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Tangerine Dream In Search of Hades boxset
A 16CD/2Blu-Ray boxset containing remastered versions of Tangerine Dream's innovative Virgin label output between 1973 and 1979 (plus copious extras).
 
A definitive statement, the box contains new stereo and 5.1 Surround Sound mixes of Phaedra and Ricochet by Steven Wilson and includes 8 CDs of previously unreleased material: 3 London concerts in full (Victoria Palace Theatre in 1974, The Rainbow Theatre in 1974 and Royal Albert Hall in 1975) along with the previously unreleased full soundtrack to Oedipus Tyrannus, recorded in July 1974 and remixed in 5.1 Surround Sound and Stereo by Steven Wilson.
 
Also includes 2 CDs of previously unreleased outtakes from the Phaedra sessions at The Manor Studios, Oxfordshire in November 1973 and the surviving 35-minute live recording from Coventry Cathedral in October 1975.
 
The box set features 2 Blu-Ray discs featuring the 5.1 mixes of Phaedra, Oedipus Tyrannus and Ricochet, along with a 1976 German TV performance and BBC Old Grey Whistle Test broadcast of Tangerine Dream at Coventry Cathedral.
 
Includes a hardback book featuring new liner notes and rare photographs and memorabilia.
CD One: “Phaedra” – Released as Virgin V 2010 in 1974
 
1. Phaedra 
2. Mysterious Semblance at the Strand of Nightmares
3. Moments of a Visionary
4. Sequent C 
5. [Bonus track] Phaedra (Steven Wilson 2018 stereo remix)
6. [Bonus track] Sequent C (Steven Wilson 2018 stereo remix)
 
CD Two: November 1973 - Phaedra outtakes volume one – previously unreleased
 
1. 2nd Day (20.30)
2. Flute Organ Piece (10.58)
3. Phaedra Out-Take version 2A (20.36)
 
CD Three: November 1973 - Phaedra outtakes volume two – previously unreleased
 
1. Phaedra Out-Take 1 (11.42)
2. Phaedra Out-Take 2B (5.42)
3. 2nd Side piece 1 (13.05)
4. 2nd Side piece 2 (9.18)
5. Organ piece (5.48)
 
CD Four: “Live at the Victoria Palace Theatre, London – 16th June 1974” Previously unreleased
 
1. The Victoria Palace Concert Part One
 
CD Five: “Live at the Victoria Palace Theatre, London – 16th June 1974” Previously unreleased
 
1. The Victoria Palace Concert Part Two
2. The Victoria Palace Concert - Encore
 
CD Six: “Oedipus Tyrannus” - Recorded in July 1974 Previously unreleased Mixed by Steven Wilson
 
1. Overture (10.58)
2. Act 1 (16.42)
3. Act 2: Battle (10.05)
4. Act 2: Baroque (8.53)
5. Act 2: Zeus (5.39)
6. Act 3 (22.08)
 
CD Seven: “Live at the Rainbow, London – 27th October 1974” Previously unreleased
 
1. Introduction by John Peel
2. The Rainbow Concert Part One
3. The Rainbow Concert Part Two
 
CD Eight: “Live at the Rainbow, London – 27th October 1974” Previously unreleased
 
1. The Rainbow Concert Part Three
2. The Rainbow Concert Encore
 
CD Nine: “Rubycon” – Released as Virgin V 2025 in 1975 Mixed by Steven Wilson Previously unreleased
 
1. Rubycon Part One
2. Rubycon Part Two
3. [Bonus track] Rubycon (extended introduction)
 
CD Ten: “The Royal Albert Hall, London 2nd April 1975”
 
1. The Royal Albert Hall Concert – Part One
 
CD Eleven: “The Royal Albert Hall, London 2nd April 1975”
 
1. The Royal Albert Hall Concert – Part Two
2. The Royal Albert Hall Concert - Encore
 
CD Twelve: “Ricochet” – Released as Virgin V 2044 in 1975
 
1. Ricochet Part One
2. Ricochet Part Two
3. [Bonus track] Ricochet Part One (Steven Wilson 2018 stereo remix)
4. [Bonus track] Ricochet Part Two (Steven Wilson 2018 stereo remix)
 
CD Thirteen: “Stratosfear” – Released as Virgin V 2068 in 1976
 
1. Stratosfear
2. The Big Sleep in Search of Hades
3. 3am at the Border of the Marsh from Okefenokee
4. Invisible Limits
5. [Bonus track] Coventry Cathedral – The original film soundtrack
6. [Bonus track] Stratosfear (single edit) [Recorded at Coventry Cathedral – 4th October 1975, Previously unreleased]
7. [Bonus track] The Big Sleep in Search of Hades (single edit) [Recorded at Coventry Cathedral – 4th October 1975, Previously unreleased]
 
CD Fourteen: “Encore” – Released as Virgin VD 2506 in 1977
 
1. Cherokee Lane
2. Monolight 
3. Cold Water Canyon
4. Desert Dream
5. [Bonus track] Encore
6. [Bonus track] Hobo March
 
CD Fifteen: “Cyclone” – Released as Virgin V 2097 in 1978
 
1. Bent Cold Sidewalk
2. Rising Runner Missed by Endless Sender
3. Madrigal Meridian
4. [Bonus track] Haunted Heights
5. [Bonus track] Barryl Blue
 
CD Sixteen: “Force Majeure” – Released as Virgin V 2111 in 1979
 
1. Force Majeure
2. Cloudburst Flight
3. Thru Metamorphic Rocks
4. [Bonus track] Chimes and Chains
 
Disc Seventeen – Blu Ray: 5.1 Surround Sound & 96 kHz / 24-bit stereo Steven Wilson Mixes
 
1. Phaedra [Phaedra]
2. Mysterious Semblance at the Strand of Nightmares [Phaedra]
3. Moments of a Visionary [Phaedra]
4. Sequent C [Phaedra]
5. Overture (10.58) [Oedipus Tyrannus - Recorded in July 1974]
6. Act 1 (16.42) [Oedipus Tyrannus - Recorded in July 1974]
7. Act 2: Battle (10.05) [Oedipus Tyrannus - Recorded in July 1974]
8. Act 2: Baroque (8.53) [Oedipus Tyrannus - Recorded in July 1974]
9. Act 2: Zeus (5.39) [Oedipus Tyrannus - Recorded in July 1974]
10. Act 3 (22.08) [Oedipus Tyrannus - Recorded in July 1974]
 
Disc Eighteen – Blu Ray: 5.1 Surround Sound & 96 kHz / 24-bit stereo Steven Wilson Mixes
 
1. Ricochet Part One [Ricochet]
2. Ricochet Part Two [Ricochet]
3. Tangerine Dream at Coventry Cathedral [Visual content]
 
[BBC TV “Old Grey Whistle Test” – 3rd October 1976] Signale aus der Schwäbischen Strasse – Tangerine Dream documentary & performance (NDR / SFB TV Germany – 23rd May 1976)