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    Posted: February 17 2014 at 08:15
Which of these five do you prefer?
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Stratosfear has the lamest title but sure is my favorite.
Dig the other tracks too, except for the Whale Song.
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oooooh! Kiew Mission, yes! 
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''The Whale Song''

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Stratosfear
Dig me...But don't...Bury me
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Stratosfear
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Stratosfear
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Stratosfear, no contest. great choice of songs. The Whale Song on Underwater Sunlight is excellent also
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote kenethlevine Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 17 2014 at 21:47
good choices...I picked "Cloudburst Flight", one of my favorites by them.  I like all of these but haven't heard Hyborea
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Song of the Whale
Hyperborea
Cloudburst Flight
Stratosfear 
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Cloudburst Flight was the first I ever heard of TD, so it gets my vote for entirely sentimental reasons, but I do love all of these tunes.
If I remember correctly I was drunk as a skunk - throwing up in a bed of tulips during the first part of the tune and then calmed down by the music proceeded to stretch out on the lawn and envelope myself in the magic that is TD. Never looked back since.


Edited by Guldbamsen - February 18 2014 at 03:10
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LOL

Tangerine Dream is very calming at times. Approve

I like a lot of music they have made in the last 10 years. For me Purgatorio is one of their very greatest albums. I like the Booster series as well 




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the last Tangerine Dream studio album I can stand is "Hyperborea" and after that the live recording "Poland". from then on I totally lose interest in them.

my choice goes to "Stratosfear". my favorite is "Rubycon" though, followed by "Alpha Centauri" and "Atem" (which is German for "Breath",  by the way)

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Originally posted by Guldbamsen Guldbamsen wrote:

Cloudburst Flight was the first I ever heard of TD, so it gets my vote for entirely sentimental reasons, but I do love all of these tunes.
If I remember correctly I was drunk as a skunk - throwing up in a bed of tulips during the first part of the tune and then calmed down by the music proceeded to stretch out on the lawn and envelope myself in the magic that is TD. Never looked back since.
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Force Majeure is a superb album, for sentimental reasons I would have to choose Tangram parts 1 & 2, something about recreational herb and mountain gorges with it being played full tilt dare I say about 34 years ago now, man i am getting old!


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Originally posted by BaldJean BaldJean wrote:

the last Tangerine Dream studio album I can stand is "Hyperborea" and after that the live recording "Poland". from then on I totally lose interest in them.

my choice goes to "Stratosfear". my favorite is "Rubycon" though, followed by "Alpha Centauri" and "Atem" (which is German for "Breath",  by the way)

You are losing out on a lot, trust me!

Do try Madcap's Flaming Duty..........what have you got to lose?Wink
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Originally posted by BaldJean BaldJean wrote:

the last Tangerine Dream studio album I can stand is "Hyperborea" and after that the live recording "Poland". from then on I totally lose interest in them.

my choice goes to "Stratosfear". my favorite is "Rubycon" though, followed by "Alpha Centauri" and "Atem" (which is German for "Breath",  by the way)

that is understandable to be honest.  I love Le Parc and Underwater Sunlight and quite like Tyger but this is a very different TD to Poland and earlier. They started dabbling with a more 'commercial approach' and were clearly influenced by New Age music at the time. Ironically though their album sales plummeted and Froese was last man standing after Franke, Schmoelling and Haslinger  had deserted the ship.

You should however check out Kyoto. This was recorded in Japan about 1983 but didn't get a release until 10 years or so ago. I think its one of their best.
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Uhhh I just had a memory flash of that night......not only did I puke like a supermodel, but the content was chilliDead Dangerous combo right there...

Force Majeure went on to become my first real TD love, and I still to this day love it like a small dog. Funny thing is that I have come to adore the preceding period equally (if not more), the esoteric floating, abstract and spacious TD - the one that produced Alpha Centauri (my personal fave), Atem, Rubycon and Ricochet. These seem a million miles away from the melodic touch of Force Majeure, but I love them all the same. 
Recently I've also been getting into Phaedra, an album I didn't care much for the first time around - and now that seems downright strange to me as it bridges these two TD periods brilliantly.  
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Originally posted by Chris S Chris S wrote:

Originally posted by BaldJean BaldJean wrote:

the last Tangerine Dream studio album I can stand is "Hyperborea" and after that the live recording "Poland". from then on I totally lose interest in them.

my choice goes to "Stratosfear". my favorite is "Rubycon" though, followed by "Alpha Centauri" and "Atem" (which is German for "Breath",  by the way)

You are losing out on a lot, trust me!

Do try Madcap's Flaming Duty..........what have you got to lose?Wink

I don't think so. what I looked for in Tangerine Dream was exploring strange soundscapes, but they turned into a rock band with an accent on synthesizers. don't think I have not heard any of their newer stuff; I have. but that is not what I expect of Tangerine Dream.

what interests me though is their "Finnegan's Wake" project, if only to see, or rather hear, how that incomprehensible book can be transformed into music

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^ Will have to check out " Finegan's Wake" project, sounds very interesting. Incidentally Madcap's Flaming Duty has vocals by Chris Hausl and all lyrics are directly taken from literal works of William Blake, Percy B Shelly, Walt Whitman,Ralph Emerson to name a few. Thorsten Quaeschning helped put the music together with the honourable Mr. Froese. Best vocal adaptation to TD music IMO.
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Stratosfear is a unique album for them.  They were never that tight and melodic in such a short space.  Maybe their later work was melodic but it seemed to have a different flavor. 
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