Neverworld's End

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Neverworld's End
Xandria-neverworlds-end-2012.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 24, 2012
StudioPrincipal Studios (Münster)
Weltram Studios (Munich)
GenreSymphonic metal, power metal
Length63:42
LabelNapalm
ProducerMarco Heubaum
Xandria chronology
Now & Forever – Best of Xandria
(2008)
Neverworld's End
(2012)
Sacrificium
(2014)
Singles from Neverworld's End
  1. "Valentine"
    Released: February 11, 2012
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Examiner.com8.3/10 stars
Metal Storm8.3/10 stars[1]
Metal Underground4.5/5 stars[2]

Neverworld's End is the fifth studio album by German symphonic metal band Xandria.[3] The record was released by Napalm Records on February 24, 2012.[4] It is the only album to feature Manuela Kraller on vocals, and the last album to feature Nils Middelhauve on bass.[5] The album produced one single, "Valentine".

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Marco Heubaum, except where noted.

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."A Prophecy of Worlds to Fall"  7:23
2."Valentine"  4:11
3."Forevermore"  4:59
4."Euphoria"  4:30
5."Blood on My Hands"  4:17
6."Soulcrusher"  6:11
7."The Dream Is Still Alive"  4:23
8."The Lost Elysion"  5:26
9."Call of the Wind"Marco Heubaum & Manuela Kraller 4:52
10."A Thousand Letters"Manuela Kraller 4:18
11."Cursed"Nils MiddelhauvePhilip Restemeier & Marco Heubaum4:10
12."The Nomad's Crown"  9:02
13."When the Mirror Cracks" (bonus track)Nils MiddelhauveMarco Heubaum4:08
14."The Sailor and the Sea" (bonus track)  3:10
Total length:71:00

Charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
German Albums Chart[6] 43
Swiss Albums Chart[7] 51

Personnel[edit]

All information from the album booklet.[8]

Xandria

Additional musicians

  • Joost van den Broek – keyboards, programming, orchestrations, sound design
  • Ben Mathot – violin
  • McAlbi – tin whistle, low whistle
  • Johannes Schiefner – uillean pipes

Choir

  • Fredrik Forsblad, Norbert Swoboda, Anselm Soos, Mani Müller, Klaus Ackermann, Mani Gruber, Marc Zillmann

Production

  • Corni Bartels – producer, engineering
  • Jörg Umbreit – mixing, mastering, engineering
  • Stefan Heilemann – artwork, photography, layout, cover art

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metal Storm: Xandria- Neverworld's End". metalstorm.net. 2012-02-22. Retrieved 2013-08-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Metal Underground: Xandria- Neverworld's End". Retrieved 2013-08-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Xandria: Neverworld's End". discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-01-27. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "XANDRIA Signs With NAPALM RECORDS". blabbermouth.net. 2011-08-19. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2014-01-27. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "XANDRIA Announces New Singer". legacy.roadrunnerrecords.com. 2010-12-19. Archived from the original on 2012-07-13. Retrieved 2014-01-27. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Home - Offizielle Deutsche Charts". www.officialcharts.de.
  7. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Xandria - Neverworld's End - hitparade.ch". hitparade.ch.
  8. ^ (2012). "Neverworld's End liner notes". In Neverworld's End [CD booklet]. Napalm.

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