IMAGINE this! Mike Oldfield's musical creativity backed by choirs, soprano singers and an orchestra. Simply far out. But this is it, a musical celebration of the last 2,000 years in 11 fascinating tracks. Each track providing a snap-shot of time but collectively taking the listener on a captivating history through journey. Oldfield is the brains behind this album. Here is the man who is responsible for some of the most innovative and creative music in the past two decades. And this time around, with the help of soprano singers, The London Handel Choir, the Grant Gospel Choir and the London Session Orchestra, Oldfield has really outdone himself. The tracks cover every aspect of the last century, from Mother Earth to religions and even from the discovery of America to the slave trade. A really inspiring and captivating effort. A must buy.
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