Among beggars and thieves

Among Beggars and Thieves
Falconer
Released September 2, 2008 (2008-09-02)
Recorded August 2008, at Sonic Train Studios, Varberg, Sweden
Genre Power metal
Length 47:06
Label Metal Blade Records
Falconer chronology

Northwind
(2006)
Among Beggars and Thieves
(2008)
Armod
(2011)

Among Beggars and Thieves is the sixth album by the Swedish power metal band Falconer, released on September 2, 2008 through Metal Blade Records.[1] It was produced by Andy LaRocque. A heavier album than Northwind, it tells the tale of the hardships of medieval Sweden. Some of the songs seem heavily inspired by actual historical events. For example, the song "Man of the Hour" apparently deals with the fate of the Swedish 17th century warship Kronan, the lyrics of "Mountain Men" bear a strong resemblance to the Engelbrekt rebellion, and "Boiling Led" appears to be about the assassination of Sverker I of Sweden.

Track listing

All songs written by Stefan Weinerhall.

  1. "Field of Sorrow" – 5:35
  2. "Man of the Hour" – 3:56
  3. "A Beggar Hero" – 2:08
  4. "Vargaskall" (Wolf Barks) – 4:19
  5. "Carnival of Disgust" – 4:04
  6. "Mountain Men" – 4:39
  7. "Viddernas Man" – 3:43
  8. "Pale Light of Silver Moon" – 4:05
  9. "Boiling Led" – 4:58
  10. "Dark Ages"*
  11. "Skula, Skorpa, Skalk" – 3:51
  12. "Dreams and Pyres" – 7:50
  13. "Vi Sålde Våra Hemman"* (We Sold Our Homesteads)
  • Bonus tracks on the limited edition only. Also includes the video for 'Carnival of Disgust'.

References

External links

"Carnival of Disgust" music video
"Man of the Hour" download

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