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Dark Passion Play

Dark Passion Play is the sixth studio album by Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish, released on 26 September, 2007 in Finland, 28 September in Europe and 2 October 2007 in the United States. [1]

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Abbey Road Studios

Abbey Road Studios (formerly known as EMI Studios) is a recording studio located at 3 Abbey Road, St John's Wood, City of Westminster, London, England.

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About.com

About.com, also known as The About Group (formerly About Inc.), is an Internet-based network of content that publishes articles and videos about various subjects on its "topic sites," of which there are nearly 1,000.

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Acoustic guitar

An acoustic guitar is a guitar that produces sound acoustically—by transmitting the vibration of the strings to the air—as opposed to relying on electronic amplification (see Electric guitar).

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Album

An album is a sound recording format first used in gramophone (phonograph) records, and later in other analog recording and digital recording media.

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AllMusic

AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide service website.

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Alternative metal

Alternative metal (also known as alt-metal or hard alternative) is a style of rock music that usually combines elements of heavy metal with influences from its parent-genre alternative rock, and other genres not normally associated with metal.

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Alyson Avenue

Alyson Avenue was a Swedish rock 'n' roll band.

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Amaranth (song)

"Amaranth" is the second single from Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish's Dark Passion Play album, and also the second single with the former frontwoman Anette Olzon.

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Anette Olzon

Anette Ingegerd Olsson (born 21 June 1971), known by the stage name Anette Olzon, is a Swedish singer, best known as the second lead vocalist of Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish.

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Apocalyptica

Apocalyptica is a Finnish metal band from Helsinki, Finland formed in 1993.

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Association of Hungarian Record Companies

The Hungarian Recording Industry Association (Hungarian: Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége, more commonly abbreviated to MAHASZ or Mahasz) is the Hungarian music industry association, founded in 1992.

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Austria

Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.5 million people in Central Europe.

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Bass guitar

The bass guitar (also called electric bass, or simply bass) is a stringed instrument played primarily with the fingers or thumb, by plucking, slapping, popping, (rarely) strumming, tapping, thumping, or picking with a plectrum, often known as a pick.

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BitTorrent

BitTorrent is a protocol for the practice of peer-to-peer file sharing that is used to distribute large amounts of data over the Internet.

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Blabbermouth.net

Blabbermouth.net is a website dedicated to heavy metal and hard rock news, as well as album and music DVD reviews.

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Bodhrán

The bodhrán (or; plural bodhráns) is an Irish frame drum ranging from 25 to 65 cm (10 to 26 in) in diameter, with most drums measuring 35 to 45 cm (14 to 18 in).

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Bye Bye Beautiful

"Bye Bye Beautiful" is the second track on Nightwish’s Dark Passion Play album.

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Celtic rock

Celtic rock is a genre of folk rock and a form of Celtic fusion which incorporates Celtic music, instrumentation and themes into a rock music context.

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Century Child

Century Child is the fourth studio album by the Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish, released in 2002 through Spinefarm Records.

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Cover band

A cover band (or covers band), is a band that plays mostly or exclusively cover songs.

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Czech Republic

The Czech Republic (Česká republika) is a landlocked country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast.

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Dark Passion Play World Tour

Dark Passion Play World Tour was the fourth world tour by Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish, taking place from 2007 to 2009 in support of their sixth studio album, Dark Passion Play, released by Nuclear Blast on September 26, 2007; it was the first tour with the current frontwoman, Anette Olzon, who joined the band in 2006, after Tarja Turunen's dismissal on October 21, 2005.

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Demo (music)

A demo (from "demonstration") is a song or group of songs recorded for limited circulation or reference use rather than for general public release.

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Drum kit

A drum kit, drum set, trap set, or just drums is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments set up to be played/struck by a single player.

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Emppu Vuorinen

Erno "Emppu" Matti Juhani Vuorinen (born 24 June 1978, in Kitee, Finland) is a Finnish guitarist, most famous for being a founding member and occasional songwriter of the symphonic metal band Nightwish.

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Erämaan viimeinen

"Erämaan Viimeinen" (English: The Last of the wilds) is a single by Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish, released on December 5, 2007.

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Estonia

Estonia (Eesti), officially the Republic of Estonia (Eesti Vabariik), is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.

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European Top 100 Albums

The European Top 100 Albums chart was the European adaptation of the ''Billboard'' 200 albums chart.

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Eva (Nightwish song)

"Eva " is the first single of Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish's sixth studio album Dark Passion Play.

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Ever Dream

"Ever Dream" is the eighth single by Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish which was the group's first single release in two years.

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Extended play

An EP (short for extended play) is a musical recording that contains more music than a single, but is usually too short to qualify as a full studio album or LP.

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Finland

Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe bordered by Sweden to the west, Norway to the north, and Russia to the east; Estonia lies to the south across the Gulf of Finland.

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Finns

The terms Finns and Finnish people (suomalaiset, finnar) may refer in English to ethnic Finns, not including other ethnic groups in Finland, such as Finland Swedes and Russians in Finland.

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Finnvox Studios

Finnvox Studios is a recording studio located in Pitäjänmäki, Helsinki, Finland.

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Folk metal

Folk metal is a fusion genre of heavy metal music and traditional folk music that developed in Europe during the 1990s.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe.

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Gothic metal

Gothic metal (or goth metal) is a subgenre of heavy metal and gothic rock that combines the heaviness of death-doom with the dark atmospheres of gothic rock.

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Graspop Metal Meeting

Graspop Metal Meeting is an annual metal festival in Dessel, Belgium that has taken place each year since 1996.

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Guitar

The guitar is a popular musical instrument classified as a string instrument with anywhere from 4 to 18 strings, usually having 6.

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Helsinki

Helsinki (Helsingfors) is the capital and largest city of Finland.

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Hollola

Hollola is a municipality of Finland.

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Imaginaerum

Imaginaerum is the seventh studio album by Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish.

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Indica (Finnish band)

Indica is a Finnish pop rock group founded in 2001.

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Industrial metal

Industrial metal is a musical genre that draws from industrial dance music, thrash metal and hardcore punk, using repeating metal guitar riffs, sampling, synthesizer or sequencer lines, and distorted vocals.

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Ireland

Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel.

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Israel

Israel, officially the State of Israel (מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל; دولة إِسْرَائِيل), is a country in West Asia, situated at the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Gulf of Aqaba in the Red Sea.

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James Shearman

James Shearman (born 23 March 1970) Is an English composer, arranger and conductor.

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John Two-Hawks

John Two-Hawks (his stage name), born John Allen Hill, is an American performing and recording artist.

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Jukka Nevalainen

Jukka Antero "Julius" Nevalainen (born 21 April 1978, Kitee, Finland) is the drummer in the Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish and the Finnish progressive metal band Sethian.

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Kerava

Kerava (Kervo) is a town and municipality in Finland.

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Kerrang!

Kerrang! is a UK-based magazine devoted to rock music, currently published by Hamburg based Bauer Media Group.

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Keyboard instrument

A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard.

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Kitee

Kitee (Kides) is a town and a municipality of Finland.

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Last.fm

Last.fm is a music website, founded in the United Kingdom in 2002.

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List of best-selling albums in Finland

This is the list of the best-selling certified albums in Finland, according to Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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London Philharmonic Orchestra

The London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) is one of five permanent symphony orchestras based in London.

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Low whistle

The low whistle, or concert whistle, is a variation of the traditional tin whistle/pennywhistle, distinguished by its lower pitch and larger size.

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Made in Hong Kong (And in Various Other Places)

Made in Hong Kong (And in Various Other Places) is the title of a live / compilation CD/DVD by Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish, released on 11 March 2009.

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Marco Hietala

Marko Tapani "Marco" Hietala (born January 14, 1966 in Tervo, Finland) is a heavy metal vocalist, bass guitarist and songwriter.

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Masters of Rock (festival)

Masters of Rock is a large heavy metal festival in Czech Republic.

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Metro Voices

Metro Voices is a choir group based in London, England that specialises in performing for the motion pictures.

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Mexico

Mexico (México), officially the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos), is a federal republic in North America.

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Music recording sales certification

Music recording sales certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped or sold a certain number of copies.

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Nightwish

Nightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland.

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Nollaig Casey

Nollaig Casey (also known as Nollaig Ní Chathasaigh) is an Irish fiddle player, and has an international reputation as one of Ireland's finest fiddle players.

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Nuclear Blast

Nuclear Blast is an independent record label and mail order record distributor with subsidiaries in Germany, the United States and Brazil.

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Oceania

Oceania (Pronunciation: The New Oxford Dictionary of English (1998) ISBN 0-19-861263-X — p.1282 "Oceania /ˌəʊsɪˈɑːnɪə, -ʃɪ-/". or), also known as Oceanica, is a region centered on the islands of the tropical Pacific Ocean.

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OLiS

OLiS (Oficjalna Lista Sprzedaży; Official Sales Chart) is the official chart of the highest selling music albums in Poland.

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Once (Nightwish album)

Once is the fifth studio album by Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish, released on 7 June 2004 by Spinefarm Records and Nuclear Blast.

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Once Upon a Tour

Once Upon a Tour was the third world tour by Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish, in 2004 and 2005, to promote the release of their fifth album, Once, released June 7, 2004.

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Open letter

An open letter is a letter that is intended to be read by a wide audience, or a letter intended for an individual, but that is nonetheless widely distributed intentionally.

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Oricon

, established in 1999, is the holding company at the head of a Japanese corporate group that supplies statistics and information on music and the music industry in Japan.

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Pain (musical project)

Pain (typeset as PAIN) is a musical project from Sweden that mix heavy metal with influences from electronic music and techno.

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Paradise Lost (band)

Paradise Lost are a doom metal band that formed in 1988 in Halifax, England and are considered by some to be one of the pioneers of the doom metal genre.

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Percussion instrument

A percussion instrument is a musical instrument that is sounded by being struck or scraped by a beater (including attached or enclosed beaters or rattles); struck, scraped or rubbed by hand; or struck against another similar instrument.

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Pip Williams

Pip Williams, (born Philip Malcolm Williams, 7 October 1947, Hillingdon, Middlesex) is a record producer, arranger and guitarist, best known for producing albums for Status Quo and The Moody Blues and acting as well as supervising the orchestra parts and orchestra arrangements for Nightwish.

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Poland

Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine and Belarus to the east; and the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave) and Lithuania to the north.

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Pop rock

Pop rock is a music genre that mixes a catchy pop style and light lyrics in its (typically) guitar-based rock songs.

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Power metal

Power metal is a subgenre of heavy metal combining characteristics of traditional metal with speed metal, often within symphonic context.

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Roadrunner Records

Roadrunner Records is a major American record label that concentrates primarily on heavy metal and hard rock bands.

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Singing

Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, and augments regular speech by the use of both tonality and rhythm.

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Sonic Syndicate

Sonic Syndicate is a modern metal band from Falkenberg, Sweden.

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Spinefarm Records

Spinefarm Records is a Finnish record label focusing mainly on heavy metal artists.

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Sweden

Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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Symphonic metal

Symphonic metal is a subgenre of metal music which combines the characteristics of this genre, such as heavy drums and guitars, with different elements of classical music including (but not limited to) symphonic instruments, choirs and on occasion, a full symphony orchestra.

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Tallinn

Tallinn is the capital and largest city of Estonia.

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Tarja Turunen

Tarja Soile Susanna Turunen-Cabuli (born August 17, 1977), generally known as Tarja Turunen or simply Tarja, is a Finnish singer-songwriter.

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Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv (תל־אביב, تل أبيب) or Tel Aviv-Yafo (תל אביב-יפו) is the second most populous city in Israel after Jerusalem.

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The Islander (song)

"The Islander" is the tenth track on symphonic metal band Nightwish’s Dark Passion Play album.

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Theremin

The theremin (originally known as the ætherphone/etherphone, thereminophone or termenvox/thereminvox) is an early electronic musical instrument controlled without physical contact by the thereminist (performer).

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Thrash metal

Thrash metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music characterized by its fast tempo and overall aggression.

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Tin whistle

The tin whistle, also called the penny whistle, English flageolet, Scottish penny whistle, tin flageolet, Irish whistle, feadóg stáin (or simply feadóg) and Clarke London FlageoletThe Clarke Tin Whistle By Bill Ochs is a simple, six-holed woodwind instrument.

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Troy Donockley

Troy Donockley (born 30 May 1964) is an English composer and multi-instrumentalist most known for his playing of Uilleann pipes.

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Tuomas Holopainen

Tuomas Lauri Johannes Holopainen (born 25 December 1976) is a Finnish songwriter, multi-instrumentalist musician (but mainly keyboardist) and record producer, best known as the founder, leader, keyboardist and songwriter of symphonic metal band Nightwish.

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Uilleann pipes

The uilleann pipes (or //; or yuh'-len pipes) are the characteristic national bagpipe of Ireland.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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Voice-over

Voice-over (also known as off-camera or off-stage commentary) is a production technique where a voice—that is not part of the narrative (non-diegetic)—is used in a radio, television production, filmmaking, theatre, or other presentations.

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YouTube

YouTube is a video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California, United States.

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2007 in music

This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 2007.

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7 Days to the Wolves, Cadence of Her Last Breath, Dark passion play, Escapist (song), Faster Harder Nightwish, For the Heart I Once Had, Meadows of Heaven, Nightwish's sixth studio album, Sahara (Nightwish song), The 2007 Album, The 2007 Nightwish Album, The Poet and the Pendulum, Whoever Brings the Night.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Passion_Play

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