Burning Down the Opera

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Burning Down the Opera
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Live album by Edguy
Released August 26, 2003
Recorded Mandrake Tour European leg, 2001-2002
Genre Power metal
Length 103:33
Label AFM
Producer Edguy
Edguy chronology
Mandrake
(2001)Mandrake2001
Burning Down the Opera
(2003)
Hellfire Club
(2004)Hellfire Club2004
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Metal Hammer (GER) 6/7 stars[2]

Burning Down the Opera, released August 26, 2003, is the first live album by the German power metal band Edguy recorded in Europe during their Mandrake World Tour.

A Limited Edition digibook is also available that includes a 32 pages expanded booklet with 130+ photos, all lyrics and a detailed venue list of the world tour 2001/2002 which took place on 5 continents. On top of that, a video clip of the Progpower festival in the USA will be provided as well as a desktop wallpaper and screen saver.

Track listing[edit]

CD one
  1. "Welcome to the Opera (Intro)" - 2:08
  2. "Fallen Angels" - 5:33
  3. "Tears of a Mandrake" - 7:24
  4. "Babylon" - 7:01
  5. "Land of the Miracle" - 5:44
  6. "Painting on the Wall" - 4:37
  7. "Wings of a Dream" - 6:04
  8. "The Headless Game" - 7:20
  9. "The Pharaoh" - 15:07
CD two
  1. "Vain Glory Opera" - 6:27
  2. "Solitary Bunny (Drum Solo)" - 3:14
  3. "Save Us Now" - 4:53
  4. "How Many Miles" - 10:58
  5. "Inside" - 3:22
  6. "Avantasia" - 5:23
  7. "Out of Control" - 8:15

Personnel[edit]

Band members
Production

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Edguy Burning Down the Opera Live review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-10-09. 
  2. ^ "Edguy Metal Hammer Suchergebnis" (in German). Metal Hammer. June 2003. Retrieved 2012-10-07.