January 19, 2020

TO BE RELEASED ON 10TH APRIL

When Finnish sextet NIGHTWISH announce a new studio album people tend to take notice. They know that something special is brewing. Band leader Tuomas Holopainen once said that whenever he creates a new record he has the intention of capturing something rare and unique, a monument and a true album experience. In 2020 he’s certain to achieve his objective once again. NIGHTWISH havecompleted the recordings for their 9th studio album and are proud to announce the title, artwork (above) and tracklisting.

HUMAN. :II: NATUREwill be released on 10th April 2020. The long-awaited record, following 2015’s critically-acclaimed Endless Forms Most Beautiful, will be a double album containing 9 tracks on the main CD and one long track, divided into eight chapters on CD 2.

The tracklisting will read as follows:

Disc 1:
01. Music                                 
02. Noise                                                   
03. Shoemaker                                            
04. Harvest                                                
05. Pan                                                    
06. How’s The Heart?                             
07. Procession                                       
08. Tribal                                                   
09. Endlessness       
 
Disc 2:
01. All The Works Of Nature Which Adorn The World – Vista
02. All The Works Of Nature Which Adorn The World – The Blue
03. All The Works Of Nature Which Adorn The World – The Green
04. All The Works Of Nature Which Adorn The World – Moors
05. All The Works Of Nature Which Adorn The World – Aurorae
06. All The Works Of Nature Which Adorn The World – Quiet As The Snow
07. All The Works Of Nature Which Adorn The World – Anthropocene (incl. “Hurrian Hymn To Nikkal”)
08. All The Works Of Nature Which Adorn The World – Ad Astra

HUMAN. :II: NATURE. was recorded from August to October 2019 at Röskö campsite, Petrax Studios and Troykington castle, as well as Finnvox Studios, by Tero Kinnunen, Mikko Karmila and Troy Donockley. The mixing was done by Mikko Karmila at Finnvox, with Tuomas Holopainen and Tero Kinnunen. Mastering was done by Mika Jussila at Finnvox.

NIGHTWISH WORLD TOUR 2020 
16.11. NO – Oslo – Spektrum
20.11. DE – Leipzig – Arena
21.11. DE – Dusseldorf – ISS Dome
23.11. NL – Amsterdam – Ziggo Dome  
24.11. NL – Amsterdam – Ziggo Dome (sold out)
25.11. FR – Paris – AccorHotels Arena
26.11. BE – Antwerp – Lotto Arena
28.11. DE – Stuttgart – Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle
29.11. LU – Luxembourg – Rockhal
03.12. IT – Milan – Lorenzini District
04.12. DE – Munich – Olympiahalle
09.12. DE – Bamberg – Brose Arena
10.12. DE – Frankfurt – Festhalle
12.12. AT – Vienna – Stadthalle
14.12. DE – Berlin – Max-Schmeling-Halle
16.12. UK – Cardiff – Motorpoint Arena
18.12. UK – London – SSE Arena Wembley

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