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  1. dodge

    What songs should Nightwish cover?

    Before Floor...there was another.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SoZUQ0QC19c Whilst doing the afterwork commute today this song (1975) came on and I got to thinking..wow if Nightwish were to do a cover of this...:) The cover of the Pink Floyd song is tremendous and Im not a big Floyd fan. Take a listen to what Therion did with an ABBA classic and you will get an idea of what symphonic metal and a pop song from 1978 can become... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNNdarr_RpA hoping....dreaming... Mod Edit (dragonprincess): Hey, before opening a new thread, please make sure that you post your thread in the right section and you also need to make sure that you don't open a thread that does already exist, that's why I merged your thread with the appropriate thread. Thanks.
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    Howdy from Texas

    Hope so...one of those bucket-list deals to see them live. You know, I've yet to hear an "off" song by these guys. Not one. Amazing. Still learning history etc of the band. Apparently one of the "pioneers" of this genre. Found a orchestral metal radio station and I can tell when a NW song comes on even those I've never heard. VERY unique sound...I think they carved out their own niche-Nightwish Metal perhaps.
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    Howdy from Texas

    I think so. I wasn't even aware of the genre until I saw the video. Wish I had seen video a year earlier as NW was on tour here in the states and actually came to Dallas TX back in April 2018. Would have gone for sure. Have heard they about ready to work on the next album? A USA tour hopefully after that maybe. Maybe in time for my 65th birthday perhaps! thank you for the response!
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    Howdy from Texas

    First heard this group via a reaction video on Youtube a month or so back. I thought it was a song called Nightwish by that bizzaro group Ghost. Needless to say..I was "floored". Had always wondered what rock music had evolved into since I really hadnt heard much for my taste since the Deep Purple, Blue Oyster Cult days back in the '70s. One of my favorite songs was circa 1970-"Venus" by The Shocking Blue. NW is something else though. Sorta like tossing ABBA and Metallica in a bucket and this tremendous sound jumps out at you..lol. That live show from Wacken is the best music/sound/arrangement I've ever heard. Where have my ears been all these years? Yeah, I'm sold.