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TANGERINE DREAM

- Discography 1984-1987 (The Jive Electro Years) -


May 1984 soundtrack LP/MC (+ CD) FIRESTARTER
  1. Crystal Voice 3.07
  2. The Run 4.50
  3. Testlab 4.00
  4. Charly the Kid 3.51
  5. Escaping Point 5.10

  6. Rainbirds Move 2.31
  7. Burning Force 4.17
  8. Between Realities 2.26
  9. Shop Territory 3.15
  10. Flash Final 5.15
  11. Out of the Heat 2.30 (US LP/MC: MCA Records MCA-6131/MCAC-6131)
Recorded in (early?) 1984 by Edgar Froese, Chris Franke and Johannes Schmoelling. It had its premiere in USA 11 May 1984.

Sep 1984 soundtrack LP/MC (+ CD) FLASHPOINT

  1. Going West 4.10
  2. Afternoon in the West 3.35
  3. Plane Ride 3.30
  4. Mystery Tracks 3.15
  5. Lost in the Dunes 2.40

  6. Highway Patrol 4.10
  7. Love Phantasy 3.40
  8. Mad Cap Story 4.00
  9. Dirty Cross Roads 4.20
  10. Flashpoint 3.47 [composed and performed by The Gems, no TD involvement] (US LP/MC: EMI America ST-17141/4XT-17141)
Recorded in (early?) 1984 by Edgar Froese, Chris Franke and Johannes Schmoelling. It had its premiere in USA 31 Aug 1984.

Sep 1984 soundtrack LP/MC/CD HEARTBREAKERS

  1. Heartbreakers 2.30
  2. Footbridge to Heaven 3.00
  3. Twilight Painter 4.12
  4. Gemini 3.28
  5. Rain in N.Y. City 3.23
  6. Pastime 3.00
  7. The Looser 3.17
  8. Breathing the Night Away 2.25
  9. Desire 5.38
  10. Thorny Affair 3.10
  11. Daybreak 4.07 (German LP/MC/CD 1985: Virgin 207 212-620/407 212-652/610 467-225; US/UK CD 1995: Silva SSD 1039/FILMCD 163)
Recorded in 1984 by Edgar Froese, Chris Franke and Johannes Schmoelling. It had its premiere in USA 28 Sep 1984. Not released on album until 1985.

Oct 1984 live 2-LP/MC/CD POLAND - THE WARSAW CONCERT [Live 10 Dec 1983]

  1. Poland 22.29
  2. Tangent 19.59
  3. Barbakane 18.00
  4. Horizon 21.07 (UK LP/MC: Jive Electro HIP 22/HIP C22)
    CD 1984 "Extracts from Poland - The Warsaw Concert"
  1. Poland 22.25
  2. Barbakane 13.55
  3. Horizon 20.52 (UK CD: CHIP 22)
Recorded Live 10 Dec 1983 in Warsaw, Poland, by Edgar Froese, Chris Franke and Johannes Schmoelling. Later CDs contained the full concert.

Nov 1984 UK/German 7"/12" Warsaw in the Sun

    Warsaw in the Sun 3.57 [= Barbakane Single Remix] / Polish Dance 4.20 [= Tangent Excerpt] (UK 7": Jive Electro JIVE 74; German 7": Jive Electro 6.14254)

    Warsaw in the Sun Parts 1 & 2 (8.01) [= Barbakane 12" Remix] // Polish Dance 5.58 [= Tangent Excerpt] / Rare Bird 4.01 [= Barbakane final part] (UK 12": JIVE T74; German 12": 6.20382)

All tracks from the 12" have been released on the compilation CD Ride On The Ray.
(Jan 1986) UK/US LP/CD GREEN DESERT [1973/1984]
  1. Green Desert 19.31

  2. White Clouds 5.03
  3. Astral Voyager 7.05
  4. Indian Summer 6.50 (UK CD: Jive Electro, C TANG 1)
Originally recorded in Aug 1973 the Skyline Studio, Berlin, by Edgar Froese & Chris Franke. Remixed with additional recordings in 1984 at Eastgate Studios, Vienna.

May 1985 LP/MC/CD LE PARC

  1. Bois de Boulogne (Paris) 5.28
  2. Central Park (New York) 3.44
  3. Gaudi Park (Guell Garden Barcelona) 5.14
  4. Tiergarten (Berlin) 3.11
  5. Zen Garden (Ryoanji Temple Tokyo) 4.50

  6. Le Parc (L.A. Streethawk) 3.22
  7. Hyde Park (London) 4.00
  8. The Cliffs of Sydney (Sydney) 5.46
  9. Yellowstone Park (Rocky Mountains) 6.17 (UK LP/MC/CD: Jive Electro HIP 26/HIPC 26/8.26135 ZP)
Recorded and mixed Jan-Feb 1985 in Berlin, Vienna, London, by Edgar Froese, Chris Franke and Johannes Schmoelling.

Aug 1985 UK/US 7"/12" Streethawk

    Streethawk 3.05 [Single Remix? LP version?] / Tiergarten [4.28??] (UK 7": Jive Electro, JIVE 101)

    Streethawk 3.05 [Single Remix? LP version?] / Tiergarten [4.28??] / Gaudi Park 5.10 // Warsaw in the Sun (Parts 1 and 2) 8.01 (UK 12": Jive T 101)

    Streethawk (Radio Remix) 3.05 / Streethawk (Le Parc) / Tiergarten (Berlin) (US 12": Relativity EMC 8044)

Aug (?) 1985 German promo 7" Tiergarten
    Tiergarten (Berlin) / Le Parc (L.A. - Streethawk) (TELDEC 6.14176 TS)
Oct 1985 soundtrack (+ CD 1991) THE PARK IS MINE
  1. The Park Is Mine (Main Title) 1.16
  2. Fatal Fall / Funeral 2.16
  3. The Letter (Parts 1 & 2) 5.18
  4. Taking the Park (Parts 1 & 2) 8.28
  5. Swatting S.W.A.T. 7.23
  6. Love Theme 3.32
  7. The Helicopter Attack 4.40
  8. Morning 1.20
  9. We're Running Out of Time 1.01
  10. The Claymore Mine / Stalking 5.22
  11. The Final Confrontation / The Park Is Yours! 3.34
  12. Finale / End Credits 6.19 (CD 1991: Silva Screen FILMCD 080/SIL 5080.2)
Recorded 1985 in Berlin by Edgar Froese, Chris Franke and Johannes Schmoelling. It had its premiere in USA 6 Oct 1985. Not released on album until 1991.

April 1986 soundtrack LP/MC (+ CD) LEGEND

  1. Bryan Ferry: Is Your Love Strong Enough 5.08
  2. Tangerine Dream: Opening 2.55
  3. Tangerine Dream: Cottage 3.23
  4. Tangerine Dream: Unicorn Theme 3.27
  5. Tangerine Dream: Goblins 3.03
  6. Tangerine Dream: Fairies 2.57
  7. Tangerine Dream with Jon Anderson: Loved by the Sun 5.57 [a long version of Unicorn Theme with vocals]
  8. Tangerine Dream: Blue Room 3.24
  9. Tangerine Dream: The Dance 2.23
  10. Tangerine Dream: Darkness 3.05
  11. Tangerine Dream: The Kitchen / Unicorn Theme Reprise 4.49 (US LP/MC: MCA Records, MCA-6165/MCAC-6165)
Recorded in autumn/late 1985 in Berlin City Studio by Edgar Froese, Chris Franke and Johannes Schmoelling. The movie was first released in autumn 1985/early 1986 throughout Europe, but with a different music score. A new score with Tangerine Dream was made (likely in late 1985) for the North American market and this movie had its premiere in USA 18 April 1986.

Aug 1986 LP/MC/CD UNDERWATER SUNLIGHT

  1. Song of the Whale - Part One: From Dawn... 8.25
  2. Song of the Whale - Part Two: ...To Dusk 11.00

  3. Dolphin Dance 5.05
  4. Ride On the Ray 5.30
  5. Scuba Scuba 4.30
  6. Underwater Twilight 5.50 (UK LP/MC: Jive Electro, HIP40/HIPC40/CHIP40)
Recorded in April 1986 at Dream Studios in Berlin by Edgar Froese, Chris Franke and Paul Haslinger. Written by Edgar Froese and Chris Franke, produced by Edgar Froese, Chris Franke and Paul Haslinger.

Aug 1986 US promo 12" Dolphin Dance

    Ride On the Ray (Excerpt) 3.55 [wrongly titled Dolphin Dance] / Dolphin Smile 4.55 // Song of the Whale (Part One: From Dawn..) 8.12 (Relativity ?88561-8120-1)
March 1987 US TV movie soundtrack (+ CD 1992) DEADLY CARE
  1. "Deadly Care" Main Theme 4.56 Paddles / Stolen Pills 2:54
  2. A Strong Drink / A Bad Morning 2.00
  3. Wasted and Sick 1.22
  4. Hope for Future 4.01
  5. The Hospital 5.42
  6. In Bed 1.52
  7. Annie & Father 1.25
  8. More Pills 1.26
  9. In the Head Nurse's Office / At the Father's Grave 1.26
  10. Clean and Sober 4.02 (Silva Screen, SSD 1013/FILMCD 121/SIL 5121.2)
Recorded early (?) 1987 by Edgar Froese and Chris Franke. The film premiered 22 March 1987 on TV in Canada and 22 March in USA.

May 1987 soundtrack LP/MC (+ CD) SHY PEOPLE

  1. Shy People 7.59 (vocals by Jacquie Virgil)
  2. Joe's Place 2.10
  3. The Harbor 4.04 (vocals by 4.04)
  4. Nightfall 4.06

  5. Dancing on a White Moon 3.06 (vocals by Jacquie Virgil)
  6. Civilized Illusions 3.51
  7. Swamp Voices 3.15
  8. Transparent Days 3.01
  9. Shy People 5.04 (US LP/MC/CD 1987: Varèse Sarabande STV 81357/CTV 81357/VCD 47357)
Recorded in 1987 by Edgar Froese, Chris Franke and Paul Haslinger. The film premiered in May 1987 in Cannes, in USA in Dec 1987, in UK and Germany in 1988.

June 1987 LP/MC/CD TYGER

  1. Tyger 5.45
  2. London 14.21

  3. Alchemy of the Heart 12.23
  4. Smile 6.09 (UK LP: Jive Electro, HIP 47)

    CD bonus track:

  5. 21st Century Common Man (Parts 1 & 2) 8.50 (UK CD: CHIP 47)
Recorded Feb 1987 in Berlin/Vienna by Edgar Froese, Chris Franke and Paul Haslinger. In 1992 a different version was released in USA, the title track Tyger was remixed, Smile was slightly faster and Alchemy of The Heart was slightly shorter, and an extra track newly recorded in 1992 "Vigour" was added.

13 June 1987 UK/German 7"/12" Tyger

    Tyger 4.23 [Single Version] / 21st Century Common Man (Part II) 4.02 (UK 7": Jive Electro, JIVE 143; German 7": Jive ?– 6.14856)

    Tyger 5.44 [LP Version] // Tyger 4.23 [Single Version] / 21st Century Common Man (Part II) 4.02 (UK 12": JIVE T 143; German 12": 6.20791)

July 1987 US CDM/12" A Time for Heroes
  1. Meat Loaf with Brian May: A Time for Heroes
  2. Tangerine Dream: A Time for Heroes (Instrumental Theme - Single Version) 4.10
  3. Tangerine Dream: A Time for Heroes (Instrumental Theme - Extended Version) 6.30 (CD-maxi: Orpheum, ORP-060187-D)
    Meat Loaf with Brian May: A Time for Heroes / Tangerine Dream: A Time for Heroes (Instrumental Theme - Extended Version) 6.30 (12": ORP-030187)
The official theme song of the 1987 International Summer Special Olympic Games, which lasted 31 July to 8 Aug 1987.

Sep 1987 US soundtrack LP/MC/CD THREE O'CLOCK HIGH

  1. Tangerine Dream: It's Jerry's Day Today 0.35
  2. Tangerine Dream: 46-32-15 (0.47)
  3. Tangerine Dream: No Detention 0.55
  4. Tangerine Dream: Any School Bully Will Do 0.25
  5. Tangerine Dream: Go to the Head of the Class 3.03
  6. Sylvester Levay: Sit 0.50
  7. Sylvester Levay: The Fight 2.40
  8. Sylvester Levay: Jerry's Decision 3.25
  9. Sylvester Levay: The Fight Is On 3.35

  10. Sylvester Levay: Paper 1.18
  11. Tangerine Dream: Big Bright Brass Knuckles 1.50
  12. Tangerine Dream: Buying Paper Like It's Going Out of Style 1.30
  13. Tangerine Dream: Dangerous Trend 0.53
  14. Tangerine Dream: Who's Chasing Who? 0.55
  15. Tangerine Dream: Bonding by Candlelight 1.30
  16. Tangerine Dream: You'll Never Believe It 2.10
  17. Tangerine Dream: Starting the Day Off Right 1.05
  18. Tangerine Dream: Weak at the Knees 1.55
  19. Tangerine Dream: Kill Him (The Football Dummy) 1.00
  20. Tangerine Dream: Not So Quiet in the Library / Get Lost in a Crowd 0.40
  21. Jim Walker: Something to Remember Me By 6.00
  22. David Tickle & Rick Morotta: Arrival 2.00 (Varèse Sarabande STV 81339/CTV 81339/VCD 47307)
Recorded 1987 by Edgar Froese, Chris Franke and Paul Haslinger. The film premiered 9 Sep 1987.

Sep 1987 US/UK soundtrack LP/MC/CD NEAR DARK

  1. Caleb's Blues 3.10
  2. Pick Up at High Noon 4.56
  3. Rain in the Third House 2.56
  4. Bus Station (Includes Mae's Theme) 8.38
  5. Good Times 2.35

  6. She's My Sister (Resurrection 1) 7.20
  7. Mae Comes Back 2.00
  8. Father and Son (Resurrection 2) 2.55
  9. Severin Dies 2.45
  10. Fight at Dawn 4.40
  11. Mae's Transformation 4.20 (US LP/MC/CD: Varèse Sarabande STV 81345/CTV 81345/VCD 47309; UK LP/MC/CD: Silva Screen FILM 026/FILMC 026/FILMCD 026)
Recorded 1987 by Edgar Froese, Chris Franke and Paul Haslinger. The film premiered in Canada 12 September 1987 (Toronto International Film Festival), in USA 2 October 1987 and in UK 8 January 1988. The soundtrack album probably came out in Sep/Oct 1987 in USA and Jan 1988 in UK.

late Oct 1987 US soundtrack VHS (+ CD 1991) CANYON DREAMS - The Grand Canyon / Original Music by Tangerine Dream

  1. Shadow Flyer 7.16
  2. Canyon Carver 4.18
  3. A Matter of Time 8.56
  4. Water's Gift 5.27
  5. Canyon Voices 4.28
  6. Sudden Revelation 4.48
  7. [Purple Nightfall] [unlisted track] 2.08 (Miramar MPV 8403)
  1. Shadow Flyer 5.53 [shorter]
  2. Canyon Carver 4.17
  3. Water's Gift 5.24
  4. Canyon Voices 4.26
  5. Sudden Revelation 4.46
  6. A Matter of Time 8.53
  7. Purple Nightfall 2.04
  8. Colorado Dawn 4.26 [new track composed By Jerome Froese] (Miramar MPCD 2801)
Recorded 1987 in West Berlin by Edgar Froese, Chris Franke and Paul Haslinger (except Colorado Dawn, recorded in 1991 by Jerome Froese). Produced by Edgar Froese. Apparently the music on the CD was "partially remixed" compared to the 1987 soundtrack.

April 1988 live LP/CD LIVE MILES

  1. Livemiles Part One (The Albuquerque Concert) 29.52
  2. Livemiles Part Two (The West-Berlin Concert) 27.13 (UK LP/CD: Jive HIP 62/CHIP 62)
"The Albuquerque Concert" was recorded live by Edgar Froese, Chris Franke and Paul Haslinger on 8 June 1986 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. (However, at http://www.voices-in-the-net.de/livemiles.htm it's reported that "None of the material featured on this record was performed at that time and place. It seems to be a pure studio production.") "The West-Berlin Concert" was recorded live by Edgar Froese, Chris Franke and Paul Haslinger on 1 Aug 1987 in West-Berlin, Germany.


Copyright (c) 2015-07-17 Jonas Wårstad.

Last update 2015-07-17.


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