One Man Army (Ensiferum album)

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One Man Army
Ensiferum - One Man Army.jpg
Studio album by
Released20 February 2015
RecordedSeptember - November 2014
StudioAstia-studio (Lappeenranta, Finland)
GenreFolk metal, melodic death metal, viking metal
Length53:05
LabelMetal Blade
ProducerAnssi Kippo
Ensiferum chronology
Unsung Heroes
(2012)
One Man Army
(2015)
Two Paths
(2017)
Singles from One Man Army
  1. "One Man Army"
    Released: 12 January 2015
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
About.com4/5 stars[1]
Metal Hammer8/10 stars[2]
MetalSucks4/5 stars[3]
Revolver3/5 stars[4]
Ultimate Guitar7.3/10[5]

One Man Army is the sixth album by Finnish folk metal band Ensiferum. It was released on 20 February 2015 through Metal Blade.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."March of War" (instrumental) Markus Toivonen1:32
2."Axe of Judgement"Sami HinkkaToivonen & Ensiferum4:33
3."Heathen Horde"Hinkka, trad.Toivonen & Ensiferum4:12
4."One Man Army"HinkkaToivonen & Ensiferum4:25
5."Burden of the Fallen"HinkkaToivonen1:49
6."Warrior Without a War"HinkkaToivonen & Ensiferum5:24
7."Cry for the Earth Bounds"HinkkaSami Hinkka & Ensiferum7:31
8."Two of Spades"HinkkaToivonen & Ensiferum3:39
9."My Ancestors' Blood" (Heathen Throne Part II)Hinkka, trad.Toivonen & Ensiferum4:30
10."Descendants, Defiance, Domination" (Heathen Throne Part III)HinkkaToivonen & Ensiferum11:20
11."Neito Pohjolan"HinkkaToivonen & Ensiferum4:10
Total length:53:05

Personnel[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Netta Skog - clean vocals on #11, additional vocals, accordion
  • Miitri Aaltonen - vocals on #14
  • Jukka-Pekka Miettinen - additional vocals, choirs
  • Frederik - additional vocals on #08
  • Heri Joensen - speech on #03
  • Matti Häkämies - speech on #09, 10
  • Olli Haavisto - pedal steel guitar
  • Lassi Logrén - nyckelharpa
  • Timo Väänänen - kantele
  • Manu Lohi - whistle duo on #08
  • Mirko P. Mustonen - whistle duo on #08, choirs
  • Tanja Varha - choirs
  • Bianca Hösli - choirs
  • Heidi Parviainen - choirs
  • Tuomas Nieminen - choirs
  • Petteri Lehikoinen - choirs
  • Tapio Kuosma - choirs
  • Jukka Hoffrén - choirs
  • Toni Salminen - choirs
  • Skid - choirs

Trivia[edit]

"Neito Pohjolan" means "Lady Of The North"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Drago, Dan. "About.com Ensiferum One Man Army review". Retrieved April 5, 2015.
  2. ^ Wright, Holly (February 3, 2015). "Metal Hammer Ensiferum One Man Army review". Retrieved April 5, 2015.
  3. ^ Rhombus, Emperor (February 6, 2015). "Ensiferum's One Man Army: No Country For Civilized Men". MetalSucks. Retrieved February 6, 2015.
  4. ^ Graff, Gary (February 10, 2015). "Revolver Ensiferum One Man Army review". Retrieved April 2, 2015.
  5. ^ East, Brandon (March 3, 2015). "Ultimate Guitar Ensiferum One Man Army review". Retrieved April 2, 2015.
  6. ^ "Blabbermouth.net".