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After Turunen's dismissal, the band reviewed about 2,000 applicants for a new Lead Singer. Around 10 progressed enough they were able to personally audition in front of Nightwish. Anette Olzon was eventually chosen as their new Lead Singer in February 2007, after initially being rejected due to Tuomas's concerns of her having a young son, however, she was persistent. Her audition song was ...
Florid melodies, lush keyboard, bombastic symphony overlay, galloping drums and guitars, potent lyrical imagery based in Fantasy, and soaring female vocals.