Album: Imaginaerum, Artist: Nightwish, MusicBrainzID: 0eaa9306-e6df-47be-94ce-04bfe3df782c, data, artwork, cover, cdart, spine, back cover He would later cite musical differences as another reason for the breakup. Simone Simons, lead singer of Dutch symphonic/gothic metal band Epica, stated that she began singing because of Nightwish's 1998 Oceanborn album. The World Land Trust works with governments to find alternative financial outlets for local people to stop logging and deforestation. It was released in Finland only on December 5, 2007. The video for the last song on the album, ‘Ad Astra’, was filmed in conjunction with them. [150] Some critics find that the band had a gothic sound since their debut. The tour featured "rarely heard material" and a special set for fans; on the North American leg of the tour, every audience member was offered the Decades album for free. 1 on the Finnish album charts,[28] and was certified gold in Finland after three weeks at number one. 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Adopting a more technical and progressive sound than Angels Fall First,[25] Oceanborn saw the band abandon much of the ambient and folk elements present on their debut release, with the exception of the song "Moondance". Debuts In Top 10 In More Than Dozen Countries", "spanishcharts.com - Nightwish - Human. Turunen thinks that the lyrics do not anymore deal "with the dreamland we were used to, but with the brutal reality of life. [4] In the end, the 35-year-old Alyson Avenue's ex-lead singer, Anette Olzon, from Sweden, was chosen. Featured peformers: Floor Jansen (vocals, arrangements), Marko Hietala (bass, vocals, acoustic guitar), Marko Hietala (arrangements), Emppu Vuorinen (guitar, arrangements), Tuomas Holopainen … [90], Evolutionary biologist and author Richard Dawkins was announced as a guest star on the album, with Holopainen stating that he had "been so enthusiastic about this kind of literature for the past few months, and will be for the upcoming months, that it's going to come out somehow. Wait, soon our tribute to this amazing song from Nightwish from Endless Forms Most Beautiul album … :II: Nature. [21], Later, Holopainen confessed that, at that time, he seriously started thinking about breaking Nightwish up. In May 1997, the demo made its way to the Finnish record label Spinefarm Records, who wanted to release it as the band's debut album of the same name. [28] The album's first single, "Sacrament of Wilderness", hit number 1 on the Finnish singles charts, where it stayed for several weeks. [103][104], In July 2018, Holopainen stated that he had written "80 or 90%" of the material for Nightwish's next album, which would consist of ten or eleven songs. After a gig in Russia, he sent a text message to fellow musician Tony Kakko of metal band Sonata Arctica, telling him that he did not think he had a band any longer, and asking him what plans he had for next year. It was released over a month after the release of its music video, shot in late 2007 in Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland.[4]. $14.91. [54] She felt that the personal attacks on her husband were unwarranted, and that playing the issue out in public was "senselessly cruel". [53], Turunen responded to the incident twice, during press conferences in Finland and Germany, saying that her dismissal came entirely as a shock to her, given that she had not been notified before the letter was given to her. [121], On July 10, 2020, a new crab species, the Tanidromites nightwishorum, which was discovered by curator of palaentology Dr. Adiel A. Klompmaker of the Alabama Museum of Natural History, was named in honor of the band, in particular for their 2015 album Endless Forms Most Beautiful. [27] Oceanborn was an instant success in Finland, reaching number 5 on the Finnish album charts. "[135][145], The usage of a female vocalist has become a sort of trademark, though less so since the outbreak of new female fronted metal bands in the mid-2000s with the popularization of bands such as Evanescence and Within Temptation as well as several gothic metal bands mixing female and male vocals, such as Lacuna Coil, Tristania, Epica and After Forever. After the concert, the other members informed Turunen with an open letter that she was no longer a member of Nightwish. It was there that I got the idea: what if I put together my own project? [144] Their approach is epic,[134] theatrical and operatic. Despite the recording happening when they were only tour members, it is the first Nightwish release to feature Jansen and to have her and Donockley credited as band members. [8][9] The band released an EP/live album, Made in Hong Kong (And in Various Other Places), in March 2009 as a CD/DVD, and their seventh studio album, Imaginaerum, was released globally on various days in late 2011/early 2012.[3][10]. [83] In a later interview, Tuomas said that Donockley's previous work with Nightwish had already made him "much a band member", so the band just "made it official". Roadrunner Records announced that Nightwish would be releasing a 10-inch LP titled Trials of Imaginaerum in conjunction with Record Store Day[75] (April 21, 2012). [54], To find a replacement for Turunen as the female vocalist of the band, on March 17, 2006 the band allowed vocalists interested for the position to send in demo tapes as an audition for the spot. On January 11, 2013, Olzon announced on her official blog that she was pregnant with her third child, due in spring 2013, which she claimed was a contributing factor to her being dismissed. [105] Jansen stated in November that she believed the recording process would be similar to Endless Forms Most Beautiful's, for which the band went through lengthy rehearsals before starting to record. "[159] The personal development became even more obvious on the Wishmaster-successor Century Child. The three musicians recorded their self-titled acoustic demo in winter 1996. [158] Fantasy novels especially are a big influence on Nightwish's lyrics. After playing keyboards in several heavy metal bands in the 1990s, including Darkwoods My Betrothed, Tuomas Holopainen decided to create his own project while sitting around a campfire with friends in 1996. NIGHTWISH : Artist and Band Information for NIGHTWISH This page has quality photos of album covers, record label and detailed description. Before the band found the new singer and the album was recorded, Marco sang on all the demo versions. The same message was also written on the band's message board. Nightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. [76] This announcement came days after Olzon fell ill at a show in Denver, Colorado, and was unable to perform. With their announcement was a video that promoted the organization, which in turn features the song "Ad Astra" from their ninth album. On top of all this, the production cost of "Once," totaled approximately 250,000 euros (over 1,000,000 including video production) making it Finland's most expensive recording in history. [94], The new album's cover art and its title, Endless Forms Most Beautiful, were revealed on December 22, and the album was released on March 27, 2015, produced by Tero "TeeCee" Kinnunen. [131], On January 21, 2021, the band were nominated by the Finnish Emma Awards for the categories of Album of the Year, Band of the Year, Metal Album of the Year and Viewer's Choice of the Year. "[71] In an interview with Uilleann pipist Troy Donockley (who recorded with the band on Dark Passion Play), when asked about his involvement in the new album, he stated "Oh yes, I will be playing on the next album and from what Tuomas has told me, it is going to be something extraordinary..."[70], On February 1, 2010, Olzon stated on her blog that Holopainen had nine songs ready for the new album. Beside choosing Ewo as their new manager, he also asked Vänskä to leave the band. Song Details: "Ever Dream" was released on 3 May 2002 as the lead single taken from Nightwish's fourth studio album, "Century Child" (2002). Year Title Artist Rating Releases; 2001: Golden Wishes: Nightwish: 1: 2002: Nightwish 1997–2001: ... Nightwish / After Forever / Sirenia / Epica / Echoes of Eternity: 1: 2007: Nuclear Blast Presents Nightwish Bonus: Nightwish: 2: ... Cover Art provided by the Cover Art Archive. ", "NIGHTWISH's TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN Says 'Noise' Video Is 'Not A Criticism About Technology Or Cell Phones, "NIGHTWISH's TROY DONOCKLEY Talks "Harvest" Single In New Countdown Video", "NIGHTWISH's TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN On 'Human. Album Cover. Show official various artist release groups. Marianna Pellinen was also a sessional live member as an additional keyboard player and a backing vocalist for Turunen. Also, we will...", "Nightwish's Tuomas Holopainen Records Demo Of 12 Songs For Next Album", "Nightwish Drummer Jukka Nevalainen Forced To Take Break From Band Due To Health Issues", "Latest News – Nightwish – The Official Website", "Nightwish's Next Album To Feature Guest Appearance By British Professor Richard Dawkins", "Nightwish – NIGHTWISH HIT BILLBOARD U.S. TOP 100 CHART! For the people who like them I need to say that my 55th birthday is now on 14th of Jan and I’ve certainly done my time for now. "Announcing the new album "HUMAN. [88] The band expected to start rehearsing in July in Eno, Finland, to complete recording by January 2015, and to release the album in spring of that year, "If everything goes as scheduled". 2. [100], On June 9, 2017, the band announced that March 9, 2018, would mark not only the debut of a nine-month world tour titled Decades: World Tour, which had concluded in December that same year, but also the release of a new compilation album, titled Decades. [130] In his statement, Hietala wrote: Conspiracy is the word of the day. [70] Holopainen said in a 2010 interview that "[...]I can't reveal to you any more but there is going to be a big twist so to say, on the next album. [155] This debut album also included "elements of folk music and ambience" that were discarded on their subsequent album Oceanborn. The band recalled being both nervous and terrified when performing for the first time. Trend limp bizkit music band Poster. :II: Nature", "Top 10 des ventes d'albums et de singles", "NIGHTWISH Announce Partnership With World Land Trust International Conservation Charity Organization; Video Featuring New Track 'Ad Astra' Posted", "Metal behemoths Nightwish: "David Attenborough wrote to personally decline appearing on our album, "Another scientific discovery named for Nightwish! The cover art was done by Janne "Toxic Angel" Pitkänen, who had previously done the cover art to Nightwish's 2007 album Dark Passion Play, as well as all single covers since "Eva" (2007). It's OFFICIAL! [76] According to the press statement, "it has become increasingly obvious that the direction and the needs of the band were in conflict, and this has led to a division from which we cannot recover". However, they are not interested in making another project together. [161] Another song on the album, "Cadence of Her Last Breath", is a "very personal song" about running away. A video for the remake was shot, featuring a medieval battle, and can be found on the German release of the single and as a separate DVD released by Spinefarm. [35] Nightwish's version of "Over the Hills and Far Away" was well received by fans, becoming a frequent part of the band's live performances, but the other songs never had a great break-through and have not been re-released, with the exception of a live performance of "10th Man Down" on the End of Innocence DVD with Marko Hietala. 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[56] You can't just say to people, ‘Stop doing this’. to not ask me for anything within the next year. [34] In the summer, the band returned to Europe, appearing at the Wacken Open Air festival and the Biebop Metal Fest. The name "Nightwish" was derived from their first song together – the demo also included the song "The Forever Moments", and an early version of "Etiäinen". [32], While in the studio in early 2000 working on their third album, Nightwish was accepted in the Finnish Eurovision Song Contest preselection final with the song "Sleepwalker". In 2001, Vänskä was replaced by Marko Hietala, who also took over the male vocalist role previously filled by Holopainen or guest singers. [22] Marko Hietala (Tarot) was asked to replace Vänskä, effectively leaving his previous band, Sinergy. They also declared that the band had been preparing a movie based on the album, which would be released in 2012 and directed by Stobe Harju, who previously directed the music video for "The Islander". [19] On October 26, 2018, Nightwish was inducted into the Finnish Music Hall of Fame, becoming the honorary gallery's 11th member.[20]. Nightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. :||: Nature., has admittedly felt a bit strange for singer Floor Jansen. "Interview Nightwish – Tuomas Holopainen", "Nightwish: track by track di "Endless Forms Most Beautiful"! [13][14][15][16][17] The group is also the most successful Finnish band worldwide, selling more than 9 million records[18] and receiving more than 60 gold and platinum awards, having released six Number 1 albums and thirteen Number 1 singles. Holopainen has also said that film music is the music he listens to for leisure. Nightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. 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