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Nightwish Album Update

Nightwish French NIGHTWISH website Nightwish France ( has issued the following report:

Here is some news on Nightwish, the next album and the new singer, revealed by (band leader/keyboardist) Tuomas (Holopainen) in the Finnish magazine Soundi!

- The new singer recorded all her vocal parts! Only 30 people know her identity, including people from the label and the entourage of the group. Nightwish finally chose the singer of which they thought already since last year but they wanted to wait all the same until last January to confirm their choice.

- The album is in the course of mixing: 4 titles are already completed. Tuomas revealed that the title of 14 minutes the epic song will be 'The Poet And The Pendulum' and that the refrain would be:

I cannnot cry,
'Cause the shoulder shout more
I cannot die,
I, the whore for the cold world

The additional sounds written by Jussi Tegelman (mentioned in the log book of Tuomas as being a professional of the sound effects in the medium of the cinema) will be used in this piece, which has very to become a perfect song for the radio according to Tuomas (but 14 minutes for a title out of radio, it is not obvious that known as…).

As previously reported, the new Nightwish single called 'Eva', which will be available as download only, is going to be released on May 30th. All European download income of this single will go the Child Charity Foundation (Die Arche -

The sixth Nightwish album will be released on September 26, 2007, preceded by a second, regular single release in August.

Nightwish hit the in North America in October with PARADISE LOST. Dates are as follows:

15 - Jaxx - Springfield, VA
16 - Trocadero Theatre Philadelphia, PA
18 - Nokia Theatre - New York, NY
20 - Palladium - Worcester, MA
21 - Metropolis - Montreal, QC
23 - The Docks - Toronto, ON
24 - Peabody's - Cleveland, OH
26 - Harpos Concert Theatre - Detroit, MI
27 - House Of Blues - Chicago, IL
28 - First Avenue - Minneapolis, MN
31 - Showbox - Seattle, WA

1 - Roseland Theater - Portland, OR
2 - Slims - San Francisco, CA
4 - House Of Blues - Los Angeles, CA
6 - House Of Blues - Anaheim, CA
7 - Marquee Theater - Phoenix, AZ
8 - Sunshine Theater - Albuquerque, NM
10 - White Rabbit - San Antonio, TX
11 - The Palladium Ballroom - Dallas, TX
12 - Meridian - Houston, TX
14 - Culture Room - Ft Lauderdale, FL
15 - House Of Blues - Orlando, FL
17 - Masquerade - Atlanta, GA

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    April 27, 2007

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