Albums The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time  

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This Tangerine Dream discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Tangerine Dream albums can be found at the top of the list. Since they’re such an influential band, let’s rank the best Tangerine Dream albums, with the help of your votes.

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To make it easy for you, we haven't included Tangerine Dream singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Tangerine Dream album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves.

Swaying from ethereal new age-y space music to harsh, abrasive electronic dance tunes, Tangerine Dream formed in Germany in 1967, and released their debut, Electronic Meditation in 1970. They're now considered pioneers of electronic music.

Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Tangerine Dream album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular. The list you're viewing is made up of many different albums, like their sophomore effort Alpha Centauri (1971), one of their acclaimed soundtracks, Near Dark (1988) and Finnegans Wake (2011) which is part of the Eastgate's Sonic Poems series.

This list of popular Tangerine Dream CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

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1
103 35
Force Majeure is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time

2
102 36
Rubycon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time
1975

3
105 39
Phaedra is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time
1974

4
85 27
Tangram is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time
1980

5
96 34
Stratosfear is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time

6
54 21
Underwater Sunlight is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time

7
59 25
Hyperborea is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time
1983

8
30 6
Richochet is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time
AsalFloydian added Richochet 1975

9
66 35
Exit is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time
1981

10
53 25
Sorcerer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time
2014

11
41 18
Green Desert is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time

12
61 34
Zeit is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time
1972

13
45 24
White Eagle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time

14
44 24
Cyclone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time
1978

15
45 26
Thief is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time
1981

16
33 17
Optical Race is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time

17
42 26
Atem is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time
1973

18
20 7
Livemiles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time
1988

19
23 10
Goblins Club is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time

20
34 21
Alpha Centauri is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time

21
33 21
Le Parc is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time
1985

22
14 4
The Dream Mixes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time

23
14 4
Mars Polaris is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time

24
22 13
Tyger is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time
1987

25
11 3
DM 4 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time
2003