sahara

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About sahara

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  • Birthday 05/21/1987

Other Info

  • Your real name
    Sahara (it's true) :p

Contact Methods

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    sahara_nw@hotmail.com

Profile Information

  • Gender:
    Female
  • Location:
    Monterrey, Mexico

About You

  • Favourite Food
    mexican
  • Favourite Animal
    cats
  • Favourite Beverage
    juice
  • Favourite Colour
    pink and purple
  • Favourite Place
    anywhere there is nature
  • Countries Visited
    just some places from my country Mexico and USA
  • Do You Drink Alcohol
    sometimes, I dont get drunk...well if the situation demands it ...could be :P
  • Do You Smoke
    I dont, never....I hate the smell
  • Do You Have a Motto
    ''making love to life'' and ''try to take all the positive things from the bad experiences you have had''
  • Do You Collect Anything
    pens, weird pens
  • Do You Have Pets
    a lot, like 10
  • Do You Play An Instrument
    I wish I could play something but I dont :(
  • Phobias
    I think I dont have any or maybe I haven't found it yet

Nightwish

  • How Did You Discover Nightwish
    coincidence
  • How Many Times Seen Live?
    once with Floor Jansen :D
  • Most Memorable NW Memory
    when I met the band *-*
  • Most Prized Nightwish Item
    just their albums and their dvd's and my T-shirts, of course
  • Best Live Song
    Ever Dream, Ghost Love Score, Dead Boy's Poem, Slaying the Dreamer (old era versions)
  • Favourite Album
    Oceanborn
  • Favourite Song
    Ever dream, Ghost Love Score, Sleeping Sun, Last Ride of the Day, Turn Loose the Mermaids, The Birdie song, Cadance of her Last Breath
  • Favourite Album/Single Artwork
    I like Imaginaerum and Century Child
  • Favourite Music Video
    I like End of all Hope and The Islander grew on me
  • Favourite DVD
    End of an Era
  • Least Favourite Album
    Dark Passion Play
  • Least Favourite Song
    Amaranth and Bye Bye Beautiful

General Music

  • Favourite Music Video
    I really dont pay attention to them
  • Favourite Singer
    Tarja Turunen, Sharon den Adel, Floor Jansen, Elize Ryd
  • Favourite Non NW Song?
    Forgiven and Stairway to the Skies (Within Temptation), Sins of Idealism (After Forever) ...well, I like many songs
  • Best Concert Attended
    Tarja Turunen My Winter Storm Tour, Nightwish Imaginaerum Tour and Beauty and the Beat Tour
  • Favourite Non NW Album?
    The silent Force, The unforgiving (Within Temptation), Invisible Circles (After Forever)
  • Favourite Band/Artist?
    Tarja Turunen, Within Temptation, After Forever, Amaranthe
  • Musical Dislikes (Songs, Bands etc)
    I would like to say genres: rap, hip hop and reggeaton

Entertainment

  • Favourite Actor/Actress
    Jennifer Lawrence, johnny depp, natalie portman, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith and Christoph Waltz
  • Favourite Director(s)
    tim burton, quentin tarantino and James Cameron
  • Favourite Movie(s)
    Gladiator, Inglorious basterds, The Notebook, Pirates of the Caribbean, Lord of the Rings
  • Favourite TV Show(s)/Series
    The Walking Death, America Horror Story and Law and Order
  • Favourite Movie Soundtrack
    All Disney soundtracks, Lord of the Rings
  • Favourite Book(s)
    It, The Hunger Games Saga, Maze Runner and many more

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  1. sahara

    Tarja Turunen pt. III

    I'm just a member here, don't let my avatar/picture confuses you with my points of view. Why am I always seen as a "taking too personal" person when I'm sharing my point of view towards some people's opinions? Simple, because everyone know that I'm a Tarja fan, you will always see me (no matter what I say or do) as a Tarjaholic and as an intolerant person that cannot read anything against my idol. And for one million time I tell you, nothing and no one will ever affect my appreciation to her no matter what they say but that doesn't mean I can't have also an opinion about the approach I see in this thread, probably is just me, I don't know, I'm the first one to express it I think, I cannot control how people will take my opinion either, personal or not, but with all honesty I'm just expressing myself (like all of you have done before about Tarja's career and even me), all opinions are welcome, good or bad ones like everybody just said but I have the right to say as well what I think about it just like you have the right to say what you think, that's it no one is against no one, no personal feelings or whatever, just a simple point of view that everyone is entitled to have and that includes me probably you (general you) take it wrong because have never talked with a reasonable Tarja fan, I will lie if I tell that I didn't have my Tarjaholic time but I'm 32 now haha people change and I would really appreciate if my opinion is taken as an opinion too, nothing else.
  2. sahara

    Tarja Turunen pt. III

    You can go to "Contacting the mods" to suggest, report, ask anything to the mods about rules, forum, etcetera. I really don't see the point to continue arguing about something that has never happened in this forum. We have never said people what to write, think or like, we have never applied warnings regardless type of opinions and we have never banned someone for thinking or expressing the way they do or for having different tastes. No one will stop anyone to express themselves unless they break a rule and so far no one has done that, not in this thread or forum. The discussion before was just a few people expressing how they feel with some others fans approach, that's it, don't make it a big deal and if you want you know where to go. Thank you.
  3. sahara

    Tarja Turunen pt. III

    I don't know I'm not a forum analyst. I've never been in other forum but this one. But I like to think forums are for meeting people with same tastes like you. @Baki you're right in everything you said however I'm from the group of people that rather waste my time in what I like but I got your point. I don't think anyone here is taking personal anything, you just quote someone and go back to your life, that's it. Everything people have said before are pure opinions, at least to me and it's also important to know how people feel, I don't know, for me this is a community, it's not only a discussion forum or a fan forum, you have interacted with the same people a lot of years, we're also here to have a great time. I think. But well, this is a complete off topic. Let's back on topic.
  4. sahara

    Tarja Turunen pt. III

    No, just wonder because I've seen it from almost the same people for over 5 years and they even post more often than me and I am "the" fan but like everybody have said that's what forums are.
  5. sahara

    Tarja Turunen pt. III

    Sorry for keep going with this but I wanted to add 2 final cents into this topic. I don't know any of you personally and don't wanna be the type of person that based a judgement from what I read on internet, I know this is a NW forum I've been here since 2007 (counting the other 2 previous forums that were closed) I have never expected nice words towards Tarja, through all these years I've read all kind of posts to her personally and her career, no problem, my life doesn't stop for that, I have friends don't even like her at all, so I can interact with people don't like her but I was just wondering how people decide to invest their time, how people as much as they claim to like her it seems not, they like what she did in NW (who doesn't, right?) but they continue expecting she will do something similar to NW, she will sing like she used to in 2003, that she will do "metal", they're expecting many things that havn't happened in, let say, 10 years. What got me to write again in this thread (because It's been a long time since last time I posted something here) was precisely the reactions of the new song, I don't know if it's good or not but let's say it's decent and also the surprise she started to sing a song that I think many people ever thought she would sing it again because there's male vocals but she did and not only that she did it good or even better than her time in NW but I truly think people is seeking for something bad, call me paranoid, I don't know what their music standards are but she is not doing it bad, you just don't like it and for the type of artist she is I think she deserves to not be compared with NW. Even if she is singing a NW song she is not singing NW version but hers, just like Floor is doing it right now. Everybody can have their opinion and you can disagree with me but there actually people criticizing just for the sake of doing it and they can do it freely, no penalties I promise but why invest your time in something you know you don't like
  6. sahara

    Tarja Turunen pt. III

    Tarja changed, Nightwish changed and none of them classified their music as metal. Both made it in metal scene for albums like Oceanborn. Tarja doesnt even stays in one genre, she is one of the most compete artists out there, she has rock music and classical music, she hasn't never stopped to sing classical so this "why she doesn't focus in classical music?" Is coming from, not long ago she did a couple of classical concerts she has music for all tastes, if people is not pleased with what she has been doing that's up to them, and why is it wrong to include a "metal" song in her repertoire, when she came to Mexico last year she included a tradicional mexican song on her acoustic set and she doesn't sing Mexican music, again, there's no sense. I mean, she worked her ass off to be where she is now, sing metal or not, she will be forever the face of symphonic metal, how many singers started to sing because of her? It's not a matter of please fans, it's a matter of don't forget from where you came from, that made her, she even said it, do you think she will forget her legacy? Don't think so. And if people keep waiting for her to be the same one from the past, I'll tell you, you will die waiting. Embrace her new career or let her go, no one is pointing a gun against you to like her.
  7. sahara

    Tarja Turunen pt. III

    I never said that. I'm not either one of those brainless Tarjaholics but some assumptions here have no sense at all. Everybody can dislike her as much as they want but saying a NW song overshadows her songs is just too much. I really wonder sometimes why people tend to compare her music like that, with NW specifically or even worse, compare her success with NW, that's just silly, what does have to do people's enthusiasm over a NW cover with what her music makes feel some people, now we're gonna say her songs are less good just because they dont get more screams and applauses like her NW covers? She is the former singer, it is a song that she hadn't sung in 14 years, what people was expecting towards the audience? To not get excited, to not show happiness? What we saw on those videos is the reaction we will always see and it's completely normal. If their songs are good or bad compare between each other is one thing but people have to accept (after almost 14 years) that Tarja and NW are two different type of musicians and their music is totally opposite, and if she sings one song from them now is just for fun, nothing else, I think a 14 solo career is enough proof.
  8. sahara

    Tarja Turunen pt. III

    Overshadow her stuff? Have you gone to one of her concerts recently? If people freak out for Planet Hell is for nostalgic because we're many that never saw the band with her and in a way this is better than nothing and having her singing a single song of her former band is better than a whole Decades tour with another singer (at least for me, I know many people will disagree, tastes) but her solo stuff is beautiful and she sounds amazing live, her concerts are good not because she is bringing one NW song but because she sings from her heart and that happens with her solo stuff, you're hipnotized by her, I cannot even describe the feeling but it's unfair diminish her stuff just because over here people don't like it or don't convince them.
  9. sahara

    Northward

    Is it bad if I say that I liked this album more than anything she has done in Nightwish? I'm totally obsessed with this album, loved every single song, it's refreshing to hear something like this from Floor. So bad this is just a project.
  10. sahara

    Tarja Turunen pt. III

    It's what we were telling you all these years, YouTube videos of her don't make her justice AT ALL. Thank God now you believe us. I'm so happy you like it, her stage presence is amazing, you can't stop smiling, she shares so much happiness
  11. sahara

    Tarja Turunen pt. III

    I think her biggest mistake was to realese something that was recorded 2 years ago, you can see her improvement nowadays even if it's just a little bit, she definitely sings better now compared to those live shows. Haven't watched them though I can only judge live videos have been shared so far.
  12. I did know some of the things he said but regarding religion and science it's interesting to read what he thought back then. What amazed me is how honest he is with himself, it seems that he hasn't changed his thoughts that much through years, everything he said about Donald and religion and science is printed in his music and I just find it fascinating. Thanks a lot
  13. sahara

    Tarja Turunen pt. III

    It was in UK, she shared this: I just received happy news from my label earMUSIC that my “Act II” is nr. 4 in the Music Video UK Official Charts, and nr. 1 in the sub-category Music Blu-Ray!! I feel UK closer and closer. Thank you so much all my fans and listeners in UK! I am thrilled.
  14. sahara

    The Floor thread

    New interview but in dutch, someone who wants to translate? https://www.volkskrant.nl/cultuur-media/floor-jansen-is-internationaal-onze-grootste-popzangeres-hoe-kan-het-dan-dat-nederland-haar-niet-kent-br-~b16637b6/?utm_campaign=shared content&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_content=free
  15. sahara

    Decades World Tour 2018

    Back to the topic guys. There are special threads for EFMB and old albums on the Nightwish section.