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Signed "The Life And Times Of Scrooge" albums
The Life and Times of Scrooge - Official Webstore

All the "The Life And Times Of Scrooge" albums that are pre-ordered from the official webstore before the end of February will be signed by Tuomas! Also, we'll add four album themed postcards to go with the T-shirt bundles. This also applies to already made pre-orders. Check out the exclusive offers and reserve yours at

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Tuomas's video on ‘A Lifetime Of Adventure’ released!
The video of Tuomas's debut single ‘A Lifetime of Adventure’ can now be watched in
Commented TUOMAS:
“The director, Ville Lipiäinen, and me went through some options of how to approach the video and soon agreed to shoot a sort of `making of` - clip of the song.
The idea of someone dressing up as Scrooge McDuck, and then filming him digging gold and riding an emu on an Australian desert felt just a tad corny.
Ville then followed us to London`s Angel Studios and later Petrax Studios to film some shots from the orchestra-, vocal-, guitar-, and piano sessions.
The hero of the video is Don Rosa himself. His presence and facial expressions always put a big smile on my face. I hope you`ll enjoy this adventure as much as we did!”
‘A Lifetime of Adventure’ is taken from the upcoming solo debut »The Life and Times of Scrooge« which will be out on April 11, 2014 via Nuclear Blast.
The cover artwork on both the single and the album is by Don Rosa, the illustrator of Disney's Duck characters.
You can pre-order your copy of »The Life and Times of Scrooge« at the
Or get the single on iTunes:
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Tuomas's debut solo single & video on Nightwish FanPOD before its world premiere.
Tuomas Holopainen's debut solo single, A Lifetime of Adventure, will be released on the Nightwish FanPOD tablet-computer app TODAY, two weeks before its world premiere.

The Nightwish FanPOD update will also include a music video for the new single directed by Ville Lipiäinen and Mika Jussila's photos of Tuomas Holopainen and Don Rosa in the recording studio.

A Lifetime of Adventure, from the upcoming solo album, Music Inspired by the Life and Times of Scrooge, will be released worldwide on 7 February 2014. The cover artwork on both the single and the album is by Don Rosa, the illustrator of Disney's Duck characters.

Nightwish FanPOD is available on iTunes App Store  and Google Play.

More information:
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The debut single from the Tuomas Holopainen solo album out on the February 7th
The first single and the first promo video, A LIFETIME OF ADVENTURE, from the upcoming NIGHTWISH
composer and lyricist Tuomas Holopainen´s solo album, MUSIC INSPIRED BY THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SCROOGE,
will be released on the 7th of February 2014 in Europe.

Because the record stores do not carry the physical single format anymore, the single will be
available only from various mailorders as well as from iTunes. You can now pre-order the single with artist's signature from the official Nightwish Shop.

The artwork for the album and the single are by Don Rosa.

Vocals on the debut single track by Johanna Kurkela.

Music video is directed by Ville Lipiäinen ("SHOWTIME, STORYTIME").

The actual album, MUSIC INSPIRED BY THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SCROOGE, will be released in Europe
on the 11th of April 2014 by Nuclear Blast GmbH.

Album track listing:


01. Glasgow 1877
02. Into The West
03. Duel & Cloudscapes
04. Dreamtime
05. Cold Heart Of The Klondike
06. The Last Sled
07. Goodbye, Papa
08. To Be Rich
09. A Lifetime Of Adventure
10. Go Slowly Now, Sands Of Time
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"Showtime, Storytime" wins Nuclear Blast fan poll 2013
You chose "Showtime, Storytime" as your favorite Nuclear Blast album of 2013, thank you so much for that!

Here are the complete results of the fan poll:
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Customer reviews & a competition
There's a new "customer reviews" feature in Nightwish Shop, which means that registered customers can write their own reviews of the products. Every review helps other customers to decide which products to purchase, so we feel that it's very important to have your word out there!

All the reviews made within this year will take part in a competition to win 50 EUR gift card. To write a review, simply log in at Nightwish Shop, go to the product you'd like to review and click "Create your own review". Thanks in advance!
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Merry Yuletide
Merry Yuletide greetings from the magical Taivaanvalkeat of Levi, Finland!
Our most sincere thanks to one and all for the past year, the love, the support and the laughter.
Let's make the year 2014 even more adventurous and joyful!

The Nightwish clan
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»Showtime, Storytime« is now available via iTunes Concert Film
»Showtime, Storytime« is now available via iTunes Concert Film:

You can order it within the following countries: USA, UK, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, Province Of China and Turkey.

Also available is the worldwide audio only digital live release (live album incl. digital booklet) here:
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Additional "Showtime, Storytime" chart entries
Some additional "Showtime, Storytime" chart entries available. Here's the whole list:

Finland DVD #01 (#40 CD)
France DVD #02
Sweden DVD #02
UK #05 (Rock/Metal Top 40; #126 Charts)
Germany #06 (DVD #1)
Austria DVD #09
Belgium #11 (Belgium Flanders #15, Belgium Walloonia #7)
USA #15 (Top 100 Hard Music Albums)
Switzerland #52
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"Romaticide" live video clip released
Today we released the third video clip - `Romaticide’ - out of the »Showtime, Storytime« DVD / Blu-ray.
Check out the live video clip here:

You can order your copy of »Showtime, Storytime« from the Nightwish Shop at
OR at the
OR via iTunes (live album incl. digital booklet)
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