Primo Victoria

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Primo Victoria
Primo Victoria.jpg
Studio album by Sabaton
Released March 15, 2005
Recorded August - November 2004, Abyss Studios, Sweden
Genre Power metal
Length 41:05
Label Black Lodge Records
Producer Tommy Tägtgren
Sabaton chronology
Fist for Fight
Primo Victoria
Attero Dominatus
Re-Armed edition
Front cover of the 2010 reissue

Primo Victoria (Latin, "Firstly the Victory") is the debut studio album by Swedish power metal band Sabaton. This was the first album they released for their new label, Black Lodge Records.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Joakim Brodén.

No. Title Lyrics Theme Length
1. "Primo Victoria" Joakim Brodén, Pär Sundström Operation Overlord 4:10
2. "Reign of Terror" Brodén, Sundström Saddam Hussein and Operation Desert Storm 3:51
3. "Panzer Battalion" Brodén Operation Iraqi Freedom 5:09
4. "Wolfpack" Brodén Wolfpack Hecht's attack on convoy ON 92 in the battle of the Atlantic 5:55
5. "Counterstrike" Brodén, Sundström The Six-Day War 3:48
6. "Stalingrad" Brodén The Battle of Stalingrad 5:18
7. "Into the Fire" Brodén, Sundström The use of napalm in the Vietnam War 3:25
8. "Purple Heart" Sundström Service members that were Wounded In Action and thus awarded the Purple Heart 5:07
9. "Metal Machine" Brodén A tribute to heavy metal 4:22
Total length: 41:05

Album line-up[edit]

"Second Battalion"[edit]

  • The band was commissioned by members of the Norwegian Army 2nd Battalion to make an alternative version of Panzer Battalion. The alternate version, called Second Battalion, differs only in that the lyric "Second Battalion" is sung in place of "panzer battalion".[citation needed]

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