© 2019 earMUSIC, a project of Edel Germany GmbH. Spirits of the sea I wanted to write a song that had a massive orchestra to finish my album with a bang. TARJA – In The Raw, 2019 Tarja's siebenter Studiodreher IN THE RAW ist ein sehr trügerisches Hörvergnügen geworden! 6. He definitely helped to shape the tribal sound for the most successful Sepultura albums. to leave the past behind and face yourself alone Nocturnal, luring choirs will live to tell the tale The quest of overwhelming fortune came to an end The story on this song could mean a world to so many. Meet me at the hour of dawn Paulo Coelho is a very important writer, and I have discovered a lot about myself through his texts. by Mike Huck / Tweet Pin It. time really doesn’t exist This song doesn’t have any rock band feel in it, but it also represents whom I am. earMusic. De instrumentatie zorgt hier en daar voor wat extra body van de composities, die grotendeels leunen op beklijvende refreinen. in your silent masquerade Featuring nothing more than straightforward, mostly metallic grooves, opener “Dead Promises” and the following two songs demonstrate Tarja at her most predictable and echo 2004-era Nightwish, only with a lot less memorable hooks and certainly less inspiration. It is an unusual path in a heavy metal album, but I had to return to my roots and express my passion for the film music with a core song in my new album. Her fans supported her since her first solo release in 2006 Henkäys ikuisuudesta . Like tears in rain The child in me will never cease to be De (soms elektronische) cinematische achtergrondmuziek voegt een karakteristieke sfeer toe. Even though this time we didn’t sit in the same room while the song was shaped, still I have to say this one makes me very happy and proud. Latest album In the Raw certainly lives up to the impression given by its title-at least for the first three songs anyway. I live inside of you Silent Masquerade (with Tommy Karevik) The song has a special airy, light, spatial, floating feeling on it despite being The raw sound of rhythm guitars in general gives me the energy that I need in order to feel relaxed while I sing. The whole “In The Raw” album is a journey, in a way. He sent me a demo with the seed for Spirits. 2. In ‘Aleph’, he goes on a train journey through Siberia, and he writes a book based on his spiritual experiences in that trip. Wait for me at the edge of the sky As the saying goes, not all that glitters is gold. Felt grey and cold the moment you went away from me 4. It feels like a self-discovery journey once again. In The Raw is een album waar ik … Disclaimer ❘  It’s so old I can’t even remember when I started writing it, for the first or second album? telling you all will turn out right and I’ll open up the sky Leave me as victim of your lies “I really like how the guitar sounds: in your face,” she says. Pretty much in synch with the album theme it starts with the famous: “All that glitters is not gold” I am the face in the mirror Simply put, “In The Raw” is a gold-plated work of wonder. Think of us after you’re gone A sad and unnecessary loss. Let it go, let it go! It become a crazy, colourful, obscure and at the same time comforting song. "In the Raw" returns to that heavy rock operatic sound that defined Tarja's solo acts, except this album expands on it by adding powerful guest vocals on the album (Maybe one day we'll get our wish of a duet between Tarja and Roy Khan). With the darkness, a dancing marionette 5. Everything’s serene Paulo Coelho is a very important writer, and I have discovered a lot about myself through his texts”, recalls Tarja. "Goodbye Stranger" (featuring Cristina Scabbia) Turunen Scholpp 5:12 3. When I composed the melodies, one line came clearly to me: Spirits of the Sea. The violin player in her red gown Eagle rising, camels fading, In the darkness, a crying marionette, Privacy Policy ❘  Never let them go In the Raw is the eighth solo studio album by Finnish soprano vocalist and composer Tarja Turunen. I have a powerful voice which needs support from my band, so that I don’t feel like left alone. Railroads Where the stars can’t reach, In tegendeel zelfs. It had been on my mind for a long time that I would like to sing along with my friend Cristina Scabbia. I'll go I felt that I needed to have a piano song on the album. I loved working with him on this one. Washing the face of the mountain by the sea Written by Alex Scholpp & Tarja Turunen. Bart is involved in the film music scene as well as in rock, so you can imagine that magic happens when we two get together to write a song. Alternatievere muziekwinkel die LP's, CD's en DVD's verkoopt via de website en in de winkel in Leuven voor zachte prijzen. and shine tomorrow railroads with your light. I traveled a long way to find out what is near I started to think that I didn't want to loose that sound this time and while we would have orchestration, choirs and lots of rich elements all through the album, the guitars and the band will need to be the main thing this time. The record was released on 30 August 2019. It always felt like a train ride and I even named it like that before having any lyrics or before ‘Aleph’ was published. Precisely this raw, aggressive, edgy sound was common to other demos of the album too. Promise me our love won’t die I loved adding a few operatic vocals on the song, which has become my trademark since the beginning of my rock career. Three years on from her last album, 2016’s “The Shadow Self”, “In The Raw” finds Tarja and her beautiful voice sounding, as ever, truly stunning. like a shadow play we can’t forget Eigenschappen Artiest: Tarja Turunen Titel: In The Raw Genre: Metal Label: Ear Music Duur: 56 min Gegevensdrager: CD Aantal gegevensdragers: 1 EAN: 4029759138310 Facing the darkness, escaping that madness “Serene” has a deep connection and bond with the fact of me becoming a mother few years ago. Prolific in recent years, the former Nightwish front lady has pumped out a diverse mix of material from Christmas themed albums such as 2017’s From Spirits and Ghosts , to collaborations, including 2014’s Beauty and The Beat . Tarja – In The Raw earMUSIC Release datum: 30 augustus 2019 Tekst: Sjak Roks – 19 augustus 2019 “Deze plaat is niet alleen zeer geschikt is voor de liefhebbers van Tarja’s solo-materiaal, maar zeker ook voor al diegenen die haar Nightwish verleden een warm hart toedragen. In general I like to give my guest vocalists lot of space in my productions so the collaboration becomes lot more enjoyable experience.” He sang the song super emotionally and made me weep like a baby. deep into the swamp we are boating Why crave to hold your breath? Songwriters of my very first single “I walk alone” Mattias and Anders, are involved on this one again. The Ashrays chanting with their velvet silver hair You And I 06. Tarja kreeg naamsbekendheid toen zij de zangeres was van Nightwish. But what strikes me the most, is the packaging. Shop Vinyl and CDs and complete your Tarja* collection. “The only direction that I gave to Alex Scholpp before we started working on the composition of “Dead Promises” was, that I wanted to have a song on the album, which would make people (and myself) jump in my shows. laurel wreath, the bells of glory We are gone Imprint ❘  Tarja* In The Raw ‎ (2xLP, Album, Ltd ... Great album and Tarja's strongest effort since Colours In The Dark. It was this idea that struck Finnish singer Tarja Turunen as she began work on her seventh solo album, “In The Raw”. Conquering new worlds further than before Three years on from her last album, 2016’s “The Shadow Self”, “In The Raw” finds Tarja and her beautiful voice sounding, as ever, truly stunning. “Apparently, it seems like I wrote weird lyrics, yet I pulled inspiration from one book. De albumtitel is een statement en geeft de intentie aan. After years, he also understands my voice and music taste better, so the writing process is easier in every way. Dead Promises (with Björn "Speed" Strid) 02. I wanted to go beyond everything and think about my own journey and myself. From the corner of her bedroom light illuminates Black skies, light up diamonds in your eyes She is a lyric soprano and has a vocal range of three octaves. 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