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Monday, April 2, 2007

Tangerine Dream New Album Is Dedicated To Syd Barrett

Tangerine Dream, who celebrate their 40th anniversary this year, release new album Madcap's Flaming Duty today, Monday 2nd April.

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Dedicated to the late Syd Barrett, it's a typically ambitious piece of work by the German pioneers with Edgar Froese and Thorsten Quaeschning providing a musical setting to lyrics adapted from the work of poets like William Blake, Percy Shelley, Sir Phillip Sidney, Walt Whitman and Waldo Emerson.

The album was recorded in Vienna and Berlin during October 2006 also features Chris Housle, Bernhard Beibl, Linda Spa, Gynt Beator, Thomas Beator, Iris Camaa, and Vincent Nowak.
The lyrics for each of the songs on the new album are adapted from English and American poets from 17th and 18th century literature by Bianca F. Acquaye. The music is written by Froese and Quaeschning.

The band play a one-off British concert at London Astoria on Friday, April 20. Tickets £22.50 from 0870 060 3777 or

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