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The Forgotten Tales

Blind Guardian

Release date:
April 18th, 1996
Catalog ID:
Virgin Records
2 reviews (avg. 69%)
1. Mr. Sandman (The Chordettes cover) 02:10   Show lyrics
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2. Surfin' USA (The Beach Boys cover) 02:25   Show lyrics
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3. Bright Eyes (Acoustic Version) 04:22   Show lyrics
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4. Lord of the Rings (Orchestral Version) 03:56   Show lyrics
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5. The Wizard (Uriah Heep cover) 03:16   Show lyrics
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6. Spread Your Wings (Queen cover) 04:14   Show lyrics
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7. Mordred's Song (Acoustic Version) 05:16   Show lyrics
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8. Black Chamber (Orchestral Version) 01:16   Show lyrics
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9. The Bard's Song (In the Forest) (Live) 04:12   Show lyrics
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10. Barbara Ann (The Regents cover) / Long Tall Sally (Little Richard cover) 01:45   Show lyrics
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11. A Past and Future Secret 03:47   Show lyrics
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12. To France (Mike Oldfield cover) 04:43   Show lyrics
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13. Theatre of Pain (Orchestral Version) 04:16   instrumental
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Compilation of rearranged tracks, bonus tracks and covers.

Mastered at Central Sound studio, Hamburg.

Track 9 recorded Live 22.12.1995 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

The booklet includes liner notes in German and English by Hansi Kürsch, Marcus Siepen and Michael Rensen of Rock Hard magazine.

A video was made for "Mr. Sandman".

The argentinian 2001 release by NEMS Enterprises (NEMS 270) contains a bonus track:
14. Lord of the Rings (Live 23.08.1998 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) - 3:58

Remastered at SRS Mastering in March-April 2007.

The 2007 remaster includes three bonus tracks:
14. Hallelujah (Deep Purple cover) (03:18)
15. Beyond the Realms of Death (Judas Priest cover) (07:03)
16. Don't Talk to Strangers (Dio cover) (04:47)
and also the videos for "Mr. Sandman" and "The Bard's Song".

Track 14 recorded, mixed and produced in 1994-1995 by Flemming Rasmussen at Sweet Silence studios, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Track 15 recorded and produced in January-February 1996 by Piet Sielck at the Twilight Hall studios, Krefeld and mixed at Direct studios, Hamburg.
Track 16 recorded, mixed and produced in 1999 by Charlie Bauerfeind at the Twilight Hall studios.

The 2007 remastered version was re-released in 2009 by Century Media Records, with the bonus tracks but without the videos.


Barcode: 724384162627

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