Five Miles Out
Mike Oldfield Lyrics


What do you do when your falling,
You've got 30 degrees and you're stalling out?
And it's 24 miles to your beacon;
There's a crack in the sky and the warning's out.
Don't take that dive again!
Push through that band of rain!
Five miles out,
Just hold your heading true.
Got to get your finest out.
You're Number 1, anticipating you.
Climbing out.
Just hold your heading true.
Got to get your finest out.
You're Number 1, anticipating you.
Mayday! Mayday! Mayday!
Calling all stations!
This is Golf-Mike-Oscar-Victor-Juliet
IMC CU.NIMB...icing,
In great difficulty, over.
The traffic controller is calling,
"Victor-Juliet, your identity.
I have you lost in the violent storm!
Communicate or squawk 'Emergency'!"
Don't take that dive again!
Push through that band of rain!
Lost in static, 18,
And the storm is closing in now.
Automatic, 18!
(Got to push through!) Trapped in living hell!
Your a prisoner of the dark sky,
The propeller blades are still!
And the evil eye of the hurricane's
Coming in now for the kill.
Our hope's with you,
Rider in the blue.
Welcome's waiting, we're anticipating
You'll be celebrating, when you're down and braking.
Climbing out.
(Climbing, climbing)
Five miles out.
(Climbing, climbing)
Five miles out,
Just hold your heading true.
Got to get your finest out....
(Climbing, climbing)
Five miles out,
Just hold your heading true.
Got to get your finest out....
(Climbing, climbing)
Climbing out.
Just hold your heading true.
Got to get your finest out....
(Climbing, climbing)
Five miles out,
Just hold your heading true.
Got to get your finest out....
(Climbing, climbing)
Climbing out.
Just hold your heading true.
Got to get your finest out....
(Climbing, climbing)
Climbing out.
Just hold your heading true.
Got to get your finest out....

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Written by: M OLDFIELD

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Comments from YouTube:

Amy Quinn

I love this song. Firstly it has amazing musicality (thank you Mike) including a lovely heavy guitar riff, which being a bit of a metalhead I love, secondly it's unusual, being a bit of prog rock, and thirdly, because I by profession am an aerospace engineer and it's obvious in the lyrics he has some technical knowledge of aeroplanes. Plus Maggie Reilly's beautiful voice. What's not to love?

radiosnail

She sings like an angel

dimebagsoul

It has really awesome short musical guitar solos as well. I feel Mike Oldfield’s solos are underestimated, even in his very popular songs like moonlight shadow. It’s just so beautiful, fit with the song perfectly and give it more power

Corina Luana Vlad

Mike Oldfield is simply the best. 👍🏻👏👏👏

ellzedd41

This was a true story of when Mike was stuck in a storm flying his plane.

Ace Of Swords

I can't listen to his without tears coming to my eyes. What is wrong with me?!

Willi Schwabe

Nothing, you have emotions and it is good that you have them.
I can second this.

Corina Luana Vlad

2020 ❤🎸I love this song and this video!

Per C. Hansen

Thank you so much for the best video on Youtube ever👍
Best wishes from Denmark.

50.000 Subscribers with NO videos at ALL challange

Im from Denmark too XD

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