The third full-length studio album by legendary Finnish Operatic/Symphonic Rock/Metal soprano singer and composer.
This is the first album in Tarja's career in which she is credited for composition on every track. The album was well received among the critics and the fans; the critics generally praised Tarja's voice and originality in the album. Album charted in 18 countries, reaching the Top 20 in 7 and the Top 10 in 3.
- “What Lies Beneath” is fresh, powerful and captivating so that you cannot ignore it. You're either going to love it or hate it. My advice: love it, it's worth it!"- (Reflects of Darkness).
To promote the album, Tarja started the "What Lies Beneath World Tour" on 12 June 2010, which ended on April 8, 2012, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Album sold around 1,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release and was landed at position 24 on the Billboard's Top Heatseekers, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists. In Finland album ranked at 6th position after two months on the official Finnish charts, also spending two months on the German Top 100, one and a half month on the Austrian Top 40, and a full month on the charts in Switzerland, Belgium and Greece, ending 2010 at 13th position on Billboard's Top 100 of best-selling albums in Europe!!
Universal Music/Vertigo/NEMS Enterprises, 2010 (0602527425894). Made in Germany. First press.
1. Anteroom Of Death 4:44
2. Until My Last Breath 4:25
3. I Feel Immortal 4:35
4. In For A Kill 4:41
5. Underneath 5:28
6. Little Lies 4:40
7. Rivers Of Lust 4:26
8. Dark Star 4:32
9. Falling Awake 5:16
10. The Archive Of Lost Dreams 4:52
11. Crimson Deep 7:36
Total playing time: 55:15