He combined the experimental and the radio-friendly, and returned to the UK Top 10.
A new artist and a new record label were on people's lips in May 1973.
Mike Oldfield’s music has been on everything from movies to computer games. We trace some of the finest Mike Oldfield soundtrack appearances of all time.
On March 2, 1991, Enigma entered the US album chart for the first time with 'MCMXC A.D,' on its way to quadruple platinum status there.
Settle yourself in for a long, relaxing journey through some of the best ambient music, with uDiscover Music’s Ambient Music In 20 Songs playlist.
Whether they’re the mastermind of the band or keep the cosmic flights well-grounded, we pay tribute to the best prog guitarists of all time.
It was the 1974 record that provided the international awakening of the progressive masters.
A celebration of the best tracks that contain the human voice in narrative, rather than rhyming form.
The singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist has a unique and much-revered place in the music firmament.
'Tubular Bells – Live In Concert', will feature musical direction from Oldfield’s long-time collaborator Robin A. Smith, with the album performed by an expansive live group.
Celebrating a man who was part of a golden period for the Rolling Stones, and far more besides.
With the right song, at the right moment, great film soundtracks can sear a cinematic moment into your mind forever. Here are just a few of our favorites.
'In Dulci Jubilo' was not just Oldfield's first UK Top 5 single, but has become a part of the sound of Christmas in his home country.
Few kinds of music are more inherently visual than prog rock. The music lends itself to elaborate flights of fantasy, which is why prog-rock album covers are an art form on their...
The film also features interviews with Virgin Records' Simon Draper and musicians such as Steve Hillage, Jon Field, Steve Broughton and Terry Oldfield.