Killection

Killection is the tenth studio album by the Finnish hard rock band Lordi. It was released on 31 January 2020, via AFM Records.[5][6] The band stated that the album is considered a 'fictional compilation' and would contain songs you would normally hear in the early 1970s to mid-1990s.[7][8]

Killection
Lordi Killection Album 2018.jpg
Studio album by
Released31 January 2020
Recorded2019
StudioFinnvox Studios (Helsinki)
Lappia Studios (Tornio)
Studio JJ (Tampere)
Here Studios (Helsinki)
The Mökki (Rovaniemi)
Birdrock Electric (Tampere)
Length52:34
56:05 (with bonus track)
LabelAFM
ProducerMr Lordi
Lordi chronology
Sexorcism
(2018)
Killection
(2020)
Lordiversity
(2021)
Singles from Killection
  1. "Shake the Baby Silent"
    Released: 8 November 2019[1]
  2. "I Dug a Hole in the Yard for You"
    Released: 29 November 2019[2]
  3. "Like a Bee to the Honey"
    Released: 17 January 2020[3]
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Blabbermouth.net7.5/10 stars[4]

It is the first album to feature Hiisi on bass guitar,[9] following the departure of longtime member OX.[10]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Radio SCG 10"Mr Lordi, Tracy LippMr Lordi1:23
2."Horror for Hire"Mr Lordi, Tracy LippMr Lordi3:22
3."Shake the Baby Silent"Mr Lordi, Tracy LippMr Lordi, Hella3:36
4."Like a Bee to the Honey"Paul Stanley, Jean BeauvoirPaul Stanley, Jean Beauvoir4:13
5."Apollyon"Mr Lordi, Tracy LippMr Lordi5:11
6."SCG10 The Last Hour"Mr Lordi, Tracy LippMr Lordi1:31
7."Blow My Fuse"Mr Lordi, Tracy LippMr Lordi3:31
8."I Dug a Hole in the Yard for You"Mr Lordi, Tracy LippMr Lordi4:11
9."Zombimbo"Mr Lordi, Tracy LippMr Lordi4:53
10."Up to No Good"Mr Lordi, Tracy LippMr Lordi3:58
11."SCG10 Demonic Semitones"Mr Lordi, Tracy LippMr Lordi1:20
12."Cutterfly"Mr Lordi, Tracy LippMr Lordi4:20
13."Evil"Mr Lordi, Tracy LippMr Lordi4:34
14."Scream Demon"Mr Lordi, Tracy LippMr Lordi, Amen, Jean Beauvoir4:38
15."SCG10 I Am Here"Mr Lordi, Tracy LippMr Lordi1:51
Vinyl bonus track
No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
15."Carnivore"Mr Lordi, Tracy LippMr Lordi3:26

PersonnelEdit

All information from the album booklet.[11]

Production

  • Janne Halmkrona – executive producer
  • Eero Kokko – photography
  • Mikko Karmila – recording, mixing
  • Janne Huotari – recording, mixing
  • Rake Eskolin – mixing
  • Juuso Nordlund – recording, mixing
  • Toivo Hellberg – recording, mixing
  • Mika Jussila – mastering
  • Matti Vatanen – recording
  • Nalle – recording
  • Tracy Lipp – recording, mixing

ChartsEdit

Sales chart performance for Killection
Chart (2020) Peak
position
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[12] 8
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[13] 13
Hungarian Albums (MAHASZ)[14] 28
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[15] 24

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "LORDI: Lyric Video For New Song 'Shake The Baby Silent'". Blabbermouth.net. 8 November 2019. Retrieved 8 November 2019.
  2. ^ "LORDI: Music Video For New Song 'I Dug A Hole In The Yard For You'". Blabbermouth.net. 29 November 2019. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Lordi Posts New Lyric Video "Like A Bee To The Honey" Online". Metal Underground. 19 January 2020. Retrieved 20 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Killection - LORDI". BLABBERMOUTH.NET. 30 January 2020. Retrieved 21 August 2021.
  5. ^ "LORDI To Release 'Killection' Album In January". Blabbermouth.net. 9 October 2019. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  6. ^ "LORDI Announce New Album "Killection" And 2020 Tour". NordicMetal.net. 27 September 2019. Retrieved 30 September 2019.
  7. ^ "Lordi Envision Greater Longevity With 'Killection' Album". Loudwire. 9 October 2019. Retrieved 9 October 2019.
  8. ^ "LORDI Frontman Got 'Tired And Bored' Of Albums Always Sounding The Same". BLABBERMOUTH.NET. 3 January 2020. Retrieved 31 March 2021.
  9. ^ "Finnish Masked Band Lordi Reveal Their New Bass Player". ultimate-guitar.com. Retrieved 31 March 2021.
  10. ^ "LORDI's Longtime Bassist OX To Exit Band After Summer Festivals". Blabbermouth. 14 March 2019. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  11. ^ (2020). "Killection liner notes." In Killection [CD booklet]. AFM.
  12. ^ "Lordi: Killection" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  13. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Lordi – Killection - A Fictional Compilation Album" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 7 February 2020.
  14. ^ "Album Top 40 slágerlista – 2020. 6. hét" (in Hungarian). MAHASZ. Retrieved 15 February 2020.
  15. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Lordi – Killection - A Fictional Compilation Album". Hung Medien. Retrieved 12 February 2020.