Nightwish’s Tuomas Holopainen on his solo debut album “Music Inspired by the Life and Times of Scrooge”

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Nightwish founder and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen talks about his upcoming solo debut album “Music Inspired by the Life and Times of Scrooge” in this official trailer from Nuclear Blast Records.

The album is be based on a graphic novel called “The Life And Times Of Scrooge McDuck”, written and illustrated by Don Rosa, the illustrator of Disney’s Duck characters. The Life and Times of Scrooge will be out on April 11th (EU), April 14th (UK) and April 15th (NA) via Nuclear Blast Records.

You can preorder the album from Nuclear Blast – including vinyl versions and an exciting mail order version: http://smarturl.it/HOLOPAINEN-Shop

You can also preroder from Mad Supply who are offering signed versions of the album throughout February: http://tinyurl.com/THMSstore

“Music Inspired by the Life and Times of Scrooge” tracks:
1. “Glasgow 1877″
2. “Into the West”
3. “Duel & Cloudscapes”
4. “Dreamtime”
5. “Cold Heart of the Klondike”
6. “The Last Sled”
7. “Goodbye, Papa”
8. “To Be Rich”
9. “A Lifetime of Adventure” 6:09
10. “Go Slowly Now, Sands of Time”

Also, check out the music video for “A Lifetime of Adventure” from one of the tracks on his solo album. Directed by Ville Lipiainen, incorporating Mika Jussila‘s photos of Tuomas Holopainen and Don Rosa in the recording studio, and featuring Finnish vocalist Johanna Kurkela.

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