By the light of the northern star

By the Light of the Northern Star
Týr
Released May 29, 2009
Genre Viking metal
Folk metal
Progressive metal
Length 42:11
Label Napalm Records
Producer Týr
Týr chronology

Land
(2008)
By the Light of the Northern Star
(2009)
The Lay of Thrym
(2011)

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

Track listing

No. TitleLyricsMusic Length
1. "Hold the Heathen Hammer High"  Heri JoensenHeri Joensen 4:50
2. "Tróndur í Gøtu"  Faroese traditional, JoensenFaroese traditional 4:01
3. "Into the Storm"  JoensenFaroese & Norwegian traditional, Joensen 5:04
4. "Northern Gate"  JoensenJoensen 4:42
5. "Turið Torkilsdóttir"  Faroese traditionalFaroese traditional 4:18
6. "By the Sword in My Hand"  JoensenSwedish & Finnish traditional 4:48
7. "Ride"  JoensenFaroese & Irish traditional, Joensen 4:59
8. "Hear the Heathen Call"  JoensenFaroese traditional, Joensen 4:40
9. "By the Light of the Northern Star"  JoensenFaroese & 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

Reception

  • link
  • Allmusic 3/5 stars[3]

References

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