The Ballad of Nora Lee

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The Ballad of Nora Lee
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Studio album by Helldorado
Released September 5, 2005
Recorded 2005
Genre Alternative country, country rock, garage rock, Americana
Length 45:58
Label Glitterhouse Records
Producer Helldorado & Eirik Lye

The Ballad Of Nora Lee is third studio album from the Norwegian band Helldorado.

The album shows a band that is still deeply fascinated and inspired by Americana music and subculture, combining elements from different genres.

The Turkish National Football Team has chosen Helldorado's "A Drinking Song" as their new Football Anthem for the Euro 2008 Championship. "A Drinking Song" was A-listed on Turkish TV Channel "Dream-TV". It was on high rotation on the channel and it was rated video of the week.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Dag S. Vagle; except "Helltown" and "A Drinking Song" - music by Vagle, lyrics by Vagle & Hans A. Wassvik, "Guitar Noir" music by Vagle, lyrics by Wassvik, "Waiting Around To Die" - music & lyrics by Townes Van Zandt.

  1. "The Ballad of Nora Lee" – 5:02
  2. "Just Like Fire" – 4:06
  3. "Helltown" – 3:24
  4. "The Black Winds" – 4:35
  5. "Down to the Water" – 4:37
  6. "Guitar Noir" – 3:46
  7. "Rock Your Soul" – 3:47
  8. "So Long Ago" – 3:35
  9. "Honky Tonk Aliens" – 3:21
  10. "A Drinking Song" – 3:21
  11. "The Devil's Kiss" – 2:46
  12. "Waiting Around to Die" – 3:38



  • Dag S. Vagle: Vocal, Guitar, Banjo, Bouzouki, Piano, Harmonica
  • Bård Halsne: Guitar, Glockenspiel, Backing Vocal
  • Hans A. Wassvik: Bass, Zither
  • Morten Jackman: Drums, Saw, Percussion

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