Mike Oldfield ‎– Crises

Virgin ‎– 205 500, Virgin ‎– 205 500-320
Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo

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A Crises
Bass – Phil SpaldingGuitar – Ant*, Rick FennVocals, Guitar, Sampler [Fairlight C.M.I.], Synthesizer [Oberheim OBXa, DSX And DMX], Electronic Drums [Simmons], Bass, Piano, Synthesizer [Prophet], Organ [Farfisa], Harp, Mandolin, Effects [Quantec Room Simulator], Strings [Roland] – Mike Oldfield
B1 Moonlight Shadow
Bass – Phil SpaldingGuitar, Sampler [Fairlight C.M.I.] – Mike OldfieldVocals – Maggie Reilly
B2 In High Places
Guitar, Synthesizer [Oberheim OBXa], Strings [Roland], Sampler [Fairlight C.M.I.] – Mike OldfieldLyrics By, Vocals – Jon AndersonVibraphone – Pierre Moerlen
B3 Foreign Affair
Lyrics By, Vocals – Maggie ReillySampler [Fairlight C..M.I.], Strings [Roland] – Mike OldfieldShaker – Simon Phillips
B4 Taurus 3
Finger Snaps, Bells, Tambourine, Shaker, Performer [Boots] – Simon PhillipsGuitar [Adamus, Ramirez & Manson], Mandolin, Acoustic Bass, Bells, Tambourine, Shaker – Mike Oldfield
B5 Shadow On The Wall
Guitar – Ant*Guitar, Banjo, Bass, Sampler [Fairlight C.M.I.], Strings [Roland] – Mike OldfieldVocals – Roger Chapman

Companies, etc.



Track durations are not given on this release.

Mastered at C.B.S. Studios, London, England.

All publishing by Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd. except track B2 by Warner Brothers Music Ltd./Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd. and track B3 by Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd/TBP Music Ltd.

An Oldfield Music Production
℗1983 Virgin Records Ltd.
©1983 Virgin Records Ltd.

Printed in Western Germany by Mohndruck Graphische Betriebe GmbH, Gütersloh.
Made in Germany

1st editions, distributed to GAS and Benelux. Subsequent pressings show GEMA STEMRA BIEM.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: GEMA STEMRA
  • Label Code: LC 3098
  • Pressing Plant ID (Next to spindle hole, side B): Embossed 'bass clef' symbol on label
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): S 205 500 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): S 205 500 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A, stamped/etched, variant 1): 205500 A-2 II
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B, stamped/etched, variant 1): 020 205500 B-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A, stamped/etched, variant 2): 205500 A-1 II
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B, stamped/etched, variant 2): 020 205500 B-1 IV
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A, stamped/etched, variant 3): 205500 A-2 II
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B, stamped/etched, variant 3): 020 205500 B-1 III
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A stamped, [Ⅲ] etched, variant 4): 205500 A-1 Ⅲ Made in Germany
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B stamped, [020 Ⅲ] etched, variant 4): 020 205500 B-1 Ⅲ Made in Germany

Other Versions (5 of 146) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
V2262 Mike Oldfield Crises(LP, Album) Virgin V2262 UK 1983 Sell This Version
none Mike Oldfield Crises(19xFile, FLAC, Album, Dlx, RM, 24b) Mercury none Japan 2013
CAR 1850 Mike Oldfield Crises(HDCD, Album, RE, RM) Caroline Records CAR 1850 US 2000 Sell This Version
405 500 Mike Oldfield Crises(Cass, Album) Virgin 405 500 France 1983 Sell This Version
VI 863002 Mike Oldfield Crises(CD, Album, RE) Disky VI 863002 Europe 2000 Sell This Version



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September 24, 2016

The track crisis is a masterpiece,
I am a child if the 80ties and this track brings me werever i wanna be when closed my eyes

Big boss of Progresive rock.