Mike Oldfield – Tubular Bells sealed UK picture disc LP

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A sealed copy of the limited edition UK picture disc pressing of Tubular Bells by Mike Oldfield.

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Offered for sale is a still sealed limited edition UK picture disc of Tubular Bells by Mike Oldfield.

About this copy: This copy of Tubular Bells is a 1978 UK pressing on the Virgin label.   The LP was likely sealed by an importer, as this album was widely imported into the United States when new.

The wrap is fully intact with no rips or tears.  The upper right hand corner is slightly bent.

A nice copy of a terrific album.

Background: Originally released in 1973, Tubular Bells was the debut LP by then-20 year old Mike Oldfield.  The album reached #1 on the UK charts and #3 in the U.S., helped by the inclusion of a portion of the album in the film The Exorcist.

Allmusic.com gave Tubular Bells a rare 5 star review:

Mike Oldfield’s groundbreaking album Tubular Bells is arguably the finest conglomeration of off-centered instruments concerted together to form a single unique piece. A variety of instruments are combined to create an excitable multitude of rhythms, tones, pitches, and harmonies that all fuse neatly into each other, resulting in an astounding plethora of music. Oldfield plays all the instruments himself, including such oddities as the Farfisa organ, the Lowrey organ, and the flageolet. … Tubular Bells is a divine excursion into the realm of new age music.

Country of origin: UK
Size: 12″
Record Label: Virgin
Catalog Number:
VP 2001
Year of Release: 1978
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 12 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in
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