Land (Týr album)

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Studio album by
ReleasedEurope: May 30, 2008
US/Canada: June 10, 2008
GenreViking metal
Folk metal
Progressive metal
LabelNapalm Records
Týr chronology
By the Light of the Northern Star
Professional ratings
Review scores
About.com4/5 stars[1]
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
Lords of Metal8/10 stars[3]

Land is the fourth full-length album by the Faroese Viking / folk metal band Týr. It is a multilingual album with vocals in Faroese, English, Norwegian, Danish in Sinklars Vísa and Icelandic in Brennivín. It was released on May 30, 2008 through Napalm Records.[4] The album is based on Nordic folklore. The final track is a new version of the song "Hail to the Hammer" which originally appeared on a demo in 2000, and again on How Far To Asgaard in 2002.

Track listing[edit]

1."Gandkvæði Tróndar"J.H.O. Djurhuus (1881–1948)Traditional Faeroese, arr. Heri Joensen4:10
2."Sinklars Vísa"Edvard StormTraditional Danish, Heri Joensen4:55
3."Ocean"Heri JoensenHeri Joensen, Traditional Faeroese10:07
4."Gátu Ríma"Traditional FaeroeseTraditional Faeroese, Heri Joensen5:38
5."Brennivín"Heri Joensen, Björn S. Blöndal (1893–1980)Heri Joensen, Traditional Icelandic4:58
6."Fípan Fagra"Traditional FaeroeseTraditional Faeroese, Heri Joensen5:49
7."Valkyrjan"Heri JoensenHeri Joensen, Traditional Faeroese, Edvard Grieg, Traditional Norwegian5:05
8."Lokka Táttur"Traditional FaeroeseTraditional Faeroese, Swedish, Heri Joensen6:02
9."Land"Heri Joensen, J.H.O. Djurhuus, HávamálHeri Joensen, Traditional Faeroese16:19
10."Hail to the Hammer"Heri JoensenHeri Joensen, Traditional Faeroese5:19
Total length:68:22


  1. ^ review
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ Lords of Metal review
  4. ^ "Tyr Delay New Album, "Land," and Reveal Artwork". 2008-04-05. Retrieved 2008-04-08.