[43] EMI (who had bought out Virgin Records) earned a profit from the promotion, and The Mail on Sunday claimed that its promotion increased sales of the album by 30%. 140)", "Canadian album certifications – Mike Oldfield – Tubular Bells", "Dutch album certifications – Mike Oldfield – Tubular Bells", Nederlandse Vereniging van Producenten en Importeurs van beeld- en geluidsdragers, "Guld- och Platinacertifikat − År 1987−1998", "The UK's Top 40 biggest studio albums of time", "British album certifications – Mike Oldfield – Tubular Bells", "American album certifications – Mike Oldfield – Tubular Bells", Recording Industry Association of America, Changeling: The Autobiography of Mike Oldfield, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Tubular_Bells&oldid=991308851, Articles with unsourced statements from December 2016, Articles lacking reliable references from December 2016, Short description is different from Wikidata, Album articles lacking alt text for covers, Articles with unsourced statements from April 2018, Articles with unsourced statements from December 2018, Certification Table Entry usages for Australia, Pages using certification Table Entry with shipments figures, Certification Table Entry usages for Canada, Certification Table Entry usages for France, Pages using certification Table Entry with sales figures, Certification Table Entry usages for Netherlands, Certification Table Entry usages for Sweden, Certification Table Entry usages for United Kingdom, Certification Table Entry usages for United States, Pages using certification Table Entry with sales footnote, Pages using certification Table Entry with shipments footnote, Srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. [119] In the UK the album has re-entered the charts in every decade since its release, its most recent appearance being in the week ending 26 October 2013. The Glorfindel box (named ironically after a character in Tolkien's legendarium[19]) was given to David Bedford at a party, who then subsequently gave it to Oldfield. "[74] Melody Maker's Geoff Brown observed that "Tubular Bells is a vast work, almost classical in its structure and in the way a theme is stated and deftly worked upon" and that it was "an enjoyable, evocative album which bodes well for the future of both the country's newest label and of Mike Oldfield". [58] The arrangement included a new part for oboe, played by Soft Machine's Karl Jenkins, and the musicians were accompanied by images of tubular steel sculptures and sequences from the film Reflections, both created by artist William Pye. With the aid of the software house CRL and distributor Nu Wave, Mike Oldfield released an interactive Commodore 64 version of the album in 1986, which used the computer's SID sound chip to play back a simplified re-arrangement of the album, accompanied by some simple 2D visual effects.[94][95][96]. and 2017's Abracadabra. Girlie Chorus: Sarah Greaves, Kathy Williams, Pierre Moerlen (credited as "Pierre de Strasbourg" in the, Tom Newman – voice (nasal choir) and mixing, Mike Oldfield – bass, guitar, Hammond organ, "Tubular Bells III (Far Above the Clouds)", The Champs Boys Orchestra released a short disco rendition of, Keyboards Affair recorded 7" and 12" Italo-disco cover/tribute versions in 1983 titled, Duo Sonare, a German classical guitar duo, made a complete re-recording of, Spaniards Héctor Campos and Álvaro Martín produced the "Tubular Project" concerts between 2003 and 2006 (5 concerts in total), which were the first and only adaptation of, The entire album was arranged for brass band by Sandy Smith and released on CD and vinyl in 2017 by his outfit Tubular Brass. Tubular Bells was reissued in June 2009 in a number of formats, including vinyl, 2-CD and DVD, accompanied by a series of bell-ringing events at 6pm on 6 June (a reference to the Number of the Beast). Reed and pipe organ. On 22 April 2007 a British newspaper, The Mail on Sunday, gave away 2.25 million free copies of the full original Tubular Bells to its readers; this came in a card packet displaying the original artwork. Tubular Bells is the debut studio album by English multi-instrumentalist, composer, and songwriter Mike Oldfield, released on 25 May 1973 as the first album on Virgin Records. [7], *sales figures based on certification alone^shipments figures based on certification alone, This article is about the Mike Oldfield album. The original title of the game was The Tube World. All tracks composed by Mike Oldfield, except where noted. This version appears in the. If you are in possession of such equipment please hand it into the Oldfield asked Newman to listen to his demos: however, these were still back in the flat in north London, so one of Louis' roadies offered to drive Oldfield to London and back to retrieve them. Tubular Bells is a divine excursion into the realm of new-age music. "Mike Oldfield's Single (Theme from Tubular Bells)" was the first 7-inch single released by Mike Oldfield in the UK, in June 1974, peaking at number 31. Felvételek London, Manor Studio (1972. Tubular Bells is the album most identified with Oldfield, and he has frequently returned to it in later works. He concluded, "I can say that this is a major work". The staff and workers at the Manor made up the "nasal choir" that accompanies it. [24], The short "honky tonk piano" section at 13:48 on side one was included as a tribute to Oldfield's grandmother, who had played the instrument in pubs before World War II. Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells nagylemez Megjelent 1973. május 25. Oldfield has given different accounts of how he ended up with tubular bells at the session. Similar to Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells, but back cover doesn't have the 2 additional lines under Side 2 details. Read the loops section of the help area and our terms and conditions for more information on how you can use the loops. Although listed as "Tubular Bells"/"In Dulci Jubilo", the track consists of a number of parts, the first being the introduction piece to his Tubular Bells in its normal arrangement, then this is followed by a rearranged version of that same theme that during interviews Oldfield has called "swingular bells". In 2008, when Oldfield's original 35-year deal with Virgin Records ended, the rights to the piece were returned to him[46][47] and Oldfield signed to Mercury Records. However, from February 1974 until May 1975 Tubular Bells spent only four weeks outside the top ten. The show's director Danny Boyle stated that he had wanted to make Tubular Bells a "cornerstone" of a 20-minute sequence of the ceremony. [28], Once Part One of Tubular Bells had been recorded, Oldfield was allowed to stay on at the Manor to record additional overdubs during studio downtime. Exorcist Theme (Tubular Bells) mandolin cover with tab - YouTube LONDON: QUEEN ELIZABETH HALL [Monday 25 June] – TUBULAR BELLS Mike (lowery organ, bass, acoustic & electric guitar, mandolin and prehistoric poem) David Bedford (grand piano, accordion, organ, choir master, string arrangement) John Greaves (farfisa organ, electric piano, tin whistle) John Leig (flute) Fred Frith (electric and bass guitars) Tim Hodgkinson (organ, electric piano, fender […] It was used in a television advertisement for the Volkswagen Golf Diesel in 2002[92] and in films such as 1983's Star 80, 1985's Weird Science, 2001's Scary Movie 2 (in a scene directly parodying The Exorcist), 2002's The Master of Disguise, 2004's Saved! Angered by Branson's suggestion, Oldfield replied, "You want lyrics!? Bass guitar. [33] Key was invited to Virgin to present his portfolio – among his images was one of a boiled egg dripping blood which Branson liked and wanted to use for the cover art because he wanted to call the album Breakfast in Bed, but Oldfield hated both the image and the title and rejected them. As of 2019, Tubular Bells has spent a total of 286 weeks on the UK Albums Chart. "I never thought that the word 'tubular bells' was going to play such an important part in our lives ... Virgin going into space most likely wouldn't have existed if we hadn't hired that particular instrument. [7] It can also be found on the SACD release (multi-channel track only) and on the 2009 Mercury reissue of Tubular Bells. Tubular Bells by Mike Oldfield (Album, Progressive Rock): Reviews, … [81], In Q magazine's 1998 list of "The 50 Best Albums of the '70s", Tubular Bells was placed at number six. The track also reached number 15 on the Adult Contemporary chart. [27], Producing the sound that Oldfield wanted from the tubular bells proved problematic: he wanted a loud note from them but both the standard leather-covered and bare metal hammers did not produce the volume that he wanted. The opening is also quoted directly in the song "Five Miles Out" from the album of the same name, and the song also features his "trademark" instrument, "Piltdown Man" (referring to his singing like a caveman, first heard on Tubular Bells). [citation needed] Oldfield was a fan of the way in which Stanshall had introduced the instruments one at a time on the Bonzos' song "The Intro and the Outro". [6] A modified version of the image with the blood replaced by yolk would later be used as the artwork for Oldfield's 1991 album Heaven's Open, his final album for Virgin Records. Description : Made this loop on FL for one of my mixtape instrumental tracks. [8] Oldfield modified the recorder by blocking off the erase head of the tape machine – this allowed him to record onto one track, bounce the recording onto the second track, and record a new instrument onto the first track, thus overdubbing his playing one instrument at a time and effectively making multi-track recordings. Simon Heyworth remastered the album for an HDCD release in 2000, and for a SACD release in 2001 which includes the remastered version and uses the quadrophonic mix from the Boxed compilation for the multi-channel part. [65] The A-side was a re-recording of Part Two's "bagpipe guitars" section, arranged in a more pastoral version with acoustic guitars and featuring the oboe (played by Lindsay Cooper) as the lead instrument, with "Froggy Went A-Courting" as the B-side. [58] This performance was included on the Elements DVD in 2004 and on the DVD in the Deluxe and Ultimate Editions of the 2009 reissue of Tubular Bells. [59] Although the introduction only features briefly in two scenes in the movie, it has become the track most commonly associated with it. A screenshot of the session in Steinberg Nuendo was included in the Ultimate Edition book. Steve Winwood and Robert Wyatt were also due to take part,[56] but Winwood pulled out as he was unable to find time to take part in the rehearsals, and Wyatt was recovering from the recent accident that had left him paralysed.[57]. The Ultimate Edition has a plain white cover with the bell logo. Glockenspiel. [62], In Canada the single was released as "Tubular Bells (Theme from Exorcist)", peaking at number three on the RPM Top Singles chart on 18 May 1974,[63] and was placed at number 103 in the top 200 singles of the year.[64]. Miscellaneous stringed instruments CF Martin Style B Mandolin Used throughout the 70s and into the 80s, when he acquired the Mike Vanden F4-style mandolin. Oldfield stated that he had been inspired to write a long instrumental piece after hearing the track Septober Energy by Centipede. [34], Steward accompanied Key to a beach on the Sussex coast to shoot the backdrop to the album cover. [120], Tubular Bells has sold more than 2,630,000 copies in the UK alone, and as of July 2016 it is the 42nd best-selling album of all time in the UK. Let's see what y'all can come up with! If you like it go ahead and use it! Tubular bells is similar to these instruments: Vibraphone, Bell, Song bells and more. [76] A more reserved review came from Simon Frith in Let It Rock who felt that Tubular Bells was "more than an attractive wall-paper, more than a nature-film score, because of Mike Oldfield's ability to make what happens to the music self-sufficient and satisfying", but questioned why Peel and other critics viewed the album as rock music, and concluded that "Oldfield's concern is the sound of rock, but Tubular Bells lacks rock's other essence — energy. This list only shows free tubular bell loops that have the word tubular bell in the title or description. The Olympics version was released as a 500-copy limited edition pink/blue vinyl single on 8 October 2012. Eventually Oldfield wrote out the list of instruments in order, indicating where Stanshall should introduce them. Oldfield learned to play the guitar at an early age, and was playing in folk clubs with schoolfriends by the age of 12 or 13. There are five known variations of the vinyl edition of Tubular Bells: Tubular Bells was re-released as a limited edition album and cassette ten years after the date of its original release. The Standard Edition uses the original artwork, and features the new stereo mix plus two bonus tracks. The free tubular bell loops, samples and sounds listed here have been kindly uploaded by other users. [6] The studio was being constructed in the former squash court of an old manor house in Shipton-on-Cherwell, Oxfordshire, which had recently been bought by the young entrepreneur Richard Branson and which was being turned into a residential recording facility run by his music production team of Tom Newman and Simon Heyworth. Press advertisements bore the date of May 23 and the years 1973 and 1983, and the album was also advertised as being sold "for the 1973 price". Mandolin. Oldfield admitted that once he had finished recording Tubular Bells and it had been released, he felt he had "got it out of his system" and was reluctant to promote the record at all. A Tubular Bells (Part 1) Bass [String] – Lindsay Cooper (2) Chorus [Nasal] – Nasal Choir Flute – Jon Field MC [Master Of Ceremonies] – Vivian Stanshall Piano [Grand, Honky Tonk], Glockenspiel, Organ [Taped Motor Drive Amplifier Organ Chord], Guitar [Mandolin-like, Fuzz], Percussion [Assorted], Flageolet, Tubular Bells – Mike Oldfield Mike Oldfield & Co. - Tubular Bells, part 1 (entire live set at the … The HDCD release contained liner notes by David Laing, and the SACD release notes were by Phil Newell and Simon Heyworth. [44] Oldfield was unhappy about the deal, as he had not been consulted about it and felt it devalued the work.[45]. [82] In the Q & Mojo Classic special issue Pink Floyd & The Story of Prog Rock in 2005, the album was listed at number nine in its list of "40 Cosmic Rock Albums".[83]. Arr. The concert featured members of Henry Cow and musicians associated with the Canterbury Scene, as well as Mick Taylor of the Rolling Stones. Desperate to stop Oldfield pulling out, Branson offered him the Bentley car that he was driving if Oldfield would perform the concert. There are many different live recordings; a complete one can be found on the double live album Exposed from 1979. He also holds the record of knocking himself off the top spot, when Tubular Bells reached number one, pushing his second effort Hergest Ridge down. Description : This loop is a combination of cello strings and tubular bell. The section began with a backing track of bass and drums, with Oldfield overdubbing all other instruments. In 2012 Universal and Indaba Music created a Tubular Bells remix contest, where users could download original stem recordings to create their own pieces and the winner of the $1000 prize was judged by Oldfield.[98]. Please contact us to report any files that you feel may be in breach of copyright or our upload guidelines. The "interactivity" offered by the album/program was limited to controlling the speed and quantity of the visual effects, tuning the sound's volume and filtering, and skipping to any part of the album. According to British film critic Mark Kermode, the decision to include the music was the result of pure chance – director William Friedkin had decided to scrap the original score by Lalo Schifrin and was looking for music to replace it. Reaching the top 10 in the UK charts, it stayed in the charts for 247 weeks, almost unheard of for a new artist. [97] This was the second game which was released under the MusicVR banner, the first being Tres Lunas. p. 426. I'll give you lyrics!". Tubular Bells II is the update and/or sequel to Mike Oldfield's landmark 1973 new age recording Tubular Bells, which will resonate forever as the haunting theme to The Exorcist. [75] Reviewing the whole batch of Virgin's first album releases in Sounds, Steve Peacock singled out Tubular Bells as the best of the bunch, saying that after careful listening he "ended up convinced that it really is a remarkable album", noting the "complex, interlocking carefully woven music that works its way through an enormous dynamic and emotional range", and stating, "I can't think of another album that I'd as unhesitatingly recommend to everyone who's likely to read this". Double-speed guitar. [5][6] The Whole World recorded their album Shooting at the Moon at Abbey Road Studios over a period of several months in 1970, and the 17-year-old Oldfield was fascinated by the variety of instruments available in the studios, which included pianos, harpischords, a Mellotron and various orchestral percussion instruments. Welcome Offer: 80% OFF on annual membership of Ultimate Guitar Pro Try Now There were also flutes, a mandolin, and of course, tubular bells. [10] Oldfield was shy and socially awkward, but struck up a friendship with the two producers after they heard his guitar playing. Part One 25:00 2. Description : Spent a good portion of my night on this loop. The Mike Oldfield Collection 1974–1983 was advertised on television,[52] voiced by former Doctor Who actor Tom Baker, who had previously featured in an advert for The Best of Tubular Bells in 2000. [118] In replacing Hergest Ridge at number one Oldfield became only the second artist in history to replace himself at the top of the UK album charts (the Beatles had managed it twice, once in 1963 and again in 1964 – the feat was also achieved later by Michael Jackson in July 2009 and by David Bowie in February 2016, both times following the performer's death). Its contribution to British music was recognised when Oldfield played extracts during the 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony in London. 2 before its one week at the top. [26] It was the way in which Stanshall said "plus... tubular bells" to introduce the last instrument in the finale that gave Oldfield the idea to call the album Tubular Bells. The Ultimate Edition included a 60-page hardback book with a foreword by Mike Oldfield, plectrums, a poster, a copy of the Manor Studio's recording brochure, a concert ticket, a postcard and recording information. "[32], The cover of Tubular Bells was created by designer and photographer Trevor Key. Newman placed microphones in various rooms of the Manor and began recording, and the trio set off on an unplanned tour of the house, with Oldfield on mandolin and Newman on acoustic guitar playing the "Sailor's Hornpipe" while Stanshall gave an inebriated, improvised tour of the Manor. [86] Prior to this Virgin Atlantic had named a Boeing 747-4Q8, G-VHOT Tubular Belle, in 1994. Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells, Part One の歌詞は 1 か国に翻訳されています。Grand piano. While he was away he lent Oldfield a two-track Bang & Olufsen Beocord ¼" tape recorder. Part One 25:00 2. [9][a], Late in 1971 Oldfield joined the band of Arthur Louis who were recording demos at The Manor Studio. The piece that is used when children's literature villains appear features two arrangements of "Far Above the Clouds" (from Tubular Bells III), and finally as the Mary Poppins characters appear to drive off the villains, there is a rendition of "In Dulci Jubilo" followed by a short coda. Young Dolph, Chief Keef, Young Jeezy, NBA YoungBoy. Oldfield was captivated by the finished artwork, and insisted that on the cover his name and the album title should be in small letters and in a pale orange colour (chosen by Oldfield himself) so as not to distract from the overall image.[36]. The back cover of the album includes the humorous statement "In Glorious Stereophonic Sound: Can also be played on mono equipment at a pinch" and the tongue-in-cheek warning "This stereo record cannot be played on old tin boxes no matter what they are fitted with. It is one of the most mature, vital, rich and humerous [sic] pieces of music to have emerged from the pop idiom. Tubular Bells marked the first release for the newly founded Virgin Records and was assigned the catalogue number V2001, although Gong's Flying Teapot (catalogue number V2002) and the compilation Manor Live (catalogue number V2003) were released on the same date. An actual mandolin was only used on the final track, the "Sailor's Hornpipe". Mike first had thoughts of recording Tubular Bells II after recording a shortened version of Tubular Bells Part One for BBC Radio 1's Nicky Campbell show in 1989. It appears in the videos for Portsmouth and William Tell Overture. Tubular Bells is the debut studio album by English multi-instrumentalist, composer, and songwriter Mike Oldfield, released on 25 May 1973 as the first album on Virgin Records.Oldfield, who was 19 years old when it was recorded, played almost all the instruments This was also released on iTunes as "Tubular Bells/In Dulci Julio (Music from the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games)".[100]. He formed a short-lived folk duo called the Sallyangie with his sister Sally,[4] and after they broke up he became the bass player for the Whole World, a band put together by former Soft Machine member Kevin Ayers. The album initially sold slowly, but gained worldwide attention in December 1973 when its opening theme was used for the soundtrack to the horror film The Exorcist (1973). [23] According to Phil Newell the bass guitar used on the album was one of his Fender Telecaster Basses. Barcode 07464341161. [42] The CD release of the Boxed album contains a stereo remix of the quadrophonic version. The DVD is labelled as "Disc 4", even though there are only three discs in this version. [51] The Orb had previously remixed "Sentinel" from Tubular Bells II. In 2003 Oldfield released Tubular Bells 2003, a re-recording of the original Tubular Bells with updated digital technology and several "corrections" to what he saw as flaws in the album's original production. Since Vivian Stanshall died in 1995, the 2003 re-recording had his vocal contribution in the "Finale" section replaced with a newly recorded narration by John Cleese. Al Clark of NME said that the "veritable orgy of over-dubbing results in a remarkable piece of sustained music, never content with the purely facile yet equally disinclined towards confusing the listener". In 2004 Oldfield launched a virtual reality project called Maestro which contains music from the re-recorded Tubular Bells album (Tubular Bells 2003). Various sections of Tubular Bells have been covered by many artists, with the most used part being the introductory piano part. He concluded that "Tubular Bells ... is a superlative record which owes nothing to contemporary whims. [60], The first single released from the album was created by the original US distributor, Atlantic Records. [6] In the end a more traditional instrumental version of the "Sailor's Hornpipe" was recorded for Tubular Bells, although Stanshall's version was later included in what the liner notes describe as "all its magnificent foolishness" on the Boxed compilation. ", The significance of this album to the Virgin empire is not lost on Richard Branson, who named one of his first Virgin America aircraft, an Airbus A319-112, N527VA Tubular Belle. [7] To create his work Oldfield asked Virgin for various instruments to be hired, which included guitars, various keyboards and percussion instruments. Tubular Bells Release Date: May 25, 1973 Location: The Manor 1. [73], Peel reviewed the album for The Listener magazine the following week, describing it as "a new recording of such strength and beauty that to me it represents the first break-through into history that any musician has made". Oldfield has stated that he already had Part Two mapped out and sequenced by the time he came to record it. [6] In his flat in Tottenham in north London, Oldfield recorded demos of four tracks he had been composing in his head for some years, using the tape recorder, his guitar and bass, some toy percussion instruments, and a Farfisa organ borrowed from the Whole World's keyboard player David Bedford. Tubular Bells är Mike Oldfields debutalbum, inspelat när han var 19 och släppt den 25 maj 1973.Albumet var också det första att släppas på det nyligen startade skivbolaget Virgin Records.Albumet domineras av Oldfield själv som spelar över 20 olika instrument. [54] Branson eventually persuaded him to play a one-off concert performing the album in its entirety at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London on 25 June 1973. For the song, see, The demos titled "Tubular Bells Long", "Caveman Lead-In", "Caveman", "Peace Demo A" and "Peace Demo B" appeared on the. This is a stereo remix of the quadrophonic version, the only difference being in the sound of the "reed and pipe organ" during the ceremony of instruments in the finale. Along with a number of other Oldfield pieces the theme was used in the 1979 NASA movie The Space Movie. The single was an edit of the first three sections from Part One and was not authorised by Oldfield. [16], Oldfield played the majority of the instruments on the album as a series of overdubs, which was an uncommon recording technique at the time. According to Steward, Key was paid just £100 for his work on Tubular Bells. Tubular Bells spent 11 weeks (10 of them consecutive) at No. [6] The guitar was put up for auction a number of times by Bonhams in 2007, 2008 and 2009 with estimates of £25,000–35,000, £10,000–15,000 and £8,000–12,000 respectively[20][21][22] before finally being sold for £6500 – the money was donated to the SANE charity. For the 2009 remix, the following equipment was used. Some copies were labelled as the "25th Anniversary Edition". [7], Vivian Stanshall, a former member of the comedic rock group Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, was due to use the Manor after Oldfield, and had arrived while he was in the process of recording "Opus One" (he began to record his first solo album Men Opening Umbrellas Ahead). [18] Despite various guitars being listed on the album sleeve, such as "speed guitars", "fuzz guitars" and "guitars sounding like bagpipes", the only electric guitar to be used on the album was a 1966 blonde Fender Telecaster which used to belong to Marc Bolan and to which Oldfield had added an extra Bill Lawrence pick-up. "[68], In a retrospective review for AllMusic Mike DeGagne called the album "arguably the finest conglomeration of off-centered instruments concerted together to form a single, unique piece" and stated that "the most interesting and overwhelming aspect of this album is the fact that so many sounds are conjured up, yet none go unnoticed, allowing the listener a gradual submergence into each unique portion of the music. [33] However, in partnership with fellow designer/photographer Brian Cooke, the Cooke-Key Associates agency enjoyed a close relationship with Virgin Records during the latter half of the 1970s, designing the Virgin logo and creating album covers for many of the artists signed to the label, including the covers of many of Oldfield's subsequent albums. In her obituary of Key for The Guardian in 1995, Sue Steward, who was Virgin Records' press officer in 1973, recalled suggesting Key as a possible candidate to create the album cover. [7] He was also influenced by classical music, and by experimental composer Terry Riley's 1969 work A Rainbow in Curved Air, on which Riley played all the instruments himself and used tape loops and overdubs to build up a long, repetitive piece of music. Friedkin was visiting the offices of Ahmet Ertegun, president of Atlantic Records (which distributed Tubular Bells in the US), and picking up a white label of the album from the selection of records in Ertegun's office, he put it on the record player and instantly decided that the music would be perfect for the movie. Engineer Simon Heyworth recalled that Branson was getting impatient and pressuring Oldfield to deliver the album, and to include vocals on one of the tracks so that he could release it as a single. The bells are represented on the album cover. All the guitars were recorded via direct injection into the mixing desk. [3] His teenage years were marred by trouble in the family home, and to escape from his problems Oldfield would spend many hours in his room practising the guitar and composing instrumental pieces, becoming an accomplished player. 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