“The combination NIGHTWISH & Floor – its magic. It is no secret that main composer and keyboard player Tuomas Holopainen is a versatile songwriter, who lives for his music, dedicates himself to his art and this seeps through in every single note of his work. Endless Forms Most Beautiful was primarily inspired by the work of naturalist Charles Darwin. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 26 June 2018, Let’s get this straight right from the start. It is a time for »Endless Forms Most Beautiful«. On the imposing 2013 live release »Showtime, Storytime« the amazing power woman improved the sound with her beautiful voice while lending the songs, once more, a special grace. / Imprint. „This album sounds like the ceremony of the opposites for NIGHTWISH, it’s like their entire carrier is concentrated in one album, it’s like I have eaten too much of my favorite dish.“ – His new colleagues fill Holopainen with pride: „The new members were completely motivated and contributed large parts to the arrangements. I won’t be buying anything else by this band because there’s no need. Sold by DVDMAX-UK and sent from Amazon Fulfillment. to use this website, you consent to our use of cookies. NIGHTWISH has always stood for virtuoso perfection. (3LP black in sleeve incl. Try. Skip to main content.com.au. As a cynical old rocker I thought I’d heard it all and symphonic/operatic prog metal wasn’t on my list of priorities. Limited to 750 copies Worldwide, the silver and magenta splatter vinyl. „It was a huge advantage that all band members were on site.We developed an organic “we”-feeling. These items are dispatched from and sold by different sellers. 'Our Decades In The Sun' carries the listener softly into quieter fields, followed by the folky-medieval 'My Walden'. Floor's voice fits perfectly to the mood of very expanded compositions, and what is one of the strongest virtue of the album - the lyrics really make us THINK. And the Finns are right, because in this Richard Dawkins takes part again and completes that overwhelming, breathtaking and mysterious piece of art in a perfect way. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 2015 Gold Vinyl release of Endless Forms Most Beautiful on Discogs. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Endless Forms Most Beautiful by Nightwish (Vinyl, Mar-2015, Nuclear Blast) at the best online prices at eBay! Because the whole band is interested in the subjects of science, the lyrics lean on the areas of biology, evolution and science: „It focuses on the fact that all living beings on earth are related with each other, own a common origin as bacteria and that’s why everybody is on the same level“, reveals Tuomas. The Cover artwork is the work of Toxic Angel again, a good friend of the band, who did an amazing job and excellently transformed the message of the lyrics. Ships Free in the U.S. „The underlying subject of the song is nothing less than the meaning of life, which is different for all of us. All in all, this is a remarkable achievement. But I took a gamble with this and it has paid off. On the drums there is also a new face: On account of health problems, long-time drummer Jukka Nevalainen has had to take a break and is replaced by his good friend Kai Hahto (WINTERSUN) for touring duties. SPARK (CZ), David Havlena Nighwish are not only my favourite band, but are rightly seen as the 'market leaders' in the genre of Symphonic/Gothic metal. Superb 2015 Vinyl 10" E. 2015 VINYL EP. Hello, Sign in. But one 79-minute opus is enough for me. „Here the evolution of life on earth is reflected“, Tuomas says. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 26 June 2018, Let’s get this straight right from the start. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 2015 Vinyl release of Endless Forms Most Beautiful on Discogs. The band's first album with singer Floor Jansen, it debuted at #12 in the UK Albums Chart and features the singles 'Élan' and the title track 'Endless Forms Most Beautiful'. „However, this should not degrade humanity, but symbolize merely the connections of all kinds!“ Edema Ruh 9. “An amazing surprise with new blood and on the other side beloved elements as orchestral grandness, folky storytelling catchiness and – GREAT! An album to listen to and experience.”– „They have topped themselves yet again, even when you thought it couldn't go any better. – more heaviness then before!” It’ll keep me warm into old age. “They present themselves as a unity - much more than on all albums before!“ The current release of the Suomi-Metal-Heroes, which was based on the quotation above by Charles Darwin, was also inspired by other famous scientists like Richard Dawkins or Carl Sagan. Not because I don’t like it, far from it. The musical excursion begins with the rapid 'Shudder Before The Beautiful', which symbolizes the sublimity and grandeur of the world. NIGHTWISH presents themselves stronger and more self-confidently than ever. According to songwriter Tuomas Holopainen, the album's title is part of a quote from Darwin's 1859 book On the Origin of Species which included the words "endless forms most beautiful" to describe evolution from one common ancestor to all living organisms Before the spectacular finale, an instrumental piece, impresses: In 'The Eyes Of Sharbat Gula' orchestra and choir shine in perfect symbiosis, generating a cinematic soundtrack mood and bewitching with a mystical-melancholic atmosphere. Nighwish are not only my favourite band, but are rightly seen as the 'market leaders' in the genre of Symphonic/Gothic metal. HUMAN. Amoeba Music. METALLIAN (F), Lucinda Lacroix Sorry, there was a problem saving your cookie preferences. The ending “whooo” in ‘Edema’ wasn’t necessary thou. 'Alpenglow' is a kind of love song, where different variations of being after death are described and illustrated. Approved third parties also use these tools in connection with our display of ads. Charles Darwin, “On The The Origin Of Species” Try again. Endless Forms Most Beautiful (Picture Disc) [VINYL], Vinyl, Double LP, Deluxe Edition, 3 April 2015, Vinyl, Double LP, Limited Edition, 3 April 2015, Buy a CD or Vinyl record and get 90 days free Amazon Music Unlimited.