Prans Theme - 2 - Mike Oldfield - The Killing Fields (Original Film Soundtrack) (Vinyl, LP, Album)

{PARAGRAPH}The producers agreed, so Mike worked for another three months on more music, together with arranger and old friend David Bedford, who also provided the piece 'The Year Zero'. A similar story tells of how Mike had just finished the music, when the director decided to re-cut the film, meaning that Mike had to go back and rework the music he had recorded. Mike didn't like the elements of compromise involved in producing the soundtrack, later saying that he was used to producing music simply to please himself rather than to please other people, like film directors though it could be argued that there have been attempts by him to please his record companies at times. The piece wasn't originally intended for the film, but came out of a session with Morris Pert. Mike felt, after listening to it, that it had a feel of Cambodian music to it, so he included it in the film soundtrack, where it features beneath the closing credits. There are a few pieces of music by Mike in the film which didn't make it onto the album, the most famous of which being the part behind the 'darkroom' scene. Mike was scheduled to play, but was unable to due to 'illness' the illness was more mental than physical - Mike couldn't cope with appearing in public. Bedford also taught at Queen's College, members whose choir were to appear later on Incantations and Exposed. He recorded many albums of his own, often experimental music, some of which Mike played on. As the name suggests, the orchestra associated with the Bavarian State Opera, who are based in the National Theatre in Munich, Germany. Session drummer who has played drums with Kate Bush, Album) Music, Emma Bunton and numerous others including atomic Rooster, a group who had previously featured drummer Carl Palmer. Preston also played percussion with Brand X, the funk Prans Theme - 2 - Mike Oldfield - The Killing Fields (Original Film Soundtrack) (Vinyl group with Phil Collins on drums. Although maybe best known as a percussionist America's Billboard magazine voted him as the no 4 Jazz and Rock percussionist inMorris Pert is also a composer, having written 3 symphonies. The remastered edition contains three bonus tracks — a live studio session of Platinum, a mix of North Star by Mike and the single A side, Blue Peter. The second disc of the Deluxe edition, which contains an interview with Mike in its page booklet, features nine previously unreleased tracks recorded on the Platinum tour at Wembley Arena in May It peaked at 16 on the UK Album Chart. Released in Octoberit features two of his most loved instrumentals, QE2 and Taurus, as well as cover versions of Wonderful Land by the Shadows and, surprisingly perhaps for the time, Arrival by Abba. The second disc of the Deluxe edition, which contains an interview with Mike in its page booklet, features nine previously unreleased tracks recorded on the QE2 tour in Essen, Germany in Discovery is the 9th record album by Mike Oldfield, released in The Killing Fields is the 10th record album by Mike Oldfield, released in It was the soundtrack album for the film of the same name. Islands is the 11th album by Mike Oldfield, released in Earth Moving is the 12th record album by Mike Oldfield, released in Amarok is the 13th record album by Mike Oldfield, released in It is considered by fans to be his most distinctive work: a single sixty-minute track of continuous, uninterrupted but constantly-changing music. It was his Album) album on Virgin, and also the only album he released under the name Michael Oldfield, instead of Mike Oldfield. Purchase and download this album in a wide variety of formats depending on your needs. While Oldfield is an amazing guitarist who could play with the best of them, with a lithe synth touch that became a trademark, the bottom line is that the man is a serious composer. All the proof one needs apart from his own records like Incantations and Hergest Ridge is this killer movie score. While many Prans Theme - 2 - Mike Oldfield - The Killing Fields (Original Film Soundtrack) (Vinyl written during the s come off as laughable fluff in the 21st century, Oldfield's score for The Killing Fields is in many ways far more memorable than the film itself. The music here is full of drama, dynamic, textures, and unexpected twists and turns even in the smallest of the incidental pieces, and carries within it a certain majesty that lacks pomp and remains graceful throughout. Listen to over 70 million songs with an unlimited streaming plan. 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