Live at Montreux 1981 – Mike Oldfield – 2006



Album Live at Montreux 1981 by Mike Oldfield
Album Live at Montreux 1981 by Mike Oldfield

Live at Montreux 1981 is a live video album by the British musician Mike Oldfield, released in 2006. It features a concert that Oldfield performed at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland on July 5, 1981, as part of his European Adventure Tour. The concert showcases Oldfield’s progressive rock style, with songs from his albums QE2, Platinum and Tubular Bells. Oldfield plays various instruments, including guitars, mandolin, bass and vocoder, and is accompanied by a band of talented musicians and singers. The DVD includes an introduction by Oldfield and a medley of his most famous compositions, such as Tubular Bells Part 1 and Ommadawn. Live at Montreux 1981 is a rare and valuable document of Oldfield’s live performance, capturing his musical genius and creativity.

Live at Montreux 1981 is considered to be one of Mike Oldfield’s most successful live albums. It is a fan favorite and is often considered to be the definitive document of Oldfield’s live performances.


  • Mike Oldfield – guitars, keyboards, vocals
  • Phil Spalding – bass guitar
  • Simon Phillips – drums

The different versions published for this album :