Tolkki tells he has started composing the next Strato-album

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Tolkki tells he has started composing the next Strato-album

Post by IceBreaker » Mon Aug 14, 2006 6:13 pm

Tolkki tells on his MySpace blog he is starting to write songs for the next Strato-album and has quite good idea how it´ll gonna be. Very great news IMO! 8)
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I have started writing songs. It took a while to gather all the equipment, but now I am done and I can let the creativity flow. May the Muse of Music be with me. First I am gonna write the songs for the next Stratovarius album. This I expect to be completed before our tour starts at the end of September. After that I am gonna fly to Germany to record drums for the demos.
I have a pretty good idea how the album will turn out.
I have also some projects happening, which I will do, as I have time.
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Re: Tolkki tells he has started composing the next Strato-album

Post by Stratofanius » Mon Aug 14, 2006 6:49 pm

Started to write song? If I remember right, he said in some diary a long time ago that he was writing songs...

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Re: Tolkki tells he has started composing the next Strato-album

Post by Dave » Mon Aug 14, 2006 6:58 pm

Actually, as I first saw the thread title, I just wanted to post: "Not another topic"
But now.. Nice to hear 8)
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Re: Tolkki tells he has started composing the next Strato-album

Post by IceBreaker » Mon Aug 14, 2006 8:35 pm

Dave wrote:Actually, as I first saw the thread title, I just wanted to post: "Not another topic"
Ah, time to change the title... :wink:
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Post by nepi » Mon Aug 14, 2006 9:20 pm

nice to hear indeed. But don't forget the fact that he is STARTing....
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Post by brought2ubyletterC » Mon Aug 14, 2006 11:41 pm

Cool!

I guess there wouldn't be any chance of them trying out the new songs on us willing audiences that are going to be seeing them in the next few months?

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Re: Tolkki tells he has started composing the next Strato-album

Post by Neorave » Tue Aug 15, 2006 1:12 am

Oh wow, they are making a new album. My brother told me that they weren't gonna do anymore, but just tour. Oh well, that still kicks major ass!
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Re: Tolkki tells he has started composing the next Strato-album

Post by IceBreaker » Tue Aug 15, 2006 2:15 am

nepi wrote:But don't forget the fact that he is STARTing....
Yes, although how cool this otherwise sounds, because sometimes you just cannot trust Tolkki´s statements with 100 %. :? Hope the best he can compose the needed songs now...
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Post by eternity_strato » Tue Aug 15, 2006 3:00 am

Good news! :D

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Post by Baluba » Tue Aug 15, 2006 4:12 am

Yeah !
Good news:)

Hope there will be more "back to the roots" with more double bass drums, and more good old Episode/Visions-sounding:)
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Post by MetalPlatypus » Tue Aug 15, 2006 4:51 am

IceBreaker wrote:
nepi wrote:But don't forget the fact that he is STARTing....
Yes, although how cool this otherwise sounds, because sometimes you just cannot trust Tolkki´s statements with 100 %. :? Hope the best he can compose the needed songs now...
What´s your point then? That he is not writing songs?

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Post by riyunoa » Tue Aug 15, 2006 7:15 am

Yes!! I can't wait to hear the end product, go Tolkki!! :D I wonder if they record the music first, then think about the lyrics, or is it the other way round?
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Post by IceBreaker » Tue Aug 15, 2006 12:20 pm

@Platypus: Whatever ya know though...
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Post by eternity_strato » Tue Aug 15, 2006 2:49 pm

I think they will take another step in the sound of the band. We have all kind of Strato sound from fright night to nowadays: dark in the beginning, mysterious some albums later, the big bang in the episode/visions saga , the powerful era from destiny / infinite , the symphonic and calmed era from elements and the reborn with 'Stratovarius'.

My bet: they will put some double bass drums in the album, but I think they will do something a little proggie. 8) :)

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Post by Stratofanius » Tue Aug 15, 2006 2:55 pm

I hope they don't use big choirs and orchestras and I also hope that new material would remind Episode's feeling (they could make another song like When the Night Meets the Day).

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Post by Equinox » Wed Aug 16, 2006 6:01 am

eternity_strato wrote:My bet: they will put some double bass drums in the album, but I think they will do something a little proggie.
Some progressive elements would be great.
With a sexy double bass...

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Re: Tolkki tells he has started composing the next Strato-album

Post by stratohawk » Wed Aug 16, 2006 7:06 am

hehe, personally I believe that Tolkki is composing all the time. At least in his mind. A creative head like him never stops thinking about new songs and music. 8)

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Post by Beast_Pete » Wed Aug 16, 2006 6:28 pm

I hope that this new album will be different but still Strato. About the double bass I'm sure they will return and will kick ass with 30Hertz. :)
Have a good time composing Timo!
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Post by MetalAngel » Wed Aug 16, 2006 11:01 pm

I hope Stratovarius will be heavier than on the last album. 8) Stratovarius making Iron Maiden, THAT would be cool. :P
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Re: Tolkki tells he has started composing the next Strato-album

Post by Lugarid » Wed Aug 16, 2006 11:45 pm

it would be interesting to include all the past elements. but not in an album. that is, not a song like the first albums, then a song that`s episode-like and so on. but every song to have something from each era. symphonic elements are cool to a certain extent (shame on you, Rhapsody (of fire?!!)), double bass? hell yes!, but not all the time, and everything else...you get my picture!

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Re: Tolkki tells he has started composing the next Strato-album

Post by stratoplayer » Thu Aug 17, 2006 12:45 am

One fast, melodic song with double bass drums a la Stratofrotress or Holy light... that would be SEXellent!
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Post by Cristiane » Sun Aug 20, 2006 6:53 pm

MetalAngel wrote:I hope Stratovarius will be heavier than on the last album. 8) Stratovarius making Iron Maiden, THAT would be cool. :P
Then it wouldn't be Stratovarius, just another Iron Maiden copy :wink:
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Post by Dave » Sun Aug 20, 2006 10:41 pm

To listen to Stratovarius we have Stratovarius, and to listen to Maiden we have Maiden, it's that simple..
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Post by stratorobbo » Mon Aug 21, 2006 2:31 am

i hope it's just.. still as fucking melodic as they ever were, nothing experimental like their last album, nothing too different. i want a solid release.
of course, that doesn't mean copy old songs' riffs and even solos, like i have noticed in the past, it mean new, original fresh stuff.

but solid

like episode, destiny, infinity, and the pre-TK albums
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Re: Tolkki tells he has started composing the next Strato-album

Post by stratoplayer » Mon Aug 21, 2006 3:30 am

stratorobbo wrote:i hope it's just.. still as fucking melodic as they ever were, nothing experimental like their last album, nothing too different. i want a solid release.
of course, that doesn't mean copy old songs' riffs and even solos, like i have noticed in the past, it mean new, original fresh stuff.

but solid

like episode, destiny, infinity, and the pre-TK albums
dude, Fright Night differs enourmously from TT, and Episode is in another dimension when compared to the previous albums!
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Re: Tolkki tells he has started composing the next Strato-album

Post by browneyedgirl » Tue Aug 22, 2006 2:49 pm

I guess the time for this album debut will be in mid-2007?
Personally, I do not have a selective preference on the sounds&style. I'm sure we all will be pleased with the results! :)
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Post by FakeTolkki » Fri Aug 25, 2006 6:00 am

maybe if timo could make a heavier song with some seven strings guitar? that would be cool, with koti singing like in maniac dance and jorg making his crazy double bass :P

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Re: Tolkki tells he has started composing the next Strato-album

Post by Abo » Fri Aug 25, 2006 6:10 pm

Great artist should inspire themself of what they love and not of what people wants. I'm quit sure that's allways what Timo did and by the way what makes Stratovarius so good.

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Post by eternity_strato » Fri Aug 25, 2006 7:07 pm

Abo wrote:Great artist should inspire themself of what they love and not of what people wants. I'm quit sure that's allways what Timo did and by the way what makes Stratovarius so good.
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Re: Tolkki tells he has started composing the next Strato-album

Post by Wanderer » Sun Aug 27, 2006 7:27 pm

I agree.. Especially the songs on Elements part 1 were composed by feeling, not by what fans wanted.. -> that's why people didn't like the album.. :roll: I wish TT would get a good inspiration, so that the upcoming album would be the best so far :P
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