Carnival of Rust

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Carnival of Rust
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Studio album by Poets of the Fall[1]
Released 12 April 2006
Genre Indie rock
Length 48:26
Label Insomniac
Producer Poets of the Fall[2]
Poets of the Fall[1] chronology
Signs of Life
(2005)
Carnival of Rust
(2006)
Revolution Roulette
(2008)
Singles from Carnival of Rust
  1. "Carnival of Rust"
    Released: 22 March 2006
  2. "Sorry Go 'Round"
    Released: 16 August 2006
  3. "Locking Up the Sun"
    Released: 29 November 2006
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Carnival of Rust is the second album by the Finnish rock band Poets of the Fall. It was released on 12 April 2006 in Finland,[3] 12 September 2006 in Sweden,[4]October 2006 in Australia, Russia and Ukraine,[5]then on 20 April 2007 in Germany.[6] The album went straight to the top of the Finnish Top 40 album chart[7] and stayed inside the Top 40 for 26 weeks.

The album went straight to the top on Finnish radio channel YleX due to fan votes[8]and was recognized as "Album of the Week"[9]after remaining number one for three weeks straight.[10]It was certified gold in Finland three weeks after being released[11]and has sold platinum.[12] On 17 December 2006 it was announced that the album is featured in Helsingin Sanomat's "Best albums of 2006" article.[13]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Markus Kaarlonen, Marko Saaresto and Olli Tukiainen.

No. Title Length
1. "Fire" 3:59
2. "Sorry Go 'Round" 3:35
3. "Carnival of Rust" 4:20
4. "Locking Up the Sun" 3:58
5. "Gravity" 3:55
6. "King of Fools" 4:07
7. "Roses" 3:51
8. "Desire" 4:10
9. "All the Way / 4U" 4:08
10. "Delicious" 3:54
11. "Maybe Tomorrow Is a Better Day" (Remastered) 4:44
12. "Dawn" 3:28

Release history[edit]

Country Release Date
Finland 12 April 2006[3]
Sweden 12 September 2006[4]
Australia October 2006 (2006-10)[5]
Russia
Ukraine
Germany 20 April 2007[6]
iTunes Worldwide 12 April 2008[14]

Singles[edit]

Single Release dates Charts
Finland
Carnival of Rust* 22 March 2006 (Finland)[15]

1 December 2006 (Germany)[16]

2[17]
Sorry Go 'Round 16 August 2006 (Finland)[18] 7
Locking Up the Sun* 29 November 2006 (Finland)[19] 3

Awards[edit]

Year Award Title Result
2006 NRJ Radio Awards Best Finnish Album Nominated[20]
2007 Emma Awards Best Rock Album Nominated[21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Poets of the Fall – Discography
  2. ^ Back cover of Carnival of Rust-album
  3. ^ a b "Carnival of Rust album Out Now". Poets of the Fall. 12 September 2006. Archived from the original on 2013-12-19. 
  4. ^ a b "Carnival of Rust out now in Sweden". Poets of the Fall. 12 September 2006. Archived from the original on 2013-12-27. 
  5. ^ a b "Carnival of Rust released in Australia, Russia and Ukraine". Poets of the Fall. 6 October 2006. Archived from the original on 2013-12-27. 
  6. ^ a b ""Carnival of Rust"-album: German Amazon". Amazon.de. 
  7. ^ "Carnival of Rust straight to #1". Poets of the Fall. 19 April 2006. 
  8. ^ "Carnival of Rust straight to #1 on YleX's Most Wanted". Poets of the Fall. 18 March 2006. Archived from the original on 2008-11-20. 
  9. ^ "Carnival of Rust is Album of the Week on YleX". Poets of the Fall. 3 April 2006. 
  10. ^ "Poets of the Fall - Carnival of Rust (Album)". Finnish Charts. Archived from the original on 2014-01-11. 
  11. ^ "Carnival of Rust sells gold". Poets of the Fall. 24 May 2006. 
  12. ^ "Carnival of Rust sells platinum". Poets of the Fall. 11 December 2006. 
  13. ^ "Carnival of Rust in HS's best albums of the year". Poets of the Fall. 17 December 2006. Archived from the original on 2014-03-02. 
  14. ^ "Poets of the Fall now on iTunes worldwide". Poets of the Fall. 12 April 2008. 
  15. ^ "Carnival of Rust single out now". Poets of the Fall. 22 March 2006. 
  16. ^ "Carnival of Rust single out now in Germany". Poets of the Fall. 1 December 2006. Archived from the original on 2007-10-15. 
  17. ^ "Poets of the Fall - Carnival of Rust (Song)". Finnish Charts. 
  18. ^ "Sorry Go 'Round single out now!". Poets of the Fall. 16 August 2006. 
  19. ^ "Locking Up the Sun single out now". Poets of the Fall. 29 November 2006. Archived from the original on 2014-03-02. 
  20. ^ "Vote for Poets in NRJ Radio Awards 2007". Poets of the Fall. 16 December 2006. Archived from the original on 2014-03-02. 
  21. ^ "Emma Awards 2007 - Best Rock Album - Nominees". 

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