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The Varangian Way

Turisas

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
June 18th, 2007
Catalog ID:
77580-2
Label:
Century Media Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
11 reviews (avg. 82%)
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2. A Portage to the Unknown 04:50   Show lyrics
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3. Cursed Be Iron 05:03   Show lyrics
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4. Fields of Gold 04:34   Show lyrics
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5. In the Court of Jarisleif 03:17   Show lyrics
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6. Five Hundred and One 06:18   Show lyrics
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Band members
Warlord Nygård Vocals, Keyboards, Programming
Jussi Wickström Guitars (electric, acoustic)
Tude Lehtonen Drums, Percussion
Olli Vänskä Violin
Hannes Horma Bass, Vocals (backing)
Lisko Accordion
Guest/Session
Antti Laurila Accordion (additional)
Jonathan Hutchings Narration
Antti Paranko Vocals
Aleksi Aromaa Double Bass, Bass (additional)
Janne Saksa Guitars (additional acoustic), Vocals (backing)
Miscellaneous staff
Mika Jussila Mastering
Mathias Nygård Producer, Orchestral & Choir Arrangements, Programming
Janne Saksa Producer, Recording
John Coulthart Artwork, Design
Matias Kupiainen Engineering (additional)
Jukka Vierimaa Engineering (additional)
Teemu Lehtonen Engineering (additional)
Johanna Laukkanen Choir Arrangements
Teropekka Virtanen Mixing
Steve Brown Photography
Warlord Nygård Vocals, Keyboards, Programming
Jussi Wickström Guitars (electric, acoustic)
Tude Lehtonen Drums, Percussion
Olli Vänskä Violin
Hannes Horma Bass, Vocals (backing)
Lisko Accordion
Antti Laurila Accordion (additional)
Jonathan Hutchings Narration
Antti Paranko Vocals
Aleksi Aromaa Double Bass, Bass (additional)
Janne Saksa Guitars (additional acoustic), Vocals (backing)
Mika Jussila Mastering
Mathias Nygård Producer, Orchestral & Choir Arrangements, Programming
Janne Saksa Producer, Recording
John Coulthart Artwork, Design
Matias Kupiainen Engineering (additional)
Jukka Vierimaa Engineering (additional)
Teemu Lehtonen Engineering (additional)
Johanna Laukkanen Choir Arrangements
Teropekka Virtanen Mixing
Steve Brown Photography
Read The soundtrack for horror... 75% kluseba May 17th, 2011
Read Mostly Epic and Great, some... 77% MaDTransilvanian January 10th, 2010
Read For Fame And For Gold 91% Razakel December 22nd, 2008
Read Straight from the Iron Age. 80% hells_unicorn April 9th, 2008
Read This band isn't very good 50% Empyreal March 29th, 2008
Read Makes me want to Raise an... 97% Damnation_Terminated February 13th, 2008
Read Progressive, Folk, and... 95% Sir_General_Flashman February 5th, 2008
Read Epic 'battle metal' 80% Tea_and_Crumpets July 17th, 2007
Read Monumental, original,... 91% BloodIronBeer June 29th, 2007
Read Turisas - The varangian way 70% Radagast June 3rd, 2007
Read A Right Proper Epic Release 100% corviderrant June 2nd, 2007

UK release: May 28th
Finnish release: June 6th
European release: June 18th
North American release: July 17th

Co-produced by Warlord and Janne Saksa at Sound Supreme Studio.
Mixed and mastered at Finnvox Studio.

Bonus tracks for Japan:
9. To Holmgard and Beyond (Single Edit) (03:29)
10. Rex Regi Rebellis (Finnish Version) (07:11)
11. Battle Metal (Enhanced video - live at San Festival 2006)

Special limited edition (release date 03-10-2007) released with 3 Audio Bonus Tracks:
09. Silence (00:59) *
10. Rasputin (Boney M Cover) (03:51)
11. To Holmgard and Beyond (Single Edit) (03:27)
and a Bonus-DVD:
- Video-Clip of "Rasputin"
- To Holmgård and Beyond (karaoke) **
- 37 Minutes of live footage (summer festivals 2007)

*: as the name says: this track is just one minute of silence.
**: a semi-instrumental version, only choruses and group shouts are included, the other parts don't include vocals.

Limited Paganfest Tour Edition:
09. Silence (1:00)
10. Battle Metal (Taken from the Battle Metal LP) (4:23)
11. Rasputin (Boney M Cover) (3:54)
and a Bonus-DVD:
1) Rasputin (video-clip)
2) Battle Metal (Live)
3) To Holmgard and Beyond (Live)
4) In the Court of Jarisleif (Live)
5) Rasputin (Live)
6) Battle Metal (Live)
7) Battle Metal (Live)
8) To Holmgard and Beyond - Karaoke Version

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Added on: 2007-04-01 10:00:16 Last modified on: 2014-06-01 11:43:47
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