Ex-NIGHTWISH Singer Talks To Brazilian TV About 'My Winter Storm'; Video Available
11.11.2007 | Source: Blabbermouth.net
Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen was recently interviewed by the Brazilian show "PlayZone" on PlayTV about her forthcoming solo album, "My Winter Storm". Watch the three-minute clip below.
As previously reported, Tarja Turunen's new single, "I Walk Alone", entered the German chart at position No. 16.
Turunen will perform "I Walk Alone" on November 30 at the farewell fight of the German female boxing champion (and Doro Pesch's close friend) Regina Halmich. The event will take place at the DM Arena in Karlsruhe, Germany.
Tarja's new solo album, "My Winter Storm", will be released as an extremely limited double-LP version (only 300 copies available worldwide) on December 17 via Britain's What Records.
To order a copy, click here.
A 30-second audio sample of Tarja Turunen's cover version of the ALICE COOPER smash "Poison" is available for streaming at this location. The song, which will appear on "My Winter Storm", was laid down at the same studio where the original track was recorded — The Village Recorder (a.k.a. The Village) in Los Angeles, California.
"My Winter Storm" will be released on the following dates:
Nov. 14 - Finland
Nov. 16 - Germany, Switzerland, Austria
Nov. 17 - Australia
Nov. 19 - Iceland, Netherlands, UK, France, Malaysia, Russia, New Zealand, Spain, Belgium, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Norway, Portugal, Central America, Denmark
Nov. 20 - Canada
Nov. 21 - Sweden, Israel
Nov. 25 - Argentina
The cover artwork for "My Winter Storm" has been posted online at this location. The CD was produced by Daniel Presley (FAITH NO MORE, JEWEL, THE BREEDERS), who has been joined in the studio by a truly stellar line-up of musicians: Doug Wimbish on bass (LIVING COLOUR, ANNIE LENNOX, JOE SATRIANI, JEFF BECK, MADONNA, 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, meanwhile, are being provided by Torsten Stenzel, whose previous credits include NELLY FURTADO, MOBY, TINA TURNER, VANESSA MAE and more.
"My Winter Storm" track listing:
01. My Winter Storm
02. I Walk Alone
04. Lost Northern Star
05. The Seer
06. Damned And Divine
07. Sing For Me
08. Calling Grace
09. Boy and the Ghost
10. Minor Heaven
11. The Reign
12. Ciarán's Well
13. Poison (ALICE COOPER cover)
For more "My Winter Storm" samples, click here.
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