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The Mystery of Time (A Rock Epic)

Avantasia

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
March 29th, 2013
Catalog ID:
NB 3007-2 / 27361 30072
Label:
Nuclear Blast Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
10 reviews (avg. 72%)
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2. The Watchmakers' Dream 04:14   Show lyrics
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3. Black Orchid 06:52   Show lyrics
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4. Where Clock Hands Freeze 04:35   Show lyrics
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5. Sleepwalking 03:52   Show lyrics
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6. Savior in the Clockwork 10:40   Show lyrics
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7. Invoke the Machine 05:30   Show lyrics
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8. What's Left of Me 05:07   Show lyrics
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9. Dweller in a Dream 04:45   Show lyrics
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10. The Great Mystery 10:03   Show lyrics
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Band members
Tobias Sammet Vocals, Bass
Sascha Paeth Guitars
Michael Rodenberg Keyboards, Orchestration
Russell Gilbrook Drums
Guest/Session
Deutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg Orchestra
Cloudy Yang Vocals (female) (track 5)
Amanda Somerville Vocals
Bob Catley Vocals (track 10)
Günter Joseck Orchestral conducting
Bruce Kulick Guitars (lead) (tracks 3, 6, 10)
Michael Kiske Vocals (tracks 4, 6, 9)
Oliver Hartmann Guitars (lead) (tracks 4, 7)
Arjen Anthony Lucassen Guitars (lead) (track 2)
Biff Byford Vocals (tracks 3, 6, 10)
Ronnie Atkins Vocals on 7
Eric Martin Vocals (track 8)
Joe Lynn Turner Vocals (tracks 1, 2, 6, 10)
Miscellaneous staff
Ole Reitmeier Recording (additional)
Matt Cohen Recording (Eric Martin's vocals)
Ben Hampson Recording (Byff Byord's vocals)
Thomas Ewerhard Design, Layout
Jacob Hansen Recording (Ronnie Atkins' vocals)
Sheena Sear Recording (Bob Catley's vocals)
Alex Kuehr Photography
Tom Lewandowski Recording (Joe Lynn Turner's vocals)
Friso Gentsch Photography (live)
Jeremy Rubolino Recording (Bruce Kulick's guitars)
Tobias Sammet Producer
Miro Rodenberg Mastering
Simon Oberender (R.I.P. 2012) Recording (additional)
Sascha Paeth Producer, Mixing, Mastering, Recording
Rodney Matthews Cover art
Tobias Sammet Vocals, Bass
Sascha Paeth Guitars
Michael Rodenberg Keyboards, Orchestration
Russell Gilbrook Drums
Deutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg Orchestra
Cloudy Yang Vocals (female) (track 5)
Amanda Somerville Vocals
Bob Catley Vocals (track 10)
Günter Joseck Orchestral conducting
Bruce Kulick Guitars (lead) (tracks 3, 6, 10)
Michael Kiske Vocals (tracks 4, 6, 9)
Oliver Hartmann Guitars (lead) (tracks 4, 7)
Arjen Anthony Lucassen Guitars (lead) (track 2)
Biff Byford Vocals (tracks 3, 6, 10)
Ronnie Atkins Vocals on 7
Eric Martin Vocals (track 8)
Joe Lynn Turner Vocals (tracks 1, 2, 6, 10)
Ole Reitmeier Recording (additional)
Matt Cohen Recording (Eric Martin's vocals)
Ben Hampson Recording (Byff Byord's vocals)
Thomas Ewerhard Design, Layout
Jacob Hansen Recording (Ronnie Atkins' vocals)
Sheena Sear Recording (Bob Catley's vocals)
Alex Kuehr Photography
Tom Lewandowski Recording (Joe Lynn Turner's vocals)
Friso Gentsch Photography (live)
Jeremy Rubolino Recording (Bruce Kulick's guitars)
Tobias Sammet Producer
Miro Rodenberg Mastering
Simon Oberender (R.I.P. 2012) Recording (additional)
Sascha Paeth Producer, Mixing, Mastering, Recording
Rodney Matthews Cover art
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Read Reigned in, but still... 70% Radagast May 3rd, 2013
Read One of the best releases by... 80% aplws April 1st, 2013
Read Mr. Sammet starts getting... 70% hells_unicorn April 1st, 2013
Read So close to being a... 85% Immortally_Insane March 31st, 2013

Concept, music and lyrics written by Tobias Sammet.

A pressing error occurs on the bonus disc of the first press of 2CD-editions. The last few minutes of the instrumental version of track 10, "The Great Mystery" are missing and the song ends abruptly. Nuclear Blast will supply those who bought this erroneous version with a replacement bonus CD that does not have the pressing error.

Recording information:

Mixed at Gatestudio, Wolfsburg.
Mastered at Gatestudio.
Recorded at Vox-Klangstudio, Bendertorf, Germany & Gatestudio, Wolfsburg, Germany.
Eric Martin's vocals recorded at Pepperland Studios, San Rafael, California.
Biff Byford's vocals recorded at Brighton Acoustic Studios, Brighton, England.
Ronnie Atkins' vocals at Hansen Studios, Ribe, Denmark.
Bob Catley's vocals recorded at Mad Hat's Studio, Wolverhampton, England.

Deutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg recorded at Scoring Stage, Potsdam, Germany.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 7 27361 30072 2

Added by: NoTruce Modified by: Krister Jensen
Added on: 2013-02-01 15:00:02 Last modified on: 2016-02-15 04:04:29