KORPIKLAANI – Ukon Wacka Details + New DVD Revealed

Finnish folk metal pioneers KORPIKLAANI will release their new album, Ukon Wacka , in Europe on February 4, 2011 and in North America on February 15, 2011 via Nuclear Blast Records.

The track listing for the CD is as follows:

01. Louhen Yhdeksäs Poika
02. Päät Pois Tai Hirteen
03. Tuoppi Oltta
04. Lonkkaluut
05. Tequila
06. Ukon Wacka
07. Korvesta Liha
08. Koivu Ja Tähti
09. Vaarinpolkka

Check out the cover artwork below.


According to the band, ” Ukon Wacka, or Ukon Vakat, is a pagan sacrificial feast from ancient times, on which a special made beer richly flowed. As can be expected from the title, this album has an ancient and very folky feel and is totally in Finnish.

To make the lyrics understandable for non-Finnish people, we will add an English description / translation in the booklet as usual. The album consists of 10 songs, among which you will find a song name ‘Tequila ,’ which is especially written for (and inspired by) our South American fans, with whom we celebrated such hard times, and who welcomed us so warmly, when we were touring in South America.

Another surprise is the title song, ‘Ukon Wacka,’ in which a special guest features: the famous Finnish singer Tuomari Nurmio! Last but not least features a tribute song (‘Päät Pois Tai Hirteen’ ) to the Finnish rock band PEER GÜNT, a great and underestimated band. We hope and expect that this album will give you as much joy as we had making it; a big folky feast for all!”

Watch the ‘Tequila‘ music video here.


GET ALBUM AT:
iTunes
Amazon
Nuclear Blast USA
Nuclear Blast EUROPE
Local Record Stores

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