cross
2:48
4 Arrival
Arranged By [Strings, Choir] – David BedfordChoir – English Chorale*Composed By – Benny Andersson/Bjorn Ulvaeus*Electric Guitar, Drums [African], Harp [Celtic], Bass Guitar, Mandolin, Guitar [Spanish], Synthesizer, Vocoder, Performer [Aboriginal Rhythm Sticks], Vocals – Mike OldfieldLeader [Strings] – Dick Studt*Synthesizer, Drums, Vocals – David HentschelVocals – Maggie Riley*
2:45
5 Wonderful Land
Arranged By [Strings] – David BedfordComposed By – Jerry LordanElectric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Synthesizer, Drums [African], Marimba, Mandolin, Vibraphone, Guitar [Spanish] – Mike OldfieldLeader [Strings] – Dick Studt*Steel Drums [Cs80], French Horn [Synthesized] – David Hentschel
3:37
6 Mirage
Arranged By [Horns] – David HentschelComposed By – Mike OldfieldTenor Saxophone [Horn Section] – Philip Todd*Trombone [Horn Section] – Paul NiemanTrumpet [Horn Section] – Guy Barker, Raul D'OliveiraVibraphone, Synthesizer, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Timpani, Vocoder – Mike OldfieldVocoder, Drums – Mike Frye
4:39
7 QE2
Arranged By [Horns] – David HentschelComposed By – Hentschel*, Oldfield*Drums, Synthesizer – David HentschelDrums, Timpani, Tambourine – Mike FryeSynthesizer, Guitar [2xspeed], Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Performer [Bass Pedals, Bass Drum], Timpani, Tambourine, Mandolin, Gong, Bagpipes [Northumbrian] – Mike OldfieldTenor Saxophone [Horn Section] – Philip Todd*Trombone [Horn Section] – Paul NiemanTrumpet [Horn Section] – Guy Barker, Raul D'Oliveira
7:39
8 Celt
Composed By – Oldfield*, Cross*Drums [African], Timpani, Drums [Hi-hat] – Mike FryePiano, Synthesizer – Tim CrossSynthesizer, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar – Mike OldfieldVocals – Maggie Riley*Words By – Tim Cross
3:04
9 Molly
Composed By – Mike OldfieldVocoder, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar – Mike Oldfield
1:13

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Dukeslodge Enterprises Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Published By – Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.
  • Published By – Bocu Music Ltd.
  • Published By – David Hentschel Music Ltd.
  • Published By – Francis, Day & Hunter Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Pressed By – MPO

Credits

  • Engineer [Assistant] – Peter Greenslade*, Simon Johnston
  • Producer, Engineer – David Hentschel, Mike Oldfield
  • Technician [Technical Advice] – Richard Barrie

Notes

• Released in a standard jewelbox with a 4-page booklet.

• The release title reads:
"QE2" - on the cover
"Q.E.2" - on the spines and back cover

• Track 7 title reads:
"QE2" - on th back cover and booklet
"Q.E.2/Q.E.2 Finale" - on the CD

• Info from the booklet:
℗1980 Virgin Records Ltd.
©1984 Virgin Records Ltd.

• Info from the CD:
℗ 1980 Virgin Records Ltd.
All titles published by Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd. except
4 - Bocu Music Ltd.
5 - F.D. & H. Ltd.
7 - Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd./David Hentschel Music Ltd.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: none
  • Matrix / Runout: CDV 2181 MPO 01.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
V 2181 Mike Oldfield QE2 ‎(LP, Album) Virgin V 2181 UK 1980
V2181 Mike Oldfield QE2 ‎(LP, Album) Virgin V2181 Scandinavia 1980
370 791-3 Mike Oldfield QE2 ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, Num, RE, RM, 180) Mercury, Universal UMC 370 791-3 Europe 2012
YVPL 129 Mike Oldfield QE2 ‎(LP, Album) Virgin YVPL 129 South Korea 1980
TCV2181 Mike Oldfield QE2 ‎(Cass, Album) Virgin TCV2181 New Zealand 1980


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