April 13, 2023

Letter Notes Piano: Sleeping Sun - Nightwish

"Sleeping Sun" is a song by the Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish. The song was released in 1999 and is known for its ethereal and dreamy atmosphere, as well as its haunting melody and soaring vocals.

G       G    G    A - A     G-F#-G
The sun is sleeping quietly

G         G-A   A  G-F#-G
Once upon a century

G - G       A - A       G       F#    G
Wistful oceans calm and red

G  -  G      G-B-B      A    G     E
Ardent caresses laid to rest...

G      G         A       A    G    F#    G
For my dreams I hold my life

G      G - G   B    B - A     G     E
For wishes I behold my night

E          E       G   G    F#   E     C
The truth at the end of time

C - C        D         E      D     E
Losing faith makes a crime...

C   E     F#     G      G  -  A
I wish for this night-time

B   ^E  ^E ^D   B - G
To last for a lifetime

A-B    ^C - B       A - G      E
The darkness around me

B-A       G  D  DE-GF# B
Shores of a  solar   sea

D      E   F#   F#  G   A    ^E     ^E      ^D    A
Oh how I wish to go down with the sun

^D - B         A - F#
Sleeping, weeping

D        D-E
With you....

The song features a powerful orchestration that blends classical and metal elements, creating a unique and otherworldly sound. The lyrics of "Sleeping Sun" speak of the beauty and majesty of nature, as well as the fleeting nature of life and the passage of time. The song has become a fan favorite and has been performed live by Nightwish many times, often as an encore. "Sleeping Sun" remains a beloved and iconic song in the symphonic metal genre, and a testament to Nightwish's unique and innovative approach to music.

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