Yeah, you're right on Memories. I'm not sure what I was thinking on that. I think one of that later tracks on Unforgiven
has the same feel.
With current NW, Tuomas writes & arranges differently, to suit Annette's voice & delivery. So, it's still great (and epic), but a little more up-tempo than earlier stuff.
I can't wait for the movie Imaginaerum later this year. And on that, it's spelled Imaginaerum, but still pronounced Imaginarium
in the track Storytime
^ What part of the genre has "bitten" you? I find there's a wide range of styles within the genre, but nothing I've ever disliked.