Tangerine Dream to release 10CD box set pilots of Purple Twilight - The Virgin Recordings
1980 - 1973 on October 20
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11 SEPTEMBER 2020 (TORONTO, ON) - Tangerine Dream are one of the true pioneers of electronic and ambient music, and the albums they recorded for Virgin Records between 1980 and 1983 remain classics of the genre.
Off the back of the success of In Search of Hades, Universal Music Canada, the country's leading music company, are pleased to announce the release of Pilots of Purple Twilight - The Virgin recordings 1980 – 1983, a 10 x CD box set, released October 30, showcasing the next chapter in this period of Tangerine Dream’s history.
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The box set features newly re-mastered versions of the albums Tangram, Thief, Exit, White Eagle, Logos Live, Hyperborea along with the previously unreleased soundtrack for The Keep from the 1983 movie directed by Michael Mann, something of a holy grail for Tangerine Dream fans. All audio has been drawn from the original master tapes and has been enhanced by new stereo mixes by Ben Wiseman.
Pilots of Purple Twilight also features previously unreleased material across 4 discs, including the full concert at The Dominion Theatre, London (November 1982). In addition, it includes 4 tracks from White Eagle and Daydream - Moorland that are released for the first time on CD and digitally. Thief includes "Dr. Destructo" (extended version), previously only used for promotional use only.
The Tangerine Dream tracks featured on the Virgin soundtrack LP for the movie Risky Business are also included in the box set, including the band’s biggest streamer, "Love on a Real Train" and from the Virgin archive, the unreleased songs from the soundtrack to the 1982 movie The Soldier, which was scored, composed and performed by the band.
The Pilots of Purple Twilight box set includes a hard-back book with a new essay and many rare photographs and memorabilia.
1 x CD versions of Tangram, Thief, Exit, White Eagle, Hyperborea and Logos Live are also set for release with the audio taken from the 2020 remasters and feature bonus tracks from the box set. A D2C edition of the box set will also be available which includes a reproduction of a rare poster.
10CD Box Set Features:
Previously unreleased material across 4 CDs including The Dominion Theatre, London (November 1982) concert, the unreleased soundtrack to the 1982 movie The Soldier + tracks from the Risky Business soundtrack including "Love on a Real Train."
Includes 4 tracks from White Eagle and Daydream - Moorland released for the first time on CD and digitally
Thief includes "Dr. Destructo" (extended version), previously used for promotional use only
6CD BOX SET TRACKLIST:
10CD BOX SET TRACKLIST:
CD2 - Thief
CD2 - Bonus track:
CD3 - Exit
CD4 - White Eagle
CD4 - Bonus tracks:
CD5 - The Soldier soundtrack
CD6 - The Dominion Theatre Concert
CD7 - The Dominion Theatre Concert
CD8 - Logos Live
CD9 - Hyperborea
CD9 - Bonus tracks:
CD10 - The Keep
Source Universal Music Canada
September 11, 2020 1:15pm ET by Pressparty