Album artwork for The Virgin Years 1974 - 1978 by Tangerine Dream

this set collects together the five lps that tangerine dream recorded for virgin records between 1974 and 1978. includes albums: 1) 'phaedra' (1974) - international breakthrough album (reaching no.15 in the uk charts) 2) 'rubycon' (1975) - their well recieved second album, which utilized the then revolutionary technology, such as electronic organs, moog synthesizers and mellotron keyboards, among other instruments. 3) 'ricochet' (1975) - includes concert recordings from their 1975 european tour, where they often improvised. 4) 'stratosfear' (1976) - combining acoustic instruments with their traditional battery of electronica, the trio created a more melodic sound 5) 'cyclone' (1978) - a major change of direction from their previous instrumental releases, as the group moved in a more progressive direction, marking not only the departure of peter baumann, but the addition of vocalist steve jolliffe and percussion from klaus krieger. these five highly influential albums are augmented by rare single releases and 7" edits, as well as two rarely heard contemporary radio adverts.

Tangerine Dream

The Virgin Years 1974 - 1978

Album artwork for The Virgin Years 1974 - 1978 by Tangerine Dream
CDx3

£12.99

Released 17/01/2011Catalogue Number

vtdx7478

Tangerine Dream

The Virgin Years 1974 - 1978

Album artwork for The Virgin Years 1974 - 1978 by Tangerine Dream
CDx3

£12.99

Released 17/01/2011Catalogue Number

vtdx7478

this set collects together the five lps that tangerine dream recorded for virgin records between 1974 and 1978. includes albums: 1) 'phaedra' (1974) - international breakthrough album (reaching no.15 in the uk charts) 2) 'rubycon' (1975) - their well recieved second album, which utilized the then revolutionary technology, such as electronic organs, moog synthesizers and mellotron keyboards, among other instruments. 3) 'ricochet' (1975) - includes concert recordings from their 1975 european tour, where they often improvised. 4) 'stratosfear' (1976) - combining acoustic instruments with their traditional battery of electronica, the trio created a more melodic sound 5) 'cyclone' (1978) - a major change of direction from their previous instrumental releases, as the group moved in a more progressive direction, marking not only the departure of peter baumann, but the addition of vocalist steve jolliffe and percussion from klaus krieger. these five highly influential albums are augmented by rare single releases and 7" edits, as well as two rarely heard contemporary radio adverts.