Release date: 5 October 1998
Style: Symphonic power metal

Rating:

8.5 | 494 votes

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01. Epicus Furor
02. Emerald Sword
03. Wisdom Of The Kings
04. Heroes Of The Lost Valley
    1 - Entering The Waterfalls Realm
    2 - The Dragons' Pride
05. Eternal Glory
06. Beyond The Gates Of Infinity
07. Wings Of Destiny
08. The Dark Tower Of Abyss
09. Riding The Winds Of Eternity
10. Symphony Of Enchanted Lands
    1 - Tharos' Last Flight
    2 - The Hymn Of The Warrior
    3 - Rex Tremende
    4 - The Immortal Fire

Reviews (2)
Lyrics (10)


Additional info
Produced by Sascha Paeth and Miro. Engineered, mixed and mastered by Sascha Paeth and Miro at Gate Studio in Wolfsburg, Germany. All Artwork by Eric Philippe. Photography by Karsten Koch, Hannover. All songs, vocal lines and classical interludes composed by Luca Turilli and Alex Staropoli. All lyrics and Emerald Sword Saga written by Luca Turilli. Orchestral arrangements by Alex Staropoli.

Staff review by
wrathchild

Rating:
9.0
Here it is, the second album from the mighty Italians of Rhapsody! We were many to wait for the release of the second chapter of the Emerald Sword Saga, and our hope wasn't in vain, and our patience was greatly rewarded. Warriors, hold your shiny sword up in the air, your fate waits for you! See, this is the effect this album has on most of us!

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published 14.01.2004 | Comments (7)

Staff review by
Pierre Tombale

Rating:
9.0
Symphony Of The Enchanted Lands is chapter two of the Algalord chronicles, the story Rhapsody told in 5 parts on 5 albums.

This second part opens with a mighty intro continuing with the mighty 'Emerald Sword', to me their best song together with 'Dawn Of Victory'.
Followed by the calmly opened 'Wisdom Of The Kings', a great

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published 00.00.0000 | Comments (1)

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powa_emanuel - 08.02.2012 at 06:45  
Rating: 10 Incredible.
LordHypnos - 02.10.2012 at 15:08  
Rating: 10 Such masterpiece! Why have I ignored this album?! Luca Turilli's a real genius! I'm not very fan of ROF, but I have to admit that it's perfect! It deserves to be in the Top 200!
Therapy? - 30.11.2012 at 16:53  
Rating: 10 Ahh... this album is special to me. It's my first (symphonic) power metal album and it totally awed me. I loved the knightly fantasy atmosphere that they created in this piece of pure brilliance. The mix of classic, baroque-ish elements with speedy and powerful powermetal really got me hungry for morem more, more! This album will always keep a special place in my heart.

And even after all these years, "Emeral Sword" gives me goosebumps. The good ones!

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