Tarja Turunen - New Single, Video And Album


Tarja Turunen's album "My Winter Storm" will be released on November 19 in Europe (November 16 in Germany) via Universal Music. It's produced by Daniel Presley (Faith No More, Jewel), who has been joined in the studio by Doug Wimbish on bass (Living Colour, Joe Satriani, Rolling Stones), Alex Scholpp on electric guitars (Farmer Boys) and Earl Harvin on drums (Seal, Pet Shop Boys, Air), a player personally selected by Tarja after she saw him stealing the show at a Seal concert. Keyboards and programming are being provided by Torsten Stenzel (Moby, Tina Turner, Vanessa Mae).

You can view the cover artwork at this location.

Tarja's video for the song "I Walk Alone", is now available on YouTube. The clip was shot in Berlin, Germany with director Jörn Heitmann, who previously worked with Nightwish on the "Sleeping Sun" video in 2005. The single will be released on October 29 (October 26 in Germany).

Tarja Turunen tour dates:

25.11.2007 - GER, Berlin
27.11.2007 - HUN, Budapest
02.12.2007 - RUS, Moscow
08.12.2007 - FIN, Kuusankoski
10.12.2007 - GER, Köln
11.12.2007 - FRA, Paris
13.12.2007 - NED, Amsterdam
18.12.2007 - SUI, Zürich
20.12.2007 - GBR, London

Source: roadrunnerrecords.com
Band profile: Tarja
 
Posted: 07.10.2007 by Ivan


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09.10.2007 - 03:07
Hyvaarin
Written by Ivan on 08.10.2007 at 20:34

Written by Hyvaarin on 08.10.2007 at 13:19

The only thing stopping 'I Walk Alone' from being pure, unadulterated fucking Eurovision material is that I think it sucks.

Which kinda implies that you like 'Eurovision material', doesn't it?

Most certainly .
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09.10.2007 - 03:47
PowerMetal
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I kept waiting for a guitar to take over and kick into a kick ass solo at some point, I could hear it, waiting, waiting, and then the song was over. Not bad, I'd want heavier, but I guess she doesn't which is why she left Nightwish
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09.10.2007 - 07:42
Fhuesc
I love tarja's voice, but that's not enough, the song it's really boring, i hope that the whole album gets better.
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11.10.2007 - 10:01
GT
Coffee!!
The song is decent, but as PowerMetal I was waiting for some good guitar to kick in all the time and it never came
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27.10.2007 - 13:30
White Winter Sun
Laboratory's Rat
Tarja Turunen's new song "The Reign" is available for streaming on YouTube at this location (The audio track includes a commentary by Tarja on how the track was conceived and the inspiration behind its lyrics).
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17.11.2007 - 01:59
Piro
Decent I guess, but I don't like it too much. This is ovviously a message to Nightwish, just like By Bye Beautiful was to Tarja. Its like Symphonic bands subtly insulting each other with songs lol.
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11.12.2007 - 11:00
Jason W.
Razorbliss
Well I have definitely heard much worse this year, but this album is nothing memorable. However, I found it enjoyable to listen to her cover of "Poison" from Alice Cooper's glam metal era The main problem with this album, though, isn't her voice, which is great as always, it's that there are no memorable riffs, and it's too formulaic. Even a great singer is nothing without great songs in which to sing. It'll be a shame if cannot find someone else to write with in the future. I can listen to her voice for hours on end, but can only listen to this CD a few songs at a time.
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23.01.2008 - 03:53
A.Fetal.Mistake
Lmao @ Piro....I agree with you.

o0o0o as well for my opinion to this album. I love every second of it. I don't care! I'm a loyal follower of Tarja. Shes my vocal god. And Anette is the voice devil :| hahaha.
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Take it so the shadows reach the sun
A few more fragile promises
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