Rain of a Thousand Flames

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Rain of a Thousand Flames
Rhapsody rain of a thousand flames.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 13, 2001
RecordedJanuary - March 2001, Gate Studio, Wolfsburg, Germany
LabelLimb Music
ProducerSascha Paeth and Miro
Rhapsody chronology
Dawn of Victory
Rain of a Thousand Flames
Power of the Dragonflame
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic2.5/5 stars [1]

Rain of a Thousand Flames is the fourth studio album released by Rhapsody in 2001. It tells a part of The Emerald Sword Saga, but it is a parallel episode that is not essential to the story, taking place shortly after Dawn of Victory. While the Warrior of Ice is away, Akron uses the newly acquired Emerald Sword to ravage the land. The album was released at a reduced price and is considered a stop gap between the band's main releases.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Luca Turilli; all music composed by Turilli and Alex Staropoli, except when noted in "credits".

1."Rain of a Thousand Flames"3:43
2."Deadly Omen"1:48
3."Queen of the Dark Horizons"13:42
4."Rhymes of a Tragic Poem - The Gothic Saga"

  • I. "Tears of a Dying Angel" (6:22)
  • II. "Elnor's Magic Valley" (1:40)
  • III. "The Poem's Evil Page" (4:04)
  • IV. "The Wizard's Last Rhymes" (10:37)"


  • "Queen of the Dark Horizons" - the chorus is based on the main theme of the horror picture Phenomena, by the Italian 1970s prog rock band Goblin.

Choir vocals performed by Olaf Hayer, Oliver Hartmann and Tobias Sammet.

Tracks 4-7 together form Rhymes of a Tragic Poem - The Gothic Saga.


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