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Symphony of Enchanted Lands II: The Dark Secret

Band
TypeStudio Full-length
Released
GenresPower Metal, Symphonic Metal
LabelsSteamhammer
Length1:12:55
Ranked#27 for 2004 , #943 all-time
Reviews :  6
Comments :  26
Total votes :  32
Rating :  85.9 / 100
Have :  21
Want : 2
Submitted by level 21 Eagles
Last modified by level 21 Eagles
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Rhapsody of Fire - Symphony of Enchanted Lands II: The Dark Secret photo by 신길동옹
Symphony of Enchanted Lands II: The Dark Secret Information

Line-up (members)

Guest / additional musicians

  • Dominique Leurquin : Rhythm Guitars
  • The Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra : Orchestra
  • Manuel Staropoli : Baroque Recorder
  • Stefan Horz : Cembalo
  • Soeren Leupold : Lute
  • The Brno Academy Choir : Choir
  • Christopher Lee : Vocals (spoken, role of the wizard king)
  • Toby Eddington : Vocals (spoken, role of iras algor)
  • Bridget Fogle : Elgard's Holy Choir, Soprano Vocals
  • Previn Moore : Elgard's Holy Choir

Production staff / artist

  • Alex Staropoli : Producer
  • Luca Turilli : Producer
  • Joey DeMaio : Executive Producer
  • Sascha Paeth : Engineer
  • Rob La Vaque : Engineer
  • Filip Heurckmans : Mastering Engineer
  • Marc Klinnert : Artwork, Design
  • Karsten vom Wege : Design
The last album released under the name Rhapsody, and the first chapter of the "Dark Secret" saga.
This is the first Rhapsody album on which Alex Holzwarth actually recorded the drums.

The limited edition digibook comes with a 40 minute DVD :
DVD tracklist
- Making of "Symphony of Enchanted Lands II - The Dark Secret" (that includes footage of the recordings in Czlin; extended interview with Christopher Lee; the recordings in Wolfsburg; recording with the orchestra and more)
- Unholy Warcry (short version video)
- Unholy Warcry (EP version)
- Unholy Warcry (extended version video) [actually, this is the album version with the inclusion of the Ira Divina intro]
- Making of "Unholy Warcry" video
- Building of the Dragon - Making of the Artwork

Rhapsody of Fire Discography

Album titleTypeRelease dateRatingVotesReviews
Studio 86.4 414
Studio 89.1 9212
Studio 89.3 446
Studio 87.9 294
Studio 93.4 676
EP 79 92
Studio 85.9 326
Live 89.1 151
Studio 79.9 314
Studio 88.9 556
EP 83.8 141
Studio 88.6 443
Live 81.3 41
Studio 77.5 242
Live - 00
Studio 91.6 352
Studio 82.3 151
Contributors to this album
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