Tubular Bells

Tubular Bells

Album by Mike Oldfield
Tubular Bells is the debut studio album by the British musician Mike Oldfield, released on 25 May 1973 as the first album on Virgin Records. It comprises two mostly instrumental tracks.Wikipedia
GenreChamber Music , New Age , Experimental Electronic , Prog-Rock , Art Rock , Classical Crossover , Progressive Electronic
Release DateMay 25, 1973
ArtistJohn Cleese , Mike Oldfield


  • 1Tubular Bells, Pt. 1Mike Oldfield26:01
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  • 2Tubular Bells, Pt. 2Mike Oldfield23:20
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Too long, too complex, too weird: the twisted history of Tubular Bells

  • “It’s like the lunar landings. Everyone knows where they were when they first heard Tubular Bells,” says Robin Smith, a musician who on February 3 embarked on a 32-date UK tour to perform Mike Oldfield’s 1973 ambient-prog-folk album to tens of thousands of fans.