Nightwish Release ‘Élan’, Featuring New Singer Floor Jansen

Nightwish has finished working on its eighth studio album, it’s called Endless Forms Most Beautiful, which featuring Floor Jansen as their new vocalist. The album that is their first since 2011’s Imaginaerum, will be released on March 27th (homeland), March 30 (UK)/ 31 (US).

About the album’s title, the band’s mastermind Tuomas Holopainen commented that it was quoted from Charles Darwin’s famous book On the Origin of Species. While the music video of the first single, Élan, was inspired by the untold stories of abandoned places around Finland. Later explained, that the video was nearly a year in the making and features some of the most loved Finnish actors and actresses, and also the featuring legendary Nightwish symbol, a snowy owl (‘Bubo Scandiaca’ in Latin) called ‘Urho’ (means ‘Braveheart’).

Jewelcase CD (Standard Edition)

01. Shudder Before the Beautiful
02. Weak Fantasy
03. Élan
04. Yours Is An Empty Hope
05. Our Decades In the Sun
06. My Walden
07. Endless Forms Most Beautiful
08. Edema Ruh
09. Alpenglow
10. The Eyes Of Sharbat Gula
11. The Greatest Show On Earth

2LP black vinyl / 2LP picture vinyl as gatefold

Side A
01. Shudder Before The Beautiful
02. Weak Fantasy
03. Élan

Side B
01. Yours Is An Empty Hope
02. Our Decades In the Sun
03. My Walden

Side C
01. Endless Forms Most Beautiful
02. Edema Ruh
03. Alpenglow
04. The Eyes Of Sharbat Gula

Side D
01. The Greatest Show On Earth

Digibook incl. instrumental CD

CD1
01. Shudder Before The Beautiful
02. Weak Fantasy
03. Élan
04. Yours Is An Empty Hope
05. Our Decades In the Sun
06. My Walden
07. Endless Forms Most Beautiful
08. Edema Ruh
09. Alpenglow
10. The Eyes Of Sharbat Gula
11. The Greatest Show On Earth

CD2 (instrumental)
01. Shudder Before The Beautiful
02. Weak Fantasy
03. Élan
04. Yours Is An Empty Hope
05. Our Decades In the Sun
06. My Walden
07. Endless Forms Most Beautiful
08. Edema Ruh
09. Alpenglow
10. The Eyes Of Sharbat Gula
11. The Greatest Show On Earth

Earbook incl. instrumental & orchestral CD

CD1
01. Shudder Before The Beautiful
02. Weak Fantasy
03. Élan
04. Yours Is An Empty Hope
05. Our Decades In the Sun
06. My Walden
07. Endless Forms Most Beautiful
08. Edema Ruh
09. Alpenglow
10. The Eyes Of Sharbat Gula
11. The Greatest Show On Earth

CD2 (instrumental)
01. Shudder Before The Beautiful
02. Weak Fantasy
03. Élan
04. Yours Is An Empty Hope
05. Our Decades In the Sun
06. My Walden
07. Endless Forms Most Beautiful
08. Edema Ruh
09. Alpenglow
10. The Eyes Of Sharbat Gula
11. The Greatest Show On Earth

CD3 (orchestral)
01. Shudder Before The Beautiful
02. Weak Fantasy
03. Élan
04. Yours Is An Empty Hope
05. Our Decades In the Sun
06. Endless Forms Most Beautiful
07. Alpenglow
08. The Eyes Of Sharbat Gula
09. The Greatest Show On Earth

Nightwish will perform at the Wembley on December 19, 2015. More info about the show and new album go to http://nightwish.com/

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