NIGHTWISH ‘s keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen is going to release his upcoming solo album on April, 11th. The whole album will be based on a graphic novel called “The Life And Times Of Scrooge McDuck”, written and illustrated by Don Rosa.
Tuomas has recently unveiled the track list of the album which can be seen below:
01. Glasgow 1877
02. Into The West
03. Duel & Cloudscapes
05. Cold Heart Of The Klondike
06. The Last Sled
07. Goodbye, Papa
08. To Be Rich
09. A Lifetime Of Adventure
10. Go Slowly Now, Sands Of Time
11. A Lifetime Of Adventure (alternative version)
There will be a number of guest musicians, including the London Orchestra, The Metro Voices (a choir from London) and four lead vocalists: Alan Reid, Johanna Kurkela, Johanna Iivanainen & Tony Kakko. Other guest appearances include Troy Donockley (uilleann pipes, low whistles, bodhran), Mikko Iivanainen (guitars & banjo), Teho Majamäki (Didgeridoo), Jon Burr (Harmonica) and Dermot Crehan in the solo violin.
The recordings took place during August – October 2013, first at Angel Studios, London, then in various locations around Scotland and Finland.