In a short post on the official website of Finnish Power-Steamrollers Sonata Arctica, it is announced that they have named their forthcoming new album "Unia". It will be the band's fifth studio album. The album will be released on May 25 via Nuclear Blast Records.

As announced, Sonata Arctica recently confirmed some Finnish and USA tour dates. More dates are expected to be announced soon.


Source: bravewords.com
Band profile: Sonata Arctica
Event: Sonata Arctica: Finnish Tour
 
Posted: 02.02.2007 by lupas



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Eight - 02.02.2007 at 12:50  
Hell yeah! Finally, im really looking forward to get my hands on that one. I wonder if they changed... ?
~Nagash~ - 02.02.2007 at 14:40  
New album of Sonata?Can't wait to have it!!!
kaos666 - 02.02.2007 at 15:38  
Unia??:noidea: Well...looking forward to it!
matthioso - 02.02.2007 at 17:16  
allways great to hear something of this band
Hyvaarin - 02.02.2007 at 19:03  
Written by kaos666 on 02.02.2007 at 15:38

Unia??:noidea:

No kidding. What the christ does 'Unia' mean?

Interested in this album, but I hope it's a step back to their Ecliptica/Silence era.
Lemchor - 02.02.2007 at 20:55  
Unia means Dreams.
insanity.peppers - 03.02.2007 at 00:06  
Yay for Sonata Arctica. Cant wait
tulkas - 03.02.2007 at 05:43  
New Sonata Arctica album!!!
excellent! can't wait to have it!!

BTW, is Unia in finissh or what language??
Spyroid - 03.02.2007 at 11:44  
Written by tulkas on 03.02.2007 at 05:43

New Sonata Arctica album!!!
excellent! can't wait to have it!!

BTW, is Unia in finissh or what language??


Latin maybe?
Keoren - 03.02.2007 at 13:40  
Unia is Dreams in Finnish, but there might also be another meaning.
Keoren - 03.02.2007 at 21:30  
I just heard 'Unia" also means 'The One' or 'The Only One' in female form in Latin. Maybe a double-meaning?

EDIT: Hmmm... some people who have studied Latin said that there is no word 'unia' in Latin, only 'unica'. Looks like it's 'just' Finnish afterall.
tulkas - 03.02.2007 at 21:41  
probably, there's a lot of words with more than one meaning so... very probably
Daru Jericho - 03.02.2007 at 22:53  
Dreams....how very suitable.
kaos666 - 04.02.2007 at 17:46  
Maybe...but I was looking forward to a less simple name like Reckoning Night. That is a cool album name@
The Alchemist - 05.02.2007 at 02:49  
Great! hope to hear it soon. Sonata rules
Escapist - 05.02.2007 at 12:02  
Yeah! I am also waiting for this album! Unia sounds cool
Graveheart - 05.02.2007 at 23:57  
There is yet another meaning there... "Unia" actually means dreams when the word is an object. That is something people say in Finnish, meaning "(have) sweet dreams". So as a word it means "dreams", but as a phrase it means "sleep well" or "good night".
Escapist - 05.02.2007 at 23:59  
It's a really "Sonatarctician" title indeed. I think this album will be like Reckoning Night, quite progressive...
Remi.p3 - 13.02.2007 at 23:15  
hell yeah! ^^ *singing and dancing*
Thryce - 22.02.2007 at 15:17  
The new album has been mastered and is thus complete and done.
An extensive studio update by keyboardist Henkka Klingenberg can be found here.

As announced, "Unia" will be released on May 25th via Nuclear Blast Records.

Keep checking the MS News for updates As album details will be announced soon and thus posted asap in our News Section!

(Lol, always wanted to use such a sturdy saying)
Eight - 23.02.2007 at 09:42  
Thanks Thryce ! Keep the good news coming!
Lol!
Eight - 27.02.2007 at 10:09  
Ok, they are done! Album is complete!
http://www.sonataarctica.info/index.php?studio&en
NemeniX - 07.03.2007 at 14:06  
Finally !

Hope it will rox like Ecliptica
EquilibriuMTR - 06.04.2007 at 19:09  
I have listened to the leaked album.
I am very disappointed, there isn't evet one good song all of them suck ass. Really bad album!!!!! 0/10
If you want to download: (removed by mods - no links to illegal downloads please)
I don't even know what Tony wanted to try, this is one of the worst albums that I ever listened in a long time, and after so much excellent records???!!!

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