The second full-length studio album by legendary Finnish Operatic/Symphonic Metal/Rock soprano singer.
The gifted Finnish vocalist and multi-instrumentalist unveiled her wildly-anticipated solo debut CD/DVD set, interfusing the worlds of Metal, Hard Rock, Opera, and Atmospheric soundtrack! This is the first album to consist mainly of new and original songs specifically written by or for Turunen. The album was released by Universal Music on 19 November 2007 in Finland, on 2 January 2008 in South America and on February 26 in North America and in the United Kingdom was also released a special version limited in 300 copies.
The album was recorded with the collaboration of various artists, including cellist Martin Tillman, guitarist Kiko Loureiro and composer James Dooley, with Turunen also playing additional keyboards. The album contains several music styles including Alternative Rock and Classical music, and it was recorded in different studios in Finland, Brazil, Ireland, USA, Spain, Switzerland, Germany and the Czech Republic.
"My Winter Storm" has sold Platinum in Finland and Double Platinum in Russia, and also reached Tarja's first Gold Disc in her entire career in the Czech Republic; the album spent two and a half months on the Official Finnish Albums Chart, reaching the highest position right during the first week, also spending four months on German Top 100, two months on Swiss Top 100 and also a full month on the Austrian Top 40, ending 2007 at 11th position on Billboard's Top 100 European albums with more than 500,000 copies sold.
To promote the album, Tarja played the Storm World Tour that took place from Berlin on November 25, 2007, to London on October 19, 2009.
Tarja Turunen is the exceptionally gifted singer who rose to prominence as the voice and the face of Finnish outfit Nightwish. With her unique tones and striking stage presence having played a key role in making Nightwish a major multi-platinum success!
Limited to 2000 copies worldwide!
Universal Music Domestic Division, 2007 (006025175 095-0). Made in Germany. First press.
1. Ite, Missa Est 0:27
2. I Walk Alone 3:53
3. Lost Northern Star 4:22
4. Seeking For The Reign 0:58
5. The Reign 4:07
6. The Escape Of The Doll 0:32
7. My Little Phoenix 4:02
8. Die Alive 4:04
9. Boy And The Ghost 4:36
10. Sing For Me 4:16
11. Oasis 5:10
12. Poison 4:01
13. Our Great Divide 5:05
14. Sunset 0:36
15. Damned And Divine 4:29
16. Ciaran's Well 3:37
17. Minor Heaven 4:00
18. Calling Grace 3:06
19. Damned Vampire & Gothic Divine 5:01
20. I Walk Alone (Artist Version) 4:23
21. I Walk Alone (In Extremo Mix) 4:31
Total playing time: 75:16
1. Photo Gallery
2. I Walk Alone (Single Version)
3. I Walk Alone (Artist Version)
4. I Walk Alone (Making Of The Video)
5. My Winter Storm (Making Of The Album)