Tales from the Twilight World

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Tales from the Twilight World
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Studio album by Blind Guardian
Released 2 October 1990
Recorded Early 1990 at Karo Studios
Genre Speed metal[1]
Length 40:45
Label No Remorse Records, Virgin Records, Century Media
Producer Kalle Trapp
Blind Guardian chronology
Follow the Blind
(1989)
Tales from the Twilight World
(1990)
Somewhere Far Beyond
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Rock Hard (9.5/10)[2]

Tales from the Twilight World is the third studio album that was released in 1990 by Blind Guardian.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Hansi Kürsch (except for To France). 

No. Title Music Length
1. "Traveler in Time"   Hansi Kürsch and André Olbrich 5:59
2. "Welcome to Dying"   Kürsch, Olbrich 4:47
3. "Weird Dreams"   Olbrich 1:19
4. "Lord of the Rings"   Kürsch, Marcus Siepen 3:18
5. "Goodbye My Friend"   Kürsch, Olbrich, Thomas "Thomen" Stauch 5:33
6. "Lost in the Twilight Hall"   Kürsch, Olbrich, Siepen, Stauch 5:58
7. "Tommyknockers"   Kürsch, Olbrich 5:09
8. "Altair 4"   Kürsch, Olbrich 2:26
9. "The Last Candle"   Kürsch, Olbrich 5:59
Bonus track[a]
No. Title Music Length
10. "Run for the Night" (Live) Kürsch, Olbrich, Siepen, Stauch 3:42
2003 re-release bonus tracks
No. Title Writer(s) Length
11. "Lords of the Rings" (Demo) Kürsch, Siepen 3:57
12. "To France" (Mike Oldfield cover) Mike Oldfield 4:39
2007 re-release bonus tracks
No. Title Music Length
11. "Lost in the Twilight Hall" (Demo) Kürsch, Olbrich, Siepen, Stauch 5:58
12. "TommyKnockers" (Demo) Kürsch, Olbrich 5:09
a. ^ "Run for the Night" (Live) is featured on the Japanese LP release and all the CD releases. It was recorded in Braunschweig in 1989.

Lineup[edit]

Guest appearances[edit]

Personnel[edit]

  • Kalle Trapp - producing, mixing and recording
  • Piet Sielck - second engineer
  • Charley Rinne - executive producer
  • Andreas Marshall - cover paintings and idea
  • Buffo/Charley Rinne - pictures

Lyrical references[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Allmusic review
  2. ^ Trojan, Frank. "Rock Hard". issue 42.