Special guests on What Lies Beneath include Phil Labonte (All That Remains), Joe Satriani, Jason Hook (5 Finger Death Punch), Will Calhoun (Living Colour), The Slovak National Symphony Orchestra and Choir and more. About.com said the album features “tons of melody to spare, and Tarja’s soaring soprano all over the place” while RockSound extolls, “this remains very much a distinctly classy showcase for Turunen’s utterly flawless, inimitable vocals, strong songwriting skills, and admirable desire to neither rest on her laurels, nor confine herself to any particular style.”
The End Records is proud to announce the U.S. release of Finnish superstar Tarja Turunen’s sophomore effort, What Lies Beneath, on August 31, 2010. The first single, “Falling Awake” (featuring Jason Hook from Five Finger Death Punch) will be released August 17 as a limited edition 7″ through The Omega Order and available August 24 at all digital outlets . The track is backed with “The Good Die Young” – a song from The Scorpions most recent album that features Tarja’s vocals. The video for “Falling Awake” was just released and can be viewed via the link below.
Featuring US exclusive artwork and bonus track, the new album from the multi-platinum singer was recorded and produced by Tarja and mixed by Tim Palmer (Pearl Jam, The Cure, Robert Plant), Colin Richardson (Slipknot, Machine Head, Bullet For My Valentine) and Slamm Andrews (Scores of Angels & Demon, Pirates of The Caribbean, Gladiator).
Special guests on What Lies Beneath include Phil Labonte (All That Remains), Joe Satriani, Jason Hook (5 Finger Death Punch), Will Calhoun (Living Colour), Slovak National Symphony Orchestra and Choirand more. A limited edition deluxe version of What Lies Beneath is in the works with details to be announced soon.
Tarja, best known as the original vocalist of Nightwish, is the most successful female singer ever to come out of Finland, effortlessly fusing metal, classical and pop-rock. What Lies Beneath is the follow up to her debut album My Winter Storm which was released in 2008 and was certified platinum in Finland. The video for the single, “I Walk Alone,” currently has over 6 million views: www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwbtbfAnI80
What Lies Beneath Tracklist:
1) Anteroom of Death (featuring Van Canto with friendly permission of Napalm Records Handels GmbH)
2) Until My Last Breath
3) Dark Star (featuring Phil Labonte courtesy of Razor & Tie Entertainment)
5) Little Lies
6) Rivers of Lust
7) In For A Kill
8) Montañas de Silencio (exclusive US track)
9) Falling Awake (featuring Joe Satriani courtesy of Epic Records)
10) The Archive of Lost Dreams
11) Crimson Deep
For more information on Tarja, check out the links below:
Former Nightwish singer Tarja Turunen has released a video for her tune, Die Alive. This is from her new album, My Winter Storm, which is due out on February 26th, 2008.