Mike Oldfield

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Mike Oldfield (born Michael Gordon Oldfield, 15 May 1953, Reading, Berkshire, England) is largely known for Tubular Bells, his groundbreaking album from 1973, the success of which also bankrolled Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Records, for which Tubular Bells was the inaugural release. However, his musical career has spread over more than 40 years encompassing a range of styles, with varying amounts of success. According to the Gibraltar Encyclopedia of Progressive Rock, his style is labeled as Oldfield Progressive. Read more about Mike Oldfield on Last.fm.

Type: Person (Male)
Area: United Kingdom
Born: 1953-05-15
Tags: progressive rock new age instrumental electronic ambient

ACHIEVEMENTS

SONGS
1
SONG WEEKS
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FIRST WEEK
04/17
LAST WEEK
04/17
ALBUMS
25
ALBUM WEEKS
327
WEEKS @ #1
1
FIRST WEEK
17/03
LAST WEEK
40/17

SONGS

Peak Title First Week Weeks Last Week
#35
1 wk

04/17 - 04/17 wks: 1
04/17 1 04/17
#35 04/17 1 04/17

ALBUMS

Peak Title First Week Weeks Last Week
#68
1 wk
Classic Album Selection (six Albums 1973-1980) by  Mike Oldfield
31/12 - 35/12 wks: 5
31/12 5 35/12
#20
1 wk
Crises by  Mike Oldfield
37/13 - 27/14 wks: 8
37/13 8 27/14
#32
1 wk
Discovery by  Mike Oldfield
05/16 - 08/16 wks: 5
05/16 5 08/16
#92
1 wk
Discovery - Deluxe Edition by  Mike Oldfield
05/16 - 05/16 wks: 1
05/16 1 05/16
#79
1 wk
Elements - The Best Of by  Mike Oldfield
33/07 - 33/07 wks: 1
33/07 1 33/07
#48
2 wks
Five Miles Out by  Mike Oldfield
37/13 - 38/13 wks: 4
37/13 4 38/13
#54
1 wk
Hergest Ridge by  Mike Oldfield
24/10 - 24/10 wks: 1
24/10 1 24/10
#42
1 wk
Incantations by  Mike Oldfield
30/11 - 37/11 wks: 7
30/11 7 37/11
#9
1 wk
Light + Shade by  Mike Oldfield
39/05 - 06/07 wks: 26
39/05 26 06/07
#93
1 wk

16/17 - 16/17 wks: 1
16/17 1 16/17
#3
1 wk
Man On The Rocks by  Mike Oldfield
10/14 - 05/16 wks: 56
10/14 56 05/16
#43
1 wk
Moonlight Shadow: The Collection by  Mike Oldfield
24/13 - 26/13 wks: 3
24/13 3 26/13
#7
2 wks
Music Of The Spheres by  Mike Oldfield
11/08 - 24/08 wks: 43
11/08 43 24/08
#45
1 wk
Ommadawn by  Mike Oldfield
24/10 - 25/10 wks: 2
24/10 2 25/10
#39
1 wk
Platinum by  Mike Oldfield
31/12 - 33/12 wks: 4
31/12 4 33/12
#45
1 wk
Qe2 by  Mike Oldfield
31/12 - 09/14 wks: 2
31/12 2 09/14
#1
1 wk
Return To Ommadawn by  Mike Oldfield
04/17 - 40/17 wks: 64
04/17 64 40/17
#70
1 wk
The Best Of: 1992-2003 by  Mike Oldfield
18/15 - 20/15 wks: 2
18/15 2 20/15
#11
1 wk
The Collection by  Mike Oldfield
25/09 - 28/09 wks: 4
25/09 4 28/09
#54
1 wk
The Complete by  Mike Oldfield
14/08 - 22/08 wks: 9
14/08 9 22/08
#12
2 wks
The Platinum Collection by  Mike Oldfield
11/06 - 23/07 wks: 23
11/06 23 23/07
#54
1 wk
Tubular Beats by  Mike Oldfield
06/13 - 07/13 wks: 5
06/13 5 07/13
#29
1 wk
Tubular Bells by  Mike Oldfield
17/03 - 43/13 wks: 22
17/03 22 43/13
#21
1 wk

24/09 - 24/11 wks: 15
24/09 15 24/11
#6
1 wk
Two Sides - The Very Best Of Mike Oldfield by  Mike Oldfield
31/12 - 35/12 wks: 14
31/12 14 35/12
#1 17/03 327 40/17