Mike Oldfield ‎– Earth Moving -1989 Synth-pop, Big Beat, Ambient (vinyl)

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Mike Oldfield ‎– Earth Moving -1989 Synth-pop, Big Beat, Ambient

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Label:Virgin ‎– VL 2610
Format:Vinyl, LP, Album 
Country:Canada
Released:1989

Sleeve Condition (Out of 10) ~ 9/ with inner sleeve  / hole in the corner
Label Condition (Out of 10) ~ 10 
Vinyl Condition ~ (Out of 10) 
Side 1 - 10
side 2 - 10
Bin # *34

Oldfield used several vocalists on the album, including his then girlfriend, Anita Hegerland. The album's music was performed mainly with synthesizers. It was the first time Oldfield recorded an album without an instrumental piece; each track being vocal-based pop and rock songs. Oldfield's only other album free of instrumentals to date is 2014's Man on the Rocks.

The final track, despite appearing to be a lengthier piece, consists of two short, apparently unconnected songs, combined into one track, with a noticeable pause in between. According to Oldfield, the album was made with the full understanding of his recording company, Virgin Records, which demanded he create more commercially oriented material than his previous albums. After recording Earth Moving Oldfield wanted to move away from 'computerised music' and return to real musicians and instruments; this is evident in his next album, Amarok.[ 


Tracklist

A1 Holy 4:37
A2 Hostage 4:09
A3 Far Country 4:25
A4 Innocent 3:30
A5 Runaway Son 4:05
B1 See The Light 3:59
B2 Earth Moving 4:03
B3 Blue Night 3:47
B4 Nothing But / Bridge To Paradise 8:40

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