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Not to be confused with Enthronement.
Studio album by Northern Kings
Released November 19, 2008
February 25, 2009 (Japan)
Genre Symphonic metal
Length 55:00
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]

  1. "Training Montage" (Vince DiCola cover, from the film Rocky IV) - (Instrumental) - 3:36
  2. "Wanted Dead or Alive" (Bon Jovi cover) - (by Marco Hietala) - 3:56
  3. "Kiss from a Rose" (Seal cover) - (by all) - 4:56
  4. "A View to a Kill" (Duran Duran cover) - (by all) - 5:26
  5. "Nothing Compares 2 U" (Prince cover, although chiefly associated with Sinéad O'Connor) - (by Tony Kakko) - 6:51
  6. "My Way" (Frank Sinatra cover) - (by Jarkko Ahola) - 4:31
  7. "Strangelove" (Depeche Mode cover) - (by all) - 4:41
  8. "Take on Me" (A-ha cover) - (by all) - 4:01
  9. "I Should Be So Lucky" (Kylie Minogue cover) - (by Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto and Jarkko Ahola) - 4:51
  10. "Killer" (Adamski feat. Seal cover) - (by all) - 4:36
  11. "Róisín Dubh (Black Rose): A Rock Legend" (Thin Lizzy cover) - (by Jarkko Ahola and Marco Hietala) - 7:36
  12. "They Don't Care About Us" (Michael Jackson cover) - (by Marco Hietala and Tony Kakko) - 4:46
    • Bonus track on the Japanese release.
  13. "They Don't Care About Us (Orchestral Edit)" (Michael Jackson cover) - (by Marco Hietala and Tony Kakko) - 4:46
    • iTunes bonus track




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