Ukon Wacka

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Ukon Wacka, the seventh studio album from Finnish folk-metal outfit Korpiklaani, is named after a feast for the Finnish god of thunder. It's hardly a subtle clue as to what the album sounds like, but Korpiklaani are about as subtle as a mace to the cranium, and what they may lack in nuance they certainly make up for in might. Bold, melodic, punishing, and occasionally silly, Ukon Wacka doesn't deviate at all from the band's signature blend of traditional Finnish folk music and classic power metal until the end, when it tosses in a surprisingly effective rendition of the Motörhead classic "Iron Fist," which is made all the more feral by the electro-pagan ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Ukon Wacka, the seventh studio album from Finnish folk-metal outfit Korpiklaani, is named after a feast for the Finnish god of thunder. It's hardly a subtle clue as to what the album sounds like, but Korpiklaani are about as subtle as a mace to the cranium, and what they may lack in nuance they certainly make up for in might. Bold, melodic, punishing, and occasionally silly, Ukon Wacka doesn't deviate at all from the band's signature blend of traditional Finnish folk music and classic power metal until the end, when it tosses in a surprisingly effective rendition of the Motörhead classic "Iron Fist," which is made all the more feral by the electro-pagan instrumentation and the banshee wail of vocalist Jonne Järvelä.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/15/2011
  • Label: Nuclear Blast Americ
  • UPC: 727361267728
  • Catalog Number: 12677
  • Sales rank: 48,732

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Louhen Yhdeksäs Poika (3:23)
  2. 2 Päät Pois Tai Hirteen (3:14)
  3. 3 Tuoppi Oltta (3:34)
  4. 4 Lonkkaluut (5:39)
  5. 5 Tequila (2:42)
  6. 6 Ukon Wacka - Tnomari Nurmio (5:08)
  7. 7 Korvesta Liha (4:31)
  8. 8 Koivu Ja Tähti (4:17)
  9. 9 Vaarinpolkka (2:19)
  10. 10 Surma (6:20)
  11. 11 Iron Fist (2:51)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Korpiklaani Primary Artist
Juho Accordion
Jonne Järvelä Guitar, Mandolin, Percussion, Vocals, Octave Mandolin
Tero Hyvaluoma Fiddle, Guest Appearance
Jarkko Bass
Asku Hanttu Timbales, Background Vocals, Guest Appearance
Tnomari Nurmio Vocals
Technical Credits
Svante Forsbäck Mastering
Jonne Järvelä Composer, Lyricist
David Caracandas Management
Jan "Orkki" Yrlund Artwork, Layout
Asku Hanttu Producer, Engineer
Teijo Kettula Composer
Teijo Erkinharju Composer
Juha Jyrkäs Composer, Lyricist
Juha "Korppi" Jaakkola Composer, Lyricist
Hellevi Hiltunen Composer, Lyricist
Timo Nikki Composer
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