Tyger (album)

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Tyger
Tyger.png
1987 LP album cover
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 1987
Recorded1987
GenreElectronic music
LabelJive
Tangerine Dream chronology
Underwater Sunlight
(1986)
Tyger
(1987)
Three O'Clock High
(1987)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]

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

This was the final studio album to feature long-time member Christopher Franke.

"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.TitleLength
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.TitleLength
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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. Tyger - Tangerine Dream at AllMusic
  2. ^ Berling, Michael (29 September 2016). "Tyger". Voices in the Net.