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By the Light of the Northern Star
By the Light of the Northern Star
Album info
ReleaseMay 29, 2009
RecordedEarly 2009
GenreFolk metal, progressive metal
Length42:11
LabelNapalm
ProducerTýr

By the Light of the Northern Star is the fifth full-length album by the Faroese folk metal band Týr. It was released on May 29, 2009 through Napalm Records.[1] The cover artwork is by Gyula Havancsák.[2]

Track listingEdit

# Track title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Hold the Heathen Hammer High" Heri Joensen Heri Joensen 4:50
2. "Tróndur í Gøtu" Faroese traditional, Joensen Faroese traditional 4:01
3. "Into the Storm" Joensen Faroese & Norwegian traditional, Joensen 5:04
4. "Northern Gate" Joensen Joensen 4:42
5. "Turið Torkilsdóttir" Faroese traditional Faroese traditional 4:18
6. "By the Sword in My Hand" Joensen Swedish & Finnish traditional 4:48
7. "Ride" Joensen Faroese & Irish traditional, Joensen 4:59
8. "Hear the Heathen Call" Joensen Faroese traditional, Joensen 4:40
9. "By the Light of the Northern Star" Joensen Faroese & Norwegian traditional, Joensen 5:55
10. "The Northern Lights" (limited edition only) Norwegian traditional, Joensen 1:53
11. "Anthem" (limited edition only) Peter Alberg 1:35

PersonnelEdit

Týr
  • Heri Joensen - Vocals, Guitars
  • Terji Skibenæs - Guitars
  • Gunnar Thomsen - Bass
  • Kári Streymoy - Drums
Production
  • Jacob Hansen - Mixing
  • Mika Jussila - Mastering
  • Heri Joensen - Producer
  • Gyula Havancsák - Artwork
  • Kári Streymoy - Producer

ReferencesEdit

  1. TÝR: Icelandic TV Performance Available. blabbermouth.net (May 5, 2009). Retrieved on May 16, 2009.
  2. [1] Hjules Illustration and Design (Gyula Havancsák) hjules.com

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