Latest Mike Oldfield News



The Struts Rock At Sold-out London Gig

7th February 2014

The Struts raised the roof during a sold-out show at The Barfly in north London last night (06.02.14). The band...

Mike Oldfield Reworks Tubular Bells And Other Hits For New Beats Project

24th January 2013

Guitar great Mike Oldfield has reworked his greatest hits, including the tracks on his Tubular Bells masterpiece, for a new...

Mike Oldfield Tackles Domestic Violence On Comeback Album

8th August 2012

British music icon Mike Oldfield had addressed domestic violence in songs on his new album after researching his tragic mother's...

The Things They Say 25903

8th August 2012

"Dizzee Rascal was on my coach to the ceremony. I hadn’t a clue who he was." Tubular Bells star Mike...

Mike Oldfield: 'I Won't Be Going Home To Britain Any Time Soon'

8th August 2012

Tubular Bells star Mike Oldfield fears he will never return home to Britain because it is too cold and he...

Paul Mccartney Paid £1 For Olympics Perfomance

31st July 2012

Sir Paul McCartney was paid just £1 to appear at the Olympics opening ceremony. The Beatles singer closed the spectacular...

Olympic Soundtrack 'Isles Of Wonder' Races To The Top Of The Download Pack

30th July 2012

The Olympic Soundtrack has beaten all competitors and raced straight to the top of the iTunes chart, with hits by...

Olympic Openning Ceremony Lives Up To The Hype

28th July 2012

Danny Boyle 's much-hyped Olympic Openning Ceremony lived up to expectations as it delivered awe, laughter and even a very...

Oldfield 'Shocked' Tubular Bells Was A Hit

7th April 2008

MIKE OLDFIELD was shocked when his seminal album TUBULAR BELLS was a hit - because it was turned down by...

Oldfield Quits Britain Over Smoking Ban

21st October 2007

Musician MIKE OLDFIELD has quit Britain - because he hates the country's smoking ban. The Tubular Bells composer is selling...

Oldfield: 'Emi Devalued Tubular Bells'

15th May 2007

Musician MIKE OLDFIELD has criticised record label EMI for "devaluing" his album TUBULAR BELLS, after it was used as part...

Sgt Pepper's Voted Best Album Sleeve

5th January 2007

THE BEATLES classic SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND has the best album sleeve of all time, according to a...

Gallagher Wins Court Battle With Oldfield

10th November 2006

British rocker NOEL GALLAGHER has settled a long-running property dispute with TUBULAR BELLS musician MIKE OLDFIELD, after reportedly accepting a...

Branson Biopic On The Way

24th August 2003

SIR RICHARD BRANSON's life story is set to be turned into a film with HULK star NICK NOLTE in the...