Kraftwerk ‎– Tour De France Soundtracks

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When this album was first released in 2003 it was called "Tour De France Soundtracks". When re-issued in 2009 and onwards, it was shortened to just "Tour De France".

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
591 708 1, 7243 591708 1 7 Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks(2xLP, Album, 180) EMI, EMI 591 708 1, 7243 591708 1 7 UK & Europe 2003 Sell This Version
none Kraftwerk Tour De France (CD, Album, Unofficial) Astralwerks (2) none Russia 2003 Sell This Version
ASW 91708-1 Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks(2xLP, Album) Astralwerks ASW 91708-1 US 2003 Sell This Version
none Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks(2xLP, Album, TP) Not On Label none UK 2003 Sell This Version
591 708 2, 72435 91708 2 4 Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks(CD, Album) EMI, EMI 591 708 2, 72435 91708 2 4 UK & Europe 2003 Sell This Version
ASW 91708-2, 72435 91708 2 4 Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks(CD, Album) Astralwerks, Astralwerks ASW 91708-2, 72435 91708 2 4 US 2003 Sell This Version
07243 473263 2 5 Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks(CD, Album, Copy Prot.) EMI, Gala Records (5) 07243 473263 2 5 Russia 2003 Sell This Version
591 710 2 Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks(CD, Album, Copy Prot.) EMI 591 710 2 Brazil 2003 Sell This Version
591 710 2, 72435 91710 2 9 Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks(CD, Album, Copy Prot.) EMI, EMI 591 710 2, 72435 91710 2 9 UK & Europe 2003 Sell This Version
7243 5 91710 2 9 Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks(CD, Album, Copy Prot.) EMI 7243 5 91710 2 9 Argentina 2003 Sell This Version
591 710 2, 72435 91710 2 9 Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks(CD, Album, Copy Prot.) EMI, EMI, Kling Klang, Kling Klang 591 710 2, 72435 91710 2 9 Canada 2003 Sell This Version
KW4, 708761804225 Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks(CD, Album, Copy Prot., Promo) Astralwerks, Astralwerks KW4, 708761804225 US 2003 Sell This Version
KW3 Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks(CD, Album, Copy Prot., Promo) EMI, Kling Klang KW3 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
591 710 2 Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks(CD, Album, Copy Prot., Unofficial) EMI (2) 591 710 2 Russia 2003 Sell This Version
TOCP-66224, 72435 91708 2 4 Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks(CD, Album, Enh) Capitol Records, Capitol Records TOCP-66224, 72435 91708 2 4 Japan 2003 Sell This Version
TOCP-66224 Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks(CD, Album, Enh, Promo) Capitol Records TOCP-66224 Japan 2003 Sell This Version
591 708 2, 72435 91708 2 4 Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks(CD, Album, Unofficial) EMI (2), EMI (2) 591 708 2, 72435 91708 2 4 Russia 2003 Sell This Version
591 710 2, PM 520, 72435 91710 2 9 Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks(CD, Album, Unofficial) EMI, EMI, EMI 591 710 2, PM 520, 72435 91710 2 9 Russia 2003 Sell This Version
591 710 2, PM 520, 72435 91710 2 9 Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks(CD, Album, Unofficial) EMI, EMI, EMI 591 710 2, PM 520, 72435 91710 2 9 Russia 2003 Sell This Version
MTL-136 Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks(CD, Album, Unofficial) Music For The People MTL-136 Russia 2003 Sell This Version
OR 3214 Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks(CD, Unofficial) Not On Label (Kraftwerk) OR 3214 Russia 2003 Sell This Version
0724359171043 Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks(Cass, Album) EMI 0724359171043 Hungary 2003 Sell This Version
591 708 2, 72435 91708 2 4 Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks(Cass, Album, Unofficial) EMI (2), EMI (2) 591 708 2, 72435 91708 2 4 Russia 2003 Sell This Version
50999 9 66109 1 6, STUMM 310 Kraftwerk Tour De France(2xLP, Album, RE, RM) Kling Klang, Mute 50999 9 66109 1 6, STUMM 310 UK & Europe 2009 Sell This Version
50999 6 99593 1 8 Kraftwerk Tour De France(2xLP, Album, RE, RM, 180) Kling Klang, EMI 50999 6 99593 1 8 Europe 2009 Sell This Version
50999 9 66109 1 6 Kraftwerk Tour De France(2xLP, Album, RE, RM, 180) Kling Klang, Parlophone 50999 9 66109 1 6 Europe 2009 Sell This Version
TOCP-70818 Kraftwerk Tour De France(CD, Album, RE, RM) Kling Klang, Mute, EMI TOCP-70818 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
50999 3 08304 2 4 Kraftwerk Tour De France(CD, Album, RE, RM) Kling Klang, Astralwerks 50999 3 08304 2 4 US 2009 Sell This Version
50999 6 99593 2 5 Kraftwerk Tour De France(CD, Album, RE, RM) Kling Klang, EMI 50999 6 99593 2 5 Europe 2009 Sell This Version
50999 9 66109 2 3, CDSTUMM 310 Kraftwerk Tour De France(CD, Album, RE, RM) Kling Klang, Mute 50999 9 66109 2 3, CDSTUMM 310 UK & Europe 2009 Sell This Version
50999 6 99593 2 5 Kraftwerk Tour De France(CD, Album, Unofficial) Kling Klang (2), EMI (2) 50999 6 99593 2 5 Russia 2009 Sell This Version
50999 6 99593 2 5 Kraftwerk Tour de France(CD, Album, RE, RM) Kling Klang, EMI 50999 6 99593 2 5 Europe 2009 Sell This Version
50999 9 66109 2 3 Kraftwerk Tour De France(CD, Album, RE, RM) Kling Klang, Parlophone 50999 9 66109 2 3 Europe 2013 Sell This Version
WPCR-80046 Kraftwerk Tour De France(CD, Album, RE, RM) Warner Music, Kling Klang, Parlophone WPCR-80046 Japan 2014 Sell This Version

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MINDDomakr

MINDDomakr

June 6, 2018
referencing Tour De France Soundtracks, CD, Album, Copy Prot., 591 710 2, 72435 91710 2 9

A really good album brought to you by the forefathers of Electronic music. I enjoyed it all the way through. More experimental then most mainstream Techno/EDM for sure. EDM was born out of this, it's worthy to note however. Kraftwerk laid the foundation for what was to come later in the 90's with Aphex Twin and so on and so forth. Apparently this album was supposed to be used at the Tour De France but they scrapped all the tracks at the last second.
ColdPlanet

ColdPlanet

May 16, 2018
referencing Tour De France Soundtracks, 2xLP, Album, TP, none
Extremely interested in purchasing this white label, hit me up when your ready to sell 😌✌️
synthsaint

synthsaint

August 23, 2017
referencing Tour De France Soundtracks, 2xLP, Album, 180, 591 708 1, 7243 591708 1 7
Soundquality is almost like a dictaphone. The worst mixing I've ever heard, Terribly plastic sounding everything. Amatheur solutions, noises, audible software-manipulation faliures, bad mastering, bad everything apart from some songs. I don't understand how can a full DDD sound be so extremely low in quality, especially when In live, they are good? Remastering the bad master is even a joke... I'm very sorry.
allansorensen

allansorensen

August 8, 2017
referencing Tour De France, 2xLP, Album, RE, RM, 50999 9 66109 1 6, STUMM 310

What a fantastic rich and thick sound on this release!
EustaceWalks

EustaceWalks

July 11, 2017
edited about 1 year ago
referencing Tour De France Soundtracks, 2xLP, Album, 180, 591 708 1, 7243 591708 1 7
So I'm aware there's a fairly complex list of edits, versions and remixes when it comes to the track "Tour de France" - with that in mind, does anyone know what the 5:09 version is on the end of the Soundtracks album? It can't be the original 12" as this is 6:47, nor the Kling Klang Analog mix [6:42]. Any help would be much appreciated!!!
Choose-A-Username

Choose-A-Username

July 3, 2017
referencing Tour De France, 2xLP, Album, RE, RM, 180, 50999 6 99593 1 8
I guess this release doesn't exist. It's possibly this one here: https://www.discogs.com/de/Kraftwerk-Tour-De-France/release/2041111, cause it has the same label-code.
donotseemecricket

donotseemecricket

June 20, 2017
referencing Tour De France Soundtracks, 2xLP, Album, 180, 591 708 1, 7243 591708 1 7
The people talking bad about this record are missing the point, perhaps. I think it's facinating, or maybe very fitting that the very artists that were influenced by Kraftwerk and went on to pioneer what became Detroit Techno, would in turn create a sound and style of music that would then cycle back to Kraftwerk again. This album is proof of that. I have listened to heavy doses of Detroit Techno over the years, and while I also grew up on old school Kraftwerk, this album was not one of the ones I listened to much at all. Today, the influence is obvious to me. It was Kraftwerk upgrading their sound. There is a well known (to techno fans) interview of Mad Mike Banks on Detroit Radio. In this interview he talks about meeting Kraftwerk when UR toured Europe and was playing in Germany in the early 90s. He says one of the conversations that was had, was asking them why they hadn't put out any new music. Basically he was trying to convince them that they should continue to make music, because what they did was so ahead of its time, they had plenty of time to wait for the rest of the world to catch up, and their sound was just as relevant as ever. And well, eventually we did get a new Kraftwerk album in 2003. It would only make sense that the electronic music that they influenced would in turn come back to influence them in those 17 years. This is a great album. I enjoy it just as much as their old ones, and in fact more than a few.
CJ_Reign

CJ_Reign

March 28, 2017
referencing Tour De France Soundtracks, 2xLP, Album, 180, 591 708 1, 7243 591708 1 7
For those who complained that this is dull album or doesnt show anything revolutionary in sound - come on people, give it up. Music is fun generally. Revolutionary in sound passed almost 15 years ago, as theres nothing new nowadays, just a wide variation on what we all know. Subgenres mix all the way and then some journalists or artists claim the discovered something new - theres nothing more wrong than thinking that way. In fact, this album by Kraftwerk is nothing new, but just their approach in new forms that are now popular (or were when they made their TDF album). In 2017 you might ask, still sound ok ? I answer yes, even though its only deep techno/electro/electronia sound mixed with Kraftwerk. For me they noted carefully whats good in modern electronica music and used it in proper way to redefine themselves and here we have their proposition on music electronia. I kind of like it. First part of album (TDF etape 1, 2 and 3) seems like just a look on what can they do with classic tech house'y thing and retweak to their style. Although in some parts it may sound as someone else put their hands on arrange...but the rest of album is a classic KW, quite distinctive at times, but as others said not revolutionary. Again, for me its good album, it just fits my taste. But its not their best work. Easy.
KI3

KI3

November 19, 2016
referencing Tour De France Soundtracks, CD, Album, Copy Prot., Promo, KW3
This release is a pain to rip in EAC or dbPoweramp. It isn't in the CueTools Database either, but the KW4 variant released in the USA is. Both releases also suffer from a tick about 40 seconds into Chrono, while the release version does not.