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Unsung Heroes

Ensiferum

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
August 24th, 2012
Catalog ID:
N/A
Label:
Spinefarm Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
17 reviews (avg. 59%)
1. Symbols 01:51   instrumental
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2. In My Sword I Trust 05:20   Show lyrics
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3. Unsung Heroes 05:55   Show lyrics
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4. Burning Leaves 06:03   Show lyrics
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5. Celestial Bond 04:15   Show lyrics
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6. Retribution Shall Be Mine 04:27   Show lyrics
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7. Star Queen (Celestial Bond Part II) 05:55   Show lyrics
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8. Pohjola 06:05   Show lyrics
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9. Last Breath 04:29   Show lyrics
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10. Passion, Proof, Power 17:00   Show lyrics
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Band members
Markus Toivonen Guitars, Guitars (acoustic), Vocals (clean, backing, 'Infernal March Battalion' choirs), Dulcimer, Bouzouki
Sami Hinkka Bass, Vocals (clean, harsh, backing), Guitars (acoustic)
Petri Lindroos Guitars, Vocals (harsh, backing)
Janne Parviainen Drums, Vocals ('Infernal March Battalion' choirs)
Emmi Silvennoinen Keyboards, Piano, Hammond organ, Pump organ, Vocals (backing)
Guest/Session
Fuchs Voice (track 10)
Mikko P. Mustonen Orchestrations, Whistle, Vocals (choirs)
Tuomas Nieminen Vocals (choirs)
Petteri Lehikoinen Vocals (choirs)
Tapio Kuosma Vocals (choirs)
Tanja Varha Vocals (choirs)
Bianca Hösli Vocals (choirs)
Heidi Parviainen Vocals (choirs)
Miska Engstrom Vocals ('Infernal March Battalion' choirs)
Hiili Hiilesmaa Vocals ('Infernal March Battalion' choirs)
Ady Voice (track 10)
Volk-Man Voice (track 10)
Vesa-Matti "Vesku" Loiri Speech (track 8)
Laura Dziadulewicz Vocals (track 5)
Ulla Bürger Vocals (soprano) (track 10)
Lassi Logren Nyckelharpa
Timo Väänänen Kantele
Pasi Puolakka Flute, Recorder (descant), Recorder (sopranino)
Kasper Mårtenson Synthesizer (Moog)
Miscellaneous staff
Svante Forsbäck Mastering
Mikko P. Mustonen Choir arrangements
Helgorth Booklet design
Kristian Wåhlin Artwork
Hiili Hiilesmaa Producer, Engineering, Mixing
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Markus Toivonen Guitars, Guitars (acoustic), Vocals (clean, backing, 'Infernal March Battalion' choirs), Dulcimer, Bouzouki
Sami Hinkka Bass, Vocals (clean, harsh, backing), Guitars (acoustic)
Petri Lindroos Guitars, Vocals (harsh, backing)
Janne Parviainen Drums, Vocals ('Infernal March Battalion' choirs)
Emmi Silvennoinen Keyboards, Piano, Hammond organ, Pump organ, Vocals (backing)
Fuchs Voice (track 10)
Mikko P. Mustonen Orchestrations, Whistle, Vocals (choirs)
Tuomas Nieminen Vocals (choirs)
Petteri Lehikoinen Vocals (choirs)
Tapio Kuosma Vocals (choirs)
Tanja Varha Vocals (choirs)
Bianca Hösli Vocals (choirs)
Heidi Parviainen Vocals (choirs)
Miska Engstrom Vocals ('Infernal March Battalion' choirs)
Hiili Hiilesmaa Vocals ('Infernal March Battalion' choirs)
Ady Voice (track 10)
Volk-Man Voice (track 10)
Vesa-Matti "Vesku" Loiri Speech (track 8)
Laura Dziadulewicz Vocals (track 5)
Ulla Bürger Vocals (soprano) (track 10)
Lassi Logren Nyckelharpa
Timo Väänänen Kantele
Pasi Puolakka Flute, Recorder (descant), Recorder (sopranino)
Kasper Mårtenson Synthesizer (Moog)
Svante Forsbäck Mastering
Mikko P. Mustonen Choir arrangements
Helgorth Booklet design
Kristian Wåhlin Artwork
Hiili Hiilesmaa Producer, Engineering, Mixing
Ritual Logo
Read Briskly Canters where From... 60% Viking_Worrier June 12th, 2013
Read How? Why? What? 25% Immortalax March 28th, 2013
Read In Ensiferum I Trust 85% metal22 March 3rd, 2013
Read This is not a review, this... 40% Tastychainsaws November 12th, 2012
Read Ensiferum - Unsung Heroes 80% NomTheWise October 16th, 2012
Read Not a Disaster, but Weak 60% volvandese October 11th, 2012
Read Ensiferum - Unsung heroes 65% Radagast October 6th, 2012
Read One Of 2012's Best And Most... 95% OBLIVIONxSPAWN September 27th, 2012
Read Ensiferum - Unsung Heroes 46% trollhammer666 September 24th, 2012
Read Turisas Rip Off 50% VilliThorne September 19th, 2012
Read Hold B to stop evolution! 44% BastardHead September 6th, 2012
Read Tales of versatile energy... 75% kluseba September 5th, 2012
Read Why so much hate? 85% Immortally_Insane September 4th, 2012
Read The sword bearer sits wearily. 68% hells_unicorn August 29th, 2012
Read Who Drank All My Mead? 50% Left Hand Ov Dog August 29th, 2012
Read Passion Proof Album 35% ADeadlierSnake August 29th, 2012
Read Ensiferum will never be the... 45% Imperialtroll August 26th, 2012

Release dates:
24th August: Germany & Finland
27th August: UK

Recorded at Petrax, Sound Supreme and Yellow House studios February-April 2012. Mixed at Yellow House studios April-May 2012.

The limited edition digipak comes with a bonus track and a bonus DVD:
11. Bamboleo (Gipsy Kings cover) (03:45)

DVD:
01. Document: Symbols To Passion: The Making of Unsung Heroes (114 min)
02. Studio diary: Week 1 (04:11)
03. Studio diary: Week 2 (09:01)
04. Studio diary: Week 3 (09:09)
05. Studio diary: Week 4 (07:23)
06. Studio diary: Week 5 (07:29)
07. Studio diary: Week 6 (10:16)
08. Studio diary: Week 7 (21:31)

Bonus tracks for Japan:
11. Wrathchild (Iron Maiden cover) (03:15)
12. Bamboleo (Gipsy Kings cover) (03:45)

Video for "In My Sword I Trust" was made.

Recording information:

Recorded at Petrax, Sound Supreme and Yellow House studios February-April 2012. Mixed at Yellow House studios April-May 2012.

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Added on: 2012-06-26 11:33:29 Last modified on: 2014-08-20 12:29:52
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