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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
Michael Weikath Guitars
Sascha Gerstner Guitars
Markus Grosskopf Bass
Andi Deris Vocals
Dani Löble Drums
Guest/Session
Matthias "Matz" Ulmer Piano (tracks 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 11)
David Porter-Thomas Vocals (choirs) (bass) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Eberhard Hahn Flute (track 7)
Helen Hampton Vocals (choirs) (alto) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Harriet Ohlsson Vocals (female) (track 6)
Jaro Kirchgessner Vocals (choirs) (track 9)
Jacqui Barron Vocals (choirs) (soprano) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Adam Tunnicliffe Vocals (choirs) (tenor) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Johan Bringhed Piano (track 6)
Gabriel Goebel Vocals (choirs) (track 9)
Rachel Weston Vocals (choirs) (soprano) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Gero Drnek Accordion
Andy Morton Vocals (choirs) (tenor) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Wendy Nieper Vocals (choirs) (alto) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Albie Donnelly Saxophone (tenor, alto) (track 1)
Simon Grant Vocals (choirs) (bass) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Mae McKenna Vocals (choirs) (alto) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Nippy Noya Percussion (tracks 1-4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12)
Lawrence White Vocals (choirs) (bass) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Billy King Vocals (choirs) (tracks 1-4, 7, 10, 12)
Scott Davis Vocals (choirs) (tenor) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Kalle Karlsson Guitars (rhythm) (track 6)
Thilo Müller Maatsch Vocals (choirs) (track 9)
Jo Forbes Vocals (choirs) (soprano) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Jonathan Rathbone Vocals (choirs) (tenor) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Julian Hildenbrand Vocals (choirs) (track 9)
Sarah Eyden Vocals (choirs) (soprano) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Rob Fardell Vocals (choirs) (bass) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Andreas Becker Guitars (tracks 2, 4, 7, 9)
Paul Owens Saxophone (alto, baritone) (track 1)
Mary Carewe Vocals (choirs) (alto) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Miscellaneous staff
Charlie Bauerfeind Producer, Mixing, Engineering
Jan Bayati Executive producer
Cenda Kotzmann Engineering (additional) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Mathew Bartram Engineering (additional) (choir) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Timo Dorsch Engineering (piano) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 8)
Dennis Ward Engineering (choir) (track 9)
Martin Häusler Photography (cover, model, "desert"), Graphic design, Cover art, Artwork
Adam Klemens Conductor, Orchestrator (5, 8, 11)
Matthias "Matz" Ulmer Arrangement (strings) (track 8), Arrangement (orchestra) (track 5, 11)
Sandra Ludewig Photography (band)
Jan Kotzmann Engineering (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Andreas Becker Producer (tracks 2, 4, 7, 9)
Gary Thomas Engineering (choir) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Ronnie Stone Engineering (saxophone) (track 1)
Stefan Kemper Director (choir) (track 9)
Carsten Heusmann (R.I.P. 2015) Producer, Arrangement (choir) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Petter Ericsson Producer, Engineering (track 6)
Stanislav Mistr Choir master (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Friedel Amon Arrangement (piano) (track 8)
Yesenia Adame Cover model
Original line-up
Michael Weikath Guitars
Sascha Gerstner Guitars
Markus Grosskopf Bass
Andi Deris Vocals
Dani Löble Drums
Original line-up
Matthias "Matz" Ulmer Piano (tracks 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 11)
David Porter-Thomas Vocals (choirs) (bass) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Eberhard Hahn Flute (track 7)
Helen Hampton Vocals (choirs) (alto) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Harriet Ohlsson Vocals (female) (track 6)
Jaro Kirchgessner Vocals (choirs) (track 9)
Jacqui Barron Vocals (choirs) (soprano) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Adam Tunnicliffe Vocals (choirs) (tenor) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Johan Bringhed Piano (track 6)
Gabriel Goebel Vocals (choirs) (track 9)
Rachel Weston Vocals (choirs) (soprano) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Gero Drnek Accordion
Andy Morton Vocals (choirs) (tenor) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Wendy Nieper Vocals (choirs) (alto) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Albie Donnelly Saxophone (tenor, alto) (track 1)
Simon Grant Vocals (choirs) (bass) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Mae McKenna Vocals (choirs) (alto) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Nippy Noya Percussion (tracks 1-4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12)
Lawrence White Vocals (choirs) (bass) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Billy King Vocals (choirs) (tracks 1-4, 7, 10, 12)
Scott Davis Vocals (choirs) (tenor) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Kalle Karlsson Guitars (rhythm) (track 6)
Thilo Müller Maatsch Vocals (choirs) (track 9)
Jo Forbes Vocals (choirs) (soprano) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Jonathan Rathbone Vocals (choirs) (tenor) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Julian Hildenbrand Vocals (choirs) (track 9)
Sarah Eyden Vocals (choirs) (soprano) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Rob Fardell Vocals (choirs) (bass) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Andreas Becker Guitars (tracks 2, 4, 7, 9)
Paul Owens Saxophone (alto, baritone) (track 1)
Mary Carewe Vocals (choirs) (alto) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Original line-up
Charlie Bauerfeind Producer, Mixing, Engineering
Jan Bayati Executive producer
Cenda Kotzmann Engineering (additional) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Mathew Bartram Engineering (additional) (choir) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Timo Dorsch Engineering (piano) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 8)
Dennis Ward Engineering (choir) (track 9)
Martin Häusler Photography (cover, model, "desert"), Graphic design, Cover art, Artwork
Adam Klemens Conductor, Orchestrator (5, 8, 11)
Matthias "Matz" Ulmer Arrangement (strings) (track 8), Arrangement (orchestra) (track 5, 11)
Sandra Ludewig Photography (band)
Jan Kotzmann Engineering (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Andreas Becker Producer (tracks 2, 4, 7, 9)
Gary Thomas Engineering (choir) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Ronnie Stone Engineering (saxophone) (track 1)
Stefan Kemper Director (choir) (track 9)
Carsten Heusmann (R.I.P. 2015) Producer, Arrangement (choir) (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Petter Ericsson Producer, Engineering (track 6)
Stanislav Mistr Choir master (tracks 5, 8, 11)
Friedel Amon Arrangement (piano) (track 8)
Yesenia Adame Cover model
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'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, excepto the solo for "A tale that wasn't rigth", 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