The Sound of Nightwish Reborn is a compilation album by Nightwish. It was released in 2008 as a downloadable only album. It is a collection of B-sides and demos of songs recorded after Tarja Turunen left the band but before she was replaced byAnette Olzon. Also included are a remix of Bye Bye Beautiful and the orchestral takes of songs that appear on the album Dark Passion Play performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra without the vocal and instrumental overlays by the band.
Track List Edit
|2||Reach [Amaranth Demo]|
|3||Eva [Orchestra Take]|
|4||While Your Lips Are Still Red|
|5||The Poet and the Pendulum [Demo]|
|6||Amaranth [Orchestra Take]|
|8||Bye Bye Beautiful [DJ Orkidea Remix]|
|9||Meadows of Heaven [Orchestra Take]|
Track 1, Escapist, was the B-side for the single Bye Bye Beautiful. Track 4, While Your Lips Are Still Red, was a bonus track on that same single. Track 2, Reach, is an early demo of the song that would become Amaranth on the studio album Dark Passion Play, with vocals by Marco Hietala. Amaranth was also released as a single. Reach also appeared as a bonus track on the first disc of the collector's edition of Dark Passion Play. Track 3, the orchestra take of Eva, is the orchestral background of the song that appeared on Dark Passion Play. Track 5, the demo of The Poet and the Pendulum, is an early demo of what would become the first track on Dark Passion Play, with vocals by Hietala. Track 6, the orchestra take of Amranth, is the orchestral background of Amaranth. Track 7, the demo of Eva, is an early demo of the song Eva, with vocals by Hietala. Track 8, a remix of Bye Bye Beautiful, is a remix of that song by DJ Orkidea. Bye Bye Beautiful also appears on Dark Passion Play. Track 9, the orchestra take of Meadows of Heaven, is the orchestra background of Meadows of Heaven, which is the last track on Dark Passion Play.