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Tuomas's »The Life And Times Of Scrooge« out now
11.04.2014
Tuomas's »The Life And Times Of Scrooge« out now & new lyric-video ‘The Last Sled’ online!

Tuomas's solo debut »The Life And Times Of Scrooge« is now available. Enjoy the new Lyric-Video for the song ‘The Last Sled’: http://youtu.be/ICBbTKy6sxE

If you haven't yet done so, order your copy at:
http://www.madsupply.com/scrooge
OR
http://smarturl.it/holopainen-scrooge

Or digital: 
iTunes: http://smarturl.it/HOLOPAINEN-iTunes (incl. bonus track + digital booklet)
NB MP3: http://smarturl.it/HOLOPAINEN-NB-MP3
Amazon MP3: http://smarturl.it/HOLOPAINEN-MP3
Google Play: http://smarturl.it/HOLOPAINEN-Google
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3rd "The Life And Times Of Scrooge" album trailer
07.03.2014
3rd album trailer for Tuomas's "The Life And Times Of Scrooge" is released. See the trailer here:
http://youtu.be/Qm-lXHTw0DM

Pre-order at http://www.madsupply.com/scrooge
or
at http://smarturl.it/HOLOPAINEN-SCROOGE
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Tuomas in Finnish Live Aid ULS2017 project
03.03.2014
Tuomas has lately composed a theme song for the Finnish Live Aid ULS2017 project. The aim is to collect 3 million euros for the construction of a new pediatric hospital in Helsinki. The project will culminate in a huge Live Aid ULS2017 concert in June 2015. The song called "Lohtu" will be performed by a group of today´s most popular Finnish artists.

Read more (in Finnish) at http://emp.me/94z
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Second album trailer of Tuomas's »The Life And Times Of Scrooge« released!
26.02.2014
Second album trailer of Tuomas's »The Life And Times Of Scrooge« released!

Check the new trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DAi903SiJ-Y

Pre-order your copy of » The Life And Times Of Scrooge « from the official webstore at http://www.madsupply.com/scrooge
OR at http://smarturl.it/HOLOPAINEN-SCROOGE
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First album trailer of »The Life And Times Of Scrooge« released!
17.02.2014
TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN – First album trailer of »The Life And Times Of Scrooge« released! Trailer was done by video director Ville Lipiäinen.

See the trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OCA96KBM3E

Pre-order your copy of »The Life And Times Of Scrooge« at http://www.madsupply.com/scrooge
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Signed "The Life And Times Of Scrooge" albums
14.02.2014
The Life and Times of Scrooge - Official Webstore
http://www.madsupply.com/scrooge

All the "The Life And Times Of Scrooge" albums that are pre-ordered from the official webstore before the end of February will be signed by Tuomas! Also, we'll add four album themed postcards to go with the T-shirt bundles. This also applies to already made pre-orders. Check out the exclusive offers and reserve yours at http://www.madsupply.com/scrooge

Shipping worldwide!
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Tuomas's video on ‘A Lifetime Of Adventure’ released!
05.02.2014
The video of Tuomas's debut single ‘A Lifetime of Adventure’ can now be watched in http://youtu.be/JWwSVOo5K_k
 
Commented TUOMAS:
“The director, Ville Lipiäinen, and me went through some options of how to approach the video and soon agreed to shoot a sort of `making of` - clip of the song.
The idea of someone dressing up as Scrooge McDuck, and then filming him digging gold and riding an emu on an Australian desert felt just a tad corny.
Ville then followed us to London`s Angel Studios and later Petrax Studios to film some shots from the orchestra-, vocal-, guitar-, and piano sessions.
The hero of the video is Don Rosa himself. His presence and facial expressions always put a big smile on my face. I hope you`ll enjoy this adventure as much as we did!”
 
‘A Lifetime of Adventure’ is taken from the upcoming solo debut »The Life and Times of Scrooge« which will be out on April 11, 2014 via Nuclear Blast.
The cover artwork on both the single and the album is by Don Rosa, the illustrator of Disney's Duck characters.
 
You can pre-order your copy of »The Life and Times of Scrooge« at the http://www.madsupply.com/scrooge
Or get the single on iTunes: http://georiot.co/TuomasLivetime
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Tuomas's debut solo single & video on Nightwish FanPOD before its world premiere.
23.01.2014
Tuomas Holopainen's debut solo single, A Lifetime of Adventure, will be released on the Nightwish FanPOD tablet-computer app TODAY, two weeks before its world premiere.

The Nightwish FanPOD update will also include a music video for the new single directed by Ville Lipiäinen and Mika Jussila's photos of Tuomas Holopainen and Don Rosa in the recording studio.

A Lifetime of Adventure, from the upcoming solo album, Music Inspired by the Life and Times of Scrooge, will be released worldwide on 7 February 2014. The cover artwork on both the single and the album is by Don Rosa, the illustrator of Disney's Duck characters.

Nightwish FanPOD is available on iTunes App Store  and Google Play.

More information:
http://www.fanpod.fi/nightwish
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The debut single from the Tuomas Holopainen solo album out on the February 7th
15.01.2014
The first single and the first promo video, A LIFETIME OF ADVENTURE, from the upcoming NIGHTWISH
composer and lyricist Tuomas Holopainen´s solo album, MUSIC INSPIRED BY THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SCROOGE,
will be released on the 7th of February 2014 in Europe.

Because the record stores do not carry the physical single format anymore, the single will be
available only from various mailorders as well as from iTunes. You can now pre-order the single with artist's signature from the official Nightwish Shop.

The artwork for the album and the single are by Don Rosa.

Vocals on the debut single track by Johanna Kurkela.

Music video is directed by Ville Lipiäinen ("SHOWTIME, STORYTIME").

The actual album, MUSIC INSPIRED BY THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SCROOGE, will be released in Europe
on the 11th of April 2014 by Nuclear Blast GmbH.

Album track listing:

TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN:
MUSIC INSPIRED BY THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SCROOGE

01. Glasgow 1877
02. Into The West
03. Duel & Cloudscapes
04. Dreamtime
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

www.tuomas-holopainen.com
www.nightwish.com
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"Showtime, Storytime" wins Nuclear Blast fan poll 2013
31.12.2013
You chose "Showtime, Storytime" as your favorite Nuclear Blast album of 2013, thank you so much for that!

Here are the complete results of the fan poll:
http://media.nuclearblast.de/apps/Poll2013/NBPoll2013.html
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