Finntroll - Nattfödd



8.4 | 451 votes |
Release date: 13 April 2004
Style: Extreme folk metal

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01. Vindfärd / Människopesten
02. Eliytres
03. Fiskarens Fiende
04. Trollhammaren
05. Nattfödd
06. Ursvamp
07. Marknadsvisan
08. Det Iskalla Trollblodet
09. Grottans Barn
10. Rök

Line-up
Henri Urponpoika "Trollhorn" Sorvali - keyboards
Mikael "Routa" Karlbom - guitars
Tapio Wilska - vocals
Samu "Beast Dominator" Ruotsalainen - drums
Samuli "Skrymer" Ponsimaa - guitars
Sami "Tundra" Uusitalo - bass

Additional info
Recorded and mixed in Sundi Coop, Savonlinna during 24.10.2003-14.11.2003 by Tuomo Valtonen
Mastered at Finnvox by Mika Jussila
Produced by Trollhorn and Tundra.
Artwork and trollistration by Skrymer.

Released on: Spinefarm/Century Media

In memory of Teemu Raimoranta, Pertti Olavi Karlbom, Sulo Wilska.

Staff review by
Undercraft
Rating:
9.5
Under the file "Metal Eccentricities" Finntroll figures as a top contender, these Finns have managed the way to create playful yet aggressive music, using as a base a Finnish polka rhythm called Hummpa, the wide array of instruments these trolls use is quite amazing, to name a few I would have to say accordion, mouth harp, flutes, clarinets, herty gerties even a honky-tonk piano.

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published 15.04.2004 | Comments (7)

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20.09.2011 - 07:53
Rating: 10
JÄY
Metal slave
This is folk metal.....most "folk metal" bands are some other form of metal, be it heavy, power, black, etc, plus folky melodies of folk instruments....but i think a metal genre is in the riffs...and the humpa riffs make it folk metal
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25.12.2011 - 02:09
Rating: 8
ThunderAxe1989
Irreligious
First Folk Metal album I ever bought. It's still my favourite of theirs, I love Wilska's vocals. it's a shame he only did one full length album with them.
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07.10.2012 - 17:43
Rating: 8
musicalkaratekid
Great album.
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19.01.2013 - 15:57
Rating: 8
NocturnalStalker
Metal Addict
Nice album. I really like Människopesten and Det Iskalla Trollblodet and Trollhammaren is surely a great hit song. But for me most of the songs are still weaker than on the early albums.
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"And we are not who we think we are
We are who we're afraid to be"
- Lux Occulta "The Opening of Eleventh Sephirah"
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15.02.2014 - 21:53
Rating: 8
NorthernDickhead
Better than Jaktens Tid imo.
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Olen täys idiootti jätkä.
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18.02.2014 - 05:02
BlueMobius
Account deleted
I recently revisited this album after not listening to it thoroughly for probably five years. It was a great reminder of why I love Finntroll. I haven't been much into them in a while, but this album will always hold a special place. I liked the next album, "Ur Jordens Djup," a lot but for other reasons. Nothing they have done since "Nattfodd" though has quite captured the perfect mix of darkness, atmospheric but not overly cheesy keyboards and a certain anger.
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06.03.2017 - 01:43
Rating: 6
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Masterchief
Nice one, maybe most aggressive and angry album from this band
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I better die, because I never will learn speek english, so I choose dieing
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18.04.2017 - 21:20
Rating: 10
Breedo
This is my favorite Finntroll album. Trollhammaren is their best song in my opinion and I can listen to this album over and over and never get tired of it. In my opinion it's a masterpiece just like Jaktens Tid.
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20.11.2017 - 02:04
Rating: 9
Übermensch242
This is easily the best album Finntroll have ever put out in my opinion! It's actually the album that first turned me on to folk metal, I can still remember being about 15 years old and hearing "Trollhammaren" for the first time, I couldn't stop laughing, it was like Black Metal but with accordions (that's how I first interpreted the sound). But though the polka elements were hard to take seriously, I remember thinking, 'I absolutely have to buy this!'. Awesome record. Also, I think Wilska was their best vocalist.
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"The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself"- Friedrich Nietzsche
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