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Tangerine Dream - The Best Of Tangerine Dream album

Tangerine Dream - The Best Of Tangerine Dream album
Performer: Tangerine Dream
Title: The Best Of Tangerine Dream
Released: 1989
Country: UK
Style: Krautrock, Synth-pop
Genre: Electro
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 397
MP3 size: 1286 mb
FLAC size: 1277 mb


A1 Central Park (New York) 3:57
A2 Tyger 5:45
A3 Livemiles (Part II) (Extract) 6:12
A4 Dolphin Dance 5:04
A5 Song Of The Whale Part One: From Dawn Part Two: From Dusk 18:48
B1 Le Parc (L.A - Streethawk) 3:21
B2 Yellowstone Park (Rocky Mountains) 6:12
B3 Poland (Extract) 11:02
B4 Astral Voyager 7:07
B5 Wahn 4:28
B6 Sunrise In The Third System 4:21
B7 Ashes To Ashes 4:06
B8 Zeit (Extract) 4:34

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Zomba Productions Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Zomba Productions Ltd.
  • Distributed By – BMG Music Canada Inc.


℗ & © 1989 Zomba Productions Ltd.

Cat. #s:
J-card: HIP C 75
Labels: HIPC-75

Contains 60+ Minutes

(An Original Sound Recording Made by Zomba Productions Limited)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 1241-40075-4 4

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CHIP 75 Tangerine Dream The Best Of Tangerine Dream ‎(CD, Comp, Gol) Jive CHIP 75 UK 1989
ND 74298 Tangerine Dream The Best Of Tangerine Dream ‎(CD, Comp) Jive ND 74298 Germany 1989
74321 11709 2 Tangerine Dream The Story Of Tangerine Dream ‎(2xCD, Comp) Jive 74321 11709 2 Germany 1992
NL 74298-2 Tangerine Dream The Best Of Tangerine Dream ‎(2xLP, Comp) Jive NL 74298-2 Europe 1989
HIP 75 Tangerine Dream The Best Of Tangerine Dream ‎(2xLP, Comp) Jive HIP 75 UK 1989

The electronic music group Tangerine Dream has released more than one hundred albums, singles, EPs and compilations since the group was formed in 1967. Tangerine Dream's releases have been divided into several eras based on the record label of the time. Tangerine Dream's first releases were on the Ohr label.

10 Best Tangerine Dream Albums From Number Six of 20 Icons of Echoes. On the air I said I’d pick five, but I decided to go with ten. 1-Phaedra 2-Rubycon Phaedra and Rubycon have always been a pair for me and that pair is half of a quartet with Ricochet and Stratosfear. These are the signature Dream albums, the blueprint for every retro-space artist out there, the sound that influenced ambient, techno, and more. The classic trio of Edgar Froese, Christoph Franke and Peter Baumann found the secret of rubber band sequencer patterns discovered by Tonto’s Expanding Headband 2 years earlier. 7-Ricochet The other album in the classic quartet. Ricochet was their first live album, although it was all new materiel and sounds like a studio recording. Another two-sided excursion that moves from the quietest solo piano spot to thundering sequencers from the heavens.

This Tangerine Dream discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Tangerine Dream albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Tangerine Dream singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums.

Tangerine Dream – Phaedra (1974). The album that popularised the band and went gold in seven countries despite having no radio play, Phaedra gets props for its distinctive use of the Moog modular synthesiser, sequenced by Christopher Franke to create burbling basslines, with Froese’s mellotron lines sweeping and gushy over the mix. The best parts of Phaedra are the passages where music concrète takes over, Cluster-style, with expansive sections that sound like aquatic aliens singing underwater and lonely kosmische flute lines played by Peter Baumann. Phaedra is often cited as the group’s best.

released February 2012 a small selection of seven random tracks taken from the compilation The Electronic Magic Of Tangerine Dream a download album only. Dream Sequence: Best Of Tangerine Dream EMI Import 2000. The Best of Tangerine Dream Jive.

Huckebees Dream This collection of odds and rarities cannot even begin to approach those proportions, but still its journey hits many of the high points that one would hope to find, as it traces band mainstay Edgar Froese at least into the early 1990s. The set opens with a pair of cuts recorded by Froese's pre-Tangs band the Ones in 1967, a couple of darkly atmospheric psych rockers that are far removed from anything he would go on to create. This is especially true on the early to mid-'70s material, when Tangerine Dream were at their contemplative peak; but even after moving into the '80s, from whence the bulk of disc two is drawn, there is a strength and purpose here that confirms the group's continued importance and influence.

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