Highest Hopes
Best Of

Summary
Highest Hopes is Nightwish’s first best-of released by Spinefarm Records. Two other best-of had been released before: Tales From The Elvenpath from Drakkar Records and Best Wishes from Toys Factory. This new best-of goes back over the band’s whole career, from the first album Angels Fall First to Once. It also offers two unreleased tracks: a new version of Sleeping Sun and a live performance of a Pink Floyd song, High Hopes, sang by Marco during Tarja’s break on the concerts of the 2005 tour.

Release date: September 28th 2005
Written and composed by Tuomas Holopainen except:
Sacrament of Wilderness: Tuomas / Tuomas-Emppu
Walking in the Air: Howard Blake
High Hopes: Polly Anne Samson / David Gilmour
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01. Wish I Had An Angel
02. Stargazers
03. The Kinslayer
04. Ever Dream
05. Elvenpath
06. Bless The Child
07. Nemo
08. Sleeping Sun
09. Dead To The World
10. Over The Hills And Far Away
11. Deep Silent Complete
12. Sacrament Of Wilderness
13. Walking In The Air
14. Wishmaster
15. Dead Boy's Poem
16. High Hopes - Live (inédit)

 

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Best ofHighest Hopes is the band’s most official and nice best-of. It has a very good choice of tracks, a superb cover, a wonderful booklet with all the lyrics and a very beautiful general design – this best-of really is a beautiful object. It is also the only one that has been released in various forms, for example in a 2 CD/ 1 DVD version that can be found in a beautiful DVD digipack.

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Highest Hopes

Collection :

  • Finland 2005 - Spinefarm - SPI234CD - promo CD - cardboard sleeve - photo1
  • Finland 2005 - Spinefarm Mercury - promo CD - cardboard sleeve - photo2
  • Finland 2005 - Spinefarm - SPI234CD - CD + DVD
  • Finland 2005 - Spinefarm - SPI234dg - CD - digipack
  • World 2005 - Universal Music - 987172-0 - CD - international version
  • World 2005 - Universal Music - 987451-6 - CD - with a smaller booklet
  • World 2005 - Universal Music - 987181-6 - CD + DVD - PAL
  • World 2005 - Universal Music - 987181-6 - CD + DVD - PAL
  • World 2005 - Universal Music - 987407-1 - 2CD + DVD - version Deluxe sound & vision - photo1
  • World 2005 - Universal Music - 987527-7 - MC
  • UK 2005 - Universal Music - 987172-1 - CD -
  • UK 2005 - Universal Music - 987372-1 - CD + DVD - NTSC limited edition
  • Germany 2005 - Universal Music - 987395-8 - CD
  • Germany 2005 - Universal Music - 987396-9 - CD + DVD - PAL
  • Abbreviation key :
    CD : compact disc
    LP : vinyl record (33-1/3 rpm)
    7" - 10" - 12" vinyl : 7, 10, 12 inches vinyl record
    MC : Cassette audio = audio tape
    2CD : Double CD
    MCD : Maxi-CD
    CDS : CD Single
    mini-CD : Single in an album-size box
    VD : Video-disc