In High Places (song)
"In High Places" is a song by musician Mike Oldfield, included in the 1983 album Crises and released as a single in 1987 (see 1987 in music), along with (on the B-side) "Poison Arrows" (from Discovery) and "Jungle Gardenia" (non-album track).
|"In High Places"|
|Single by Mike Oldfield|
|from the album Crises|
|Released||7 September 1987|
|Recorded||Denham November 1982 – April 1983|
|Songwriter(s)||Mike Oldfield (music)|
Mike Oldfield & Jon Anderson (lyrics)
|Mike Oldfield singles chronology|
Delayed single releaseEdit
On the occasion of Virgin Records founder Richard Branson's launch of the then-largest hot-air balloon ever made, the song was released as a single in 1987 in the UK and Spain, four years after the Crises LP. It features Jon Anderson (lead singer of the progressive rock band Yes) on vocals and as co-writer.
Use in samplingEdit
- "In High Places" (Oldfield, Anderson) – 3:33
- "Poison Arrows" (Oldfield) – 3:53
- "Jungle Gardenia" (Oldfield) – 2:37
- "Rarities". Amadian. Retrieved 2009-03-01.
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