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Crises - Mike Oldfield

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    Mike Oldfield's Crises is his 8th studio album released in 1983. The album is consistent in keeping with Oldfield's epic A side and B Side 20 minute plus pieces within pieces. Much in a good way the album has the longest piece first and then followed by 5 very well written and shorter tracks. On track 3 "In High Places" features Jon Anderson of Yes on vocals, while other songs like "Moonlight Shadow" and "Foreign Affair", track 2 and 3 respectively, feature Maggie Reilly on vocals. The main theme of the album concerning the title track is there's a Crises and you can't get away. However what the "Crises" is is left to the listener largely which is a good thing.
    Track Listings:
    Side one
    "Crises" 20:40

    Side two
    "Moonlight Shadow" 3:34
    "In High Places" 3:33
    "Foreign Affair" 3:53
    "Taurus 3" 2:25
    "Shadow on the Wall" 3:09
    Total Time: 37:41
    Artist Name(s):
    Mike Oldfield
    Producer(s):
    Mike Oldfield, Simon Phillips
    Release Year: 1983
    Style:
    Progressive
    Album Type:
    Studio
    Formats:
    Cassette, Compact Disc, LP 33 1/3
    Cover & Packge Design:
    Terry Ilott
    Studio Name:
    Denom, England
    Label / Publishing
    Label Name:
    Caroline Records
    Catalog Number(s):
    CAROL 1850-2
    Location:
    London, England
    Sources
    Editions / Reissues
    1. 205 500, 205 500-320 Europe 1983
    2. CDV 2262, CDV2262 UK 1983
    3. CDV 2262 Europe 1983
    4. CDV 2262 Italy 1983
    5. 405 500 France 1983
    6. 405 500, TCV-2262 Europe 1983
    7. 262 VG 50006 Greece 1983
    8. TCV 2262 New Zealand 1983
    Synthesizers Used
    DMX (1981)
    DSX (1982)
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