Revisiting Ommadawn on Echoes podcast

Many consider Ommadawn to be Mike Oldfield’s masterpiece. We’ll hear Oldfield talk about Ommadawn, which is partly an an homage to his mother, who died during the recording, and her Irish roots. We travel to Ommadawn on its 45th anniversary with Mike Oldfield on Echoes.

Echoes brings together a wide array of styles, from acoustic to electronic, jazz to space music, the avant-garde to rock.

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Recently voted by fans on the Mike Oldfield Facebook page as their favourite album of all time, Ommadawn is undoubtably Mike Oldfield at his best.

This short excerpt is a stirring introduction to the much longer original work. We've also added a bonus: listen to a selection of work from the recently released "Return to Ommadawn"

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