Tyger (album)

Tyger is the thirtieth major release and seventeenth studio album by Tangerine Dream. It is based on the poetry of William Blake. Three of the tracks have lyrics taken from the poems The Tyger, London and Smile.[2] The track London also incorporates lines from A Little Girl Lost, America: a Prophecy and The Fly.

Tyger
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1987 LP album cover
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 1987
Recorded1987
GenreElectronic music
LabelJive Electo / Caroline
ProducerTangerine Dream
Tangerine Dream chronology
Underwater Sunlight
(1986)
Tyger
(1987)
Three O'Clock High
(1987)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]

This was the final studio album to feature long-time member Christopher Franke.

"Tyger" spent one week on the UK Albums Chart at No.88. This is Tangerine Dream's last UK chart appearance to date.

Track listingEdit

1987 release

No.TitleLength
1."Tyger"5:45
2."London"14:22
3."Alchemy of the Heart"12:23
4."Smile"6:08
5."21st Century Common Man (Part 1)" (CD version only)4:49
6."21st Century Common Man (Part 2)" (CD version only)4:00

1992 release

No.TitleLength
1."Tyger" (re-mixed version)5:13
2."London"14:25
3."Alchemy of the Heart"12:07
4."Smile" (faster version)5:53
5."21st Century Common Man (Part 1)" (CD version only)4:49
6."21st Century Common Man (Part 2)" (CD version only)4:00
7."Vigour"4:55

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. Tyger - Tangerine Dream at AllMusic
  2. ^ Berling, Michael (29 September 2016). "Tyger". Voices in the Net.