At the time we all thought it was quite wonderful, and it was, for the time.
When I listen to it now I'm afraid I find it rather boring, and slightly pretentious.
I heard Mike Oldfield being interviewed a short while ago - he's working on a new project. He said that when he listens to Tubular Bells now he hears all the errors, and it makes him cringe. Technology has moved on, and he said he would do it all much better now.