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Imaginaerum - the Score

TypeStudio Full-length
Release date
GenresOperatic Metal, Symphonic Power Metal
LabelsNuclear Blast
Running time53:36
Ranked#119 for 2012 , #2,934 all-time (Top 81.2%)
Reviews :  0
Comments :  6
Total votes :  6
Rating :  81.7 / 100
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Submitted by level 퀴트린
Last modified by level Besi Karat
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Track listing (Songs)

1.Find Your Story2:30-0
2.Orphanage Airlines4:34-0
4.Spying in the Doorway3:03-0
5.A Crackling Sphere3:59-0
8.Hey Buddy3:03-0
9.Deeper Down3:28-0
10.Dare to Enter1:50-0
11.I Have to Let You Go8:16-0
12.Heart Lying Still4:00-0
13.From G to E Minor2:32-0

Line-up (members)

  • Anette Olzon : Vocals
  • Marco Hietala : Bass, Vocals
  • Emppu Vuorinen : Guitars
  • Jukka Nevalainen : Drums
  • Tuomas Holopainen : Keyboards
  • Guest/session musicians:
  • Troy Donockley : Uilleann pipes, Low whistle, Bodhran, Bouzouki
  • Dermot Crehan : Hardanger fiddle
  • Dirk Campbell : Sorna
  • Paul Clarvis : Ethnic percussion
  • Stephen Henderson : Ethnic percussion
  • Pekka Kuusisto : Violin
  • Kai Hahto : Additional Percussion
  • Jussi Tegelman : Soundscapes, Music box
  • Petri Alanko : Additional synths, Programming
The soundtrack from the motion picture Imaginaerum.

Written by Tuomas Holopainen except "Deeper Down" music by Marco Hietala

Original material recorded by Mikko Karmila, Tero Kinnunen, Emppu Vuorinen and Marco Hietala
Original material mixed by Mikko Karmila

Reinterpreted and mixed at Attic Lab February - May 2012 (

Published by Sony / ATV Music Publishing (Germany) GmbH / Potoska Publishing Ltd. Oy.

Mastered at Finnvox Studios, August 2012

Choirs performed by "The Metro Voices".
Choir Mistress: Jenny O'Grady

Children's Choir performed by "The Young Musicians London"
Choirmaster: Lynda Richardson

Orchestral performed by "The Looking Glass Orchestra"
Orchestra Leader: Thomas Bowes

Orchestra and choirs arranged, orchestrated and directed by Pip Williams

Conducted by Jame Shearman

Recorded at Angel Studios, London in February 2011
Engineered by Steve Price
Assisted by Mat Bartram

Orchestral Contractor: Isobel Griffiths
Co-ordinated by Lucy Whalley

Music Preparation by Richard Ihnatowicz.

The iTunes version includes the Video for "Storytime" (4:05) and a Digital Booklet


level   (85/100)
괜찮게 들은 앨범~ 추천해주고 싶기도 하다, 나쁘지 않음
level   (90/100)
클래식을 좋아하는 나에겐 정규앨범보다 더 좋아라하는 앨범. 게임이나 영화 ost로 써도 될 법하다.
level   (60/100)
영화 음악은 흥미가 없는지라 재미없게 들었다.
level   (80/100)
아.. 이건 나이트위시의 음악이 아니라 투오마스의 솔로앨범에 더 적합한 것 같다. 나이트위시가 하던 음악이 액션영화였다면 Imaginaerum 앨범은 로맨틱 영화고, 이 앨범은 OST라고 할 수 있다. 그런데.. 생각보다 귀에 잘 들어오고 저절로 집중하게 된다.
level   (85/100)
상당히 괜찮게 들은 앨범.
level   (90/100)
와 그냥 보컬 영입하지 말고 이쪽으로 밀어도 괜찮겠네요


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