Elements Pt. 1

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Elements Pt. 1
Elements, Pt. 1 cover.jpg
Cover art by Derek Riggs
Studio album by Stratovarius
Released 27 January 2003 (2003-01-27)[1]
Recorded April–September 2002
Studio Finnvox Studios, Helsinki
Genre
Length 61:58[2]
Label Nuclear Blast
Producer Timo Tolkki
Stratovarius chronology
Intermission
(2001)
Elements Pt. 1
(2003)
Elements Pt. 2
(2003)
Singles from Elements Pt. 1
  1. "Eagleheart"
    Released: 25 November 2002[3]
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[4]

Elements Pt. 1 is the ninth studio album by power metal band Stratovarius, released on 22 January 2003 through Nuclear Blast. The album reached No. 2 on the Finnish albums chart,[1] as well as reaching the top 100 in four other countries. "Eagleheart" was released as a single, also reaching No. 2 on the Finnish singles chart.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Timo Tolkki, except where noted.

No.TitleLength
1."Eagleheart" (lyrics: Tolkki, Timo Kotipelto)3:50
2."Soul of a Vagabond"7:22
3."Find Your Own Voice"5:12
4."Fantasia"9:56
5."Learning to Fly"6:22
6."Papillon"7:00
7."Stratofortress" (instrumental)3:25
8."Elements"12:00
9."A Drop in the Ocean"6:51
Total length:61:58

Personnel[edit]

Stratovarius
Additional credits
  • Jonas Rannila – choir vocals (track 6)
  • Veijo Laine – accordion (track 4), arrangement (Joensuu City Orchestra), production (orchestra)
  • Juha Ikonen – orchestral leading
  • Mongo Aaltonen – orchestral percussion
  • Riku Niemi – orchestral percussion, conducting, production (orchestra)
  • Hilkka Kangasniemi – choirmaster
  • Mikko Karmila – engineering, mixing
  • Petri Pyykkönen – engineering (orchestra)
  • Juha Heininen – engineering (choir)
  • Mika Jussila – mastering

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Year Chart Position
2003 Finnish albums chart 2[1]
German albums chart 27[1]
French albums chart 42[1]
Swedish albums chart 46[1]
Swiss albums chart 91[1]

Singles[edit]

Year Title Chart Position
2002 "Eagleheart" Finnish singles chart 2[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Stratovarius - Elements Pt. 1 (album)". finnishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014-11-27.
  2. ^ Elements Pt. 1 (CD release "Nuclear Blast 27361 10372").
  3. ^ a b c "Stratovarius - Eagleheart (song)". finnishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014-01-03.
  4. ^ "Elements, Pt. 1 - Stratovarius". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2014-01-03.

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