- And Then There Was Silence
Name = And Then There Was Silence
from Album = A Night at the Opera
November 12, 2001
Recorded = Twilight Hall Studios , Grefrath (Germany)
Length = 23:03
Last single = "Mirror Mirror"
This single = "And Then There Was Silence"
Next single = "
The Bard's Song (In the Forest)"
(2003)"And Then There Was Silence" is a single by the German
power metalband Blind Guardian, released in 2001. It is also a song on their "A Night at the Opera" album and the single. The song is based on " The Iliad" by Homer and on the " Aeneid" by Virgil.The events described in the song are the visions of the final days of Troy, as foreseen by Cassandra, daughter of the king of the destroyed city.
# "And Then There Was Silence" – 14:07
# "Harvest of Sorrow" – 3:39
# "Born in a Mourning Hall" (multimedia track) – 5:17
Hansi Kürsch– vocals and backing vocals
André Olbrich– lead, rhythm and acoustic guitar
Marcus Siepen– rhythm guitar
Thomen Stauch– drums and percussion
Anry Nemo– cover art
The song "And Then There Was Silence" has no official video but there is, however, a fan-made version of the song made entirely in
Lego. Since the song is so long (14min)it has been split into two parts. [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSmZeQYAseo&feature=related Part 1] [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flqNHj1ysaQ&feature=related Part 2]
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