“Moonlight Shadow” is a song written and performed by English multi-instrumentalist Mike Oldfield, released as a single in May 1983 by Virgin Records, and included in the album Crises of the same year. The vocals were performed by Scottish vocalist Maggie Reilly, who had collaborated with Mike Oldfield since 1980. It is Oldfield’s most successful single, reaching number one on a number of charts around Europe.
Crises is the eighth record album by Mike Oldfield, released in 1983 on Virgin Records. Oldfield’s well known hits “Moonlight Shadow” and “Shadow on the Wall” appear on the album. The album was recorded between November 1982 and April 1983 using an Ampex ATR 124 tape recorder, a Neve 8108 with Necam console, and Westlake […]