New album "Elysium", Jan 12 2011. Single on Nov 26

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Re: New album "Elysium", Jan 12 2011. Single on Nov 26

Post by Texidor » Thu Jan 13, 2011 4:27 pm

mayhem-for-all wrote:I might be able to upload them for you.
(I'll explain later)

E: I asked if my parents had a vinyl player and they do so I ordered the collectors edition and I am going to pick it up tomorrow.

I can try to record the songs and then upload them.
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Re: New album "Elysium", Jan 12 2011. Single on Nov 26

Post by Elz » Thu Jan 13, 2011 4:27 pm

mayhem-for-all wrote:I might be able to upload them for you.
(I'll explain later)

E: I asked if my parents had a vinyl player and they do so I ordered the collectors edition and I am going to pick it up tomorrow.

I can try to record the songs and then upload them.
If the player has usb, it will be very easy..just check from yotube how. I just have very old player that has really bad sound.

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Re: New album "Elysium", Jan 12 2011. Single on Nov 26

Post by Balu » Thu Jan 13, 2011 4:34 pm

Weird idea time, if you don't like it, skip my post. :>

Anyway, am I the only one who sees a connection between King of Nothing on Polaris and The Game Never Ends on Elysium?
I was just listening to TGNE today, and when I got to the line "Brothers and sisters of metal together", I thought "How the hell could Jens write something this cheesy without a meaning behind it?". So my following thoughts in order. Brothers and sisters of metal -> soldiers (kind of obvious I guess). Sisters = women fighting there, which only happens in an extremely big war -> this song is about the same war that KoN speak of, just from a bit earlier, when the people fighting were still optimistic.

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Re: New album "Elysium", Jan 12 2011. Single on Nov 26

Post by Rebel » Thu Jan 13, 2011 4:38 pm

Balu wrote:Weird idea time, if you don't like it, skip my post. :>

Anyway, am I the only one who sees a connection between King of Nothing on Polaris and The Game Never Ends on Elysium?
I was just listening to TGNE today, and when I got to the line "Brothers and sisters of metal together", I thought "How the hell could Jens write something this cheesy without a meaning behind it?". So my following thoughts in order. Brothers and sisters of metal -> soldiers (kind of obvious I guess). Sisters = women fighting there, which only happens in an extremely big war -> this song is about the same war that KoN speak of, just from a bit earlier, when the people fighting were still optimistic.

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Re: New album "Elysium", Jan 12 2011. Single on Nov 26

Post by Rebel » Thu Jan 13, 2011 4:39 pm

It's power metal. it's ALLOWED to be cheesy. That's a pretty big stretch, so at the least I HIGHLY doubt it.

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Post by Balu » Thu Jan 13, 2011 4:46 pm

Rebel wrote:It's power metal. it's ALLOWED to be cheesy. That's a pretty big stretch, so at the least I HIGHLY doubt it.
I know power metal is a cheesy genre, but Jens' songs usually aren't.

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Re: New album "Elysium", Jan 12 2011. Single on Nov 26

Post by Rebel » Thu Jan 13, 2011 4:51 pm

Balu wrote:
Rebel wrote:It's power metal. it's ALLOWED to be cheesy. That's a pretty big stretch, so at the least I HIGHLY doubt it.
I know power metal is a cheesy genre, but Jens' songs usually aren't.
Glory of the World bordered on it. The problem is that Jens hasn't written a lot of music for stratovarius.

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Re: New album "Elysium", Jan 12 2011. Single on Nov 26

Post by Balu » Thu Jan 13, 2011 4:55 pm

Rebel wrote:
Balu wrote:
Rebel wrote:It's power metal. it's ALLOWED to be cheesy. That's a pretty big stretch, so at the least I HIGHLY doubt it.
I know power metal is a cheesy genre, but Jens' songs usually aren't.
Glory of the World bordered on it. The problem is that Jens hasn't written a lot of music for stratovarius.
True. Still, Glory of the World is a general power metal cheesy song, most of his other stuff isn't really cheesy (song from Polaris, soloalbums and some songs I forgot about), and TGNE's lyrics are like... Freedom Call cheesy if they don't have something more in them.

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Re: New album "Elysium", Jan 12 2011. Single on Nov 26

Post by Rebel » Thu Jan 13, 2011 5:22 pm

Balu wrote: True. Still, Glory of the World is a general power metal cheesy song, most of his other stuff isn't really cheesy (song from Polaris, soloalbums and some songs I forgot about), and TGNE's lyrics are like... Freedom Call cheesy if they don't have something more in them.
The topics of brotherhood and unity are played out maybe, but I don't think the song is very cheesy, he does a good enough job of writing the song without making it too cheesy. It doesn't bother me too badly

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Re: New album "Elysium", Jan 12 2011. Single on Nov 26

Post by Elz » Thu Jan 13, 2011 6:14 pm

If someone cares, I posted last shore and hollowed lyrics to the lyrics topic in F&C..

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Post by RazielSR » Thu Jan 13, 2011 7:04 pm

mayhem-for-all wrote:I might be able to upload them for you.
(I'll explain later)

E: I asked if my parents had a vinyl player and they do so I ordered the collectors edition and I am going to pick it up tomorrow.

I can try to record the songs and then upload them.
MAYHEM FOR US, please upload the songs! :)
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Re: New album "Elysium", Jan 12 2011. Single on Nov 26

Post by mocobhc » Thu Jan 13, 2011 9:13 pm

Elz wrote:If someone cares, I posted last shore and hollowed lyrics to the lyrics topic in F&C..
Speaking about F&C, is there any chance Jens will put the F&C-banned threads back here, now that the album is out?

Btw my CDs are yet to come :cry: I don't want to wait any longer, I planned to spend my Friday eve with Elysium, Elysium, Elysium, Elysium, Elysium and Chivas Regal :cry:

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Re: New album "Elysium", Jan 12 2011. Single on Nov 26

Post by ggonza43 » Thu Jan 13, 2011 11:13 pm

mocobhc wrote:Speaking about F&C, is there any chance Jens will put the F&C-banned threads back here, now that the album is out?

Btw my CDs are yet to come :cry: I don't want to wait any longer, I planned to spend my Friday eve with Elysium, Elysium, Elysium, Elysium, Elysium and Chivas Regal :cry:
I think once moved, there's no way out...But who knows? Maybe we should start another similar topic and see what happens. I mean, we have a lot of Elysium-related topics in this section and I don't see them being moved at the F&C

And :lol: at Chivas Regal!
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Re: New album "Elysium", Jan 12 2011. Single on Nov 26

Post by mayhem-for-all » Fri Jan 14, 2011 4:38 am

Elz wrote:
mayhem-for-all wrote:I might be able to upload them for you.
(I'll explain later)

E: I asked if my parents had a vinyl player and they do so I ordered the collectors edition and I am going to pick it up tomorrow.

I can try to record the songs and then upload them.
If the player has usb, it will be very easy..just check from yotube how. I just have very old player that has really bad sound.
It doesn't but I have a quite good quality mic.
I am not sure how much the quality will suffer before I try it but so far I have made pretty good recordings with it.

And I don't know in what kind of shape the vinyl player is...

But I will do all I can to share these with you!
MAYHEM FOR US, please upload the songs!
I have never been this popular...
Now I know how politicians feel before the election :lol:

The earliest I could do this is on monday since I will have to wait until all the cds in my order have arrived the store before picking up so I could spare a few €s

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Re: New album "Elysium", Jan 12 2011. Single on Nov 26

Post by Texidor » Fri Jan 14, 2011 10:16 am

:D Just order both the regular edition and collectors edition of Elysium! Excited for the bonus tracks!
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Re: New album "Elysium", Jan 12 2011. Single on Nov 26

Post by RazielSR » Fri Jan 14, 2011 10:30 am

mayhem-for-all wrote:
MAYHEM FOR US, please upload the songs!
I have never been this popular...
Now I know how politicians feel before the election :lol:
:lol: :lol: :lol: Of course man, that's how this works! :D
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Re: New album "Elysium", Jan 12 2011. Single on Nov 26

Post by mocobhc » Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:12 pm

:banana1: :banana2: :banana1: :banana2: Yay Collector's Edition arrived first, finally CD quality in good speakers! Lauri's bass is blowing me away right now :lol: I love the tone and overall sound of this album. The artwork on this one is really cool too btw, like a pictorial version of Event Horizon :luv1: Aaaaahhh this is going to be an epic evening.

Can't wait to hear Last Shore & Hollowed tough :x Such a nice vinyl lying around and I can't play it yet :x


Edit: Btw... intro verse to LIAM is even more interesting now that I know what the voice is saying ;) I'd never have thought that the guys could be inspired by Carmina Burana, not what I'd have guessed regarding their classical influences :lol: Although the Carpe Diem messages are a perfect fit of course. But still, a surprise.

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Post by ggonza43 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 10:31 pm

mocobhc wrote:Edit: Btw... intro verse to LIAM is even more interesting now that I know what the voice is saying ;) I'd never have thought that the guys could be inspired by Carmina Burana, not what I'd have guessed regarding their classical influences :lol: Although the Carpe Diem messages are a perfect fit of course. But still, a surprise.
Any chance you can transform those wonderful words into a comment in here :)?
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Re: New album "Elysium", Jan 12 2011. Single on Nov 26

Post by mocobhc » Fri Jan 14, 2011 10:51 pm

Yeah, sorry. I'm speaking about the first two verses of Omnia sol temperat:
Omnia sol temperat
purus et subtilis,
novo mundo reserat
faciem Aprilis
But you should look up the following verses too, otherwise one thinks it's about the beginning of the fertile seasons and that's it :lol: It's more of a song about passion or - whatever. Still, you can interpret whatever you want in there. Who knows for sure what the heck these guys intended to say or praise back then.

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Re: New album "Elysium", Jan 12 2011. Single on Nov 26

Post by ggonza43 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 10:54 pm

mocobhc wrote:Yeah, sorry. I'm speaking about the first two verses of Omnia sol temperat:
Omnia sol temperat
purus et subtilis,
novo mundo reserat
faciem Aprilis
But you should look up the following verses too, otherwise one thinks it's about the beginning of the fertile seasons and that's it :lol: Still, you can interpret whatever you want in there. Who knows for sure what the heck these guys intended to say or praise back then.
I'm aware of the lyrics after that, but I need a translator for that to understand :lol:
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Re: New album "Elysium", Jan 12 2011. Single on Nov 26

Post by mocobhc » Fri Jan 14, 2011 11:08 pm

Well, I learned Latin at school, but in terms of Carmina Burana, it's full of comparatives or climaxes and non-school Latin, a normal man can't translate that out of nothing anyway. I think it's okay to get help from Google in this case :lol:
The only English translation I found is here
http://www.scribd.com/doc/217502/Carmin ... ranslation
but I don't think it hits the point very well.

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Post by ggonza43 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 11:30 pm

In short words, the Strato guys were sure "on something" when composing that intro =P
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Post by mocobhc » Fri Jan 14, 2011 11:39 pm

Heh, maybe he had one of the Marlboros miditek posted some time ago :lol:

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Post by ggonza43 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 11:47 pm

Who knows :lol:?
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Re: New album "Elysium", Jan 12 2011. Single on Nov 26

Post by WinterBlack » Sat Jan 15, 2011 11:44 am

Could some Japanese fan upload Castaway on YouTube?
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Post by mocobhc » Sat Jan 15, 2011 2:38 pm

I read a short report about Stratovarius in the latest German issue of MetalHammer today, and Jens told them that Elysium originally had about 30 min :shock: Matias cut it short to 25 min and then once again to the final version. The others could persuade him not to cut it into three parts, and I'm glad he didn't!

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Re: New album "Elysium", Jan 12 2011. Single on Nov 26

Post by bockrocker » Sun Jan 16, 2011 3:46 am

I like Hallowed. Last Shores seems kind of forgettable to me *shrug*.

Songs have been digitized and in the process of fixing some minor pops and stuff, been a few years since I've had to use Audition. They should be on Youtube by tomorrow unless of course someone from Strato or management contacts me and asks me to take them down.

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Re: New album "Elysium", Jan 12 2011. Single on Nov 26

Post by bockrocker » Sun Jan 16, 2011 4:21 am

Aight they are up, if someone has lyrics already that would save me some time later.

http://img510.imageshack.us/img510/5542/imag0009v.jpg

Now we just need Japanese track :D

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Post by robocop656 » Sun Jan 16, 2011 6:55 am

Sweet keyboard.


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