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PostSubject: When did you first hear Amanda   Wed Oct 21, 2009 3:20 am

And don't leave out the details Razz

I first heard saw her in a youtube vid of epica's Cry For The Moon (We Will Tak You With Us footage) where she was doing the backing vocals. At the time I just wondered who the gorgeous blonde lady was but then lost interest for a while. A fair bit later Emily (WTI) told me about this band/project called Aina which I looked up and fell in love with. When we realised Amanda was behind it we did some more research and totally fell in love with her music. Not too much after that we started joking around about creating a fanclub but when we realised Amanda didn't have one we created one and voila. My story (and a part of Emily's).

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PostSubject: Re: When did you first hear Amanda   Fri Oct 23, 2009 5:40 pm

I saw her in a We Will Take You With Us video as well. I remembered reading her name in Epica's Divine Conspiracy booklet but put the face to the name after the video. Then I looked at Epica's MySpace and saw Amanda was in their top friends, I checked out her music and even though I was mainly into metal I thought it was pretty damn awesome! Looking in the associated projects part I saw Aina and as it was a metal opera I figured it was a bit more of my thing and instantly fell in love with it. I then told Tessa about it and the rest is history Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: When did you first hear Amanda   Mon Dec 14, 2009 3:27 pm

Also in that same WWTYWU footage... but then as I started researching I realized just how many bands Amanda had worked with, especially After Forever I love you

Then I heard Windows.
And Moth. I like Moth.
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PostSubject: Re: When did you first hear Amanda   Wed Dec 16, 2009 2:46 pm

I browsed youtube and found her My song for you. And then I played more videos and that was it! Smile
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PostSubject: Re: When did you first hear Amanda   Sat Jan 09, 2010 10:21 pm

Youtube arguement. Someone claimed Amanda's song was actually Amy Lee and from there I listened to every Amanda song I could find and then proved the idiot wrong with alot of disappointed Ev fans wanting to "cut off my head". Great fun!
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PostSubject: Re: When did you first hear Amanda   Sun Jan 10, 2010 8:22 am

Wasn't it Angel of mine? I read somewhere that Amanda herself had to convince them it's really her song Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: When did you first hear Amanda   Sun Jan 10, 2010 8:24 am

Yeah, it was Angel of Mine. More people heard about her after that I think Razz
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PostSubject: Re: When did you first hear Amanda   Wed Jan 13, 2010 3:38 pm

Yes, it was Angel Of Mine!! To be honest I can clearly tell the difference between the singers. I'm not even gonan rant about Amy Lee live! Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: When did you first hear Amanda   Wed Jan 13, 2010 9:02 pm

Well I first heard of her it was not long ago... When Tobias Sammit was announcing the singers for Avantasia Lost in Space 1 & 2 and The Scarecrow and I saw her name on the guest list! And I googled her name and at the time Aina was one of the first things to come up... So I wet after this record! And wow it was "love at first sound" hehehehe The best! I guess it was Aina that I first heard her singing!
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PostSubject: Re: When did you first hear Amanda   Thu Jan 14, 2010 9:30 am

I most probably heard her forst with Kamelot, but I didnt know than that I hear her. Than I searched for Epica and my first experience with Epica was my first experience with Amanda cause I saw Cry for the moon on youtube Rolling Eyes Than I quickly realised how talented she is and on how many CDs she is on that I like... and what comes after is history Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: When did you first hear Amanda   Thu Jan 14, 2010 11:30 am

I heard Amanda on We will take u with us on epica's DVD and immediately I thought wow who are she!!? she has a wonderfull voice!!!! I mean, it was like cheers hahaha and then I search more amada's music and I find out that she sang with kamelot too!! I love you pretty cool Smile
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PostSubject: Re: When did you first hear Amanda   Sat Jan 16, 2010 4:42 am

Myrn wrote:
And don't leave out the details Razz

I first heard saw her in a youtube vid of epica's Cry For The Moon (We Will Tak You With Us footage) where she was doing the backing vocals. At the time I just wondered who the gorgeous blonde lady was but then lost interest for a while. A fair bit later Emily (WTI) told me about this band/project called Aina which I looked up and fell in love with. When we realised Amanda was behind it we did some more research and totally fell in love with her music. Not too much after that we started joking around about creating a fanclub but when we realised Amanda didn't have one we created one and voila. My story (and a part of Emily's).


Shaaman´s Ritual i think from 2002...
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PostSubject: Re: When did you first hear Amanda   Sat Jan 16, 2010 4:25 pm

In keeping with a developing theme here I picked up Epica's "We Will Take You With Us" DVD and wondered who the gorgeous blonde with the great voice was, did some research and well here I am! Love my metal but love "Windows" too. Variety is the spice of life and Amanda is spicy...... Smile
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PostSubject: Re: When did you first hear Amanda   Sat Jan 16, 2010 5:09 pm

Ian S wrote:
Variety is the spice of life and Amanda is spicy...... Smile

Very well said! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: When did you first hear Amanda   Wed Feb 03, 2010 2:58 pm

Karaoke. Blondie. One Way Or Another. 1996.
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PostSubject: Re: When did you first hear Amanda   Tue Aug 17, 2010 7:21 am

I first heard Amanda in What Kind Of Love by Avantasia. I´ve never been a fan of female vocalists in any style of music (with one or two exceptions), but her voice caught my ear- so full, delicate but powerful, unique and amazing. I bought Windows immediately after it had been released... an voila, now I´m here Smile
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PostSubject: Re: When did you first hear Amanda   Sat Aug 28, 2010 1:01 pm

lol! lol! flower cheers
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PostSubject: Re: When did you first hear Amanda   Tue Sep 21, 2010 3:45 pm

WWTYWU, Epica.

Then I began to follow her on MySpace, so I began to follow her "steps". I almost died when I knew she was working with Kamelot in The Black Halo and of course, Ghost Opera (the sweetest voice of one very sad song).
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