The Fourth Legacy

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The Fourth Legacy
Studio album by Kamelot
Released September 19, 1999
Recorded Gate Studio and Pathway Studios (Wolfsburg, Germany) May–July 1999
Genre Power metal
Symphonic metal
Progressive metal
Length 48:18
Label Noise/Modern Music
Producer Sascha Paeth and Miro
Kamelot chronology
Siége Perilous
(1998)
The Fourth Legacy
(1999)
Karma
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Sputnikmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Metal Storm 8.5/10 stars[2]
The Metal Crypt 4.5/5 stars[3]
Amazon.com 4.3/5 stars[4]

The Fourth Legacy is the fourth full-length album by power metal band Kamelot. It was released in 1999 by Noise Records/Modern Music. It was the first album to credit vocalist Roy Khan as a writer on all tracks, establishing him as the main songwriter of the band together with founder and guitarist Thomas Youngblood.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Roy Khan and Thomas Youngblood, except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "New Allegiance" (instrumental) 0:54
2. "The Fourth Legacy"   4:55
3. "Silent Goddess"   4:15
4. "Desert Reign" (instrumental) 1:39
5. "Nights of Arabia"   5:26
6. "The Shadow of Uther" (Glenn Barry, Khan, Youngblood) 4:45
7. "A Sailorman's Hymn"   4:05
8. "Alexandria"   3:54
9. "The Inquisitor" (Barry, Khan, Youngblood) 4:35
10. "Glory"   3:42
11. "Until Kingdom Come"   4:11
12. "Lunar Sanctum"   5:59
Total length:
48:18

Line-up[edit]

Album information[edit]

Guest musicians[edit]

  • Keyboards and orchestral arrangements – Miro
  • Additional guitars – Sascha Paeth
  • Background voice on "Nights of Arabia", "Until Kingdom Come" and "Alexandria" – Thomas Rettke
  • Additional drums – Dirk Bruinenberg and Robert Hunecke-Rizzo
  • Backing vocals on "A Sailorman's Hymn" – Rannveig Sif Sigurdardóttir
  • Backing vocals on "Nights of Arabia" – Cinzia Rizzo
  • Flute and additional percussion on "Desert Reign" – Farouk Asjadi
  • D-bass on "Nights of Arabia" – Andre Neygenfind
  • Strings sections – Fallersleben String Quartet
  • Flute – Simon McTavish

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