Salomé – The Seventh Veil

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Salomé – The Seventh Veil
Xandria - Salome - 2007.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 25, 2007
Recorded2006–2007
StudioPrincipal Studios
GenrePower metal
Length48:53
LabelDrakkar Entertainment
ProducerMarco Heubaum
Xandria chronology
India
(2005)
Salomé – The Seventh Veil
(2007)
Now & Forever – Best of Xandria
(2008)
Singles from Salomé – The Seventh Veil
  1. "Save My Life"
    Released: 2007
  2. "Sisters of the Light"
    Released: December 2007

Salomé – The Seventh Veil is the fourth studio album by the German Symphonic metal band Xandria, released on May 25, 2007 through Drakkar Entertainment label.[1] The album is a concept album and is loosely based on Salomé, a Biblical character. The songs have oriental leanings supported by an extensive orchestra. This album is the last one to feature Lisa Middelhauve on vocals.

Two singles were released from the record: "Save My Life" and "Sisters of the Light". The album peaked at No.49 in German charts.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Save My Life"Marco Heubaum, Lisa MiddelhauveHeubaum3:56
2."Vampire"L. Middelhauve, Nils MiddelhauveHeubaum4:31
3."Beware"L. MiddelhauveHeubaum, L. Middelhauve3:21
4."Emotional Man"N. MiddelhauveN. Middelhauve4:03
5."Salomé"L. MiddelhauveHeubaum6:11
6."Only for the Stars in Your Eyes"L. MiddelhauveHeubaum, L. Middelhauve3:17
7."Firestorm"L. MiddelhauveHeubaum4:50
8."A New Age"N. MiddelhauveN. Middelhauve3:37
9."The Wind and the Ocean"L. MiddelhauveL. Middelhauve3:24
10."Sisters of the Light"L. MiddelhauveHeubaum, L. Middelhauve3:37
11."Sleeping Dogs Lie"N. MiddelhauveHeubaum, N. Middelhauve4:11
12."On My Way"N. MiddelhauveN. Middelhauve3:51
13."Sisters of the Light" (Xandria on Extasy version, remixed by Chai Deveraux of Jesus on Extasy, *only on certain releases)L. MiddelhauveHeubaum, L. Middelhauve5:07
Total length:54:00

Personnel[edit]

All information from the album booklet.[3]

Xandria

  • Lisa Middelhauve – vocals, keyboards, grunts on "Firestorm"
  • Marco Heubaum – guitar, keyboards, producer
  • Philip Restemeier – guitar
  • Nils Middelhauve – bass, guitars
  • Gerit Lamm – drums

Additional personnel

  • Henning Verlage – keyboards on "The Wind and the Ocean"
  • Mika Tauriainen – vocals on "Emotional Man" and "Only for the Stars in Your Eyes"

Production

  • Britta Sumkötter – artwork design
  • Marcus Langer – artwork design
  • Jörg Umbreit – engineering
  • Von Uslar – photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Xandria - Salomé - The Seventh Veil". Encyclopaedia Metallum. Retrieved 2012-04-20.
  2. ^ "Xandria, Salomé – The Seventh Veil". charts.de. Retrieved 2014-01-27.
  3. ^ (2007). "Salomé – The Seventh Veil liner notes". In Salomé – The Seventh Veil [CD booklet]. Drakkar Entertainment.

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