BLIND GUARDIAN's recently-issued "And Then There Was Silence" CD single, the first single to be issued through Century Media Records in more than a decade of operation in North America, debuted on the US Soundscan singles sales chart at #171, with top 40 debuts in Cleveland, Seattle and Denver all without the benefit of commercial radio airplay. In Greece, the single has climbed from #48 in the first week to #15 in the second and now #12, while it went from #4 to #3 in Spain, and has 2 entries in the Canadian charts: #11 for the domestic release, and #100 for the US-imported version. The fourteen-minute "And Then There Was Silence" was produced by Charlie Bauerfeind at Twilight Hall Studios in Grefrath-Oedt, Germany, and it reportedly took four months to record, using 128 tracks, including fifty for the vocals and thirty for the guitars. The group has now completed their upcoming full-length CD, entitled A Night At The Opera, which will be officially released on March 19th. The full track listing for A Night At the Opera is as follows:
01. Precious Jerusalem
03. Under The Ice
04. Sadly Sings Destiny
05. The Maiden And The Minstrel Knight
06. Wait For An Answer
07. The Soulforged
08. Age Of False Innocence
09. Punishment Divine
10. And Then There Was Silence
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