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Helloween > Unarmed > 2009, CD + DVD, Victor (Japan, Limited edition, Digipak)
Helloween - Unarmed
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Unarmed

Helloween

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
December 23rd, 2009
Catalog ID:
VIZP-86
Version desc.:
Japan, Limited edition, Digipak
Label:
Victor
Format:
CD + DVD
Reviews:
5 reviews (avg. 36%)
Disc 1 (CD)
1. Dr. Stein 03:59   Show lyrics
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2. Future World 04:13   Show lyrics
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3. If I Could Fly 03:28   Show lyrics
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4. Where the Rain Grows 05:09   Show lyrics
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5. The Keeper's Trilogy (Medley) 17:06   Show lyrics
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6. Eagle Fly Free 03:50   Show lyrics
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7. Perfect Gentleman 04:18   Show lyrics
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8. Forever & One 04:25   Show lyrics
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9. I Want Out 04:22   Show lyrics
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10. Fallen to Pieces 03:28   Show lyrics
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11. A Tale That Wasn't Right 04:46   Show lyrics
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  59:04  
Disc 2 (DVD)
1. Making of "Unarmed" (Video) 33:04  
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2. Dr. Stein (Video) 04:05   Show lyrics
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3. Making of "Dr. Stein" (Video) 03:37  
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4. Interview (Video) 10:41  
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  51:27  
Original line-up
Band members
Markus Grosskopf Bass
Michael Weikath Guitars
Andi Deris Vocals
Sascha Gerstner Guitars
Dani Löble Drums
Guest/Session
Jonathan Rathbone Vocals (choirs) (tenor) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Scott Davis Vocals (choirs) (tenor) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Matthias "Matz" Ulmer Piano (tracks 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 11)
Gabriel Goebel Vocals (choirs) (track 9)
Jacqui Barron Vocals (choirs) (soprano) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Andy Morton Vocals (choirs) (tenor) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Eberhard Hahn Flute (track 7)
Adam Tunnicliffe Vocals (choirs) (tenor) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Nippy Noya Percussion (tracks 1-4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12)
Julian Hildenbrand Vocals (choirs) (track 9)
Jo Forbes Vocals (choirs) (soprano) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Rob Fardell Vocals (choirs) (bass) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Harriet Ohlsson Vocals (female) (track 6)
Rachel Weston Vocals (choirs) (soprano) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Sarah Eyden Vocals (choirs) (soprano) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Simon Grant Vocals (choirs) (bass) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Kalle Karlsson Guitars (rhythm) (track 6)
Wendy Nieper Vocals (choirs) (alto) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
David Porter-Thomas Vocals (choirs) (bass) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Johan Bringhed Piano (track 6)
Mary Carewe Vocals (choirs) (alto) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Gero Drnek Accordion
Lawrence White Vocals (choirs) (bass) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Mae McKenna Vocals (choirs) (alto) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Andreas Becker Guitars (tracks 2, 4, 7, 9)
Jaro Kirchgessner Vocals (choirs) (track 9)
Paul Owens Saxophone (alto, baritone) (track 1)
Helen Hampton Vocals (choirs) (alto) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Albie Donnelly Saxophone (tenor, alto) (track 1)
Thilo Müller Maatsch Vocals (choirs) (track 9)
Billy King Vocals (choirs) (tracks 1-4, 7, 10, 12)
Miscellaneous staff
Mathew Bartram Engineering (additional) (choir) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Andreas Becker Producer (tracks 2, 4, 7, 9)
Charlie Bauerfeind Producer, Engineering, Mixing
Ronnie Stone Engineering (saxophone) (track 1)
Stefan Kemper Director (choir) (track 9)
Timo Dorsch Engineering (piano) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 8)
Dennis Ward Engineering (choir) (track 9)
Carsten Heusmann (R.I.P. 2015) Producer, Arrangement (choir) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Matthias "Matz" Ulmer Arrangement (orchestra) (track 5, 11), Arrangement (strings) (track 8)
Martin Häusler Cover art, Photography (cover, model, "desert"), Artwork, Graphic design
Adam Klemens Conductor, Orchestrator (5, 8, 11)
Stanislav Mistr Choir master (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Jan Kotzmann Engineering (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Petter Ericsson Producer, Engineering (track 6)
Friedel Amon Arrangement (piano) (track 8)
Cenda Kotzmann Engineering (additional) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Sandra Ludewig Photography (band)
Jan Bayati Executive producer
Yesenia Adame Cover model
Gary Thomas Engineering (choir) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Original line-up
Markus Grosskopf Bass
Michael Weikath Guitars
Andi Deris Vocals
Sascha Gerstner Guitars
Dani Löble Drums
Original line-up
Jonathan Rathbone Vocals (choirs) (tenor) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Scott Davis Vocals (choirs) (tenor) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Matthias "Matz" Ulmer Piano (tracks 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 11)
Gabriel Goebel Vocals (choirs) (track 9)
Jacqui Barron Vocals (choirs) (soprano) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Andy Morton Vocals (choirs) (tenor) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Eberhard Hahn Flute (track 7)
Adam Tunnicliffe Vocals (choirs) (tenor) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Nippy Noya Percussion (tracks 1-4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12)
Julian Hildenbrand Vocals (choirs) (track 9)
Jo Forbes Vocals (choirs) (soprano) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Rob Fardell Vocals (choirs) (bass) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Harriet Ohlsson Vocals (female) (track 6)
Rachel Weston Vocals (choirs) (soprano) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Sarah Eyden Vocals (choirs) (soprano) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Simon Grant Vocals (choirs) (bass) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Kalle Karlsson Guitars (rhythm) (track 6)
Wendy Nieper Vocals (choirs) (alto) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
David Porter-Thomas Vocals (choirs) (bass) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Johan Bringhed Piano (track 6)
Mary Carewe Vocals (choirs) (alto) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Gero Drnek Accordion
Lawrence White Vocals (choirs) (bass) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Mae McKenna Vocals (choirs) (alto) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Andreas Becker Guitars (tracks 2, 4, 7, 9)
Jaro Kirchgessner Vocals (choirs) (track 9)
Paul Owens Saxophone (alto, baritone) (track 1)
Helen Hampton Vocals (choirs) (alto) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Albie Donnelly Saxophone (tenor, alto) (track 1)
Thilo Müller Maatsch Vocals (choirs) (track 9)
Billy King Vocals (choirs) (tracks 1-4, 7, 10, 12)
Original line-up
Mathew Bartram Engineering (additional) (choir) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Andreas Becker Producer (tracks 2, 4, 7, 9)
Charlie Bauerfeind Producer, Engineering, Mixing
Ronnie Stone Engineering (saxophone) (track 1)
Stefan Kemper Director (choir) (track 9)
Timo Dorsch Engineering (piano) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 8)
Dennis Ward Engineering (choir) (track 9)
Carsten Heusmann (R.I.P. 2015) Producer, Arrangement (choir) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Matthias "Matz" Ulmer Arrangement (orchestra) (track 5, 11), Arrangement (strings) (track 8)
Martin Häusler Cover art, Photography (cover, model, "desert"), Artwork, Graphic design
Adam Klemens Conductor, Orchestrator (5, 8, 11)
Stanislav Mistr Choir master (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Jan Kotzmann Engineering (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Petter Ericsson Producer, Engineering (track 6)
Friedel Amon Arrangement (piano) (track 8)
Cenda Kotzmann Engineering (additional) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Sandra Ludewig Photography (band)
Jan Bayati Executive producer
Yesenia Adame Cover model
Gary Thomas Engineering (choir) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Read A new form of expression... 100% MichaelMedina December 17th, 2010
Read A lesson in self parody 0% extremesymphony July 9th, 2010
Read You are now listening to... 10% Bahamut7 January 8th, 2010
Read Who is the target audience... 19% MFGrish January 7th, 2010
Read Unrealistic. 49% Empyreal January 7th, 2010

'Dr. Stein' official video.

Subtitle - "Best of 25th Anniversary".

The release date listed here was only for Japan. The album was released in the rest of the world on February 1st, 2010.

"Unarmed" is a album featuring completely re-arranged and re-recorded in symphonic rock / acoustic rock / jazz style Helloween songs.

In fact, re-recorded version of "Eagle Fly Free" is a cover version by cover band "Hellsongs" taken from their EP "Pieces of Heaven, a Glimpse of Hell" (2009) but with added vocals of Andi Deris and lead guitars of Sascha Gerstner as well as other instruments from guest musicians. Other band members did not participate on recordings of "Eagle Fly Free".

"The Keeper's Trilogy (Medley)" includes:
1. Halloween (04:11)
2. Keeper of the Seven Keys (05:39)
3. The King for a 1000 Years (07:15)

Digital online download / U.S. CD edition bonus track:
12. Why? (03:35)

Recording information:

Mixed by Charlie Bauerfiend at Mi Sueño Studio, Tenerife, G-Tracks Studio, Ebermannstand and Twilight Hall Studio, Grefrath, Germany.

All vocals recorded at Mi Sueño Studio, Tenerife.
All guitars (except for the solo in "A Tale that Wasn't Right") recorded at G-Tracks studio, Ebermannstand.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 4 988002 590162

Added by: licas32 Modified by: Krister Jensen
Added on: 2009-10-25 21:09:24 Last modified on: 2020-04-09 08:59:17