Best Nightwish Songs


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41 She Is My Sin

This song is so epic. Very good drums job

The best Nightwish song

Tarja is on top for here and the keys room holopainen... Wow

Should be #1

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43 Scaretale

The opening sets the mood incredibly, and then the band comes in to truly kick off this thundering roller coaster ride through a dark, dark fantasy land filled with carnival horrors. It goes from slow, dark and terrifying to lightning-fast at the start, culminating in an absolutely life-changing riff that starts at 2:07, and from there it continues at incredible speed until the lengthy breakdown. Listening to that part of the song is like taking a step out into the scariest, darkest fantasy wasteland you can think of. And then, of course, Marco has to introduce images of a circus of monsters and tormented souls, putting on a show to save themselves as the pendulum of fate swings ever closer. Then, at the end, the rest of the band reprises the more apparent heavy metal theme from the beginning of the song, before ending as the song begun - with the disturbing sound of children chanting to the haunting tune of an orchestra whose music makes them feel as if their song encompasses all of ...more

I love this song. It's so spooky and creepy! It made me laugh, and gave me a serious face at the same time!

Anette's chance to shine. she did a spectacular job in this song. and at the end when they sing together with marco like "FALLEN MIRRORS ALL KINGDOM IN CINDERS! "
then, the creepy sounds from the background...
AHAH this song makes me murder my brother (if I had one)
this is a good thing, I AM NOT A PSYCHOPATH

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44 The Carpenter

I really like this one. I really think Tuomas should sing more!

How was this not on here already?

45 Come Cover Me

How can this song be at this place? It deserves much better.

One of the most catchy Nightwish songs, no question about that. Should be head-to-head with Nemo.

Its a easy 10 in my books

46 I Want My Tears Back

Great song, great melody, great lyrics... My favorite out of the old nightwish album Imaginaerum it's really good

This song is amazing. I'm surprised it isn't in the top ten... One of my favorite songs from Nightwish. The lyrics are great!

This song is great. It immediately starts strong and then it stays beautiful. I absolutely love the solo.

Again this my favourite among many

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47 Sleeping Sun

This is the most awesome song of Nightwish, epic, solemn and touching. An eclipse shows us what we truly are in times of darkness and how we can be the best and fight for what is right.

Sleeping sun is the most beautiful and emotional song I have ever listen to. Sad that it is 15. That person have a heart of stone.

How this song is as low as number 26 will always remain a mystery to me.

The lyrics are very calm, neither happy nor sad, and the melody is very soothing. Tarja's voice really shines on this track, especially at the end of the song when she so perfectly reaches the high notes.

The most beautiful song of Nightwish by far!

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48 Crownless

The guitar work in this song should automatically place it in the top 10.. Seriously guys...

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49 Beauty and the Beast

We live in a world where some people are able to create that wonder, this ten minutes masterpiece (not to be confused with The beauty and the beast, be careful).
Please just listen to it, listen to it once... Just listen, and feel it inside yourself...
Let us recognize that in these poor times for well-build music, we are very lucky to have Nightwish, and specially Beauty of the beast, Ghost love score, etc.
Hail to them for that.

Masterpiece and unlike other longtracks it is really ONE song

50 Astral Romance

What a great song... Just blows you away big time! Definitely one of their best songs. Should be higher on the list.

2001 Remake it's just perfect, my favorite Nightwish song =)

51 Rest Calm

From 4.50min my mind blows! My absolute favorite Nightwish song... I'm shocked it's not higher up

This is another favorite of mine. Words can't describe how amazing this song is! This needs more recognition.

An underrated album's underrated song. Amazing.


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53 Moondance

I am devastated by seeing this unbelievably good instrumental in last place in a list of best Nightwish tracks of all time.

It should be number one, so vote with me and push this song to the top 10!

54 Elan

Awesome song, sounds better every time you listen to it.

Amazing Floor, flutework was incredible...

Should be lot higher. The intro vocals of Floor's was very good. I liked that part when she sings "whooo-whoo". - zxm

55 The Cadence of Her Last Breath

I can't believe this song wasn't on the list until now. Annette's vocals are spectacular and this song is so emotionally powerful. Definitely one of my favorites. This song is very underrated.

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56 Sacrament of Wilderness

It's one of those rare songs that actually sounds better live than in studio. It has so much power with the double kick drums with the guitar and emotion with one of Tarja's harder songs to sing.

57 Romanticide

The mix of hard rock and calm bits feels like music from god himself

Amazing song in top 20 for sure

The best, recognize it!

Successfuly Systemically arranged.

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58 Alpenglow

Such a complex song. It really runs the gamut of styles.

59 High Hopes

My best Pink Floyd song ever, and I am so glad for this version, too! I can listen both over and over again. Marco is absolutely fantastic!

60 Dead to the World

Double posted; this is higher up on the list.

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