Legend (Two Steps from Hell album)
|Studio album by Two Steps From Hell|
Legend is a music production album by the group Two Steps from Hell, released in 2008. However, this was made available only to clients promoting motion picture advertising. It consists of three discs: two CDs and a DVD. The first CD contains 20 tracks, the second one 17, which makes including the alternate versions on the DVD a total of 72 tracks. The album was recorded in Czech Republic and Los Angeles at Capitol Studios. The tracks are composed by Thomas J. Bergersen, Nick Phoenix and Troels Folmann, featuring performances by Capellen Orchestra and Aya Peard. The DVD contains alternate and no choir mixes of the tracks from the CDs, as well as a selection of trailer sounds. The cover artwork and the sleeve are designed by Steven R. Gilmore.
Many of the fans' favourites and most successful and known Two Steps From Hell tracks came from this release, such as Heart of Courage, Protectors of the Earth etc. Much of Legend ended up on Two Steps From Hell's first public album, Invincible.
Note: the track listing spread on the internet only divides the tracks from Legend into choir and non-choir CDs in alphabetical order.
Legend - Disc 1 (Epic)
|1.||"Freedom Fighters"||Thomas J. Bergersen||2:28|
|3.||"Hypnotica"||Thomas J. Bergersen||2:09|
|4.||"Destiny of Mankind"||Troels Folmann||2:00|
|5.||"Call To Arms"||Thomas J. Bergersen||0:56|
|7.||"Protectors of the Earth"||Thomas J. Bergersen||2:50|
|9.||"Down with the Enterprise"||Nick Phoenix||2:57|
|10.||"Smell of Victory"||Thomas J. Bergersen||1:53|
|11.||"Never Forget"||Troels Folmann||2:22|
|12.||"Forces of Destiny"||Troels Folmann||2:27|
|13.||"Rising Force"||Nick Phoenix||1:53|
|14.||"Divine Intervention"||Thomas J. Bergersen||2:09|
|15.||"Crusaders"||Thomas J. Bergersen||1:57|
|16.||"Infinite Legends"||Nick Phoenix||2:03|
|17.||"Fields of Blood"||Thomas J. Bergersen||2:41|
|18.||"White Witch"||Nick Phoenix||2:43|
|19.||"Fateful Night"||Thomas J. Bergersen||2:23|
|20.||"Dreams of the Dead"||Nick Phoenix||1:56|
Legend - Disc 2 (Drama)
|1.||"Fill my Heart"||Nick Phoenix||2:24|
|2.||"Undying Love"||Thomas J. Bergersen||2:30|
|3.||"Moonlight Armies"||Troels Folmann||2:51|
|4.||"Heart of Courage"||Thomas J. Bergersen||1:57|
|5.||"Calamity"||Thomas J. Bergersen||1:40|
|6.||"Calamity (Remix)"||Thomas J. Bergersen||1:49|
|7.||"Day Becomes Night"||Nick Phoenix||2:20|
|8.||"Perchance to Dream"||Thomas J. Bergersen||1:59|
|10.||"The Crossing"||Troels Folmann||2:07|
|11.||"Adventure of a Lifetime"||Thomas J. Bergersen||1:09|
|12.||"Fallout"||Thomas J. Bergersen||2:30|
|13.||"Red Carpets"||Thomas J. Bergersen||0:59|
|14.||"Perilous Journey"||Thomas J. Bergersen||2:10|
|15.||"Voyager"||Thomas J. Bergersen||1:13|
|16.||"Shadows of Beauty"||Nick Phoenix||2:30|
|17.||"Legions of Faith"||Nick Phoenix||2:41|
Use in media
Two Steps From Hell's music has been featured frequently in movie trailers and promotional campaigns.
- Freedom Fighters and Down with the Enterprise were used in trailers for the 2009 Star Trek movie.
- Heart of Courage was used in the trailer for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader as well as in TV spots for the DVD of Avatar, the TV shows Camelot, Frozen Planet, The Pacific, and Revolution, and the video game Mass Effect 2. It is also the intro theme for all games of UEFA Euro 2012. It was used in TV commercials for the Ferrari FF and for Tod's. It was used for US World Champion gymnast Alicia Sacramone's 2011 floor routine. This song was also used in an episode of The Innovators: The Men Who Built America.
- ASAP was used in the trailer for series 1 of Sherlock and films like Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, No Country for Old Men, WALL-E, Horton Hears a Who!, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, The Happening, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, The Incredible Hulk, Speed Racer, Jumper, and Valkyrie.
- Fill My Heart was used in the international trailer for The Young Victoria, a commercial for The Help, and a TV spot for the 3D re-release of Beauty and the Beast.
- Protectors of the Earth was used in the trailer for Inkheart and a featurette titled "Gringott's and Goblins" for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, as well as an ad for the second half of the 6th series of Doctor Who and ads for Thundercats. It was also used in the 6th episode of the third season of Blue Mountain State and is the title music for Vietnam in HD. Additionally, it is also used in the official launch trailer of Mass Effect 3. Also it was used on the presentation of the new stadium of A.E.K. Athens F.C..
- Infinite Legends was used in the theatrical trailer for Breaking Dawn: Part 1 and for a trailer for the Merlin TV series.
- Calamity was used in the Killzone 3 Justice Trailer and in a teaser for The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.
- Destiny of Mankind was used in the Batman: Arkham Asylum Villain trailer.
- Forces of Destiny was used in an episode of The Innovators: The Men Who Built America.
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- "Frozen Planet Trailer". YouTube. 2012-04-10. Retrieved 2012-08-03.
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- "Mass Effect 2 Launch Trailer". YouTube. Retrieved 2012-08-03.
- "Official FF video / Video ufficiale FF". YouTube. 2011-02-24. Retrieved 2012-08-03.
- "Tod's: An Italian Dream". YouTube. Retrieved 2012-08-03.
- "Alicia Sacramone - Floor Exercise - 2011 Visa Championships - Women - Day 2". YouTube. 2011-12-13. Retrieved 2013-01-07.
- "Young Victoria International Trailer". YouTube. Retrieved 2012-08-03.
- "Beauty and the Beast 3D TV Spot". YouTube. Retrieved 2012-08-03.
- "Killzone 3: Justice Trailer". Facebook. Retrieved 2012-09-03.
- "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Teaser". Facebook. Retrieved 2012-09-03.
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