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The Final Experiment

Ayreon

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
October 27th, 1995
Label:
Transmission Records
Reviews:
4 reviews (avg. 87%)
1. Prologue 03:16   Show lyrics
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2. The Awareness 06:36   Show lyrics
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3. Eyes of Time 05:06   Show lyrics
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4. The Banishment 11:08   Show lyrics
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5. Ye Courtyard Minstrel Boy 02:46   Show lyrics
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6. Sail Away to Avalon 04:02   Show lyrics
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7. Nature's Dance 02:28   Show lyrics
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8. Computer-Reign (Game Over) 03:24   Show lyrics
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9. Waracle 06:44   Show lyrics
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10. Listen to the Waves 04:59   Show lyrics
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11. Magic Ride 03:36   Show lyrics
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12. Merlin's Will 03:20   Show lyrics
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13. The Charm of the Seer 04:12   Show lyrics
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14. Swan Song 02:44   Show lyrics
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15. Ayreon's Fate 06:56   Show lyrics
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Band members
Arjen Anthony Lucassen Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keyboards
Guest/Session
Edward Reekers Vocals (tracks 1-2, 15)
Lori Linstruth Guitars (lead)
Jeroen Goossens Wind instruments
Valentine Vocals, Piano
Irene Jansen Vocals
Marcela Bovio Vocals
Peter Daltrey Vocals
John Cuijpers Vocals
Esther Ladiges Vocals
Davy Mickers Drums
Marieke van der Heyden Cello
Dewi Kerstens Cello
Ewa Albering Flute
Rodney Blaze Vocals
Astrid van der Veen Vocals
René Merkelbach Keyboards (tracks 4, 6, 11, 12)
Jolanda Verduijn Bass (tracks 4, 6, 15)
Jan-Chris de Koeijer Vocals (track 4)
Peter Vink Bass (tracks 3-4, 7-8)
Mirjam van Doorn Vocals (tracks 2-4, 6-9, 11-12, 15)
Ernst van Ee Drums (tracks 2-4, 6-9, 10, 12, 15)
Debby Schreuder Vocals (tracks 2-4, 6-9, 11-12, 15)
Cleem Determeijer Keyboard (tracks 2-6, 14)
Robert Soeterboek Vocals (tracks 4, 15)
Ian Parry Vocals (tracks 5, 7, 8, 15)
Lenny Wolf Vocals (track 3)
Ruud Houweling Vocals (track 13)
Lucie Hillen Vocals (track 13)
Leon Goewie Vocals (tracks 12, 15)
Jan Bijlsma Bass (track 11)
Jay van Feggelen Vocals (tracks 9, 15)
Barry Hay Vocals (track 6)
Miscellaneous staff
Richele Nijst Additional design
Sjoerd Kops Photography
Ruud Houweling Sleeve design
Peter Brussee Mastering
Oscar Holleman Producer, Mixing, Engineering
Arjen Lucassen Producer, Mixing, Sleeve design, Photography
Jacoby Peeters Additional design
Arjen Anthony Lucassen Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keyboards
Edward Reekers Vocals (tracks 1-2, 15)
Lori Linstruth Guitars (lead)
Jeroen Goossens Wind instruments
Valentine Vocals, Piano
Irene Jansen Vocals
Marcela Bovio Vocals
Peter Daltrey Vocals
John Cuijpers Vocals
Esther Ladiges Vocals
Davy Mickers Drums
Marieke van der Heyden Cello
Dewi Kerstens Cello
Ewa Albering Flute
Rodney Blaze Vocals
Astrid van der Veen Vocals
René Merkelbach Keyboards (tracks 4, 6, 11, 12)
Jolanda Verduijn Bass (tracks 4, 6, 15)
Jan-Chris de Koeijer Vocals (track 4)
Peter Vink Bass (tracks 3-4, 7-8)
Mirjam van Doorn Vocals (tracks 2-4, 6-9, 11-12, 15)
Ernst van Ee Drums (tracks 2-4, 6-9, 10, 12, 15)
Debby Schreuder Vocals (tracks 2-4, 6-9, 11-12, 15)
Cleem Determeijer Keyboard (tracks 2-6, 14)
Robert Soeterboek Vocals (tracks 4, 15)
Ian Parry Vocals (tracks 5, 7, 8, 15)
Lenny Wolf Vocals (track 3)
Ruud Houweling Vocals (track 13)
Lucie Hillen Vocals (track 13)
Leon Goewie Vocals (tracks 12, 15)
Jan Bijlsma Bass (track 11)
Jay van Feggelen Vocals (tracks 9, 15)
Barry Hay Vocals (track 6)
Richele Nijst Additional design
Sjoerd Kops Photography
Ruud Houweling Sleeve design
Peter Brussee Mastering
Oscar Holleman Producer, Mixing, Engineering
Arjen Lucassen Producer, Mixing, Sleeve design, Photography
Jacoby Peeters Additional design
Read The first great experiment... 87% kluseba May 4th, 2011
Read Experimental indeed...but... 85% doomknocker March 1st, 2009
Read An Experiment Gone Right 96% kriikii_the_great March 5th, 2007
Read In short: good but not as... 78% Egregius September 16th, 2004
Act I - The Dawning: tracks 2 - 4
Act II - King Arthur's Court: tracks 5 - 7
Act III - Visual Echoes: tracks 8 - 11
Act IV - Merlin's Will And Ayreon's Fate: tracks 12 - 15

Re-issued in 2005 by InsideOut Music with bonus disc:
1. Dreamtime (Semi-Acoustic Version) (4:19)
2. Eyes of Time (Semi-Acoustic Version) (3:25)
3. The Accusation (Semi-Acoustic Version) (3:49)
4. Ye Courtyard Minstrel Boy (Semi-Acoustic Version) (2:50)
5. Sail Away to Avalon (Semi-Acoustic Version) (3:26)
6. Nature's Dance (Semi-Acoustic Version) (2:03)
7. Waracle (Semi-Acoustic Version) (5:16)
8. Merlin's Will (Semi-Acoustic Version) (3:29)
9. The Charm of the Seer (Semi-Acoustic Version) (3:29)
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