With the success of the massive In Search of Hades: The Virgin Recordings 1973-1979 16CD box for Tangerine Dream, which was released early in 2019, Universal/Virgin has officially thought “why not again?” In Search of Hades featured the band’s first 7 albums for Virgin Records, all newly remastered with a keepsake box and an indispensable book.

On October 30, a 10CD box will be released that concentrates on the remaining Virgin years from 1980-1983. The set will be titled Pilots of Purple Twilight: The Virgin Recordings 1980-1983. It will feature brand new 2020 remasters of Tangram (1980), Exit (1981), White Eagle (1982), and Hyperborea (1983) along with movie soundtracks of Thief (1981), the previously unreleased The Soldier (1982), and The Keep (1983). Logos Live (1982) is included.

In addition, Pilots of Purple Twilight will include unreleased music spread out over 4CDs. On them will be the full November 6, 1982 Dominion Theatre show in London. The soundtracks will offer bonus music with Thief adding the promo only track of “Dr. Destructo”, and White Eagle will expand by six bonus tracks. Hyperborea will expand with five bonus tracks that were redirected to Risky Business, which includes “Love On A Real Train”. A hardback book of photos, essays, and other goodies will be a highlight.

There will be 1CD versions of Tangram, Thief, Exit, White Eagle, Hyperborea, and Logos Live, all with 2020 remasters and bonus tracks, if applicable.

Pilots of Purple Twilight: The Virgin Recordings 1980-1983Tangerine Dream
CD1 (Tangram)
01 Tangram Set 1
02 Tangram Set 2

CD2 (Thief)
01 Beach Theme
02 Dr. Destructo
03 Diamond Diary
04 Burning Bar
05 Beach Scene
06 Scrap Yard
07 Trap Feeling
08 Igneous
Bonus Track
09 Dr. Destructo (extended version) (promo only)

CD3 (Exit)
01 Kiew Mission
02 Pilots of Purple Twilight
03 Choronzon
04 Exit
05 Network 23
06 Remote Viewing

CD4 (White Eagle)
01 Mojave Plan
02 Midnight in Tula
03 Convention of the 24
04 White Eagle
Bonus Tracks
05 Das M├Ądchen auf der Treppe
06 Flock
07 Katja
08 Speed
09 Daydream
10 Moorland

CD5 (The Soldier)
01 Main Titles
02 Cue #1 – variation on Logos #1
03 Cue #2 – variation on Horizon #1
04 Cue #3 – The Soldier #1
05 Cue #4 – variation on Dolphin Dance
06 Cue #5 – variation on Tangent #1
07 Cue #6 – The Soldier #2
08 Cue #7 – The Soldier #3
09 Cue #8 – The Soldier #4
10 Cue #9 – The Soldier #5
11 Cue #10 – variation on Horizon #2
12 Cue #11 – The Soldier #6
13 Cue #12 – The Soldier #7
14 Cue #13 – variation on Logos #2
15 Cue #14 – The Soldier #8
16 Cue #15 – variation on Horizon #3
17 End Titles

CD6 (November 6, 1982 Dominion Theatre – London)
The Dominion Concert Part One
CD7 (November 6, 1982 Dominion Theatre – London)
The Dominion Concert Part Two
01 Midnight in Tula
02 White Eagle
03 Dominion

CD8 (Logos Live)
01 Logos (Part 1)
02 Logos (Part 2)
03 Dominion

CD9 (Hyperborea)
01 No Man’s Land
02 Hyperborea
03 Cinnamon Road
04 Sphinx Lightning
Bonus Tracks
05 The Dream is Always the Same
06 No Future (Get off the Babysitter)
07 Guido the Killer Pimp
08 Lana
09 Love on a Real Train (Risky Business)

CD10 (The Keep)
01 Puer Natus Est Nobis (Gloria)
02 Arx Allemand
03 Truth and Fiction
04 The Silver Seal
05 Ancient Powerplant
06 Supernatural Accomplice
07 The Challenger’s Arrival
08 Heritage Survival
09 Parallel Words
10 Canzone
11 Voices from a Common Land
12 Wardays Sunrise
13 The Night in Romania

By MARowe

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