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Mothers Of Rain

This composition was played the first time during the 1986 European tour but not released until 1988.
There are several official versions of this composition:
  • the original studio recording (and an excerpt of it) from 1988
  • a live recording from 1988
  • a studio re-recording from 2002
  • two slightly different live recordings from 2006 and 2007, respectively
  • a live recording from 2016


Recording year1988
Composer(s)Edgar Froese, Paul Haslinger


Tangerine Dream: Official Releases
1988Optical Race [a] 5:13
Optical Race [b] [2002 re-recording]5:06
1989Optical Race/Mothers Of Rain/Sun Gate/Ghazal [a] 5:13
1998Atlantic Bridges [a] 5:13
2000Tang-go [a] 5:13
2003Rockface [a] [1988 live version]5:21
2006Live At The Tempodrome Berlin [a] [2006 live version]5:54
2007Orange Odyssey [a] [2007 live version]5:04
2013Booster VI [a] 5:16
2016Particles [a] [2016 live version]6:47
Particles [b] [2016 live version]6:47
Particles [c] [2016 live version]6:47
Tangerine Dream: Bootlegs
1992Sound And Effects [a] [1988 live version]3:24
Ardem 'O' [a] [1988 live version, Part of the track Ardem 'O' Part One & Part Two]5:00
1994Spherical Harmonics One [a] [1988 live version, part of the track Kaleidoscopic Visions Parts 1-15]4:49
Tangerine Dream: Fan Releases
2003Tangerine Leaves Volume 4: Toronto 1988 [a] [1988 live version]5:49
Tangerine Tree Volume 32: London 2003 [a] [2003 live version]5:23
Tangerine Tree Volume 35: Birmingham 1986 [a] [1986 live version]6:24
Tangerine Leaves Volume 19: Hoffman Estates 1988 [a] [1988 live excerpt]1:28
2004Tangerine Tree Volume 42: New Haven 1988 [a] [1988 live version]4:47
2005Tangerine Leaves Volume 31: Los Angeles 1988 [a] [1988 live version]5:28
Tangerine Leaves Volume 48: New Orleans 1988 [a] [1988 live version]4:24
Tangerine Leaves Volume 56: Milwaukee 1988 [a] [1988 live version]4:36
2006Tangerine Tree Volume 85: New York 1988 [a] [1988 live version]3:35
Tangerine Leaves Volume 69: Columbus 1988 [a] [1988 live version]5:08
Tangerine Leaves Volume 88: Sarasota 1988 [a] [1988 live version]5:05

Live Performances

1986Mar 09 - Mar 31Europe Tour 1986
1988Aug 25 - Sep 28North America Tour 1988
2003February 15London Astoria (UK)
2006September 21Berlin Tempodrom (Germany)
2007July 01Eberswalde Marktplatz (Germany)
2014April 09 MSC Divina (Caribbean Sea)
2016September 03Windeck (Germany)
2018April 13Halle (Saale) Georg-Friedrich-Händel-Halle (Germany)


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