NIGHTWISH “Imaginaerum” /Ltd. Slipcase Digipack 2CD + Poster/

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Limited Edition release of the seventh full-length studio album by legendary Finnish Symphonic Power Metal band.
Finish Symphonic Metal titans return with their new epic masterpiece. Four years has passed since the release of their previous album “Dark Passion Play” which continued the change that had been in progress ever since “Century Child”, the movement to a more theatrical, more symphonic Nightwish. “Imaginaerum” continues that trend and takes it to a whole new level backed by The Looking Glass Orchestra (The London Philharmonic Orchestra) creating Nightwishs most orchestral and epic album yet. The highly anticipated release is more than a new album but the inspiration and soundtrack to the upcoming full-length fantasy movie, “Imaginaerum”. The musical style of the songs on the album are diverse but the album never feels sprawling, they blend together in an exceptional way making the listening feel fresh during the entire duration of the album (74 minutes). It is strong, incredibly strong, every track, feels like they contribute with something on the album and every single song stands out; there are not two songs that sounds alike, they are remarkably well crafted and clear evidence of the mastermind Tuomas Holopainen’s ability to compose music.
This album is one of the best-crafted musical pieces ever! It displays the reason for why Nightwish is The Giant within the Symphonic Metal genre. They are simply so much better than anything else, the band is so tight and this set-up composes fantastic music no matter who sings in Nightwish, it may be Tarja Turunen, it may be Anette Olzon, the music holds a so high level of craftsmanship that it turns Golden independently of the singer!!
The Limited Edition includes second CD with instrumental version of the album.
Nuclear Blast, 2011 (NB 2789-0). Made in Germany. First press.


Tracklist:

CD I - Original
1. Taikatalvi 2:35
2. Storytime 5:22
3. Ghost River 5:28
4. Slow, Love, Slow 5:50
5. I Want My Tears Back 5:07
6. Scaretale 7:32
7. Arabesque 2:57
8. Turn Loose The Mermaids 4:20
9. Rest Calm 7:02
10. The Crow, The Owl And The Dove 4:10
11. Last Ride Of The Day 4:32
12. Song Of Myself 13:37
1: From A Dusty Bookshelf
2: All That Great Heart Lying Still
3: Piano Black
4: Love
13. Imaginaerum 6:18

CD II - Instrumental
1. Taikatalvi 2:35
2. Storytime 5:22
3. Ghost River 5:28
4. Slow, Love, Slow 5:50
5. I Want My Tears Back 5:07
6. Scaretale 7:32
7. Arabesque 2:57
8. Turn Loose The Mermaids 4:19
9. Rest Calm 7:02
10. The Crow, The Owl And The Dove 4:10
11. Last Ride Of The Day 4:32
12. Song Of Myself 12:37
1: From A Dusty Bookshelf
2: All That Great Heart Lying Still
3: Piano Black
4: Love

13. Imaginaerum 6:18

Total playing time: 148:39 min.


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