Mike Oldfield – Five Miles Out German LP


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Offered for sale is a German pressing of Five Miles Out by Mike Oldfield.

About this copy: This copy of Five Miles Out is a late 1980s German pressing on the Virgin label of an album that was originally released in 1982.

The cover is M-.  There is a sticker on the cover that says “Virgin Value.”

The disc is M- and looks unplayed.  Clean disc.

A nice copy of a pretty good LP.

Background: Released in 1982, Five Miles Out was the seventh album by Mike Oldfield.

The album reached #7 on the UK album chart and #164 on the U.S. chart.   The song “Family Man” later became a hit for Daryl Hall and John Oates.

Allmusic.com gave Five Miles Out a 4 star review:

Mike Oldfield was back into the extended composition game with Five Miles Out, continuing the “Taurus” series with the mammoth “Taurus II,” an entertaining enough romp with references to Irish music, brass bands and Oldfield’s beloved Morris. The true standout, though, was the title track, a paean to flying in bad weather that could easily double for Oldfield’s feelings about the sort of monumental critical drubbing he was accustomed to receiving. “Family Man” became a huge worldwide hit for Hall & Oates.

Country of origin: Germany
Size: 12″
Record Label: Virgin
Catalog Number:
OVED 2983
Year of Release: late 1980s
Format: Stereo
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Weight 9 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.25 in