Senprūsija / Old Prussia CD 2015
CD comes in super jewel box with carefully crafted 16-page booklet.
Album is dedicated to now extinct Baltic nation the Old Prussians, their traditions, mythology, history and last stand against Teutonic Order in times of Northern Crusade.
Released by Thunderforge records in 2015
Ei skīja, skīja 1. Oh Rise, Rise
Senprūsija 2. Old Prussia
Sudāvu jātnieki 3. Sudovian Horsemen
Tagad vai nekad 4. Now or Never
Herkus Monte 5. Herkus Monte
Rāmava 6. Romuve
Lepnums un spīts 7. Pride and Defiance
Divi brāļi 8. Two Brothers
Melnās buras 9. The Black Sails
Nekas nav aizmirsts 10. Nothing is Forgotten
Rituāls 11. The Ritual
Zem Lietuvas karogiem 12. Under Lithuanian Banners
New album is dedicated to now extinct third Baltic nation – Old Prussians, who are almost unknown in world’s historical context. Twelve songs tells about some important events and key figures from those times, like Great Prussian uprising in 1260, pagan sacred place of Romuva, the high priest Krive Krivaito, old gods and war heroes like Herkus Monte.
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