This is not about pleasing the audience, this is about pleasing ourselves. Genre: troll folk polka metal Whether or not this release works relly depends on the intentions behind it. As well as being their longest album to date, in many ways it is also a concept as the wanderer of the album title appears in every song, with each track representing one of his life experiences. We had quite descent shows. Who is he, and how did he came into existence? The band state that this album is the closest to their on stage sound, as for tracking they used their tour set up, so will be able to easily perform all of this live. F Mérignac - Krakatoa 01.
E Zaragoza - Centro Cívico Delicias 08. They may return on the setlist during upcoming tours though. Are there still things you want to achieve? Whilst Shaman recorded songs in the original Saami language, Korpiklaani recorded most songs in English at first, and mostly Finnish lyrics on their most recent albums. But if it is meant to give people a good time and be generally uplifting, then they've succeeded brilliantly. Juokse Sinä Humma Keep On Running, You My Horse 11. If it is meant to be taken seriously, then it fails miserably.
How do you feel about the new generation of folk-metalbands, so for example Krampus, or Skálmöld? We continued recording in January, to finish up the rest of the album. And this is even though the album already came out in August, and it even was recorded at the start of the year. F Marseille - Espace Julien 09. This was the idea we gave to the artist, and he came up with this. P Porto - Hard Club 03. No, though we are taking a break after this tour.
Can the album possibly live up to this? D Jena - F-Haus 22. We planned to record the album in January, but then Jonne send a demotrack of one song to the eurovision songfestival. So we quickly needed to book a studio to record a proper version of that. How is the audience so far? The combination of traditional folk musik instruments, like pipes, fiddles, flutes, accordeons and the jouhikko fit the power metal-ish rock music quite well, and the D-beat drums suit the polka-drive of Korpiplaani very well. The past two shows were almost sold-out.
D Ballenstedt - Rockharz Open Air 21. Since you said that bands are so greatly inspired by some folk-metalbands, what are the main musical influences of Korpiklaani? On the new album, you sound a lot more serious, is this the general direction of Korpiklaani? D Berlin - Huxleys Neue Welt 20. There is a great deal here that pure folkies will find to enjoy, especially with the lyrical violin and the delicate accordion, and one has to wonder what metalheads will think of it. This is their ninth studio album so would have expected something a little better than this. It was just like always; shitty venues, nice people, great country.
It is at times like this, when touring, when you start to think how nice it would be if you could sleep in your own bed. You Looked Into My Eyes 07. F Paris - La Cigale 28. Combinations of folk music and metal which don't either ride roughshod over the folk music or castrate the metal are difficult to pull off, and the band succeed well enough. F Lille - Le Splendid 27. For some reason the national broadcasting company in Finland wanted to use that song to promote the competition.
In the beginning, this was the idea, but it changed a bit. Furthermore, all the drum tracks for the album were also recorded during that time. F Bourg-en-Bresse - La Tannerie 11. Ok, that were all the questions, is there still something you want to say to your fans, or to the readers of folk-metal. And how is the tour going so far? We already had a lot of parties, and have been drinking too much though.
Though I think I will have more luck with some lottery tickets than with our band. Crows Bring The Spring 12. You really have a busy schedule; recording, a tour through America, and immediately thereafter the Heidenfest-tour. Hengettömiltä Hengiltä From The Dead People's Spirit 13. D Munich - TonHalle 23.
I can imagine that this album is great music to listen to if you and your friends are having a drinking party, and if your winter depression hasn't retreated yet, I am sure that this album with inject a dose of good mood into your veins. Do you notice a lot of differences between European and American crowds? E Murcia - Garaje Beat Club 07. Has there been a lot of changes in the band when he joined? This year they could be found on stage, this time with the Heidenfest-tour. In this break, we also changed our violin-player, so all recorded violin-parts needed to be re-recorded as well. .
Furthermore, we sold out the New York show, which was nice. As mentioned before, you just have new violin-player. Of all their albums I own, this is the one to which I will most often be returning. The previous European and American tour, we already played most of our drinking songs. D Wacken - Wacken Winter Nights 23. E Bilbao - Santana 27 02.