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Unia

Sonata Arctica

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
May 25th, 2007
Catalog ID:
NB 1854-2, 27361 18542
Label:
Nuclear Blast
Format:
CD
Reviews:
18 reviews (avg. 68%)
1. In Black and White 05:04   Show lyrics
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2. Paid in Full 04:24   Show lyrics
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3. For the Sake of Revenge 03:23   Show lyrics
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4. It Won't Fade 05:59   Show lyrics
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5. Under Your Tree 05:14   Show lyrics
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6. Caleb 06:17   Show lyrics
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7. The Vice 04:09   Show lyrics
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8. My Dream's But a Drop of Fuel for a Nightmare 06:13   Show lyrics
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9. The Harvest 04:19   Show lyrics
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10. The Worlds Forgotten, the Words Forbidden 02:57   Show lyrics
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11. Fly with the Black Swan 05:08   Show lyrics
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12. Good Enough Is Good Enough 05:32   Show lyrics
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Band members
Tony Kakko Vocals, Keyboards
Jani Liimatainen Guitars, Guitars (acoustic) (track 10), Guitar solo (acoustic) (on "They Follow")
Marko Paasikoski Bass
Tommy Portimo Drums
Henrik Klingenberg Keyboards
Guest/Session
Tuomas Airola Strings (cello), Conductor on "Good Enough is Good Enough"
Elar Kuiv Strings (violin) on "Good Enough is Good Enough"
Anna-Leena Kangas Strings (viola) on "Good Enough is Good Enough"
Oskari Hannula Strings on "Good Enough is Good Enough"
Tarja Vanhala Conductor (choir)
Celestina Choir Vocals (choirs)
Peter Engberg Guitars (acoustic), Bouzouki, Chromaharp, Kavaquinho and Q-chord
Jarkko Martikainen Vocals (on "To Create a Warlike Feel", in Finnish)
Milla V Voice on "Caleb" (The Lady in the beginning)
Kati Niemelä Violin, Viola on "Good Enough is Good Enough"
Starbuck Additional vocals on "In Black and White" and "Caleb"
Miscellaneous staff
Jani Liimatainen Recording (guitar solos)
H. Klingenberg Recording (keyboards)
Janne Pitkänen Artwork
Gina Pitkänen Photography
Mikko Karmila Mixing
Björn Engelmann Mastering
Tony Kakko Producer
Ahti Kortelainen Recording
Nino Laurenne Recording (guitars)
Pasi Kauppinen Recording (strings, hammond)
Tony Kakko Vocals, Keyboards
Jani Liimatainen Guitars, Guitars (acoustic) (track 10), Guitar solo (acoustic) (on "They Follow")
Marko Paasikoski Bass
Tommy Portimo Drums
Henrik Klingenberg Keyboards
Tuomas Airola Strings (cello), Conductor on "Good Enough is Good Enough"
Elar Kuiv Strings (violin) on "Good Enough is Good Enough"
Anna-Leena Kangas Strings (viola) on "Good Enough is Good Enough"
Oskari Hannula Strings on "Good Enough is Good Enough"
Tarja Vanhala Conductor (choir)
Celestina Choir Vocals (choirs)
Peter Engberg Guitars (acoustic), Bouzouki, Chromaharp, Kavaquinho and Q-chord
Jarkko Martikainen Vocals (on "To Create a Warlike Feel", in Finnish)
Milla V Voice on "Caleb" (The Lady in the beginning)
Kati Niemelä Violin, Viola on "Good Enough is Good Enough"
Starbuck Additional vocals on "In Black and White" and "Caleb"
Jani Liimatainen Recording (guitar solos)
H. Klingenberg Recording (keyboards)
Janne Pitkänen Artwork
Gina Pitkänen Photography
Mikko Karmila Mixing
Björn Engelmann Mastering
Tony Kakko Producer
Ahti Kortelainen Recording
Nino Laurenne Recording (guitars)
Pasi Kauppinen Recording (strings, hammond)
Read A Very Good Introduction to... 92% SentineLEX April 24th, 2014
Read Brilliant, yet flawed. 90% greywanderer7 July 14th, 2012
Read A hidden gem 90% ijy10152 May 4th, 2012
Read This ones comes down to... 65% TrooperOfSteel May 3rd, 2012
Read A New Direction 88% WishmasterTheDark November 23rd, 2011
Read Too many incoherent parts 45% Sir_General_Flashman February 12th, 2011
Read Complex 95% Vegetarian_Cannibal July 20th, 2010
Read A Band’s Tale: From Power... 83% The_CrY February 13th, 2010
Read Oh my god! This is an... 18% NocturneFreeze March 6th, 2009
Read A New Beginning? 75% Konig_ov_Hel December 19th, 2008
Read 80s New Wave gets its... 20% hells_unicorn June 16th, 2008
Read The weird side of the music... 99% Daniel_2007_Pendulum April 22nd, 2008
Read Inconsistent 55% Random5 March 13th, 2008
Read It stands alone; majestic,... 90% Empyreal November 7th, 2007
Read Different, but not... 70% DethMaiden July 2nd, 2007
Read Insipid 25% Phro June 6th, 2007
Read A weird masterpiece 96% CrystalNight May 13th, 2007
Read A controversial album. 25% PhantomLord86 April 10th, 2007

'Unia' means 'Dreams' in Finnish.

The first pressing of the Finnish and North American digipak includes the
following bonus track:
10. To Create a Warlike Feel (05:03)

Also released as a noble book in 7" size. Exclusively available at the Nuclear Blast mailorder. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. Comes with different track listing and two bonus tracks:
13. To Create a Warlike Feel (05:03)
14. Out in the Fields (Gary Moore cover) (04:06)

Videoclips made for:
-"Paid in Full"

Recording information:

Recorded at Tico Tico Studios excepts:

Guitars and acoustic guitars at Sönic Pump Studio
Strings and hammond at Studio 57
Vocals, backing vocals abd keyboards at 2ndrate Soundcave
Guitar solos at Jani's Liar
Keyboards at The Lanceland Room.

Mixed at Finnvox studio.
Mastered at the Cutting Room in Stockholm, Sweden.

Produced by Tony Kakko and Sonata Arctica 2006-2007.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 727361185428

Added by: Tane Modified by: EMPwarrior
Added on: 2007-03-05 06:07:07 Last modified on: 2016-07-24 12:17:59