TARJA TURUNEN Films New Video, Performs On Finnish TV

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen filmed a video for her next solo single, "Die Alive", on December 9, 2007 in Berlin, Germany. Check photos from the video shoot at this location.

In other news, Turunen performed the song "I Walk Alone" at the Kummit charity benefit concert, which was broadcast on the Finnish MTV3 channel on Thursday, December 13. Video footage of the playback performance can be viewed below.

"Die Alive" and "I Walk Alone" both come off Turunen's new solo album, "My Winter Storm", which entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 3. The CD, which reportedly was certified gold in Finland for sales in excess of 15,000 copies on the day of the LP's release (November 14), debuted on the Finnish chart at No. 1.

"My Winter Storm" will be released in North America on February 26, 2008. The CD was produced by Daniel Presley (FAITH NO MORE, JEWEL, THE BREEDERS), who has been joined in the studio by a truly stellar line-up of musicians: Doug Wimbish on bass (LIVING COLOUR, ANNIE LENNOX, JOE SATRIANI, JEFF BECK, MADONNA, ROLLING STONES), Alex Scholpp on electric guitars (FARMER BOYS) and Earl Harvin on drums (SEAL, PET SHOP BOYS, AIR), a player personally selected by Tarja after she saw him stealing the show at a SEAL concert. Keyboards and programming, meanwhile, are being provided by Torsten Stenzel, whose previous credits include NELLY FURTADO, MOBY, TINA TURNER, VANESSA MAE and more.


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