Rockoon (Tangerine Dream album)

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Tangerine Dream Rockoon.jpg
1999 re-release artwork
Studio album by Tangerine Dream
Released 1992
Recorded 1991 - 1992
Length 57:48
Label Miramar
Producer Edgar Froese
Tangerine Dream chronology
L'Affaire Wallraff (The Man Inside)
(1991)L'Affaire Wallraff (The Man Inside)1991
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Rockoon is the forty-fourth album released by Tangerine Dream. The album was started in March 1991 and completed January 1992, making it the longest production ever in the band's history. The album was nominated in the USA for the "Best New Age Album 1992" Grammy and reached the Top Ten in Billboard New Age charts and the Top Twenty in Billboard Jazz charts.[2]

It is the first full album of Tangerine Dream music as a father and son duo.

The album was re-released in 1999 on Tangerine Dream's own TDI label with new cover artwork by Edgar Froese.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Big City Dwarves" Jerome Froese 6:00
2. "Red Roadster" Jerome Froese 8:30
3. "Touchwood" Jerome Froese 4:34
4. "Graffiti Street" Jerome Froese 5:04
5. "Funky Atlanta" Edgar Froese 4:00
6. "Spanish Love" Edgar Froese 5:40
7. "Lifted Veil" Jerome Froese 3:30
8. "Penguin Reference" Jerome Froese 4:45
9. "Body Corporate" Edgar Froese 3:40
10. "Rockoon" Jerome Froese 7:21
11. "Girls On Broadway" Jerome Froese 4:44



Additional musicians:


Rockoon Special Edition[edit]

Rockoon was accompanied by a special limited single edition CD-5. It included an edited version of the title track, the bonus track "Oriental Haze" featuring Linda Spa and an interview with Edgar Froese.[4]

No. Title Length
1. "Rockoon (Special Radio Edit)" 4:16
2. "Oriental Haze" 3:58
3. "Interview by Joanne Davenport with Edgar Froese" 14:31

Big City Dwarves[edit]

"Big City Dwarves" was used as a promo single with a release of 200 to 300 copies.[5]

No. Title Length
1. "Big City Dwarves" 3:45
2. "Penguin Reference" 4:45


  1. ^ Brenholts, Jim. Rockoon - Tangerine Dream at AllMusic
  2. ^ Berling, Michael (29 September 2016). "Rockoon". Voices in the Net. 
  3. ^ Rockoon at Discogs
  4. ^ Berling, Michael (29 September 2016). "Rockoon Special Edition". Voices in the Net. 
  5. ^ Berling, Michael (29 September 2016). "Big City Dwarves". Voices in the Net.