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Dark Passion Play

Nightwish

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
September 28th, 2007
Catalog ID:
NB 1923-2 / 27361 19232
Label:
Nuclear Blast
Format:
CD
Reviews:
29 reviews (avg. 68%)
1. The Poet and the Pendulum 13:53   Show lyrics
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2. Bye Bye Beautiful 04:14   Show lyrics
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3. Amaranth 03:51   Show lyrics
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4. Cadence of Her Last Breath 04:14   Show lyrics
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5. Master Passion Greed 06:02   Show lyrics
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6. Eva 04:24   Show lyrics
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7. Sahara 05:47   Show lyrics
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8. Whoever Brings the Night 04:17   Show lyrics
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9. For the Heart I Once Had 03:56   Show lyrics
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10. The Islander 05:05   Show lyrics
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11. Last of the Wilds 05:40   instrumental
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12. 7 Days to the Wolves 07:03   Show lyrics
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13. Meadows of Heaven 07:10   Show lyrics
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Band members
Anette Olzon Vocals
Tuomas Holopainen Keyboards, Piano, Vocals (backing) (track 5), Songwriting (tracks 1-7, 9, 11-13), Lyrics
Emppu Vuorinen Guitars (electric, acoustic), Songwriting (track 8)
Marco Hietala Bass, Vocals (tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 10, 12), Guitars (acoustic) (track 10), Songwriting (tracks 10, 12)
Jukka Nevalainen Drums, Percussion
Guest/Session
Andrew Busher Vocals (choirs)
Heather Cairncross Vocals (choirs)
Laurence Davies French horn
Maurice Murphy (R.I.P. 2010) Trumpet
John Barclay Trumpet
Catherine Bott Vocals (choirs)
Ian Balmain (R.I.P. 2020) Trumpet
Yona Dunsford Vocals (choirs)
Lawrence Wallington Vocals (choirs)
Derek Watkins (R.I.P. 2013) Trumpet
David Porter-Thomas Vocals (choirs)
Andy Crowley Trumpet
Alison Jiear Vocals (choirs)
Peter Beachill Trombone
Andy Wood Trombone
Richard Edwards Trombone
Dave Stewart Trombone (bass)
Beverley Skeete Vocals (choirs solo)
Owen Slade Tuba
Stephen Henderson Percussion
Tommy Blaize Vocals (choirs solo)
Sara Jane Skeete Vocals (choirs)
Chris Tombling Violin
Warren Zielinski Violin
Gary Kettel Percussion
Dave Woodcock Violin
Frank Ricotti Percussion
Skaila Kanga Harp
Jackie Shave Violin
Bogusław Kostecki Violin
Cathy Thompson Violin
Jenny O'Grady Vocals (choirs)
Bryan Chambers Vocals (choirs)
Pete Hanson Violin
Cherith Millburn-Fryer Vocals (choirs)
Jonathan Rees Violin
Lance Ellington Vocals (choirs)
Steve Morris Violin
Tom Pearce Vocals (choirs)
Simon Fischer Violin
Dermot Crehan Violin
Anne Marie Cullum Vocals (choirs)
Tom Pigott-Smith Violin
Fay Simpson Vocals
Perry Montague-Mason Violin
Sonia Slany (R.I.P. 2021) Violin
Claire Henry Vocals (choirs)
Thomas Bowes Violin
Helen Brookes Vocals (choirs)
Liz Edwards Violin
Simon Preece Vocals (choirs)
Sam Burkey Vocals (choirs)
Ricci P. Washington Vocals (choirs)
Patrick Kiernan Violin
Steve Trowell Vocals (choirs)
Derek Green Vocals (choirs)
Julian Leaper Violin
Mark Berrow Violin
Lindsay Wagstaff Vocals (choirs)
Everton Nelson Violin
Rita Manning Violin
Jim McLeod Violin
Mike McMenemy Violin
Emlyn Singleton Violin
Samantha Shaw Vocals (choirs)
Janet Ramus Vocals (choirs)
Carol Kenyon Vocals (choirs)
Zachary LaPorta Theremin (tracks 1, 11)
Gaby Lester Violin
Senni Eskelinen Kantele (track 11)
Peter Lale Viola
Garfield Jackson Viola
Matthew White Vocals (choirs)
Greg Knowles Cymbalom
Rachel Bolt Viola
Anthony Pleeth Cello, Cello (solo)
Martin Loveday Cello (solo) (track 1), Cello
Tim Grant Viola
Jude Sim Vocals (choirs)
Andy Findon Whistle (track 9), Flute
Don McVay Viola
Gavyn Wright Violin (solo) (track 10), Violin
Helen Parker Vocals (choirs)
Ann De Renais Vocals (choirs)
Kate Musker Viola
Chris Pitsillides Viola
Bruce White Viola
Katie Wilkinson Viola
Jon Thorne Viola
Sarah Eyden Vocals (choirs)
Gustav Clarkson (R.I.P. 2020) Viola
Morag MacKay Vocals (choirs)
Guy Elliott Lead treble (track 1)
Mary Carewe Vocals (choirs)
Andy Parker Viola
Michael Clarke Vocals (choirs)
Matthew Hargreaves Vocals (choirs)
Rosemary Forbes-Butler Vocals (choirs)
John Heley Cello
Caroline Dearnley Cello
Sarah Ryan Vocals (choirs)
Anthony Lewis Cello
Gerard Bentall Vocals (choirs)
Dave Daniels Cello
Ben Chappell Cello
Jonathan Williams Cello, Vocals (choirs)
Frank Schaefer Cello
Chris Laurence Double bass
Tom Williams Second treble (track 1)
Mary Scully Double bass
Allen Walley Double bass
Patrick Lannigan Double bass
Helen Meyerhoff Vocals (choirs)
Steve Williams Double bass
Nollaig Casey Celtic fiddle (track 11)
Charlie Baker Vocals (choirs)
Bob J. Harms Vocals (choirs)
Helen Keen Flute (piccolo)
Nicki Kennedy Vocals (choirs)
David Theodore Oboe
Andrew Tinkler Vocals (choirs)
Nicholas Bucknall Clarinet
Dave Fuest Clarinet
Catriana Sandison Vocals (choirs)
Troy Donockley Uilleann pipes, Whistles, Bodhrán (tracks 10, 11, 13)
Joanna Forbes Vocals (choirs)
Jeremy Avis Vocals (choirs)
Anthony Pike Clarinet, Clarinet (bass)
Julie Andrews Bassoon, Contrabassoon
Michael Dore Vocals (choirs)
Richard Watkins French horn
Richard Berry French horn
Eliza Lumley Vocals (choirs)
Mike Thompson French horn
Susan Flannery Vocals (choirs)
Miscellaneous staff
Tuomas Holopainen Producer
Mikko Karmila Mixing, Producer, Engineering
Mika Jussila Mastering
Ville Akseli Photography
Gavyn Wright Orchestra leader
Perry Montague-Mason Orchestra leader
James Shearman Conductor (choir)
Haydn Bendall Engineering (choir, orchestra)
Andrew Kitchen Engineering (assistant: choir, orchestra)
Richard Lancaster Engineering (assistant: choir, orchestra)
Robin Baynton Engineering (assistant: choir, orchestra)
Sam O'Kell Engineering (assistant: choir, orchestra)
Jussi Tegelman Soundscapes
Emppu Vuorinen Engineering
Jenny O'Grady Choirmaster
Tero Kinnunen Co-producer, Engineering
Pip Williams Arrangements (choir, orchestra)
Anette Olzon Vocals
Tuomas Holopainen Keyboards, Piano, Vocals (backing) (track 5), Songwriting (tracks 1-7, 9, 11-13), Lyrics
Emppu Vuorinen Guitars (electric, acoustic), Songwriting (track 8)
Marco Hietala Bass, Vocals (tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 10, 12), Guitars (acoustic) (track 10), Songwriting (tracks 10, 12)
Jukka Nevalainen Drums, Percussion
Andrew Busher Vocals (choirs)
Heather Cairncross Vocals (choirs)
Laurence Davies French horn
Maurice Murphy (R.I.P. 2010) Trumpet
John Barclay Trumpet
Catherine Bott Vocals (choirs)
Ian Balmain (R.I.P. 2020) Trumpet
Yona Dunsford Vocals (choirs)
Lawrence Wallington Vocals (choirs)
Derek Watkins (R.I.P. 2013) Trumpet
David Porter-Thomas Vocals (choirs)
Andy Crowley Trumpet
Alison Jiear Vocals (choirs)
Peter Beachill Trombone
Andy Wood Trombone
Richard Edwards Trombone
Dave Stewart Trombone (bass)
Beverley Skeete Vocals (choirs solo)
Owen Slade Tuba
Stephen Henderson Percussion
Tommy Blaize Vocals (choirs solo)
Sara Jane Skeete Vocals (choirs)
Chris Tombling Violin
Warren Zielinski Violin
Gary Kettel Percussion
Dave Woodcock Violin
Frank Ricotti Percussion
Skaila Kanga Harp
Jackie Shave Violin
Bogusław Kostecki Violin
Cathy Thompson Violin
Jenny O'Grady Vocals (choirs)
Bryan Chambers Vocals (choirs)
Pete Hanson Violin
Cherith Millburn-Fryer Vocals (choirs)
Jonathan Rees Violin
Lance Ellington Vocals (choirs)
Steve Morris Violin
Tom Pearce Vocals (choirs)
Simon Fischer Violin
Dermot Crehan Violin
Anne Marie Cullum Vocals (choirs)
Tom Pigott-Smith Violin
Fay Simpson Vocals
Perry Montague-Mason Violin
Sonia Slany (R.I.P. 2021) Violin
Claire Henry Vocals (choirs)
Thomas Bowes Violin
Helen Brookes Vocals (choirs)
Liz Edwards Violin
Simon Preece Vocals (choirs)
Sam Burkey Vocals (choirs)
Ricci P. Washington Vocals (choirs)
Patrick Kiernan Violin
Steve Trowell Vocals (choirs)
Derek Green Vocals (choirs)
Julian Leaper Violin
Mark Berrow Violin
Lindsay Wagstaff Vocals (choirs)
Everton Nelson Violin
Rita Manning Violin
Jim McLeod Violin
Mike McMenemy Violin
Emlyn Singleton Violin
Samantha Shaw Vocals (choirs)
Janet Ramus Vocals (choirs)
Carol Kenyon Vocals (choirs)
Zachary LaPorta Theremin (tracks 1, 11)
Gaby Lester Violin
Senni Eskelinen Kantele (track 11)
Peter Lale Viola
Garfield Jackson Viola
Matthew White Vocals (choirs)
Greg Knowles Cymbalom
Rachel Bolt Viola
Anthony Pleeth Cello, Cello (solo)
Martin Loveday Cello (solo) (track 1), Cello
Tim Grant Viola
Jude Sim Vocals (choirs)
Andy Findon Whistle (track 9), Flute
Don McVay Viola
Gavyn Wright Violin (solo) (track 10), Violin
Helen Parker Vocals (choirs)
Ann De Renais Vocals (choirs)
Kate Musker Viola
Chris Pitsillides Viola
Bruce White Viola
Katie Wilkinson Viola
Jon Thorne Viola
Sarah Eyden Vocals (choirs)
Gustav Clarkson (R.I.P. 2020) Viola
Morag MacKay Vocals (choirs)
Guy Elliott Lead treble (track 1)
Mary Carewe Vocals (choirs)
Andy Parker Viola
Michael Clarke Vocals (choirs)
Matthew Hargreaves Vocals (choirs)
Rosemary Forbes-Butler Vocals (choirs)
John Heley Cello
Caroline Dearnley Cello
Sarah Ryan Vocals (choirs)
Anthony Lewis Cello
Gerard Bentall Vocals (choirs)
Dave Daniels Cello
Ben Chappell Cello
Jonathan Williams Cello, Vocals (choirs)
Frank Schaefer Cello
Chris Laurence Double bass
Tom Williams Second treble (track 1)
Mary Scully Double bass
Allen Walley Double bass
Patrick Lannigan Double bass
Helen Meyerhoff Vocals (choirs)
Steve Williams Double bass
Nollaig Casey Celtic fiddle (track 11)
Charlie Baker Vocals (choirs)
Bob J. Harms Vocals (choirs)
Helen Keen Flute (piccolo)
Nicki Kennedy Vocals (choirs)
David Theodore Oboe
Andrew Tinkler Vocals (choirs)
Nicholas Bucknall Clarinet
Dave Fuest Clarinet
Catriana Sandison Vocals (choirs)
Troy Donockley Uilleann pipes, Whistles, Bodhrán (tracks 10, 11, 13)
Joanna Forbes Vocals (choirs)
Jeremy Avis Vocals (choirs)
Anthony Pike Clarinet, Clarinet (bass)
Julie Andrews Bassoon, Contrabassoon
Michael Dore Vocals (choirs)
Richard Watkins French horn
Richard Berry French horn
Eliza Lumley Vocals (choirs)
Mike Thompson French horn
Susan Flannery Vocals (choirs)
Tuomas Holopainen Producer
Mikko Karmila Mixing, Producer, Engineering
Mika Jussila Mastering
Ville Akseli Photography
Gavyn Wright Orchestra leader
Perry Montague-Mason Orchestra leader
James Shearman Conductor (choir)
Haydn Bendall Engineering (choir, orchestra)
Andrew Kitchen Engineering (assistant: choir, orchestra)
Richard Lancaster Engineering (assistant: choir, orchestra)
Robin Baynton Engineering (assistant: choir, orchestra)
Sam O'Kell Engineering (assistant: choir, orchestra)
Jussi Tegelman Soundscapes
Emppu Vuorinen Engineering
Jenny O'Grady Choirmaster
Tero Kinnunen Co-producer, Engineering
Pip Williams Arrangements (choir, orchestra)
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Videos were made for 'Bye Bye Beautiful', 'Amaranth' and 'The Islander'

Recording information:

Recorded at Petrax Studios / Hollola; Legendary E. Major Studios / Kerava; Finnvox Studios / Helsinki; Abbey Road Studios / London, between September 2006 - March 2007.
Mixed at Finnvox from April - May 2007.
Mastered at Finnvox in May 2007.
Orchestras, choirs, and additional overdubs were recorded at Abbey Road Studios London, during December 2006 and February 2007.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 7 27361 19232 7
Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): CAP00010 NB1923-2 07 A03 Technicolor
Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): CAP00010 NB1923-2 23 Technicolor
Matrix / Runout (Variant 3): CAP00010 NB1923-2 19 A05 Technicolor
Matrix / Runout (Variant 4): CAP00010 NB1923-2 22 Technicolor
Matrix / Runout (Variant 5): CAP00010 NB1923-2 25 Technicolor
Mastering SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI LR78
Mastering SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI LR79
Mastering SID Code (Variant 4): IFPI LR76
Mastering SID Code (Variant 5): IFPI LR79
Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 7Q07
Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI UGAA
Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI UGAB
Mould SID Code (Variant 4): IFPI UGAB
Mould SID Code (Variant 5): IFPI UGAA
Rights Society: GEMA
Labelcode: LC 07027

Added by: Krister Jensen Modified by: Quorthallis
Added on: 2016-08-01 00:56:32 Last modified on: 2024-03-11 16:11:06