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For convenience of reference, the composition Monolight is virtually indexed for this discography at four points:
  • 00:00 - Monolight (Part I) 3:29
  • 03:29 - Monolight (Part II) 4:01
  • 07:30 - Monolight (Yellow Part) 9:21
  • 16:51 - Monolight (Part IV) 3:03

There are several official versions of this composition:
  • the original album recording from 1977 (and a short excerpt of this)
  • three different live recordings from 1977
  • two different remixes of the excerpt mentioned above from 1977 and 1980, respectively
  • a re-recording of the same excerpt from 1994
  • a remix of another excerpt from 1994
Furthermore, excerpts from Monolight were remixed with some parts of Desert Dream in 2000 and titled Stereolight.


Recording year1977
Composer(s)Edgar Froese, Chris Franke, Peter Baumann
Alternate Title(s)Encore


Tangerine Dream: Official Releases
1977Encore [a] 19:54
Encore [b] 19:57
Encore [b] [Titled Encore][1977 remix]3:17
Monolight [a] [Titled Monolight (Part II)][Excerpt]3:17
Monolight [b] [Titled Monolight (Part II)][Excerpt, mono version]3:17
Monolight [b] [Titled Monolight (Part II)][Excerpt]3:17
Monolight [c] [1977 remix]2:45
Monolight [d] [Titled Encore][1977 remix]2:45
1980'70-'80 [a] [Titled Monolight (Single Version)][1977 remix]3:14
1994Tangents [a] [1994 re-recording]4:52
Tangents [a] [Titled Monolight (Yellow Part)][1994 remix]7:15
Tangerine Dream [a] [Titled Monolight (Yellow Part)][1994 remix]7:15
2000i-Box [a] [1994 re-recording]4:52
i-Box [a] [Titled Monolight (Yellow Part)][1994 remix]7:15
2004The Bootleg Box Set Vol. 2 [a] [1977 live version]19:34
Montreal - April 9th 1977 [a] [Titled Second Movement][1977 live version]23:42
2006Detroit - March 31st 1977 [a] [1977 live version]21:30
2012The Virgin Years 1977-1983 [a] 19:40
The Virgin Years 1977-1983 [a] [1977 remix]3:10
2019The Official Bootleg Series Volume Three [a] [1977 live version]21:54
In Search Of Hades [a] 19:57
In Search Of Hades [b] 19:57
In Search Of Hades [a] [Titled Encore][1977 remix]3:17
In Search Of Hades [b] [Titled Encore][1977 remix]3:17
Recurring Dreams [a] [Titled Monolight (Yellow Part) 2019][2019 re-recording]7:42
Tangerine Dream: Bootlegs
1997Electronic Orgy [a] [Titled Monolight (Single Version)][1980 remix]3:08
Tangerine Dream: Fan Releases
2002Tangerine Tree Volume 4: Washington 1977 [a] [Titled Washington 77, Part Two (Monolight)][1977 live version]19:34
2003Tangerine Tree Volume 18: Montreal 1977 [a] [1977 live version]23:42
Tangerine Tree Volume 25: Detroit 1977 [a] [Titled Part III][1977 live version]22:15
Tangerine Tree Volume 25: Detroit 1977 [b] [1977 live version]21:29
Tangerine Leaves Volume 21: Milwaukee 1977 [a] [Titled Track II][1977 live version]19:11
2005Tangerine Leaves Volume 32: Quebec 1977 [a] [Titled Part Two][1977 live version]22:05
Tangerine Tree Volume 66: Santa Monica 1977 [a] [Titled Part Two][1977 live version]18:41
Tangerine Tree Volume 71: Adventures In LoFi 1971-1981 [a] [1977 live version]15:22
Tangerine Leaves Volume 55: New York 1977 [a] [Titled Part Two][1977 live version]17:28
Tangerine Leaves Volume 57: Toronto 1977 [a] [Titled Part Two][1977 live version]21:17
2006Tangerine Leaves Volume 85: Cleveland 1977 [a] [Titled Cleveland 77, Part Two (Monolight)][1977 live version]22:14
Tangerine Leaves Volume 91: Chicago 1977 [a] [Titled Chicago 77, Part Two (Monolight)][1977 live version]20:41

Live Performances

1977March 31Detroit Ford Auditorium (USA)
April 04Washington D.C. Lisner Auditorium (USA)
2018April 13Halle (Saale) Georg-Friedrich-Händel-Halle (Germany)
April 14Dresden Kulturpalast (Philharmonie) (Germany)


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