Ukon Wacka

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Ukon Wacka
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Studio album by Korpiklaani
Released 4 February 2011
Studio Petrax Studio, Hollola, Lahti, Finland
Genre Folk metal
Length 41:07
Language Finnish
Label Nuclear Blast
Producer Asku Hanttu
Korpiklaani chronology
Karkelo
(2009)Karkelo2009
Ukon Wacka
(2011)
Manala
(2012)Manala2012
Singles from Ukon Wacka
  1. "Ukon Wacka"
    Released: 21 December 2010
  2. "Tequila"
    Released: 15 February 2011

Ukon Wacka is the seventh studio album by the Finnish folk metal band Korpiklaani. It was released on 4 February 2011 through Nuclear Blast.[1] The title refers to an ancient pagan sacrificial feast, dedicated to Ukko. The album is sung in their native language.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Louhen yhdeksäs poika" (Louhi's ninth son)[3] - 3:23
  2. "Päät pois tai hirteen" (Head off, or the Gallows) - 3:14 (Peer Günt "Bad Boys Are Here" cover)
  3. "Tuoppi oltta" (A pint of Beer) - 3:34
  4. "Lonkkaluut" (Hip Bones) - 5:39
  5. "Tequila" - 2:42
  6. "Ukon wacka" - 5:08 (vocals - Tuomari Nurmio)
  7. "Korvesta liha" (Wilderness Meat) - 4:31
  8. "Koivu ja tähti" (The Birch and the Star) - 4:17
  9. "Vaarinpolkka" (Grandfather's Polka) - 2:19
  10. "Surma" (Death) - 6:20
  11. "Iron Fist" (Motörhead cover; bonus track) - 2:52
  • Tracks 1, 3, 6, 8 and 10 lyrics by Juha Jyrkäs, music by Jonne Järvelä.
  • Track 2 lyrics by Järvelä, music by Timo Nikki/Teijo Kettula/Teijo Erkinharju.
  • Track 4 lyrics by Hellevi Hiltunen/Juha "Korppi" Jaakkola, music by Järvelä.
  • Tracks 5, 7 and 9 lyrics and music by Jonne Järvelä.

Personnel[edit]

  • Jonne Järvelä - lead vocals, electric & acoustic guitars, mandolin
  • Jarkko Aaltonen - bass
  • Matti "Matson" Johansson - drums, backing vocals
  • Juho Kauppinen - accordion, backing vocals, guitars
  • Jaakko "Hittavainen" Lemmetty - acoustic and electric violin, jouhikko, tin-whistle, recorder, torupill (bagpipe), mandolin, mouth harp
  • Kalle "Cane" Savijärvi - guitars, backing vocals

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Korpiklaani: New Album News". Metal CallOut. Retrieved 2010-11-30. 
  2. ^ "KORPIKLAANI Interview with Jonne Järvelä". X-PLOSIVE METAL. Retrieved 2011-03-06. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Korpiklaani - Ukon Wacka - Encyclopaedia Metallum: The Metal Archives". www.metal-archives.com. Retrieved 2017-05-28.