NIGHTWISH singer Ground Jansen, who’s selling her new solo single “Fireplace”, was requested in a brand new interview with FaceCulture if she is planning to ultimately launch a full-length solo album. She mentioned: “There are much more songs prepared. There’s not an album prepared, but in addition as a result of it might make no sense to have one. As a result of pandemic, there’s a whole NIGHTWISH nonetheless not finished and nonetheless but to be finished; because it appears to be like like, we truly are gonna try this now. So earlier than that, I can’t say, ‘Okay, I come [out] with a solo album.’ ‘Trigger you then additionally wish to do some extra [solo] exhibits and do the appropriate promotion and all of that, so there is no time for that — which is a luxurious downside on itself. However it’s enjoyable. And that is additionally an enormous distinction with this pop music factor — you can launch singles. It is not an album-based world; it is utterly totally different.”
Jansen went on to name “Fireplace” “an announcement and “the kick-off of all the things. And from there I am going to hold releasing singles. And the goal is to launch the album in ’23,” she defined earlier than clarifying that there are plenty of variables concerned that would have an effect on the timeline of the LP’s arrival. “However the ambition is there. And all the things is equipped to do this.”
“Fireplace” was made accessible on March 25 by way of ADA, the division of Warner Music Group devoted to impartial label and artist distribution.
As a part of NIGHTWISH, Jansen has landed two primary albums in Finland, and Prime 5 albums in Austria, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland.
Born within the Netherlands, Jansen joined her first band, one of many world’s first symphonic metallic bands, AFTER FOREVER, when she was solely 16 years outdated. The group went on to launch 5 albums from 2000 to 2007, earlier than they broke up in 2009.
Jansen‘s subsequent band, REVAMP, launched two albums in 2010 and 2013, earlier than she joined NIGHTWISH as a full-time member. NIGHTWISH‘s first album with Jansen because the lead singer was 2015’s “Limitless Varieties Most Stunning”, which landed in Prime 10s all over the world. This was adopted by 2020’s “Human. :II: Nature.” , which was additionally a world success.
Jansen has toured extensively with the band and appeared on three of NIGHTWISH‘s dwell albums “Showtime, Storytime”, “Automobile Of Spirit” and “A long time: Dwell In Buenos Aires”.
In 2019, Jansen participated within the widespread Dutch TV present “Beste Zangers” the place she scored an enormous hit with “Phantom Of The Opera” along with Henk Poort. She was acknowledged with a Dutch Popprijs award — a prestigious accolade for artists that has made essential contributions to Dutch music. In the identical yr, her first solo tour offered out in lower than 24 hours.
Jansen carried out dwell with NIGHTWISH for the primary time on October 1, 2012 at Showbox Sodo in Seattle, Washington following the abrupt departure of the band’s lead singer of 5 years, Anette Olzon. Jansen formally joined NIGHTWISH in 2013.