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Live performances of specific songs

I thought I would share this reference tool that I have built. If you want to find out whether a song has ever been performed live, or whether it has been released on an official live CD or DVD/BR, this is the place for you.

Songs are grouped chronologically by album (with distinct colours for each album). If a song name is red, like "Nymphomaniac Fantasia", then it has never been performed live by Nightwish (as far as I know, and with the help of setlist.fm). If a song name is bolded, like "Elvenpath", then not only it has been performed live, but it's also been recorded and released on an official CD (audio) or DVD/BR (video).

Then my table is separated by singer eras, so for instance Tarja has sung "Elvenpath" live, Anette hasn't, and Floor has. A greyed out box means that a specific singer has never performed that song live.

Moreover, the live album source is mentioned. For instance one can see that "Elvenpath" live has been released on From Wishes to Eternity (FWTE) with Tarja, and also on Decades Live (DL) with Floor.

The last column denotes the year when a song has last been performed live, if it hasn't been performed during the "Floor era" (after 2012).

Finally, yellow boxes stand for songs in the current tour rotation, that may potentially be recorded for future releases.

Live album acronyms are:

Please send in any corrections-additions.

 

Last update 2022-11

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Adding on to this, I would like to make a list of the best fan or TV video recordings for songs that have no official DVD live recording.

 

For instance, for Floor we have the following live songs (not counting the Human Nature songs which will probably see future DVD/BR releases):

 

No official DVD featuring Anette was ever released, so I will be listing the best source for every one of the songs that she sang live. There are a couple of professionally recorded shows () from this era though so that will help.

 

Tarja sang a number of songs for which official live recordings were never released.

 

Feel free to send YouTube links, and I will go through the lists I have as well.

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Making some progress finding suitable recordings of the songs that never made it to DVD. It's surprisingly difficult to find quality recordings of Floor singing the Imaginaerum-era songs like Slow, Love, Slow, Scaretale or The Siren. Anette singing Eva was also hard to find. If you know of better videos of any of the songs above, do let me know! Do you have a favourite version of Tarja singing Stargazers or Gethsemane? The latter was cut from the From Wishes to Eternity DVD, unfortunately.

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Ok my work here is done! 😉 The best possible live recordings of songs that didn't make it to the official DVD/BR releases. Sources of better material are always welcome, as you will notice some subpar recordings in the list. Some songs also don't have known video recordings for now, only audio.

I was pretty certain that Tarja had sung Romanticide live, but it appears I was wrong. 🤔

Of note, recordings of Crownless live exist, but none are available on YouTube.

Comments welcome!

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The Nightwish singers have performed solo many of the band's songs, some of which they never sang live with the band! Here's a partial list that may be of interest. Don't dismiss it only because it's not officially Nightwish, there's some surprisingly good (and exclusive) stuff here! And yeah, there's some pretty bad stuff too! 😁

The "unlock" 🔓 symbol denotes songs never performed on stage with Nightwish.

 

Tarja Turunen solo

Anette Olzon solo

Floor Jansen solo

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Man, Tarja did leave no stone unturned when planning her solo shows... 😮

I found out today that she even performed "Where Were You Last Night" (the Ankie Bagger cover she recorded with Nightwish 😬) and "Erämaajärvi" (first part of Lappi from the first album) in 2010 during her solo tour. See the post above for links to this and more.

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On 12/27/2021 at 2:33 PM, Fugazi said:

The Nightwish singers have performed solo many of the band's songs, some of which they never sang live with the band! Here's a partial list that may be of interest. Don't dismiss it only because it's not officially Nightwish, there's some surprisingly good (and exclusive) stuff here! And yeah, there's some pretty bad stuff too! 😁

The "unlock" 🔓 symbol denotes songs never performed on stage with Nightwish.

 

Tarja Turunen solo

Anette Olzon solo

Floor Jansen solo

This is great, thanks! Still working my through some older posts. Tons yet to view!

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With Floor singing 'The Phantom Of The Opera' with Nightwish tonight, I had to update a numbers of lists!

For the record, Floor has performed 65 different Nightwish songs live, of which 53 have been released on DVD/BR over the years. Hopefully Tribal, Shoemaker and The Phantom will be also included on a future physical release!

In case you're wondering, Tarja has performed live 49 different NW songs during her time in the band, and Anette almost as many -- 45.

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