Best Avantasia Songs


The Top Ten

1 The Scarecrow

A true masterpiece. It still gives me chills every some I listen to it.


My favorite song, not only because of Jorn, but because of the song itself. It has quality, power and it's a definitely one of the best songs that came out from Tobias Sommet. Keep on rocking, we want more!

It's rare for a song to have a moment that gives you chills. It's even more rare for a song to have four or five of those moments. Without a doubt my favorite Avantasia song, and one of my favorite songs in general.

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2 The Seven Angels

This song is the best I ever heard, maybe even better then stairway to heaven. It has everything that a song needs: Soft parts, Hard Parts, Solos and all kind of voices all together that make a great chorus. If you never heard this song I recommend you to listen to it

I can't understand how anyone with a healthy appreciation of art can fail to see this song for the masterpiece that it is. It isn't only the best Avantasia song; it is the best symphonic metal song ever made.

Yes, Jesus Christ what a song it is. If this genre was at all popular with the general public this song would be equivalent to Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody. I listen to it a few times every day and never get sick of it. The part after like 8-9 minutes that starts with "I have been alone 'til a madman came along" just givs me goosebumps every time. Kudos, Mr Sammet.

This song is just awesome! Only fact that it changes tempo for about 4 times throughout it, it makes it really enjoyable even after listening to it over and over again. I would rate this 10/10 and maybe the best song of Avantasia!

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3 Farewell

You gotta love this one, is perfect

Simply perfect

Best by far!


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4 Death is Just a Feeling

Soaring, theatrical, haunting, and even a little mournful. Just about the most perfect symphonic power metal song you could ask for. - SventheCrusader

Jon Oliva rocks, hands down! And Tobi is amazing, like always. - Metal_Treasure

What an incredible song! The chorus is pure awesomeness and the strange parts are perfect! Jon Oliva's interpretation is excellent, he seems to be really insane and hurted.

Haha the best from Angel of Babylon's album

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5 Dying for an Angel

I love this song! Awesome lyrics and music.. Should easily be in top 5 of this list. Please listen to it and decide for yourself.

Only for klaus this song must be in top ten I think

Tobi and klaus good team :))

It�'s awesome! This music, this lyrics...

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6 Let the Storm Descend Upon You

So many epic songs, but this one is definitely a materpiece

Just a fantastic piece of art. Stunning intro, powerful chorus and fantastic singers.

A masterpiece

Epic in every possible sense.

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7 The Wicked Symphony

Perfect! The story behind this song, a story of struggle, the amazing vocal stand-off, the epic intro, the fantastic and ear-catching melody and the whole song itself - just perfect

I have been a power metal and avantasia fan for years, and I can say that This is a true masterpiece, along with the seven angels and scarecrow

Avantasia has many great songs, but this one is just perfect on every aspect, amazing and powerful chorus, nice ''contrast'' between major and minor parts, the high and low's, and perfectly timed transitions

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8 The Final Sacrifice

It's just awesome... Since it starts it's a song with full power in its lyrics and music, I recommended it to everyone who wants to start to listening this amazing group.

The first avantasia song I heard, and also the best of them all~ m/

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9 The Toy Master

It features Alice Cooper, what can be better!
Alice is the godfather of shock rock and metal!


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10 The Raven Child

Epic masterpiece! - PhoenixAura81

One of the best songs I've ever heard.
The vocals are incredible, haven't heard a duo mix as well as Hansi Kürsch and Jorn Lande do in my life.
The music is amazing, it has soft and slow parts and it has hard and fast parts. The singing completely fits with the music.
Lyrics are also so incredible that they actually force you to read them, and if you resist reading the lyrics, you have my respect.
All out an incredible song, great music, awesome singing with amazing music, 9/10 from me, making it my favourite song by Avantasia.

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The Contenders

11 The Tower

Easily the best; great harmonies, riffs and an epic tone. Should be much higher.

Great lyrics! Great Music! What greatness!

How could this be #30?
This is one of the best songs of all time.
Its perfect.
My list would be:
1. The tower
2. Reach out for the light
3. Farewell
4. Chalice if agony
5. Breaking away

A complete masterpiece

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12 Avantasia

Awesome chorus... Time telling me to say farewell but I knew that I would fight hell and I know we will... Go for another time you can see for another time, we'll be free for no more farewell...

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13 Sign of the Cross

This chorus, please. It's a perfect hymn.

Greatest epic act, one of the best choruses in hard rock metal history, in the style of Dio Rainbow-Sabbath days!

It's very hard to rate any song because Avantasia has so many awesome songs so I just rate one of my favorites

Through a world of reign... THEY COME
just epic

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15 Another Angel Down

Fantastic song! Intro is awesome! Riffs are standart but anyway the song is perfect!

The lyrics are awesome, probably the most important moment in the wicked trilogy (y'know, guy sells his soul)

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17 Mystery of a Blood Red Rose

Sounds a bit like Meat Loaf. Very melodic song.


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19 Reach Out for the Light

One of the power metal defining song

One of the best songs of all time.
I could have voted for the tower but this one
Doesn't have any comments so fine.

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21 Runaway Train

One of the best

Should be in the top 5.

Better than The Wicked Symphony in my opinion - BeeBlue

Must be on the top 10!

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23 Twisted Mind

This is far the best song in my opinion, just love it!

Love this song my introduction to the band and the best I've heard since. Its even better live

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24 Promised Land

Avantasia have a stupid amount of brilliant songs, it's impossible to choose the best, but I feel this one is underrated.

Hey hey hey why this one is not on the first number guys?

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25 Lost in Space

I fell in love with song at the first listen! Awesome and flowing))

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27 Wastelands

Amazing song, amazing vocals, amazing melody.

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28 Devil in the Belfry

This is pure epicness. The riffs the drums and especially the vocals are awesome. The refrain takes you with it and your ears will bleed from happiness.

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29 Anywhere

Magnificent, powerful, fantastic ballad.

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30 Symphony of Life

Great track, nice vocals!

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31 In Quest For

One of the most beautiful little music pieces ever written - BeeBlue

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33 The Looking Glass

Just wanna point this one out as a special song in mid tempo which I like a lot

I love all the Avantasia songs, but this one... I just can�'t stop listening, it�'s really great, and Tobi's voice simply amazing.

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34 Black Orchid

This song is so EPIC! I simply love it! The lyrics are great and the melody is the best part! The intire album is great but this song kicks asses! Thank you for this song Avantasia! Thanks!

Best second song from myster of time my favorit

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36 Angel of Babylon

Personally I feel it's one of their best

Am I the only one who loves this?

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37 I Don't Believe in Your Love

Awesome energy, emotional lyrics, and a powerful near-closer to an absolutely incredible album

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38 The Great Mystery

This song is amazing it's like watching a theatre show song. 4 great singers battling it out for centre stage. I'm still going through albums of avantasia so far I've played from scarecrow to ghostlighs and the mystery of time is by far my best album of the lot.

An epic journey, from the begining till the end, a spectacular reunion of talented voices witch comes in a crescent wave to a shivering end

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39 Ghostlights

Absolutely fantastic performance. Top notch

Great vocals. It just made me speed my Car when I'm listening to it

Kiske sings amazing. great song!

This song deserves to be a Power Metal anthem, like Emerald Sword or Black Diamond.
This is, just, mindblowing, I am speechless.

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40 Lucifer

The Voices are just awesome

Jørn Lande... need I say more? The guy is a metal legend, he makes me proud of being norwegian, he is an idol for me, I've met him before, he is an awesome dude, and his voice is even better. And Tobias in this song is unbelievable, such a beautiful voice and vocal range

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41 Crestfallen

Crazy song! incredible song! - Teo2390

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44 Carry Me Over

I like it, it is a song best from AVANTASIA, it�'s listing in americalatina, over all in Ecuador, POWER METALL!

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46 Stargazers

It's a really good song, it knows how to build up

Great feeling through the entire nine minutes; Sammet along wiht Lande, Kiske and Hartmann make the thing magic through guitar solos and winding bass parts. Symphonic harmonies along with powerful parts and an electric chorus make for a dark yet beautiful piece.

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48 Breaking Away

Amazing track, solos & voices...

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49 Where Clock Hands Freeze

For me... The best music from them!

Yep powerful and awesome lyrics

50 Scales of Justice

Very very perfect song

First song of Avantasia tath I had listened.
So this song attract me to the band

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1. The Seven Angels
2. The Scarecrow
3. Farewell
1. The Final Sacrifice
2. The Scarecrow
3. Another Angel Down
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