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Once

Nightwish

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
June 7th, 2004
Label:
Spinefarm Records
Reviews:
16 reviews (avg. 68%)
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2. Wish I Had an Angel 04:06   Show lyrics
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3. Nemo 04:36   Show lyrics
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4. Planet Hell 04:39   Show lyrics
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5. Creek Mary's Blood 08:30   Show lyrics
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6. The Siren 04:45   Show lyrics
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7. Dead Gardens 04:28   Show lyrics
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8. Romanticide 04:58   Show lyrics
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9. Ghost Love Score 10:02   Show lyrics
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10. Kuolema tekee taiteilijan 03:59   Show lyrics
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11. Higher Than Hope 05:35   Show lyrics
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Band members
Tuomas Holopainen Keyboards, Piano
Marco Hietala Bass, Vocals, Guitars (acoustic)
Tarja Turunen Vocals (female)
Jukka Nevalainen Drums
Emppu Vuorinen Guitars, Guitars (acoustic)
Guest/Session
London Philharmonic Orchestra Orchestra
Metro Voices Vocals (choirs)
Jouni Hynynen Vocals (harsh) on "Dead Gardens"
John Two-Hawks Flute on "Creek Mary's Blood", Oration on "Creek Mary's Blood", Chanting on "Creek Mary's Blood"
Sami Yli-Sirniö Sitar
Marc Brueland (R.I.P. 2003) Voice on "Higher Than Hope"
Olli Halonen Slide guitar
Miscellaneous staff
Mika Jussila Mastering
Markus Mayer Cover art
Tuomas Holopainen Producer
Toni Härkönen Photography
Petteri Tyynelä Layout
Tero Kinnunen Engineering, Producer
Mikko Karmila Engineering, Mixing
Emppu Vuorinen Engineering (additional)
Tuomas Holopainen Keyboards, Piano
Marco Hietala Bass, Vocals, Guitars (acoustic)
Tarja Turunen Vocals (female)
Jukka Nevalainen Drums
Emppu Vuorinen Guitars, Guitars (acoustic)
London Philharmonic Orchestra Orchestra
Metro Voices Vocals (choirs)
Jouni Hynynen Vocals (harsh) on "Dead Gardens"
John Two-Hawks Flute on "Creek Mary's Blood", Oration on "Creek Mary's Blood", Chanting on "Creek Mary's Blood"
Sami Yli-Sirniö Sitar
Marc Brueland (R.I.P. 2003) Voice on "Higher Than Hope"
Olli Halonen Slide guitar
Mika Jussila Mastering
Markus Mayer Cover art
Tuomas Holopainen Producer
Toni Härkönen Photography
Petteri Tyynelä Layout
Tero Kinnunen Engineering, Producer
Mikko Karmila Engineering, Mixing
Emppu Vuorinen Engineering (additional)
Read An album full of Nightwish... 100% BloodRaven55 April 12th, 2014
Read The End Of An Era 100% WishmasterTheDark March 26th, 2012
Read TUOMAS Y U NO MUSIC 50% Idrownfish April 12th, 2011
Read You Ain't Gonna See Me Fail 80% h_clairvoyant February 6th, 2011
Read "Once, I had a dream, and... 85% AnImperfectCircle August 15th, 2008
Read Not as bad, or as good, as... 60% Sir_General_Flashman April 16th, 2008
Read Good album with some fillers 86% Thonolan April 19th, 2007
Read Mallcore + orchestra = Once. 20% PhantomLord86 April 10th, 2007
Read As hard to rate as it is to... 81% TommyA March 9th, 2007
Read Excellent Orchestration -... 90% EpicaNightfall February 23rd, 2007
Read Varied, Over-Produced, yet... 70% hells_unicorn January 18th, 2007
Read It's good... 80% Rasputen December 13th, 2004
Read A big bowl of meh soup 60% Hattori October 7th, 2004
Read Just released in Australia... 82% krozza October 7th, 2004
Read The decline continues... 42% Corimngul August 9th, 2004
Read Could They Suck Universal's... 4% SnowVixen July 13th, 2004
Mixed by Mikko Karmila with Tuomas Holopainen and TeeCee Kinnunen at Finnvox Studios, March 2004.
Mastered by Mika Jussila at Finnvox Studios.

Recorded and engineered by TeeCee Kinnunen at Tempputupa Studios / Finnvox Studios and Mikko Karmila at Finnvox Studios, November 2003 - March 2004. Additional recordings at E-Major studios by Emppu Vuorinen.

Orchestra and choir arranged, orchestrated and directed by Pip Williams and conducted by James Shearman. Orchestra and choir recorded at Phoenix Sound Studios, Wembley, England.

Also released as limited and numbered (2,000 copies) boxset with a snowdome, Nightwish flag and extra booklet.

The US version was released with bonus material:
12. White Night Fantasy (04:08) (originally found on the Nemo single)
13. Live to Tell the Tale (05:02) (originally found on the Japanese release of "Once") plus an MPEG video for "Wish I Had an Angel."

Re-released as Platinum Edition digipack CD in late 2004, containing the MPEG video for "Nemo" and 2 bonus tracks:
12. Live to Tell the Tale
13. Where Were You Last Night?

A very rare (350 copies) promo for this CD also exists, containing all songs in instrumental version.
Added by: funkybomber Modified by: Gurudeath
Added on: 2004-03-01 09:08:46 Last modified on: 2013-09-24 17:39:29
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