I Want My Tears Back

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  • This is one of the few songs on Imaginaerum that doesn't include an orchestra or choir. Instead it features English multi-instrumentalist former Iona member Troy Donockley on uilleann pipes and Finnish classical and jazz violinist Pekka Kuusisto on violin.
  • According to Nightwish keyboardist and chief songwriter, Tuomas Holopainen, this is one of the more approachable songs of Imaginaerum on first listen.
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