Captain Morgan's Revenge

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Captain Morgan's Revenge
Alestorm Captain Morgans Revenge.jpg
Studio album by Alestorm
Released 25 January 2008 (2008-01-25)
26 January 2018 (10th anniversary edition)
Recorded Lübeck, Germany, July - October 2007
Genre Power metal, folk metal
Length 41:31
Label Napalm
Producer Lasse Lammert
Alestorm chronology
Captain Morgan's Revenge
(2008)
Black Sails at Midnight
(2009)
10th anniversary edition artwork
Captain10th.jpg
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
About.com3.5/5 stars [1]
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[2]

Captain Morgan's Revenge is the debut album by the Scottish pirate metal band Alestorm, released in 2008 by Napalm Records.

Drums were recorded by Migo Wagner, a session drummer, because Ian Wilson could not travel to Germany for the recordings, although he did make minor contributions to the album by recording some additional percussion. "Heavy Metal Pirates" was re-recorded during the same sessions but left off the album and later released as a digital download and on the Leviathan EP.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Christopher Bowes, except where noted.

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Over the Seas"  3:55
2."Captain Morgan's Revenge"  6:42
3."The Huntmaster"  4:59
4."Nancy the Tavern Wench"  4:52
5."Death Before the Mast"Joe McQuadeChristopher Bowes and Gavin Harper3:11
6."Terror on the High Seas" Christopher Bowes and Gavin Harper3:51
7."Set Sail and Conquer" Christopher Bowes and Gavin Harper4:38
8."Of Treasure"Joe McQuade 2:58
9."Wenches & Mead"  3:42
10."Flower of Scotland" (The Corries cover)Roy WilliamsonRoy Williamson2:37
Total length:41:31

Personnel[edit]

  • Christopher Bowes - vocals, keyboards, tin whistle
  • Ian Wilson - percussion
  • Dani Evans - bass
  • Gavin Harper - guitars, backing vocals, jew's harp, tambourine, additional drums

Additional personnel and staff[edit]

  • Lasse Lammert - vibraslap, tambourine, producer, mixing, mastering, engineering
  • Brendan Casey - backing vocals, additional bass
  • Migo Wagner - drums, backing vocals
  • Chris Mummelthey - backing vocals
  • Steve Brown - photography
  • Ingo Römling - cover art

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alestorm - Captain Morgan's Revenge Review". Heavymetal.about.com. 2008-01-29. Retrieved 2012-02-09. 
  2. ^ "Captain Morgan's Revenge". Allmusic. Retrieved February 9, 2012.