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Which singer of Nightwish do you prefer?

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Topic: Which singer of Nightwish do you prefer?
Posted By: dtguitarfan
Subject: Which singer of Nightwish do you prefer?
Date Posted: May 24 2012 at 05:30
So I was just wondering what people thought about the two singers of Nightwish. Who do you prefer?


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Posted By: Dean
Date Posted: May 24 2012 at 05:50
Marco Hietala - he's great and his singing is steadily improving, he also seems to enjoy it and has fun doing it. When Turunen was fired I would have liked them to got another male singer to compliment Hietala instead of continuing the female-fronted symphonic metal tradition, which by 2005 was becoming passť.
 
When Turunen sings in Finish she's okay, her singing in English sometimes is cringeworthy - Olzon does a far better job of English lyrics, I also prefer her voice and her style of singing - it does not have the depth and range of Turunen but it is far more adaptable and natural.
 


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Posted By: dtguitarfan
Date Posted: May 24 2012 at 05:55
Originally posted by Dean Dean wrote:

Marco Hietala

Nice.  This is the best answer anyone could possibly give - I mean, the dude's a viking warrior!  If you don't like his singing, he might just chop your face up with his battle ax!  LOL
I love what Marco adds to that band.


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Posted By: Hercules
Date Posted: May 24 2012 at 07:07
Tarja by far of the two female vocalists.

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Posted By: gerdtheater
Date Posted: May 24 2012 at 12:52
I love Nightwish with Tarja and with Anette, so it's difficult to decide which do I prefer. I think that Anette when singing songs made when Tarja was in Nightwish is a bit disappointing because she can't sing as high as Tarja. But in general Nightwish is a great band with or without Tarja!  

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Posted By: colorofmoney91
Date Posted: May 24 2012 at 13:54
I wouldn't say that I love everything, but I think they've maintained steady quality since their early days and the vocalist doesn't matter much to me. Anette is cuter though.

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Posted By: Dellinger
Date Posted: May 24 2012 at 19:26
As a singer, Tarja by far, no contest. As for the music, I like it very much with and after Tarja. I haven't heard all of their albums (though I have heard the last compilation and some live albums, so I get a goo idea of their whole discography), however, I believe my favourite album so far must be the last, "Imaginaerum"... there's something really special with it's melodies and so. Perhaps the most pleasant surprise of all the albums I have bought upon the time of it's release.


Posted By: Morningrise
Date Posted: May 24 2012 at 19:28
The one and only, Tarja.


Posted By: Triceratopsoil
Date Posted: May 24 2012 at 20:11
Originally posted by colorofmoney91 colorofmoney91 wrote:

Anette is cuter though.


I was going to say the same thing about the other one LOL


Posted By: ole-the-first
Date Posted: May 25 2012 at 10:48
Tarja's voice is epic. Very epic. But Anett's voice is more natural... So it's hard to say which I really prefer.

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