Recorded at the Starmus Festival 2011 on Tenerife Island (Spain) with guest appearances of Brian May. The festival was held in honour of the 50th anniversary of Juri Gagarin's first space flight.

After a long wait we are proud to announce the eagerly-awaited CD production of STARMUS – SONIC UNIVERSE, a release of the sensational musical collaboration between two legendary names: Brian May and Tangerine Dream.

Brian May had been for decades the great guitar player, arranger and co-singer with one of the greatest rock bands of all time: QUEEN. Tangerine Dream came from a complete different angel of the musical world.
Being the first band ever using Moog sequencer rhythm live on stage, being called the early masterminds of ambient sound and highly acclaimed Hollywood film composers for many years, Tangerine Dream have set more than one landmark in musical history. Now here is the result of a very unusual concert of the two legends at the Starmus Festival on the Island of Tenerife.

In June 2011 this festival was held in the honor of the 50th Anniversary of Juri Gagarin’s first spaceflight. Among the guests you could witness Neil Armstrong (first man on the moon) in one of his last public appearances and Buzz Aldrin (second man on the moon), Alexei Leonow (first man stepping out of his capsule into space), Jim Lovell and many more.

The first track of the CD - Supernova - integrates something very special: original, real star sounds. Prof. Garik Israelian, astrophysicist and founder of the STARMUS FESTIVAL captured these unique sounds. Can you imagine how the sun sounds in space? Get an idea of this sound when listening to SUPERNOVA. Enjoy with this release the highlights of TD’s musical career in combination with Brian May’s unique guitar.



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StatusLive Album
Recording dateJune 2011
Release dateApril 25, 2013
Playing time02:24:06
All Music byEdgar Froese, Chris Franke, Johannes Schmoelling, Thorsten Quaeschning, Brian May

Tracklist CD1

01.Supernova (Real Star Sounds)00:10:40
02.Last Horizon00:05:57
03.Marmontel Riding On A Clef00:08:13
05.Nothing And All00:02:12
06.Nutshell Awakening00:07:19
07.Shining Ray00:05:35
08.Beauty Of Magic Antagonism00:06:26
10.One Night In Space00:07:32

Tracklist CD2

01.Calymba Caly00:03:43
03.Janus Parade00:08:04
04.Loved By The Sun00:03:28
05.Fire On The Mountain00:07:33
06.Darkness Veiling The Night00:08:55
07.Living In Eternity00:04:05
08.Bells Of Accra00:09:59
09.Sally's Garden00:04:40
10.We Will Rock You (Extended)00:12:47
12.Mr. Alexey Leonov's Speech00:02:55
Depending upon the medium, the indicated tracklist will vary in certain details.