Annotation

Packaging is a plastic slipcase that contains a normal jewel case.

Release is the same as the standard edition with the exception of the front cover of the plastic slipcase.

Annotation last modified on 2014-11-26 17:31 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Dark Chest of Wonders 4.15 4:29
2 Wish I Had an Angel 4.4 4:06
3 Nemo 4.45 4:36
4 Planet Hell 3.8 4:39
5 Creek Mary’s Blood 4 8:29
6 The Siren 3.75 4:45
7 Dead Gardens 4 4:28
8 Romanticide 3.65 4:58
9 Ghost Love Score 4.45 10:02
10 Kuolema tekee taiteilijan 3.25 3:59
11 Higher Than Hope 3.25 5:35

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Marco Hietala (tracks 1–11)
Emppu Vuorinen (tracks 1–11)
clarinet:
Nicholas Bucknall (tracks 1–11)
violin:
Mark Berrow (violinist) (tracks 1–11)
Dermot Crehan (tracks 1–11)
Elizabeth Edwards (violinist) (tracks 1–11)
Simon Fischer (tracks 1–11)
Patrick Kiernan (violinist) (tracks 1–11)
Boguslaw Kostecki (violinist) (tracks 1–11)
Julian Leaper (concert master and violinist) (tracks 1–11)
Rita Manning (tracks 1–11)
Perry Montague‐Mason (violinist) (tracks 1–11)
Everton Nelson (violinist) (tracks 1–11)
Eddie Roberts (Violinist) (tracks 1–11)
Jackie Shave (tracks 1–11)
Katherine Shave (tracks 1–11)
Cathy Thompson (violinist) (tracks 1–11)
Chris Tombling (violinist) (tracks 1–11)
David Woodcock (violinist) (tracks 1–11)
Gavyn Wright (tracks 1–11)
Warren Zielinski (violinist) (tracks 1–11)
cello:
Ben Chappell (tracks 1–11)
Caroline Dale (cellist) (tracks 1–11)
David Daniels (Cellist) (tracks 1–11)
Robin Firman (cellist) (tracks 1–11)
John Heley (cellist) (tracks 1–11)
Anthony Pleeth (cellist) (tracks 1–11)
Jonathan Williams (cellist) (tracks 1–11)
drums (drum set):
Jukka Nevalainen (tracks 1–11)
bass guitar:
Marco Hietala (tracks 1–11)
oboe:
Chris Hooker (oboe) (tracks 1–11)
trumpet:
John Barclay (trumpeter) (tracks 1–11)
Andy Crowley (trumpet player) (tracks 1–11)
Derek Watkins (trumpeter) (tracks 1–11)
cor anglais:
Chris Hooker (oboe) (tracks 1–11)
viola:
Rachel Bolt (violist) (tracks 1–11)
Gustav Clarkson (viola) (tracks 1–11)
Tim Grant (violist) (tracks 1–11)
Zoe Lake (violin) (tracks 1–11)
Peter Lale (violist) (tracks 1–11)
Don McVay (tracks 1–11)
Kate Musker (violist) (tracks 1–11)
Edward Vanderspar (tracks 1–11)
Bruce White (violist) (tracks 1–11)
bassoon:
Julie Andrews (UK bassoon player) (tracks 1–11)
flute:
Andy Findon (tracks 1–11)
Nina Robertson (flautist) (tracks 1–11)
vibraphone [tuned percussion]:
Frank Ricotti (percussionist) (tracks 1–11)
double bass:
David Ayres (bassist) (tracks 1–11)
Leon Bosch (double bassist) (tracks 1–11)
Lynda Houghton (Classical Double Bass player) (tracks 1–11)
Patrick Lannigan (bass player) (tracks 1–11)
Chris Laurence (double bassist) (tracks 1–11)
Mary Scully (double bassist) (tracks 1–11)
timpani:
Steve Henderson (classical percussionist) (tracks 1–11)
electric guitar:
Emppu Vuorinen (tracks 1–11)
percussion:
Chris Baron (tracks 1–11)
keyboard:
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–11)
piano:
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–11)
bass clarinet:
Nicholas Bucknall (tracks 1–11)
piccolo:
Nina Robertson (flautist) (tracks 1–11)
tuba:
Owen Slade (tuba player) (tracks 1–11)
bass trombone:
Dave Stewart (trombonist) (tracks 1–11)
David Vines (trombones player) (tracks 1–11)
harp:
Skaila Kanga (harpist) (tracks 1–11)
trombone:
Richard Edwards (Trombone) (tracks 1–11)
Simon Gunton (trombonist) (tracks 1–11)
Roger Harvey (trombonist / arranger) (tracks 1–11)
Mark Nightingale (trombonist) (tracks 1–11)
French horn:
Richard Berry (British horn player) (tracks 1–11)
Nigel Black (horn player) (tracks 1–11)
Pip Eastop (horn player) (tracks 1–11)
Paul Gardham (tracks 1–11)
Michael Thompson (British horn player and conductor) (tracks 1–11)
additional assistant engineer:
Simon Goldfinch (engineer) (tracks 1–11)
Aaron Price (engineer) (tracks 1–11)
additional programming:
TeeCee Kinnunen (tracks 1–11)
additional recording engineer:
James Collins (Engineer) (tracks 1–11)
Dave Moore (engineer) (tracks 1–11)
Emppu Vuorinen (tracks 1–11)
choir vocals:
GME choir (tracks 1–11)
Metro Voices (tracks 1–11)
choir vocals arranger:
Pip Williams (producer) (tracks 1–11)
chorus master:
Jenny O’Grady (tracks 1–11)
composer:
Marco Hietala (tracks 8, 11)
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–11)
Emppu Vuorinen (track 6)
concertmaster:
Gavyn Wright (tracks 1–11)
conductor:
James Shearman (tracks 1–11)
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 (violinist) (track 6)
guest percussion:
Paul Clarvis (percussionist) (track 5)
guest sitar:
Sami Yli-Sirniö (tracks 6, 9)
guest solo cello:
Martin Loveday (cellist) (track 6)
Anthony Pleeth (cellist) (track 10)
guest spoken vocals:
Jouni Hynynen (track 7)
guest vocals:
Marc Brueland (track 11)
John Two‐Hawks (track 5)
lead vocals:
Marco Hietala (track 2)
Tarja Turunen (tracks 1–11)
lyricist:
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–11)
mixer:
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–11)
TeeCee Kinnunen (tracks 1–11)
Mikko Karmila (2004-03) (tracks 1–11)
orchestra:
orchestrator:
Pip Williams (producer) (tracks 1–11)
producer:
Tuomas Holopainen (tracks 1–11)
TeeCee Kinnunen (tracks 1–11)
recording engineer:
Mikko Karmila (2003-11 – 2004-03) (tracks 1–11)
TeeCee Kinnunen (2003-11 – 2004-03) (tracks 1–11)
vocals:
Marco Hietala (tracks 1–11)
phonographic copyright by:
Scene Nation Oy (2004) (tracks 1–11)
publisher:
Potoska Publishing (tracks 1–11)
additionally recorded at:
E-Major Studios in Kerava, Uusimaa, Finland (tracks 1–11)
Phoenix Sound (Wembley) in London, England, United Kingdom (tracks 1–11)
engineered at:
Finnvox Studiot 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 Studiot in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (2004-03) (tracks 1–11)
recorded at:
Finnvox Studiot 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)