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Something Wild

Children of Bodom

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
February 16th, 1997
Label:
Spinefarm Records
Reviews:
14 reviews (avg. 80%)
1. Deadnight Warrior 03:21   Show lyrics
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2. In the Shadows 06:02   Show lyrics
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3. Red Light in My Eyes, Pt. 1 04:28   Show lyrics
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4. Red Light in My Eyes, Pt. 2 03:50   Show lyrics
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5. Lake Bodom 04:02   Show lyrics
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6. The Nail 06:17   Show lyrics
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7. Touch Like Angel of Death 07:57   Show lyrics
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Band members
Alexi Laiho Vocals, Guitars (lead), Songwriting, Lyrics
Janne Warman Keyboards
Jaska Raatikainen Drums
Henkka T. Blacksmith Bass
Alexander Kuoppala Guitars (rhythm)
Miscellaneous staff
Jaska Raatikainen Producer
Jouko Ryhänen Engineering (assistant)
Pasi Kärppä Mixing (assistant)
Alexi "Wildchild" Laiho Producer
Toni Härkönen Photography (band)
Graham French Photography (cover)
Anssi Kippo Producer, Engineering, Mixing
Flea Black Cover art
Michael Peippo Artwork
Alexi Laiho Vocals, Guitars (lead), Songwriting, Lyrics
Janne Warman Keyboards
Jaska Raatikainen Drums
Henkka T. Blacksmith Bass
Alexander Kuoppala Guitars (rhythm)
Jaska Raatikainen Producer
Jouko Ryhänen Engineering (assistant)
Pasi Kärppä Mixing (assistant)
Alexi "Wildchild" Laiho Producer
Toni Härkönen Photography (band)
Graham French Photography (cover)
Anssi Kippo Producer, Engineering, Mixing
Flea Black Cover art
Michael Peippo Artwork
Read Are These Songs On Auto-Pilot? 19% andrewarchav December 21st, 2013
Read Sharpening the Scythe 80% Left Hand Ov Dog September 17th, 2012
Read The TRUE Children of Bodom 100% mustaine_is_god_96 January 9th, 2012
Read A Dark and Beautifal... 84% PKendall317 July 14th, 2011
Read Something Truly Wild 100% danbedrosian June 9th, 2011
Read Yep, It's Wild 90% DawnoftheShred January 30th, 2008
Read let's put this riff here,... 20% Arsenicum July 2nd, 2007
Read Chaotic and Rough 85% darkreif March 4th, 2007
Read Definitely something wild 90% Mikesn February 14th, 2007
Read Killer debut 90% invaded June 23rd, 2006
Read This album has it all. 94% asphyXy March 14th, 2006
Read Soumi owns you 84% Nightcrawler June 7th, 2004
Read Nothing "happy" about this... 89% OSheaman July 26th, 2003
Read Killer album! 90% GrimAndFrostbitten July 17th, 2003
This album was recorded under the moniker 'IneartheD'. The band had to change its name to 'Children of Bodom' to get out of their rip-off record deal with a small Belgian label so Spinefarm could release 'Something Wild'.

Recorded and mixed at Astia Studio.

The first edition has different logo on the cover.

The only song on this CD that truly has lyrics is "Touch Like Angel of Death". The rest were all made up on the spot in Alexi's mind during the recording process.

Limited imports come as digipack with shaped CD, like the reaper's hand.

The intro of "Deadnight Warrior" is taken from the movie "It" and the intro speech for "The Nail" is taken from the movie "Ben-Hur". The opening riff for "Red Light in My Eyes, Part 2" is from Mozart's Symphony No. 25 and later there's a riff from his Requiem K.626: 'Confutatis'; the intro to Red Light in My Eyes, Part I is from Bach's Two Part Invention No. 13.

At the end of "Touch Like Angel of Death" there is silence, followed a hidden keyboard session (01:19) often refered to as 'Coda', played by Alexi and Alexander (both one hand of the keyboard). Originally, this melody is from Miami Vice. This instrumental is NOT 'Bruno The Pig' (read below).

The original version of the CD contains a hidden track "Bruno The Pig" after track 7 has ended (this means: after the hidden keyboard solo). 'Bruno The Pig' is nothing but an 8th track containing 10 seconds of silence.

The Spinefarm Digipack re-release has an early version of 'Children of Bodom' as a bonustrack. The track also appeared on the 'Children of Bodom' split.
8. Children of Bodom (Early Version) 5:10

The Japanese edition has a cover of Sepultura's "Mass Hypnosis" (04:03).

Nuclear Blast re-issues comes with metallic cover and two cover songs:
08. Silent Scream (Slayer) (3:17)
09. Don't Stop At The Top (Scorpions) (3:24).
The CD also has enhanced features for the computer like the "Deadnight Warrior" music video.

The Korean edition came with a bonus track from Tokyo Warhearts:
8. Deadnight Warrior (Live in Tokyo) 3:31

The 2008 re-issue comes with bonus tracks:
8. Children of Bodom (Original Single Version) (05:10)
9. Mass Hypnosis (Sepultura Cover) (4:04) *
* at the end of this bonus track is some silence followed by the hidden keyboard solo 'Coda' that was at the end of 'Touch Like Angel of Death' on the original editition of the album.

In the 2008 re-release there are some errors in the booklet.
Under the photo of Henkka Blacksmith, it reads Janne Wirman and under the photo of Jaska Raatikainen it reads Henkka Blacksmith. However the correct names correspond with the photos of Alexi Laiho, Janne Wirman and Alexander Kuoppala.
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