Mike Oldfield ‎– The Platinum Collection

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Virgin ‎– MIKECDX17, Virgin ‎– 00946 3 54936 2 7
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3 × CD, Compilation
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1-1 Tubular Bells (Opening Theme) 4:18
1-2 Tubular Bells (Excerpt) 8:00
1-3 Sailor's Hornpipe
Written-By – Johann Sebastian Bach
1:36
1-4 Hergest Ridge (Excerpt) 9:32
1-5 Ommadawn (Excerpt) 3:41
1-6 Ommadawn (Excerpt) 6:58
1-7 In Dulci Jubilo 2:51
1-8 Don Alfonso
Written-By – Traditional
4:22
1-9 Portsmouth 2:03
1-10 William Tell Overture
Written-By – Gioacchino Rossini
3:55
1-11 Cuckoo Song
Written-By – Traditional
3:14
1-12 Incantations Part 4 (Excerpt) 4:40
1-13 Platinum Part 4 4:46
1-14 Woodhenge 4:09
2-1 Moonlight Shadow (Extended Version) 5:18
2-2 Blue Peter 2:08
2-3 Guilty (Long Version) 6:45
2-4 Arrival
Written-By – Benny Anderson Bjorn Ulvaeus*
2:47
2-5 Wonderful Land
Written-By – Jerry Lardon*
3:40
2-6 Sheba 3:34
2-7 Five Miles Out 4:19
2-8 Family Man
Written-By – Maggie Reilly, Michael Frey*, Morris Pert, Rick Fenn, Timothy Cross*
3:47
2-9 Mistake 2:56
2-10 Shadow On The Wall (Extended Version) 5:09
2-11 Foreign Affair
Written-By – Maggie Reilly
3:56
2-12 In High Places
Written-By – Jon Anderson
3:31
2-13 Crime Of Passion 3:39
2-14 Tricks Of The Light 3:55
2-15 To France (Extended Version) 5:35
2-16 Etude
Written-By – Francisco Tarrega*
4:39
2-17a Evacuation 5:20
2-17b Legend 2:10
3-1 Sentinel (Single Restructure) 3:58
3-2 Pictures In The Dark (Extended Version) 5:59
3-3 Shine (Extended Version)
Written-By – Jon Anderson
5:12
3-4 Islands (12" Mix) 5:36
3-5 Flying Start (12" Version) 4:52
3-6 The Time Has Come (12" Version) 4:26
3-7 Innocent (12" Mix) 5:33
3-8 Earth Moving (Disco Version) 4:01
3-9 Amarok (Excerpt) 6:18
3-10 Heaven's Open 4:28
3-11 Hibernaculum 3:37
3-12 Women Of Ireland
Written-By – O'Riada*
6:30
3-13 Far Above The Clouds 4:49
3-14 The Millennium Bell 3:44
3-15 To Be Free (Radio Edit) 3:58

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Notes

Track 1-2 is an extract from "Tubular Bells Part One".
Track 1-4 is an extract from "Hergest Ridge Part One" (Quad Mix).
Track 1-5 is an extract from "Ommadawn Part One".
Track 1-6 is an extract from "Ommadawn Part One".
Track 1-12 is an extract from "Incantations Part Four" and includes "Hymn To Diana".
Track 1-13 includes "North Star / Platinum Finale".

Track 2-17b is an unlisted hidden track; featured originally on both 7inch and 12inch releases of Pictures In The Dark, and previously on the 4xCD boxset Elements.

Track 3-1 is the "Single Restructure" version.
Track 3-2 is the "Extended Version".
Track 3-4 is the longer version from the Islands 12"'s.
Track 3-6 is the longer version from the The Time Has Come 12"'s.
Track 3-8 named "Earth Moving (Club Version)" on the release.
Track 3-9 is the "Amarok (Africa I)" version.
Track 3-10 is mistitled as the "12" Version", but is the "Album Version".
Track 3-13 is the "Original Version" from the Far Above The Clouds UK cds #1.
Track 3-15 is the "Radio Edit" from the To Be Free single.

Catalog numbers printed on the discs:

Disc 1: MIKECDX17 00946 3 54937 2 6 (00946 3 54936 2 7)
Disc 2: MIKECDX17 00946 3 54938 2 5 (00946 3 54936 2 7)
Disc 3: MIKECDX17 00946 3 54939 2 4 (00946 3 54936 2 7)

Issued in a 3cd transparent plastic box-set and include a 12-page book with discography written by Joel McIver.

Virgin Records is a Capitol Music label.
℗2006 The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Virgin Records Ltd
©2006 Virgin Records Ltd This label copy information is the subject of copyright protection. All rights reserved.
©2006 Virgin Records Ltd

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 094635493627
  • Rights Society: bel BIEM
  • Label Code: LC0542
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1): WWW.MEDIAMOTION.COM 3549372 @ 1 010103
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2): WWW.MEDIAMOTION.COM 3549382 @ 1 010107
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 3): WWW.MEDIAMOTION 3549392 @ 1 010201
  • Mastering SID Code (Discs 1, 2 & 3): IFPI LW04
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 1): ifpi AAHF6
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 2): ifpi AAH59
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 3): ifpi 1524

Other Versions (3 of 3) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
00946 3 54936 2 7 Mike Oldfield The Platinum Collection, CD 3(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Virgin (2) 00946 3 54936 2 7 Russia 2006 Sell This Version
00946 3 54936 2 7 Mike Oldfield The Platinum Collection, CD 2(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Virgin (2) 00946 3 54936 2 7 Russia 2006 Sell This Version
00946 3 54936 2 7 Mike Oldfield The Platinum Collection, CD 1(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Virgin (2) 00946 3 54936 2 7 Russia 2006 Sell This Version

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August 16, 2014

Even though it was released in 2006 it's probably still the best Oldfield Anthology to date.