Falconer - Northwind


8.3 | 153 votes |
Release date: 22 September 2006
Style: Folk metal, Power metal

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Disc I
01. Northwind
02. Waltz With The Dead
03. Spirit Of The Hawk
04. Legend And The Lore
05. Catch The Shadows
06. Tower Of The Queen
07. Long Gone By
08. Perjury And Sanctity
09. Fairyland Fanfare
10. Himmel Så Trind
11. Blinded
12. Delusion
13. Home Of The Knave
14. Black Tarn (Instrumental)
15. Child Of The Wild 2006 [Japanese bonus]

Disc II [digipack bonus CD]
01. Kristallen Den Fina
02. Ridom Ridom
03. Liten Vätte
04. Våvindar Friska
+ Video documentary of the recording process

Guest review by
Bas
Rating:
7.8
Back when Falconer started out they had an amazing vocalist. A Swedish actor by the name of Mathias Blad. His voice was unmatched and together with the playful yet extremely catchy and epic instrumental execution of the music, he and Falconer made two absolutely fantastic albums. Then Mathias left the band due to time reasons. Not only did the fans grieve, the next two albums by Falconer were horrible, too. Then however, something happened which greatly gladdened me. Mathias returned to the band. Next year a new Falconer album hit the shops, and I was amongst the first to buy it. More on the rejoining of Mathias Blad can be read here in my interview, but now let's continue, and see what change this old face brought to the band.

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published 16.04.2007 | Comments (14)

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25.10.2010 - 20:07
Rating: 8
Luneth
Perfect album. Absolutely breathtaking, first Falconer album I've listened to, and certainly won't be the last.
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Evil? I am not Malevolent, I simply am!
Apocalypse, X-Men
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09.06.2011 - 03:01
Rating: 10
Eastwood
The best Falconer album of all. The return of Mathias bought back the Epicness of Falconer's early works with even better riffs and solo's to support than the previous albums.

Without doubt one of my favourite metal albums ever.
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