Seven-figure deal ties Oldfield to Stage Three

Under the terms of the agreement, which is effective from January 1 2010, Stage Three also assumes complete administrative control of Oldfield-penned titles on some two dozen albums. These range from the epochal Tubular Bells, which launched the Virgin label with a groundbreaking international hit in 1973, to the more recent Light + Shade collection released in 2005. Also included are scores to Hollywood blockbusters such as The Exorcist and The Killing Fields, as well as hit singles including In ...

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