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EXIT

Tangerine Dream

 

Progressive Electronic

3.47 | 164 ratings

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russellk
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3 stars Enter the dance beat, exit prog rock.

Shorter songs feature here, two ('Chronozon' and 'Network 23') riddled with a disco beat, and precious little of the avant-garde effects that made TANGERINE DREAM such a heady experience. That said, 'Exit' is still an excellent album. The tracks have a personality to them: 'Kiew Mission' is spacey and ethereal, sombre backing for an unnamed vocalist declaiming about the end of the world in nuclear war. 'Chronozon' is a splendid track, all melody and rhythm, the nearest the DREAM had come to a pop song. The highlight for me, though, is the title track, a ponderous thing, a slow, metronomic rhythm providing the platform for some fine synth noodling.

The other three tracks are a little less successful. Nevertheless, SCHMOELLING was exerting his influence, and his tinkering with the trademark TD sound kept them relevant for a few more years. This is, however, light-years short of the magnificence they demonstrated only a couple of years previously.

russellk | 3/5 |

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