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The Mystery of Time

Avantasia

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
March 29th, 2013
Catalog ID:
N/A
Label:
Nuclear Blast
Format:
CD
Reviews:
8 reviews (avg. 70%)
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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
Bruce Kulick Guitars (lead) on 3, 6, 10
Cloudy Yang Vocals (female) on 5
Film-Orchestra Babelsberg Orchestra
Oliver Hartmann Guitars (lead) on 4, 7
Bob Catley Vocals on 10
Amanda Somerville Vocals
Michael Kiske Vocals on 4, 6, 9
Arjen Anthony Lucassen Guitars (lead) on 2
Biff Byford Vocals on 3, 6, 10
Ronnie Atkins Vocals on 7
Eric Martin Vocals on 8
Joe Lynn Turner Vocals on 1, 2, 6, 10
Günter Joseck Orchestral Conducting
Miscellaneous staff
Tobias Sammet Producer
Miro Rodenberg Mastering
Simon Oberender (R.I.P. 2012) Additional recording
Ole Reitmeier Additional engineering
Matt Cohen Recording (Eric Martin's vocals)
Ben Hampson Recording (Byff Byord's vocals)
Jacob Hansen Recording (Ronnie Atkins' vocals)
Sheena Sear Recording (Bob Catley's vocals)
Tom Lewandowski Recording (Joe Lynn Turner's vocals)
Jeremy Rubolino Recording (Bruce Kulick's guitars)
Sascha Paeth Producer, Mixing, Mastering, Recording
Rodney Matthews Cover art
Tobias Sammet Vocals, Bass
Sascha Paeth Guitars
Michael Rodenberg Keyboards, Orchestration
Russell Gilbrook Drums
Bruce Kulick Guitars (lead) on 3, 6, 10
Cloudy Yang Vocals (female) on 5
Film-Orchestra Babelsberg Orchestra
Oliver Hartmann Guitars (lead) on 4, 7
Bob Catley Vocals on 10
Amanda Somerville Vocals
Michael Kiske Vocals on 4, 6, 9
Arjen Anthony Lucassen Guitars (lead) on 2
Biff Byford Vocals on 3, 6, 10
Ronnie Atkins Vocals on 7
Eric Martin Vocals on 8
Joe Lynn Turner Vocals on 1, 2, 6, 10
Günter Joseck Orchestral Conducting
Tobias Sammet Producer
Miro Rodenberg Mastering
Simon Oberender (R.I.P. 2012) Additional recording
Ole Reitmeier Additional engineering
Matt Cohen Recording (Eric Martin's vocals)
Ben Hampson Recording (Byff Byord's vocals)
Jacob Hansen Recording (Ronnie Atkins' vocals)
Sheena Sear Recording (Bob Catley's vocals)
Tom Lewandowski Recording (Joe Lynn Turner's vocals)
Jeremy Rubolino Recording (Bruce Kulick's guitars)
Sascha Paeth Producer, Mixing, Mastering, Recording
Rodney Matthews Cover art
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Read A surprisingly convincing... 79% kluseba May 29th, 2014
Read But decorate the children... 72% TheBlash June 24th, 2013
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Read One of the best releases by... 80% aplws April 1st, 2013
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Bonus tracks on the limited edition:
11. The Cross and You (04:14)
12. Death is Just a Feeling (Alternative Version) (05:24)

Limited "Earbook Edition" comes with the two aforementioned bonus tracks on disc 1, and a bonus CD containing instrumental versions of tracks 1-10.

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.

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Added on: 2013-02-01 15:00:02 Last modified on: 2014-12-13 03:47:23
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