Symphony of Enchanted Lands II – The Dark Secret
|Symphony of Enchanted Lands II - The Dark Secret|
|Studio album by|
|Released||September 27, 2004|
|Recorded||March–June 2004, Multiple studios|
|Producer||Luca Turilli, Alex Staropoli|
|Singles from Symphony of Enchanted Lands II - The Dark Secret|
Symphony of Enchanted Lands II – The Dark Secret is the sixth studio album released by Rhapsody in 2004. A concept album like all previous albums of the band, it is not a sequel to Symphony of Enchanted Lands but the first chapter of a band's new saga, The Dark Secret Saga, which would conclude with their ninth album From Chaos to Eternity'
It is the last studio release of the band under the name Rhapsody. They changed their named to Rhapsody of Fire in 2006.
- "The Dark Secret - Ira Divina" (Staropoli) – 4:13 (Voice by Christopher Lee)
- "Unholy Warcry" – 5:53
- "Never Forgotten Heroes" – 5:32
- "Elgard's Green Valleys" – 2:19
- "The Magic of the Wizard's Dream" featuring Christopher Lee – 4:30
- "Erian's Mystical Rhymes - The White Dragon's Order" (Turilli) – 10:31
- "The Last Angels' Call" – 4:36
- "Dragonland's Rivers" – 3:44
- "Sacred Power of Raging Winds" – 10:06
- "Guardiani del Destino" (Turilli) – 5:50
- "Shadows of Death" – 8:13
- "Nightfall on the Grey Mountains" – 7:20
Two videos were shot for the album:
- The music video for Unholy Warcry features sections of Christopher Lee's monologue.
- There are three versions of this video: 10-minute version that also includes the whole "The Dark Secret - Ira Divina", the 6-minute version that only includes Unholy Warcry, and the 4-minute version that omits the guitar solo and the opening part.
- The music video for Magic of the Wizard's Dream features Christopher Lee singing
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