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Actual Fantasy

Ayreon

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
October 23rd, 1996
Catalog ID:
N/A
Label:
Transmission Records
Format:
Unknown
Reviews:
3 reviews (avg. 78%)
1. Actual Fantasy 01:33   Show lyrics
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2. Abbey of Synn 09:34   Show lyrics
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3. The Stranger from Within 07:40   Show lyrics
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4. Computer Eyes 07:28   Show lyrics
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5. Beyond the Last Horizon 07:35   Show lyrics
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6. Farside of the World 06:21   Show lyrics
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7. Back on Planet Earth 07:04   Show lyrics
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8. Forevermore 06:07   Show lyrics
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Band members
Arjen Anthony Lucassen All instruments
Guest/Session
Edward Reekers Vocals (all tracks)
Ed Warby Drums (2004 re-recording)
Peter Vink Bass (2004 re-recording)
Ewa Albering Flute (2004 re-recording)
Okkie Huysdens Vocals
Robert Soeterboek Vocals
Cleem Determeyer Keyboards (solo tracks 3, 4)
René Merkelbach Hammond, Keyboards (solo track 2)
Floortje Schilt Violin
David Bauchwitz Vocals (little boy)
Kiki Holleman Vocals (baby)
Miscellaneous staff
Peter Brussee Mastering
Koen Fu Sleeve design, Photography
A.A. Lucassen Producer, Mixing (also 5.1 mix on 2004 re-recording), Sleeve design
Jolanda Verduijn Photography
Hans van Vondelen Engineering (drums on 2004 re-recording)
Thomas Ewerhard Layout (additional on 2004 re-recording)
René Merkelbach Engineering (assistant)
Oscar Holleman Engineering, Mixing, Producer
Cleem Determeijer Arrangements (orchestral, string, violin)
Pieter Kop Mixing (5.1 mix on 2004 re-recording)
Arjen Anthony Lucassen All instruments
Edward Reekers Vocals (all tracks)
Ed Warby Drums (2004 re-recording)
Peter Vink Bass (2004 re-recording)
Ewa Albering Flute (2004 re-recording)
Okkie Huysdens Vocals
Robert Soeterboek Vocals
Cleem Determeyer Keyboards (solo tracks 3, 4)
René Merkelbach Hammond, Keyboards (solo track 2)
Floortje Schilt Violin
David Bauchwitz Vocals (little boy)
Kiki Holleman Vocals (baby)
Peter Brussee Mastering
Koen Fu Sleeve design, Photography
A.A. Lucassen Producer, Mixing (also 5.1 mix on 2004 re-recording), Sleeve design
Jolanda Verduijn Photography
Hans van Vondelen Engineering (drums on 2004 re-recording)
Thomas Ewerhard Layout (additional on 2004 re-recording)
René Merkelbach Engineering (assistant)
Oscar Holleman Engineering, Mixing, Producer
Cleem Determeijer Arrangements (orchestral, string, violin)
Pieter Kop Mixing (5.1 mix on 2004 re-recording)
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The first ten thousand copies of 'Actual Fantasy' featured a bonus CD-rom track;
a full-length animated video clip for 'Stranger from Within'. The second version of the CD featured two bonus tracks:
‘The Dawn of Man’ and the single version for 'Stranger from Within' replacing the video.

In 2004 Arjen re-recorded parts of the album (guitars, flutes, real drums and all-new bass tracks) and released it via InsideOut Music with different song arrangements compared to the original version, plus a bonus DVD:
1. Actual Fantasy (01:45)
2. Abbey of Synn (09:21)
3. The Stranger from Within (07:34)
4. Computer Eyes (07:17)
5. Beyond the Last Horizon (07:16)
6. Farside of the World (06:31)
7. Back on Planet Earth (07:05)
8. Forevermore (07:35)
9. The Dawn of Man (07:39)

Bonus DVD:
- 5.1 mix 'Actual Fantasy' Revisited 2004
- 'Actual Fantasy' 1996 version
- 'Stranger from Within' video clip
- Featurette: Recording drums and guitar 2004

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