Tracklist

CD 1: Angels Fall First
# Title Rating Length
1 Elvenpath
3.8 4:40
2 Beauty and the Beast
3.75 6:24
3 The Carpenter
3.75 5:58
4 Astral Romance
3.15 5:13
5 Angels Fall First
3.6 5:34
6 Tutankhamen
3.2 5:32
7 Nymphomaniac Fantasia
4 4:47
8 Know Why the Nightingale Sings
4 4:14
9 Lappi (Lapland): I. Erämaajärvi
3.65 2:15
10 Lappi (Lapland): II. Witchdrums
3.25 1:19
11 Lappi (Lapland): III. This Moment Is Eternity
3 3:12
12 Lappi (Lapland): IV. Etiäinen
3.35 2:34
CD 2: Oceanborn
# Title Rating Length
1 Stargazers
3.8 4:28
2 Gethsemane
3.65 5:22
3 Devil & the Deep Dark Ocean
3.65 4:46
4 Sacrament of Wilderness
4.4 4:12
5 Passion and the Opera
4.35 4:51
6 Swanheart
3 4:45
7 Moondance
3.6 3:32
8 The Riddler
4 5:16
9 The Pharaoh Sails to Orion
4 6:27
10 Walking in the Air
4 5:31
11 Sleeping Sun
4.35 4:05
CD 3: Wishmaster
# Title Rating Length
1 She Is My Sin
3.8 4:46
2 The Kinslayer
3.75 3:59
3 Come Cover Me
3.5 4:34
4 Wanderlust
3 4:50
5 Two for Tragedy
3 3:51
6 Wishmaster
4.1 4:24
7 Bare Grace Misery
3.5 3:41
8 Crownless
4 4:29
9 Deep Silent Complete
3.5 3:57
10 Dead Boy’s Poem
4 6:47
11 FantasMic
4 8:18
CD 4: Over the Hills and Far Away
# Title Rating Length
1 Over the Hills and Far Away
4 5:04
2 10th Man Down
4 5:24
3 Away
4.5 4:33
4 Astral Romance (remake 2001)
3 5:22
5 The Kinslayer (live)
3 4:12
6 She Is My Sin (live)
3 4:45
7 Sacrament of Wilderness (live)
3.5 5:01
8 Walking in the Air (live)
3 5:11
9 Beauty and the Beast (live)
2.5 6:40
10 Wishmaster (live)
4 5:03
CD 5: Bless the Child
# Title Rating Length
1 Bless the Child
4.2 6:14
2 The Wayfarer
3.25 3:25
3 Come Cover Me (live)
3 4:53
4 Dead Boy’s Poem (live)
3 6:49
5 Once Upon a Troubador
3 5:18
6 A Return to the Sea
3.5 5:49
7 Sleepwalker (Heavy version)
4 3:08
8 Nightquest
3.75 4:15
CD 6: Century Child
# Title Rating Length
1 Bless the Child
4.2 6:13
2 End of All Hope
3.65 3:55
3 Dead to the World
3.5 4:20
4 Ever Dream
4.25 4:44
5 Slaying the Dreamer
3.5 4:32
6 Forever Yours
3.5 3:51
7 Ocean Soul
3.5 4:14
8 Feel for You
3 3:55
9 The Phantom of the Opera
3.4 4:10
10 Beauty of the Beast
4 10:22
CD 7: Once
# Title Rating Length
1 Dark Chest of Wonders
4.2 4:29
2 Wish I Had an Angel
4.5 4:06
3 Nemo
4.4 4:36
4 Planet Hell
3.75 4:39
5 Creek Mary’s Blood
4.5 8:29
6 The Siren
4 4:45
7 Dead Gardens
4 4:28
8 Romanticide
3.5 4:58
9 Ghost Love Score
4.5 10:02
10 Kuolema Tekee Taiteilijan
3.35 3:59
11 Higher Than Hope
3 5:35
CD 8: Dark Passion Play
# Title Rating Length
1 The Poet and the Pendulum
4.6 13:55
2 Bye Bye Beautiful
4.75 4:15
3 Amaranth
4 3:51
4 Cadence of Her Last Breath
4 4:15
5 Master Passion Greed
4 6:03
6 Eva
3.8 4:26
7 Sahara
4 5:47
8 Whoever Brings the Night
3.65 4:18
9 For the Heart I Once Had
4 3:56
10 The Islander
3.35 5:06
11 Last of the Wilds
4 5:41
12 7 Days to the Wolves
4 7:04
13 Meadows of Heaven
3.5 7:10

Credits

CD 1: Angels Fall First

arranger:
Nightwish (Finnish symphonic metal) (tracks 1–12)
Tero Kinnunen (tracks 1–12)
composer:
Nightwish (Finnish symphonic metal) (tracks 1–12)
lyricist:
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–9, 11)
producer:
Nightwish (Finnish symphonic metal) (track 5)
Tuomas Holopainen (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Spinefarm Records (1997) (tracks 1–12)
compiled in:
Lappi (Lapland) by Nightwish (tracks 9–12)
part of:
Lappi (Lapland) (tracks 9–12)
recording of:
Angels Fall First (1997-04 – 1997-05) (track 5)
Astral Romance (1997-04 – 1997-05) (track 4)
Lappi (Lapland): I. Erämaajärvi (1997-04 – 1997-05) (track 9)
Lappi (Lapland): II. Witchdrums (1997-04 – 1997-05) (track 10)
Lappi (Lapland): III. This Moment Is Eternity (1997-04 – 1997-05) (track 11)
Lappi (Lapland): IV. Etiäinen (1997-04 – 1997-05) (track 12)
Nymphomaniac Fantasia (1997-04 – 1997-05) (track 7)
The Carpenter (1997-04 – 1997-05) (track 3)
Beauty and the Beast (1997-09) (track 2)
Elvenpath (1997-09) (track 1)
Know Why the Nightingale Sings (1997-09) (track 8)
Tutankhamen (1997-09) (track 6)

CD 2: Oceanborn

arranger:
Tero Kinnunen (tracks 1–9, 11)
Nightwish (Finnish symphonic metal) (tracks 1–9, 11)
composer:
Howard Blake (track 10)
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–9, 11)
Emppu Vuorinen (track 4)
guest vocals:
Tapio Wilska (tracks 3, 9)
lyricist:
Howard Blake (track 10)
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–6, 8–9, 11)
producer:
Nightwish (Finnish symphonic metal) (tracks 6, 10–11)
publisher:
Faber Music Ltd. (track 10)
Howard David Blake (track 10)
cover recording of:
Walking in the Air (1998) (track 10)
later translated versions:
Avaruus (track 10)
Uinuva aurinko (track 11)
在等一個晚上 (track 10)
later versions:
Walking on Glass (track 10)
part of:
The Snowman (film soundtrack) (track 10)
recording of:
Devil & the Deep Dark Ocean (1998) (track 3)
Gethsemane (1998) (track 2)
Moondance (1998) (track 7)
Passion and the Opera (1998) (track 5)
Sacrament of Wilderness (1998) (track 4)
Sleeping Sun (1998) (track 11)
Stargazers (1998) (track 1)
Swanheart (1998) (track 6)
The Pharaoh Sails to Orion (1998) (track 9)
The Riddler (1998) (track 8)

CD 3: Wishmaster

electric bass guitar:
Sami Vänskä (tracks 1–11)
drumset:
Jukka Nevalainen (tracks 1–7, 9–11)
synthesizer:
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–11)
guitar:
Emppu Vuorinen (tracks 1–8, 10–11)
percussion:
Jukka Nevalainen (tracks 1–11)
additional flute:
Esa Lehtinen (tracks 1–11)
arranger:
Nightwish (Finnish symphonic metal) (tracks 1–11)
Tero Kinnunen (tracks 1–11)
choir vocals [baritone]:
Kimmo Kallio (tracks 1–11)
choir vocals [bass]:
Anssi Honkanen (tracks 1–11)
Riku Salminen (tracks 1–11)
choir vocals [tenor]:
Matias Kaila (tracks 1–11)
Ville Laaksonen (Finnish tenor choir singer and choir arranger) (tracks 1–11)
choir vocals arranger:
Ville Laaksonen (Finnish tenor choir singer and choir arranger) (tracks 1–11)
composer:
Emppu Vuorinen (tracks 3, 7–8)
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–11)
engineer:
Mikko Karmila (2000-01 – 2000-03) (tracks 1–11)
Tero Kinnunen (2000-01 – 2000-03) (tracks 1–11)
guest spoken vocals:
Sam Hardwick (track 10)
Ike Vil (track 2)
guest vocals:
Sam Hardwick (track 10)
Ike Vil (track 2)
lead vocals:
Tarja (Finnish singer Tarja Turunen) (tracks 1–11)
lyricist:
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–11)
mixer:
Mikko Karmila (2000-04) (tracks 1–11)
producer:
Nightwish (Finnish symphonic metal) (tracks 1–2, 4–6, 9–11)
Emppu Vuorinen (tracks 3, 7–8)
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 3, 7–8)
Tero Kinnunen (tracks 1–2, 4–6, 9–11)
recording engineer:
Mikko Karmila (2000-01 – 2000-03) (tracks 1–11)
Tero Kinnunen (2000-01 – 2000-03) (tracks 1–11)
engineered at:
Finnvox Studios in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (2000-01 – 2000-03) (tracks 1–11)
Tempputupa Studios (formerly Caverock Studios) in Kitee, Pohjois-Karjala, Finland (2000-01 – 2000-03) (tracks 1–11)
mixed at:
Finnvox Studios in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (2000-04) (tracks 1–11)
recorded at:
Finnvox Studios in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (2000-01 – 2000-03) (tracks 1–11)
Tempputupa Studios (formerly Caverock Studios) in Kitee, Pohjois-Karjala, Finland (2000-01 – 2000-03) (tracks 1–11)
remixes:
later parody versions:
Fishmaster (Wishmaster, Misheard Lyrics) (track 6)
recording of:
Bare Grace Misery (2000-01 – 2000-03) (track 7)
Come Cover Me (2000-01 – 2000-03) (track 3)
Crownless (2000-01 – 2000-03) (track 8)
Dead Boy’s Poem (2000-01 – 2000-03) (track 10)
Deep Silent Complete (2000-01 – 2000-03) (track 9)
FantasMic (2000-01 – 2000-03) (track 11)
She Is My Sin (2000-01 – 2000-03) (track 1)
The Kinslayer (2000-01 – 2000-03) (track 2)
Two for Tragedy (2000-01 – 2000-03) (track 5)
Wanderlust (2000-01 – 2000-03) (track 4)
Wishmaster (2000-01 – 2000-03) (track 6)

CD 4: Over the Hills and Far Away

additional background vocals:
Tuomas Holopainen (track 1)
additional guest background vocals:
Tony Kakko (track 1)
additional guest lead vocals:
Tony Kakko (track 4)
background vocals:
Tuomas Holopainen (track 1)
Tony Kakko (track 1)
composer:
Howard Blake (track 8)
Nightwish (Finnish symphonic metal) (tracks 4, 9)
Emppu Vuorinen (track 7)
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 2, 5–7, 10)
Gary Moore (Thin Lizzy, blues guitar) (track 1)
guest vocals:
Tony Kakko (track 9)
Tapio Wilska (track 2)
lyricist:
Howard Blake (track 8)
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 3–7, 9–10)
Gary Moore (Thin Lizzy, blues guitar) (track 1)
publisher:
Faber Music Ltd. (track 8)
Howard David Blake (track 8)
recorded at:
Pakkahuone in Tampere, Pirkanmaa, Finland (2000-12-29) (tracks 5–10)
music videos:
cover recording of:
later parody versions:
Fishmaster (Wishmaster, Misheard Lyrics) (track 10)
later translated versions:
Avaruus (track 8)
在等一個晚上 (track 8)
later versions:
Walking on Glass (track 8)
live cover recording of:
Walking in the Air (2000-12-29) (track 8)
live recording of:
Beauty and the Beast (2000-12-29) (track 9)
Sacrament of Wilderness (2000-12-29) (track 7)
She Is My Sin (2000-12-29) (track 6)
The Kinslayer (2000-12-29) (track 5)
Wishmaster (2000-12-29) (track 10)
part of:
The Snowman (film soundtrack) (track 8)
recording of:
10th Man Down (track 2)
Astral Romance (track 4)
Away (track 3)

CD 5: Bless the Child

additional engineer:
Terhi Kallio (track 1)
additional guest percussion:
Mongo Aaltonen (track 1)
arranger:
Veijo Laine (track 1)
Riku Niemi (track 1)
composer:
Emppu Vuorinen (track 3)
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–4, 7)
conductor:
Riku Niemi (track 1)
guest vocals:
Sam Hardwick (track 1)
lyricist:
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–4, 7)
orchestra:
orchestrator:
Veijo Laine (track 1)
Riku Niemi (track 1)
producer:
Veijo Laine (track 1)
Riku Niemi (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Spin‐farm Records OY (2007) (tracks 1–2)
edits:
later versions:
Nightwish (track 8)
live recording of:
Come Cover Me (track 3)
Dead Boy’s Poem (track 4)
recording of:
Bless the Child (track 1)
Nightquest (track 8)
Sleepwalker (track 7)
The Wayfarer (track 2)

CD 6: Century Child

additional engineer:
Terhi Kallio (tracks 1, 4, 6, 8, 10)
additional guest percussion:
Mongo Aaltonen (tracks 1, 4, 6, 8, 10)
additional lyricist:
Mike Batt (track 9)
arranger:
Veijo Laine (tracks 1, 4, 6, 8, 10)
Riku Niemi (tracks 1, 4, 6, 8, 10)
composer:
Marco Hietala (tracks 10, 10, 10, 10, 10)
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–8, 10, 10, 10, 10, 10)
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) (track 9)
Emppu Vuorinen (tracks 5, 10, 10, 10, 10, 10)
conductor:
Riku Niemi (tracks 1, 4, 6, 8, 10)
guest tin whistle:
Kristiina Ilmonen (track 6)
guest vocals:
Sam Hardwick (tracks 1, 10)
lyricist:
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–8, 10, 10, 10, 10, 10)
Charles Hart (British lyricist) (track 9)
Richard Stilgoe (track 9)
orchestra:
Joensuun kaupunginorkesteri (tracks 1, 4, 6, 8, 10)
orchestrator:
Veijo Laine (tracks 1, 4, 6, 8, 10, 10, 10, 10, 10)
Riku Niemi (tracks 1, 4, 6, 8, 10, 10, 10, 10, 10)
producer:
Veijo Laine (tracks 1, 4, 6, 8, 10)
Riku Niemi (tracks 1, 4, 6, 8, 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Spin‐farm Records OY (2007) (tracks 1–10)
publisher:
The Really Useful Group Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 9)
edits:
cover recording of:
The Phantom of the Opera (Christine, The Phantom) (track 9)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Spoka dziesma (track 9)
part of:
The Phantom of the Opera (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical) (track 9)
Beauty of the Beast (movement) (tracks 10, 10, 10)
partial recording of:
Beauty of the Beast (track 10)
parts:
Long Lost Love (movement) (tracks 10, 10)
One More Night to Live (movement) (tracks 10, 10)
Christabel (movement) (tracks 10, 10)
recording of:
Beauty of the Beast (track 10)
Bless the Child (track 1)
Christabel (track 10)
Dead to the World (track 3)
End of All Hope (track 2)
Ever Dream (track 4)
Feel for You (track 8)
Forever Yours (track 6)
Long Lost Love (track 10)
Ocean Soul (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
The Phantom of the Opera (arr. Sweeney for wind band) (track 9)

CD 7: Once

additional percussion:
Paul Clarvis (track 5)
additional engineer:
James Collins (Engineer) (tracks 1–11)
additional guest lead vocals:
John Two‐Hawks (track 5)
additional guest performer:
Marc Brueland (track 11)
additional mixer:
Tuomas Holopainen (2004-03) (tracks 1–11)
TeeCee Kinnunen (2004-03) (tracks 1–11)
additional programming:
TeeCee Kinnunen (tracks 1–11)
additional recording engineer:
Emppu Vuorinen (tracks 1–11)
assistant engineer:
Simon Goldfinch (engineer) (tracks 1–11)
Aaron Price (engineer) (tracks 1–11)
choir vocals arranger:
Pip Williams (tracks 1–11)
composer:
Marco Hietala (tracks 8, 11)
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–11)
Emppu Vuorinen (track 6)
conductor:
James Shearman (track 6)
engineer:
Mikko Karmila (2003-11 – 2004-03) (tracks 1–11)
TeeCee Kinnunen (2003-11 – 2004-03) (tracks 1–11)
guest slide guitar:
Olli Halonen (track 5)
guest flute:
John Two‐Hawks (track 5)
guest electric violin:
Sonia Slany (track 6)
guest sitar:
Sami Yli-Sirniö (tracks 6, 9)
lyricist:
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–11)
mixer:
Mikko Karmila (2004-03) (tracks 1–11)
orchestra:
orchestrator:
Pip Williams (tracks 1–11)
producer:
TeeCee Kinnunen (tracks 1–11)
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–11)
recording engineer:
Mikko Karmila (2003-11 – 2004-03) (tracks 1–11)
TeeCee Kinnunen (2003-11 – 2004-03) (tracks 1–11)
solo cello:
Anthony Pleeth (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Scene Nation Oy (2004) (tracks 1–11)
publisher:
Potoska Publishing (tracks 1–11)
engineered at:
Finnvox Studios in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (2003-11 – 2004-03) (tracks 1–11)
Tempputupa Studios (formerly Caverock Studios) in Kitee, Pohjois-Karjala, Finland (2003-11 – 2004-03) (tracks 1–11)
mixed at:
Finnvox Studios in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (2004-03) (tracks 1–11)
recorded at:
E-Major Studios in Kerava, Uusimaa, Finland (tracks 1–11)
Finnvox Studios in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (2003-11 – 2004-03) (tracks 1–11)
Tempputupa Studios (formerly Caverock Studios) in Kitee, Pohjois-Karjala, Finland (2003-11 – 2004-03) (tracks 1–11)
later translated parody versions:
Jukolan humppa (track 3)
recording of:
Dead Gardens (track 7)
Ghost Love Score (track 9)
Higher Than Hope (track 11)
Nemo (track 3)
Planet Hell (track 4)
Romanticide (track 8)
The Siren (track 6)

CD 8: Dark Passion Play

arranger:
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–13)
Marco Hietala (tracks 1–13)
Tero Kinnunen (tracks 1–13)
Jukka Nevalainen (tracks 1–13)
Emppu Vuorinen (tracks 1–13)
co-producer:
Mikko Karmila (tracks 1–13)
Tero Kinnunen (tracks 1–13)
composer:
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–7, 9, 11–13)
Marco Hietala (tracks 10, 12)
Emppu Vuorinen (track 8)
guest uilleann pipes:
Troy Donockley (tracks 10–11, 13)
lead vocals:
Marco Hietala (tracks 5, 10)
Anette Olzon (tracks 1–4, 6–9, 12–13)
lyricist:
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–10, 12–13)
producer:
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–13)
phonographic copyright by:
Nuclear Blast GmbH (company and copyright holder for Nuclear Blast) (2007) (tracks 1–13)
Nuclear Blast GmbH (company and copyright holder for Nuclear Blast) (2008) (track 2)
publisher:
Hanseatic Musikverlag GmbH & Co. KG (2001-2017) (tracks 1–13)
Potoska Publishing (tracks 1–13)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 1–13)
remixes:
instrumental recording of:
Last of the Wilds (instrumental) (2006-09 – 2007-03) (track 11)
later versions:
Erämaan viimeinen (track 11)
recording of:
7 Days to the Wolves (2006-09 – 2007-03) (track 12)
Amaranth (2006-09 – 2007-03) (track 3)
Bye Bye Beautiful (2006-09 – 2007-03) (track 2)
Cadence of Her Last Breath (2006-09 – 2007-03) (track 4)
Eva (2006-09 – 2007-03) (track 6)
For the Heart I Once Had (2006-09 – 2007-03) (track 9)
Master Passion Greed (2006-09 – 2007-03) (track 5)
Meadows of Heaven (2006-09 – 2007-03) (track 13)
Sahara (2006-09 – 2007-03) (track 7)
The Islander (2006-09 – 2007-03) (track 10)
The Poet and the Pendulum (2006-09 – 2007-03) (track 1)
Whoever Brings the Night (2006-09 – 2007-03) (track 8)
version of:
Reach (track 3)

Release Group

Wikidata: Q3278660 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Lokikirja [info]