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Studio album by Northern Kings
Released November 19, 2008
February 25, 2009 (Japan)
Genre Symphonic metal
Length 53:44
Label Warner Music Finland
Producer Erkka Korhonen
Northern Kings chronology
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
RevelationZ 8.5/10 stars[1]

Rethroned is the second album by Finnish symphonic metal band Northern Kings. It was released on November 19, 2008, as a CD in Finland and to download via the European iTunes Store. Upon release, the album entered the Finnish charts at number 16.[3] The album was released in Japan on February 25, 2009, with the Michael Jackson cover "They Don't Care About Us" as a bonus track. The iTunes edition included also the orchestral version of "They Don't Care About Us".[4]

The first single and music video released off this album was the Seal cover "Kiss from a Rose" (originally from the soundtrack of the film Batman Forever).[5] The album also includes two other movie-based tracks: "Training Montage" (from Rocky IV) and "A View to a Kill" (from the 1985 James Bond 007 film of the same title).

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Vocals Length
1. "Training Montage" (From the movie Rocky IV) Vince DiCola Instrumental 3:32
2. "Wanted Dead or Alive" (Bon Jovi cover) Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora Marco Hietala 3:51
3. "Kiss From a Rose" (Seal cover) Seal entire group 4:48
4. "A View to a Kill" (Duran Duran cover) Duran Duran, John Barry entire group 5:18
5. "Nothing Compares 2 U" (Prince cover) Prince Tony Kakko 6:39
6. "My Way" (Frank Sinatra cover) Music: Claude François, Jacques Revaux; English lyrics: Paul Anka Jarkko Ahola 4:22
7. "Strangelove" (Depeche Mode cover) Martin Gore entire group 4:34
8. "Take On Me" (A-ha cover) Magne Furuholmen, Morten Harket, Pål Waaktaar entire group 3:57
9. "I Should Be So Lucky" (Kylie Minogue cover) Mike Stock, Matt Aitken, Pete Waterman Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto, Jarkko Ahola 4:42
10. "Killer" (Adamski cover) Adamski, Seal entire group 4:31
11. "Róisín Dubh (Black Rose): A Rock Legend" (Thin Lizzy cover) Phil Lynott, Gary Moore Jarkko Ahola, Marco Hietala 7:30
Total length: 53:44




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