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Fright Night -1989-
FRIGHT NIGHT

Released 1989
Recorded at: Finnvox Studios
Produced by: Stratovarius
Engineered by: Make Törrönen
Cover by: Patrick Woodroffe
Logo by: Susanne Nokelainen
Layout by: Basic's Team Oy


SONG LENGTH
FUTURE SHOCK 4'33"
FALSE MESSIAH 5'16"
BLACK NIGHT 3'40"
WITCH-HUNT 3'19"
FIREDANCE 2'17"
FRIGHT NIGHT 8'12"
NIGHT SCREAMER 4'45"
DARKNESS 6'54"
GOODBYE 1'13"
»» DOWNLOAD FRIGHT NIGHT-MEDLEY



Twilight Time -1992-
TWILIGHT TIME

Released 1992
Recorded at: Millbrook Studio
Produced by: T. Tolkki/Stratovarius
Mixed by Juha Heininen
Cover by: Eric Philippe
Logo by: Susanne Nokelainen
Photography John Vihervä


SONG LENGTH
BREAK THE ICE 4'39"
THE HANDS OF TIME 5'34"
MADNESS STRIKES AT MIDNIGHT 7'18"
METAL FRENZY 2'18"
TWILIGHT TIME 5'49"
THE HILLS HAVE EYES 6'18"
OUT OF THE SHADOWS 4'07"
LEAD US INTO THE LIGHT 5'45"
»» DOWNLOAD TWILIGHT TIME-MEDLEY



Dreamspace -1994-
DREAMSPACE

Released 1994
Recorded at: Rauhala Estate, Sibelius Academy, Soundtrack Studios
Produced by: Timo Tolkki
Mixed by Timo Tolkki
Cover by: Markus Itkonen
Logo by: Susanne Nokelainen
Photography Lasse Lehtiranta
Engineered by: Timo Tolkki


SONG LENGTH
CHASING SHADOWS 4'36"
4TH REICH 5'52"
EYES OF THE WORLD 6'00"
HOLD ON TO YOUR DREAM 3'38"
MAGIC CARPET RIDE 5'00"
WE ARE THE FUTURE 5'23"
TEARS OF ICE 5'41"
DREAMSPACE 6'00"
REIGN OF TERROR 3'33"
THIN ICE 4'31"
ATLANTIS 1'09"
ABYSS 5'06"
SHATTERED 3'30"
WINGS OF TOMORROW 5'15"
»» DOWNLOAD DREAMSPACE-MEDLEY



Fourth Dimension -1995-
FOURTH DIMENSION

Released 1995
Recorded at: Soundtrack Studios
Produced by: Timo Tolkki
Mixed by Timo Tolkki
Logo by: Susanne Nokelainen
Photography Lasse Lehtiranta
Engineered by: Timo Tolkki
Arrangement by Tuomo Lassila


SONG LENGTH
AGAINST THE WIND 3'48"
DISTANT SKIES 4'10"
GALAXIES 5'01"
WINTER 6'32"
STRATOVARIUS 6'22"
LORD OF THE WASTELAND 6'10"
030366 5'47"
NIGHTFALL 5'09"
WE HOLD THE KEY 7'53"
TWILIGHT SYMPHONY 7'00"
CALL OF THE WILDERNESS 1'30"
»» DOWNLOAD FOURTH DIMENSION-MEDLEY



Episode -1996-
EPISODE

Released 1996
Recorded at: Finnvox Studios
Produced by: Timo Tolkki
Mixed by Mikko Karmila / Timo Tolkki
Engineered by: TT Oksala/Tolkki
Mastered by Mika Jussila
Cover by: Sakari Peltola


SONG LENGTH
FATHER TIME 5'01"
WILL THE SUN RISE? 5'07"
ETERNITY 6'56"
EPISODE 2'01"
SPEED OF LIGHT 3'03"
UNCERTAINTY 5'59"
SEASON OF CHANGE 6'56"
STRATOSPHERE 4'52"
BABYLON 7'09"
TOMORROW 4'52"
NIGHT TIME ECLIPSE 7'58"
FOREVER 3'06"
::bonus WHEN THE NIGHT MEETS THE DAY (Jap.) 5'13"
»» DOWNLOAD EPISODE-MEDLEY



Visions -1997-
VISIONS

Released 1997
Recorded at: Finnvox Studios
Produced by: Timo Tolkki
Mixed by Mikko Karmila
Engineered by: Mikko Karmila
Cover by: Andreas Marschall
Logo by: Markus Itkonen
Photography Dick Lindberg


SONG LENGTH
BLACK DIAMOND 5'48"
KISS OF JUDAS 5'41"
FOREVER FREE 6'00"
BEFORE THE WINTER 6'07"
LEGIONS 5'44"
ABYSS OF YOUR EYES 5'38"
HOLY LIGHT 5'46"
PARADISE 4'27"
COMING HOME 5'37"
VISIONS (SOUTHERN CROSS) 10'20"
»» DOWNLOAD VISIONS-MEDLEY



Destiny -1998-
DESTINY

Released 1998
Recorded at: Finnvox Studios
Produced by: Timo Tolkki
Mixed by Mikko Karmila
Engineered by: Mikko Karmila/Tolkki
Cover by: Marco Bernard
Layout by Rade Puolakka
Photography Dick Lindberg


SONG LENGTH
DESTINY 10'16"
S.O.S. 4'16"
NO TURNING BACK 4'22"
4000 RAINY NIGHTS 6'01"
REBEL 4'16"
YEARS GO BY 5'15"
PLAYING WITH FIRE 4'16"
VENUS IN THE MORNING 5'35"
ANTHEM OF THE WORLD 9'32"
::bonus COLD WINTER NIGHTS (Eur.) 5'13"
::bonus DREAM WITH ME (Jap.) 5'13"
::bonus BLACKOUT (Us.) 4'08"
»» DOWNLOAD DESTINY-MEDLEY



Infinite -2000-
INFINITE

Released 2000
Recorded at: Finnvox Studios and Hästholmen
Produced by: Timo Tolkki
Mixed by Mikko Karmila
Engineered by: Mikko Karmila
Cover by: Derek Riggs
Layout by Dirk Gohr
Photography Dick Lindberg, Kristian


SONG LENGTH
HUNTING HIGH AND LOW 4'08"
MILLENNIUM 4'09"
MOTHER GAIA 8'18"
PHOENIX 6'13"
GLORY OF THE WORLD 4'53"
MILLION LIGHTYEARS AWAY 5'19"
FREEDOM 5'03"
INFINITY 9'21"
CELESTIAL DREAM 2'29"
::bonus IT'S A MYSTERY 2'29"
::bonus WHY ARE WE HERE? 2'29"
::bonus KEEP THE FLAME (French) 5'13"
»» DOWNLOAD INFINITE-MEDLEY



Intermission -2001-
INTERMISSION

Released 2001
Recorded at: Finnvox Studios and Hästholmen
Produced by: Timo Tolkki/Goldenworks Ltd.
Mixed by Mikko Karmila
Engineered by: Mikko Karmila
Cover by: Derek Riggs
Photography Marc Villange, Marcelo Rossi


SONG LENGTH
WILL MY SOUL EVER REST IN PEACE? 4'54"
FALLING INTO FANTASY 5'14"
CURTAINS ARE FALLING 4'22"
REQUIEM 2'52"
BLOODSTONE 3'54"
KILL THE KING 4'35"
I SURRENDER (live) 3'44"
KEEP THE FLAME 2'46"
WHY ARE WE HERE? 4'41"
WHAT CAN I SAY? 5'10"
DREAM WITH ME 5'11"
WHEN THE NIGHT MEETS THE DAY 5'26"
IT'S A MYSTERY 4'04"
COLD WINTER NIGHTS 5'13"
HUNTING HIGH AND LOW (live) 4'55"
::bonus FREEDOM (demo) 5'07"
::bonus NEONLIGHT CHILD (demo) 4'33"
»» DOWNLOAD INTERMISSION-MEDLEY



Elements Part I -2003-
ELEMENTS PART I

Released 2003
Recorded at: Finnvox Studios
Produced by: Timo Tolkki/Goldenworks Ltd.
Mixed by Mikko Karmila
Engineered by: Mikko Karmila & Timo Tolkki
Cover by: Derek Riggs
Photography Marc Villalonga

SONG LENGTH
EAGLEHEART 3'50"
SOUL OF A VAGABOND 7'22"
FIND YOUR OWN VOICE 5'10"
FANTASIA 9'56"
LEARNING TO FLY 6'19"
PAPILLON 7'01"
STRATOFORTRESS 3'26"
ELEMENTS 12'01"
A DROP IN THE OCEAN 6'49"



Elements Part 2 -2003-
ELEMENTS PART 2

Released 2003 (27.10.2003)
Recorded at: Finnvox Studios
Produced by: Timo Tolkki/Goldenworks Ltd.
Mixed by Mikko Karmila
Engineered by: Mikko Karmila & Timo Tolkki
Cover by: Derek Riggs
Photography Alex Kuehr

SONG LENGTH
ALPHA & OMEGA  
I WALK TO MY OWN SONG  
I'M STILL ALIVE
SEASON OF FAITH'S PERFECTION  
AWAKEN THE GIANT  
KNOW THE DIFFERENCE  
LUMINOUS  
DREAMWEAVER  
LIBERTY  
RIDE LIKE THE WIND (Japan Bonus)  
Discography
Future Shock -1988-
FUTURE SHOCK 7"

Released 1988
This single was released before Stratovarius released their debut album Fright Night. At the time Stratovarius was signed to CBS-label.

Rating: * Collector's Item

SONG LENGTH
FUTURE SHOCK 4'33"
WITCH-HUNT 3'19"



Black Night -1989-
BLACK NIGHT 7"

Released 1989
Second of the two singles released before Fright Night. Amazing thing is that the single cover is exactly the same than the cover of Fright Night. Only difference is that this was called Black Night. So very rare nowadays.

Rating: * Collector's Item

SONG LENGTH
BLACK NIGHT 3'40"
NIGHT SCREAMER 4'45"



Break The Ice -1992-
BREAK THE ICE 7"

Released 1992
This single was released before Twilight Time (aka Stratovarius II) and it was self released and self financed by Stratovarius.

Rating: * Collector's Item

SONG LENGTH
BREAK THE ICE 4'39"
LEAD US INTO THE LIGHT 5'45"



Will The Sun Rise -1996-
WILL THE SUN RISE?

Released 1996
Another single release prior to Episode-album. This is almost like a 'live' single since all the other songs but one are live-recordings.

Rating: ** Very Difficult to Find

SONG LENGTH
WILL THE SUN RISE? 5'07"
SPEED OF LIGHT (live) 3'03"
WILL THE SUN RISE? (live) 5'07"
ETERNITY (live) 6'56"
FATHER TIME (live) 5'01"
DISTANT SKIES (live) 4'10"



Father Time -1996-
FATHER TIME

Released 1996
Single was released before Episode-album. It included the song Future Shock from Fright Night sung by Timo Kotipelto and a Rainbow cover of Kill the King sung by Timo Tolkki.

Rating: ** Very Difficult to Find

SONG LENGTH
FATHER TIME 5'01"
UNCERTAINTY 5'59"
KILL THE KING 4'35"
FUTURE SHOCK -96 ?'??"



Black Diamond -1997-
BLACK DIAMOND

Released 1997
Rather similar cover with the Kiss of Judas single. Anyway, first of two singles releases prior to Visions album.

Rating: * Collector's Item

SONG LENGTH
BLACK DIAMOND 5'48"
KISS OF JUDAS 5'41"
KISS OF JUDAS (demo) 5'41"
WE HOLD THE KEY (live) 7'53"
4TH REICH (live) 5'52"



Kiss of Judas -1997-
KISS OF JUDAS

Released 1997
Has almost same songs than Black Diamond-single but 2 last songs are different. Very rare indeed.

Rating: * Collector's Item

SONG LENGTH
KISS OF JUDAS 5'41"
BLACK DIAMOND 5'48"
KISS OF JUDAS (demo) 5'41"
UNCERTAINTY (live) 5'59"
4TH REICH (live) 5'52"



SOS -1998-
SOS

Released 1998
Sos-single was released before Destiny-album and it included a huge Scorpions hit Blackout.

Rating: *** Found on big record stores

SONG LENGTH
S.O.S. 4'16"
NO TURNING BACK 4'22"
BLACKOUT ?'??"
YEARS GO BY 5'15"



Hunting High And Low -2000-
HUNTING HIGH AND LOW

Released 2000
This single was released before Infinite and it includes the song Neonlight Child which is only available on this single.

Rating: **** Easy to find

SONG LENGTH
HUNTING HIGH AND LOW 4'08"
MILLENNIUM 4'09"
NEONLIGHT CHILD ?'??"
HUNTING HIGH AND LOW (demo) 4'08"
MILLENNIUM (demo) 4'09"



Eagleheart -2002-
EAGLEHEART

Released 2002
The single release prior to Elements Part 1

Rating: **** Easy to find

SONG LENGTH
EAGLEHEART -'--"
RUN AWAY -'--"
EAGLEHEART (demo) -'--"
Discography
Visions of Europe -1998-
VISIONS OF EUROPE (live)

Livealbum. Released 1998
2cd Livealbum containing all the greatest Stratovarius hits. Recorded in Italy and Greece.

Rating: *** Found on big record stores

SONG LENGTH
CD 1
FOREVER FREE 4'33"
KISS OF JUDAS 3'19"
FATHER TIME 4'33"
DISTANT SKIES 3'19"
SEASON OF CHANGE 4'33"
SPEED OF LIGHT 3'19"
TWILIGHT SYMPHONY 4'33"
HOLY SOLOS 3'19"
CD 2
VISIONS (Southern Cross) 4'33"
WILL THE SUN RISE? 3'19"
FOREVER 4'33"
BLACK DIAMOND 3'19"
AGAINST THE WIND 4'33"
PARADISE 4'33"
LEGIONS 3'19"



Past and Now -1997-
PAST AND NOW

Compilation Album. Released 1997
Originally released as a promotion cd in Japan. Few copies roaming outside of Japan but otherwise this release is nowhere to be found.

Rating: * Collector's Item

SONG LENGTH
THE HANDS OF TIME 4'33"
FUTURE SHOCK 4'33"
TWILIGHT TIME 4'33"
CHASING SHADOWS 4'33"
DREAMSPACE 4'33"
FIREDANCE SUITE 4'33"
AGAINST THE WIND 4'33"
TWILIGHT SYMPHONY 4'33"
WILL THE SUN RISE? 4'33"
FOREVER 4'33"
BLACK DIAMOND 4'33"
THE KISS OF JUDAS 4'33"



Chosen Ones -1999-
CHOSEN ONES

Compilation Album. Released 1999
The Official compilation album. Released by Noise Records after Stratovarius changed labels and signed with Nuclear Blast. Includes songs from all the Stratovarius albums except Fright Night, which was released on CBS-label.

Rating: *** Found on big record stores

SONG LENGTH
BLACK DIAMOND 4'33"
TWILIGHT TIME 4'33"
FATHER TIME 4'33"
HANDS OF TIME 4'33"
DREAM WITH ME 4'33"
PARADISE 4'33"
OUT OF THE SHADOWS 4'33"
FOREVER 4'33"
FULL MOON 4'33"
THE KISS OF JUDAS 4'33"
SOS 4'33"
DREAMSPACE 4'33"
AGAINST THE WIND 4'33"
SPEED OF LIGHT 4'33"
4000 RAINY NIGHTS 4'33"
WILL THE SUN RISE?
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