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Century Child

Nightwish

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
June 24th, 2002
Catalog ID:
spi149CD / 018459-2
Label:
Spinefarm Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
19 reviews (avg. 76%)
1. Bless the Child 06:12   Show lyrics
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2. End of All Hope 03:55   Show lyrics
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3. Dead to the World 04:20   Show lyrics
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4. Ever Dream 04:44   Show lyrics
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5. Slaying the Dreamer 04:32   Show lyrics
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6. Forever Yours 03:50   Show lyrics
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7. Ocean Soul 04:15   Show lyrics
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8. Feel for You 03:55   Show lyrics
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9. The Phantom of the Opera 04:10   Show lyrics
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10. Beauty of the Beast 10:22   Show lyrics
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Band members
Tarja Turunen Vocals (lead)
Marco Hietala Bass, Vocals
Jukka Nevalainen Drums
Tuomas Holopainen Keyboards, Piano, Lyrics
Emppu Vuorinen Guitars
Guest/Session
Juha Ikonen Choir Leader
Kristiina Ilmonen Tin whistle
Sam Hardwick Vocals (additional)
Mongo Aaltonen Orchestal Percussion
Hilkka Kangasniemi Choir Master
Miscellaneous staff
Markus Mayer Cover art
Terhi Kallio Engineering (Orchestra)
Riku Niemi Arrangements, Orchestration, Production, Conduction (Orchestra, Choir, Percussion)
Veijo Laine Arrangements, Orchestration, Production (Orchestra, Choir, Percussion)
Mika Jussila Mastering
Mikko Karmila Mixing
Tero Kinnunen Producer
Tuomas Holopainen Producer
Spelltone Layout
Tarja Turunen Vocals (lead)
Marco Hietala Bass, Vocals
Jukka Nevalainen Drums
Tuomas Holopainen Keyboards, Piano, Lyrics
Emppu Vuorinen Guitars
Juha Ikonen Choir Leader
Kristiina Ilmonen Tin whistle
Sam Hardwick Vocals (additional)
Mongo Aaltonen Orchestal Percussion
Hilkka Kangasniemi Choir Master
Markus Mayer Cover art
Terhi Kallio Engineering (Orchestra)
Riku Niemi Arrangements, Orchestration, Production, Conduction (Orchestra, Choir, Percussion)
Veijo Laine Arrangements, Orchestration, Production (Orchestra, Choir, Percussion)
Mika Jussila Mastering
Mikko Karmila Mixing
Tero Kinnunen Producer
Tuomas Holopainen Producer
Spelltone Layout
Read The beginning of the... 69% TrooperEd March 13th, 2014
Read A very good introduction to... 90% Idrownfish June 1st, 2010
Read Their creative swansong 70% doomknocker March 15th, 2009
Read Witness the Beauty of the... 95% AnImperfectCircle August 19th, 2008
Read Be careful Oceanborn, this... 100% Daniel_2007_Pendulum March 29th, 2008
Read My Song Can But Follow Your... 99% EpicaNightfall March 13th, 2007
Read NOT GOOD!! RUN AWAY!! 10% caspian March 2nd, 2007
Read Slower but still good. 88% hells_unicorn February 1st, 2007
Read I've had more epic dumps... 3% Tantalus January 23rd, 2007
Read Nightwish's weakest, in my... 75% simonitro December 17th, 2004
Read A True Opus For Modern... 97% Lataerez October 6th, 2004
Read Boring orchestration and... 73% Manu_SwordMaster July 16th, 2004
Read Different from their... 83% Lunaray June 2nd, 2004
Read Pretty good....Tarja... 83% panteramdeth March 26th, 2004
Read Amazingly symphonic with... 90% ApocalypticDawn_666 February 25th, 2004
Read Ozzmosis-syndrome. 63% Nightcrawler September 22nd, 2003
Read The rise and decline of an... 81% OSheaman August 7th, 2003
Read Of Course 90% Znarglaxe December 24th, 2002
Read Century Child 82% Symphony_Of_Terror November 10th, 2002

Joensuu City Orchestra is:
Leader: Juha Ikonen
Choir Master: Hilkka Kangasniemi
Orchestral Percussion: Mongo Aaltoinen
Tin Whistle on "Forever Yours": Kristiina Ilmonen
Dead Boy's voice: Sam Hardwick
Additional möykkä by the notorious GME choir

Beauty of the Beast is divided into three parts:
I. Long Lost Love
II. One More Night to Live
III. Christabel

Also released as limited edition 2xCD with a bonus CD-ROM (only in Finland). It included the music video for Over the Hills and Far Away and a code with which you could download the entire 1996 demo
from the internet.

Re-released as digipack by Spinefarm Records in 2004.

There is a bonus track named "The Wayfarer" (3:23) on the Japanese version.

Tracks "End of all Hope" and "Slaying the Dreamer" were featured in a Finnish movie "Kohtalon Kirja" (=The Book of Fate).

The Phantom of the Opera is a cover song from the Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical.

Recorded at Caverock Studios.

Bonus tracks on Spinefarm 2007 re-release:
11. Lagoon (3:47)
12. The Wayfarer (3:24)
13. Bless the Child [edit] (4:05)
14. End of All Hope [live] (4:17)
15. Dead to the World [live] (4:45)

Identifiers:

Barcode: 0440018459252
Matrix / Runout: A0100420261-0101 24 A0 Sony DADC
Master SID Code: IFPI L554

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