Neverworld's End

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Neverworld's End
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Studio album by Xandria
Released February 24, 2012
Recorded Principal Studios, Münster, Weltram Studios, Munich, Germany
Genre Symphonic metal, power metal
Length 63:42
Label Napalm
Producer Marco Heubaum
Xandria chronology
Now & Forever – Best of Xandria
(2008)Now & Forever – Best of Xandria2008
Neverworld's End
(2012)
Sacrificium
(2014)Sacrificium2014
Singles from Neverworld's End
  1. "Valentine"
    Released: February 11, 2012
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Examiner.com 8.3/10 stars
Metal Storm 8.3/10 stars[1]
Metal Underground 4.5/5 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 written by Marco Heubaum, except where noted.

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
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 Middelhauve Philip Restemeier & Marco Heubaum 4:10
12. "The Nomad's Crown"     9:02
13. "When the Mirror Cracks" (bonus track) Nils Middelhauve Marco Heubaum 4:08
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]

Xandria
Additional musicians
  • Joost van den Broek – keyboards, programming, orchestral arrangements, sound design
  • Ben Mathot – violin
  • McAlbi – tin whistle and low whistle
  • Johannes Schiefner – uillean pipes
  • Fredrik Forsblad, Norbert Swoboda, Anselm Soos, Mani Müller, Klaus Ackermann, Mani Gruber, Marc Zillmann – choir
Production
  • Corni Bartels – co-producer, engineer
  • Jörg Umbreit – engineer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metal Storm: Xandria- Neverworld's End". metalstorm.net. 2012-02-22. Retrieved 2013-08-05. 
  2. ^ "Metal Underground: Xandria- Neverworld's End". Retrieved 2013-08-05. 
  3. ^ "Xandria: Neverworld's End". discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-01-27. 
  4. ^ "XANDRIA Signs With NAPALM RECORDS". blabbermouth.net. 2011-08-19. Retrieved 2014-01-27. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "XANDRIA Announces New Singer". legacy.roadrunnerrecords.com. 2010-12-19. Retrieved 2014-01-27. [permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Home - Offizielle Deutsche Charts". www.officialcharts.de. 
  7. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Xandria - Neverworld's End - hitparade.ch". hitparade.ch. 

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