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From Afar

Ensiferum

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
September 9th, 2009
Catalog ID:
SPI358CD
Label:
Spinefarm Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
8 reviews (avg. 90%)
1. By the Dividing Stream 03:50   instrumental
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2. From Afar 04:51   Show lyrics
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3. Twilight Tavern 05:38   Show lyrics
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4. Heathen Throne 11:09   Show lyrics
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5. Elusive Reaches 03:26   Show lyrics
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6. Stone Cold Metal 07:25   Show lyrics
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7. Smoking Ruins 06:40   Show lyrics
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8. Tumman virran taa 00:52   Show lyrics
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9. The Longest Journey (Heathen Throne Part II) 12:49   Show lyrics
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Band members
Petri Lindroos Vocals, Guitars, Songwriting (track 5), Lyrics (additional) (track 5)
Markus Toivonen Guitars, Banjo, Vocals (clean, backing), Songwriting (tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7), Songwriting (additional) (track 5)
Sami Hinkka Bass, Vocals (clean, backing) (tracks 2, 3, 6, 9), Lyrics, Songwriting (track 8), Songwriting (additional)
Emmi Silvennoinen Keyboards, Hammond organ, Vocals (backing, choirs)
Janne Parviainen Drums, Shaman drum
Guest/Session
Jenni Turku Recorder
Olli Ahvenlahti Piano
Tea Dickman Vocals (choirs)
Inka Eguzoroh Vocals (choirs)
Heri Joensen Vocals on "Vandraren"
Kaisa Saari Vocals (female, choirs)
Jukka-Pekka Miettinen Vocals (backing)
Mikko P. Mustonen Orchestrations, Whistle
Lassi Logren Nyckelharpa
Timo Väänänen Kantele
Tobias Tåg Flute, Tin whistle, Recorder
Olli Varis Mandolin, Mandola
Miscellaneous staff
Janne Joutsenniemi Engineering, Producer
Tero Kinnunen Engineering, Producer
Kristian Wåhlin Cover art
Hiili Hiilesmaa Mixing
Kai Hahto Drum technician
Svante Forsbäck Mastering
Helgorth Design (Booklet)
Jere Hietala Photography
Keith Bosley Kalevala translation
Nelli Ahvenlahti Translation (track 8)
Petri Lindroos Vocals, Guitars, Songwriting (track 5), Lyrics (additional) (track 5)
Markus Toivonen Guitars, Banjo, Vocals (clean, backing), Songwriting (tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7), Songwriting (additional) (track 5)
Sami Hinkka Bass, Vocals (clean, backing) (tracks 2, 3, 6, 9), Lyrics, Songwriting (track 8), Songwriting (additional)
Emmi Silvennoinen Keyboards, Hammond organ, Vocals (backing, choirs)
Janne Parviainen Drums, Shaman drum
Jenni Turku Recorder
Olli Ahvenlahti Piano
Tea Dickman Vocals (choirs)
Inka Eguzoroh Vocals (choirs)
Heri Joensen Vocals on "Vandraren"
Kaisa Saari Vocals (female, choirs)
Jukka-Pekka Miettinen Vocals (backing)
Mikko P. Mustonen Orchestrations, Whistle
Lassi Logren Nyckelharpa
Timo Väänänen Kantele
Tobias Tåg Flute, Tin whistle, Recorder
Olli Varis Mandolin, Mandola
Janne Joutsenniemi Engineering, Producer
Tero Kinnunen Engineering, Producer
Kristian Wåhlin Cover art
Hiili Hiilesmaa Mixing
Kai Hahto Drum technician
Svante Forsbäck Mastering
Helgorth Design (Booklet)
Jere Hietala Photography
Keith Bosley Kalevala translation
Nelli Ahvenlahti Translation (track 8)
Read What? ENSIFERUM is evolving! 79% BastardHead September 3rd, 2012
Read Deep in the woods of the north 100% Crushader July 4th, 2011
Read A feast for the ears 100% doomknocker April 16th, 2011
Read A Commendable and... 85% zaebangad April 25th, 2010
Read Back to the glory days. 95% hells_unicorn January 27th, 2010
Read Most Impressive 94% MaDTransilvanian November 8th, 2009
Read *Almost* tops their debut 89% stereo_typical213 October 6th, 2009
Read Ensiferum - From afar 75% Radagast September 19th, 2009

In English, "Tumman Virran Taa" means "Behind the Dark Stream".

The Limited Edition includes the bonus track:
10. Vandraren (Nordman cover) (03:41)

A music video was made for "From Afar".

Added by: zecharas Modified by: thetruechaby
Added on: 2009-07-21 11:08:58 Last modified on: 2018-11-01 10:32:18