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1st June 2012


Korpiklaani have issued further details including the artwork and track listing of their upcoming eighth studio album 'Manala'. The cover artwork was created by Finnish artist Jan Yrlund (

Korpiklaani vocalist Jonne Järvelä stated: "On the album cover, our band mascot Vaari represents Väinämöinen, who is one of the main characters in the Finnish national epic Kalevala. As most of the lyrics on 'Manala' are based on the Kalevala, Jan Yrlund decided to draw his inspiration for the cover artwork from the beautiful but yet brutal depiction of the underworld in Finnish mythology."

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The limited European Digipak edition of 'Manala' comes with a bonus CD, including the whole album with lyrics in English. 'Manala' will be released via Nuclear Blast on the August 3 (Europe) and August 14 (North America).

Manala track listing:
01. Kunnia
02. Tuonelan Tuvilla
03. Rauta
04. Ruuminmultaa
05. Petoeläimen Kuola
06. Synkkä
07. Ievan Polkka
08. Husky Sledge
09. Dolorous
10. Uni
11. Metsälle
12. Sumussa Hämärän Aamun

North American Bonus Track:
13. Soil of the Corpse

Bonus CD (Limited European Digipak Only):
01. Honor
02. At The Huts Of The Underworld
03. The Steel
04. Soil Of The Corpse
05. Predator's Saliva
06. Dark Side
07. Ieva's Polka
08. Husky-Sledge
09. Dolorous
10. Dream
11. Off To The Hunt


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