Hyperborea (album)

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Hyperborea
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Studio album by Tangerine Dream
Released November 1983
Recorded August 1983
Genre Electronic music
Length 40:15
Label Virgin
Tangerine Dream chronology
Logos Live
(1982)
Hyperborea
(1983)
Risky Business
(1984)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

Hyperborea is the nineteenth album by Tangerine Dream.[2] It spent two weeks on the UK album chart peaking at No.45.

"No Man's Land" makes heavy use of sitar. "Cinnamon Road" also utilizes sitar, but with a conventional pop music structure. The longest track, "Sphinx Lightning"', recapitulates every style explored by Tangerine Dream over the previous decade.

The album title refers to Hyperborea, a mythical, idyllic land in the Ancient Greek tradition, supposedly located far to the north of Thrace and where it was claimed the sun shone twenty-four hours a day.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "No Man's Land" 9:03
2. "Hyperborea" 8:31
3. "Cinnamon Road" 3:54
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Sphinx Lightning" 19:56

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swan, Glenn. Hyperborea at AllMusic
  2. ^ Berling, Michael (29 September 2016). "Hyperborea". Voices in the Net.