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Nordland I

Bathory - Nordland I
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Based on 41 ratings
2002 Ratings: #249
Liked by 9 people
November 18, 2002 / Release Date
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Another album recommendation, otherwise I probably would have never touched any album of Bathory due to some past experience which wasn't really the best one. Once again, my recommendation system has proven the benefits of it, as I'll probably listen to their discography at one point, because this album, even though the production wasn't the best one and the songs may not have stood out with a lot of diversity, still was a pretty nice experience.

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A great showcase of the late Quorthon’s musical abilities. I love how high concept it is. I prefer the non-English language vocals to the vocals sung in English. The folk and dungeon synth elements are wonderful.

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Track List

  1. Prelude
  2. Nordland
  3. Vinterblot
  4. Dragons Breath
  5. Ring of Gold
  6. Foreverdark Woods
  7. Broken Sword
  8. Great Hall Awaits a Fallen Brother
  9. Mother Earth Father Thunder
  10. Heimfard

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Added on: April 11, 2016