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Tangerine Dream

Out Of This World

In Loving Memory
Compiled By Bianca Froese-Acquaye

- Compilation/Studio, released July 2015 -

Covers


CD release Germany 2015
Artwork: Bianca Froese-Acquaye

Download release 2015
Artwork: Bianca Froese-Acquaye

2LP release UK 2015
Artwork: Bianca Froese-Acquaye


Tracks

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1.Passing All Signs 6:14
2.The Red Blood Connection 4:49
3.Vision Of The Blue Birds 8:39
4.Trauma 9:27
5.Oracular World [Extended Version]4:42
6.Fay Bewitching The Moon 10:59
7.Ganymede's Kiss 4:46
8.La Vision 12:21
9.The Bleeding Angel 3:56
10.Huckebee's Dream 10:46
Total running time76:39


Details

Recording date1998 - 2014


Notes

"The crows maintain that a single crow could destroy the heavens. There is no doubt of that, but it proves nothing against the heavens, for heaven simply means: the impossibility of crows."
- Franz Kafka

 


"If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite."
- William Blake

 


"The universe gives to those who ask without favor. The electric plug which connects you is desire."
- Walter Russell

 


"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."
- Jiddu Krishnamurti

 


"We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them."
- Albert Einstein

 


"My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso."
- Pablo Picasso

 


"Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay."
- Simone de Beauvoir

 


"There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad."
- Salvador Dali

 


Out Of This World is a compilation of ten tracks composed by Edgar Froese. Nine of these tracks are taken from the following releases:

 


 


With Ganymede's Kiss, this compilation features one previously unreleased track.

 


The Eastgate Music Shop about the CD release"This is the first album compiled by Bianca Froese-Acquaye (Edgar Froese's wife) after the passing of her husband on 20th January 2015. Edgar's music means the world to her -- and especially the tracks of this collection. Out Of This World is one of her ways to honour her husband for his huge life work. She added a very personal 12-page booklet to it and one so far unreleased track by Edgar: Ganymede's Kiss. Of course this small collection can only reflect a tiny part of Edgar's musical legacy, but it definitely spreads a special, sublime atmosphere -- in memory of Edgar Froese and his impressive works."

 


The CD release comes with a 12-page booklet, featuring a number of photos and photo montages of Edgar Froese, some of them with his wife Bianca, several quotations from people who apparently have influenced Edgar Froese in some way or another (including William Blake, Salavador Dali and Franz Kafka amongst others), credits, track listing and both extensive and very personal liner notes by Bianca Froese-Acquaye.

 


Liner notes by Bianca Froese-Acquaye"Edgar, my husband and best friend, was the most beautiful gift to me in my life as was his music. I used to listen to Tangerine Dream records in the early eighties long before I knew that I would one day marry Edgar. This would have been an absurd thought at that time, but destiny decided otherwise. In some ways Berlin can be a village, so one day we met and fell in love with each other at first sight...
All the tracks chosen for this personal album are special to me mainly in the sense as I was present during the process of their creation. For example the two tracks from The Five Atomic Seasons series (Trauma and Oracular World (4th Teaching)) remind me of the period when Edgar was halfway through recovering from a severe illness. His body was still weak, but his mind was so clear and full of energy and he was fortunate that he could start composing again after a long period of abstinence from his keyboards.
I can still see him sitting in his studio and smiling very contentedly as if it was yesterday, although he had to go through the musical structures and patterns of his new notes again ana again -- infinite repetitions in the process of composing are inevtable.
Each track stands for a special period of time where we shared our life, our sorrows, and our love. I had the privilege of hearing all of his new compositions first and he always asked me what I thought. We could always speak very openly to each other and I never felt shy about telling him my subjective truth which he was very thankful for. Edgar was the type of man who had absolutely no problem accepting an idea or opinion of somebody else when he felt that it was better than his own. He was a very fair character, full of respect and always generous.
Now I would like to share these intimate moments with you.
Thanks so much, my beloved Edgar, for your wonderful music and that I had the unrepeatable chance to share my life with you.
C.E.C.R.R.
Yours, B."

 


Only a few days after its CD release this album became available as MP3 download at the Tangerine Dream Download Shop as well.

 


Furthermore, the album was released as double vinyl album in December 2015.

 


The Invisible Hands label about the vinyl release"In memory of Edgar Froese.
Edgar Froese was the leader of Tangerine Dream, indispensible pioneers of experimental electronic music and space rock who sold more records than any other German band in history. They recorded more than one hundred studio albums including Zeit, Phaedra, Rubycon, Ricochet and Underwater Sunlight, and a similar number of movie soundtracks including Risky Business, Near Dark, Firestarter, Thief, Sorcerer and Legend.
Founder and leader of the band Edgar Froese passed away in Vienna on January 20, 2015. Out Of This World is a compilation put together by his widow, Bianca Froese-Acquaye, and features the music from the band's later work that meant the most to her. Invisible Hands Music are proud to honour the memory of this titan of music by releasing Out Of This World worldwide on special limited edition tangerine coloured double vinyl today."


Releases

Germany
2015: Eastgate
CD: eastgate 074 CD; multicoloured disc; matrix code: eastgate 074; no order number on disc or inserts
UK
2015: Invisible Hands
2LP: IH 65; gatefold cover; tangerine coloured vinyl
Worldwide
2015: Tangerine Dream Download Shop
Download: complete release or individual tracks as MP3
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