Destiny (Stratovarius album)

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Destiny
Destiny (Stratovarius album) cover.jpg
Studio album by Stratovarius
Released 5 October 1998 (1998-10-05)[1]
Recorded April–July 1998 at Finnvox Studios in Helsinki
Genre Power metal, neoclassical metal, progressive metal, heavy metal
Length 53:43[2]
Label Noise
Producer Timo Tolkki
Stratovarius chronology
Live! Visions of Europe
(1998)
Destiny
(1998)
The Chosen Ones
(1999)
Singles from Destiny
  1. "SOS" / "No Turning Back" / "Years Go By"
    Released: 17 August 1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[3]

Destiny is the seventh studio album by power metal band Stratovarius, released on 5 October 1998 through Noise Records. It reached No. 1 on the Finnish albums chart and remained on that chart for 17 weeks.[1] "SOS" was released as a single, reaching No. 2 on the Finnish singles chart and remaining on that chart for eleven weeks.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Timo Tolkki, except where noted.

No. Title Lyrics Length
1. "Destiny" Timo Tolkki 10:15
2. "SOS" Tolkki, Timo Kotipelto 4:15
3. "No Turning Back" Kotipelto 4:22
4. "4000 Rainy Nights" Tolkki 6:00
5. "Rebel" Tolkki 4:16
6. "Years Go By" Tolkki 5:14
7. "Playing with Fire" Kotipelto 4:15
8. "Venus in the Morning" Tolkki 5:35
9. "Anthem of the World" Tolkki 9:31
Total length: 53:43

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Year Chart Position
1998 Finnish albums chart 1[1]
German albums chart 89[1]

Singles[edit]

Year Title Chart Position
1998 "SOS" Finnish singles chart 2[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Stratovarius - Destiny (album)". finnishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014-11-07.
  2. ^ Destiny (CD release "TT 0040-2").
  3. ^ "Destiny - Stratovarius". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2014-11-07.
  4. ^ a b "Stratovarius - S.O.S. (song)". finnishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014-11-07.

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