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Music Composed and Performed by Tangerine Dream

- Soundtrack, released 1983 -


LP release USA 1983

CD release USA 1983

CD counterfeit release 1995

CD release USA 2014


1.Alien Voices 0:16
2.Wavelength Main Title 1:54
3.Desert Drive [Excerpt]2:00
4.Mojave End Title 3:59
5.Healing [1983 remix]2:23
6.Breakout 1:09
7.Alien Goodbyes 1:50
8.Spaceship [1983 remix]2:18
9.Church Theme [1983 remix]3:41
10.Sunset Drive [1983 remix]3:23
11.Airshaft 3:10
12.Alley Walk 2:55
13.Cyro Lab 2:13
14.Running Through The Hills 1:30
15.Campfire Theme 1:23
16.Mojave End Title Reprise 3:51
Total running time37:55


Recording date1983
Composer(s)Edgar Froese, Chris Franke, Johannes Schmoelling
Musician(s)Edgar Froese, Chris Franke, Johannes Schmoelling
Producer(s)Edgar Froese, Chris Franke, Johannes Schmoelling


In 1983, Tangerine Dream supplied the music for the Science Fiction movie Wavelength, directed by Mike Gray, starring Robert Carradine, Cherie Currie and Keenan Wynn. Contrary to most other soundtrack albums featuring music by Tangerine Dream, the music was not reworked by TD for the album release; this resulted in a soundtrack album consisting of unusual many and short musical clips, some of them being remixes or excerpts from other compositions.


More information about this movie is available at The Internet Movie Database.




A counterfeit re-release of the CD appeared in 1995 and was distributed like an official release. The cover artwork was reproduced from the LP cover instead from the CD cover, but it does not mention any company or order number. The CD body itself is totally different, showing cones printed in black and only the writings 'Tangerine Dream', 'Wavelength' and 'RE 133'. All music material is absolutely identical to the official version.


In March 2014 the album was officially re-released on CD by La-La-Land Records, a label specialized on soundtrack music, in a limited edition. The music was remastered and the 20-page booklet comes with new cover artwork, numerous photos taken from the movie, and extensive liners from writer Randall D. Larson about both the movie and the music.


1983: Varèse Sarabande/JVC
CD: VCD 47223
1983: Varèse Sarabande
LP: STV 81207; dark red labels
CD: VCD 47223
Counterfeit-CD: -
2014: La-La-Land
CD: LLLCD 1297; limited edition of 1,500 copies
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