Platinum


Producer: Tom Newman
Cover: Trevor Key

Engineers: Kurt Munkacsi, Tom Newman
Assistant Engineers: Richard Manwaring, Renate Blauel


Electric & Acoustic Guitars, Piano & Synthsizer, Vibraphone & Marimbas and Vocals: Mike Oldfield
Drums: Pierre Moerlin (also Vibraphone), Alan Schwartzberg, Maurice Pert
Bass: Neil Janson, Hansford Rowe, Franscico Centeno
Keyboards: Nicko Ramsden, Pete Lemer
Tubular Bells: Sally Cooper
Horns arranged by: Peter Gordon, Michael Riesman
Vocals arranged by: David Bedford
Vocal on "I Got Rhythm": Wendy Roberts
Congas: Demalza

Recorded at Electric Lady & Blue Rock USA:
Througham, Denham and The Manor UK.
Mixed at Air Studios































QE2


Produced and Engineered by David Hentschel of Dukeslodge Enterprises Ltd, and Mike Oldfield
Assistant Engineers Simon Johnston and Peter Greenslade
Technical Advice Richard Barrie

1. TAURUS 1

MIKE OLDFIELD Mandolin, Bass Guitar, Syntesisers, Banjo, Celtic Harp, Drum Machine, Timpani, Electric Guitars, Bass Pedals, Piano, Claptrap, Vocoder
PHIL COLLINS Drums
MIKE FRYE African Drums
MAGGIE RILEY Vocals
DAVID HENTSCHEL Synthesiser

2. SHEBA

MIKE OLDFIELD Vocoder, Syndrums, Chair, African Drums, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Synthesisers
PHIL COLLINS Drums
MAGGIE RILEY Vocals
Words by Mike Oldfield

3. CONFLICT

MIKE OLDFIELD Electric and Bass Guitar
TIM CROSS Piano, Synthesisers
MIKE FRYE African Drums and Timpani
MORRIS PERT Drums

4. ARRIVAL

MIKE OLDFIELD Electric Guitars, African Drums, Celtic Harp, Bass Guitar, Mandolin, Spanish Guitar, Synthesisers, Vocoder, Aboriginal Rhythm Sticks, Vocals
DAVID HENTSCHEL Synthesisers, Drums, Vocals
MAGGIE RILEY Vocals
Strings and Choir arranged by David Bedford
Leader of Strings Dick Studt
Choir English Chorale

5. Wonderful Land

MIKE OLDFIELD Electric Guitars, Bass Guitar, Synthesisers, African Drums, Marimbas, Mandolin, Vibraphone, Spanish Guitar
DAVID HENTSCHEL CS80 Steel Drums, Synthesised French Horn
Strings Arranged by David Bedford
Leader of Strings Dick Studt

6. MIRAGE

MIKE OLDFIELD Vibraphone, Synthesisers, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Timpani, Vocoder
MIKE FRYE Vocoder/Drums
Horn Section Raul D'Oliviera - Trumpet
Guy Barker - Trumpet
Paul Nieman - Trombone
Philip Todd - Tenor Sax
Horns arranged by David Henschel

7. QE2

MIKE OLDFIELD Synthesisers, 2x Speed Guitar, Electric Guitars, Bass Guitar, Bass Pedals, Bass Drum, Timpani, Tambourine, Mandolin, Gong, Northumbrian Bagpipes
DAVID HENSCHEL Drums and Synthesisers
MIKE FRYE Drums, Timpani, Tambourine
Horn Section Raul D'Oliviera - Trumpet
Guy Barker - Trumpet
Paul Nieman - Trombone
Philip Todd - Tenor Sax
Horns arranged by David Henschel

8. CELT

MIKE OLDFIELD Synthesisers, Electric Guitars, Bass Guitar
MIKE FRYE African Drums, Timpani, Hi-hat
TIM CROSS Piano, Synthesisers
MAGGIE RILEY Vocals
Words by Tim Cross

9. MOLLY

MIKE OLDFIELD Vocoder, Electric Guitars, Bass Guitar
































The Songs Of Distant Earth


Assistant Engineers: Gregg Jackman, Steve MacMillan, Tom Newman
Technical Engineer: Richard Barrie
Additional Programming: Eric Cadieux
Additional Rhythm Loops: Mark Rutherford, Sugar "J"

Design & Art Director: Bill Smith Studio
Portrait Photography: Simon Fowler

Other Artists: Pandit Dinesh - Tablas, Molly Oldfield - Keyboards
Vocalists:
Cori Josias, Ella Harper, David Nickless, Roame, Members Of "Verulam Consort", The Tallis Scholars

Extracts from:
Bill Anders quoting from The Book Of Genesis aboard Apollo 8, whilst orbiting the Moon, Cristmas 1968, with fellow astronauts James Lovell and Frank Borman

Saami chant - (Ofelas-theme) performed by Nils-Aslak Valkeapaa, for Ofelas (Pathfinder) film.

Mike Joseph - Self hypnosis tape

Vahine Taihara - Tubuai Choir



























Tubular Bells II

Written by: Mike Oldfield
Produced by: Trevor Horn, Mike Oldfield and Tom Newman
Executive producer: Rob Dickins
Engineered by: Steve MacMillan, Tom Newman, Tim Weidner and Mike Oldfield
Mixed by: Steve MacMillan and Mike Oldfield
Technical: Richard Barrie

Mike Oldfield plays:
Electric Guitar, Classical Guitar, Flamenco Guitar, 12 String Guitar, Acoustic Guitars, Mandolin, Banjo, Double Speed Guitar, Grand Piano, Hammond Organ, Synthesisers and programming, Timpani, Glockenspiel, Triangle, Tambourine, Cymbals, Toy Percussion, Handclaps, Orchestral Bass Drum... Plus, Tubular Bells

Additional Programming and Digital Sound Processing: Eric Cadieu
Additional Keyboards, Noises and Drum Loops: Jamie Muhoberac
Drums on "Altered State": John Robinson
Vocals: Susannah Melvoin, Edie Lehman and Mike Oldfield
Vocal solo: Sally Bradshaw
Bagpipes: P.D. Scots Pipe Band and Celtic Bevy Band
Master Of Ceremonies: A Strolling Player