A definate 10/10. A very meaningful song sang wonderfully. Newly released on 30th September 2009 , it got 55000 hits in 2 days. It is in the new acoustic live CD, An Acoustic Night at the Theatre that is released just two days ago. I’m not sure why I never found out bout Within Temptation till today but I am glad do now. I can’t get the song out of my head!
A little bout Within Temptation:
1. It is a Dutch band founded in 1996 by guitarist Robert Westerholt and vocalist Sharon den Adel after leaving the band, The Circle.
2.The band consists of Sharon den Adel, Robert Westerholt, Ruud Jolie, Jeroen Van Veen, Stephen Van Hastregt and Martijn Spierenburg.
3. They were all still in college when they released their debut album, Enter in1997. In 1999, the band went on hiatus to allow the members to finish off their studies.
4. With their song Ice Queen from the album Mother Earth, they became known to the general public in 2001, which peaked #2 on the Dutch charts with the album re-entering the charts at #3, eventually reaching Platinum status.
5. Since then, the band won the Conamus Exportprijs five years in a row.
6. Their next album The Silent Force debuted at #1 on the Dutch charts, in Netherlands and Finland, # in Germany, top 10 in Belgium, Portugal and Spain, top 20 in Austria and Switzerland and Top 30 in Greece, France, Turkey, Sweden and Norway.
7. Their latest, The Heart of Everything topped the Dutch charts as well.
8. Their official website can be found at http://en.within-temptation.com/
Well done Within Temptation! I hope your new album will continue to top the charts and your songs will continue to give music to the soul.