Ghost Opera

Label
Steamhammer - Hannover
Release date
1 Jun 2007
Running length
11 tracks
Running time
43:40

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Tracklist

    Track     Duration Listeners
1 Solitaire 0:59 60,358
2 Rule the World 3:39 60,052
3 Ghost Opera 4:05 74,794
4 The Human Stain 3:59 57,366
5 Blücher 4:01 42,556
6 Love You to Death 5:11 57,739
7 Up Through the Ashes 4:58 54,466
8 Mourning Star 4:34 46,271
9 Silence of the Darkness 3:42 44,094
10 Anthem 4:21 45,428
11 EdenEcho 4:11 52,518

About this album

Ghost Opera is the eighth studio album from metal band Kamelot. It was released in 2007 by SPV GmbH/Steamhammer Records, on June 1 in Germany and followed by releases on June 4 in Europe and June 5 in the United States. It is the first studio album by Kamelot to feature keyboardist Oliver Palotai and the last with former bassist Glenn Barry. The album spawned four music videos for the songs “Ghost Opera”, “The Human Stain”, “Rule the World” and “Love You to Death”.

On Billboard 200, the album peaked at number 18 on Top Heatseekers and number 48 on Independent Albums.

Prior to the release of the album, SPV Records distributed a strictly limited CD single of “Ghost Opera”, handed out to fans attending the European Tour in March, April and May 2007.

The album was released on vinyl in the spring of 2009, along with The Black Halo.

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  • Karaouq16

    epic

    22 Apr 6:45pm Reply
  • CosmicPi

    This is a great album, no doubt.

    20 Mar 11:04pm Reply
  • SilverBarron

    Their best IMO!

    27 Oct 2012 Reply
  • angelripper19

    One of my favorite albums of all time

    19 Oct 2012 Reply
  • VioletCarrot

    Great album, but I don't like cover

    9 Sep 2012 Reply
  • SpyKiisMaGiC

    I'd say it's their most inconsistent. Some amazing, some shit.

    19 Jul 2012 Reply
  • silversadheart

    It's a solid and innovative album, they maybe wanted a new approach and expand their musical limits, that means originality and freshness that it's good and welcome in my opinion, specially if the result is that good... but I guess not all the people can understand it.

    18 Nov 2011 Reply
  • silversadheart

    It's not their best, but is premier quality music as well the rest of Kamelot discography. The point of this album in my opinion is to be experimental and variative respect of the previous sound, but specially remaining with the dark atmosphere explored on The Black Halo and exploring more and more the posibilities of working with orchestra and choirs, being more symphonic oriented and less power metal.

    18 Nov 2011 Reply
  • ZadionApocalaya

    I don't even know what's wrong with you weirdos.... to say that this album is better than The Black Halo would be a joke, but TBH is like the epitome of symphonic power metal for me (along with Century's Child). Ghost Opera is still a very solid album with some super awesome moments.

    13 Nov 2011 Reply
  • Bazilisck311

    I liked this album - I thought each musical composition fit well with the atmosphere and theme of the lyrics. The concept albums tended to be straight up power metal.

    14 Oct 2011 Reply
  • Chemin

    Amazing album.

    31 Aug 2011 Reply
  • CHARLOTTExNW

    why so many people don't like this album? Ghost Opera is in my opinion one of their bests together with TBH. I love every single one one this one (:

    11 Apr 2011 Reply
  • Leekimhoung

    the best <3

    30 Mar 2011 Reply
  • ShortSonata

    You're wrong. I'M RIGHT. D;

    17 Mar 2011 Reply
  • SpyKiisMaGiC

    All three of those songs are still weaker than anything off Epica/TBH apart from This Pain.

    27 Feb 2011 Reply
  • ShortSonata

    You're wrong. EdenEcho, Pendulous Fall and Season's End together is the most amazing moment in Kamelot's whole discography. Add in Epilogue for more awesome. And where did Roy say it wasn't their best work? I call bullshit.

    20 Feb 2011 Reply
  • The_Onilord

    After The Fourth Legacy, Karma, Epica and The Black Halo, a real let down :(. Not a terrible let down, but is far less interesting than the previous four albums.

    19 Feb 2011 Reply
  • DarkZuza56

    Best of Kamelot!

    17 Feb 2011 Reply
  • SkeletonFetish

    this album pissed me off ghost opera and human stain were the only good songs on the whole cd even roy kaun sed it wasent thare best work

    5 Feb 2011 Reply
  • Larsne

    Boring compared to albums like 4th legacy and Karma.

    8 Jan 2011 Reply
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