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Karkelo (CD)
KORPIKLAANI, the Finnish folk-metal band started in 1993 under the name of Shaman, and changed their name in 2002 to KORPIKLAANI (Clan of the wilderness). Their music consists of metal with a strong folky base. So does their choice of instruments, they use a mixture of electric guitars and drums as well as violin, woodwinds, jouhikko, djembé, and the typical Finnish folk instrument: the accordion. They reject synthesizers (of course), and use only genuine "real" instruments. To most people their music is so cheerful and lively that they cannot resist dancing, laughing and feeling happy. Maybe that is why fans call it 'beer-metal' (it certainly has the same effect as beer), but it could be also due to the many songs about this all-time favorite drink of Korpiklaani. The first Korpiklaani albums contained merely English lyrics, but nowadays most lyrics are in Finnish. These lyrics are often written in the Kalevala-style (a special metre, from the Finnish national epic) and tell about nature, history, partying and beer of course!
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Type: CD
Recorded: 2009
Release Date: 2009-06-26
Label: Nuclear Blast
Country: Euro
Item No: NB2306CD
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Track List
01 Vodka
02 Erämaan ärjyt
03 Isku pitkästä ilosta
04 Mettänpeiton valtiaalle
05 Juodaan viinaa
06 Uniaika
07 Kultanainen
08 Bring us pints of beer
09 Huppiaan aarre
10 Vesaisen sota
11 Sulasilmä
12 Kohmelo
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