|A christmas album from ex-Nightwish vocalist with a uniquely sinister spin on traditional songs
Format: CD / Cat No: 0212132EMU / Released: 17/11/2017
Track Listing: 1. O Come, O Come Emmanuel / 2. Together / 3. We Three Kings / 4. Deck The Halls / 5. Pie Jesu / 6. Amazing Grace / 7. O Tannenbaum / 8. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas / 9. God Rest Ye / 10. Feliz Navidad / 11. What Child is This 12. We Wish You a Merry Christmas
More information: On the first look, From Spirits And Ghosts (Score For A Dark Christmas) might seem like any other Christmas album. However, the listener will soon notice that Tarja takes classical Christmas songs and brings them to a never before seen level, using her unique blend of her classically trained voice mixed with her heavy metal influences. This puts a uniquely sinister spin on traditional songs like “Amazing Grace”, “We Wish You A Merry Christmas” or “Feliz Navidad”, making the listener be reminded of a movie score.
Besides covering classic carols, From Spirits and Ghosts also features one brand new Tarja song called "Together". This song is aligned with the dark sound of the album and embodies the theme of ghosts and mysticism throughout, in a Tarja-styled manner, utilising the sound of a grand orchestra.