Ragnarok (Týr album)

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Ragnarok
Ragnarok cover-official.jpg
Studio album by Týr
Released September 22, 2006
Recorded Jacob Hansen studio, Denmark
Genre Viking metal, folk metal, progressive metal
Length 60:45 / 67:54
Label Napalm Records
Producer Týr
Týr chronology
Eric The Red
(2003)Eric The Red2003
Ragnarok
(2006)
Land
(2008)Land2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 4/5 stars[1]
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Lords of Metal (9.3/10)[3]
The Metal Crypt (4.25/5)[4]

Ragnarok is the third full-length album by the Faroese Viking folk metal band Týr. It was released on September 22, 2006 by Napalm Records.

The album is bilingual with Faroese and English lyrics.[5] The album features cover art by Jan Yrlund.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "The Beginning"   Traditional Faeroese, Heri Joensen, Gunnar H. Thomsen 5:07
2. "The Hammer of Thor" Heri Joensen Traditional Faeroese, Heri Joensen 6:39
3. "Envy"   Heri Joensen 1:10
4. "Brother's Bane" Heri Joensen Traditional Danish, Heri Joensen 5:00
5. "The Burning"   Heri Joensen 1:56
6. "The Ride to Hel" Heri Joensen Traditional Faeroese, Heri Joensen 6:12
7. "Torsteins Kvæði" Traditional Faeroese Traditional Faeroese, arr. Heri Joensen 4:55
8. "Grímur á Miðalnesi" Traditional Faeroese Traditional Faeroese 0:56
9. "Wings of Time" Heri Joensen, Traditional Faeroese Heri Joensen, Traditional Faeroese 6:25
10. "The Rage of the Skullgaffer"   Heri Joensen, Terji Skibenæs 2:01
11. "The Hunt" Heri Joensen Heri Joensen, Terji Skibenæs, Traditional Faeroese 5:47
12. "Victory"   Traditional Faeroese, arr. Heri Joensen 0:58
13. "Lord of Lies" Heri Joensen Traditional Faeroese, Heri Joensen 6:03
14. "Gjallarhornið"   Heri Joensen 0:27
15. "Ragnarok" Heri Joensen Traditional Faeroese, Heri Joensen, Gunnar H. Thomsen 6:32
16. "The End"   Traditional Faeroese, Heri Joensen, Gunnar H. Thomsen 0:37
17. "Valkyries Flight" (Digipack Edition Only)   Traditional Irish, arr. Heri Joensen 2:03
18. "Valhalla" (Digipack Edition Only) Heri Joensen Traditional Irish, Heri Joensen 5:03
Total length: 67:54

Credits[edit]

Heri Joensen – vocals, guitar
Terji Skibenæs – guitar
Gunnar H. Thomsen – bass
Kári Streymoy – drums

References[edit]

  1. ^ About.com review
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ Lords of Metal review
  4. ^ The Metal Crypt review
  5. ^ "Lords of Metal". Týr Interview. Retrieved February 17, 2008. 
  6. ^ "Týr Official Website". Discography. Archived from the original on January 22, 2008. Retrieved February 13, 2008. 

External links[edit]

  • mp3 sample of "Wings of Time"