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
Professional ratings
Review scores
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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. Title Writer(s) Vocals Length
1. "Don't Stop Believin'" (Journey cover) Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon & Steve Perry Marco Hietala 5:29
2. "We Don't Need Another Hero" (Tina Turner cover) Graham Lyle & Terry Britten entire group 4:48
3. "Broken Wings" (Mr. Mister cover) Mr. Mister & John Lang Tony Kakko 5:32
4. "Rebel Yell" (Billy Idol cover) Billy Idol & Steve Stevens Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto 7:29
5. "Ashes to Ashes" (David Bowie cover) David Bowie Tony Kakko 4:39
6. "Fallen on Hard Times" (Jethro Tull cover) Ian Anderson Marco Hietala 3:54
7. "I Just Died in Your Arms" (Cutting Crew cover) Nick Van Eede Jarkko Ahola 5:49
8. "Sledgehammer" (Peter Gabriel cover) Peter Gabriel Tony Kakko 5:08
9. "Don't Bring Me Down" (Electric Light Orchestra cover) Jeff Lynne Jarkko Ahola 4:06
10. "In the Air Tonight" (Phil Collins cover) Phil Collins Marco Hietala 4:35
11. "Creep" (Radiohead cover) Radiohead & Albert Hammond Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto 5:38
12. "Hello" (Lionel Richie cover) Lionel Richie Jarkko Ahola 4:31
13. "Brothers in Arms" (Dire Straits cover) Mark Knopfler Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto 6:59
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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