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The Best Tangerine Dream Albums of All Time

Updated June 11, 2019 5.8k votes 851 voters 18.1k views

List RulesThis list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

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.

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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    TracksRubycon, Part One, Rubycon

    Genres (Music)Ambient music, Electronic music

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    TracksInvisible Limits, The Big Sleep in Search of Hades, Stratosfear

    Genres (Music)Ambient music, Electronic music

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    TracksMysterious Semblance at the Strand of Nightmares, Sequent C', Phaedra

    Genres (Music)Ambient music, Electronic music, Krautrock

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    TracksCloudburst Flight, Thru Metamorphic Rocks, Force Majeure

    Genres (Music)Space rock, Electronic music

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    ArtistTangerine Dream

    TracksTangram, Set I, Tangram

    Genres (Music)Electronic music

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    1972
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    ArtistTangerine Dream

    TracksBirth of Liquid Plejades, Nebulous Dawn, Origin of Supernatural Probabilities

    Genres (Music)Ambient music, Drone music, Electronic music, Krautrock, Dark ambient

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    ArtistTangerine Dream

    TracksCinnamon Road, Hyperborea, No Man's Land

    Genres (Music)Electronic music

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    ArtistTangerine Dream

    TracksUnderwater Twilight, Ride on the Ray, Song of the Whale

    Genres (Music)Electronic music

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    1981
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    ArtistTangerine Dream

    TracksKiew Mission, Exit, Choronzon

    Genres (Music)Electronic music

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    ArtistTangerine Dream

    TracksWhite Eagle, Midnight in Tula, Convention of the 24

    Genres (Music)Electronic music

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    ArtistTangerine Dream

    TracksAstral Voyager, Green Desert, Indian Summer

    Genres (Music)Electronic music, Krautrock

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    1973
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    ArtistTangerine Dream

    TracksCirculation of Events, Wahn, Atem

    Genres (Music)Ambient music, Electronic music

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    ArtistTangerine Dream

    TracksOptical Race, Twin Soul Tribe, Twin Soul Tribe

    Genres (Music)Electronic music

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    ArtistTangerine Dream

    TracksBent Cold Sidewalk, Rising Runner Missed by Endless Sender, Madrigal Meridian

    Genres (Music)Progressive rock, Electronic music, Space music

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    ArtistTangerine Dream

    TracksSunrise in the Third System, Alpha Centauri, Fly and Collision of Comas Sola

    Genres (Music)Electronic music, Krautrock, Space music

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  • 20

    ArtistTangerine Dream

    TracksKey Moment, Echo of Light, Insiders

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    ArtistTangerine Dream

    TracksBois de Boulogne (Paris), Le Parc (L.A. - Streethawk), Yellowstone Park (Rocky Mountains)

    Genres (Music)Electronic music

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