Land (Týr album)

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Land
Týr - Land.jpg
Studio album by Týr
Released Europe: May 30, 2008
US/Canada: June 10, 2008
Genre Viking metal
Folk metal
Progressive metal
Label Napalm Records
Producer Týr
Týr chronology
Ragnarok
(2006)Ragnarok2006
Land
(2008)
By the Light of the Northern Star
(2009)By the Light of the Northern Star2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 4/5 stars[1]
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Lords of Metal 8/10 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]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Gandkvæði Tróndar" J.H.O. Djurhuus (1881–1948) Traditional Faeroese, arr. Heri Joensen 4:10
2. "Sinklars Vísa" Edvard Storm Traditional Danish, Heri Joensen 4:55
3. "Ocean" Heri Joensen Heri Joensen, Traditional Faeroese 10:07
4. "Gátu Ríma" Traditional Faeroese Traditional Faeroese, Heri Joensen 5:38
5. "Brennivín" Heri Joensen, Björn S. Blöndal (1893–1980) Heri Joensen, Traditional Icelandic 4:58
6. "Fípan Fagra" Traditional Faeroese Traditional Faeroese, Heri Joensen 5:49
7. "Valkyrjan" Heri Joensen Heri Joensen, Traditional Faeroese, Edvard Grieg, Traditional Norwegian 5:05
8. "Loka Táttur" Traditional Faeroese Traditional Faeroese, Swedish, Heri Joensen 6:02
9. "Land" Heri Joensen, J.H.O. Djurhuus, Hávamál Heri Joensen, Traditional Faeroese 16:19
10. "Hail to the Hammer" Heri Joensen Heri Joensen, Traditional Faeroese 5:19
Total length: 68:22


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