2001-03-27 00:00 - TIMO TOLKKI - the mastermind / guitar player of STRATOVARIUS - will start with the recordings for his second solo album on April, 16..
The whole album will be recorded at Hästholmen estate, which is the place where STRATOVARIUS rehearsed and made demos for the 'Infinite' album. It is a beautiful place in the middle of nature near Helsinki. It´s not a studio so Timo will bring the recording gear there. The album will be mixed at Finnvox studios. It will be produced, recorded and mixed by TIMO TOLKKI himself. The album will be titled "Hymn To Life". Timo have written 17 songs but he don´t know which ones will make it on the album actually. Some song titles are: Hymn to Life, Soul Searching, Now I Understand, Dear God, Little Boy I Miss You, Father, Divine, Fresh Blue Waters, Love Conquers All, It´s XMas Morning, Key to the Universe.
It is a very personal album for Timo including some of the most personal lyrics he have ever written.The line-up will be Timo Tolkki (vocals, all guitars, bass), Anssi Nykänen (drums - a famous session musician) and
Mika Ervaskari (the original keyboardplayer of Stratovarius).
The release date für 'Hymn To Life' is set up for January 2002!
2001-02-16 00:00 - Details