Tyger (album)

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Tyger
1987 LP album cover
Studio album by Tangerine Dream
Released June 1987
Recorded 1987
Genre Electronic music
Label Jive
Tangerine Dream chronology
Underwater Sunlight
(1987)
Tyger
(1987)
Three O'Clock High
(1987)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Tyger is an album by Tangerine Dream based on the poetry of William Blake. Lyrics are based on the poems "The Tyger", "Smile", "America", "The Fly", and "London".[2]

"Tyger" spent one week on the UK Albums Chart at No.88. This is Tangerine Dream's last UK chart appearance to date.

Track listing[edit]

1987 release
No. Title Length
1. "Tyger"   5:45
2. "London"   14:22
3. "Alchemy Of The Heart"   12:23
4. "Smile"   6:08
5. "21st Century Common Man (Part 1)" (CD version only) 4:49
6. "21st Century Common Man (Part 2)" (CD version only) 4:00
1992 release
No. Title Length
1. "Tyger" (re-mixed version) 5:13
2. "London"   14:25
3. "Alchemy Of The Heart"   12:07
4. "Smile" (faster version) 5:53
5. "21st Century Common Man (Part 1)" (CD version only) 4:49
6. "21st Century Common Man (Part 2)" (CD version only) 4:00
7. "Vigour"   4:55

Personnel[edit]

Additional personnel
  • Jocelyn Bernadette Smith – vocals on "Tyger", "London" and "Smile"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Berling, Michael. "Tyger". Voices in the Net. Retrieved 2008-02-17.