The electronic music group Tangerine Dream has released more than one hundred albums, singles, EPs and compilations since the group was formed in 1967. Tangerine Dream's releases have been divided into several eras based on the record label of the time. Tangerine Dream's first releases were on the Ohr label.
Le Parc is a music studio album recording by TANGERINE DREAM (Progressive ve Rock) released in 1985 on cd, lp, vinyl and/or cassette. Le Parc, Tangerine Dream Remastered REACTIVE, ESOTERIC 2018. Le Parc by TANGERINE DREAM (2012-05-08) Esoteric. Sort: Recent best-seller Results cached.
Le Parc is the last album Johannes Schmoelling recorded with Tangerine Dream, having been a driving factor in the band's move from symphonic progressive electronic rock to new age synth-pop. In many ways, it epitomises that change perfectly, consisting of nine short numbers, largely led by catchy melodies. The pieces are so tightly structured as to remove almost all chance for the kind of improvisation that drove the band's music up to this point.
Bois de Boulogne, 05:24. The Cliffs of Sydney, 05:45. Yellowstone Park, 06:12.
CD - Castle Music Ltd. 364). Featuring shorter compositions and an increasingly lyrical lexicon of electronic sounds, Le Parc has more in common with the burgeoning new age movement than Tangerine Dream's earlier, eerier work. The songs are essentially musical postcards from great parks around the world, though the focus is on the mood generated by these places rather than a literal translation of geographic qualities. Thus, "Yellowstone Park" is rendered with an American Indian spirituality, "Zen Garden" is peaceful and mysterious, "Central Park" highly stylized and danceable.
Tangerine Dream is a German electronic music band founded in 1967 by Edgar Froese. The group has seen many personnel changes over the years, with Froese having been the only continuous member until his death in January 2015. The best-known lineup of the group was its mid-70s trio of Froese, Christopher Franke, and Peter Baumann. In the late 1970s, Johannes Schmoelling replaced Baumann.