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Mike Oldfield - QE2 mp3 album

  • Performer: Mike Oldfield
  • Title: QE2
  • Genre: Electronic / Rock
  • Country: UK
  • Formats: VOC MP4 WMA VOX VOC WAV MP2
  • Style: Folk Rock, Art Rock, Prog Rock
  • MP3 album: 1884 mb
  • FLAC album: 1332 mb
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Mike Oldfield - QE2 mp3 album

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.

QE2 ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, Num, RE, RM, 180). Mercury, Universal UMC. 370 791-3. YVPL 129. Mike Oldfield.

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.

by Mike Oldfield - 21 Tracks - 2:07:29. Release date 08/14/2012.

Album by Mike Oldfield.

2016 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Remastered 2015. The Best Of Mike Oldfield: 1992-2003. The Studio Albums: 1992-2003. Five Miles Out. 1974 E Album Set Deluxe.

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Taurus 1
Drums – 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
Drums – 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
Drums – Morris PertDrums [African], Timpani – Mike FryeElectric Guitar, Bass Guitar – Mike OldfieldPiano, Synthesizer – Tim Cross
2:48
4 Arrival
Arranged By [Strings And Choir] – David BedfordChoir – English Chorale*Electric Guitar, Drums [African], Harp [Celtic], Bass Guitar, Mandolin, Guitar [Spanish], Synthesizer, Vocoder, Performer [Aboriginal Rhythm Sticks], Vocals – Mike OldfieldLeader [Of Strings] – Dick Studt*Synthesizer, Drums, Vocals – David HentschelVocals – Maggie Riley*
2:45
5 Wonderful Land
Arranged By [Strings] – David BedfordElectric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Synthesizer, Drums [African], Marimba, Mandolin, Vibraphone, Guitar [Spanish] – Mike OldfieldLeader [Of Strings] – Dick Studt*Steel Drums [Cs80], French Horn [Synthesized] – David Hentschel
3:37
6 Mirage
Arranged By [Horns] – David HentschelTenor 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 HentschelDrums, 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
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
Vocoder, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar – Mike Oldfield
1:13

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Virgin Records Ltd.

Credits

  • Producer, Engineer – David Hentschel, Mike Oldfield

Notes

℗1980 Virgin Records Ltd.
©1984 Virgin Records Ltd. (in booklet)

℗1980 Virgin Records Ltd.
©1980 Virgin Records Ltd. (on CD)

Manufactured in the UK.

Track 7 is titled "QE2/QE2 Finale" on the CD.

Differences to similar releases:
Mike Oldfield - QE2 has different barcode and different pressing plant.
Mike Oldfield - QE2 is made in Italy, although the matrix has EMI Swindon like this one.
Mike Oldfield - QE2 is made in Holland.
Mike Oldfield - QE2 has different barcode.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 012981 218126
  • Other (Distibution Code UK): UK: CDV 2181
  • Other (Distibution Code France): F: PM 500
  • Other (Distibution Code Germany): D: 610 362
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): 786429 2 1:3:4 EMI SWINDON
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): 786429 2 1:3:6 EMI SWINDON

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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