Polaris cover art and track list

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Polaris cover art and track list

Post by JensJohansson » Fri Mar 13, 2009 1:52 pm

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We are happy to publish the cover artwork and track list of the new Stratovarius album, Polaris.

Stratovarius -- Polaris

Deep Unknown
Falling Star
King of Nothing
Blind
Winter Skies
Forever Is Today
Higher We Go
Somehow Precious
Emancipation suite: I Dusk
Emancipation suite: II Dawn
When Mountains Fall

We will explain a little more about the concept and process of recording this album at a later time. The cover artist is the very talented Gyula Havancsák (http://hjules.com)

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Post by ad1das1 » Fri Mar 13, 2009 1:58 pm

very nice 8)

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Post by nefertari » Fri Mar 13, 2009 2:01 pm

Yes, it looks cool :) I like it very much :D

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Post by Jolius » Fri Mar 13, 2009 2:37 pm

Nice

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Post by VictorTDD » Fri Mar 13, 2009 2:42 pm

Is this telling a concept of future civilization ? :lol:

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Post by Tulikaarme » Fri Mar 13, 2009 2:49 pm

Screw you Friday 13th, this is great! :D Wonder when the new single will be out...?

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Post by Aldaron » Fri Mar 13, 2009 2:50 pm

Whoa! LOVE that artwork! Very powerful and eye-grabbing. Haven't figured out what it all means yet, but...uh.. probably won't anyway. :P Thanks for the track list.
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YEAH !!

Post by lalodrums2 » Fri Mar 13, 2009 3:00 pm

Wow this seems to be a very nice album !! I want it now !! I loved the cover, actually I set it as my desktop background.

Great job guys !

Can't wait to see you here in Toronto ! ;)

Cheers ! :P
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yeah¡

Post by Stratovarius321000 » Fri Mar 13, 2009 4:00 pm

When will the album come out in mexico? I already want to buy

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Post by Verdades Parias » Fri Mar 13, 2009 4:11 pm

It's Beutiful. I'm pretty shocked couse i was not expecting that kind of artwork, but is amazing, absolutely BRILLIANT!!!!

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Post by VictorTDD » Fri Mar 13, 2009 4:16 pm

I must add that the official website should be redesigned to fit in with the new artwork. :D

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Post by mayhem-for-all » Fri Mar 13, 2009 4:24 pm

That looks awesome.
and the tracklist sounds awesome.
this is going to be great.

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Post by eagledreamr » Fri Mar 13, 2009 5:08 pm

Ooaaah! It just looks amazing!
I love the cover art, and also the idea of a Suite, it can be really interesting.
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Post by Avaruuden » Fri Mar 13, 2009 5:18 pm

Seemingly you've gotten totally ridden of the Lily.

Quite depressing, allthough it has it's roots from Tolkki.

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Post by Beast_Pete » Fri Mar 13, 2009 5:32 pm

Wow, a magyar (Hungarian) guy making the design. Back to the Finno-Ugrian roots? :lol:

Nice cover, it is very interesting and much different from the previous album covers. I am looking forward to reading/hearing about the concept to understand it. And of course to hearing the new material finally. :)
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Post by Ragehead91 » Fri Mar 13, 2009 5:47 pm

This album cover is awesome! This are the kind of Covers I love! 1000x better than the Revolution Renaissance cover. I LOVE IT! The cover is actualy my desktop wallpaper now!

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Post by phoenix666 » Fri Mar 13, 2009 6:18 pm

wonderful cover! the album will be awesome for sure!

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Post by Mormegil » Fri Mar 13, 2009 6:27 pm

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That's the awesomest cover-art I've seen in years. For some reason it reminds me of the trailer for the new Star Trek -movie. :lol:

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Post by nefertari » Fri Mar 13, 2009 6:58 pm

The new logo of Stratovarius is great, very dynamic. :) 8)

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Post by browneyedgirl » Fri Mar 13, 2009 6:58 pm

Its real nice, kinda Sci-Fi! :bigok:


But, I thought the cover was the user Polaris' avatar? ???

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Post by stratoleo » Fri Mar 13, 2009 7:02 pm

good news=D very cool!
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Post by empi » Fri Mar 13, 2009 7:07 pm

hmm the lily seems to be gone :roll:

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Post by Ragehead91 » Fri Mar 13, 2009 7:17 pm

The Illy was the sign of Tolkki if you will. He first used it on his "Classical Themes and Variations" album in 1994 and in 1997 he brought it to Stratovarius. When he left in 2008 to from Revolution Renaissance he took it with him. I think it is alright that they don't use it anymore.

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Post by RazielSR » Fri Mar 13, 2009 7:37 pm

GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!
GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!
GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!
GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!

WHAT A FASNTASTIC COVER!!! I'M SHOCKED!!!!!!

TOTALLY SCI-FI!! I LOVE THAT!!!!!
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Post by Lurdi » Fri Mar 13, 2009 7:38 pm

Oh my god!!! I can't believe my eyes, I just wanna cry!!! Such a beautiful cover, and the tracklist seems to be absolutely amazing! Winter skies, YES!
Thank you thank youuuuuuuuuuuuuu!!!

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Post by RazielSR » Fri Mar 13, 2009 7:40 pm

loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool

ROFL X 1000000000000000000000


That song called winter skies is gonna be amazing to listen at the beach this summer!!!!!!!!!!


waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
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Post by icecab21 » Fri Mar 13, 2009 7:45 pm

whats the story behind the new logo?
great artwork with fantastic details, what is that symbol on her head?

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Re: Polaris cover art and track list

Post by Polaris » Fri Mar 13, 2009 7:54 pm

Wow the cover is amazing, I love it!

Can't wait to hear the new album :D

I'm very excited! :twisted:

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Post by Burning Reflection » Fri Mar 13, 2009 8:13 pm

Damn, the cover looks awesome! I'm sooooo excited about this!

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Post by eternity_strato » Fri Mar 13, 2009 8:15 pm

LEGENDARY

Guys, this is gonna be the album of the year with new Dream Theater's Black Clouds & Silver Linings

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