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The Fourth Legacy is the fourth full-length album by power metal band Kamelot. It was released in 1999 by Noise Records/Modern Music. It was the first album to credit vocalist Roy Khan as a writer on all tracks, establishing him as the main songwriter of the band together with founder and guitarist Thomas Youngblood.

The Fourth Legacy
Kamelot - fourth legacy.jpg
Studio album by Kamelot
Released September 19, 1999
Recorded 1999
Studio Gate Studio and Pathway Studios (Wolfsburg, Germany)
Genre Power metal
Symphonic metal
Length 48:18
Label Noise/Modern Music
Producer Sascha Paeth and Miro
Kamelot chronology
Siége Perilous
(1998)Siége Perilous1998
The Fourth Legacy
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Sputnikmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Metal Storm 8.5/10 stars[2]
The Metal Crypt 4.5/5 stars[3] 4.3/5 stars[4]


Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by Roy Khan and Thomas Youngblood, except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "New Allegiance" (instrumental) 0:54
2. "The Fourth Legacy" 4:55
3. "Silent Goddess" 4:15
4. "Desert Reign" (instrumental) 1:39
5. "Nights of Arabia" 5:26
6. "The Shadow of Uther" (Glenn Barry, Khan, Youngblood) 4:45
7. "A Sailorman's Hymn" 4:05
8. "Alexandria" 3:54
9. "The Inquisitor" (Barry, Khan, Youngblood) 4:35
10. "Glory" 3:42
11. "Until Kingdom Come" 4:11
12. "Lunar Sanctum" 5:59
Total length: 48:18


Guest musiciansEdit

  • Miro - keyboards and orchestral arrangements
  • Sascha Paeth - additional guitars
  • Thomas Rettke - background voice on "Nights of Arabia", "Until Kingdom Come" and "Alexandria"
  • Dirk Bruinenberg - additional drums
  • Robert Hunecke-Rizzo - additional drums
  • Rannveig Sif Sigurdardóttir - backing vocals on "A Sailorman's Hymn"
  • Cinzia Rizzo - female vocals on "Nights of Arabia"
  • Farouk Asjadi - flute and additional percussion on "Desert Reign"
  • Andre Neygenfind - D-bass on "Nights of Arabia"
  • Fallersleben String Quartet - strings sections
  • Simon McTavish - flute

Production and designEdit

  • Sascha Paeth - producer, mixing, mastering
  • Miro - producer
  • Derek Gores - cover art
  • Thomas Kuschewski - photography

See alsoEdit


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