On May 8, 2000, the third album of the Finnish team, Wishmaster, was released.
After the release of the album, the band was go on tour. Then the singer was Tarja Turunen, the record surpassed the 1998 Oceanborn, with which their first major successes were achieved. They have been with the publication in Europe, Mexico and South America – Tarja knowns her husband, Marcelo Cabuli, in Argentina with whom she has been living in happy marriage since then.
On the occasion of the concert tour on Wishmaster, the band was recorded their first DVD titled From Wishes To Eternity. During this period, Sami Vänskä (bass) was also a member of the band, but in 2001 he left the band for personal reasons – a year later he was replaced by Marco Hietala.
The cover of the album
We were found on the album many iconic songs like The Kinslayer, She Is My Sin, Deep Silent Complete, or the title track, Wishmaster. As a bonus, Sleepwalker has also been on the album. With this song, Nightwish were at the Eurovision Song Contest.
Cover of the first DVD