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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 Recording Studios) is a recording studio at 3 Abbey Road, St John's Wood, City of Westminster, London, England.

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AllMusic

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

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Alternative metal

Alternative metal (also known as alt-metal) is a rock music fusion genre that infuses heavy metal with influences from alternative rock and other genres not normally associated with metal.

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Alyson Avenue

Alyson Avenue is a melodic rock band from Helsingborg, Sweden.

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Amaranth (song)

"Amaranth" is the second single released from the 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 lead vocalist of Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish from 2007 to 2012.

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Apocalyptica

Apocalyptica is a Finnish cello 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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BitTorrent

BitTorrent (abbreviated to BT) is a communication protocol for peer-to-peer file sharing (P2P) which is used to distribute data and electronic files 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 bodhráin or bodhráns) is an Irish frame drum ranging from in diameter, with most drums measuring.

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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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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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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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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), also known by its short-form name Czechia (Česko), 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 former frontwoman Anette Olzon, who joined the band in 2006, after Tarja Turunen's dismissal on October 21, 2005.

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Dotdash

Dotdash (formerly About.com) is an American 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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Emppu Vuorinen

Erno Matti Juhani "Emppu" Vuorinen (born 24 June 1978) 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 sovereign state in 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 extended play record, often referred to as an EP, is a musical recording that contains more tracks than a single, but is usually unqualified as an album or LP.

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Finland

Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.

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Finns

Finns or Finnish people (suomalaiset) are a Finnic ethnic group native to 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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Gothic metal

Gothic metal (or goth metal) is a fusion genre combining the heaviness of heavy metal with the dark atmospheres of gothic rock.

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Graspop Metal Meeting

Graspop Metal Meeting is a Belgian heavy metal festival held in Dessel each year since 1996.

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Helsinki

Helsinki (or;; Helsingfors) is the capital city and most populous municipality 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 symphonic metal group with pop rock tendencies founded in 2001.

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Industrial metal

Industrial metal is the fusion of heavy metal music and industrial music, typically employing repeating metal guitar riffs, sampling, synthesizer or sequencer lines, and distorted vocals.

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Israel

Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.

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James Shearman

James Shearman is an English conductor, orchestrator and composer.

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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 Wasted Talent (the same company that owns electronic music publication Mixmag).

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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 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 14 January 1966) is a Finnish heavy metal vocalist, bassist and songwriter.

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Masters of Rock (festival)

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

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Metal Hammer

Metal Hammer (sometimes known as MetalHammer) is a monthly heavy metal music magazine, published in the United Kingdom by Future Plc and in several other countries by different publishers.

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Metal Storm (webzine)

Metal Storm (also known as MetalStorm.net, MetalStorm.ee, MetalStorm.eu or just MS) is a webzine specializing in various forms of heavy metal music.

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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; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.

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Music recording certification

Music recording certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped, sold, or streamed a certain number of units.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Nightwish

Nightwish are 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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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 mixes heavy metal with influences from electronic music and techno.

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Paradise Lost (band)

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

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Pip Williams

Philip Malcolm "Pip" Williams (born 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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Pop rock

Pop rock (also typeset as pop/rock) is rock music with a greater emphasis on professional songwriting and recording craft, and less emphasis on attitude.

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PopMatters

PopMatters is an international online magazine of cultural criticism that covers many aspects of popular culture.

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Power metal

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

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Roadrunner Records

Roadrunner Records is an American-based Dutch major record label that concentrates primarily on heavy metal and hard rock bands.

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Sonic Syndicate

Sonic Syndicate is a metalcore 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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Symphonic metal

Symphonic metal is a subgenre of heavy metal music which combines the heavy drums and guitars of metal with different elements of orchestral classical music, such as symphonic instruments, choirs and sometimes a full orchestra.

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Tallinn

Tallinn (or,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Estonia.

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Tarja Turunen

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

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Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv (תֵּל אָבִיב,, تل أَبيب) is the second most populous city in Israel – after Jerusalem – and the most populous city in the conurbation of Gush Dan, Israel's largest metropolitan area.

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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 electronic musical instrument controlled without physical contact by the thereminist (performer).

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Thrash metal

Thrash metal (or simply thrash) is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music characterized by its overall aggression and often fast tempo.

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Tin whistle

The tin whistle, also called the penny whistle, English flageolet, Scottish penny whistle, tin flageolet, Irish whistle, Belfast Hornpipe, 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 are the characteristic national bagpipe of Ireland.

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Ultimate Guitar Archive

Ultimate Guitar Archive, also known as Ultimate-Guitar.com or simply UG, is the largest guitarist community website including guitar and bass guitar tablature, chord sheets, reviews of music and equipment, interviews with notable musicians, online written and video lessons, and forums.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing 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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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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References

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

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