Reborn (Northern Kings album)

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Reborn
Studio album by Northern Kings
Released October 31, 2007
Genre Heavy metal, Symphonic Metal
Label Warner Music Finland
Producer Erkka Korhonen
Northern Kings chronology
Reborn
(2007)
Rethroned
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
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Reborn is the first full-length album by Finnish heavy metal cover supergroup Northern Kings, released on October 31, 2007. The album sold over 17,000 copies in Finland alone and thus was certified gold.[1]

Two singles were released from this album: "We Don't Need Another Hero" (Tina Turner cover, from the soundtrack of Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome) and "Hello" (Lionel Richie cover). A music video was also produced for the first single.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Vocals Length
1. "Journey - Don't Stop Believin'"   Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon & Steve Perry Marco Hietala 5:29
2. "Tina Turner - We Don't Need Another Hero"   Graham Lyle & Terry Britten entire group 4:48
3. "Mr. Mister - Broken Wings"   Mr. Mister & John Lang Tony Kakko 5:32
4. "Billy Idol - Rebel Yell"   Billy Idol & Steve Stevens Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto 7:29
5. "David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes"   David Bowie Tony Kakko 4:39
6. "Jethro Tull - Fallen On Hard Times" (Incorporates the instrumentals of Ozzy Osbourne's Bark at the Moon[3]) Ian Anderson Marco Hietala 3:54
7. "Cutting Crew - I Just Died in Your Arms"   Nick Van Eede Jarkko Ahola 5:49
8. "Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer"   Peter Gabriel Tony Kakko 5:08
9. "Electric Light Orchestra - Don't Bring Me Down"   Jeff Lynne Jarkko Ahola 4:06
10. "Phil Collins - In The Air Tonight"   Phil Collins Marco Hietala 4:35
11. "Radiohead - Creep"   Radiohead & Albert Hammond Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto 5:38
12. "Lionel Richie - Hello"   Lionel Richie Jarkko Ahola 4:31
13. "Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms"   Mark Knopfler Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto 6:59
14. "Tina Turner - We Don't Need Another Hero (Orchestra Remix)*"   Graham Lyle & Terry Britten entire group 4:52
15. "Radiohead - Creep (Killdivo Remix)*"   Radiohead & Albert Hammond Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto 5:38

*Bonus tracks on the Reborn Special Edition.

Personnel[edit]

Northern Kings[edit]

Musicians[edit]

  • Two Finger Choir: Backing Vocals
  • Vili Ollila: Piano, Keyboards, Programming
  • Erkka Korhonen: Lead & Rhythm Guitars
  • Erkki Silvennoinen: Bass
  • Anssi Nykanen, Sami Osala: Drums, Percussion

Production[edit]

  • Vocal Arrangements: Aleksi Parviainen & Erkka Korhonen (tracks 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 9-13) & Tony Kakko (3, 5, 8)
  • Arranged By Aleksi Parviainen (1-6, 8, 10, 11), Jarko Ahola (7, 9, 12) & Mikko Mustonen (13)
  • Produced, Recorded & Engineered By Erkka Korhonen
  • Mixed By Mikko Karmila
  • Mastered By Svante Forsback

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