Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Time What Is Time
4 5:46
2 Journey Through the Dark
3 4:48
3 Black Chamber
3 0:58
4 Theatre of Pain
3 4:17
5 The Quest for Tanelorn
4 5:56
6 Ashes to Ashes
4 6:01
7 The Bard's Song: In the Forest
3.5 3:10
8 The Bard's Song: The Hobbit
3 3:54
9 The Piper's Calling
2 0:58
10 Somewhere Far Beyond
3 7:30
11 Spread Your Wings
3 4:15
12 Trial by Fire
3 3:45
13 Theatre of Pain (classic version)
4 4:15

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
André Olbrich (tracks 1, 5, 7–8)
Marcus Siepen (tracks 1, 5, 7–8)
electric bass guitar:
Hansi Kürsch (tracks 1–2, 4–6, 8, 10–13)
drums (drum set):
Thomen Stauch (tracks 1–2, 4–6, 8, 10–13)
electric guitar:
André Olbrich (tracks 1–2, 4–6, 8, 10–13)
Marcus Siepen (tracks 1–2, 4–6, 8, 10–13)
electric guitar [lead guitar]:
Kai Hansen (German metal guitarist & vocalist) (track 5)
additional composer:
Kai Hansen (German metal guitarist & vocalist) (track 5)
composer:
Hansi Kürsch (tracks 1–10, 13)
André Olbrich (tracks 1–2, 4–10, 13)
Marcus Siepen (track 5)
Mathias Wiesner (tracks 4, 13)
John Deacon (track 11)
Russ Tippins (track 12)
guest electric bass guitar:
Mathias Wiesner (track 11)
guest bagpipe [Scottish and Irish bagpipes]:
Peter Rübsam (tracks 9–10)
guest effects:
Mathias Wiesner (track 11)
guest electric guitar:
Kai Hansen (German metal guitarist & vocalist) (track 5)
guest piano:
Stefan Will (track 3)
lyricist:
Hansi Kürsch (tracks 1–8, 10, 13)
John Deacon (track 11)
Russ Tippins (track 12)
mixer:
Kalle Trapp (tracks 1–13)
producer:
Kalle Trapp (tracks 1–13)
recording engineer:
Kalle Trapp (tracks 1–13)
vocals:
Hansi Kürsch (tracks 1–8, 10–13)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 11)
Musik-Edition Discoton (tracks 1–10, 13)
Neue Welt Musikverlag GmbH & Co. KG (- 2017) (tracks 1–10, 13)
Queen Music Ltd. (track 11)
Roadster Music B.V. (track 12)
mixed at:
recorded at:
compiled in:
The Bard's Song by Blind Guardian (tracks 7–8)
has remixes:
Somewhere Far Beyond (remix 2011) by Blind Guardian (track 10)
cover recording of:
Spread Your Wings (track 11)
Trial by Fire (track 12)
recording of:
Ashes to Ashes (track 6)
Black Chamber (track 3)
Theatre of Pain (tracks 4, 13)
Time What Is Time (track 1)

Release

additional engineer: Piet Sielck
background vocals: André Olbrich
Marcus Siepen
design/illustration: Andreas Marschall
guest effects: Piet Sielck
guest guitar: Piet Sielck
guest background vocals: Billy King (American-born producer & songwriter, based in Hamburg)
Rolf Köhler (vocalist/musician/record producer)
Kalle Trapp
photography: Tom Nagy
ASIN: DE: B000005RSY [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/387461 [info]