BLIND GUARDIAN ‎”The Forgotten Tales” /2LP/

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The first compilation album by legendary German Epic Speed/Power Metal band.
"The Forgotten Tales" contains several cover versions of popular songs, including "Mr. Sandman", "Surfin' U.S.A.", and "Spread Your Wings" as well as alternate versions of the band's previous works.
Kicking things off with two of the most bizarre Metal cover selections imaginable ("Mr. Sandman" and a lightning-paced, double-kick version of "Surfin' U.S.A."), "Forgotten Tales" is mixed bag of counter-intuitive tributes and mellowed-out retreads from the Blind Guardian catalog. Very orchestral and acoustic, it shows another face of the band, another way to listen to its music!
Without a doubt, another gem in Blind Guardian's catalogue!!
Remastered by Wolfgang Eller / SRS Mastering in 2007, 2012 and 2018.
Nuclear Blast GmbH, 1996/2019 (NB 4329-1). Made in Germany. First press.


Tracklist:

Side A
1. Mr. Sandman (The Chordettes cover) 2:10
2. Surfin' USA (The Beach Boys cover) 2:24
3. Bright Eyes (acoustic version) 4:21    
4. Lord of the Rings (orchestral version) 3:55
5. The Wizard (Uriah Heep cover) 3:16
6. Spread Your Wings (Queen cover) 4:14

Side B
1. Mordred's Song (acoustic version) 5:16
2. Black Chamber (orchestral version) 1:16
3. The Bard's Song (In the Forest) (live) 4:12
4. Barbara Ann (The Regents cover) / Long Tall Sally (Little Richard cover) 1:44
5. A Past and Future Secret 3:47
6. To France (Mike Oldfield cover) 4:41

Side C
1. Theatre Of Pain (orchestral version) 4:16
2. All the King's Horses 4:09
3. Dream A Little Dream (Ozzie Nelson cover) 3:22
4. Don't Talk To Strangers (Dio cover) 4:48

Side D
1. Beyond the Realms Of Death (Judas Priest cover) 7:02
2. Hallelujah (Deep Purple cover) 3:17
3. In A Gadda Da Vida (Iron Butterfly cover) 3:37
4. You're the Voice (John Farnham cover) 4:44

Total playing time: 76:31 min.


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