Voyager is the 17th music album by Mike Oldfield, released in 1996. It is a Celtic-themed album.
"The Hero", "Women of Ireland", and "She Moves Through the Fair" are traditional Irish songs, and "Dark Island" and "Flowers of the Forest" are traditional Scottish songs, which have been arranged by Mike Oldfield. "The Song of the Sun" is composed by Bieito Romero from Celtic band Luar na Lubre.
The music on this album is the most overtly Celtic music Mike Oldfield has produced. This caused some critics and reviewers, unfamiliar with the Celtic strands in his past output, to accuse him of "jumping on the Celtic bandwagon".
The album had originally been recorded acoustically using only hand-played instruments. Apparently the daughter of an executive of Warner Music expressed her feelings that the album may have been a little boring; thus Oldfield added Synthesizers and more instruments to the album.
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