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Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures Original Soundtrack

Catalog Number TB-1700-2 (U.S. printing of 0192492ERE)
Release Date 2008
Publish Format Commercial
Release Price Unknown
Media Format 2 CD
Classification Original Soundtrack
Published by Tommy Boy
Composed by Knut Avenstroup Haugen, Turbonegro
Arranged by Knut Avenstroup Haugen
Performed by Helene Bøksle, Ola Moen, Henrik Eurenius, Per Einar Watle, Aissa Tobi, Ragnhild Motzfeldt, Camilla Wiig Nygård, Margrethe Førre, Marit Sehl, Eva Landro, Anna-Karin Lindgren, Trond Bjerkholt, Henrik Hundsnes, Thomas Flodin, Nils Erik Steinsbø, Sigmund Aasjord, Eirik Roland Jensen, Oslo Fagottkor, Turbonegro, Gjøril Songvoll, Minda Fiskum, Ruth Olina Lødemel, Øystein Elle, Øystein Skre
Lyrics by Knut Avenstroup Haugen

Tracklist

Disc 1

01 The Dreaming: ''Ere the World Crumbles...'' 2:03
02 The Sands of Forgetfulness - Tortage Beach 2:46
03 The Damp Barachan Nights 3:23
04 The Awakening - Hyborian Adventures 1:57
05 The Arrival - Cimmerian Welcome 3:13
06 Nighttime Journey Through the Eiglophian Monuntains 3:23
07 The Vista from Mount Crom 2:16
08 The Lure of Atali 3:29
09 Phalanx of Conquest 3:13
10 Field of the Dead 3:41
11 Echoes of Atlantis 2:28
12 Hamlets of Aquilonia 1:52
13 Behold! Tarantia - Royal City 3:23
14 Hymn for King Conan 3:02
15 Awash in the Golden Fields of Poitain 2:23
16 Foundations of the Temple - Mitra 1:54
17 Akhet - Portal to Stygia 3:17
18 Beyond the Pyramid - Sunrise in Khopshef Province 2:57
19 The Purple Lotus Swamp 2:56
20 Kheshatta - City of Mages 2:22
21 The Black Ring Citadel - Final Memory 3:18
22 I. Stygia 3:11
23 II. Cimmeria 3:11
24 III. Aquilonia 2:31
25 The Dreaming Anew: Memories of Cimmeria 3:30
Disc length 71:39
Disc 2

01 Destroy All Monsters 4:00
02 We're Gonna Drop The Atom Bomb 3:42
03 Do You Do You Dig Destruction 3:46
04 Day of Wrath 2:43
05 The Wild Lands of Zelata 2:24
06 Night of the Serpent 3:20
07 Lacheish Plains 4:47
08 I. Shadows of Acheron 3:56
09 II. Rise of a Champion 1:23
10 III. Herald of Crom 1:33
11 IV. Death's Embrace 1:02
Disc length 32:36

Notes

All music composed, arranged, mixed and produced by Knut Avenstroup Haugen.

Except tracks 01, 02, 03 from disc 2.
Music by Turbonegro.

The First Journey: Awakening in Tortage Disc 1 Tracks 2-4
The Second Journey: Ascending Cimmeria Disc 1 Tracks 5-11
The Third Journey: Aquilonia - Jewel of Hyboria Disc 1 Tracks 12-16
The Final Journey: Descent - the Darkness of Stygia Disc 1 Tracks 17-21
At Last the Meaning Revealed: Combat Reborn Disc 1 Tracks 22-25

Combat Revisited Disc 2 Tracks 8-11

Lyrics in Hyborian languages by Knut Avenstroup Haugen.
Latin and Norse text-editing by Knut Avenstroup Hoagen.
Helene Bøksle, Henrik Eurenius, Aissa Tobi and main choir recorded at Lydbadet Studios.
Osla Fagottkor recorded at Lilleborg Church.
Ola Moen recorded at Musicmill.
Per Einar Watle recorded at Big Ear Studio.

All recording sessions at Ludnadet Studios and Lilleborg Church engineered by Jan-Tore Diesen.

Recording supervisor: Knut Avenstroup Haugen.
Soundtrack album mastered by Chris Sansom at Engine-Ears Mastering.
Choir contracting by Gjøril Songvoll.

MUSICIANS

Helene Bøksle: female vocal solos on tracks 1, 6, 8, 10 & 25

Ola Moen: violin solo on track 5, string dubbing on all tracks except 16, 19, 20 & 25

Henrik Eurenius: english horn- and oboe solos on tracks 2, 12 & 18

Per Einar Watle: guitar solo on track 3, background guitars on tracks 2, 3, 5 & 19

Aissa Tobi: Maroccan vocals and -percussion on track 17

Choir on tracks 4, 9, 22, 23 & 24:
Ragnhild Motzfeldt: soprano
Camilla Wiig Nygård: soprano
Margrethe Førre: soprano
Marit Sehl: mezzosoprano
Eva Landro: mezzosoprano
Anna-Karin Lindgren: alto
Trond Bjerkholt: tenor
Henrik Hundsnes: tenor
Thomas Flodin: tenor
Nils Erik Steinsbø: barytone
Sigmund Aasjord: barytone
Eirik Roland Jensen: bass

Choir on tracks 11, 14, 16 & 21
Oslo Fagottkor, conducted by Therese Kinzler Eriksen

Knut Avenstroup Haugen plays the following instruments:
East West / Quantum Leap: Symphonic Orchestra Platinum Pro XP, RA, StormDrum, Symphonic Choirs and Colossus; Vienna Symphonic Library: Pro Edition and Horizon Series; Best Service: MMG's Orient World and Marcel Barsotti's Ethno World 3 Complete; ILIO: Dirk Campbell's Origins; Big Fish Audio: Hadeeth - Arabic Rythms; East West: Percussive Adventures

Orchestral samples included in this recording from the Vienna Symphonic Library and East West / Quantum Leap Symphonic Orchestra Platinum Pro XP

Helene Bøksle appears courtesy Universal Music

Bonus CD
Additional singers on track 4:
Gjøril Songvoll: soprano
Minda Fiskum: soprano
Ruth Olina Lødemel: mezzosoprano
Øystein Elle: barytone
Øystein Skre: bass

Main choir on tracks 8 through 11
English horn solo on track 5: Henrik Eurenius
Violin solo on track 7, string dubbing on tracks 4, 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10: Ola Moen

Turbonegro is: Euroboy (lead guitar), Pål Pot Pamparius (rhythm guitar), Hank Von Helvete (vocals), Tomas Dahl (drums) and Happy-Tom (bass).

Track 1 Recorded exclusively for Age Of Conan, Oslo May 16-18 2008.
Track 2 Taken from the album Retox (2007)
Track 3 Taken from the album Retox (2007)

All songs published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing Scandinavia and written by Turbonegro, under license from Scandinavian Leather Recordings.
Under exclusive license to edle entertainmet GmbH.

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