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Mike Oldfield – Mount Teide

Five Miles Out is the seventh record album by Mike Oldfield, released in 1982, at a time when his music was moving away from large-scale symphonic pieces towards a more accessible pop style. It is one of the very few albums on which Oldfield sings lead vocals, as he is noted for not having any confidence in his voice’s qualities. The album produced two singles.”Mount Teidi” is a shorter instrumental piece, named after Mount Teide, a mountain on the Spanish island of Tenerife which Oldfield has climbed.[3] According to Oldfield some of the music for “Mount Teidi” was originally scribed on a sheet of cigarette rolling paperso that he would not forget the idea