Edgar Froese Discography

The burning brain behind Tangerine Dream, Edgar Froese was inspired to make music after attending a Pink Floyd concert. The early TD recordings were collaborative in nature, with Froese as the de facto leader and primary architect. Not surprisingly, his solo music tends to parallel whatever musical phase the Dream is undergoing at the time: amorphous space music (Aqua), concise electronic vignettes (Stuntman), et cetera. At their best, the recordings of Froese stand alongside the “official” TD albums of the age and should be included in any serious collection of Tangerine Dream’s music.

In the 1980s, Froese focused more of his energies on running the TD brand and less on making solo albums, since the band and the man had become synonymous at that point. He did release a new album, Dalinetopia, in 2005. Froese passed away in 2015 and leaves behind a recorded legacy that is a monument to one of the greatest musical pioneers and composers of the 20th century.

The Discography

AQUA (1974)
Aqua / Panorphelia // NGC 891 / Upland. Released on elpee in 1974 in Germany (Brain, 1053), the UK (Virgin, V2016), the US (Virgin, VR 13-111) and Japan (Virgin, YX-7015-VR) with gatefold cover. Re-issued on elpee in the UK (Virgin, OVED20) with gatefold cover. Re-issued on compact disc in 1988 in the Netherlands (Virgin, 87214), in the UK (Virgin, CDV 2016), and in the US (Caroline, CAROL 1624). Re-released on 3CD in October 1994 (Caroline, CAROL1763) with Klaus Schulze’s Blackout and Timewind. Re-issued on compact disc in 2009 in Japan (WHD Entertainment, IECP-10183) with different cover.

EPSILON IN MALAYSIAN PALE (1975)
Epsilon In Malaysian Pale // Maroubra Bay. Released on elpee in 1975 in Germany (Brain/Metronome, 1074) and the UK (Virgin, V 2040). Re-issused on compact disc in the UK (Virgin, CDV 2040) and the US (Caroline, CAROL1625).

ELECTRONIC DREAMS (1975)
Panorphelia / Upland / Maroubra Bay. Released on elpee in 1975 in Germany (Brain, 0040 148).

MACULA TRANSFER (1976)
OS 452 / AF 765 / PA 701 / Quanta 611 / IF 810. Released on elpee in 1976 in Germany (Brain, 0060 008). Re-issued on compact disc (Manikin, MRCD 7030). Re-issued on compact disc in 2006 (Zeit) with different cover.

AGES (1977)
Metropolis / Era of the Slaves / Tropic of Capricorn / Nights of Automatic Woman / Icarus / Children Deeper Study / Ode To Granny A / Piazarro & Atahuallpha / Golgotha And The Circle Closes. Released on 2LP in 1977 (Virgin, VD 2507) and (Virgin, 25756 XBT).

STUNTMAN (1979)
Stuntman / It Would Be Like Samoa / Detroit Snackbar Dreamer // Drunken Mozart In The Desert / A Dali-esque Sleep Fuse / Scarlet Score For Mescalero. Released on elpee in 1979 in Germany (Virgin, 201 036), the UK (Virgin, V2139), the US (Virgin International, VI 2139) and France (Virgin, 2933 789) with picture sleeve in some regions. Re-issued on elpee in 1984 in the UK (Virgin, OVED21). Re-issued on compact disc in the UK (Virgin, CDV 2139) and the US (Caroline, CAROL 1628). Re-released on remastered compact disc in 2005 in Germany (Eastgate) and on April 25, 2006 in the US (United States of Distribution, 726) with a different cover.

SOLO 1974-1979 (1982)
Drunken Mozart In The Desert / IF 810 / Tropic of Capricorn / Epsilon In Malaysian Pale (edit) / PA 701 / Stuntman / OS 452 / Piazarro & Atahuallpha (edit) / NGC 891. Compilation released on elpee in 1982 in Germany (Virgin, 204 574-320) and the UK (Virgin, V 2197).

KAMIKAZE 1989 (1982)
Videophonic / Vitamin C / Krismopompas / Police Disco / Intuition / Police Therapy Center / Blue Panther / Snake Bath / Unexpected Death / Flying Kamikaze / Tower Block / The 31st Floor. Film soundtrack released on elpee in 1982 in Germany (Virgin, 204 864-320) and the UK (Virgin, V 2255). Re-issued on compact disc in the UK (Virgin, CDV 2255) and the US (Caroline, CAROL1626)

PINNACLES (1983)
Specific Gravity of Smile / The Light Cone / Walkabout / Pinnacles. Released on elpee in 1983 in Germany (Virgin, 205 594-320) and the UK (Virgin, V 2277). Re-issued on compact disc in the UK (Virgin, CDV 2277) and the US (Caroline, 1627). Re-issued on compact disc in 2006 (Tangerine Dream) with different cover. Re-issued on compact disc in 2009 in Japan (WHD Entertainment, IECP-10188) with newer cover.

BEYOND THE STORM (1995)
Heatwave City / Dome of Yellow Turtles / One Fine Day In Siberia / Magic Lantern / Walkabout / Genesta In The Afternoon Glow / Moonlight On A Crawler Lane / Scarlet Score For Mescalero / Upland / Santa Elena Marisal / Macula Transfer / Drunken Mozart in The Desert / Descent Like A Hawk / Carleol // The Light Cone / Detroit Snackbar Dreamer / Epsilon In Malaysian Pale / Tierra Del Fuego / Bobcats In The Sun / Metropolis / Year of the Falcon / Juniper Mascara / Shores of Guam / Pinnacles / Stuntman / Days of Camouflage / Tropic of Capricorn / Vault of the Heavens. Released on 2CD in 1995 in the US (Caroline, CAROL1895) and (Virgin, 840104).

INTRODUCTION TO THE AMBIENT HIGHWAY: ROARING CATS AND DRIVING CAMELS (2003)
Sahara Child / Stuntman (part two) / Tierra del Fuego / Heatwave City / The Light Cone (part two) / Genesta In The Afternoon Glow / Gizeh Sunset / Dome of Yellow Turtles / Car Dreaming / Down To Barstow / Magic Lantern / Pinnacles (part two) / Craving For A Rose. Released on compact disc in 2003 in the UK (TDP).

AMBIENT HIGHWAY VOL. 1 (2003)
Sahara Child / Walkabout Abora / Santa Elena Marisal / Carneal / Bobcats In The Sun / Afternoon On The Nile / Magic Lantern / Crane Routing / Tierra del Fuego / Dome of Yellow Turtles / Car Dreaming. Released on compact disc on November 25, 2003 in the UK (Tangerine Dream Productions).

AMBIENT HIGHWAY VOL. 2 (2003)
Stuntman (part two) / Moonlight On A Crawler Lane / Raindance / One Fine Day In Siberia / Heatwave City / Epsilon In Malaysian Pale (part two) / Shores of Guam / Tropic of Capricorn (part two) / Vault of the Heaven / Koala Sunrise / The Morning Seal. Released on compact disc on November 25, 2003 in the UK (TDP).

AMBIENT HIGHWAY VOL. 3 (2003)
Down To Barstow / Copper Coast / Days of Camouflage / Macula Transfer (part two) / The Night At Ayers Rock / The Light Cone (part two) / Genesta In The Afternoon Glow / Drunken Mozart In The Desert (part two) / Gizeh Sunset / Summer In Key West / Craving For A Rose. Released on compact disc on November 25, 2003 in the UK (TDP) and Canada (SRI).

AMBIENT HIGHWAY VOL. 4 (2003)
Colorado Dawn / Great Barrier Riff / Bourbon Street Parade / Descent Like A Hawk / Juniper Mascara / Pinnacles (part two) / Vulcano / Metropolis (part two) / South Dakota / Year of the Falcon / Raindrops On Black Skin. Released on compact disc on November 25, 2003 in the UK (TDP).

DALINETOPIA (2005)
Daleroshima / Dalozapata / Dalamuerte / Dalerotica / Daliesquador / Daluminacion / Dalagalor / Daluna / Dalysisphus / Dalinetopia. Released on compact disc on July 7, 2005 (Voiceprint).

ORANGE LIGHT YEARS (2015)
Talking To Maddox / Dalerotica / Rain Dance / Tropic of Capricorn / Vulcano / Daluminacion / Magic Lantern / Sahara Child / Scarlet Score For Mescalero / Road To Odessa / Snake Bath / Daluna // Timanfaya / Nutshell Universe / Shores of Guam / Metropolis / Dome of Yellow Turtles / The Light Cone / Vaault of the Heaven /  Daliesquador / Blue Panther / OS 452 / Stuntman / Heatwave City / Traffic of Silence / Maroubra Bay. Released on 2CD on May 12, 2015 in the UK (Eastgate).

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