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PETER BAUMANN| Phase By Phase – The Virgin Albums, 3CD Box Set out end of April

Peter Baumann | Phase By Phase – The Virgin Albums, 3CD Box Set


  • NEW 3CD CLAMSHELL BOX SET FEATURING ALL OF THE ALBUMS RECORDED FOR VIRGIN RECORDS BETWEEN 1976 AND 1981 BY FORMER TANGERINE DREAM MEMBER PETER BAUMANN.
  • FEATURING THE ALBUMS ‘ROMANCE’ 76’, ‘TRANS HARMONIC NIGHTS’ AND ‘REPEAT REPEAT’.
  • WITH AN ILLUSTRATED BOOKLET FEATURING A NEW ESSAY

As a key member of Tangerine Dream, Peter Baumann’s contribution was felt on the classic albums released by Virgin Records issued between 1974 and 1976, ‘Phaedra’, ‘Rubicon’, ‘Ricochet’ and ‘Stratosphere’. In 1976 he embarked on a solo career with his classic work ‘Romance ‘76’, recorded in July and August that year in Berlin and Munich. The result was a remarkable album that is now held in huge esteem by aficionados of German electronic music.

His next work as a solo artist was the equally remarkable and ground-breaking album ‘Trans Harmonic Nights’, recorded in Berlin between July 1978 and January 1979, a release which pre-empted and influenced the protagonists of synthesiser-based music that would burst forth in the 1980s.

His third and final album for Virgin Records was ‘Repeat Repeat’, which saw him adopt a more song-based approach to his writing, stylistically akin with the prevailing mood of the early 1980s. Recorded in New York and at Compass Point studios in Nassau in the Bahamas, ‘Repeat Repeat’ was co-produced by Baumann and Robert Palmer.

‘Phase By Phase’ is the first time all of Peter Baumann’s solo works issued by Virgin Records have been gathered together in one collection.

DISC ONE
Romance ‘76
1 Bicentennial Present
2 Romance
3 Phase by Phase
4 Meadow of Infinity (Part One)
5 The Glass Bridge
6 Meadow of Infinity (Part Two)
DISC TWO
Trans Harmonic Nights
1 This Day
2 White Bench and Black Beach
3 Chasing the Dream
4 Biking Up the Strand
5 Phaseday
6 Meridian Moorland
7 The Third Site
8 Dance at Dawn
DISC THREE
Repeat Repeat
1 Repeat Repeat
2 Home Sweet Home
3 Deccadance
4 Real Times
5 M.A.N. Series Two
6 Brain Damage
7 Kinky Dinky
8 Daytime Logic
9 Playland Pleasure
10 What is Your Use