Dark Star - the website for Mike OIdfield fans!
Dark Star magazine contains a varied mixture including news, comment, reviews, artwork, photographs and lyrics - in fact anything and everything to do with Mike Oldfield!
Dark Star is a not for profit organisation run by unpaid volunteers in their spare time. We are run as an unincorporated association and make no profit; all proceeds from sales contribute to the costs of the service provided.
All official news and related information will be posted on our website as soon as it is available and confirmed as fact by Mike Oldfield or his organisation. As we avoid reporting on rumours or supposition, updates can appear less frequent than some fansites! Sign up to our email newswire service, and never miss out on the latest updates and news.
New Album: Return to Ommadawn
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Mike Oldfield Biography
Dark Star Editor Chris Dewey has written a highly acclaimed new biography on Mike Oldfield, which was published to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Tubular Bells. It is available from this website and at many bookshops.
Book: The Making Of Tubular Bells
This essential book on the making of Tubular Bells is still available, for £15. Based on exclusive interviews with Oldfield and his two engineers, Heyworth and Newman, this is the DEFINITIVE story of the early days at Virgin Records, the setting up of the Manor Studios and the recording of Tubular Bells. It includes rare photos from Heyworth’s private collection, plus a fold-out reproduction of the original manor brochure. ORDER NOW