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BLIND GUARDIAN “A Night At The Opera” /CD/


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  • Product Code: NB 4171-2
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  • €17.90

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Remastered re-release of the seventh full-length studio album by legendary German Symphonic Progressive Power Metal band.
This album continues a stylistic change from Power Metal into a more Progressive sound, with multiple overlaid vocals, choirs, orchestral keys and guitar leads, and less emphasis on powerful guitar riffs and heavy rhythms. Every song is filled with such a large amount of variation, of layers, of little detailed flourishes and touches that make it stand out from the previous, it's an impossible argument to claim that the album was written with anything less than pure passion.
The greatest strength of this album is that it fully embraces its own identity. Rather than recycling old ideas of the band's former works, it adapts them and envelopes them in this new style that is prominent from the first few seconds of the opening track. It's a brave and bold new direction, a benchmark for the band that they would continuously try and surpass with every album since this one. It's not an album for everyone, but it's an album that oozes personality, love and passion through every second of its run time. If it clicks with you, you will likely feel the same!
Nuclear Blast Tonträger Produktions- und Vertriebs GmbH, 2002/2017 (NB 4171-2). Made in Germany.


Tracklist:
1. Precious Jerusalem 06:21
2. Battlefield 05:37
3. Under The Ice 05:44
4. Sadly Sings Destiny 06:04
5. The Maiden And The Minstrel Knight 05:30
6. Wait For An Answer 06:30
7. The Soulforged 05:18
8. Age Of False Innocence 06:05
9. Punishment Divine 05:45
10. And Then There Was Silence 14:05
Total playing time: 67:05 min.


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