Oliver Wakeman Solo & Band

Official Album Releases

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20. Tales By Gaslight

Tales By Gaslight

Oliver Wakeman & Clive Nolan

Oliver Wakeman reunites with Clive Nolan after 20 years to issue a 3CD Box Set - Tales By Gaslight featuring remastered versions of their ‘future prog classics’ Jabberwocky and The Hound Of The Baskervilles along with a new disc Dark Fables.

19. Yendor

Yendor Audio Book

Rodney & Sarah Matthews and Oliver Wakeman

Audio book with Soundtrack based on the illustrated Novel 'Yendor' by Rodney Matthews

18. In the Bleak Mid Winter

In the Bleak Mid Winter

Rodney Matthews & Oliver Wakeman

Painted to the lyrics of the much-loved carol In the Bleak Midwinter, Matthews' vision is of a windswept snowscape, braved only by a couple of hardy Highland cows, while the residents of the medieval village are indoors making merry. The image inspired a new arrangement of the Gustav Holst classic, with a whole new section written and arranged into it by Wakeman.

17. From A Page

From A Page

YES

Now available in Blue Vinyl! Recorded with the line up of Chris, Steve, Alan, Benoit and Oliver. The band changed direction once Trevor Horn was involved and the project become Fly From Here of which Oliver featured. However, there were various tracks that were never finished. Oliver & Yes have worked finish them and release them alongside a re-issue of Live From Lyon.

16. Trinity

Trinity

Rodney Matthews & Jeff Scheetz with Oliver Wakeman

An album of mostly instrumental music based on Rodney's images. Oliver features on 9 of the 10 tracks and is responsible for a lot of the arrangements and a few compositions. Available to pre-order now!

15. Raven's & Lullabies

Raven's & Lullabies

Oliver Wakeman & Gordon Giltrap

The collaborative album from Oliver and legendary guitarist Gordon Giltrap. Featuring Paul Manzi - Vocals, Steve Amadeo - Bass Guitar, Johanne James - Drums. The album also features a special vocal appearance by Benoit David, Oliver's old band mate from Yes, on the track 'From the Turn of a Card'.

14. In The Present - Live From Lyon

In The Present - Live From Lyon

Yes

This Yes album features Oliver on Keyboards and was released as a CD/DVD package and triple Live album.

13. Strawberry Fayre

Strawberry Fayre

Strawbs

Featuring Oliver Wakeman on three tracks. Released on 5th October, Vol. 1 is a 2CD set of highlights from the whole weekend of the Strawbs 40th Anniversary concert. CD includes a 16 page booklet with photographs and line-up details.

12. Dancing to the Devil's Beat

Dancing to the Devil's Beat

Strawbs

This Strawbs album features Oliver on Keyboards and the first Wakeman/Cousins collaboration.

11. Coming to Town live DVD & CD

Coming to Town live DVD & CD

Oliver Wakeman Band

This live DVD of the Oliver wakeman Band in concert in Poland is also available as a single audio only CD.

10. Mother's Ruin EP

Mother's Ruin EP

Oliver Wakeman

Limited edition release of 3 tracks from the original album with new singer Paul Manzi. Also featured previously unreleased song 'Busy Going Nowhere'

09. Enlightenment & Inspiration

Enlightenment & Inspiration

Oliver Wakeman

A keyboard instrumental album originally released in 2003 as part of a three CD box set but re-released in 2007 under Olivers name.

08. Mother's Ruin

Mother's Ruin

Oliver Wakeman

A collection of hard-edged yet melodic songs, the album showcases Oliver's writing skills but also allows room for the dynamic instrumentation which has become a trademark of Oliver's work.

07. Purification by Sound

Purification by Sound

Oliver Wakeman

Released by President Records on the 26th May 2003. Oliver's solo instrumental keyboard album.

06. The View From Here

The View From Here

Oliver Wakeman & Rachel

This 4 track single was a limited release. A collaboration with the celtic artist Rachel.

05. Chakras

Chakras

Oliver Wakeman

A commissioned work for relaxation and meditation. Released as part of the 'Spiritual Vitamins' series by New Age label 'Balance & Harmony'. Although his name does not appear on the front cover of the album, Oliver is fully credited with the composition and performance on the inside rear cover of the booklet.

04. The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Oliver Wakeman & Clive Nolan

A second collaboration with Clive Nolan, written in the style of a Rock Musical. Released by Verglas Music 4th February 2002.

03. The 3 Ages of Magick

The 3 Ages of Magick

Oliver Wakeman with Steve Howe

Featuring Steve Howe on guitars. Released by Resurgence 23rd July 2001.

02. Jabberwocky

Jabberwocky

Oliver Wakeman & Clive Nolan

A Progressive Rock Musical co-written with Clive Nolan, based on the poem by Lewis Carroll. Released by Verglas Music January 1999.

01. Heaven's Isle

Heaven's Isle

Oliver Wakeman

Original album released April 1997. Remastered version with addtional material released by Verglas Music 26th August 1999.

Oliver Wakeman

Sessions & Collectables

 

'Entity' - Carrie Martin

Carrie Martin's third album. Oliver appears on Those Days

'I Saw Three Ships' - Rodney Matthews & Jeff Scheetz

Christmas single re-release for 2021 in new sleeve.

'You Make Me Believe' - UHB

University Hospitals Birmingham Charity has released a Christmas single - You Make Me Believe - to raise funds to support staff and patients across Birmingham this year.

'Crossover' - David Cross & Peter Banks

The guitar and violin parts for this album were recorded on the 10th August 2010 in an afternoon of improvisation.
The resultant album was produced by Tony Lowe and David Cross and the guest appearances were recorded during 2018 and 2019

Musicsoul Continuum - Light Freedom Revival

A 4 CD tribute to Jon Anderson. Oliver appears on one of the CD's

'Rise and Fall' - John Holden

A follow up to the Capture Light album. Features Oliver on 2 tracks.

Wildest Dreams - Light Freedom Revival

A 'Yesified' version of the Taylor Swift song. Also appearing on the record is Billy Sherwood and Steve Howe's son Dylan Howe.

Fly From Here Return Trip - Yes - 2018

Oliver is on 3 tracks, Fly From Here, Fly From Here reprise & Hour of Need. Oliver also co-wrote 'Into the Storm'. This is a re-release of the original album with Trevor Horn's vocals rather than Benoit David's.

Truthonomy - Light Freedom Revival ‎- 2018

John Vehadija's project which features Oliver on Piano & Lead Keyboards alongside fellow Yes alumni Billy Sherwood.

Prog Magazine: Giants Under The Sun - Various - 2018

Features the title track 'Capture Light' from the John Holden album. Featuring Oliver on Piano and keyboards.

'Capture Light' - John Holden - 2018

Features Oliver on Piano & Keyboards alongside fellow Yes alumni Billy Sherwood and Joe Payne (The Enid)

'Seductive Sky' - Carrie Martin - 2017

Featuring Oliver on Piano and String Ensemble arrangement for the track 'Time'. Also released as a limited edition Purple Vinyl.

'Anthology 2' - Steve Howe - 2017

This album is a collection of Steve's groups and collaborations. Oliver is featured as a member of Yes performing Hour of Need and also featured is Oliver's Forgotten King track originally from his 3 Ages of Magick album.

Whitefield - Light Freedom Revival - 2017

Digital single from John Vehadija's project featuring Oliver's keyboards.

Eterniverse Deja Vu - Light Freedom Revival ‎- 2017

John Vehadija's project which features Oliver on Piano & Lead Keyboards alongside fellow Yes alumni Billy Sherwood.

'Anthology' - Steve Howe - 2015

This anthology collection of Steve's featured a few tracks from his Spectrum album. Oliver performed organ and electric piano on the track 'Ultra Definition'

Ordinary Magic Brenda Layne & Tommy Osuna - 2015

Featuring Oliver's Moog solo on the track ‘Psychedelic Space'

'Hypatia' - Telergy - 2015

Featuring Oliver's keyboard soloing on the opening track. Released April 2015

'Heaven on Lundy' - A journey Through Time DVD - 2015

Features the track Memories from Oliver's Heaven’s Isle album.

'I Saw Three Ships' - Rodney Matthews & Friends - 2014

Ltd edition Christmas card & CD package featuring Rodney Matthews, Jeff Scheetz, Oliver, Pete Coleman, John Payne (Asia) & Bob Catley (Magnum)

'What If?' - Carrie Martin - 2014

Featuring Oliver on Piano and String Ensemble arrangement for the title track 'What If?'. Released 6th March 2014

'Songs from The Great War' - BBC 3 CD set - 2014

Featuring Oliver's track 'Peace'. Released 2nd June 2014

'Sailing Uncharted Seas' - PROG magazine covermount - 2013

Featuring 'Moneyfacturing' from the Ravens & Lullabies album. Released 6th March 2013

'Blue' by Paul Bond - 2012

Featuring Oliver as a guest keyboardist along with Nick Beggs on Bass. 'Blue' is a charity single released with all profits going to Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital who saved the life of Pauls son Josh after he contracted a serious illness.

Let The Song Begin - King Friday - 2011

This album features Oliver on 3 tracks, 'Still the World' (synth solos), 'Let the Song Begin' (Piano, keyboards and synth solo) and 'Down to You' (Mellotron and synths). It is now available from iTunes.

'Strange Ang3ls' by David Mark Pearce - 2011

Featuring Oliver as a guest soloist. 'Strange Ang3ls' is the debut album by OWB guitarist David Mark Pearce. The album also features, amongst others, Goran Edman (ex-Yngwie Malmsteen, John Norum) and John Payne (Asia) on vocals. Released in June '11.

Fly From Here - Yes - 2011

Oliver is in the final mix on 3 tracks, Fly From Here, Fly From Here reprise & Hour of Need. Oliver co-wrote 'Into the Storm' but none of his keyboards ended up on this track.

'Timeline' by Ayreon - 2010

Featuring Oliver Wakeman on the track 'Day17: Accident?'. Released in September 2010. This CD is the first Ayreon retrospective collectors' box featuring a bonus DVD.

'One Among the Living' by Mystery - 2010

Featuring Oliver Wakeman solo on the track Kameleon Man. The album also features Oliver's band mate from YES, Benoit David.

Empire Magazine - Various Artists - 2008

To promote the Coming To Town DVD, the track 'The Agent' was included on this CD & 'create your own CD case' set.

'Spectrum' - Steve Howe - 2005

Steve's new solo album, titled Spectrum, released in the UK and USA on 4th July 2005 Tony Levin, Dylan Howe, Virgil Howe, and Oliver Wakeman accompany Steve on this solo release.

All Around the World' - Prog Aid - Various Artists - 2005

ProgAID was set-up in the wake of the terrible earthquake and Tsunami disaster that tragically struck on the 26th December 2004. The CD features Oliver on Piano and Rhodes along side Arjen Lucassen, Neil Morse, Roine Stolt, Anthony Phillips and many others.

'Complementary Medicine' - DVD - 2004

The track 'Progress of the Soul' (from Oliver's Spiritual Enlightenment CD) is used as the title music for this DVD "A look at a large range of complementary medicines. Top professionals clearly explain nineteen complementary medicine subjects."

'The Human Equation' - Ayreon - 2004

Oliver appears on his good friend, Arjen Lucassen's latest album. Oliver appears on the track 'Day 17: Accident?'. Other guests include, amongst others, James LaBrie (Dream Theatre), Ken Hensley (ex-Uriah Heep) & Heather Findlay (Mostly Autumn)

Heroic Poems - 2004

Read by Derek Jacobi and David Rintoul, with incidental music composed and performed by Oliver.

Lovers Trysts Poems

Read by Juliet Stevenson, David Rintoul and Judy Bennett, with incidental music composed and performed by Oliver.

The Ultimate Yes - 35th Anniversary - 2003

Oliver did the engineering work on the Steve Howe track Australia. Oliver's first named YES album credit.

Spiritual Enlightenment

Released on 31st March '03. A commissioned instrumental album for Disky Communications. Oliver's music makes up one CD in the 3 CD set. This CD has since been deleted but re-released as a download album. Click on the album sleeve for more information.

Name That Tune

CD version of the famous TV show, main Jingle music composed and performed by Oliver.

The Great War Poets

Read by Christopher Farries, Anthony Davies & Pat Nelson, with incidental music composed and performed by Oliver.

Poems of Natural Beauty

Read by Sian Phillips, Samuel West & Steven Crossley, with incidental music composed and performed by Oliver.

The Great Love Poets

Read by Sian Phillips, Samuel West & Steven Crossley, with incidental music composed and performed by Oliver.

The Great Epic Poems

Read by Anthony Davies, John Green & Christopher Farries, with incidental music composed and performed by Oliver.

'One Heart' - Various Artists - 2002

The track, 'Standing Stones' from 'the 3 Ages of Magick' appears on this North Devon Hospice charity CD. The CD also features tracks from Reef, Elkie Brooks and Joss Ackland.

'Mellotron' Magazine Issue 30 Cover CD - 2001

Featuring "The Enchanter" from 'The 3 Ages of Magick'.

'Integration' by Hybrid - 1999

Featuring Oliver Wakeman on two tracks; 'Man on the Moon' and 'Moving Lights'

Metal Invader Cover CD - 1999

Featuring "Dangerous World" from 'Jabberwocky'.

'Classic Rock' Magazine Cover CD - 1999

Featuring "The Mission" from 'Jabberwocky'.

Verglas Sampler Volume 2 - 1999

Featuring "The Mission" from 'Jabberwocky' and the title track from 'Heaven's Isle'.

'Heaven's Isle' Original Opus Music release - 1997

This is the original release of Oliver's debut album.

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