Reborn (Northern Kings album)

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Reborn
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Studio album by Northern Kings
Released October 31, 2007
Genre Power Metal, Symphonic Metal
Length 68:47
Label Warner Music Finland
Producer Erkka Korhonen
Northern Kings chronology
Reborn
(2007)
Rethroned
(2008)Rethroned2008
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Reborn is the first full-length album by Finnish heavy metal cover supergroup Northern Kings, released on October 31, 2007. The album sold over 17,000 copies in Finland alone and thus was certified gold.[1]

Two singles were released from this album: "We Don't Need Another Hero" (Tina Turner cover, from the soundtrack of Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome) and "Hello" (Lionel Richie cover). A music video was also produced for the first single.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)VocalsLength
1."Don't Stop Believin'" (Journey cover)Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon & Steve PerryMarco Hietala5:29
2."We Don't Need Another Hero" (Tina Turner cover)Graham Lyle & Terry Brittenentire group4:48
3."Broken Wings" (Mr. Mister cover)Mr. Mister & John LangTony Kakko5:32
4."Rebel Yell" (Billy Idol cover)Billy Idol & Steve StevensJuha-Pekka Leppäluoto7:29
5."Ashes to Ashes" (David Bowie cover)David BowieTony Kakko4:39
6."Fallen on Hard Times" (Jethro Tull cover)Ian AndersonMarco Hietala3:54
7."I Just Died in Your Arms" (Cutting Crew cover)Nick Van EedeJarkko Ahola5:49
8."Sledgehammer" (Peter Gabriel cover)Peter GabrielTony Kakko5:08
9."Don't Bring Me Down" (Electric Light Orchestra cover)Jeff LynneJarkko Ahola4:06
10."In the Air Tonight" (Phil Collins cover)Phil CollinsMarco Hietala4:35
11."Creep" (Radiohead cover)Radiohead & Albert HammondJuha-Pekka Leppäluoto5:38
12."Hello" (Lionel Richie cover)Lionel RichieJarkko Ahola4:31
13."Brothers in Arms" (Dire Straits cover)Mark KnopflerJuha-Pekka Leppäluoto6:59
Total length:68:47

Personnel[edit]

Northern Kings[edit]

Musicians[edit]

  • Two Finger Choir: Backing Vocals
  • Vili Ollila: Piano, Keyboards, Programming
  • Erkka Korhonen: Lead & Rhythm Guitars
  • Erkki Silvennoinen: Bass
  • Anssi Nykanen, Sami Osala: Drums, Percussion

Production[edit]

  • Vocal Arrangements: Aleksi Parviainen & Erkka Korhonen (tracks 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 9-13) & Tony Kakko (3, 5, 8)
  • Arranged By Aleksi Parviainen (1-6, 8, 10, 11), Jarko Ahola (7, 9, 12) & Mikko Mustonen (13)
  • Produced, Recorded & Engineered By Erkka Korhonen
  • Mixed By Mikko Karmila
  • Mastered By Svante Forsback

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