The Best Of: 1992–2003 – Mike Oldfield – 2015

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Album The Best Of 1992–2003 by Mike Oldfield
Album The Best Of 1992–2003 by Mike Oldfield

This album is a compilation of Mike Oldfield’s most popular and influential songs from his career spanning over two decades. It features 16 tracks, including his iconic instrumental pieces Tubular Bells and Moonlight Shadow, as well as his collaborations with vocalists such as Maggie Reilly, Jon Anderson and Cara Dillon. The album showcases Oldfield’s versatility and creativity as a composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist, blending elements of rock, pop, folk, classical and world music. The album also includes two new songs, Nuclear and Sailing, which were recorded exclusively for this release. The Best Of: 1992–2003 is a must-have for fans of Mike Oldfield and anyone who appreciates innovative and original music.

The album The Best Of: 1992–2003 received generally positive reviews from critics. AllMusic gave the album four out of five stars, and called it “a solid compilation that represents the best of Mike Oldfield’s work from the 1990s and early 2000s.” Rolling Stone gave the album three out of five stars, and said that it was “a good introduction to Mike Oldfield’s music for new listeners.”

The personnel of the album The Best Of: 1992-2003 by Mike Oldfield, released in 2015, are:

  • Mike Oldfield – producer, writer, performer
  • Rob Dickins – producer (track 1-4)
  • Tom Newman – producer (tracks 1-1 to 1-3, 2-1 to 2-8)
  • Trevor Horn – producer (tracks 1-1 to 1-3, 2-1 to 2-8)
  • Viv Stanshall – MC, remix (track 1-3)
  • George Shilling – remix (track 1-7)
  • Henry Jackman – remix (track 1-7)
  • The Timewriter – remix (track 1-9)
  • Billy Connolly – MC, remix (track 2-3)
  • The Orb – remix (track 2-8)
  • BT – remix (track 2-9)
  • System 7 – remix (track 2-10)
  • Jam & Spoon – remix (track 2-11)
  • Soultronik – remix (track 2-12)
  • Abel Arana – remix (track 2-13)
  • Juan Belmonte – remix (track 2-13)
  • Franz Gruber – writer (track 2-2)
  • Joseph Mohr – writer (track 2-2)
  • Sean O’Riada – writer (tracks 1-7, 2-10)
  • Jason Day – compiler
  • Daryl Easlea – liner notes
  • Josh Phillips – marketer
  • Gas Associates – design

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