What does it sound like?:
Edgar Froese created a monster when he formed Tangerine Dream in West Berlin in 1967. And monster in the sense they have since put out 159 albums, not including compilations. Froese´s passing in January 2015 didn´t necessarily slow them down. Though he was, until then, the only constant member. This box set contains albums Le Parc (1985), Green Desert (1986), Underwater Sunlight (1986) and Tyger (1987). It´s a bumpy ride for the pioneers of Kosmische Musik.
In 1983 Tangerine Dream toured Eastern Europe and recorded a live album called Poland. It was to be their first album on the Jive Electro Label. Due to its blue logo, the mid-eighties is now known as the band´s blue years. Le Parc, released in May 1985, became their first studio album out of the four for the label. The title is a result of all the songs being inspired by different parks around the world. It could have been the soundtrack to anything starring Eddie Murphy and/or Kurt Russell at the time.
The second stop, Green Desert, was recorded in Berlin in 1973 and intended as promotional material for Virgin Records, a label then showing » Continue Reading.