TURN THE SUN OFF is the first studio album by Imperial Age. It features bombastic orchestrations, a live academic choir and more than 1 hour of fantastic, majestic and lofty Symphonic Metal of the best quality out there! It took 3 years and more than 100 people to record and produce this piece of finest artwork. Guest musicians include Oleg Mishin of CATHARSIS and Vladimir Reshetnikov of ARKONA.
The CD contains a 24-page booklet with separate illustrations for every song made by world-renown artist Jan Yrlund of Darkgrove Design.
- "IT EVEN BEATS NIGHTWISH AND AVANTASIA IN TERMS OF EPICNESS" (c) Fireworks (UK) - "The appearance of IMPERIAL AGE on the Russian metal scene can be compared with the birth of a new star on the horizon - so unexpectedly and brightly has this project started to shine amongst all the local bands." (c) DarkCity, top Russian glossy metal magazine - "Aor has proven to be one of the most creative composers of XXI century Russia." (c) Metalzone.biz (Spain) - "A bomb, but it couldn't be otherwise." (c) Sergei Lazar, ARKONA - "A great album that Symphonic metal fans are going to enjoy." (c) Planetmosh.com (UK) - "62 min of a DREAM." Oriffs Shop (France) - "If you are enthusiastic about symphonic metal, "Turn The Sun Off" of the Russian Imperial Age will fascinate you." (c) Tarrazu (Spain)
1 - Turn the Sun Off! 2 - Wings of Your Heart 3 - Anthem of Valour 4 - Hallow the Morning Sun 5 - Death Guard 6 - In the Center of the Earth 7 - Time of Virginity 8 - Battle Heart 9 - Northern Lights 10 - The Castaways 11 - Funeral March 12 - Keepers of Death 13 - Burn Thou, Funeral Fire!