Album Review: Korpiklaani -Manala

Posted by on Feb Mon, 2015 in Album Review, Cult Classics, Folk Metal

Album Review: Korpiklaani -Manala

Manala is a decided improvement from Korpiklaani’s previous releases, which were too asinine to even qualify as guilty pleasures. I also appreciate the fact that Jonne Jarvela sings in his native tongue. Finnish is a very harsh language to begin with, but Jarvela’s raspy voice contributes immensely to the album’s distinct flavor. Unfortunately, the English translations are awkward and don’t flow well with the natural Finnish rhythm of the songs. Seriously, don’t even waste your … read...

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